Report for www.gikmedia.com

Overall8.3

The overall score for this website.

Accessibility8.9

How accessible the website is to mobile and disabled users.

Experience8.2

How satisfying the website is likely to be for users.

Marketing6.7

How well marketed and popular the website is.

Technology7.6

How well designed and built the website is.

Screenshot of www.gikmedia.com

Nibbler tested a sample of 5 pages from this website at 3:03 PM on Sep 19, 2014 (BST).

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Top priorities for website improvement

  • Resolve the validation errors that are listed in the table below. These errors are preventing this website from being fully W3C compliant. (read more)
  • Encourage sharing of your content with social media buttons on articles and pages of your website. The amount of social activity a website should have depends very much on the type of website, its target audience, and how long it has been in operation. (read more)
  • Sign up for a Google+ page and make sure it is linked to from your site. If the detected Google+ page belongs to you, make sure you link back to your website from the Google+ page. (read more)

Google+ page0.0

This website does not appear to be associated with a Google+ page.

  • This website was found to link to a Google+ page, but it did not list this website in the information. This page might not belong to this site.
    • Sign up for a Google+ page and make sure it is linked to from your site. If the detected Google+ page belongs to you, make sure you link back to your website from the Google+ page.

      Links to Google+ found

      Google+ page URLName+1sIn circlesTypeLinks back
      plus.google.com/GIK Media8343Company pageNo
      plus.google.com/GIK Media8343Company pageNo
      plus.google.com/GIK Media8343Company pageNo

Source: Google+

Local presence2.5

  • This website was found in 1 of the directories we tested. Being listed in directories makes it easier for users to find this website.
    • Add this website to any directories where it is not listed

Listed in directories

DirectoryAddressCategoriesDescriptionPhotosWebsite
Facebook LogoFacebookGIK Media, Hartlepool, United Kingdom, 07855051450.YesYesYesYes

Missing from directories

DirectoryInformation
Google LogoGoogle+ LocalThis website links to a Google+ page, but the Google API is not returning information about it.
Foursquare LogoFoursquareNo listing found
Yelp LogoYelpNo listing found. We can only check this website's listing if it has reviews and has a contact number attached.

Popularity3.7

6,566,977th Most popular website in the world

This website recently saw a slight decrease in popularity.

  • This is the 6,566,977th most popular website in the world.
  • Over the past 3 months, this website has experienced a slight decrease in popularity.

Source: Alexa

Facebook page5.2

Facebook page: GIK Media

28 likes

1 people talking about this

  • This website was found to link to the Facebook page GIK Media with 28 likes.
    • Consider how you promote your Facebook page and engage more with your social audience. The number of likes a Facebook page should have depend very much on the type of organisation, its target audience, and how long it has been in operation.

Source: Facebook

Code quality5.5

HTML5HTML5

NoW3C Compliant

  • A total of 20 errors and 21 warnings were found on the 5 pages tested.
  • 4 pages are not W3C compliant. Because there are errors in the code, some web browsers may not be able to read this website correctly and it may not always display correctly.
    • Resolve the validation errors that are listed in the table below. These errors are preventing this website from being fully W3C compliant.

      W3C Validation Errors

      DocumentTypeLineColumnMessage
      www.gikmedia.com/ERROR61102An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/ERROR65103An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/ERROR8589An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/ERROR8984An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/ERROR10969No space between attributes.
      www.gikmedia.com/ERROR1194No p element in scope but a p end tag seen.
      www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpERROR7762An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpERROR8963An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpERROR10466An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpERROR11666An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpERROR16669No space between attributes.
      www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpERROR1764No p element in scope but a p end tag seen.
      www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpERROR25669No space between attributes.
      www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpERROR2664No p element in scope but a p end tag seen.
      www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpERROR10489An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpERROR10695An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpERROR10893An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpERROR11090An img element must have an alt attribute, except under certain conditions. For details, consult guidance on providing text alternatives for images.
      www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpERROR12669No space between attributes.
      www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpERROR1364No p element in scope but a p end tag seen.
      www.gikmedia.com/WARNING124191The language attribute on the script element is obsolete. You can safely omit it.
      www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpWARNING181191The language attribute on the script element is obsolete. You can safely omit it.
      www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpWARNING271191The language attribute on the script element is obsolete. You can safely omit it.
      www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpWARNING141191The language attribute on the script element is obsolete. You can safely omit it.
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING39226Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING32126Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING35726Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING24926Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING14726Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING49729Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING18026Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING51477Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING21326Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING46326Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING42826Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/WARNING28626Consider using the h1 element as a top-level heading only (all h1 elements are treated as top-level headings by many screen readers and other tools).
  • One page of this website was found to be using the tag <i>. It is widely regarded that use of presentational elements like <i> should be avoided.
    • Replace all the instances of presentational tags with a semantic alternative. This means where possible, use semantically correct HTML and then style it with CSS.

      Non-semantic HTML tags found

      Page URLTag foundOccurrences
      www.gikmedia.com/blog/i1
  • None of the tested pages of this site use tables for layout. This is excellent, as using tables for layout is not necessary and they should only contain tabular data. A well built website should use div elements and CSS to create the desired layout.

W3C Testing Results

Social interest6.4

Rendering Chart...

  • We found 234 Tweets, 3 Facebook likes and 83 Google +1s for the 5 pages we tested.
    • Encourage sharing of your content with social media buttons on articles and pages of your website. The amount of social activity a website should have depends very much on the type of website, its target audience, and how long it has been in operation.

Sources: Google+, Twitter, Facebook

URL format6.4

  • 3 URLs include a file extension.
    • Avoid use of file extensions wherever possible. File extensions appear at the end of web addresses, and have several negative effects. They make the address harder to remember or type (particularly for non-technical users), and can reveal the underlying technology of the website making it very slightly more vulnerable to hackers. They also tie the implementation of the website to a specific technology, which can make subsequent migration of URLs difficult. Consider URL rewriting as an effective and transparent means of creating appropriate URLs.

Server behavior7.0

Yes404 page

NoCompression

  • This website handles missing pages correctly by sending a 404 HTTP status code.
  • This website was not served using GZIP encoding. GZIP compression is widely supported and reduces the load time of a web page.
  • One page of this website follows the best practice of using a permanent (HTTP 301) redirect between its URL with/without a trailing slash. This page is ideal.
  • 3 of the pages of this website return page content with or without a trailing slash on their URLs, but they use a canonical tag to denote the correct version. This is ideal, as search engines will know which version to index.
  • This website follows the best practice of using a permanent (HTTP 301) redirect from http://gikmedia.com to http://www.gikmedia.com. This is ideal.

Amount of content8.3

Rendering Chart...

  • This website has an average of 479 words per page. The amount of content on a website has been shown to correlate with its search engine ranking.
    • Consider the amount of text on this website and increase it if appropriate.

Twitter9.1

This website is linked with the Twitter account @GikDesign

This website's Twitter account has
1,236 followers

  • This website was found to link the Twitter account Ian @ GikMedia (@GikDesign).
  • This website's Twitter account has made 3,799 tweets to 1,236 followers.

Source: Twitter

Images9.9

68% of images have a clearly defined size

5 images are being resized by the browser

Mobile10.0

Mobile screenshot of www.gikmedia.comTablet screenshot of www.gikmedia.com
  • All of this website appears to be optimised for viewing on a mobile phone or a tablet.

Media specific CSS detected

Analytics10.0

100% of pages use analytics

Multiple Analytics Solutions

  • Every page in this website is using some form of analytics software. This is excellent and should allow for a complete analysis of visitor behavior.

Analytics Software Found

Software Name
Google Analytics

Inoffensive content10.0

Very unlikelyto be blocked by a content filtering system

  • None of the pages tested will be blocked by filtering systems.

Page titles10.0

100% of pages have defined titles

0% of page titles are weak

  • All pages were found to use page titles appropriately. Page titles appear in search results and at the top of the browser's window when visiting the site. Appropriate page titles are particularly important for search engine optimization.

Headings10.0

accommodation admin amazing ashbourne basic bespoke business choose clients come compatibility creative custom customers dance deluxe design details different download east easy engineering england fashions fertile first follow forward free ground guide hair harrogate improve latest look lowbyer made manor media more navigation need neville news north online packages people perfect post premium prepare project promote quote ready startup success themes think twitter understanding ways website work working works your

  • All pages were found to use defined headings. This is excellent as it allows visitors and search engines to summarize the content of webpages quickly. Correctly defined headings aid accessibility and are particularly important for search engine optimization.

Page headings detail

URLHeadingLevel
www.gikmedia.com/Website Design Made Easy For You...H1
www.gikmedia.com/Custom Website Design in the North East of England.H3
www.gikmedia.com/Follow UsH4
www.gikmedia.com/Our Latest NewsH4
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpBespoke Website Design That Works For You....H1
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpOur Packages....H2
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpWhy Choose GIK Web Design?H2
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpBasic WebsiteH3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpDeluxe WebsiteH3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpPremium WebsiteH3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpBespoke WebsiteH3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpGet A Website QuoteH3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpWorking With YouH3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpCreative Website DesignH3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpUnderstanding Different PeopleH3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpYou Come FirstH3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpNeed More Details?H3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpWe look forward to working with you.H3
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpFollow UsH4
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpOur Latest NewsH4
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpOur Work...H1
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpAccommodation HarrogateH2
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpFertile Ground DanceH2
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpThe Amazing NevilleH2
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpLowbyer ManorH2
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpAshbourne EngineeringH2
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpThe MiddlehamH2
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpBurton DomesticH2
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpEscape Hair DesignH2
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpShe FashionsH2
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpFollow UsH4
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpOur Latest NewsH4
www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpWhat Our Clients Think...H1
www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpLowbyer Manor - VideoH2
www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpMore Feedback >>H3
www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpGet A Website QuoteH3
www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpFollow UsH4
www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpOur Latest NewsH4
www.gikmedia.com/blog/Latest NewsH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/Improve Your Local Search PresenceH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/How To Improve Your Website TodayH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/Increase Sales Through Rewarding Loyal CustomersH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/Ways To Promote Your Website For FreeH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/Free Twitter Themes DownloadH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/Prepare Your Website For SuccessH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/Latest Web Design Project Fertile GroundH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/The Perfect Website A 10 Tip GuideH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/How To Get Your Startup Business Online In 2014H1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/Is Your Website Ready For 2014?H1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/Post navigationH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/AdminH1
www.gikmedia.com/blog/GIK Media Website DesignH2
www.gikmedia.com/blog/Follow UsH4
www.gikmedia.com/blog/CompatibilityH4

Meta tags10.0

This is how this website will look in Google search listings:

GIK Media Bespoke Website Design Company in Teesside North East

www.gikmedia.com/

GIK Media - Bespoke Website Design North East, We Specialise in producing Custom Website Design based in Teesside in the North East

  • All pages were found to include a meta description. This is good because search engines (like Google) show this text in search result pages.

Meta Tags (name attribute)

Page URLNameContent
www.gikmedia.com/descriptionGIK Media - Bespoke Website Design North East, We Specialise in producing Custom Website Design based in Teesside in the North East
www.gikmedia.com/keywordsGIK Media, Website Design, North East
www.gikmedia.com/viewportwidth=device-width
www.gikmedia.com/p:domain_verifyb495595af926e64b83c9ef9b2eb5d27e
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpdescriptionGIK Media Website Design North East, Offering a range of Bespoke Website Design Packages at competitive prices.
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpkeywordsGIK Media, Website Design, North East
www.gikmedia.com/website-design.phpviewportwidth=device-width
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpdescriptionGIK Media Completed Projects, Website Design and Video Production Portfolio of clients throughout the UK
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpkeywordsGIK Media, Website, Portfolio
www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpviewportwidth=device-width
www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpdescriptionGIK Media Website Design and Video Production Customers Testimonials and Reviews from finished projects.
www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpkeywordsGik Media
www.gikmedia.com/testimonials.phpviewportwidth=device-width
www.gikmedia.com/blog/viewportwidth=700
www.gikmedia.com/blog/descriptionGIK Media Website Design
www.gikmedia.com/blog/keywordsadvertising marketing, general talk, gik s latest projects, offline marketing, online advertising, social media promotion, website design help & news
www.gikmedia.com/blog/generatorWordPress 4.0

Printability10.0

100% of pages are optimized for printing

  • All pages of this website appear to be optimized for printing (using CSS).

Domain age10.0

This domain was registered September 8, 2009

This domain expires September 8, 2016

  • The domain name gikmedia.com was registered on Tuesday, September 8, 2009. Because this domain was registered a long time ago, it is likely that pages on this website will appear higher in search engine rankings than those from younger websites.

Source: REGISTER.IT SPA

Freshness10.0

Last updated September 19, 2014

  • It looks like this website was last updated on Friday, September 19, 2014. This is good because visitors perceive up-to-date websites as more credible. Websites that are updated regularly are also spidered by search engines more often.
  • To find this information we used the last modified dates reported by this website's server in addition to looking for dates written on each page.

All dates found

DateFileSource
1/1/02www.gikmedia.com/portfolio.phpBody text
9/3/14www.gikmedia.com/blog/Body text
8/1/14www.gikmedia.com/blog/Body text
7/3/14www.gikmedia.com/blog/Body text
6/17/14www.gikmedia.com/blog/Body text
4/15/14www.gikmedia.com/blog/Body text
4/3/14www.gikmedia.com/blog/Body text
3/27/14www.gikmedia.com/blog/Body text
3/6/14www.gikmedia.com/blog/Body text
9/15/14www.gikmedia.com/images/.../rss.jpgLast modified header
9/15/14www.gikmedia.com/images/.../pin.jpgLast modified header
9/15/14www.gikmedia.com/images/.../twtr.jpgLast modified header
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6/19/13www.gikmedia.com/images/.../bubble.jpgLast modified header
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