Thechainlink.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
47% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
31% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.21 s
File size
81.10 kB
Words
642
Media files
39
Number of links
178 internal / 19 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The Chainlink
The page title is too short. (126 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The Chainlink is the one-stop resource for connecting cyclists to share information on bikes, routes, rides, and events.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (726 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Netherlands
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
(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)
No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 642 words. That's ok.
20.4% 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
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No viewpoint tag is provided.
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The amount of tags is very high (17). We recommend using a maximum of 13 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
30 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.

Media list

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...1?profile=RESIZE_48X48&crop=1:1&width=40Chicagoland Beer Explora…
...0?profile=RESIZE_48X48&crop=1:1&width=40vintage road bikes
...5?profile=RESIZE_48X48&crop=1:1&width=40Southside Critical Mass
...3?profile=RESIZE_48X48&crop=1:1&width=40Chicagoland Bike Trails …
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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 36 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 The Chainlink on Social
H2 Quick Links
H2 Latest Activity
H2 News & Articles
H2 Upcoming Rides & Events
H2 Recent Forum Discussions
H2 Photos
H2 Groups
H2 Chicago Biking In The News
H2 Members
H3 Test Your Knowledge with the Bike Safety Quiz by Dave Simmons at Virtual Zoom webinar
H3 October 26
H3 Event Organizers During a Pandemic
H3 February 9
H3 When to Call in the Pros by Christopher Wallace
H3 March 9
H3 Test Your Knowledge with the Bike Safety Quiz by Dave Simmons
H3 April 13
H3 Local Adventure Cycling by Tom Limon
H3 April 30
H3 Chicago Critical Mass
H3 How far you've ridden in 2021 2 Replies
H3 drawbridge coming to flyover
H3 Waxing your bike 2 Replies
H3 Sold! 1972 Colnago Super! 4 Replies
H3 ratcheting shoe buckle compatibility?
H3 Paris by Bike
H3 How far you've ridden in 2020 159 Replies
H3 Winter trail and road conditions 2021 3 Replies
H3 “ The US wasn't equipped for 2020's cycling boom. Its failures stem from a century of leaving bikes behind.” 1 Reply
H3 Why 2020 was such a great year for biking in Chicago 4 Replies
H3 Chicagoland Beer Explora…
H3 vintage road bikes
H3 Southside Critical Mass
H3 Chicagoland Bike Trails …
H3 Major Taylor Cycling Clu…
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.
10 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 19 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/main/authorization/signUp?Sign Up
/main/authorization/signIn?tar...Sign In
https://thechainlink.org/IMG-ALT The Chainlink
/page/bike-blogs-pageNews & Articles
/page/order-your-chainlink-app...New window Chainlink Jerseys
https://thechainlink.org/profilesMy Stuff
/profiles/members/advancedSearchSearch
/profiles/members/All Members
/profiles/members/Newest
https://thechainlink.org/eventsCalendar
/events/event/new?cancelTarget...Add An Event
/page/page/show?id=2211490:Pag...Guidelines
https://thechainlink.org/forumForum
/page/chainlink-community-part...Forum Rules
/forum/topic/newCreate Post
/forum?sort=mostPopularDiscuss...Most Popular
/forum/category/listByTitleCategories
https://thechainlink.org/photoPhotos
/photo/photo/newWithUploaderAdd Photos
/photo/photo/slideshowSlideshow
/page/useful-linksResources
/page/advocacyAdvocacy
/page/bike-blogs-pageBike Blogs
http://www.chicagobikeshops.info/New window External Subdomain Bike Shops
http://bikewinter.org/New window External Bike Winter
/page/the-chainlink-in-the-newsChainlink in the News
http://chicago.stolenbike.org/New window External Subdomain Stolen Bikes
http://www.activetrans.org/res...New window External Crash Support
/page/chainlink-linksFriends & Resources
https://thechainlink.org/groupsGroups
/groups/group/newAdd A Group
/page/maps-and-route-toolsRoutes
/page/womenWomen
/profiles/members/Members
/page/2211490:Page:263About Us
/page/the-chainlink-storyOur Story
/page/contact-usContact Us
https://www.facebook.com/thech...New window External Facebook
https://twitter.com/thechainli...New window External Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/thec...New window External Instagram
https://www.strava.com/clubs/t...New window External Strava
/page/maps-and-route-toolsBike Routes
/group/chicagoland-bicycle-trailsNew window Trails: News & Conditions
/page/the-chainlink-in-the-newsThe Chainlink in the News
/groupsChainlink Groups
/page/2017-group-training-ride...Chicago Area Group Rides
/forum/topics/construction-201...Construction 2017
/page/cycling-racing-resources...Cycling Racing Resources
/page/cyclists-in-chicagoCyclists of Chicago
/forum/categories/marketplace-...For Sale: Bikes & Gear
/page/join-the-chainlink-clubJoin the Racing & Riding Team
/page/womenWomen's Cycling Resources
/page/2017-chainlink-ambassadorsNew window 2017 Chainlink Ambassadors
/profile/JoseBriceno?xg_source...No Text
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/profile/JoseBriceno?xg_source...Text duplicate Jose Briceno
/profile/SharonKaminecki?xg_so...Text duplicate chiearthrider's
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/profile/JoseBriceno?xg_source...No Text
/profile/JoseBriceno?xg_source...Text duplicate Jose Briceno
/profile/YasmeenSchuller?xg_so...Yasmeen's
/xn/detail/2211490:Event:11685...Event Organizers During a Pandemic
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https://twitter.com/thechainli...External Tweets by @thechainlinkorg
https://storage.ning.com/topol...New window External Subdomain No Text
https://storage.ning.com/topol...New window External Subdomain No Text
/events/the-chainlink-racing-r...Check out the featured event to learn how to join
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/events/event-organizers-durin...No Text
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/events/event-organizers-durin...Anchor Text duplicate 0 Comments
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/events/when-to-call-in-the-pr...Anchor Text duplicate 0 Comments
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/events/event/listByDate?date=...March 9
/events/test-your-knowledge-wi...No Text
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/events/test-your-knowledge-wi...Anchor Text duplicate 0 Comments
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/events/event/listByDate?date=...April 13
/events/local-adventure-cyclin...No Text
/events/local-adventure-cyclin...Local Adventure Cycling by Tom Limon
/events/event/listByDate?date=...April 13, 2021
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/events/local-adventure-cyclin...Anchor Text duplicate 0 Comments
/events/local-adventure-cyclin...0 Likes
/events/event/listByDate?date=...April 30
/events/chicago-critical-mass-566No Text
/events/chicago-critical-mass-566Chicago Critical Mass
/events/event/listByDate?date=...April 30, 2021
/events/event/listByLocation?l...Daley Plaza
/events/chicago-critical-mass-566Anchor Text duplicate 0 Comments
/events/chicago-critical-mass-566Text duplicate 1 Like
/events/event/new?cancelTarget...Add a Ride or Event
/events/event/listUpcomingView All
/profile/bobhsiungA-TITLE bobweiser
/forum/topics/y2021-1How far you've ridden in 2021
/forum/categories/bikes-and-bi...Bikes and Bicycling
/forum/topics/y2021-1/showLast...Last reply
/profile/bobhsiungText duplicate A-TITLE bobweiser
/forum/topics/drawbridge-comin...drawbridge coming to flyover
/forum/categories/bikes-and-bi...Text duplicate Bikes and Bicycling
/profile/BrianSobolakA-TITLE Brian S
/forum/topics/waxing-your-bikeWaxing your bike
/forum/categories/bikes-and-bi...Text duplicate Bikes and Bicycling
/forum/topics/waxing-your-bike...Text duplicate Last reply
/profile/JSmithA-TITLE Jaik S.
/forum/topics/for-sale-1972-co...Sold! 1972 Colnago Super!
/forum/categories/marketplace-...Marketplace
/forum/topics/for-sale-1972-co...Text duplicate Last reply
/profile/DavidSKatoA-TITLE David S. Kato
/forum/topics/ratcheting-shoe-...ratcheting shoe buckle compatibility?
/forum/categories/bikes-and-bi...Text duplicate Bikes and Bicycling
/profile/BobKastigarA-TITLE Bob Kastigar
/forum/topics/paris-by-bikeParis by Bike
/forum/categories/bikes-and-bi...Text duplicate Bikes and Bicycling
/profile/BobKastigarText duplicate A-TITLE Bob Kastigar
/forum/topics/how-far-you-ve-r...How far you've ridden in 2020
/forum/categories/bikes-and-bi...Text duplicate Bikes and Bicycling
/forum/topics/how-far-you-ve-r...Text duplicate Last reply
/profile/SamKA-TITLE SamK
/forum/topics/2021Winter trail and road conditions 2021
/forum/categories/bikes-and-bi...Text duplicate Bikes and Bicycling
/forum/topics/2021/showLastReplyText duplicate Last reply
/profile/YasmeenSchullerA-TITLE Yasmeen
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/forum/categories/bikes-and-bi...Text duplicate Bikes and Bicycling
/forum/topics/the-us-wasn-t-eq...Text duplicate Last reply
/profile/BobKastigarText duplicate A-TITLE Bob Kastigar
/forum/topics/why-2020-was-suc...Why 2020 was such a great year for biking in Chicago
/forum/categories/bikes-and-bi...Text duplicate Bikes and Bicycling
/forum/topics/why-2020-was-suc...Text duplicate Last reply
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https://thechainlink.org/forumText duplicate View All
/photo/photo/chooseUploaderText duplicate Add Photos
/photo/photo/listText duplicate View All
https://www.facebook.com/share...New window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Facebook
/main/authorization/signUp?Text duplicate Sign Up
/main/authorization/signIn?tar...Text duplicate Sign In
/group/cbesIMG-ALT Chicagoland Beer Explora…
/group/cbesText duplicate Chicagoland Beer Explora…
/group/vintageroadbikesIMG-ALT vintage road bikes
/group/vintageroadbikesText duplicate vintage road bikes
/group/sscritmassIMG-ALT Southside Critical Mass
/group/sscritmassText duplicate Southside Critical Mass
/group/chicagoland-bicycle-trailsIMG-ALT Chicagoland Bike Trails …
/group/chicagoland-bicycle-trailsText duplicate Chicagoland Bike Trails …
/group/mtc3IMG-ALT Major Taylor Cycling Clu…
/group/mtc3Text duplicate Major Taylor Cycling Clu…
https://thechainlink.org/groupsText duplicate View All
https://www.timeout.com/chicag...New window External 6 essential tips for winter biking in Chicago - Time Out Chicago
https://www.journal-topics.com...New window External Wheel & Sprocket To Open Park Ridge Bike Shop - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
https://www.chicagotribune.com...New window External The best mountain bike helmet - Chicago Tribune
http://www.westsidespirit.com/...New window External Calls for More Bike Parking - westsidespirit.com
https://www.chicagotribune.com...New window External A push for cyclists safety after 5 die near Las Vegas - Chicago Tribune
https://news.google.com/search...New window External Subdomain More...
/profile/AndrewBednoA-TITLE Andrew Bedno
/profile/JoseBricenoText duplicate A-TITLE Jose Briceno
/profile/DerferMarkA-TITLE DerferMark
/profile/bobhsiungText duplicate A-TITLE bobweiser
/profile/saumacusA-TITLE Serge Lubomudrov
/profile/JimNusbaumA-TITLE Jim Nusbaum
/profile/ATurnerA-TITLE A. Turner
/profile/SkipMontanaro92A-TITLE Skip Montanaro 14.5mi
/profile/JSmithText duplicate A-TITLE Jaik S.
/profile/BrianSobolakText duplicate A-TITLE Brian S
/profile/RGregPayneA-TITLE R Greg Payne
/profile/StephenBryneA-TITLE Stephen Bryne
/profile/MatthewTabelskiA-TITLE Matthew Tabelski
/profile/BeansA-TITLE Beans
/profile/SharonKamineckiA-TITLE chiearthrider
/profiles/members/Text duplicate View All
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/main/authorization/signUp?tar...Report an Issue
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Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://thechainlink.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.21 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 does not require any CSS files.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (81 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 has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 524 referring domains.
This website has 45,870 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 306 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.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.

Robots.txt

404 Not Found

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
557

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Search preview

thechainlink.org
The Chainlink
The Chainlink is the one-stop resource for connecting cyclists to share information on bikes, routes, rides, and events.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Chainlink80%Check
Bikes61%Check
Bike61%Check
biking in Chicago59%Check
bike routes57%Check
Rides55%Check
Event54%Check
Road Bikes52%Check
Cyclists51%Check
Routes51%Check

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