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Text Ratio Data

Text Ratio

Text Ratio
Simple Definition
Returned Values
Text Ratio in More Detail
Examples of How Text Ratio Data is Used
- Example 1: Is the Ratio Good?
- Example 2: Is the ratio Bad?
Related Content
Benefits of Our Data

 

Text Ratio

The ‘text ratio’ otherwise known as the ‘Text to Code ratio’ is the percentage of a web page that’s text content. It’s considered widely by SEO’s that search engines prefer webpages to have a high text to code ratio.

 

Simple Definition

The ratio of text to code on a HTML/Text page.

 

Returned Values

This is always represented by a number from 0 to 1 in the form of a percentage. So, 0.1 would be 10%, meaning that just 10% of the page is text-based content and 90% is code.


Percentage

HTML/Text Page

N/A

Page is not HTML/Text

 

Text Ratio in More Detail

We provide this ratio and it is best seen in the light of competitor data, although it is easy to see if a text ratio is very low.

 

Examples of How Text Ratio Data is Used

This is a simple metric and not the most significant indictor of SEO performance, that said comparing the text ratio of pages on your site to a competitive benchmark can prove insightful in the following ways:

 

Example 1: Is the Ratio Good?

If your text ratio is above the competitive average, then you can consider your text ratio to be good.

 

Example 2: Is the ratio Bad?

If your text ratio is below the competitive average, then you can consider your text ratio to be poor.

 

Related Content

The list of guides below might be useful if you are analysing this data and want to know more about it:

Related column headers in Raptor website crawler reports:

 

Benefits of Our Data

There are several main benefits to analysing this type of content data, some of the more popular ones we’ve listed below:

  • Improve the text to code ratio
  • Audit a site’s text to code ratio
  • Save Time collecting and exporting data
  • Easily and quickly see a visual representation of a site’s content
  • Compare your data easily to your competitors
  • Cloud Based Website Crawler

 

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