Iol.co.za - SEO Checker

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Meta information
100% 
Page quality
68% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
13% 
Server
87% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.86 s
File size
332.60 kB
Words
1781
Media files
104
Number of links
414 internal / 34 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

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Title
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IOL | News that Connects South Africans
The length of the page title is perfect. (366 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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Discover the world of IOL, bringing you a mix of current news across politics, sport, business, motoring and lifestyle. Telling your stories and driving change!
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
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Language
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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
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
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Content
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Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
The average number of words per sentence of 30.6 words is high.
This page contains 1781 words. That's ok.
23.7% 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.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
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There are no duplicates on the site.
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...ration=CROP&offset=197x0&resize=1605x903Ten killed, 24 seriously injured in horrific R42 crash near Delmas
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...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Proteas skipper Aiden Markram warns ‘we have not played our best cricket yet’
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...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1500x1500Cop among four killed in N2 horror smash near East London
...operation=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=903x903Ten killed, 24 seriously injured in horrific R42 crash near Delmas
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1500x1500‘No one is above the law,’ KZN commissioner orders probe after cops caught on CCTV assaulting Tongaat man
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1126x1126East African Oil: A fine line between human rights and economic growth
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Stepfather arrested for brutal murder of 13-year-old boy, child’s body found with stab wounds
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...eration=CROP&offset=0x1&resize=2000x1125East African Oil: A fine line between human rights and economic growth
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...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1330x1330Ramaphosa intervenes in Gauteng, 'instructs Lesufi to include DA members in Provincial Cabinet'
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...ration=CROP&offset=0x99&resize=2000x1125Nerves of steel! Proteas secure nail-biting win over West Indies to book T20 World Cup semi spot
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...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1375x1375Unstoppable Scottie Scheffler wins Travelers Championship in playoff
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Edwill van der Merwe took his time to appreciate ‘very special’ Springboks moment
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...ration=CROP&offset=0x624&resize=1337x752Busisiwe Khumalo: A hospitality luminary shaping future leaders
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1337x1337Busisiwe Khumalo: A hospitality luminary shaping future leaders
...ation=CROP&offset=0x104&resize=2000x1125Discover Alessandro Khojane the man behind Gemelli: Joburg’s culinary jewel, perfect for dining, drinks, and Instagram moments
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1333x1333Discover Alessandro Khojane the man behind Gemelli: Joburg’s culinary jewel, perfect for dining, drinks, and Instagram moments
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...ration=CROP&offset=32x0&resize=1624x1624Dineo Ranaka is in her element with her newest venture as The Untrained Chef
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...ration=CROP&offset=0x12&resize=2000x1125‘Born into Fame’ debut, navigating legacies and personal challenges
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...ration=CROP&offset=32x0&resize=1624x1624Dineo Ranaka is in her element with her newest venture as The Untrained Chef
...ration=CROP&offset=67x0&resize=1686x1686Rising star Zee Nxumalo collaborates with 031Choppa and ShakesxLes on a powerful new single, ‘Abogogo’
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1600x1600Nota Baloyi officially divorced from musician Berita
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1125x1125Revolutionsing South African Home Cleaning with Xiaomi
...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1334x1334Linda Sikhakhane releases second single, ‘Ukukhushulwa’
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...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1038x1038Dear new Finance Minister, these issues need your urgent attention
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...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1839x1839R5 coin sells for R6,700 - here’s why
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...eration=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=1124x1124Beyond the Docks: Shipping Containers for Sale - The Next Big Thing in Tiny Living
...operation=CROP&offset=0x0&resize=360x360Introducing the King: Hisense Mini-LED 100U7K
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Page structure

H1 heading
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Cop among four killed in N2 horror smash near East London
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
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Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 73 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

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H1 Cop among four killed in N2 horror smash near East London
H2 Want to work for the eThekwini Municipality? Here are some jobs on offer
H2 Nerves of steel! Proteas secure nail-biting win over West Indies to book T20 World Cup semi spot
H2 ‘Born into Fame’ debut, navigating legacies and personal challenges
H2 Want to work for the eThekwini Municipality? Here are some jobs on offer Duplicate text
H3 Trending on IOL
H3 News
H3 Politics
H3 East African Oil: A fine line between human rights and economic growth
H3 Sport
H3 Lifestyle
H3 Entertainment
H3 Business
H3 Partnered
H4 Ten killed, 24 seriously injured in horrific R42 crash near Delmas
H5 Busisiwe Khumalo: A hospitality luminary shaping future leaders
H5 Discover Alessandro Khojane the man behind Gemelli: Joburg’s culinary jewel, perfect for dining, drinks, and Instagram moments
H5 Dineo Ranaka is in her element with her newest venture as The Untrained Chef
H5 Durban unites in yoga: Celebrating a decade of International Yoga Day
H5 U18 Craven Week welcomes STADIO as headline sponsor
H5 Beyond the Docks: Shipping Containers for Sale - The Next Big Thing in Tiny Living
H5 Introducing the King: Hisense Mini-LED 100U7K
H6 ‘No one is above the law,’ KZN commissioner orders probe after cops caught on CCTV assaulting Tongaat man
H6 DRIVEN: There’s no V8, but new Mercedes-AMG C63 is the total sum of its parts
H6 Proteas skipper Aiden Markram warns ‘we have not played our best cricket yet’
H6 ‘Born into Fame’ debut, navigating legacies and personal challenges Duplicate text
H6 WATCH: American Quincy Wilson smashes new Under-18 400m world record
H6 JUST IN: Ramaphosa intervenes in Gauteng, 'instructs Lesufi to Include DA Members in Provincial Cabinet'
H6 Breaking News: ANC issues deadline to DA for new Cabinet proposals amid deadlock
H6 Here’s how South Africa’s ‘bloated’ cabinet compares with the rest of the world
H6 ‘Not possible to give the Democratic Alliance deputy president post’ - Cosatu
H6 Ten killed, 24 seriously injured in horrific R42 crash near Delmas Duplicate text
H6 Naspers’ donation to the ANC: Wishcasting a grand coalition between the ANC and the DA?
H6 Phakamile Hlubi-Majola: NHI can succeed if we follow Cuba’s lead
H6 Discontent brews in DA-led Multi-Party Charter ahead of elections
H6 Jaecoo reveals SA-bound plug-in hybrids with up to 445kW at Beijing Auto Show
H6 Northern Cape man and three dogs missing at Bloubergstrand, another deceased
H6 Durban mayoral post sparks deep divisions inside the ANC
H6 Impeached judge Hlophe calls for expropriation of land
H6 Israeli forces tie wounded Palestinian to military vehicle in West Bank raid
H6 Public outcry over bank account closures due to unfounded ‘reputational risk’
H6 Cop among four killed in N2 horror smash near East London Duplicate text
H6 Ten killed, 24 seriously injured in horrific R42 crash near Delmas Duplicate text
H6 ‘No one is above the law,’ KZN commissioner orders probe after cops caught on CCTV assaulting Tongaat man Duplicate text
H6 East African Oil: A fine line between human rights and economic growth Duplicate text
H6 Stepfather arrested for brutal murder of 13-year-old boy, child’s body found with stab wounds
H6 Russia blames US for deadly Ukrainian missile attack on Crimea
H6 Here’s how South Africa’s ‘bloated’ cabinet compares with the rest of the world Duplicate text
H6 ‘Looks like the government of national unity is getting really wobbly’: ActionSA
H6 Ramaphosa intervenes in Gauteng, 'instructs Lesufi to include DA members in Provincial Cabinet'
H6 ‘Not possible to give the Democratic Alliance deputy president post’ - Cosatu Duplicate text
H6 ANC issues deadline to DA for new cabinet proposals amid deadlock
H6 With 10 parties signed up for GNU, the ANC says first phase for parties to join now concluded
H6 Proteas skipper Aiden Markram warns ‘we have not played our best cricket yet’ Duplicate text
H6 WATCH: American Quincy Wilson smashes new Under-18 400m world record Duplicate text
H6 Unstoppable Scottie Scheffler wins Travelers Championship in playoff
H6 Edwill van der Merwe took his time to appreciate ‘very special’ Springboks moment
H6 Pressure on Proteas after England smash United States to reach T20 World Cup semi-finals
H6 Karen Mthethwa and Thabile TTO to host 3rd annual Top 16 Youth-Owned Brands Awards blue carpet experience
H6 Dineo Ranaka is in her element with her newest venture as The Untrained Chef Duplicate text
H6 Rising star Zee Nxumalo collaborates with 031Choppa and ShakesxLes on a powerful new single, ‘Abogogo’
H6 Nota Baloyi officially divorced from musician Berita
H6 Revolutionsing South African Home Cleaning with Xiaomi
H6 Linda Sikhakhane releases second single, ‘Ukukhushulwa’
H6 LOOK: Catherine, Princess of Wales posts snap of Prince William playing with their kids to mark his 42nd birthday
H6 ‘Not possible to give the Democratic Alliance deputy president post’ - Cosatu Duplicate text
H6 Dear new Finance Minister, these issues need your urgent attention
H6 Open for business: eThekwini bosses on mission to woo US-based investors to Durban
H6 Appointment of cabinet will be a big test for government of national unity
H6 R5 coin sells for R6,700 - here’s why
H6 Sections on IOL
H6 More on IOL
H6 Subscribe
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Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 7 links with a trivial anchor text.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (34) on this page.
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https://www.iol.co.za/newspapersNewspapers
https://www.iol.co.za/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Independent Online
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This website has excellent links from other websites.
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Facebook popularity
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www.iol.co.za
IOL | News that Connects South Africans
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