Stlouis-mo.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
86% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
18% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.72 s
File size
44.60 kB
Words
595
Media files
10
Number of links
69 internal / 6 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
City of St. Louis, MO: Official Website
The length of the page title is perfect. (337 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
STLOUIS-MO.GOV - The place to find City of St. Louis government services and information.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (575 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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
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.
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

NameValue
DescriptionSTLOUIS-MO.GOV - The place to find City of St. Louis government services and information.
GeneratorCommonSpot Build 10.6.1.142
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
google-site-verificationv1wiQd5XNIGq8gxzwaKmoOHtPWwGoNO2uCIIMrghXrw
theme-color#1e526b
DC.Date.Created2007-03-21 11:16:13
DC.Type13
DC.Languageen
DC.TitleCity of St. Louis, Missouri
DC.DescriptionSTLOUIS-MO.GOV - The place to find City of St. Louis government services and information.
DC.Coverage.WardMany Wards
DC.Coverage.NeighBorhoodCity-Wide
DC.SubjectEmpty
DC.PublisherEmpty
DC.AudienceMultiple Audiences
langen
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:site@STLCityGov
twitter:titleCity of St. Louis, Missouri
twitter:descriptionSTLOUIS-MO.GOV - The place to find City of St. Louis government services and information.
twitter:imageEmpty
og:site_namestlouis-mo.gov
og:typewebsite
og:titleCity of St. Louis, Missouri
og:urlhttps://www.stlouis-mo.gov/index.cfm
og:descriptionSTLOUIS-MO.GOV - The place to find City of St. Louis government services and information.
og:updated_time2021-03-08:08:03
og:imageEmpty
og:image:urlEmpty
og:image:secure_urlEmpty
og:image:widthEmpty
og:image:heightEmpty
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
X-UA-CompatibleIE=Edge

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 595 words. That's ok.
17% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
4 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 12.33 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 9 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 12 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
City of St. Louis, MO
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 City of St. Louis, MO
H2 Alerts and Announcements
H2 Featured Content
H2 Top Requests
H2 Living In St. Louis
H2 Public Meetings
H2 Community Events
H2 All City Services
H2 Search City Services
H2 Services By Audience
H2 Social Media and Feeds
H2 Site Navigation
H2 Assistance
H2 Contact Us
H2 You are leaving the City of St. Louis website
H3 Feature
H3 Vaccine Notifications
H3 Neighborhoods
H3 Declare Personal Property
H4 Yard Waste Collection Resumes
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
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.
There are 6 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/Anchor Skip to search
https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/Anchor Skip to content
https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/STLOUIS-MOGOV
IMG-ALT .
A-TITLE stlouis-mo.gov home page
/government/departments/mayor/Mayor Lyda Krewson
A-TITLE Mayor Lyda Krewson's home page
/services/Services
/government/Government
/news-media/News
/government/departments/health...View the latest information about COVID-19 from the City of St. Louis Department of Health View the latest information about COVID-19 from the City of St. Lo...
/government/departments/street...Yard Waste Collection Resumes
/government/departments/street...Get Started
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...External Paul Sableman
https://creativecommons.org/li...External CC BY 2.0
/services/topic.cfm?id=217&nam...Make a Payment Pay online, by mail, phone, or in person
/government/departments/person...Work For the City City of St. Louis job openings
/data/property.cfmReal Estate & Land Records Search land records and LRA real estate
/government/departments/Departments & Agencies Contact information and websites
/government/departments/public...Report a Problem The Citizens' Service Bureau is here to help
/government/departments/assess...Personal Property Tax Declarations, payments, and receipts
https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/Anchor More Services
/government/departments/health...IMG-ALT A woman receives a vaccine
https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.a...External Lauren Bishop for CDC
/government/departments/health...Vaccine Notifications
/live-work/community/neighborh...IMG-ALT Homes in North St. Louis City
/live-work/community/neighborh...Neighborhoods
/government/departments/assess...IMG-ALT set of keys on a desk
/government/departments/assess...Declare Personal Property
/live-work/index.cfmMore on Living in St. Louis
/events/eventdetails.cfm?Event...Cherokee Street CID Board Meeting
/events/eventdetails.cfm?Event...Weekly Board of Public Service Meeting
/events/eventdetails.cfm?Event...Tax Increment Financing Commission Board Meeting via ZOOM
/events/all-public-meetings.cfmMore public meetings
/events/eventdetails.cfm?Event...Virtual free tax preparation services
/events/eventdetails.cfm?Event...Season of Stream Vol 5, Ep 9 | Kara Baldus-Mehrmann
/events/eventdetails.cfm?Event...Lucky Jamboree
/events/all-events.cfmMore events
/services/topic.cfm?id=77&name...Business and Industry
/services/topic.cfm?id=15&name...Community
/services/topic.cfm?id=52&name...Education and Training
/services/topic.cfm?id=24&name...Employment, Jobs, and Careers
/services/topic.cfm?id=46&name...Environment
/services/topic.cfm?id=17&name...Text duplicate Government
/services/topic.cfm?id=72&name...Health
/services/topic.cfm?id=102&nam...Housing
/services/topic.cfm?id=28&name...Law, Safety, and Justice
/services/topic.cfm?id=43&name...Leisure and Culture
/services/topic.cfm?id=19&name...Transportation, Infrastructure, and Utilities
/services/topic.cfm?id=160&nam...Urban Development and Planning
/services/audience.cfm?id=424&...Businesses
/services/audience.cfm?id=428&...Disabled
/services/audience.cfm?id=430&...Homeless
/services/audience.cfm?id=429&...Over Sixty
/services/audience.cfm?id=425&...Residents
/services/audience.cfm?id=426&...Veterans
/services/audience.cfm?id=431&...Visitors
/services/audience.cfm?id=427&...Youths and Teens
https://www.facebook.com/Cityo...External IMG-ALT Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
/subscriptions/IMG-ALT Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...External IMG-ALT YouTube
A-TITLE YouTube
https://nextdoor.com/agency-de...External IMG-ALT Nextdoor
A-TITLE Nextdoor
/subscriptions/IMG-ALT RSS Feeds
A-TITLE RSS Feeds
/subscriptions/IMG-ALT Podcasts
A-TITLE Podcasts
/services/Text duplicate Services
/government/Text duplicate Government
/news-media/Text duplicate News
/events/Calendar
/visit-play/Visit and Play
/government/departments/person...Employment Opportunities
/login.cfmEmployee Login
/government/departments/inform...Change Site Fonts and Colors
/government/departments/inform...Privacy and Security
/government/departments/inform...Policies and Notices
/government/contact.cfmContact Us
/government/departments/Departments and Agencies
/government/about/access-gover...Request Government Information
/government/departments/inform...ITSA Web Development Team

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is very slow (1.72 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 7 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 9 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (45 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
content-typetext/html;charset=UTF-8
expiresWed, 10 Mar 2021 02:38:05 GMT
set-cookie26 Characters
set-cookie29 Characters
set-cookie31 Characters
set-cookie85 Characters
set-cookie58 Characters
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
content-security-policyframe-ancestors 'self'
dateWed, 10 Mar 2021 02:05:14 GMT
connectionclose
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 excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 5,681 referring domains.
This page has 1,602,537 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 4,301 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page 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

# List of places that bots shouldn't crawl
# For more info see http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=156449
User-agent: *
#added 9/17/2013 to fix the session variable undefined issue for application street permit and csb
User-agent: AddThis.com robot tech.support@clearspring.com
Disallow: /government/departments/public-safety/neighborhood-stabilization-office/citizens-service-bureau/csb-request-submit.cfm
Disallow: /government/departments/street/street-permits-application.cfm
User-agent: AddThis.com
Disallow: /government/departments/public-safety/neighborhood-stabilization-office/citizens-service-bureau/csb-request-submit.cfm
Disallow: /government/departments/street/street-permits-application.cfm
User-agent: *
#added 7/18/2018 - BD - for SLDC grant application docs
Disallow: /government/departments/sldc/sldc/build-grant-application/ 
Disallow: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/build-grant-application/
#added 1/26/17 - BD - Don't index our JSON downloads
Disallow: /data/*&dataType=json
Disallow: */customcf/*
#added 12/28/17 - BD - Park being indexed that shouldn't be
Disallow: /government/departments/parks/parks/browse-parks/view-park.cfm?parkID=84&parkName=Tambo+Park
#added 11/01/17 - BD - Bing is crawling a ton of URLs that don't exist, which is annoying. Stop it.
Disallow: */topic.cfm
Allow: /services/topic.cfm
Allow: /government/city-laws/ordinances/topic.cfm
#added 5/15/13
Disallow: /government/departments/information-technology/web-development/feature-request-public.cfm
Disallow: /government/departments/planning/planning/adopted-plans/strategic-land-use/legend3.cfm
#added 9/6/11 - Ben D.
Disallow: /citygov/
Disallow: /test-left-nav/
Disallow: /CFIDE/
Disallow: /*.pdf$
Disallow: /*.txt$
Disallow: /*.doc$
Disallow: /*.docx$
Disallow: /*.ppt$
Disallow: /*.pptx$
Disallow: /*.xls$
Disallow: /*.xlsx$
Disallow: /test/
Disallow: /Base-Plus-One.cfm$
Disallow: /shenTest/
Disallow: /*?parcelId=
Disallow: /*?detail=1
Disallow: /*&parcelId=
Disallow: /*loader.cfm?csModule=
Disallow: /*login.cfm$
Disallow: /*logout.cfm$
Disallow: /shentest/
Disallow: /*eventsearch.cfm$
Disallow: /*buildingpermit=true&sortbyOwnerName
Disallow: /*buildingpermit=true&sortbyAppDate
Disallow: /*buildingpermit=true&sortbyCompleteDate
Disallow: /*buildingpermit=true&sortbyIssueDate
Disallow: /*buildingpermit=true&sortbyNewUse
Disallow: /government/departments/information-technology/web-development/documentation/
#added 8/3/2011- Shen add to clean google mini cache files not exist
Disallow: /community/neighborhoods/
Disallow: /live-work/http: /
Disallow: 2000-census-summary-by-neighborhoods.cfm
Disallow: @
Disallow: /https: /
Disallow: /http: /
Disallow: /news-media/browse-by-audience.cfm
Disallow: .edu
#added 7/29/2011 - Shen Do not crawl feature-request-public.cfm file
Disallow: feature-request-public.cfm
#added 7/26/2011 - Shen Do not crawl archive folder
Disallow: /archive/
#added 07/19/11 - Shen D - Do not crawl individual cemetery search
Disallow: ?section=
#added 07/19/11 - Shen D - Do not crawl individual restaurant ratinings
Disallow: ?EstID=
#added 07/19/11 - Shen - Do not crawl individual lra property list
Disallow: ?detail=1&parcelId=
#added 07/19/11 - Ben D - Do not crawl individual resolutions
Disallow: ?rDetail=true&resolutionId=
#added 05/19/11 - Ben D - Do not crawl search results page
Disallow: searchresults.cfm
#added 05/18/11 - Tony - Do not geo content
Disallow: slupmap.cfm
Disallow: histmap.cfm
#added 05/18/11 - Ben D - Do not crawl service request, board  bills, etc.
Disallow: csb-request-submit.cfm
Disallow: check-service-request.cfm
Disallow: ?bbDetail=true
Disallow: /city-laws/board-bill-search.cfm
#added 04/14/11 - Ben D - Do not crawl dynamic.stlouis-mo.gov as per Sonya
Disallow: http: //dynamic.
Disallow: http: //stlcin.
#added 04/06/11 - Ben D - Get rid of old a-z stuff
Disallow: /FAQs/
#added 03/31/11 - Ben D - No more duplicate entries because of 'www' addresses.
Disallow: /web-development/documentation
Disallow: http: //www.
#added 01/06/11 - Ben D - We don't want duplicate search results for index pages.
Disallow: index.cfm
#added 11/18/10 - Ben D
Disallow: /CFIDE/
Disallow: /components/
Disallow: /test-left-nav/
Disallow: .pdf
Disallow: .doc
Disallow: .ppt
Disallow: .txt
#added 11/3/10 - Ben D
Disallow: /internal-apps/
#added 9/15/10 - Ben D
Disallow: /test/
Disallow: /Base-Plus-One.cfm
#added 9/14/10 - Ben D
Disallow: /shenTest/
#added 9/9/10
Disallow: detail=1$
Disallow: ?parcelId=
Disallow: detail=1
Disallow: &parcelId=
Disallow: /loader.cfm?csModule=
Disallow: /commonspot/
Disallow: /*/createpage.cfm$
Disallow: /*/login.cfm$
Disallow: /*/logout.cfm$
Disallow: /address-search/
Disallow: /shentest/
Disallow: /sladmin/
Disallow: /test/
Disallow: /customcf/
Disallow: /events/
Disallow: /government/departments/comptroller/office-functions/
Disallow: /government/departments/comptroller/office-functions/index.cfm
#added 9/9/10 - Address and property search sort options
Disallow: buildingpermit=true&sortbyOwnerName
Disallow: buildingpermit=true&sortbyAppDate
Disallow: buildingpermit=true&sortbyCompleteDate
Disallow: buildingpermit=true&sortbyIssueDate
Disallow: buildingpermit=true&sortbyNewUse
Allow: /robots.txt

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
3,204

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Search preview

www.stlouis-mo.gov
City of St. Louis, MO: Official Website
STLOUIS-MO.GOV - The place to find City of St. Louis government services and information.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Louis97%Check
Louis City88%Check
City79%Check
Louis Web75%Check
Louis Website75%Check
Louis Staff67%Check
Louis Department67%Check
Saint Louis67%Check
City Services66%Check
Living In St65%Check

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