Pcisecuritystandards.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
74% 
Page quality
67% 
Page structure
37% 
Link structure
35% 
Server
74% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.38 s
File size
53.60 kB
Words
1148
Media files
7
Number of links
140 internal / 36 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Official PCI Security Standards Council Site - Verify PCI Compliance, Download Data Security and Credit Card Security Standards
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 1167 pixels long. Optimize title
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
(Critically important)
If you are a merchant of any size accepting credit cards, you must be in compliance with PCI Security Council standards. This site provides: credit card data security standards documents, PCIcompliant software and hardware, qualified security assessors, technical support, merchant guides and more.
The meta description is too long: 1853 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
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
Server location: United States of America
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 name is very long.
The domain is no subdomain.
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 XHTML 1.0 Transitional 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

NameValue
RobotsINDEX,FOLLOW
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
keywordsdata security, credit card security, pci compliant, pci compliance, PCI security standards council, payment card industry, data security standard, dss, ped, pin, credit card fraud, security breach, ecommerce security, pci merchant fees, pci requirements
descriptionIf you are a merchant of any size accepting credit cards, you must be in compliance with PCI Security Council standards. This site provides: credit card data security standards documents, PCIcompliant software and hardware, qualified security assessors, technical support, merchant guides and more.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 1148 words. That's ok.
26.4% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
16 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 21.24 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 83 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"register now for online, instructor-led qualified pin assessor (qpa) training class"
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
5 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.
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
/2015/images/pci-logo.svgPCI Security Standards Council®
/2015/images/home-hero.jpgNo alt attribute provided
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/2015/images/Secure_Web_Banner_V321.pngNo alt attribute provided
/2015/images/pci-logo-white.svgPCI Security Standards Council®

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
PCI Security Standards Council®
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 33 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 PCI Security Standards Council®
H1 PCISSC Website Community Preview
H1 Securing the Future of Payments Together
H1 REGISTER NOW
H1 UPDATE
H1 UPDATE Duplicate text
H1 COVID-19 Updates
H1 Bulletin
H1 PCI Security Standards Council® Duplicate text
H2 Get Started
H2 Assessors & Solutions
H2 Training & Qualification
H2 About Us
H2 Get Involved
H2 Newsroom
H2 Why Secure?
H2 How We Can Help
H2 Featured Documents
H2 Training
H2 Events
H2 PCI News
H2 Latest from @PCISSC
H2 About Us Duplicate text
H2 Training Duplicate text
H2 Getting Started
H2 Contact & Info
H2 Media
H3 PCI Security Essentials
H3 Merchant Resources
H3 Assessors
H3 Products and Solutions
H3 Additional Resources
H3 Featured
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.
1 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 3 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 (36) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/covid19PCI SSC Update on COVID-19 Impact. Read here.
/IMG-ALT PCI Security Standards Council®
/about_us/contact_usContact
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/change_languageChange Your Language
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https://ja.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain 日本語
https://de.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Deutsch
https://it.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Italiano
https://pt.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Português
https://zh.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain 中文
https://ru.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Русский
https://tr.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Türkçe
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/merchants/Text duplicate Get Started
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A-TITLE Why Security Matters
/pci_security/howHow to Secure
A-TITLE How to Secure
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A-TITLE Maintaining Payment Security
/pci_security/completing_self_...Completing Self Assessment
A-TITLE Completing Self Assessment
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/merchants/Getting Started with PCI
A-TITLE Getting Started with PCI
/pci_security/small_merchant_t...Data Security Essentials Evaluation Tool
A-TITLE Data Security Essentials Evaluation Tool
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/assessors_and_solutionsAssessors & Solutions
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/assessors_and_solutionsText duplicate Assessors & Solutions
/assessors_and_solutionsAssessor Overview
/assessors_and_solutions/3ds_a...3DS Assessors
A-TITLE 3DS Assessors
/assessors_and_solutions/appro...Approved Scanning Vendors
A-TITLE Approved Scanning Vendors
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A-TITLE Card Production Security Assessors
/assessors_and_solutions/inter...Internal Security Assessors
A-TITLE Internal Security Assessors
/assessors_and_solutions/payme...Payment Application Assessors
A-TITLE Payment Application Assessors
/assessors_and_solutions/point...Point-to-Point Encryption Assessors
A-TITLE Point-to-Point Encryption Assessors
/assessors_and_solutions/qpa_a...Qualified PIN Assessors
A-TITLE Qualified PIN Assessors
/assessors_and_solutions/quali...Qualified Security Assessors
A-TITLE Qualified Security Assessors
/assessors_and_solutions/softw...Software Security Framework Assessors
A-TITLE Software Security Framework Assessors
/assessors_and_solutions/3ds_sdks3DS Software Development Kits
A-TITLE 3DS Software Development Kits
/assessors_and_solutions/pin_t...Approved PTS Devices
A-TITLE Approved PTS Devices
/assessors_and_solutions/payme...Payment Applications (PA-DSS)
A-TITLE Payment Applications (PA-DSS)
/assessors_and_solutions/softw...Secure SLC-Qualified Software Vendors
A-TITLE Secure SLC-Qualified Software Vendors
/assessors_and_solutions/point...Point to Point Encryption Solutions
A-TITLE Point to Point Encryption Solutions
/assessors_and_solutions/spoc_...Software-based PIN Entry on COTS (SPoC) Solutions
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/assessors_and_solutions/cpoc_...Contactless Payments on COTS (CPoC) Solutions
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A-TITLE PCI Forensic Investigators
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/document_libraryDocument Library
A-TITLE Document Library
/program_training_and_qualific...Training & Qualification
A-TITLE Training & Qualification
/program_training_and_qualific...Text duplicate Training & Qualification
/program_training_and_qualific...Text duplicate Overview
A-TITLE Overview
/program_training_and_qualific...3DS Assessor
A-TITLE 3DS Assessor
/program_training_and_qualific...Approved Scanning Vendor
A-TITLE Approved Scanning Vendor
/program_training_and_qualific...Associate QSA
A-TITLE Associate QSA
/program_training_and_qualific...Card Production Security Assessor
A-TITLE Card Production Security Assessor
/program_training_and_qualific...Informational Training
A-TITLE Informational Training
/program_training_and_qualific...Internal Security Assessor
A-TITLE Internal Security Assessor
/program_training_and_qualific...Payment Application QSA
A-TITLE Payment Application QSA
/program_training_and_qualific...PCI Acquirer Training
A-TITLE PCI Acquirer Training
/program_training_and_qualific...PCI Awareness Training
A-TITLE PCI Awareness Training
/program_training_and_qualific...PCI Forensic Investigator
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A-TITLE PCI Professional
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/program_training_and_qualific...Qualified Integrator and Reseller
A-TITLE Qualified Integrator and Reseller
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/program_training_and_qualific...Qualified Security Assessor
A-TITLE Qualified Security Assessor
/program_training_and_qualific...Secure SLC Assessor
A-TITLE Secure SLC Assessor
/program_training_and_qualific...Secure Software Assessor
A-TITLE Secure Software Assessor
/program_training_and_qualific...Webinars
A-TITLE Webinars
/program_training_and_qualific...Meet Our Trainers
A-TITLE Meet Our Trainers
/program_training_and_qualific...Training FAQ
A-TITLE Training FAQ
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A-TITLE eLearning Training Schedule
/program_training_and_qualific...Program Fees
A-TITLE Program Fees
/assessors_and_solutions/becom...Become Qualified
A-TITLE Become Qualified
/program_training_and_qualific...Corporate Group Training
A-TITLE Corporate Group Training
/about_usAbout Us
A-TITLE About Us
/about_usText duplicate About Us
/covid19COVID-19 Resources
/about_usText duplicate Overview
A-TITLE Overview
/about_us/leadershipLeadership
A-TITLE Leadership
/about_us/jobs_at_pciJobs at PCI
A-TITLE Jobs at PCI
/about_us/contact_usContact Us
A-TITLE Contact Us
/antitrust_policyAntitrust Policy
A-TITLE Antitrust Policy
/privacyPrivacy Policy
A-TITLE Privacy Policy
/ipr_policyIPR Policy
A-TITLE IPR Policy
/get_involvedGet Involved
A-TITLE Get Involved
/get_involvedText duplicate Get Involved
/get_involvedText duplicate Overview
A-TITLE Overview
/get_involved/affiliate_membersAffiliate Members
A-TITLE Affiliate Members
/get_involved/boaBoard of Advisors
A-TITLE Board of Advisors
/get_involved/global_executive...Global Executive Assessor Roundtable
A-TITLE Global Executive Assessor Roundtable
/get_involved/participating_or...Participating Organizations
A-TITLE Participating Organizations
/get_involved/regional_engagem...Regional Engagement Board
A-TITLE Regional Engagement Board
/get_involved/special_interest...Special Interest Groups
A-TITLE Special Interest Groups
/get_involved/strategic_membersStrategic Members
A-TITLE Strategic Members
/get_involved/strategic_region...Strategic Regional Members
A-TITLE Strategic Regional Members
https://events.pcisecuritystan...External Subdomain Community Meetings
A-TITLE Community Meetings
https://events.pcisecuritystan...External Subdomain 2020 Asia-Pacific Community Meeting
A-TITLE 2020 Asia-Pacific Community Meeting
https://events.pcisecuritystan...External Subdomain 2020 India Forum
A-TITLE 2020 India Forum
/get_involved/past_community_e...Past Community Meetings
A-TITLE Past Community Meetings
/gallery/Event Photo Gallery
A-TITLE Event Photo Gallery
/get_involved/request_for_comm...Request for Comments
A-TITLE Request for Comments
/about_us/newsroom_overviewNewsroom
A-TITLE Newsroom
/about_us/newsroom_overviewText duplicate Newsroom
/about_us/newsroom_overviewNewsroom Home Page
A-TITLE Newsroom Home Page
https://blog.pcisecuritystanda...New window External Subdomain Blog
A-TITLE Blog
/about_us/newsroom?type=press_...Announcements
A-TITLE Announcements
/about_us/newsroom?type=media_...In the News
A-TITLE In the News
/about_us/eventsEvents
A-TITLE Events
/faqsFAQs
A-TITLE FAQs
/pci_security/PCI Security
/about_us/Text duplicate About Us
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/about_us/Learn More
/pci_security/why_security_mat...Text duplicate Learn More
/pci_security/why_security_mat...Text duplicate Learn More
/pci_security/howText duplicate Learn More
/pci_security/howText duplicate Learn More
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/document_library?category=pts...New window Point of Interaction (POI) Modular Security Requirements V6.0
/document_library?category=edu...New window 8 Tips to Help Small Merchants Protect Payment Card Data During COVID-19
/document_libraryView All Documents
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/covid19New window Read the Latest Information from PCI SSC on COVID-19.
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/program_training_and_qualific...No Text
https://training.pcisecurityst...New window External Subdomain Trivial anchor text
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http://events.pcisecuritystand...External Subdomain No Text
http://events.pcisecuritystand...External Subdomain Text duplicate Learn More
/about_us/press_releases/pr_11...New window Trivial anchor text
Read More
/about_us/press_releases/pr_10...New window Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
/about_us/press_releases/pr_10...New window Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/about_us/newsroom_overviewView All News
/Anchor Sign up
https://twitter.com/PCISSCExternal Tweets by @PCISSC
/about_us/leadershipText duplicate Leadership
A-TITLE Leadership
/about_us/newsroomNews
A-TITLE News
/about_us/jobs_at_pciJobs
A-TITLE Jobs
http://blog.pcisecuritystandar...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Blog
A-TITLE Blog
/program_training_and_qualific...Text duplicate Webinars
A-TITLE Webinars
/program_training_and_qualific...Qualification
A-TITLE Qualification
/document_libraryDocuments
A-TITLE Documents
/get_involved/participating_or...Text duplicate Participating Organizations
A-TITLE Participating Organizations
/get_involved/affiliate_membersText duplicate Affiliate Members
A-TITLE Affiliate Members
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A-TITLE Awareness
/about_usText duplicate About Us
A-TITLE About Us
/about_us/jobs_at_pciCareers
A-TITLE Careers
/about_us/contact_usText duplicate Contact Us
A-TITLE Contact Us
/about_us/newsroom_overviewNews Room
A-TITLE News Room
/about_us/contact_usPress Contacts
A-TITLE Press Contacts
/about_us/eventsText duplicate Events
A-TITLE Events
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https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External No Text
/terms_and_conditionsTerms and Conditions
/site_mapSitemap
/antitrust_policy/Text duplicate Antitrust Policy
/privacyText duplicate Privacy Policy
/ipr_policyText duplicate IPR Policy
/Text duplicate English
https://fr.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Text duplicate Français
https://es.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Text duplicate Español
https://ja.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Text duplicate 日本語
https://de.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Text duplicate Deutsch
https://it.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Text duplicate Italiano
https://pt.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Text duplicate Português
https://zh.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Text duplicate 中文
https://ru.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Text duplicate Русский
https://tr.pcisecuritystandard...External Subdomain Text duplicate Türkçe
/privacyNew window Text duplicate Privacy Policy

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)
This website loads 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.38 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (54 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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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 is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 17,008 referring domains.
This website has 3,109,059 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 13,029 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.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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Search preview

www.pcisecuritystandards.org
Official PCI Security Standards Council Site - Verify PCI Complianc...
If you are a merchant of any size accepting credit cards, you must be in compliance with PCI Security Council standards. This site provides: credit card data security standards documents, PCIcompliant software and hardware, qualified security assessors, technical support, merchant guides and more.

Most important keywords

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

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PCI Security Standards94%Check
Security Standards93%Check
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