Longwarjournal.org - SEO Checker

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Meta information
96% 
Page quality
57% 
Page structure
60% 
Link structure
35% 
Server
46% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.35 s
File size
89.90 kB
Words
941
Media files
20
Number of links
107 internal / 8 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
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FDD's Long War Journal | A Project of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 737 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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The U.S. has confirmed that Husam Abd-al-Ra'uf, a senior al Qaeda leader, was killed in Ghazni province earlier this month. The head of the National
The length of the meta description is perfect. (920 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
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https://www.longwarjournal.org/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
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Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
Alternate/Hreflang Links
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Rel next URL https://www.longwarjournal.org/page/2
The rel next and prev tags are set correctly.
Domain
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The domain name is very long.
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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The URL does not have too many subdirectories.
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
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Page quality

Content
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Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 941 words. That's ok.
19.2% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
12 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 14.59 words is good.
Frames
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This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 21 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 19 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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18 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
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There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
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This website has Google authorship information without an image.
HTTPS
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This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

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Page structure

H1 heading
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The Long War Journal - A project of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
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There are 42 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

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H2 Threat Matrix
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H3 US Strike Data
H3 Empty heading
H3 Empty heading
H3 About FDD's LWJ
H4 Analysis: U.S. confirms senior al Qaeda leader killed in Afghan raid
H4 Afghan forces claim senior al Qaeda lieutenant killed in Ghazni
H4 Taliban kills 24 soldiers, capture 6 in attack in Afghan west
H4 Israel’s military steps up campaign against Iran and its proxies in southern Syria
H4 Taliban kill 47 policemen in northern Afghan province
H4 Islamic State links prison break in DRC to speech from its spokesman
H4 Generation Jihad Ep. 30 – The Would-be Caliph was a Snitch
H4 Islamic State claims prison break in the DRC
H4 U.S. Marine charged for allegedly ‘providing material support’ to Hamas
H4 Designated al Qaeda facilitator operates gemstone business based in Australia
H4 Analysis: The IRGC runs for high office in Tehran
H4 Taliban assaults Helmand capital as U.S. officials plead for a ‘reduction in violence’
H4 Generation Jihad Ep. 29 – An Interview with Edmund Fitton-Brown
H4 Palestinian Islamic Jihad threatens conflict over Palestinian prisoner
H4 Analysis: JNIM celebrates prisoner swap in Mali
H4 Taliban parades forces in Logar province
H4 Generation Jihad Ep. 28 – Our Review of the Outpost
H4 Hamas admits senior official Salah al-Arouri has contracted COVID-19
H4 Hezbollah’s Precision Guided Missile project under renewed scrutiny
H4 Jihadist ideologues argue over Turkey’s Erdogan
H4 Generation Jihad Ep. 27 – Counting Al Qaeda
H4 Analysis: Don’t trust estimates of Al Qaeda’s strength in Afghanistan
H4 Bulgarian court convicts two Hezbollah-linked men with 2012 Burgas bus bombing
H4 Analysis: A ‘Tired’ Taliban talking point
H4 Islamic State claims killing French aid workers, clashes with al Qaeda in the Sahel
H4 Iranian front groups claim responsibility for recent attacks against Coalition targets in Iraq
H4 Analysis: Iranian-backed group in Bahrain creates sub-unit to target Israeli interests
H4 IRGC-controlled Afghan group loses fighter to COVID-19
H4 Jihadist group confirms arrest of Uzbek commander
H4 League of the Revolutionaries threatens U.S. Embassy in Iraq
H4 JNIM kills dozens in Mali base attack
H4 Houthis report capture of province bordering Saudi Arabia
H4 Houthis increase use of suicide drone boats in recent weeks
H4 JNIM targets military bases in central Mali
H4 Hezbollah Brigades official reportedly calls volunteers for suicide bombings
H4 Mogadishu hotel raided by Shabaab
H4 Islamic State releases photos from Malian assault, claims another
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21 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are 8 external links on this page.
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HTTP redirects
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This website redirects to "https://www.longwarjournal.org/"
HTTP header
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The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
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This website loads 22 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 21 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A Content Delivery Network like Google Hosted Libaries can save bandwith for the JQuery files.
A Content Delivery Network like Bootstrap CDN can save bandwith for Bootstrap front-end component library.
The page response time is excellent with 0.35 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (90 kB).

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This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 6,552 referring domains.
This website has 1,028,564 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 5,258 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
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This website is listed on Webwiki.

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The U.S. has confirmed that Husam Abd-al-Ra'uf, a senior al Qaeda leader, was killed in Ghazni province earlier this month. The head of the National

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