Longwarjournal.org - SEO Checker

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Meta information
96% 
Page quality
68% 
Page structure
60% 
Link structure
33% 
Server
46% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
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88.10 kB
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914
Media files
20
Number of links
107 internal / 8 external

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Title
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FDD's Long War Journal
The length of the page title is perfect. (221 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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A Project of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies
The length of the meta description is perfect. (345 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
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https://www.longwarjournal.org/
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Language
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Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
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The domain name is very long.
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
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Content
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This page contains 914 words. That's ok.
22.2% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
12 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
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There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 13.93 words is good.
Frames
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
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A viewport "initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1" is provided.
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 18 tags for this page.
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Additional markup
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This page has Google authorship information without an image.
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This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

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Page structure

H1 heading
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The Long War Journal - A project of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
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There are 42 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

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H4 Taliban leader boasts of security under his Islamic Emirate
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H4 Taliban takes control of two districts in Afghan north
H4 IDF says it downed two Hezbollah drones in recent weeks
H4 Iranian-backed groups tout operations in Iraq
H4 Analysis: Syrian missile explodes near Israeli nuclear facility
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H4 Pakistani Taliban claims suicide bombing in Quetta
H4 Ep. 48 — What happens in Afghanistan doesn’t stay in Afghanistan
H4 Taliban demands U.S. withdraw forces by May 1 deadline
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H4 Taliban rejects U.S. peace plan, six month extension in withdrawal deadline
H4 Israel resumes airstrikes against Iran’s proxy network in Syria
H4 Analysis: Al Qaeda continues to operate throughout Afghanistan
H4 Yemen, Syria and Iran’s capabilities: A look at Israel’s strategic view of key proxy conflicts in the MidEast
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H4 Shabaab recommends black seed and honey to combat coronavirus
H4 Jaysh al-Ummah emir offers solution to ‘Palestinian case’, derides ‘Resistance’ leaders
H4 NDS kills Al Qaeda commander in eastern Afghanistan
H4 Islamic State claims capture of coastal city in Mozambique
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H4 IRGC-controlled Afghan group loses fighter to COVID-19
H4 Jihadist group confirms arrest of Uzbek commander
H4 League of the Revolutionaries threatens U.S. Embassy in Iraq
H4 JNIM kills dozens in Mali base attack
H4 Houthis report capture of province bordering Saudi Arabia
H4 Houthis increase use of suicide drone boats in recent weeks
H4 JNIM targets military bases in central Mali
H4 Hezbollah Brigades official reportedly calls volunteers for suicide bombings
H4 Mogadishu hotel raided by Shabaab
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21 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 8 external links on this page.
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This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
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A Content Delivery Network like Bootstrap CDN can save bandwith for Bootstrap front-end component library.
The page response time is excellent with 0.38 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (88 kB).

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This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 6,590 referring domains.
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Facebook popularity
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