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Title Tag

The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia

Length: 59 character(s)


Your HTML title tag appears in browser tabs, bookmarks and in search result pages.

Make your title tags clear, concise (50-60 characters) and include your most important keywords.

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Meta Description

The New York Times: Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, cars & more at nytimes.com.

Length: 183 character(s)

Meta descriptions allow you to influence how your web pages are described and displayed in search results. A good description acts as a potential organic advertisement and encourages the viewer to click through to your site.

Keep it short and to the point; the ideal meta description should contain between 70 and 160 characters (spaces included).

Ensure that each of your web pages have a unique, straightforward meta description that contains most important keywords. These keywords are especially important because they appear in bold when they match the user’s search query (See the Google Preview below).

Check your Google Search Console (Search Appearance > HTML Improvements) for any warning messages to identify meta descriptions that are too long/short or duplicated across more than one page.

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Google Preview

The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia

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The New York Times: Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, ca...

This is a representation of what your Title Tag and Meta Description will look like in Google search results.

Search engines may create their own titles and descriptions if they are missing, poorly written and/or not relevant to the content on the page and cut short if they go over the character limit. So it’s important to be clear, concise and within the suggested character limit.

Headings

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<H2> Trump Lawyer Says Mueller Obtained Emails Improperly
<H2> E.P.A. Employees Under Surveillance After Speaking Out
<H2> How a President’s Name Became a Racial Jeer
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<H2> The Power of Touch, Especially for Men
<H2> Holiday Gift Guide
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<H2> A Pilgrimage to the Home of the Instant Pot
<H2> Senator’s Star Shines as Nation Unites Behind Her Cause
<H2> Big City: Kirsten Gillibrand and the Whiplash of #MeToo
<H2> Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Small Gesture at a Time
<H2> Top 10 Well Stories of 2017
<H2> Netflix and Spotify Ask If Data Mining Makes for Cute Ads
<H2> Why She’s Leaving New York: It’s Just Not Funny Anymore
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<H2> A Trip, And a Life, Interrupted
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<H2> Warren and Sanders: Who Is Congress Really Serving?
<H2> Yes, It Happens in Sweden, #Too
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<H2> Can the International Criminal Court Be Saved From Itself? 3:10 PM ET
<H2> Letters: Understanding Race and Medicine 5:50 PM ET
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<H2> I Went Door to Door in Search of Ancient Elevators in New York City
<H2> Will Shortz Explains How a Spiral Puzzle Comes Around
<H2> Play Today’s Puzzle
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<H2> Living on His Own for the First Time, With a Soundtrack of Heavy Metal
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<H2> How to Be a Better Traveler: Tips From 2017
<H2> Opinion
<H2> Letters: The Republican Party in the Age of Trump
<H2> Science
<H2> Ancient Penguins Were Giant Waddling Predators
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<H2> How to Solve The New York Times Crossword
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<H2> Google Thinks I’m Dead
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<H2> The School Closed, but the Coach Can’t Quit
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<H2> Style
<H2> Anna Chlumsky of ‘Veep’ Sniffs Around for Gifts
<H2> Sunday Review
<H2> At the Solstice, in Praise of Darkness
<H2> Reader Center
<H2> Interactive Feature: Our Most-Read Stories of 2017
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<H2> For Russian ‘Trolls,’ Instagram’s Pictures Can Spread Wider Than Words
<H2> Advertising: Netflix and Spotify Ask: Can Data Mining Make for Cute Ads?
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<H2> Editorial: A Way to Help Refugees From Puerto Rico
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HTML header tags (or simply header tags) differentiate between headings, subheadings and the rest of the content on the page.

nytimes.com currently has 3 HTML header tags. Each page should have one, and only one, <H1> tag. Use keywords in your headings with your most important keywords in the top level, and be sure to maintain the <H1> to <H6> hierarchy.

While it is important to ensure every page has an <H1> tag, only include more than one per page if you're using HTML5. Instead, use multiple <H2> - <H6> tags.

Add the important keywords in <H> headings

Keywords Cloud

  • york 21
  • opinion 11
  • trump 10
  • tax 9
  • president 9
  • navigation 8
  • magazine 8
  • star 7
  • crossword 7
  • arts 7
  • sunday 6
  • puerto 5
  • rico 5
  • korea 5
  • subscriptions 5
  • puzzle 5
  • bill 5
  • science 5
  • editorial 4
  • politics 4

This Keyword Cloud provides an insight into the frequency of keyword usage within the page.

It's important to carry out keyword research to get an understanding of the keywords that your audience is using. There are a number of keyword research tools available online to help you choose which keywords to target.

Keyword Consistency

Keywords Freq Title Desc <H>
York 21
Opinion 11
Trump 10
tax 9
President 9
Keywords (2 words) Freq Title Desc <H>
York Times 8
tax bill 5
President Trump 5
York City 5
Puerto Rico 5

Keyword consistency is the use of keywords throughout the different elements of the webpage. Consistent keyword use helps crawlers index your site and determine relevancy to search queries.

The table above highlights the most frequently used keywords on your page and how consistently you're using them.

Be more consistent with your keywords

Alt Attribute

We found 57 images on this web page.

6 ALT attributes are empty or missing.

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https://static01.nyt.com/images/2017/12/15/arts/15STARWARSREFER/last-jedi-watching-19-mediumThreeByTwo210-v4.jpg
and 1 more.

Alternative text allows you to add a description to an image. Since search engine crawlers cannot see images, they rely on alternative text attributes to determine relevance to a search query. Alternative text also helps makes an image more likely to appear in a Google image search and is used by screen readers to provide context for visually impaired users.

It looks like most or all of your images have alternative text. Check the images on your website to make sure accurate and relevant alternative text is specified for each image on the page. Try to minimize the number of alt text characters to 150 or less (including spaces!) to optimize page load times.

Set a name for all your images

Discovered Pages

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A low number can indicate that bots are unable to discover your pages, which is commonly caused by bad site architecture & internal linking, or you're unknowingly preventing bots and search engines from crawling & indexing your pages. An unusually high number could be an indication of duplicate content due to URL parameters.

Make sure your website's XML sitemap is present and that you've submitted it to the major search engines. Building backlinks to your website's internal pages will also help bots to discover, crawl and index them, while building authority to help them rank in search results at the same time.

Check Index Status and Crawl Errors in Google Search Console to track the status of your crawled/indexed pages.

If you use parameters in your URL like session IDs or sorting and filtering, use the rel="canonical" tag tag to tell search engines which version of those pages is the original.

Write more content

WWW Resolve

Great, a redirect is in place to redirect traffic from your non-preferred domain.

Search engines see www.nytimes.com and nytimes.com as different websites. This means they could see a large amount of duplicate content, which they don't like.

Fortunately your website redirects www.nytimes.com and nytimes.com to the same site.

Redirect non-www to www

Robots.txt

A robots.txt file allows you to restrict the access of search engine crawlers to prevent them from accessing specific pages or directories. They also point the web crawler to your page’s XML sitemap file.

Your site currently has a robot.txt file. You can use Google Search Console's Robots.txt Tester to submit and test your robot.txt file and to make sure Googlebot isn't crawling any restricted files.

Add a robots.txt file

XML Sitemap

XML sitemaps contain the list of your URLs that are available to index and allow the search engines to read your pages more intelligently. They can also include information like your site’s latest updates, frequency of changes and the importance of URLs.

Be sure to only include the pages you want search engines to crawl, so leave out any that have been blocked in a robots.txt file. Avoid using any URLs that cause redirects or error codes and be sure to be consistent in using your preferred URLs (with or without www.), correct protocols (http vs. https) and trailing slashes. You should also use your robots.txt file to point search engine crawlers to the location of your sitemap.

Add and Optimize your XML sitemap

URL Parameters

Perfect, your URLs look clean.

URL parameters are used to track user behaviors on site (session IDs), traffic sources (referrer IDs) or to give users control over the content on the page (sorting and filtering). The issue with URL parameters is that Google sees each unique parameter value as a new URL hosting the same thing - meaning you could have a duplicate content problem. Sometimes, it’s able to recognize these URLs and group them together. It then algorithmically decides which URL is the best representation of the group and uses it to consolidate ranking signals and display in search results. You can help Google recognize the best URL by using the rel="canonical" tag.

Use the URL Parameters Tool in Google Search Console to tell Google how your URL parameters affect page content and how to to crawl URLs with parameters. Use this tool very carefully - you can easily prevent Google from crawling pages you want indexed through overly restrictive crawling settings, especially if you have URLs with multiple parameters.
Rewrite your URLs and clean them up.

Underscores in the URLs

Great, you are not using ‪underscores (these_are_underscores) in your URLs.

Great, you aren't using ‪underscores (these_are_underscores) in your URLs.

Google sees hyphens as word separators while underscores aren't recognized. So the search engine sees www.example.com/green_dress as www.example.com/greendress. The bots will have a hard time determining this URL's relevance to a keyword.

Blocking Factors

Flash: No

Frames: No

Great, you aren't using Flash or frames on your site.

While it often looks nicer, Flash content can't be properly indexed by search engines. Maximize your SEO efforts by avoiding Flash.

Search engines also have problems with frames because they can't crawl or index the content within them. Avoid them if you can and use a NoFrames tag when you can't.

Domain Registration

Created 24 years ago

Expires in 5 years

Your domain is the human-readable address of your website on the Internet. How long your domain name has been registered does have a limited impact on your rankings in search results. The newer your domain the harder it can be to achieve a higher rank. To help offset this, consider buying a second-hand domain name.

Do you know that you can register your domain for up to 10 years? By doing so, you will show the world that you are serious about your business.

Blog

We have not found a Blog on this website.

In a crowded digital marketing world, content is king. Publishing your content on other sites is beneficial, but publishing it on your own site is much more effective. One of the best ways to do this is through a blog.

We recommend you start a blog on nytimes.com to engage with your audience and improve your online visibility to attract qualified traffic from a variety of new sources. Use our tips to get the most out of your blog.

If you don't think a blog would work for your site or business, consider publishing other forms of evergreen content such as guides or whitepapers.

Consider starting a blog

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Mobile Friendliness

Very Good    Very Good

This web page is super optimized for Mobile Visitors

Mobile friendly pages make it easy for users to complete objectives and common tasks and use a design or template that is consistent across all devices (uses responsive web design).

Your site is well configured for mobile users.

Mobile Rendering

nytimes.com on an iPhone
nytimes.com on an iPad

80% of adult Internet users now have a smartphone. You should definitely be optimizing your website to render on the most popular mobile devices.

Touchscreen Readiness

Make the most important buttons/links large enough to be tapped easily.

Touchscreen readiness is an important aspect of your site’s mobile friendliness. Your tap targets should be at least a 48 pixels in height and width with at least 32 pixels of extra space on all sides. You can further improve your User Interface by adding size and density buckets to accommodate varying device sizes and screen densities.

Mobile Compatibility

Perfect, no embedded objects detected.

Great, your website does not embed any special types of web content, such as Flash, Silverlight or Java, so your content can be accessed on all devices.

Font Size Legibility

Perfect, this web page’s text is legible on mobile devices.

You can find additional font recommendations for mobile devices in Google’s typography guidelines for Android.

Mobile Viewport

Great, a configured viewport is present.

The content fits within the specified viewport size.

Great, the viewport is well configured.

Keep in mind that since the width (in CSS pixels) of the viewport may vary, your page content should not solely rely on a particular viewport width to render well. Consider these additional tips:
  • Avoid setting large absolute CSS widths for page elements.
  • If necessary, CSS media queries can be used to apply different styling depending on screen size.
  • Ideally, serve responsively-sized images.

Mobile Speed

Slow    Slow

Optimize images

Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content

Leverage browser caching

Avoid landing page redirects

Enable compression

Like with desktop, the time it takes a mobile page to load is an important part of mobile search engine results page ranks. Your mobile/responsive website must deliver and render the “above the fold" content in under one second.

Unfortunately, the mobile page speed for nytimes.com is Slow.

Since mobile device CPUs are less powerful than desktop CPUs, speed tips that reduce CPU consumption (for instance JavaScript Parse time) need to be addressed first.

See Google's PageSpeed Insights Rules for more information on how to improve each of the elements in this section.

Mobile Frameworks

No mobile frameworks have been detected.

Mobile or responsive frameworks are an important part of website optimization as they assist developers in creating applications which are applicable to multiple devices.

Usability

URL

nytimes.com

Length: 7 character(s)

Keep your URLs short and clean and avoid long domain names when possible.

A descriptive URL is better recognized by search engines. A user should be able to look at the address bar and make an accurate guess about the content of the page before reaching it (e.g., http://www.mysite.com/en/products).

Keep in mind that URLs are also an important part of a comprehensive SEO strategy. Use clean URLs to make your site more "crawlable" by Google™.

Resource: Search for a good domain name. If no good names are available, consider a second hand domain. To prevent brand theft, you might consider trademarking your domain name.

Favicon

Great, your website has a favicon.

Favicons are the small icons that appear next to your site’s name or URL in a browser. They can be displayed in the address bar, a browser tab title or bookmarks. Make sure it is consistent with your brand.

Here is a way one company used a special favicon to improve user experience.

Add a Favicon

Custom 404 Page

Great, your website has a custom 404 error page.

Your server responded with the HTTP status code: 404

Custom 404 error pages are an opportunity for you to reduce customer frustration and link to other pages on your site.

Customize the 404 error page

Asset Minification

Perfect, all your assets are minified.

Great! We didn't find unminified assets on your web page.

To learn more on how to enable minification for your assets you can check out these 10 tips to improve page load time or consult Google's PageSpeed Insights guide on minification.

Asset Compression

25%    25%

You could reduce 75% (1.7 KiB) by compressing the asset(s) listed below.

Fast websites make happy visitors. It is very important to lower the load time of your web pages as much as possible for a better user experience. Compressing assets like images, javascript and CSS files will save bandwidth which results in a better page load time.

To learn more on how to enable compression for your assets you can check out these 10 tips to improve page load time or consult Google's PageSpeed Insights guide on compression.

Asset Cacheability

We found a total of 11 uncached asset(s) listed below.

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