Cdc.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
95% 
Page quality
86% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
62% 
Server
69% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.78 s
File size
154.20 kB
Words
630
Media files
15
Number of links
120 internal / 43 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The length of the page title is perfect. (391 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
As the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (732 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.cdc.gov/index.htm
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no
mobile-web-app-capableyes
apple-mobile-web-app-capableyes
descriptionAs the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats.
keywordsCDC, 24/7, protect America, health, safety, security threats, foreign, U.S. diseases, chronic, acute, curable, preventable, human error, deliberate attack, supports communities, CDC Organization
robotsindex, archive
DC.date2021-01-22T02:39:45Z
cdc:last_published2021-01-22T14:51:17Z
article:published_time2021-01-22
article:authorCDC
cdc:template_version4.0
cdc:last_updatedJanuary 22, 2021
cdc:last_reviewedJanuary 22, 2021
cdc:content_sourceCENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
cdc:maintained_byDIGITAL MEDIA BRANCH
cdc:content_id21899
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twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:site@CDCgov
twitter:creator@CDCgov
twitter:titleCDC Works 24/7
twitter:descriptionAs the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats.
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fb:app_id205691699516606
og:titleCDC Works 24/7
og:descriptionCDC works 24/7 saving lives and protecting people.
og:urlhttps://www.cdc.gov/index.htm
og:imagehttps://www.cdc.gov/homepage/images/centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention.png
og:image:typeimage/png
og:authorCDC
og:site_nameCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
og:typearticle
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 630 words. That's ok.
21.3% 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.
4 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 16.2 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 9 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 13 tags for this page.
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
...covid-19-home-page-banner-1330x370px.jpg3D illustration of the novel coronavirusCoronavirus Disease 2019
...s/cards/Testing-COVID-19-720x400px_1.jpgwoman getting tested at drive through COVID-19 testing site
...s/cards/When-to-Quarantine-720x400px.jpgwoman working from home
...ards/COVID-19-vaccine-card-720x400px.jpgCOVID-19 vaccine card
...page/images/cards/walensky-720x400px.jpgportrait of Rochelle P. Walensky
/homepage/images/outbreaks-secondary.pnggerm illustration
/homepage/images/outbreaks-secondary.pnggerm illustration
/homepage/images/outbreaks-secondary.pnggerm illustration
.../cdc-in-action/sanchez-ppe-647x381px.jpgman wearing face mask and plastic face shield
...ages/cdc-in-action/fellowships-720px.jpgSmithsonian Museum Logo
...action/312176_IamCdcRamsey-720x405px.jpgMeet Meghan
...epage/images/cdc-in-action/about-cdc.jpgAbout CDC
/homepage/images/science/mmwr.pngMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Journal
/homepage/images/science/eid.pngEmerging Infectious Diseases Journal
/homepage/images/science/pcd.pngPreventing Chronic Disease Journal

Page structure

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

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H4 Exit Notification/Disclaimer Policy
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 2 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (43) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.cdc.gov/Anchor Skip directly to site content
https://www.cdc.gov/Anchor Skip directly to A-Z link
https://www.cdc.gov/spanish/Español
https://wwwn.cdc.gov/pubs/othe...External Other Languages
https://www.cdc.gov/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC twenty four seven. Saving Lives, Protecting People Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC twenty fou...
https://www.cdc.gov/az/A-Z Index
https://search.cdc.gov/search/...External Anchor Advanced Search
https://search.cdc.gov/search/...External Anchor Text duplicate Advanced Search
https://www.cdc.gov/nCoV/Coronavirus Disease 2019
https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/ADHD
https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/Cancer
/copd/index.htmlCOPD
/diabetes/index.htmlDiabetes
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htmFlu (Influenza)
https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/Heart Disease
https://www.cdc.gov/std/Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
/DataStatistics/Data & Statistics
/DiseasesConditions/Trivial anchor text
More
/healthyyouth/index.htmAdolescent & School Health
https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/Food Safety
/healthyweight/Healthy Weight
/obesity/index.htmlOverweight & Obesity
https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/Smoking & Tobacco Use
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/Vaccines & Immunizations
/HealthyLiving/Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/d...External Destinations
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/n...External Travel Notices
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/p...External Find a Clinic
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/d...External Disease Directory
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/p...External Yellow Book
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
/prepyourhealth/index.htmPrepare Your Health
https://emergency.cdc.gov/disa...External Natural Disasters & Severe Weather
https://emergency.cdc.gov/rece...External Recent Outbreaks & Incidents
/flu/pandemic-resources/index.htmPandemic Preparedness
https://emergency.cdc.gov/biot...External Bioterrorism
https://emergency.cdc.gov/chem...External Chemical Emergencies
/nceh/radiation/emergencies/in...Radiation Emergencies
/childrenindisasters/Caring for Children in a Disaster
https://emergency.cdc.gov/External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
/DataStatistics/Text duplicate Data & Statistics
https://emergency.cdc.gov/External Emergency Preparedness
https://www.cdc.gov/injury/Injury, Violence & Safety
https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/Environmental Health
https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/Workplace Safety & Health
/globalhealth/index.htmlGlobal Health
/stltpublichealth/index.htmlState, Tribal, Local & Territorial
https://www.cdc.gov/dotw/Disease or Condition of the Week
/vitalsigns/index.htmlVital Signs
https://www.cdc.gov/publications/Publications
/socialmedia/index.htmlSocial & Digital Tools
https://www.cdc.gov/mobile/Mobile Apps
https://www.cdc.gov/cdctv/CDC-TV
/Features/index.htmlCDC Feature Articles
https://jobs.cdc.gov/External CDC Jobs
https://go.usa.gov/xygXtExternal Podcasts
https://www.cdc.gov/CDC Home
/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.htmlCoronavirus Disease 2019 CDC is responding to the coronavirus outbreak. Learn More About COVID-19
IMG-ALT 3D illustration of the novel coronavirus
https://www.cdc.gov/Anchor Minus
/coronavirus/2019-ncov/testing...Testing for COVID-19 Whether you test positive or negative for COVID-19, take steps to protect yourself and others.
IMG-ALT woman getting tested at drive through COVID-19 testing site
/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-...When to Quarantine Stay home if you might have been exposed to COVID-19.
IMG-ALT woman working from home
/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccine...COVID-19 Vaccines Find out what you need to know about new COVID-19 vaccines in the United States.
IMG-ALT COVID-19 vaccine card
/media/releases/2021/s0120-roc...New CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH officially begins her post as CDC director and ATSDR administrator.
IMG-ALT portrait of Rochelle P. Walensky
/listeria/outbreaks/delimeat-1...Deli Meats – Listeria Infections
https://www.cdc.gov/nCoVCoronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
/tobacco/basic_information/e-c...Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use or Vaping
/outbreaks/index.htmlMore Outbreaks
/media/releases/2021/s0121-evi...Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium
/media/releases/2021/s0120-roc...Media Statement from Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator
/media/releases/2021/s0112-neg...CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States
/media/index.htmlMore News
/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communi...COVID-19 Response Learn how CDC is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
IMG-ALT man wearing face mask and plastic face shield
/fellowships/index.htmlFellowships & Internships CDC has many diverse learning opportunities for students and professionals.
IMG-ALT Smithsonian Museum Logo
/about/24-7/i-am-cdc/index.htmlMeet Meghan Meet people who work 24/7 to defend America from health threats. Check out the newest “I am CDC” video.
IMG-ALT Meet Meghan
https://tools.cdc.gov/campaign...External All CDC Newsletters
https://tools.cdc.gov/campaign...External COVID-19
/about/default.htmAbout CDC
/about/organization/cio.htmCDC Organization
/about/organization/mission.htmMission, Roles & Pledge
https://www.cdc.gov/Budget/Budget & Funding
/museum/index.htmDavid J. Sencer CDC Museum
https://www.cdc.gov/Learning/Training & Education
https://jobs.cdc.gov/External Jobs
https://www.cdc.gov/Vitalsigns/CDC Vital Signs Report
/globalhealth/index.htmlCDC Around the World
https://www.cdc.gov/labsLab Safety
https://go.usa.gov/xyY6zExternal Text duplicate Podcasts
https://www.cdc.gov/library/Library
/about/diversity/diversity.htmDiversity
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
IMG-ALT Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Journal
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/External Emerging Infectious Diseases
IMG-ALT Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal
https://www.cdc.gov/pcd/Preventing Chronic Disease
IMG-ALT Preventing Chronic Disease Journal
/DataStatistics/Text duplicate Data & Statistics
/library/sciclips/issues/Science Clips
https://phil.cdc.gov/External Public Health Image Library
https://stacks.cdc.gov/External CDC Stacks: Publications
https://www.cdc.gov/os/index.htmAdvancing Excellence & Integrity of CDC Science
https://www.cdc.gov/index.htmText duplicate CDC Home
/DiseasesConditions/Diseases & Conditions
/HealthyLiving/Healthy Living
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/External Travelers' Health
https://emergency.cdc.gov/External Text duplicate Emergency Preparedness
/InjuryViolenceSafety/Text duplicate Injury, Violence & Safety
/Environmental/Text duplicate Environmental Health
https://www.cdc.gov/Workplace/Text duplicate Workplace Safety & Health
https://www.cdc.gov/GlobalHealth/Text duplicate Global Health
/stltpublichealth/index.htmlText duplicate State, Tribal, Local & Territorial
/DataStatistics/Text duplicate Data & Statistics
https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/Text duplicate Vital Signs
/features/archive/Feature Archive
/ToolsResources/Tools & Resources
https://www.cdc.gov/dotw/Disease of the Week
https://www.cdc.gov/publications/Text duplicate Publications
https://www.cdc.gov/mobile/Mobile apps
https://www.cdc.gov/cdctv/CDC – TV
https://jobs.cdc.gov/External Text duplicate Jobs
/cdc-info/index.htmlVisit CDC-INFO
https://wwwn.cdc.gov/dcs/conta...External Email CDC-INFO
/cdc-info/index.htmlOpen 24/7
/about/default.htmText duplicate About CDC
https://jobs.cdc.gov/External Text duplicate Jobs
https://www.cdc.gov/fundingFunding
/Other/policies.htmlPolicies
/other/plugins/index.htmlFile Viewers & Players
/other/privacy.htmlPrivacy
https://www.cdc.gov/od/foiaFOIA
/eeo/nofearact/index.htmNo Fear Act
https://oig.hhs.gov/External OIG
/other/nondiscrimination.htmlNondiscrimination
/contact/accessibility.htmlAccessibility
https://www.facebook.com/CDCNew window External Facebook
https://twitter.com/CDCgovNew window External Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/CDCgov/New window External Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External LinkedIn
https://www.snapchat.com/add/c...New window External Snapchat
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...New window External Youtube
https://www.cdc.gov/cdctvCDC TV
https://tools.cdc.gov/podcasts...External RSS
https://wwwn.cdc.gov/dcs/Reque...External Email
https://www.hhs.gov/External U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
https://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
/Other/disclaimer.htmlCDC Website Exit Disclaimer
/other/language-assistance.htmlLANGUAGE ASSISTANCE
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor Text duplicate Español
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor 繁體中文
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor Tiếng Việt
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor 한국어
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor Tagalog
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor Русский
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor العربية
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor Kreyòl Ayisyen
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor Français
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor Polski
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor Português
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor Italiano
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor Deutsch
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor 日本語
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor فارسی
/other/language-assistance.htmlAnchor English
https://api.addthis.com/oexcha...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Facebook
https://api.addthis.com/oexcha...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Twitter
https://api.addthis.com/oexcha...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate LinkedIn
/Other/disclaimer.htmlWebsite Disclaimers

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.cdc.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.78 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 9 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (154 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.0

External factors

Blacklists
(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 622,597 referring domains.
This website has 91,856,611 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 260,943 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

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Disallow: /_borders
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Disallow: /_fpclass
Disallow: /_overlay
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Disallow: /_themes
Disallow: /_vti_bin
Disallow: /_vti_cnf
Disallow: /_vti_log
Disallow: /_vti_map
Disallow: /_vti_pvt
Disallow: /_vti_txt

# Do not index the following URLs
Disallow: /travel/
Disallow: /flu/espanol/
Disallow: /migration/
Disallow: /Features/SpinaBifidaProgram/
Disallow: /concussion/HeadsUp/training/
Disallow: /niosh/archive/
Disallow: /TemplatePackage/examples
Disallow: /TemplatePackage/gadgets
Disallow: /TemplatePackage/modules
Disallow: /TemplatePackage/subtopic
Disallow: /TemplatePackage/Templates
Disallow: /TemplatePackage/3.0/examples
Disallow: /TemplatePackage/3.0/Templates
Disallow: /TemplatePackage/4.0/docs
Disallow: /TemplatePackage/4.0/gallery-internal
Disallow: /templatepackage/examples
Disallow: /templatepackage/gadgets
Disallow: /templatepackage/modules
Disallow: /templatepackage/subtopic
Disallow: /templatepackage/Templates
Disallow: /templatepackage/templates
Disallow: /templatepackage/3.0/examples
Disallow: /templatepackage/3.0/Templates
Disallow: /templatepackage/3.0/templates
Disallow: /templatepackage/4.0/docs
Disallow: /templatepackage/4.0/gallery-internal

# Don't spider search pages
Disallow: /search.do

# Don't spider email-this-page pages
Disallow: /email.do
 
# Don't spider printer-friendly versions of pages
Disallow: /print.do

# Rover is a bad dog
User-agent: Roverbot
Disallow: /

# EmailSiphon is a hunter/gatherer which extracts email addresses for spam-mailers to use
User-agent: EmailSiphon
Disallow: /

# Exclude MindSpider since it appears to be ill-behaved
User-agent: MindSpider
Disallow: /

# Sitemap link per CR14586
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/sitemaps/sitemapsNIOSH.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/std/STDsitemap1.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/grand-rounds/sitemap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/injury/injury-oc-sitemap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/NCIPC-ViolencePrevention-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/traumaticbraininjury/NCIPC-TraumaticBrainInjury-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/steadi/NCIPC-STEADI-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/safechild/NCIPC-SafeChild-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/rxawareness/NCIPC-RXawareness-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/parentsarethekey/NCIPC-ParentsAreTheKey-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/parents/essentials/NCIPC-Essentials-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/opioids/NCIPC-OpioidsPortal-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/NCIPC-MotorVehicleSafety-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/NCIPC-HomeandRec-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/NCIPC-DrugOverdose-SiteMap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/sitemap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/sitemap.txt

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
502,510

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Search preview

www.cdc.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
As the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
CDC66%Check
CDC Director50%Check
Disease50%Check
Disease Control48%Check
Centers46%Check
Control46%Check
Safety46%Check
Lives46%Check
threats46%Check
Health46%Check

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