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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.79 s
File size
57.40 kB
Media files
Number of links
148 internal / 10 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Bay City, Texas | Home
The length of the page title is perfect. (210 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is empty.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is 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
(Somewhat important)
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

X-UA-CompatibleIE=9; IE=8; IE=7; IE=EDGE

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Page quality

(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 343 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
8.2% 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.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 7 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 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)
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)
There is no H1 heading specified.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 In the Spotlight
H2 Upcoming Events
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.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 10 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text IMG-ALT Skip to page body
/homeIMG-ALT Home
/about-usIMG-ALT About Us
A-TITLE About Us
/departmentsIMG-ALT Departments
A-TITLE Departments
/city-servicesIMG-ALT City Services
A-TITLE City Services
/visitorsIMG-ALT Visitors
A-TITLE Visitors
/how-do-iIMG-ALT Office of the Mayor
A-TITLE Office of the Mayor
/homeText duplicate Home window External Subdomain Emergency Notifications
https://baycitytx.seamlessdocs...External Subdomain Missed Waste Collection
/departments/city-secretary/em...Job Openings
http://www.joannaholtphotograp...New window External Photo Credit
/about-us/staff-directoryContact Us window External Mon, Oct 21, Mostly Clear 61ºF
A-TITLE Weather detail
/homeText duplicate Home
/about-usText duplicate About Us
A-TITLE About Us
/departments/main-street/bay-c...History of Bay City
A-TITLE Bay City, TX
/about-us/mayor-s-office-2-0Mayor's Office
A-TITLE Office of the Mayor - Robert K. Nelson
/about-us/city-council-copyCity Council
A-TITLE City Council
/about-us/government/city-coun...City Charter
A-TITLE City Charter
/about-us/government/city-coun...City Ordinances
A-TITLE City Ordinances
/about-us/government/county-of...County Officials
A-TITLE County Officials
A-TITLE Government
/about-us/city-calendarCity Calendar
A-TITLE City Calendar
/about-us/business-industryBusiness & Industry
A-TITLE Business & Industry
/about-us/tourism-things-to-doTourism & Things to Do
A-TITLE Tourism & Things to Do
/about-us/contact-us-1150Facility Directory
A-TITLE Facility Directory
/about-us/staff-directoryText duplicate Contact Us
A-TITLE Contact Us
/departmentsText duplicate Departments
A-TITLE Departments
A-TITLE Bay City Regional Airport
/departments/city-secretaryCity Secretary
A-TITLE City Secretary
/departments/city-secretary/co...Council Meetings
A-TITLE Council Meetings
/departments/city-secretary/ci...Permits & Applications
A-TITLE Permits & Applications
/departments/electionsMunicipal Elections
A-TITLE Municipal Elections
/departments/city-secretary/vo...Volunteer Interest Form
A-TITLE Volunteer Interest Form
/departments/community-develop...Community Development
A-TITLE Bay City Community Development Corporation
/departments/main-streetMain Street
A-TITLE Main Street
/departments/planningVision Bay City 2040
A-TITLE Vision Bay City 2040
/departments/community-develop...Development Incentives
A-TITLE Development Incentives
/departments/community-develop...New window Matagorda County EDC
A-TITLE Matagorda County EDC
/departments/planning-commissi...Planning Commission Board
A-TITLE Planning Commission Board
/departments/emergency-prepare...Emergency Preparedness
A-TITLE Emergency Preparedness
/departments/emergency-prepare...City Emergency Notification System
A-TITLE City Emergency Notification System
/departments/finance-departmentFinance Department
A-TITLE Finance Department
/departments/finance-departmen...FY 2020 Operating Budget
A-TITLE FY 2020 Operating Budget
/departments/finance-departmen...Annual Audits
A-TITLE Annual Audits
/departments/finance-departmen...Annual Budgets
A-TITLE Annual Budgets
/departments/finance-departmen...City's Checkbook
A-TITLE City's Checkbook
/departments/finance-departmen...Debt Information
A-TITLE Debt Information
/departments/finance-departmen...Financial Policies
A-TITLE Financial Policies
/departments/finance-departmen...Financial Reports
A-TITLE Financial Reports
/departments/transparency-programTransparency Program
A-TITLE Transparency Program
/departments/fire-departmentFire Department
A-TITLE Fire Department
/departments/fire-department/e...Equipment & Vehicles
A-TITLE Equipment & Vehicles
/departments/fire-marshalFire Marshal
A-TITLE Fire Marshal
/departments/human-resourcesHuman Resources
A-TITLE Human Resources
/departments/city-secretary/em...Employment Information
A-TITLE Employment Information
/departments/city-secretary/em...Employment Benefits
A-TITLE Employment Benefits
A-TITLE Current Openings
/how-do-i/apply-for-a-jobApply for a Job
A-TITLE Apply for a Job
/departments/city-secretary/ri...Risk Management
A-TITLE Risk Management
/departments/city-secretary/we...We Saw You Awards
A-TITLE We Saw You Awards
/departments/information-techn...Information Technology Department
A-TITLE Information Technology Department
/departments/municipal-court/m...Municipal Court
A-TITLE Bay City Municipal Court
/departments/municipal-court/e...Entering a Plea
A-TITLE Entering a Plea
/departments/municipal-court/c...Contesting a Ticket
A-TITLE Contesting a Ticket
/departments/municipal-court/p...Payment Options
A-TITLE Payment Options
/departments/municipal-court/j...Jury Service
A-TITLE Jury Service
/departments/municipal-court/c...Community Service
A-TITLE Community Service
/departments/municipal-court/d...Driving Safety Course
A-TITLE Driving Safety Course
/departments/municipal-court/v...Violations Eligible for Dismissal
A-TITLE Violations Eligible for Dismissal
/departments/municipal-court/j...Juvenile Citations
A-TITLE Juvenile Citations
/departments/municipal-court/o...Online Payments
A-TITLE Online Payments
/departments/news-listNews List
A-TITLE News List
/departments/parks-recreationParks & Recreation
A-TITLE Parks & Recreation
A-TITLE Aquatics
/departments/parks-recreation/...Recreation Programs
A-TITLE Recreation Programs
/departments/parks-recreation/...Rental Facilities
A-TITLE Rental Facilities
/departments/parks-recreation/...Sparks in the Park
A-TITLE Sparks in the Park
/departments/parks-recreation/...Christmas in the Park
A-TITLE HomeTown Christmas Celebration
/departments/parks-recreation/...Special Events
A-TITLE Special Events
/departments/police-departmentPolice Department
A-TITLE Police Department
A-TITLE History
A-TITLE Identity Theft, Credit Card Abuse, Forgery
/departments/police-department...Police Events & News
A-TITLE Police Events & News
/departments/police-department...Animal Control
A-TITLE Animal Control
/departments/police-department...Law Enforcement Training
A-TITLE Law Enforcement Training
/departments/police-department...Online Services
A-TITLE Online Services
/departments/police-department...Registered Sex Offenders
A-TITLE Registered Sex Offenders
/departments/public-libraryPublic Library
A-TITLE Bay City Public Library
/departments/public-library/ho...How do I...?
A-TITLE Frequently Asked Questions
/departments/public-library/li...Library Events
A-TITLE Library Events
/departments/summer-reading-pr...Summer Reading Program
A-TITLE Summer Reading Program
A-TITLE Services & Programs
/departments/public-library/on...Text duplicate Online Services
A-TITLE Online Services
/departments/public-library/yo...Youth Services
A-TITLE Youth Services
/departments/public-library/fr...Friends of the Bay City Library
A-TITLE Friends of the Bay City Library
A-TITLE Genealogy
/departments/public-library/sa...Sargent Branch Library
A-TITLE Sargent Branch Library
/departments/public-library/se...Search Our Collection
A-TITLE Search Our Collection
/departments/public-worksPublic Works
A-TITLE Public Works
/departments/building-departme...Building Department
A-TITLE Building Permit Applications
/departments/public-works/floo...Floodplain Map
A-TITLE Floodplain Map
/departments/public-works/stre...Street Repairs
A-TITLE Street Repairs
/departments/public-works/recy...Recycling Center
A-TITLE Recycling Center
/departments/solid-wasteSolid Waste
A-TITLE Solid Waste
/departments/tourism-departmentTourism Department
A-TITLE Tourism Department
/departments/main-street/bay-c...Bay City Historical Houses
A-TITLE Bay City Historical Houses
/departments/public-works/wate...Utility Billing
A-TITLE Utility Billing
/departments/utility-billing/a...Account Payments and Fees
A-TITLE Account Payments and Fees
/departments/utility-billing/s...Setting Up An Account
A-TITLE Account Information
/departments/utility-billing/u...Utility Billing FAQs
A-TITLE Utility Billing FAQs
/departments/utility-billing/s...Text duplicate Solid Waste
A-TITLE Solid Waste
/departments/water-servicesWater Services
A-TITLE Water Services
/departments/public-works/wate...Water Quality Report
A-TITLE Water Quality Report
/city-servicesText duplicate City Services
A-TITLE City Services
/city-services/pay-a-bill-onlinePay a Bill Online
A-TITLE Pay a Bill Online
/how-do-i/pay-a-utility-bill-o...Pay a Utility Bill Online
A-TITLE Pay a Utility Bill Online
/city-services/building-permitsBuilding Permits
A-TITLE Building Permits
/city-services/rent-a-pavilion...Rent a Pavilion/Building
A-TITLE Rent a Pavilion/Building
/how-do-i/receive-enotificationsReceive eNotifications
A-TITLE Sign Up to Receive eNotification
/how-do-i/submit-a-service-req......Submit a Service Request
A-TITLE ...Submit a Service Request
/visitorsText duplicate Visitors
A-TITLE Visitors
/how-do-iText duplicate Office of the Mayor
A-TITLE Office of the Mayor - Robert K. Nelson
/office-of-the-mayor/bay-city-...Bay City 2040
A-TITLE Bay City 2040
/office-of-the-mayor/formsText duplicate Forms
/departments/finance-departmen...View Proposed Annual Budget FY 2020
/Home/Components/Calendar/Even...Regular City Council Meeting
/Home/Components/Calendar/Even...Text duplicate Regular City Council Meeting
/Home/Components/Calendar/Even...Text duplicate Regular City Council Meeting
/about-us/city-calendarTrivial anchor text
/how-do-i/submit-a-service-req...New window IMG-ALT 1 window External IMG-ALT 2
/departments/city-secretary/em...IMG-ALT Career Opportunities
/city-servicesIMG-ALT 4
/how-do-i/receive-enotificationsIMG-ALT 5 window External Subdomain IMG-ALT 6
/homeText duplicate Home
/?navid=1054Text duplicate About Us
/departmentsText duplicate Departments
/?navid=1144Text duplicate Government
/city-servicesText duplicate City Services
/how-do-iHow Do I...
/about-us/staff-directoryText duplicate Contact Us
/about-us/advanced-components/...Sitemap Website Design by Granicus
/?navid=1IMG-ALT Seal
/about-us/staff-directoryIMG-ALT email window External IMG-ALT facebook window External IMG-ALT youtube window External IMG-ALT twitter
/Home/Components/RssFeeds/RssF...New window IMG-ALT rss

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to ""
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.79 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 9 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (57 kB).

HTTP Response Header

content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
expiresTue, 22 Oct 2019 06:47:29 GMT
last-modifiedTue, 22 Oct 2019 06:48:29 GMT
last-publishedWed, 05 Jun 2019 21:07:24 GMT
dateTue, 22 Oct 2019 06:48:29 GMT
set-cookie89 Characters

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 332 referring domains.
This website has 1,689 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 275 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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Facebook popularity

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Bay City, Texas | Home

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