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South Africa's free growing restaurant guide, searchable directory of places to eat in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and more

Page Load Speed

3.9 sec in total

First Response

734 ms

Resources Loaded

3 sec

Page Rendered

142 ms screenshot

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South Africa's free growing restaurant guide, searchable directory of places to eat in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and more


Key Findings

We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 734 ms and then it took 3.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics performance score


Network Requests Diagram

734 ms


324 ms


105 ms


61 ms


76 ms

Our browser made a total of 49 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 4% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original, 14% (7 requests) were made to and 12% (6 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (850 ms) relates to the external source

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 234.8 kB (56%)

Content Size

416.5 kB

After Optimization

181.6 kB

In fact, the total size of main page is 416.5 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 210.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization


Potential reduce by 32.7 kB

  • Original 40.1 kB
  • After minification 36.2 kB
  • After compression 7.4 kB

HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 32.7 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization


Potential reduce by 165.1 kB

  • Original 165.7 kB
  • After minification 630 B

Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Obviously, Nom needs image optimization as it can save up to 165.1 kB or 100% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization


Potential reduce by 37.1 kB

  • Original 210.5 kB
  • After minification 210.5 kB
  • After compression 173.5 kB

It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 37.1 kB or 18% of the original size.

CSS Optimization


Potential reduce by 49 B

  • Original 193 B
  • After minification 193 B
  • After compression 144 B

CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 49 B or 25% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 25 (63%)

Requests Now


After Optimization


The browser has sent 40 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Nom. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors SEO score


Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected


  • Language Claimed


  • Encoding


Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Nom. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: