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We have found 167 SEO issues on 23 checked pages of patch.com website. Average response time was 82 ms. See website report below or individual reports for all crawled pages.

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Main URL: http://patch.com/ Response time: 10 ms

Passed 18 Errors 0 Warnings 100 Updated on: 2017-02-01 15:55

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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.

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https://patch.com/florida Links:
- https://www.linkedin.com/company/patch-com open
- https://patch.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/categories/2... open
https://patch.com/district-columbia Links:
- https://www.linkedin.com/company/patch-com open
- https://patch.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/categories/2... open
https://patch.com/alaska Links:
- https://www.linkedin.com/company/patch-com open
- https://patch.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/categories/2... open

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Passed: Multiple H1 Tag
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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https://patch.com/map Meta description Patch - All Patch Locations by State length is 36. Recommended between 50 and 160.
http://patch.com/map Meta description Patch - All Patch Locations by State length is 36. 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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https://patch.com/florida Images without 'alt' attribute:
- https://patch.com/sites/all/themes/patch/images/patch_cir... view
- https://patch.com/sites/all/modules/custom/fe_common/imag... view
- https://patch.com/sites/all/modules/custom/fe_common/imag... view
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https://patch.com/district-columbia Images without 'alt' attribute:
- https://patch.com/sites/all/themes/patch/images/patch_cir... view
- https://cdn20.patch.com/users/22877169/20170511/111551/s... view
- https://cdn20.patch.com/users/22926784/20170512/102432/s... view
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https://patch.com/alaska Images without 'alt' attribute:
- https://patch.com/sites/all/themes/patch/images/patch_cir... view
- //content.jwplatform.com/thumbs/K4KdQYku-320.jpg 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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https://patch.com/district-columbia
https://patch.com/alaska
https://patch.com/arkansas

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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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https://patch.com/florida Title Florida Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping length is 88. Recommended between 10 and 57.
https://patch.com/district-columbia Title District Of Columbia Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping length is 101. Recommended between 10 and 57.
https://patch.com/alaska Title Alaska Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping length is 87. 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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https://patch.com/florida Detected language: en. Found 53 spelling errors: Aventura, Riverview, Bradenton, Carrollwood, Northdale, Clearwater, Gulfport, Richey, Pinecrest, Pinellas. all
https://patch.com/district-columbia Detected language: en. Found 35 spelling errors: Comey, ICYMI, POTUS's, DMV, Luttrell, Feroze, Dhanoa, dceaglecam, Hambrick, direwolf. all
https://patch.com/alaska Detected language: en. Found 1 spelling errors: Teterboro.

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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.

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https://patch.com/
http://patch.com/

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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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https://patch.com/florida Actual links: 287, recommended maximum: 100
https://patch.com/district-columbia Actual links: 193, recommended maximum: 100
https://patch.com/arkansas Actual links: 159, 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.

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https://patch.com/florida Current: 160282 bytes, recommended: 51200 bytes
https://patch.com/district-columbia Current: 138769 bytes, recommended: 51200 bytes
https://patch.com/arkansas Current: 117707 bytes, recommended: 51200 bytes

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

The URL cannot be indexed by search engine. Check if this is desired behavior.

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https://patch.com/florida This URL is blocked for: baiduspider, yandexbot
https://patch.com/district-columbia This URL is blocked for: baiduspider, yandexbot
https://patch.com/alaska This URL is blocked for: baiduspider, yandexbot

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Passed: Meta Refresh Redirect

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