Msac.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
68% 
Page structure
28% 
Link structure
75% 
Server
46% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.62 s
File size
58.60 kB
Words
624
Media files
32
Number of links
89 internal / 23 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Maryland State Arts Council | Maryland State Arts Council
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (516 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
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.msac.org/
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
(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

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og:urlhttps://www.msac.org/
og:titleMaryland State Arts Council
og:descriptionMaryland State Arts Council
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 29.8 words is high.
This page contains 624 words. That's ok.
18.8% 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.
The text content is perfect.
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)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 30 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1, minimum-scale=1, user-scalable=no" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 12 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
10 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
...ult/files/images/maryland-crown-logo.pngMaryland State Government
...msac-logo-horizontal-transparent-66h.pngMaryland State Arts Council
...efault/files/images/icon-twitter-blk.pngNo alt attribute provided
...fault/files/images/icon-facebook-blk.pngFacebook
...efault/files/images/icon-youtube-blk.pngYouTube
...fault/files/images/icon-linkedin-blk.pngLinkedIn
...ault/files/images/icon-instagram-blk.pngFollow MSAC on Instagram
...es/default/files/images/icon-rss-blk.pngRSS
...es/hero/images/Website banner RAS _0.pngNo alt attribute provided
...lt/files/hero/images/billowdetailone.jpgBillow by Rene Rendine, 2017 Individual Artist Award recipient.Billow by Rene Rendine, 2017 Individual Artist Award recipient.
...efault/files/hero/images/Clock Tower.JPGWheaton Clock Tower, mosaics by Arts on the Block. Photo courtesy of the Wheaton A&E District.Wheaton Clock Tower, mosaics by Arts on the Block. Photo courtesy of the Wheaton A&E District.
...AC Map for interactive background_4d.pngExperience the Arts Everywhere in MarylandExperience the Arts Everywhere in Maryland
...files/hero/images/MuralofUnusualSize.JPGBuilding Blocks by HENSE. Photo courtesy of The City of Hagerstown.Building Blocks by HENSE. Photo courtesy of The City of Hagerstown.
...default/files/hero/images/1E7A0132_0.jpgMagical Experiences Arts Company in residence at The Delrey School. Photos by Kintz.Magical Experiences Arts Company in residence at The Delrey School. Photos by Kintz.
...images/Webpage Banner_Strategic Plan.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ult/files/hero/images/COVID19 Slider.pngNo alt attribute provided
...iles/hero/images/Task force banner_0.pngNo alt attribute provided
.../interior-hero/side/2018-econ-impact.jpgNo alt attribute provided
.../ChesapeakeShakespeare.jpg?itok=1ZglKMbYNo alt attribute provided
...iles/images/Teapot and Bullaun w Cup.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...0x80_/public/news/arch.jpg?itok=c6aWN0hwThe Arch Social Club is an anchor organization of the Black Arts & Entertainment District running along Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore City. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.The Arch Social Club is an anchor organization of the Black Arts & Entertainment District running along Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore City. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
...20-08-13 at 4.24.46 PM.png?itok=Cy-pA_4_Master bomba y plena dancer Julia Gutiérrez-Rivera (center) teaches a class with Cultura Plenera at Sandy Spring Museum. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.Master bomba y plena dancer Julia Gutiérrez-Rivera (center) teaches a class with Cultura Plenera at Sandy Spring Museum. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
...s/remsberg_16060433190.jpg?itok=hoGnNYuREthiopian traditional music and dance group Yebahil Dankira Buden performing at Creative Alliance in 2016. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.Ethiopian traditional music and dance group Yebahil Dankira Buden performing at Creative Alliance in 2016. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
...t.com/ui/images1/safe_subscribe_logo.gifNo alt attribute provided
...nor.maryland.gov/images/governor_agy.jpgGovernor's Office
...es/templates/icon-twitter-inverse(1).pngTwitter
...ages/templates/icon-facebook-inverse.pngFacebook
...mages/templates/icon-youtube-inverse.pngYouTube
...ages/templates/icon-linkedin-inverse.pngLinkedIn
...s/templates/icon-google-plus-inverse.pngGoogle+
.../files/images/icon-instagram-inverse.pngNo alt attribute provided
...es/images/templates/icon-rss-inverse.pngRSS

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Home
The H1 heading contains the words Home! Use important keywords instead.
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (4 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Home
H1 Home Duplicate text
H2 Search form
H2 ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND
H2 Regional Arts Summits
H2 Honoring and Celebrating Artists
H2 Creating Dynamic Communities
H2 Creating Meaningful Places
H2 Advancing the Arts Across Maryland
H2 Full Update Here
H2 DISCOVER ARTISTS
H2 GO TO ARTS EVENTS
H2 CONNECT WITH ARTS ED
H2 Maryland State Arts Council
H2 Featured News
H2 Get Our Newsletter
H2 Maryland Agency
H2 Quick Links
H3 Empty heading
H3 Individual Artist Awards
H3 Maryland Arts & Entertainment Districts
H3 Empty heading
H3 Engaging with Students of All Abilities
H3 Empty heading
H3 Empty heading
H3 Maryland State Arts Council Duplicate text
H4 Empty heading
H4 Empty heading
H4 Empty heading
H4 Empty heading
H4 Empty heading
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
3 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 3 links with a trivial anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 23 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.msac.org/Anchor Skip to main content
https://marylandarts.smartsimp...External Subdomain SmartSimple
http://msac.egrant.net/External Subdomain eGrant.net
/programs/panelist-resourcesPanelist Resources
https://www.msac.org/staffContact Us
https://phpa.health.maryland.g...External Subdomain Maryland Department of Health - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information
https://www.maryland.gov/New window External IMG-ALT Maryland State Government
https://www.msac.org/IMG-ALT Maryland State Arts Council
https://twitter.com/mdartscouncilNew window External No Text
https://www.facebook.com/mdart...New window External IMG-ALT Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External IMG-ALT YouTube
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...New window External IMG-ALT LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/mdar...New window External IMG-ALT Follow MSAC on Instagram
https://www.msac.org/news/rssNew window IMG-ALT RSS
https://www.msac.org/programsMSAC Programs
https://www.msac.org/programsAll Programs
/programs/creativity-grantsCreativity Grants
A-TITLE Creativity Grants
/grants/emergency-grantEmergency Grant
/programs/grants-organizationsGrants for Organizations
A-TITLE Grants for Organizations
/programs/professional-develop...Professional Development
A-TITLE Professional Development
/programs/special-request-grantSpecial Request Grant
A-TITLE Special Request Grant
/programs/county-arts-agencies...County Arts Agencies of Maryland
A-TITLE Community Arts Development
/programs/arts-educationArts in Education Programs
A-TITLE Arts in Education Programs
/programs/maryland-traditionsMaryland Traditions
A-TITLE Maryland’s State Folklife Program
/programs/arts-entertainment-d...Arts & Entertainment Districts
A-TITLE Arts & Entertainment Districts
/programs/independent-artist-a...Independent Artist Award
A-TITLE Individual Artist Award
/programs/public-art-programsPublic Art Programs
A-TITLE Public Art
/programs/maryland-presenting-...Maryland Presenting and Touring
A-TITLE Maryland Presenting and Touring
https://www.msac.org/eventsArts Events
https://www.msac.org/eventsBrowse Arts Events
/maryland-poet-laureateMaryland Poet Laureate
/2020-regional-arts-summits2020 Regional Arts Summits
/events/virtual-eventsOnline Offerings
/programs/arts-educationArts in Education
/programs/arts-educationText duplicate Arts in Education Programs
/grants/artist-residence-programArtist in Residence Program
A-TITLE Artist in Residence Progam
/artists-in-residence-rosterArtist in Residence Roster
/grants/visiting-performer-pro...Visiting Performer Program
/visiting-performers-rosterVisiting Performer Roster
/poetry-out-loudPoetry Out Loud
/arts-education-applications-a...Arts in Education Applications and Forms
/artist-registry-marketplaceArtists
/artist-registry-marketplaceArtist Registry & Marketplace
/programs/maryland-presenting-...Maryland Presenting & Touring
/programs/independent-artist-a...Text duplicate Independent Artist Award
https://www.msac.org/userArtist Login
http://www.mdartplace.org/oppo...External Artist Resource Bulletin
https://www.msac.org/news-eventsNews & Media
https://www.msac.org/news-eventsAll News
/press-releasePress Releases
https://www.msac.org/publicationsPublications
/grants-awardedGrants Awarded
https://www.msac.org/enewslettereNewsletter
/equity-diversity-and-inclusionEquity, Diversity, and Inclusion
/arts-across-marylandArts Across Maryland
https://www.msac.org/about-usAbout Us
https://www.msac.org/about-usAbout the Maryland State Arts Council
https://www.msac.org/councilorsMeet the Council
/commissionersMeet the Maryland Public Art Commission
https://www.msac.org/staffStaff
/recognizing-our-grantsRecognizing Our Grants
A-TITLE Recognizing our Grants
/employment-maryland-state-art...Employment at MSAC
/meeting-noticesMeeting Notices
A-TITLE Meeting Notices
/marylandartsmapMaryland Arts Map
/accessibilityAccessibility
/2020-regional-arts-summitsTrivial anchor text
Read More
/programs/individual-artist-awardNew window Individual Artist Awards
/programs/arts-entertainment-d...New window Text duplicate Arts & Entertainment Districts
/marylandartsmapBegin Your Arts Journey
/programs/public-artNew window For more information
/programs/arts-educationNew window Text duplicate Arts in Education Programs
/news/msac-strategic-plan-updateFull Update Here
/news/msac-covid-19-state-emer...New window Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
/news/future-marylands-arts-se...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
/artist-registryDISCOVER ARTISTS Browse work by thousands of Maryland artists
https://www.msac.org/eventsGO TO ARTS EVENTS Search this calendar to find an arts event near you
/programs/arts-educationCONNECT WITH ARTS ED Access grants and programs for Maryland schools
/publications/economic-impact-...New window Arts Mean Business
/programs/grants-organizationsStrengthening Maryland's Arts Infrastructure:
/programs/grants-organizationsText duplicate Grants for Organizations
https://www.msac.org/marketplaceMaryland Marketplace
/artist-registryNew window Maryland Artist Registry
http://www.msac.org/marketplaceText duplicate Maryland Marketplace
/press-release/maryland-state-...No Text
/press-release/maryland-state-...IMG-ALT The Arch Social Club is an anchor organization of the Black Arts & Entertainment District running along Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore City. Photo by Edwin...
/press-release/maryland-state-...Maryland State Arts Council introduces Network Technical Assistance grants
/news/maryland-state-arts-coun...No Text
/news/maryland-state-arts-coun...IMG-ALT Master bomba y plena dancer Julia Gutiérrez-Rivera (center) teaches a class with Cultura Plenera at Sandy Spring Museum. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
/news/maryland-state-arts-coun...Maryland State Arts Council Awards $40,000 in Folklife Apprenticeships
/news/state-maryland-awards-ov...No Text
/news/state-maryland-awards-ov...IMG-ALT Ethiopian traditional music and dance group Yebahil Dankira Buden performing at Creative Alliance in 2016. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
/news/state-maryland-awards-ov...State of Maryland Awards over $300,000 in Folklife Network grants
https://www.msac.org/news-mediaSee More News
A-TITLE See More News
https://www.constantcontact.co...New window External Email Marketing
https://docs.google.com/forms/...New window External Subdomain Social Media Request Form
https://governor.maryland.gov/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Governor's Office
https://commerce.maryland.gov/New window External Subdomain Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts.
https://marylandarts.smartsimp...External Subdomain Text duplicate SmartSimple
http://msac.egrant.net/External Subdomain Text duplicate eGrant.net
/programs/panelist-resourcesText duplicate Panelist Resources
https://www.msac.org/staffText duplicate Contact Us
https://phpa.health.maryland.g...External Subdomain Text duplicate Maryland Department of Health - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information
/accessibilityText duplicate Accessibility
https://www.msac.org/node/63832Privacy
https://www.msac.org/node/63834Terms of Use
https://twitter.com/marylandartsNew window External IMG-ALT Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/maryl...New window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT YouTube
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...New window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT LinkedIn
https://plus.google.com/u/1/b/...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Google+
https://www.instagram.com/mdar...New window External No Text
https://www.msac.org/news/rssNew window Text duplicate IMG-ALT RSS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.msac.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.62 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This page loads 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 30 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (59 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
servernginx/1.10.3 (Ubuntu)
dateSat, 31 Oct 2020 05:16:01 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
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connectionkeep-alive
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content-languageen
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-generatorDrupal 7 (https://www.drupal.org)
link<https://www.msac.org/>; rel="canonical",<https://www.msac.org/>; rel="shortlink"
cache-controlpublic, max-age=86400
last-modifiedSat, 31 Oct 2020 03:14:01 GMT
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
varyAccept-Encoding
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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 1,136 referring domains.
This page has 1,233,855 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 893 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

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# 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
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# 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: /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/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
2,025

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.

KeywordResultRecheck
Maryland65%Check
Arts Maryland61%Check
Maryland State Arts Council60%Check
Maryland State60%Check
Arts58%Check
State Arts Council57%Check
State Arts56%Check
Arts Council56%Check
State56%Check
Baltimore Maryland53%Check

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