Ucsd.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
67% 
Page structure
94% 
Link structure
57% 
Server
64% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
2.05 s
File size
567.50 kB
Words
808
Media files
20
Number of links
48 internal / 95 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Improve the page response time.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used CSS files.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used JavaScript files.Very important!
  • The H1 heading should fit better to the page content. (Words from the heading are rarely used in the text)Important!
  • Use good alternative descriptions (alt attributes) for your images.Important!
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Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of California San Diego
The length of the page title is perfect. (268 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University California, San Diego is one of the world's leading public research universities, located in beautiful La Jolla, California.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (783 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
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
ORGANIZATIONUniversity of California, San Diego
robotsindex,follow,noarchive
SITEUCSD
PAGETITLEUniversity of California San Diego
DESCRIPTIONThe University California, San Diego is one of the world's leading public research universities, located in beautiful La Jolla, California.
langen
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 808 words. That's ok.
22.6% 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.
12 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 15.94 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 10 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is very large (567.5 kB).
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 16 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
3 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.
Ads
(Somewhat important)
No ads were found on this page.
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)
Look Deeper
The H1 heading is too short (11 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Look Deeper
H2 Let's Change Lives Today
H2 Events
H2 News
H2 ACADEMICS
H2 Research and Innovation
H2 ATTEND UC SAN DIEGO
H2 FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
H2 Our Thriving Student Life
H3 Winter Break
H3 UNDERGRADUATE
H3 GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL
H3 MEDICAL AND PHARMACY
H3 LIFELONG LEARNING
H4 UC San Diego, San Diego Community College District Receive Combined $2.7M from Mellon Foundation
H4 Y.C. Bert Fung Dies at Age 100
H4 Have You Found Meaning in Life? Answer Determines Health and Well-being
H4 72° and sunny almost all year round. You’ll want to come visit.
H5 Resources
H5 Community
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 too many external links (95) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://ucsd.edu/Anchor Skip to the main content
http://blink.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Blink
/about/a-to-z-index/index.htmlA-Z Site Index
https://ucsd.edu/index.htmlIMG-ALT Brand
https://admission.universityof...External Subdomain Apply Now
IMG-ALT check
https://ucsd.edu/index.htmlText duplicate IMG-ALT Brand
http://ucsd.edu/about/index.htmlAbout
/about/visiting-tours/index.htmlVisiting & Tours
/timeline/index.htmlHistory
http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain News
http://jobs.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Jobs @ UC San Diego
http://chancellor.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Office of the Chancellor
http://health.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain UC San Diego Health
/about/economic-impact-report....Economic Impact Report
http://ucsd.edu/academics/Academics
http://students.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain TritonLink
/academics-detail.htmlUndergraduate Degrees & Programs
https://apply.grad.ucsd.edu/de...External Subdomain Graduate Degrees & Programs
https://mycompass.ucsd.edu/publicExternal Subdomain Colleges
/academics/academic-success.htmlStudent Academic Success
http://digitallearning.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Digital Learning
http://extension.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Extension
http://library.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Library
/admissions-aid/index.htmlAdmissions and Aid
http://admissions.ucsd.edu/fre...External Subdomain Freshman Admissions
http://admissions.ucsd.edu/tra...External Subdomain Transfer Admissions
http://grad.ucsd.edu/admissions/External Subdomain Graduate Admissions
https://medschool.ucsd.edu/adm...External Subdomain School of Medicine
https://pharmacy.ucsd.edu/admi...External Subdomain Skaggs School of Pharmacy
https://students.ucsd.edu/fina...External Subdomain Financial Aid
/research-innovation/index.htmlResearch and Innovation
/research-innovation/research-...Research Initiatives
/research-innovation/student-o...Student Opportunities
/campus-life/index.htmlCampus Life
/campus-life/organizations/ind...Organizations
/campus-life/diversity/index.htmlDiversity
http://calendar.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Events
/campus-life/student-support.htmlStudent Support
http://studyabroad.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Study Abroad
http://career.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Career & Internship
http://athletics.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Athletics
/support/index.htmlSupport UC San Diego
http://alumni.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Alumni
http://giving.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Giving
http://foundation.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Foundation
http://blink.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Blink
/about/a-to-z-index/index.htmlText duplicate A-Z Site Index
http://ucsd.edu/about/index.htmlText duplicate About
/about/visiting-tours/index.htmlText duplicate Visiting & Tours
/timeline/index.htmlText duplicate History
http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate News
http://jobs.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Jobs @ UC San Diego
http://chancellor.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Office of the Chancellor
http://health.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate UC San Diego Health
/about/economic-impact-report....Text duplicate Economic Impact Report
http://ucsd.edu/academics/Text duplicate Academics
http://students.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate TritonLink
/academics-detail.htmlText duplicate Undergraduate Degrees & Programs
https://apply.grad.ucsd.edu/de...External Subdomain Text duplicate Graduate Degrees & Programs
https://mycompass.ucsd.edu/publicExternal Subdomain Text duplicate Colleges
/academics/academic-success.htmlText duplicate Student Academic Success
http://digitallearning.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Digital Learning
http://extension.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Extension
http://library.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Library
/admissions-aid/index.htmlText duplicate Admissions and Aid
http://admissions.ucsd.edu/fre...External Subdomain Text duplicate Freshman Admissions
http://admissions.ucsd.edu/tra...External Subdomain Text duplicate Transfer Admissions
http://grad.ucsd.edu/admissions/External Subdomain Text duplicate Graduate Admissions
https://medschool.ucsd.edu/adm...External Subdomain Text duplicate School of Medicine
https://pharmacy.ucsd.edu/admi...External Subdomain Text duplicate Skaggs School of Pharmacy
https://students.ucsd.edu/fina...External Subdomain Text duplicate Financial Aid
/research-innovation/index.htmlText duplicate Research and Innovation
/research-innovation/research-...Text duplicate Research Initiatives
/research-innovation/student-o...Text duplicate Student Opportunities
/campus-life/index.htmlText duplicate Campus Life
/campus-life/organizations/ind...Text duplicate Organizations
/campus-life/diversity/index.htmlText duplicate Diversity
http://calendar.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Events
/campus-life/student-support.htmlText duplicate Student Support
http://studyabroad.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Study Abroad
http://career.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Career & Internship
https://ucsdtritons.com/External Text duplicate Athletics
/support/index.htmlText duplicate Support UC San Diego
http://alumni.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Alumni
http://giving.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Giving
http://foundation.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Foundation
https://admission.universityof...External Subdomain Text duplicate Apply Now
https://admissions.ucsd.edu/vi...External Subdomain Schedule A Student Tour
https://crowdsurf.ucsd.edu/g/s...External Subdomain Learn More
https://calendar.ucsd.edu/even...External Subdomain Camera Lucida
https://calendar.ucsd.edu/even...External Subdomain UC San Diego Bookstore Annual Holiday Sale
https://calendar.ucsd.edu/even...External Subdomain Birch Aquarium's Seas ‘n' Greetings
https://calendar.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain See All Events
https://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain View All News
https://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pres...External Subdomain Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pres...External Subdomain Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pres...External Subdomain Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
/academics/index.htmlText duplicate Learn More
/research-innovation/Text duplicate Learn More
https://ucsd.edu/admissions-aid/Text duplicate Learn More
https://admissions.ucsd.edu/fr...External Subdomain FRESHMAN ADMISSIONS
http://admissions.ucsd.edu/tra...External Subdomain TRANSFER ADMISSIONS
http://grad.ucsd.edu/admissions/External Subdomain GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL ADMISSIONS
https://meded.ucsd.edu/index.c...External Subdomain SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
https://pharmacy.ucsd.edu/admi...External Subdomain SKAGGS SCHOOL OF PHARMACY
https://extension.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain More info
https://fas.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Learn More
/campus-life/index.htmlText duplicate Learn More
http://admissions.ucsd.edu/vis...External Subdomain Book a Student Tour
http://ucpa.ucsd.edu/resources...External Subdomain Book a Public Campus Tour
https://issuu.com/ucsandiego/d...External Self-Guided Tour
https://admissions.ucsd.edu/vi...External Subdomain Virtual Tour
https://issuu.com/ucsandiego/d...External Text duplicate Self-Guided Tour
https://admissions.ucsd.edu/vi...External Subdomain Text duplicate Virtual Tour
http://ucpa.ucsd.edu/resources...External Subdomain guided Public Tours
http://ucsd.edu/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Brand
http://accreditation.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Accreditation
/about/a-to-z-index/index.htmlA to Z Site Index
http://blink.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Blink
/about/contact.htmlContact
http://disabilities.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Disability Resources
/about/emergency.htmlEmergency Status
http://diversity.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
/about/principles.htmlPrinciples of Community
http://jobs.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Jobs @ UC San Diego
https://www.facebook.com/UCSan...External IMG-ALT facebook
https://www.instagram.com/ucsa...External IMG-ALT instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External IMG-ALT linkedin
https://twitter.com/ucsandiego/External IMG-ALT twitter
http://admission.universityofc...External Subdomain Text duplicate Apply Now
IMG-ALT check
http://artsandhumanities.ucsd....External Subdomain Arts and Humanities
http://biology.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Biological Sciences
http://grad.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Graduate Division
http://jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Jacobs School of Engineering
http://physicalsciences.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Physical Sciences
http://rady.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Rady School of Management
http://gps.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain School of Global Policy & Strategy
https://medschool.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate School of Medicine
http://scripps.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Scripps Institution of Oceanography
https://pharmacy.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Skaggs School of Pharmacy
https://socialsciences.ucsd.edu/External Subdomain Social Sciences
/about/terms-of-use.htmlTerms of Use
/about/website-accessibility.htmlAccessibility

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://ucsd.edu/"
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 is very slow (2.05 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 8 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 10 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A Content Delivery Network like Bootstrap CDN can save bandwith for Bootstrap front-end component library.
The file size of the HTML document is very large (568 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateWed, 25 Dec 2019 09:51:23 GMT
serverApache/2
last-modifiedFri, 20 Dec 2019 21:26:08 GMT
etag"8de18-59a295373fc00"
accept-rangesbytes
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
transfer-encodingchunked
content-encodinggzip
varyAccept-encoding
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 is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 106,352 referring domains.
This website has 25,922,235 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 71,507 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.

Robots.txt

No valid Robots.txt file was found.

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
4,009

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

Search preview

University of California San Diego
https://ucsd.edu/
The University California, San Diego is one of the world's leading public research universities, located in beautiful La Jolla, California.

Most important keywords

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