Appstate.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
72% 
Page structure
83% 
Link structure
65% 
Server
68% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.18 s
File size
34.30 kB
Words
836
Media files
32
Number of links
48 internal / 46 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Appalachian State University / Boone, North Carolina
The length of the page title is perfect. (477 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Prepare to lead a purposeful life as an engaged global citizen. Apply to Appalachian State University in the North Carolina mountains.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (819 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
(Somewhat important)
There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
(Somewhat important)
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
(Somewhat important)
No parameters were found in the URL.
No session ID was found in the URL.
The URL does not have too many subdirectories.
Charset encoding
(Somewhat important)
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width,initial-scale=1.0
robotsindex, follow
copyrightAppalachian State University
authorAppalachian State University
descriptionPrepare to lead a purposeful life as an engaged global citizen. Apply to Appalachian State University in the North Carolina mountains.
keywordsAppalachian State University
langen
fb:app_id877227969020822
og:titleAppalachian State University
og:descriptionPrepare to lead a purposeful life as an engaged global citizen. Apply to Appalachian State University in the North Carolina mountains.
og:imagehttps://www.appstate.edu/_images/appstate-200x200.png
og:urlhttps://www.appstate.edu/
og:typewebsite
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are 3 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate: The university is offering free COVID-19 tests for App State students,...
This page contains 836 words. That's ok.
24.4% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
19 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
The average number of words per sentence of 15.82 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 10 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width,initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 17 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
(Nice to have)
No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/_images/_theme/asu-logo-white-600.pngAppalachian State University
...s/_features/elevate/elevate-1400x700.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/_images/apply-icon.pngapply icon
/_images/visit-icon.pngvisit icon
/_images/connect-email-icon.pnginfo icon
/_images/academics-icon.pngacademics icon
/_images/_stories/expedition-726x484.jpgDiscover Research at Appalachian
...nability-without-play-button-726x484.jpgFind your sustainability
/_images/_stories/future-726x484.jpgWhat's in App's future?
...matter-2-without-play-button-726x484.jpgConsider graduate school at Appalachian
/_images/home/arts-strip.jpggirl at easel
/_images/home/athletics-strip.jpgmountaineer football
/_images/home/diversity-strip.jpgDiversity pin
/_images/home/global-learning-strip.jpgstudents travelling abroad
/_images/home/sustainability-strip.jpgstudents in garden
...0/03/coronavirus-information-600x400.pngApp State coronavirus information
...10/scholarships/scholarships-600x400.jpgApp State's premier signature scholarships — a lifetime of value
.../2020/09/accolades/accolades-600x400.jpgNational publications, Money.com agree — App State a ‘Best' for 2021
...es/_posts/2020/08/enrollment-600x400.jpgApp State enrollment reaches 20,023, breaks records for underrepresented students
...ents/2020/fall/covid-testing-605x935.pngCOVID-19 surveillance testing for students, faculty and staff
.../holiday-scholarship-concert-605x935.jpgHayes School of Music: Holiday Scholarship Concert
...ents/2020/fall/covid-testing-605x935.pngCOVID-19 surveillance testing for students, faculty and staff
...ement/2020/fall/commencement-605x935.jpgDecember 2020 Commencement
...ents/2020/fall/covid-testing-605x935.pngCOVID-19 surveillance testing for students, faculty and staff
...ummer-exhibition-celebration-605x935.jpgSummer Exhibition Celebration
/_images/its-up-to-me-logo-2.pngIt's up to me|us
/_images/_theme/facebook-logo.gifFacebook logo
/_images/_theme/twitter-logo.gifTwitter logo
/_images/_theme/youtube-logo.gifYoutube logo
/_images/_theme/instagram.pngInsatgram logo
/_images/_theme/snapchat-logo.pngSnapchat
/_images/_theme/asu-logo-white-600.pngAppalachian State University

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Appalachian State University
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Appalachian State University
H2 Apply
H2 Visit Us
H2 Connect
H2 Find a Program
H2 News
H2 News Duplicate text
H2 Events
H2 Events Duplicate text
H3 Discover Research at Appalachian
H3 Find your sustainability
H3 What's in App's future?
H3 Consider graduate school at Appalachian
H3 Arts
H3 Athletics
H3 Diversity and Inclusion
H3 Global Learning
H3 Sustainability
H3 Appalachian Cares
H3 Connect Duplicate text
H3 Appalachian State University Duplicate text
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (46) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.appstate.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.appstate.edu/IMG-ALT Appalachian State University
https://search.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Advanced search
/current-studentsCurrent Students
http://parents.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Parents & Family
http://myasu.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Faculty & Staff
http://alumni.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Alumni
http://give.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Give
/employmentEmployment
http://library.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Library
http://appalnet.appstate.edu/External Subdomain AppalNet
http://asulearn.appstate.edu/External Subdomain AsULearn
https://www.appstate.edu/azA-Z
https://www.appstate.edu/chooseWhy Choose App?
https://www.appstate.edu/visitVisit
/admissionsAdmissions
/academicsAcademics
/campus-lifeCampus Life
https://www.appstate.edu/aboutAbout
https://appstate.edu/coronavirus/Read the latest updates
https://www.appstate.edu/choose/Elevate your perspective — become a Mountaineer
https://www.appstate.edu/choose/learn more
https://www.appstate.edu/apply/apply now
https://www.appstate.edu/applyIMG-ALT apply icon
https://www.appstate.edu/applyApply
https://www.appstate.edu/visitIMG-ALT visit icon
https://www.appstate.edu/visitVisit Us
https://www.appstate.edu/infoIMG-ALT info icon
A-TITLE more information
https://www.appstate.edu/infoConnect
A-TITLE more information
https://www.appstate.edu/infoIMG-ALT academics icon
A-TITLE Programs of study
/academics/all/Find a Program
A-TITLE Programs of study
https://today.appstate.edu/201...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Discover Research at Appalachian
https://today.appstate.edu/201...External Subdomain Text duplicate Discover Research at Appalachian
https://www.appstate.edu/researchMore about research at Appalachian
/sustainability/IMG-ALT Find your sustainability
/sustainability/Text duplicate Find your sustainability
/appalachians-futureIMG-ALT What's in App's future?
/appalachians-futureText duplicate What's in App's future?
https://graduate.appstate.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT Consider graduate school at Appalachian
https://graduate.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Consider graduate school at Appalachian
https://www.appstate.edu/arts/Arts
IMG-ALT girl at easel
/athletics/Athletics
IMG-ALT mountaineer football
http://diversity.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Diversity and Inclusion
IMG-ALT Diversity pin
/global-learning/Global Learning
IMG-ALT students travelling abroad
/sustainability/Sustainability
IMG-ALT students in garden
https://appstate.edu/coronavirusIMG-ALT App State coronavirus information
https://appstate.edu/coronavirusText duplicate App State coronavirus information
https://today.appstate.edu/202...External Subdomain IMG-ALT App State's premier signature scholarships — a lifetime of value
https://today.appstate.edu/202...External Subdomain Text duplicate App State's premier signature scholarships — a lifetime of value
https://today.appstate.edu/202...External Subdomain IMG-ALT National publications, Money.com agree — App State a ‘Best' for 2021
https://today.appstate.edu/202...External Subdomain Text duplicate National publications, Money.com agree — App State a ‘Best' for 2021
https://today.appstate.edu/202...External Subdomain IMG-ALT App State enrollment reaches 20,023, breaks records for underrepresented students
https://today.appstate.edu/202...External Subdomain Text duplicate App State enrollment reaches 20,023, breaks records for underrepresented students
https://today.appstate.edu/External Subdomain More news and features
http://appalachianmagazine.org...External Podcasts
http://www.appstatesports.com/External Mountaineer Athletics
http://theappalachianonline.com/External The Appalachian
/go/coronavirus/testingIMG-ALT COVID-19 surveillance testing for students, faculty and staff
/go/coronavirus/testingText duplicate COVID-19 surveillance testing for students, faculty and staff
https://theschaefercenter.org/...External IMG-ALT Hayes School of Music: Holiday Scholarship Concert
https://theschaefercenter.org/...External Text duplicate Hayes School of Music: Holiday Scholarship Concert
/go/coronavirus/testingText duplicate IMG-ALT COVID-19 surveillance testing for students, faculty and staff
/go/coronavirus/testingText duplicate COVID-19 surveillance testing for students, faculty and staff
/commencementIMG-ALT December 2020 Commencement
/commencementText duplicate December 2020 Commencement
/go/coronavirus/testingText duplicate IMG-ALT COVID-19 surveillance testing for students, faculty and staff
/go/coronavirus/testingText duplicate COVID-19 surveillance testing for students, faculty and staff
https://tcva.org/event/exhibit...External IMG-ALT Summer Exhibition Celebration
https://tcva.org/event/exhibit...External Text duplicate Summer Exhibition Celebration
https://today.appstate.edu/eventsExternal Subdomain University Events
http://www.appstatesports.com/...External Text duplicate Mountaineer Athletics
https://registrar.appstate.edu...External Subdomain Academic Calendar
http://appcares.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Appalachian Cares
http://appcares.appstate.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT It's up to me|us
https://accessibility.appstate...External Subdomain Accessibility
https://bookstore.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Bookstore
https://www.appstate.edu/contactContact Us
https://emergency.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Emergency
/employment/Text duplicate Employment
https://policy.appstate.edu/Eq...External Subdomain Equal Opportunity Policy
https://maps.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Maps
https://studentaccounts.appsta...External Subdomain Pay Bills
https://policy.appstate.edu/Po...External Subdomain Policy Manual
https://titleix.appstate.edu/External Subdomain Title IX
https://www.appstate.edu/connectText duplicate Connect
https://www.facebook.com/appal...External IMG-ALT Facebook logo
https://twitter.com/appstateExternal IMG-ALT Twitter logo
https://www.youtube.com/user/A...External IMG-ALT Youtube logo
https://instagram.com/appstate/External IMG-ALT Insatgram logo
https://www.snapchat.com/add/l...External IMG-ALT Snapchat
https://www.appstate.edu/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Appalachian State University
/disclaimerDisclaimer
https://www.appstate.edu/privacyPrivacy
https://appstate.az1.qualtrics...External Website feedback

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.appstate.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.18 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This website loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 10 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (34 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateTue, 01 Dec 2020 14:01:25 GMT
serverApache
x-mysefcostello.appstate.edu
connectionclose
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
content-length9740
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 15,044 referring domains.
This website has 2,041,859 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 12,274 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
5,818

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

www.appstate.edu
Appalachian State University / Boone, North Carolina
Prepare to lead a purposeful life as an engaged global citizen. Apply to Appalachian State University in the North Carolina mountains.

Most important keywords

Following keywords were found. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
State93%Check
App93%Check
App State93%Check
at Appalachian86%Check
State University86%Check
Appalachian State University83%Check
Appalachian79%Check
University79%Check
Appalachian State University Boone73%Check
Research at Appalachian72%Check

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