Caves.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
53% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
68% 
Server
20% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.93 s
File size
21.20 kB
Words
461
Media files
32
Number of links
76 internal / 33 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

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 461 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
25.8% 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.
5 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 13 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No viewpoint tag is provided.
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on this page.
Some tags are too long. With 74 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"jean krejca, carol tiderman, nick anderson, sharon weaver, and doug warner"
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
21 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

URLAlt attributeTitle
/images/NSS_980x136_Banner.jpgheader
/images_home/NSS_webBanner5.pngheader
/images_home/New%20NEWS.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/New%20Journal.pngNo alt attribute provided
https://caves.org/images/new.gifNo alt attribute provided
https://caves.org/images_home/News_20.pngNo alt attribute provided
https://caves.org/images_home/Bricks.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/Election%2021.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/great_debate_2021_small.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/Lech_image.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/nss2021_115.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/IYCK%20Logo.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/webinars/Thumbs/Stones%0A.pngNo 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/NCRC_Topics.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images_home/cavechat_large.pngCaveChat
https://caves.org/images_home/virtsign.jpgcave
/images_home/101thumb_guide.jpgcave
/images/CPN_NSS_Button_Home2_Sm.jpgCave Preservation Network
/images_home/101thumb_techniques.jpgCaving Safety and Techniques
https://caves.org/images/amazon%20gives.pngNo alt attribute provided
https://caves.org/images/ebay.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images/ExpertVoice-logo.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/cavechat%20button.pngNo alt attribute providedCavechat
https://caves.org/images/facebook.pngFacebookFacebook
https://caves.org/images/twitter.pngNo alt attribute provided
https://caves.org/images/google+.PNGNo alt attribute providedGoogle+
https://caves.org/images/LinkedIn.pngNo alt attribute providedLinkedIn
https://caves.org/images/Instagram.gifNo alt attribute providedInstagram
https://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 NSS News Conservation Issue
H2 Support Buy-a-Brick!
H2 The Director Election results are posted!
H2 The Video is Available Now! Don't Miss It!
H2 Here's your Link
H2 Lechuguilla Cave 150th Mile
H2 NSS 2021 National Convention
H2 International Year of Caves and Karst
H2 Webinars and Luminary Talks
H2 Talking Stones: Cherokee Syllabary
H3 List of bricks purchased as of April 15, 2021 Check out this high-res photo of the brick patio! Get yours!
H3 Watch the IYCK MOVIE! See the Opening Ceremony Get the Planning Guide
H3 CAVER ALERT INFO SHEET Be sure to put it on your phone!
H3 CaveChat Caving Forum
H3 The Virtual Cave
H3 Guide to Responsible Caving
H3 The Cave Preservation Network
H3 Caving Safety & Techniques
H4 The live convention has been cancelled in favor of a virtual event. Read the 3/19/21 Press Release.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
8 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (33) 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
https://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/
https://caves.org/conservationNew window No Text
/images/Celebration Patio Bric...New window No Text
/committee/nominating/index.shtmlSupport Buy-a-Brick!
/Bricks Purchased 4.15.21.pdfNew window List of bricks purchased as of April 15, 2021
/images/Celebration Patio Bric...New window Check out this high-res photo of the brick patio!
/Bricks Purchased - Dec 2020.pdfNew window No Text
/donate/Buy_a_Brick.pdfNew window Get yours!
/committee/nominating/Results_...New window No Text
/committee/nominating/Results_...New window Election Results page
/committee/nominating/Platform...No Text
/committee/nominating/index.shtmlThe Video is Available Now!
/committee/nominating/index.shtmlDon't Miss It!
/committee/nominating/Platform...New window Here's your Link
http://bit.ly/2XUxjsBNew window External PLAYLIST 1
http://bit.ly/3gkfKL8New window External PLAYLIST 2
https://bit.ly/3netzxjNew window External SCIENCE PLAYLIST
http://nss2021.caves.org/New window External Subdomain No Text
http://nss2021.caves.org/New window External Subdomain NSS 2021 National Convention
/committee/pr/releases/2021-03...Press Release
http://iyck2021.org/New window External No Text
http://iyck2021.org/External International Year of Caves and Karst
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External Watch the IYCK MOVIE!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External See the Opening Ceremony
/ICYK/IYCK-Planning-Guide.pdfNew window Get the Planning Guide
/webinars/index-10.shtmlNo Text
/webinars/index-10.shtmlNew window Talking Stones: Cherokee Syllabary
/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
https://caves.org/WNS/New window IMG-ALT Cavers
https://www.youtube.com/playli...New window External No Text
/Caver Alert Information Sheet...New window CAVER ALERT INFO SHEET
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
https://learnmore.caves.org/New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Cave Preservation Network
https://learnmore.caves.org/New window External Subdomain The Cave Preservation Network
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 page redirects to "https://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 0.93 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 page only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (21 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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dateThu, 03 Jun 2021 04:19:25 GMT
serverApache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu)
accept-rangesbytes
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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 page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 2,875 referring domains.
This page has 316,121 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 2,273 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes 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
267

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Search preview

Most important keywords

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

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National54%Check
Caves52%Check
NSS51%Check
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NSS News50%Check
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National Convention48%Check
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