Spj.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.28 s
File size
54.50 kB
Media files
Number of links
126 internal / 50 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
(Critically important)
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.
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Server location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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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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.
(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

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

(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 659 words. That's ok.
27.8% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 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 24 words is good.
(Critically important)
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 12 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 13 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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11 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.
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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
(Critically important)
Help us empower journalism.
Too many H1 headings
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Help us empower journalism.
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 Ukraine Journalists Fund
H2 SPJ concerned about lawsuit targeting free speech
H2 Webinar Replays
H2 Upcoming events and deadlines
H2 SPJ s Code of Ethics
H2 The SPJ Race & Gender Hotline: Fast answers for confused journalists
H2 SPJ Ethics Central
H2 SPJ Shop
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.
20 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
There are too many external links (50) 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 SPJ 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 SPJ 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 No Text
https://spj.networkforgood.com...New window External Subdomain DONATE
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 No Text
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External No Text
https://www.spj.org/rss.aspNew window No Text
http://instagram.com/spj_picsNew window External No Text
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...New window External No Text
https://www.spj.org/New window No Text
https://www.spj.org/join.aspText duplicate JOIN
https://spj.networkforgood.com...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate DONATE
https://my.spj.org/my-profileNew window External Text duplicate MEMBERS
/foundation.aspText duplicate FOUNDATION
https://www.spj.org/index.aspAnchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
http://twitter.com/spj_tweetsNew window External No Text
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External No Text
https://www.spj.org/rss.aspNew window No Text
http://instagram.com/spj_picsNew window External No Text
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...New window External No Text
https://www.spj.org/awards.aspNominations now open for SPJ s national awards
https://www.spj.org/a-moe.aspMark of Excellence Awards (Collegiate)
https://www.spj.org/a-sdx.aspSigma Delta Chi Awards (Professional)
https://www.spj.org/aboutspj.aspSociety of Professional Journalists
https://www.spj.org/aboutspj.aspLearn More
https://www.spj.org/join.aspText duplicate Become a Member
/supporters.aspBecome a Supporter
/donate-ukraine.aspNo Text
/donate-ukraine.aspUkraine Journalists Fund
/donate-ukraine.aspJournalists are the specific targets of the Russian forces invading Ukraine. Twenty-two journalists have been kidnapped; most are still being held. This is n...
/news.asp?REF=2984New window SPJ concerned about lawsuit targeting free speech
/news.asp?REF=2983New window SPJ condemns Fox Sports' host for fabricating quotes
/news.asp?REF=2981New window SPJ celebrates International Day To End Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists
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 Sports Event: Phil Murphy, ESPN SportsCenter Anchor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External Freelance Community event: How to find (and win) fellowships and grants as a freelancer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External Lessons Learned: Top Tips as Journalism Schools Embark on the Accreditation Journey
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External SPJ Sports Event: Thomas Rongen, Soccer Broadcaster
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External To Be or Not To Be Accredited: How ACEJMC Accreditation Can Help (or Hurt) Your Journalism Program
https://www.youtube.com/playli...New window External > See all videos
https://www.spj.org/calendar.aspNo Text
https://www.spj.org/calendar.aspUpcoming events and deadlines
https://smc-edu.zoom.us/j/8148...New window External Subdomain 11/27/23: SPJ Education Committee Meeting
https://forms.gle/xf3s5DzUhBDs...New window External 11/28/23: Newsmakers and News Reporters Networking and Training Event
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2...New window External 11/28/23: 2023 Fourth Estate Award Gala honoring Kristen Welker of NBC News
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8434...New window External Subdomain 11/28/23: Journalism and Mental Health Task Force
https://us02web.zoom.us/meetin...New window External Subdomain Anchor 11/30/23: A Chat with Brian Stelter About His New Book 'Network of Lies'
https://www.spj.org/calendar.asp>> Full calendar
/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.
/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...
https://ethicscentral.org/External No Text
https://ethicscentral.org/External SPJ Ethics Central
https://ethicscentral.org/External Reporting what s happening, discussing what matters and exploring what s next.
https://ethicscentral.org/New window External Anchor Ethics and Diversity in the News
https://ethicscentral.org/ethi...New window External In depth: SPJ s Code of Ethics
https://shop-spj.myspreadshop....New window External Subdomain No Text
https://shop-spj.myspreadshop....New window External Subdomain SPJ Shop
https://shop-spj.myspreadshop....New window External Subdomain Show off your support of SPJ with water bottles, stickers, hats, tote bags, T-shirts, hoodies and more.
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 IMG-ALT Twitter
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...New window External IMG-ALT Facebook
http://instagram.com/spj_picsNew window External IMG-ALT Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External IMG-ALT LinkedIn
https://www.spj.org/rss.aspIMG-ALT RSS
https://www.iubenda.com/privac...New window External Privacy Policy
https://www.iubenda.com/privac...New window External Cookie Policy
https://www.iubenda.com/terms-...New window External 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 Text duplicate SPJ 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://spj.networkforgood.com...New window External Subdomain Text 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

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.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.28 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 12 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 12 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (55 kB).

HTTP Response Header

expiresSat, 25 Nov 2023 05:45:44 GMT
set-cookie61 Characters
dateSat, 25 Nov 2023 05:46:44 GMT

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 281 referring domains.
This page has 3,950 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 257 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 7089 shares and comments on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


No valid Robots.txt file was found.

Most important keywords

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

Professional Journalists52%Check
SPJ News49%Check
SPJ Foundation48%Check
Journalists Association46%Check

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