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absa.co.za

Absa | Banking services for individuals and businesses

Page Load Speed

64.4 sec in total

First Response

723 ms

Resources Loaded

49.3 sec

Page Rendered

14.4 sec

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Absa.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 723 ms and then it took 63.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

absa.co.za performance score

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Network Requests Diagram

www.absa.co.za

723 ms

444 ms

satelliteLib-57512a04a4cf27be8c500f0961be8a241cc606f7.js

1182 ms

design.grid_16_columns_480layoutbreakpoint.grid.0.css

434 ms

design.grid_16_columns_480layoutbreakpoint.grid.1.css

1070 ms

Our browser made a total of 191 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 73% of them (139 requests) were addressed to the original Absa.co.za, 10% (20 requests) were made to Assets.adobedtm.com and 8% (16 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (8.7 sec) belongs to the original domain Absa.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.5 MB (68%)

Content Size

3.7 MB

After Optimization

1.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Absa.co.za main page is 3.7 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. 80% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Javascripts take 1.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 279.6 kB

  • Original 327.6 kB
  • After minification 298.3 kB
  • After compression 47.9 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 279.6 kB or 85% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 31.9 kB

  • Original 824.4 kB
  • After minification 792.6 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. Absa images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 1.2 MB

  • Original 1.5 MB
  • After minification 753.2 kB
  • After compression 216.9 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 1.2 MB or 85% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 955.0 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 898.1 kB
  • After compression 137.6 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. Absa.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 955.0 kB or 87% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 62 (34%)

Requests Now

184

After Optimization

122

The browser has sent 184 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Absa. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 37 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

absa.co.za SEO score

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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 Absa.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 Absa.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 data is detected on the main page of Absa. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: