- SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.65 s
File size
26.20 kB
Media files
Number of links
81 internal / 6 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
ACA | Canoe - Kayak - SUP - Raft - Rescue
The length of the page title is perfect. (394 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Server location: United States of America
One or more of the specified languages are not ISO standard (en, en-us, de, etc.)
The language is not specified in the HTML markup.
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.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype XHTML 1.0 Transitional is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags


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Page quality

(Critically important)
There are only 312 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
12.8% 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.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 24.75 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 6 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
7 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.
(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

URLAlt attributeTitle
/graphics/logo.pngNo alt attribute provided
...rce/resmgr/homepage/Support_Homepage.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...Paddle_eMagazine_January_2020_Slider.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...e/resmgr/homepage/2020_Member_Survey.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/global_graphics/icons/securesubmit.pngNo alt attribute providedSecured with SSL encryption.
...rce/resmgr/other-logos/facebook_icon.jpgACA on FacebookACA on Facebook
...rce/resmgr/other-logos/instagramicon.pngNo alt attribute provided
...esource/resmgr/other-logos/linked_in.jpgConnect on LinkedInConnect on LinkedIn
...source/resmgr/other-logos/youtube-64.pngACA on YouTubeACA on YouTube
...competition-photos/2017_Composite_4c.jpgNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H5 ACA Mission
H5 Connect
H5 Contact Us
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.
7 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 2 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 6 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/general/register_member_type.aspJoin Text
/page/CoursesInstruction Program
/page/Find_InstructionFind Instruction / Courses
/page/Instructor__TrainerInstructors & Instructor Trainers
/?page=Youth_DevelopmentYouth Development
/page/SEICSEIC window External Online Course
/page/StewardshipStewardship / Policy
/page/Public_PolicyPublic Policy Initiatives
/page/Outdoor_AllianceOutdoor Alliance
/?page=LLBean_CFS_GrantLLBean - CFS Grant
/page/SlalomOlympic: Slalom
/page/SprintOlympic: Sprint
/page/ParacanoeParalympic: Paracanoe
/page/ICFICF Disciplines
/page/OtherCompOther Sanctioned Competition
/page/AthleteCodeofConductAthlete Code of Conduct
/page/CompetitionCouncilCompetition Council
/page/FindRacesFind a Competition
/?page=OLG_InsuranceOutfitter, Livery & Guides
/?page=Insurance_PACPaddle America Clubs
/?page=Insurance_AffiliateAffiliates / Festivals / Races
/?page=Insurance_HullHull / Personal Property
/general/register_member_type.aspJoin ACA
/Login.aspxMember Sign In
/page/MemberCodeofConductMember Code of Conduct
/donations/Text duplicate Donate
/page/PaddlingClubsPaddling Clubs
/page/State_DirectorsState Director Program
/page/PaddlePaddle eMagazine
/page/WaterTrailsWater Trails
/page/Courses_AdaptiveAdaptive Paddling
/?page=Sugar_IslandSugar Island
/page/LakeSebagoLake Sebago
/networking/Paddlesport Jobs
/?page=AwardsNational Awards
/page/About_UsAbout the ACA
/page/ContactFormsContact Us
/donations/No Text
/PaddleNo Text
/membersurveyNo Text
/general/register_member_type.aspText duplicate Join
/page/Benefitsexclusive benefits
/page/BenefitsNo Text
/news/Trivial anchor text
/news/484714/ACA-Member-Survey...ACA Member Survey Open Until February 17th
/news/483502/US-National-Kayak...US National Kayak Polo - Pan American Continental Cup 2019 Report
/news/483310/SEIC-Welcomes-New...SEIC Welcomes New Committee Members
/news/480139/2020-Sprint-Natio...2020 Sprint National Championships
/news/476087/ACA-Paddle-eMagaz...ACA Paddle eMagazine Wins International Award
/events/event_list.aspText duplicate Trivial anchor text
/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1...ACA Discipline Committee Meetings
/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1...SEIC Meeting
/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1...ACA Sprint National Team Trials
/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1...ACA Paracanoe National Team Trials
/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1...ACA Slalom National Team Trials - 1
/general/email_pass.aspForgot your password?
/general/register_start.aspHaven't registered yet? window External IMG-ALT ACA on Facebook
A-TITLE ACA on Facebook window External A-TITLE Follow the ACA on Instagram window External IMG-ALT Connect on LinkedIn
A-TITLE Follow us on LinkedIn window External IMG-ALT ACA on YouTube
A-TITLE ACA on YouTube
/?page=CompetitionNo Text
/?page=CompetitionNo Text
/?page=ContactFormsContact Staff
/page/Privacy_PolicyPrivacy Policy YourMembership

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to ""
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.65 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 website loads 8 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (26 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateTue, 21 Jan 2020 06:42:21 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Recreation/sports. This classification is fine.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 91 referring domains.
This website has 337 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 78 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.


User-agent: *
Disallow: /global_inc/
Allow: /global_inc/*.css
Allow: /global_inc/*.js

User-agent: *
Disallow: /global_engine/ajax/

# When crawlers hit the engine dir they sometimes publish confusing links to site content
# in their search results so we exclude these specific engines from crawling it.
# Note: Certain crawlers do need access to this directory so we do not want a blanket
# exlude statment here.
User-agent: *Google*
Disallow: /global_engine/

User-agent: *googlebot*
Disallow: /global_engine/

User-agent: *Slurp*
Disallow: /global_engine/

User-agent: *sitecheck*
Disallow: /global_engine/

User-agent: *mercator*
Disallow: /global_engine/

User-agent: *ia_archiver*
Disallow: /global_engine/

User-agent: *webcrawler*
Disallow: /global_engine/

User-agent: *msnbot*
Disallow: /global_engine/

User-agent: *scooter*
Disallow: /global_engine/


Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

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Most important keywords

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