Voxeu.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
75% 
Page quality
50% 
Page structure
75% 
Link structure
72% 
Server
73% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.20 s
File size
57.00 kB
Words
1311
Media files
7
Number of links
136 internal / 5 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Add a meta description.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used JavaScript files.Very important!
  • The H1 heading should fit better to the page content. (Words from the heading are rarely used in the text)Important!
  • Use good alternative descriptions (alt attributes) for your images.Important!
  • Add a viewport tag.Hint!
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Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
VOX, CEPR Policy Portal
The length of the page title is perfect. (204 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
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https://voxeu.org/columns
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
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
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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
(Somewhat important)
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
The average number of words per sentence of 27.13 words is high.
This page contains 1311 words. That's ok.
19.4% 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.
9 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
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 loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 82 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"tilman brück, josé cuesta, ugo gentilini, jacob de hoop, angie lee, amber peterman"
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
5 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.
Ads
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No ads were found on this page.
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)
VOX CEPR Policy Portal
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 27 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 VOX CEPR Policy Portal
H2 Search form
H2 Research on humanitarian social protection is not only possible, but desperately needed
H2 The geography of EU discontent
H2 Elite violence and elite numeracy in Europe from 500 to 1900 CE: A co-evolution
H2 Policy change needed to accelerate investment in structural transformation
H2 Household heterogeneity and the government spending multiplier
H2 Other Recent Columns:
H2 Most Read
H2 CEPR Policy Research
H4 Financial regulation shouldn't be hard — here's what we need to make it work
H4 Blogs&Reviews
H4 Vox eBooks
H4 Vox Talks
H4 Don't Miss
H4 Events
H4 Subscribe
H5 How the ‘Facebook cooperative' could point the way for the network economy
H5 Is globalisation doomed?
H5 Configuring the lumpy economy
H5 Creating zombies and disinflation: A cul de sac for accommodative monetary policy
H5 The October truce on US-China trade failed to address subsidies
H5 Live Long and Prosper? The Economics of Ageing Populations
H5 Wealth Taxes
H5 Banking, FinTech, Big Tech: Emerging challenges for financial policymakers
H5 Challenges in the digital age
H5 The parliamentary Brexit endgame
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 4 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 5 external links on this page.
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https://voxeu.org/columnsColumns
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https://voxeu.org/columns/archiveBy Date
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https://voxeu.org/columns/tagBy Tag
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https://voxeu.org/vox-talksVoxTalks
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https://voxeu.org/epubsBooks
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/debates/populismPopulism
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/debates/economics-second-worl...WWII
A-TITLE The Economics of the Second World War: Eighty Years On
/debates/future-digital-moneyDigital Money
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/pages/how-join-voxeu-debateHow to Add a Comment
/debates/euro-area-reformEuro Area Reform
/debates/rebooting-europeRebooting Europe
https://voxeu.org/eventsEvents
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/events/workshopsWorkshops & Conferences
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https://voxeu.org/events/coursesCourses
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/events/discussion-meetingsDiscussion Meetings
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/events/submit-an-eventSubmit an Event
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https://voxeu.org/pages/about-voxAbout
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https://voxeu.org/pages/about-voxAbout Vox
https://voxeu.org/pages/helpHelp
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/pages/contact-usContact
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/article/geography-eu-discontentThe geography of EU discontent
/article/elite-violence-and-el...Elite violence and elite numeracy in Europe from 500 to 1900 CE: A co-evolution
/article/policy-change-needed-...Policy change needed to accelerate investment in structural transformation
/article/household-heterogenei...Household heterogeneity and the government spending multiplier
/article/post-disaster-subsidi...Post-disaster subsidies for small and medium firms
/article/sluggish-updating-inf...Sluggish updating of information and consumer spending
/article/circular-relationship...The circular relationship between productivity growth and real interest rates
/article/role-standards-diffus...The role of standards in the diffusion of new technologies
/article/public-debt-and-priva...Public debt and private investment
/article/macroprudential-liqui...Macroprudential liquidity requirements
/article/price-trends-over-pro...Price trends over the product lifecycle and monetary policy
/article/bridging-growing-divi...Bridging the growing divides: DG ECFIN's Annual Research Conference 2019
/article/stabilising-stablecoi...Stabilising stablecoins: A pragmatic regulatory approach
/article/fiscal-policy-cannot-...Fiscal policy cannot save the ECB
/article/aggregate-and-distrib...The aggregate and distributional effects of financial globalisation
/article/systemic-consequences...Systemic consequences of outsourcing to the cloud
/article/china-shock-and-emplo...The China Shock and employment in Portuguese firms
/article/chile-s-insurgency-an...Chile's insurgency and the end of neoliberalism
/article/demographics-and-tech...Demographics and technology explain secular stagnation and more
/article/optimal-policy-respon...Optimal policy responses to the growing polarisation of occupations in space
/article/unified-theory-public...A unified theory of public basic research
/article/electoral-sentencing-...Electoral sentencing cycles
/article/business-dynamism-turkeyBusiness dynamism in Turkey
/article/dynamic-social-intera...Dynamic social interactions and health risk behaviour
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/columns?qt-tabbed_recent_arti...All TIme
/article/return-protectionismThe return to protectionism
/article/impact-negative-inter...The impact of negative interest rates on banks and firms
/article/early-20th-century-am...Early 20th century American exceptionalism
/article/homeownership-and-int...Homeownership and intergenerational income mobility
/article/chaebols-and-firm-dyn...Chaebols and firm dynamics in the Republic of Korea
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/article/tale-two-depressions-...A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 update
/article/eurozone-breakup-woul...Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crises
/article/panic-driven-austerit...Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implications
/article/colonialism-and-devel...Colonialism and development in Africa
/article/educated-america-coll...Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropouts
/content/reads/allText duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/content/how-facebook-cooperat...How the ‘Facebook cooperative' could point the way for the network economy
/content/globalisation-doomedIs globalisation doomed?
/content/configuring-lumpy-eco...Configuring the lumpy economy
/content/creating-zombies-and-...Creating zombies and disinflation: A cul de sac for accommodative monetary policy
/content/october-truce-us-chin...The October truce on US-China trade failed to address subsidies
https://voxeu.org/blogs-reviewsText duplicate Trivial anchor text
more
/content/live-long-and-prosper...Live Long and Prosper? The Economics of Ageing Populations
https://voxeu.org/epubs/ebooksMore eBooks
/vox-talks/wealth-taxesWealth Taxes
/vox-talks/wealth-taxesListen
https://voxeu.org/popup/64865Open Player
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/article/banking-fintech-big-t...Banking, FinTech, Big Tech: Emerging challenges for financial policymakers
/article/challenges-digital-ageChallenges in the digital age
/article/parliamentary-brexit-...The parliamentary Brexit endgame
/events/asian-and-australasian...Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) Singapore 2019 Conference
/events/fourth-annual-ecb-macr...Fourth annual ECB macroprudential policy and research conference
/events/workshop-epb-economics...Workshop [email protected], Economics & Politics at Bruxelles
/events/forging-new-future-bet...Forging a new future between the UK and the EU
/events/women-economics-studen...Women in Economics: Students' Workshop
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/columns?qt-quicktabs_cepr_pol...Insights
/epubs/cepr-dps/homeownership-...Homeownership of immigrants in France: selection effects related to international migration flows
/epubs/cepr-dps/climate-change...Climate Change and Long-Run Discount Rates: Evidence from Real Estate
/epubs/cepr-dps/permanent-effe...The Permanent Effects of Fiscal Consolidations
/epubs/cepr-dps/demographics-a...Demographics and the Secular Stagnation Hypothesis in Europe
/epubs/cepr-dps/qe-and-bank-le...QE and the Bank Lending Channel in the United Kingdom
/epubs/cepr-reports/independen...Independent report on the Greek official debt
/epubs/cepr-reports/rebooting-...Rebooting the Eurozone: Step 1 – Agreeing a Crisis narrative
/epubs/cepr-reports/world-with...A world without the WTO: what's at stake?
/epubs/cepr-reports/economics-...The economics of insurance and its borders with general finance
/epubs/cepr-reports/maturity-m...Maturity mismatch stretching: Banking has taken a wrong turn
http://twitter.com/VoxEUNew window External @VoxEU
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/pages/how-do-i-subscribe-vox-...Weekly Digest

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://voxeu.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.20 seconds.
This website does not require any CSS files.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (57 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 15,125 referring domains.
This website has 1,657,275 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 10,660 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

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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
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Most important keywords

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Policy Research45%Check
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