Dana-farber.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
86% 
Page structure
57% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
53% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.78 s
File size
172.80 kB
Words
1615
Media files
25
Number of links
203 internal / 19 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Cancer Treatment and Research in Boston, MA
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 705 pixels long. Optimize title
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
(Critically important)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA, is a world leader in adult and pediatric cancer treatment and research. Our oncologists and cancer researchers practice and develop some of the most advanced cancer treatments in the world.
The meta description is too long: 1462 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.dana-farber.org/
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
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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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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are 2 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate: Please note that some translations using Google Translate may not be a...
This page contains 1615 words. That's ok.
27.8% 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.
20 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
The average number of words per sentence of 17.33 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 9 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 32 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.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
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
/ui/images/img-logo-2x-new.pngDana-Farber Cancer Institute
..._Page_Heros/hope-courage-hero.jpg?n=9625etched glass with hope and courage words
...eros/hope-courage-hero-mobile.jpg?n=9136etched glass with hope and courage words - mobile
...Images/Pages/vincent-ho-with-patient.jpgVincent Ho, MD, with a patient
...elin/william-kaelin-press-conference.jpgWilliam Kaelin at the Nobel Prize press conference at Dana-Farber
...ews-adult-badge-hp-announcement-2020.jpgUS News Adult Badge 2020-2021
.../Home_page/gordon-freeman-everywhere.jpgGordon Freeman - What we do here changes lives everywhere
.../Content/Images/img-logo-dana-farber.pngDana-Farber logo 2019
...s/Content/Images/img-logo-jimmy-fund.pngJimmy Fund logo 2019
/uploadedImages/img-award-children.pngNo alt attribute provided
/uploadedImages/img-award-hospital.pngNo alt attribute provided
/ui/images/img-logo-harvard.jpgHarvard Medical School
/ui/images/img-logo-magnet.pngMagnet Recognized
/ui/images/img-logo-nci.jpgNCI
/ui/images/img-logo-nccn.jpgNCCN
/ui/images/img-footer-building.pngDana-Farber building

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
We're Here for You
The H1 heading is too short (18 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
There are 46 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 We're Here for You
H2 New Patient Appointments
H2 Discover the Dana-Farber Difference
H2 Specialists in Your Cancer
H2 Empty heading
H2 Personalized for You
H2 Your Care Team
H2 Specialized Centers
H2 Patient & Family Support Services
H2 Counseling
H2 Nutrition Services
H2 Integrative Therapies
H2 Discovery & Insights
H2 Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center wins prestigious federal grant to accelerate ovarian cancer research
H2 Biomarker Search Reveals Unexpected Associations in Treatment of Advanced Kidney Cancer
H2 Study offers global review of impact of COVID-19 on cancer treatment and research
H2 Dana-Farber announces Center for Salivary and Rare Head and Neck Cancers
H2 Genetic test identifies patients with invasive lobular breast cancer at high risk of disease recurrence
H2 Novel Compound Blocks Cancer Cells’ Protein Disposal System
H2 What are Cancer Disparities and How Are Dana-Farber Researchers Addressing Them?
H2 Newsweek Names Dana-Farber #3 in the World for Cancer
H2 Lesley Solomon of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute receives an Extraordinary Women Advancing Healthcare award
H2 Innovation Means Better Care Sooner
H2 Two Ways to Help
H3 COVID-19 Facts and Resources
H3 For Patients and Families
H3 For Physicians
H3 Our Research
H3 About Us
H3 Appointments & Second Opinions
H3 How You Can Help
H3 Find Your Cancer Type
H3 Search Our Clinical Trials
H3 Plan Your Visit
H3 William G. Kaelin Jr., MD, Wins 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine
H3 Top Ranked for Adult Cancer Care
H3 Dana-Farber's National Advertising Campaign
H3 Innovative Care
H3 One of the nation's top-rated cancer hospitals for adults and children
H3 Groundbreaking Research
H3 Supporting scientific leaders at the cutting edge of cancer research
H3 Research That Matters
H3 Search Our 1,100 Clinical Trials
H3 Stay in touch with us
H4 View All News Releases
H4 View Insight Blog
H5 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute attests that it meets the criteria described by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Hospital Reopening Guidance for Phase 1 and Phase 2 of reopening.
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.
6 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 19 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.dana-farber.org/Anchor Skip Navigation
https://www.dana-farber.org/IMG-ALT Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
https://www.dana-farber.org/Anchor Read disclaimer about translations
/for-patients-and-families/car...live medical interpreter
/find-a-doctor/Find a Doctor
https://danafarber.jimmyfund.o...External Subdomain Give Now
/for-patients-and-families/my-...My Dana-Farber
/find-a-doctor/Text duplicate Find a Doctor
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/COVID-19 Facts and Resources
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...For Our Patients
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Virtual Visits
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...For Caregivers
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...For Physicians
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Our Research
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Donations for COVID-19
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Our Heroes
/for-patients-and-families/For Patients and Families
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/for-patients-and-families/car...Caring for a Loved One
/for-patients-and-families/can...Prevention & Risk
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/research/clinical-trials/Clinical Trials
/for-patients-and-families/bec...Insurance & Financial Information
/for-patients-and-families/my-...Text duplicate My Dana-Farber
/about-us/events-calendar/Events Calendar
/health-library/Health Library
/for-physicians/Text duplicate For Physicians
/for-physicians/refer-a-patient/Refer a Patient
/for-physicians/education-and-...Education & Training
/for-physicians/clinical-resou...Clinical Resources
/for-physicians/physician-gate...Physician Gateway
/research/Text duplicate Our Research
/research/clinical-trials/Text duplicate Clinical Trials
/research/departments-centers-...Departments, Centers, & Labs
/research/innovations/Innovations
/research/featured-research/Featured Research
/research/our-researchers/Our Researchers
/research/core-facilities/Core Facilities
/for-patients-and-families/car...Search Cancer Types
/about-us/About Us
/about-us/locations/Locations
/about-us/directions/Directions
/about-us/careers-at-dana-farber/Careers
/newsroom/Newsroom
/about-us/leadership/Leadership
/about-us/community-outreach/Community Outreach
/about-us/awards-and-honors/Awards
/about-us/history-and-milestones/History and Milestones
/research/clinical-trials/Text duplicate Clinical Trials
/for-patients-and-families/bec...Text duplicate Insurance & Financial Information
http://blog.dana-farber.org/in...External Subdomain Insight Blog
/about-us/events-calendar/Text duplicate Events Calendar
/health-library/Text duplicate Health Library
/appointments-and-second-opini...Appointments & Second Opinions
/appointments-and-second-opini...Online Second Opinion Program
/for-patients-and-families/bec...International Patients
/how-you-can-help/How You Can Help
/how-you-can-help/ways-to-give/Ways to Give
/how-you-can-help/events/Events
/how-you-can-help/get-involved/Get Involved
/how-you-can-help/shop/Shop
https://www.dana-farber.org/giveText duplicate Give Now
/COVID-19-Facts-and-Resources/Text duplicate COVID-19 Facts and Resources
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/Text duplicate COVID-19 Facts and Resources
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Text duplicate For Our Patients
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Text duplicate Virtual Visits
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Text duplicate For Caregivers
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Text duplicate For Physicians
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Text duplicate Our Research
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Text duplicate Donations for COVID-19
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/...Text duplicate Our Heroes
/For-Patients-and-Families/Text duplicate For Patients and Families
/for-patients-and-families/Text duplicate For Patients and Families
/for-patients-and-families/why...Text duplicate Why Dana-Farber
/for-patients-and-families/car...Text duplicate Care & Treatment
/for-patients-and-families/bec...Text duplicate Becoming a Patient
/for-patients-and-families/car...Text duplicate Caring for a Loved One
/for-patients-and-families/can...Text duplicate Prevention & Risk
/for-patients-and-families/for...Text duplicate For Survivors
/research/clinical-trials/Text duplicate Clinical Trials
/for-patients-and-families/bec...Text duplicate Insurance & Financial Information
/for-patients-and-families/my-...Text duplicate My Dana-Farber
/about-us/events-calendar/Text duplicate Events Calendar
/health-library/Text duplicate Health Library
/For-Physicians/Text duplicate For Physicians
/for-physicians/Text duplicate For Physicians
/for-physicians/refer-a-patient/Text duplicate Refer a Patient
/for-physicians/education-and-...Text duplicate Education & Training
/for-physicians/clinical-resou...Text duplicate Clinical Resources
/for-physicians/physician-gate...Text duplicate Physician Gateway
/Research/Text duplicate Our Research
/research/Text duplicate Our Research
/research/clinical-trials/Text duplicate Clinical Trials
/research/departments-centers-...Text duplicate Departments, Centers, & Labs
/research/innovations/Text duplicate Innovations
/research/featured-research/Text duplicate Featured Research
/research/our-researchers/Text duplicate Our Researchers
/research/core-facilities/Text duplicate Core Facilities
/for-patients-and-families/car...Text duplicate Search Cancer Types
/About-Us/Text duplicate About Us
/about-us/Text duplicate About Us
/about-us/locations/Text duplicate Locations
/about-us/directions/Text duplicate Directions
/about-us/careers-at-dana-farber/Text duplicate Careers
/newsroom/Text duplicate Newsroom
/about-us/leadership/Text duplicate Leadership
/about-us/community-outreach/Text duplicate Community Outreach
/about-us/awards-and-honors/Text duplicate Awards
/about-us/history-and-milestones/Text duplicate History and Milestones
/research/clinical-trials/Text duplicate Clinical Trials
/for-patients-and-families/bec...Text duplicate Insurance & Financial Information
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/about-us/events-calendar/Text duplicate Events Calendar
/health-library/Text duplicate Health Library
/Find-a-Doctor/Text duplicate Find a Doctor
/Appointments-and-Second-Opini...Text duplicate Appointments & Second Opinions
/appointments-and-second-opini...Text duplicate Appointments & Second Opinions
/appointments-and-second-opini...Text duplicate Online Second Opinion Program
/for-patients-and-families/bec...Text duplicate International Patients
/How-You-Can-Help/Text duplicate How You Can Help
/how-you-can-help/Text duplicate How You Can Help
/how-you-can-help/ways-to-give/Text duplicate Ways to Give
/how-you-can-help/events/Text duplicate Events
/how-you-can-help/get-involved/Text duplicate Get Involved
/how-you-can-help/shop/Text duplicate Shop
https://www.dana-farber.org/giveText duplicate Give Now
https://danafarber.jimmyfund.o...External Subdomain Text duplicate Give Now
/for-patients-and-families/my-...Text duplicate My Dana-Farber
/for-patients-and-families/car...Text duplicate live medical interpreter
/covid-19-facts-and-resources/Text duplicate COVID-19 Facts and Resources
/appointments-and-second-opini...New Patient Appointments
/about-us/locations/?homepagew...Locations outside of Boston
/for-patients-and-families/bec...International patients
/for-patients-and-families/car...Find Your Cancer Type
/research/clinical-trials/find...Search Our Clinical Trials
/for-patients-and-families/bec...Plan Your Visit
/uploadedFiles/Pages/COVID-19_...New window Dana-Farber Acute Care Hospital Phase 1 Reopen Attestation
/uploadedFiles/Pages/COVID-19_...New window Dana-Farber Acute Care Hospital Phase 2 Reopen Attestation
https://www.mass.gov/info-deta...New window External Commonwealth of Massachusetts Reopening Plan
/about-us/awards-and-honors/wi...IMG-ALT William Kaelin at the Nobel Prize press conference at Dana-Farber
/about-us/awards-and-honors/wi...William G. Kaelin Jr., MD, Wins 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine
/newsroom/news-releases/2020/d...IMG-ALT US News Adult Badge 2020-2021
/newsroom/news-releases/2020/d...Top Ranked for Adult Cancer Care
/everywhere/IMG-ALT Gordon Freeman - What we do here changes lives everywhere
/everywhere/Dana-Farber's National Advertising Campaign
/for-patients-and-families/car...Nursing and Patient Care
/for-patients-and-families/car...Your Care Team
/for-patients-and-families/car...Treatment Centers and Clinical Services
/for-patients-and-families/car...Support Services for Patients and Families
/for-patients-and-families/car...Social Work
/for-patients-and-families/car...Support Groups
/adult-psychosocial-oncology/Adult Psychosocial Oncology
/pediatric-psychosocial-oncolo...Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology
/for-patients-and-families/car...Spiritual Care
/for-patients-and-families/car...Nutrition Services
/for-patients-and-families/car...Zakim Center Programs
/for-patients-and-families/car...Expressive Arts Therapy
/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/D...No Text
https://blog.dana-farber.org/i...External Subdomain No Text
/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/S...No Text
/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/D...No Text
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https://blog.dana-farber.org/i...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.dana-farber.org/i...External Subdomain No Text
/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/N...No Text
/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/L...No Text
/newsroom/news-releasesView All News Releases
/newsroom/insight-blog/View Insight Blog
https://www.dana-farber.org/Anchor Text duplicate Clinical Trials
https://www.dana-farber.org/Anchor Innovative Care
https://www.dana-farber.org/Anchor Groundbreaking Research
https://www.dana-farber.org/Anchor Text duplicate Clinical Trials
/find-a-doctor/Text duplicate Find a Doctor
/research/Research at Dana-Farber
/research/clinical-trials/find...Find Clinical Trials
https://danafarber.jimmyfund.o...External Subdomain Give to Dana-Farber
http://www.jimmyfund.org/External Support the Jimmy Fund
/request-an-appointmentMake An Appointment
/about-us/directions/Maps & Directions
/about-us/About Dana-Farber
/appointments-and-second-opini...Make an Appointment
/find-a-doctor/Text duplicate Find a Doctor
/how-you-can-help/Text duplicate How You Can Help
/contact-us/Contact Us
/for-patients-and-families/For Patients & Families
/for-patients-and-families/why...Text duplicate Why Dana-Farber
/for-patients-and-families/car...Text duplicate Care & Treatment
/for-patients-and-families/bec...Text duplicate Becoming a Patient
/for-patients-and-families/car...Text duplicate Caring for a Loved One
/for-patients-and-families/can...Text duplicate Prevention & Risk
/for-patients-and-families/for...Text duplicate For Survivors
/for-patients-and-families/my-...Text duplicate My Dana-Farber
/research/Research
/research/clinical-trials/Text duplicate Clinical Trials
/research/departments-centers-...Departments Centers and Labs
/research/core-facilities/Text duplicate Core Facilities
/research/innovations/Text duplicate Innovations
/research/featured-research/Text duplicate Featured Research
/research/our-researchers/Text duplicate Our Researchers
/for-physicians/Text duplicate For Physicians
/for-physicians/refer-a-patient/Text duplicate Refer a Patient
/for-physicians/education-and-...Text duplicate Education & Training
/for-physicians/clinical-resou...Text duplicate Clinical Resources
/for-physicians/physician-gate...Text duplicate Physician Gateway
/newsroom/Text duplicate Newsroom
https://blog.dana-farber.org/i...External Subdomain Text duplicate Insight Blog
https://careers.dana-farber.org/External Subdomain Careers at Dana-Farber
/health-library/Text duplicate Health Library
/about-us/events-calendar/Text duplicate Events Calendar
http://espanol.dana-farber.org/External Subdomain Español
/newsroom/dana-farber-spotlight/Sign-Up
http://twitter.com/danafarberExternal Twitter
http://pinterest.com/DFCI/External Pinterest
http://www.facebook.com/danafa...External Facebook
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...External Linkedin
http://www.youtube.com/user/Da...External Youtube
http://instagram.com/danafarberExternal Instagram
/privacy-policy/Privacy Policy
/legal-statements/Legal Statements
/sitemap/Sitemap

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.dana-farber.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
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.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.78 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 9 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (173 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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cache-controlpublic, max-age=25543
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last-modifiedWed, 14 Oct 2020 06:00:11 GMT
varyAccept-Encoding
serverMicrosoft-IIS/8.0
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dateWed, 14 Oct 2020 06:54:28 GMT
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http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 9,731 referring domains.
This page has 5,494,033 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 7,394 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
3,580

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

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www.dana-farber.org
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Cancer Treatment and Research in Bos...
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA, is a world leader in adult and pediatric cancer treatment and research. Our oncologists and cancer researchers practice and develop some of the most advanced cancer treatments in the world.

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