Austintexas.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
64% 
Page structure
68% 
Link structure
83% 
Server
70% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.41 s
File size
83.30 kB
Words
801
Media files
19
Number of links
154 internal / 32 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)
https://www.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)
The specified alternate links have no errors.
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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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 801 words. That's ok.
19% 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 20.5 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 10 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 16 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
14 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)
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
...es/2020-04/recycling-trash-bin-svg-2.svgNo alt attribute provided
/sites/default/files/2022-08/covid_2.svgNo alt attribute provided
...default/files/2022-06/location_pin_2.svgNo alt attribute provided
/sites/default/files/2020-04/dog-leash.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
...ault/files/2020-04/safety-helmet-svg.svgNo alt attribute provided
...t/files/2020-04/credit-card-lock-svg.svgNo alt attribute provided
..._desktop/public/icon_0.jpg?itok=LEwMuPCzHome for the Holidays promo
...lic/HSEM 2023 Calendar.jpg?itok=A_3VMckI2023 Homeland Security and Emergency Management Calendar2023 HSEM Calendar
...top/public/winter tips.jpg?itok=PqyvX5O3image of hose bib covers and winter tip sheetsWinter Tips from Austin Water
/themes/custom/coa/images/cityview.pngWatch CityView
/themes/custom/coa/images/livestream.pngWatch Live Stream
/sites/default/files/2020-02/speaking.svgNo alt attribute provided
/sites/default/files/2020-02/inbox.svgNo alt attribute provided
/sites/default/files/2020-02/info.svgNo alt attribute provided
...s/default/files/2020-02/get involved.svgNo alt attribute provided
...s/default/files/2020-02/city council.svgNo alt attribute provided
/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 Austin Animal Center and Austin Pets Alive! team up to get pets into Homes for the Holidays
H3 HSEM Awards Young Artists for Emergency Preparedness
H3 City of Austin Utilities Help Customers Prepare for Winter Weather
H3 Watch CityView
H3 Watch Live Stream
H3 Get Tree Smart Lunch & Learn - Waitlist Available
H3 MACC- La Pastorela 2022, 7pm (& 2pm on Sundays)
H3 Trail of Lights 2022
H3 BLS for Healthcare Provider Initial Course
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 (32) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.austintexas.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.austintexas.gov/austintexas.gov
/node/[current-page:url:unalia...English
/es/node/[current-page:url:una...Español
/department/3113-1-1
https://www.austintexas.gov/Text duplicate austintexas.gov
A-TITLE City of Austin Home
https://www.austintexas.gov/Home
/residentResident
/residentOpen the Resident page
/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
/businessBusiness
/businessOpen the Business page
/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
https://financeonline.austinte...New window External Subdomain 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
/governmentGovernment
/governmentOpen the Government page
/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
https://services.austintexas.g...New window External Subdomain Public Records
/departmentsDepartments
/departmentsView full directory of departments
/departmentsText duplicate View full directory of departments
/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
https://library.austintexas.gov/External Subdomain Library
/department/parks-and-recreationParks and Recreation
/department/policePolice
/department/aacAnimal Service
https://www.austintexas.gov/dsdDevelopment Services
/department/economic-developmentEconomic Development
https://www.austintexas.gov/Connect
https://www.austintexas.gov/Open the Connect page
https://www.speakupaustin.org/External Share ideas online about improving Austin
/communityengagementParticipate in the City
https://www.austintexas.gov/notesSign up for email updates
/contact-usCity contact information
/page/my-collection-scheduleView your recycling, compost and trash schedule
/covid19Get information about COVID-19
https://maps.austintexas.gov/G...External Subdomain View the City Council District Map
/department/adopt-petAdopt a pet
/airportGet the latest AUS airport information
https://www.austincityjobs.org/External View City job openings
https://abc.austintexas.gov/we...External Subdomain View the permitting and inspection portal
/page/pay-onlinePay online
/servicesAll Services
/news/austin-animal-center-and...IMG-ALT Home for the Holidays promo
/news/austin-animal-center-and...Austin Animal Center and Austin Pets Alive! team up to get pets into Homes for the Holidays
/news/hsem-awards-young-artist...IMG-ALT 2023 Homeland Security and Emergency Management Calendar
/news/hsem-awards-young-artist...HSEM Awards Young Artists for Emergency Preparedness
/news/city-austin-utilities-he...IMG-ALT image of hose bib covers and winter tip sheets
/news/city-austin-utilities-he...City of Austin Utilities Help Customers Prepare for Winter Weather
/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
https://www.austintexas.gov/atxnNew window Watch More ATXN Videos
/event/get-tree-smart-lunch-le...Get Tree Smart Lunch & Learn - Waitlist Available
/event/macc-la-pastorela-2022-...MACC- La Pastorela 2022, 7pm (& 2pm on Sundays)
/event/trail-lights-2022Trail of Lights 2022
/event/bls-healthcare-provider...BLS for Healthcare Provider Initial Course
/fullcalendarMore City Events
https://www.speakupaustin.org/External Share your ideas online about improving Austin
https://www.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
/contact-usView City contact information
https://www.austintexas.gov/ogcrView open government information
https://austincouncilforum.org/External Read the Austin City Council Forum
https://data.austintexas.gov/External Subdomain View open data
https://austintexas.gov/pirRequest Public Information or Records
/department/city-manager-initi...View City Manager initiatives
https://financeonline.austinte...External Subdomain 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
/page/austintexasgov-feedbackGive feedback on our website
/sitemapSite Map
https://services.austintexas.g...External Subdomain Text 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
https://www.youtube.com/user/a...New window External YouTube
/site/news/rss.xmlRSS
https://www.austintexas.org/External Visit Austin
/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
https://www.youtube.com/user/a...New window External Text duplicate YouTube
/site/news/rss.xmlText duplicate RSS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.austintexas.gov/"
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 slow (1.41 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 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page 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
(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 21,221 referring domains.
This page has 7,108,216 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 14,169 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 639 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

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# 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

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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
City Austin70%Check
gov68%Check
Austin 3-1-161%Check
Austin Water60%Check
austintexas59%Check
Austin TX59%Check
City58%Check
View City52%Check
City Council49%Check

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