- SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.89 s
File size
24.50 kB
Media files
Number of links
23 internal / 27 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Simple Machines Forum - Free & open source community software
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 598 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is empty.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
(Somewhat important)
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
(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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
og:site_nameSimple Machines Community Forum

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Page quality

(Critically important)
This page contains 700 words. That's ok.
40.7% 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.
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.
The average number of words per sentence of 24.86 words is good.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 6 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 14 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 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.
(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)
Simple Machines Community Forum
The H1 heading is perfect.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Simple Machines Community Forum
H3 Elegant, Effective, Powerful, Free
H3 Easily Customizable
H3 High Quality Support
H3 Latest news
H3 Learn SMF
H3 Localize SMF
H3 Improve SMF
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
The number of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (27) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/community/index.php?action=loginLog in
/community/index.php?action=si...Sign up
https://download.simplemachine...External Subdomain Download
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Customize
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Modifications
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Themes
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Patches
https://support.simplemachines...External Subdomain Support
https://wiki.simplemachines.or...External Subdomain Online Manual
/contribute/Contribute Subdomain Development Bug tracker
/community/index.phpIMG-ALT Simple Machines Community Forum
https://download.simplemachine...External Subdomain Download SMF
/about/features.phpLearn More
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Customize Site
https://support.simplemachines...External Subdomain Text duplicate Learn More
/community/index.php?topic=582...SMF 2.1.2 Released
/community/index.php?topic=580...SMF 2.1.1 Released
https://custom.simplemachines....New window External Subdomain patch
/community/index.php?topic=580...SMF 2.1.0 Released
/community/index.php?board=202.0Doc Helper Board Subdomain Text duplicate Online Manual
/community/index.php?topic=577...Become a Translator GitHub (SMF 2.1)
/community/index.php?board=3.0Feature Requests
https://wiki.simplemachines.or...External Subdomain Can I convert my forum to SMF?
/about/index.phpGet the complete story
/about/smf/team.phpMeet the team!
/about/opensource.phpWhat does the SMF license mean
https://download.simplemachine...External Subdomain Integrating with other software
https://support.simplemachines...External Subdomain Need help with SMF?
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Browse the modifications for SMF
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Themes for your SMF forum Subdomain Read our Online Manual
/contribute/advertise.phpAdvertise with us
/contribute/Ways to support this project Simple Machines on GitHub Tools Sphinx for SMF smfCurve SMF MW Auth Converters
/community/index.php?action=ag...Terms and Rules Go Up ▲ Machines

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.89 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This page loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (25 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSun, 22 May 2022 19:15:32 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
set-cookie64 Characters
set-cookie125 Characters
set-cookie125 Characters
expiresMon, 26 Jul 1997 05:00:00 GMT
x-content-security-policyallow 'self' http://* https://*; options inline-script eval-script; img-src *; script-src 'self' http://* http://* http://* http://* https://* https://* https://* https://*; style-src 'self' http://* http://* https://* https://*; frame-ancestors none;
last-modifiedSun, 22 May 2022 20:06:55 GMT

External factors

(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 21,017 referring domains.
This page has 1,066,563,929 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 15,928 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 2317 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Most important keywords

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

Simple Machines82%Check
Simple Machines Forum77%Check
SMF or68%Check
Community Forum67%Check
Forum SMF61%Check
Forum Free59%Check

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