Gla.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
83% 
Page structure
71% 
Link structure
81% 
Server
97% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.34 s
File size
48.40 kB
Words
740
Media files
19
Number of links
137 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
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University of Glasgow: Scottish University of the Year 2022
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (528 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
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The University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Scottish University of the Year 2022. The University of Glasgow is a major research-led university operating in an international context with the following fundamental aims: * to provide education through the development of learning in a research environment * to undertake fundamental, strategic and applied research * to make a major contribution to local, regional, national and international communities through widening access and through working in partnership to support economic regeneration * to sustain and add value to Scottish culture, to the natural environment and to the national economy.
The meta description is too long: 3960 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
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Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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.
Domain
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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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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
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No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

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keywordsGlasgow University, uni, glasgow uni, University, Universities, uni, HE, education, learning, Glasgow, Scotland, Scottish, Britain, British, clearing, UK, England, English, international, Europe, degree, course, program, programme, teaching, research, graduate, undergraduate, postgraduate, international, arts, education, divinity, engineering, law, finance, financial, medicine, science, social science, vet, veterinary, admission, admissions, humanities, life sciences, museum, museums, art gallery, art galleries
descriptionThe University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Scottish University of the Year 2022. The University of Glasgow is a major research-led university operating in an international context with the following fundamental aims: * to provide education through the development of learning in a research environment * to undertake fundamental, strategic and applied research * to make a major contribution to local, regional, national and international communities through widening access and through working in partnership to support economic regeneration * to sustain and add value to Scottish culture, to the natural environment and to the national economy.
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Page quality

Content
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Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 740 words. That's ok.
26.8% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 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 12.29 words is good.
Frames
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
This page only loads 1 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 15 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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1 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
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.
HTTPS
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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

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/3t4/img/university-of-glasgow-280.pngUniversity of Glasgow logo
/media/Media_811846_smxx.jpgThe Main Building of the University looking south
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/media/Media_529407_smxx.jpgSunrise over globe
/media/Media_738397_smxx.jpgTHE world university rankings
/media/Media_814056_smxx.jpgModern solar farm panoramic at sunrise on a summers day
/media/Media_527840_smxx.jpgartist's impression of new Research Hub: Impression courtesy HOK Architects
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/media/Media_773746_smxx.jpgImage of Glasgow viewed from the river Clyde at night
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...sh-university-of-the-year-2022-logo.webpThe Times and Sunday Times Scottish University of the Year 2022
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Page structure

H1 heading
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We use cookies
The H1 heading is too short (14 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
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There are 37 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

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H2 STUDY SEARCH
H2 Flexible study
H2 Student life
H2 International Glasgow
H2 Research
H2 World-changing research
H2 Centres for Doctoral Training
H2 Postgraduate research
H2 Strategy
H2 Research A-Z
H2 Explore
H2 World top 100
H2 Visit us
H2 Find out more
H2 Sustainability at Glasgow
H2 News
H2 Events
H2 Connect
H2 Support us
H2 Alumni
H2 Business and innovation
H2 Glasgow: our city, our partner
H2 Contact us
H2 STUDY
H2 RESEARCH
H2 EXPLORE
H2 CONNECT
H2 JOBS AT GLASGOW
H2 University of Glasgow
H2 Legal
H2 Current students
H2 Staff
H2 Necessary cookies
H2 Analytics cookies
H2 Hotjar
H2 Marketing cookies
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 11 external links on this page.
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/Study
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/Research
https://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/Explore
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/Text duplicate Study
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/Text duplicate Research
https://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/Text duplicate Explore
https://www.gla.ac.uk/connect/Text duplicate Connect
https://www.gla.ac.uk/IMG-ALT University of Glasgow logo small
https://www.gla.ac.uk/IMG-ALT University of Glasgow logo
https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/Text duplicate Study
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/Text duplicate Research
https://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/Text duplicate Explore
https://www.gla.ac.uk/connect/Text duplicate Connect
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/explore/ukraine/Ukraine: our response
https://www.gla.ac.uk/subjects/Subjects A-Z
/undergraduate/Undergraduate study
/postgraduate/Postgraduate study
/international/abroadexchange/Study abroad & exchange opportunities
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/study/online/Online study options
https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/cpd/Continuing professional development (CPD)
/study/microcredentials/Microcredentials courses
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/myglasgow/students/new/New students
/study/studentlife/Glasgow living, support and life beyond the books
/study/studentlife/askastudent/Chat to our students about life at UofG
/study/studentlife/blogs/under...Undergraduate blogs
/study/studentlife/blogs/postg...Postgraduate blogs
/study/studentlife/vlogs/Student life vlogs
/international/Information for international students
/explore/glasgowinternational/Explore our global connections: Glasgow International
https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/eu/Information for EU students and applicants
/postgraduate/erasmusmundus/Erasmus Mundus joint master degrees
https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/More about studying at Glasgow
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/Explore our Research Beacons: six collaborative area of research excellence
/research/coronavirus/Research news: Coronavirus: see how we are responding to the pandemic
/research/arc/ARC: find out more about our flagship Advanced Research Centre, opening Spring 2022
https://fuse-cdt.org.uk/External Future Ultrasonic Engineering (FUSE)
https://lifetime-cdt.org/External Engineered Tissues for Discovery, Industry and Medicine (lifETIME)
https://socialcdt.org/External UKRI Centre for Socially Intelligent Artificial Agents (SOCIAL)
/colleges/mvls/graduateschool/...Wellcome Trust PhD programme
https://www.ed.ac.uk/usher/pre...External MRC Precision Medicine
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/postgraduate/research/Research opportunities
/postgraduate/doctoraltraining/Doctoral training
/research/strategy/Our strategy and policies
/research/excellence/Our research excellence
/research/ourresearchenvironment/Our research environment
/research/az/Browse our research units and areas
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/More about research at Glasgow
https://www.timeshighereducati...External Times Higher Education World University Rankings
https://www.topuniversities.co...External QS World University Rankings
/explore/awardsandrankings/Awards and rankings
/explore/maps/Maps and travel
/explore/visit/undergraduate/Undergraduate events
/explore/visit/postgraduate/Postgraduate events
/explore/campuses/Our campuses
/explore/visit/attractions/Visitor attractions
/explore/visit/campustours/Campus tours
https://www.gla.ac.uk/hunterian/The Hunterian
/study/studentlife/glasgow/City of Glasgow
/study/studentlife/scotland/Scotland
https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/Schools
/researchinstitutes/Research Institutes
https://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/Colleges
/myglasgow/library/The Library
https://www.gla.ac.uk/subjects/Text duplicate Subjects A-Z
https://www.gla.ac.uk/stafflist/Staff A-Z
/myglasgow/services/Services A-Z
/explore/facts/Facts and figures
/explore/sustainability/The first UK University to declare it would divest from fossil fuels within a decade
http://www.gla.ac.uk/news/Full news listings
http://www.gla.ac.uk/events/Full event listings
https://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/Explore more
/connect/supportus/Support us
/connect/supportus/Find out more about our £1billion development to build a campus fit for today and the future.
https://www.gla.ac.uk/alumni/Alumni
https://www.gla.ac.uk/alumni/Stay in touch with your University. Find out more about alumni activities at the University of Glasgow.
/connect/businessandinnovation/Business and innovation
/connect/businessandinnovation/Working with the University of Glasgow: see how we can share our expertise with you.
/connect/civic/We are committed to civic engagement and helping those communities that we are part of thrive. Find out more about our local partnerships.
/connect/contact/Contact us
/connect/contact/Find all the contact details you need to get in touch with someone who can help answer your questions.
https://www.gla.ac.uk/connect/Make more connections
https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/STUDY
https://www.gla.ac.uk/subjects/Text duplicate Subjects A-Z
/undergraduate/Undergraduate
/postgraduate/Postgraduate
/study/online/Online study
/study/short/Short courses
/international/International students
/study/studentlife/Student life
/scholarships/Scholarships and funding
/explore/visit/Text duplicate Visit us / Open Days
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/RESEARCH
/research/az/Research units A-Z
/postgraduate/research/Research opportunities A-Z
/research/beacons/Glasgow Research Beacons
/research/strategy/Research strategy & policies
/research/excellence/Research excellence
/research/ourresearchenvironment/Text duplicate Our research environment
https://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/EXPLORE
/explore/meetglasgow/Meet World Changing Glasgow
/study/studentlife/glasgow/Text duplicate City of Glasgow
/explore/visit/Visit us
/explore/accessibility/Accessibility
/explore/maps/Text duplicate Maps and travel
/explore/facts/Facts & figures
https://www.gla.ac.uk/news/News
https://www.gla.ac.uk/events/Events
https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/Text duplicate Schools
/researchinstitutes/Text duplicate Research Institutes
https://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/Text duplicate Colleges
/myglasgow/services/Services
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/connect/CONNECT
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/connect/supportus/Text duplicate Support us
/connect/businessandinnovation/Business & innovation
/connect/publicengagement/Community and public engagement
/connect/interact/Social Media listings
/study/studentlife/askastudent/Ask a student
/explore/jobs/JOBS AT GLASGOW
https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogr...External Subdomain Current vacancies
https://www.gla.ac.uk/IMG-ALT University of Glasgow
https://www.facebook.com/UofGl...External IMG-ALT Facebook
https://twitter.com/UofGlasgowExternal IMG-ALT Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/uofg...External IMG-ALT Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/uofgla...External IMG-ALT YouTube
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/explore/maps/Text duplicate Maps and travel
/legal/accessibility/Accessibility statement
https://www.gla.ac.uk/foi/Freedom of information
/legal/freedomofinformation/fo...FOI publication scheme
/legal/modernslaveryact/Modern Slavery Statement
/legal/privacy/Privacy and cookies
/legal/termsofuse/Terms of use
/myglasgow/students/MyGlasgow Students
/myglasgow/staff/MyGlasgow Staff
/explore/awardsandrankings/sco...IMG-ALT The Times and Sunday Times Scottish University of the Year 2022
/legal/privacy/Privacy policy
/legal/privacy/Text duplicate Privacy policy

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HTTP redirects
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HTTP header
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Performance
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The page response time is excellent with 0.34 seconds.
This page only loads 1 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (48 kB).

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This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 38,473 referring domains.
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Facebook popularity
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The page has 7066 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
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www.gla.ac.uk
University of Glasgow: Scottish University of the Year 2022
The University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Scottish University of the Year 2022. The University of Glasgow is a major research-led university operating in an international context with the following fundamental aims: * to provide education through the development of learning in a research environment * to undertake fundamental, strategic and applied research * to make a major contribution to local, regional, national and international communities through widening access and through working in partnership to support economic regeneration * to sustain and add value to Scottish culture, to the natural environment and to the national economy.

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