Buffalo.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.62 s
File size
856.50 kB
Media files
Number of links
150 internal / 35 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

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Welcome to the University at Buffalo - University at Buffalo
The title contains the word Welcome to! More content should be covered in the title.
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
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Explore New York's No. 1 public university. The University at Buffalo, a flagship institution, combines superior academics with true affordability.
There are more than one meta descriptions on the page. Only one is allowed.
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
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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
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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.
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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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
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
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No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

descriptionExplore New York's No. 1 public university. The University at Buffalo, a flagship institution, combines superior academics with true affordability.
KeywordsUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York at Buffalo, UB, SUNY at Buffalo, SUNY/Buffalo, SUNY-Buffalo, SUNYAB, Buffalo, Univ. Buffalo, University of Buffalo, U of Buffalo, U of B, University of Buffalo of the State of New York, Buffalo State University, Admissions, Information, News, Research, Western New York, Events, Tours, Maps, Directions, Architecture, and Planning Management, Dental Medicine, Arts and Sciences, Education, Health Professions, Law, Engineering, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work, Artistic Expression and the Performing Arts, Civic Engagement and Public Policy, Cultures and Texts, Extreme Events: Mitigation and Response, Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan, Information and Computing Technology, Integrated Nanostructured Systems, Molecular Recognition in Biological Systems and Bioinformatics, UB 2020, UB2020, colleges in new york, new york colleges, universities in new york, new york universities, state college of new york, new york state college, undergraduate major, undergraduate degree, undergrad major, undergrad degree, bachelors degree, bachelors program, bachelors degree new york, 4 year degree, undergraduate school, undergrad school, 4 year school, 4 year education, colleges in buffalo, buffalo college, new york state school, state school of new york, university in new york, college in ny, ny college, new york bachelors degree, bachelors degree program in ny, bachelors in ny, bachelors in new york, bs in ny, bs in new york, suny buffalo, suny school, suny college, suny university, colleges in united states, united states colleges, universities in united states, united states universities, colleges in us, us colleges, universities in us, us universities, colleges in america, american colleges, universities in america, american universities, colleges in usa, usa colleges, universities in usa, usa universities
DescriptionExplore New York's No. 1 public university. The University at Buffalo, a flagship institution, combines superior academics with true affordability.
og:titleUniversity at Buffalo
og:descriptionUB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our thinking, research, creative activity and people positively impact the world.
og:image:altBaird Point on UB's North Campus.
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Page quality

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This page contains 2388 words. That's ok.
31.9% 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.
41 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 13.62 words is good.
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is very large (856.5 kB).
A viewport "width=device-width,initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
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The amount of tags is very high (82). We recommend using a maximum of 48 tags for this page.
Some tags are too long. With 71 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"entrepreneurially minded students, faculty, clinicians, and researchers"
Image SEO
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Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
Social Networks
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There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
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No additional page markup was found.
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This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
...r/clientlibs/resources/ub-logo-white.pngUniversity at Buffalo
...tent/dam/www/eub/site-images/ub-logo.pngUniversity at Buffalo, The State University of New York
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...youtube.com/vi/_uKxcyxmOWY/mqdefault.jpgPassionate about both music and medicine, UB alum/faculty member Dr. Jeffrey Thompson discusses how he's part of both communities.
...ientlibs/resources/ub-logo-175-years.pngUniversity at Buffalo The State University of New York - 175 Years: 1846-2021
...tent/dam/www/campaign/Logos/campaign.pngBoldly Buffalo Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
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University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
The H1 heading is perfect.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
H2 Happening at #UBuffalo
H2 Points of Pride
H2 Get to know UB
H2 Your future starts here
H2 Schools and Colleges
H2 Find People and Departments
H2 Join Our UB Family
H2 UB Social Media
H2 Maps and Directions
H2 About Our Photos and Videos
H2 NYS South Campus Vaccination Site Parking Information
H2 UB Mobile App
H3 on youtube
H3 Upcoming events
H3 Twitter
H3 Instagram
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (35) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.buffalo.edu/Anchor Skip to Content
https://www.buffalo.edu/IMG-ALT University at Buffalo
https://www.buffalo.edu/IMG-ALT University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
https://www.facebook.com/unive...External University at Buffalo Facebook
A-TITLE University at Buffalo Facebook
https://twitter.com/UBuffaloExternal University at Buffalo Twitter
A-TITLE University at Buffalo Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/univ...External University at Buffalo Instagram
A-TITLE University at Buffalo Instagram
http://giving.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Give
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlUB at a Glance
/home/ub_at_a_glance/world-cla...World-Class Reputation
/home/ub_at_a_glance/our-campu...Our Campuses
/home/ub_at_a_glance/our_leade...Our Leadership
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Beautiful Buffalo Niagara
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Affordable Living
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Weather: A Four-Season Region
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Smart Economic Growth
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...America’s Best Planned City
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Things To Do in Buffalo
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...An International Border City
/home/academics/schools_and_co...Schools and Colleges
/home/academics/degree_program...Degree Programs
/home/research/changing_lives....Our Research Changes Lives
/research/research-centers.htmlA-Z List of Centers and Institutes
/home/research/undergraduate-r...Undergraduate Research Opportunities
/home/research/resources-for-r...Resources for Researchers
/home/life.htmlLife at UB
/home/life/our-ub-traditions.htmlOur UB Traditions
/home/life/virtual-backgrounds...Virtual Backgrounds
/home/ub_admissions/apply-now....Apply Now
/home/prospective_students.htmlFuture Students
/home/students.htmlCurrent Students
/home/faculty_staff.htmlFaculty and Staff
/community.htmlWNY Community
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlA world-class university with worldwide impact
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlIMG-ALT Hayes Hall.
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlNew York's No. 1 Public University
/home/ub_at_a_glance.html5/3/22 Quick Facts About UB
/home/ub_at_a_glance/world-cla...3/2/22 Reputation and Rankings
/internationaleducation.html2/16/17 Our Global Reach
/inclusion.html5/11/22 Diverse and Inclusive
/home/ub_at_a_glance/our_leade...3/9/22 Our Leadership
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlWhere We Are
/home/ub_at_a_glance/our-campu...4/29/22 Our Campuses
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...3/2/22 Buffalo Niagara: Our Hometown
/home/visiting-ub.htmlVisit UB
/top25ambition.html3/31/22 UB's Strategic Plan
/campaign.html10/2/21 Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB
/community.html3/19/20 Resources for the WNY Community
/home/academics.htmlExceptional opportunities for extraordinary people (like you)
/home/academics.htmlIMG-ALT Students working on an architecture project.
/home/academics.htmlBig Thinkers Welcome
/home/academics.html3/2/22 Superior Academics
/home/academics.htmlChoose Your Path
/home/academics/schools_and_co...3/2/22 Schools and Colleges
/home/academics/degree_program...3/2/22 Degree Programs
/home/academics.htmlReal-World Experience
/studyabroad.htmlStudy Abroad
/eln/students/opportunities.htmlExperiential Learning Opportunities
/studentlife/here-to-career.htmlHere to Career Initiative
/grad/explore/about/programs.html1/11/22 Graduate Programs
https://catalog.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate Catalog and Courses
https://registrar.buffalo.edu/...External Subdomain Class Schedule
https://library.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Libraries
/home/research.htmlJoin our community of tenacious problem solvers
/home/research.htmlIMG-ALT Students examining a petrie dish.
/home/research.htmlExplore UB's culture of discovery and innovation
/research.html2/9/22 Research and Economic Development Gateway
/ubnow/research.html5/12/22 Research News
/home/research.htmlWho we are and what we do
/research/research-centers.html4/11/22 Major research centers, institutes, and initiatives
/partnerships/about/centers-fa...3/10/22 Our cutting-edge facilities
/research/research-services.htmlGet resources, services, and support for your research
/research/information-for-stud...Find research opportunities throughout UB
/partnerships.htmlConnect with UB to grow or start your business
/partnerships/about/centers-fa...Locate UB equipment, facilities and labs available for use
https://www.research.buffalo.e...External Subdomain Learn how to participate in clinical trials at UB
/innovate.htmlExplore UB's Innovation Hub to move your ideas from the lab, classroom, or clinic to the marketplace
/home/life.htmlYou belong here!
/trueblue.htmlTrue Blue
/home/life.htmlIMG-ALT Students smiling around a laptop.
/home/life.htmlWhat You’ll 💙 About UB
/home/life.html4/11/22 Your Life at #UBuffalo
/studentlife/life-on-campus/cl...9/1/21 Meet Our UB Students 🤘
/campusliving/find-your-home.html4/20/20 Where To Live
https://myubcard.com/dining/lo...External Where To Eat
/home/life.htmlIMG-ALT Students making the "Horns Up" Hand gesture.
/home/life.html24/7 Fun
/home/life/our-ub-traditions.html3/2/22 Our UB Traditions
http://www.ubbulls.com/landing...External UB Bulls (Get Your Horns Up!)
/home/life/virtual-backgrounds...4/26/22 Virtual Backgrounds
https://calendar.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Calendar of Events
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...3/2/22 Explore Buffalo Niagara
/home/life.htmlIMG-ALT International Students performing on stage.
/home/life.htmlJump Right In
/trueblue/share-your-pride.html5/6/22 Share Your True Blue Pride
/studentlife/life-on-campus/cl...2/2/22 How To Get Involved
/studentlife/life-on-campus/cl...2/2/22 Student Clubs and Organizations
/studentlife.html5/11/22 Student Guide
/studentlife.htmlText duplicate 5/11/22 Student Guide
/home/ub_admissions.htmlYour journey begins here
/home/ub_admissions.htmlIMG-ALT Bronze Buffalo Statue.
/home/ub_admissions.htmlGet Started
https://admissions.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate Admissions
/internationaladmissions.html2/24/22 International Undergraduate Admissions
/grad/explore.html10/27/21 Graduate Admissions
/home/ub_admissions.htmlGet Ahead
/ubthissummer.html2/9/22 Summer Sessions
/ubthiswinter.html2/9/22 Winter Sessions
/home/ub_admissions.htmlAdmitted to UB? Make your deposit!
https://admissions.buffalo.edu...External Subdomain Make your deposit today!
https://admissions.buffalo.edu...External Subdomain Text duplicate Visit UB
https://admissions.buffalo.edu...External Subdomain Transfer to UB
/ubthissummer.html2/9/22 Register for UBThisSummer
/coronavirus/latest-update.htmlEnd of semester reminder to be extra cautious
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlUB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/home/story-repository.host.ht...Awards & Recognition UB alum wins Pulitzer for ‘raw and urgent images’
IMG-ALT Marcus Yam holding his camera smiles at the camera while kneeling in an airplane.
/home/story-repository.host.ht...Awards & Recognition It’s a banner year for Fulbright winners at UB
IMG-ALT Fulbright Program logo.
/home/story-repository.host.ht...UB Experience ‘Cultivate a loving spirit,’ says MLK III in visit to UB
IMG-ALT Martin Luther King III speaks at a podium.
/home/story-repository.host.ht...Sustainability Could 3D models help turn the tide for coral reefs?
IMG-ALT Multi-layered computer simulation of coral.
/ubnow/ub-seen/slide-shows/202...See the slideshow
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External IMG-ALT Passionate about both music and medicine, UB alum/faculty member Dr. Jeffrey Thompson discusses how he's part of both communities.
https://www.instagram.com/univ...External see more @UniversityatBuffalo Instagram posts
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlLearn More about UB
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlIMG-ALT Barbara Bono with a student.
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlText duplicate UB at a Glance
/home/academics/degree_program...IMG-ALT student working on mechanical device.
/home/academics/degree_program...Find Your Major
/home/ub_at_a_glance/world-cla...IMG-ALT Hayes Hall at sunset.
/home/ub_at_a_glance/world-cla...See How We Rank
/home/life.htmlIMG-ALT fans cheering at a football game.
/home/life.htmlYour Life at UB
/home/visiting-ub/CampusMaps/m...IMG-ALT Davis Hall at night.
/home/visiting-ub/CampusMaps/m...Explore UB
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...IMG-ALT Buffalo as seen from Lake Erie.
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Buffalo Niagara
/home/academics/degree_program...Explore Programs
/home/visiting-ub.htmlText duplicate Visit UB
/home/ub_admissions/apply-now....Text duplicate Apply
/home/contact-us.htmlContact Us
/home/academics/schools_and_co...Text duplicate Schools and Colleges
http://archplan.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 9/14/12 Architecture and Planning
http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 5/12/22 Arts and Sciences
http://dental.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/31/22 Dental Medicine
http://ed.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/29/22 Education
http://engineering.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 5/2/22 Engineering and Applied Sciences
http://medicine.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 5/4/22 Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
http://www.law.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 4/19/22 Law
https://management.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 5/10/22 Management
http://nursing.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 4/27/22 Nursing
http://pharmacy.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/2/22 Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
http://publichealth.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 5/11/22 Public Health and Health Professions
https://www.roswellpark.org/ed...External Roswell Park Graduate Division
http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 2/25/22 Social Work
http://www.buffalo.edu/search/Find People and Departments
/home/ub_at_a_glance/a-z-index...4/27/22 A to Z Index
/home/ub_admissions/apply-now....4/11/22 Apply Now
/home/careers-at-ub.html3/2/22 Careers at UB
/home/ub-social-media.htmlUB Social Media
/home/ub-social-media/facebook...UB on Facebook
A-TITLE UB on Facebook
https://twitter.com/UBuffaloExternal UBuffalo
A-TITLE UBuffalo
A-TITLE LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/univ...External Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://www.tiktok.com/@ubuffaloExternal TikTok
/home/visiting-ub.htmlMaps and Directions
/home/visiting-ub/CampusMaps/m...IMG-ALT Map showing UB's location in the USA.
/coronavirus/health-and-safety...health and safety guidelines
/parking/service-advisories.ho...NYS South Campus Vaccination Site Parking Information
https://itunes.apple.com/us/ap...External Subdomain IMG-ALT iOS Store.
https://play.google.com/store/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT GooglePlay Store.
https://www.buffalo.edu/IMG-ALT University at Buffalo The State University of New York - 175 Years: 1846-2021
/home/contact-us.htmlText duplicate Contact Us
https://www.buffalo.edu/Text duplicate University at Buffalo
/campaign.htmlIMG-ALT Boldly Buffalo Logo
/campaign.htmlThe Campaign for UB

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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This page redirects to "https://www.buffalo.edu/"
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
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The page response time of 0.62 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 page loads 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is very large (857 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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dateThu, 12 May 2022 16:19:10 GMT
set-cookie75 Characters

External factors

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This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 47,114 referring domains.
This page has 12,113,668 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 33,391 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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The page has 293 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
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This website is listed on Webwiki.


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Welcome to the University at Buffalo - University at Buffalo
Explore New York's No. 1 public university. The University at Buffalo, a flagship institution, combines superior academics with true affordability.

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