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Site Audit

How to use the Overview report

Overview shows you a top-level view of all your website’s on-page and technical SEO issues for a given crawl.

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Below are some actionable ways to use this report.

See the Health Score of your website

Health Score reflects the proportion of internal URLs on your site that don’t have errors.

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To get this number, we take the number of internal URLs without an error, divide it by the total number of internal URLs and multiply it by 100 to get a percentage.

This is a quick way to check whether your website’s technical performance is doing well.

See the top issues affecting your site

The Top issues table shows the top 10 issues based on the total number of URLs that match the issue.

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Based on their level of importance, issues are divided into three segments:

  • Errors (red) - The most important and need to be fixed as soon as possible.
  • Warnings (yellow) - Not as critical, but still require a fix.
  • Notices (blue) - Work as a nudge. Fix them after errors and warnings.

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Click on the question mark next to each issue to see more details as well as instructions on how to fix it.

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From here, click on View affected URLs or any of the numbers in the columns to open all the affected URLs in Page Explorer.

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The numbers for the columns Change, Added, New, Removed and Missing will only be available if you run more than one crawl.

To go one step further, click on a page to open its URL details panel and go to Issues. Here, you can see all issues affecting a page and fix them all at once.

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Export issues granularly

At any time, you can export issues at three different levels:

  • All issues (under All issues report)
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  • All the pages affected by an issue (under Page Explorer)
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  • All page-related issues (under URL details panel)
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Segment crawls

Site Audit allows you to divide crawl data into segments.

This comes in handy if you want to isolate issues related to a specific section of a website, such as: /blog, /store, or perhaps a translated subdomain (like

To do so, click on the Segment button, the Configure crawl.

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Here, you’ll have to define your segment by applying advanced filters. Which we’ll cover in our next lesson.

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Once a segment is applied, all the reports and Health score will reflect just that segment.

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