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Page load speed analysis

  • 63/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    723 ms

  • Resources loaded

    6.5 sec

  • Page rendered

    280 ms

  • Total page load time

    7.6 sec

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We analyzed Pcshopper.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 723 ms and then it took 6.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 49.5 kB
    Images 325.3 kB
    Javascripts 253.8 kB
    CSS 62.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Pcshopper.co.za main page is 691.2 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 325.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 49.5 kB
    • After minification 35.5 kB
    • After compression 6.4 kB

    HTML optimization

    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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 14.0 kB, which is 28% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 43.1 kB or 87% of the original size.

    • Original 325.3 kB
    • After optimization 282.2 kB

    Image optimization

    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, PC Shopper needs image optimization as it can save up to 43.1 kB or 13% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 253.8 kB
    • After minification 245.7 kB
    • After compression 82.3 kB

    JavaScript optimization

    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 171.5 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 62.5 kB
    • After minification 49.7 kB
    • After compression 12.3 kB

    CSS optimization

    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. Pcshopper.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 50.2 kB or 80% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • pcshopper.co.za
  • style.css
  • jquery-1.6.4.min.js
  • coin-slider.js
  • script.js
  • jquery.dropmenu.js
  • style.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • stickySidebar.js
  • reset.css
  • superfish2.css
  • grid.css
  • forms.css
  • prettyPhoto.css
  • galleryfic.css
  • kwicks.css
  • coin-slider.css
  • fonts.css
  • superfish.js
  • tabs.js
  • FF-cash.js
  • jquery.easing.1.3.js
  • jquery.cycle.all.min.js
  • jquery.color.js
  • jquery.backgroundPosition.js
  • bar.gif
  • shopping_cart_small.png
  • social.png
  • logo.png
  • ZA.png
  • search.gif
  • search1.gif
  • navigation.png
  • bg-row-2.gif
  • gradient.png
  • loader.gif
  • slide_1.jpg
  • slide_2.jpg
  • slide_3.jpg
  • block1.jpg
  • block2.jpg
  • block3.jpg
  • marker-1.png
  • CQ890A.jpg
  • add.gif
  • CQ893A.jpg
  • CQ891A.jpg
  • CF485A.jpg
  • logobar.png

Our browser made a total of 49 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Pcshopper.co.za and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.6 sec) belongs to the original domain Pcshopper.co.za.

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Requests

The browser has sent 47 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of PC Shopper. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 13 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

13

Javascripts

23

Images

11

CSS

47

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

23

Images

1

CSS

22

Optimized

25

All

Normal result

IP address

Pcshopper.co.za uses IP address which is currently shared with 4 other domains. The more sites share the same IP address, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

Poor result

IP Trace

pcshopper.co.za

umthunywa.co.zw

drivelinebaseball.com

panafoto.com

englishgrammar.org

104.26.10.203

104.26.11.203

172.67.73.81

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

pcshopper.co.za

104.26.10.203 300
A

pcshopper.co.za

104.26.11.203 300
A

pcshopper.co.za

172.67.73.81 300
NS

pcshopper.co.za

kate.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
NS

pcshopper.co.za

clint.ns.cloudflare.com 86400

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Pcshopper.co.za 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 Pcshopper.co.za 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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Pcshopper.co.za has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 84.8% of all visits is South Africa. It lies approximately 9080 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Pcshopper.co.za page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to South Africa or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of PC Shopper. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks:

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