Directferries.co.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
63% 
Page structure
62% 
Link structure
17% 
Server
69% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.07 s
File size
640.20 kB
Words
1027
Media files
40
Number of links
106 internal / 86 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Ferry booking | Compare ferry prices & timetables
The length of the page title is perfect. (445 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Direct Ferries offer the widest choice of ferries to Ireland, France, Spain, Holland, Germany and Scandinavia with all the major operators including P&O Ferries, Brittany, Stena Line and Eurotunnel.
The meta description is too long: 1208 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.directferries.co.uk/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Germany
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
Language for link pointing to page itself inaccurate
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 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)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no
revisit-after7days
robotsindex,follow, ALL
descriptionDirect Ferries offer the widest choice of ferries to Ireland, France, Spain, Holland, Germany and Scandinavia with all the major operators including P&O Ferries, Brittany, Stena Line and Eurotunnel.
langen
twitter:urlhttps://www.directferries.co.uk/
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:titleFerry booking | Compare ferry prices & timetables
twitter:descriptionDirect Ferries offer the widest choice of ferries to Ireland, France, Spain, Holland, Germany and Scandinavia with all the major operators including P&O Ferries, Brittany, Stena Line and Eurotunnel.
og:imagehttps://static.directferries.co.uk/image/thumbnail.webp
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 1027 words. That's ok.
28.8% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 16.11 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is very large (640.2 kB).
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The following tag is repeated too often: 3325
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
11 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Ferry Tickets
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (13 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Ferry Tickets
H1 Ferry Tickets Duplicate text
H2 Book better with the world's #1
H2 The easiest and cheapest way to make a change to your booking is online through My Account
H2 Free Flexi upgrades on P&O long breaks to France
H2 Up to 60% OFF Mini Cruises with Brittany Ferries
H2 Northern Ireland: 25% OFF short stay with P&O Ferries
H2 Irish Sea: sail with your camper, for less!
H2 5% off Midweek Wightlink Sailings
H2 Latest Offers
H2 Onboard the ferries
H3 Ferry Companies
H3 Top Destinations
H3 Tips & information
H3 Popular Routes
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
19 links don't have an anchor text.
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 too many external links (86) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
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https://www.directferries.co.uk/Anchor Route & Port finder
/operators.htmOperators
/offers.htmSpecial offers
/destination_guide.htmCountries
https://account.directferries....External Subdomain Manage my booking
/customer_service.htmCustomer Service
https://account.directferries....External Subdomain My Account
https://www.directferries.co.uk/Anchor Currency
https://www.directferries.co.uk/Anchor Language
https://www.directferries.com/...External United States
https://www.directferries.com....External Australia
https://www.directferries.ie/?...External Ireland
https://ca.directferries.com/?...External Subdomain Canada
https://fr.directferries.ch/?d...External Subdomain Suisse (FR)
https://www.directferries.ru/?...External Россия
https://www.directferries.pt/?...External Portugal
https://cat.directferries.com/...External Subdomain Catalan
https://www.directferries.co.k...External 대한민국
https://www.directferries.fi/?...External Suomi
https://www.directferries.sk/?...External Slovensko
https://www.directferries.nl/?...External Nederland
https://www.directferries.cz/?...External Česká republika
https://www.directferries.es/?...External España
https://fr.directferries.ma/?d...External Subdomain Maroc (FR)
https://www.directferries.fr/?...External France
https://www.directferries.jp/?...External 日本
https://www.directferries.se/?...External Sverige
https://www.directferries.dk/?...External Danmark
https://www.directferries.cn/?...External 中国
https://www.directferries.com....External Türkiye
https://www.directferries.at/?...External Österreich (DE)
https://www.directferries.it/?...External Italia
https://fca.directferries.com/...External Subdomain Canada (FR)
https://nl.directferries.be/?d...External Subdomain België (NL)
https://www.directferries.gr/?...External Ελλάδα
https://fr.directferries.be/?d...External Subdomain Belgique (FR)
https://www.directferries.pl/?...External Polska
https://www.directferries.de/?...External Deutschland
https://de.directferries.ch/?d...External Subdomain Schweiz (DE)
https://www.directferries.no/?...External Norge
https://www.directferries.com....External Україна
https://www.directferries.co.i...External Indonesia
https://ar.directferries.ma/?d...External Subdomain المغرب
https://ar.directferries.com/?...External Subdomain العربية
https://www.directferries.com/...External International Sites
https://account.directferries....External Subdomain 1
/customer_service.htmNo Text
https://account.directferries....External Subdomain No Text
https://www.directferries.co.uk/Anchor No Text
/routes.htmAll routes and ports
/dover_calais_ferry.htmDover to Calais
/dover_dunkerque_ferry.htmDover to Dunkirk
/holyhead_dublin_ferry.htmHolyhead to Dublin
/france.htmFerries to France
/ireland.htmFerries to Ireland
/northern_ireland.htmFerries to Northern Ireland
https://www.directferries.co.uk/Ferries
/train_and_ferry.htmTrain and Ferry
/mini_cruises.htmMini Cruise
/freight.htmFreight
/accommodation.htmAccommodation
https://www.directferries.com/...External Text duplicate United States
https://www.directferries.com....External Text duplicate Australia
https://www.directferries.ie/?...External Text duplicate Ireland
https://ca.directferries.com/?...External Subdomain Text duplicate Canada
https://fr.directferries.ch/?d...External Subdomain Text duplicate Suisse (FR)
https://www.directferries.ru/?...External Text duplicate Россия
https://www.directferries.pt/?...External Text duplicate Portugal
https://cat.directferries.com/...External Subdomain Text duplicate Catalan
https://www.directferries.co.k...External Text duplicate 대한민국
https://www.directferries.fi/?...External Text duplicate Suomi
https://www.directferries.sk/?...External Text duplicate Slovensko
https://www.directferries.nl/?...External Text duplicate Nederland
https://www.directferries.cz/?...External Text duplicate Česká republika
https://www.directferries.es/?...External Text duplicate España
https://fr.directferries.ma/?d...External Subdomain Text duplicate Maroc (FR)
https://www.directferries.fr/?...External Text duplicate France
https://www.directferries.jp/?...External Text duplicate 日本
https://www.directferries.se/?...External Text duplicate Sverige
https://www.directferries.dk/?...External Text duplicate Danmark
https://www.directferries.cn/?...External Text duplicate 中国
https://www.directferries.com....External Text duplicate Türkiye
https://www.directferries.at/?...External Text duplicate Österreich (DE)
https://www.directferries.it/?...External Text duplicate Italia
https://fca.directferries.com/...External Subdomain Text duplicate Canada (FR)
https://nl.directferries.be/?d...External Subdomain Text duplicate België (NL)
https://www.directferries.gr/?...External Text duplicate Ελλάδα
https://fr.directferries.be/?d...External Subdomain Text duplicate Belgique (FR)
https://www.directferries.pl/?...External Text duplicate Polska
https://www.directferries.de/?...External Text duplicate Deutschland
https://de.directferries.ch/?d...External Subdomain Text duplicate Schweiz (DE)
https://www.directferries.no/?...External Text duplicate Norge
https://www.directferries.com....External Text duplicate Україна
https://www.directferries.co.i...External Text duplicate Indonesia
https://ar.directferries.ma/?d...External Subdomain Text duplicate المغرب
https://ar.directferries.com/?...External Subdomain Text duplicate العربية
https://www.directferries.com/...External Text duplicate International Sites
/news/202208/free_flexi_upgrad...View Offer
/news/202207/up_to_60_off_mini...Text duplicate View Offer
/news/202207/northern_ireland_...Text duplicate View Offer
/news/202207/irish_sea_sail_wi...Text duplicate View Offer
/news/202207/5_off_midweek_wig...Text duplicate View Offer
https://account.directferries....External Subdomain Tips & information Manage My Booking
/faq/covid.htmTips & information COVID-19 Information
/travel-safe.htmTips & information Travel safely by ferry
/faq/ferries_brexit.htmTips & information Travelling after Brexit?
/operators.htmView All Operators
/anek_superfast.htmNo Text
/balearia.htmNo Text
/brittany.htmNo Text
/condor.htmNo Text
/corsica_sardinia_ferries.htmNo Text
/dfds.htmNo Text
/eurotunnel.htmNo Text
/irish.htmNo Text
/jadrolinija.htmNo Text
/minoan_lines.htmNo Text
/moby_lines.htmNo Text
/poferries.htmNo Text
/stena.htmNo Text
/tallink_silja.htmNo Text
/trasmediterranea.htmNo Text
/viking_line.htmNo Text
/destination_guide.htmView All Destinations
/france.htmEurope France
IMG-ALT category
/ireland.htmEurope Ireland
IMG-ALT category
/northern_ireland.htmUnited Kingdom Northern Ireland
IMG-ALT category
/isle_of_wight.htmEngland Isle of Wight
IMG-ALT category
/jersey_channel_islands.htmUnited Kingdom Jersey
IMG-ALT category
/holland.htmEurope Holland
IMG-ALT category
/offers.htmView all Special Offers
/news/202207/100_off_for_the_2...Offers and Promotions 100% OFF for the 2nd Passenger with Moby & Tirrenia
IMG-ALT category
https://www.directferries.co.uk/Anchor Offers and Promotions Be the first to hear about the best ferry offers
IMG-ALT category
/offers.htmOffers and Promotions Latest ferry deals & offers
IMG-ALT category
/offers.htmOffers and Promotions Find the cheapest ferry tickets
IMG-ALT category
/mobile.htmDownload our app today
https://account.directferries....External Subdomain Text duplicate Manage my booking
/destination_guide.htmSee all destinations
/ship_onboard.htmShip guides, videos & reviews
/routes.htmText duplicate Route & Port finder
/dover_calais_ferry.htmText duplicate Dover to Calais
/liverpool_birkenhead_belfast_...Liverpool to Belfast
/dover_dunkerque_ferry.htmText duplicate Dover to Dunkirk
/newcastle_amsterdam_ferry.htmNewcastle to Amsterdam
/harwich_hook_of_holland_ferry...Harwich to Hook
/belfast_liverpool_birkenhead_...Belfast to Liverpool
/hull_rotterdam_ferry.htmHull to Rotterdam
/newhaven_dieppe_ferry.htmNewhaven to Dieppe
/calais_dover_ferry.htmCalais to Dover
/portsmouth_caen_ferry.htmPortsmouth to Caen
/plymouth_roscoff_ferry.htmPlymouth to Roscoff
/portsmouth_le_havre_ferry.htmPortsmouth to Le Havre
/poole_cherbourg_ferry.htmPoole to Cherbourg
/dunkerque_dover_ferry.htmDunkirk to Dover
/dieppe_newhaven_ferry.htmDieppe to Newhaven
/cherbourg_portsmouth_ferry.htmCherbourg to Portsmouth
/customer_service.htmNeed help?
/help.htmText duplicate Need help?
/destination_guide.htmText duplicate Countries
/operators.htmText duplicate Operators
/routes.htmText duplicate Route & Port finder
/offers.htmText duplicate Special offers
https://www.directferries.co.uk/Text duplicate Ferry tickets
/accommodation.htmText duplicate Accommodation
https://www.directferries.co.uk/Text duplicate Ferries
/freight.htmText duplicate Freight
/mini_cruises.htmText duplicate Mini Cruise
/train_and_ferry.htmText duplicate Train and Ferry
/myaccount.htmText duplicate My Account
https://account.directferries....External Subdomain Text duplicate Manage my booking
https://account.directferries....External Subdomain Booking Confirmation
/contact.htmContact Us
/customer_service.htmText duplicate Customer Service
/help.htmHelp
/about.htmAbout Us
https://www.directferries.com/...External Text duplicate International Sites
/news/News
/operator_sign_up.htmAdd your ferry company
/affiliate.htmFerry Affiliate Program
/travel_agents.htmTravel Agent Program
/cookie_policy.htmCookies
/privacy.htmPrivacy Policy
/terms.htmTerms of Use
https://ssl.directferries.com/...External Subdomain Terms and Conditions
http://www.cubaferries.com/External Cuba Ferries
http://www.directrail.com/External Direct Rail
http://www.freightferries.co.uk/External Freight Ferries
\contact.htm/External contact us
/appsNo Text
/appsNo Text

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.directferries.co.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is very large (640 kB).
The page response time is excellent with 0.07 seconds.
This page only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.

HTTP Response Header

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External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 2,671 referring domains.
This page has 486,104 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 1,871 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.

Robots.txt

#dynamic website
#robots.txt for www.directferries.co.uk
User-agent: *
Disallow: /besr/
Disallow: /shipreviews/
Disallow: /pof/
Disallow: *?showrevs=
Disallow: *?gourl=
Disallow: *?showdesktop=
Disallow: *?dfgeoo=
Disallow: *?dtef=
Disallow: *?dfpid=
Disallow: *?utm_source=
Sitemap: https://www.directferries.co.uk/sitemap.xml

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www.directferries.co.uk
Ferry booking | Compare ferry prices & timetables
Direct Ferries offer the widest choice of ferries to Ireland, France, Spain, Holland, Germany and Scandinavia with all the major operators including P&O Ferries, Brittany, Stena Line and Eurotunnel.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Ferries70%Check
Ferry66%Check
Brittany Ferries61%Check
ferry booking60%Check
Ferry Tickets60%Check
Book54%Check
Compare ferry prices54%Check
tickets54%Check
million ferry52%Check
ferry connections52%Check

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