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mycareer.uct.ac.za: MyCareer Login

Page load speed analysis

  • 57/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    548 ms

  • Resources loaded

    4.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    84 ms

  • Total page load time

    5 sec

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We analyzed Mycareer.uct.ac.za page load time and found that the first response time was 548 ms and then it took 4.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 9.0 kB
    Images 10.4 kB
    Javascripts 4.6 kB
    CSS 0 B

    In fact, the total size of Mycareer.uct.ac.za main page is 24.0 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 10.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 9.0 kB
    • After minification 6.9 kB
    • After compression 2.4 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 2.1 kB, which is 24% 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 6.6 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 10.4 kB
    • After optimization 10.4 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. My Career Uct images are well optimized though.

    • Original 4.6 kB
    • After minification 4.6 kB
    • After compression 2.2 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 2.4 kB or 52% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • mycareer.uct.ac.za
  • mycareer.uct.ac.za
  • login
  • auth
  • UCT
  • uct-logo.jpg
  • respond.min.js

Our browser made a total of 9 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Mycareer.uct.ac.za and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Mycareer.uct.ac.za.

Additional info on mycareer.uct.ac.za

Requests

The browser has sent 6 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of My Career Uct. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

2

Javascripts

1

Images

3

CSS

6

All

Possible request optimization

2

Javascripts

1

Images

3

CSS

0

Optimized

6

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to https://mycareer.uct.ac.za/, then it was forwarded to /students/login?ReturnUrl=%2f, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Mycareer.uct.ac.za. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

mycareer.uct.ac.za

137.158.154.169

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

mycareer.uct.ac.za

137.158.154.169 3599

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 Mycareer.uct.ac.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 Mycareer.uct.ac.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

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

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 78.8% of all visits is South Africa. It’s good for Mycareer.uct.ac.za that their server is also located in South Africa, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of My Career Uct. 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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