- SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.27 s
File size
26.00 kB
Media files
Number of links
55 internal / 2 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
A network in excellence | AEGIS - African studies in Europe
The length of the page title is perfect. (532 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Netherlands
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
There are no alternate links specified on this page.
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.
(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 charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
The average number of words per sentence of 25.05 words is high.
This page contains 639 words. That's ok.
34.4% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
9 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 179 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"in light of the corona virus crisis, the aegis board provides an update on the status of planned event..."
The following tag is repeated too often: read the full article
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.
(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

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
A network in excellence
The H1 heading is perfect.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 A network in excellence
H2 Search form
H2 Postponement of ECAS9 from June 2021 to June 2023
H2 Upcoming AEGIS activities 2020 - 2021
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 2 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Jump to navigation Home
/aegis-members/centre-detudes-...Paris - CESSMA
/aegis-members/institut-mondes...Paris - IMAF
/aegis-members/unite-recherche...Paris - URMIS
/aegis-members/african-studies...ASAI (IT)
/aegis-members/czech-associati...CAAS (CZ)
/aegis-members/center-african-...CAS (CZ)
/aegis-members/centro-studi-af...CSAS (IT)
/aegis-members/hellenic-networ...HASN (GR)
/why-aegisWhy AEGIS?
/organisation-and-boardOrganisation and Board
/contact-usContact us
/aegis-membershipAEGIS Membership
/aegis-mailinglistsAEGIS Mailinglists
/european-conferences-african-...ECAS conferences
/aegis-thematic-conferencesAEGIS thematic conferences
/summer-schoolsSummer schools
/thematic-groupsThematic groups (CRG's)
/aegis-publicationsAEGIS Publications
/european-librarians-african-s...European Librarians in African Studies (ELIAS)
/news/message-aegis-board-abou...Message by AEGIS-EU President Amanda Hammar, including an update about events
/news/postponement-ecas9-june-...Postponement of ECAS9 from June 2021 to June 2023
/news/upcoming-aegis-activitie...Upcoming AEGIS activities 2020 - 2021
/news/postponement-ecas9-june-...Text duplicate Postponement of ECAS9 from June 2021 to June 2023 window External ECAS9 will now be held in Cologne as originally planned, on 31 May – 3 June 2023
/news/postponement-ecas9-june-...Read the full article
/news/upcoming-aegis-activitie...Text duplicate Upcoming AEGIS activities 2020 - 2021 window External
/news/upcoming-aegis-activitie...Text duplicate Read the full article

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.27 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This page loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page does not require any CSS files.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (26 kB).

HTTP Response Header

cache-controlpublic, max-age=180
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedSat, 26 Dec 2020 11:45:42 GMT
x-generatorDrupal 7 (
link</content/network-excellence>; rel="canonical",</node/14>; rel="shortlink"
dateSat, 26 Dec 2020 12:11:42 GMT

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 209 referring domains.
This page has 2,635 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 198 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 0 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


User-agent: *

# Directories
Disallow: /libraries/
Disallow: /sites/
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/

# Files
Disallow: /authorize.php
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php

# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips/
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
Disallow: /archive/

Most important keywords

Following keywords were found. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

network excellence62%Check
AEGIS Board53%Check
AEGIS thematic53%Check
AEGIS Membership51%Check
African Studies46%Check

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