Designfirms.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
72% 
Page quality
77% 
Page structure
70% 
Link structure
77% 
Server
31% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.69 s
File size
32.70 kB
Words
564
Media files
23
Number of links
139 internal / 29 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Top Design Firms | Best Web Design Firms | DesignFirms�
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (477 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
DesignFirms� is here to help you plan, build, maintain and expand your business online and offline with the help of our extensive collection of top design firms and quality design resources and best marketing tools.
The meta description should be shorter than 1000 pixels. It is currently 1262 pixels long.
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
Server location: United States of America
One or more of the specified languages are not ISO standard (en, en-us, de, etc.)
The language is not specified in the HTML markup.
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 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
keywordsweb, graphic, design, firm, agency, studio, company, site, logo, designer, portfoio, development, resource, application, tools, advice, tips, tricks, strategy, services, page, print, awards, topics, support, research, rating, need, get, make, build, promote, business, solutions
descriptionDesignFirms� is here to help you plan, build, maintain and expand your business online and offline with the help of our extensive collection of top design firms and quality design resources and best marketing tools.
google-site-verificationhb1yxEjvwf3_9py0ZT1FybwXC2zoNTQddrF4Ma9_oa8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 564 words. That's ok.
15.4% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
6 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 16.25 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 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The amount of tags is very high (12). We recommend using a maximum of 11 tags for this page.
Some tags are too long. With 81 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"illinois wesleyan university is seeking a visiting professor of industrial design"
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
7 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.
Ads
(Somewhat important)
No ads were found on this page.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/images/designfirms-logo-blue.pngDesign Firm
/images/advertisers/457.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/icon-social.pngWe're Social!
/images/advertisers/1666.pngMaximize Studio
/images/advertisers/1643.pngHudson Integrated Web Agency
/images/advertisers/459.jpgLounge Lizard
/images/advertisers/1673.jpgFocus Product Design
/images/usa-map.pngclickable USA map
/images/advertisers/459.jpgLounge Lizard
/images/advertisers/1643.pngHudson Integrated Web Agency
/images/advertisers/1673.jpgFocus Product Design
/images/advertisers/1666.pngMaximize Studio
/images/portfolios/small-21896.GERTRUDSHOP by magePoint - Magento eCommerce Development Company
/images/portfolios/small-21895. by magePoint - Magento eCommerce Development Company
/images/advertisers/1642.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/advertisers/421.gifLounge Lizard Top Web Designer
/images/advertisers/1668.gifWeb Design Agency
/images/advertisers/1645.pngHudson Web Design Agency
/images/echos/small-635.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/echos/small-634.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/echos/small-633.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/echos/small-630.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/advertisers/1652.gifNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Top 100 Design Firms
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Top 100 Design Firms
H1 Local Design Firms
H1 Member Login
H1 Find a Top Design Firm
H2 Over 20,000 Top Designers, Developers & Marketing Firms Listed
H2 Welcome to DesignFirms�
H2 Rating
H2 Service
H2 Price
H3 Featured Design Firms
H3 New Design Jobs
H3 Partners
H3 Directory's Choice - Best of Breed Design Firms
H3 The Web's Largest Human Edited Creative Professional Database
H3 Directory's Choice - Highly Recommended by DesignFirms�
H3 Let the Work Speak For Itself - An Extensive Design Portfolio Directory
H3 Elite Agencies
H3 New Leads
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
6 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 (29) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/members/Login
/members/register/Register
/features/Features
/features/advertising/Advertise
http://www.designfirms.org/about/About
http://www.designfirms.org/help/Help
http://www.designfirms.org/IMG-ALT Design Firm
http://www.loungelizard.com/External No Text
/directory/Design Firms
/reviews/Reviews
/portfolios/Portfolios
/marketplace/Marketplace
/awards/Design Awards
http://www.topdesignfirms.com/...New window External Best Web Firms
http://www.onlinelabels.com/New window External Shipping Labels
http://www.hudsonhorizons.com/...External Digital Marketing
http://www.hudsonhorizons.com/External Top Ranked Design Firm
/top100/Top 100 Design Firms
/directory/location/Local Design Firms
http://www.designfirms.org/top100top design firms
/top100/Top Design Firms
/directory/Design Firm Directory
http://www.designfirms.org/quote/Get a Quote
http://www.designfirms.org/top100best design firms
/features/Learn More
/members/register/Join Today
http://www.loungelizard.com/External Lounge Lizard Top Design Firm
http://www.creativetomorrow.com/External Web Design Services
http://www.hudsonhorizons.com/External Hudson Web Design Agency
/jobs/24278/software-project-m...Software Project Manager
/jobs/24277/graphic-designer-d...Graphic Designer (Data Visualization)
/jobs/24276/signature-creative...Signature Creative Inc. is seeking a Senior Designer
/jobs/24275/illinois-wesleyan-...Illinois Wesleyan University is seeking a Visiting Professor of Industrial Design
/jobs/24274/sr-designer/Sr Designer
/jobs/24273/motion-designer/Motion Designer
http://www.designfirms.org/jobs/All Jobs
A-TITLE Design Jobs
http://www.topdesignfirms.com/External Text duplicate Top Design Firms
http://www.maxmize.com/External IMG-ALT Maximize Studio
http://www.hudsonhorizons.com/External IMG-ALT Hudson Integrated Web Agency
http://www.loungelizard.com/External IMG-ALT Lounge Lizard
http://www.focuspdm.com/External IMG-ALT Focus Product Design
/companies/rt.verified/Verified
/companies/rt.reviews/User Reviews
/companies/rt.blacklist/The Blacklist
/companies/sv.web+design/Web Design
/companies/sv.website+marketing/Marketing
/companies/sv.web+development/Web Development
/companies/sv.mobile+development/Mobile Apps
/companies/sv.hosting/Web Hosting
/companies/sv.graphic+design/Graphic Design
/companies/sv.logo+design/Logo Design
/companies/pr.high/High
/companies/pr.medium/Medium
/companies/pr.low/Low
http://www.loungelizard.com/External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Lounge Lizard
http://www.hudsonhorizons.com/External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Hudson Integrated Web Agency
http://www.focuspdm.com/External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Focus Product Design
http://www.maxmize.com/External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Maximize Studio
/portfolios/view/27670/magepoi...Nofollow IMG-ALT GERTRUDSHOP by magePoint - Magento eCommerce Development Company
/portfolios/view/27670/magepoi...Nofollow IMG-ALT by magePoint - Magento eCommerce Development Company
/portfolios/Visit Portfolio Showcase
http://www.hudsonhorizons.com/External No Text
/leads/408575/design-and-proto...Nofollow Design and prototype infrared remote compatible with Apple tv
/leads/408574/designer-for-pac...Nofollow Designer for packaging rollout required
/leads/408573/update-recent-de...Nofollow Update recent design
/leads/408572/website-content-...Nofollow Website Content Writer
/leads/408571/basic-c-programm...Nofollow Basic C programming
/leads/408570/email-verificati...Nofollow Email verification web application
http://www.designfirms.org/leads/All Leads
A-TITLE Get Work
http://www.loungelizard.com/External IMG-ALT Lounge Lizard Top Web Designer
/company/4307/lounge-lizard/Text duplicate Lounge Lizard
http://www.maxmize.com/External IMG-ALT Web Design Agency
/company/16500/maximize-studio/Text duplicate Maximize Studio
http://www.hudsonhorizons.com/External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Hudson Web Design Agency
/company/6894/hudson-integrate...Text duplicate Hudson Integrated Web Agency
/members/register/Join DesignFirms�
/features/professional/free/Add Your Firm
/directory/location/Find a Local Designer
/companies/sv.web+design/Text duplicate Web Design Services
http://www.onlinelabels.com/External Online Labels
http://www.loungelizard.com/we...External Web Design Company
http://www.hudsonhorizons.com/...External Text duplicate Web Design
http://www.maxmize.com/External Text duplicate Web Design Agency
/company/6894/hudson-integrate...No Text
/company/6894/hudson-integrate...FEATURED WEB AND MOBILE AGENCY OF THE WEEK
http://designfirms.org/awards/No Text
http://designfirms.org/awards/Submit Your Best Work to the DesignFirms Awards Program
/awards/web/archive/2014/02/sh...No Text
/awards/web/archive/2014/02/sh...Web Award Winner: Axeela
http://designfirms.org/top100/No Text
http://designfirms.org/top100/View the Top 100 Design Firms
/companies/st.new+york/ct.new+...New York
A-TITLE New York, New York
/companies/st.california/ct.lo...Los Angeles
A-TITLE Los Angeles, California
/companies/st.florida/ct.miami/Miami
A-TITLE Miami, Florida
/companies/st.illinois/ct.chic...Chicago
A-TITLE Chicago, Illinois
/companies/st.texas/ct.houston/Houston
A-TITLE Houston, Texas
/companies/st.california/ct.sa...San Diego
A-TITLE San Diego, California
/companies/st.texas/ct.austin/Austin
A-TITLE Austin, Texas
/companies/st.georgia/ct.atlanta/Atlanta
A-TITLE Atlanta, Georgia
/companies/st.new+york/ct.broo...Brooklyn
A-TITLE Brooklyn, New York
/companies/st.arizona/ct.phoenix/Phoenix
A-TITLE Phoenix, Arizona
/companies/st.texas/ct.dallas/Dallas
A-TITLE Dallas, Texas
/companies/st.california/ct.sa...San Francisco
A-TITLE San Francisco, California
http://www.freelancer.com/affi...External No Text
/directory/Directory
http://www.designfirms.org/quote/Text duplicate Get a Quote
http://www.designfirms.org/leads/Leads
http://www.designfirms.org/jobs/Jobs
/reviews/Text duplicate Reviews
/portfolios/Text duplicate Portfolios
/awards/Text duplicate Design Awards
http://www.designfirms.org/blogs/Blogs
/articles/Articles
http://www.designfirms.org/echo/Echo
/features/advertising/Text duplicate Advertise
http://www.facebook.com/design...New window Nofollow External No Text
http://www.twitter.com/designf...New window Nofollow External No Text
https://plus.google.com/103162...New window Nofollow External Subdomain No Text
/about/subscribe/feeds/No Text
/about/subscribe/email/No Text
/companies/st.alaska/A-TITLE Alaska Web and Graphic Design
/companies/st.maineA-TITLE Maine Web Services
/companies/st.new+hampshire/A-TITLE NH Marketing Professionals
/companies/st.vermont/A-TITLE Vermont Creative Agencies
/companies/st.massachusetts/A-TITLE Massachusetts Design Firms
/companies/st.new+york/A-TITLE New York Web Design & Mobile Development
/companies/st.connecticut/A-TITLE Connecticut Brand Development
/companies/st.new+jersey/A-TITLE New Jersey Web Site Development
/companies/st.pennsylvania/A-TITLE Pennsylvania Brand Development
/companies/st.maryland/A-TITLE Maryland Graphic Designers
/companies/st.virginia/A-TITLE Virginia Logo Design
/companies/st.north+carolina/A-TITLE North Carolina Graphics
/companies/st.south+carolina/A-TITLE South Carolina Marketing Gurus
/companies/st.georgia/A-TITLE Georgia SEO
/companies/st.florida/A-TITLE Florida Web Site Design
/companies/st.alabama/A-TITLE Alabama Web Designers
/companies/st.west+virginia/A-TITLE West Virigina Print & Packaging
/companies/st.ohio/A-TITLE Ohio Graphic Design
/companies/st.mississippi/A-TITLE Mississippi Design Services
/companies/st.tennessee/A-TITLE Tennessee Developers
/companies/st.kentucky/A-TITLE Kentucky Design Professionals
/companies/st.indiana/A-TITLE Indiana Site Experts
/companies/st.michigan/A-TITLE Michigan Graphic Arts
/companies/st.illinois/A-TITLE Illinois Website Builder
/companies/st.wisconsin/A-TITLE Wisconsin Creativity
/companies/st.louisiana/A-TITLE Louisiana Ad Agencies
/companies/st.arkansas/A-TITLE Arkansas Video Production
/companies/st.missouri/A-TITLE Missouri Search Marketing
/companies/st.iowa/A-TITLE Iowa Design Planning
/companies/st.minnesota/A-TITLE Minnesota Design Studio
/companies/st.texas/A-TITLE Texas Web Design
/companies/st.oklahoma/A-TITLE Oklahoma Branding
/companies/st.kansas/A-TITLE Kansas Brochure Design
/companies/st.hawaii/A-TITLE Hawaii Link Development
/companies/st.nebraska/A-TITLE Nebraska Trade Show Displays
/companies/st.south+dakota/A-TITLE South Dakota Professional Services
/companies/st.north+dakota/A-TITLE North Dakota Designs
/companies/st.new+mexico/A-TITLE New Mexico Website Builder
/companies/st.colorado/A-TITLE Colorado Consultation Services
/companies/st.wyoming/A-TITLE Wyoming Design Management
/companies/st.montana/A-TITLE Montana Corporate Identity
/companies/st.arizona/A-TITLE Arizona Website Creator
/companies/st.utah/A-TITLE Utah Web Hosting
/companies/st.nevada/A-TITLE Nevada Applications
/companies/st.idaho/A-TITLE Idaho Conception and Interface Design
/companies/st.washington/A-TITLE Washington Development
/companies/st.oregon/A-TITLE Oregon Quote Request
/companies/st.california/A-TITLE California Web Design

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
(Important)
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.69 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 1 CSS files. That's ok.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (33 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
servernginx
dateMon, 27 Jan 2020 05:34:56 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
varyAccept-Encoding
x-powered-byPHP/5.6.40
expiresThu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
cache-controlno-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0
pragmano-cache
set-cookie44 Characters
set-cookie106 Characters
set-cookie75 Characters
set-cookie75 Characters
set-cookie75 Characters
set-cookie75 Characters
x-cacheHIT from Backend
content-encodinggzip
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 has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 1,524 referring domains.
This website has 64,617 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 1,035 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.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.

Search preview

Top Design Firms | Best Web Design Firms | DesignFirms�
http://www.designfirms.org/
DesignFirms� is here to help you plan, build, maintain and expand your business online and offline with the help of our extensive collection of top design firms and quality design resources and best marketing tools.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Design90%Check
Firms84%Check
Design Firm84%Check
Design Firms83%Check
Top Design81%Check
Top Design Firm78%Check
top design firms77%Check
to DesignFirms76%Check
Top75%Check
DesignFirms73%Check

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