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SEO Report for slashdot.org

November 24, 2019 2:47 PM
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SEO SCORE

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72

9 criteria passed
2 criteria to solve

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Technology & Computing  >  JavaScript
• Online since
October 5, 1997 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
22 years, 10 months, 6 days
• Alexa Rank
#7.841, slashdot.org is in the world's top 10.000 websites!

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SSL Certificate
This website is not SSL secured (HTTPS), the certificate issued by Let's Encrypt has expired on December 23, 2019.
Title Tag
Slashdot: News for nerds, stuff that matters
Length: 44 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
Slashdot: News for nerds, stuff that matters. Timely news source for technology related news with a heavy slant towards Linux and Open Source issues.
Length: 149 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

Slashdot: News for nerds, stuff that matters

https://slashdot.org

Slashdot: News for nerds, stuff that matters. Timely news source for technology related news with a heavy slant towards Linux and Open Source issues.

Mobile Version

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Slashdot: News for nerds, stuff that matters

Slashdot: News for nerds, stuff that matters. Timely news source for technology related news with a heavy slant towards Linux and...

Encoding
Great, language/character encoding is specified: utf-8
URL Resolve

Great, a redirect is in place to redirect traffic from your non-preferred domain. All versions of your page point to the same URL.

URL Parameters
Great, the domain URLs look clean.
Attribute Value
viewport width=1000, user-scalable=yes, minimum-scale=0, maximum-scale=10.0

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by slashdot.org.

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

Topics
Slashdot Confidence: 89% Arrow up

Slashdot (sometimes abbreviated as /) is a social news website that originally billed itself as "News for Nerds.

Stuff that Matters".

It features news stories on science and technology that are submitted and evaluated by site users.

Each story has a comments section attached to it where users can add online comments.

The website was founded in 1997 by Hope College students Rob Malda, also known as "CmdrTaco", and classmate Jeff Bates, also known as "Hemos".

In 2012, it was acquired by DHI Group, Inc. (i.e., Dice Holdings International, which created the Dice.com website for tech job seekers).

In January, 2016, BizX acquired Slashdot Media, including both slashdot.org and SourceForge.

Linux Confidence: 84% Arrow up

Linux (pronounced or, less frequently) is a Unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution.

The defining component of Linux is the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991 by Linus Torvalds.

The Free Software Foundation uses the name GNU/Linux to describe the operating system, which has led to some controversy.

Open-source model Confidence: 79% Arrow up

The open-source model is a decentralized development model that encourages open collaboration.

A main principle of open-source software development is peer production, with products such as source code, blueprints, and documentation freely available to the public.

The open-source movement in software began as a response to the limitations of proprietary code.

The model is used for projects such as in open-source appropriate technologies, and open-source drug discovery.

WEBSITE SPEED

slashdot.org website speed is slow. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

2.2s

This domain loads at the median speed of 2.2 seconds.

Speed Percentile

36%

slashdot.org is faster than approximately 36 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 #7.841 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for slashdot.org

Daily visitors by country

  • slashdot.org daily visitors distribution - Total: 9 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (55.6%)
  • Flag for PakistanPakistan (4.0%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (22.0%)
  • Flag for CanadaCanada (9.9%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (11%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #812
Flag for BangladeshBangladesh #4.625
Flag for PakistanPakistan #1.492
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #6.114
Flag for AustraliaAustralia #10.153

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

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

Main colors used

These are the main HTML color codes used by this website. Arrow
  • 37% #000000
  • 20% #ffffff
  • 10% #f0f0f0
  • 7% #b05030
  • 4% #005050
  • 3% #80b0b0
  • 2% #006060
  • 2% #fffff0
  • 1% #e0f0f0
  • 1% #609090
  • 1% #b06040
  • 1% #fff0f0

Text/code ratio

slashdot.org's text/code ratio is 10.45%. 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 10.45%

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

Headings Arrow up

Great, we found headings on this page.

  • <H1> 2
  • <H2> 23
  • <H3> 4
  • <H4> 0
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
Slashdot
Slashdot top deals
<H2>

For a better readability, only the first 20 <H2> tags are shown below.

2nd level heading
Ask slashdot: are we teaching children the wrong way to read? (apmreports.org) 50
What tech skills do employers want? sql, java, python, and aws (ieee.org) 50
Simplified virtualization management
Japanese hotel room costs $1 a night -- ıf you'll livestream yourself (cnn.com) 27
Brian kantor, ınternet and amprnet pioneer, wb6cyt, sk, dies (ampr.org) 14
<H3>
3rd level heading
Are you a fan of the new tesla cybertruck? (2)
Looks like someone has already voted from this ıp. ıf you would like to vote please login and try again.
Slashdot
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 111 images on this website.
21 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags. The issue affects 6 actual different images that could be loaded more than once in your page.

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 21 images on slashdot.org. Check your website to make sure it's specified for each image on the page.

SOCIAL

This is an overview of your homepage shares on social networks.

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The more people share your website, the more likely you will get links from others, which is a key point when it comes to improving your overall search engine rankings.

  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 2.719
  • Likes 697
  • Shares 1.761
  • Comments 261
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 358
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Domain Registrar TUCOWS INC.
Registration Date 10/05/1997 22 years, 10 months, 6 days ago
Last Modified 09/05/2019 11 months, 6 days ago
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Host IP Address Country
ns1.dnsmadeeasy.com 208.80.124.2 Flag for United StatesUnited States
ns4.dnsmadeeasy.com 208.80.127.2 Flag for United StatesUnited States
ns3.dnsmadeeasy.com 208.80.125.2 Flag for United StatesUnited States

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • American Internet Services, LLC.
  • IP Address
  • 216.105.38.15
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • California , San Diego
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 33.0287 : -117.0846

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