Bbc.co.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
90% 
Page quality
75% 
Page structure
95% 
Link structure
81% 
Server
56% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.05 s
File size
307.30 kB
Words
862
Media files
9
Number of links
82 internal / 33 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
BBC - Home
The page title is too short. (115 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The best of the BBC, with the latest news and sport headlines, weather, TV & radio highlights and much more from across the whole of BBC Online
The length of the meta description is perfect. (906 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.bbc.com/
The canonical link points to a different domain.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-gb
Server location: Canada
The following language is defined by HTML: en-gb
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
The specified alternate links have no errors.
Other meta tags
(Somewhat important)
There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
(Somewhat important)
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
(Somewhat important)
No parameters were found in the URL.
No session ID was found in the URL.
The URL does not have too many subdirectories.
Charset encoding
(Somewhat important)
The character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 28.57 words is high.
This page contains 862 words. That's ok.
23.4% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
10 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 22 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 17 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
(Nice to have)
No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

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...uction/_118517307_mediaitem118517306.jpgPeople line up outside a mobile vaccination centre in Bolton on Friday
...37608_index_quarentine_travel_v2_976.pngGraphic showing silhouette of family with suitcases and face coverings with aircraft approaching in the background

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
BBC Homepage
The H1 heading is too short (12 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

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H1 BBC Homepage
H2 More top stories
H2 Coronavirus pandemic
H2 News headlines
H2 Sport headlines
H2 Around the UK
H2 3 things we love today
H2 'Can you kill Pablo Escobar?'
H2 Entertainment news
H2 Talked about TV
H2 Society
H2 Real-life stories
H2 You might have missed
H2 Food
H2 Lifestyle
H2 This week in sport
H2 Behind the headlines
H2 Time well spent
H2 National Lottery draws
H2 Modern slavery statement
H2 Other services
H2 The BBC around the UK
H3 See the latest results, including Lotto, EuroMillions, Set for Life and Thunderball
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (33) on this page.
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/Anchor Skip to content
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https://www.bbc.com/sportExternal Sport
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https://www.bbc.com/worklifeExternal Worklife
https://www.bbc.com/travelExternal Travel
https://www.bbc.com/futureExternal Future
https://www.bbc.com/cultureExternal Culture
https://www.bbc.co.uk/Anchor MenuMore
https://www.bbc.co.uk/searchSearch
https://www.bbc.com/External Text duplicate Home
https://www.bbc.com/newsExternal Text duplicate News
https://www.bbc.com/sportExternal Text duplicate Sport
https://www.bbc.com/reelExternal Text duplicate Reel
https://www.bbc.com/worklifeExternal Text duplicate Worklife
https://www.bbc.com/travelExternal Text duplicate Travel
https://www.bbc.com/futureExternal Text duplicate Future
https://www.bbc.com/cultureExternal Text duplicate Culture
https://www.bbc.com/culture/musicExternal Music
/schedules/p00fzl9mTV
https://www.bbc.com/weatherExternal Weather
https://www.bbc.co.uk/soundsSounds
/news/health-57119579How much faster does the Indian variant spread?
/news/world-europe-57089249Teenager found in boat drifting for 22 days at sea. VideoTeenager found in boat drifting for 22 days at sea
/news/uk-56887390Lockdown muscle loss: Five ways to get back in shape
/programmes/articles/3sLK6YhdQ...The biggest films coming to UK cinemas this year
/sport/football/57062469'Whole club contributed to FA Cup dream'
/news/world-us-canada-57124256Pokémon card sales halted over security concerns
/news/coronavirusCoronavirus pandemic
/news/blogs-the-papers-57124546'Threat to freedom' as PM warns of variant 'risk'
/news/uk-57126318Get the jab plea as Army deployed in hotspots
/news/explainers-52544307The rules for holidays in green list countries such as Portugal
https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsNews headlines
/news/world-middle-east-57125479US envoy arrives in Israel for de-escalation talks
/news/science-environment-5712...China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars
/news/business-57119489Last Debenhams stores close their doors
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sportSport headlines
/sport/football/57124687Could Torres be Man City's Aguero replacement?
/iplayer/episode/p09h5vxm/FA_C...Live. Watch: The FA Cup Channel - FA Cup’s 50 Greatest Moments. VideoWatch: The FA Cup Channel - FA Cup’s 50 Greatest Moments
/sport/triathlon/57126227GB's Yee fourth in Yokohama triathlon
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/ukAround the UK
/news/uk-scotland-57115876Glasgow and Moray to stay under level 3 Covid rules
/news/uk-wales-57114187Call for debate on how to care for an ageing Wales
/news/uk-northern-ireland-5711...NI Executive urged to rethink new travel rules
/news/uk-england-london-56281464Drain brain: The secret life of a gutter enthusiast
/bitesize/articles/zpxj8hvFive sporting achievements that no one thought possible
/cbeebies/grownups/when-your-k...Do butterflies have bums? - Kids' questions you can't answer
/programmes/articles/4R11zBbTM...'Can you kill Pablo Escobar?'
/news/av/newsbeat-57105240The Eurovision song with a special meaning. VideoThe Eurovision song with a special meaning
/news/uk-england-essex-57113872Stephen Bear charged with sharing sexual images
/programmes/articles/2hy8p4zCR...'Wooden performances and over-the-top violence'
/programmes/p09h5zmmProjectile toast has judge jumping on Great British Menu. VideoProjectile toast has judge jumping on Great British Menu
/mediacentre/2021/togetherJames McAvoy and Sharon Horgan to star in new drama 'Together'
/news/entertainment-arts-57109563Friends reunion gets release date and trailer
/news/science-environment-5711...The most plastic-polluted riverbed in the UK. VideoThe most plastic-polluted riverbed in the UK
/newsround/57024052Are you comfortable talking about your mental health?
/news/world-us-canada-57079327Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts
/sport/football/57070587'I laughed because I knew abuse was coming'
/programmes/articles/kFhzV0zXp...'I just needed a bit more time, a bit more attention'
/bitesize/articles/zx7p6g8'You have to have those awkward conversations'
/news/uk-57110267Harry: I want to break cycle of pain for my family
/programmes/articles/2FcbWJZV1...Eight empowering tips if you struggle with smear tests
/programmes/articles/12vbByzjT...Are you an apostrophe wizard? Try our fiendish quiz
https://www.bbc.co.uk/foodFood
/food/collections/all_in_one_c...All in one cakes that almost bake themselves!
/food/collections/gut-friendly...Give your gut some love with these fruit and veg-based ideas
/food/collections/one-pot_rice...Make washing up easy with a one-pot rice recipe
/programmes/p09gpxccFive things you need to know about financing a car. VideoFive things you need to know about financing a car
/sounds/play/p09fy1chThe sibling rivalry that spawned two global sports brands. AudioThe sibling rivalry that spawned two global sports brands
/news/newsbeat-57100378Why am I so exhausted after socialising?
/sport/football/57101302I want to fulfil trophy dreams - Mount
/news/world-asia-57097853Why doesn't Japan cancel the Tokyo Olympic Games?
/sport/football/57109446Sancho and Haaland score twice as Dortmund lift cup
/news/world-us-canada-57124736Cat jumps five storeys to safety from burning building. VideoCat jumps five storeys to safety from burning building
/news/uk-scotland-scotland-pol...Is there a future for Alex Salmond?
/news/uk-england-lancashire-57...Boy’s organs donated after lightning strike death
/iplayer/episode/p09g02vv/ume-...Stephen Fry welcomes you to beautiful new musical set in 2020. IPlayer-VideoStephen Fry welcomes you to beautiful new musical set in 2020
/programmes/m000vytmHandpicked mixes to soundtrack your Eid celebrations. AudioHandpicked mixes to soundtrack your Eid celebrations
/sounds/brand/p09dj358Rise and fall of Greater Manchester's underworld boss 'Mr Big' AudioRise and fall of Greater Manchester's underworld boss 'Mr Big'
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/contact/complaintsComplaints
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https://www.bbc.com/reelExternal Text duplicate Reel
https://www.bbc.com/worklifeExternal Text duplicate Worklife
https://www.bbc.com/travelExternal Text duplicate Travel
https://www.bbc.com/futureExternal Text duplicate Future
https://www.bbc.com/cultureExternal Text duplicate Culture
https://www.bbc.com/culture/musicExternal Text duplicate Music
/schedules/p00fzl9mText duplicate TV
https://www.bbc.com/weatherExternal Text duplicate Weather
https://www.bbc.co.uk/soundsText duplicate Sounds
/usingthebbc/termsTerms of Use
https://www.bbc.co.uk/aboutthebbcAbout the BBC
/usingthebbc/privacyPrivacy Policy
/usingthebbc/cookiesCookies
/accessibilityText duplicate Accessibility Help
/iplayer/guidanceParental Guidance
https://www.bbc.co.uk/contactContact the BBC
/bbcnewsletterGet Personalised Newsletters
/news/help-41670342Why you can trust the BBC
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https://www.bbc.com/usingthebb...External AdChoices / Do Not Sell My Info
/editorialguidelines/guidance/...Read about our approach to external linking.

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.bbc.co.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 22 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.05 seconds.
This page does not require any CSS files.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (307 kB).

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External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Radiotv. This classification is fine.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 675,523 referring domains.
This page has 594,761,705 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 284,355 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
68,281

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Search preview

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The best of the BBC, with the latest news and sport headlines, weather, TV & radio highlights and much more from across the whole of BBC Online

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