What is SEOquake?

What is SEOquake?
March 3, 2015
Categories: General SEO

SEOquake is a very useful extension for your browser, which allows you to view tons of SEO parameters that help in analyzing the impact of websites such as PageRank and Alexa, among others. You can access several website statistics in just a few clicks with SEOquake for Google Chrome, and it also works with Firefox.

seo quake description

While SEOquake is just a browser add-on, it can be used by SEO specialists to carry out efficient web page analysis. On the SEOquake toolbar you find an overview of the number of links to domain and page, domain age, number of external and internal links from individual pages, keyword density, and other important SEO factors.

Advantages of using SEOquake tool for SEO needs

  • Quick: In just three seconds, SEOquake allows you to look through different SE parameters of different sites, which makes it very useful for competitor, link donor, and site quality analysis, and so on.
  • Competent: SEOquake provides the possibility to analyze keyword density and frequency in the content of promoting and competitive web pages. The built-in toolbar shows you with the output of requested parameters of each analysing URL on SERPs and helps to do an online comparison of different domains. Aside from analysis, there are more than thirty different parameters, including the ‘keywords density definition’.
  • Customizable: SEOquake can be tuned to match the specific requirements of any user.
  • Browser Compatible: The SEOquake toolbar for Google works perfectly on browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

Evaluating your website:

Google PageRank: A means of general website strength measurement, which uses a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10. Just like the seismic scale for earthquakes, the difference between PR3 and PR4 is a lot greater than between PR1 and PR2. PR3 is a very respectable score; PR4 is a common score for SEO companies. The highest scores are  held by sites like that of Harvard University in Massachusetts, USA, which has a PR9 rating.

SEO quake: on-line SEO service

Google Index: A sorting method that emulates the way a library indexes information about the entire collection of books present within it. Google does the same to all of the webpages it knows. From this data you can see the position of your web page in Google Index.
Seoquake: toolbar - Google index

Alexa Traffic Rank: A ranking of the websites arrayed by ascending score, measured in millions. It is regarded as more sensitive than the indicator for PageRank. So, the lower your Alexa score, the better (i.e. 1 is better than 1000).

Seoquake: more features

Number of Bing Links:
SEOquake - bing links

Website Age:

seoquacke website ageSEMrush Data: A summation of SEMrush links, SEMrush rank data, SEMrush SE traffic price, and SEMrush link domains, which is also very interesting, because it helps you to know for which keywords your website is ranking well.

seoquake google panel with SEMrush metrics

Diagnosis Function:

This tool you can found at the far right corner after clicking on the SEOquake settings.

seoquake for chrome: settings

It estimates:

      1. Primary Meta Tags: Checks of the proper length of the title, keyword, and tags for description.  Each page’s title tag will be seen at the top of your browser window or anyone else’s that visits the page. It is an important element for SE.
      2. Secondary Meta Tags: Checks of all included secondary meta tags, such as geotags and Dublin core tags. In order to have an advantage over your competitors, every effort should be made to include secondary meta tags in your coding.
      3. Alt Tags: Alt tags for images are clearly visible here. You can easily analyze competitors’ and your own alt tags to compare SEO strategies.
      4. Website Programs: Checks for the existence of certain analysis and ranking improvement  functions. These include sitemap.xml, Google Analytics, and robots.txt files. Utilizing the sitemap.xml and robots.txt files is a fundamental step in the SEO process.SEOquake functions: onpage and meta tag analysis
      5. Whois: A button that shows you who the domain is registered to. This is a very important function to confirm the ownership of domains when working with a new client.
      6. Source: A method that permits you to view the source code of a page. Web developers and designers really love it.
      7. Sitemap (yes): An indicator of a Sitemap.xml file’s presence on a site. Using the sitemap.xml and robots.txt files is a best-practice, recommended for sites that seek to be search engine optimized.
      8. Page Diagnosis: A tool that lets you analyze the following metrics:
        1. Gzip: Your server utilizes Gzip compression for improving your website performance by reducing the loading time. This function is handled by several servers in different ways, and your website hosting company needs to be contacted for more information.
        2. Text/html Ratio: This ratio measures the coding in comparison to the text on any given webpage.  You need to compare the promoting page to the URLs from the top of SERPs for better understanding of the idea for your text volume. Some general recommendations that this metric must be more than 50 percent. D
      9. Density Function: A check for analyzing the words in your already-created content. You should ideally include the keywords at the one to two percent level. The search engines will flag you for keyword stuffing, which can lead to a penalty if you include too many the same keywords, however, you stand a chance of being outranked by your competitor if you use  few.

You can download the SEOquake extension absolutely free of charge at: www.SEOquake.com.

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