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Website Overview

Main URL: http://www.ask.com Response time: 62 ms

Passed 15 Errors 29 Warnings 26 Updated on: 2017-03-02 07:50

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Error: Relative Canonical URL

Canonical URLs should be absolute. Read more: Use canonical URLs

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http://www.ask.com Canonical URL defined //www.ask.com is not absolute.
http://www.ask.com/ Canonical URL defined //www.ask.com is not absolute.

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Passed: Link Contains Underscores
Passed: Link Contains Parameters
Passed: Repeated Levels in URL
Notice: External Links Without Nofollow

Links without nofollow attribute pass page rank to another websites. The more links without nofollow attribute you have the less page rank each of the link receive from your website. More info could by found in Google Help page for nofollow attribute.

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http://www.ask.com Links:
- https://www.reference.com/art-literature?qo=hom... open
- https://www.reference.com/beauty-fashion?qo=hom... open
- https://www.reference.com/business-finance?qo=h... open
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http://www.ask.com/privacy-policy Links:
- http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ open
- http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955 open
- http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cookies open
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http://www.ask.com/ Links:
- http://www.reference.com/art-literature?qo=home... open
- http://www.reference.com/beauty-fashion?qo=home... open
- http://www.reference.com/business-finance?qo=ho... open
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Error: Multiple H1 Tag

Page should define one and only one H1 tag. Headings tags H1, H2, etc define page structure and helps users understand the content of a page more clearly when properly used. Keywords in H1 tag have higher weight that other keywords on the page.

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http://www.ask.com/food/sitemap-food1.html Extra H1 headers: Articles for Food
http://www.ask.com/education/sitemap-education1.html Extra H1 headers: Articles for Education
http://www.ask.com/beauty-fashion/sitemap-beauty-fashion1... Extra H1 headers: Articles for Beauty Fashion

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Error: No Viewport Meta Tag

It is critical to have your website render good at mobile devices. Use the viewport meta tag to control layout on mobile browsers. Learn more at Mozilla Developers Network page Viewport Meta Tag

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http://www.ask.com/food/sitemap-food1.html
http://www.ask.com/sitemap.html
http://www.ask.com/education/sitemap-education1.html

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Passed: Missing Title Tag
Error: Duplicated Title

Duplicate content generally refers to substantive blocks of content within or across domains that either completely match other content or are appreciably similar. It is strongly recommended that all pages has unique content including titles and meta descriptions.

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http://www.ask.com Title: Ask.com - What's Your Question?

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Error: No Meta Description Tag

Meta tags are used to provide search engines with additional information about a page. Meta tags are added to <head> section of the HTML page. Meta description tag provides a short description of the page. In some situations this description is used as a part of the snippet shown in the search results for your website. Good description together with title increases CTR for your site and drives more organic traffic. That's why it is important to work on good page description.

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http://www.ask.com/food/sitemap-food1.html
http://www.ask.com/sitemap.html
http://www.ask.com/education/sitemap-education1.html

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Error: Duplicated Meta Description

Duplicate content generally refers to substantive blocks of content within or across domains that either completely match other content or are appreciably similar. It is strongly recommended that all pages has unique content including titles and meta descriptions.

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http://www.ask.com Description: Ask.com is the #1 question answering service that delivers the best answers from the web and real people - all in one place.

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Passed: Broken Resources
Warning: Meta Description Too Long/Too Short

Recommended description length 50-160 characters. Keep these clear and relevant, though use the added space to expand on the title tag in a meaningful way

Meta tags are used to provide search engines with additional information about a page. Meta tags are added to <head> section of the HTML page. Meta description tag provides a short description of the page. In some situations this description is used as a part of the snippet shown in the search results for your website. Good description together with title increases CTR for your site and drives more organic traffic. That's why it is important to work on good page description.

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http://www.ask.com/food/sitemap-food1.html Meta description length is 0. Recommended between 50 and 160.
http://www.ask.com/sitemap.html Meta description length is 0. Recommended between 50 and 160.
http://www.ask.com/education/sitemap-education1.html Meta description length is 0. Recommended between 50 and 160.

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Passed: Incorrect Language Definition
Warning: Missing ALT Attribute

The alt attribute provides alternative information for an image if a user for some reason cannot view it (because of slow connection, an error in the src attribute, or if the user uses a screen reader). It also helps crawlers understand what is in an image. Providing meaningful description for an image also can help drive organic traffic from image search.

PageDetails
http://www.ask.com Images without 'alt' attribute:
- //sp.ask.com/sh/i/images/homepage-sprite-1.0.2.png view

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Passed: Use of Flash
Warning: No H1 Tag

Page should define one and only one H1 tag. Headings tags H1, H2, etc define page structure and helps users understand the content of a page more clearly when properly used. Keywords in H1 tag have higher weight that other keywords on the page.

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http://www.ask.com
http://www.ask.com/terms-of-service
http://www.ask.com/privacy-policy

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Passed: Title Too Long/Too Short
Passed: H1 Duplicates Page Title
Warning: Spelling Errors

Your page text contains spelling errors. Spelling errors make your site look unprofessional. Errors in keywords will lead to loosing organic traffic.

PageDetails
http://www.ask.com/food/sitemap-food1.html Detected language: en. Found 2 spelling errors: Sitemap, marsala.
http://www.ask.com Detected language: en. Found 1 spelling errors: Sitemap.
http://www.ask.com/sitemap.html Detected language: en. Found 1 spelling errors: Sitemap.

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Notice: No H2 Tags

Headings tags H1, H2, etc define page structure and helps users understand the content of a page more clearly when properly used. Users do not read web page as a book rather they scan it. Headings receive more user attention and if you provide relevant headers then users more likely stay at your page and continue reading. Keywords in H1 and H2 tags have higher weight that other keywords on the page.

PageDetails
http://www.ask.com/food/sitemap-food1.html
http://www.ask.com
http://www.ask.com/sitemap.html

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Notice: Too Many Links on Page

It is generally agreed SEO recommendation that page should contain less than 100 links. Read wonderful blog post on this topic: How Many Links Is Too Many

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http://www.ask.com/food/sitemap-food1.html Actual links: 215, recommended maximum: 100
http://www.ask.com/beauty-fashion/sitemap-beauty-fashion1... Actual links: 235, recommended maximum: 100
http://www.ask.com/business-finance/sitemap-business-fina... Actual links: 322, recommended maximum: 100

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Passed: Noindex Tag
Passed: Page Size is Too Big
Passed: No DOCTYPE defined
Passed: Server and Page Encoding are Different
Passed: Blocked in Robots.txt
Passed: Meta Refresh Redirect

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