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aca.ch: American Citizens Abroad Inc. | Americans Abroad Organization - Protecting the Rights of Americans Overseas

Americans Abroad Organization and Protecting the Rights of Americans Overseas

Page load speed analysis

  • 69/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    25 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    392 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.8 sec

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We analyzed Aca.ch page load time and found that the first response time was 25 ms and then it took 1.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 39.7 kB
    Images 1.7 MB
    Javascripts 83.7 kB
    CSS 330.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Aca.ch main page is 2.2 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. 75% 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. Images take 1.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 39.7 kB
    • After minification 29.7 kB
    • After compression 7.3 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 10.0 kB, which is 25% 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 32.4 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 1.7 MB
    • After optimization 1.7 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. Aca images are well optimized though.

    • Original 83.7 kB
    • After minification 76.7 kB
    • After compression 27.4 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 56.3 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 330.3 kB
    • After minification 287.6 kB
    • After compression 54.9 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. Aca.ch needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 275.4 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • aca.ch
  • www.americansabroad.org
  • bootstrap.min.css
  • yamm.css
  • websymbols.css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • tendenci.css
  • style.css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • flexslider.css
  • parallax-slider.css
  • custom.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • bootstrap.min.js
  • back-to-top.js
  • jquery.flexslider-min.js
  • modernizr.js
  • jquery.cslider.js
  • app.js
  • parallax-slider.js
  • app.css
  • ie8.css
  • blocks.css
  • header-default.css
  • footer-default.css
  • footer-v1.css
  • css
  • ga.js
  • widgets.js
  • background02-v2.png
  • SDSU.jpg
  • arrows.png
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  • breadcrumbs.png
  • usa-flag-light-v2.jpg
  • usa-flag-light.jpg
  • bg-text.png
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • cJZKeOuBrn4kERxqtaUH3T8E0i7KZn-EPnyo3HZu7kw.woff
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  • __utm.gif
  • 533.jpg
  • logo_aca_new_transparent_bg_630.png

Our browser made a total of 51 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Aca.ch, 84% (43 requests) were made to Americansabroad.org and 4% (2 requests) were made to Ssl.google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) relates to the external source Americansabroad.org.

Additional info on aca.ch

Requests

The browser has sent 44 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Aca. 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 from 17 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

10

Javascripts

17

Images

17

CSS

44

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

17

Images

1

CSS

25

Optimized

19

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://www.americansabroad.org/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Aca.ch. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Good result

IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

aca.ch

52.6.95.155 3599
NS

aca.ch

ns1.dnspark.com 3599
NS

aca.ch

ns2.dnspark.net 3599
SOA

aca.ch

3599 Mname: ns1.dnspark.com
Rname: hostmaster.dnspark.com
Serial: 1497467050
Refresh: 14400
Retry: 7200
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

aca.ch

mail.aca.ch 3599 Pri: 10

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 Aca.ch 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 Aca.ch 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

Aca.ch 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

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

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Aca. 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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