Tdc.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
47% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
83% 
Server
72% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.80 s
File size
37.90 kB
Words
419
Media files
16
Number of links
52 internal / 25 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The Type Directors Club - Promoting excellence in typography for over 70 years.
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 721 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.tdc.org/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
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 is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
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 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
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are only 419 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 29.25 words is high.
23.2% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 7 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 8 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
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.

Page structure

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

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H2 2021 Superscript Scholarship for BIPOC Graphic Design Students Deadline February 26
H2 2021 Beatrice Warde Scholarship Competition Deadline February 26
H2 Meet the 24TDC Typeface and TDC67 Communication Design Judges
H2 New Beginnings for the Type Directors Club
H2 Whatever Makes You Smile, Using Typography — Masashi Kawamura
H2 Talking Type with Saki Mafundikwa
H2 Learning the Rules is for Breaking the Rules: Ken-tsai Lee
H2 Kelly Walters: Ain’t Dat a Shame
H2 Typeface Design Winners 2020
H2 Douglas Davis
H2 New Beginnings for the Type Directors Club Duplicate text
H2 2021 Beatrice Warde Scholarship Competition Deadline February 26 Duplicate text
H3 Search
H3 Upcoming Events
H3 From the Archive
H3 Latest News
H3 Our Corporate Members
H3 Membership
H3 Subscribe to our newsletter
H3 Contact
H3 Social
H4 Scholarships
H4 Scholarships Duplicate text
H4 Competitions
H4 News
H4 Salons
H4 Salons Duplicate text
H4 Salons Duplicate text
H4 Event video
H4 Competition
H4 Interviews
H4 News Duplicate text
H4 Scholarships Duplicate text
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.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 25 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.tdc.org/No Text
/recognizing-excellence/compet...Competitions
/recognizing-excellence/compet...Anchor Communication Design Competition
/recognizing-excellence/compet...Anchor Typeface Design Competition
/recognizing-excellence/compet...Anchor Ascenders Competition
/recognizing-excellence/compet...Winners Archive
/building-community/event-gall...Anchor Traveling Exhibitions
/building-community/events/Upcoming Events
/building-community/event-gall...Events Archive
/building-community/member-of-...Interviews
http://typegeist.org/External Typegeist
/supporting-growth/scholarships/Scholarships
/supporting-growth/jobs/Design Jobs
/recognizing-excellence/about-...About
/recognizing-excellence/about-...Mission & History
/recognizing-excellence/the-td...The TDC Medal
/recognizing-excellence/about-...Anchor Board of Directors
/building-community/tdc-anti-r...Anti-Racism Pledge
/building-community/sponsors/Sponsors
/building-community/join-the-tdc/Membership
/building-community/join-the-tdc/Join The TDC
https://type-directors-club.my...External Subdomain Shop
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin...External Donate
/building-community/join-the-tdc/Join us
https://tdc.oneclub.org/External Subdomain No Text
/news/2021-superscript-scholar...2021 Superscript Scholarship for BIPOC Graphic Design Students Deadline February 26
/news/2021-superscript-scholar...View
/news/2021-beatrice-warde-scho...2021 Beatrice Warde Scholarship Competition Deadline February 26
/news/2021-beatrice-warde-scho...Text duplicate View
/news/meet-the-24tdc-typeface-...Meet the 24TDC Typeface and TDC67 Communication Design Judges
/news/meet-the-24tdc-typeface-...Text duplicate View
/news/new-beginnings-for-the-t...New Beginnings for the Type Directors Club
/news/new-beginnings-for-the-t...Text duplicate View
/event/whatever-makes-you-smil...Whatever Makes You Smile, Using Typography — Masashi Kawamura
/event/whatever-makes-you-smil...Text duplicate View
/event/talking-type-with-saki-...Talking Type with Saki Mafundikwa
/event/talking-type-with-saki-...Text duplicate View
/event/learning-the-rules-is-f...Learning the Rules is for Breaking the Rules: Ken-tsai Lee
/event/learning-the-rules-is-f...Text duplicate View
/event-gallery/kelly-walters-a...Kelly Walters: Ain’t Dat a Shame
/event-gallery/kelly-walters-a...Text duplicate View
/building-community/event-gall...View Archive
/competitions/typeface-design-...Typeface Design Winners 2020
/competitions/typeface-design-...Text duplicate View
/recognizing-excellence/compet...Text duplicate View Archive
/profiles/douglas-davis/Douglas Davis
/profiles/douglas-davis/Text duplicate View
/building-community/member-of-...Text duplicate View Archive
/news/new-beginnings-for-the-t...Text duplicate New Beginnings for the Type Directors Club
/news/new-beginnings-for-the-t...Read
/news/2021-beatrice-warde-scho...Text duplicate 2021 Beatrice Warde Scholarship Competition Deadline February 26
/news/2021-beatrice-warde-scho...Text duplicate Read
https://www.tdc.org/news/Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://www.pandora.com/New window External Pandora
IMG-ALT Pandora
https://bleacherreport.com/New window External Bleacher Report
IMG-ALT Bleacher Report
https://typekit.com/foundries/...New window External Adobe
IMG-ALT Adobe
https://fonts.google.com/New window External Subdomain Google
IMG-ALT Google
http://www.pentagram.com/New window External Pentagram
IMG-ALT Pentagram
http://www.ecv.fr/New window External Ecole de Communication Visuelle (ECV)
IMG-ALT Ecole de Communication Visuelle (ECV)
https://fontbureau.typenetwork...New window External Subdomain Font Bureau
IMG-ALT Font Bureau
https://us.macmillan.com/smp/New window External Subdomain St. Martin's Press
IMG-ALT St. Martin's Press
http://sva.edu/New window External School of Visual Arts
IMG-ALT School of Visual Arts
http://originalchampionsofdesi...New window External OCD | The Original Champions of Design
IMG-ALT OCD | The Original Champions of Design
/building-community/join-the-tdc/Join the TDC
https://www.tdc.org/login/Login
https://www.instagram.com/type...New window External Instagram
https://www.facebook.com/TypeD...New window External Facebook
https://twitter.com/typedirectorsNew window External Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External LinkedIn
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External YouTube
https://vimeo.com/typedirector...New window External Vimeo
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...New window External Flickr
https://www.pinterest.com/type...New window External Pinterest
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin...New window External Donate to TDC
https://klim.co.nz/New window External Klim Type Foundry
https://firebellydesign.com/New window External Firebelly
https://www.tdc.org/No Text

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.tdc.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 of 0.80 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This page loads 7 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 (38 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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servernginx
dateThu, 11 Feb 2021 12:49:57 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
varyAccept-Encoding
link<https://www.tdc.org/wp-json/>; rel="https://api.w.org/"
link<https://www.tdc.org/wp-json/wp/v2/pages/60>; rel="alternate"; type="application/json"
link<https://www.tdc.org/>; rel=shortlink
x-tec-api-versionv1
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x-tec-api-originhttps://www.tdc.org
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x-ua-compatibleIE=Edge
content-security-policyframe-ancestors 'self'
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
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http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 1,801 referring domains.
This page has 211,280 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 1,555 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 2975 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Club56%Check
Directors Club55%Check
Type Directors Club55%Check
type54%Check
TDC52%Check
Typography49%Check
org48%Check
type foundry46%Check
Design44%Check
Warde44%Check

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