Site Audit

Tutorials, FAQs and best practices with our Site Audit tool

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Issues

What does the ‘Multiple title tags’ issue in Site Audit mean?

Find out how to deal with the ‘Multiple title tags’ issue in Site Audit
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Written by Vlad Koval
Updated over a week ago

"H1 tag missing or empty" warning in Site Audit

Learn more about the "H1 tag missing or empty" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

CSS file size too large

Learn more about the "CSS file size too large" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"CSS broken" warning in Site Audit

Learn more about the "CSS broken" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

What does the ‘Noindex page in sitemap’ issue in Site Audit mean?

Find out how to deal with the ‘Noindex page in sitemap’ error in Site Audit
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Written by Vlad Koval
Updated over a week ago

What does ‘Title tag missing or empty’ issue in Site Audit mean

Find out how to deal with ‘Title tag missing or empty’ issue
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Written by Vlad Koval
Updated over a week ago

What does 'Canonical points to 4XX' issue in Site Audit mean?

This article deals with 'canonical points to 4xx' issue in Site Audit
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Written by Vlad Koval
Updated over a week ago

What does the ‘Redirect loop’ issue in Site Audit mean?

Find out how to deal with the ‘Redirect loop’ issue in Site Audit
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Written by Vlad Koval
Updated over a week ago

What does the ‘Redirected page has no incoming internal links’ issue in Site Audit mean?

Find out how to deal with the ‘Redirected page has no incoming internal links’ issue
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Written by Vlad Koval
Updated over a week ago

What does the ‘Self-referencing hreflang annotation missing’ issue in Site Audit mean?

Find out how to deal with the ‘Self-referencing hreflang annotation missing’ issue
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Written by Vlad Koval
Updated over a week ago

What does the ‘Timed out’ issue in Site Audit mean?

Find out how to deal with the ‘Timed out’ issue in Site Audit
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Written by Vlad Koval
Updated over a week ago

"Page referenced for more than one language in hreflang" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Page referenced for more than one language in hreflang" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"3xx redirect" warning in Site Audit

Learn more about the "3xx redirect" issue in Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Canonical points to redirect" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Canonical points to redirect" issue in Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Redirect chain" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Redirect chain" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Page has nofollow incoming internal links only" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Page has nofollow incoming internal links only" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"JavaScript broken" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "JavaScript broken" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Page from sitemap timed out" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Page from sitemap timed out" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"3xx redirect in sitemap" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "3xx redirect in sitemap" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Page has nofollow and dofollow incoming internal links" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Page has nofollow and dofollow incoming internal links" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Page has no outgoing links" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Page has no outgoing links" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Page has links to redirect" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Page has links to redirect" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Page has links to broken page" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Page has links to broken page" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Page has broken JavaScript" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Page has broken JavaScript" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Page has broken image" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Page has broken image" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Orphan page" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Orphan page" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Non-canonical page in sitemap" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Non-canonical page in sitemap" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Multiple meta description tags" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Multiple meta description tags" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Noindex page receives organic traffic" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Noindex page receives organic traffic" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"More than one page for same language in hreflang" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "More than one page for same language in hreflang" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Meta description tag missing or empty" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Meta description tag missing or empty" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Missing reciprocal hreflang (no return-tag)" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Missing reciprocal hreflang (no return-tag)" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Image broken" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Image broken" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"HTTPS page has internal links to HTTP" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "HTTPS page has internal links to HTTP" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Hreflang to non-canonical" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Hreflang to non-canonical" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"HTML lang attribute invalid" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "HTML lang attribute invalid" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Hreflang to broken page" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Hreflang to broken page" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Hreflang annotation invalid" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Hreflang annotation invalid" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Hreflang and HTML lang mismatch" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Hreflang and HTML lang mismatch" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Duplicate pages without canonical" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Duplicate pages without canonical" error in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Double slash in URL" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Double slash in URL" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Canonical URL has no incoming internal links" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Canonical URL has no incoming internal links" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"5xx page in sitemap" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "5xx page in sitemap" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"404 page" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "404 page" error in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Broken redirect" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Broken redirect" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Dania
Updated over a week ago

"500 page" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "500 page" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"Canonical points to 5XX" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "Canonical points to 5XX" issue in Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Vlad Koval
Updated over a week ago

"4xx page receives organic traffic" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "4xx page receives organic traffic" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"403 page receives organic traffic" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "403 page receives organic traffic" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"4xx page in sitemap" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "4xx page in sitemap" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"403 page in sitemap" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "403 page in sitemap" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"3xx page receives organic traffic" error in Site Audit

Learn more about the "3xx page receives organic traffic" issue in Ahrefs Site Audit and how to fix it.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

"302 redirect" warning in Site Audit

Learn more about the "302 redirect" issue in Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Vlad Koval
Updated over a week ago
Tutorials

How to Use Regular Expressions in the Advanced Settings of Ahrefs' Site Audit

Learn how to use Regular Expressions to set "Include" and "Exclude" rules for the crawl.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

How to export Site Audit report?

Need to export issues found by our crawler on your site? Read on for details.
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Written by Anna
Updated over a week ago

How do download the full list of pages with broken links on my website?

Learn how to get the list of pages that link to 4xx and 5xx URLs and download this list.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago

How to add the HTML tag to your Wordpress site's homepage for ownership verification

Need to verify ownership of your Wordpress site by adding a HTML meta tag to its homepage? Here's how.
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Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

How to configure pre-set issues within Ahrefs Site Audit

Find out how to toggle pre-set issues on or off and change the level of importance.
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Written by May Soon [Ahrefs]
Updated over a week ago

How to avoid crawling specific pages in Site Audit

Find out how to exclude noindex pages, nofollow links, specific URL patterns and more.
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Written by Rebekah
Updated over a week ago

How to customise your own issue on Ahrefs Site Audit

Find out how to create your own issue
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Written by May Soon [Ahrefs]
Updated over a week ago

How to see if images are optimised in Site Audit

Check your site's image issues and understand what needs attention or fixing
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Written by Dania
Updated over a week ago

How to exclude specific pages from Site Audit reports

Find out how to exclude noindex pages from your reports.
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Written by Rebekah
Updated over a week ago

How to define the scope of a crawl in Site Audit using different modes?

Learn how to set the "borders" of your project in Site Audit using the modes selector.
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Written by Nick Churick
Updated over a week ago
Terminology

What does 'Nofollow page' warning in Site Audit mean?

Discover what 'Nofollow page' warning in Site Audit stands for and how to fix
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Written by Dania
Updated over a week ago

What does "Nofollow in HTML and HTTP header" mean in Site Audit?

Find out why you see "Nofollow in HTML and HTTP header" issue and how to fix it
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Written by Dania
Updated over a week ago

What does "Time to first byte" indicate in Site Audit report?

Read on for more info on how to interpret this value and why it is important for site's overall performance
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Written by Anna
Updated over a week ago

What does 'Canonical from HTTP to HTTPS' notice in Site Audit mean?

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Written by Alison
Updated over a week ago

What does "Non-canonical page specified as canonical one" warning in Site Audit mean?

Find out what "Non-canonical page specified as canonical one" means and how to deal with this warning.
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Written by Anna
Updated over a week ago

What does ‘5XX page’ error mean in Site Audit?

Learn more about the "5XX page" error in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

What does ‘4xx page’ error mean in Site Audit?

Learn more about the "4xx page" issue in Ahrefs' Site Audit and how to fix it on your website.
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Written by Alison
Updated over a week ago

What does ‘3XX redirect’ warning mean in Site Audit?

Understand '3xx redirect' response code
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Written by Alison
Updated over a week ago

What is Health Score and how is it calculated in Ahrefs Site Audit?

Find out how is Health Score calculated within Site Audit.
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Written by May Soon [Ahrefs]
Updated over a week ago

What is Site Audit's Page Rating and how do we calculate it?

Find out what the internal Page Rating (PR) is, and how it is calculated.
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Written by May Soon [Ahrefs]
Updated over a week ago

What does "indexable" mean in Site Audit?

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Written by Rebekah
Updated over a week ago

What does 'Noindex page' warning in Site Audit mean?

Discover what 'Noindex page' warning in Site Audit stands for.
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Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

What does "404 page" error mean in Site Audit?

Find out what the "404 page" error means.
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Written by Si Quan Ong
Updated over a week ago

What is 'meta refresh redirect' and why is it considered a critical issue?

Find out how to resolve "meta refresh redirect" issue
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Written by Anna
Updated over a week ago

What does "HTTPS to HTTP redirect" warning mean in Site Audit?

Find out what the "HTTPS to HTTP redirect" warning means.
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Written by Si Quan Ong
Updated over a week ago

'Canonical from HTTPS to HTTP' notice in Site Audit: what should I do about it?

Discover what the corresponding 'Canonical from HTTPS to HTTP' notice is all about
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Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago