In this article, you can find out about the comprehensive features of the Ryte FREE Account, and how you can use these features to optimize your website.
With the Ryte FREE account, you can monitor, analyze and optimize one individual project (domain). Your project is created automatically when you register for your FREE account. As soon as you create your Free account, you should start a website analysis. As soon as you log in, click on "start crawl" to receive the data for your project. You’ll receive an email when the crawl is finished.
The Dashboard gives you an overview of the important statistics of your website.Check if your website was completely analyzed. In the area "Site Health", you can see the percentage of your website that was analyzed. If this is less than 100%, that means your website has more than 100 URLs. In the Free Account, a maximum of 100 URLs can be analyzed, so if your website has more than 100 URLs, a more advanced account would be suitable for you. Have a look at our pricing page for an overview of our different accounts.
To see your clicks, impressions, and indexed pages, you need to connect your project to your Google Search Console project. You will then see this data on the dashboard. For a more advanced integration with the Google Search Console (including use of Search Success), you need to upgrade to a Basic Suite account.
Figure 1: The Dashboard
Website Success gives you an overview of the quality of your website. With Website Success, you can find and fix hidden errors on your site, ensuring a good user experience. You can only analyze 100 URLs with the free account, so if you have a bigger website, you should upgrade to the Basic Suite account (you can also do a 10-day trial).
The Website Success overview shows you a list of your website's issues, sorted according to priority.
Figure 2: Website Success overview
With the Single Page Analysis, you get a detailed overview of one URL. The Single Page Analysis analyzes URLs in real-time, so you do not need to wait for the results of your website analysis. With the free account, you can do 10 Single Page Analyses per month. You get information regarding technical information, content, mobile, social, and much more.
The indexability report helps you see which pages of your website are indexable. It’s especially important that your homepage is indexable, otherwise users won’t be able to find your website on Google. Click on the indexability report, and the URLs are listed according to importance. To check if your homepage is in the list, you can set a filter for "URL contains homepage".
The critical error report is a really useful report for getting a quick overview of the serious errors on your site. You need to fix these errors to ensure you’re not damaging your user experience:
If you discover a broken link or broken image, you can use the inspector to find which pages link to the broken page or image. You can then easily log into your content management system and remove the links, or hand the list over to your developer.
With the content report, you can easily identify duplicate content. Click on the menu point “duplicate content” under "content" to get a list and detailed bar chart of your duplicate or similar pages. Duplicate content can negatively affect your SEO, as it is not clear for search engines which URL they should index.
Your meta titles and descriptions and the first things your users see of your website in the search engine result pages. You can also easily optimize your meta titles and descriptions with the Ryte free account so that users want to click on them. Under the content report in the Website Success navigation, you can click on the menu points title and description. You can check that they have the optimal length, and that there are no duplicates. To make sure you don’t miss any duplicates, upgrade to the basic account so that you can analyze more URLs.
With the Basic Suite, you can analyze up to 50,000 URLs as often as you like, and you have an unlimited number of single page analyses. Furthermore, in addition to the above-mentioned features, Website Success with a Basic Suite account offers you comprehensive server and robots.txt-monitoring, giving you the opportunity to ensure than your users can access your website permanently.
Analyze and optimize the written content on your website with Content Success, or create new, high quality content. Content Success analyzes the top search results for the keyword of your choice, and shows you which terms you should include in your text, so you can make sure you don’t miss any vital keywords. Find out more about Ryte's Content Success in this article.
With the FREE Account, you can implement up to 5 content analyses on the basis of the TF*IDF term weighting formula. You can therefore gradually perfect the content of your website.
Figure 3: Keyword Suggestions in Content Success
With the basic and business suites, you have an unlimited number of content analyses; you can carry out as many analyses as you like. Find out more about the TF*IDF feature in this article.
Ryte FREE is a holistic solution for the optimization of small websites. If your website has less than 100 URLs, and targets few keywords because you operate a small blog or a niche website, Ryte FREE will be sufficient for you. If this article has made you curious, sign up for a FREE Account now!
If your website has more than 100 URLs, the Basic Suite will be more useful for you. You can sign up for a 10 day free trial when you're logged into the tool.
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Published on 10/11/2019 by Olivia Willson.
Who writes here
After studying at King’s College London, Olivia moved to Munich, where she joined the Ryte team in 2017. She is in charge of product marketing and CRO, and also helps out with SEO and content marketing. When she's not working, you can usually find her outside, either running around a track, or hiking up a mountain.
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