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Report for theindianeconomist.com

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  • Score:

    70.7%

    3.83
    Progress:
    100%
    Generated on Tuesday, March 7th 2017 2:28 am
    03/07/2017

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Traffic Rank

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409,791 most visited website in the World Trend: up (-100,294)
25,713 most visited website in IN India
Traffic Rank is provided by Alexa

Visitors Localization

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CountryPercentDomain (ccTLD)Status
IN India86.9%theindianeconomist.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. (http://www.searchenginejournal.com/seo-without-boarders-a-guide-to-international-seo-nick-paterman/60092/)

Images

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We have located images with missing ALT attribute.
Number of images: 99
Missing alt tag: 36

List of images with missing ALT attributes:

  • http://theindianeconomist.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/shipping-collapse-1...jpg (2 locations)
  • http://theindianeconomist.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/c-3.jpg (2 locations)
  • http://theindianeconomist.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/MJJ.jpg (2 locations)
  • http://theindianeconomist.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/i.jpg (2 locations)
  • http://theindianeconomist.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/p.jpg
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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:

"The Indian Economist – For the Curious Mind"

Length: 43 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
No Description Found.
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
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.(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 6.12%
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>
20175.24%51--21-
february4.73%46-----
march4.52%44--1--
how1.03%10--91-
india1.03%10--64-
why0.82%8--62-
world0.72%7--4--
politics0.62%6--3--
new0.51%5--41-
trump0.51%5--41-
cut inequality0.21%2--2--
world trade0.21%2--2--
billionaires say0.21%2--2--
they’ll end0.21%2--2--
peaceful minority0.21%2--2--
myths regarding islam0.21%2--2--
billionaires say they’ll0.21%2--2--
say they’ll end0.21%2--2--
they’ll end disease0.21%2--2--
evolution says otherwise0.21%2--2--
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

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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
  • 0 <H1>
  • 9 <H2>
    • Featured
    • Business
    • Economics
    • Science & Technology
    • Culture & Society
    • World
    • Policy
    • Politics
    • Fresh
  • 8 <H3>
    • Across the world trade has raised incomes and cut inequality
    • Telecom spectrum: A viable common pool resource?
    • Can a public asset reconstruction company resolve India’s bad debt?
    • Billionaires say they’ll end disease: Evolution says otherwise
    • Cultural myths regarding Islam: In conversation with Leila Ahmed
    • Middle East conflict: Is Israel preparing for a new war?
    • Crackdown against polluting industries: How credible is the threat?
    • Who is Steve Bannon and why does he matter?
  • 0 <H4>
  • 2 <H5>
    • Reach Out:
    • Recent Articles
  • 84 <H6>
    • Billionaires say they’ll end disease: Evolution says otherwise
    • How to Radicalize a Peaceful Minority
    • The internet of things will disrupt manufacturing for ever, but are you ready?
    • Teaching for Free Until the Air Runs Out
    • The internet of things will disrupt manufacturing for ever, but are you ready?
    • Not so Maharajah anymore: Air India and the privatisation agenda
    • SEBI moves to increase investment options
    • Can Flipkart and Microsoft ‘cloud’ Amazon’s run in India?
    • The cost of caring for the old
    • Across the world trade has raised incomes and cut inequality
    • Free money? Why eBay’s founder is investing in a basic income experiment
    • Carbon dividend and not tax
    • Man plays God: How man-made glaciers are helping Himalayan farmers
    • 5 global problems that AI could help us solve
    • Human-mediated minerals add to evidence for Anthropocene epoch
    • Taking electric vehicles the extra mile
    • How a hackneyed romantic ideal is used to stigmatise polyamory
    • How to Radicalize a Peaceful Minority
    • The road to sustainable mobility
    • Governance in the Digital age: Data is the new social good
    • Rising rhetoric of hatred – the Muslim ban
    • Somaliland, the successful product of a failed state
    • Love thy neighbor: The India-Bangladesh Dynamic
    • Verdict Veto: Will Russia and China’s Decision Lead to a New Global Disaster?
    • Ecuador’s anti-tax haven referendum
    • Plugging the potholes – judicial interventions on polluting industries
    • Why realising forest rights is a distant dream, despite legislations
    • 84 years since Dandi March, is taxing salt justified?
    • Manipur Election 2017: Seated at the high stakes table
    • 3 responsibilities every government has towards its citizens
    • Trump Vs Soros has its roots in American geopolitics
    • Pakistan: The pioneer of terrorism or a victim of it?
    • Cultural myths regarding Islam: In conversation with Leila Ahmed
    • Can Flipkart and Microsoft ‘cloud’ Amazon’s run in India?
    • Trump Vs Soros has its roots in American geopolitics
    • Protecting the complexity of the Sydney Opera House
    • How to ensure a smooth recovery from your debt?
    • Alleviating the cries of the informal sector
    • Startups in India are in a technology bubble – Startup Outlook Report 2017
    • The aftermath of Boko Haram: Nigeria left to deal with famine and malnutrition
    • Water wars: The Punjab-Haryana conflict
    • The roots of freedom and democracy
    • Is land ownership the single most powerful pathway out of poverty?
    • The secrets behind the funding of think tanks
    • The ‘American Empire’ and its benevolent hegemony
    • Is it time to move our focus to productivity growth from economic acceleration?
    • Pakistan: The pioneer of terrorism or a victim of it?
    • Gujarat budget: A last-ditch effort before elections?
    • The Global Financial Crisis: How guilty were the governments?
    • Protests at Ramjas: Recounting the fear and outlining the future
    • Trump reinvigorates unilateral politics in the US
    • Government rejects plan to better protect voter integrity
    • The GST faces another roadblock: Who will claim the revenues from sea-based activities?
    • Why do Camus and Sartre differ in their view of communism
    • China’s role in curtailing a nuclear North Korea
    • Are border carbon adjustments the key to a level playing field?
    • An end to big fat Indian weddings?
    • The holy shrine of Catalonia
    • CBSE’s latest changes – for better or for worse?
    • How Donald Trump became Deutsche Bank’s biggest headache
    • The playing field is not levelled for women in the labour market
    • Can Beijing sustain the 2022 Olympics?
    • With smart solar technologies, say adios to voltage fluctuations
    • SC raps the government: Is a clean Ganga too much to ask for?
    • Wasted efforts: The story of Margao’s attempts at waste management
    • All you need to know about energy conservation
    • Heal the world, make it a better place
    • Morocco’s burqa ban and its aftermath
    • Past and the present of Capital Punishment: Differences in evolution
    • Examining the new methods of marketing
    • Six keys to building a productive workforce
    • US-Mexico wall: Towards a more isolated politics and economy
    • The paradox of American occupation and withdrawal in Afghanistan
    • The Kenya Prisons Service: Empowering through education
    • Why the budget may not be as populist as it seems
    • Don’t write him off just yet — The Raj Thackeray factor
    • Akhilesh’s report card: Exceptional in patches, shoddy in general
    • Delhi vs Centre battle: Sisodia files RTI against BJP
    • Behavioural economics might show the path for improvement to Indian policymakers
    • Why is Einstein considered the epitome of intelligence?
    • America first, foreigners and aliens not welcome
    • How was the ‘mug shot’ born?
    • Can Religion Drive Development?
    • Do reservations in India benefit the ones who actually need it?
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

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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-US (English)
Language Attribute: en-US (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: PASSED [0 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

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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.

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. (http://www.sitemaps.org/protocol.html)

Mobile Rendering

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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 (http://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
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

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. 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. (https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/181708)

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 [137 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: 4 years, 2 months, 14 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

SEO-Authority
Your domain expires in: 9 months, 13 days, 20 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. (http://www.hover.com/blog/three-reasons-to-renew-your-domain-names-for-five-years)

IP Canonicalization

SEO
No, your site's IP 104.18.62.65 does not redirect to theindianeconomist.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

SEO
Yes, both the www.theindianeconomist.com and theindianeconomist.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

performanceSEO
Google Page Speed score: 11% (Low)
Rq. Requests Hst. Hosts LT Load time Html Img Images JS JavaScript CSS F Flash O Other PS Page Size
14093.72s218.29 KB5.18 MB901.21 KB1.05 MB0 B416.74 KB7.73 MB

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

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

Server Information

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ISP:
CloudFlare
Server IP:
104.18.62.65
Server Location:
US CALIFORNIA, San Francisco

Name Server 1:
karl.ns.cloudflare.com (173.245.59.190)
Name Server 2:
sue.ns.cloudflare.com (173.245.58.145)
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)

HTTPS (SSL)

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Issued To:
Common Name (CN):
sni208631.cloudflaressl.com
Issuer:
Common Name (CN):
COMODO ECC Domain Validation Secure Server CA 2
Oranization (O):
COMODO CA Limited
Period of Validity
Begins On:
03/04/2017
Expires On:
09/11/2017
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. (http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.in/2014/08/https-as-ranking-signal_6.html).

Safe Browsing

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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. (http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=theindianeconomist.com)

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)

Email Address Obfuscation

security
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

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
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

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).