Healthaffairs.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
69% 
Page structure
67% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
83% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
2.36 s
File size
66.30 kB
Words
869
Media files
22
Number of links
166 internal / 9 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Health Affairs
The page title is too short. (122 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Health Policy, Health Services Research
There are more than one meta descriptions on the page. Only one is allowed.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.healthaffairs.org/
There is a valid canonical link 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
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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
(Somewhat important)
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
(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)
The average number of words per sentence of 29 words is high.
This page contains 869 words. That's ok.
19.6% 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.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 6 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width,initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1, user-scalable=0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 81 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"many patients challenged by inaccurate mental health network provider directories"
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
16 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.

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 29 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 Login to your account
H2 Create a new account
H2 Request Username
H2 Change Password
H2 Password Changed Successfully
H2 Health Affairs Blog
H2 Featured Content
H2 Food Support Programs And Their Impacts On Very Young Children
H2 The Earned Income Tax Credit, Poverty, And Health
H2 Effects Of Minimum Wages On Population Health
H2 Multimedia & Events
H2 Topics
H3 Incarceration And Its Disseminations: COVID-19 Pandemic Lessons From Chicago's Cook County Jail
H3 Rural Health, Behavioral Health And More
H3 Racism In My Medical Education
H3 Stay Up To Date With Our COVID-19 Resource Center
H3 Trends In Financial Viability Of Rural Hospitals
H3 Who Prescribes Buprenorphine?
H3 Behavioral Health Access For Children With Autism
H3 Journal
H3 New Proposed Rule On Risk Adjustment Data Validation
H3 Strengthening The Medicare Trust Fund In The Era Of COVID-19
H3 Child Care Subsidies: Supporting Work And Child Development For Healthy Families
H3 Many Patients Challenged By Inaccurate Mental Health Network Provider Directories
H5 Topics Duplicate text
H5 Content
H5 Information For
H5 Services & Resources
H5 Health Affairs
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
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.
8 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
There are 9 external links on this page.
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/briefsHealth Policy Briefs
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/eventsEvent Attendees
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/help-for-subscribersAnchor Purchase Content
/permissionsPermissions
/action/showPreferences?menuTa...Alerts
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/advertisersAdvertising Kit
/aboutAbout
/terms-of-useTerms & Conditions
/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy
/jobsJobs At Health Affairs
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/terms-of-useTerms and conditions
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https://www.projecthope.org/External Project HOPE
/aboutFree Access for low-income countries,
/fundersfunders
https://www.projecthope.org/New window External Project HOPE: The People-to-People Health Foundation, Inc.

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.healthaffairs.org/"
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 is very slow (2.36 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.
This website loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 6 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (66 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 24,071 referring domains.
This website has 2,851,026 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 17,725 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

Sitemap: https://www.healthaffairs.org/sitemap-index-1.txt
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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
854

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

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Most important keywords

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

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Health Affairs73%Check
Health Policy63%Check
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Health Care60%Check
Mental Health60%Check
Behavioral Health59%Check
Health Spending58%Check
Health Information56%Check
Health Foundation54%Check

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