Web Application Performance Analysis of E-Commerce Sites in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study

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Mahfida Amjad 1,* Md. Tutul Hossain 1 Rakib Hassan 1 Abdur Rahman 2

1. Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Stamford University Bangladesh, Bangladesh

2. Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijieeb.2021.02.04

Received: 23 Nov. 2020 / Revised: 25 Dec. 2020 / Accepted: 20 Jan. 2021 / Published: 8 Apr. 2021

Index Terms

Quality of Experience Web, DOM, onLoad, TTFB, TTFP, Speed Index, Byte Index, Performance Testing, Testing Tools.


The users of e-commerce sites are growing rapidly day by day for easy internet access where the performance of web applications plays a key role to satisfy the end-users. The performance of these websites or web applications depends on several parameters such as load time, fully loaded (time), fully loaded (requests), etc. This research tries to investigate and find out the parameters that affects the web performance and it has been tested on e-commerce applications of Bangladesh, where eleven parameters are considered and these are fully loaded (requests), first CPU idle, speed index, start render, load time, fully loaded (time), document complete (time), last painted hero, first contentful paint, and first byte. According to the analysis some applications need to take care of or the developers need to re-modify it. As per the investigation of scanned information, the applications fall under three classes. To start with, the applications do not demonstrate acceptable records to be investigated. The second and third classification applications required medium and high reaction times at the user end separately. Also, the fully loaded (requests)’ and document complete (requests) show the most noteworthy required time at the user end, where maximum values are 347 and 344 seconds individually.

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Mahfida Amjad, Md. Tutul Hossain, Rakib Hassan, Md. Abdur Rahman, "Web Application Performance Analysis of E-Commerce Sites in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study", International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB), Vol.13, No.2, pp. 47-54, 2021. DOI:10.5815/ijieeb.2021.02.04


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