SEO professionals, web developers, and webmasters now have access to a new feature in the well-known website auditing tool Lighthouse. Google announced yesterday the addition of a new “SEO Audits” category to its extension. You will gain access to the new audit category through the “Options” button in extension.

SEO Audit Category-Google's new addition to Chrome's Lighthouse extension

This new feature provides a feedback on fundamental/basic SEO practices. It’s report checks the following:-

  • Titles & description
  • Descriptive anchor text
  • Whether the page can be crawled by Google
  • HTTP status code
  • UX- clear font sizes and plugins
  • Valid hreflang and ref=canonical tags
  • Offers suggestions for additional reports

Ritu from PageTraffic is a qualified Google Ads Professional and Content Head at PageTraffic. She has been the spear head for many successful Search Marketing Campaigns and currently oversees Content Marketing operations of PageTraffic in India.