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Chicago Tribune: Chicago news, sports, weather, entertainment

Words count: 7    Unique Words: 6    Length: 61 characters
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Repeat Terms in the Title tag
Term Repeat Count
Chicago 2

Excellent! the title contains 1-12 words, and within 10-70 characters!

The title will be displayed in search engine results in the form of a direct link to the site.

1. ideally, the title should contain 10 to 70 characters, including spaces. (Google displays up to 70 characters in the title, and takes into account only the first 12 words.)
2. put the most important and relevant keywords in the title, try not to repeat any word.
3. each individual page should have a unique title.
Chicago Tribune: Your source for Chicago breaking news, sports, business, entertainment, weather and traffic

Words count: 14    Length: 108 characters
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Excellent! Your meta description contains between 70 and 160 characters.

Meta Descriptions provide concise explanations of the contents of web pages, that are commonly used by search engines on search result pages to display preview snippets for a given page.

1. it is best to keep meta descriptions between 70-160 characters.
2. a readable, compelling description using important keywords can draw a much higher click-through rate of searchers to the given web page.
3. avoid keyword stuffing, ensure each page has its own unique description.
Google SERP Preview
Chicago Tribune: Chicago news, sports, weather, ... www.chicagotribune.com/
Chicago Tribune: Your source for Chicago breaking news, sports, business, entertainment, weather and traffic

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This is how your site looks like in Google Search Result Page.

an optimized SERP snippet will have a higher click through rate.

1. make sure the title is clear, simple, straight to the point.
2. make sure the description is relevant and properly summarized the page content.
Words count: 0    Length: 0 characters    keyword phrases count : 0

Meta Keywords is not set.
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Meta keywords should not be ignored, though they are not a major ranking factor for most of search engines nowadays. A Meta keywords tag is supposed to be a brief and concise list of the most important themes of your page

1. keep your list of keywords or keyword phrases down to 10 - 20 unique words or phrases.
2. separate the words or phrases using a comma (you do not need to leave a space between words separated by commas).
3. do not repeat words or phrases.
4. put your most important word or phrases at the beginning of your list.
Keywords Cloud
This keywords cloud gives your an idea of what are those important keywords appears in your website.

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Top 20 Keywords
Total Terms Count: 1,985

Excellent! No terms has a density of more than 3%, all are optimized to be within 1% - 3%.

Top 20 terms occurance and density
KeywordIn DomainIn TitleIn DescriptionIn Heading In Body Density
chicago 26 1.31%
news 20 1.01%
latest 16 0.81%
articles 14 0.71%
cubs 10 0.50%
advertisement 10 0.50%
day 9 0.45%
time 9 0.45%
tribune 9 0.45%
marijuana 8 0.40%
jan 8 0.40%
business 7 0.35%
years 7 0.35%
winter 7 0.35%
illinois 7 0.35%
chicago’s 6 0.30%
column 6 0.30%
sports 6 0.30%
weather 6 0.30%
deals 5 0.25%

keyword density can be used as a factor in determining whether a web page is relevant to a specified keyword or keyword phrase.

1. the optimum keyword density to be 1.0% - 3.0%. Using a keyword more than that could be considered search spam.
2. overuse of keywords, a practice called keyword stuffing, will cause a web page to be penalized.

Excellent! The page is using HTML headings (<H1> - <H6>) and inline emphasis tags (<EM><B><I><EM><STRONG>)


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FAA orders ground-stop at O’Hare as winter storm hits Chicago
For years, a suspected serial killer evaded suburban police officers. One of them was his close friend.
On Chicago’s South Side, the sincerity of Pete Buttigieg’s quest to gain support from African Americans is questioned
Theo Epstein and the Cubs are at a crossroads with slugger Kris Bryant, among others
Big changes coming to Walt Disney World by 2021
BestReviews: The best accent jewelry under $75 for any occasion
Ex-state Rep. Luis Arroyo likely to plead guilty in federal corruption probe, new charge indicates
Beloved black cosmetics brand Fashion Fair is planning its comeback ... and a showdown with Rihanna
Rosebud taking over former Tavern at the Park space on Randolph, overlooking Millennium Park
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Column: In the calm between school strikes, state athletic officials should change their rules to put students first
Column: David Ross is OK with being called ‘Rossy,’ ‘Skip,’ even ‘Grandpa.’ But the new Cubs manager wants to be known as more than ‘Theo’s guy.’
Column: A ‘wealth tax’ is not the magic bullet Warren and Sanders say it is
Ask Amy: In-laws seek a favor and are shown the door
Dog the Bounty Hunter is hunting alone
Tiny weddings — less stress, less money, but still Instagram-worthy
Ozzie Guillen on the 3 manager job openings: What about me?
24 hours, no screens. Could you give up tech for one day each week?
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Column: ‘Racism isn’t one bad person ... it’s unfortunately in the air.’ In honor of MLK Day, group is hosting racial healing circles across Chicago.
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HTML headings and emphasis tags are the most basic forms to indicate important content.

1. use your keywords in the headings and make sure the first level heading (<H1>) includes the most important keywords.
2. never duplicate the title tag content in the heading tags.
3. for more effective SEO, use only one <H1> tag per page
Reading Level

Excellent! the reading level score is just nice, that is within 50 - 70 !

Ensure your page content text can be read and understood by most of your site visitors. not too difficult nor too simple.

1. a score below 30, indicates the text content is too difficult to be read and understood.
2. a sore above 80, may suggest that the site is lack of in-depth and expertise of its topics (low quality content).
3. an optimal reading level score shall be 50-70.
en-us Excellent! the website declared its language in use.

the detected language is : en

Declare the language in use can help search engine to better understand and rendering your page, especially when special characters are encountered.
Page Encoding
utf-8 Excellent! the website declared its character encoding.

Declare the character encoding can help search engine to better rendering your page, especially when it comes to
non-asii characters.
Excellent! the website has a shortcut favicon image.

the website does not have a RSS Feed.

http://chicagotribune.com/robots.txt Excellent! the website has a Robots.txt file to regulate search engine crawlers access.

Robots.txt file can be used to regulate access of search engine crawlers, properly configured robots.txt file can help
crawlers to better understand your website.

1. grand robots access to those pages you wish them to crawl.
2. restrict access to those pages you do not wish search engines to see and crawl.
XML Sitemap
XML Sitemap is not presented for the site.
[ To generate XML sitemap, Use this XML Sitemap Generator ]

Sitemap helps search engine crawler to identify your website pages.

1. ensure all your important pages are listed in the sitemap.
2. ensure to indicate the frequency of change and importance of each url.
3. inform search engines of the location/URL of your sitemap (eg, For Google, you can set the website sitemap location through Google Webmaster management panel).
Loading Time
0.38 seconds - 203.40 Kb/s

Excellent! the site is pretty fast and it takes less than 1 second to load.

Estimated loading time for different internet connections
Optical Fibre
11.04 s 0.09 s 0.08 s 0.02 s 6.18 ms

Site speed is becoming an crucial ranking factor. Slow page loading is one of the biggest complains of web users. If the loading time is too long, you may need to check your server, network, or system codes and structure.

1. ideal loading time is less than 1 seconds, if it take more than 5 seconds to load your site, likely users will run out of patience, so do search engines.
2. improve your SEO by optimizing your website to have a small size and faster responding server.
Total Size
77 Kb (77,293 bytes)

Excellent! the page size is just nice, that is within 30K-150K!

Page size affects the speed of your website.

1. try to keep you page size between 30K-150K
2. put javascript and style sheet in separate files, and link them to the main page.
3. use optimized images for web and set up your server with gzip for downloading
Text To Code Ratio
Total Size Text Size HTML Code Size Text/HTML Code Ratio
77 Kb (77,293 bytes) 15 Kb (14,786 bytes) 63 Kb (62,507 bytes) 23.65 %

Excellent! the text to html code ratio is just nice, that is within 15%-70%!

the ratio of text to HTML code should always be above 15% for good SEO gain,
it is below 15% then that means that your website probably needs more text content.

1. a ratio between 25% and 70% is ideal, when it goes beyond than that, the page might run the risk of being considered as spam. As long as the content is relevant and gives essential information, it is a plus point to have more of it.
2. improve your SEO by adding more relevant text to your pages and also increasing your keyword density.
Excellent! No flash component is detected on this page.

Flash content can not be properly indexed by search engines, and normally flash file is large in size, which slow down the loading of your page.

1. avoid flash content whenever possible if you wish to have a fast and SEO friendly website.
Excellent! No frame is detected on this page.

Framesets and individual frames could cause problem for search engine to crawl your pages

1. avoid frames whenever possible.
2. search engines do not like frames.
3. use iframe instead if you really have no choice.
Inline CSS
9 Inline CSS components are detected on this page.

It is a good practice to move inline CSS rules into an external CSS file in order to make your page lighter and increasing the text to code ratio.

1. move inline css rules to external css file.
2. separate style from html.
Nested Table
Excellent! No nested table is detected on this page (nested table : 0, total table : 0)

nested tables could slow down page rendering and lead to bad user experience.

1. avoiding <table> for your page layout.
2. using <div> instead of <table>.
Plain Text Email
Excellent! No Plain Text Email is detected on this page.

Redirect Count
2 redirections were detected for loading this page.

Excellent! HTTPS is used for your page.

WWW Resolve
Excellent! the websites https://www.chicagotribune.com/ and http://chicagotribune.com are resolved to the same url :https://www.chicagotribune.com/

Search Engines treat URLs with or without "www" as two different records.

1. edit your .htaccess file and permanently redirect one to the other (eg redirect www.mysite.com to mysite.com).
URL Rewrite
Non SEO Friendly URLs

You may use url rewrite techniques to make these 5 urls to be SEO friendly.

clean, short and relevant URLs are favoured by users and search engines

1. use url rewrite to turn dynamic pages with query parameters into seo friendly static pages.
2. put your important keywords in the url.
3. good urls are not only user friendly but also seo friendly.
Underscore In URL
URLs with underscore

You have 4 Urls with underscore.

Search Engines treat hyphen as word separator, they do not treat underscore as word separator.

1. use hyphen "-" instead of underscore "_" to optimize your page url.
2. help search engines to better understand your url, eventually will benefit your page`s ranking.
Internal Links
(link to pages within this domain)
External Links
(link to pages on other websites)
237 25 262

Too many links (262), it may be considered as spam!

Internal Links (link to pages within this domain) - 237
URL Anchor Text
http://chicagotribune.com/#skip-to-contentSkip to content
http://membership.chicagotribune.com/Subscriber services
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...hisavi-story.html#nt=screamerHundreds of flights canceled a...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/#nt=trendingbarBreaking News
https://www.chicagotribune.com/holidays#nt=trendingbarMLK Day
https://www.chicagotribune.com/weather/#nt=taxonomy-articleChicago weather
http://chicagotribune.com/weath...bje2tc5kmw2lhisavi-story.htmlFAA orders ground-stop at O’Ha...
http://chicagotribune.com/ct-ja...anderson-staff.html#nt=bylineJavonte Anderson
http://chicagotribune.com/chi-s...e-sherry-staff.html#nt=bylineSophie Sherry
http://chicagotribune.com/ct-ka...20161025-staff.html#nt=bylineKatherine Rosenberg-Douglas
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...5vft3ariijvdcswnly-story.htmlStorm map: How much did it sno...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...byrd4zibvxiox7f4ib4-list.htmlThings to do indoors with the ...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...con-news/#nt=taxonomy-articleAurora Beacon News
http://chicagotribune.com/subur...zferbgw2enk3jjwcyq-story.htmlFor years, a suspected serial ...
http://chicagotribune.com/ct-me...20180709-staff.html#nt=bylineMegan Jones
http://chicagotribune.com/polit...obdipel76a24kqi344-story.htmlOn Chicago’s South Side, the s...
http://chicagotribune.com/chi-r...-pearson-staff.html#nt=bylineRick Pearson
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...rts/cubs/#nt=taxonomy-articleChicago Cubs
http://chicagotribune.com/sport...ujgvdl5jew23woosya-story.htmlTheo Epstein and the Cubs are ...
http://chicagotribune.com/chi-m...gonzales-staff.html#nt=bylineMark Gonzales
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...wzdtvbapxouin74ubu-story.html4 takeaways from Day 1 of the ...
http://chicagotribune.com/featu...21-20181016-photogallery.htmlBig changes coming to Walt Dis...
http://chicagotribune.com/consu...krgi5a7jnlnwlyzchy-story.htmlBestReviews: The best accent j...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...-justice/#nt=taxonomy-articleCriminal Justice
http://chicagotribune.com/news/...4ja4blz62siqf22mky-story.htmlEx-state Rep. Luis Arroyo like...
http://chicagotribune.com/chi-j...-meisner-staff.html#nt=bylineJason Meisner
http://chicagotribune.com/busin...xvgahjjydh5xu5gcl4-story.htmlBeloved black cosmetics brand ...
http://chicagotribune.com/chi-c...ropshire-staff.html#nt=bylineCorilyn Shropshire
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...ryan-ori/#nt=taxonomy-articleRyan Ori
http://chicagotribune.com/colum...wjfghhjpln3glrjm4e-story.htmlRosebud taking over former Tav...
http://chicagotribune.com/ct-ry...20170315-staff.html#nt=bylineRyan Ori
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...eaking/#nt=recommender-headerMORE TOP NEWS See more MORE TO...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...jfddxjfioholxp27ui-story.htmlTeen girl shot in Englewood ha...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...tjekrcqkendr7vo3ri-story.html25 people, mostly outsiders, h...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...xvad3e56tdgowabgzq-story.htmlCTA plans upcoming closures fo...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...4nf6pm3xfxdc3jekgi-story.htmlWith Alan Dershowitz and Ken S...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...gbcgfkfbo4x3h5e2zm-story.htmlManager at Glenview plastic su...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...r5fl3nre5kl5e4zj7i-story.htmlJoliet West math teacher place...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...czdornblvtvmejn6ie-story.htmlWhat you need to know if you'r...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...isuals/#nt=recommender-headerPhotos See more Photos article...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/.../vintage/#nt=taxonomy-articleVintage Photos
http://chicagotribune.com/visua...7q3navg2bmi-photogallery.htmlUncovered photographs of the R...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...ajephivduuunp2pmoe-story.htmlStylish boots that can survive...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...7fadzixozzgqeo6jie-story.htmlFlossmoor home with 6-car heat...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...-stevens/#nt=taxonomy-articleHeidi Stevens
http://chicagotribune.com/colum...uzaa3hkqbg7fb3fkai-story.htmlColumn: ‘Racism isn’t one bad ...
http://chicagotribune.com/chine...20130507-staff.html#nt=bylineHeidi Stevens
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...ric-zorn/#nt=taxonomy-articleEric Zorn
http://chicagotribune.com/colum...45gobjg25zlyrqz7z4-story.htmlColumn: In the calm between sc...
http://chicagotribune.com/chine...20130507-staff.html#nt=bylineEric Zorn
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...rts/cubs/#nt=taxonomy-articleChicago Cubs
http://chicagotribune.com/sport...4bamjbchw2kmt36xxi-story.htmlColumn: David Ross is OK with ...
http://chicagotribune.com/chi-p...sullivan-staff.html#nt=bylinePaul Sullivan
https://www.chicagotribune.com/...-chapman/#nt=taxonomy-articleSteve Chapman
http://chicagotribune.com/colum...xvakbbibwcdqhakkxu-story.htmlColumn: A ‘wealth tax’ is not ...
http://chicagotribune.com/chine...20130507-staff.html#nt=bylineSteve Chapman
https://www.chicagotribune.com/.../ask-amy/#nt=taxonomy-articleAsk Amy
http://chicagotribune.com/lifes...-amy-0117-20200110-story.htmlAsk Amy: In-laws seek a favor ...
http://chicagotribune.com/chine...20130507-staff.html#nt=bylineAmy Dickinson
http://membership.chicagotribun...b-6d6f-4324-a410-bc03d534370bGet no-nonsense advice for bet...
http://chicagotribune.com/busin...kndqbif65ca6dfj6ie-story.htmlEDITORS' PICKS

External Links (link to pages on other websites) - 25
URL Anchor Text
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http://www.chicagonow.com/denni...more-new-homes-than-illinois/Indiana's building more new ho...
http://www.chicagonow.com/becom...1/no-doctor-for-broken-heart/There is no doctor for a broke...
http://www.chicagonow.com/chica...er-field-snow-photos/#image/1PHOTOS: Soldier Field and the ...
http://www.tribpub.com/central-terms-of-service/Terms of Service
http://www.tribpub.com/privacy-policy/Privacy Policy
https://www.tribpub.com/privacy-policy/#notice_opt_outDo Not Sell My Info
https://bestreviews.com/?utm_so...edium=nav&utm_campaign=headerBest Reviews
http://www.chicagotribunemediagroup.com/Media kit

reasonable number of links (below 100) per page will give a better user experience.

1. keep the number of links per page below 100.
2. having more than 100 links in a single page will lead to a bad user experience, and it possibly runs into the risk of been considered as spam.
3. search engines may not follow all the links if you have too many of them in a single page.
Total Images Alt Present Alt Missing
88 84 4

4 images do not have Alt values.

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http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/ct_icons/app-bar-logo.svg?v=201The Chicago Tribune
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifFAA orders ground-stop at O’Ha...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifFor years, a suspected serial ...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifOn Chicago’s South Side, the s...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifTheo Epstein and the Cubs are ...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifMark Gonzales
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifBig changes coming to Walt Dis...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifBestReviews: The best accent j...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifEx-state Rep. Luis Arroyo like...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifRosebud taking over former Tav...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifRyan Ori
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifUncovered photographs of the R...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifStylish boots that can survive...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifFlossmoor home with 6-car heat...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifColumn: ‘Racism isn’t one bad ...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifHeidi Stevens
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifColumn: In the calm between sc...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifEric Zorn
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifColumn: David Ross is OK with ...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifPaul Sullivan
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifColumn: A ‘wealth tax’ is not ...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifSteve Chapman
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifAsk Amy: In-laws seek a favor ...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifAmy Dickinson
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http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifUsing marijuana is legal — but...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifUsing marijuana is legal — but...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifUsing marijuana is legal — but...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifUsing marijuana is legal — but...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifFAA orders ground-stop at O’Ha...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifNearly one-third of all CPS st...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifColumn: Call it ‘lake-ache,’ t...
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http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifCubs pitcher Yu Darvish now wo...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifAnother bad third quarter make...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifTheo Epstein and the Cubs are ...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifHealthcare experts want kids t...
http://chicagotribune.com/pb/resources/images/tinygif.gifBeloved black cosmetics brand ...
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3. use a human-readable caption and descriptive text around the image.
Style Block In Same Page Links to External Style Files Total
1 4 5

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Links To External Stylesheet Files - 4
Stylesheet URL rel type

Scripts Block In Same Page Links to External Script Files Total
42 5 47

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Links To External Script Files - 5
Script URL Type

put scripts together and link them from an external files rather then put them in the same file as the main page.

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Blog Or News Release
Link to Blog / News Release Page

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DMOZ Listing

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Google Analytics
Analytics Service is not implemented for the site.

Google Page Rank
8 Excellent! the website has a high page rank (8/10).

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Links From Root Domains
Excellent! You do have a lot of root domains (663) linked to your site chicagotribune.com.

< 20 21 - 50 > 51
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3. links from .edu and .gov generally have a higher value.
Social Engagement
Your site has an excellent social media engagement!

  Facebook Likes 5,064
  Facebook Shares 8,995
  Facebook Comments 4,833
  Tweets 65
  LinkedIn 3,307

Social Media Integration
Good! your site is integrated with social media.

Facebook Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/chicagotribune/
Twitter AccountNot Found
Google+ PageNot Found


Excellent! the website has a good Trustworthiness Score (91/100).

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3. make it easy for user to contact you, users will be more comfortable and feel more secured shall they need to get in touch with you.
Child Safe
92 Excellent! the website has a good Child Safe Score (92/100).

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Safe Browsing
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3. if your site is black-listed by Google as suspicious, clean it up before requesting for a review.
Traffic Rank
2,909th most visited website in the world.
637th most visited website in United States  

your site has an excellent high traffic rank in the world.
Websites On Same Server
Fair Enough! number of domains (14 - nydailynews.com, wsbtv.com, sherwin-williams.com, wpxi.com, hawaiinewsnow.com, kltv.com, wsoctv.com, wect.com, fox8live.com, ktre.com, wlox.com, actionnewsjax.com, meta-media.fr, k5thehometeam.com) hosted on the same server as chicagotribune.com (ip : could be lesser.

Too many domains hosted on the same server is an indicator that you are not really serious about your website, and your site will have a higher chance to be surrounded by bad neighbours.

1. the fewer domains hosted on the same server/ip the better.
2. avoid shared hosting whenever possible, especially when there are already hundreds or thousands of sites are hosted on the same server.
3. dedicated ip or resources for your site not only do good to your site visitors but also favoured by search engines.
Server Location
your server (IP : is located at United States  
the most site visitors come from United States  

Excellent! your server is located close to most of your site visitors.
HTTP Compression

your website server does not support HTTP Compression.


your website server does not support Caching.

Server Signature
Excellent! the website server signature is off.

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1. server software version information can be utilized by malicious visitors to attack your server.
2. by turning off the server signature, you actually have made your server a little bit more secure.
3. for Apache server - edit the apache2.conf or the .htaccess file to turn server signature off.
Domain Age
21 years, 243 days old ( 1st registered on : 1998-05-20 )

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excellent, the domain age is old enough.

Domain Expires
1 year, 119 days from today ( expires on : 2021-05-18 )

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domain is expiring soon.

Domain Info
chicagotribune.com ( 18 characters )

Domain Registrar : MarkMonitor Inc.

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Domain Created On Last Modified On Expires On
1998-05-20 1998-05-20 2021-05-18
21 years, 243 days old 21 years, 243 days ago 1 year, 119 days from today
21 years, 243 days old

Domain Name Servers used by chicagotribune.com
DNS Name IP Address

Excellent! the Domain is of right length, easy to be remembered by visitors.

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1. keep the domain name short and relevant to the content, which will be easier to be remembered and related to.
2. older domain tends to be more trustworthy.
3. register a domain for more than 1 year, and search engine will think it is a serious business.


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