Buffalo.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.45 s
File size
803.40 kB
Media files
Number of links
126 internal / 37 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Welcome to the University at Buffalo - University at Buffalo
The title contains the word Welcome to! More content should be covered in the title.
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
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Explore New York's flagship. The University at Buffalo, the top public university in the state, combines superior academics with true affordability.
There are more than one meta descriptions on the page. Only one is allowed.
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
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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
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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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
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
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No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

descriptionExplore New York's flagship. The University at Buffalo, the top public university in the state, combines superior academics with true affordability.
KeywordsUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York at Buffalo, UB, SUNY at Buffalo, SUNY/Buffalo, SUNY-Buffalo, SUNYAB, Buffalo, Univ. Buffalo, University of Buffalo, U of Buffalo, U of B, University of Buffalo of the State of New York, Buffalo State University, Admissions, Information, News, Research, Western New York, Events, Tours, Maps, Directions, Architecture, and Planning Management, Dental Medicine, Arts and Sciences, Education, Health Professions, Law, Engineering, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work, Artistic Expression and the Performing Arts, Civic Engagement and Public Policy, Cultures and Texts, Extreme Events: Mitigation and Response, Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan, Information and Computing Technology, Integrated Nanostructured Systems, Molecular Recognition in Biological Systems and Bioinformatics, UB 2020, UB2020, colleges in new york, new york colleges, universities in new york, new york universities, state college of new york, new york state college, undergraduate major, undergraduate degree, undergrad major, undergrad degree, bachelors degree, bachelors program, bachelors degree new york, 4 year degree, undergraduate school, undergrad school, 4 year school, 4 year education, colleges in buffalo, buffalo college, new york state school, state school of new york, university in new york, college in ny, ny college, new york bachelors degree, bachelors degree program in ny, bachelors in ny, bachelors in new york, bs in ny, bs in new york, suny buffalo, suny school, suny college, suny university, colleges in united states, united states colleges, universities in united states, united states universities, colleges in us, us colleges, universities in us, us universities, colleges in america, american colleges, universities in america, american universities, colleges in usa, usa colleges, universities in usa, usa universities
DescriptionExplore New York's No. 1 public university. The University at Buffalo, a flagship institution, combines superior academics with true affordability.
og:titleUniversity at Buffalo
og:descriptionUB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our thinking, research, creative activity and people positively impact the world.
og:image:altBaird Point on UB's North Campus.
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Page quality

(Critically important)
This page contains 2230 words. That's ok.
33.6% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
35 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 12.85 words is good.
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is very large (803.4 kB).
A viewport "width=device-width,initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
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The amount of tags is very high (80). We recommend using a maximum of 45 tags for this page.
Some tags are too long. With 71 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"entrepreneurially minded students, faculty, clinicians, and researchers"
Image SEO
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Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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)
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
...r/clientlibs/resources/ub-logo-white.pngUniversity at Buffalo
...tent/dam/www/eub/site-images/ub-logo.pngUniversity at Buffalo, The State University of New York
...lientlibs/resources/ub-logo-two-line.pngUniversity at Buffalo The State University of New York
...tent/dam/www/campaign/Logos/campaign.pngBoldly Buffalo Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
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University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
The H1 heading is perfect.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
H2 Happening at UB
H2 Points of Pride
H2 Upcoming Events
H2 Your future starts here
H2 Schools and Colleges
H2 Find People and Departments
H2 Join Our UB Family
H2 For Media
H2 UB Social Media
H2 Maps and Directions
H2 UB Mobile App
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (37) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.buffalo.edu/Anchor Skip to Content
https://www.buffalo.edu/IMG-ALT University at Buffalo
https://www.buffalo.edu/IMG-ALT University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
https://www.facebook.com/unive...External University at Buffalo Facebook
A-TITLE University at Buffalo Facebook
https://twitter.com/UBuffaloExternal University at Buffalo Twitter
A-TITLE University at Buffalo Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/univ...External University at Buffalo Instagram
A-TITLE University at Buffalo Instagram
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlUB at a Glance
/home/ub_at_a_glance/our-campu...Our Campuses
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Beautiful Buffalo Niagara
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Affordable Living
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Weather: A Four-Season Region
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Smart Economic Growth
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...An International Border City
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Things To Do in Buffalo
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...America’s Best Planned City
/home/ub_at_a_glance/our_leade...Our Leadership
/home/ub_at_a_glance/a-z-index...A-Z Index
/home/academics/schools_and_co...Schools and Colleges
/home/academics/degree_program...Degree Programs
/research/research-centers.htmlredirect to VPRED Research Center list
/home/life.htmlLife at UB
/home/life/our-ub-traditions.htmlOur UB Traditions
/home/life/virtual-backgrounds...Virtual Backgrounds
/home/life/student-journey-pro...The Student Journey Project
/home/ub_admissions/apply-now....Apply Now
/home/prospective_students.htmlFuture Students
/home/students.htmlCurrent Students
/home/faculty_staff.htmlFaculty and Staff
/community.htmlWNY Community
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlA world-class university with worldwide impact
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlIMG-ALT Hayes Hall.
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlNew York's No. 1 Public University
/home/ub_at_a_glance.html3/27/23 Quick Facts About UB
https://ubuffalo.exposure.co/a...External Subdomain A Year in Pictures
/inclusion.html3/16/23 Diverse and Inclusive
/home/ub_at_a_glance/our_leade...1/19/23 Our Leadership
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlWhere We Are
/home/ub_at_a_glance/our-campu...1/19/23 Our Campuses
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...2/8/23 Buffalo Niagara: Our Hometown
/home/visiting-ub.htmlVisit UB
/top25ambition.html1/13/23 UB's Strategic Plan
/campaign.html2/9/23 Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB
/community.html11/11/22 Resources for the WNY Community
/home/academics.htmlExceptional opportunities for extraordinary people (like you)
/home/academics.htmlIMG-ALT Students working on an architecture project.
/home/academics.htmlBig Thinkers Welcome
/home/academics.html1/12/23 Superior Academics
/home/academics.htmlChoose Your Path
/home/academics/schools_and_co...9/12/22 Schools and Colleges
/home/academics/degree_program...2/24/23 Degree Programs
/home/academics.htmlReal-World Experience
/studyabroad.htmlStudy Abroad
https://www.buffalo.edu/eln.html10/28/22 Experiential Learning Opportunities
/studentlife/here-to-career.htmlHere to Career Initiative
/grad/explore/about/programs.html1/11/22 Graduate Programs
https://catalog.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate Catalog and Courses
https://registrar.buffalo.edu/...External Subdomain Class Schedule
https://library.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Libraries
/home/research.htmlJoin our community of tenacious problem solvers
/home/research.htmlIMG-ALT Students examining a petrie dish.
/home/research.htmlExplore UB's culture of discovery and innovation
/research.html1/12/23 Research and Economic Development Gateway
/ubnow/research.html3/29/23 Research News
/home/research.htmlWho we are and what we do
/research/research-centers.html4/11/22 Major research centers, institutes, and initiatives
/partnerships/about/centers-fa...3/10/22 Our cutting-edge facilities
/research/research-services.htmlGet resources, services, and support for your research
/research/information-for-stud...Find research opportunities throughout UB
/partnerships.htmlConnect with UB to grow or start your business
/partnerships/about/centers-fa...Locate UB equipment, facilities and labs available for use
https://www.research.buffalo.e...External Subdomain Learn how to participate in clinical trials at UB
/innovate.htmlExplore UB's Innovation Hub to move your ideas from the lab, classroom, or clinic to the marketplace
/home/life.htmlYou belong here!
/trueblue.htmlTrue Blue
/home/life.htmlIMG-ALT Students smiling around a laptop.
/home/life.htmlWhat You’ll 💙 About UB
/home/life.html1/19/23 Your Life at #UBuffalo
/home/life/student-journey-pro...2/7/23 Students share their journeys 🎥
/campusliving/find-your-home.html3/30/23 Where To Live
https://myubcard.com/dining/lo...External Where To Eat
/home/life.htmlIMG-ALT Students making the "Horns Up" Hand gesture.
/home/life.html24/7 Fun
http://www.ubbulls.com/landing...External UB Bulls 🤘
https://calendar.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Calendar of Events
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...2/8/23 Explore Buffalo Niagara
/home/life.htmlIMG-ALT International Students performing on stage.
/home/life.htmlJump Right In
/trueblue/share-your-pride.html3/28/23 How True Blue Are You?
/studentlife/life-on-campus/cl...3/27/23 Student Clubs and Organizations
/studentlife.html3/10/23 Find it in the Student Guide
/studentlife.html3/10/23 Student Guide
/home/life/virtual-backgrounds...12/21/22 Digital Backgrounds
/home/ub_admissions.htmlYour journey begins here
/home/ub_admissions.htmlIMG-ALT Bronze Buffalo Statue.
/home/ub_admissions.htmlGet Started
https://admissions.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate Admissions
/internationaladmissions.html2/24/22 International Undergraduate Admissions
/grad/explore.html10/24/22 Graduate Admissions
/home/ub_admissions.htmlGet Ahead
/ubthissummer.html2/9/23 Summer Sessions
/ubthiswinter.html9/29/22 Winter Sessions
https://www.admissions.buffalo...External Subdomain Admitted to UB? Commit by May 1!
https://www.admissions.buffalo...External Subdomain Make your deposit by May 1!
https://admissions.buffalo.edu...External Subdomain Text duplicate Visit UB
https://admissions.buffalo.edu...External Subdomain Transfer to UB
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External Student Experience Who could be the next Khalil Mack? NFL scouts come to UB to find out
IMG-ALT UB football player sprints in Murchie Field House.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External Student Experience This first-gen student found her passion at UB. Watch Zanyah’s journey
IMG-ALT Student holds a photo of themselves from four years ago.
/home/story-repository.host.ht...Our UB Family Chief science officer of the ADA named new dental school dean
IMG-ALT Marcelo W.B. Araujo.
/home/story-repository.host.ht...Student Experience Trailblazing new program enables first-year students to study abroad
IMG-ALT A group of students standing in front of a mountain.
/ubnow/ub-seen/slide-shows/202...View the slideshow.
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlUB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
https://calendar.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain See all events>
/home/academics/degree_program...Explore Programs
/home/visiting-ub.htmlText duplicate Visit UB
/home/ub_admissions/apply-now....Text duplicate Apply
/home/contact-us.htmlContact Us
/home/academics/schools_and_co...Text duplicate Schools and Colleges
http://archplan.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 9/14/12 Architecture and Planning
http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/28/23 Arts and Sciences
http://dental.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/10/23 Dental Medicine
http://ed.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/24/23 Education
http://engineering.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 2/27/23 Engineering and Applied Sciences
http://medicine.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 6/7/22 Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
http://www.law.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 8/31/22 Law
https://management.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/30/23 Management
http://nursing.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/17/23 Nursing
http://pharmacy.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 2/1/23 Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
http://publichealth.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 2/17/23 Public Health and Health Professions
https://www.roswellpark.org/ed...External Roswell Park Graduate Division
http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 2/24/23 Social Work
http://www.buffalo.edu/search/Find People and Departments
/home/ub_at_a_glance/a-z-index...3/6/23 A to Z Index
/home/ub_admissions/apply-now....4/11/22 Apply Now
/home/careers-at-ub.html3/2/22 Careers at UB
https://www.buffalo.edu/news.htmlFor Media
/home/ub-social-media.htmlUB Social Media
/home/ub-social-media.htmlUB on Facebook
A-TITLE UB on Facebook
https://twitter.com/UBuffaloExternal UBuffalo
A-TITLE UBuffalo
A-TITLE LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/univ...External Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://www.tiktok.com/@ubuffaloExternal TikTok
/home/visiting-ub.htmlMaps and Directions
/home/visiting-ub/CampusMaps/m...IMG-ALT Map showing UB's location in the USA.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/ap...External Subdomain IMG-ALT iOS Store.
https://play.google.com/store/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT GooglePlay Store.
https://www.buffalo.edu/IMG-ALT University at Buffalo The State University of New York
/home/contact-us.htmlText duplicate Contact Us
https://www.buffalo.edu/Text duplicate University at Buffalo
/campaign.htmlIMG-ALT Boldly Buffalo Logo
/campaign.htmlThe Campaign for UB

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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This page redirects to "https://www.buffalo.edu/"
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.45 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 page loads 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is very large (803 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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dateFri, 31 Mar 2023 03:04:02 GMT

External factors

(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 49,790 referring domains.
This page has 11,539,000 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 32,765 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 763 shares and comments on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


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Search preview

Welcome to the University at Buffalo - University at Buffalo
Explore New York's flagship. The University at Buffalo, the top public university in the state, combines superior academics with true affordability.

Most important keywords

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State University69%Check
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New York State67%Check
York State66%Check
Buffalo News65%Check
Buffalo Niagara63%Check

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