- SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.77 s
File size
23.30 kB
Media files
Number of links
22 internal / 31 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Simple Machines Forum - Free & open source community software
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 598 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Simple Machines offers free open source software such as SMF, the powerful and easy to use community forum written in PHP. Start interesting discussions on your website!
The meta description is too long: 1068 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
(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.
(Somewhat important)
The domain name is very long.
The domain is no subdomain.
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 XHTML 1.0 Transitional is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

descriptionSimple Machines offers free open source software such as SMF, the powerful and easy to use community forum written in PHP. Start interesting discussions on your website!
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

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Page quality

(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 25.48 words is high.
This page contains 790 words. That's ok.
34.6% 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.
10 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.
(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 loads 4 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 16 tags for this page.
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
...ite2/images/site/smsite_logo.jpg?rc2.1.2Simple Machines Community Forum*Shrink or expand the header. Machines ForumSimple Machines Forum: elegant, effective, powerful, free. It's that simple. SMF forum

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Simple Machines Community Forum
The H1 heading is perfect.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Simple Machines Community Forum
H3 Simple Machines Forum
H3 Elegant, Effective, Powerful, Free
H3 Easily Customizable
H3 High Quality Support
H3 Latest news
H3 Learn SMF
H3 Localize SMF
H3 Improve SMF
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
The amount of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (31) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/community/index.phpIMG-ALT Simple Machines Community Forum
https://download.simplemachine...External Subdomain Download
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Customize
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Modifications
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Themes
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Patches
https://support.simplemachines...External Subdomain Support
https://wiki.simplemachines.or...External Subdomain Online Manual
/contribute/Contribute Subdomain Development Bug tracker
/community/index.php?action=re...register window External IMG-ALT Facebook window External IMG-ALT Twitter window External IMG-ALT GitHub
https://download.simplemachine...External Subdomain Download SMF
/about/features.phpLearn More
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Customize Site
https://support.simplemachines...External Subdomain Text duplicate Learn More
/community/index.php?topic=575...SMF 2.1 RC3 Released
/community/index.php?topic=571...SMF 2.0.17 Released
/community/index.php?topic=570...SMF 2.0.16 Released
/community/index.php?board=202.0Doc Helper Board Subdomain Text duplicate Online Manual
/community/index.php?topic=552...Become a Translator GitHub (SMF 2.1)
/community/index.php?board=3.0Feature Requests
https://download.simplemachine...External Subdomain What do our users think?
https://wiki.simplemachines.or...External Subdomain Can I convert my forum to SMF?
/about/index.phpGet the complete story
/about/smf/team.phpMeet the team!
/about/opensource.phpWhat does the SMF license mean
https://download.simplemachine...External Subdomain Integrating with other software
https://support.simplemachines...External Subdomain Need help with SMF?
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Browse the modifications for SMF
https://custom.simplemachines....External Subdomain Themes for your SMF forum Subdomain Read our Online Manual
/contribute/advertise.phpAdvertise with us
/contribute/Ways to support this project Simple Machines on GitHub Tools Sphinx for SMF smfCurve SMF MW Auth Converters Machines window External XHTML
A-TITLE Valid XHTML 1.0!

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to ""
HTTP header
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.77 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 loads 4 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (23 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSat, 24 Oct 2020 17:35:40 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
set-cookie70 Characters
expiresMon, 26 Jul 1997 05:00:00 GMT
x-content-security-policyallow 'self' http://* https://*; options inline-script eval-script; img-src *; script-src 'self' http://* http://* http://* http://* https://* https://* https://* https://*; style-src 'self' http://* http://* https://* https://*; frame-ancestors none;
last-modifiedSat, 24 Oct 2020 18:18:34 GMT

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 32,908 referring domains.
This website has 1,299,586,333 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 22,334 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


User-agent: *
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /adsystem/
Crawl-delay: 15

User-agent: Slurp
Crawl-delay: 5

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview
Simple Machines Forum - Free & open source community software
Simple Machines offers free open source software such as SMF, the powerful and easy to use community forum written in PHP. Start interesting discussions on your website!

Most important keywords

Following keywords were found. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

Simple Machines95%Check
Simple Machines Forum90%Check
SMF or80%Check
Community Forum78%Check
SMF Forum72%Check
Forum Software70%Check

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