Knowledge Base

SEO Report

Last Modified:
14 Dec 2018
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Contributor

Description

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) checking functionality in TERMINALFOUR allows you to determine how easily a search engine can find your content. This information can then be used to increase the visibility of content. 

If you want a search engine to remember a specific phrase or word, e.g. "TERMINALFOUR", the system can examine a channel or section to see how effective it is.

To start the process, go to Measure > Quality Control > SEO. The reports are still using the v7.4 interface, so click the OK button to continue.

Documentation is available in our version 7.4 documentation of the SEO reports.

There are configuration options available for:

Description of plugins available

With the exception of the URL checker and the Meta Check the score of each plugin is based on the total number of occurrences of key phrases found divided by a given threshold. If the number of occurrences are found the plugin returns full marks. Each plugin also has a weighted score which is configurable. The SEO score is then calculated by dividing the cumulative weighted score of all plugins by the cumulative weight of all plugins.

 

PluginDescription
Body check Checks the number of occurrences of key phrases in the body tag, returns full marks if the total occurrences any/all key phrases is 5 or more
First 100 words Checks the number of occurrences of key phrases in the first 100 words in the body tag, returns full marks if the total occurrences any/all key phrases is 3 or more
H1 Check Checks total occurrences of key phrases in H1 tags, returns full marks if any found
H2 Check Checks total occurrences of key phrases in H2 tags, returns full marks if any found
H3 Check Checks total occurrences of key phrases in H3 tags, returns full marks if any found
H4 Check Checks total occurrences of key phrases in H4 tags, returns full marks if any found
Image Alt Checker Checks the number of occurrences of key phrases in alt tags, returns full marks if the total occurrences any/all key phrases is 2 or more
Meta Check Checks the number of occurrences of key phrases in meta tags, returns full marks if key phrases are found in both the "description" and "keywords" meta tag
STRONG Check Checks total occurrences of key phrases in strong tags, returns full marks if any found
Title Check Checks total occurrences of key phrases in the title tag, returns full marks if any found
Url Check Checks total occurrences of key phrases in the section names up to the channel root (as this is how the url will be built), returns full marks if any found