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alterna.ca: Alterna Savings and Credit Union Ltd. - Alterna Savings

Everything you need for your financial well-being is available at Alterna Savings. Chequing and savings accounts that work for you. Personal loans, mortgages, retirement and investment products backed...

Page load speed analysis

  • 66/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    3.9 sec

  • Resources loaded

    5 sec

  • Page rendered

    144 ms

  • Total page load time

    9.1 sec

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We analyzed Alterna.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 3.9 sec and then it took 5.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 66.5 kB
    Images 606.3 kB
    Javascripts 266.2 kB
    CSS 159.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Alterna.ca main page is 1.1 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 606.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 66.5 kB
    • After minification 64.4 kB
    • After compression 17.8 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. 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 48.7 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 606.3 kB
    • After optimization 589.3 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. Alterna images are well optimized though.

    • Original 266.2 kB
    • After minification 260.4 kB
    • After compression 87.7 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 178.5 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 159.0 kB
    • After minification 142.6 kB
    • After compression 26.5 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. Alterna.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 132.5 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.alterna.ca
  • base_requirejs.config-240662fd.js
  • brand$designScheme@personal+v@201602290105.css
  • home$v@201602290105.css
  • common$v@201602290105.js
  • home$v@201602290105.js
  • constants$v@201602290105.js
  • analyticsHead$v@201602290105.js
  • s_code.js
  • Logo$v@201602290105.gif
  • 01038_Alterna_RRSPdeadline_741x333-E.jpg
  • ALT5596_741x333_170-15M_E_R1.jpg
  • ALT5596_741x333_DIGI_BETTEREARLY_E.jpg
  • ALT5596_741x333_200-30M_E.jpg
  • 01012_Alterna_DepositAnywhere_741x333-E.jpg
  • ALT5596_310x204_DIGI_MONEYTALKS_E.png
  • ALT5596_310x204_175ISA_E.png
  • fresh.png
  • gtm.js
  • header_bg$v@201602290105.gif
  • goArrow.png
  • socialMediaIcons.png
  • loginLinkArrows.png
  • padlock.png
  • loginArrow.png
  • promoShowControls_new.png
  • conversion_async.js
  • analytics.js
  • collect
  • collect
  • ga-audiences
  • print$v@201602290105.css
  • s5561634013429

Our browser made a total of 35 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 74% of them (26 requests) were addressed to the original Alterna.ca, 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 6% (2 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Alterna.ca.

Additional info on alterna.ca

Requests

The browser has sent 32 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Alterna. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

9

Javascripts

20

Images

3

CSS

32

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

11

Images

3

CSS

17

Optimized

15

All

Normal result

IP address

Alterna.ca uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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

alterna.ca

tmecu.com

208.69.252.75

208.69.254.130

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

alterna.ca

208.69.254.130 300
A

alterna.ca

208.69.252.75 300
NS

alterna.ca

amanda.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
NS

alterna.ca

cory.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
SOA

alterna.ca

3600 Mname: amanda.ns.cloudflare.com
Rname: dns.cloudflare.com
Serial: 2038410638
Refresh: 10000
Retry: 2400
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600

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 Alterna.ca 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 Alterna.ca 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

Alterna.ca 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

Country of origin for 100% of all visits is Canada. It’s good for Alterna.ca that their server is also located in Canada, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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