Christiancentury.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
98% 
Page quality
39% 
Page structure
64% 
Link structure
37% 
Server
70% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.53 s
File size
69.70 kB
Words
478
Media files
25
Number of links
141 internal / 7 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The Christian Century | Thinking Critically. Living Faithfully.
The length of the page title is perfect. (467 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
A progressive, ecumenical magazine based in Chicago. Loyal to the church and open to the world.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (581 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.christiancentury.org/
There is a valid canonical link 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 name is very long.
The domain is no subdomain.
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

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 478 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
22.4% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 9 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 10 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
The Christian Century
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
There are 28 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 The Christian Century
H1 Homepage
H2 Recent Articles
H2 SUPPORT CC
H2 Recent Issues
H2 More Articles
H2 WANT TO READ MORE?
H3 Faith Matters
H3 Making a habit out of Epiphany
H3 From the Publisher
H3 Adopted and loved
H3 First Person
H3 Our problem isn't just loneliness—it's species loneliness
H3 How the security culture has burdened women
H3 The dirty work of ministry
H3 Kindness, kinship, and the boundaries of justice
H3 Working through collective sin
H3 What steps toward peace could Israelis and Palestinians take now?
H3 Opinion
H3 We can protect voluntary prayer in schools without blessing Christian nationalism
H3 On Media
H3 How universal is the Force?
H3 From the Editors
H3 China's attack on the Uighurs and their Muslim faith
H3 Follow us:
H4 Our work relies largely on subscriptions and donations. Thank you for supporting nonprofit journalism.
H4 You've reached your article limit.
H4 © 2020 The Christian Century. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy 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.
9 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 7 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.christiancentury.org/Anchor Jump to navigation
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/arts-cultureArts & Culture
/churchChurch
/scriptureScripture
/theologyTheology
/life-of-faithLife of Faith
/megamenu-3-emails-signupFree Email Newsletters
https://www.cambeywest.com/sub...External Subscriber Services
https://www.cambeywest.com/sub...External Renew
/user/subscribeSubscribe
/lectionaryLectionary
/blog/sundays-comingSunday's Coming (free email)
/signup-sundays-coming-premium...Sunday's Coming Premium
/column/living-by-the-wordLiving by the Word
/magazineMagazine
/booksBooks
/poetryPoetry
/newsNews
/news/peoplePeople
/podcastsPodcasts
/sunday-morning-matineeSunday Morning Matinee
/preachers-on-preachingPreachers on Preaching
/blogsBlogs
/blog/merrittCarol Howard Merritt
/blog/palmerElizabeth Palmer
/blog/ccblogsCCblogs Network
/columnsColumns
/column/martyFrom the Publisher
/column/editorialFrom the Editors
/column/faith-mattersFaith Matters
/column/mediaOn Media
/column/jenkinsNotes From the Global Church
/column/artOn Art
/contactInfo
/about-us/missionMission
/about-us/staffStaff
/advertisingAdvertising
/contactContact Us
/aboutAbout Us
/classifiedsClassifieds
/search/nodeSearch
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A-TITLE Home
https://www.christiancentury.org/The Christian Century
A-TITLE Home
/christian-century-seeks-editorNo Text
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/user/subscribeText duplicate Subscribe
A-TITLE Subscribe to Christian Century.
/user/login?current=node/23167Log In
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/politics-societyPolitics
/arts-cultureArts
/churchText duplicate Church
/scriptureText duplicate Scripture
/theologyText duplicate Theology
/life-of-faithLife
/booksText duplicate Books
/newsText duplicate News
/voicesVoices
/magazineText duplicate Magazine
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/contactContact
/searchText duplicate IMG-ALT Search
/column/faith-mattersText duplicate Faith Matters
/article/faith-matters/making-...No Text
/article/faith-matters/making-...Making a habit out of Epiphany
/contributor/stephanie-paulsellStephanie Paulsell
/column/martyText duplicate From the Publisher
/article/publisher/adopted-and...No Text
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/sections/first-personFirst Person
/article/first-person/our-prob...No Text
/article/first-person/our-prob...Our problem isn't just loneliness—it's species loneliness
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/review/books/how-security-cul...In Review:
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/article/faith-matters/dirty-w...No Text
/article/faith-matters/dirty-w...The dirty work of ministry
/contributor/sam-wellsSamuel Wells
/article/first-person/kindness...No Text
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IMG-ALT image of book cover
/review/books/working-through-...Working through collective sin
/chris-hammerChris Hammer
/article/opinion/what-steps-to...No Text
/article/opinion/what-steps-to...What steps toward peace could Israelis and Palestinians take now?
/cary-nelsonCary Nelson
/user/subscribeText duplicate Subscribe
/support-christian-centuryGive
/issue/feb-12-2020Feb 12, 2020
IMG-ALT image of cover
/issue/feb-12-2020Text duplicate Feb 12, 2020
/issue/jan-29-2020Jan 29, 2020
IMG-ALT image of cover
/issue/jan-29-2020Text duplicate Jan 29, 2020
/issue/jan-15-2020Jan 15, 2020
IMG-ALT image of cover
/issue/jan-15-2020Text duplicate Jan 15, 2020
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/amanda-tylerAmanda Tyler
/column/mediaText duplicate On Media
/article/media/how-universal-f...No Text
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/contributor/kathryn-reklisKathryn Reklis
/column/editorialText duplicate From the Editors
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/article/editors/china-s-attac...China's attack on the Uighurs and their Muslim faith
/user/subscribeBecome a Subscriber
/userText duplicate Log In
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https://twitter.com/ChristianCentExternal No Text
/aboutAbout us
/about-us/missionText duplicate Mission
/about-us/staffText duplicate Staff
/privacy-policyPrivacy policy
/contactText duplicate Contact Us
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/advertisingText duplicate Advertising
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/rights-and-permissionsRights and permissions
/contact-formEmail us
/classifiedsText duplicate Classifieds
/megamenu-email-signupFree email newsletters
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/lectionaryLectionary articles
/column/living-by-the-wordText duplicate Living by the Word
/blog/sundays-comingSunday's Coming email
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/blogsText duplicate Blogs
/blog/merrittText duplicate Carol Howard Merritt
/blog/palmerText duplicate Elizabeth Palmer
/blog/ccblogsText duplicate CCblogs Network
/sunday-morning-matineeSunday Morning Matinee podcast
/columnsText duplicate Columns
/column/martyText duplicate From the Publisher
/column/editorialText duplicate From the Editors
/column/faith-mattersText duplicate Faith Matters
/column/jenkinsNotes from the Global Church
/column/mediaText duplicate On Media
/column/artText duplicate On Art
/newsText duplicate News
/news/peopleText duplicate People
/booksText duplicate Books
/magazineMagazine issue archives
/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy
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Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.christiancentury.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.53 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 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (70 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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accept-rangesbytes
front-end-httpson
strict-transport-securitymax-age=300
x-clacks-overheadGNU Terry Pratchett
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as News. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 4,468 referring domains.
This website has 1,291,773 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 3,332 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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# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
#
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
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# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
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Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
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Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
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Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
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Disallow: /user/login/
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Disallow: /?q=admin/
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Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
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Disallow: /?q=user/register/
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Disallow: /?q=user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
2,205

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

Search preview

The Christian Century | Thinking Critically. Living Faithfully.
https://www.christiancentury.org/
A progressive, ecumenical magazine based in Chicago. Loyal to the church and open to the world.

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