Report for spectrum.ieee.org

Overall7.2

The overall score for this website.

Accessibility8.0

How accessible the website is to mobile and disabled users.

The following tests contribute to this score:

Experience7.0

How satisfying the website is likely to be for users.

Marketing4.0

How well marketed, and popular the website is.

Technology8.0

How well designed and built the website is.

Screenshot of spectrum.ieee.org

Nibbler tested a sample of 1 pages from this website at 22:03 on 3 May 2021 (BST).

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Top priorities for website improvement

  • Define meaningful headings for all webpages. This is likely to help this website's search engine placement and assist visitors in navigating content. (read more)
  • Consider the amount of text on this website and increase it if appropriate. (read more)
  • Make sure that all the pages of this website include a meta description. If you don't include one, Google will choose a sample of text from the page to appear in the search engine result. By including a meta description, you can control how your search engine result will appear. (read more)

Twitter0.0

This website does not appear to be associated with a Twitter account.

  • This website did not contain a link to Twitter.
    • Sign up for a Twitter account and make sure it is linked to from your site.

Headings0.0

  • No pages were found to be using defined headings. This means that users and search engines may find it harder to determine the content of this website's page. Correctly defined headings aid accessibility and are particularly important for search engine optimisation.
    • Define meaningful headings for all webpages. This is likely to help this website's search engine placement and assist visitors in navigating content.

Amount of content0.0

Rendering Chart...

  • This website has an average of 6 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.
  • One page of this website has very little content (20 words or less).
    • Ensure all pages have a sufficient amount of content.

Amount of content discovered

PageCharactersWords
spectrum.ieee.org/376

Meta tags2.0

  • All pages include at least some metadata, but no pages have a description meta tag. The description meta data is important as it appears on Google's search result pages.
    • Make sure that all the pages of this website include a meta description. If you don't include one, Google will choose a sample of text from the page to appear in the search engine result. By including a meta description, you can control how your search engine result will appear.

      Pages with no meta description

Meta Tags (name attribute)

Page URLNameContent
spectrum.ieee.org/viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
spectrum.ieee.org/layoutspectrum
spectrum.ieee.org/layoutspectrum
spectrum.ieee.org/twitter:cardsummary_large_image
spectrum.ieee.org/twitter:site@IEEESpectrum
spectrum.ieee.org/google-site-verificationbRE2Nf0-aUEXGbJ9dpmiKuITz6w9X5VH8IEic8KJcNE

Popularity3.1

1,300 Most popular website in the world

This website recently saw a slight increase in popularity.

  • This is the 1,300 most popular website in the world.
  • Over the past 3 months, this website has experienced a slight increase in popularity.
  • This website accounts for 6.4% of the Internet traffic to ieee.org and its subdomains.

Source: Alexa

Server behaviour8.0

No404 page

YesCompression

  • This website does not return a 404 error HTTP status code for missing pages. This is bad because search engines like Google might mistake this for a real page of content.
  • This website was served with GZIP encoding. This is very good because it reduces the loading time of a web page.
  • This website follows the best practice of using a permanent (HTTP 301) redirect from http://www.spectrum.ieee.org to http://spectrum.ieee.org. This is ideal.

Mobile8.6

Mobile screenshot of spectrum.ieee.orgTablet screenshot of spectrum.ieee.org
  • All of this website appears to be optimised for viewing on a mobile phone (using CSS media queries) but it is not optimised for tablet viewing. It is important to make sure your content is optimised for a wide range of devices as a growing percentage of web browsing is done on phones and tablets.
    • Check how the website looks using a tablet and consider adding tablet-only styling using media queries. Some websites employ other techniques for mobile and tablet visitors which we cannot currently detect.

      Device optimised pages

      PageMobileTabletViewport
      spectrum.ieee.org/DetectedNot detectedDetected

Media specific CSS detected

Analytics10.0

100% of pages use analytics

Google Tag Manager

  • Every page in this website is using Google Tag Manager. This is excellent and should allow for a complete analysis of visitor behaviour.

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 optimisation.

Page titles

Page titleNotes
Full Page ReloadOK

Images10.0

100% of images have a clearly defined size

No images are being resized by the browser

  • All images have defined sizes using width and height attributes in the HTML. These attributes are optional, but strongly recommended as they help the browser arrange the page more quickly.

Printability10.0

100% of pages are optimised for printing

  • All of this website appears to be optimised for printing (using CSS).

URL format10.0

Domain agei

  • Sorry, we cannot check the domain age of .org websites.

Freshnessi

  • Sorry, we couldn't determine when this website was last updated. This is usually because its web server isn't reporting this information and we couldn't find enough other dates in the content of pages.

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