Nccu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
70% 
Page structure
83% 
Link structure
90% 
Server
95% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.25 s
File size
86.80 kB
Words
943
Media files
12
Number of links
45 internal / 22 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | North Carolina Central University
The length of the page title is perfect. (367 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
For more than a century, NC Central has prepared students to transform communities. We made the commitment as the nation's first public liberal arts institution for African American students. We sustain it as a future-focused modern university.
The meta description is too long: 1509 pixels from max. 1000 pixels.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
http://www.nccu.edu/
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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titleHome | North Carolina Central University
descriptionFor more than a century, NC Central has prepared students to transform communities. We made the commitment as the nation's first public liberal arts institution for African American students. We sustain it as a future-focused modern university.
keywordsNC central, NCCU, Home page, Home, NCCU Home, Our community, NCCU news, NCCU events
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theme-color#ffffff
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MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
langen
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are 12 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate 1: Two state-of-the-art research institutes, collaborations with the Rese...
  • Duplicate 2: Equipping students to thrive academically and socially; student succes...
  • Duplicate 3: Making a measurable difference in the lives of our neighbors throughou...
  • Duplicate 4: Steeped in a rich history, the City of Medicine thrives as a center fo...
  • Duplicate 5: Committed to embracing a wide range of ideas, people, and communities,...
  • Duplicate 6: With 15 Division I sports and Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champion...
This page contains 943 words. That's ok.
25.8% 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.
24 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
The average number of words per sentence of 17.95 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-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 19 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)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
North Carolina Central University
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
There are 31 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 North Carolina Central University
H2 Featured Message
H2 Braced by History, Making the Future
H2 Empty heading
H2 World-Class Research
H2 You Matter
H2 Service to the Community
H2 Connection to Durham
H2 Diversity and Inclusion
H2 Division 1 Athletics
H2 Moving Forward
H2 Convenient. Affordable. Flexible.
H2 Top-ranked Programs and World-Class Faculty
H2 Our Community
H2 Student Spotlight
H2 Faculty and Staff Spotlight
H2 Alumni Spotlight
H2 NC Central News
H2 Events
H2 Additional Links
H2 Central in the World
H2 Visit Us
H2 Site Footer
H3 Alumnus Named President of Coppin State University
H3 NCCU Jazz Ensemble to Perform at Lincoln Center in Jack Rudin Competition
H3 Award-winning costume designer Ruth Carter Challenges NCCU Graduates to Dream Big
H3 Spring Semester First Day of Classes
H3 MLK Jr. Day of Service
H3 Forty Under Forty Award Nominations Open
H3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament
H3 Information
H4 Contact
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are 22 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://www.nccu.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
/university-advancementNew window Alumni & Friends
/nccu-foundationNCCU Foundation
/administrationAdministration
https://nccueaglepride.com/New window External Athletics
http://www.nccu.edu/newsNews
http://www.nccu.edu/eventsEvents
https://24282.thankyou4caring....New window External Subdomain Giving
https://myeol.nccu.edu/New window External Subdomain myEOL
http://www.nccu.edu/North Carolina Central University
/we-are-nc-centralWe Are NC Central
/life-nc-centralLife at NC Central
http://www.nccu.edu/academicsAcademics
http://www.nccu.edu/admissionsAdmissions
http://www.nccu.edu/researchResearch
/we-are-nc-centralText duplicate We Are NC Central
/life-nc-centralText duplicate Life at NC Central
http://www.nccu.edu/academicsText duplicate Academics
http://www.nccu.edu/admissionsText duplicate Admissions
http://www.nccu.edu/researchText duplicate Research
/university-advancementNew window Text duplicate Alumni & Friends
/nccu-foundationText duplicate NCCU Foundation
/administrationText duplicate Administration
https://nccueaglepride.com/New window External Text duplicate Athletics
http://www.nccu.edu/newsText duplicate News
http://www.nccu.edu/eventsText duplicate Events
https://24282.thankyou4caring....New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Giving
https://myeol.nccu.edu/New window External Subdomain Text duplicate myEOL
/we-are-nc-centralLearn More about Braced by History, Making the Future
/life-nc-central/campus-life/c...Read More about Moving Forward
https://nccuonline.nccu.edu/External Subdomain Explore Here
http://www.nccu.edu/academicsText duplicate Explore Here
/news/school-law-graduate-vows...Student Spotlight
https://youtu.be/m8k2Xf1FgqwExternal Bruce Gomez
/news/faculty-named-highest-ac...Faculty and Staff Spotlight
/news/alumnus-and-former-nccu-...Alumni Spotlight
http://www.nccu.edu/newsView All News
/news/alumnus-named-president-...Alumnus Named President of Coppin State University
/news/nccu-jazz-ensemble-perfo...NCCU Jazz Ensemble to Perform at Lincoln Center in Jack Rudin Competition
/news/award-winning-costume-de...Award-winning costume designer Ruth Carter Challenges NCCU Graduates to Dream Big
http://www.nccu.edu/newsText duplicate View All News
/events/spring-semester-first-...Spring Semester First Day of Classes
/events/mlk-jr-day-serviceMLK Jr. Day of Service
/events/forty-under-forty-awar...Forty Under Forty Award Nominations Open
/events/mid-eastern-athletic-c...Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament
/we-are-nc-centralLearn More about Central in the World
https://eaglepromise.nccu.edu/...External Subdomain See Details
http://www.nccu.edu/call-usCall Us
https://legacy.nccu.edu/direct...New window External Subdomain Directory
https://nccueaglepride.com/New window External Text duplicate Athletics
http://www.nccu.edu/libraryLibraries
https://web.nccu.edu/map/New window External Subdomain Campus Map
/administration/university-policePolice Department
https://legacy.nccu.edu/virtua...External Subdomain Visit Us
https://24282.thankyou4caring....New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Giving
https://jobs.nccu.edu/External Subdomain Careers
http://legacy.nccu.edu/policie...New window External Subdomain Policies
https://nccu.nextrequest.com/External Subdomain Public Records
http://www.nccu.edu/registrarRegistrar
/university-advancementNew window Text duplicate Alumni & Friends
/nccu-foundationText duplicate NCCU Foundation
https://www.facebook.com/NCCUE...New window External NCCU on Facebook
https://twitter.com/NCCUNew window External NCCU on Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External NCCU on YouTube
https://www.instagram.com/nccu...New window External NCCU on Instagram
https://www.justice.gov/crt/ov...External Title IX
/administration/title-ixNCCU's Title IX webpage

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.25 seconds.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (87 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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servernginx
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expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
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varyCookie
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheMISS
link<http://www.nccu.edu/>; rel="canonical"
link<http://www.nccu.edu/>; rel="revision"
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
last-modifiedFri, 20 Dec 2019 21:46:54 GMT
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x-xss-protection1; mode=block
strict-transport-securitymax-age=1000; includeSubDomains
x-drupal-cacheHIT
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x-cacheHIT
x-cache-hits23
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connectionkeep-alive
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http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 8,251 referring domains.
This website has 6,507,236 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 6,934 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular 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: /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
0

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

Home | North Carolina Central University
http://www.nccu.edu/
For more than a century, NC Central has prepared students to transform communities. We made the commitment as the nation's first public liberal arts institution for African American students. We sustain it as a future-focused modern university.

Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Central73%Check
University71%Check
NC Central68%Check
North Carolina Central University66%Check
North Carolina54%Check
Life at NC Central52%Check
in new50%Check
State University50%Check
NCCU49%Check
commitment as42%Check

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