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SEO Report for thejournal.ie

December 13, 2019 12:46 AM
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SEO SCORE

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72

8 criteria passed
3 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
News / Weather / Information
• Alexa Rank
#11.906, thejournal.ie 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 Amazon is valid from September 17, 2019 to October 17, 2020.
Title Tag
TheJournal.ie - Read, Share and Shape the News
Length: 46 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
Read, share and shape the news on TheJournal.ie - Breaking Irish and International News
Length: 87 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

TheJournal.ie - Read, Share and Shape the News

https://thejournal.ie

Read, share and shape the news on TheJournal.ie - Breaking Irish and International News

Mobile Version

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TheJournal.ie - Read, Share and Shape the News

Read, share and shape the news on TheJournal.ie - Breaking Irish and International News

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

Robots.txt
No robots.txt file was found on this page.
URL Parameters
Great, the domain URLs look clean.

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

The owner has associated the following topics to the website.

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

They are the main concepts covered by thejournal.ie.

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

Topics
TheJournal.ie Confidence: 87% Arrow up

TheJournal.ie is an internet publication in Ireland.

It is a mixture of original and aggregated content in a manner similar to The Huffington Post.

The website was founded in early 2010 and is owned by Distilled Media.

Ireland Confidence: 68% Arrow up

Ireland (Ulster-Scots) is an island in the North Atlantic.

It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth.

WEBSITE SPEED

thejournal.ie website speed is normal. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

2.4s

This domain loads at the median speed of 2.4 seconds.

Speed Percentile

33%

thejournal.ie is faster than approximately 33 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 #11.906 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for thejournal.ie

Daily visitors by country

  • thejournal.ie daily visitors distribution - Total: 10 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (4.0%)
  • Flag for SpainSpain (3.9%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (9.0%)
  • Flag for IrelandIreland (67.8%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (15.3%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #28.823
Flag for SpainSpain #5.109
Flag for PakistanPakistan #23.296
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #29.159
Flag for IrelandIreland #36

LAYOUT

Doctype HTML 4.01 Arrow Responsive website, mobile-friendly. Arrow

Mobile Rendering

This website doesn't seem to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

Phone
How thejournal.ie looks like on a mobile device such as an iPhone.

Tablet
How thejournal.ie looks like on a tablet such as an iPad.

Main colors used

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  • 30% #000000
  • 29% #f0f0f0
  • 20% #ffffff
  • 3% #106070
  • 3% #006070
  • 2% #3080a0
  • 2% #f0ffff
  • 1% #5090a0
  • 1% #60a0a0
  • 1% #207080
  • 1% #4080b0
  • 1% #100000

Text/code ratio

thejournal.ie's text/code ratio is 7.87%. 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 7.87%

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> 6
  • <H2> 0
  • <H3> 13
  • <H4> 49
  • <H5> 17
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
Lıve: exit poll predicts thumping victory for boris johnson and the conservatives
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<H3>
3rd level heading
Today’s news
Stardust
Your say
Dublin weather
Most popular
<H4>

For a better readability, only the first 20 <H4> tags are shown below.

4th level heading
'rejoice': uk papers react to boris johnson's near-certain election victory (2)
Uk exit poll: conservatives set for huge majority and mandate for brexit (2)
Clerk defends oireachtas printer purchase and says it makes 'financial sense' (2)
All night long: here's how long you'll need to stay up if you're planning an election all-nighter (2)
Lıve: exit poll predicts thumping victory for boris johnson and the conservatives
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5th level heading
Column: ıt’s not so simple, minister, the proposed rent freeze bill could work under the constitution
How ı spend my money: a 27-year-old software engineer on €92,000 who does charity work in his spare time (2)
'lily is 83. her son has moved in - and he's taken control of her pension'
'feeder school' league tables: here's why they give parents a distorted view of what constitutes a decent school
Column: the results of the uk general election could hugely impact the ırish border - and not for the first time
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 169 images on this website.
74 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags. The issue affects 52 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 thejournal.ie //b0.thejournal.ie/desktop/i/myfeed/irish.png 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on thejournal.ie //b0.thejournal.ie/desktop/i/myfeed/tick.png 17
Image with missing alt attribute found on thejournal.ie //b0.thejournal.ie/desktop/i/myfeed/politics.png 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on thejournal.ie //b0.thejournal.ie/desktop/i/myfeed/international.png 1
Image with missing alt attribute found on thejournal.ie //b0.thejournal.ie/desktop/i/myfeed/readme.png 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 74 images on thejournal.ie. 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 8.307
  • Likes 1.324
  • Shares 6.335
  • Comments 648
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 30
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Amazon.com, Inc.
  • IP Address
  • 54.229.197.31
  • Country
  • Flag for IrelandIreland
  • Region
  • Leinster , Dublin
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 53.3498 : -6.26031

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