Umc.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
95% 
Page quality
78% 
Page structure
67% 
Link structure
51% 
Server
78% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.67 s
File size
53.40 kB
Words
602
Media files
23
Number of links
85 internal / 19 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The United Methodist Church
The length of the page title is perfect. (265 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (886 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.umc.org/en
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
Language
(Somewhat important)
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
(Somewhat important)
The specified alternate links have no errors.
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.
Domain
(Somewhat important)
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
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.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 602 words. That's ok.
28.6% 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.
4 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 20.45 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
Multiple viewport tags are given. There should only be one.
This website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 12 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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.
HTTPS
(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
...0AFD96AA9A2B0B2E0A465D430DAF67BFA4CFE3C3The People of the United Methodist Church
...64F649BE06A030F26098031FC93F92AE0B660F0EUnited Methodists Stand Against Racism. Image by United Methodist Communications.United Methodists Stand Against Racism. Image by United Methodist Communications.
...DBC477A64794CCD73569AC5AF419329CAA8B2A2EWhen returning to worship, be prepared for changes, including different seating arrangements. File photo by Charity Ponter.When we return to worship, we should be prepared for things to be different. File photo by Charity Ponter.
...9C779185239E37C133464D8BBEE0742FBB8E1E2EAs congregations cancel on-site worship and individuals choose to forego large gatherings to help slow the spread of coronavirus, you can still worship in your home via online worship services.
...777D96299B5315957AEF32888A43AB418666C6C4United Methodists stand against racism. Image by United Methodist Communications. United Methodists stand against racism. Image by United Methodist Communications.
...5726F86D1FA7C8B06164AA71BD098C19EAECAFC3Members pray at First United Methodist Church of Salt Lake City, Utah.
...6216CF467273730ACD7E18C64B6576648D44A128Ask The UMC responds to your questions and shares answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. Image by United Methodist Communications.Ask The UMC responds to your questions and shares answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. Image by United Methodist Communications.
...D65D1C8CD7DE1F01DFA55DABE625B95E568E905BThe Old Rectory in Epworth, England was built in 1709 following the "Great Fire" and was the home of John and Charles Wesley along with their parents and siblings. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.
...C7588A4582BA0A83E3FA4F0737DEB30B4AF19376Offering plate featuring cross. Photo by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications.Offering plate featuring cross. Photo by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications.
...12D69CA5CF05A534E04DEA49C8DB02DB8164BE56As United Methodists examine ways to end racial injustice, introducing books about racism to children can help a younger generation be part of the solution. Photo by Aw Creative on Unsplash.
...186A5BB2146A18AEB0D164B552C406967106F9C2COVID-19 at a cellular level. Image from WebMD
...64347007ECFF1569B9463C6694DC0FE93916DDCEBishop Thomas Bickerton holds a basketball during the 2008 General Conference as part of the Nothing But Nets campaign. File photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.Bishop Thomas Bickerton holds a basketball during the 2008 General Conference as part of the Nothing But Nets campaign. File photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.
...2F6F727A736A22DF75575F8A853D94AD3428A893Leaders from DC's interfaith community, including Bishop LaTrelle Easterling (left) and the Rev. Neal Christie from the General Board of Church and Society (center), gathered for worship, lament and protest, as they raised their voices for racial justice June 14 at St. John's Episcopal Church by the White House. Photo by Melissa Lauber.
...F06CCCD117893848D2A08053FAF9795A08ACE6BFInstagram banner for homepage 3
...72F39F73AD5CE12AB8152B8E816BBED3C5785F68Clergy members gather in prayer during a vigil at McKendree United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tenn., to grieve and remember people lost to acts of racism. The United Methodist Commission on Religion and Race is launching a major initiative on combatting racism on Juneteenth, an American holiday commemorating the emancipation of remaining enslaved African Americans on June 19, 1865. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.
...E25022B4B1B2435E0EC190C3A8C1777FD6E9A381The Rev. Orlando Gallardo Parra (right), pastor of Drexel United Methodist Church in Drexel, Mo., and a DACA recipient, has been married to his wife, Emily, for four years. “DACA has made it possible for me to be ordained in the United Methodist Church (and) to get a job as a pastor.” Photo courtesy of Rev. Gallardo Parra.
...575C08624BDBECFDB5B863B9FFC43D826F36EC70While many United Methodist churches have seen giving drop since the COVID-19 pandemic suspended in-person worship, they also report resilience in the crisis. Some churches even report an increase in giving to go along alongside an increase in attendance through online worship. Photos: church by Steven Kyle Adair, clouds by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications; coins by Kevin Schneider, Pixabay; illustration by Laurens Glass, UM News.
...6EBE631EB2626FDB5F3F6B8AB9B621F112AA08FFThe People of the United Methodist Church
...c/images/social/social-facebook-red.ashxFollow on Facebook
...mc/images/social/social-twitter-red.ashxFollow on Twitter
...mc/images/social/social-youtube-red.ashxFollow on YouTube

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
United Methodist Now: Inspiration Daily Living
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 29 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 United Methodist Now: Inspiration Daily Living
H2 What We Believe
H2 How We Serve
H2 Ways We Grow
H2 Who We Are
H2 New to the UMC?
H2 Empty heading
H2 Returning to in-person church
H2 Still worshiping at home?
H2 #endracism
H2 Making a Difference
H2 Empty heading
H2 Happy Birthday, John Wesley!
H2 #IGiveUMC
H2 Educating our families
H2 Stay Well
H2 Podcast
H2 Second pandemic
H2 Vintage Methodist Recipes: Lemon Whippersnaps
H2 Racial Justice
H2 In the news
H2 COVID-19
H2 What We Believe Duplicate text
H2 How We Serve Duplicate text
H2 Ways We Grow Duplicate text
H2 Who We Are Duplicate text
H2 New to the UMC? Duplicate text
H2 Follow
H3 Empty heading
H3 Have a question?
H3 Featured stories
H3 UMNEWS.ORG
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.
There are 9 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 19 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.umc.org/en/IMG-ALT The People of the United Methodist Church
https://www.umc.org/topicsWhat we believe
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https://www.umc.org/rolesHow We Serve
A-TITLE How We Serve
https://www.umc.org/seasonalWays We Grow
A-TITLE Ways We Grow
https://www.umc.org/agenciesWho We Are
A-TITLE Who We Are
/en/rethink-churchNew to the UMC?
A-TITLE New to the UMC?
/en/how-we-serve/umcgiving/donateDonate
A-TITLE Donate
/en/what-we-believe/basics-of-...Basics of our Faith
/en/what-we-believe/umc-topicsUMC Topics
/en/what-we-believe/ask-the-um...Ask The UMC-FAQs
/en/how-we-serve/advocating-fo...Advocating for Justice
/en/how-we-serve/we-are-disciplesWe Are Disciples
/en/how-we-serve/following-god...Following Gods Call
/en/how-we-serve/promoting-hea...Promoting Health & Wholeness
/en/how-we-serve/umcgivingUMC Giving
/en/ways-we-grow/practicing-yo...Practicing Your Faith
/en/ways-we-grow/tools-for-you...Tools for Your Spiritual Journey
https://www.resourceumc.org/New window External Resources for Leaders
/en/find-a-churchFind-A-Church
/en/who-we-are/umc-family-treeUMC Family Tree
/en/who-we-are/structureStructure
/en/who-we-are/historyHistory
/en/who-we-are/latest-newsLatest News
/en/umc-calendarCalendar
/en/who-we-are/directoryDirectory
/en/who-we-are/press-centerPress Center
/en/rethink-church/compass-pod...Compass Podcasts
/en/rethink-church/topicsTopics
/en/rethink-church/ways-to-con...Ways to Connect
/en?region=Globalen English
http://umc-eurasia.ru/New window External RU Russian
/en/who-we-are/directoryText duplicate Directory
A-TITLE Directory
/en/umc-calendarText duplicate Calendar
A-TITLE Calendar
/en/find-a-churchText duplicate Find-A-Church
A-TITLE Find-A-Church
https://www.umc.org/en/find-a-jobFind-a-Job
A-TITLE Find-a-Job
/en/what-we-believe/ask-the-um...Ask the UMC
A-TITLE Ask the UMC
https://www.resourceumc.org/External RESOURCEUMC.org
A-TITLE RESOURCEUMC.org
https://www.umnews.org/External UMNEWS
A-TITLE UMNEWS
http://folio.umc.org/2019-PREF...New window External Preferences
A-TITLE Preferences
/en/content/going-back-to-chur...Trivial anchor text
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https://www.resourceumc.org/en...External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/en/content/united-against-rac...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/en/how-we-serve/advocating-fo...UMC.org/EndRacism
/en/content/united-methodist-n...Subscribe Today!
/en/how-we-serve/umcgiving/imp...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/en/how-we-serve/umcgiving/donatedonate
/en/ask-the-umc-formAsk A Question
/en/what-we-believe/ask-the-um...FAQs
https://www.umc.org/enView More
/en/content/ask-the-umc-where-...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/en/content/the-need-for-givin...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/en/content/books-about-racism...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/en/content/coronavirus-inform...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/en/content/meet-bishop-thomas...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/en/content/racial-justice-ext...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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/en/content/vintage-methodist-...Watch
https://www.instagram.com/unit...New window External Follow UMC on Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/unit...New window External IMG-ALT Instagram banner for homepage 3
https://www.umnews.org/enExternal Visit UMNEWS.ORG
https://www.umnews.org/en/news...New window External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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https://www.umnews.org/en/news...New window External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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https://www.umnews.org/en/news...New window External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
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https://www.umc.org/Anchor Back to top
/en/what-we-believeWhat We Believe
/en/what-we-believe/basics-of-...Text duplicate Basics of our Faith
/en/what-we-believe/umc-topicsText duplicate UMC Topics
/en/what-we-believe/ask-the-um...Text duplicate Ask The UMC-FAQs
/en/how-we-serveText duplicate How We Serve
/en/how-we-serve/advocating-fo...Text duplicate Advocating for Justice
/en/how-we-serve/we-are-disciplesText duplicate We Are Disciples
/en/how-we-serve/following-god...Text duplicate Following Gods Call
/en/how-we-serve/promoting-hea...Text duplicate Promoting Health & Wholeness
/en/how-we-serve/umcgivingText duplicate UMC Giving
/en/ways-we-growText duplicate Ways We Grow
/en/ways-we-grow/practicing-yo...Text duplicate Practicing Your Faith
/en/ways-we-grow/tools-for-you...Text duplicate Tools for Your Spiritual Journey
https://www.resourceumc.org/New window External Text duplicate Resources for Leaders
/en/find-a-churchText duplicate Find-A-Church
https://www.umc.org/en/who-we-areText duplicate Who We Are
/en/who-we-are/umc-family-treeText duplicate UMC Family Tree
/en/who-we-are/structureText duplicate Structure
/en/who-we-are/historyText duplicate History
/en/who-we-are/latest-newsText duplicate Latest News
/en/umc-calendarText duplicate Calendar
/en/who-we-are/directoryText duplicate Directory
/en/who-we-are/press-centerText duplicate Press Center
/en/new-to-the-umcText duplicate New to the UMC?
/en/rethink-church/compass-pod...Text duplicate Compass Podcasts
/en/rethink-church/topicsText duplicate Topics
/en/rethink-church/ways-to-con...Text duplicate Ways to Connect
/en/who-we-are/directoryText duplicate Directory
A-TITLE Directory
/en/umc-calendarText duplicate Calendar
A-TITLE Calendar
/en/find-a-churchText duplicate Find-A-Church
A-TITLE Find-A-Church
https://www.umc.org/en/find-a-jobText duplicate Find-a-Job
A-TITLE Find-a-Job
/en/what-we-believe/ask-the-um...Text duplicate Ask the UMC
A-TITLE Ask the UMC
https://www.resourceumc.org/External Text duplicate RESOURCEUMC.org
A-TITLE RESOURCEUMC.org
https://www.umnews.org/External Text duplicate UMNEWS
A-TITLE UMNEWS
https://www.facebook.com/unite...New window External IMG-ALT Follow on Facebook
A-TITLE Follow on Facebook
http://twitter.com/umchurchNew window External IMG-ALT Follow on Twitter
A-TITLE Follow on Twitter
http://www.youtube.com/umcvideosNew window External IMG-ALT Follow on YouTube
A-TITLE Follow on YouTube
https://www.umc.org/en/find-a-jobJobs
A-TITLE Jobs
https://www.resourceumc.org/en...External Advertising
A-TITLE Advertising
/en/content/united-methodist-c...Legal
A-TITLE Legal
/en/content/privacy-statementPrivacy
A-TITLE Privacy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.umc.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.67 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 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (53 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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servercloudflare
cf-ray5aa8b2150f542488-FRA
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http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(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 12,140 referring domains.
This website has 6,377,127 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 7,154 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /sitecore
Disallow: /sandbox

Sitemap: https://www.umc.org/sitemap-umc.xml

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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

Search preview

www.umc.org
The United Methodist Church
The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Most important keywords

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