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What is Prepublish?

Modified on: Tue, 12 Jul, 2022 at 10:38 AM

Prepublish Overview

Prepublish allows you to check the quality of your content before publishing it to your website. The Siteimprove CMS plugin enables Prepublish checks within your CMS software environment for specific providers. 

Prepublish is currently available in the following CMS plugins: 

The Prepublish functionality helps ensure high content quality that is optimized for accessibility requirements, search ranking, and company policies before being published.

How do I use the Prepublish feature?

For information on the installation and use of the CMS plugin, please refer to the documentation provided for your CMS system at Siteimprove Prepublish

Note: You’ll need a subscription to Prepublish in order to use the feature. Contact Siteimprove if you have any questions regarding your subscription. 

What are the key features of Prepublish?

Automated accessibility checks 

Siteimprove Prepublish gives you instant insights into accessibility issues and actionable recommendations to ensure your content is in line with accessibility guidelines and regulations. 

On-page SEO diagnostics 

Siteimprove Prepublish pinpoints where you can fine-tune your content with best practice recommendations to pave the way for SEO success. 

Customizable company policies 

Easily adhere to branding, style, legal, and regulatory requirements with policies tailored to your organization. Our Prepublish functionalities instantly highlight any violations of your brand guidelines across content, documents, and media for a stronger brand presence. 

Instant quality checks 

Create a smooth experience for your visitors and strengthen your credibility with high content quality. Siteimprove Prepublish gives you an immediate overview of errors, making them visible and easy to fix, so your team can confidently publish error-free content. 

What checks are available in Prepublish checks?

The checks available depend on the Siteimprove features within your subscription and your CMS software. Generally, the following checks are available:

Quality Assurance

  • Misspellings
  • Potential Misspellings
  • Language Detection
  • Readability
  • Email Addresses
  • Link Text
  • Meta Tags
  • Trademarks 

Accessibility 

We provide our full suite of page level checks at the Prepublish stage. See: A Guide to the Siteimprove accessibility checks.

Policy

Content policies that are marked as high priority, checked to display in the CMS plugin, and enabled for all sites within the Siteimprove platform.

SEO

SEO Technical Issues

  • HTML validation errors
  • Missing structured data markup
  • Missing Open Graph tags
  • Page-level nofollow tags
  • Pages with noindex metatag
  • Pages with frames or iFrames

SEO Content Issues

  • Pages with low text-to-code ratio
  • Empty meta descriptions
  • Missing meta descriptions
  • Pages with multiple meta descriptions
  • Meta descriptions are too short
  • Meta descriptions are too long
  • Empty meta titles
  • Pages with multiple meta titles
  • Meta titles are too long
  • Meta titles are too short
  • Missing H1 tags
  • Empty H1 tags
  • Pages with multiple H1 headers
  • Low content word count

SEO User Experience Issues

  • Images missing alt attributes

Where can I learn more? 

You can learn more on the Siteimprove Prepublish page.

 

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What is Prepublish?

Modified on: Tue, 12 Jul, 2022 at 10:38 AM

Prepublish Overview

Prepublish allows you to check the quality of your content before publishing it to your website. The Siteimprove CMS plugin enables Prepublish checks within your CMS software environment for specific providers. 

Prepublish is currently available in the following CMS plugins: 

The Prepublish functionality helps ensure high content quality that is optimized for accessibility requirements, search ranking, and company policies before being published.

How do I use the Prepublish feature?

For information on the installation and use of the CMS plugin, please refer to the documentation provided for your CMS system at Siteimprove Prepublish

Note: You’ll need a subscription to Prepublish in order to use the feature. Contact Siteimprove if you have any questions regarding your subscription. 

What are the key features of Prepublish?

Automated accessibility checks 

Siteimprove Prepublish gives you instant insights into accessibility issues and actionable recommendations to ensure your content is in line with accessibility guidelines and regulations. 

On-page SEO diagnostics 

Siteimprove Prepublish pinpoints where you can fine-tune your content with best practice recommendations to pave the way for SEO success. 

Customizable company policies 

Easily adhere to branding, style, legal, and regulatory requirements with policies tailored to your organization. Our Prepublish functionalities instantly highlight any violations of your brand guidelines across content, documents, and media for a stronger brand presence. 

Instant quality checks 

Create a smooth experience for your visitors and strengthen your credibility with high content quality. Siteimprove Prepublish gives you an immediate overview of errors, making them visible and easy to fix, so your team can confidently publish error-free content. 

What checks are available in Prepublish checks?

The checks available depend on the Siteimprove features within your subscription and your CMS software. Generally, the following checks are available:

Quality Assurance

  • Misspellings
  • Potential Misspellings
  • Language Detection
  • Readability
  • Email Addresses
  • Link Text
  • Meta Tags
  • Trademarks 

Accessibility 

We provide our full suite of page level checks at the Prepublish stage. See: A Guide to the Siteimprove accessibility checks.

Policy

Content policies that are marked as high priority, checked to display in the CMS plugin, and enabled for all sites within the Siteimprove platform.

SEO

SEO Technical Issues

  • HTML validation errors
  • Missing structured data markup
  • Missing Open Graph tags
  • Page-level nofollow tags
  • Pages with noindex metatag
  • Pages with frames or iFrames

SEO Content Issues

  • Pages with low text-to-code ratio
  • Empty meta descriptions
  • Missing meta descriptions
  • Pages with multiple meta descriptions
  • Meta descriptions are too short
  • Meta descriptions are too long
  • Empty meta titles
  • Pages with multiple meta titles
  • Meta titles are too long
  • Meta titles are too short
  • Missing H1 tags
  • Empty H1 tags
  • Pages with multiple H1 headers
  • Low content word count

SEO User Experience Issues

  • Images missing alt attributes

Where can I learn more? 

You can learn more on the Siteimprove Prepublish page.

 

Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
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