Bart.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
67% 
Page structure
43% 
Link structure
62% 
Server
88% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.51 s
File size
54.50 kB
Words
718
Media files
23
Number of links
231 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
bart.gov | Bay Area Rapid Transit
The length of the page title is perfect. (298 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
http://www.bart.gov/
There is a valid canonical link 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

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MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no
langen
Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8
X-UA-CompatibleIE=Edge

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Only 1 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
The average number of words per sentence of 5 words is low.
This page contains 718 words. That's ok.
13.5% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
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=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 14 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 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.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Home
The H1 heading contains the words Home! Use important keywords instead.
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (4 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Home
H2 Plan Your Trip
H2 Station Details
H2 Bikes are Welcome
H2 How Much is Your Fare?
H2 News Alerts
H2 BART Career Opportunities
H2 Trip Planner
H2 Real Time Departures
H2 Schedules & Map
H2 BART News
H2 Quick Links
H3 Ventilation on BART
H3 Crowding Data
H3 Welcome Back Plan
H4 Fare Calculator
H4 Parking at BART
H4 Airport Service
H4 BART Projects
Anchor text is an URL
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are 11 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://www.bart.gov/Anchor skip to main content
http://www.bart.gov/IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Bay Area Rapid Transit
http://www.bart.gov/schedulesSchedules
A-TITLE Schedules
http://www.bart.gov/schedulesText duplicate Schedules
A-TITLE Overview
/schedules/crowdingCrowding Chart
/schedules/early-bird-expressEarly Bird Express
http://www.bart.gov/schedules/pdfLine Schedule Timetables
http://www.bart.gov/plannerTrip Planner
http://www.bart.gov/schedules/etaReal Time Departures
A-TITLE Real Time Departures
/schedules/advisoriesAlerts and Advisories
A-TITLE Service Advisories
http://www.bart.gov/L3-Schedules
http://www.bart.gov/Anchor Trivial anchor text
More
http://www.bart.gov/plannerUse the Trip Planner
http://www.bart.gov/stationsStations
A-TITLE Stations
http://www.bart.gov/stationsText duplicate Stations
A-TITLE Stations
http://www.bart.gov/system-mapSystem Map
/stations/elevatorsElevator Status
/stations/escalatorsEscalator Status
http://www.bart.gov/L3-Stations
http://www.bart.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
http://www.bart.gov/stationsSelect Your Station
http://www.bart.gov/guideUsing BART
A-TITLE Rider Guide
http://www.bart.gov/guideText duplicate Using BART
A-TITLE Overview
http://www.bart.gov/guide/appsBART Apps
http://www.bart.gov/guide/parkingParking
A-TITLE Parking
http://www.bart.gov/guide/parkingParking Overview
/guide/parking/citationsParking Citations
/guide/parking/carpoolCarpool to BART
/guide/airport/sfoAirport Connections
/guide/airport/sfoSan Francisco International Airport (SFO)
/guide/airport/oakOakland International Airport (OAK)
http://www.bart.gov/guide/transitTransit Connections
A-TITLE Transit Connections
http://www.bart.gov/guide/bikesBikes on BART
A-TITLE Bikes on BART
http://www.bart.gov/guide/bikesText duplicate Bikes on BART
/guide/bikes/bikeFAQBike FAQ
/guide/bikes/bikeRulesBike Rules
/about/bod/advisory/bicycleBike Task Force
/guide/holidaysHoliday Schedule
/guide/social-resourcesSocial Resources
http://www.bart.gov/guide/epamdElectric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices (EPAMDs)
/guide/accessibilityAccessible Services
A-TITLE Accessible Services
/guide/accessibilityText duplicate Accessible Services
/guide/accessibility/overviewAccess Overview
/guide/accessibility/visionLow Vision or Blind
/guide/accessibility/hearingHard of Hearing or Deaf
/guide/accessibility/mobilityWheelchair or Limited Mobility
/guide/accessibility/elevatorsElevator Locations and Accessibilty Pathways
/guide/accessibility/paratransitParatransit
/guide/accessibility/RTCRegional Transit Connection (RTC) Card
/about/bod/advisory/accessibilityAccessibility Task Force
/guide/accessibility/contactsAccessibility Contacts
http://www.bart.gov/guide/faqFAQs
A-TITLE Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
/guide/lostandfoundLost & Found
A-TITLE Lost & Found
http://www.bart.gov/guide/safetySafety & Security
A-TITLE Safety & Security
http://www.bart.gov/guide/safetySecurity on BART
/guide/safety/safetyInjury Prevention
/guide/safety/powerPublic Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS)
/guide/safety/earthquakeEarthquake Safety
http://www.bart.gov/guide/titleviTitle VI
A-TITLE Title VI
http://www.bart.gov/guide/perksBART Perks
http://www.bart.gov/guide/petsPets
/guide/wirelessWireless Connections
/guide/brochuresBrochures
http://www.bart.gov/L3-BART
http://www.bart.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
http://www.bart.gov/guide/bikesTrivial anchor text
Read More
http://www.bart.gov/ticketsFares
A-TITLE Tickets
http://www.bart.gov/ticketsText duplicate Fares
A-TITLE Overview
http://www.bart.gov/tickets/salesSales
A-TITLE Sales
/tickets/sales/machinesTicket Vending Machines
/tickets/sales/retailsalesRetail Sales Locations
/tickets/benefitsTax Benefits
A-TITLE Tax Benefits
/tickets/calculatorFare Calculator
A-TITLE Fare Calculator
/tickets/sales/refundsRefunds Exchange Donation
http://www.bart.gov/L3-FARES
http://www.bart.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
/tickets/calculatorCalculate Your Fare
http://www.bart.gov/news/articlesNews
A-TITLE News
http://www.bart.gov/news/articlesText duplicate News
A-TITLE News Articles
http://www.bart.gov/news/specialsSpecial Features
http://www.bart.gov/news/specialsText duplicate Special Features
/news/specials/machinesThe Machines of BART
http://www.bart.gov/podcastsPodcasts
/news/media-resourcesMedia Resources
/news/bartablethismonthBARTable
A-TITLE BARTable
http://www.bart.gov/news/alertsNews Alerts
A-TITLE Email Alerts
http://www.bart.gov/news/alertsEmail and Text Subscriptions
http://www.bart.gov/schedules/etaReal Time Departure
/schedules/advisoriesActive Service Alert
http://www.bart.gov/guide/appsText duplicate BART Apps
http://www.bart.gov/news/rssFeeds
A-TITLE Feeds
http://www.youtube.com/BARTableExternal BART TV
A-TITLE BART TV
http://www.bart.gov/L3-News
http://www.bart.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
https://cloud.info.bart.gov/si...New window External Subdomain Sign Up
http://www.bart.gov/aboutAbout
A-TITLE About BART
http://www.bart.gov/aboutText duplicate About
http://www.bart.gov/about/bodBoard of Directors
A-TITLE Board of Directors
http://www.bart.gov/about/bodText duplicate Board of Directors
/about/bod/meetingsAgenda & Minutes
/about/bod/advisoryAdvisory Committees
A-TITLE Advisory Committees
/about/bod/multimediaMeeting Video
https://cloud.info.bart.gov/si...External Subdomain Meeting Notices Via Email
/sites/default/files/docs/2020...New window 2020 Board Meeting Schedule (PDF)
/sites/default/files/docs/Boar...New window Public Participation at Meetings (PDF)
/about/bod/policiesBoard Adopted Policies
/about/bod/electionsDirector Elections
/about/bod/legislative-advocacyLegislative Advocacy
http://www.bart.gov/about/gmGeneral Manager
A-TITLE General Manager
/about/financialsFinancials
http://www.bart.gov/about/reportsReports
A-TITLE Reports
/about/inspector-generalInspector General
/about/inspector-generalText duplicate Inspector General
/about/inspector-general/auditsAudits
/about/inspector-general/inves...Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Investigations
/about/inspector-general/reportsText duplicate Reports
http://www.bart.gov/about/historyHistory & Facts
A-TITLE History & Facts
http://www.bart.gov/about/historyText duplicate History & Facts
/about/history/history_filmHistorical Films
A-TITLE Historical Films
/sites/default/files/docs/BART...New window Historical Timeline (PDF)
/about/history/factsSystem Facts
A-TITLE System Facts
/about/history/carsTrain Cars
A-TITLE Train Cars
/about/projectsProjects & Plans
A-TITLE Projects & Plans
/about/projectsText duplicate Projects & Plans
A-TITLE Projects
http://www.bart.gov/better-bartSystem Rebuilding
/about/projects/carsNew BART Train Cars
A-TITLE New Train Cars
/about/projects/traincontrolTrain Control Modernization
/about/projects/hmcHayward Maintenance Complex
/about/planningPlanning
/about/planning/stationStation Modernization
/about/business/todTransit-Oriented Development (TOD)
/about/projects/eqsText duplicate Earthquake Safety
A-TITLE Earthquake Safety
https://www.vta.org/projects/b...External Silicon Valley Extension
/about/projects/corecapacityTransbay Capacity Relief
/about/projects/transbayNew Transbay Rail Crossing
/about/projects/fare-gateFare Gate Modifications
/about/projects/legacyLegacy Fleet Decommissioning
/about/projects/wsxFuture Irvington Station
http://www.bart.gov/about/policeBART Police
A-TITLE BART Police
http://www.bart.gov/about/policeText duplicate BART Police
/about/police/peoplePeople of BART PD
A-TITLE People
/about/police/newsLatest News
/about/police/zonesKnow Your Zone
A-TITLE Know Your Zone
/about/police/bartwatchBART Watch App
/about/police/employmentEmployment
A-TITLE Employment
/about/police/howtoHow To
A-TITLE How To
/about/police/reportsPolicy & Reports
A-TITLE Policy & Reports
/about/police/proofofpaymentProof of Payment
/about/police/resourcesCommunity Resources
/about/police/contactContact BART Police
/about/police/reformReforms to Date
/about/policeauditorPolice Auditor
/about/policeauditorOffice Of The Independent Police Auditor
/about/policeauditor/recommend...OIPA Recommendations
A-TITLE Recommendations
/about/policeauditor/reportsMonthly & Annual Reports
A-TITLE Monthly & Annual Reports
/about/policeauditor/communityCommunity Outreach
A-TITLE Community Outreach
/about/policeauditor/resourcesResources
A-TITLE Resources
/about/policeauditor/faqFAQ's
A-TITLE FAQ's
/about/bod/advisory/crbPolice Citizen Review Board
/about/businessDoing Business
A-TITLE Doing Business
/about/businessText duplicate Doing Business
/about/business/procurementProcurement
A-TITLE Procurement
/about/business/ocrOffice of Civil Rights
A-TITLE Office of Civil Rights
/about/business/insuranceInsurance
A-TITLE Insurance
/about/business/permitsPermits
A-TITLE Permits
/about/business/advertisingAdvertising Opportunities
A-TITLE Advertising
/about/business/todTransit-Oriented Development
A-TITLE Transit-Oriented Development
/about/business/specificationsStandard Specifications
/about/business/accounts-payableAccounts Payable
http://www.bart.gov/about/jobsCareers
A-TITLE Jobs
http://www.bart.gov/about/jobsCareers Overview
/about/jobs/descriptionsJob Descriptions
/sites/default/files/docs/Sala...New window Salary Schedule
/about/jobs/faqCareers FAQs
/about/jobs/cbaCollective Bargaining Agreements
/about/jobs/trainingTransit Career Ladders Training
/sustainabilitySustainability
A-TITLE Sustainability
/sustainabilityText duplicate Sustainability
/sustainability/announcementsAnnouncements
/sustainability/policiesPolicy & Plans
/sustainability/greenfactsGreen facts
/sustainability/renewable-RFPRequests for Proposals (RFPs)
/sustainability/energyEnergy at BART
/sustainability/electricvehicleElectric Vehicle Charging at BART
/sustainability/waterWater at BART
/sustainability/projectsRider Feedback
/about/developersDeveloper Program
A-TITLE Developer Program
https://www.railgoods.com/External BART Merch
http://www.bart.gov/L3-About
http://www.bart.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
http://www.bart.gov/about/jobsView the Listings
/news/articles/2020/news20200225Service Advisory
/news/articles/2020/news20200225Face coverings required. BART now closes at 9pm. Saturday and Sunday open 8am-9pm. View daily BART updates related to coronavirus.
http://www.bart.gov/plannerText duplicate Trip Planner
http://www.bart.gov/schedules/etaText duplicate Real Time Departures
http://www.bart.gov/schedulesSchedules & Map
/news/articles/2020/news20200813URL anchor text
https://www.bart.gov/news/articles/2020/news20200813
/schedules/crowdingURL anchor text
https://www.bart.gov/schedules/crowding
/news/articles/2020/news20200526URL anchor text
https://www.bart.gov/news/articles/2020/news20200526
/news/articles/2020/news20200225BART updates related to the coronavirus
/news/articles/2020/news20201020BART outlines 7-point plan for responding to budget crisis
/news/articles/2020/news20201016BART opens outreach survey to public on new public safety approaches
/news/articles/2020/news20201015New time-lapse video shows around the clock track rebuild at Hayward Station
/news/articles/2020/news20201014BART gears up to prevent service disruptions from Public Safety Power Shutoffs
/news/articles/2020/news20200225Text duplicate BART updates related to the coronavirus
/news/articles/2020/news20200923Grant-funded art project at BART celebrates rich culture of mask-wearing
https://youtu.be/I59Irs-HQsINew window External Watch the video
IMG-ALT Video
A-TITLE Watch the video
/tickets/calculatorText duplicate Fare Calculator
IMG-ALT Fare Calculator
http://www.bart.gov/guide/parkingParking at BART
IMG-ALT Parking at BART
/guide/airport/sfoAirport Service
IMG-ALT Airport Service
/about/projectsBART Projects
IMG-ALT BART Projects
http://www.bart.gov/contactContact Us
http://www.twitter.com/sfbartNew window External IMG-ALT twitter
http://facebook.com/bartsfNew window External IMG-ALT facebook
http://www.youtube.com/bartableNew window External IMG-ALT youtube
/schedules/advisoriesNew window IMG-ALT Service Notification
http://www.bart.gov/news/alerts/IMG-ALT alerts
http://www.bart.gov/news/rss/IMG-ALT rss
http://www.bart.gov/plannerText duplicate Trip Planner
/schedules/advisoriesText duplicate Alerts and Advisories
http://www.bart.gov/about/jobsText duplicate Careers
http://www.bart.gov/schedules/etaText duplicate Real Time Departures
http://www.bart.gov/guide/parkingText duplicate Parking
/about/bod/multimediaBoard Meetings
http://www.bart.gov/system-mapText duplicate System Map
http://www.bart.gov/guide/airportText duplicate Airport Service
http://www.bart.gov/about/policeText duplicate BART Police
/tickets/calculatorText duplicate Fare Calculator
/guide/accessibilityText duplicate Accessible Services
http://bartable.bart.gov/New window External Subdomain Visit BARTable
https://www.railgoods.com/External Text duplicate BART Merch
http://www.bart.gov/biohazardReport a Biohazard
/guide/japanese日本語
http://www.bart.gov/guide/chinese中文
http://www.bart.gov/guide/germanDeutsch
http://www.bart.gov/guide/frenchFrançais
http://www.bart.gov/guide/italianItaliano
http://www.bart.gov/guide/korean한국어
http://www.bart.gov/guide/spanishEspañol
/siteinfo/privacyPrivacy Policy
http://www.bart.gov/biohazardText duplicate Report a Biohazard
/siteinfo/copyright© 2020 San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District

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 0.51 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 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (55 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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last-modifiedFri, 23 Oct 2020 11:15:08 GMT
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x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
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External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 9,371 referring domains.
This website has 287,111 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 6,970 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.

Robots.txt

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# 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.
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# 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
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# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
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Allow: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
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Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
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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: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/


# Added JR 11/15/2013
Disallow: */stations/quickplanner/extended
Disallow: */stations/quickplanner/schedule
Disallow: */schedules/quickplanner_dir
Disallow: */schedules/quickplanner
Disallow: */schedules/bylineresults
Disallow: */schedules/bystationresults
Disallow: .*
Disallow: *.txt

Facebook popularity

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Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
BART72%Check
at BART59%Check
BART Police54%Check
Using BART54%Check
BART updates related48%Check
New46%Check
News Alerts46%Check
Bay Area46%Check
News46%Check
Bay Area Rapid Transit46%Check

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