Medicare.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
47% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
95% 
Server
95% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.19 s
File size
52.40 kB
Words
243
Media files
6
Number of links
31 internal / 18 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Medicare.gov: the official U.S. government site for Medicare | Medicare
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 636 pixels long. Optimize title
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.medicare.gov/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Germany
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
The alternate link to the page itself is missing.
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
google-site-verificationjtnyspgTt8MtNgCLyPGvyHztLyv2dsxLRgBXSw5Jui8
GeneratorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
langen
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 243 words on this page. Use at least 250 words to provide useful information.
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
No paragraphs were detected.
20.6% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 5 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 6 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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
...es/20181901_MedCardMail_039-1020x350.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/sites/default/files/Shopping%20Bag.pngShopping bagshopping-bag
/sites/default/files/Get%20Basics.pngget-startedget-started
/sites/default/files/Binoculars.pngFind careFind care
/sites/default/files/Calendar%20Check.pngcalendar checkcalendar check
Video URLWidthHeight
...bed/zKZuVdL-GC0?autoplay=0&start=0&rel=0854480

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Medicare.gov: the official U.S. government site for Medicare
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Medicare.gov: the official U.S. government site for Medicare
H2 Remember to protect your Medicare card
H2 Find plans
H2 Get started
H2 Find care providers
H2 Want a new plan now?
H2 Resources
H2 What's new
H2 Medicare & You: preventing Medicare fraud
H2 Site Menu
H2 Take Action
H2 CMS & HHS Websites
H2 Helpful Links
H3 See how Medicare is responding to Coronavirus
H3 Blogs
H3 News
H3 Connect with us
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.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 18 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.medicare.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
/forms-help-resources/help-fig...Protect Yourself/Learn How
/account/login/Log in/Create Account
/medicare-coronavirusLearn More
/plan-compare/?Anchor Find plans
/sign-up-change-plans/get-star...Get started
/care-compareFind care providers
/sign-up-change-plans/when-can...Want a new plan now?
https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/m...New window External Apply for Medicareopens in new window
/node/26886Get Medicare costs
/Contacts/Find local help
/forms-help-resources/your-med...Medicare card issues
/forms-help-resources/mail-you...Mail you get about Medicare
https://www.medicare.gov/blogBlogs
https://www.cms.gov/NewsroomExternal News
https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/p...External Medicare has faster access to new medical technology
/sign-up-change-plansSign up / Change plans
A-TITLE Sign up/Change plans
https://www.medicare.gov/about-usAbout Us
A-TITLE metaLinkRemove
/your-medicare-costsYour Medicare costs
A-TITLE Your Medicare costs
/what-medicare-coversWhat Medicare covers
A-TITLE What Medicare covers
/drug-coverage-part-dDrug coverage (Part D)
A-TITLE Drug coverage (Part D)
/supplements-other-insuranceSupplements & other insurance
A-TITLE Supplements & other insurance
/claims-appealsClaims & appeals
A-TITLE Claims & appeals
/manage-your-healthManage your health
A-TITLE Manage your health
/forms-help-resourcesForms, help, & other resources
A-TITLE Forms, help, & other resources
https://www.medicare.gov/sitemapSite map
A-TITLE Site map
/plan-compare/Find health & drug plans
A-TITLE Find health & drug plans
/care-compare/Text duplicate Find care providers
A-TITLE Find care providers
/medical-equipment-suppliers/Find medical equipment & suppliers
A-TITLE Find medical equipment & suppliers
/medigap-supplemental-insuranc...Find a Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policy
A-TITLE Find a Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policy
/forms-help-resources/medicare...Get Medicare forms
A-TITLE Get Medicare forms
/publicationsFind publications
A-TITLE Find publications
/talk-to-someoneTalk to someone
A-TITLE Talk to someone
https://public.govdelivery.com...External Subdomain Manage your email preferences
/about-us/information-in-other...Get information in other languages
A-TITLE Get information in other languages
https://www.healthcare.gov/External HealthCare.gov
A-TITLE HealthCare.gov
https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/External InsureKidsNow.gov
A-TITLE InsureKidsNow.gov
https://medicaid.gov/External Medicaid.gov
A-TITLE Medicaid.gov
https://www.cms.gov/External CMS.gov
A-TITLE CMS.gov
https://www.hhs.gov/External HHS.gov
A-TITLE HHS.gov
https://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
A-TITLE USA.gov
https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/...External FOIA
A-TITLE Freedom of Information Act
https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/...External No Fear Act
A-TITLE No Fear Act
https://oig.hhs.gov/External Inspector General
A-TITLE Inspector General
https://archive-it.org/collect...External Archive
A-TITLE Archive
https://plan-finder.data.medic...External Subdomain Downloadable databases
A-TITLE Downloadable databases
https://www.facebook.com/medicareNew window External Find Medicare.gov on facebook (link opens in a new tab)
https://www.twitter.com/Medica...New window External Follow Medicare.gov on Twitter (link opens in a new tab)
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...New window External Find Medicare.gov on YouTube (link opens in a new tab)

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.medicare.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 5 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.19 seconds.
This page only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (52 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
set-cookie137 Characters
set-cookie103 Characters
set-cookie107 Characters
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheHIT
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000
varyAccept-Encoding
x-age0
x-ah-environmentprod
x-request-idv-66ad04ba-0a76-11ec-8314-73e3043d3187
x-generatorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
etag"1630426418"
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
content-languageen
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
link<https://www.medicare.gov/index>; rel="revision"
link<https://www.medicare.gov/index>; rel="alternate"; hreflang="en"
link<https://www.medicare.gov/>; rel="canonical", <https://www.medicare.gov/>; rel="shortlink"
x-akamai-transformed9 53537 0 pmb=mTOE,1
content-encodinggzip
dateTue, 31 Aug 2021 16:46:05 GMT
content-length16630
connectionkeep-alive
statuscode200
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 67,006 referring domains.
This page has 8,472,779 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 34,554 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 82298 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

#
# 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: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
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: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
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: /node/
Disallow: /es/node/
Disallow: /app-static-content/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /medicare-search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/node/
Disallow: /index.php/es/node/
Disallow: /index.php/app-static-content/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/medicare-search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Medicare77%Check
gov73%Check
site66%Check
government site66%Check
gov health care64%Check
Get Medicare62%Check
official62%Check
government61%Check
Medicare card60%Check
Medicare costs58%Check

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