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Report for bmw.ca

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Traffic Rank

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84,097 most visited website in the World Trend: up (-12,222)
2,535 most visited website in CA Canada
Traffic Rank is provided by Alexa

Visitors Localization

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CountryPercentDomain (ccTLD)Status
CA Canada80.4%bmw.ca-
TW Taiwan4.2%bmw.twNot available.
US United States3.2%bmw.usNot available.
DE Germany3.0%bmw.deNot available.
IN India1.8%bmw.inNot 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. (www.searchenginejournal.com/seo-without-boarders-a-guide-to-international-seo-nick-paterman/60092/)

Images

accessibilitySEO-content
We have located images with missing ALT attribute.
Number of images: 14
Missing alt tag: 14

List of images with missing ALT attributes:

  • /content/dam/bmw/marketCA/bmw_ca/images/labels/BMW_Identity_Module_100_engli...png (2 locations)
  • /content/dam/bmw/marketCA/bmw_ca/model-navigation/series-images/modellnaviga...svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/common/all-models/series-images/modellnavigation_2.svg.asse...svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/common/all-models/series-images/modellnavigation_3.svg.asse...svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/marketCA/bmw_ca/model-navigation/series-images/modellnaviga...svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/common/all-models/series-images/modellnavigation_5.svg.asse...svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/common/all-models/series-images/modellnavigation_6.svg.asse...svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/marketCA/bmw_ca/model-navigation/series-images/modellnaviga...svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/common/all-models/series-images/modellnavigation_x.svg.asse...svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/common/all-models/series-images/modellnavigation_z4.svg.ass...svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/common/all-models/series-images/modellnavigation_bmw_m.svg....svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/common/all-models/series-images/modellnavigation_bmw_i.svg....svg
  • /content/dam/bmw/common/all-models/series-images/modellnavigation_allmodels....svg
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:

"Home"

Length: 4 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 a Description Meta Tag but with no content.
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

SEO-content
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

SEO-content
The Text to HTML ratio is 10.38%
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>
bmw7.00%244--6110-
price3.21%112--1--
series2.87%100--223-
more2.15%75--2--
build2.04%71--1--
20161.43%50--37--
services1.35%47--11-
total1.29%45-----
find1.23%43-----
sedan1.18%41--133-
2016 bmw1.26%44--32--
total selling1.18%41-----
selling price1.18%41-----
out more1.12%39-----
find out1.12%39-----
total selling price1.18%41-----
find out more1.12%39-----
pricing please refer0.95%33-----
province-specific pricing please0.95%33-----
bmw financial services0.26%9-----

Warning: Keywords density of above 5% might have negative impact on search engine listing

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 6% can indicate that the word or a phrase appears too many time in the content.

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
  • 28 <H1>
    • BMW VISION NEXT 100. A FUTURE YOU CAN DRIVE.
    • THE ALL-NEW BMW 5 SERIES SEDAN.
    • OUR BEST OFFERS ON SELECT 2016 AND 2017 BMW MODELS.
    • BLINK AND YOU'LL MISS IT.
    • THANKS TEAM CANADA FOR INSPIRING US.
    • LUXURY REINVENTED.
    • CONFIDENCE NOW AND DOWN THE ROAD.
    • BMW VISION NEXT 100. A FUTURE YOU CAN DRIVE.
    • THE ALL-NEW BMW 5 SERIES SEDAN.
    • OUR BEST OFFERS ON SELECT 2016 AND 2017 BMW MODELS.
    • BLINK AND YOU'LL MISS IT.
    • THANKS TEAM CANADA FOR INSPIRING US.
    • LUXURY REINVENTED.
    • CONFIDENCE NOW AND DOWN THE ROAD.
    • BMW VISION NEXT 100. A FUTURE YOU CAN DRIVE.
    • THE ALL NEW BMW 5 SERIES SEDAN.
    • OUR BEST OFFERS ON SELECT 2016 AND 2017 BMW MODELS.
    • BLINK AND YOU'LL MISS IT.
    • THANKS TEAM CANADA FOR INSPIRING US.
    • LUXURY REINVENTED.
    • CONFIDENCE NOW AND DOWN THE ROAD.
    • BMW VISION NEXT 100. A FUTURE YOU CAN DRIVE.
    • THE ALL NEW BMW 5 SERIES SEDAN.
    • OUR BEST OFFERS ON SELECT 2016 AND 2017 BMW MODELS.
    • BLINK AND YOU'LL MISS IT.
    • THANKS TEAM CANADA FOR INSPIRING US.
    • LUXURY REINVENTED.
    • CONFIDENCE NOW AND DOWN THE ROAD.
  • 19 <H2>
    • Home
    • SPECIAL OFFERS.
    • PRE-OWNED SEARCH.
    • BUILD & PRICE.
    • WHEELS & ACCESSORIES.
    • Request a Test Drive.
    • BMW Service.
    • BMW Shop.
    • The Next 100 Years.
    • Pre-Owned Special Offers.
    • Financial Services.
    • What Can I Drive?
    • Stay Connected.
    • TEAM BMW.
    • SPECIAL OFFERS.
    • We´re sorry but this highlight is not available for your current device.
    • DISABLE COOKIES
    • ENABLE COOKIES
    • We are sorry, but your browser is not supported.
  • 30 <H3>
    • Business Athlete.
    • INTRODUCING THE BMW M2.
    • Canada is proud of you. 4 Gold. 3 Silver. 15 Bronze.
    • The all-new BMW 7 Series.
    • Discover more BMW Service Offers for owners.
    • EMPTY
    • Business Athlete.
    • EMPTY
    • INTRODUCING THE BMW M2.
    • Canada is proud of you. 4 Gold. 3 Silver. 15 Bronze.
    • The all-new BMW 7 Series.
    • Discover more BMW Service Offers for owners.
    • Business Athlete.
    • Canada is proud of you. 4 Gold. 3 Silver. 15 Bronze.
    • EMPTY
    • Business Athlete.
    • EMPTY
    • EMPTY
    • Canada is proud of you. 4 Gold. 3 Silver. 15 Bronze.
    • EMPTY
    • EMPTY
    • Brooke Henderson, Golf.
    • Derek Drouin, High Jump.
    • Mark de Jonge, Sprint Kayak - K1 200m.
    • Meaghan Benfeito, 10m Individual & 10m Synchronized Diving.
    • Roseline Filion, 10m Individual & 10m Synchronized Diving.
    • Ryan Cochrane, Freestyle Swimming - 400m & 1500m.
    • Discover current Special Offers on the 2016 BMW 320i xDrive Sedan.
    • Discover current Special Offers on the 2016 BMW 428i xDrive Coupé.
    • Discover current Special Offers on the 2016 BMW X1 xDrive28i.
  • 39 <H4>
    • 2016 BMW 2 Series Coupé
    • 2016 BMW 2 Series Cabriolet
    • 2016 BMW 3 Series Sedan
    • 2016 BMW 3 Series Touring
    • 2016 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo
    • 2017 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo
    • 2016 BMW 4 Series Coupé
    • 2016 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé
    • 2016 BMW 4 Series Cabriolet
    • 2016 BMW 5 Series Sedan
    • 2017 BMW 5 Series Sedan
    • BMW 530e plug-in hybrid
    • BMW M550i xDrive Sedan
    • 2016 BMW 6 Series Coupé
    • 2016 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé
    • 2016 BMW 6 Series Cabriolet
    • 2016 BMW 7 Series Sedan
    • 2016 BMW 7 Series Sedan Long Wheelbase
    • 2016 BMW X1
    • 2016 BMW X3
    • 2016 BMW X4
    • 2016 BMW X5
    • 2016 BMW X6
    • 2016 BMW Z4 Roadster
    • 2016 BMW M2 Coupé
    • 2016 BMW M3 Sedan
    • 2016 BMW M4 Coupé
    • 2016 BMW M4 Cabriolet
    • 2016 BMW M5 Sedan
    • 2016 BMW M6 Coupé
    • 2016 M6 Gran Coupé
    • 2016 BMW M6 Cabriolet
    • 2016 BMW X5 M
    • 2016 BMW X6 M
    • BMW i3
    • 2015 BMW i8
    • Download Brochure
    • POWERING PERFORMANCE.
    • EMPTY
  • 45 <H5>
    • JavaScript not activated
    • Cookies on the BMW Canada website.
    • Starting from $36,200
    • Starting from $45,500
    • Starting from $39,990
    • Starting from $ 48,200
    • Starting from $49,140
    • Starting from $50,140
    • Starting from $49,450
    • Starting from $49,450
    • Starting from $60,250
    • Starting from $60,500
    • EMPTY
    • EMPTY
    • EMPTY
    • Starting from $100,500
    • Starting from $90,900
    • Starting from $111,500
    • Starting from $113,900
    • Starting from $117,900
    • Starting from $38,800
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    • Starting from $130,500
    • Starting from $106,900
    • Starting from $109,200
    • Starting from $45,500
    • Starting from $150,000
    • EMPTY
    • Contact
    • Quick Links
    • Experience BMW
    • Visit Us On
    • Legal
    • Share on
  • 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.

Language

usability
Declared Language: en-CA (English)
Language Attribute: en-CA (English)
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

validity
Status: FAILED [137 errors, 16 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.

Web Analytics

technology
No web anlytics tools found.
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.

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.

robots.txt

SEO
A robots.txt file restricts access to 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. (www.sitemaps.org/protocol.html)

Mobile Rendering

mobile
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

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

Mobile Experience

mobileusability
Mobile users have now become a critical part of online visits. Making the website mobile friendly is no longer an option but rather necessity. (https://developers.google.com/webmasters/smartphone-sites/)

Favicon

usability
favicon
file: http://bmw.ca/favicon.ico
size: 16px  by  16px
type: image/x-icon
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

usability
Yes, custom 404 error page detected.
A 404 is a standard http response code for a resource that cannot be located on the server. Web servers 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. (https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/181708)

Printability

usability
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

validity
Status: FAILED [86 error(s)]
It is recommended to use valid CSS to ensure that the website displays correctly. (W3C CSS Validation Service).

Domain Age

SEO-Authority
Your domain was registerd for the first time: 16 years, 2 months, 29 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

SEO-Authority
Your domain expires in: 8 months, 9 days, 8 hours.
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. (https://www.hover.com/blog/three-reasons-to-renew-your-domain-names-for-five-years/)

IP Canonicalization

SEO
No, your site's IP 160.46.226.165 does not redirect to bmw.ca.
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

SEO
Yes, both the www.bmw.ca and bmw.ca 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: 44% (Low)
Rq. Requests Hst. Hosts LT Load time Html Img Images JS JavaScript CSS F Flash O Other PS Page Size
87136.82s561.78 KB3.39 MB2.19 MB1.05 MB0 B4.52 KB7.19 MB

RecommendationImpact
Avoid landing page redirects
Low
Enable compression
Low
Leverage browser caching
High
Reduce server response time
None
Minify CSS
None
Minify HTML
None
Minify JavaScript
Low
Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
High
Optimize images
High
Prioritize visible content
Low

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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 (www.mattcutts.com/blog/site-speed)

Server Information

security

ISP:
BMW AG, Berlin production plant
Server IP:
160.46.226.165
Server Location:
DE LAND BERLIN, Berlin

Name Server 1:
ns1.ascio.com (185.83.100.21)
Name Server 2:
ns2.ascio.com (185.83.102.22)
Name Server 3:
ns3.ascio.com (185.83.100.23)
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. (www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXt23AXlJJU)

HTTPS (SSL)

security
Issued To:
Common Name (CN):
www-origin-proda2.bmw.com
Issuer:
Common Name (CN):
GlobalSign Organization Validation CA - SHA256 - G2
Oranization (O):
GlobalSign nv-sa
Period of Validity
Begins On:
02/23/2016
Expires On:
03/13/2017
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. (security.googleblog.com/2014/08/https-as-ranking-signal_6.html).

Email Address Obfuscation

security
Great, this webpage does not contain email addresses displayed in plain text.
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. See our email obfuscation techniques guide for more details.

Safe Browsing

security
Yes
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. If your site is marked as unsafe see our guide on how to fix websites blocked by google safe browsing

Spam Blacklist

security
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. (www.stopforumspam.com)

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. (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731109)

Whois Privacy

security
Registrant:
Name:
BMW Canada Inc.
Administrative Contact:
Name:
Jean-Guy Vachon
Address:
50 Ultimate Drive, Richmond Hill ON L4S0C8 Canada
Phone:
+1.9054284951x
Fax:
+1.9054285095
Email:
domains@bmw.de
Technical Contact:
Name:
T.echnical A.dministrator
Address:
Petuelring 130, Dept. FG-943, Munich Bavaria 80788 Germany
Phone:
+49.8938247065
Fax:
+49.8938241749
Email:
domadm@bmw.de
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.