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SEO Report for propublica.org

December 10, 2019 8:13 PM
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SEO SCORE

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79

9 criteria passed
2 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
News / Weather / Information
• Online since
October 20, 2007 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
12 years, 8 months, 19 days
• Alexa Rank
#14.073, propublica.org is in the world's top 20.000 websites!

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SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by COMODO CA Limited is valid from January 4, 2018 to January 4, 2021.
Title Tag
ProPublica — Investigative Journalism and News in the Public Interest
Length: 71 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
Length: 112 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

ProPublica — Investigative Journalism and News in the Public Interest

https://propublica.org

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

Mobile Version

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ProPublica — Investigative Journalism and News in the Public Interest

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

Encoding
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Hreflang Tags
Alternate URL Hreflang
https://www.propublica.org/ x-default
URL Resolve

No 301 redirects are in place to redirect traffic to your preferred domain. Pages that load successfully both with and without www. are treated as duplicate content! Not all versions of your page point to the same URL.

URL Parameters
Great, the domain URLs look clean.
Attribute Value
viewport width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
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SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

The results of our semantic analysis are shown below using the website's language.

They are the main concepts covered by propublica.org.

Each concept has a confidence score. The higher it is, the more important the topic is relative to the page.

Topics
ProPublica Confidence: 92% Arrow up

ProPublica is a nonprofit corporation based in New York City.

It describes itself as an independent nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.

In 2010, it became the first online news source to win a Pulitzer Prize, for a piece written by one of its journalists and published in The New York Times Magazine as well as on ProPublica.org.

ProPublica's investigations are conducted by its staff of full-time investigative reporters and the resulting stories are given away to news "partners" for publication or broadcast.

In some cases, reporters from both ProPublica and the news partners work together on a story.

ProPublica has partnered with more than 90 different news organizations.

Investigative journalism Confidence: 82% Arrow up

Investigative journalism is a form of journalism in which reporters deeply investigate a single topic of interest, such as serious crimes, political corruption, or corporate wrongdoing.

An investigative journalist may spend months or years researching and preparing a report.

Investigative journalism is a primary source of information.

Most investigative journalism is conducted by newspapers, wire services, and freelance journalists.

Practitioners sometimes use the term "accountability reporting".

Newsroom Confidence: 75% Arrow up

A newsroom is the central place where journalists—reporters, editors, and producers, along with other staffers—work to gather news to be published in a newspaper and/or an online newspaper or magazine, or broadcast on radio, television, or cable.

Some journalism organizations refer to the newsroom as the city room.

News Confidence: 74% Arrow up

News is information about current events.

Journalists provide news through many different media, based on word of mouth, printing, postal systems, broadcasting, electronic communication, and also on their own testimony, as witnesses of relevant events.

Public interest Confidence: 69% Arrow up

Public interest, according to the Random House Dictionary, is "1.

the welfare or well-being of the general public; commonwealth.

2.

appeal or relevance to the general populace: a news story of public interest.".

WEBSITE SPEED

propublica.org website speed is normal. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

1.2s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.2 seconds.

Speed Percentile

69%

propublica.org is faster than approximately 69 percent of the web. Your website page speed needs to be as fast as you can make it, without compromising the customer experience.

A good goal to achieve is a loading time of 2 seconds on desktop and mobile devices.

TRAFFIC

This website is ranked #14.073 by Alexa.

This rank is traffic based. The lower the rank is, the better the domain is ranked.

Alexa data for propublica.org

Daily visitors by country

  • propublica.org daily visitors distribution - Total: 4 countries
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (73.5%)
  • Flag for CanadaCanada (3.8%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (22.7%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #66.199
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #3.713
Flag for AustraliaAustralia #25.275
Flag for CanadaCanada #7.229

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

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How propublica.org looks like on a mobile device such as an iPhone.

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How propublica.org looks like on a tablet such as an iPad.

Main colors used

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  • 69% #202020
  • 13% #ffffff
  • 11% #000000
  • 2% #f0f0f0
  • 1% #100000
  • 1% #304050
  • 1% #e0e0f0
  • 0% #e0f0f0
  • 0% #506070
  • 0% #607080
  • 0% #f0f0ff
  • 0% #f0ffff

Text/code ratio

propublica.org's text/code ratio is 9.58%. It's a bit low. Consider raising it by adding more text content of value for your visitors, or keeping your code clean.
Text / Code Ratio 9.58%

A good text to HTML ratio is anywhere from 25 to 70%.

This percentage refers to the visible text ratio, as opposed to HTML elements, image tags and other non-visible information.

Main HTML tags

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  • <H1> 21
  • <H2> 31
  • <H3> 21
  • <H4> 0
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
New york city paid mckinsey millions to stem jail violence. ınstead, violence soared.
See how this political boss and his associates bought up valuable land after a tax break law
Sen. chuck grassley wants a hospital system that sued poor patients to explain ıtself
These homes for mentally ıll adults have been notoriously mismanaged. now, one ıs a gruesome crime scene.
Why are cops around the world using this outlandish mind-reading tool?
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For a better readability, only the first 20 <H2> tags are shown below.

2nd level heading
Defend the facts
The corporate consulting firm reported bogus numbers and flailed in a project at rikers ısland. today, assaults and other attacks there are up almost 50%.
Camden’s waterfront sat vacant for decades, but george e. norcross ııı helped to usher in lucrative tax breaks. the land went to his friends and allies.
After an investigation by mlk50 and propublica, the chairman of the senate finance committee criticized the practices of memphis’ largest hospital system for aggressively suing low-income patients.
Oceanview manor home for adults, a psychiatric group home at the center of a yearslong legal battle over the rights of people with mental illness, is now the scene of a criminal investigation involving the death of a resident and the arrest of another.
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3rd level heading
ıt’s not too late to vote propublica
Awards
Complaints & corrections
Netflix series based on our work explores costs of not believing rape victims
The ırs tried to hide emails that show tax ındustry ınfluence over free file program
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 28 images on this website.
27 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags.

Image Image URL Occurrences
Image with missing alt attribute found on propublica.org https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=132868157351935&ev=PageView&noscript=1 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on propublica.org https://assets.propublica.org/images/articles/_threeTwo400w/20191210-mckinsey-rikers-3x2.jpg 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on propublica.org https://assets.propublica.org/images/externals/_threeTwo400w/20191209-camden-waterfront-card-3x2.jpg 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on propublica.org https://assets.propublica.org/images/articles/_threeTwo400w/20191206-Sen-Grassley-3x2.jpg 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on propublica.org https://assets.propublica.org/images/articles/_oneOne150w/20191209-Oceanview-Manor-Death-500x500.jpg 1

Alternative text allows you to add a description to an image.

Google rely on alternative text attributes to determine relevance to a search query. Alternative text also makes an image more likely to appear in a Google image search.

It looks like you're missing alternative text for 27 images on propublica.org. Check your website to make sure it's specified for each image on the page.

SOCIAL

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  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 14.861
  • Likes 6.891
  • Shares 5.678
  • Comments 2.292
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Domain Registrar REGISTER.COM, INC.
Registration Date 10/20/2007 12 years, 8 months, 19 days ago
Last Modified 08/11/2018 1 year, 10 months, 29 days ago
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Host IP Address Country
ns-1190.awsdns-20.org 205.251.196.166 Flag for United StatesUnited States
ns-607.awsdns-11.net 205.251.194.95 Flag for United StatesUnited States
ns-406.awsdns-50.com 205.251.193.150 Flag for United StatesUnited States

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Google LLC
  • IP Address
  • 130.211.7.23
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Virginia , Ashburn
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 39.0438 : -77.4874

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