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Improvement Could be Made10
Critical Issues to Attend7
Oct 23, 2019 05:10 PM

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  • Edit the title tag, ensure it contains 1-12 words, and with 10-70 characters.
  • Create one H1 element for your page, put the most important keywords in.
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  • Add more meta keywords for your page and allows it to contains 10 to 20 words.
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Title
postandcourier.com | Post and Courier | Charleston, SC. Local News, Sports and Weather

Words count: 12    Unique Words: 11    Length: 86 characters
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Repeat Terms in the Title tag
Term Repeat Count
and 2


The title is too long! It has more than 70 characters.

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

Tips:
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.
Description
Your daily source for breaking news, crime alerts, sports, weather and opinion serving Charleston County, Dorchester County and Berkeley County.

Words count: 20    Length: 144 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.

Tips:
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
postandcourier.com | Post and Courier | Charleston, SC. ... www.postandcourier.com/
Your daily source for breaking news, crime alerts, sports, weather and opinion serving Charleston County, Dorchester County and Berkeley County.

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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.

Tips:
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.
Keywords
news, local, breaking, politics, food, dining, entertainment, business, opinion

Words count: 9    Length: 79 characters    keyword phrases count : 9

The keywords is too short!
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Keyword Occurrences in Different Sections
Wordkeyword domain title descriptionheadingcontent
1 word:100% (9/9)
news 27   (1.64%)
local 7   (0.43%)
breaking 2   (0.12%)
politics 15   (0.91%)
food 8   (0.49%)
dining 1   (0.06%)
entertainment 4   (0.24%)
business 8   (0.49%)
opinion 5   (0.30%)


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

Tips:
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.

berkeley  business  carolina  charleston  clemson  columbia  commentary  county  courier  dark  editor  editorials  food  high  house  john  latest  letters  local  mayoral  money  news  oct  open  opinion  palmetto  photos  politics  post  race  read  reviews  scene  school  south  special  sponsored  sports  tecklenburg  updated 

Top 20 Keywords
Total Terms Count: 1,644

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
charleston 36 2.19%
news 27 1.64%
read 17 1.03%
post 16 0.97%
politics 15 0.91%
photos 14 0.85%
scene 12 0.73%
sports 11 0.67%
commentary 10 0.61%
south 10 0.61%
updated 9 0.55%
letters 9 0.55%
food 8 0.49%
carolina 8 0.49%
business 8 0.49%
county 8 0.49%
latest 8 0.49%
local 7 0.43%
palmetto 7 0.43%
editor 7 0.43%

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


Tips:
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.
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This Week's Circulars
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Letters to the Editor
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Clemson gets commitment from SC's top basketball prospect
Charleston mayoral race takes a turn as John Tecklenburg attacked by dark money
Local news
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Charleston City Council moves toward limiting 'fill and build' development practices
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Charleston mayoral race takes a turn as John Tecklenburg attacked by dark money
Reclassifying SC's inmates to incentivize good behavior will shuffle thousands
Sapakoff: SEC's response to missed Gamecocks, Tennessee calls? Gutless
Clemson gets commitment from SC's top basketball prospect
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HTML headings and emphasis tags are the most basic forms to indicate important content.

Tips:
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
31.2

The page text content is a bit too difficult to be read and understood!

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

Tips:
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.
Language
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the detected language is : en

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Page Encoding
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Favicon
Excellent! the website has a shortcut favicon image.

RSS
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Robots.txt
http://postandcourier.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.

Tips:
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2. restrict access to those pages you do not wish search engines to see and crawl.
XML Sitemap
http://postandcourier.com/sitemap.xml Excellent! the website has a XML Sitemap to guide search engine crawlers for indexing its pages.
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Sitemap helps search engine crawler to identify your website pages.

Tips:
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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
0.07 seconds - 964.16 Kb/s

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

Estimated loading time for different internet connections
Modem
(56Kbits/s)
Mobile/HSDPAM
(7.2Mbits/s)
ADSL
(8Mbits/s)
Cable
(30Mbits/s)
Optical Fibre
(100Mbits/s)
9.64 s 0.07 s 0.07 s 0.02 s 5.40 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.

Tips:
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
67 Kb (67,491 bytes)

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

Page size affects the speed of your website.

Tips:
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
67 Kb (67,491 bytes) 13 Kb (12,964 bytes) 55 Kb (54,527 bytes) 23.78 %


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.

Tips:
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.
Flash
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.

Tips:
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Frame
Excellent! No frame is detected on this page.

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

Tips:
1. avoid frames whenever possible.
2. search engines do not like frames.
3. use iframe instead if you really have no choice.
Inline CSS
26 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.

Tips:
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.

Tips:
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
1 redirection was detected for loading this page.

Using HTTPS
Excellent! HTTPS is used for your page.

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

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

Tips:
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
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http://www.postandcourier.com/s...scribe?flow_type=subscription&tpcc=blknav_website
http://postandcourier.com/weather/?weather_zip=29403
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http://www.postandcourier.com/s...ory&nsa=eedition&l=100&s=start_time&sd=desc&f=rss


You may use url rewrite techniques to make these 11 urls to be SEO friendly.

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

Tips:
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
http://postandcourier.com/news/local_state_news/
http://postandcourier.com/news/special_reports
https://data.postandcourier.com...y&utm_campaign=specialproject
http://postandcourier.com/staff/brian_hicks/
http://postandcourier.com/homicides_map/
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http://postandcourier.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/
https://www.postandcourier.com/...nline_services/letter_editor/
http://postandcourier.com/food/liquid_assets/
http://postandcourier.com/blog/raskin_around/
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http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/music/
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/food/
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/photo_galleries/
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/b-sided_sessions/
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/theater/
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/arts/
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/latest-headlines/
http://postandcourier.com/features/home_and_garden/
http://postandcourier.com/features/arts_and_travel/
http://postandcourier.com/features/faith_and_values/
http://postandcourier.com/features/book_reviews/
http://postandcourier.com/features/your_photos/
http://postandcourier.com/weddings_engagements/
http://postandcourier.com/real_estate/
http://postandcourier.com/site/access_eedition.html
http://postandcourier.com/photo_galleries/
http://postandcourier.com/classifieds_new/
http://postandcourier.com/real_estate/
http://postandcourier.com/jobs_mobile/
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http://www.postandcourier.com/s...scription&tpcc=blknav_website
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http://postandcourier.com/classifieds_new/
http://postandcourier.com/real_estate/
http://postandcourier.com/jobs_mobile/
https://www.postandcourier.com/...orms/place_an_ad/place_an_ad/
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http://postandcourier.com/site/access_eedition.html
http://postandcourier.com/site/mobile_instructions.html
http://postandcourier.com/social_media/
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You have 225 Urls with underscore.

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


Tips:
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.
Links
Internal Links
(link to pages within this domain)
External Links
(link to pages on other websites)
Total
359 35 394


Too many links (394), it may be considered as spam!

Internal Links (link to pages within this domain) - 359
URL Anchor Text
http://postandcourier.com/Home
http://postandcourier.com/news/News
http://postandcourier.com/news/local_state_news/Local
http://postandcourier.com/news/crime/Crime
http://postandcourier.com/news/special_reportsSpecial Reports
https://data.postandcourier.com...y&utm_campaign=specialprojectMinimally Adequate
http://postandcourier.com/hurricanewire/Hurricane Wire
http://postandcourier.com/news/obituaries/Death Notices
http://postandcourier.com/staff/brian_hicks/Brian Hicks
http://postandcourier.com/homicides_map/Homicides Map
http://postandcourier.com/trafficcam/Traffic Cam
http://postandcourier.com/church_shooting/Emanuel AME Church Shooting
http://postandcourier.com/walter_scott/Walter Scott Shooting
http://postandcourier.com/weather/Weather
http://postandcourier.com/grandstrand/Grand Strand
http://postandcourier.com/midlands/Midlands
http://postandcourier.com/business/Business
http://postandcourier.com/politics/Politics
http://postandcourier.com/politics/legislature/Legislature
http://postandcourier.com/politics/local_politics/Local Politics
http://postandcourier.com/politics/state_politics/State Politics
http://postandcourier.com/politics/federal_politics/Federal Politics
http://postandcourier.com/politics/elections/Elections
http://postandcourier.com/politics/find_your_precinct/Find Your Precinct
http://postandcourier.com/polit...congressional_voting_records/Congressional Voting Records
http://postandcourier.com/sports/Sports
http://postandcourier.com/sports/carolina/South Carolina
http://postandcourier.com/sports/clemson/Clemson
http://postandcourier.com/staff/gene_sapakoff/Gene Sapakoff
http://postandcourier.com/sports/highschoolPrep Zone
http://postandcourier.com/sports/collegeLocal Colleges
http://postandcourier.com/sports/minor_leagues/Minor Leagues
http://postandcourier.com/tideline_magazine/Outdoors
http://postandcourier.com/sports/golf/Golf
http://postandcourier.com/auto_racing/Auto Racing
http://postandcourier.com/sports/wrestling/Wrestling
http://postandcourier.com/opinion/Opinion
http://postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/Editorials
http://postandcourier.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/Letters
http://postandcourier.com/opinion/commentary/Commentary
https://www.postandcourier.com/...nline_services/letter_editor/Submit a Letter
http://postandcourier.com/food/Food
http://postandcourier.com/food/liquid_assets/Beverages
http://postandcourier.com/food/books-for-cooks/Books for Cooks
http://postandcourier.com/food/daily-digest/Daily Digest
http://postandcourier.com/food/forked-path/Forked Path
http://postandcourier.com/blog/raskin_around/Hanna Raskin Blog
http://postandcourier.com/food/now_open/Now Open
http://postandcourier.com/food/cookbook-redux/Post and Courier Cookbook Redu...
http://postandcourier.com/food/recipes/Recipes
http://postandcourier.com/food/restaurant-reviews/Reviews
http://postandcourier.com/food/trendlines/Trendlines
http://postandcourier.com/health/Health
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/Entertainment
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/music/Music + Nightlife
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/food/Food + Bev
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/photo_galleries/Be Scene
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/b-sided_sessions/B-side Sessions
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/theater/Stage + Screen
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/arts/Visual Arts
http://postandcourier.com/charleston_scene/latest-headlines/Latest Headlines
http://postandcourier.com/events/Events
http://postandcourier.com/features/Features
http://postandcourier.com/spoleto/Spoleto
http://postandcourier.com/features/home_and_garden/Home & Garden
http://postandcourier.com/features/arts_and_travel/Arts
http://postandcourier.com/features/faith_and_values/Faith
http://postandcourier.com/features/book_reviews/Books
http://postandcourier.com/petsPets
http://postandcourier.com/features/your_photos/Your Photos
http://postandcourier.com/weddings_engagements/Weddings & Engagements
http://postandcourier.com/real_estate/Real Estate
http://postandcourier.com/site/access_eedition.htmle-Edition
http://postandcourier.com/newsletter-signup/Newsletters
http://postandcourier.com/photo_galleries/Photo Galleries
http://postandcourier.com/videos/Videos
http://postandcourier.com/printads/Print Ads
http://postandcourier.com/features/contests/Contests
http://sponsored.postandcourier.com/web/Sponsored Content
http://postandcourier.com/classifieds_new/Classifieds
http://postandcourier.com/jobs/Jobs
http://postandcourier.com/autosAutos
http://postandcourier.com/real_estate/Real Estate
http://postandcourier.com/recreation/Recreation
http://postandcourier.com/petsPets
http://postandcourier.com/jobs_mobile/Jobs (Mobile)
http://postandcourier.com/marketplace/Marketplace
http://postandcourier.com/lowcountryparent/Lowcountry Parent
https://www.postandcourier.com/...e-5ac6-931d-504b040d92e2.htmlProgress SC
http://postandcourier.com/special/Special Sections
http://coupons.postandcourier.comCoupons
http://store.postandcourier.comPost and Courier Store
https://www.postandcourier.com/2018bookandauthorBook & Author
http://www.postandcourier.com/s...scription&tpcc=blknav_websiteSubscribe
http://postandcourier.com/
http://postandcourier.com/weather/?weather_zip=2940365° ...
http://postandcourier.com/#
http://postandcourier.com/weather/?weather_zip=29403Full Forecast
http://postandcourier.com/
http://postandcourier.com/classifieds_new/Classifieds
...

External Links (link to pages on other websites) - 35
URL Anchor Text
https://www.facebook.com/ThePostandCourierFacebook
https://twitter.com/postandcourierTwitter
https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/27283/LinkedIn
https://www.pinterest.com/postandcourier/Pinterest
https://www.instagram.com/postandcourierInstagram
https://www.scgop.com/State Republicans
http://www.scdp.org/State Democrats
http://www.fec.gov/pindex.shtmlTrack political finances
http://pnccontests.secondstreet....com/2019-Charlestons-Choice/2019 Charleston's Choice
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charleston/Obituaries
https://postandcourieradvertising.comInteractive Media Kit
http://eveningpostevents.com/lowcountry-career-expo/Career Expo
http://www.charlestonscbrides.comCharlestonSCBrides.com
http://eveningpostnewspaperjobs.com/Careers
https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charleston/Obituaries
https://steeplechaseofcharleston.com/
http://www.postandcourieradvertising.comAdvertising Rates
http://www.lowcountryclassifieds.net/Classifieds
http://www.aikenstandard.com/Aiken Standard - Aiken, SC
http://www.southstrandnews.comGeorgetown Times - Georgetown,...
http://www.southstrandnews.com/South Strand News - Pawleys Is...
http://www.ourgazette.com/The Gazette - Goose Creek, SC
http://www.kingstreenews.com/The News - Kingstree, SC
http://www.berkeleyind.com/The Berkeley Independent - Mon...
http://www.moultrienews.com/Moultrie News - Mount Pleasant...
http://www.northaugustastar.com/The Star - North Augusta, SC
http://www.journalscene.com/Journal Scene - Summerville, S...
http://www.free-times.comFree Times - Columbia, SC
https://www.spursandfeathers.com/Spurs & Feathers - Columbia, S...
http://shop.evepostbooks.com/Evening Post Books - Charlesto...
https://www.facebook.com/ThePostandCourierFacebook
https://twitter.com/postandcourierTwitter
https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/27283/LinkedIn
https://www.pinterest.com/postandcourier/Pinterest
https://www.instagram.com/postandcourierInstagram

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


Tips:
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.
Images
Total Images Alt Present Alt Missing
4 3 1


1 images do not have Alt values.

Image URL - 4
URL ALT Text
https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=973418816133033&ev=PageView&noscript=1
https://bloximages.newyork1.vip...0-c2b3-11e9-b37b-dbb99d299f10.png?resize=200%2C34site-logo
https://bloximages.newyork1.vip...6-440d-11e9-bb2b-db64484b5a8b.png?resize=200%2C34site-logo
https://www.postandcourier.com/app/images/MinimallyAdequate300x250.gifMinimally Adequate


search engines cannot `see` images, proper Alt content will help them to better understand and index images.

Tips:
1. always add alt attributes to images. Alt is mandatory for accessibility and for valid XHTML.
2. words used within an image`s Alt attribute should be its text equivalent and convey the same information.
3. use a human-readable caption and descriptive text around the image.
CSS
Style Block In Same Page Links to External Style Files Total
4 3 7


You have 4 style blocks in the same file, try to put them in a separate file.

Links To External Stylesheet Files - 3
Stylesheet URL rel type
https://bloximages.newyork1.vip...e/global/resources/styles/site.css?_dc=1471876310stylesheet
https://use.typekit.net/ipw6blv.cssstylesheet
https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/fancybox/3.1.20/jquery.fancybox.min.cssstylesheet

Script
Scripts Block In Same Page Links to External Script Files Total
60 20 80


Too many (20) external scripts files , it will slow down the downlaoding.

Links To External Script Files - 20
Script URL Type
https://bloximages.newyork1.vip...ts/jquery.min.c34c594a0128ca26764dd8ecad278707.js
http://postandcourier.com/shared-content/art/tncms/user/user.js
https://bloximages.newyork1.vip...bootstrap.min.d457560d3dfbf1d56a225eb99d7b0702.js
https://bloximages.newyork1.vip...cripts/common.2298fa2c06ac9b301ef502070168c6dc.js
https://bloximages.newyork1.vip...s/scripts/tnt.42d7d95b5ff2ee2929df2da8d9813233.js
https://bloximages.newyork1.vip...s/application.1a43ae64e3ee8be134e1d98df60265ff.js
https://bloximages.newyork1.vip...dvertisements.66a3812a7b5c12fde8cd998fd691ad7d.js
http://postandcourier.com/shared-content/art/tncms/tracking.js
https://bloximages.newyork1.vip...s/fontawesome.af332b041a70998e9926bdcdd7fefe67.js
https://tag.simpli.fi/sifitag/74b90bb0-ba3d-0134-eb25-0cc47a63c1a4
https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id=AW-758392940
http://postandcourier.com/shared-content/art/stats/common/tracker.jstext/javascript
https://www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js
https://www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js
https://www.postandcourier.com/app/js/smartquotes/smartquotes.js
https://www.queryly.com/js/queryly.v2.jstext/javascript
https://js.createsend1.com/javascript/copypastesubscribeformlogic.jstext/javascript
https://a.optmnstr.com/app/js/api.min.jstext/javascript

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

Tips:
1. reduce the use of in-page scripts, put them in separate files and link them in.
2. reduce the number of external script files, it will help browser to make lesser number of http requests from the server.
3. optimize or compress the script files to have smaller size and faster loading.
Blog Or News Release
Link to Blog / News Release Page
http://postandcourier.com/blog/raskin_around/Hanna Raskin Blog


Excellent! we have found blog linked to your site.

Having a blog is a great way to provide fresh content and retain users, search engines favour it too.


Tips:
1. regularly update your blog and provide fresh and quality content.
2. relevant blogs of your website topics, generate more credits in the eyes of your visitors, as well as search engines.
DMOZ Listing
Yes

Excellent! the website is listed in the DMOZ open directory. DMOZ Open Directory Project

Google Analytics
Analytics Service is not implemented for the site.

Google Page Rank
6 Excellent! the website has a high page rank (6/10).

6
0 - 1 2 - 3 4 - 10
Poor Good Excellent
Links From Root Domains
65
Excellent! You do have a lot of root domains (65) linked to your site postandcourier.com.

65
< 20 21 - 50 > 51
Poor Good Excellent


Number of backlinks from some other root domains is an indicator of domain authority, the more backlinks your site has, the higher its domain authority, which leads to a higher chance of better ranking.

Tips:
1. make it easy for others to link to your site, provide the code if possible.
2. links from older domains are more powerful than links from new domains.
3. links from .edu and .gov generally have a higher value.
Social Engagement
Your site has an excellent social media engagement!

  Facebook Likes 1,261
  Facebook Shares 1,443
  Facebook Comments 895
  Tweets 498
  LinkedIn 0

Social Media Integration
Excellent! your site is well integrated with social media networks.

Facebook Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/ThePostandCourier
Twitter Accounthttps://twitter.com/postandcourier
Google+ PageNot Found


Trustworthiness
87

Excellent! the website has a good Trustworthiness Score (87/100).

87
0 - 19 20 - 39 40 - 59 60 - 79 80 - 100
Very Poor Poor Unsatisfactory Good Excellent


Users are concerned about the safety of their online transactions. Trustworthiness rating is based on real user ratings and that tells you how much other users trust this site, so do the serch engines. note: this trustworthiness score is provided by WOT (Web of Trust).

Tips:
1. pay attention to the look and design of your site, many people look for visual cues when assessing a site`s credibility
2. make your site easy to use, sites that are easy to navigate are perceived as being more trustworthy.
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
87 Excellent! the website has a good Child Safe Score (87/100).

87
0 - 19 20 - 39 40 - 59 60 - 79 80 - 100
Very Poor Poor Unsatisfactory Good Excellent


Safe Browsing
Safe! the site postandcourier.com is NOT currently listed as suspicious, most-likely it is clean from malware and phining code [ verify this by Google Safe Browsing ]

Ensure that your site is malware free and does not cause harm to users` computers.

Tips:
1. do not put virus, malicious worms, adwares, trojans, spywares and suspicious phishing code in your server.
2. take suspicious behaviours seriously, have a regular check-up and monitor closely of your server`s log files.
3. if your site is black-listed by Google as suspicious, clean it up before requesting for a review.
Traffic Rank
39,129th most visited website in the world.
9,058th most visited website in United States  

your site has an excellent high traffic rank in the world.
Websites On Same Server
Too Bad! You have too many domains (44 - wfsb.com, postandcourier.com, theadvocate.com, timesonline.com, wsmv.com, wvgazette.com, appeal-democrat.com, galvestondailynews.com, wdrb.com, qconline.com, fredericknewspost.com, mdjonline.com, ktbs.com, fox10tv.com, thecornernews.com, columbiamissourian.com, oaoa.com, newsadvance.com, aberdeennews.com, yumasun.com, mysuncoast.com, petoskeynews.com, albanyherald.com, mydailyprogress.com, dailyamerican.com, oanow.com, indianagazette.com, themercury.com, themountainmail.com, powhatantoday.com, vaughtsviews.com, hickoryrecord.com, momaha.com, independenttribune.com, shakopeenews.com, cavalierinsider.com, kndo.com, hpj.com, doaneline.com, cnpa.com, couriernews.com, ifiberone.com, gillettenewsrecord.com, washburnreview.org) hosted on the same server as postandcourier.com (ip : 192.104.183.209).

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.

Tips:
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 : 192.104.183.209) 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
No

your website server does not support HTTP Compression.

Caching
No

your website server does not support Caching.

Server Signature
Excellent! the website server signature is off.

A secure and safe server is not only good for your site visitors but also good for search engines.

Tips:
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
23 years, 362 days old ( 1st registered on : 1995-10-27 )

excellent, the domain age is old enough.

Domain Expires
1 year, 2 days from today ( expires on : 2020-10-25 )

domain is expiring soon.

Domain Info
postandcourier.com ( 18 characters )

Domain Registrar : GoDaddy.com, LLC

Domain Created On Last Modified On Expires On
1995-10-27 2015-08-03 2020-10-25
23 years, 362 days old 4 years, 81 days ago 1 year, 2 days from today
23 years, 362 days old


Domain Name Servers used by postandcourier.com
DNS Name IP Address
ns67.domaincontrol.com97.74.103.44
ns68.domaincontrol.com173.201.71.44


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

domain name choice and domain age are crucial for SEO.

Tips:
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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