5 free tools to check the quality of your academic website


July 28, 2022

Check the quality of your academic website and make it better with these 5 free tools.
1. Measure the speed of your academic website with PageSpeed Insights.
https://pagespeed.web.dev

You’ll get a PageSpeed score and useful suggestions to make your website faster.
PageSpeed Insights
PageSpeed Insights
2. Measure the accessibility of your academic website with the WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool by WebAIM.
https://wave.webaim.org 

It will identify any accessibility errors based on the Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG).
WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool by WebAIM
WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool by WebAIM
3. Check how your academic web pages would look when someone shares it on social media.

https://heymeta.com by Igor Stumberger
Hey Meta by Igor Stumberger
Hey Meta by Igor Stumberger
4. Test how well your academic website will appear on search engines with SEO Checker by Seobility.
https://seobility.net/en/seocheck/ 

It will analyze your website and give suggestions on how to optimize your site for search engines.
SEO Checker by Seobility
SEO Checker by Seobility
5. Check the readability of your website with Readable by WebFX.

https://webfx.com/tools/read-able/

It will scan your web page and give you a readability score based on popular readability tests like the Flesch-Kincaid and Gunning Fog.
Readable by WebFX
Readable by WebFX


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