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Traffic Rank

805 most visited website in the World Trend: up (-1)
81 most visited website in IN India
Traffic Rank is provided by Alexa

Visitors Localization

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CountryPercentDomain (ccTLD)Status
IN India83.3%thehindu.inNot available.
US United States6.6%thehindu.usNot available.
LK Sri Lanka1.0%thehindu.lkNot available.
AE United Arab Emirates0.9%thehindu.aeNot available.
PK Pakistan0.7%thehindu.pkNot 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. (


We have located images with missing ALT attribute.
Number of images: 222
Missing alt tag: 62

List of images with missing ALT attributes:

  • (15 locations)
  • //
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. (


We have found following title:

"The Hindu: Breaking News, India News, Elections, Bollywood, Cricket, Video, Latest News & Live Updates"

Length: 102 characters

Warning: The title is 102 characters long. The title should not exceed 80 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. (

Description Metatag

We have found following description:

"The Hindu. latest news, analysis, comment, in-depth coverage of politics, business, sport, environment, cinema and arts from India's national newspaper."

Length: 152 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. (

Keywords Metatag

No Keywords Found.
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.(

Text to HTML Ratio

The Text to HTML ratio is 8.98%
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

Consistent Keywords % Density # Count T Title D Desc. H <H> A ALT B <b>
tamil nadu0.41%20--2--
west bengal0.29%14--4--
chief minister0.22%11-----
prince william0.20%10-----
kollam temple0.18%9--8--
ritu raj konwar0.16%8-----
kollam temple fire0.10%5--4--
prime minister narendra0.10%5-----
nadu chief minister0.10%5-----
tamil nadu chief0.10%5-----
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)


Yes, 3 inline frame(s) 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 ( If frames must be utilized consider <noframes> tag. (


Yes, 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 (


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  • 24 <H2>
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    • Full coverage: Assembly elections 2016
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    • Announcing: The Hindu Playwright Award 2016
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  • 173 <H3>
    • Temple fire: five persons arrested, death toll rises to 108
    • She was threatened for complaining against competitive pyrotechnics at Kollam temple
    • Anupam Kher stopped from visiting NIT
    • H-1B visa applications exceed cap of 85,000
    • Fireworks show in Kerala goes awry, kills 107
    • Centre plans anti-terror cyber-push
    • Kollam temple fire: tremors felt; charred bodies all over
    • Kollam temple pyrotechnics display was conducted despite ban
    • Kerry visits Hiroshima memorial 7 decades after A-bomb
    • Refugee-returnees ask for land and housing
    • Strong earthquake hits Pakistan; tremors felt in north India including Delhi
    • H-1B visa applications exceed cap of 85,000
    • Of liquor bans and the ballot box
    • The problem of secretive tax havens
    • ‘British lost empire as they lost our Army’s support’
    • The wages of negligence
    • Out of favour, the Bell tolls no more!
    • We will push for an outward-looking trade policy to boost global access
    • PMO’s no to smart cards, insists on Aadhaar
    • India cautions Britain against tightening norms for skilled staff
    • Temple fire: 5 arrested, death toll rises to 108
    • Live: About 36 p.c. polling till 11 a.m.
    • Sonia, Rahul to address 'mega rally' 1 hr. 38 min. ago
    • Gandhi’s tryst with Bihar enters 100th year
    • DMK promises smart phones in manifesto
    • India-Maldives relations - at a glance
    • Cricket, Bollywood and mourning: Will and Kate’s first day in India
    • Theri triggers frenzy across social media
    • Kings XI Punjab versus Gujarat Lions — Pick your playing XI
    • Kollam temple pyrotechnics display was conducted despite ban
    • Restaurant in soup for sexist remark
    • Eat local, be global
    • Udaipur House in a shambles
    • Unsafe Capital gets safe houses for women
    • Ashwin bailed me out in lot of situations: Dhoni
    • Despite hard times, caterers look to make a killing during election season
    • Videos that went viral this week
    • Expandable habitat on the ISS
    • The wages of negligence
    • On detecting and delaying diabetes
    • Of liquor bans and the ballot box
    • The problem of secretive tax havens
    • An architect who built the ‘unbuildable’
    • EC delays release of provisional poll percentage
    • Congress, CPI(M) strike synergy on the ground
    • Stage set for final phase of polling in Assam
    • Singur seat is still Trinamool’s to lose
    • Battle lines drawn in Tamil Nadu
    • Campaign ends for round 2 of polling in Assam, West Bengal
    • Jayalalithaa vows to phase out liquor
    • Stalin launches surprise campaign at R.K. Nagar
    • Mamata’s wealth ‘doubles’ in five years
    • Kheriya Shobors to vote with their feet
    • Why the Left has not been able to make a pan-India mark
    • Flyover collapse is God’s message: PM
    • Vaiko ties himself in knots with crude barbs, apologises
    • Parsing the high-spirited Assam vote
    • Irulas threaten to boycott TN elections
    • Can BJP conquer the heart of Bengal?
    • In Lower Assam, BJP’s best hope is votes of BPF
    • BJP gets an allyinadivasi leader C.K. Janu
    • Rattled DMDK functionaries rally behind Vijayakant
    • Sullen skies do not rain on Shah’s parade
    • Assam elections: Modi stopping development schemes started by Cong, says Azad
    • Poll languor, Poila Boisakh mirth in Kolkata chromosome
    • A mix of greenhorns and the seasoned
    • What the doctors order: Stub this menace out
    • Amit Shah hits out at Sonia
    • Paschim Medinipur’s undercurrents
    • Heavy and peaceful in Assam
    • High turnout in Assam, West Bengal
    • Cong. gets 41 seats; Azad confident of win
    • Centre demanding ‘unquestioning obedience’ on campuses, says Brinda
    • Left-Congress to test Trinamool in Purulia
    • The run of the earthmovers, demolishing NREGA equations
    • Inaccessible CM remark: AIADMK hits back at BJP
    • On the move, candidates and rostrums
    • DMK-Congress to renew seat-sharing talks tomorrow
    • A K-Plan that led to Annadurai’s defeat
    • Jayalalithaa meets bevy of leaders from smaller parties
    • Campaign ends for phase 1 polls in Bengal
    • TMC gets call from AIADMK
    • Disillusioned, another DMDK district secretary joins DMK
    • Jati, Mati, Bheti, and Sarma’s invocations of war glory
    • Signs of major crisis in Congress in Kerala
    • Anything for the sake of 'honour'
    • BJP rule in Assam will disrupt peace: Rahul
    • Tamil Nadu’s power couple
    • For Punjab 2017, Congress thinks much can happen over coffee
    • In campaign, EC is the front runner in T.N.
    • Modi has insulted Assam, says Sonia
    • Rhyme and ribbing lighten up skyline of Guwahati
    • The wary ways of Jangalmahal
    • 'BJP is ignorant of Assam’s reality'
    • PMO, RSS will run Assam if BJP wins: Rahul
    • Shah dares Mamata to seek CBI probe into Narada sting
    • Meet the oldest candidate in West Bengal
    • Enforcement of bus lanes is key to smooth traffic
    • Celebrating the heritage of Karnataka
    • Aggregators yet to comply with govt. rules, RTO mulls enforcement
    • NIMHANS to start adolescent psychiatric centre
    • Unprecedented security for chemistry question paper
    • Four killed, one injured as car rams into tanker near Kolar
    • Karnataka's farmers reaping benefits of online commodity trading
    • 'Construction work makes situation worse'
    • Overloaded vehicles still a threat to Bengaluru road users
    • It is back to the roots for NLSIU students
    • Polling begins amid tight security in Assam
    • Fireworks show in Kerala goes awry, kills 107
    • Centre plans anti-terror cyber-push
    • Nitish Kumar elected JD(U) chief, Janata merger likely soon
    • Kollam temple fire fallout: Orthodox Church bans fireworks display
    • ‘Water train’ leaves Miraj for drought-hit Latur
    • India-Maldives relations - at a glance
    • Devaswom Board says no ban on fireworks in Kerala temple festivals
    • Spirited battle on prohibition plank
    • Separate farming budget, Ministry for irrigation
    • AIADMK, BJP candidates commence campaign
    • Keeping children busy during holidays
    • Poll observer takes part in voter awareness rally
    • Tamil Nadu Premier League to be a reality
    • Looking forward to punching hard and enjoying it too
    • India-EU free trade impasse may end: CII
    • Out of favour, the Bell tolls no more!
    • We will push for an outward-looking trade policy to boost global access
    • Norms and buyer preferences set the wheels rolling
    • India cautions Britain against tightening norms for skilled staff
    • Airtel stocks up 4% after buying Aircel’s 4G spectrum
    • Rupee gains 10 paise against dollar
    • Sensex bounces 115 points in early trade
    • India offers to invest $20 billion in Iran
    • G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima
    • Kerry visits Hiroshima memorial 7 decades after A-bomb
    • Refugee-returnees ask for land and housing
    • US open to greater role for India in Afghanistan
    • Syria, Russia planning joint operation to capture Aleppo
    • India-Maldives relations - at a glance
    • Brussels group planned to hit France
    • Today's stories that you shouldn't miss
    • Bangalore to open IPL-9 campaign against Sunrisers
    • Azlan Shah: Medal chance at stake as India face Pakistan
    • Kings XI Punjab versus Gujarat Lions — Pick your playing XI
    • It was just one bad day, good things are in store: Zaheer
    • Last-minute venue shift difficult, says IPL chief Rajeev Shukla
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    • Theri triggers frenzy across social media
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    • Videos that went viral this week
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    • Civil services club in colleges?
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    • I respect Anant Ambani’s willpower: Salman Khan 4 min. ago
    • ‘Water train’ leaves Miraj for drought-hit Latur 16 min. ago
    • India-Maldives relations - at a glance 23 min. ago
    • Devaswom Board says no ban on fireworks in Kerala temple festivals 31 min. ago
    • G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima 39 min. ago
    • Fireworks show in Kerala goes awry, kills 107
    • DMK promises smart phones in manifesto
    • ‘I didn't leave Salman for anyone. I was very unhappy’
    • KKR has it easy against DD, wins by 9 wickets
    • Kollam temple fire: tremors felt; charred bodies all over
    • Pradipti Jayaram
    • Divya Sreedharan
    • Tishani Doshi
    • Mihir Balantrapu
    • Fireworks wreak havoc in Kollam temple
    • Puttingal temple fire at Kollam in Kerala
    • Delhi court order granting bail to Anirban Bhattacharya, Umar Khalid
    • JNU Row: Full report of the High Level Enquiry Committee
    • BCCI's affidavit on Lodha panel report
    • President K. R. Narayanan in conversation with N. Ram on Doordarshan, August 14, 1998
    • Union Budget 2016-17 — Full speech of Arun Jaitley
    • Comments to: [email protected] Copyright© 2016, The Hindu
  • 5 <H5>
    • Videos
    • AIADMK kicks off campaign
    • Day in pictures
    • IPL 2016: what's new this time?
    • Gatimaan Express: India's fastest train
  • 1 <H6>
    • Kollam temple fire: What we know till now
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 (


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. (

Character Encoding

UTF-8 (Unicode)
Covers: Worldwide
To display an HTML page correctly, the browser must know what character-set to use (


Declared Language: None
Language Attribute: None
The HTML "lang" attributes and language metatag define the base language to be used for displaying text and characters on a Website.

W3C Markup Validation

Status: FAILED [58 errors, 13 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

<center>11The center element has been deprecated in favor of using CSS to center elements.
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. (

Nested HTML Tables

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

Yes, we have detected following web anlytics tools:
  • Google analytics icon Google™ Analytics
  • comScore analytics icon comScore Didital Analytix®
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.


A robots.txt file restricts access to your site by search engine robots that crawl the web. (

XML Sitemap

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. (

Mobile Rendering

Mobile internet usage has been exceeding PC's since 2014 and growing so it is critical for pages to render correctly on mobile devices.

Mobile Optimization

Mobile PageSpeed analyzes webpages and evaluates its performance while providing suggestions on reducing page load times. Google is incorporating website speed in search ranking (

Mobile Experience

Mobile users have now become a critical part of online visits. Making the website mobile friendly is no longer an option but rather necessity. (


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. (

Custom 404 Error Page

Yes, custom 404 error page detected.
A 404 is a standard http response code for a resource that cannot be located on the server. Webservers usually return a "404 Not Found" error page for non-existing pages. Unfortunately, these default error pages are very generic and a not very user friendly, therefore, using a custom 404 error page is highly recommended.

Process of returning http status code "200 OK" for a non-existent page or redirecting users to another url is called soft 404. Soft 404 errors are problematic for search engines and are not advisable. (


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. (

W3C CSS Validation

Status: FAILED [58 error(s)]
It is recommended to use valid CSS to ensure that the website displays correctly. (W3C CSS Validation Service).

Page Rank

PR: 7 out of 10 (Outstanding)
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. (

Indexed Pages

Estimated number of pages indexed by Bing™: about 10
The higher number of indexed pages the more content search engines can index, which increases overall value of the website. (

Domain Age

Your domain was registerd for the first time: 20 years, 1 month, 10 days ago.
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. (

Domain Expiration

Your domain expires in: 1 year, 10 months, 18 days.
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. (

IP Canonicalization

No, your site's IP does not redirect to
Some web spiders index websites using IP as well as domain name which can cause duplicate content if there is no IP Canonicalization. (

URL Canonicalization

Yes, both the and resolve to the same URL.
Domain name with WWW and without can be considered as different pages causing duplicate content for search engines. (

Page Speed

Google Page Speed score: 52% (Low)
Rq. Requests Hst. Hosts LT Load time Html Img Images JS JavaScript CSS F Flash O Other PS Page Size
244387.31s408.76 KB1.53 MB2.05 MB223.24 KB0 B76.13 KB4.28 MB

Avoid landing page redirects
Enable compression
Leverage browser caching
Reduce server response time
Minify CSS
Minify HTML
Minify JavaScript
Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
Optimize images
Prioritize visible content

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PageSpeed analyzes webpages and evaluates its performance while providing suggestions on reducing page load times. Google is now incorporating website speed in search ranking (

Server Information

Server IP:
Server Location:
IN -, -

Name Server 1: (
Name Server 2: (
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. (


No HTTPS (SSL) found.
Google™ is now treating HTTPS as a ranking signal. HTTPS is a secure web protocol that allows for encrypted communication between website and the client. HTTPS protocol requires your website to have an SSL certificate, which can be purchased from a Certificate Authority (CA) or SSL vendor. (

Safe Browsing

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. (

Spam Blacklist

Good, your IP is not blacklisted.
Spammer directories provide lists of IPs from which spam distribution is reported. Emails sent from the blocked IPs are subject to closer scrutiny and are much less likely to be delivered. For email campaigns it is recommended to utilize professional email services to ensure that your website IP is not blocked. (

Email Address Obfuscation

There is 1 email in plain text on the webpage:
  • [email protected]
It is recommended to obfuscate email addresses posted in public. This prevents email addresses from being automatically harvested by spam bots which helps to decrease number of unsolicited emails.

Directory Browsing

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. (

Whois Privacy

No contact information available.
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

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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