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SEO Report for thechronicleherald.ca

December 8, 2019 8:34 PM
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OVERVIEW

• Category
News / Weather / Information
• Online since
• Age
15 years, 4 months, 26 days
• Alexa Rank
#78.318, thechronicleherald.ca is in the world's top 100.000 websites!
• Owner
Halifax Herald Limited (See more)

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SSL Certificate
This website is not SSL secured (HTTPS), the certificate issued by Let's Encrypt has expired on February 29, 2020.
Title Tag
The Chronicle Herald
Length: 20 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
The best source of local news in Nova Scotia, featuring articles from The Chronicle Herald, breaking news, sports, entertainment, business, and national news.
Length: 158 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

The Chronicle Herald

https://thechronicleherald.ca

The best source of local news in Nova Scotia, featuring articles from The Chronicle Herald, breaking news, sports, entertainment, business, and national news.

Mobile Version

Favicon for thechronicleherald.ca https://thechronicleherald.ca

The Chronicle Herald

The best source of local news in Nova Scotia, featuring articles from The Chronicle Herald, breaking news, sports, entertainment,...

Encoding
Great, language/character encoding is specified: utf-8
URL Resolve
Robots.txt
No robots.txt file was found on this page.
URL Parameters
Great, the domain URLs look clean.
Attribute Value
viewport width=device-width, initial-scale=1
author This attribute is present but empty.

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by thechronicleherald.ca.

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

Topics
Nova Scotia Confidence: 83% Arrow up

Nova Scotia (Latin for "New Scotland"; French: Nouvelle-Écosse) is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces, and one of the four provinces which form Atlantic Canada.

Its provincial capital is Halifax.

Nova Scotia is Canada's second-smallest province, with an area of, including Cape Breton and another 3,800 coastal islands.

As of 2016, the population was 923,598.

Nova Scotia is the second most-densely populated province in Canada with.

The Chronicle Herald Confidence: 80% Arrow up

The Chronicle Herald is a broadsheet newspaper published in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada owned by Sarah Dennis of Halifax.

The largest newspaper company in Nova Scotia and the largest independently owned newspaper company in Canada, The Chronicle Herald was also the highest circulation newspaper in the Atlantic provinces until recently.

Breaking news Confidence: 71% Arrow up

Breaking news, interchangeably termed latebreaking news and also known as a special report or special coverage or news bulletin, is a current issue that broadcasters feel warrants the interruption of scheduled programming and/or current news in order to report its details.

Its use is also assigned to the most significant story of the moment or a story that is being covered live.

It could be a story that is simply of wide interest to viewers and has little impact otherwise.

Many times, breaking news is used after the news organization has already reported on the story.

When a story has not been reported on previously, the graphic and phrase "Just In" is sometimes used instead.

Source (journalism) Confidence: 64% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

thechronicleherald.ca website speed is slow. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

1.7s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.7 seconds.

Speed Percentile

50%

thechronicleherald.ca is faster than approximately 50 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 #78.318 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for thechronicleherald.ca

Daily visitors by country

  • thechronicleherald.ca daily visitors distribution - Total: 3 countries
  • Flag for CanadaCanada (66.9%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (23.6%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (9.5%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for CanadaCanada #2.356
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #68.033
Flag for IsraelIsrael #13.387

LAYOUT

Doctype HTML5 Arrow Responsive website, mobile-friendly. Arrow

Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

Phone
How thechronicleherald.ca looks like on a mobile device such as an iPhone.

Tablet
How thechronicleherald.ca looks like on a tablet such as an iPad.

Main colors used

These are the main HTML color codes used by this website. Arrow
  • 52% #f0f0f0
  • 32% #ffffff
  • 2% #000000
  • 2% #d0f0f0
  • 2% #f0ffff
  • 1% #50a0e0
  • 1% #f0f0ff
  • 1% #fffff0
  • 1% #40a0f0
  • 1% #a0c0f0
  • 1% #000010
  • 1% #fff0f0

Text/code ratio

thechronicleherald.ca's text/code ratio is 3.29%. 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 3.29%

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> 7
  • <H2> 8
  • <H3> 85
  • <H4> 1
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 12
<H1>
Top level heading
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So what’s new here?
Members get all-access
Pick and change locations
You can leave comments
<H2>
2nd level heading
Top news
Local
Provincial
Opinion
Business
<H3>

For a better readability, only the first 20 <H3> tags are shown below.

3rd level heading
Decor, function go hand in hand with this dıy holiday project (2)
Must-watch holiday movies (2)
Visit saltwire.com for more of the stories you want. (2)
Nova scotia christmas lights map — click to submit your lights (2)
Get creative with christmas projects right at home
<H4>
4th level heading
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<H6>
6th level heading
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Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 153 images on this website.
57 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags. The issue affects 56 actual different images that could be loaded more than once in your page.

For a better readability, only the first 50 images missing a description are shown below.

Image Image URL Occurrences
Image with missing alt attribute found on thechronicleherald.ca https://acuityplatform.com/Adserver/pxl/638711714063202304 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on thechronicleherald.ca /media/photologue/photos/cache/Tree_traditions_1_thumbnail.jpg 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on thechronicleherald.ca /media/photologue/photos/cache/canada-loses-surprise-71200-jobs-in-november-unemployment-rate-jumps-... 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on thechronicleherald.ca /media/photologue/photos/cache/chinas-new-yuan-loans-expected-to-rise-in-nov-from-22-month-lows-reut... 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on thechronicleherald.ca /media/photologue/photos/cache/canadian-dollar-slides-as-jobs-decline-revives-rate-cut-bets_small 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 57 images on thechronicleherald.ca. 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.

You have a relatively high presence on social media, keep going!

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 1.104
  • Likes 33
  • Shares 1.052
  • Comments 19
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Domain Registrar TUCOWS.COM CO.
Registration Date 07/12/2005 15 years, 4 months, 26 days ago
Last Modified 07/11/2019 1 year, 4 months, 27 days ago
Nameservers Arrow up
Host IP Address Country
dns1.easydns.com 64.68.192.10 Flag for United StatesUnited States
dns2.easydns.net 198.41.222.254 Flag for United StatesUnited States
dns3.easydns.org 64.68.196.10 Flag for CanadaCanada

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • iWeb Technologies Inc
  • IP Address
  • 209.172.61.44
  • Country
  • Flag for CanadaCanada
  • Region
  • Quebec , Montreal
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 45.5428 : -73.5541

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Name
Halifax Herald Limited
Address
2717 Joseph Howe Drive, PO Box 610
City
Halifax
Zip
B3J2T2
State
NS
Country Code
CA
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