Spj.org - SEO Checker

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Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
2.00 s
File size
86.60 kB
Media files
Number of links
142 internal / 55 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Society of Professional Journalists - Improving and protecting journalism since 1909
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 750 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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There are more than one meta descriptions on the page. Only one is allowed.
The meta description is empty.
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
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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
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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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Meta http-equiv Content-Type: iso-8859-1
Meta Charset Attribut: utf-8
The specified character encodings are different.
The character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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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

KeywordsSociety of Professional Journalists, Journalists, Journalism, Journalism Training, Ethics, Reporting, Diversity, Newspapers, Broadcasting
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Page quality

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Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 1050 words. That's ok.
30.5% 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.
8 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 22.25 words is good.
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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Multiple viewport tags are given. There should only be one.
This page loads 15 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width,initial-scale=1,user-scalable=yes" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
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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10 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
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Convention 2023
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (15 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 31 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

Heading levelContent
H1 Convention 2023
H1 Nominations are open for SPJ Fellows of the Society
H1 Get Involved
H1 SPJ Calendar
H1 Help us empower journalism.
H1 We Are SPJ
H1 SPJ Events
H1 Explore SPJ
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H1 Empty heading
H2 SPJ MMJ Safety Guidelines
H2 New ?Boston Strangler? and nine more films added to Quill?s Journalism Movies list
H2 New ?Boston Strangler? and nine more films added to Quill?s Journalism Movies list Duplicate text
H2 Covering Mass Shootings
H2 Convention Information
H2 The SPJ Race & Gender Hotline: Fast answers for confused journalists
H2 SPJ s Code of Ethics
H2 Webinar Replays
H2 SPJ Foundation Grants
H2 Sources of Color: Diverse journalists and industry experts all in one place
H2 Abortion Coverage Resources
H4 Awards
H4 Diversity & Inclusion
H4 Ethics
H4 For Educators
H4 For Students
H4 Freedom of Information
H4 Freelancing
H4 International Journalism
H4 Chapters
H4 SPJ Foundation
H4 Jobs
H4 Grants
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
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.
17 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
There are too many external links (55) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://my.spj.org/External Members Sign in Manage your account Become a Member
https://my.spj.org/my-profileExternal Sign in
https://my.spj.org/my-profileExternal Manage your account
https://www.spj.org/join.aspBecome a Member
https://www.spj.org/aboutspj.aspExplore SPJ SPJ News Chapters Event Calendar Awards Committees Communities Legal Defense Fund Journalist s Toolbox Quill Magazine Foundation President's Column
https://www.spj.org/spjnews.aspSPJ News
https://www.spj.org/calendar.aspEvent Calendar
https://www.spj.org/ldf.aspLegal Defense Fund
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External Journalist s Toolbox
https://www.quillmag.com/New window External Quill Magazine
https://www.quillmag.com/categ...External President's Column
https://www.spj.org/join.aspJoin SPJ Become a Member Why Join SPJ? Discounted Services for Members Membership Rates Become an SPJ Supporter
https://www.spj.org/join.aspText duplicate Become a Member
https://www.spj.org/whyjoin.aspWhy Join SPJ?
/whyjoin-benefits.aspDiscounted Services for Members
/join-rates.aspMembership Rates
/supporters.aspBecome an SPJ Supporter
https://www.spj.org/awards.aspText duplicate Awards
https://www.spj.org/foi.aspFreedom of Information
https://www.spj.org/ij.aspGlobal Journalism
https://www.spj.org/training.aspJournalism Training
/board-meeting.aspBoard Meeting Resources
/documentation.aspMeeting Replays and Archives
/documentation.aspBylaws and Documentation
https://www.spj.org/leaders.aspTools for SPJ Leaders
https://www.spj.org/spjboard.aspSPJ Board of Directors
https://www.spj.org/sdxboard.aspText duplicate Foundation
https://www.spj.org/chapters.aspLocal chapters
/regional-coordinators.aspRegional coordinators
https://www.spj.org/New window IMG-ALT SPJ logo
https://my.spj.org/my-profileNew window External MEMBERS
https://www.spj.org/index.aspAnchor Trivial anchor text
http://twitter.com/spj_tweetsNew window External Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External LinkedIn
https://www.spj.org/rss.aspNew window RSS
http://instagram.com/spj_picsNew window External Instagram
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...New window External Facebook
https://www.spj.org/New window IMG-ALT SPJ Logo
https://www.spj.org/join.aspText duplicate JOIN
https://www.spj.org/donate.aspText duplicate DONATE
https://my.spj.org/my-profileNew window External Text duplicate MEMBERS
https://www.spj.org/index.aspAnchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
http://twitter.com/spj_tweetsNew window External Text duplicate Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External Text duplicate LinkedIn
https://www.spj.org/rss.aspNew window Text duplicate RSS
http://instagram.com/spj_picsNew window External Text duplicate Instagram
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...New window External Text duplicate Facebook
/regionalconf.aspGet the information
/convention.aspCheck here for details as we post them.
/a-fellowsOTS.aspNominations accepted through April 10
https://www.spj.org/join.aspText duplicate Become a Member
/supporters.aspBecome a Supporter
https://calendar.spjnetwork.or...New window External Subdomain submit it here
https://www.spj.org/calendar.aspView the SPJ Event calendar
https://www.spj.org/index.aspAnchor Learn More
https://www.spj.org/join.aspGet Involved
/convention-call.aspSubmit your proposal here!
https://www.spj.org/aboutspj.aspTrivial anchor text
Read more
https://www.spj.org/join.aspText duplicate Become a Member
/supporters.aspText duplicate Become a Supporter
https://www.spj.org/spjnewsa.aspSee All News
/news.asp?REF=2927SPJ asks Congress to reintroduce and pass Journalist Protection Act
/news.asp?REF=2926Three Affiliated Tribes? Mark Fox administration recipient of Black Hole Award
/news.asp?REF=2925SPJ releases top 10 urgent threats to freedom of information
/news.asp?REF=2924SPJ FOI Chair on press freedom in Indian Country and Sunshine Week plans
/news.asp?REF=2923SPJ, NAJA, NLA host virtual roundtable for 'Bad Press' documentary as part of Sunshine Week
/news.asp?REF=1923SPJ statement on the shooting of Spectrum News 13 journalists
/news.asp?REF=1922SPJ and NLA partner for Sunshine Week 2023
https://calendar.spjnetwork.or...New window External Subdomain Want to see your event added here? Whether you're an SPJ chapter, SPJ community or an association devoted to supporting journalism, if you have an event or d...
https://www.spj.org/calendar.aspView the SPJ Calendar
/safety-mmj.aspNo Text
/safety-mmj.aspSPJ MMJ Safety Guidelines
/safety-mmj.aspOur SPJ MMJ safety guidelines are aimed at helping television news managers create safe working conditions for solo television reporters, also known as MMJs....
https://www.quillmag.com/2023/...New window External No Text
https://www.quillmag.com/2023/...New window External New ?Boston Strangler? and nine more films added to Quill?s Journalism Movies list
https://www.quillmag.com/2023/...New window External NY court agrees: You have the right to see police disciplinary records
https://www.quillmag.com/2023/...New window External Women at war and the lessons learned
https://www.quillmag.com/2023/...New window External 10 with Greg Agvent
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External No Text
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External Covering Mass Shootings
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External School Violence
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External Broadcast Journalism
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External State/Local Government
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External The Economy
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External Public Safety
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External >> Visit The Journalist's Toolbox
/convention.aspNo Text
/convention.aspConvention Information
/convention.aspKeep checking back here for updated information about the SPJ 2023 Convention in Las Vegas
/race-gender-hotline.aspNo Text
/race-gender-hotline.aspThe SPJ Race & Gender Hotline: Fast answers for confused journalists
/race-gender-hotline.aspSPJ has partnered with experienced Black and LGBT journalists and educators, including the Trans Journalists Association. They ll offer concrete advice for y...
/ethicscode.aspNo Text
/ethicscode.aspSPJ s Code of Ethics
/ethicscode.aspSPJ declares these four principles as the foundation of ethical journalism and encourages their use in its practice by all people in all media.
https://www.youtube.com/playli...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/playli...New window External Webinar Replays
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External SPJ 2021 Virtual Regional Conference
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External SPJ Region 1 Conference: Media and First Amendment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External SPJ Region 1 Conference: Investigative Stories that Matter
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External SPJ Region 1 Conference: How to Get a Job
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External Informing the public on the promise and perils of algorithms
https://www.youtube.com/playli...New window External > See all videos
/foundation-grants.aspNo Text
/foundation-grants.aspSPJ Foundation Grants
/foundation-grants.aspSociety of Professional Journalists Foundation grants primarily support SPJ and also provide support to organizations and causes that further our mission. De...
https://sourcesofcolor.com/New window External No Text
https://sourcesofcolor.com/New window External Sources of Color: Diverse journalists and industry experts all in one place
https://sourcesofcolor.com/New window External Are you a journalist who wants to diversify the stories you tell by including more people of color while streamlining your search for reputable sources? This...
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External IMG-ALT SPJ Merchandise
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External Abortion Coverage Resources
https://www.journaliststoolbox...New window External Find resources on how to write about sensitive topics, such as abortion
https://www.spj.org/awards.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/awards.aspText duplicate Awards
https://www.spj.org/diversity.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/diversity.aspDiversity & Inclusion
https://www.spj.org/ethics.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/ethics.aspText duplicate Ethics
https://www.spj.org/educators.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/educators.aspFor Educators
https://www.spj.org/students.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/students.aspFor Students
https://www.spj.org/foi.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/foi.aspText duplicate Freedom of Information
https://www.spj.org/freelance.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/freelance.aspText duplicate Freelancing
https://www.spj.org/ij.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/ij.aspInternational Journalism
https://www.spj.org/chapters.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/chapters.aspText duplicate Chapters
/foundation.aspNo Text
/foundation.aspSPJ Foundation
https://www.spj.org/jobs.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/jobs.aspText duplicate Jobs
https://www.spj.org/grants.aspNo Text
http://twitter.com/spj_tweetsNew window External Text duplicate Twitter
IMG-ALT Twitter
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...New window External Text duplicate Facebook
IMG-ALT Facebook
http://instagram.com/spj_picsNew window External Text duplicate Instagram
IMG-ALT Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External Text duplicate LinkedIn
IMG-ALT LinkedIn
https://www.spj.org/rss.aspText duplicate RSS
https://www.iubenda.com/privac...External Privacy Policy
A-TITLE Privacy Policy
https://www.iubenda.com/privac...External Cookie Policy
A-TITLE Cookie Policy
https://www.iubenda.com/terms-...External Terms and Conditions
A-TITLE Terms and Conditions
https://www.spj.org/hq.aspContact SPJ Headquarters
/employmentops.aspEmployment Opportunities
https://www.spj.org/advertise.aspAdvertise with SPJ
https://quillmag.com/New window External Quill
https://journaliststoolbox.org/New window External Journalist's Toolbox
/convention.aspNew window SPJ Convention
https://www.spj.org/jobs.aspCareer Center
https://www.spj.org/aboutspj.aspAbout SPJ
/foundation.aspText duplicate SPJ Foundation
https://www.spj.org/hq.aspHeadquarters Staff
https://www.spj.org/spjboard.aspBoard of Directors
/regional-coordinators.aspRegional Coordinators
https://www.spj.org/ldf.aspText duplicate Legal Defense Fund
https://www.spj.org/awards.aspText duplicate Awards
https://www.spj.org/donate.aspText duplicate Donate
https://www.spj.org/members.aspSPJ Members
https://www.spj.org/join.aspJoin SPJ
https://www.spj.org/whyjoin.aspWhy Join?
https://www.spj.org/mission.aspOur Mission
https://www.spj.org/training.aspText duplicate Journalism Training
https://www.spj.org/foi.aspText duplicate Freedom of Information
https://www.spj.org/ethics.aspText duplicate Ethics
https://www.spj.org/diversity.aspText duplicate Diversity
https://muckrack.com/New window External Official Media Partner of the Society of Professional Journalists
IMG-ALT Muckrack Logo

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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This page redirects to "https://www.spj.org/index.asp"
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the 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 is very slow (2.00 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This page loads 13 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 15 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (87 kB).

HTTP Response Header

expiresTue, 28 Mar 2023 20:44:17 GMT
set-cookie61 Characters
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External factors

(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 294 referring domains.
This page has 3,707 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 262 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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The page has 0 shares and comments on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Most important keywords

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