Fws.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
89% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
81% 
Server
9% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.37 s
File size
232.10 kB
Words
1034
Media files
26
Number of links
163 internal / 9 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The length of the page title is perfect. (268 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
United States federal agency that manages national wildlife refuges, protects endangered species, manages migratory birds, restores nationally significant fisheries, and enforces federal wildlife laws.
The meta description is too long: 1221 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.fws.gov/
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
(Somewhat important)
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
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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.
Doctype
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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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descriptionUnited States federal agency that manages national wildlife refuges, protects endangered species, manages migratory birds, restores nationally significant fisheries, and enforces federal wildlife laws.
abstractUnited States federal agency that manages national wildlife refuges, protects endangered species, manages migratory birds, restores nationally significant fisheries, and enforces federal wildlife laws.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 1034 words. That's ok.
27.4% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
11 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 15.17 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
This page only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 21 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.
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
/themes/custom/fws_gov/logo.svgFWS Home
...uck_stamp_2019_rotated.png?itok=GlQjn2GzDuck Stamp 2019
...rg ONE TIME USE ONLY_0.jpg?itok=wADIQdCBMexican long tongued bat
...bus_birding_blackpoint.jpg?itok=7qSiwmPbA bus with birders tours Black Point Wildlife Drive, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
...ration March 2019 (3).JPEG?itok=SA8QQCGJA volunteer at siletz bay plants trees
...nner_2018_best_of_show.jpg?itok=IWHvZsCIA hairy brown bison and calf stands nose to nose at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa.
...steve-hillebrand-usfws.jpg?itok=na5sI30_A distant view of two polar bears standing on a pebbled shoreline.
...ublic/2021-12/IMG_0029.JPG?itok=KygmWF_QRefuge biological team staff sample for nekton in a marsh pool.
...winged teal.jpg?h=9e1f9c7f&itok=u2DBbR9bNo alt attribute provided
... Dillon 339.JPG?h=926d89e9&itok=CMarfBF_Pink flowers of Nelson's checkermallow
...y-Ludwick-1.jpg?h=7979261c&itok=ZIxH_qIyClose up of a California condor. Its pink featherless head contrasts with its black feathers.
...MtRainierNP.jpg?h=fb39fc45&itok=fe1mV_7pa close up photo of a fisher
...umpout-Boat.JPG?h=94b28deb&itok=VSRw8SqSPumpout Boat
...i-benvenuti.jpg?h=3cb7c021&itok=Z3kP11ApA bright yellow kayak glides through on a glass-smooth river surrounded by towering evergreen trees. In the distance ominous clouds hover in a clearing sky on the horizon.
..._13057_full.jpg?h=505b7396&itok=LPmgs31Wwhooping crane in water
...etlands-month-poloroid.jpg?itok=qGZ-dwvZWetlands month logo
...the-coneflower-habitat.jpg?itok=YUx0hlc5Purple wildlfowers in an open field, with power lines in the distance.
...-kimberly-fraser-usfws.jpg?itok=ccdNVBu0Three ferrets peek out of burrow.
...1-08/Polar bears USFWS.jpg?itok=fTFfQo02Polar bear mom and baby
...ehouse_DeborahKornblut.jpg?itok=3pw_xwu8Column of zebra mussels on a moss ball
...LE-single-badge-banner.jpg?itok=GrDZEBFsOffice of Law Enforcement badge
...5872fdbe2ec.jpg?h=e5c7802d&itok=PsdigmfLService men
...moe_usfws_0.jpg?h=5ce2669c&itok=mRXXzEOVTwo men smiling standing facing each other in a field of tall grass shake hands.
...212 Px wide.jpg?h=517fdea3&itok=2FZ-2lCbSea Turtles Program Volunteers
...of-the-PWLC.jpg?h=5f62bdfc&itok=Sdw5LcSrA smiling boy lets a crayfish crawl on his nose
/themes/custom/fws_gov/logo.svgU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
H2 Utility (Top) navigation
H2 Search
H2 What's going on at FWS
H2 Our Focus
H2 What We Do For You
H2 Visit Us - Our Locations
H2 Footer Menu - Employment
H2 Footer Menu - Site Links
H2 Footer Menu - Legal
H2 Footer Menu - External Links
H3 American Wetlands Month
H3 National Wildlife Refuges
H3 Endangered Species
H3 Climate Change
H3 Invasive Species Management
H3 Law Enforcement
H3 Our Services
H3 Partnerships
H3 Volunteering
H3 Education Programs
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 9 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.fws.gov/IMG-ALT FWS Home
A-TITLE FWS Home
https://www.fws.gov/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
A-TITLE FWS Home
https://www.fws.gov/aboutAbout Us
https://www.fws.gov/aboutText duplicate About Us
/about/mission-and-visionMission & Vision
https://www.fws.gov/about/staffLeadership
/about/programsOur Organization
/our-facilitiesOur Facilities
https://www.fws.gov/about/regionsRegions
https://www.fws.gov/lawsLaws & Regulations
https://www.fws.gov/lawsText duplicate Laws & Regulations
/library/categories/lawsLaws, Agreements & Treaties
/library/collectionsLibrary
https://www.fws.gov/libraryText duplicate Library
/library/categoriesCategories
/library/collectionsCollections
https://www.fws.gov/Home
https://www.fws.gov/servicesServices
A-TITLE Access services provided by FWS
https://www.fws.gov/servicesText duplicate Services
A-TITLE Access the landing page for services provided by FWS
/service/duck-stampsDuck Stamps
/service/duck-stampsText duplicate Duck Stamps
/service/buy-duck-stamp-or-e-s...Buy a Duck Stamp or E-Stamp
/service/buy-junior-duck-stampBuy a Junior Duck Stamp
/service/fish-stockingFish Stocking
/service/importing-and-exportingImporting & Exporting
/service/consultation-and-tech...Consultation & Technical Assistance
/service/consultation-and-tech...Text duplicate Consultation & Technical Assistance
/service/section-7-consultationsESA Section 7 Consultation
/service/habitat-conservation-...Habitat Conservation Planning (HCPs)
/service/candidate-conservatio...Candidate Conservation Agreements (CCA & CCAA)
/service/safe-harbor-agreementsSafe Harbour Agreements (SHA)
/service/conservation-bankingConservation Banking
/service/coastal-barrier-resou...Coastal Barrier Resources Act Project Consultation
/service/coastal-barrier-resou...Coastal Barrier Resources System Property Documentation
/service/financial-assistanceFinancial Assistance
/service/species-managementSpecies Management
/service/investigational-new-a...Investigational New Animal Drugs (INADS)
/service/permitsPermits
/service/searchSearch All Services
/service/duck-stampsIMG-ALT Duck Stamp 2019
/service/duck-stampsText duplicate Duck Stamps
/service/duck-stampsOne of the easiest ways that anyone can support bird habitat conservation is by buying duck stamps.
https://www.fws.gov/speciesSpecies
https://www.fws.gov/speciesText duplicate Species
/explore-taxonomic-treeExplore Taxonomic Tree
/species/searchFind a Species
/story/coolest-mammals-earthIMG-ALT Mexican long tongued bat
/story/coolest-mammals-earthInterest story
/story/coolest-mammals-earthBats: “The Coolest Mammals on Earth”
https://www.fws.gov/visit-usVisit Us
https://www.fws.gov/visit-usText duplicate Visit Us
https://www.fws.gov/eventsEvents
/visit-us/refugesNational Wildlife Refuges
https://www.fws.gov/activitiesOutdoor Recreation
https://www.fws.gov/hunting/mapWhere to Hunt
https://www.fws.gov/fishing/mapWhere to Fish
/visit-us/fishery-facilitiesNational Fish Hatcheries
/our-facilitiesFind a Facility to Visit
/activity/auto-tourIMG-ALT A bus with birders tours Black Point Wildlife Drive, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
/activity/auto-tourScenic Drives
/activity/auto-tourTour routes of great scenic drives on National Wildlife Refuges.
https://www.fws.gov/get-involvedGet Involved
https://www.fws.gov/get-involvedText duplicate Get Involved
https://www.fws.gov/careersCareers and Internships
/volunteer-opportunityVolunteering
https://www.fws.gov/trainingLearning Opportunities
/education-programsEducation Programs
https://www.fws.gov/eventsText duplicate Events
https://www.fws.gov/partnerPartnerships
https://www.fws.gov/partnerText duplicate Partnerships
/partner/categoriesPartnership Categories
/partner/searchFull Partner List
/volunteer-opportunityIMG-ALT A volunteer at siletz bay plants trees
/volunteer-opportunityVolunteer
/volunteer-opportunitySearch for volunteer opportunities around the country
https://www.fws.gov/newsNewsroom
https://www.fws.gov/newsText duplicate Newsroom
https://www.fws.gov/newsNews Categories
/news/endangered-species-actEndangered Species Act
/news/get-involvedText duplicate Get Involved
/news/land-managementLand Management
/news/migratory-speciesMigratory Species
/news/recreationRecreation
/news/wildlife-managementWildlife Management
/news/wildlife-wondersWildlife Wonders
https://www.fws.gov/press-releasePress Releases
https://www.fws.gov/testimonyCongressional Testimony
/media-contactsMedia Contacts
/news/wildlife-wondersIMG-ALT A hairy brown bison and calf stands nose to nose at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa.
/news/wildlife-wondersWild Things
/news/wildlife-wondersNews about wonderful wild things and places
https://www.fws.gov/initiativesInitiatives
https://www.fws.gov/initiativesText duplicate Initiatives
/initiative/climate-changeClimate Change
/initiative/impactsImpacts
A-TITLE Impacts of climate change on our natural resources
/initiative/responding-solutionsResponding With Solutions
/initiative/adaptationAdaptation
/initiative/mitigationMitigation
/initiative/climate-change/how...How to Get Involved
/initiative/stories-fieldStories From the Field
/initiative/huntingHunting
/initiative/wildlife-conservationWildlife Conservation
/initiative/hunting-us-fish-an...Hunting on FWS Lands and Waters
/initiative/hunters-responsibi...Hunters' responsibility
/initiative/fishingFishing
/initiative/purchase-fishing-l...Purchase a Fishing License
/initiative/learn-fishLearn to Fish
/initiative/protect-your-watersProtect Your Waters
/initiative/fish-and-aquatic-c...Fish and Aquatic Conservation
/initiative/invasive-speciesInvasive Species
/initiative/pollinatorsPollinators
/initiative/protecting-wildlifeProtecting Wildlife
/initiative/climate-changeIMG-ALT A distant view of two polar bears standing on a pebbled shoreline.
/initiative/climate-changeClimate Action
/initiative/climate-changeFWS is taking steps to mitigate climate impacts
https://www.fws.gov/I want to
/volunteer-opportunityText duplicate Volunteer
https://www.fws.gov/careersFind a Job or Internship
/visit-us/refugesPlan a Visit to a Refuge
/service/buy-duck-stamp-or-e-s...Buy a Duck Stamp
/service/permitsApply for a Permit
A-TITLE Apply for a Permit or License
/service/financial-assistanceFind Funding
https://www.fws.gov/trainingFind Training
https://www.fws.gov/jobsIMG-ALT Refuge biological team staff sample for nekton in a marsh pool.
https://www.fws.gov/jobsWild work
https://www.fws.gov/jobsSearch employment opportunities with USFWS
https://www.fws.gov/media/164597Image Details
/story/2022-05/celebration-and...Celebration and Reflection on Endangered Species Day
/press-release/2022-05/califor...California condor chick hatches on ‘Condor Cam’
/story/2022-05/5-species-suppo...5 Species Supported By The State Wildlife Grant Program
/press-release/2022-05/16-mill...$16 Million for Local Waterways and Recreational Boaters
/story/searching-wonder-among-...Searching for Wonder Among the Sparrows
/press-release/2022-05/record-...Record High Number of Whooping Cranes Wintered in Texas
https://www.fws.gov/newsView All Stories
/wetlands-monthAmerican Wetlands Month
IMG-ALT Wetlands month logo
A-TITLE American Wetlands Month
/program/national-wildlife-ref...Text duplicate National Wildlife Refuges
IMG-ALT Purple wildlfowers in an open field, with power lines in the distance.
A-TITLE National Wildlife Refuges
/library/collections/endangere...Endangered Species
IMG-ALT Three ferrets peek out of burrow.
A-TITLE Endangered Species
/initiative/climate-changeText duplicate Climate Change
IMG-ALT Polar bear mom and baby
A-TITLE Climate Change
/initiative/invasive-speciesInvasive Species Management
IMG-ALT Column of zebra mussels on a moss ball
A-TITLE Invasive Species Management
/program/office-of-law-enforce...Law Enforcement
IMG-ALT Office of Law Enforcement badge
A-TITLE Law Enforcement
https://www.fws.gov/servicesIMG-ALT Service men
A-TITLE Our Services
https://www.fws.gov/servicesOur Services
A-TITLE Our Services
https://www.fws.gov/partnerIMG-ALT Two men smiling standing facing each other in a field of tall grass shake hands.
A-TITLE Partnerships
https://www.fws.gov/partnerText duplicate Partnerships
A-TITLE Partnerships
/volunteer-opportunityIMG-ALT Sea Turtles Program Volunteers
A-TITLE Volunteering
/volunteer-opportunityText duplicate Volunteering
A-TITLE Volunteering
/education-programsIMG-ALT A smiling boy lets a crayfish crawl on his nose
A-TITLE Education Programs
/education-programsText duplicate Education Programs
A-TITLE Education Programs
/refuge/patuxent-researchLearn More
/office/abernathy-fish-technol...Text duplicate Learn More
/refuge/northern-tallgrass-pra...Text duplicate Learn More
/refuge/crystal-riverText duplicate Learn More
https://www.fws.gov/careersCareers & Internships
https://www.fws.gov/about/staffEmployees at FWS
https://www.fws.gov/contact-usContact Us
https://www.fws.gov/sitemapSite Map
/help/accessibility.htmlAccessibility
/program/fws-freedom-informati...Freedom of Information Act
https://www.fws.gov/noticesNotices
https://www.doi.gov/privacyExternal Privacy Policy
https://www.fws.gov/disclaimerDisclaimers
/program/information-qualityInformation Quality
/vulnerability-disclosure-policyVulnerability Disclosure Policy
https://www.doi.gov/External DOI
https://www.usa.gov/External USA.GOV
https://www.facebook.com/usfwsExternal A-TITLE Follow us on Facebook
https://www.instagram.com/usfwsExternal A-TITLE Follow us on Instagram
https://www.twitter.com/usfwsExternal A-TITLE Follow us on Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External A-TITLE Find us on LinkedIn
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...External A-TITLE Find us on Flickr
https://www.youtube.com/usfwsExternal A-TITLE Follow us on YouTube

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.fws.gov/"
HTTP header
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The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.37 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This page loads 13 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (232 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
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 53,030 referring domains.
This page has 7,748,556 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 33,485 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 12630 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

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Allow: /core/*.js$
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Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
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Allow: /profiles/*.png
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Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# 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
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Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
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www.fws.gov
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
United States federal agency that manages national wildlife refuges, protects endangered species, manages migratory birds, restores nationally significant fisheries, and enforces federal wildlife laws.

Most important keywords

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

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