Purdue.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
49% 
Page structure
98% 
Link structure
87% 
Server
69% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.88 s
File size
85.00 kB
Words
308
Media files
4
Number of links
59 internal / 25 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Purdue University - Indiana's Land Grant University
The length of the page title is perfect. (459 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Purdue University is a world-renowned, public research university that advances discoveries in science, technology, engineering and math. With its flagship campus in West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue is a land-grant university with a system that has statewide campuses and online, adult-learning and polytechnic programs.
The meta description is too long: 1979 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: 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

NameValue
google-site-verificationdUyYAkgfYaJZPg1QMpbqQU1ve7YG0t0qNb9_8zT1Xgo
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
descriptionPurdue University is a world-renowned, public research university that advances discoveries in science, technology, engineering and math. With its flagship campus in West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue is a land-grant university with a system that has statewide campuses and online, adult-learning and polytechnic programs.
keywordsPurdue University, Boilermakers, Boilers, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, college, university, higher education, academics, technology, engineering, agriculture, health sciences, liberal arts, libraries, research, athletics, Ross-Ade Stadium, Mackey Arena, employment, professors, astronauts, world food prize, nobel prize, real-world, innovation
authorPurdue University
langen
og:urlhttp://www.purdue.edu
og:typewebsite
og:titlePurdue University - Indiana's Land Grant University
og:descriptionLearn about Purdue University, a major research university located in Lafayette, Indiana known for discoveries in science, technology, engineering and more.
og:imagehttp://www.purdue.edu/purdue/images/audience/about-banner.jpg
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
Only 1 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
There are only 308 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
21.4% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 10 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on 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
/purdue/images/PU-H.pngPurdue University
...op10Innovative-PurdueWebsiteBanner-1.jpgTop 10 most innovative university in America from U.s. News and Wold Report/4 years running
data:[...] Base64Purdue University Arch
Video URLWidthHeight
...YY20OGjpg?rel=0&autoplay=1&loop=1&mute=1560315

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Purdue University
The H1 heading is too short (17 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Purdue University
H2 What's Trending
H2 News/Events
H2 Footer Resources
H3 Purdue ranked No. 4 most trusted public university in the U.S.
H3 SkyWater Technology chooses Discovery Park District at Purdue for $1.8B semiconductor fabrication facility, to create 750 jobs in 5 years
H3 21 Boilermakers among IBJ Media’s 250 most influential Indiana leaders
H3 Purdue’s decade-long tuition freeze, record enrollment levels help counter state’s trending drop in college-going rate
H3 Communication
H3 Campus
H3 Information
H3 People
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 4 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 25 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.purdue.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
/purdue/academics/index.phpAcademics
/purdue/admissions/index.phpAdmissions
/purdue/current_students/index...Current Students
/purdue/athletics/index.phpAthletics
/purdue/about/index.phpAbout
/purdue/careers/index.phpCareers
/purdue/prospective_students/i...Prospective Students
/purdue/research/index.phpResearch and Partnerships
/purdue/commercialization/inde...Entrepreneurship and Commercialization
/engagement/Office of Engagement
/purdue/apply/Apply
https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/News
https://www.purdue.edu/president/President
https://www.purdueteamstore.com/External Shop
https://www.purdue.edu/visitVisit
/purdue/giveNow.htmlGive
https://www.purdue.edu/emergency/Emergency
https://www.purdue.edu/IMG-ALT Purdue University
/purdue/admissions/index.phpText duplicate Admissions
/purdue/academics/index.phpText duplicate Academics
/purdue/inclusion/index.phpInclusion
/purdue/arts/index.phpArts and Ideas
/purdue/research/index.phpResearch
/purdue/alumni/index.phpAlumni
/purdue/athletics/index.phpText duplicate Athletics
/purdue/about/index.phpText duplicate About
https://www.pnw.edu/External Purdue Northwest
https://www.pfw.edu/External Purdue Fort Wayne
https://www.purdueglobal.edu/External Purdue Global
https://online.purdue.edu/External Subdomain Purdue Online
https://protect.purdue.edu/New window External Subdomain Together, we will take every step to #ProtectPurdue ProofPoints LEARN MORE T ogethe r , we will t a k e ev e r y s t ep t o #P rot ectPu r due
https://protect.purdue.edu/New window External Subdomain Together, we will take every step to #ProtectPurdue ProofPoints LEARN MORE T ogethe r , we will t a k e ev e r y s t ep t o #P r o t ectPu r due
https://stories.purdue.edu/New window External Subdomain Visit "The Persistent Pursuit," your new destination for Boilermaker stories.
https://www.instagram.com/life...External Purdue on Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/life...External Follow
https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/Purdue Newsroom
/newsroom/releases/2022/Q3/pur...New window Trivial anchor text
Read More
/newsroom/releases/2022/Q3/sky...New window Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
/newsroom/releases/2022/Q3/21-...New window Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
/newsroom/purduetoday/releases...New window Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://www.purdue.edu/Anchor Communication
https://one.purdue.edu/External Subdomain OneCampus Portal
https://purdue.brightspace.com/New window External Subdomain Brightspace
/boilerconnect/BoilerConnect
https://portal.office.com/External Subdomain Office 365
https://outlook.office.com/External Subdomain Outlook
https://mypurdue.purdue.edu/External Subdomain myPurdue
https://www.purdue.edu/Anchor Campus
/purdue/faculty_staff/index.phpFaculty and Staff
https://www.purdue.edu/hr/Human Resources
/purdue/careers/index.phpText duplicate Careers
/purdue/about/colleges_schools...Colleges and Schools
https://www.purdue.edu/directory/Directory
/campus-map/Campus Map
https://www.purdue.edu/Anchor Information
/newsroom/purduetoday/Purdue Today
https://events.purdue.edu/External Subdomain Events
https://www.lib.purdue.edu/External Subdomain Libraries
/physicalfacilities/construction/Construction
/bursar/tuition/calculator.phpTuition Calculator
https://www.purdue.edu/hr/CHL/Center for Healthy Living
https://www.purdue.edu/Anchor People
https://www.purdue.edu/hotline/Speak Up
/diversity-inclusion/Diversity and Inclusion
https://www.purdue.edu/ethics/Ethics and Compliance
https://www.itap.purdue.edu/External Subdomain Information Technology
/ehps/police/statistics-polici...Annual Security Report
/ehps/police/timely-warnings/Timely Warnings
https://www.facebook.com/Purdu...New window External Facebook
https://twitter.com/lifeatpurdueNew window External Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/P...New window External YouTube
https://www.instagram.com/life...New window External Instagram
https://www.pinterest.com/life...New window External Pinterest
https://www.snapchat.com/add/l...New window External Snapchat
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/p...New window External LinkedIn
/purdue/disclaimer.php© 2022 Purdue University
/purdue/ea_eou_statement.phpAn equal access/equal opportunity university
/purdue/about/integrity_statem...Integrity Statement
/securepurdue/security-program...New window Copyright Complaints
https://www.purdue.edu/brand/New window Brand Toolkit
https://www.purdue.edu/marketing/Maintained by Purdue Marketing and Communications
/disabilityresources/Accessibility Resources
/purdue/contact-usContact Us

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.purdue.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.88 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 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A Content Delivery Network like Bootstrap CDN can save bandwidth for Bootstrap front-end component library.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (85 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateMon, 08 Aug 2022 01:40:27 GMT
serverApache
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
content-length17722
connectionclose
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
set-cookie156 Characters
strict-transport-securitymax-age=0
cache-controlno-cache
expires-1
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

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 102,556 referring domains.
This page has 46,314,850 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 65,714 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 7782 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 3
Disallow: /~
Disallow: /pmm-templates/

#
# Discovery Park
#
#   Updated by Jakob Knigga (jknigga) 9/21/2017
#
Disallow: /discoverypark/bdmce/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/bdmce/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/bioscience/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/bioscience/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/birck/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/birck/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/c3bio/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/c3bio/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/caid/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/caid/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/climate/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/climate/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/drug-discovery/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/drug-discovery/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/energy/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/energy/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/environment/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/environment/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/food/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/food/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/igsdi/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/igsdi/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/nextrans/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/nextrans/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/pillars/integrative-neuroscience-center/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/pillars/integrative-neuroscience-center/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/pillars/pi4d/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/pillars/pi4d/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/ppri/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/ppri/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/rche/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/rche/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/vaccine/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/vaccine/news/
Disallow: /discoverypark/wghi/events/
Disallow: /discoverypark/wghi/news/

#
# Gradschool
#
Disallow: /gradschool/gsdb/

#
# HHS
#
#    Updated by Lisa Stein 1/27/2017 - FP 764035
#
Disallow: /hhs/hdfs/r28j51xz/

#
# Vet
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#    Updated by Osmar Lopez 5/29/2019 - FP 1114881
#
Disallow: /vet/application
Disallow: /vet/badges
Disallow: /vet/blocks
Disallow: /vet/building-directory
Disallow: /vet/campaign-emails
Disallow: /vet/courses
Disallow: /vet/ctr/files/documents/CTR-Research-Information.pdf
Disallow: /vet/ctr/files/documents/CTR-Translational-Research.pdf
Disallow: /vet/dvm/admissions/files/Insiders Guide.pdf
Disallow: /vet/dvmconnect
Disallow: /vet/epubs
Disallow: /vet/files/includes
Disallow: /vet/fileshare
Disallow: /vet/intranet
Disallow: /vet/pcop/videos
Disallow: /vet/scheduler
Disallow: /vet/secure
Disallow: /vet/sharepoint
Disallow: /vet/supportpvm
Disallow: /vet/sureshmittal
Disallow: /vet/test
Disallow: /vet/vtconnect
Disallow: /vet/vth/files/documents/181108-rDVM-Fall-Mailing.pdf

#   Updated by Wright Frazier 4/8/2020 - FP 1289068

Disallow: /vet/addl/covid19partners/

#
# Site Map
#
Sitemap: https://www.purdue.edu/sitemap.xml 
#
# Added College of Science sitemap.xml file per Nina Haghighi - FP 1719630
#
Sitemap: https://www.purdue.edu/science/sitemap.xml

Search preview

www.purdue.edu
Purdue University - Indiana's Land Grant University
Purdue University is a world-renowned, public research university that advances discoveries in science, technology, engineering and math. With its flagship campus in West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue is a land-grant university with a system that has statewide campuses and online, adult-learning and polytechnic programs.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Purdue93%Check
Purdue University86%Check
University79%Check
Purdue University Logo71%Check
Purdue Global65%Check
Purdue Marketing65%Check
Research University64%Check
Indiana62%Check
Public Research University60%Check
Lafayette Indiana54%Check

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