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citibank.hk: Online Personal Banking | Home Loans | Credit Card - Citibank Hong Kong

Citi Hong Kong provides a range of banking products for business and personal needs, which includes credit cards, loans, investments, wealth management & insurance. To know more about different produc...

Page load speed analysis

  • 43/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    591 ms

  • Resources loaded

    19 sec

  • Page rendered

    186 ms

  • Total page load time

    19.7 sec

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We analyzed Citibank.hk page load time and found that the first response time was 591 ms and then it took 19.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 94.7 kB
    Images 1.5 MB
    Javascripts 645.9 kB
    CSS 203.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Citibank.hk main page is 2.5 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. Images take 1.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 94.7 kB
    • After minification 84.0 kB
    • After compression 16.8 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 10.7 kB, which is 11% 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 77.9 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 1.5 MB
    • After optimization 1.5 MB

    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. Citibank images are well optimized though.

    • Original 645.9 kB
    • After minification 562.7 kB
    • After compression 173.1 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 472.8 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 203.2 kB
    • After minification 178.7 kB
    • After compression 36.5 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. Citibank.hk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 166.7 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • hkcb_Home.htm
  • flexslider.css
  • jquery.fancybox.css
  • global.js
  • jquery-1.8.3.min.js
  • common.js
  • response.min.js
  • jquery.flexslider.js
  • home.js
  • jquery.fancybox.js
  • jquery.bxslider.js
  • bx-slider-hand-code.js
  • jquery.bxslider.css
  • xss.js
  • mbox.js
  • Site_Catalyst.js
  • promotions.js
  • header.js
  • footer.js
  • desktop.css
  • xss.js
  • browser.js
  • c3po.js
  • browser.css
  • json2.js
  • xss.js
  • xss.js
  • bg-pattern.gif
  • Apply.png
  • close1.png
  • Prestige_Floating_banner.jpg
  • floatingmenu-dcl.jpg
  • apply-banking2.jpg
  • apply-investments.jpg
  • promotions-floatingmenu.jpg
  • apply-insurance.jpg
  • promotions.png
  • dining_yro.jpg
  • bonus_asia_miles_100x100.jpg
  • promotion-banking-3.jpg
  • promotion-banking-4.jpg
  • promotion-banking-5.jpg
  • promotion-banking-6.jpg
  • phone.png
  • login.png
  • spacer.gif
  • estm.gif
  • gif_en.gif
  • gtm.js
  • arrow1.png
  • cse.js
  • gss.css
  • xss.js
  • important-links.png
  • payroll-service-e.png
  • Mega_menu_e.png
  • DCL-megamenu-e.png
  • stock-account_e.png
  • cse.js
  • jsapi
  • default+en.css
  • default.css
  • default+en.I.js
  • default.css
  • topMenu.jpg
  • mainLinks.png
  • searchIcon.png
  • banner.jpg
  • logo.png
  • citi-cg-txt.png
  • nav.jpg
  • signOnBg.jpg
  • lockIcon.png
  • megamenu_tile.gif
  • grayarrow.png
  • submenu-arrow.png
  • tab_arrow.png
  • bg_darkblue.png
  • signonBg.png
  • arrow_white.gif
  • x-divider.jpg
  • signDownArrow.gif
  • mega-menu-tile.gif
  • newsBg.png
  • citi-logo-pc.png
  • standard
  • jquery.mousewheel.js
  • jquery.jscrollpane.min.js
  • data.json
  • jquery.slides.min.js
  • bx_loader.gif
  • Gray.png
  • Blue.png
  • nav_hover.jpg
  • PC_1A.jpg
  • PC_2A.jpg
  • PC_3A.jpg
  • PC_4A.jpg
  • interstaterom-webfont.woff
  • async-ads.js
  • search_box_icon.png

Our browser made a total of 101 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 89% of them (90 requests) were addressed to the original Citibank.hk, 6% (6 requests) were made to Google.com and 3% (3 requests) were made to Cse.google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (11.2 sec) belongs to the original domain Citibank.hk.

Additional info on citibank.hk

Requests

The browser has sent 93 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Citibank. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 23 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

23

Javascripts

56

Images

8

CSS

6

AJAX

93

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

41

Images

1

CSS

6

AJAX

44

Optimized

49

All

Normal result

IP address

Citibank.hk uses IP address which is currently shared with 2 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

citibank.hk

citi.com.hk

citigroup.com.hk

192.193.133.41

192.193.162.132

192.193.166.47

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

citibank.hk

192.193.166.47 300
A

citibank.hk

192.193.133.41 300
A

citibank.hk

192.193.162.132 300
NS

citibank.hk

ns2.nsroot2.com 300
NS

citibank.hk

ns1.nsroot1.com 300

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 Citibank.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 Citibank.hk 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

Citibank.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 89.1% of all visits is Hong Kong. It lies approximately 8060 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 Citibank.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 Citibank. 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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