Your Website SEO Checklist

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][lead align=”center” margin_top=”short-top” margin_bottom=”short-bottom” scroll_animation=”none” scroll_animation_delay=”0″]All items on this checklist should be completed before your website goes live, or is considered SEO-Friendly
[/lead][heading header_type=”h2″ section_swatch_override=”off” heading_colour=”#007ec2″ sub_header_size=”normal” header_size=”normal” header_weight=”regular” header_align=”left” header_condensed=”not-condensed” header_underline=”no-bordered-header” header_underline_size=”bordered-normal” header_fade_out=”off” margin_top=”short-top” margin_bottom=”short-bottom” scroll_animation=”none” scroll_animation_delay=”0″]Domain[/heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”32″ icon_margin=”5″ el_class=””][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Website has SEO-friendly web page URLs[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Domain does not expire for at least one year[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”32″ icon_margin=”5″][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Preferred domain 301 redirect is setup (www or no www)[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Preferred domain is set in webmaster tools[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][heading header_type=”h2″ section_swatch_override=”off” heading_colour=”#007ec2″ sub_header_size=”normal” header_size=”normal” header_weight=”regular” header_align=”left” header_condensed=”not-condensed” header_underline=”no-bordered-header” header_underline_size=”bordered-normal” header_fade_out=”off” margin_top=”short-top” margin_bottom=”short-bottom” scroll_animation=”none” scroll_animation_delay=”0″]Meta data[/heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”32″ icon_margin=”5″ el_class=””][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]All title tags begin with target keyword(s)[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]All title tags are unique (no duplicates)[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]All title tags have less than 70 characters[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”32″ icon_margin=”5″][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]All description tags include target keyword(s)[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]All description tags are unique (no duplicates)[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]All description tags have less than 155 characters[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][heading header_type=”h2″ section_swatch_override=”off” heading_colour=”#007ec2″ sub_header_size=”normal” header_size=”normal” header_weight=”regular” header_align=”left” header_condensed=”not-condensed” header_underline=”no-bordered-header” header_underline_size=”bordered-normal” header_fade_out=”off” margin_top=”short-top” margin_bottom=”short-bottom” scroll_animation=”none” scroll_animation_delay=”0″]Content[/heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”32″ icon_margin=”5″ el_class=””][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Logo file name and alt tag uses targeted keyword(s)[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Website has a text menu on all pages to all pages[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]All web pages have H l and (optional) H2 tags[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]No flash is found on the site[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”32″ icon_margin=”5″][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]All images have SEO-friendly file names (using keywords)[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]All images have alt and title tags (using keywords)[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]All pages include target keyword(s) as well as LSI keywords[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]sitemap.html found

[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][heading header_type=”h2″ section_swatch_override=”off” heading_colour=”#007ec2″ sub_header_size=”normal” header_size=”normal” header_weight=”regular” header_align=”left” header_condensed=”not-condensed” header_underline=”no-bordered-header” header_underline_size=”bordered-normal” header_fade_out=”off” margin_top=”short-top” margin_bottom=”short-bottom” scroll_animation=”none” scroll_animation_delay=”0″]Code[/heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”32″ icon_margin=”5″ el_class=””][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]No inline CSS or Javascript found[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]robots.txt found[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”32″ icon_margin=”5″][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Website is W3C Validated[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]sitemap.xml found[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][heading header_type=”h2″ section_swatch_override=”off” heading_colour=”#007ec2″ sub_header_size=”normal” header_size=”normal” header_weight=”regular” header_align=”left” header_condensed=”not-condensed” header_underline=”no-bordered-header” header_underline_size=”bordered-normal” header_fade_out=”off” margin_top=”short-top” margin_bottom=”short-bottom” scroll_animation=”none” scroll_animation_delay=”0″]Other[/heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”32″ icon_margin=”5″ el_class=””][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Website is mobile-friendly[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Analytics software detected[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_icon_list icon_size=”32″ icon_margin=”5″][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Site submitted to DMOZ.org[/ultimate_icon_list_item][ultimate_icon_list_item icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-ok” icon_color=”#007ec2″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_bg=”#ffffff” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″]Internal backlinks found[/ultimate_icon_list_item][/ultimate_icon_list][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/1″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]