From an extensive SEO Checklist to a comprehensive Technical Audit

Technical SEO refers to improving the technical aspects of a website in order to increase the ranking of its pages in the search engines. Making a website faster, easier to crawl and understandable for search engines are the pillars of technical optimization.

The Technical SEO Analysis includes:

A full and in-depth Technical SEO website evaluation

  • SSL Errors Tests
  • Robots.txt and Sitemap.xml checks
  • Full Redirects examination
  • Audit of the URL structure
  • Response codes and Error handling
  • Speed, JavaScript Errors and Markup Validation Tests
  • Performance and Accessibility Tests
  • Rich Snippets and AMP validations
  • Meta Titles, Meta descriptions, Headings, Images &Canonicals

An extensive SEO Audit Document including test results and suggestions

This website technical evaluation and SEO audit report is delivered as a complete standalone product. After receiving it, you will be able to take action on SEO weaknesses and highlighted opportunities.

Technical SEO Audit based on best practices • EUR 105.00 • SEO Smoothie

Price: EUR 105.00

The price of the service is estimated for a medium-sized website. After you request a Technical SEO Audit, we will review your website and let you know if there will be any difference in the price.

For more information on our prices and discounts please check our Pricing Policy Page.

Technical SEO Audit FAQs

Do I need a Technical SEO Audit?

Technical SEO allows search engines to discover the value of your website. Technical SEO and Website Structure are the foundation of your website SEO.

What does the SEO Technical Audit include?

The technical SEO checklist is very broad, but some of the points are:
• SSL Errors Tests
• Robots.txt Tests
• Sitemap.xml Tests
• Redirects Tests
• URL Structure Tests
• Response codes Tests
• Speed Tests
• JavaScript Errors Tests
• Markup Validation Tests
• Performance and Accessibility Tests
• Rich Snippets Tests
• Meta Titles Tests
• Meta descriptions Tests
• Headings Tests
• Images Tests
• Canonicals Tests

Can I see an example of Technical SEO Audits you did?

We decided to share with you the Audits we carry out on our own website. You can find links to our Go Live Audits on How We Work Page.

Can I request just a technical SEO audit?

Yes, you can and this is not a bad approach as one of the first things that needs to be fixed is exactly the technical SEO aspect. Solving these problems often requires developer work and proper planning and scheduling are needed.

How much does it cost?

Our pricing is based on hours and depends on the size of the website.

Does the Technical Audit include information what the priorities are and how the problems to be solved?

Yes, we evaluate the importance of the problems. Sometimes we also share our opinion on the different ways that problems could be solved, but please take into account that the solutions depend on the website implementations and their developers.

What is the next step after receiving the SEO Technical Audit?

The SEO technical audit is delivered as a complete standalone product. After receiving it, you can start troubleshooting or request some of our other audit services.

How to do a Technical SEO Audit?

Time needed: 1 hour.

Technical SEO is optimizing every aspect of the server and website to increase search engine ranking. Doing technical SEO means testing with the aim of improving the technical aspects of a website.

  1. Check the Number of Indexed pages by Google

    You can do that by typing in the search console “site:yourdomain.com”

    Technical SEO • How To • SEO Smoothie • SEO Agency • Galway, Ireland

  2. Find out the real number of your website pages

    You can do that by looking at your sitemap.xml file (not 100% reliable) or using an SEO tool like “Screaming Frog”

    Technical SEO • How To • SEO Smoothie • SEO Agency • Galway, Ireland

  3. If there are any differences, check for Errors or files blocked by Robots.txt

    This can be done by using Google Search Console or using an SEO tool like “Screaming Frog”

    Technical SEO • How To • SEO Smoothie • SEO Agency • Galway, Ireland

  4. Submit the missing URLs for indexing

    Inspect the URLs using GSC and request indexing.

    Technical SEO • How To • SEO Smoothie • SEO Agency • Galway, Ireland

  5. Test the Google page speed

    Use Google PageSpeed Insights. In case the result is not satisfactory, read and follow the advice.

    Sloppiest SEO Competition • PR DWS • Mobile speed • December 2020 Winner

  6. Test if your website Page Titles meet SEO requirements

    • Missing. There should be zero results.
    • Duplicate. There should be zero results.
    • Over 65 Characters. There should be zero results.
    • Below 30 Characters. There should be zero results.

    Page Title • How To • SEO Smoothie

  7. Test if your website Meta Descriptions meet SEO requirements

    • Missing. There should be zero results.
    • Duplicate. There should be zero results.
    • Over 156 Characters. There should be zero results.
    • Below 70 Characters. There should be zero results.

    Sloppiest SEO Competition • PR DWS • Meta description • December 2020 Winner

  8. Test if your website H1 tags meet SEO requirements

    Missing. There should be zero results.
    Duplicate. There should be zero results.
    Multiple. There should be zero results.

    Sloppiest SEO • wiredandlinked • H1• SEO Smoothie

  9. Test if your website Images meet SEO requirements

    Missing Alt Text. There should be zero results.
    Alt Text Over 100 Characters. There should be zero results.

    Screaming Frog images test result • SEO Smoothie • Galway • Ireland

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