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Critical Issues to Attend8
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Title
Southern Living - Recipes, Home Decor, Gardening, DIY and Travel

Words count: 9    Unique Words: 9    Length: 64 characters
[ To optimize the page title, Use this SEO Title Optimizer ]

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.

Tips:
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.
Description
The ultimate insiders' guide to Southern culture, recipes, travel, and events. Packed with recipes, decorating tips, entertaining ideas, and travel guides, we guarantee to deliver the best of the South right to you.

Words count: 33    Length: 215 characters
[ To optimize the page description, Use this SEO Meta Description Optimizer ]


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.

Tips:
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.
Google SERP Preview
Southern Living - Recipes, Home Decor, Gardening, DIY ... www.southernliving.com/
The ultimate insiders' guide to Southern culture, recipes, travel, and events. Packed with recipes, decorating tips, entertaining ideas, and travel guides, ...

[ To optimize this Google SERP preview, Use this Google SERP Optimizer ]

This is how your site looks like in Google Search Result Page.

an optimized SERP snippet will have a higher click through rate.

Tips:
1. make sure the title is clear, simple, straight to the point.
2. make sure the description is relevant and properly summarized the page content.
Keywords
Southern Living

Words count: 2    Length: 15 characters    keyword phrases count : 1

The keywords is too short!
[ To optimize the meta keywords, Use this SEO Meta Keywords Optimizer ]

Keyword Occurrences in Different Sections
Wordkeyword domain title descriptionheadingcontent
2 words:100% (1/1)
southern living 0   (0%)


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

Tips:
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.
Keywords Cloud
This keywords cloud gives your an idea of what are those important keywords appears in your website.

account  baked  books  cake  casserole  chicken  chocolate  christmas  classic  color  culture  day  decor  easy  editor  fall  food  gardening  holiday  house  ideas  kitchen  labor  lifestyle  link  living  nail  occasions  opens  rating  recipes  south  southern  subscription  tab  travel  trends  unrated  video  ways 

Top 20 Keywords
Total Terms Count: 2,318

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

Top 20 terms occurance and density
KeywordIn DomainIn TitleIn DescriptionIn Heading In Body Density
southern 44 1.90%
living 32 1.38%
video 25 1.08%
link 21 0.91%
recipes 21 0.91%
opens 20 0.86%
tab 18 0.78%
cake 15 0.65%
gardening 14 0.60%
fall 12 0.52%
color 12 0.52%
day 11 0.47%
house 11 0.47%
ideas 11 0.47%
account 9 0.39%
classic 9 0.39%
kitchen 9 0.39%
decor 9 0.39%
baked 9 0.39%
holiday 8 0.35%

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


Tips:
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.
Highlight
<H1><H2><H3><H4><H5><H6><B><U><I><EM><STRONG>Total
121178000000350

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

<H1>

(1)
Southern Living Home

<H2>

(21)
Top Navigation
Profile Menu
Profile Menu
Explore Southern Living
Profile Menu
Latest Content
What's Cooking
The Latest
Travel
Old School Eats
Only in the South
Around the Garden
Home Design & Organization
Editors' Favorites
Magazines & More
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Account
More
Account
More
Explore
Food and Recipes
Culture and Lifestyle
Style
Holidays & Occasions
Home
Gardening Ideas
News
Account
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27 Big-Batch Breakfast Recipes for Your Tailgate
So Long, Summer

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How To Season a Cast-Iron Skillet
50 Thoughtful Messages for a Meaningful Thank You Note
4 Easy Ways to Tell if an Egg Has Gone Bad
70 Cute and Funny Nicknames For Your Best Friends
The Coziest Winter Nail Colors for January 2022
16 Kitchen Design Trends Southern Designers Predict Will Be Everywhere in 2022
If You Keep Finding Ladybugs in Your House, Here's What You Need to Know
<STRONG> (3)So Long, Summer
So Long, Summer
Old School Eats


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

Tips:
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
Reading Level
0

The page text content is a bit too difficult to be read and understood!

Ensure your page content text can be read and understood by most of your site visitors. not too difficult nor too simple.

Tips:
1. a score below 30, indicates the text content is too difficult to be read and understood.
2. a sore above 80, may suggest that the site is lack of in-depth and expertise of its topics (low quality content).
3. an optimal reading level score shall be 50-70.
Language
en Excellent! the website declared its language in use.

the detected language is : en

Declare the language in use can help search engine to better understand and rendering your page, especially when special characters are encountered.
Page Encoding
utf-8 Excellent! the website declared its character encoding.

Declare the character encoding can help search engine to better rendering your page, especially when it comes to
non-asii characters.
Favicon
Excellent! the website has a shortcut favicon image.

RSS
the website does not have a RSS Feed.

Robots.txt
Robots.txt is not presented for the site.

Robots.txt file can be used to regulate access of search engine crawlers, properly configured robots.txt file can help
crawlers to better understand your website.

Tips:
1. grand robots access to those pages you wish them to crawl.
2. restrict access to those pages you do not wish search engines to see and crawl.
XML Sitemap
XML Sitemap is not presented for the site.
[ To generate XML sitemap, Use this XML Sitemap Generator ]

Sitemap helps search engine crawler to identify your website pages.

Tips:
1. ensure all your important pages are listed in the sitemap.
2. ensure to indicate the frequency of change and importance of each url.
3. inform search engines of the location/URL of your sitemap (eg, For Google, you can set the website sitemap location through Google Webmaster management panel).
Loading Time
0.15 seconds - 341.48 Kb/s

Excellent! the site is pretty fast and it takes less than 1 second to load.

Estimated loading time for different internet connections
Modem
(56Kbits/s)
Mobile/HSDPAM
(7.2Mbits/s)
ADSL
(8Mbits/s)
Cable
(30Mbits/s)
Optical Fibre
(100Mbits/s)
7.32 s 0.06 s 0.05 s 0.01 s 4.10 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.

Tips:
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.
Total Size
51 Kb (51,222 bytes)

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

Page size affects the speed of your website.

Tips:
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
51 Kb (51,222 bytes) 16 Kb (16,380 bytes) 35 Kb (34,842 bytes) 47.01 %


Excellent! the text to html code ratio is just nice, that is within 15%-70%!

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.

Tips:
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.
Flash
Excellent! No flash component is detected on this page.

Flash content can not be properly indexed by search engines, and normally flash file is large in size, which slow down the loading of your page.

Tips:
1. avoid flash content whenever possible if you wish to have a fast and SEO friendly website.
Frame
Excellent! No frame is detected on this page.

Framesets and individual frames could cause problem for search engine to crawl your pages

Tips:
1. avoid frames whenever possible.
2. search engines do not like frames.
3. use iframe instead if you really have no choice.
Inline CSS
1 Inline CSS components are detected on this page.

It is a good practice to move inline CSS rules into an external CSS file in order to make your page lighter and increasing the text to code ratio.

Tips:
1. move inline css rules to external css file.
2. separate style from html.
Nested Table
Excellent! No nested table is detected on this page (nested table : 0, total table : 0)

nested tables could slow down page rendering and lead to bad user experience.

Tips:
1. avoiding <table> for your page layout.
2. using <div> instead of <table>.
Plain Text Email
Excellent! No Plain Text Email is detected on this page.

Redirect Count
1 redirection was detected for loading this page.

Using HTTPS
Excellent! HTTPS is used for your page.

WWW Resolve
Excellent! the websites https://www.southernliving.com/ and http://southernliving.com are resolved to the same url :https://www.southernliving.com/

Search Engines treat URLs with or without "www" as two different records.

Tips:
1. edit your .htaccess file and permanently redirect one to the other (eg redirect www.mysite.com to mysite.com).
URL Rewrite
Non SEO Friendly URLs
http://southernliving.com/account/signup?regSource=25019&returnURL=%2F
https://southernliving.com/account/quick-signup?regSource=25202
http://southernliving.com/accou...?successPage=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.southernliving.com
http://southernliving.com/account/signin?regSource=25019&returnURL=%2F
http://southernliving.com/account/signup?regSource=25019&returnURL=%2F
https://southernliving.com/account/quick-signup?regSource=25202
http://southernliving.com/accou...?successPage=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.southernliving.com
http://southernliving.com/account/signin?regSource=25019&returnURL=%2F
http://southernliving.com/account/signup?regSource=25019&returnURL=%2F
https://southernliving.com/account/quick-signup?regSource=25202
http://southernliving.com/accou...?successPage=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.southernliving.com
http://southernliving.com/account/signin?regSource=25019&returnURL=%2F
https://www.southernliving.com/search?q=biscuits
https://www.southernliving.com/search?q=cakes
https://www.southernliving.com/search?q=thanksgiving
https://www.southernliving.com/search?q=christmas
https://www.southernliving.com/search?q=casseroles
https://southernliving.com/account/quick-signup?regSource=25203


You may use url rewrite techniques to make these 18 urls to be SEO friendly.

clean, short and relevant URLs are favoured by users and search engines

Tips:
1. use url rewrite to turn dynamic pages with query parameters into seo friendly static pages.
2. put your important keywords in the url.
3. good urls are not only user friendly but also seo friendly.
Underscore In URL
Excellent! your do not use underscore in your URLs.

Search Engines treat hyphen as word separator, they do not treat underscore as word separator.


Tips:
1. use hyphen "-" instead of underscore "_" to optimize your page url.
2. help search engines to better understand your url, eventually will benefit your page`s ranking.
Links
Internal Links
(link to pages within this domain)
External Links
(link to pages on other websites)
Total
380 31 411


Too many links (411), it may be considered as spam!

Internal Links (link to pages within this domain) - 380
URL Anchor Text
http://southernliving.com/#main-contentSkip to content
http://southernliving.com/Southern Living
http://southernliving.com/Southern Living
http://southernliving.com/accou...regSource=25019&returnURL=%2FJoin Now
https://secure.southernliving.c...common/profile/member/optout/Email Preferences
https://southernliving.com/acco.../quick-signup?regSource=25202Newsletters
http://southernliving.com/accou...A%2F%2Fwww.southernliving.comLogout
http://southernliving.com/accou...regSource=25019&returnURL=%2FLogin
https://www.southernliving.com/sweepstakes/Sweepstakes
http://southernliving.com/Southern Living
http://southernliving.com/Southern Living
http://southernliving.com/#Food and Recipes
http://southernliving.com/#Culture and Lifestyle
http://southernliving.com/#Style
http://southernliving.com/#Holidays & Occasions
http://southernliving.com/#Home
http://southernliving.com/#Gardening Ideas
http://southernliving.com/#News
https://www.southernliving.com/videoVideo
http://southernliving.com/accou...regSource=25019&returnURL=%2FJoin Now
https://secure.southernliving.c...common/profile/member/optout/Email Preferences
https://southernliving.com/acco.../quick-signup?regSource=25202Newsletters
http://southernliving.com/accou...A%2F%2Fwww.southernliving.comLogout
http://southernliving.com/accou...regSource=25019&returnURL=%2FLogin
http://southernliving.com/Southern Living
http://southernliving.com/Southern Living
http://southernliving.com/#Explore
https://www.southernliving.com/...hairstyles/popular-hairstylesThe Best New Haircuts to Try i...
https://www.southernliving.com/...hairstyles/popular-hairstylesThe Best New Haircuts to Try i...
https://www.southernliving.com/...hairstyles/popular-hairstylesRead More
https://www.southernliving.com/...t0-season-a-cast-iron-skilletHow To Season a Cast-Iron Skil...
https://www.southernliving.com/...t0-season-a-cast-iron-skilletHow To Season a Cast-Iron Skil...
https://www.southernliving.com/...t0-season-a-cast-iron-skilletRead More
https://www.southernliving.com/...at-to-write-in-thank-you-card50 Thoughtful Messages for a M...
https://www.southernliving.com/...at-to-write-in-thank-you-card50 Thoughtful Messages for a M...
https://www.southernliving.com/...at-to-write-in-thank-you-cardRead More
http://southernliving.com/#Food and Recipes
https://www.southernliving.com/foodSee All Food and Recipes
https://www.southernliving.com/...o-tell-if-an-egg-has-gone-bad4 Easy Ways to Tell if an Egg ...
https://www.southernliving.com/...o-tell-if-an-egg-has-gone-bad4 Easy Ways to Tell if an Egg ...
https://www.southernliving.com/recipesRecipes
https://www.southernliving.com/food/whats-for-supperQuick and Easy Dinner
https://www.southernliving.com/food/kitchen-assistantKitchen Assistant
https://www.southernliving.com/food/dish/casseroleCasserole
https://www.southernliving.com/food/holidays-occasionsHoliday and Occasion Food
https://www.southernliving.com/food/slow-cookerSlow Cooker Recipes
https://www.southernliving.com/food/dessertsDesserts
https://www.southernliving.com/food/healthy-lightHealthy and Light
https://www.southernliving.com/food/side-dishesSide Dishes
https://www.southernliving.com/food/entertainingParty Food and Drink
https://www.southernliving.com/food/appetizersAppetizers
https://www.southernliving.com/food/meatMeat
https://www.southernliving.com/food/breakfastBreakfast
https://www.southernliving.com/food/bbqBBQ
https://www.southernliving.com/food/drinksDrinks
https://www.southernliving.com/food/whats-cookingWhat's Cooking
http://southernliving.com/#Culture and Lifestyle
https://www.southernliving.com/cultureSee All Culture and Lifestyle
https://www.southernliving.com/...ulture/nicknames-best-friends70 Cute and Funny Nicknames Fo...
https://www.southernliving.com/...ulture/nicknames-best-friends70 Cute and Funny Nicknames Fo...
https://www.southernliving.com/culture/sayingsQuotes and Sayings
https://www.southernliving.com/biscuits-and-jam-podcastBiscuits and Jam Podcast
https://www.southernliving.com/travelTravel
https://www.southernliving.com/culture/petsPets
https://www.southernliving.com/healthy-livingHealthy Living
https://www.southernliving.com/travel/coastal-livingCoastal Living
http://southernliving.com/#Style
https://www.southernliving.com/fashion-beautySee All Style
https://www.southernliving.com/...uty/nails/january-nail-colorsThe Coziest Winter Nail Colors...
https://www.southernliving.com/...uty/nails/january-nail-colorsThe Coziest Winter Nail Colors...
https://www.southernliving.com/fashion-beauty/beauty-makeupBeauty
https://www.southernliving.com/fashion-beauty/hairstylesHair
https://www.southernliving.com/...shion-beauty/southern-fashionFashion
https://www.southernliving.com/...shion-beauty/hairstyles/shortShort Hairstyles
https://www.southernliving.com/fashion-beauty/nailsNails
https://www.southernliving.com/...hion-beauty/hairstyles/mediumMedium Hairstyles
https://www.southernliving.com/fashion-beauty/skinSkincare
https://www.southernliving.com/...ashion-beauty/hairstyles/longLong Hairstyles
http://southernliving.com/#Holidays & Occasions
https://www.southernliving.com/holidays-occasionsSee All Holidays & Occasions
https://www.southernliving.com/...lidays-occasions/thanksgivingThanksgiving
https://www.southernliving.com/holidays-occasions/giftsGifts
https://www.southernliving.com/holidays-occasions/christmasChristmas
https://www.southernliving.com/...olidays-occasions/mothers-dayMother's Day
https://www.southernliving.com/holidays-occasions/hanukkahHanukkah
https://www.southernliving.com/holidays-occasions/new-yearsNew Year's
https://www.southernliving.com/holidays-occasions/easterEaster
https://www.southernliving.com/holidays-occasions/mardi-grasMardi Gras
https://www.southernliving.com/...olidays-occasions/4th-of-july4th of July
https://www.southernliving.com/weddingsWeddings
http://southernliving.com/#Home
https://www.southernliving.com/homeSee All Home
https://www.southernliving.com/...en/kitchen-design-trends-202216 Kitchen Design Trends South...
https://www.southernliving.com/...en/kitchen-design-trends-202216 Kitchen Design Trends South...
https://www.southernliving.com/home/decorHome Decor Ideas
https://www.southernliving.com/home/idea-housesIdea Houses
https://www.southernliving.com/home/kitchenKitchen Design
https://www.southernliving.com/home/before-afterBefore & After Photos
https://www.southernliving.com/home/bathroomBathroom Design
https://www.southernliving.com/home/curb-appealCurb Appeal
...

External Links (link to pages on other websites) - 31
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https://www.magazine.store/SLBooksSouthern Living Books this lin...
https://www.facebook.com/SouthernLiving
https://twitter.com/southern_living
https://www.pinterest.com/southernliving/
https://www.instagram.com/southernlivingmag/
https://www.magazines.com/south...ed&utm_campaign=i203slrfw2806
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http://www.magazine.store/SLBooksBooks from Southern Living
https://www.meredithcontentlicensing.comContent Licensing this link op...
https://meredithaccolades.com/index.htmlAccolades this link opens in a...
https://www.facebook.com/SouthernLiving
https://twitter.com/southern_living
https://www.pinterest.com/southernliving/
https://www.instagram.com/southernlivingmag/
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reasonable number of links (below 100) per page will give a better user experience.


Tips:
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.
Images
Total Images Alt Present Alt Missing
114 114 0


Excellent! all images are associated with an ALT value.

Image URL - 114
URL ALT Text
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https://imagesvc.meredithcorp.i...2F2021%2F07%2F14%2F2683701_Court04222987-2000.jpg16 Kitchen Design Trends South...
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search engines cannot `see` images, proper Alt content will help them to better understand and index images.

Tips:
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.
CSS
Style Block In Same Page Links to External Style Files Total
0 1 1


Excellent! all stylesheets are kept in separate files.

Links To External Stylesheet Files - 1
Stylesheet URL rel type
http://southernliving.com/dist/style-d7f4d337c4269286dcb1-hash.cssstylesheettext/css

Script
Scripts Block In Same Page Links to External Script Files Total
9 1 10


You have 9 script blocks in the same file, try to put them in a separate file.

Links To External Script Files - 1
Script URL Type
http://southernliving.com/dist/main-f428e758608b3a40b5c9-hash.jstext/javascript

put scripts together and link them from an external files rather then put them in the same file as the main page.

Tips:
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.
Blog Or News Release
Link to Blog / News Release Page
https://www.southernliving.com/newsSee All News


Excellent! we have found blog linked to your site.

Having a blog is a great way to provide fresh content and retain users, search engines favour it too.


Tips:
1. regularly update your blog and provide fresh and quality content.
2. relevant blogs of your website topics, generate more credits in the eyes of your visitors, as well as search engines.
DMOZ Listing
Yes

Excellent! the website is listed in the DMOZ open directory. DMOZ Open Directory Project

Google Analytics
Analytics Service is not implemented for the site.

Google Page Rank
7 Excellent! the website has a high page rank (7/10).

7
0 - 1 2 - 3 4 - 10
Poor Good Excellent
Links From Root Domains
43
Fair Enough! number of root domains (43) linked to your site southernliving.com could be improved.

43
< 20 21 - 50 > 51
Poor Good Excellent


Number of backlinks from some other root domains is an indicator of domain authority, the more backlinks your site has, the higher its domain authority, which leads to a higher chance of better ranking.

Tips:
1. make it easy for others to link to your site, provide the code if possible.
2. links from older domains are more powerful than links from new domains.
3. links from .edu and .gov generally have a higher value.
Social Engagement
Your site has an excellent social media engagement!

  Facebook Likes 2,771
  Facebook Shares 2,878
  Facebook Comments 843
  Tweets 1
  LinkedIn 52

Social Media Integration
Excellent! your site is well integrated with social media networks.

Facebook Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/SouthernLiving
Twitter Accounthttps://twitter.com/southern_living
Google+ PageNot Found


Trustworthiness
86

Excellent! the website has a good Trustworthiness Score (86/100).

86
0 - 19 20 - 39 40 - 59 60 - 79 80 - 100
Very Poor Poor Unsatisfactory Good Excellent


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).

Tips:
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
90 Excellent! the website has a good Child Safe Score (90/100).

90
0 - 19 20 - 39 40 - 59 60 - 79 80 - 100
Very Poor Poor Unsatisfactory Good Excellent


Safe Browsing
Safe! the site southernliving.com 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.

Tips:
1. do not put virus, malicious worms, adwares, trojans, spywares and suspicious phishing code in your server.
2. take suspicious behaviours seriously, have a regular check-up and monitor closely of your server`s log files.
3. if your site is black-listed by Google as suspicious, clean it up before requesting for a review.
Traffic Rank
11,182th most visited website in the world.
2,500th most visited website in United States  

your site has an excellent high traffic rank in the world.
Websites On Same Server
Excellent! You do have very few domains (3 - cnnexpansion.com, themonroetimes.com, netgear.se) hosted on the same server as southernliving.com (ip : 18.67.65.36).

Too many domains hosted on the same server is an indicator that you are not really serious about your website, and your site will have a higher chance to be surrounded by bad neighbours.

Tips:
1. the fewer domains hosted on the same server/ip the better.
2. avoid shared hosting whenever possible, especially when there are already hundreds or thousands of sites are hosted on the same server.
3. dedicated ip or resources for your site not only do good to your site visitors but also favoured by search engines.
Server Location
your server (IP : 18.67.65.36) is located at United States  
the most site visitors come from United States  

Excellent! your server is located close to most of your site visitors.
HTTP Compression
No

your website server does not support HTTP Compression.

Caching
No

your website server does not support Caching.

Server Signature
Excellent! the website server signature is off.

A secure and safe server is not only good for your site visitors but also good for search engines.

Tips:
1. server software version information can be utilized by malicious visitors to attack your server.
2. by turning off the server signature, you actually have made your server a little bit more secure.
3. for Apache server - edit the apache2.conf or the .htaccess file to turn server signature off.
Domain Age
24 years, 148 days old ( 1st registered on : 1998-04-30 )


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excellent, the domain age is old enough.

Domain Expires
0 years, 214 days from today ( expires on : 2023-04-28 )


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domain is expiring in less than a year.

Domain Info
southernliving.com ( 18 characters )

Domain Registrar : MarkMonitor Inc.

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Domain Created On Last Modified On Expires On
1998-04-30 2022-03-28 2023-04-28
24 years, 148 days old 0 years, 181 days ago 0 years, 214 days from today
24 years, 148 days old


Domain Name Servers used by southernliving.com
DNS Name IP Address
ns-1235.awsdns-26.org205.251.196.211
ns-179.awsdns-22.com205.251.192.179
ns-1978.awsdns-55.co.uk205.251.199.186
ns-641.awsdns-16.net205.251.194.129


Domain is going to expire in less than a year time (0 years, 214 days from today), try to renew it for more than one year!

domain name choice and domain age are crucial for SEO.

Tips:
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.

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