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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.37 s
File size
187.40 kB
Media files
Number of links
82 internal / 6 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
FamilySearch • Free Family Trees and Genealogy Archives —
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 718 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Discover your family history by exploring the world's largest family tree and genealogy archive. Share family photos and stories. It's all free.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (855 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
(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)
The specified alternate links have no errors.
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.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
descriptionDiscover your family history by exploring the world's largest family tree and genealogy archive. Share family photos and stories. It's all free.
og:titleFamilySearch • Free Family Trees and Genealogy Archives
og:descriptionDiscover your family history by exploring the world's largest family tree and genealogy archive. Share family photos and stories. It's all free.

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are only 431 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
There are 2 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate: With our collection of billions of records, you can piece together you...
27.8% 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.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
The average number of words per sentence of 17 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The following tag is repeated too often: sign in
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
8 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.
(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
...ion-a480cf3471a01fd30b5ad1449530febc.svgNo alt attribute provided
...ger-5eccc4487e684c3f2bdb4f6810d56851.svgNo alt attribute provided
...ose-934062c39475a612a1ac8d6bae631b56.svgNo alt attribute provided
..._en-a175ecb0cd6eebd644cd8aff3d8b7f8b.svgNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Family Search
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (13 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Family Search
H1 Find your family. Discover yourself.
H1 Learn about your family
H1 Search for a specific person
H1 Discover your family's story through historical records.​
H1 Find your family in the world's largest shared family tree.
H1 Find your family in the world's largest shared family tree. Duplicate text
H1 The Family Tree app connects you with your ancestors, wherever you are.​
H1 Sign up, and discover your place.
H2 Select a language
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.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 6 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/home/browser-upgradeinstall another browser Skip main navigation Search
/tree/contributionsMy Contributions
/tree/find/nameFamily Tree
/wiki/en/Main_PageResearch Wiki
/photos/Text duplicate Overview
/photos/findText duplicate Find
/indexing/Text duplicate Overview
/indexing/my-indexingWeb Indexing
/indexing/projectsFind a Project
/indexing/helpHelp Center
/discovery/All Activities
/discovery/aboutAll About Me
/discovery/recordRecord My Story
/discovery/picturePicture My Heritage
/discovery/activities/In-Home Activities
/home/etb_gettingstartedGetting Started
/help/helpcenter/Text duplicate Help Center
/help/Contact Us
/help/mycasesMy Cases
/wiki/en/Main_PageText duplicate Research Wiki
/help/helperHelper Resources
/auth/familysearch/login?fhf=t...Sign In
/register/Create Account
/auth/familysearch/login?fhf=t...Text duplicate Sign In
/register/Text duplicate Create Account
/tree/overviewText duplicate Overview
/tree/pedigreeText duplicate Tree
/tree/personText duplicate Person
/tree/findText duplicate Find
/tree/followingText duplicate Following
/tree/contributionsText duplicate My Contributions
/search/Text duplicate Records
/records/imagesText duplicate Images
/tree/find/nameText duplicate Family Tree
/search/family-treesText duplicate Genealogies
/search/catalogText duplicate Catalog
/library/books/Text duplicate Books
/wiki/en/Main_PageText duplicate Research Wiki
/photos/Text duplicate Overview
/photos/galleryText duplicate Gallery
/photos/peopleText duplicate People
/photos/findText duplicate Find
/indexing/Text duplicate Overview
/indexing/my-indexingText duplicate Web Indexing
/indexing/projectsText duplicate Find a Project
/indexing/helpText duplicate Help Center
/discovery/Text duplicate All Activities
/discovery/aboutText duplicate All About Me
/discovery/compareText duplicate Compare-a-Face
/discovery/recordText duplicate Record My Story
/discovery/pictureText duplicate Picture My Heritage
/discovery/activities/Text duplicate In-Home Activities
/register/Create a FREE account
/auth/familysearch/loginAlready have an account? Sign in
/searchStart Searching
/searchText duplicate Start Searching
/register/Get Started Subdomain No Text Subdomain No Text
/register/Text duplicate Create a FREE account
/auth/familysearch/loginText duplicate Already have an account? Sign in
https://ancestors.familysearch...External Subdomain Find Ancestors
/site-mapSite Map
https://partners.familysearch....External Subdomain Solutions Gallery
/legal/termsFamilySearch Terms of Use
/legal/privacyPrivacy Notice The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints A-TITLE A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to ""
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.37 seconds.
This website does not require any CSS files.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (187 kB).

HTTP Response Header

content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
dateMon, 17 Aug 2020 15:42:43 GMT
set-cookie374 Characters
set-cookie47 Characters
via1.1 vegur, 1.1 (CloudFront)
x-cacheMiss from cloudfront

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 1,570 referring domains.
This website has 497,637 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 1,275 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.


# LAST CHANGED: Th Jun 18 2020, at 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (GMT)

# Version 1.0.6

User-agent: *
Disallow: /records/pal:/
Disallow: /pal:/
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Disallow: /photos/view/
Disallow: /photos/person/
Disallow: /photos/album/
Disallow: /Eng/
Disallow: /Search/
Disallow: /frontier/
Disallow: /tree
Allow: /tree/overview
Disallow: /learningcenter
Disallow: /ark:/61903/1:
Disallow: /ark:/61903/2:


## Specific rules for /wiki/

# Please note: There are a lot of pages on this site, and there are some misbehaved spiders out there
# that go _way_ too fast. If you're irresponsible, your access to the site may be blocked.

# advertising-related bots:
User-agent: Mediapartners-Google*
Disallow: /wiki/

# Wikipedia work bots:
User-agent: IsraBot
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: Orthogaffe
Disallow: /wiki/

# Crawlers that are kind enough to obey, but which we'd rather not have
# unless they're feeding search engines.
User-agent: UbiCrawler
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: DOC
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: Zao
Disallow: /wiki/

# Some bots are known to be trouble, particularly those designed to copy
# entire sites. Please obey robots.txt.
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: Zealbot
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: MSIECrawler
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: SiteSnagger
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: WebStripper
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: WebCopier
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: Fetch
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: Offline Explorer
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: Teleport
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: TeleportPro
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: WebZIP
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: linko
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: HTTrack
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: Microsoft.URL.Control
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: Xenu
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: larbin
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: libwww
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: ZyBORG
Disallow: /wiki/

User-agent: Download Ninja
Disallow: /wiki/

# Misbehaving: requests much too fast:
User-agent: fast
Disallow: /wiki/

# Sorry, wget in its recursive mode is a frequent problem.
# Please read the man page and use it properly; there is a
# --wait option you can use to set the delay between hits,
# for instance.
User-agent: wget
Disallow: /wiki/

# The 'grub' distributed client has been *very* poorly behaved.
User-agent: grub-client
Disallow: /wiki/

# Doesn't follow robots.txt anyway, but...
User-agent: k2spider
Disallow: /wiki/

# Hits many times per second, not acceptable
User-agent: NPBot
Disallow: /wiki/

# A capture bot, downloads gazillions of pages with no public benefit
User-agent: WebReaper
Disallow: /wiki/

# Wayback Machine
# User-agent: archive.org_bot
# Treated like anyone else

# Allow the Internet Archiver to index action=raw and thereby store the raw wikitext of pages
User-agent: ia_archiver
Allow: /wiki/*&action=raw

# Friendly, low-speed bots are welcome viewing article pages, but not
# dynamically-generated pages please.
# Inktomi's "Slurp" can read a minimum delay between hits; if your
# bot supports such a thing using the 'Crawl-delay' or another
# instruction, please let us know.
# There is a special exception for API mobileview to allow dynamic
# mobile web & app views to load section content.
# These views aren't HTTP-cached but use parser cache aggressively
# and don't expose special: pages etc.
# Another exception is for REST API documentation, located at
# /api/rest_v1/?doc.
User-agent: *
Allow: /wiki/w/api.php?action=mobileview&
Allow: /wiki/w/load.php?
Allow: /wiki/api/rest_v1/?doc
# Disallow indexing of non-article content
Disallow: /wiki/w/
Disallow: /wiki/api/
Disallow: /wiki/trap/
Disallow: /wiki/Special:*

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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Search preview
FamilySearch • Free Family Trees and Genealogy Archives — FamilySea...
Discover your family history by exploring the world's largest family tree and genealogy archive. Share family photos and stories. It's all free.

Most important keywords

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

Family Tree66%Check
Family Tree app52%Check
Family History52%Check
exploring the world45%Check

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