Ewn.co.za - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
45% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
79% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
3.15 s
File size
677.30 kB
Words
832
Media files
47
Number of links
169 internal / 6 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
EWN: Eyewitness News
The length of the page title is perfect. (219 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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Stay ahead of the curve with the latest local and international news, ensuring you never miss a beat with our daily bulletin. Count on EWN as your ultimate source for staying informed every single day.
The meta description is too long: 1229 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
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No canonical link is specified.
Language
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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
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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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
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
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No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

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Page quality

Content
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Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 832 words. That's ok.
15.7% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
Frames
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
The file size of the HTML document is very large (677.3 kB).
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 17 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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
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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
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There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
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Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 43 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Top Stories
H2 Local
H2 Politics
H2 Elections 2024
H3 Kingmaker NFP opts for NGU in KZN, snubs MK Party
H3 7th Parliament: ANC NEC meets, parties eagerly await as moment of truth nears
H3 Khumalo loses urgent court bid to be sworn in as MK Party MP
H3 Expelled MK founder Khumalo says he has a prima facie right to be sworn in as an MP
H3 Winde elected for second term as Western Cape premier
H3 Israel says UN probe into Gaza war 'biased and tainted'
H3 Health Dept confirms second Mpox death
H3 'It's a dangerous time': Gordhan on Zuma's return to active politics
H3 ConCourt dismisses MK Party's application to halt first sitting of Parliament
H3 Khumalo heads to WC High Court in another bid to represent MK in Parliament
H3 Gaza war rages as US wants to 'close' truce deal
H3 The Aubrey Masango Show
H3 947 Essentials
H3 Best of CapeTalk
H3 Kfm Late Nights with Ute Hermanus
H3 ANC's Phophi Ramathuba set to be sworn in as the province's first female premier
H3 Kingmaker NFP opts for NGU in KZN, snubs MK Party Duplicate text
H3 Another trial-within-a-trial is on the cards against Soshanguve couple
H3 7th Parliament: ANC NEC meets, parties eagerly await as moment of truth nears Duplicate text
H3 Last-minute changes made to MP candidate lists
H3 Gauteng police establish specialised team to tackle crime in Tshwane
H3 ANC has community safety concerns in the Western Cape
H3 KZN DA says it's waiting for the ANC on the way forward
H3 ANC's Phophi Ramathuba set to be sworn in as the province's first female premier Duplicate text
H3 Kingmaker NFP opts for NGU in KZN, snubs MK Party Duplicate text
H3 7th Parliament: ANC NEC meets, parties eagerly await as moment of truth nears Duplicate text
H3 Last-minute changes made to MP candidate lists Duplicate text
H3 ANC has community safety concerns in the Western Cape Duplicate text
H3 KZN DA says it's waiting for the ANC on the way forward Duplicate text
H3 Khumalo loses urgent court bid to be sworn in as MK Party MP Duplicate text
H3 ​PA has a fruitful meeting with ANC, eyes police or Home Affairs ministry
H3 MK Party says it would be gross subversion of people’s ‘will’ if it doesn’t govern KZN
H3 'It's a dangerous time': Gordhan on Zuma's return to active politics Duplicate text
H3 Gauteng EFF says ANC using govt of national unity to mask intent to partner with DA
H3 ANC-DA partnership not a prerequisite for market stability - Gordhan
H3 ATM files papers in Electoral Court to have 2024 elections declared null and void
H3 WC Premier Winde says his new Cabinet carefully chosen to build on successes of his first term
H3 Ramokgopa blames SA's energy crisis for ANC’s dismal election performance
H3 ConCourt dismisses MK Party's application to halt first sitting of Parliament Duplicate text
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
1 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 6 external links on this page.
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https://www.ewn.co.za/latestLatest
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/2024/06/13/winde-elected-for-...Winde elected for second term as Western Cape premier
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/2024/06/13/health-dept-confir...Health Dept confirms second Mpox death
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Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.ewn.co.za/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is very slow (3.15 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
The file size of the HTML document is very large (677 kB).

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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 647 referring domains.
This page has 7,571 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 441 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 8 shares and comments on Facebook.

Search preview

www.ewn.co.za
EWN: Eyewitness News
Stay ahead of the curve with the latest local and international news, ensuring you never miss a beat with our daily bulletin. Count on EWN as your ultimate source for staying informed every single day.

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