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Page load speed analysis

  • 66/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    19 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    189 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.2 sec

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We analyzed Americanexpress.com.hk page load time and found that the first response time was 19 ms and then it took 2.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 67.5 kB
    Images 133.6 kB
    Javascripts 152.5 kB
    CSS 146.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Americanexpress.com.hk main page is 500.1 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 152.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 67.5 kB
    • After minification 62.4 kB
    • After compression 13.4 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. 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 54.1 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 133.6 kB
    • After optimization 132.2 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. American Express images are well optimized though.

    • Original 152.5 kB
    • After minification 151.9 kB
    • After compression 52.3 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 100.3 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 146.4 kB
    • After compression 20.5 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. Americanexpress.com.hk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 125.9 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • VIDService.js
  • hkHomepage.min.css
  • inav_responsive_intl.css
  • btnSpriteStyles.css
  • commonFunctionsResponsive_Intl.js
  • timestamp.js
  • hpdata.js
  • jQuery_1.7.1.js
  • hkHomepage.min.js
  • hkHero.min.js
  • iNav_ngi_sprite_new.gif
  • clear.gif
  • logo_bluebox.gif
  • img_shdw_mainNav.png
  • clear.gif
  • iNav_ngi_sprite_footer.gif
  • bkgr_field.jpg
  • cardHKSpr.png
  • repeat.png
  • Bootstrap.js
  • hp-sprite.png
  • spriteImgHk.png
  • hero.html
  • gct.js
  • serverComponent.php

Our browser made a total of 27 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Americanexpress.com.hk, 30% (8 requests) were made to Americanexpress.com and 7% (2 requests) were made to Nexus.ensighten.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (326 ms) relates to the external source Americanexpress.com.

Additional info on americanexpress.com.hk

Requests

The browser has sent 25 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of American Express. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

10

Javascripts

11

Images

3

CSS

1

AJAX

25

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

6

Images

3

CSS

1

AJAX

14

Optimized

11

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://www.americanexpress.com:443/hk/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Americanexpress.com.hk 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

americanexpress.com.hk

searchmanager.com

americanexpress.be

americanexpress.hr

openforum.com

148.173.91.85

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

americanexpress.com.hk

148.173.91.85 292
NS

americanexpress.com.hk

gw4.aexp.com 86400
NS

americanexpress.com.hk

gw3.aexp.com 86400
NS

americanexpress.com.hk

gw.aexp.com 86400
NS

americanexpress.com.hk

gw5.aexp.com 86400

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

BIG5

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Americanexpress.com.hk 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 Americanexpress.com.hk main page’s claimed encoding is big5. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Americanexpress.com.hk 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 77.6% of all visits is Hong Kong. It lies approximately 7520 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 Americanexpress.com.hk page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Hong Kong 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 American Express. 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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