Austintexas.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
65% 
Page structure
68% 
Link structure
86% 
Server
83% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
2.14 s
File size
82.70 kB
Words
925
Media files
18
Number of links
153 internal / 30 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | AustinTexas.gov
The length of the page title is perfect. (218 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://austintexas.gov/
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

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MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
These Typos were found:
  • thru => through
This page contains 925 words. That's ok.
15.2% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 16 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 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 19 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
13 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
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)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

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...ault/files/2020-04/safety-helmet-svg.svgNo alt attribute provided
/sites/default/files/2020-04/plane-1.svgNo alt attribute provided
...default/files/2020-04/job-search-svg.svgNo alt attribute provided
...desktop/public/bbqpic3.jpg?itok=mgIuK40vBar-B-Que pit
.../CoA_News_Rectangle-05.jpg?itok=oOG556skJoin us at the 2020 Roots & Wings Festival. October 24 thru November 7.
...ial_1024x512_English_0.jpg?itok=v_bMeRMgWho needs a flu shot? You do! austintexas.gov/flu
/themes/custom/coa/images/cityview.pngWatch CityView
/themes/custom/coa/images/livestream.pngWatch Live Stream
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/sites/default/files/2020-02/inbox.svgNo alt attribute provided
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/sites/default/files/2020-02/directory.svgNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Welcome to the Official Website of The City of Austin
The H1 heading contains the words Welcome to! Use important keywords instead.
Headings
(Important)
There are 26 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 Welcome to the Official Website of The City of Austin
H2 Action Navigation
H2 Main menu
H2 Frequently Viewed Departments
H2 Popular Services
H2 Recent News
H2 Events
H2 Connect with Your City Government
H2 City Transparency
H2 Austin 3-1-1
H2 Footer Menu
H2 Second Footer Menu
H3 Resident
H3 Business
H3 Government
H3 Departments
H3 Connect
H3 City of Austin - Park Fire Restrictions Effective October 21
H3 2020 Roots & Wings Festival
H3 Austin Public Health Hosting Two Upcoming Flu Vaccine Events
H3 Watch CityView
H3 Watch Live Stream
H3 Bouncing Back: What It Takes to Succeed
H3 Monster Mash! A Virtual LGBTQIA Family Event
H3 Supervisory Excellence - Webinar
H3 Texas vs West Virginia
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 (30) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://austintexas.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
http://austintexas.gov/austintexas.gov
/department/3113-1-1
http://austintexas.gov/Text duplicate austintexas.gov
A-TITLE City of Austin Home
http://austintexas.gov/Home
http://austintexas.gov/residentResident
http://austintexas.gov/residentOpen the Resident page
http://austintexas.gov/residentText duplicate Open the Resident page
/resident/householdHousehold
/resident/getting-homeGetting a Home
/resident/utilitiesUtilities
/resident/trash-and-recyclingTrash and Recycling
/resident/gardening-and-home-i...Gardening and Home Improvements
/resident/gardening-and-home-i...Home Improvements
/resident/pets-and-adoptionPets and Adoption
/resident/householdOpen the Household page
/resident/neighborhoodsNeighborhoods
/resident/educationEducation
/resident/librariesLibraries
/resident/familiesFamilies
/resident/neighborhood-communityNeighborhood Issues
/resident/neighborhoodsOpen the Neighborhoods page
/resident/healthHealth
/resident/animalsAnimals
/resident/public-healthPublic Health
/resident/healthOpen the Health page
/resident/public-safetyPublic Safety
/resident/crimeCrime
/resident/courtsCourts
/resident/fire-safetyFire Safety
/resident/emergency-preparednessEmergency Preparedness
/resident/public-safety-employ...Public Safety Employment
/resident/public-safetyOpen the Public Safety page
/resident/arts-and-leisureArts and Leisure
/resident/arts-history-and-cul...Arts, History and Culture
/resident/outdoor-nature-and-w...Outdoor, Nature and Wildlife
/resident/eventsEvents
/resident/city-venues-and-faci...City Venues and Facilities
/resident/film-and-musicFilm and Music
/resident/arts-and-leisureOpen the Arts and Leisure page
/resident/environmentalEnvironmental
/resident/city-programs-and-in...City Programs and Initiatives
/resident/conservation-and-rec...Conservation and Recycling
/resident/animals-and-wildlifeAnimals and Wildlife
/resident/parksParks
/resident/environmentalOpen the Environmental page
/resident/transportationTransportation
/resident/carbusCar/Bus
/resident/aviationAviation
/resident/bicyclepedestrianBicycle/Pedestrian
/resident/streetsmapsStreets/Maps
/resident/transportationOpen the Transportation page
/resident/city-austinCity of Austin
/resident/about-city-austinAbout Austin
/department/election-resourcesVoting and Elections
/department/volunteer-city-austinGet Involved
/resident/city-jobsCity Jobs
/resident/records-and-documentsRecords and Documents
/resident/city-austinOpen the City of Austin page
/content/businessBusiness
/content/businessOpen the Business page
/content/businessText duplicate Open the Business page
/business/doing-businessDoing Business
/business/utilitiesText duplicate Utilities
/business/doing-business-cityDoing Business with the City
/business/taxesTaxes
/business/mbewbe-programMBE/WBE Program
/business/city-codeCity Code
/business/food-establishmentsFood Establishments
/business/permitsPermits
/business/day-laborDay Labor
/business/records-and-documentsText duplicate Records and Documents
/business/doing-businessOpen the Doing Business page
/business/starting-outStarting Out
/business/starting-businessStarting a Business
/business/relocating-businessRelocating a Business
/business/incentives-and-grants-0Incentives and Grants
/business/starting-outOpen the Starting Out page
/financeonline/finance/index.cfmNew window City Contracts
/business/small-business-centersSmall Business Centers
/business/small-business-devel...Small Business Development
/business/incentives-and-grantsText duplicate Incentives and Grants
/business/small-business-centersOpen the Small Business Centers page
/content/austin-center-eventsAustin Center for Events
/business/nonprofitsNonprofits
/business/grantsGrants
/business/nonprofitsOpen the Nonprofits page
/page/green-resourcesGreen Resources
http://austintexas.gov/governmentGovernment
http://austintexas.gov/governmentOpen the Government page
http://austintexas.gov/governmentText duplicate Open the Government page
/austin-city-councilCity Council
/department/city-managerCity Manager's Office
/department/boards-and-commiss...Boards and Commissions
/department/city-council/counc...City Council meeting information
/government/city-hallCity Hall
https://www.austincityjobs.org/New window External Jobs
http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edi...New window External Subdomain Public Records
/departmentsDepartments
/departmentsView full directory of departments
/departmentsText duplicate View full directory of departments
http://austintexas.gov/airportAirport
https://www.austintexas.org/External Visitors Bureau
https://www.austinconventionce...External Convention Center
/department/austin-energyAustin Energy
/department/austin-water-utili...Austin Water
/department/austin-resource-re...Resource Recovery
http://library.austintexas.gov/External Subdomain Library
/department/parks-and-recreationParks and Recreation
/department/policePolice
/department/aacAnimal Service
/department/development-servicesDevelopment Services
/department/economic-developmentEconomic Development
http://austintexas.gov/Connect
http://austintexas.gov/Open the Connect page
https://www.speakupaustin.org/External Share ideas online about improving Austin
/communityengagementParticipate in the City
http://austintexas.gov/notesSign up for email updates
http://austintexas.gov/contact-usCity contact information
http://austintexas.gov/COVID19Coronavirus (COVID-19) click here
A-TITLE Coronavirus Disease 2019
/page/pay-onlinePay Online
https://covid19.austintexas.gov/External Subdomain Complete an online assessment for COVID-19 testing
/economicrecoveryGet COVID-19 economic recovery assistance
/department/animal-adoptionAdopt a Pet
https://abc.austintexas.gov/we...External Subdomain View the permitting and inspection portal
http://austintexas.gov/airportGet the latest AUS airport information
https://www.austincityjobs.org/External View City job openings
http://austintexas.gov/servicesAll Services
/news/city-austin-park-fire-re...IMG-ALT Bar-B-Que pit
/news/city-austin-park-fire-re...City of Austin - Park Fire Restrictions Effective October 21
/news/2020-roots-wings-festivalIMG-ALT Join us at the 2020 Roots & Wings Festival. October 24 thru November 7.
/news/2020-roots-wings-festival2020 Roots & Wings Festival
/news/austin-public-health-hos...IMG-ALT Who needs a flu shot? You do! austintexas.gov/flu
/news/austin-public-health-hos...Austin Public Health Hosting Two Upcoming Flu Vaccine Events
/department/communications/newsSee All News
https://www.youtube.com/playli...New window External IMG-ALT Watch CityView
A-TITLE Watch CityView
https://www.youtube.com/playli...New window External Text duplicate Watch CityView
/page/watch-atxn-liveIMG-ALT Watch Live Stream
A-TITLE Watch ATXN live
/page/watch-atxn-liveText duplicate Watch Live Stream
http://austintexas.gov/atxnNew window Watch More ATXN Videos
/event/bouncing-back-what-it-t...Bouncing Back: What It Takes to Succeed
/event/monster-mash-virtual-lg...Monster Mash! A Virtual LGBTQIA Family Event
/event/supervisory-excellence-...Supervisory Excellence - Webinar
/event/texas-vs-west-virginiaTexas vs West Virginia
/fullcalendarMore City Events
https://www.speakupaustin.org/External Share your ideas online about improving Austin
http://austintexas.gov/notesGet updates sent to your email
/department/boards-and-commiss...Get information on Boards and Commissions
/communityengagementView ways to participate in the City
/department/city-council/counc...Get information on City Council meetings
http://austintexas.gov/contact-usView City contact information
http://austintexas.gov/ogcrView open government information
http://austincouncilforum.org/External View the Council message board
https://data.austintexas.gov/External Subdomain View open data
https://cty-austintx.govqa.us/...External Subdomain Request Public Information or Records
/department/city-manager/initi...View City Manager initiatives
/financeonline/finance/View Austin Finance Online
https://austin-csrprodcwi.moto...External Subdomain Submit an online service request
/department/water-leaksReport a water emergency
https://austinenergy.ifactorno...External Subdomain Report a power outage
/department/311/smart-phone-appDownload the mobile app
/department/311More about Austin 3-1-1
/department/311Get information or assistance
http://austintexas.gov/sitemapSite Map
/edims/search.cfmText duplicate Public Records
https://austincouncilforum.org/External City Council Message Board
https://www.facebook.com/austi...New window External Facebook
https://twitter.com/austintexa...New window External Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/aust...New window External Instagram
http://www.youtube.com/user/au...New window External YouTube
/site/news/rss.xmlRSS
https://www.austintexas.org/External Visit Austin
http://austintexas.gov/contact-usCity Directory
https://www.austincityjobs.org/External Text duplicate Jobs
/page/legal-noticeLegal Notices
/page/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy
https://www.facebook.com/austi...New window External Text duplicate Facebook
https://twitter.com/austintexa...New window External Text duplicate Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External Text duplicate LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/aust...New window External Text duplicate Instagram
http://www.youtube.com/user/au...New window External Text duplicate YouTube
/site/news/rss.xmlText duplicate RSS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
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 is very slow (2.14 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 loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (83 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
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 16,103 referring domains.
This website has 6,119,884 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 11,305 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

#
# robots.txt
#
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
#
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
Allow: /profiles/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
7,769

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

Search preview

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Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Austin81%Check
Austin Texas71%Check
gov70%Check
in City70%Check
City Austin70%Check
austintexas61%Check
Austin 3-1-161%Check
Austin Water59%Check
Austin Energy59%Check
improving Austin59%Check

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