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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.03 s
File size
63.40 kB
Media files
Number of links
114 internal / 14 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Tax Policy Center
The page title is too short. (160 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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The meta description is missing.
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link 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 name is very long.
The domain is no subdomain.
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

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
twitter:titleTax Policy Center
og:site_nameTax Policy Center
og:titleTax Policy Center

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Page quality

(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 436 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
18.1% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
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This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 10 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" 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 9 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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7 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This website is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/sites/all/themes/tpc_theme/logo.pngLogo SiteLogo Site
...3.png?itok=QtIo2191&timestamp=1586276655No alt attribute provided
...m.png?itok=o69VuRBr&timestamp=1576156694Illustration of Democrat Donkey and Republican Elephant with 1040 tax form
...0.jpg?itok=gc-yaPNL&timestamp=1604703363No alt attribute provided
...nvsXF&c=a1eb0f45f208949a8a4f2680faefcf40States with flat income tax ratesStates with flat income tax rates
...lqepL&c=b90ee15121c3995afcbb167941637beeData Subscription Service
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.../weinberger_headshot_2.jpg?itok=jNSyZjI4No alt attribute provided
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/sites/all/themes/tpc_theme/logo.pngNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
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There is no H1 heading specified.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 5 takeaways from the New York Times report on Trump's tax returns
H2 Data Subscription Series
H3 Daily Deduction
H3 Latest from the TaxVox blog
H3 The TPC's Briefing Book
H3 Stay on top of tax policy.
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
6 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are 14 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Skip to main content
/briefing-bookBriefing Book
/fiscal-factsFiscal Facts Twitter Facebook Logo Site
/topic/individual-taxesIndividual Taxes
/topic/business-taxesBusiness Taxes
/topic/federal-budget-and-economyFederal Budget and Economy
/topic/state-and-local-issuesState and Local Issues
/topic/campaigns-proposals-and...Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms
/taxvoxTaxVox Blog
/research-commentaryResearch & Commentary
/laws-proposalsLaws & Proposals
/model-estimatesModel Estimates
/event/prescription-fiscal-pol...No Text
/event/prescription-fiscal-pol...The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for the COVID-19 Economy with Mark Mazur
https://2020-presidential-cand...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Illustration of Democrat Donkey and Republican Elephant with 1040 tax form
https://2020-presidential-cand...New window External Subdomain Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Tax Policy
/publications/updated-analysis...No Text
/publications/updated-analysis...An Updated Analysis of Former Vice President Biden's Tax Proposals
/fiscal-fact/flat-tax-states-f...Nine states have a flat single income tax rate, and two have ballot measures that could change their tax. Colorado proposes cutting the flat rate from 4.63% ...
/fiscal-fact/flat-tax-states-f...View the data No Text No Text No Text No Text No Text
/daily-deductionDaily Deduction
/daily-deduction/last-looks-ca...Last Looks At The Candidates' Tax Plans
/daily-deductionRead All >>
/taxvoxLatest from the TaxVox blog
/taxvox/tpc-revises-its-revenu...TPC Revises Its Revenue Estimate of Biden's Tax Plan Downward to $2.1 Trillion Over 10 Years
/taxvox/who-gets-tax-benefit-t...Who Gets the Tax Benefit For Those Checkout Donations?
/taxvox/bidens-proposed-tax-hi...Biden's Proposed Tax Hikes Would Do Little to Slow The Economy
/taxvox/surprise-biden-and-tru...Surprise: Biden and Trump Both Back A Modest Middle-Income Tax Cut
/taxvox/big-tax-hikes-and-lots...Big Tax Hikes and Lots of Sin: Your Guide to 2020's State Ballot Measures
/taxvoxText duplicate Read All >>
/about/newsTax Policy Center In the News window External 5 takeaways from the New York Times report on Trump’s tax returns window External Los Angeles Times
/author/c-eugene-steuerleC. Eugene Steuerle window External IMG-ALT Data Subscription Service
/briefing-bookA Citizen's Guide to Tax Policy
/briefing-bookText duplicate Read All >>
/author/martin-d-abravanelMartin D. Abravanel
/author/lily-l-batchelderLily L. Batchelder
/author/sandy-baumSandy Baum
/author/linda-j-blumbergLinda J. Blumberg
/author/matthew-buettgensMatthew Buettgens
/author/leonard-e-burmanLeonard E. Burman
/author/barbara-butricaBarbara Butrica
/author/donnie-charlestonDonnie Charleston
/author/lucy-dadayanLucy Dadayan
/author/lauren-eysterLauren Eyster
/author/melissa-m-favreaultMelissa M. Favreault
/author/norton-francisNorton Francis
/author/william-g-galeWilliam G. Gale
/author/maeve-e-gearingMaeve E. Gearing
/author/linda-giannarelliLinda Giannarelli
/author/howard-gleckmanHoward Gleckman
/author/tracy-gordonTracy Gordon
/author/solomon-greeneSolomon Greene
/author/heather-hahnHeather Hahn
/author/devlin-hansonDevlin Hanson
/author/john-holahanJohn Holahan
/author/julia-b-isaacsJulia B. Isaacs
/author/richard-w-johnsonRichard W. Johnson
/author/genevieve-m-kenneyGenevieve M. Kenney
/author/elaine-maagElaine Maag
/author/donald-marronDonald Marron
/author/mark-j-mazurMark J. Mazur
/author/signe-mary-mckernanSigne-Mary McKernan
/author/adele-c-morrisAdele C. Morris
/author/benjamin-r-pageBenjamin R. Page
/author/mike-pergamitMike Pergamit
/author/h-elizabeth-petersH. Elizabeth Peters
/author/nancy-m-pindusNancy M. Pindus
/author/caroline-ratcliffeCaroline Ratcliffe
/author/robert-d-reischauerRobert D. Reischauer
/author/steven-m-rosenthalSteven M. Rosenthal
/author/kim-s-ruebenKim S. Rueben
/author/frank-sammartinoFrank Sammartino
/author/karen-e-smithKaren E. Smith
/author/c-eugene-steuerleText duplicate C. Eugene Steuerle
/author/brett-theodosBrett Theodos
/author/eric-toderEric Toder
/author/kyle-ueyamaKyle Ueyama
/author/robert-weinbergerRobert A. Weinberger
/author/laura-wheatonLaura Wheaton
/author/stephen-zuckermanStephen Zuckerman
/experts/individual-taxesText duplicate Individual Taxes
/experts/business-taxesText duplicate Business Taxes
/experts/federal-budget-and-ec...Text duplicate Federal Budget and Economy
/experts/state-and-local-issuesText duplicate State and Local Issues
/experts/campaigns,-proposals,...Text duplicate Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms
/author/mark-j-mazurNo Text
/author/mark-j-mazurText duplicate Mark J. Mazur
/author/donnie-charlestonNo Text
/author/donnie-charlestonText duplicate Donnie Charleston
/author/robert-weinbergerNo Text
/author/robert-weinbergerText duplicate Robert A. Weinberger
/expertsView All >>
/newslettersNo Text
/newslettersStay on top of tax policy.
/newslettersSubscribe to our newsletters today.
/newslettersNewsletters Text
/support/donateDonate Today
/topicsText duplicate Topics
/taxvoxText duplicate TaxVox Blog
/research-commentaryText duplicate Research & Commentary
/laws-proposalsText duplicate Laws & Proposals
/model-estimatesText duplicate Model Estimates
/statisticsText duplicate Statistics
/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy
/newslettersText duplicate Newsletters Text duplicate Twitter Text duplicate Facebook

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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This website redirects to ""
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
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This website loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 10 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.03 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (63 kB).

HTTP Response Header

cache-controlpublic, max-age=900
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedSun, 08 Nov 2020 06:02:18 GMT
link<>; rel="canonical"
dateSun, 08 Nov 2020 06:21:04 GMT
x-served-bycache-mdw17351-MDW, cache-fra19171-FRA
x-cacheHIT, HIT
x-cache-hits1, 1
varyAccept-Encoding, Cookie, Cookie, Cookie
via1.1 varnish, 1.1 varnish

External factors

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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 14,486 referring domains.
This website has 606,935 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 10,555 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


# robots.txt
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:
# Ignored:
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# For syntax checking, see:

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips/
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/

Facebook popularity

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Tax Policy Center

Most important keywords

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

Tax Policy74%Check
Tax Policy Center71%Check
tax returns59%Check
Income Tax59%Check
Tax Hikes57%Check
Briefing Book43%Check

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