Semesterinthewest.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
78% 
Page quality
88% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
86% 
Server
94% 
External factors
73% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.42 s
File size
55.90 kB
Words
548
Media files
6
Number of links
38 internal / 2 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Semester in the West
The page title is too short. (194 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Whitman College's premiere semester-long field studies program, exploring climate change, public land, resource management, collaboration, and community issues in the American West.
The meta description is too long: 1157 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
http://semesterinthewest.org/
There is a valid canonical link 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 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.
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

NameValue
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descriptionWhitman College's premiere semester-long field studies program, exploring climate change, public land, resource management, collaboration, and community issues in the American West.
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twitter:urlhttp://semesterinthewest.org
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:descriptionWhitman College's premiere semester-long field studies program, exploring climate change, public land, resource management, collaboration, and community issues in the American West.
og:site_nameSemester in the West
og:titleSemester in the West
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 548 words. That's ok.
31.6% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 18.3 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 5 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 11 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)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Semester in the West
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Semester in the West
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
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 2 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://semesterinthewest.org/About
/faculty-and-staff-1Faculty and Staff
/guest-educatorsGuest Educators
/studentsStudents
/alumniAlumni
/2018-blog-12018 Blog
/photo-of-the-dayPhoto of the Day
/2018-mail-drops2018 Mail Drops
/2018-route2018 Route
/2018-podcasts2018 Podcasts
/2018-epiphany-readings2018 Epiphany Readings
/2016-podcasts2016 Podcasts
/2016-epiphany-readings2016 Epiphany Readings
/2014-epiphany-readings2014 Epiphany Readings
/2012-video-projects2012 Video Projects
/2012-epiphany-readings2012 Epiphany Readings
/sitw-2016Past Programs
/contactContact
http://semesterinthewest.org/IMG-ALT Semester in the West
http://semesterinthewest.org/Text duplicate About
/faculty-and-staff-1Text duplicate Faculty and Staff
/guest-educatorsText duplicate Guest Educators
/studentsText duplicate Students
/alumniText duplicate Alumni
/2018-blog-1Text duplicate 2018 Blog
/photo-of-the-dayText duplicate Photo of the Day
/2018-mail-dropsText duplicate 2018 Mail Drops
/2018-routeText duplicate 2018 Route
/2018-podcastsText duplicate 2018 Podcasts
/2018-epiphany-readingsText duplicate 2018 Epiphany Readings
/2016-podcastsText duplicate 2016 Podcasts
/2016-epiphany-readingsText duplicate 2016 Epiphany Readings
/2014-epiphany-readingsText duplicate 2014 Epiphany Readings
/2012-video-projectsText duplicate 2012 Video Projects
/2012-epiphany-readingsText duplicate 2012 Epiphany Readings
/sitw-2016Text duplicate Past Programs
/contactText duplicate Contact
http://instagram.com/semesteri...New window External No Text
http://www.facebook.com/251543...New window External No Text
http://semesterinthewest.org/Anchor Back to Top

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.42 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 website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (56 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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expiresThu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
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content-encodinggzip
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content-length13737
varyAccept-Encoding
age486635
set-cookie65 Characters
accept-rangesbytes
x-contextidhHvhOkqN/TI2Gx09H
serverSquarespace
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website has only a few links from other websites.
This website only has backlinks from 21 referring domains.
This website only has 41 backlinks.
This website only has few backlinks from 21 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.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.

Robots.txt

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Sitemap: http://semesterinthewest.org/sitemap.xml

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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Search preview

semesterinthewest.org
Semester in the West
Whitman College's premiere semester-long field studies program, exploring climate change, public land, resource management, collaboration, and community issues in the American West.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
West91%Check
Semester91%Check
American West68%Check
in common63%Check
College51%Check
Whitman51%Check
Program46%Check
land46%Check
public46%Check
Climate Change46%Check

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