Report for lichess.org

Overall8.9

The overall score for this website.

Accessibility9.9

How accessible the website is to mobile and disabled users.

Experience9.1

How satisfying the website is likely to be for users.

Marketing8.9

How well marketed and popular the website is.

Technology9.4

How well designed and built the website is.

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Nibbler tested a sample of 5 pages from this website at 9:20 PM on Oct 16, 2020 (BST).

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Analytics0.0

0% of pages use analytics

No Analytics SolutionNo

  • None of this website is using any recognised analytics software. It is still possible to gather a great deal of information from webserver logs, however complete visitor analysis requires client-side Javascript or an image not found here.
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Printability0.0

0% of pages are optimized for printing

  • 5 pages of this website do not appear to be optimised for printing (using CSS).

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Popularity8.6

1,703 Most popular website in the world

This website recently saw a moderate decrease in popularity.

  • This is the 1,703 most popular website in the world.
  • Over the past 3 months, this website has experienced a moderate decrease in popularity.
  • This website accounts for 99.8% of the Internet traffic to lichess.org and its subdomains.

Source: Alexa

URL format8.8

  • 1 URLs are 'dirty'. 'Dirty' URLs include one or more parameters after a question mark (e.g. www.example.com/?pagename=news), instead of a clean URL (e.g. www.example.com/news). Dirty URLs should generally be avoided wherever possible - they are almost impossible for human beings to remember, may expose the technology of the website to hackers and can confuse search engines among other problems. Their use is sometimes necessary for specific applications, and acceptable in small amounts.
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      Dirty URLs

Amount of content8.9

Rendering Chart...

  • This website has an average of 602 words per page. The amount of content on a website has been shown to correlate with its search engine ranking.

Amount of content discovered

Twitter10.0

This website is linked with the Twitter account @lichess

This website's Twitter account has
34,782 followers

  • This website was found to link the Twitter account Lichess.org (@lichess).
  • This website's Twitter account has made 5,726 tweets to 34,782 followers.

Source: Twitter

Mobile10.0

Mobile screenshot of lichess.orgTablet screenshot of lichess.org
  • All of this website appears to be optimised for viewing on a mobile phone or a tablet.

Media specific CSS detected

MediaMin widthMax widthCSS file
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Server behavior10.0

Yes404 page

YesCompression

  • This website handles missing pages correctly by sending a 404 HTTP status code.
  • 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 between URLs with/without trailing slashes. This is ideal.
  • This website follows the best practice of using a permanent (HTTP 301) redirect from http://www.lichess.org to http://lichess.org. This is ideal.

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

exhibitions forum latest leaderboard lichess open posts simultaneous swiss tournament tournaments updates winners

  • 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
lichess.org/lichess.orgH1
lichess.org/LeaderboardH2
lichess.org/Tournament winnersH2
lichess.org/Open tournamentsH2
lichess.org/Simultaneous exhibitionsH2
lichess.org/Latest forum postsH2
lichess.org/Latest updatesH2
lichess.org/?anylichess.orgH1
lichess.org/?anyLeaderboardH2
lichess.org/?anyTournament winnersH2
lichess.org/?anyOpen tournamentsH2
lichess.org/?anySimultaneous exhibitionsH2
lichess.org/?anyLatest forum postsH2
lichess.org/?anyLatest updatesH2
lichess.org/swisslichess.orgH1
lichess.org/swissSwiss tournamentsH1
lichess.org/tournamentlichess.orgH1
lichess.org/tournamentTournamentsH1
lichess.org/tournamentLeaderboardH2
lichess.org/tournamentLichess tournamentsH2
lichess.org/simullichess.orgH1
lichess.org/simulSimultaneous exhibitionsH1

Meta tags10.0

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

lichess.org • Free Online Chess

lichess.org/

Free online chess server. Play chess in a clean interface. No registration, no ads, no plugin required. Play chess with the computer, friends or random opponents.

  • 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
lichess.org/viewportwidth=device-width,initial-scale=1,viewport-fit=cover
lichess.org/theme-color#dbd7d1
lichess.org/descriptionFree online chess server. Play chess in a clean interface. No registration, no ads, no plugin required. Play chess with the computer, friends or random opponents.
lichess.org/googlenotranslate
lichess.org/twitter:cardsummary
lichess.org/twitter:titleThe best free, adless Chess server
lichess.org/twitter:descriptionFree online chess server. Play chess in a clean interface. No registration, no ads, no plugin required. Play chess with the computer, friends or random opponents.
lichess.org/twitter:imagehttps://lichess1.org/assets/_Ao6tzO/logo/lichess-tile.png
lichess.org/twitter:site@lichess
lichess.org/?anyviewportwidth=device-width,initial-scale=1,viewport-fit=cover
lichess.org/?anytheme-color#dbd7d1
lichess.org/?anydescriptionFree online chess server. Play chess in a clean interface. No registration, no ads, no plugin required. Play chess with the computer, friends or random opponents.
lichess.org/?anygooglenotranslate
lichess.org/?anytwitter:cardsummary
lichess.org/?anytwitter:titleThe best free, adless Chess server
lichess.org/?anytwitter:descriptionFree online chess server. Play chess in a clean interface. No registration, no ads, no plugin required. Play chess with the computer, friends or random opponents.
lichess.org/?anytwitter:imagehttps://lichess1.org/assets/_Ao6tzO/logo/lichess-tile.png
lichess.org/?anytwitter:site@lichess
lichess.org/swissviewportwidth=device-width,initial-scale=1,viewport-fit=cover
lichess.org/swisstheme-color#dbd7d1
lichess.org/swissdescriptionFree online chess server. Play chess in a clean interface. No registration, no ads, no plugin required. Play chess with the computer, friends or random opponents.
lichess.org/swissgooglenotranslate
lichess.org/swisstwitter:site@lichess
lichess.org/tournamentviewportwidth=device-width,initial-scale=1,viewport-fit=cover
lichess.org/tournamenttheme-color#dbd7d1
lichess.org/tournamentdescriptionPlay fast-paced chess tournaments! Join an official scheduled tournament, or create your own. Bullet, Blitz, Classical, Chess960, King of the Hill, Threecheck, and more options available for endless chess fun.
lichess.org/tournamentgooglenotranslate
lichess.org/tournamenttwitter:cardsummary
lichess.org/tournamenttwitter:titleChess tournaments featuring various time controls and variants
lichess.org/tournamenttwitter:descriptionPlay fast-paced chess tournaments! Join an official scheduled tournament, or create your own. Bullet, Blitz, Classical, Chess960, King of the Hill, Threecheck, and more options available for endless chess fun.
lichess.org/tournamenttwitter:site@lichess
lichess.org/simulviewportwidth=device-width,initial-scale=1,viewport-fit=cover
lichess.org/simultheme-color#dbd7d1
lichess.org/simuldescriptionSimuls involve a single player facing several players at once.
lichess.org/simulgooglenotranslate
lichess.org/simultwitter:cardsummary
lichess.org/simultwitter:titleSimultaneous exhibitions
lichess.org/simultwitter:descriptionSimuls involve a single player facing several players at once.
lichess.org/simultwitter:site@lichess

Meta Tags (http-equiv attribute)

Page URLNameContent
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lichess.org/?anyContent-Security-Policydefault-src 'self' https://lichess1.org; connect-src 'self' https://lichess1.org wss://socket0.lichess.org wss://socket1.lichess.org wss://socket2.lichess.org wss://socket3.lichess.org wss://socket4.lichess.org wss://socket5.lichess.org https://explorer.lichess.ovh https://tablebase.lichess.ovh; style-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline' https://lichess1.org; font-src 'self' lichess1.org https://fonts.gstatic.com; frame-src 'self' https://lichess1.org https://www.youtube.com https://player.twitch.tv; worker-src 'self' https://lichess1.org; img-src data: *; script-src 'nonce-O8R30gePxvY023K31hBCu9tZ' 'self' https://lichess1.org; base-uri 'none';
lichess.org/swissContent-Security-Policydefault-src 'self' https://lichess1.org; connect-src 'self' https://lichess1.org wss://socket0.lichess.org wss://socket1.lichess.org wss://socket2.lichess.org wss://socket3.lichess.org wss://socket4.lichess.org wss://socket5.lichess.org https://explorer.lichess.ovh https://tablebase.lichess.ovh; style-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline' https://lichess1.org; font-src 'self' lichess1.org https://fonts.gstatic.com; frame-src 'self' https://lichess1.org https://www.youtube.com https://player.twitch.tv; worker-src 'self' https://lichess1.org; img-src data: *; script-src 'nonce-oVqgaUDcR9o9eb3LD1hOUCjH' 'self' https://lichess1.org; base-uri 'none';
lichess.org/tournamentContent-Security-Policydefault-src 'self' https://lichess1.org; connect-src 'self' https://lichess1.org wss://socket0.lichess.org wss://socket1.lichess.org wss://socket2.lichess.org wss://socket3.lichess.org wss://socket4.lichess.org wss://socket5.lichess.org https://explorer.lichess.ovh https://tablebase.lichess.ovh; style-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline' https://lichess1.org; font-src 'self' lichess1.org https://fonts.gstatic.com; frame-src 'self' https://lichess1.org https://www.youtube.com https://player.twitch.tv; worker-src 'self' https://lichess1.org; img-src data: *; script-src 'nonce-pREmmo1bbtzoxvMZKu04R1uL' 'self' https://lichess1.org; base-uri 'none';
lichess.org/simulContent-Security-Policydefault-src 'self' https://lichess1.org; connect-src 'self' https://lichess1.org wss://socket0.lichess.org wss://socket1.lichess.org wss://socket2.lichess.org wss://socket3.lichess.org wss://socket4.lichess.org wss://socket5.lichess.org https://explorer.lichess.ovh https://tablebase.lichess.ovh; style-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline' https://lichess1.org; font-src 'self' lichess1.org https://fonts.gstatic.com; frame-src 'self' https://lichess1.org https://www.youtube.com https://player.twitch.tv; worker-src 'self' https://lichess1.org; img-src data: *; script-src 'nonce-I6dJytPFrDgGZdCrINxIM1nK' 'self' https://lichess1.org; base-uri 'none';

Freshness10.0

Last updated October 16, 2020

  • It looks like this website was last updated on Friday, October 16, 2020. 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
10/16/20lichess.org/Body text
10/14/20lichess.org/Body text
10/11/20lichess.org/Body text
9/30/20lichess.org/Body text
10/16/20lichess.org/Body text
10/14/20lichess.org/?anyBody text
10/11/20lichess.org/?anyBody text
9/30/20lichess.org/?anyBody text
10/16/20lichess.org/?anyBody text
10/16/20lichess.org/?anyBody text
10/16/20lichess.org/simulBody text

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