Caves.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
53% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
78% 
Server
40% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.51 s
File size
20.50 kB
Words
449
Media files
33
Number of links
69 internal / 27 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
National Speleological Society
The length of the page title is perfect. (273 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
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)
No canonical link is specified.
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
(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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype XHTML 1.0 Transitional is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

NameValue
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langen
Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 449 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
23.2% 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.
6 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 15.45 words is good.
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)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
22 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)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/images/NSS_980x136_Banner.jpgheader
/images_home/NSS_webBanner5.pngheader
http://caves.org/images_home/New%20NEWS.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/New%20Journal.pngNo alt attribute provided
http://caves.org/images/newanim.gifNo alt attribute provided
http://caves.org/images_home/News_20.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/Virtual%20Convention.jpgNo alt attribute provided
http://caves.org/images_home/Logo-thumb.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/IYCK%20Logo.jpgNo alt attribute provided
http://caves.org/images_home/UIS.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/webinars/Thumbs/Getting%20Ahead.pngNo alt attribute provided
/webinars/Thumbs/Debate%20thumb.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/Ric%20Finch.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...Luminary Don Paquette/Paquette thumb.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...uminary Ed Yarbrough/Yarbrough thumb.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/find_a_club.pngFind a Club
/images_home/join-renew-nss.jpgJoin or Renew NSS Membership
/images_home/white_nose_2.pngCavers
/images_home/cavechat_large.pngCaveChat
http://caves.org/images_home/virtsign.jpgcave
/images_home/101thumb_guide.jpgcave
/images_home/single_blonde.jpgYouth Group Caving
/images_home/101thumb_techniques.jpgCaving Safety and Techniques
http://caves.org/images/amazon%20gives.pngNo alt attribute provided
http://caves.org/images/ebay.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images/ExpertVoice-logo.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/cavechat%20button.pngNo alt attribute providedCavechat
http://caves.org/images/facebook.pngFacebookFacebook
http://caves.org/images/twitter.pngNo alt attribute provided
http://caves.org/images/google+.PNGNo alt attribute providedGoogle+
http://caves.org/images/LinkedIn.pngNo alt attribute providedLinkedIn
http://caves.org/images/Instagram.gifNo alt attribute providedInstagram
http://caves.org/images/pinterest.pngNo alt attribute providedLinkedIn

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.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Breaking News
H2 Your July NSS News is now available in your membership account at members.caves.org. Click on Quick Links, then NSS Publications. All issues can also be found in the Publications Archive.
H2 NSS News 2020 Conservation Issue
H2 2020 NSS Virtual Convention | July 27-31
H2 The Director Election results are posted!
H2 INT'L YEAR OF CAVES AND KARST Planning Guide
H2 Webinars and Luminary Talks
H2 Getting Ahead of Coronaviruses Antiviral Agents and Vaccines
H2 The Director Election Debate 2020
H3 Start Planning Your Activities Now!
H3 Your 2019 NSS Luminaries
H3 CaveChat Caving Forum CaveChat
H3 The Virtual Cave
H3 Guide to Responsible Caving
H3 Youth Group Caving
H3 Caving Safety & Techniques
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
7 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (27) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://caves.org/Home
/About_the_NSS.shtmlAbout the NSS
/info/nss-orgs.shtmlNSS Organization
/info/NSS_Contacts.pdfNSS Contacts
https://caves.org/pub/index.shtmlPublications
/preserves/index.shtmlNSS Preserves
/info/affiliates.shtmlAffiliate Orgs
/grants/index.shtmlGrants
https://it.caves.org/index.php...External Subdomain Web Hosting
/info/NSS Membership types.pdfNew window Membership Info
/info/events.shtmlNew window Event Calendar
/committee/membership/index.shtmlMembership
/info/volunteer.shtmlVolunteer
http://caves.org/committee/award/New window Awards
/committee/salons/index.shtmlCave Art & Music
/donate/index.shtmlNew window Donate
/committee/i-o/grottos/new_gro...Find a Local Club
/brochure/Guide_to_Resp_Caving...Responsible Caving
/safety/index.shtmlSafety & Techniques
https://caves.org/conservation/Cave Conservation
/youth/index.shtmlYouth Groups
https://caves.org/pub/aca/Caving Accidents
/brochure/index.shtmlBrochures
/committee/education/Learn About Caves
https://caves.org/WNS/index.shtmlWhite Nose Syndrome
/committee/library/index.shtmlNSS Library
/service/avlibrary/index.shtmlNSS A/V Library
/luminaries/index.shtmlLuminary Talks
/webinars/index.shtmlCaveNet Webinars
http://ncrc.info/External Subdomain NCRC Training
/nss-business/publications/NSS...NSS News
/nss-business/publications/ACA/Text duplicate Caving Accidents
/nss-business/publications/JCK...NSS Bulletin
/nss-business/publications/JCK...Journal
/nss-business/publications/Spe...Speleo Digests
/nss-business/publications/Gui...Guidebooks
/nss-business/for_members.shtmlNew window MEMBER CENTRAL
https://members.caves.org/gene...New window External Subdomain Renew Membership
/committee/i-o/index.shtmlIO Info Update
/nss-business/bog/Board_of_Gov...New window BOG Manual
/nss-business/bog/Table_4D_Per...Current Personnel
/webteam/index.shtmlWeb Team
https://caves.org/search.shtmlSite Search
https://members.caves.org/search/New window External Subdomain Member Search
/committee/i-o/grottos/new_gro...Text duplicate Find a Local Club
https://members.caves.org/stor...New window External Subdomain NSS Bookstore
/webservices/webads.shtmlOur Advertisers
http://caves.org/Logging In.pdfNew window How Do I Log In?
https://members.caves.org/New window External Subdomain Log into NSS account
/info/NSS Membership types.pdfNew window Join the NSS or Renew
/nss-business/publications/NSS...New window No Text
https://members.caves.org/page...New window External Subdomain members.caves.org
/nss-business/publications/NSS...New window Publications Archive
/nss-business/publications/JCK...New window No Text
/nss-business/publications/JCK...New window Pubs Archive
https://members.caves.org/page...New window External Subdomain Members.caves.org
/pub/journal/Journal_of_Cave_a...New window caves.org/pub/journal/
/April_20_News.pdfNew window No Text
https://nsscon2020.org/New window External No Text
https://nsscon2020.org/New window External 2020 NSS Virtual Convention | July 27-31
/committee/nominating/Results_...New window No Text
/committee/nominating/Results_...New window Election Results page
http://iyck2021.org/New window External No Text
http://iyck2021.org/External INT'L YEAR OF CAVES AND KARST
http://www.uis-speleo.org/New window External No Text
/IYCK-Planning-Guide.pdfNew window Planning Guide
/webinars/index-9.shtmlNo Text
/webinars/index-9.shtmlNew window Getting Ahead of Coronaviruses
/webinars/index-9.shtmlNew window No Text
/webinars/index-9.shtmlNew window The Director Election Debate 2020
/luminaries/index.shtmlNo Text
/committee/i-o/grottos/new_gro...New window IMG-ALT Find a Club
https://members.caves.org/New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Join or Renew NSS Membership
http://caves.org/WNS/New window IMG-ALT Cavers
http://forums.caves.org/External Subdomain No Text
http://forums.caves.org/New window External Subdomain CaveChat Caving Forum
IMG-ALT CaveChat
/virtual/virtcave/New window IMG-ALT cave
/virtual/virtcave/New window The Virtual Cave
/brochure/Guide_to_Resp_Caving...New window Text duplicate IMG-ALT cave
/brochure/Guide_to_Resp_Caving...New window Guide to Responsible Caving
/youth/index.shtmlNew window IMG-ALT Youth Group Caving
/youth/index.shtmlText duplicate Youth Group Caving
http://caves.org/safety/New window IMG-ALT Caving Safety and Techniques
http://caves.org/safety/Caving Safety & Techniques
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/54-...New window External Subdomain No Text
http://ebay.to/2gX3UeZNew window External No Text
https://www.expertvoice.com/New window External No Text
https://www.caves.org/support/Contact NSS IT/Web Support
http://forums.caves.org/New window External Subdomain No Text
http://cavingnews.com/New window External No Text
http://www.facebook.com/Nation...New window External IMG-ALT Facebook
https://twitter.com/NSScavesNew window External No Text
https://plus.google.com/111610...New window External Subdomain No Text
http://www.linkedin.com/groups...New window External No Text
http://instagram.com/nsscavesNew window External No Text
http://www.pinterest.com/nssca...New window External No Text

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "http://caves.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.51 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 only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (21 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateFri, 10 Jul 2020 06:21:59 GMT
serverApache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu)
accept-rangesbytes
varyAccept-Encoding
access-control-allow-origin*
transfer-encodingchunked
content-typetext/html
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 website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 3,043 referring domains.
This website has 216,891 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 2,295 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.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /office/
Disallow: /committee/i-o/Primary.htm
Disallow: /imo/
Disallow: /hodagvideo/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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

Search preview

Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

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Caves47%Check
Cave Con42%Check
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New NSS41%Check
NSS41%Check
NSS News is39%Check
NSS News39%Check
News38%Check
Log37%Check

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