Cdss.ca.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
75% 
Page quality
66% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
83% 
Server
0% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.50 s
File size
47.90 kB
Words
1339
Media files
22
Number of links
70 internal / 31 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | California Dept. of Social Services
The length of the page title is perfect. (376 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)
http://www.cdss.ca.gov/
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 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

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KEYWORDS,DotNetNuke,DNN
GENERATORDotNetNuke
ROBOTSINDEX, FOLLOW
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0
HandheldFriendlyTrue
MobileOptimized320
apple-mobile-web-app-capableyes
langen-us
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge,chrome=1

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 1339 words. That's ok.
32.3% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
19 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 23.41 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 18 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on this page.
Some tags are too long. With 77 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"california launches sun bucks to provide food to children during summer break"
The following tag is repeated too often: video:
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
...a/images/template2014/header-ca.gov.png?CA.gov
.../cdss-logo.png?ver=2016-05-25-084027-000CDSS Public Site
/portals/13/Images/county.pngFind County Office
/portals/13/Images/calworks.pngApply for CalWORKS
/portals/13/Images/calfresh.pngApply for CalFresh
/portals/13/Images/ihss.pngIn-Home Support Services
/portals/13/Images/care.pngFind Licensed Care
/portals/13/Images/abuse.pngReport Abuse
/portals/13/Images/hearing.pngRequest Hearing
/portals/13/Images/fraud.pngReport Fraud
...13/Images/Facebook-Social-Media-Icon.pngFacebook iconFacebook
/portals/13/Images/X-Social-Media-Icon.jpgTwitter iconTwitter
...13/Images/LinkedIn-Social-Media-Icon.pngLinkedIn iconLinkedIn
.../13/Images/YouTube-Social-Media-Icon.pngYouTube iconYouTube
/portals/13/Images/COVID19-banner-sm.pngText banner with blue and orange lettering that reads 'California for All: covid19.ca.gov, your actions save lives.'
...th-Mental-Health-Resources-banner-sm.pngGreen and yellow text banner that reads 'Children's Mental Health Resources: Learn More'
...size147x65.jpg?ver=2016-10-18-170231-000IT'S YOUR MONEY. GET IT!IT'S YOUR MONEY. GET IT!
...size160x59.jpg?ver=2016-09-16-133930-000Donate to the SCTFDonate to the SCTF
...Images/rov.jpg?ver=2016-09-16-133102-000Register to VOTERegister to VOTE
Video URLWidthHeight
https://www.youtube.com/embed/opg52FxKoSo100%300
https://www.youtube.com/embed/O7j7ut0_FKI100%300

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
H2 Headlines and Hot Topics
H2 Highlights
H2 How Do I?
H2 About CDSS
H2 Work With a Purpose
H3 California Launches SUN Bucks to Provide Food to Children During Summer Break
H3 Taking Steps to Better Serve Foster Youth
H3 Report Highlights Success of Project Roomkey
H3 Disaster Help Center
H3 Beware of EBT Theft and Scams
H3 Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI)
H3 Alert: Important Change to Public Charge Rule
H3 Free Access to State Parks and Beaches for CalWORKs Recipients
H3 Adult Protective Services Hotline
H3 Foster Care Ombudsperson Hotline
H3 Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect Through Distance Learning
H3 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information
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 (31) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://cdss.ca.gov/accessibilityAccessibility help
https://cdss.ca.gov/Anchor Skip to Content
http://www.ca.gov/External Subdomain IMG-ALT CA.gov
http://cdss.ca.gov/Subdomain IMG-ALT CDSS Public Site
A-TITLE CDSS Public Site
/Translation-DisclaimerDisclaimer
A-TITLE Google Translate Disclaimer
http://cdss.ca.gov/Subdomain Home
/benefits-servicesSubdomain Benefits & Services
/inforesources/guidesSubdomain Information & Resources
http://cdss.ca.gov/complaintsSubdomain Reporting
http://cdss.ca.gov/data-portal1Subdomain Data Portal
http://cdss.ca.gov/careersSubdomain Careers With CDSS
http://cdss.ca.gov/Subdomain Text duplicate Home
/benefits-servicesSubdomain Text duplicate Benefits & Services
/inforesources/guidesSubdomain Text duplicate Information & Resources
http://cdss.ca.gov/complaintsSubdomain Text duplicate Reporting
http://cdss.ca.gov/data-portal1Subdomain Text duplicate Data Portal
http://cdss.ca.gov/careersSubdomain Text duplicate Careers With CDSS
http://cdss.ca.gov/Subdomain Text duplicate Home
/County-OfficesFind a County Office
IMG-ALT Find County Office
/benefits-services/cash-assist...Apply for Cash Aid
IMG-ALT Apply for CalWORKS
/food-nutrition/calfreshApply for Food & Nutrition
IMG-ALT Apply for CalFresh
/Benefits-Services/Adult-Servi...In-Home Support Services
IMG-ALT In-Home Support Services
/inforesources/Community-Care-...Find Licensed Care
IMG-ALT Find Licensed Care
/Reporting/Report-Abuse/Report Abuse
IMG-ALT Report Abuse
/Benefits-Services/Hearings-an...Request Hearing
IMG-ALT Request Hearing
/Reporting/Report-FraudReport Fraud
IMG-ALT Report Fraud
/Portals/13/Press Releases/202...English
/Portals/13/Press Releases/202...Spanish
https://cdss.ca.gov/sun-bucksLearn more about SUN Bucks
/inforesources/continuum-of-ca...Continuum of Care Reform (CCR)
/Portals/9/CCR/CDSS_CCR_Issue_...part of a loving family, and not to grow up in a congregate setting
/inforesources/cdss-programs/f...unveiled a rate reform proposal
/Portals/9/FosterCare/FCRR/CDS...Read a detailed summary of the proposal
https://www.abtglobal.com/proj...External Subdomain report
/inforesources/cdss-programs/h...Project Roomkey
/Portals/9/Housing/CDSS-Projec...Text duplicate English
/Portals/9/Housing/CDSS-Projec...Text duplicate Spanish
/Portals/13/Press Releases/202...Text duplicate English
/Portals/13/Press Releases/202...Text duplicate Spanish
/Portals/13/DisasterAssistance...Guide to Disaster Assistance Services for Californians
/Portals/13/DisasterAssistance...Guide to Disaster Assistance Services for Immigrant Californians
/Portals/13/DisasterAssistance...Guía de Servicios de Asistencia por Desastres para Californianos Inmigrantes
https://www.chhs.ca.gov/blog/2...External Subdomain CalHHS Emergency Resource Guide
https://www.listoscalifornia.o...External Subdomain Listos California: Practice Storm Season Safety
https://www.apple.com/app-store/External Subdomain Apple App
https://play.google.com/store/...External Subdomain Google Play store
https://www.ebt.ca.gov/cardhol...External Subdomain Web-based access is available here
https://youtu.be/opg52FxKoSoNew window External Watch Out for EBT Scams!
https://youtu.be/O7j7ut0_FKINew window External Tenga Cuidado Con Las Estafas De Las Tarjetas EBT!!!
https://cdss.ca.gov/capiCAPI program website
https://www.dhs.gov/news/2022/...External Subdomain public charge rule
https://www.chhs.ca.gov/blog/2...External Subdomain Joint statement
https://www.chhs.ca.gov/wp-con...External Subdomain Text duplicate English
https://www.chhs.ca.gov/wp-con...External Subdomain Español
/benefits-services/more-servic...list of immigration services providers
/goldenbearpassSign up for a 2024 pass
/Portals/9/Child-Welfare-Progr...Nofollow this guide from CDSS and CDE
https://www.covid19.ca.gov/New window External Subdomain California COVID-19 Website
https://covid19.ca.gov/vaccines/New window External Subdomain Vaccine Update
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Progra...New window External Subdomain California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronaviru...New window External Subdomain Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
https://response.ca.gov/External Subdomain Disaster Assistance
/inforesources/PlansCDSS State Plans
/inforesources/Information-Res...Program and Legislative Reports
/inforesources/Fiscal-FinancialBudget Information
https://cdss.ca.gov/food-banksFind a Food Bank
/CalWORKs-Child-CareGet Help Paying for Child Care
https://www.ccld.dss.ca.gov/hc...External Subdomain Check the Home Care Aide Registry
https://www.ebtproject.ca.gov/External Subdomain Using my EBT card
/inforesources/community-care/...Information about Background Checks
/inforesources/resource-family...Become a Resource Family
http://www.gov.ca.gov/External Subdomain Gavin Newsom
https://www.chhs.ca.gov/about/External Subdomain Anchor Mark Ghaly
/home/about-cdss/meet-the-dire...Kim Johnson
/Home/About-CDSSAbout CDSS
/inforesources/statewide-outreachStatewide Outreach page
/cdssweb/entres/pdf/osi-county...list
https://cdss.ca.gov/careersWork with Us: Work with a Purpose
https://cdss.ca.gov/Media-CenterMedia Center
/About-CDSS/Frequently-Asked-Q...Frequently Asked Questions
/Public-Record-RequestsSubmit a Public Records Request
/stakeholder-resourcesStakeholder Meetings
/service-of-processService of Process
https://www.facebook.com/peopl...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Facebook icon
https://twitter.com/CaliforniaDSSNew window External IMG-ALT Twitter icon
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT LinkedIn icon
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT YouTube icon
https://cdss.ca.gov/Careers'Work With a Purpose'
https://covid19.ca.gov/External Subdomain IMG-ALT Text banner with blue and orange lettering that reads 'California for All: covid19.ca.gov, your actions save lives.'
https://www.chhs.ca.gov/youth-...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Green and yellow text banner that reads 'Children's Mental Health Resources: Learn More'
https://cdss.ca.gov/Anchor Back to Top
https://cdss.ca.gov/AccessibilityAccessibility
/accessibility-certificationAccessibility Certification
/Conditions-of-UseConditions of Use
https://cdss.ca.gov/Contact-UsContact Us
/Tips-for-Using-Adobe-PDF-FilesGet Free Reader
/Notice-on-CollectionNotice on Collection
/Privacy-PolicyPrivacy Policy
http://caleitc4me.org/New window External IMG-ALT IT'S YOUR MONEY. GET IT!
https://secure.dss.ca.gov/CFS/...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Donate to the SCTF
http://www.sos.ca.gov/election...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Register to VOTE

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://cdss.ca.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.50 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 11 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 18 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (48 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlno-cache
pragmano-cache
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
expires-1
set-cookie36 Characters
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
dateThu, 13 Jun 2024 04:43:27 GMT
connectionclose
content-length49008
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

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 894 referring domains.
This page has 42,895 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 693 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 1314 shares and comments on Facebook.

Robots.txt

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Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
CDSS58%Check
California56%Check
Services55%Check
Social Services54%Check
Social52%Check
Work51%Check
child49%Check
Child Abuse49%Check
California Department48%Check
Assistance Services48%Check

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