Epa.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.03 s
File size
36.10 kB
Media files
Number of links
90 internal / 20 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
United States Environmental Protection Agency | US EPA
The length of the page title is perfect. (514 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
(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

generatorDrupal 7 (http://drupal.org)
og:site_nameUS EPA
og:titleUS EPA
og:descriptionUnited States Environmental Protection Agency
og:country_nameUnited States of America

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Page quality

(Critically important)
There are only 447 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
20.1% 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.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 14.57 words is good.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 25 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 9 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)
This page is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/sites/all/themes/epa/logo.pngNo alt attribute provided
...es/2021-02/tr_generatorhouse_feb2021.jpggenerator outdoors
...public/2021-01/home-topper-2800x1560.jpgPresident Biden standing at a lectern in front of an American flag backgdrop.
...er/public/2016-11/hp-mycommunity2-jm.jpgMy Community

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (6 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
H2 Main menu
H2 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Duplicate text
H2 Climate Change
H2 Administrator Michael Regan
H2 EPA Science
H2 Resources related to COVID-19
H2 Biden-Harris Environmental Actions
H2 Key Topics
H2 Your Community
H2 News from EPA
H2 Multilingual Links
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 20 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.epa.gov/Anchor Jump to main content
/environmental-topicsEnvironmental Topics
A-TITLE View links to the most popular pages for each of EPA’s top environmental topics.
https://www.epa.gov/bedbugsBed Bugs
/environmental-topics/chemical...Chemicals and Toxics
/environmental-topics/location...Environmental Information by Location
/environmental-topics/greener-...Greener Living
/environmental-topics/land-was...Land, Waste, and Cleanup
/topics-epa-webA-Z Topic Index
/laws-regulationsLaws & Regulations
A-TITLE View links to regulatory information by topic and sector, and to top pages about environmental laws, regulations, policies, compliance, and enforcement.
/regulatory-information-sectorBy Business Sector
/regulatory-information-topicBy Topic
/laws-regulations/laws-and-exe...Laws and Executive Orders
https://www.epa.gov/aboutepaAbout EPA
A-TITLE Learn more about our mission, organization, and locations.
/aboutepa/epa-organization-chartOrganization Chart
https://cfpub.epa.gov/locator/...External Staff Directory
https://www.epa.gov/planandbudgetPlanning, Budget and Results
https://www.epa.gov/careersJobs and Internships
https://www.epa.gov/aboutepaHeadquarters Offices
/aboutepa/regional-and-geograp...Regional Offices
/aboutepa/research-centers-pro...Labs and Research Centers
/home/forms/contact-epaContact Us
https://www.facebook.com/share...New window External A-TITLE Share this page on Facebook
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...New window External A-TITLE Tweet this page on Twitter
/newsreleases/epa-reboots-clim...Read the news release
/climate-changeGo to the Climate Change website
/aboutepa/epa-administratorRead the Administrator's bio
/newsreleases/michael-s-regan-...Text duplicate Read the news release
/sciencematters/researchers-workLearn more about their work.
/natural-disasters/snow-and-iceIMG-ALT generator outdoors
/natural-disasters/snow-and-iceLearn more.
https://www.whitehouse.gov/pri...External Read the Biden-Harris Plan to Beat COVID-19
https://www.epa.gov/coronavirusCoronavirus (COVID-19) information from EPA.
https://espanol.epa.gov/espano...External Español
A-TITLE Spanish
A-TITLE Arabic
/lep/simplified-chinese-covid19中文: 简体版
A-TITLE simplified Chinese
/lep/traditional-chinese-covid19中文: 繁體版
A-TITLE traditional Chinese
A-TITLE Korean
/lep/maladi-kowonaviris-2019-c...Kreyòl ayisyen
A-TITLE Haitian Creole
A-TITLE Portuguese
A-TITLE Russian
A-TITLE Tagalog
/lep/benh-coronavirus-2019-cov...Tiếng Việt
A-TITLE Vietnamese
/aboutepa/notice-regarding-har...Important notice regarding "hard copy" submissions to EPA.
https://www.whitehouse.gov/bri...External Executive Order on Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis
https://www.whitehouse.gov/bri...External Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad
https://www.whitehouse.gov/bri...External Memorandum on Restoring Trust in Government Through Scientific Integrity and Evidence-Based Policymaking
https://www.whitehouse.gov/bri...External Recommitting the United States to the Paris Climate Agreement
/environmental-topics/z-indexIMG-ALT checkboxes
https://www.airnow.gov/External Air quality, local
https://www.epa.gov/acidrainAcid rain
/climate-changeClimate Change
/ground-water-and-drinking-wat...Drinking water
/environmentaljusticeEnv Justice
https://www.epa.gov/leadText duplicate Lead
https://www.epa.gov/moldText duplicate Mold
https://www.epa.gov/radonText duplicate Radon
/environmental-topics/z-indexA-Z index
/environmental-topicsBrowse more environmental topics
/newsreleases/searchRead more news releases
http://espanol.epa.gov/External Text duplicate Español
A-TITLE Spanish
https://www.epa.gov/lep/arabicText duplicate عربى
A-TITLE Arabic
/languages/simplified-chineseText duplicate 中文: 简体版
A-TITLE simplified Chinese
/languages/traditional-chineseText duplicate 中文: 繁體版
A-TITLE traditional Chinese
/languages/koreanText duplicate 한국어
A-TITLE Korean
/lep/haitian-creoleText duplicate Kreyòl ayisyen
A-TITLE Haitian Creole
/lep/saude-e-informacoes-ambie...Text duplicate Português
A-TITLE Portuguese
https://www.epa.gov/lep/russianText duplicate Pусский
A-TITLE Russian
https://www.epa.gov/lep/tagalogText duplicate Tagalog
A-TITLE Tagalog
/languages/vietnameseText duplicate Tiếng Việt
A-TITLE Vietnamese
/home/forms/contact-epaText duplicate Contact Us
https://www.epa.gov/planandbudgetBudget & Performance
/home/wwwepagov-snapshotsEPA www Web Snapshots
/ocr/whistleblower-protections...No FEAR Act Data
/privacy/privacy-and-security-...Privacy and Security Notice
https://www.data.gov/External Data.gov
/office-inspector-general/abou...Inspector General
https://www.regulations.gov/External Regulations.gov
https://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
https://www.whitehouse.gov/External White House
/home/forms/contact-epaContact EPA
https://www.epa.gov/foiaFOIA Requests
/home/frequent-questions-speci...Frequent Questions
https://www.facebook.com/EPAExternal EPA's Facebook
https://twitter.com/epaExternal EPA's Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/U...External EPA's YouTube
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...External EPA's Flickr
https://www.instagram.com/epagovExternal EPA's Instagram

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.epa.gov/"
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 25 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.03 seconds.
This page does not require any CSS files.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (36 kB).

HTTP Response Header

content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
cache-controlno-cache, no-store, must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0
expiresFri, 02 Apr 2021 06:05:04 GMT
dateFri, 02 Apr 2021 06:05:04 GMT
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; preload;

External factors

(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 218,880 referring domains.
This page has 34,258,717 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 114,263 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
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# 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.
# 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
# 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
Allow: /profiles/*.png
Allow: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories
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
# Paths (clean URLs)
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/
# 15Jul2020 pbuch replaced dynamically inserted sitemap links
#   with single static sitemap index 
Sitemap: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/sitemaps/sitemapindex.xml

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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

Most important keywords

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

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Environmental Protection Agency54%Check
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States Environmental Protection Agency54%Check
Protection Agency54%Check
United States Environmental Protection53%Check
States Environmental52%Check
Environmental Topics49%Check

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