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Report for bigbrandstore.co.za

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  • Score:

    74%

    3.96
    Progress:
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    Generated on Sunday, December 1st 2013 12:42 am
    12/01/2013

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Traffic Rank

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872,646th most visited website in the World Trend: down (+147,303)
7,672nd most visited website in ZA South Africa
Traffic Rank is provided by Alexa

Visitors Localization

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CountryPercentDomain (ccTLD)Status
ZA South Africa86.0%bigbrandstore.zaNot available.
Registering country code top level domains (ccTLD) can prevent potential competitors from taking advantage of your primary domain reputation. It is also one of the ways to improve country specific SEO and performance. (http://www.searchenginejournal.com/seo-without-boarders-a-guide-to-international-seo-nick-paterman/60092/)

Images

accessibilitySEO-content
Perfect, all images have ALT attribute.
Number of images: 120
Missing alt tag: 0
The "alt" attribute provides a text equivalent for the image. If the browser cannot display an image the alt description will be given in its place. Furthermore, some visitors cannot see images as they might be blind in which the alt tag provides a valuable image description. Finally, search engines utilize the alt attribute for image search indexing. (www.w3.org/QA/Tips/altAttribute)

Title

SEO-content
We have found following title:

"Online Electronics Megastore - BIGBRANDSTORE.CO.ZA"

Length: 50 characters
The <TITLE> element provides a short piece of text describing the document. The title is very important as it shows in the window title bars, bookmarks and search results. Title should be between 60 to 80 characters long. (www.w3.org/QA/Tips/good-titles)

Description Metatag

SEO-content
We have found following description:

"BIGBRANDSTORE.CO.ZA is South Africa's Premium Online Electronics Megastore. We sell a huge range of consumer electronics products from leading global brands."

Length: 157 characters
The description attribute should provide a concise explanation of a Web page's content. Also, the description is often displayed on search engine results and can indirectly affect page ranking. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meta_element#The_description_attribute)

Keywords Metatag

SEO-content
We have found 3 keywords:
  • online electronics store
  • online electronics shop
  • buy electronics online
Length: 73 characters
The keywords attribute was utilized by search engines to provide more accurate search results. Due to the over usage and spamming the keywords attribute has been phased out and is no longer relevant. Google doesn't use the "keywords" meta tag in web search ranking.(googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.se/2009/09/google-does-not-use-keywords-meta-tag.html)

Text to HTML Ratio

SEO-content
The Text to HTML ratio is 6.08%
Original content is by far the single most important element to search engines. Low Text to HTML ratio indicates little content for search engines to index. We consider it to be good practice to have a Text to HTML ratio of at least 10% and ideal above 20%

Keyword Density & Consistency

SEO-content
Consistent Keywords % Density # Count T Title D Desc. H <H> A ALT B <b>
monster2.51%32---16-
add2.51%32-----
compare1.57%20-----
new1.41%18--1--
wishlist1.33%17-----
quick1.25%16-----
view1.25%16-----
samsung1.18%15---2-
headphones1.10%14---6-
home1.10%14---1-
quick view1.25%16-----
inspiration headphones0.63%8-----
monster inspiration0.63%8-----
monster clarityhd0.47%6-----
monster streamcast0.47%6-----
monster inspiration headphones0.63%8-----
monster clarityhd micro0.47%6-----
digital voice recorders0.31%4-----
clarityhd micro bluetooth0.31%4-----
monster dna headphones0.31%4-----
Keywords density and consistency are notable factors for optimal page SEO. Preferred keywords should have higher keywords density indicating their importance. Optimally, preferred keywords should also be consistently utilized in multiple essential areas of the page such as title, description meta tag, h1 through h6 headings, alt image attributes, backlinks and internal links anchor text. Keyword density of above 5% is a good indication that the word or phrase appears too many time in the content. (more information)

Frames

accessibilitySEO-content
No frames detected.
It is not recommended to use frames or iframes because they can cause problems for search engines. It is best to avoid frames and inline frames whenever possible (searchenginewatch.com/article/2064573/Search-Engines-and-Frames). If frames must be utilized consider <noframes> tag. (www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_noframes.asp).

Flash

accessibilitytechnologySEO-content
No flash detected.
Flash and other reach-media technologies should primarily be utilized for decorative purposes. This makes your site more search engine friendly and improves accessibility (support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=72746#1).

Headings

SEO-content
  • 2 <H1>
    • WELCOME TO THE ALL-NEW
    • BIGBRANDSTORE.CO.ZA
  • 0 <H2>
  • 4 <H3>
    • The Next Big Thing
    • Dual Sim Smartphone Magic from Prestigio
    • Essential Guide to Travel & Photography
    • Christmas Gift Guide
  • 22 <H4>
    • New Products
    • Featured Products
    • Product Brands
    • Featured articles
    • About us
    • Contact Us
    • Facebook
    • Twitter feed
    • Newsletter
    • Get Social
    • Why Choose Us
    • Testimonials
    • Track My Order
    • Featured Products Video Reviews
    • Newsletter Archive
    • Insurance Replacements
    • Links
    • Terms & Conditions
    • Information
    • Catalog
    • Support
    • My Account
  • 0 <H5>
  • 0 <H6>
The <h1> to <h6> tags are used to define HTML headings. The <h1> tag should hold the title describing the content of a specific page therefore only one h1 tag is needed per page. There can be any number of h2 - h6 tags but they should be added in order of importance (www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_hn.asp).

Doctype

technologyvalidity
HTML 5
The <!DOCTYPE> declaration tells the web browser about what version of HTML the page is written in. It is good practice to always add the <!DOCTYPE> declaration to the HTML documents, so that the browser knows what type of document to expect. (www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_DOCTYPE.asp)

Character Encoding

technologyvalidity
UTF-8 (Unicode)
Covers: Worldwide
To display an HTML page correctly, the browser must know what character-set to use (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Character_encodings_in_HTML).

Language

usability
Declared Language: en (English)
Language Attribute: en (English)
The HTML "lang" attributes and language metatag define the base language to be used for displaying text and characters on a Website. www.mcanerin.com/en/articles/meta-language.asp

W3C Markup Validation

validity
Status: FAILED [28 errors, 2 warning(s)]
It is good practice to use valid HTML/XHTML markup as it ensures that the search engines can read the website correctly as well as it improves cross browser compatibility (W3C Markup Validation Service).

Deprecated HTML elements

technologyvalidity
Good, no deprecated elements found.
A deprecated element is one that has been outdated by newer constructs. Deprecated elements may become obsolete in future versions of HTML so it is recommended not to use them. (webdesign.about.com/od/htmltags/a/bltags_deprctag.htm)

Nested HTML Tables

accessibilitytechnology
Great, no nested tables detected.
In general it is not recommended to use nested tables or to utilize tables for page layout. Nested tables are known to cause performance issues due to increased HTML size and rendering time. It is better to use CSS layout instead.

Web Analytics

technology
Yes, we have detected following web anlytics tools:
  • Google analytics icon Google™ Analytics
Web Analytics Tools collect and measure information about visitor activity on a website. Well interpreted web traffic data is invaluable in determining a successfully web strategy and assessing the effectiveness of a website. At a minimum, we recommend to utilize at least one web analytics tool.

robots.txt

SEO
A robots.txt file restricts access to your site by search engine robots that crawl the web. (www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html)

XML Sitemap

SEO
Found following XML sitemap(s):
Sitemaps inform search engines about pages available for crawling. In its simplest form, a Sitemap is an XML file that lists URLs for a site along with additional metadata about each URL. XML sitemap should help search engines to crawl the site more intelligently. (http://www.sitemaps.org/protocol.html)

Favicon

usability
favicon
The Favicon is a small icon associated with a website. The Favicon is important because it is displayed next to the website's URL in the address bar of the browser as well as in bookmarks and shortcuts. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Favicon)

Printability

usability
Could not locate print-friendly CSS.
Print-friendly pages are designed to fit on an 8.5"x11" or A4 sheet and usually include only the content of the page, along with source information. (webdesign.about.com/od/printerfriendly/a/aa041403a.htm)

W3C CSS Validation

validity
Status: FAILED [286 error(s)]
It is recommended to use valid CSS to ensure that the website displays correctly. (W3C CSS Validation Service).

Page Rank

SEO-Authority
PR: 0 out of 10 (Very Poor)
PageRank is Google's measure of the importance of a page. It is based on complex algorithmes evaluating page content, authority, keyword density, back links, traffic, demand and more. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PageRank)

Indexed Pages

SEO-Authority
Estimated number of pages indexed by Google™: 4,770
Estimated number of pages indexed by Bing™: 1,650
The higher number of indexed pages the more content search engines can index, which increases overall value of the website. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_engine_indexing)

Domain Age

SEO-Authority
Data could not be obtained.
Age of the domain is one of the many signals that search engines utilize for ranking. Brand new domains generally have more difficult time to rank high for the first few months. (http://www.coconutheadphones.com/does-domain-agematter)

Domain Expiration

SEO-Authority
Data could not be obtained.
Domain expiration far in to the future is considered a good practice as it promotes confidence in your website, decreases chances of losing domain and in certain cases might help with search engine ranking. (http://www.hover.com/blog/three-reasons-to-renew-your-domain-names-for-five-years)

IP Canonicalization

SEO
Yes, your site's IP 197.242.148.242 redirects to www.bigbrandstore.co.za.
Warning: Current redirect is "HTTP/1.1 302 Moved Temporarily" but it should be "HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently"
Some web spiders index websites using IP as well as domain name which can cause duplicate content if there is no IP Canonicalization. (www.mattcutts.com/blog/seo-advice-url-canonicalization)

URL Canonicalization

SEO
Yes, both the www.bigbrandstore.co.za and bigbrandstore.co.za resolve to the same URL.
Warning: Current redirect is "HTTP/1.1 302 Moved Temporarily" but it should be "HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently"
Domain name with WWW and without can be considered as different pages causing duplicate content for search engines. (www.mattcutts.com/blog/seo-advice-url-canonicalization)

Page Speed

performanceSEO
Google Page Speed score: 73% (Average)
Rq. Requests Hst. Hosts LT Load time Html Img Images JS JavaScript CSS F Flash O Other PS Page Size
1652112.07s219.52 KB1.37 MB983.63 KB229.71 KB0 B22.02 KB2.79 MB

RecommendationImpactDetails
Avoid landing page redirects
None
Your page has no redirects.
    Enable compression
    None
    You have compression enabled.
      Leverage browser caching
      Medium
      Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers for static resources instructs the browser to load previously downloaded resources from local disk rather than over the network.
        Leverage browser caching for the following cacheable resources:
        Reduce server response time
        Medium
        In our test, your server responded in 1.2 seconds. There are many factors that can slow down your server response time. Please read our recommendations to learn how you can monitor and measure where your server is spending the most time.
          Minify CSS
          None
          Your CSS is minified.
            Minify HTML
            None
            Your HTML is minified.
              Minify JavaScript
              None
              Your JavaScript content is minified.
                Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
                Medium
                Your page has 3 blocking script resources and 3 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
                  None of the above-the-fold content on your page could be rendered without waiting for the following resources to load. Try to defer or asynchronously load blocking resources, or inline the critical portions of those resources directly in the HTML.
                    Remove render-blocking JavaScript:Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
                    Optimize images
                    High
                    Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
                      Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 102.3KiB (9% reduction).
                      Prioritize visible content
                      Medium
                      Your page requires additional network round trips to render the above-the-fold content. For best performance, reduce the amount of HTML needed to render above-the-fold content.
                        The entire HTML response was not sufficient to render the above-the-fold content. This usually indicates that additional resources, loaded after HTML parsing, were required to render above-the-fold content. Prioritize visible content that is needed for rendering above-the-fold by including it directly in the HTML response.

                          PageSpeed analyzes webpages and evaluates its performance while providing suggestions on reducing page load times. Google is now incorporating website speed in search ranking (http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/site-speed)

                          Server Information

                          security
                          Server IP:
                          197.242.148.242
                          Server Location:
                          ZA GAUTENG, Johannesburg

                          Name Server 1:
                          ns.dns1.co.za (196.35.64.215)
                          Name Server 2:
                          ns.dns2.co.za (197.242.144.5)
                          Name Server 3:
                          ns.otherdns.net (207.44.188.90)
                          Name Server 4:
                          ns.otherdns.com (196.38.88.56)
                          Your server's IP address and location have minor impact on the country specific SEO. It is recommend to host the website in the country where the number of vistors is desired to be the highest. Search engines take the geolocation of a server into account. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXt23AXlJJU)

                          Safe Browsing

                          security
                          Yes - This site is not currently listed as suspicious.
                          Safe Browsing is a service provided by Google that enables applications to check URLs against Google's constantly updated lists of suspected phishing and malware pages. (http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=bigbrandstore.co.za)

                          Directory Browsing

                          security
                          Great, your server has directory browsing disabled.
                          Protect Webserver directories from unwanted browsing. To enhance security, directory browsing should be disabled unless you have a specific reason to enable it. If you enable directory browsing, make sure that you only enable it on the particular directory or directories that you want to share. (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731109)

                          Whois Privacy

                          security
                          Registrant:
                          Address:
                          67 Wessels Str,Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2128, ZA
                          Phone:
                          +27.127436345
                          Fax:
                          +27.11612700
                          Email:
                          [email protected]
                          Whois Privacy is a service that prevents domain owner contact information from being displayed in the publicly available Whois records. This can help to cut down on unwanted spam but utilizing Whois privacy should be evaluated against business model and branding strategy.

                          Server Signature

                          security
                          Good, your server does not provide version information.
                          Attackers can utilize server signature versioning information to their advantage therefore it is recommended to disable it when possible. (Disable server signature for Apache or IIS).

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