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We have found 75 SEO issues on 13 checked pages of hostgator.com website. Average response time was 303 ms. See website report below or individual reports for all crawled pages.

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Main URL: http://www.hostgator.com/reseller-hosting Response time: 353 ms

Passed 20 Errors 13 Warnings 24 Updated on: 2017-03-17 09:14

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Passed: Relative Canonical URL
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.

PageDetails
http://www.hostgator.com/vps-hosting Links:
- https://www.facebook.com/HostGator open
- https://twitter.com/hostgator open
- https://plus.google.com/+hostgator/posts open
http://www.hostgator.com/pricing/ Links:
- https://www.facebook.com/HostGator open
- https://twitter.com/hostgator open
- https://plus.google.com/+hostgator/posts open
http://www.hostgator.com/domains/ Links:
- http://www.domain.com/domains/hostgator/?utm_so... open
- http://www.domain.com/domains/hostgator/?utm_so... open
- http://www.domain.com/domains/hostgator/?utm_so... 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.

PageDetails
http://www.hostgator.com/vps-hosting Extra H1 headers: Frequently Asked Questions, Frequently Asked Questions, Experience The Power Of A VPS!
http://www.hostgator.com/pricing/ Extra H1 headers: Web Hosting, Cloud Hosting, WordPress Hosting, Compare & Choose Plans, Compare & Choose Plans, Already a HostGator customer?, VPS Hosting, Dedicated Hosting, Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.hostgator.com/domains/ Extra H1 headers: Frequently Asked Questions, Find a great domain today!, Find a great domain today!

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Passed: No Viewport Meta Tag
Passed: Missing Title Tag
Passed: Duplicated Title
Passed: No Meta Description Tag
Passed: Duplicated Meta Description
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.hostgator.com/dedicated-server Meta description A dedicated server from HostGator (866-96-GATOR) provides you with the speed and security your websites demand. With free cPanel and unlimited site transfers ! length is 162. Recommended between 50 and 160.
http://www.hostgator.com/cloud-hosting Meta description HostGator (866-96-GATOR) is one of the world's most popular cloud hosting companies providing unmetered, reliable bandwidth and disk space for unlimited domains. length is 161. 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.

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http://www.hostgator.com/domains/ Images without 'alt' attribute:
- /static/img/domains/slider/tips.png view
- /static/img/domains/slider/ninja.png view
- /static/img/domains/slider/guru.png view
http://www.hostgator.com/domains Images without 'alt' attribute:
- /static/img/domains/slider/tips.png view
- /static/img/domains/slider/ninja.png view
- /static/img/domains/slider/guru.png view
http://www.hostgator.com/web-hosting Images without 'alt' attribute:
- /static/img/shared-page/snappy-website-lg.jpg view
- /static/img/shared-page/slider_img_1.png view
- /static/img/shared-page/screen2.png view

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Passed: Use of Flash
Passed: No H1 Tag
Warning: Title Too Long/Too Short

Title should be 50-57 characters long. Longer titles are truncated by search engines. Short titles can miss important information and lead to lower CTR from search results. All titles should be unique across all pages of your website.

Each website page should have a unique and attractive title. Good titles increase CTR for search results and organic traffic to your page.

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http://www.hostgator.com/pricing/ Title HostGator Pricing | Compare Hosting Plans and Pricing - HostGator length is 65. Recommended between 10 and 57.
http://www.hostgator.com/dedicated-server Title Dedicated Servers | Dedicated Web Hosting with Linux or Windows - HostGator length is 75. Recommended between 10 and 57.
http://www.hostgator.com/pricing Title HostGator Pricing | Compare Hosting Plans and Pricing - HostGator length is 65. Recommended between 10 and 57.

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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.

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http://www.hostgator.com/vps-hosting Detected language: en. Found 31 spelling errors: VPS, cPanel, HostGator, Reseller, Scalable, HVAC, scalability, nameservers, WHM, Django. all
http://www.hostgator.com/pricing/ Detected language: en. Found 30 spelling errors: HostGator, VPS, Reseller, Hatchling, cPanel, Unmetered, Uptime, CDN, CPanel, Failover. all
http://www.hostgator.com/domains/ Detected language: en. Found 25 spelling errors: HostGator, Reseller, VPS, yourawesomewebsite, SEO, WHOIS, url, yourwebsite, TLD, CodeGuard. all

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Passed: No H2 Tags
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.hostgator.com/vps-hosting Actual links: 120, recommended maximum: 100
http://www.hostgator.com/pricing/ Actual links: 136, recommended maximum: 100
http://www.hostgator.com/domains/ Actual links: 109, recommended maximum: 100

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Passed: Noindex Tag
Notice: Page Size is Too Big

Speed is the critical quality parameter for users and thus for search engines. Faster pages have lower bounce rate and higher rankings in search engines. Though there is no ideal standard page size we recommend it to be within 51200 bytes. How did we come up with this number? Users now more and more tend to be on mobile device. Average mobile device uses 3G connection. 3G connection speed varies between 144 and 400 kilobit per second. To satisfy and impress a user with speed HTML page and blocking referenced resources should load within couple of seconds. We set limit to 500ms and this gives us the size of 51200 bytes on average connection. Moreover if you check your page with google speed test tool it will complain about slow website if your server respond longer than 200ms.

PageDetails
http://www.hostgator.com/vps-hosting Current: 194027 bytes, recommended: 51200 bytes
http://www.hostgator.com/pricing/ Current: 449685 bytes, recommended: 51200 bytes
http://www.hostgator.com/domains/ Current: 93606 bytes, recommended: 51200 bytes

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Passed: No DOCTYPE defined
Passed: Server and Page Encoding are Different
Passed: Blocked in Robots.txt
Passed: Meta Refresh Redirect

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