Learnenglish.britishcouncil.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
79% 
Page quality
88% 
Page structure
95% 
Link structure
56% 
Server
88% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
3.90 s
File size
70.10 kB
Words
858
Media files
26
Number of links
129 internal / 9 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Learn English Online | British Council
The length of the page title is perfect. (333 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Learn English online using our high-quality resources to quickly improve your English. Take our free level test to help you find your English language level, then find lessons and resources that are just right for you.
The meta description is too long: 1305 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.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
(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
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This page is hosted on a subdomain. Use a top level domain for better SEO results.
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
(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)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
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This page contains 858 words. That's ok.
31.5% 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.
8 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 15.08 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" 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
(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

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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
The H1 heading is empty
Headings
(Important)
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

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H2 Mobile - User account menu
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H2 Anyone can practise with our free resources
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Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 9 external links on this page.
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Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is very slow (3.90 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 page loads 6 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 (70 kB).

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This page has 684,473 backlinks.
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Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 17743 shares and comments on Facebook.

Links from Wikipedia

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Learn English Online | British Council
Learn English online using our high-quality resources to quickly improve your English. Take our free level test to help you find your English language level, then find lessons and resources that are just right for you.

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