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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.51 s
File size
54.50 kB
Media files
Number of links
231 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important) | 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.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
(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
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

(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.
(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
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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.
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
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.
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 skip to main content Home
A-TITLE Bay Area Rapid Transit
A-TITLE Schedules duplicate Schedules
A-TITLE Overview
/schedules/crowdingCrowding Chart
/schedules/early-bird-expressEarly Bird Express Schedule Timetables Planner Time Departures
A-TITLE Real Time Departures
/schedules/advisoriesAlerts and Advisories
A-TITLE Service Advisories Trivial anchor text
More the Trip Planner
A-TITLE Stations duplicate Stations
A-TITLE Stations Map
/stations/elevatorsElevator Status
/stations/escalatorsEscalator Status Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More Your Station BART
A-TITLE Rider Guide duplicate Using BART
A-TITLE Overview Apps
A-TITLE Parking 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) Connections
A-TITLE Transit Connections on BART
A-TITLE Bikes on BART 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 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/RTCRegional Transit Connection (RTC) Card
/about/bod/advisory/accessibilityAccessibility Task Force
/guide/accessibility/contactsAccessibility Contacts
A-TITLE Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
/guide/lostandfoundLost & Found
A-TITLE Lost & Found & Security
A-TITLE Safety & Security on BART
/guide/safety/safetyInjury Prevention
/guide/safety/powerPublic Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS)
/guide/safety/earthquakeEarthquake Safety VI
A-TITLE Title VI Perks
/guide/wirelessWireless Connections
/guide/brochuresBrochures Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Tickets duplicate Fares
A-TITLE Overview
/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 Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
/tickets/calculatorCalculate Your Fare
A-TITLE News duplicate News
A-TITLE News Articles Features duplicate Special Features
/news/specials/machinesThe Machines of BART
/news/media-resourcesMedia Resources
A-TITLE BARTable Alerts
A-TITLE Email Alerts and Text Subscriptions Time Departure
/schedules/advisoriesActive Service Alert duplicate BART Apps
A-TITLE BART TV Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More window External Subdomain Sign Up
A-TITLE About BART duplicate About of Directors
A-TITLE Board of Directors duplicate Board of Directors
/about/bod/meetingsAgenda & Minutes
/about/bod/advisoryAdvisory Committees
A-TITLE Advisory Committees
/about/bod/multimediaMeeting Video 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 Manager
A-TITLE General Manager
A-TITLE Reports
/about/inspector-generalInspector General
/about/inspector-generalText duplicate Inspector General
/about/inspector-general/inves...Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Investigations
/about/inspector-general/reportsText duplicate Reports & Facts
A-TITLE History & Facts 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 Rebuilding
/about/projects/carsNew BART Train Cars
A-TITLE New Train Cars
/about/projects/traincontrolTrain Control Modernization
/about/projects/hmcHayward Maintenance Complex
/about/planning/stationStation Modernization
/about/business/todTransit-Oriented Development (TOD)
/about/projects/eqsText duplicate Earthquake Safety
A-TITLE Earthquake Safety 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 Police
A-TITLE BART Police 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
A-TITLE Employment
/about/police/howtoHow 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
A-TITLE Resources
/about/bod/advisory/crbPolice Citizen Review Board
/about/businessDoing Business
A-TITLE Doing Business
/about/businessText duplicate Doing Business
A-TITLE Procurement
/about/business/ocrOffice of Civil Rights
A-TITLE Office of Civil Rights
A-TITLE Insurance
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
A-TITLE Jobs 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
A-TITLE Sustainability
/sustainabilityText duplicate Sustainability
/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 BART Merch Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More 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. duplicate Trip Planner duplicate Real Time Departures & Map
/news/articles/2020/news20200813URL anchor text
/schedules/crowdingURL anchor text
/news/articles/2020/news20200526URL anchor text
/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 window External Watch the video
A-TITLE Watch the video
/tickets/calculatorText duplicate Fare Calculator
IMG-ALT Fare Calculator at BART
IMG-ALT Parking at BART
/guide/airport/sfoAirport Service
IMG-ALT Airport Service
/about/projectsBART Projects
IMG-ALT BART Projects Us window External IMG-ALT twitter window External IMG-ALT facebook window External IMG-ALT youtube
/schedules/advisoriesNew window IMG-ALT Service Notification alerts rss duplicate Trip Planner
/schedules/advisoriesText duplicate Alerts and Advisories duplicate Careers duplicate Real Time Departures duplicate Parking
/about/bod/multimediaBoard Meetings duplicate System Map duplicate Airport Service duplicate BART Police
/tickets/calculatorText duplicate Fare Calculator
/guide/accessibilityText duplicate Accessible Services window External Subdomain Visit BARTable Text duplicate BART Merch a Biohazard
/siteinfo/privacyPrivacy Policy duplicate Report a Biohazard
/siteinfo/copyright© 2020 San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(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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content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
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expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedFri, 23 Oct 2020 11:15:08 GMT
link<>; rel="canonical",<>; rel="shortlink"
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External factors

(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.


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Most important keywords

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

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

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