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Overall SEO Report For
Excellent Practice8
Improvement Could be Made8
Critical Issues to Attend2
SEO Score :

IP address of is : The domain was created on 1998-07-11 and it is 15 years, 284 days old. It will expire on 2018-07-10 which is 4 years, 80 days from today. The homepage of website has a size of 145371 bytes, and a text size of 4059 bytes, its Text to Code Ratio is 2.87% Homepage of has 107 links, 88 link to internal pages, while 19 link to pages on other websites. It takes 0.44 s ( 329.90 Kb/s ) to load the website Rating: 3.5 / 5.0 Stars by SEOCert

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Content Analysis



Allrecipes - Recipes and cooking confidence for home cooks everywhere

Words count: 10    Unique Words: 10    Length: 69 characters
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Excellent! the title contains 1-12 words, and within 10-70 characters!

The title will be displayed in search engine results in the form of a direct link to the site.

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.
3. each individual page should have a unique title.

: Allrecipes is the #1 place for recipes, cooking tips, and how-to food videos—all rated and reviewed by millions of home cooks. Allrecipes makes it easy to find everyday recipes for chicken, make the perfect birthday cake, or plan your next holiday dinner.

Words count: 42    Length: 257 characters
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The description is too long! It has more than 160 characters

Meta Descriptions provide concise explanations of the contents of web pages, that are commonly used by search engines on search result pages to display preview snippets for a given page.

1. it is best to keep meta descriptions between 70-160 characters.
2. a readable, compelling description using important keywords can draw a much higher click-through rate of searchers to the given web page.
3. avoid keyword stuffing, ensure each page has its own unique description.

: Words count: 0    Length: 0 characters    keyword phrases count : 0

Meta Keywords is not set.
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Meta keywords should not be ignored, though they are not a major ranking factor for most of search engines nowadays. A Meta keywords tag is supposed to be a brief and concise list of the most important themes of your page

1. keep your list of keywords or keyword phrases down to 10 - 20 unique words or phrases.
2. separate the words or phrases using a comma (you do not need to leave a space between words separated by commas).
3. do not repeat words or phrases.
4. put your most important word or phrases at the beginning of your list.
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Google Analytics

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: 94

Excellent! the website has a good Trustworthiness Score (94/100).


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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 : 94
Safe Browsing

: Safe! the site 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 suspecious behavious seriously, have a regualr checkup and monitor closely of your server`s log files.
3. if your site is black-listed by google as suspecious, clean it up before requestiong for a review.
Total Size

: 145 Kb (145,371 bytes)

Excellent! the page size is just nice, that is within 30K-150K!

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
145 Kb (145,371 bytes) 4 Kb (4,059 bytes) 141 Kb (141,312 bytes) 2.87 %

The Text/HTML Code Ratio is a bit too low, you may not have enough content to rank well!

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.
Loading Time

: 0.44 seconds - 330.39 Kb/s
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Excellent! the site is pretty fast and it takes less than 1 second to load.

Estimated loading time for different internet connections
Optical Fibre
20.77 s 0.16 s 0.15 s 0.04 s 11.63 ms

Site speed is becoming an crucial ranking factor. Slow page loading is one of the biggest complains of web users. If the loading time is too long, you may need to check your server, network, or system codes and structure.

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.

Internal Links
(link to pages within this domain)
External Links
(link to pages on other websites)
88 19 107

You have more than 100 links (107).

Internal Links (link to pages within this domain) - 88
...p:// for free!
...p:// for free! password? Glazed Ham Reviews (884) Recipes Daily Recipes Cheddar Deviled Eggs ... Easter! ... for Healthy Eating ... Springtime Flavors ...
.../Recipe/Easy-Taco-Casserole-2/Detail.aspx?soid=recs_recipe_1Easy Taco Casserole Quinoa Salad
...f-Johns-Chicken-and-Mushrooms/Detail.aspx?soid=recs_recipe_3Chef John's Chicken and Mushro...
...s-with-Chipotle-Lime-Dressing/Detail.aspx?soid=recs_recipe_4Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipot... Pancakes Broil II
...m/Recipe/Aimees-Quick-Chicken/Detail.aspx?soid=recs_recipe_7Aimee's Quick Chicken Hot Mustard Chicken Thig...
...e/Strawberry-Vanilla-Pancakes/Detail.aspx?soid=recs_recipe_9Strawberry Vanilla Pancakes
...Recipe/French-Dip-Sandwiches/Detail.aspx?soid=recs_recipe_10French Dip Sandwiches
...Recipe/Oregon-Salmon-Patties/Detail.aspx?soid=recs_recipe_11Oregon Salmon Patties Cheesecake & Brunch Dish Cooker Chicken Butter Cookies
...c-mashed-potatoes-secret-recipe/detail.aspx?soid=home_pins_3Garlic Mashed Potatoes Secret ...
.../recipe/garlic-chicken-stir-fry/detail.aspx?soid=home_pins_4Garlic Chicken Stir Fry
...age-with-bacon-onion-and-garlic/detail.aspx?soid=home_pins_5Fried Cabbage with Bacon, Onio... Pasta Salad I
.../recipe/better-than-sex-cake-ii/detail.aspx?soid=home_pins_8Better Than Sex Cake II Spaetzle Dumplings
...thern-candied-sweet-potatoes-2/detail.aspx?soid=home_pins_10Southern Candied Sweet Potatoe...
...aked-asparagus-with-balsamic-butter-sauce/?soid=home_pins_11Baked Asparagus with Balsamic ... Chicken Tacos for your favorite photos!
...-e-Aglio-with-Wine-and-Garlic/Detail.aspx?soid=photos_vote_5Chicken con Vino e Aglio (with... Potatoes Steak
...deo/933/best-carrot-cake-ever/?src=mer1236&soid=home_ltcol_1Best Carrot Cake Ever
...days-and-Events/Easter/Dinner/?src=mer1247&soid=home_ltcol_2Easter Dinner
.../Holidays-and-Events/Passover/?src=mer1248&soid=home_ltcol_3Passover Recipes
...-hour-or-less/detail.aspx?lnkid=1131&ect=7&soid=home_ltcol_4A Week of Easy Dinners
...d-cream-pies/lemon-pie/lemon-meringue-pie/?soid=home_rtcol_2Lemon Meringue Pie Recipes WITH US
.../?prop24=RR_Seasonal_Slide1_Hop-On-Easter&soid=rr_seasonal_1Hop On Easter
...?prop24=RR_Seasonal_Slide2_Fresh-Spring-R&soid=rr_seasonal_2Fresh Spring Recipes
...?prop24=RR_Seasonal_Slide3_Help-for-Picky&soid=rr_seasonal_3Help for Picky Eaters
...&soid=rr_menus_1&e3=Latest%20AR%20Menus%3aTitle&e9=Menu%20ARMake-Ahead Easter Ham Dinner
...&soid=rr_menus_2&e3=Latest%20AR%20Menus%3aTitle&e9=Menu%20ARFive Fun Dinners
...&soid=rr_menus_3&e3=Latest%20AR%20Menus%3aTitle&e9=Menu%20ARA Week of Spring Veggies
...&soid=rr_menus_4&e3=Latest%20AR%20Menus%3aTitle&e9=Menu%20ARNo-Stress Houseguest Brunch all menus » Mobile Us
http://press.allrecipes.comNewsroom Map Feeds Support Choices Apps
...ity/contests/default.aspx?prop24=PN_6.2.4_SN.Contestsand-SwePromotions & New Zealand and Conditions

External Links (link to pages on other websites) - 19
URL Anchor Text us on Pinterest
...sGateway?cds_mag_code=ALR&cds_page_id=156312&soid=rr_arMag_1Subscribe - YouTube Wishes - YouTube Allrecipes Magazine
.../ Women’s Network Asia Kingdom & Ireland

reasonable number of links (below 100) per page will give a better user experience.

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.

Style Block In Same Page Links to External Style Files Total
1 3 4

You have 1 style blocks in the same file, try to put them in a separate file.

Links To External Stylesheet Files - 3
Stylesheet URL rel type


Scripts Block In Same Page Links to External Script Files Total
33 4 37

Too many (4) external scripts files , it will slow down the downlaoding.

Links To External Script Files - 4
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.

Total Images Alt Present Alt Missing
89 87 2

2 images do not have Alt values.

Image URL - 89
URL ALT Text home search by ingredient buzz Magazine Glazed Ham Cheddar Deviled Eggs
...396443001_Bacon-Cheddar-Deviled-Eggs.jpg?pubId=1033249144001Bacon Cheddar Deviled Eggs and Orzo Salad and Orzo Salad Roll Ups Roll Ups Taco Casserole
...p:// Taco Casserole Quinoa Salad
...p:// Quinoa Salad John's Chicken and Mushro... John's Chicken and Mushro... Fish Tacos with Chipot... Fish Tacos with Chipot... Pancakes Pancakes Broil II Broil II's Quick Chicken
...ttp://'s Quick Chicken Hot Mustard Chicken Thig...
...p:// Hot Mustard Chicken Thig... Vanilla Pancakes Vanilla Pancakes Dip Sandwiches
...ttp:// Dip Sandwiches Salmon Patties Salmon Patties Cheesecake Cheesecake & Brunch Dish Cooker Chicken Butter Cookies Mashed Potatoes Secret ... Chicken Stir Fry Cabbage with Bacon, Onio... Pasta Salad I Than Sex Cake II Spaetzle Dumplings Candied Sweet Potatoe... Asparagus with Balsamic ... Chicken Tacos
...// con Vino e Aglio (with...
...// Potatoes
...// Steak Carrot Cake Ever Dinner Recipes Menu Planner Pro! Magazine On Easter Spring Recipes for Picky Eaters Easter Ham Dinner Fun Dinners Week of Spring Veggies Houseguest Brunch Bites Blog Plus

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.


Excellent! The page is using HTML headings (<H1> - <H6>) and inline emphasis tags (<EM><B><I><EM><STRONG>)


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HTML headings and emphasis tags are the most basic forms to indicate important content.

1. use your keywords in the headings and make sure the first level heading (<H1>) includes the most important keywords.
2. never duplicate the title tag content in the heading tags.
3. for more effective SEO, use only one <H1> tag per page
Top 20 Keywords

: Total Terms Count: 555

Excellent! No terms has a density of more than 3%, all are optimized to be within 1% - 3%.

Top 20 terms occurance and density
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#1. recipes 15 2.70%
#2. allrecipes 12 2.16%
#3. chicken 8 1.44%
#4. ham 6 1.08%
#5. easter 5 0.90%
#6. fresh 4 0.72%
#7. garlic 4 0.72%
#8. spring 4 0.72%
#9. potatoes 4 0.72%
#10. delicious 3 0.54%
#11. pie 3 0.54%
#12. butter 3 0.54%
#13. best 3 0.54%
#14. salad 3 0.54%
#15. deviled 3 0.54%
#16. easy 3 0.54%
#17. cook 3 0.54%
#18. recipe 3 0.54%
#19. cake 3 0.54%
#20. eggs 3 0.54%

keyword density can be used as a factor in determining whether a web page is relevant to a specified keyword or keyword phrase.

1. the optimum keyword density to be 1.0% - 3.0%. Using a keyword more than that could be considered search spam.
2. overuse of keywords, a practice called keyword stuffing, will cause a web page to be penalized.

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Domain/Whois Analysis

Domain Info

: ( 14 characters )

Domain Registrar : TUCOWS DOMAINS INC.

Domain Created On Last Modified On Expires On
1998-07-11 1998-07-11 2018-07-10
15 years, 284 days old 15 years, 284 days ago 4 years, 80 days from today
15 years, 284 days old

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.