Bestplaces.net - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
95% 
Page quality
84% 
Page structure
75% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
13% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.14 s
File size
90.10 kB
Words
746
Media files
19
Number of links
167 internal / 14 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Best Places to Live | Compare cost of living, crime, cities, schools and more. Sperling's BestPlaces
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 886 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Best Places to Live | Compare cost of living, crime, cities, schools and more.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (470 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.bestplaces.net/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(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.
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

NameValue
og:site_namehttps://www.bestplaces.net
descriptionBest Places to Live | Compare cost of living, crime, cities, schools and more.
keywordscompare, cost of living, cities, schools, real estate
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
google-site-verificationd1WQNp5Gj3szmAPVpKffDHk5me94vzBUfFMMxULdnE0
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
These Typos were found:
  • seach => search
This page contains 746 words. That's ok.
24.7% 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 16 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 11 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 15 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)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Search Best Places To Live
H5 Popular Places
H5 Cost of Living Compares
H5 Best Places To Live
H5 Stay In The Know With Our 2020 Cost of Living Salary Calculator
H5 Best Places To Live Duplicate text
H5 Best Places to Live Tools
H5 Victoria and David
H5 Join Us On Discord
H5 Where is the best place for me to live?
H5 Best Places Board Game
H5 Go Premium. Get Smarter.
H5 BestPlaces App
H5 See what’s really going on in your housing market.
H5 Browse Best Places by State:
H6 Get BestPlaces App
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.
2 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 14 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/default.aspxIMG-ALT Sperling's Bestplaces
/default.aspxText duplicate IMG-ALT Sperling's Bestplaces
https://www.bestplaces.net/Home (current)
/cost-of-living/Cost of Living |
https://www.bestplaces.net/fybp/Find Your Best Place Quiz |
/compare-cities/City Compare |
/cost-of-living/Cost of Living
https://www.bestplaces.net/fybp/Find Your Best Place Quiz
/compare-cities/City Compare
https://www.bestplaces.net/crime/Crime Compare
/climate/Climate
https://www.bestplaces.net/tools/Top Lists
/docs/studies/Rankings
/schools/Schools
https://www.bestplaces.net/find/Find a Place
https://www.bestplaces.net/data/DataEngine
https://www.bestplaces.net/news/News
/payment/subscription.aspxTry Premium
/editaccount.aspxNo Text
/login.aspx?go=/Log In
/signup.aspx?go=/Sign Up
https://www.bestplaces.net/find/No Text
/docs/studies/Text duplicate Rankings
/city/Florida/nocateeNocatee, FL
/city/Tennessee/townsendTownsend, TN
/city/Washington/olympiaOlympia, WA
/city/Illinois/springfieldSpringfield, IL
/city/Texas/kerrvilleKerrville, TX
/city/Nebraska/arapahoeArapahoe, NE
/cost-of-living/gig-harbor-wa/...United States, US vs Gig Harbor, WA
/cost-of-living/los-angeles-ca...Knoxville, TN vs Los Angeles, CA
/cost-of-living/albuquerque-nm...Dallas, TX vs Albuquerque, NM
/cost-of-living/los-angeles-ca...Text duplicate Knoxville, TN vs Los Angeles, CA
/cost-of-living/philadelphia-p...College Station, TX vs Philadelphia, PA
/cost-of-living/los-angeles-ca...Text duplicate Knoxville, TN vs Los Angeles, CA
/docs/studies/americas_top_hyg...Best Places for Hygge
/docs/studies/most_comfortable...Best Places for Summer
/docs/studies/americas_best_ci...Best Places to Retire
/docs/studies/americas_top_foo...Best Places for Foodies
/docs/studies/secure.aspxBest Places to Feel Safe
/docs/studies/military_retirem...Best Places for Military...
/cost-of-living/IMG-ALT Stay In The Know With Our 2020 Cost of Living Salary Calculator
/cost-of-living/New window Try The Calculator
/docs/studies/IMG-ALT Best Places To Live
/docs/studies/americas_top_hyg...Text duplicate Best Places for Hygge
/docs/studies/most_comfortable...Text duplicate Best Places for Summer
/docs/studies/americas_best_ci...Text duplicate Best Places to Retire
/docs/studies/americas_top_foo...Text duplicate Best Places for Foodies
/docs/studies/secure.aspxText duplicate Best Places to Feel Safe
/docs/studies/military_retirem...Text duplicate Best Places for Military...
/docs/studies/More >
/cost-of-living/IMG-ALT Best Places to Live Tools
/cost-of-living/Cost Of Living
/schools/Text duplicate Schools
https://www.bestplaces.net/crime/Crime Rates
/compare-citiesCities
/climate/Text duplicate Climate
https://www.bestplaces.net/tools/Create Top Lists & Rankings
https://youtu.be/y-kphlmKoLANew window External IMG-ALT Victoria and David
https://youtu.be/y-kphlmKoLANew window External BestPlaces YouTube Channel
https://youtu.be/y-kphlmKoLANew window External Text duplicate More >
https://discord.gg/hkFUfprdRANew window External IMG-ALT Join Us On Discord
https://discord.gg/hkFUfprdRANew window External BestPlaces Discord Server
https://discord.gg/hkFUfprdRANew window External Text duplicate More >
https://www.bestplaces.net/fybp/IMG-ALT Where is the best place for me to live?
https://www.bestplaces.net/fybp/Go >
/docs/board_game.aspxIMG-ALT Best Places Board Game
/docs/board_game.aspxNew window Board Game Page
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C...External Buy Now
/payment/subscription.aspxIMG-ALT Go Premium. Get Smarter.
/payment/subscription.aspxJoin Today and get 10 FREE downloads a month!
https://www.bestplaces.net/app/IMG-ALT BestPlaces App
https://www.bestplaces.net/app/BestPlaces App Detail
https://www.bestplaces.net/app/Text duplicate Go >
https://www.rockethomes.com/re...New window External IMG-ALT Rocket Homes
https://www.rockethomes.com/re...New window External Search Local Trends
/find/state.aspx?state=alAlabama
/find/state.aspx?state=akAlaska
/find/state.aspx?state=azArizona
/find/state.aspx?state=arArkansas
/find/state.aspx?state=caCalifornia
/find/state.aspx?state=coColorado
/find/state.aspx?state=ctConnecticut
/find/state.aspx?state=deDelaware
/find/state.aspx?state=dcDistrict of Columbia
/find/state.aspx?state=flFlorida
/find/state.aspx?state=gaGeorgia
/find/state.aspx?state=hiHawaii
/find/state.aspx?state=idIdaho
/find/state.aspx?state=ilIllinois
/find/state.aspx?state=inIndiana
/find/state.aspx?state=iaIowa
/find/state.aspx?state=ksKansas
/find/state.aspx?state=kyKentucky
/find/state.aspx?state=laLouisiana
/find/state.aspx?state=meMaine
/find/state.aspx?state=mdMaryland
/find/state.aspx?state=maMassachusetts
/find/state.aspx?state=miMichigan
/find/state.aspx?state=mnMinnesota
/find/state.aspx?state=msMississippi
/find/state.aspx?state=moMissouri
/find/state.aspx?state=mtMontana
/find/state.aspx?state=neNebraska
/find/state.aspx?state=nvNevada
/find/state.aspx?state=nhNew Hampshire
/find/state.aspx?state=njNew Jersey
/find/state.aspx?state=nmNew Mexico
/find/state.aspx?state=nyNew York
/find/state.aspx?state=ncNorth Carolina
/find/state.aspx?state=ndNorth Dakota
/find/state.aspx?state=ohOhio
/find/state.aspx?state=okOklahoma
/find/state.aspx?state=orOregon
/find/state.aspx?state=paPennsylvania
/find/state.aspx?state=riRhode Island
/find/state.aspx?state=scSouth Carolina
/find/state.aspx?state=sdSouth Dakota
/find/state.aspx?state=tnTennessee
/find/state.aspx?state=txTexas
/find/state.aspx?state=utUtah
/find/state.aspx?state=vtVermont
/find/state.aspx?state=vaVirginia
/find/state.aspx?state=waWashington
/find/state.aspx?state=wvWest Virginia
/find/state.aspx?state=wiWisconsin
/find/state.aspx?state=wyWyoming
/docs/team.aspxMeet the Team
/docs/partners.aspxPress
/docs/contact.aspxContact
/login.aspx?go=/Text duplicate Log In
/signup.aspx?go=/Text duplicate Sign Up
/docs/datasource.aspxData
/docs/members.aspxHelp
/docs/privacypolicy.aspxPrivacy Policy
/docs/termsofuse.aspxTerms of Use
/docs/returns_refunds.aspxReturns & Refunds
/payment/donation.aspxMaking a gift to support our research
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C...External Buy the BestPlaces Board Game
https://www.facebook.com/BestP...External Facebook
https://twitter.com/sbplacesExternal Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External YouTube
https://www.instagram.com/best...External Instagram
https://www.bestplaces.net/find/Seach Best Places to Live
https://www.bestplaces.net/fybp/Take the Best Places Quiz
/compare-cities/Compare Cities Side-by-Side
/cost-of-living/Compare Cost of Living
https://www.bestplaces.net/crime/Compare Crime Rates
/climate/Compare Climates
/docs/studies/Best Places Ratings
https://www.bestplaces.net/tools/Create Best Places List
/schools/Compare Schools
/city/new_york/new_yorkNew York, NY
/city/illinois/chicagoChicago, IL
/city/california/los_angelesLos Angeles, CA
/city/nevada/las_vegasLas Vegas, NV
/city/texas/houstonHouston, TX
/city/florida/miamiMiami, FL
/city/massachusetts/bostonBoston, MA
/city/district_of_columbia/was...Washington, D.C.
/city/texas/dallasDallas, TX
/city/georgia/atlantaAtlanta, GA
/docs/studies/americas_top_hyg...Best Places for Hygee
/docs/studies/most_comfortable...Text duplicate Best Places for Summer
/docs/studies/americas_best_ci...Text duplicate Best Places to Retire
/docs/studies/americas_top_foo...Text duplicate Best Places for Foodies
/docs/studies/secure.aspxText duplicate Best Places to Feel Safe
/docs/studies/military_retirem...Best Places for Military Retirement
/city/virginia/charlottesvilleCharlottesville, VA
/city/pennsylvania/pittsburghPittsburgh, PA
/city/minnesota/minneapolisMinneapolis, MN
/city/iowa/amesAmes, IA
/city/florida/sarasotaSarasota, FL
/city/indiana/noblesvilleNoblesville, IN
/city/oregon/oregon_cityOregon City, OR
/city/oregon/portlandPortland, OR
/city/montana/bozemanBozeman, MT
/city/california/carlsbadCarlsbad, CA
/city/washington/walla_wallaWalla Walla, WA
/city/texas/san_antonioSan Antonio, TX
/city/colorado/boulderBoulder, CO

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.bestplaces.net/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.14 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 11 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 (90 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlprivate,public
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
serverMicrosoft-IIS/8.5
x-aspnet-version4.0.30319
set-cookie85 Characters
x-powered-byASP.NET
dateFri, 02 Jul 2021 02:02:58 GMT
content-length92225
statuscode200
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 21,134 referring domains.
This page has 1,344,393 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 14,833 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 1804 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: * 
Disallow: *.htm
Disallow: /zipr/
Disallow: /html/
Disallow: *.php
User-agent: Googlebot
Disallow:

SiteMap: https://www.bestplaces.net/sitemap-bpmain.xml

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www.bestplaces.net
Best Places to Live | Compare cost of living, crime, cities, school...
Best Places to Live | Compare cost of living, crime, cities, schools and more.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Places81%Check
Best81%Check
Best Places78%Check
Live74%Check
Bestplaces68%Check
Cost68%Check
Living66%Check
Compare Cost66%Check
Compare62%Check
Cities56%Check

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