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Traffic Rank

10,715,720 most visited website in the World
Traffic Rank is provided by Alexa

Visitors Localization

No data 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/)


Good, most images have ALT attribute.
Number of images: 5
Missing alt tag: 1

List of images with missing ALT attributes:

  • http://res.cloudinary.com/hrscywv4p/image/upload/c_limit,h_540,w_720/kwk59m9...jpg
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)


We have found following title:

"Budden & Associates"

Length: 19 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

We have found following description:

"Budden & Associates - providing skilled and compassionate legal representation to the survivors of abuse, motor vehicle accidents and other personal injuries. Serving clients throughout North America from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador."

Length: 243 characters

Warning: The description is 243 characters long. The optimal description should not exceed 160 characters (http://www.seomoz.org/learn-seo/meta-description).

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

We have found 14 keywords:
  • lawyer
  • sexual abuse
  • child abuse
  • car accident
  • geoff budden
  • will hiscock
  • paul kennedy
  • geoffrey budden
  • william hiscock
  • st. john's
  • mount cashel
  • personal injury lawyer
  • sexual assault
    Length: 191 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.

    Text to HTML Ratio

    The Text to HTML ratio is 4.30%
    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>
    barb sweet4.57%31--31--
    mount cashel2.80%19--17--
    cashel civil1.18%8--8--
    civil trial0.88%6--6--
    child abuse0.59%4--4--
    mount cashel civil1.18%8--8--
    cashel civil trial0.88%6--6--
    child abuse case0.44%3--3--
    mount cashel abuse0.44%3--1--
    motor vehicle accidents0.29%2-11--
    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.


    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).


    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).


    • 1 <H1>
      • EMPTY
    • 6 <H2>
      • WHAT WE DO
      • who we are
      • Who We Support
      • The Budden Law Blog
      • Contact Us
    • 7 <H3>
      • EMPTY
      • We provide skilled and compassionate legal representation to the survivors of abuse, motor vehicle accidents and other personal injuries. General legal services also available.
      • EMPTY
      • A summary of the Mount Cashel civil trial so far Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 25, 2016 Confession sacred but other options to act on abuse: witness Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 20, 2016 Court will hear one voice from Hughes Inquiry Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 19, 2016 Archbishop’s role includes safeguarding people in diocese: canon law expert Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 19, 2016 Expert witness at Mount Cashel civil trial up in the air Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 19, 2016 Mount Cashel, and the redemptive power of pulling stories from the darkness Philip Lee, CBC News - April 18, 2016 Christian Brothers left out of orphanage policy discussions: lawyers Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 15, 2016 Pattern of Brothers seeking church permission for fundraising: lawyer Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 15, 2016 Archdiocese had no official role at Mount Cashel: witness Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 14, 2016 Man tells Mount Cashel civil trial he was sexually stalked at orphanage Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 13, 2016 Church opposes playing Mount Cashel inquiry tapes in court Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 12, 2016 Hughes Inquiry tapes at issue in Mount Cashel civil trial Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 12, 2016 ‘Sense of powerlessness’ at orphanage Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 12, 2016 Boys forced into pool to bathe: Mount Cashel civil trial witness Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 11, 2016 Man says he told priest in confession of sexual incidents Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 8, 2016 Abuse fuelled alcoholism, court told Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 7, 2016 Brothers made rounds of boys in bunks Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 6, 2016 Former orphanage resident testifies of terrifying shower beating Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 6, 2016 No time to say goodbye Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 5, 2016 Former Mount Cashel orphanage resident tested on memories Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 5, 2016 ‘Who were you going to tell?’ Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 4, 2016 Mount Cashel civil trial starts Barb Sweet, The Telegram - April 4, 2016 RNC issued warning for good reason (Letter to the Editor from Geoff Budden & Allison Conway) The Telegram - February 20, 2016 Ex-cadet sues over alleged sexual abuse in N.S. in 1970s CBC News - January 7, 2016 Making the case for John and Jane Doe Barb Sweet, The Telegram - November 4, 2015 Province accepts some responsibility in child abuse case The Telegram - September 17, 2015 Province expected to accept some liability in child abuse case Barb Sweet, The Telegram - September 1, 2015 Shocking child abuse case in civil court Barb Sweet, The Telegram - August 31, 2015 Mount Cashel victims clear another legal hurdle CBC News - June 15, 2015 Mount Cashel civil case moves closer to trial Barb Sweet, The Telegram - June 12, 2015 United Church denies liability in sex abuse allegations Barb Sweet, The Telegram - February 25, 2015 Preliminary inquiry begins in case of Her Majesty's Penitentiary riot CBC News - January 15, 2015 (updated February 5, 2015) Trial for men charged in HMP riot to resume in the new year Rosie Mullaley, The Telegram - December 24, 2014 Sex abuse by minister led to suicide attempts: civil claim Barb Sweet, The Telegram - November 22, 2014 Jane Doe case OK’d against former clergy Barb Sweet, The Telegram - November 15, 2014 Potential lawsuit names former minister, United Church in sex-abuse claims Barb Sweet, The Telegram - November 6, 2014 Pope asks forgiveness for priest sex abuse The Telegram and The Associated Press -April 11, 2014 Mount Cashel suits continue in the courts Michael Swan, The Catholic Register - March 17, 2014 Compensation amount decided in last year’s Mount Cashel settlement Barb Sweet, The Telegram -February 20, 2014 Province won't comment on disturbing child abuse lawsuit Barb Sweet, The Telegram -October 03, 2013 Lawyers flustered by delays in Myles-Leger case Rosie Mullaley, The Telegram -June 13, 2013 Mount Cashel orphanage survivors reach settlement worth more than $16.5 million The Canadian Press -May 23, 2013 Christian Brothers file for bankruptcy Daniel MacEachern, The Telegram - March 10, 2012 NDP election recount denied James McLeod, The Telegram - November 11, 2011 Vatican letter no surprise Steve Bartlett, The Telegram - January 20, 2011 New twist in Mount Cashel civil case Dave Bartlett, The Telegram - November 25, 2010 Survivor calls for inquiry in Mount Cashel abuse scandal Richard Foot, The National Post - May 25, 2009 Victims sue over rogues’ gallery of child molesters - unsupervised teachers,social worker, abused dozens of victims Jim Bell, Nunatsiaq Online -October 10, 2008 Lawyer wants former premier to testify Cara Loverock,Northern News Services -February 11, 2008
      • “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” - Martin Luther King Jr.
      • Thoughts from our team
      • Your call is always private and confidential.
    • 0 <H4>
    • 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).


    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

    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).


    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.

    W3C Markup Validation

    Status: FAILED [32 errors, 7 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

    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

    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
    • NewRelic analytics icon New Relic
    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 search engine robots that crawl the web. (www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html)

    XML Sitemap

    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)

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

    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. (https://developers.google.com/webmasters/smartphone-sites/)


    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)

    Custom 404 Error Page

    No custom 404 error page detected.

    Warning: Soft 404 error detected redirecting to http://www.buddenlaw.com/.

    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)


    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

    Status: FAILED [571 error(s)]
    It is recommended to use valid CSS to ensure that the website displays correctly. (W3C CSS Validation Service).

    Page Rank

    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

    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. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_engine_indexing)

    Domain Age

    Your domain was registerd for the first time: 1 year, 9 months, 18 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. (http://www.coconutheadphones.com/does-domain-agematter)

    Domain Expiration

    Your domain expires in: 5 years, 2 months, 11 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. (https://www.hover.com/blog/three-reasons-to-renew-your-domain-names-for-five-years/)

    IP Canonicalization

    No, your site's IP redirects to www.strikingly.com instead of buddenlaw.com.
    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

    Yes, both the www.buddenlaw.com and buddenlaw.com resolve to the same URL.
    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

    Google Page Speed score: 69% (Average)
    Rq. Requests Hst. Hosts LT Load time Html Img Images JS JavaScript CSS F Flash O Other PS Page Size
    89243.06s287.09 KB733.08 KB2.49 MB314.31 KB0 B253.33 KB4.04 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

    Subscribe for more details
    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

    Server IP:
    Server Location:
    US CALIFORNIA, San Francisco

    Name Server 1:
    alec.ns.cloudflare.com (
    Name Server 2:
    connie.ns.cloudflare.com (
    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)


    Issued To:
    Common Name (CN):
    Common Name (CN):
    RapidSSL SHA256 CA - G3
    Oranization (O):
    GeoTrust Inc.
    Period of Validity
    Begins On:
    Expires On:
    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. (http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.in/2014/08/https-as-ranking-signal_6.html).

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

    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. (www.stopforumspam.com)

    Email Address Obfuscation

    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.

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

    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

    On, nginx/1.4.6 (Ubuntu)
    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).