Songlines.co.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
81% 
Page structure
29% 
Link structure
36% 
Server
56% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.76 s
File size
97.90 kB
Words
1022
Media files
48
Number of links
135 internal / 21 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Songlines – The Best Music from Around the World | Songlines
The length of the page title is perfect. (563 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Discover the best music from around the world with Songlines magazine, including reviews, features and expert guides by our leading panel of writers
The length of the meta description is perfect. (921 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.songlines.co.uk/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Ireland
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.
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

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=5
descriptionDiscover the best music from around the world with Songlines magazine, including reviews, features and expert guides by our leading panel of writers
keywordssonglines magazine,world music,music,albums,magazine,songlines,folk music,roots music,music travel,music festivals,african music,south american music,music reviews,album reviews,music interviews
robotsindex, follow
langen
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og:urlhttps://www.songlines.co.uk/
og:site_nameSonglines
og:titleThe official website of Songlines magazine – explore the best music from around the world
og:descriptionSonglines is your essential and independent guide to a world of music and culture, whether you are starting on your journey of discovery or are already a seasoned fan
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Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8
charsetUTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 25.61 words is high.
This page contains 1022 words. That's ok.
27.4% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
14 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 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=5" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 20 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
31 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This page is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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

URLAlt attributeTitle
/media/1495/logo.pngNo alt attribute provided
/media/1496/songlines-logo-small.pngNo alt attribute provided
...h=1200&height=690&rnd=132477495850000000Rajery:
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...h=1200&height=690&rnd=132476738770000000Mahsa
...h=1200&height=690&rnd=132471460190000000Afel
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...h=1200&height=690&rnd=132479174470000000No alt attribute provided
...rt_300x180px.jpg?width=350&upscale=falseThe rough guide to world music
..._300x180px-2.jpg?width=350&upscale=falseSonglines trial offer
...h=1200&height=690&rnd=132478285510000000No alt attribute provided
...h=1200&height=690&rnd=132477495850000000No alt attribute provided
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.../songlines-mag.png?height=175&quality=60No alt attribute provided
...251/email_newsletter_sl162.jpg?width=350No alt attribute provided
...onglines/media-thumbnails/Hearth_f01.jpgReview of Hearth
...lines/media-thumbnails/Eay_Vakti_f01.jpgReview of Çay Vakti
...dia-thumbnails/Clap_and_Applause_f01.jpgReview of Clap & Applause
...See_a_Rook_on_Its_Own_Its_a_Crow_f01.jpgReview of If You See a Rook on Its Own, It’s a Crow
...nglines/media-thumbnails/ThreeNE_f01.jpgReview of 3NE
...ia-thumbnails/The_Wilderness_Yet_f01.jpgReview of The Wilderness Yet
...y_Tiempo_Live_at_Blue_Note_Tokyo_f01.jpgReview of Viento y Tiempo: Live at Blue Note Tokyo
...unshine_Day_The_Boyhood_Sessions_f01.jpgReview of Sunshine Day: The Boyhood Sessions
...dia-thumbnails/Song_to_a_Refugee_f01.jpgReview of Song to a Refugee
...onglines/media-thumbnails/Cliffs_f01.jpgReview of Cliffs
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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Rajery: A Beginner's Guide
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 74 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Rajery: A Beginner's Guide
H1 Songlines #162 (November 2020) is out now!
H1 Mahsa Vahdat: A Beginner's Guide
H1 Afel Bocoum interview
H1 50 Greatest World Music Albums of the Last 5 Years (updated 2020)
H1 Latest News and Features
H1 News
H1 Latest issue
H1 Reviews Database
H1 Explore Artists
H1 2020 TRIPS - to be ANNOUNCED
H1 Explore Countries
H1 Explore Genres
H1 Songlines Subscription Packages
H2 WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day Four
H2 WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day Three
H2 WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day Two
H2 WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day One
H2 Rajery: A Beginner's Guide Duplicate text
H2 Mahsa Vahdat: A Beginner's Guide Duplicate text
H2 Afel Bocoum interview Duplicate text
H2 WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day Four Duplicate text
H2 WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day Three Duplicate text
H2 WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day Two Duplicate text
H2 WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day One Duplicate text
H2 Subscribe to Songlines
H2 Inside the issue...
H2 Fela Kuti
H2 Calypso Rose
H2 Tinariwen
H2 Kayhan Kalhor
H2 Angélique Kidjo
H2 Manu Chao
H2 What our travellers say...
H2 Mali
H2 India
H2 Cuba
H2 USA
H2 South Africa
H2 UK
H2 Brazil
H2 All Countries
H2 Afrobeat
H2 Desert blues
H2 Qawwali
H2 Fado
H2 English folk
H2 Balkan brass
H2 Reggae
H2 All Genres
H2 Subscribe from only £5.45
H2 View the Current Issue
H4 Songlines Print
H4 From £5.45 / month
H4 Songlines Digital Club
H4 From £6.45 / month
H4 Songlines Club
H4 From £8.45 / month
H4 Songlines Reviews
H4 From £5.45 / month Duplicate text
H4 Songlines Digital
H4 From £5.45 / month Duplicate text
H6 Live reviews
H6 Live reviews Duplicate text
H6 Live reviews Duplicate text
H6 Live reviews Duplicate text
H6 Guides and lists
H6 Guides and lists Duplicate text
H6 Features
H6 Monday, October 26, 2020
H6 Saturday, October 24, 2020
H6 Friday, October 23, 2020
H6 Thursday, October 22, 2020
H6 Magazine
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
12 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 21 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.instagram.com/song...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/SonglinesMagNew window External No Text
https://www.facebook.com/songl...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External No Text
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https://www.songlines.co.uk/No Text
/subscribeSubscribe
https://www.songlines.co.uk/No Text
https://www.songlines.co.uk/Home
https://www.songlines.co.uk/newsNews
/reviews-hubReviews
/magazineMagazine
/awardsAwards
/awards/20202020
/awards/20192019
/awards/20182018
/awards/20172017
/awards/20162016
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/explore/guides-and-listsGuides & lists
/explore/featuresFeatures
/explore/videosVideos
/explore/playlistsPlaylists
/explore/opinionOpinion
/explore/guides-and-lists/the-...Rough Guide to World Music
/competitionsCompetitions
/explore/archiveArchive
/artistsArtists
/genresGenres
/countriesCountries
https://www.songlines.co.uk/liveLive
/gig-guideGig Guide
/advertorial/a-world-of-music-...A World of Music Tuition & Masterclasses
/songlines-encounters-festivalSonglines Encounters Festival
/international-festival-guideInternational Festival Guide
/uk-festival-guideUK Festival Guide
/live-reviews/live-reviewsLive Reviews
/music-travelTravel
/subscribeText duplicate Subscribe
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/umbraco/surface/login/login?r...Text duplicate Login
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https://www.songlines.co.uk/Anchor Search
/explore/guides-and-lists/a-be...Rajery: A Beginner's Guide
IMG-ALT Rajery:
/news/songlines-162-november-2...Songlines #162 (November 2020) is out now!
IMG-ALT Songlines
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IMG-ALT Mahsa
/explore/features/afel-bocoum-...Afel Bocoum interview
IMG-ALT Afel
/explore/guides-and-lists/the-...50 Greatest World Music Albums of the Last 5 Years (updated 2020)
IMG-ALT 50
https://www.songlines.co.uk/Anchor Previous
https://www.songlines.co.uk/Anchor Next
/newsletterNew window No Text
/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...No Text
/live-reviews/live-reviewsLive reviews
/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day Four
/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...No Text
/live-reviews/live-reviewsText duplicate Live reviews
/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day Three
/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...No Text
/live-reviews/live-reviewsText duplicate Live reviews
/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day Two
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/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...No Text
/live-reviews/live-reviewsText duplicate Live reviews
/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day One
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/explore/guides-and-lists/a-be...No Text
/explore/guides-and-listsText duplicate Guides and lists
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/explore/featuresText duplicate Features
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/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...No Text
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/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...No Text
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/live-reviews/live-reviews/wom...Text duplicate WOMEX 2020 Digital Showcases: Day One
/subscribeText duplicate Subscribe
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/magazineFind out more >
/review/hearthIMG-ALT Review of Hearth
/review/cay-vaktiIMG-ALT Review of Çay Vakti
/review/clap-and-applauseIMG-ALT Review of Clap & Applause
/review/if-you-see-a-rook-on-i...IMG-ALT Review of If You See a Rook on Its Own, It’s a Crow
/review/3neIMG-ALT Review of 3NE
/review/the-wilderness-yetIMG-ALT Review of The Wilderness Yet
/review/viento-y-tiempo-live-a...IMG-ALT Review of Viento y Tiempo: Live at Blue Note Tokyo
/review/sunshine-day-the-boyho...IMG-ALT Review of Sunshine Day: The Boyhood Sessions
/review/song-to-a-refugeeIMG-ALT Review of Song to a Refugee
/review/cliffsIMG-ALT Review of Cliffs
/artists/fela-kutiFela Kuti
/artists/calypso-roseCalypso Rose
/artists/tinariwenTinariwen
/artists/kayhan-kalhorKayhan Kalhor
/artists/angelique-kidjoAngélique Kidjo
/artists/manu-chaoManu Chao
/music-travelView more information
/countries/west-africa/maliMali
/countries/central-southern-as...India
/countries/central-america-car...Cuba
/countries/north-america/usaUSA
/countries/south-africaSouth Africa
/countries/north-europe/ukUK
/countries/south-america/brazilBrazil
/countriesAll Countries
/genres/afrobeatAfrobeat
/genres/desert-bluesDesert blues
/genres/qawwaliQawwali
/genres/fadoFado
/genres/english-folkEnglish folk
/genres/balkan-brassBalkan brass
/genres/reggaeReggae
/genresAll Genres
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https://www.magsubscriptions.c...External Text duplicate Subscribe
https://www.magsubscriptions.c...New window External Text duplicate Subscribe
https://www.magsubscriptions.c...External Text duplicate Subscribe
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/exploreText duplicate Explore
/explore/guides-and-listsText duplicate Guides & lists
/explore/featuresText duplicate Features
/explore/videosText duplicate Videos
/explore/playlistsText duplicate Playlists
/explore/opinionText duplicate Opinion
https://www.songlines.co.uk/newsText duplicate News
/artistsText duplicate Artists
/countriesText duplicate Countries
/genresText duplicate Genres
/awards/2019Text duplicate Awards
/music-travelMusic Travel
/magazineLatest issue
/subscribeText duplicate Subscribe
/advertisingAdvertising – Magazine
/advertising/digital-advertisingAdvertising – Digital
/about-usAbout Us
/contact-usContact Us
/carbon-offsettingCarbon Offsetting
https://www.instagram.com/song...External Instagram
https://twitter.com/SonglinesMagNew window External Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/songl...New window External Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External YouTube
http://assets.markallengroup.c...New window External Subdomain Cookie policy
http://assets.markallengroup.c...New window External Subdomain Privacy policy
http://assets.markallengroup.c...New window External Subdomain Terms and conditions
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/subscribeSubscribe from only £5.45
/magazineView the Current Issue
/subscribeText duplicate Subscribe
/magazineFind out more

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.songlines.co.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.76 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 8 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (98 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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cache-controlprivate
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varyAccept-Encoding
set-cookie126 Characters
set-cookie148 Characters
dateFri, 30 Oct 2020 19:49:07 GMT
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 1,335 referring domains.
This page has 130,117 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 1,097 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.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.

Robots.txt

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Search preview

www.songlines.co.uk
Songlines – The Best Music from Around the World | Songlines
Discover the best music from around the world with Songlines magazine, including reviews, features and expert guides by our leading panel of writers

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Songlines81%Check
Guide70%Check
Music65%Check
World Music63%Check
Songlines Digital63%Check
World62%Check
Best Music62%Check
music reviews62%Check
Rajery58%Check
Reviews56%Check

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