Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
66% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
72% 
Server
78% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.43 s
File size
51.00 kB
Words
387
Media files
0
Number of links
21 internal / 48 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The Official Website of New York State
The length of the page title is perfect. (348 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The official website of the State of New York. Find information about state government agencies and learn more about our programs and services.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (898 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.ny.gov/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Canada
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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descriptionThe official website of the State of New York. Find information about state government agencies and learn more about our programs and services.
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twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:descriptionThe official website of the State of New York. Find information about state government agencies and learn more about our programs and services.
twitter:titleThe Official Website of New York State
twitter:urlhttps://www.ny.gov/
twitter:image:altAn image of the outline of New York state with the text New York State
twitter:imagehttps://www.ny.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/NYGovFacebookMeta01LightGray.png
og:site_nameThe Official Website of New York State
og:urlhttps://www.ny.gov/
og:titleThe Official Website of New York State
og:descriptionThe official website of the State of New York. Find information about state government agencies and learn more about our programs and services.
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og:image:altAn image of the outline of New York state with the text New York State
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 387 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
31% 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.
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 23.2 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 8 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.
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

No media files were found.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 The Official Website of New York State
H2 Strengthening New York's Gun Laws
H2 Popular Services
H2 Featured
H2 Plan
H2 New York State
H2 Stay
H2 Connect With Us
H3 Programs
H3 Resources for Residents Impacted by Buffalo Shooting
H3 Preventing Gun Violence & Protecting Public Safety
H3 COVID-19 Vaccine
H3 Ahead
H3 Government
H3 Governor
H3 Comptroller
H3 Attorney General
H3 Judicial
H3 Legislature
H3 Informed
H3 Translation Services
1 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (48) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ny.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.governor.ny.gov/ne...External Press Release
https://dol.ny.gov/jobzoneExternal Find a Job
/services/renew-vehicle-regist...Renew Vehicle Registration
/services/apply-snapApply for SNAP
/services/apply-heating-and-co...Anchor Apply for Cooling Assistance
/resources-services-residents-...No Text
/resources-services-residents-...Resources for Residents Impacted by Buffalo Shooting
https://www.governor.ny.gov/pr...External No Text
https://www.governor.ny.gov/pr...External Preventing Gun Violence & Protecting Public Safety
https://covid19vaccine.health....External Subdomain No Text
https://covid19vaccine.health....External Subdomain COVID-19 Vaccine
https://www.governor.ny.gov/ne...External Plan Now
https://www.iloveny.com/things...External Text duplicate Plan Now
https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-fo...External Apply
https://www.governor.ny.gov/External No Text
https://www.governor.ny.gov/External Kathy Hochul
https://twitter.com/govkathyho...External this is a link to twitter
https://www.facebook.com/govka...External this is a link to facebook
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...External this is a link to flickr
https://www.instagram.com/govk...External this is a link to instagram
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External this is a link to youtube
https://www.osc.state.ny.us/External Subdomain No Text
https://www.osc.state.ny.us/External Subdomain Thomas P. DiNapoli
https://twitter.com/nyscomptro...External Text duplicate this is a link to twitter
https://www.facebook.com/nysco...External Text duplicate this is a link to facebook
https://www.instagram.com/nys....External Text duplicate this is a link to instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External this is a link to linkedin
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...External Text duplicate this is a link to youtube
https://ag.ny.gov/External No Text
https://ag.ny.gov/External Letitia James
https://twitter.com/newyorksta...External Text duplicate this is a link to twitter
https://www.facebook.com/newyo...External Text duplicate this is a link to facebook
http://instagram.com/newyorkst...External Text duplicate this is a link to instagram
https://www.youtube.com/newyor...External Text duplicate this is a link to youtube
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Text duplicate this is a link to linkedin
https://www.nycourts.gov/ctapps/New window External Court of Appeals
http://www.nycourts.gov/New window External NY State Unified Court System
https://www.nysenate.gov/New window External NY State Senate
https://nyassembly.gov/New window External NY State Assembly
/new-york-state-congressional-...New window NY State Congressional Delegation
https://www.ny.gov/mobileappsDownload NY State Apps
https://www.ny.gov/agenciesFollow State Agencies
https://twitter.com/nygovExternal twitter
https://www.instagram.com/nygov/External instagram
https://www.ny.gov/accessibilityAccessibility
https://www.ny.gov/agenciesAgencies
https://www.ny.gov/mobileappsApp Directory
https://www.ny.gov/countiesCounties
/website-disclaimerDisclaimer
https://www.ny.gov/eventsEvents
/language-access-policyLanguage Access
https://www.ny.gov/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy
https://www.ny.gov/programsPrograms
https://www.ny.gov/servicesServices
/web-translation-servicesTranslation Services
https://ny.gov/homepageEnglish
https://es.ny.gov/homepageExternal Español
https://zh.ny.gov/homepageExternal 中文
https://ru.ny.gov/homepageExternal Русскийy
https://yi.ny.gov/homepageExternal יידיש
https://bn.ny.gov/homepageExternal বাঙালি
https://ko.ny.gov/homepageExternal 한국어
https://ht.ny.gov/homepageExternal Kreyòl Ayisyen
https://it.ny.gov/homepageExternal Italiano
https://ar.ny.gov/homepageExternal العربية
https://pl.ny.gov/homepageExternal Polski
https://fr.ny.gov/homepageExternal Français
https://ur.ny.gov/homepageExternal اردو

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.ny.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 of 0.43 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This page loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (51 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
cache-controlmax-age=31536000, public
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheMISS
link<https://www.ny.gov/>; rel="canonical", <https://www.ny.gov/>; rel="shortlink"
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
permissions-policyinterest-cohort=()
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedWed, 01 Jun 2022 17:46:25 GMT
varyCookie,Accept-Encoding
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x-xss-protection1
strict-transport-securitymax-age=1000
referrer-policyno-referrer
x-drupal-cacheMISS
x-request-idv-c20a3132-e1d2-11ec-916a-b78fd8453c95
x-ah-environmentprod
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x-cacheHIT
x-cache-hits9
cf-cache-statusHIT
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servercloudflare
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content-encodinggzip
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http_versionHTTP/1.1

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 129,961 referring domains.
This page has 65,917,810 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 72,900 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 22005 shares, comments and 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

Search preview

www.ny.gov
The Official Website of New York State
The official website of the State of New York. Find information about state government agencies and learn more about our programs and services.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
State66%Check
New66%Check
York66%Check
New York66%Check
York State66%Check
New York State66%Check
Official State65%Check
Official Web Site62%Check
Official62%Check
Website62%Check

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