Report Summary

  • 91

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    91% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

theskillsmatrix.co.za

The Skills Matrix | Technical Training And Development

Page Load Speed

1.3 sec in total

First Response

145 ms

Resources Loaded

1 sec

Page Rendered

72 ms

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About Website

Welcome to theskillsmatrix.co.za homepage info - get ready to check The Skills Matrix best content right away, or after learning these important things about theskillsmatrix.co.za

The Skills Matrix offers a range of legal compliance training products as well as other training and consulting services.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Theskillsmatrix.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 145 ms and then it took 1.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

theskillsmatrix.co.za performance score

91

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.5 s

68/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value2.5 s

90/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value2.5 s

98/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value190 ms

90/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value2.8 s

97/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

theskillsmatrix.co.za

145 ms

theskillsmatrix.co.za

282 ms

FontList.css

51 ms

bootstrap.css

80 ms

recaptcha

157 ms

Our browser made a total of 29 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 76% of them (22 requests) were addressed to the original Theskillsmatrix.co.za, 14% (4 requests) were made to Cdn.jsdelivr.net and 3% (1 request) were made to Cdnjs.cloudflare.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (311 ms) belongs to the original domain Theskillsmatrix.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.1 MB (53%)

Content Size

2.1 MB

After Optimization

967.6 kB

In fact, the total size of Theskillsmatrix.co.za main page is 2.1 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-95%

Potential reduce by 649.5 kB

  • Original 685.7 kB
  • After minification 685.7 kB
  • After compression 36.2 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 649.5 kB or 95% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 4 B

  • Original 14.7 kB
  • After minification 14.7 kB

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. The Skills Matrix images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-35%

Potential reduce by 435.6 kB

  • Original 1.3 MB
  • After minification 1.3 MB
  • After compression 826.1 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 435.6 kB or 35% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-15%

Potential reduce by 16.5 kB

  • Original 107.1 kB
  • After minification 107.1 kB
  • After compression 90.6 kB

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. Theskillsmatrix.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 16.5 kB or 15% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 16 (84%)

Requests Now

19

After Optimization

3

The browser has sent 19 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Skills Matrix. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

theskillsmatrix.co.za accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

theskillsmatrix.co.za best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

theskillsmatrix.co.za SEO score

100

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

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

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of The Skills Matrix. 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: