Cbo.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
46% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
51% 
Server
95% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.73 s
File size
67.70 kB
Words
831
Media files
34
Number of links
137 internal / 3 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
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Congressional Budget Office
The length of the page title is perfect. (259 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
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https://www.cbo.gov/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
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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.
Domain
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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.
Doctype
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
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The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
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Only 2 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
The average number of words per sentence of 36.5 words is high.
This page contains 831 words. That's ok.
24.4% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
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This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
This website only loads 1 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 17 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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11 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
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There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
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HTTPS
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This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

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Page structure

H1 heading
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There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
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The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 39 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

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H2 Main menu
H2 FEATURED
H2 MAJOR RECURRING REPORTS
H2 TOPICS
H2 Most Recent
H2 BUDGET AND ECONOMIC DATA
H2 QUICK LINKS
H2 ABOUT CBO
H2 Stay Connected
H2 Footer Menu
H2 Footer Menu - Utility
H3 How Dependents Affect Federal Income Taxes
H3 The 2019 Long-Term Budget Outlook
H3 Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2019 to 2028
H3 CBO's Work in Progress as of January 8, 2020
H3 Final Sequestration Report for Fiscal Year 2020
H3 Monthly Budget Review for December 2019
H3 Projected Changes in the Distribution of Household Income, 2016 to 2021
H3 The Accuracy of CBO's Baseline Estimates for Fiscal Year 2019
H3 CBO's Economic Forecasting Record: 2019 Update
H3 An Analysis of the Navy's Fiscal Year 2020 Shipbuilding Plan
H3 CBO's 2019 Long-Term Projections for Social Security: Additional Information
H3 An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2019 to 2029
H3 Long-Term Implications of the 2020 Future Years Defense Program
H3 CBO's Projections of Federal Receipts and Expenditures in the National Income and Product Accounts: 2019 to 2029
H3 Federal Mandatory Spending for Means-Tested Programs, 2009 to 2029
H3 Fair-Value Estimates of the Cost of Federal Credit Programs in 2020
H3 An Analysis of the President's 2020 Budget
H3 Federal Subsidies for Health Insurance Coverage for People Under Age 65: 2019 to 2029
H3 Report on the Troubled Asset Relief Program—April 2019
H3 The Congressional Budget Office's Work in 2018: A Report to the Congress
H3 Expired and Expiring Authorizations of Appropriations: Fiscal Year 2019
H3 Legislation Enacted in the 115th Congress That Affects Mandatory Spending or Revenues
H3 Federal Debt and the Statutory Limit, February 2019
H3 Projected Costs of U.S. Nuclear Forces, 2019 to 2028
H3 Transparency at CBO: Future Plans and a Review of 2018
H3 Public Spending on Transportation and Water Infrastructure, 1956 to 2017
H3 A Review of CBO's Activities in 2014 Under the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act
H3 Estimated Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Employment and Economic Output in 2014
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
11 links don't have an anchor text.
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 3 external links on this page.
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HTTP redirects
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This website redirects to "https://www.cbo.gov/"
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This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
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The page response time is very slow (1.73 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 only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
This website only loads 1 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (68 kB).

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Blacklists
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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 23,587 referring domains.
This website has 1,572,436 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 16,495 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
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This website is listed on Webwiki.

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