Lewisu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
67% 
Page structure
43% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
15% 
External factors
67% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.04 s
File size
52.50 kB
Words
747
Media files
27
Number of links
223 internal / 14 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Lewis University
The page title is too short. (148 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Lewis University offers practical, goal-oriented education for undergraduate students, graduate students and adult learners through nearly 80 undergraduate programs and 22 graduate programs. Lewis University's main location is located 35 miles southwest of downtown Chicago in Romeoville, Illinois. Lewis University in IL, Lewis University in Chicago. Lewis College Chicago
The meta description is too long: 2319 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is specified.
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 (ISO-8859-1) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype XHTML 1.0 Transitional 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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viewportinitial-scale=1.0,width=device-width
descriptionLewis University offers practical, goal-oriented education for undergraduate students, graduate students and adult learners through nearly 80 undergraduate programs and 22 graduate programs. Lewis University's main location is located 35 miles southwest of downtown Chicago in Romeoville, Illinois. Lewis University in IL, Lewis University in Chicago. Lewis College Chicago
keywordsLewis University, Lewis, Romeoville, Illinois, Catholic, Lasallian, Flyers, universities, colleges, Chicago universities, Chicago colleges, Catholic university, Catholic college, international student, transfer student, adult student, adult learning, continuing education, academics, undergraduate, graduate, aviation, nursing, education, BA, BS, MA, MS, liberal arts, Oak Brook, private colleges, higher education, colleges in illinois, Catholic colleges in Illinois
langen-us
Content-Typetext/html; charset=ISO-8859-1

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
There are 2 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate: Students, Faculty, and Staff, As we begin a new month on the calendar ...
This page contains 747 words. That's ok.
15.1% 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.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
The average number of words per sentence of 21.8 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 "initial-scale=1.0,width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 15 tags for this page.
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.
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
https://lewisu.edu/images/logo.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images/Lasallian-education.pngNo alt attribute provided
https://lewisu.edu/images/slide01k.jpgFall 2020 Campus Plan
/images/slide01k-mobile.jpgFall 2020 Campus Plan
https://lewisu.edu/images/slide02h.jpgSchedule a Campus Visit
/images/slide02h-mobile.jpgSchedule a Campus Visit
https://lewisu.edu/images/slide03h.jpgApply for Financial Aid
/images/slide03h-mobile.jpgApply for Financial Aid
https://lewisu.edu/images/slide04h.jpgSpring Classes Start Jan. 19
/images/slide04h-mobile.jpgSpring Classes Start Jan. 19
https://lewisu.edu/images/slide05d.jpgAn Ideal Location
/images/slide05d-mobile.jpgAn Ideal Location
https://lewisu.edu/images/dropdownPlus.pngProspective Students
https://lewisu.edu/images/BlockImg09.jpgVirtual Tour
https://lewisu.edu/images/BlockImg10.jpgCampus Visits
https://lewisu.edu/images/BlockImg11.jpgStudent Stories
...page/announcements/Bell-Tower-Winter.jpgWelcome New and Returning Students
...age/news/Homepage-Announcements-hdr2.pngNo alt attribute provided
...es/homepage/thumbs/university-update.jpgCOVID-19 Update - Testing Requirement, Flyers Promise
/images/homepage/thumbs/signingpen.jpgPresidential Statement Regarding Disruption at U.S. Capitol
/images/homepage/thumbs/environment.jpgLewis University Named Green College Again
https://lewisu.edu/images/footer-logo.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images/Lasallian-education.pngNo alt attribute provided
https://lewisu.edu/images/footer-logo.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images/Lasallian-education.pngNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
COVID-19 Updates
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (16 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 COVID-19 Updates
H1 Schedule a Campus Visit
H1 Apply for Financial Aid
H1 Spring Classes Start Jan. 19
H1 An Ideal Location
H2 Announcements
H2 Announcements Duplicate text
H2 Latest News
H2 Latest News Duplicate text
H2 Latest News Duplicate text
H3 Virtual Tour
H3 Campus Visits
H3 Student Stories
H4 Welcome New and Returning Students
H4 Welcome New and Returning Students Duplicate text
H4 President s Update Regarding Spring 2021
H4 President s Update Regarding Spring 2021 Duplicate text
H4 President s Update Regarding Spring 2021 Duplicate text
H5 Imagining Restorative Justice in Will County
H5 Graduate Program Info Sessions
H5 Celebration of Scholarship
H5 COVID-19 Update - Testing Requirement, Flyers Promise
H5 Presidential Statement Regarding Disruption at U.S. Capitol
H5 Lewis University Named Green College Again
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
4 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 14 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/admissions/application.htmApply Now
/artsandideas/index-ai.htmArts and Ideas
https://lewisu.edu/bb/index.htmNew window Blackboard
/bookstore/index.htmNew window Bookstore
/calendar/index.htmCalendars
/portals/contactus.htmContact Us
/portals/email.htmEmail
/emergencyplanning/index.htmEmergency Planning
/welcome/offices/hr/Employment / HR
/academics/library/index.htmLibrary
/mylewis/index.htmNew window MyLewis
/admissions/ordertranscripts.htmOrder Official Transcript
/academics/theatre/plt.htmPhilip Lynch Theatre
/academics/onlineRecords.htmRegister Today
/admissions/reactivatestudent.htmRe-Enroll
https://lewisu.edu/act/index.htmReport a Person of Concern
/academics/onlineRecords.htmNew window Tuition Payment
/welcome/vtour/index.htmVirtual Tour
https://lewisu.edu/wlra/index.htmWLRA
/mylewis/index.htmNew window No Text
/portals/currentportal.htmCurrent Students
/portals/facultystaffportal.htmFac/Staff
/parents/index.htmParents
/alumni/index.htmNew window Alumni
https://www.alumni.lewisu.edu/...New window External Subdomain Support LU
/admissions/visits/index.htmVisit Us
/portals/request-info.htmRequest Info
/apply/index.htmText duplicate Apply Now
https://lewisu.edu/index.htmNo Text
/welcome/president.htmPresident
/welcome/offices/provost/index...Office of the Provost
/welcome/leadership.htmLeadership
/welcome/bot/index.htmBoard of Trustees
/facstaffdirectory/FacStaffDir...Faculty & Staff Directory
/welcome/admin_offices.htmAdministrative Offices
/welcome/history.htmHistory
/welcome/facts.htmLewis At A Glance
/welcome/ourcampus.htmOur Campus
/welcome/offices/hr/Employment
/academics/programs/ugrad.htmUndergraduate Programs
/gened/index.htmGeneral Education
/academics/programs/adultunder...Adult Undergraduate Programs
/academics/programs/grad.htmGraduate Programs
/academics/programs/onlineprog...Online Programs
/academics/programs/Nondegree.htmNon-Degree Programs
/academics/coast/index.htmAviation, Science and Technology
/academics/cob/index.htmBusiness
/academics/coess/index.htmEducation and Social Sciences
/academics/cohfac/index.htmHumanities, Fine Arts and Communications
/academics/nursing/index.htmNursing and Health Sciences
/academics/sgpce/index.htmSchool of Graduate, Professional & Continuing Education
/academics/programs/catalog.htmCatalogs
/academics/programs/schedule.htmSchedules
/academics/library/index.htmText duplicate Library
/admissions/finaid/partnership...Partnerships
/academics/acasupport.htmAcademic Resources
/academics/academiccalendar.htmAcademic Calendar
/research-scholarship/index.htmResearch & Scholarship
/academics/studyabroad/index.htmStudy Abroad
/admissions/index.htmHow to Get Started
/admissions/undergraduate/inde...Freshman
/admissions/transfer/index.htmTransfer
/admissions/adultundergraduate...Adult Undergraduate
/admissions/graduate/index.htmGraduate
/admissions/international/inde...International
/veterans/index.htmVeterans & Military
/welcome/offices/business/burs...Tuition and Costs
/admissions/finaid/index.htmFinancial Aid
/admissions/visits/index.htmCampus Visits
/athletics/index.htmNew window NCAA Division II Lewis Flyers
/studentservices/fitnesscenter...Recreation & Fitness
/studentservices/fitnesscenter...Intramurals
/studentservices/fitnesscenter...Club Sports
/studentservices/activities.htmLife at Lewis
/StudentActivities/index.htmStudent Activities
/studentservices/ministry/inde...University Ministry
/studentservices/fitnesscenter...Text duplicate Recreation & Fitness
/studentservices/health/index.htmHealth & Counseling Center
/studentservices/security/inde...University Police
/emergencyplanning/index.htmText duplicate Emergency Planning
/studentservices/index.htmStudent Services
/studentservices/housing/index...Housing
/studentservices/dining/index.htmDining
/resources/careerservices/inde...Career Services
/studentservices/multicultural...Multicultural Student Services
/studentservices/iss/index.htmInternational Student Services
/campuses/romeoville/index.htmRomeoville (Main Campus)
/campuses/albuquerque/index.htmAlbuquerque
/campuses/oakbrook/index.htmOak Brook
/academics/programs/onlineprog...Online
https://lewisu.edu/luce/index.htmRome
/admissions/application.htmText duplicate Apply Now
/artsandideas/index-ai.htmText duplicate Arts and Ideas
https://lewisu.edu/bb/index.htmNew window Text duplicate Blackboard
/bookstore/index.htmNew window Text duplicate Bookstore
/calendar/index.htmText duplicate Calendars
/portals/contactus.htmText duplicate Contact Us
/portals/email.htmText duplicate Email
/emergencyplanning/index.htmText duplicate Emergency Planning
/welcome/offices/hr/Text duplicate Employment / HR
/academics/library/index.htmText duplicate Library
/mylewis/index.htmNew window Text duplicate MyLewis
/admissions/ordertranscripts.htmText duplicate Order Official Transcript
https://lewisu.edu/plt/index.htmText duplicate Philip Lynch Theatre
/academics/onlineRecords.htmText duplicate Register Today
/admissions/reactivatestudent.htmText duplicate Re-Enroll
https://lewisu.edu/act/index.htmText duplicate Report a Person of Concern
/academics/onlineRecords.htmNew window Text duplicate Tuition Payment
/welcome/vtour/index.htmText duplicate Virtual Tour
https://lewisu.edu/wlra/index.htmText duplicate WLRA
/portals/currentportal.htmText duplicate Current Students
/portals/facultystaffportal.htmText duplicate Fac/Staff
/parents/index.htmText duplicate Parents
/alumni/index.htmNew window Text duplicate Alumni
https://www.alumni.lewisu.edu/...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Support LU
/admissions/visits/index.htmText duplicate Visit Us
/portals/request-info.htmText duplicate Request Info
/admissions/application.htmText duplicate Apply Now
/mylewis/index.htmNew window No Text
/welcome/president.htmText duplicate President
/welcome/offices/provost/index...Text duplicate Office of the Provost
/welcome/leadership.htmText duplicate Leadership
/welcome/bot/index.htmText duplicate Board of Trustees
/facstaffdirectory/FacStaffDir...Text duplicate Faculty & Staff Directory
/welcome/admin_offices.htmText duplicate Administrative Offices
/welcome/history.htmText duplicate History
/welcome/facts.htmText duplicate Lewis At A Glance
/welcome/ourcampus.htmText duplicate Our Campus
/welcome/offices/hr/Text duplicate Employment
/academics/programs/ugrad.htmText duplicate Undergraduate Programs
/gened/index.htmText duplicate General Education
/academics/programs/adultunder...Text duplicate Adult Undergraduate Programs
/academics/programs/grad.htmText duplicate Graduate Programs
/academics/programs/onlineprog...Text duplicate Online Programs
/academics/programs/Nondegree.htmText duplicate Non-Degree Programs
/academics/coast/index.htmText duplicate Aviation, Science and Technology
/academics/cob/index.htmText duplicate Business
/academics/coess/index.htmText duplicate Education and Social Sciences
/academics/cohfac/index.htmText duplicate Humanities, Fine Arts and Communications
/academics/nursing/index.htmText duplicate Nursing and Health Sciences
/academics/sgpce/index.htmText duplicate School of Graduate, Professional & Continuing Education
/academics/programs/catalog.htmText duplicate Catalogs
/academics/programs/schedule.htmText duplicate Schedules
/academics/library/index.htmText duplicate Library
/admissions/finaid/partnership...Text duplicate Partnerships
/academics/acasupport.htmText duplicate Academic Resources
/academics/academiccalendar.htmText duplicate Academic Calendar
/research-scholarship/index.htmText duplicate Research & Scholarship
/academics/studyabroad/index.htmText duplicate Study Abroad
/admissions/index.htmText duplicate How to Get Started
/admissions/undergraduate/inde...Text duplicate Freshman
/admissions/transfer/index.htmText duplicate Transfer
/admissions/adultundergraduate...Text duplicate Adult Undergraduate
/admissions/graduate/index.htmText duplicate Graduate
/admissions/international/inde...Text duplicate International
/veterans/index.htmText duplicate Veterans & Military
/welcome/offices/business/burs...Text duplicate Tuition and Costs
/admissions/finaid/index.htmText duplicate Financial Aid
/admissions/visits/index.htmText duplicate Campus Visits
/athletics/index.htmNew window Text duplicate NCAA Division II Lewis Flyers
/studentservices/fitnesscenter...Text duplicate Recreation & Fitness
/studentservices/fitnesscenter...Text duplicate Intramurals
/studentservices/fitnesscenter...Text duplicate Club Sports
/studentservices/activities.htmText duplicate Life at Lewis
/StudentActivities/index.htmText duplicate Student Activities
/studentservices/ministry/inde...Text duplicate University Ministry
/studentservices/fitnesscenter...Text duplicate Recreation & Fitness
/studentservices/health/index.htmText duplicate Health & Counseling Center
/studentservices/security/inde...Text duplicate University Police
/emergencyplanning/index.htmText duplicate Emergency Planning
/studentservices/index.htmText duplicate Student Services
/studentservices/housing/index...Text duplicate Housing
/studentservices/dining/index.htmNew window Text duplicate Dining
/resources/careerservices/inde...Text duplicate Career Services
/studentservices/multicultural...Text duplicate Multicultural Student Services
/studentservices/iss/index.htmText duplicate International Student Services
/campuses/romeoville/index.htmText duplicate Romeoville (Main Campus)
/campuses/albuquerque/index.htmText duplicate Albuquerque
/campuses/oakbrook/index.htmText duplicate Oak Brook
/academics/programs/onlineprog...Text duplicate Online
https://lewisu.edu/luce/index.htmText duplicate Rome
/covid-19/index.htmMore Information
/admissions/visits/index.htmAppointments Available
/admissions/finaid/index.htmScholarships Available
/admissions/application.htmApply Today
/welcome/vtour/index.htmSeeing is Believing
/admissions/index.htmGet started
/portals/request-info.htmRequest info
/admissions/application.htmApply now
/admissions/visits/index.htmVisit us
/admissions/finaid/index.htmText duplicate Financial Aid
/welcome/vtour/index.htmText duplicate IMG-ALT Virtual Tour
/welcome/vtour/index.htmText duplicate Virtual Tour
/admissions/visits/index.htmText duplicate IMG-ALT Campus Visits
/admissions/visits/index.htmText duplicate Campus Visits
/studenttalk/index.htmIMG-ALT Student Stories
/studenttalk/index.htmText duplicate Student Stories
/covid-19/index.htmIMG-ALT Welcome New and Returning Students
/covid-19/index.htmLearn More
/announcements/index.htmSee All Announcements
/RestorativeJustice/register/Register
https://grad.lewisu.edu/portal...External Subdomain Text duplicate Register
/celebration-scholarship/getti...Text duplicate Apply Now
/news/newsarticle.htm?PArticle...[MORE]
https://lewisu.edu/news/index.htmSee More Articles
/news/newsarticle.htm?PArticle...No Text
/news/newsarticle.htm?PArticle...Text duplicate [MORE]
https://lewisu.edu/news/index.htmText duplicate See More Articles
/news/newsarticle.htm?PArticle...IMG-ALT COVID-19 Update - Testing Requirement, Flyers Promise
/news/newsarticle.htm?PArticle...Text duplicate COVID-19 Update - Testing Requirement, Flyers Promise
/news/newsarticle.htm?PArticle...IMG-ALT Presidential Statement Regarding Disruption at U.S. Capitol
/news/newsarticle.htm?PArticle...Text duplicate Presidential Statement Regarding Disruption at U.S. Capitol
/news/newsarticle.htm?PArticle...IMG-ALT Lewis University Named Green College Again
/news/newsarticle.htm?PArticle...Text duplicate Lewis University Named Green College Again
/admissions/application.htmapply now
/welcome/vtour/index.htmvirtual tour
/admissions/visits/index.htmschedule a visit
/portals/contactus.htmcontact us
https://www.facebook.com/lewis...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/LewisUnive...New window External No Text
https://www.instagram.com/lewi...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/LewisU...New window External No Text
https://www.instagram.com/wear...New window External No Text
/mylewis/index.htmNew window No Text
https://www.facebook.com/lewis...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/LewisUnive...New window External No Text
https://www.instagram.com/lewi...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/LewisU...New window External No Text
https://www.instagram.com/wear...New window External No Text
/admissions/application.htmText duplicate apply now
/welcome/vtour/index.htmText duplicate virtual tour
/admissions/visits/index.htmText duplicate schedule a visit
/portals/contactus.htmText duplicate contact us
http://www.ibhe.org/New window External Illinois Board of Higher Education
/consumerinfo/index.htmConsumer Information
/spanish/index.htm¿Habla Español?
/portals/siteindex.htmSite Index

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://lewisu.edu/index.htm"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.04 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 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 9 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (53 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlprivate
content-length53736
content-typetext/html
serverMicrosoft-IIS/7.0
set-cookie53 Characters
x-powered-byASP.NET
dateWed, 13 Jan 2021 04:29:41 GMT
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website has only a few links from other websites.
This website only has backlinks from 18 referring domains.
This website only has 1,239 backlinks.
This website only has few backlinks from 17 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.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /_mm/
Disallow: /_notes/
Disallow: /_baks/
Disallow: /missionassessment/
Disallow: /MMWIP/
Disallow: /excel-data/
Disallow: *.xls
Disallow: *.xlsx
Disallow: /facstaffdirectory/
Disallow: /uass/
Disallow: /nursing/agency-contract/
Disallow: /bio-exploration/
Disallow: /welcome/offices/conferences-test/
Disallow: /lu-branding/

User-agent: googlebot
Disallow: *.csi
Disallow: *.xls
Disallow: *.xlsx
Disallow: /facstaffdirectory/
Disallow: /uass/
Disallow: /nursing/agency-contract/
Disallow: /bio-exploration/
Disallow: /welcome/offices/conferences-test/
Disallow: /lu-branding/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
2,501

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

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lewisu.edu › index.htm
Lewis University
Lewis University offers practical, goal-oriented education for undergraduate students, graduate students and adult learners through nearly 80 undergraduate programs and 22 graduate programs. Lewis University's main location is located 35 miles southwest of downtown Chicago in Romeoville, Illinois. Lewis University in IL, Lewis University in Chicago. Lewis College Chicago

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