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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.04 s
File size
62.30 kB
Media files
Number of links
121 internal / 29 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
VLC: Official site - Free multimedia solutions for all OS! - VideoLAN
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 603 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
VLC: Official site - Free multimedia solutions for all OS!
The length of the meta description is perfect. (341 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: France
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
The alternate link to the page itself is missing.
An alternate link incorrectly contains an URL with a relative path.
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 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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
(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

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
KeywordsVideoLAN, VLC, VLC player, VLC media player, download, media player, player download, codec, encoder, media converter, video, video player, multimedia, multicast, x262, x264, x265, DVBlast, Windows, Linux, Unix, BeOS, BSD, MacOS, MacOS X, OSX, Android, Streaming, DVD, Matroska, Blu-Ray, FLV, Xvid, MPEG, MPEG2, MPEG4, H264, DivX, MKV, m2ts, open source, free software, floss, free
DescriptionVLC: Official site - Free multimedia solutions for all OS!
Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 895 words. That's ok.
24.6% 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.
16 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 14.39 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 4 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 18 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
4 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.
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle association alt attribute provided alt attribute provided alt attribute provided alt attribute provided
...creenshots/1.0.0/fitted_vlc_101_w7_2.jpgVLC media player - Windows 7 - Qt Interface on OS X media player - Windows 7 - Qt Interface on iPad media player - Linux - Gnome on Apple TV on OS X media player - Windows Vista - Skins Interface media player - Windows 7 - Qt Interface on OS X media player - Windows Vista - Qt Interface on Android for Windows Store Orange VLC media player Traffic Cone Logo icon icon Icon Icon to VLC Work to VLC VLC VideoLAN

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
VLC media player
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (16 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 VLC media player
H1 Other projects from VideoLAN
H1 Help us out!
H1 News & Updates
H1 Development Blogs
H1 Social media
H6 Partners
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
6 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (29) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text VideoLAN association & Organization
/videolan/partners.htmlConsulting Services & Partners
/legal.htmlLegal center
/contact.htmlContact us
/goodies.htmlGet Goodies
/vlc/skineditor.htmlVLC Skin Editor media player
/developers/bitstream.htmlbiTStream Projects
/contribute.htmlGetting started
/contribute.htmlAnchor Donate Report a bug
/contribute.htmlAnchor Text duplicate Donate organization. window External No Text window External No Text window External No Text window External No Text Subdomain Download VLC Text Subdomain Windows Subdomain Windows 64bit Subdomain Windows ARM 64 Subdomain macOS Subdomain macOS (Apple Silicon) Subdomain Android Systems
/vlc/download-windows.htmlNo Text
/vlc/download-macosx.htmlNo Text Text
/vlc/download-android.htmlNo Text
/vlc/download-ios.htmlNo Text media player VLC is a powerful media player playing most of the media codecs and video formats out there.
IMG-ALT VLC icon VideoLAN Movie Creator is a non-linear editing software for video creation.
/projects/dvblast.htmlDVBlast DVBlast is a simple and powerful MPEG-2/TS demux and streaming application.
IMG-ALT DVBlast Icon
/projects/multicat.htmlmulticat multicat is a set of tools designed to easily and efficiently manipulate multicast streams and TS.
/developers/x264.htmlx264 x264 is a free application for encoding video streams into the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC format.
IMG-ALT x264 Icon
/developers/libdvdcss.htmlText duplicate libdvdcss
/developers/libdvdnav.htmlText duplicate libdvdnav
/vlc/libvlc.htmlText duplicate libVLC
/developers/libbluray.htmlText duplicate libbluray
/developers/libaacs.htmlText duplicate libaacs
/developers/bitstream.htmlText duplicate biTStream All Projects
/contribute.htmlLearn More
/contribute.htmlText duplicate Learn More
/contribute.htmlText duplicate Learn More & Updates is 20 years old today!
/press/videolan-20.html20 years
/press/videolan-20.htmlRead our press release! 3.0.12
/vlc/releases/3.0.12.htmlthe release page 1.2.1
/developers/libbluray.htmlthe libbluray for Android 3.3 News Subdomain Development Blogs Rémi Denis-Courmont: VLC plug-in for YoutubeDL [...] No Text No Text URL anchor text URL anchor text URL anchor text URL anchor text URL anchor text Association VideoLAN No Text No Text duplicate VLC
/vlc/download-windows.htmlVLC for Windows
/vlc/download-macosx.htmlVLC for Mac OS X
/vlc/download-ubuntu.htmlVLC for Ubuntu
/vlc/download-android.htmlVLC for Android
/vlc/download-ios.htmlVLC for iOS
/vlc/skins.htmlSkins Subdomain Extensions
/vlc/features.htmlText duplicate Features
/vlc/skineditor.htmlText duplicate VLC Skin Editor Movie Creator
/projects/dvblast.htmlText duplicate DVBlast
/developers/x264.htmlText duplicate x264
/developers/x262.htmlText duplicate x262
/developers/x265.htmlText duplicate x265
/projects/multicat.htmlText duplicate multicat
/vlc/libvlc.htmlText duplicate libVLC
/developers/libdvdcss.htmlText duplicate libdvdcss
/developers/libdvdnav.htmlText duplicate libdvdnav
/developers/libdvdnav.htmlText duplicate libdvdread
/developers/libbluray.htmlText duplicate libbluray
/developers/libdvbpsi.htmlText duplicate libdvbpsi
/developers/libaacs.htmlText duplicate libaacs
/developers/libdvbcsa.htmlText duplicate libdvbcsa
/developers/bitstream.htmlText duplicate biTStream Subdomain Wiki Subdomain Forums
/contribute.htmlAnchor Donate money
/contribute.htmlDonate time
/goodies.htmlText duplicate Get Goodies and Organization
/legal.htmlText duplicate Legal
/contact.htmlText duplicate Contact us
/videolan/mirrors.htmlMirrors duplicate Press center
/videolan/events/Text duplicate Events center
/contribute.htmlGet Involved
/legal.htmlText duplicate Legal
/contact.htmlReport Trademark Abuse non-profit organization. Made By Argon CC BY-SA 3.0+ Roman Khramov

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 4 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A Content Delivery Network like Google Hosted Libaries can save bandwith for the JQuery files.
A Content Delivery Network like Bootstrap CDN can save bandwith for Bootstrap front-end component library.
The page response time is excellent with 0.04 seconds.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (62 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateWed, 17 Feb 2021 00:11:58 GMT
last-modifiedWed, 17 Feb 2021 00:10:03 GMT
x-clacks-overheadGNU Terry Pratchett

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 57,926 referring domains.
This website has 6,213,302 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 44,621 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.


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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
VLC: Official site - Free multimedia solutions for all OS! - VideoLAN
VLC: Official site - Free multimedia solutions for all OS!

Most important keywords

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

VLC Media82%Check
VLC Media Player72%Check
VLC Player67%Check
Social Media60%Check
VLC Android59%Check

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