Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.51 s
File size
50.10 kB
Media files
Number of links
26 internal / 28 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
www.ca.gov | California State Portal
The length of the page title is perfect. (320 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
State of California
The meta description is too short. (112 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is 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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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

AuthorState of California
DescriptionState of California
KeywordsCalifornia, government
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are only 368 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
21.2% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 22 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, minimum-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 7 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This website is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Fly Often? Find out more about applying for a REAL ID Driver License or ID card.
H2 California's Immigrant Guide
H2 California Cannabis Web Portal
H2 Disaster Resources
H2 California believes in the power of unlocking government data.
H2 Trending News
H3 Campaigns
H3 Alerts
H3 About
H3 Support
H4 Gavin Newsom
H4 Eleni Kounalakis
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 (28) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ca.gov/Anchor Skip to Main Content
https://covid19.ca.gov/External COVID19.CA.gov
https://www.facebook.com/share...New window External Facebook
A-TITLE Share via Facebook
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...New window External Twitter
A-TITLE Share via Twitter
https://www.ca.gov/agencysearch/State Agencies
https://www.ca.gov/contact/Contact Us
https://www.ca.gov/translate/New window Translate
https://www.ca.gov/IMG-ALT CA.gov logo
https://www.ca.gov/services/Getting Services
https://www.ca.gov/doingbusiness/Doing Business
https://www.ca.gov/agencysearch/Find State Agencies
https://www.ca.gov/services/Find State Services
https://www.ca.gov/contact/Common Questions
https://www.ca.gov/\servicesMore Services
https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/...External Learn more about Real ID
http://immigrantguide.ca.gov/External Visit California's Immigrant Guide
https://cannabis.ca.gov/External Visit California's Cannabis Website
https://response.ca.gov/External response.ca.gov
http://wildfirerecovery.org/External wildfirerecovery.org
https://www.disasterassistance...External disasterassistance.gov
https://www.gov.ca.gov/External Website
https://ltg.ca.gov/External Text duplicate Website
https://data.ca.gov/External Visit Open Data Portal
https://twitter.com/California...External One of Three Twitter lists compiled for CA.gov
https://twitter.com/California...External Two of Three Twitter lists compiled for CA.gov
https://twitter.com/California...External Three of Three Twitter lists compiled for CA.gov
https://twitter.com/CAgovernor...External See More News
https://registertovote.ca.gov/External Register to Vote
https://saveourwater.com/External Save Our Water
https://www.caiso.com/informed...External Flex Alert
https://www.chp.ca.gov/News-Al...External Amber Alert
http://calalerts.org/External Cal Alerts
http://myhazards.caloes.ca.gov/External Subdomain My Hazards
https://www.gov.ca.gov/External Governor
https://www.ltg.ca.gov/External Lt. Governor
https://data.ca.gov/External California Data
https://www.ca.gov/agencysearch/State Directory
https://www.ca.gov/help/Technical Issues
https://www.ca.gov/Anchor Back to Top
https://www.ca.gov/use/Conditions of Use
/privacy-policy/Privacy Policy
https://www.ca.gov/contact/Text duplicate Contact Us
https://www.flickr.com/groups/...New window External flickr
https://www.pinterest.com/cago...New window External pinterest
https://www.youtube.com/user/c...New window External youtube
/documents/SIMM-25B-CA.GOV-201...New window Website Accessibility Certification

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.ca.gov/"
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.51 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 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (50 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSat, 30 May 2020 20:49:44 GMT
last-modifiedSun, 05 Apr 2020 18:21:00 GMT
serverECD (aga/86B4)

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Government. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 242,192 referring domains.
This website has 172,114,059 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 122,182 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.


No valid Robots.txt file was found.

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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

Search preview

www.ca.gov | California State Portal
State of California

Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

California State59%Check
California State Portal54%Check
Visit California44%Check
Find State38%Check
State Agencies36%Check
REAL ID33%Check

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