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Page load speed analysis

  • 56/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    254 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    295 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.8 sec

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We analyzed Firstunion.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 254 ms and then it took 3.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 17.6 kB
    Images 271.6 kB
    Javascripts 157.8 kB
    CSS 44.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Firstunion.co.uk main page is 491.5 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 271.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 17.6 kB
    • After minification 15.1 kB
    • After compression 4.9 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 2.5 kB, which is 14% 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 12.7 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 271.6 kB
    • After optimization 270.1 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. First Union images are well optimized though.

    • Original 157.8 kB
    • After minification 156.8 kB
    • After compression 57.8 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 100.0 kB or 63% of the original size.

    • Original 44.4 kB
    • After minification 28.0 kB
    • After compression 6.6 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. Firstunion.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 37.9 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • firstunion.co.uk
  • www.firstunion.co.uk
  • www.firstunion.co.uk
  • style.css
  • css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery-migrate.min.js
  • js.min.js
  • firstUnionLogo.svg
  • mortgage.png
  • loans.png
  • bestMortgageBrokerColour.png
  • OPP.png
  • ESTAS.png
  • dogStanding.svg
  • coventryBuilding1.jpg
  • halifax.png
  • leedsBuildingSociety.png
  • santander.png
  • virginMoney.jpg
  • woolwich.png
  • natwest1.png
  • dogSitting.svg
  • listTick.png
  • dr-orb-light.png
  • insurance.png
  • LKf8nhXsWg5ybwEGXk8UBQ.woff
  • 0XxGQsSc1g4rdRdjJKZrNBsxEYwM7FgeyaSgU71cLG0.woff
  • haOjnueK8Or1ztuuRtr8dvesZW2xOQ-xsNqO47m55DA.woff
  • km2iCywk7CnC11BE8pBNVPesZW2xOQ-xsNqO47m55DA.woff
  • gDxHeefcXIo-lOuZFCn2xU9H8fLq5zs1M0-u6-ewBcM.woff
  • PIPMHY90P7jtyjpXuZ2cLD8E0i7KZn-EPnyo3HZu7kw.woff
  • fu-icons.woff
  • analytics.js
  • collect
  • nr-892.min.js

Our browser made a total of 36 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 72% of them (26 requests) were addressed to the original Firstunion.co.uk, 17% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Firstunion.co.uk.

Additional info on firstunion.co.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 27 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of First Union. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

5

Javascripts

19

Images

2

CSS

1

AJAX

27

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

19

Images

2

CSS

1

AJAX

4

Optimized

23

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to http://www.firstunion.co.uk/, then it was forwarded to https://www.firstunion.co.uk/, 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 Firstunion.co.uk. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

firstunion.co.uk

35.214.49.94

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

firstunion.co.uk

35.214.49.94 3600
NS

firstunion.co.uk

ns2.livedns.co.uk 3600
NS

firstunion.co.uk

ns3.livedns.co.uk 3600
NS

firstunion.co.uk

ns1.livedns.co.uk 3600
SOA

firstunion.co.uk

3600 Mname: ns1.livedns.co.uk
Rname: admin.firstunion.co.uk
Serial: 1540820790
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

N/A  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 Firstunion.co.uk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else), while the claimed language is English. Our system also found out that Firstunion.co.uk 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

Firstunion.co.uk 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

The server of Firstunion.co.uk is located in United States, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

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