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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.07 s
File size
17.40 kB
Media files
Number of links
71 internal / 9 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
The length of the page title is perfect. (344 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
(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.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
authorPacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
og:titlePacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8

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Page quality

(Critically important)
There are only 391 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
25.3% 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.
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 24.6 words is good.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
This page only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 8 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 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.
(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
/students/pltscares/images/RICsmall.pngNo alt attribute provided Lutheran University

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H5 Recent News
H5 Upcoming Events
H6 Where the wisdom of tradition is applied in the innovative context of the West Coast
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
3 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 9 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Students
/faculty-staff/Faculty & Staff & Friends Subdomain MyCLU
/about/location.htmlMaps & Directions Directory Lutheran Theological Seminary PLTS
/about/at-a-glance.htmlPLTS at a Glance
/about/rector.htmlOffice of the Rector
/about/why-choose-plts.htmlWhy Choose PLTS?
/about/history.htmlOur History
/about/location.htmlText duplicate Maps & Directions
/about/graduate-theological-un...Graduate Theological Union
/about/advisory-board.htmlAdvisory Board duplicate Overview
/programs/master-divinity/inde...Master of Divinity (MDiv)
/programs/master-of-arts.htmlMaster of Arts (MA)
/programs/joint-mdiv-ma.htmlJoint MDiv/MA
/programs/certificates/PLTS Certificates
/programs/contextual-education/Contextual Education
/programs/gtu/index.htmlGTU Programs
/students/candidacy.htmlLicensure & Candidacy
/students/academic-services/Academic Services
/students/academic-services/ca...Career Services & Aid duplicate Overview
/admission/apply/index.htmlHow to Apply
/admission/admission-options.htmlAdmission Options
/admission/visit/index.htmlVisit PLTS
/admission/info-sessions.htmlInformation Sessions
/admission/tuition-fees.htmlTuition & Fees
/admission/financial-aid/index...Financial Aid
/admission/admitted-students.htmlFor Admitted Students
/life-at-plts/Life at PLTS
/life-at-plts/index.htmlText duplicate Overview
/life-at-plts/our-location.htmlLife in Berkeley
/students/calendar/Events Calendar
/life-at-plts/student-life.htmlStudent Life
/life-at-plts/housing/Student Housing
/students/student-services/stu...Student Employment
/life-at-plts/plts-cares.htmlCare & Wellness
/life-at-plts/diversity-equity...Diversity and Equity
/life-at-plts/spiritual-practi...Spiritual Practice Faculty duplicate Overview
/faculty/directory.htmlMeet Our Faculty
/faculty/how-we-teach/How We Teach PLTS duplicate Overview
/support/seminary-fund/index.htmlSeminary Fund
/support/planned-giving.htmlPlanned Giving
/support/gifts-in-kind.htmlGifts-in-Kind Read the COVID-19 (formerly 2019 Novel Coronavirus) updates more
/admission/apply/Apply to PLTS
/admission/visit/Visit Campus
/admission/on-the-road.htmlPLTS On the Road Text 2020 Update Text faculty statement regarding George Floyd, racism and white supremacy News Lutheran Church in America ELCA WITTENBERG CENTER Lecture Series Events
https://admissions.callutheran...External Subdomain Sign up
/about/why-choose-plts.htmlTrivial anchor text
Read more Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter YouTube
/students/pltscares/gsd.htmlNo Text
/students/pltscares/gsd.htmlPLTS is a Reconciling in Christ Seminary IMG-ALT California Lutheran University Subdomain ©

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.07 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This page only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
This page only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (17 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSun, 18 Oct 2020 16:23:55 GMT
serverApache/2.4.6 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) OpenSSL/1.0.2k-fips PHP/7.2.33
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

External factors

(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 731 referring domains.
This page has 3,607 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 627 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 368 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Search preview

Most important keywords

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

Pacific Lutheran52%Check
Lutheran Theological52%Check
Lutheran Theological Seminary52%Check
Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary51%Check
Lutheran University45%Check
Lutheran Church44%Check
Choose PLTS41%Check
Evangelical Lutheran Church41%Check

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