- SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.68 s
File size
83.50 kB
Media files
Number of links
154 internal / 30 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Home |
The length of the page title is perfect. (218 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
(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.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 936 words. That's ok.
15.7% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 20 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 8 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 19 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
14 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.
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Welcome to the Official Website of The City of Austin
The H1 heading contains the words Welcome to! Use important keywords instead.
There are 26 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Welcome to the Official Website of The City of Austin
H2 Action Navigation
H2 Main menu
H2 Frequently Viewed Departments
H2 Popular Services
H2 Recent News
H2 Events
H2 Connect with Your City Government
H2 City Transparency
H2 Austin 3-1-1
H2 Footer Menu
H2 Second Footer Menu
H3 Resident
H3 Business
H3 Government
H3 Departments
H3 Connect
H3 Austin City Auditor Launches New Podcast, Audit ATX Hosted by City Auditors and Investigators
H3 How to Watch Austin's New Year Virtual Event
H3 City of Austin and Travis County Announce Limitations to Dine-in Food and Beverage Service
H3 Watch CityView
H3 Watch Live Stream
H3 BizAid Business Orientation Webinar
H3 893| Ya-ku-za Virtual Screening and Q&A
H3 BizOpen: Commercial Property Requirements Webinar
H3 Interviews and Hiring Employees - Webinar
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 (30) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Skip to main content
/department/3113-1-1 duplicate
A-TITLE City of Austin Home the Resident page duplicate Open the Resident page
/resident/getting-homeGetting a Home
/resident/trash-and-recyclingTrash and Recycling
/resident/gardening-and-home-i...Gardening and Home Improvements
/resident/gardening-and-home-i...Home Improvements
/resident/pets-and-adoptionPets and Adoption
/resident/householdOpen the Household page
/resident/neighborhood-communityNeighborhood Issues
/resident/neighborhoodsOpen the Neighborhoods page
/resident/public-healthPublic Health
/resident/healthOpen the Health page
/resident/public-safetyPublic Safety
/resident/fire-safetyFire Safety
/resident/emergency-preparednessEmergency Preparedness
/resident/public-safety-employ...Public Safety Employment
/resident/public-safetyOpen the Public Safety page
/resident/arts-and-leisureArts and Leisure
/resident/arts-history-and-cul...Arts, History and Culture
/resident/outdoor-nature-and-w...Outdoor, Nature and Wildlife
/resident/city-venues-and-faci...City Venues and Facilities
/resident/film-and-musicFilm and Music
/resident/arts-and-leisureOpen the Arts and Leisure page
/resident/city-programs-and-in...City Programs and Initiatives
/resident/conservation-and-rec...Conservation and Recycling
/resident/animals-and-wildlifeAnimals and Wildlife
/resident/environmentalOpen the Environmental page
/resident/transportationOpen the Transportation page
/resident/city-austinCity of Austin
/resident/about-city-austinAbout Austin
/department/election-resourcesVoting and Elections
/department/volunteer-city-austinGet Involved
/resident/city-jobsCity Jobs
/resident/records-and-documentsRecords and Documents
/resident/city-austinOpen the City of Austin page
/content/businessOpen the Business page
/content/businessText duplicate Open the Business page
/business/doing-businessDoing Business
/business/utilitiesText duplicate Utilities
/business/doing-business-cityDoing Business with the City
/business/mbewbe-programMBE/WBE Program
/business/city-codeCity Code
/business/food-establishmentsFood Establishments
/business/day-laborDay Labor
/business/records-and-documentsText duplicate Records and Documents
/business/doing-businessOpen the Doing Business page
/business/starting-outStarting Out
/business/starting-businessStarting a Business
/business/relocating-businessRelocating a Business
/business/incentives-and-grants-0Incentives and Grants
/business/starting-outOpen the Starting Out page
/financeonline/finance/index.cfmNew window City Contracts
/business/small-business-centersSmall Business Centers
/business/small-business-devel...Small Business Development
/business/incentives-and-grantsText duplicate Incentives and Grants
/business/small-business-centersOpen the Small Business Centers page
/content/austin-center-eventsAustin Center for Events
/business/nonprofitsOpen the Nonprofits page
/page/green-resourcesGreen Resources the Government page duplicate Open the Government page
/austin-city-councilCity Council
/department/city-managerCity Manager's Office
/department/boards-and-commiss...Boards and Commissions
/department/city-council/counc...City Council meeting information
/government/city-hallCity Hall window External Jobs window External Subdomain Public Records
/departmentsView full directory of departments
/departmentsText duplicate View full directory of departments Visitors Bureau
https://www.austinconventionce...External Convention Center
/department/austin-energyAustin Energy
/department/austin-water-utili...Austin Water
/department/austin-resource-re...Resource Recovery Subdomain Library
/department/parks-and-recreationParks and Recreation
/department/aacAnimal Service
/department/development-servicesDevelopment Services
/department/economic-developmentEconomic Development the Connect page Share ideas online about improving Austin
/communityengagementParticipate in the City up for email updates contact information (COVID-19) click here
A-TITLE Coronavirus Disease 2019
/page/my-collection-scheduleView your recycling, compost and trash schedule Subdomain Complete an online assessment for COVID-19 testing
/economicrecoveryGet COVID-19 economic recovery assistance
/department/animal-adoptionAdopt a Pet the latest AUS airport information View City job openings Subdomain View the permitting and inspection portal
/page/pay-onlinePay Online Services
/news/austin-city-auditor-laun...IMG-ALT Audit ATX Podcast
/news/austin-city-auditor-laun...Austin City Auditor Launches New Podcast, Audit ATX Hosted by City Auditors and Investigators
/news/how-watch-austins-new-ye...IMG-ALT Gina Chavez Austin New Year, photo by Lisa Hause
/news/how-watch-austins-new-ye...How to Watch Austin's New Year Virtual Event
/news/city-austin-and-travis-c...IMG-ALT COVID-19 News Update
/news/city-austin-and-travis-c...City of Austin and Travis County Announce Limitations to Dine-in Food and Beverage Service
/department/communications/newsSee All News window External IMG-ALT Watch CityView
A-TITLE Watch CityView window External Text duplicate Watch CityView
/page/watch-atxn-liveIMG-ALT Watch Live Stream
A-TITLE Watch ATXN live
/page/watch-atxn-liveText duplicate Watch Live Stream window Watch More ATXN Videos
/event/bizaid-business-orienta...BizAid Business Orientation Webinar
/event/893-ya-ku-za-virtual-sc...893| Ya-ku-za Virtual Screening and Q&A
/event/bizopen-commercial-prop...BizOpen: Commercial Property Requirements Webinar
/event/interviews-and-hiring-e...Interviews and Hiring Employees - Webinar
/fullcalendarMore City Events Share your ideas online about improving Austin updates sent to your email
/department/boards-and-commiss...Get information on Boards and Commissions
/communityengagementView ways to participate in the City
/department/city-council/counc...Get information on City Council meetings City contact information open government information View the Council message board Subdomain View open data Subdomain Request Public Information or Records
/department/city-manager/initi...View City Manager initiatives
/financeonline/finance/View Austin Finance Online Subdomain Submit an online service request
/department/water-leaksReport a water emergency
https://austinenergy.ifactorno...External Subdomain Report a power outage
/department/311/smart-phone-appDownload the mobile app
/department/311More about Austin 3-1-1
/department/311Get information or assistance Map
/edims/search.cfmText duplicate Public Records City Council Message Board window External Facebook window External Twitter window External LinkedIn window External Instagram window External YouTube
/site/news/rss.xmlRSS Visit Austin Directory Text duplicate Jobs
/page/legal-noticeLegal Notices
/page/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy window External Text duplicate Facebook window External Text duplicate Twitter window External Text duplicate LinkedIn window External Text duplicate Instagram window External Text duplicate YouTube
/site/news/rss.xmlText duplicate RSS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.68 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This website loads 8 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (84 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSat, 02 Jan 2021 12:54:08 GMT
cache-controlmust-revalidate, no-cache, private
link<>; rel="shortlink", <>; rel="canonical", <>; rel="revision"
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
x-cacheableNO:Not Cacheable
set-cookie166 Characters
set-cookie112 Characters
x-iinfo13-347963525-347963526 NNNN CT(42 -1 0) RT(1609592793051 0) q(0 0 0 0) r(4 4) U2

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 18,073 referring domains.
This website has 6,166,081 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 12,317 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
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:
# Ignored:
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:

User-agent: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
Allow: /profiles/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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Most important keywords

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