Xyzzyawards.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
65% 
Page structure
56% 
Link structure
0% 
Server
96% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.47 s
File size
46.30 kB
Words
2501
Media files
1
Number of links
118 internal / 66 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The XYZZY Awards | News and reviews from the annual interactive fiction awards
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 730 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is specified.
Language
(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.
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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 2501 words. That's ok.
25.5% 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.
20 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 19.33 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
This website only loads 1 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on this page.
The amount of tags is very high (55). We recommend using a maximum of 50 tags for this page.
The following tag is repeated too often: best game:
Some tags are too long. With 77 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"best npcs: tie, cactus blue motel, astrid dalmady; and foo foo, buster hudson"
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 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)
This website has Google authorship information without an image.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/caveheader.jpgNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
The XYZZY Awards
The H1 heading is too short (16 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 48 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 The XYZZY Awards
H1 2018 XYZZY Awards, final results
H1 XYZZY Awards 2018: finalists and final round
H1 XYZZY Awards 2018: First Round Open
H1 The Xyzzymposium Returns
H1 XYZZY Awards 2017 results
H1 XYZZY Awards 2017 finalists
H1 XYZZY Awards 2017: first round open
H1 Eligibility for the 2017 XYZZY Awards
H1 The 2016 XYZZY Awards Winners
H1 XYZZY Awards 2016, finalists and final round
H2 News and reviews from the annual interactive fiction awards
H3 Menu
H3 Best Game
H3 Best Writing
H3 Best Story
H3 Best Setting
H3 Best Puzzles
H3 Best NPCs
H3 Best Individual Puzzle
H3 Best Individual NPC
H3 Best Individual PC
H3 Best Implementation
H3 Best Use of Innovation
H3 Best Technological Development
H3 Best Use of Multimedia
H3 Best Game Duplicate text
H3 Best Writing Duplicate text
H3 Best Story Duplicate text
H3 Best Setting Duplicate text
H3 Best Puzzles Duplicate text
H3 Best NPCs Duplicate text
H3 Best Individual Puzzle Duplicate text
H3 Best Individual NPC Duplicate text
H3 Best Individual PC Duplicate text
H3 Best Implementation Duplicate text
H3 Best Use of Innovation Duplicate text
H3 Best Technological Development Duplicate text
H3 Best Use of Multimedia Duplicate text
H3 Post navigation
H3 The Awards
H3 IF Resources
H3 IF Events
H3 Recent Posts
H3 Recent Comments
H3 Archives
H3 Categories
H3 Meta
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.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (66) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
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A-TITLE Skip to content
http://xyzzyawards.org/Home
/?page_id=424Standards of the Xyzzymposium
http://xyzzyawards.org/No Text
http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=5362018 XYZZY Awards, final results
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A-TITLE Comment on 2018 XYZZY Awards, final results
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?cat=5Announcements
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=536August 16, 2019
A-TITLE 12:15 pm
http://xyzzyawards.org/?author=2Sam Kabo Ashwell
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=533XYZZY Awards 2018: finalists and final round
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=533July 23, 2019
A-TITLE 10:03 am
http://xyzzyawards.org/?author=2Text duplicate Sam Kabo Ashwell
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=530XYZZY Awards 2018: First Round Open
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=530July 5, 2019
A-TITLE 9:50 am
http://xyzzyawards.org/?author=2Text duplicate Sam Kabo Ashwell
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=526The Xyzzymposium Returns
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A-TITLE Comment on The Xyzzymposium Returns
http://xyzzyawards.org/?paged=22014 XYZZY Awards
http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=446initially described
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=526July 9, 2018
A-TITLE 2:08 am
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=519XYZZY Awards 2017 results
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A-TITLE 12:58 pm
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=513XYZZY Awards 2017 finalists
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=513May 14, 2018
A-TITLE 10:53 am
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=510XYZZY Awards 2017: first round open
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A-TITLE 12:22 pm
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=508Eligibility for the 2017 XYZZY Awards
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A-TITLE 3:59 pm
http://xyzzyawards.org/?author=2Text duplicate Sam Kabo Ashwell
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=505The 2016 XYZZY Awards Winners
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?paged=2← Older posts
/awards/historical.phpHistorical Results
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?m=201508August 2015
http://xyzzyawards.org/?m=201504April 2015
http://xyzzyawards.org/?m=201503March 2015
http://xyzzyawards.org/?m=201502February 2015
http://xyzzyawards.org/?m=201409September 2014
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?m=201312December 2013
http://xyzzyawards.org/?m=201311November 2013
http://xyzzyawards.org/?m=201306June 2013
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?cat=11FAQ
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?cat=2Reviews
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?cat=3Rules and Standards
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http://xyzzyawards.org/?cat=161Xyzzymposium 2014
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/wp-login.phpLog in
http://xyzzyawards.org/?feed=rss2Entries RSS
A-TITLE Syndicate this site using RSS 2.0
/?feed=comments-rss2Comments RSS
A-TITLE The latest comments to all posts in RSS
https://wordpress.org/External WordPress.org
A-TITLE Powered by WordPress, state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform.
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A-TITLE Semantic Personal Publishing Platform

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.47 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 website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
This website only loads 1 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (46 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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dateMon, 03 Aug 2020 15:55:08 GMT
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connectionUpgrade
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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 website has backlinks from 130 referring domains.
This website has 5,332 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 116 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular 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

No valid Robots.txt file was found.

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Awards80%Check
XYZZY Awards78%Check
XYZZY75%Check
XYZZY Awards is63%Check
2017 XYZZY Awards61%Check
2018 XYZZY Awards61%Check
2016 XYZZY Awards61%Check
Awards is58%Check
annual interactive fiction awards51%Check
Awards is strongly discouraged46%Check

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