Christiancentury.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
36% 
Page structure
64% 
Link structure
37% 
Server
72% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.14 s
File size
157.50 kB
Words
459
Media files
26
Number of links
138 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 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

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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 459 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
26.6% 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 page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 14 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 9 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 How My Mind Has Changed
H3 How I changed my mind about same-sex marriage
H3 First Person
H3 Birthing you is an act of radical hope
H3 Reflection
H3 Has the pandemic prepared us for pilgrimages?
H3 My first post-pandemic flight was a bumpy ride
H3 The Pope Francis of India?
H3 Ending food insecurity will take more than community fridges
H3 How I learned to love church coffee
H3 Faith is a gift to relax into
H3 Features
H3 Green burial as an act of faith
H3 Books
H3 In a secular age, Bonhoeffer’s “religionless Christianity” is evergreen
H3 Faith Matters
H3 Is there no other prophet to consult?
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 © 2021 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.
11 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 7 external links on this page.
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/arts-cultureArts & Culture
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/scriptureScripture
/theologyTheology
/life-of-faithLife of Faith
/megamenu-3-emails-signupFree Email Newsletters
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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
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/newsNews
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/podcastsPodcasts
/madangMadang
/contemplating-nowContemplating Now
/sunday-morning-matineeSunday Morning Matinee
/preachers-on-preachingPreachers on Preaching
/columnsColumns
/column/martyFrom the Publisher
/column/editorialFrom the Editors
/column/faith-mattersFaith Matters
/column/reklisScreen Time
/column/jenkinsNotes From the Global Church
/column/artOn Art
/contactInfo
/about-us/missionMission
/about-us/staffStaff
/advertisingAdvertising
/contactContact Us
/aboutAbout Us
/classifiedsClassifieds
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/tags/latest-on-coronavirus-pa...No Text
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/politics-societyPolitics
/arts-cultureArts
/churchText duplicate Church
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/life-of-faithLife
/booksText duplicate Books
/newsText duplicate News
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/contactContact
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/hmmhcHow My Mind Has Changed
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/article/how-my-mind-has-chang...How I changed my mind about same-sex marriage
/contributor/francis-spuffordFrancis Spufford
/sections/first-personFirst Person
/article/first-person/birthing...No Text
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/sections/reflectionReflection
/article/reflection/has-pandem...No Text
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/article/faith-matters/my-firs...No Text
/article/faith-matters/my-firs...My first post-pandemic flight was a bumpy ride
/contributor/stephanie-paulsellStephanie Paulsell
/article/reflection/pope-franc...No Text
/article/reflection/pope-franc...The Pope Francis of India?
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/article/editors/ending-food-i...Ending food insecurity will take more than community fridges
/article/first-person/how-i-le...No Text
/article/first-person/how-i-le...How I learned to love church coffee
/contributor/kay-lynn-northcuttKay Lynn Northcutt
/article/editorpublisher/faith...No Text
/article/editorpublisher/faith...Faith is a gift to relax into
/contributor/peter-w-martyPeter W. Marty
/user/subscribeText duplicate Subscribe
/support-christian-centuryGive
/issue/jul-28-2021Jul 28, 2021
/issue/jul-28-2021Text duplicate Jul 28, 2021
/issue/jul-14-2021Jul 14, 2021
/issue/jul-14-2021Text duplicate Jul 14, 2021
/issue/jun-30-2021Jun 30, 2021
/issue/jun-30-2021Text duplicate Jun 30, 2021
/sections/featuresFeatures
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/booksText duplicate Books
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/article/faith-matters/there-n...Is there no other prophet to consult?
/contributor/brian-bantumBrian Bantum
/user/subscribeBecome a Subscriber
/userLog In
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https://twitter.com/ChristianCentExternal No Text
/aboutAbout us
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/about-us/staffText duplicate Staff
/privacy-policyPrivacy policy
/contactText duplicate Contact Us
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/magazineMagazine archives
/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy
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Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.christiancentury.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 14 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.14 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (158 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as News. This classification is fine.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 5,254 referring domains.
This page has 1,320,844 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 3,842 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

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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
3,036

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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.

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