Thisamericanlife.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
95% 
Page quality
68% 
Page structure
75% 
Link structure
67% 
Server
82% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.48 s
File size
33.80 kB
Words
349
Media files
9
Number of links
69 internal / 17 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
This American Life
The page title is too short. (168 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
A weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week we choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (814 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Server location: United States of America
The language is not specified in the HTML markup.
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, height=device-height, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no
msapplication-config/sites/all/themes/thislife/favicons/browserconfig.xml
theme-color#02135B
descriptionA weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week we choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme.
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:site@thisamerlife
twitter:urlhttps://www.thisamericanlife.org/
twitter:titleThis American Life
twitter:descriptionA weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week we choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme.
twitter:imagehttps://hw1.thisamericanlife.org/sites/all/themes/thislife/img/social-blue.png
fb:pages20778076336
og:site_nameThis American Life
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.thisamericanlife.org/
og:titleThis American Life
og:descriptionA weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week we choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme.
og:imagehttps://hw1.thisamericanlife.org/sites/all/themes/thislife/img/social-blue.png
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge,chrome=1
Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8
x-dns-prefetch-controlon

Test up to 1.000 webpages of thisamericanlife.org with our free plan!

Sign Up Free
No trial. It's just free!

Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 349 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
33.8% 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.
4 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 14.11 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, height=device-height, 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 usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 7 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
7 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 The Pink House at the Center of the World
H2 Recently Aired
H2 Recommended
H2 New to This American Life?
H2 Videos
H2 Share
H2 Share Duplicate text
H3 It’ll Make Sense When You’re Older
H3 The Longest Distance Between Two Points
H3 No Fair!
H3 Sign up for our newsletter for weekly news and updates.
H3 Visit our store for shirts, posters, tote bags, and more.
H6 Follow Us
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
8 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 17 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/This American Life
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/Anchor No Text
/archiveArchive
/recommendedRecommended
/listenHow to Listen
/aboutAbout
/aboutOverview
/about/staffStaff
/about/announcementsAnnouncements
/fellowshipsFellowships
/about/jobsJobs
/about/musicMusic
/about/make-radioMake Radio
/about/on-the-roadOn The Road
/about/faqFAQ
/about/submissionsSubmissions
https://store.thisamericanlife...External Subdomain Store
/about/contact-usContact Us
/about/our-other-showsOur Other Shows
/archiveNo Text
https://www.facebook.com/thislifeExternal No Text
https://twitter.com/thisamerlifeExternal No Text
https://store.thisamericanlife...External Subdomain Text duplicate Store
/774/the-pink-house-at-the-cen...No Text
/774/the-pink-house-at-the-cen...This Week: 774
/774/the-pink-house-at-the-cen...July 1, 2022
/774/the-pink-house-at-the-cen...The Pink House at the Center of the World
/774/the-pink-house-at-the-cen...No Text
/774/the-pink-house-at-the-cen...View episode details
/775/trust-in-strangersNext week preview
/archiveView archive
/583/itll-make-sense-when-your...No Text
/583/itll-make-sense-when-your...583
/583/itll-make-sense-when-your...June 24, 2022
/583/itll-make-sense-when-your...It’ll Make Sense When You’re Older
/773/longest-distanceNo Text
/773/longest-distance773
/773/longest-distanceJune 17, 2022
/773/longest-distanceThe Longest Distance Between Two Points
/672/no-fairNo Text
/672/no-fair672
/672/no-fairJune 10, 2022
/672/no-fairNo Fair!
/recommendedView all
/recommended/new-to-this-ameri...No Text
/recommended/new-to-this-ameri...New to This American Life?
/recommended/new-to-this-ameri...View this list
/videosNo Text
/videosVideos
/videosText duplicate View this list
https://store.thisamericanlife...External Subdomain No Text
https://store.thisamericanlife...External Subdomain Shop now
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/Text duplicate This American Life
/archiveText duplicate Archive
/recommendedText duplicate Recommended
/listenText duplicate How to Listen
/aboutText duplicate About
/aboutText duplicate Overview
/about/staffText duplicate Staff
/about/announcementsText duplicate Announcements
/fellowshipsText duplicate Fellowships
/about/jobsText duplicate Jobs
/about/musicText duplicate Music
/about/make-radioText duplicate Make Radio
/about/on-the-roadText duplicate On The Road
/about/faqText duplicate FAQ
/about/submissionsText duplicate Submissions
https://store.thisamericanlife...External Subdomain Text duplicate Store
/about/contact-usText duplicate Contact Us
/about/our-other-showsText duplicate Our Other Shows
https://store.thisamericanlife...External Subdomain Text duplicate Store
/about/contact-usContact
https://www.facebook.com/thislifeExternal No Text
https://twitter.com/thisamerlifeExternal No Text
https://www.instagram.com/this...External No Text
https://serialpodcast.org/External IMG-ALT Serial
https://stownpodcast.org/External IMG-ALT S-Town
/page/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy
/page/terms-of-useTerms of Use
https://www.facebook.com/share...External Facebook
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...External Twitter
/cdn-cgi/l/email-protectionEmail
https://www.facebook.com/share...External Text duplicate Facebook
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...External Text duplicate Twitter
/cdn-cgi/l/email-protectionText duplicate Email

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.thisamericanlife.org/"
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 0.48 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 6 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 (34 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateWed, 06 Jul 2022 23:06:46 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
cache-controlno-cache, must-revalidate
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
content-languageen
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
permissions-policyinterest-cohort=()
link<https://www.thisamericanlife.org/>; rel="canonical",<https://www.thisamericanlife.org/>; rel="shortlink"
x-cacheableYES
x-varnish137748600 149499528
age404
via1.1 varnish-v4
x-cacheHIT
cf-cache-statusDYNAMIC
expect-ctmax-age=604800, report-uri="https://report-uri.cloudflare.com/cdn-cgi/beacon/expect-ct"
servercloudflare
cf-ray726bfe263d7cbb91-FRA
content-encodinggzip
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

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 22,350 referring domains.
This page has 752,438 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 16,018 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 14495 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

#
# robots.txt
#
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
#
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
Allow: /profiles/*.png
Allow: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
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/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/

Search preview

www.thisamericanlife.org
This American Life
A weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week we choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Life63%Check
American Life63%Check
Week50%Check
weekly50%Check
Public48%Check
Public Radio47%Check
re Older47%Check
program46%Check
Stories46%Check
New43%Check

Test up to 1.000 webpages of thisamericanlife.org with our free plan!

Sign Up Free
No trial. It's just free!

Cookie Policy

We use cookies to make our site work and also for analytics and advertising purposes. You can enable or disable optional cookies as desired. See the following links for more information.

We need these so the site can function properly

So we can better understand how visitors use our website

So we can serve you tailored ads and promotions