Iol.co.za - SEO Checker

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Meta information
100% 
Page quality
63% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
13% 
Server
62% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.48 s
File size
333.60 kB
Words
1868
Media files
104
Number of links
414 internal / 34 external

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IOL | News that Connects South Africans
The length of the page title is perfect. (366 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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Discover the world of IOL, bringing you a mix of current news across politics, sport, business, motoring and lifestyle. Telling your stories and driving change!
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Crawlability
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
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Language
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Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United States of America
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The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
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Content
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Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are 2 text duplicates on this page:
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The average number of words per sentence of 27.38 words is high.
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23.9% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
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Mobile optimization
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A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, viewport-fit=cover" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
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...eration=CROP&offset=0x6&resize=2000x1125Guptas arrested in India not wanted by SA authorities and Interpol
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=2000x1125EFF promises R1,200 for child support grants, R4,000 for pensioners, colleges, free education, land and jobs at Polokwane rally
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=2000x1125EFF promises R1,200 for child support grants, R4,000 for pensioners, colleges, free education, land and jobs at Polokwane rally
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1125x1125Ramaphosa promises voters the ANC-led government will govern with integrity
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333US rapper Nicki Minaj arrested in Amsterdam for alleged possession of marijuana
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Erik ten Hag doesn’t know if he will stay, despite Manchester United FA Cup victory
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1393x1393PSL WRAP: Mamelodi Sundowns miss out on history, Kaizer Chiefs crash out of top eight
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1409x1409Ferrari's Charles Leclerc ends Max Verstappen record run at Monaco GP
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Hope fades as search for Joshlin Smith enters third month
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1340x1340Dope Saint Jude drops new single, ‘Happy Day’
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...peration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1175x661Guptas arrested for their alleged involvement in suicide of Indian builder
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1598x1598EFF promises R1,200 for child support grants, R4,000 for pensioners, colleges, free education, land and jobs at Polokwane rally
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1293x1293New NATJOINTS offices opened just in time for the 2024 elections
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1382x1382DA makes a final push for votes at Belhar rally
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1125x1125Ramaphosa promises voters the ANC-led government will govern with integrity
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333EFF supporters warn Ramaphosa that his days are numbered at the Union Buildings
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...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=2000x1125EFF promises R1,200 for child support grants, R4,000 for pensioners, colleges, free education, land and jobs at Polokwane rally
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1293x1293New NATJOINTS offices opened just in time for the 2024 elections
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1382x1382DA makes a final push for votes at Belhar rally
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1125x1125Ramaphosa promises voters the ANC-led government will govern with integrity
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333EFF supporters warn Ramaphosa that his days are numbered at the Union Buildings
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1500x1500‘We will vote ANC’ say supporters at FNB Stadium as they sing Ramaphosa reo rata kaofela
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1125x1125Tebogo Phadu: NHI is a progressive step to addressing deep seated inequalities
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...ation=CROP&offset=0x104&resize=2000x1125Erik ten Hag doesn’t know if he will stay, despite Manchester United FA Cup victory
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Xavi Hernandez leaving Barcelona with a ‘clear conscience’
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1393x1393PSL WRAP: Mamelodi Sundowns miss out on history, Kaizer Chiefs crash out of top eight
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1332x1332Pep Guardiola takes blame for Man City loss to Man United in FA Cup
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Erik ten Hag safe? Manchester United stun Manchester City to lift FA Cup title
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Rafael Nadal changes tune, hints French Open might not be his last
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...ation=CROP&offset=0x104&resize=2000x1125The 2024 flu season is upon us and it’s ‘not to be sniffed at’
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333The 2024 flu season is upon us and it’s ‘not to be sniffed at’
...ation=CROP&offset=0x104&resize=2000x1125Swanky Rockets Bryanston relaunched after renovations
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Swanky Rockets Bryanston relaunched after renovations
...ation=CROP&offset=0x103&resize=2000x1125South African brandy wins ‘World’s Best Wine Brandy’ for the second consecutive year, expertly blended by a woman
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1331x1331South African brandy wins ‘World’s Best Wine Brandy’ for the second consecutive year, expertly blended by a woman
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...ation=CROP&offset=0x104&resize=2000x1125US rapper Nicki Minaj arrested in Amsterdam for alleged possession of marijuana
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1077x1077Mzansi celebrities Lerato Kganyago, Rich Mnisi, DJ Zinhle ready to make their mark on election day
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1125x1125Sorisha Naidoo's emotional reunion exit sparks 'major shakeup' talk on 'The Real Housewives of Durban'. Who should go, who should stay?
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=2000x2000Lauryn Hill, Michael Jackson and The Beatles top Apple Music's 100 Best Albums Of All Time List
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333‘uBhut’Omdala’ Mondli Makhoba to take men on a therapeutic journey on ‘Vuka Mjita’
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1600x1600Anele Zondo announces EP release date and that she's having a baby
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1125x1125Get the popcorn ready ‘The Ultimatum South Africa’ reunion is coming and there is plenty to unpack
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1500x1500WATCH: The Australian man who claims to be King Charles and Queen Camilla’s lovechild launches new paternity battle
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...ation=CROP&offset=0x104&resize=2000x1125Take a look at the jobs that are vulnerable to being taken over by AI
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Think of estate planning as a life plan instead of a death plan
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1126x1126Asian markets fall as US data puts damper rate cut hopes
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Young people should consider upskilling themselves so they can secure employment
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1335x1335Ramaphosa urged to ‘find his pen’ and sign ERA Bill to bring SA closer to energy security
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1128x1128Apple crusher? Microsoft unveils new 'AI-ready' PCs
...ation=CROP&offset=0x200&resize=1333x1333U18 Craven Week welcomes STADIO as headline sponsor
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1124x1124Beyond the Docks: Shipping Containers for Sale - The Next Big Thing in Tiny Living
...operation=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=360x360Introducing the King: Hisense Mini-LED 100U7K
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Page structure

H1 heading
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Guptas arrested in India not wanted by SA authorities and Interpol
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
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Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 73 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 Guptas arrested in India not wanted by SA authorities and Interpol
H2 Guptas arrested for their alleged involvement in suicide of Indian builder
H2 Erik ten Hag doesn’t know if he will stay, despite Manchester United FA Cup victory
H2 US rapper Nicki Minaj arrested in Amsterdam for alleged possession of marijuana
H2 Take a look at the jobs that are vulnerable to being taken over by AI
H3 Trending on IOL
H3 News
H3 Politics
H3 EFF promises R1,200 for child support grants, R4,000 for pensioners, colleges, free education, land and jobs at Polokwane rally
H3 Sport
H3 Lifestyle
H3 Entertainment
H3 Business
H3 Partnered
H4 EFF promises R1,200 for child support grants, R4,000 for pensioners, colleges, free education, land and jobs at Polokwane rally Duplicate text
H5 The 2024 flu season is upon us and it’s ‘not to be sniffed at’
H5 Swanky Rockets Bryanston relaunched after renovations
H5 South African brandy wins ‘World’s Best Wine Brandy’ for the second consecutive year, expertly blended by a woman
H5 WATCH: What’s the hype about cortisol?
H5 U18 Craven Week welcomes STADIO as headline sponsor
H5 Beyond the Docks: Shipping Containers for Sale - The Next Big Thing in Tiny Living
H5 Introducing the King: Hisense Mini-LED 100U7K
H6 Ramaphosa promises voters the ANC-led government will govern with integrity
H6 US rapper Nicki Minaj arrested in Amsterdam for alleged possession of marijuana Duplicate text
H6 Erik ten Hag doesn’t know if he will stay, despite Manchester United FA Cup victory Duplicate text
H6 PSL WRAP: Mamelodi Sundowns miss out on history, Kaizer Chiefs crash out of top eight
H6 Ferrari's Charles Leclerc ends Max Verstappen record run at Monaco GP
H6 BREAKING NEWS: Gupta brothers arrested for their alleged involvement in suicide of Indian builder
H6 Truck driver taken in for questioning over protest on Durban’s N2 and N3 highways
H6 Two Nigerians, SA man arrested at Sandton house where alleged trafficked woman was repeatedly raped and given drugs
H6 Not a Volkswagen: Audi A4 stolen in Tshwane, recovered in Ekurhuleni, fitted with number plates of a VW
H6 Guptas arrested in India not wanted by SA authorities and Interpol Duplicate text
H6 Naspers’ donation to the ANC: Wishcasting a grand coalition between the ANC and the DA?
H6 Phakamile Hlubi-Majola: NHI can succeed if we follow Cuba’s lead
H6 Discontent brews in DA-led Multi-Party Charter ahead of elections
H6 Jaecoo reveals SA-bound plug-in hybrids with up to 445kW at Beijing Auto Show
H6 Northern Cape man and three dogs missing at Bloubergstrand, another deceased
H6 Hope fades as search for Joshlin Smith enters third month
H6 Dope Saint Jude drops new single, ‘Happy Day’
H6 South Africa welcomes 'stronger' ICJ order on Israel
H6 Tim Cohen's FSCA Criticism in the Daily Maverick Reveals Pervasive Racism in the White Main Stream Media
H6 EFF promises R1,200 for child support grants, R4,000 for pensioners, colleges, free education, land and jobs at Polokwane rally Duplicate text
H6 New NATJOINTS offices opened just in time for the 2024 elections
H6 DA makes a final push for votes at Belhar rally
H6 Ramaphosa promises voters the ANC-led government will govern with integrity Duplicate text
H6 EFF supporters warn Ramaphosa that his days are numbered at the Union Buildings
H6 ‘We will vote ANC’ say supporters at FNB Stadium as they sing Ramaphosa reo rata kaofela
H6 New NATJOINTS offices opened just in time for the 2024 elections Duplicate text
H6 DA makes a final push for votes at Belhar rally Duplicate text
H6 Ramaphosa promises voters the ANC-led government will govern with integrity Duplicate text
H6 EFF supporters warn Ramaphosa that his days are numbered at the Union Buildings Duplicate text
H6 ‘We will vote ANC’ say supporters at FNB Stadium as they sing Ramaphosa reo rata kaofela Duplicate text
H6 Tebogo Phadu: NHI is a progressive step to addressing deep seated inequalities
H6 Xavi Hernandez leaving Barcelona with a ‘clear conscience’
H6 PSL WRAP: Mamelodi Sundowns miss out on history, Kaizer Chiefs crash out of top eight Duplicate text
H6 Pep Guardiola takes blame for Man City loss to Man United in FA Cup
H6 Erik ten Hag safe? Manchester United stun Manchester City to lift FA Cup title
H6 Rafael Nadal changes tune, hints French Open might not be his last
H6 Mzansi celebrities Lerato Kganyago, Rich Mnisi, DJ Zinhle ready to make their mark on election day
H6 Sorisha Naidoo's emotional reunion exit sparks 'major shakeup' talk on 'The Real Housewives of Durban'. Who should go, who should stay?
H6 Lauryn Hill, Michael Jackson and The Beatles top Apple Music's 100 Best Albums Of All Time List
H6 ‘uBhut’Omdala’ Mondli Makhoba to take men on a therapeutic journey on ‘Vuka Mjita’
H6 Anele Zondo announces EP release date and that she's having a baby
H6 Get the popcorn ready ‘The Ultimatum South Africa’ reunion is coming and there is plenty to unpack
H6 WATCH: The Australian man who claims to be King Charles and Queen Camilla’s lovechild launches new paternity battle
H6 Think of estate planning as a life plan instead of a death plan
H6 Asian markets fall as US data puts damper rate cut hopes
H6 Young people should consider upskilling themselves so they can secure employment
H6 Ramaphosa urged to ‘find his pen’ and sign ERA Bill to bring SA closer to energy security
H6 Apple crusher? Microsoft unveils new 'AI-ready' PCs
H6 Sections on IOL
H6 More on IOL
H6 Subscribe
There are too many internal links (414) on this page.
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 7 links with a trivial anchor text.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (34) on this page.
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https://www.iol.co.za/iosThe Independent on Saturday
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https://www.iol.co.za/sportSport
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https://www.iol.co.za/opinionOpinion
https://www.iol.co.za/newspapersNewspapers
https://www.iol.co.za/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Independent Online
https://www.iol.co.za/Text duplicate Home Page
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This page loads 14 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (334 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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External factors

Blacklists
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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 27,335 referring domains.
This page has 6,890,875 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 17,129 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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The page has 11362 shares and comments on Facebook.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: *?z=
Disallow: *?q=
Disallow: */preview/
Disallow: /menu/
Disallow: /menu
Disallow: /menu?*
Disallow: /print-content*
Disallow: /widgets/rss_redirect.php?*
Disallow: /index.php?*
Disallow: /test$
Disallow: /test1$
Disallow: /test2$
Disallow: /my-notifications
Disallow: /my-bookmarks
Disallow: /business-report/test$
Disallow: /news/test$
Disallow: /personal-finance/test$
Disallow: /sport/test$
Disallow: /entertainment/test$
Disallow: /lifestyle/test$
Disallow: /travel/test$
Disallow: /motoring/test$
Disallow: /wap.iol.co.za/
Sitemap: https://www.iol.co.za/sitemap.xml

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www.iol.co.za
IOL | News that Connects South Africans
Discover the world of IOL, bringing you a mix of current news across politics, sport, business, motoring and lifestyle. Telling your stories and driving change!

Most important keywords

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

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News66%Check
News New64%Check
News World61%Check
news Politics60%Check
South58%Check
arrested58%Check
Africa58%Check
South Africa58%Check
India58%Check

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