Calstatela.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
81% 
Page structure
41% 
Link structure
75% 
Server
68% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.59 s
File size
137.80 kB
Words
777
Media files
24
Number of links
66 internal / 36 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Cal State LA | We Are LA
The length of the page title is perfect. (227 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.calstatela.edu/
There is a valid canonical link 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
keywordsCal State LA, CSULA, CSU Los Angeles
generatorDrupal 7 (http://drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width
google-site-verificationuuO9eeBk6RpDX_tq1ovZQWnKzTbk0m6C3lxnHWW1gtg
facebook-domain-verificationg4xxcvb3yvmm713y5kfisi3hnho34k
langen
og:site_nameCal State LA
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.calstatela.edu/
og:titleCal State LA
og:descriptionWe Are LA
cleartypeon
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 777 words. That's ok.
27.5% 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.
11 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 17.44 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 14 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 84 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"the deadline for fall 2023 undergraduate applications has been extended to dec. 16*."
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
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.
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
...ity, Los Angeles/calstatela_wordmark.svgCal State LA Home
...ersity, Los Angeles/calstatela_badge.svgCal State LA Home
...r-future-is-golden-fall-2023-3-3.jpg.jpgCal State LA student
...e-is-golden-fall-2023-3-3-mobile.jpg.jpgCal State LA student
...state-la-student-outdoors-notebook-3.jpgStudent holding a notebook outdoors
...l-state-la-return-campus-employees-2.pngCal State LA professor working from a laptop computer.
...la-return-campus-vaccine-information.jpgEmployee receiving a vaccination.
...holars-2022-featured-3.jpg?itok=Sgi7ocGeCal State LA President, William A. Covino posing for a photo with 5 Casanova Scholars.
...tate-la-nsf-grant-2022.jpg?itok=jBKmPA1PFrom left, Negin Forouzesh; Olaseni Sode; and Paul Nerenberg.
...oject-maurice-hastings.jpg?itok=3Xk6i9yTMan in a suit and glasses stands at lectern speaking into a microphone as others stand in the background.
...cal-state-la-heed-2022.jpg?itok=6uZISHOFA group of Cal State LA students.
...-state-la-wellbeingu-button-homepage.jpgGreen We Care, I Care Let's Talk button
...-la-graduate-clapping-commencement-b.jpgGraduate in mask clapping at Commencement
...al-state-la-return-campus-technology.jpgIndividual using an iPad.
...istribution-calstatela.jpg?itok=nQ1RiCbVStudent volunteering at a Cal State LA food drive.
...ed-professor-lecture-2.jpg?itok=hU6qLvIpProfessor Stephen McGuire, 2022 President's Distinguished Professor
...ished-professor-2022-stephen-mcguire.jpgStephen McGuire Management
...anding-professor-2022-david-blekhman.jpgDavid Blekhman Technology
...ing-professor-2022-michael-calabrese.jpgMichael Calabrese Englis
...utstanding-professor-2022-sara-graef.jpgSara Graef Music
...utstanding-professor-2022-siyon-rhee.jpgSiyon Rhee Social Work
...standing-professor-2022-brenda-naimy.jpgBrenda Naimy Special Education and Counseling
...University, Los Angeles/wearela_logo.svgThe Campaign for Cal State LA
...s Angeles/calstatela_horizontal_hero.svgCal State LA Home

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Homepage
The H1 heading contains the words Homepage! Use important keywords instead.
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (8 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
There are 27 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 Homepage
H2 Google Search
H2 Your Future is Golden
H2 Returning To Campus
H2 University News
H2 Student Support
H2 Basic Needs
H2 Upcoming Events
H2 Faculty Distinction
H2 University Information
H3 Students
H3 Employees
H3 COVID-19 Information
H3 Cal State LA Presidential Search
H3 Seven Cal State LA students receive prestigious pre-doctoral scholarships
H3 Cal State LA receives National Science Foundation grant to create a pathway to diversity program
H3 Wrongfully convicted client of Los Angeles Innocence Project at Cal State LA freed after 38 years
H3 Cal State LA receives INSIGHT Into Diversity’s 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award
H3 WellBeingU
H3 Advising
H3 Technology Resources
H3 Center for Academic Success
H3 Food and Housing Security
H3 2022 President's Distinguished Professor Lecture
H3 PASRC Holiday Drive
H3 Fall Senior Project Exhibition
H3 Fall 2022 Concert: Orchestra and Percussion Ensemble
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (36) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.calstatela.edu/Anchor Jump to navigation
https://www.calstatela.edu/Anchor Skip to content
/healthwatchHealth Watch
/return-campusEmployee Return to Campus
/fall2021Student Return to Campus
https://www.calstatela.edu/
IMG-ALT Cal State LA Home
/studentsStudents
/faculty-staffFaculty & Staff
https://www.calstatela.edu/alumniAlumni
https://my.calstatela.edu/External Subdomain MyCalStateLA
https://directory.calstatela.edu/External Subdomain Directory
/libraryLibrary
/givenow/give-cal-state-laGIVE NOW
https://www.calstatela.edu/aboutABOUT
/academicsACADEMICS
/admissions-aidADMISSIONS & AID
/student-successSTUDENT SUCCESS
/campus-lifeCAMPUS LIFE
/public-goodPUBLIC GOOD
https://lagoldeneagles.com/External ATHLETICS
https://campaign.calstatela.edu/External Subdomain CAMPAIGN
/academicresources/academic-ca...Academic Calendar
/commencementCommencement
https://www.calstatela.edu/mapCampus Map
/presidentOffice of the President
https://www.calstatela.edu/brandCal State LA Brand
https://www.facebook.com/CalSt...External Cal State LA on Facebook
https://twitter.com/calstatelaExternal Cal State LA on Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/cals...External Cal State LA on Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External Cal State LA on LinkedIn
https://www.youtube.com/user/c...External Cal State LA on YouTube
https://www.calstatela.edu/aboutText duplicate ABOUT
/academicsText duplicate ACADEMICS
/admissions-aidText duplicate ADMISSIONS & AID
/student-successText duplicate STUDENT SUCCESS
/campus-lifeText duplicate CAMPUS LIFE
/public-goodText duplicate PUBLIC GOOD
https://lagoldeneagles.com/External Text duplicate ATHLETICS
https://campaign.calstatela.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate CAMPAIGN
https://www.calstatela.edu/IMG-ALT Cal State LA Home
https://discover.calstatela.edu/External Subdomain Discover Cal State LA
/recruitAdmissions Events
https://www.calstate.edu/applyExternal Apply Now
/fall2021Text duplicate Student Return to Campus
/return-campusText duplicate Employee Return to Campus
/healthwatchText duplicate Health Watch
/presidential-searchPresidential Search
A-TITLE Health Watch
https://news.calstatela.edu/20...External Subdomain Read about the scholars
https://news.calstatela.edu/20...External Subdomain IMG-ALT From left, Negin Forouzesh; Olaseni Sode; and Paul Nerenberg.
https://news.calstatela.edu/20...External Subdomain Cal State LA receives National Science Foundation grant to create a pathway to diversity program
https://news.calstatela.edu/20...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Man in a suit and glasses stands at lectern speaking into a microphone as others stand in the background.
https://news.calstatela.edu/20...External Subdomain Wrongfully convicted client of Los Angeles Innocence Project at Cal State LA freed after 38 years
https://news.calstatela.edu/20...External Subdomain IMG-ALT A group of Cal State LA students.
https://news.calstatela.edu/20...External Subdomain Cal State LA receives INSIGHT Into Diversity’s 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award
https://news.calstatela.edu/External Subdomain Visit the Newsroom
/WellBeingULearn about WellBeingU
/advisingPlan today
/fall2021/student-technology-r...Technology Support
/academic-successExplore the Center for Academic Success
/deanofstudents/emergency-food...Support for Basic Needs
/events/2022-presidents-distin...Register
/event/pasrc-holiday-drivePASRC Holiday Drive December 5, 2022 to December 9, 2022 Cross-Cultural Centers 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
/event/fall-senior-project-exh...Fall Senior Project Exhibition December 5, 2022 to December 14, 2022 Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
/event/fall-2022-concert-orche...Fall 2022 Concert: Orchestra and Percussion Ensemble December 5, 2022 State Playhouse 7:30 PM
/univ/calendar/index.htmUniversity Calendar
https://youtu.be/fRefXg6CeyEExternal IMG-ALT Stephen McGuire Management
A-TITLE 2022 Distinguised Professor Stephen McGuire
https://youtu.be/4dYQnCFYKE0External IMG-ALT David Blekhman Technology
A-TITLE Video for 2022 President's Outstanding Professor David Blekhman
https://youtu.be/l4wflyWNn1cExternal IMG-ALT Michael Calabrese Englis
A-TITLE Video for 2022 President's Distinguished Professor Michael Calabrese
https://youtu.be/QxxXGYjVYGgExternal IMG-ALT Sara Graef Music
A-TITLE Video for 2021 Outstanding Professor Sara Graef
https://youtu.be/3nLUCBSAxR0External IMG-ALT Siyon Rhee Social Work
A-TITLE Video for 2022 Outstanding Professor Siyon Rhee
https://youtu.be/BRTaZtJYOGoExternal IMG-ALT Brenda Naimy Special Education and Counseling
A-TITLE Video for 2022 Outstanding Professor Brenda Naimy
https://www.youtube.com/playli...External View All Videos
/hrm/oedi-title-ixTitle IX
/immigrationImmigration Issues and Resources
/its/helpdeskITS Help Desk
https://campaign.calstatela.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT The Campaign for Cal State LA
/contact-usContact Us
https://news.calstatela.edu/New window External Subdomain Media
/univ/ppa/publicat/socialMedia...Social Media Hub
/giving/waystogiveWays to Give
https://www.calstatela.edu/mapText duplicate Campus Map
https://www.calstatela.edu/policeCampus Safety
/careteamCARE Team
/dining-on-campus/hours-servicesDining on Campus
/WellBeingUWellBeingU
/parkingParking & Transportation
/studenthealthcenterStudent Health Center
/accessibility/accessibility-s...Accessibility
https://www.calstatela.edu/wscucAccreditation
/sites/default/files/groups/De...New window Annual Security Report
/sites/default/files/groups/De...New window Campus Safety Plan
https://www2.calstate.edu/External Subdomain CSU System
/pluginsFile Viewers
/privacyPrivacy
/hrm/oedi-title-ixText duplicate Title IX
https://www.calstatela.edu/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Cal State LA Home
https://www.facebook.com/CalSt...External Text duplicate Cal State LA on Facebook
https://twitter.com/calstatelaExternal Text duplicate Cal State LA on Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/cals...External Text duplicate Cal State LA on Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External Text duplicate Cal State LA on LinkedIn
https://www.youtube.com/user/c...External Text duplicate Cal State LA on YouTube
https://www.calstatela.edu/Anchor Back to top

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.calstatela.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is very slow (1.59 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 page loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 14 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (138 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
connectionclose
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cache-controlpublic, max-age=21600
content-languageen
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedTue, 06 Dec 2022 05:35:02 GMT
link<https://www.calstatela.edu/>; rel="canonical",<https://www.calstatela.edu/>; rel="shortlink"
permissions-policyinterest-cohort=()
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000
varyCookie,Accept-Encoding
viavarnish
x-ah-environmentprod
x-cacheHIT
x-cache-hits540
x-drupal-cacheHIT
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-generatorDrupal 7 (http://drupal.org)
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cf-cache-statusDYNAMIC
servercloudflare
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External factors

Blacklists
(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 13,383 referring domains.
This page has 698,416 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 9,008 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 691 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# Directories
Disallow: /files/
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
Disallow: /flag/
Disallow: /temp/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /commencement-2021-0
Disallow: /demo/
Disallow: /drupaltraining
Disallow: /ecst/itc-zoom-helpdesk
Disallow: /filter/tips/
Disallow: */group
Disallow: /healthwatch/covid-19*
Disallow: /hrm/PageUp
Disallow: /*mobile-vaccination*
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search
Disallow: */temp
Disallow: /test-fall-2021
Disallow: /test-homepage
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
Disallow: /its/services/infrastructure/teclist.htm
Disallow: /giving/secured/class-1990-1992-25th-reunion
Disallow: /giving/secured/class-1966-50th-reunion
Disallow: /academic/ccoe/dean
Disallow: /alumni/secured/internal-payment-portal
Disallow: /sites/default/files/academic/al/documents/Request%20to%20Late%20Add.pdf
Disallow: /univ/ppa/publicat/message-facilities-upgrades
Disallow: /videos/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/
Sitemap: https://www.calstatela.edu/sitemap.xml

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www.calstatela.edu
Cal State LA | We Are LA

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
State70%Check
Cal70%Check
Cal State70%Check
State University57%Check
Innocence Project Cal State57%Check
California State54%Check
Homepage52%Check
California State University52%Check
Student51%Check
Angeles Innocence Project Cal50%Check

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