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Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.79 s
File size
43.10 kB
Media files
Number of links
94 internal / 5 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

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Middle East Forum
The page title is too short. (170 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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Middle East Forum
The meta description is too short. (170 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length) Optimize description
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The rules specified in the robots.txt file do not allow the access for the googlebot.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
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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
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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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
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
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The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

descriptionMiddle East Forum
keywordsMiddle East Forum
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
og:site_nameMiddle East Forum
og:titleMiddle East Forum
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Page quality

(Critically important)
This page contains 1026 words. That's ok.
27.7% 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.
14 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 17.38 words is good.
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 21 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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9 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
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There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
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No additional page markup was found.
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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.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/images/mef-logo-large.pngMiddle East ForumMiddle East Forum
/images/icons/mailing_48.pngJoin Mailing ListJoin Mailing List alt attribute provided alt attribute provided alt attribute provided alt attribute provided alt attribute provided alt attribute provided alt attribute provided alt attribute provided alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
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There is no H1 heading specified.
There are no headings specified on the page. Headings are important for search engine optimization and help to structure your content.

Heading structure

No headings were found.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
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 5 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Middle East Forum IMG-ALT Facebook IMG-ALT Twitter IMG-ALT YouTube
/list_subscribe.phpIMG-ALT Join Mailing List
/campus-watch/Campus Watch Daniel Pipes
/islamist-watch/Islamist Watch
/israel-victory-project/Israel Victory Project The Legal Project
/washington-project/The Washington Project
/activities/education-fundEducation Fund
/activities/educational-outreachEducational Outreach
/activities/accomplishmentsMEF Accomplishments
/middle-east-quarterly/Middle East Quarterly
/middle-east-quarterly/current...Current Issue
/middle-east-quarterly/issue-a...Issue Archive
/middle-east-quarterly/about-t...About the MEQ
/middle-east-quarterly/submit-...Submit Manuscript
/middle-east-quarterly/board-o...Board of Editors
/pressreleases.phpPress Releases
/media-appearances/MEF in the Media Wires
/mef-radio/MEF Radio Webinars
/archive/authors/Browse By Author By Topic
/middle-east-quarterly/reviews/Book Reviews
/about/staff-biosStaff Bios
/about/writing-fellowsWriting Fellows
/about/board-of-governorsBoard of Governors
/about/financial-informationFinancial Information
/about/contact-usContact Us
/61772/yet-another-palestinian...Yet Another Palestinian Sorrow
/61772/yet-another-palestinian...
/61766/internationalize-the-te...Internationalize the Temple Mount
/61766/internationalize-the-te...Text duplicate
/61765/what-biden-victory-mean...What Biden's Victory Means for Turkey
/61765/what-biden-victory-mean...Text duplicate
/61771/what-israel-wants-from-...What Israel Wants from Biden
/61771/what-israel-wants-from-...Text duplicate
/61769/consistent-us-policy-in...Consistency on U.S. Policy in Middle East Is More Essential than Ever
/61769/consistent-us-policy-in...Text duplicate
/61763/us-arms-deal-for-uaeUS Arms Deal to UAE? Yes, It Creates a Bond of F-35 Users
/61763/us-arms-deal-for-uaeText duplicate
/61760/biden-will-turn-the-clo...How Biden Will Turn the Clock Back in the Middle East
/61760/biden-will-turn-the-clo...Text duplicate
/61757/fbi-renews-probe-of-94-...FBI "Actively Pursues" a Possible Hezbollah '94 Plane Bombing
/61757/fbi-renews-probe-of-94-...Text duplicate Read More... No Text No Text
/list_subscribe.phpMiddle East Forum mailing list
/61727/trump-and-biden-on-islamTrump vs. Biden on Islam
/61711/biden-mustnt-reprise-ob...Biden Must Not Reprise Obama's Middle East Policy
/61542/biden-ignores-democrats...Biden Condemns Anti-Semitism While Ignoring Democrats Who Support It
/61460/how-the-trump-plan-make...How the Trump Plan Makes Peace Possible
/61384/feeling-optimistic-abou...Feeling Optimistic about Israel and the Emirates
/61178/trump-syria-policy-is-w...Trump's Syria Policy Is Working
/61107/deciphering-bideneseDeciphering Bidenese
/60810/for-israel-biden-will-p...For Israel, Biden Will Prove Worse than Bernie
/60529/trump-enables-israel-to...Trump Just Enabled Israel to Attack Iran's Nuclear Sites
/60500/martin-kramer-the-trump...Martin Kramer: The Trump Plan Will Be "Transformative" for Palestinians
/60351/the-trump-plan-is-a-win...The Trump Plan Is a Win for Victory and Peace
/60199/daniel-pipes-on-the-fal...Daniel Pipes on the Fallout from Qasem Solemeini's Death Articles by Topic Articles
/61772/yet-another-palestinian...Text duplicate Yet Another Palestinian Sorrow
/61765/what-biden-victory-mean...Text duplicate What Biden's Victory Means for Turkey
/61766/internationalize-the-te...Text duplicate Internationalize the Temple Mount
/61760/biden-will-turn-the-clo...Text duplicate How Biden Will Turn the Clock Back in the Middle East
/61763/us-arms-deal-for-uaeText duplicate US Arms Deal to UAE? Yes, It Creates a Bond of F-35 Users Webinars
/61767/cornell-on-the-armenian...Svante Cornell on the Armenian-Azerbaijan Conflict
/61759/myers-campaigning-for-h...Winfield Myers on Grassroots Campaigning for Higher Education Reform
/61755/berman-on-chinas-disrup...Ilan Berman on China's Disruption of the Middle East
/61743/kalra-on-islamists-and-...Samir Kalra on Islamists and Hinduphobia in America Up for Forthcoming Webinars
/pressreleases.phpLatest Press Releases
/61536/mef-plays-key-role-in-d...MEF Plays Key Role in Designation of Al Jazeera Subsidiary as Qatari Agent
/61179/desjarlais-request-doe-...Congressman DesJarlais Requests Department of Education Investigation of Middle East Studies at Yale
/61122/lamborn-asks-doe-to-inv...Rep. Doug Lamborn Asks Department of Education to Investigate Middle East Studies at UC Berkeley
/middle-east-quarterly/Latest MEQ Articles
/61711/biden-mustnt-reprise-ob...Text duplicate Biden Must Not Reprise Obama's Middle East Policy
/61464/how-israel-jewish-major...How Israel's Jewish Majority Will Grow
/61462/iran-advances-in-latin-...Iran's Advances in Latin America
/61461/does-jordan-want-the-we...Does Jordan Want the West Bank?
/61460/how-the-trump-plan-make...Text duplicate How the Trump Plan Makes Peace Possible
/participation/Support The Forum
/participation/Donate Now

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
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The page response time of 0.79 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 page loads 7 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (43 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSat, 14 Nov 2020 11:04:08 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
set-cookie150 Characters
set-cookie83 Characters
set-cookie137 Characters
set-cookie208 Characters
expiresThu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
cache-controlno-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0
expect-ctmax-age=604800, report-uri=""

External factors

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This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 7,752 referring domains.
This page has 1,025,781 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 6,286 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
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This website is listed on Webwiki.


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Middle East Forum
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