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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
4.79 s
File size
63.30 kB
Media files
Number of links
115 internal / 9 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
City of Palacios | Official Site of City of Palacios
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (427 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
(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.
(Somewhat important)
The domain name is very long.
The domain is no subdomain.
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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

generatorDivi v.4.6.0
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=0
twitter:titleCity of Palacios
twitter:descriptionOfficial Site of City of Palacios
og:titleCity of Palacios
og:descriptionOfficial Site of City of Palacios
og:site_nameCity of Palacios

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 769 words. That's ok.
19.9% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 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 22.71 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The amount of tags is very high (65). We recommend using a maximum of 15 tags for this page.
The following tag is repeated too often: notice of general election 2020 >>>
Some tags are too long. With 103 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"fema notice: proposed flood hazard determination for matagorda county, texas and incorporated areas >>>"
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
7 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.
(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

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 27 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Welcome to the City of Palacios
H2 How Do I? FAQ >
H2 Mission Statement
H2 Vision
H2 Elements of the Vision
H2 Core Values
H2 The City of Palacios values . . .
H2 Value Statements
H3 Pay my utility bills?
H3 Apply for a job at the City?
H3 License my pet?
H3 Get water service turned on?
H3 Pay a court fine?
H3 Get a building permit?
H3 Report an electrical outage?
H3 Rent a community facility?
H3 Rent the Pavilion?
H3 Request a City Service?
H3 Get on the City Council Agenda?
H3 City Hall:
H3 Hours:
H4 Mayor's Message
H4 Phone Alert
H4 City Manager
H4 Meeting Agendas
H4 Resources for Fair Housing
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
5 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 9 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text City of Palacios
/home-rule-charter/Home Rule Charter
/hazard-mitigation/Hazard Mitigation
/mayor-council/Mayor & Council
/city-manager/City Manager
/city-secretary/City Secretary
/city-finance/City Finance
/city-ordinances/City Ordinances
/ordinances-passed-not-codified/Ordinances Passed Not Codified
/boards-committees/Boards & Committees
/planning-zoning-commission/Planning Zoning Commission
/airport-committee/Airport Committee
/parks-recreation/Parks & Recreation
/pavilion-committee/Pavilion Committee
/zoning-board/Zoning Board
/agendas-minutes/Agendas & Minutes
/animal-control/Animal Control
/building-inspections/Building & Inspections
/code-enforcement/Code Enforcement
/fire-department/Fire Department
/human-resources/Human Resources
/municipal-court/Municipal Court
/police-department/Police Department
/public-works/Public Works
/recycling-center/Recycling Center
/utilities-billing-service/Utilities Billing & Service
/financial-transparency/Financial Transparency
/doing-business/Doing Business
/tax-abatements/Tax Abatements
/building-inspections-2/Building Inspections
/business-directory/Business Directory
/planning-zoning/Planning & Zoning
/film-friendly/Film Friendly
/mayor-council/No Text
/mayor-council/Mayor's Message
/alert-sign-up/No Text
/alert-sign-up/Phone Alert
/city-manager/No Text
/city-manager/Text duplicate City Manager
/agendas-minutes/No Text
/agendas-minutes/Meeting Agendas >
/utilities-billing-servicePay my utility bills?
/employment/Apply for a job
/animal-controlLicense my pet?
/utilities-billing-serviceGet water service turned on?
https://www.municipalonlinepay...External Pay a court fine?
/building-inspectionsGet a building permit? Report an electrical outage? Rent a community facility? Rent the Pavilion?
/utilities-billing-serviceRequest a City Service? Get on the City Council Agenda?
/elections/Notice of General Election 2020 >>>
/budgets/Proposed 2020-2021 Budget >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Mayors-upd...7-2 Mayor’s Update | Mandatory Masks >>>
/wp-content/uploads/covid-upda...6-29 Mayor’s Update | 4th of July >>>
/wp-content/uploads/free-covid...6-23 Free Testing >>>
/wp-content/uploads/covid-stat...6-23 Covid-19 Statement >>>
/wp-content/uploads/MayorUpdat...6-17 Mayor’s Update >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Mayors-Upd...6-4 Mayor’s Update on Reopening Texas >>>
/wp-content/uploads/May18-2020...5-18 Mayor’s Update on Reopening Texas >>>
/wp-content/uploads/2019-CCR-f...2019 Annual Drinking Water Report – CCR Public Water System
/wp-content/uploads/PR.2._COVI...5-8 MCHD Covid-19 Surgical Services Update >>> Subdomain 5-6 Governor Abbot”s Executive Order GA-21 to Reopen Texas >>>
/wp-content/uploads/TEXAS-COVI...5-6 COVID TESTING May 7 >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Mayors-Upd...4-28 Mayor’s Update >>> English
/wp-content/uploads/Mayors-upd...Text duplicate Spanish
/wp-content/uploads/Mayors-upd...Vietnamese Subdomain 4-27 Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18 >>> Subdomain 4-27 Governor Abbott’s Report to Reopen Texas >>>
/wp-content/uploads/April-22-2...4-22 Free Covid Testing Press Release >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Mayors-Upd...4-17 Mayor’s Update >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Guidance-t...4-17 Guidance to Re-open Retail >>> Subdomain 4-17 Governor’s Executive Order >>>
/wp-content/uploads/City-Hall-...4-3 CITY HALL CLOSING TO PUBLIC >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Mayors-Upd...Text duplicate English
/wp-content/uploads/Mayors-Upd...Text duplicate Vietnamese
/wp-content/uploads/Mayors-Upd...Text duplicate Spanish
/wp-content/uploads/order-post...4-1 Order Postponing Election >>>
/wp-content/uploads/COVID19-Up...3-30 Mayor’s Message >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Mayors-mes...3-23 Mayor’s Message >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Enforce-Ex...3-19 Executive Order Enforcement Bars & Restaurants >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Mayoral-De...3-19 MAYOR’S DECLARATION – LOCAL STATE OF DISASTER >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Update-Mar...New window 3-15 MAYOR’S UPDATE ON CORONAVIRUS OR COVIC-19 >>>
/wp-content/uploads/march-13-u...New window 3-13 MAYOR’S UPDATE ON CORONAVIRUS OR COVIC-19 >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Notice-of-...New window Text duplicate Notice of General Election 2020 >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Notice-of-...Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot >>>
/wp-content/uploads/2019-FEMA-...New window FEMA Notice: Proposed Flood Hazard Determination for Matagorda County, Texas and Incorporated Areas >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Notice-of-...New window Notice of Public Hearing September 3, 2019 >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Notice-of-...New window Notice of 2019 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate for City of Palacios >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Proposed-2...New window Proposed 2019-2020 Fiscal Budget >>>
/wp-content/uploads/Public-not...New window Texas CDBG Hurricane Harvery Disaster Recovery Program >>>
/boards-and-commissions-vacanc...New window Local Citizen volunteers invited to apply for vacancies on boards & committees >>>
/city-receives-grant-for-downt...New window City to Receive $250,000 Grant for Downtown Revitalization >>>
/wp-content/uploads/CCR.pdfNew window 2018 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report >>>
/wp-content/uploads/City-NOTIC...New window Notice of 2018 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate for City of Palacios >>> window External Subdomain Texas Workforce Commission >>> window External U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development >>> window External Fair Housing Equal Opportunity Resources >>>
/eventscalendar/The Pavilion Calendar
/pavilion/No Text
/pavilion/The Pavilion Project
/privacy-policy/Privacy Policy
/terms-of-use/Terms of Use Facebook

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to ""
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is very slow (4.79 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 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (63 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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last-modifiedSat, 26 Sep 2020 16:26:09 GMT
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expiresMon, 29 Oct 1923 20:30:00 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

External factors

(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 89 referring domains.
This website has 326 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 80 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


User-agent: *
Disallow: /wp-admin/
Allow: /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php


Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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Most important keywords

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