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ProPublica — Investigative Journalism and News in the Public Interest

Words count: 9    Unique Words: 9    Length: 71 characters
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The title is too long! It has more than 70 characters.

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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.
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ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.

Words count: 14    Length: 112 characters
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Top 20 Keywords
Total Terms Count: 1,878

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
march 33 1.76%
propublica 31 1.65%
coronavirus 25 1.33%
stories 15 0.80%
edt 15 0.80%
october 13 0.69%
november 13 0.69%
december 13 0.69%
january 13 0.69%
february 13 0.69%
august 12 0.64%
september 12 0.64%
july 12 0.64%
june 12 0.64%
april 12 0.64%
reporting 10 0.53%
republish 9 0.48%
illinois 9 0.48%
data 9 0.48%
follow 8 0.43%

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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.
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the detected language is : en

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

the website does not have a RSS Feed.

http://propublica.org/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
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Loading Time
0.07 seconds - 413.51 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
4.14 s 0.03 s 0.03 s 0.01 s 2.32 ms

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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
29 Kb (28,946 bytes)

The page is a bit too small, it may not have enough relevant content to rank well!

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
29 Kb (28,946 bytes) 15 Kb (15,184 bytes) 14 Kb (13,762 bytes) 110.33 %

The Text/HTML Code Ratio is a bit too high, it might be considered as spam by search engines.

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.
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1. avoid flash content whenever possible if you wish to have a fast and SEO friendly website.
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Inline CSS
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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
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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
1 redirection was detected for loading this page.

Excellent! HTTPS is used for your page.

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

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1. edit your .htaccess file and permanently redirect one to the other (eg redirect www.mysite.com to mysite.com).
URL Rewrite
Excellent! your urls are clean.

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
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1. use hyphen "-" instead of underscore "_" to optimize your page url.
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Internal Links
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External Links
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164 19 183

Too many links (183), it may be considered as spam!

Internal Links (link to pages within this domain) - 164
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http://propublica.org/#mainSkip to main content
https://donate.propublica.o.../give/203438/#!/donation/checkoutSupport fearless journalism th...
http://propublica.org/illinois/ProPublica Illinois
http://propublica.org/local-reporting-network/Local Reporting Network
http://propublica.org/datastore/Data Store
http://propublica.org/ProPublica logo
http://propublica.org/newsapps/Graphics & Data
https://www.propublica.org/topics/criminal-justiceCriminal Justice
https://www.propublica.org/topics/healthcareHealth Care
https://www.propublica.org/topics/trump-administrationTrump Administration
https://www.propublica.org/...-selling-versions-of-it-overseas-Taxpayers Paid Millions to Des...
https://www.propublica.org/people/patricia-callahanPatricia Callahan
https://www.propublica.org/people/sebastian-rotellaSebastian Rotella
https://www.propublica.org/people/tim-goldenTim Golden
https://www.propublica.org/...s-right-before-the-market-crashedSen. Burr Faces DOJ Investigat...
https://www.propublica.org/people/robert-faturechiRobert Faturechi
https://www.propublica.org/...irus-treatments-promoted-by-trumpWhat We Know — and Don’t Know ...
https://www.propublica.org/people/charles-ornsteinCharles Ornstein
https://www.propublica.org/...ol-seclusions-timeouts-restraintsThe Quiet Rooms
https://www.propublica.org/...d-with-battering-a-7-year-old-boyAn Employee at an Illinois Sch...
https://www.propublica.org/people/jodi-cohenJodi S. Cohen
https://www.propublica.org/...ion-illinois-jasper-county-arrestHe Was Ordered to Self-Isolate...
https://www.propublica.org/people/jodi-cohenJodi S. Cohen
https://www.propublica.org/...-awards-for-business-journalism-1ProPublica Wins Three SABEW Aw...
https://www.propublica.org/...refrigerator-going-all-night-longLife on a Block With an Emerge...
https://www.propublica.org/people/annie-waldmanAnnie Waldman
https://www.propublica.org/...es-medicaid-benefits-are-restored“Now I Can Afford My Meds.” Af...
https://www.propublica.org/people/akilah-johnsonAkilah Johnson
https://www.propublica.org/...icago-housing-authority-residentsThe Chicago Housing Authority ...
https://www.propublica.org/people/mick-dumkeMick Dumke
https://www.propublica.org/...ering-accounts-of-what-could-comeExpired Respirators. Reused Ma...
https://www.propublica.org/people/ken-armstrongKen Armstrong
https://www.propublica.org/people/vianna-davilaVianna Davila
https://www.propublica.org/...ting-up-the-nations-meat-get-sickWhat Happens If Workers Cuttin...
https://www.propublica.org/people/michael-grabellMichael Grabell
https://www.propublica.org/...-mask-use-for-health-care-workersThis VA Hospital Cited “Mislea...
https://www.propublica.org/people/maya-millerMaya Miller
https://www.propublica.org/...-hospital-system-on-the-sidelinesThe Trump Administration Is Le...
https://www.propublica.org/people/isaac-arnsdorfIsaac Arnsdorf
https://www.propublica.org/...e-birth-then-they-tested-positiveThey Didn’t Have Coronavirus S...
https://www.propublica.org/people/nina-martinNina Martin
https://www.propublica.org/...ct-176-superintendent-larry-lovelWhen the State Shifted to E-le...
https://www.propublica.org/people/jodi-cohenJodi S. Cohen
https://www.propublica.org/...-tools-coronavirus-digital-divideNot All Schools Can #KeepLearn...
https://www.propublica.org/people/jodi-cohenJodi S. Cohen
https://www.propublica.org/people/haru-coryneHaru Coryne
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https://www.propublica.org/people/yeganeh-torbatiYeganeh Torbati
https://www.propublica.org/people/dara-lindDara Lind
https://www.propublica.org/people/jack-gillumJack Gillum
https://www.propublica.org/...hese-plans-as-coronavirus-spreadsPeople With Intellectual Disab...
https://www.propublica.org/...ofit-from-crises-like-coronavirusHow the Rich and Powerful Prof...
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https://www.propublica.org/people/alec-macgillisAlec MacGillis
https://donate.propublica.org/It’s not too late to Vote ProP...
http://propublica.org/awardsSee the full list of our award...
http://propublica.org/cdn-c...c240f3f3d203f3a2d23262c2e61203d28email us
https://www.propublica.org/correctionsRead our corrections
https://www.propublica.org/series/coronavirusMore Coronavirus Coverage
https://www.propublica.org/...nes-of-coronavirus-help-us-reportWe Want to Talk to People Work...
https://www.propublica.org/...refrigerator-going-all-night-longLife on a Block With an Emerge...

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URL Anchor Text
https://twitter.com/propublicaFollow us on Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/propublicaLike us on Facebook
http://nmindepth.com/New Mexico In Depth
https://www.chicagotribune....ennifer-smith-richards-staff.htmlJennifer Smith Richards
https://tucson.com/Arizona Daily Star
https://policies.google.com/privacyPrivacy Policy
https://policies.google.com/termsTerms of Service
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/Creative Commons License (CC B...
https://www.facebook.com/propublicaLike us on Facebook
https://twitter.com/propublicaFollow us on Twitter
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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
30 0 30

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Image URL - 30

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

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.
Style Block In Same Page Links to External Style Files Total
0 1 1

Excellent! all stylesheets are kept in separate files.

Links To External Stylesheet Files - 1
Stylesheet URL rel type

Scripts Block In Same Page Links to External Script Files Total
19 8 27

Too many (8) external scripts files , it will slow down the downlaoding.

Links To External Script Files - 8
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.

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
https://www.chicagotribune....ennifer-smith-richards-staff.htmlJennifer Smith Richards

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

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2. relevant blogs of your website topics, generate more credits in the eyes of your visitors, as well as search engines.
DMOZ Listing

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
7 Excellent! the website has a high page rank (7/10).

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Links From Root Domains
Excellent! You do have a lot of root domains (190) linked to your site propublica.org.

< 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.

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 1,356
  Facebook Shares 3,641
  Facebook Comments 1,159
  Tweets 2
  LinkedIn 151

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

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


Excellent! the website has a good Trustworthiness Score (89/100).

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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).

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).

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

Safe Browsing
Safe! the site propublica.org 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.

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
17,035th most visited website in the world.
2,481th most visited website in United States  

your site has an excellent high traffic rank in the world.
Websites On Same Server
Excellent! You do have very few domains (2 - propublica.org, sunlightfoundation.com) hosted on the same server as propublica.org (ip :

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.

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

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
12 years, 168 days old ( 1st registered on : 2007-10-20 )

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excellent, the domain age is old enough.

Domain Expires
4 years, 197 days from today ( expires on : 2024-10-20 )

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excellent, the domain is not expiring too soon.

Domain Info
propublica.org ( 14 characters )

Domain Registrar : Public Interest Registry

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Domain Created On Last Modified On Expires On
2007-10-20 2007-10-20 2024-10-20
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You have a nice choice of domain name, which is of a right length (14 characters).

domain name choice and domain age are crucial for SEO.

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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