Christiancentury.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
98% 
Page quality
38% 
Page structure
55% 
Link structure
47% 
Server
63% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.56 s
File size
86.00 kB
Words
493
Media files
26
Number of links
142 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. (526 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. (605 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 493 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
21.3% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
Frames
(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 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)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
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 Walking with Moses from slavery to liberation
H3 Books
H3 The big business of evangelical Christian publishing
H3 First Person
H3 The pandemic has deepened my insomnia—and my prayers
H3 I don't forgive the man who murdered my cousin DePayne at Mother Emanuel
H3 Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) elects first Native leader of General Assembly
H3 Lydia Millet's A Children's Bible is a believable climate fable
H3 Why are so many white Christians suddenly standing up for racial justice?
H3 Talking to white kids about what whiteness means
H3 First Person Duplicate text
H3 The gift of nurturing small things during isolation
H3 Reflection
H3 James Baldwin reminds us not to be surprised by this
H3 Books Duplicate text
H3 Imagination as a lens for making sense of the world
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.
5 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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/tags/latest-on-coronavirus-pa...No Text
/user/subscribeText duplicate Subscribe
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/user/login?current=node/23167Subscriber Login
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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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/main-menu-3-email-signupEmail Signup
/contactContact
/searchText duplicate IMG-ALT Search
/column/faith-mattersText duplicate Faith Matters
/article/faith-matters/walking...No Text
/article/faith-matters/walking...Walking with Moses from slavery to liberation
/contributor/brian-bantumBrian Bantum
/booksText duplicate Books
/review/books/big-business-eva...In Review:
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/review/books/big-business-eva...The big business of evangelical Christian publishing
/contributor/grant-wackerGrant Wacker
/sections/first-personFirst Person
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/article/first-person/i-don-t-...IMG-ALT gravestone with a hummingbird decoration
/article/first-person/i-don-t-...I don't forgive the man who murdered my cousin DePayne at Mother Emanuel
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/article/people/presbyterian-c...No Text
/article/people/presbyterian-c...Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) elects first Native leader of General Assembly
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IMG-ALT image of book cover
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/amy-petersonAmy Peterson
/article/opinion/why-are-so-ma...IMG-ALT locked church gate
/article/opinion/why-are-so-ma...Why are so many white Christians suddenly standing up for racial justice?
/alan-sherouseAlan Sherouse
/review/books/talking-white-ki...IMG-ALT photo of books
/review/books/talking-white-ki...Talking to white kids about what whiteness means
/kaethe-schwehn-0Kaethe Schwehn
/user/subscribeText duplicate Subscribe
/support-christian-centuryGive
/issue/jul-1-2020Jul 1, 2020
IMG-ALT image of cover
/issue/jul-1-2020Text duplicate Jul 1, 2020
/issue/jun-17-2020Jun 17, 2020
IMG-ALT image of cover
/issue/jun-17-2020Text duplicate Jun 17, 2020
/issue/jun-3-2020Jun 3, 2020
IMG-ALT image of cover
/issue/jun-3-2020Text duplicate Jun 3, 2020
/sections/first-personText duplicate First Person
/article/first-person/gift-nur...No Text
/article/first-person/gift-nur...The gift of nurturing small things during isolation
/melissa-kuipersMelissa Kuipers
/sections/reflectionReflection
/article/reflection/james-bald...IMG-ALT photo of James Baldwin
/article/reflection/james-bald...James Baldwin reminds us not to be surprised by this
/contributor/brad-braxtonBrad R. Braxton
/booksText duplicate Books
/review/books/imagination-lens...Text duplicate In Review:
IMG-ALT image of book cover
/review/books/imagination-lens...Imagination as a lens for making sense of the world
/zen-hessZen Hess
/user/subscribeBecome a Subscriber
/userLog In
https://www.facebook.com/Chris...External No Text
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
https://www.cambeywest.com/sub...External Subscriber services
/thoughtful-religious-journali...Donations
/advertisingText duplicate Advertising
/submission-guidelinesSubmissions
/rights-and-permissionsRights and permissions
/contact-formEmail us
/classifiedsText duplicate Classifieds
/megamenu-email-signupFree email newsletters
/poetryText duplicate Poetry
/lectionaryLectionary articles
/column/living-by-the-wordText duplicate Living by the Word
/blog/sundays-comingSunday's Coming email
/signup-sundays-coming-premium...Text duplicate Sunday's Coming Premium
/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
/contactText duplicate Contact Us

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 0.56 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 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (86 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 4,977 referring domains.
This website has 1,383,197 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 3,575 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

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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
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Allow: /modules/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
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Allow: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
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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
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
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Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips/
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
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Search preview

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

Most important keywords

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