- SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.10 s
File size
35.40 kB
Media files
Number of links
69 internal / 31 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Louisiana State University
The length of the page title is perfect. (236 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Louisiana State University (LSU) LSU is the flagship university for Louisiana, supporting land, sea and space grant research.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (766 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
(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.
(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.
(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

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
authorLouisiana State University (LSU)
descriptionLouisiana State University (LSU) LSU is the flagship university for Louisiana, supporting land, sea and space grant research.
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
There are only 451 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
19.5% 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.
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 20 words is good.
(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" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 9 tags for this page.
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.
(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
...7659bfa9-355c-4c9e-94bf-045d5213d62a.jpgNancy Rabalais
...a1331401-a07d-42c9-a17b-6faa1165f0a5.jpgstudents check in at vaccination site
...1bfc2647-957f-4118-a23f-7a1ed815d634.jpgLearn more about Sasha Thackaberry on YouTube
...a1245b41-0656-426d-ad86-edc067ab3ae2.jpgWilliam Tate IV
/support/images/homepage-talk2.pnghelp icon
/summer/images/summer-enrollment.pngregister for summer classes, 15% off tuition and fees
/images/2020/students-at-bus-stop.jpgtwo students on campus
/_resources/images/homepage_footer_map.pngmap of Louisiana

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Coastal Champion
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (16 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Coastal Champion
H1 Free COVID-19 Vaccines
H1 LSU Online
H1 Board of Supervisors Names William Tate IV as LSU President
H2 Are You a Survivor of Domestic or Sexual Violence?
H2 COVID-19 Roadmap
H2 Summer Courses Discount
H2 Title IX Review
H2 Join the Tiger Family
H2 LSU Together
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.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (31) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Skip to main content
A-TITLE Homepage Subdomain myLSU
A-TITLE Login to myLSU
/employeehub/index.phpEmployee Hub
A-TITLE Resources for Faculty & Staff
A-TITLE A to Z Index
http://fierceforthefuturecampa...External Give
A-TITLE Opportunities to Give
A-TITLE Visit Campus
A-TITLE Applications
A-TITLE Job Opportunities
/about/requestinfo.phpContact Us
A-TITLE Contact Information State University Menu Board of Supervisors
/president/index.phpLSU President
/administration/index.phpLSU Administration Value
/accolades/index.phpLSU Accolades
/hrm/job_seekers/index.phpWork at LSU
/academics/index.phpColleges & Schools
/academicaffairs/index.phpAcademic Affairs
/registrar/academics/academic-...Academic Calendar
/registrar/academics/schedule-...Course Offerings
/business/executive-education/...Executive Education
/admission/index.phpAdmissions Information
/admission/apply.phpText duplicate Apply duplicate Visit
/admission/facts.phpFacts & Figures
/financialaid/index.phpFinancial Aid & Scholarships window External Athletics
/life/liveoncampus.phpLive on Campus
/life/getinvolved.phpGet Involved
/life/lsucommunity.phpExperience the LSU Community
/students/howtodolsu.phpHow to Do LSU
A-TITLE Insiders guide for LSU Students
/life/supportprograms.phpSupport Programs Event Calendar & Industry
A-TITLE LSU Media Center Online Degrees Online Certificates / MicroCreds® Online College Credit Courses Pre-College Programs
/mediacenter/news/2021/04/27do...IMG-ALT Nancy Rabalais
/mediacenter/news/2021/04/27do...Coastal Champion Professor Nancy Rabalais elected to the National Academy of Sciences
/roadmap/vaccines/index.php?ut...IMG-ALT students check in at vaccination site
/roadmap/vaccines/index.php?ut...Free COVID-19 Vaccines Now until Sept. 1, vaccines will be given at the LSU Student Union Theatre. IMG-ALT Learn more about Sasha Thackaberry on YouTube LSU Online Vice President Sasha Thackaberry part of “2021 Influential Women in Business” by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
/mediacenter/news/2021/05/06ta...IMG-ALT William Tate IV
/mediacenter/news/2021/05/06ta...Board of Supervisors Names William Tate IV as LSU President Previous Next & Sexual Violence Support and Reporting Roadmap
/summer/courses/index.phpSummer Courses
/titleix-review/index.phpTitle IX Review
/admission/apply.phpApply Now
A-TITLE LSU Application Information a Major
A-TITLE Undergrad majors, concentrations and minors.
/graduateschool/admissions/pro...Graduate Programs
/college-readiness/index.phpDual Enrollment
A-TITLE Dual enrollment (DE) offers high school students the opportunity to take official LSU courses. Estimated Cost
/family/parentresources/index.phpParents & Families
/together/index.phpDiversity & Inclusion Roadmap
A-TITLE Homepage window External Facebook window External Twitter window External Instagram window External YouTube window External LinkedIn window External Pinterest
/index.php?utm_source=lsuhomep...Text duplicate Louisiana State University
A-TITLE Homepage
/feedback/index.phpProvide Website Feedback
/accessibility/index.phpAccessibility Statement
/diversity-statement/index.phpDiversity Statement
/nondiscrimination/index.phpNotice of Non-Discrimination Statement
/registrar/academics/academic-...Text duplicate Academic Calendar Events Calendar Campus Map
/employeehub/index.phpText duplicate Employee Hub
/catalogs/index.htmlGeneral Catalog A-Z
/saa/lsu-cares/index.phpLSU Cares LSU Libraries
/hrm/job_seekers/index.phpText duplicate Work at LSU
/index.php?utm_source=lsuhomep...Baton Rouge Alexandria Eunice Shreveport Online Pennington Biomedical Research Center AgCenter & Research Stations Health-New Orleans Health-Shreveport Health Care Services duplicate Louisiana State University Anchor Login to OU Campus ©

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.10 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 16 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 (35 kB).

HTTP Response Header

serverApache/2.4.6 (CentOS) OpenSSL/1.0.2k-fips PHP/5.4.16
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
dateWed, 23 Jun 2021 21:26:18 GMT
keep-alivetimeout=5, max=96

External factors

(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 34,108 referring domains.
This page has 3,226,911 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 24,811 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 0 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


User-agent: SemrushBot
Disallow: /

User-agent: *
Disallow: /bookmgr-cgi/
Disallow: /webtest/
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Disallow: /hodold/
Disallow: /reports/
Disallow: /hod/
Disallow: /HOD/
Disallow: /_*

Search preview
Louisiana State University
Louisiana State University (LSU) LSU is the flagship university for Louisiana, supporting land, sea and space grant research.

Most important keywords

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

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