Herts.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
75% 
Page structure
70% 
Link structure
92% 
Server
81% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.22 s
File size
62.10 kB
Words
500
Media files
11
Number of links
47 internal / 14 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of Hertfordshire | University of Hertfordshire
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (485 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University of Hertfordshire offers a wide range of Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Professional and Short courses. One of the top 200 universities in the world under 50 years old.
The meta description is too long: 1109 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Australia
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
(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

NameValue
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dcterms.modified2020-08-12T11:06:53+01:00
dcterms.issued2019-06-24T11:06:55+01:00
dcterms.formatHTML
dcterms.identifierhttps://www.herts.ac.uk
TitleUniversity of Hertfordshire
DescriptionThe University of Hertfordshire offers a wide range of Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Professional and Short courses. One of the top 200 universities in the world under 50 years old.
AuthorUniversity of Hertfordshire
Keywordsuniversity, uk, hatfield, hertfordshire, degree, undergraduate, postgraduate, distance learning, online degree, professional courses, short courses, masters, PhD
Landing.Pod.TitleUniversity of Hertfordshire
Alternative.Landing.Pod.TitleUniversity of Hertfordshire
Landing.Pod.Link.TextRead more about University of Hertfordshire
Alternative.Landing.Pod.Link.TextRead more about University of Hertfordshire
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Canonical.URLEmpty
OG.ImageEmpty
Landing.Subpage.Slider.Image435
Landing.Subpage.Slider.TitleUniversity of Hertfordshire
Landing.Subpage.Slider.TextEmpty
Quote.AssetEmpty
Clearing.Modeno
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social.nav.facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/uniofherts
social.nav.linkedinhttp://www.linkedin.com/company/university-of-hertfordshire
social.nav.youtubehttp://www.youtube.com/channel/UClNSRsYQKCn0QqCa219Cqhg?sub_confirmation=1
social.nav.instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/uniofherts/
column1.headingI want to
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contact.emailask@herts.ac.uk
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location.map259841
location.link9462
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choose.search.collectionglobal-search
Header.Links223484
Header.Logo216788
Footer.Links223489
Footer.Logos223498
Breadcrumbs.SettingsYes
Course.Finder.SettingsNo
Course.Finder.TextSearch for a Course...
Page.Template.Settingslhs_page
Chat.Bot.Settingsoff
Banner.On.Offno
Banner.ImageEmpty
Banner.Image.MobileEmpty
Banner.Image.Onlyno
Banner.Image.Alt.TextEmpty
Banner.Bg.Colourbanner--white
Banner.Small.CaptionEmpty
Banner.Main.CaptionEmpty
Banner.Caption.Bg.Colourbanner--general
Banner.CTA.TextEmpty
Banner.CTA.LinkEmpty
Banner.Use.VideoNo
Banner.Video.SourceEmpty
Banner.CTA.Btn.Text.Colour#FFFFFF
Banner.CTA.Btn.TextEmpty
Banner.CTA.Btn.LinkEmpty
Banner.CTA.Btn.AnchorEmpty
Banner.CTA.Btn.Text.2Empty
Banner.CTA.Btn.Link.2Empty
Banner.CTA.Btn.Anchor.2Empty
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msapplication-TileColor#FFFFFF
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msapplication-wide310x150logohttps://www.herts.ac.uk/images/web-team/favicons/mstile-310x150.png
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article:published_time2019-06-24T11:06:55+01:00
article:modified_time2020-08-12T11:06:53+01:00
article:section{ENTER SECTION NAME HERE}
article:tagEmpty
langen
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:site@{ENTER TWITTER USERNAME HERE}
twitter:titleUniversity of Hertfordshire
twitter:descriptionEmpty
twitter:imageEmpty
og:titleUniversity of Hertfordshire
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.herts.ac.uk
og:imageEmpty
og:descriptionEmpty
og:site_nameUniversity of Hertfordshire
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge,chrome=1
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
The average number of words per sentence of 27.11 words is high.
This page contains 500 words. That's ok.
34.6% 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.
6 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, minimum-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 10 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
3 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.
HTTPS
(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)
We've got you. We're ready.
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 We've got you. We're ready.
H1 Calling the original thinkers
H2 Black History Month
H2 Positive student feedback in 2020 NSS results
H2 We're one of the best in the world
H2 Calls for volunteers to help businesses in crisis
H2 Join us online
H2 Virtual Experience
H2 Festival of Ideas Reimagined 2020 highlights
H2 flare ignite
H2 Black History Month: Panel Debate Show - Getting comfortable with uncomfortable conversations
H2 We're helping to keep our communities safe
H2 13 August 2020Tenancy advice for students from Law School Streetlaw webinar
H2 10 September 2020University of Hertfordshire appointed as an evaluation partner for local Public Health intervention schemes across the UK
H2 I want to
H2 Go to
H2 Contact us
H2 Location
H3 Everything you need to know about start of term
H3 Virtual open day - Saturday 21 November
H3 We're ready
H3 COVID-19 Information
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
2 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 14 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.herts.ac.uk/IMG-ALT Herts Logo
https://www.herts.ac.uk/Anchor Study
https://www.herts.ac.uk/Anchor Life
https://www.herts.ac.uk/Anchor Sport
https://www.herts.ac.uk/Anchor Research
https://www.herts.ac.uk/Anchor International
https://www.herts.ac.uk/Anchor Business
https://www.herts.ac.uk/Anchor Alumni
https://www.herts.ac.uk/Anchor About us
https://www.herts.ac.uk/Anchor COVID-19
https://www.studynet.herts.ac.uk/External Subdomain StudyNet
https://hertshub.herts.ac.uk/External Subdomain HertsHub
/contact-us/jobs-and-vacanciesJobs and vacancies
http://twitter.com/intent/foll...New window External Twitter
http://www.facebook.com/uniofh...New window External Facebook
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...New window External Linkedin
http://www.youtube.com/channel...New window External Youtube
https://www.instagram.com/unio...New window External Instagram
/study/start-of-termWhat to expect
/study/start-of-term/frequentl...Read our FAQs
/study/open-days/open-daysBook now
/courses/search-all-coursesExplore our courses
/study/start-of-termNo Text
/study/start-of-termWe're ready
/study/start-of-termFind out more
/coronavirusNo Text
/coronavirusCOVID-19 Information
/coronavirusText duplicate Find out more
/about-us/equality-and-diversi...New window Join the conversation
/about-us/media-centre/news/20...New window Find out more information
/about-us/media-centre/news/20...New window Find out why
/business/business-support-vol...New window Text duplicate Find out more
/study/virtual-open-dayVirtual Experience
/about-us/ideasFestival of Ideas Reimagined 2020 highlights
/about-us/events/2020/flare-ig...flare ignite
/about-us/events/2020/black-hi...Black History Month: Panel Debate Show - Getting comfortable with uncomfortable conversations
/about-us/eventsEvents
/research/impact-our-research/...New window Find out how
/about-us/media-centre/news/20...13 August 2020Tenancy advice for students from Law School Streetlaw webinar
/about-us/media-centre/news/20...10 September 2020University of Hertfordshire appointed as an evaluation partner for local Public Health intervention schemes across the UK
/study/how-to-applyApplication guide
/study/our-prospectusesView a Prospectus
/contact-us/jobs-and-vacanciesFind a job at the University
/about-us/legal/complaints-policyRequest a review or make a complaint
https://www.residences.herts.a...External Subdomain Accommodation booking
https://www.studentrecord.hert...External Subdomain Your student record
/bayfordburyBayfordbury
/about-us/governance/office-fo...Transparency information
https://www.herts.ac.uk/sitemapSitemap
/contact-us/where-to-find-usWhere to find us
/contact-us/parkingParking
/contact-us/where-to-find-us/c...IMG-ALT Location map
http://twitter.com/intent/foll...New window External Text duplicate Twitter
http://www.facebook.com/uniofh...New window External Text duplicate Facebook
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...New window External Text duplicate Linkedin
http://www.youtube.com/channel...New window External Text duplicate Youtube
https://www.instagram.com/unio...New window External Text duplicate Instagram
/about-us/legalLegal information and terms of use
/about-us/legal/privacyOnline privacy policy
/about-us/legal/criminal-finan...Criminal Finances Act 2017
/about-us/governance/modern-sl...Modern Slavery Act 2015

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.herts.ac.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.22 seconds.
This page only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (62 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
varyAccept-Encoding
varyAccept-Encoding
cache-controlmax-age=0, private
age4748
pragmacache
serveropenresty
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-request-idda7a491c-1758-4ca7-9b77-e0c2312b3870
dateTue, 27 Oct 2020 03:27:33 GMT
via1.1 squizedge.net, 1.1 herts3-web01.ash2.squiz.cloud
x-cacheHIT from squizedge.net, MISS from herts3-web01.ash2.squiz.cloud
x-upgrade-enabledoff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
expiresWed, 28 Oct 2020 03:18:21 GMT
content-encodinggzip
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/2

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 10,670 referring domains.
This page has 1,375,629 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 8,212 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 0 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: FunnelBack
Allow: /

# Allow JS and CSS for Google
Allow: /*_designs/*.js
Allow: /*_designs/*.css

# Disallow Matrix functionality related items
User-agent: *
Disallow: /_users
Disallow: /*?sq_content_src=
Disallow: /*?SQ_DESIGN_NAME=
Disallow: /*?SQ_PAINT_LAYOUT_NAME=
Disallow: /*_recache
Disallow: /*_nocache
Disallow: /*_edit
Disallow: /*_admin
Disallow: /*_login
Disallow: /*_performance
Disallow: /*squizsandbox
Disallow: /*tim-test-site
Disallow: /*dans-site

Sitemap: https://www.herts.ac.uk/sitemap.xml

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www.herts.ac.uk
University of Hertfordshire | University of Hertfordshire
The University of Hertfordshire offers a wide range of Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Professional and Short courses. One of the top 200 universities in the world under 50 years old.

Most important keywords

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

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Hertfordshire62%Check
ready54%Check
Herts50%Check
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world50%Check
universities46%Check
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student46%Check

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