Qub.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
83% 
Page structure
70% 
Link structure
36% 
Server
29% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.34 s
File size
411.80 kB
Words
778
Media files
7
Number of links
221 internal / 16 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Queen's University Belfast: Shaping a Better World since 1845
The length of the page title is perfect. (560 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
A prestigious Russell Group UK university, Queen's University Belfast is a leader in innovation & impact. Ranked 85 in the world, (THE) Impact Rankings 2022
The length of the meta description is perfect. (975 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.qub.ac.uk/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 778 words. That's ok.
17.2% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
4 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 18.75 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=yes" 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 16 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
/home/media/Media,1477175,smxx.jpgLanyon in slight shade
/home/media/Media,1000544,smxx.jpgRoyal Visit 1953
/home/media/Media,1483124,smxx.jpgStudents' Union at One Elmwood
/home/media/Media,1184928,smxx.pngTimes Higher Education - Impact Rankings - 2022 Top 100
/home/media/Media,1000353,smxx.svgLogo: The Russell Group
/home/media/Media,977010,smxx.svgAthena Swan Silver
/home/media/Media,977011,smxx.svgLogo: The Queens Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Queen's University Belfast
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Queen's University Belfast
H1 Welcome to Queen's
H1 Your university experience starts here
H2 Our leading research
H2 Life at Queen's
H2 Awards and accreditations
H3 Latest University News
H3 Latest Events
H3 Sustainability at Queen's
H3 Belfast Region City Deal
H4 Undergraduate Open Day - Saturday 1 October
H4 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
H4 Your Student Homepage
H4 NASA Mission will give first proof that technology can prevent asteroid hitting Earth
H4 Breakthrough in how diabetes causes vision loss
H4 Researchers develop plastic film that can kill viruses using room lights
H4 More research needed to support families of UK Veterans
H4 Queen's researcher awarded £280,000 to develop new prostate cancer treatment
H4 Researchers crack scientific mystery with 110-year-old experiment
H5 Popular links:
H6 Ultra-modern new student space opens its doors at Queen’s
H6 Queen's University hosts WHO meeting on Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System
H6 Freshers Fair (Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th September)
H6 RE-SCHEDULED: Campus Food Market
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
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 16 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Queen's University Belfast
/sites/QUBJobVacancies/Jobs
https://www.qub.ac.uk/News/News
https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/What's on
/about/Semester-dates/Semester dates
/directorates/InformationServi...Library
https://daro.qub.ac.uk/make-a-...External Giving
https://www.qub.ac.uk/contact/Ask a question
/contact/Staff-directory/Staff Directory
https://www.qub.ac.uk/china/中文网
/sites/StaffGateway/Staff
https://www.qub.ac.uk/students/Students
https://www.qub.ac.uk/alumni/Alumni
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/Study overview
/Study/Undergraduate/Undergraduate
/Study/PostgraduateStudy/Postgraduate
/International/International-s...International Students
/Study/England-Scotland-Wales/Students from Great Britain
/Study/Feesandfinance/Fees & Funding
/sites/open-learning/Open Learning
/accommodation/Accommodation
/about/Living-in-Northern-Irel...Life in Belfast
/about/Visit-Us/Open Days & Campus Tours
/graduate-school/The Graduate School
/about/Campus-and-facilities/S...Queen's Sport
/student-blog/Your Student Guide
https://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/Find a course
/Study/student-life/Student Life
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/Research overview
/Research/research-themes/Research Themes
/Research/Global/Global Research
/Research/research-explore/Research Areas
/Research/Our-research/Researc...Research Excellence Framework (REF2021)
/Research/Our-research/Research Strategy
/Research/Our-impact/Research Impact
/Research/Our-people/Our People
/courses/postgraduate-research...Research Opportunities
/Research/Our-research/Researc...Research Culture
https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/pdc/Postdoctoral Development Centre
/Research/Governance-ethics-an...Governance, Ethics and Integrity
/Research/Research-contacts/Research Contacts
https://pure.qub.ac.uk/External Search our Research
/Study/PostgraduateStudy/Postg...Find a PhD
/International/International-s...International Students overview
/International/International-s...Applying to Queen's
/International/International-s...English Language Requirements
/International/International-s...Tuition Fees
/International/International-s...International Scholarships
/International/International-s...INTO Queen's
/International/International-s...Exchange and Study Abroad
/Study/international-students/...Find Your Country / Region
/Study/international-students/...China
/Study/international-students/...India
/Study/international-students/...USA
/Study/international-students/...Middle East and Africa
/Study/connect/se-asia/South East Asia
/Study/Why-Study-at-Queens/Why Study at Queen's
/contact/ask-a-question/Contact us
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Business/Business overview
/Business/Commercialisation/Commercialisation
/Business/Case-studies/Case Studies
/Business/Support-for-business...Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
/Business/Commercialisation/IP...IP & Innovation
/Business/Support-for-business/Business Support
/public-engagement/BusinessEng...Business Engagement
/public-engagement/ChiefExecut...Chief Executives' Club
https://www.qub.ac.uk/mgt/Queen's Management School
http://www.leadershipinstitute...External William J Clinton Leadership Institute
/schools/QueensManagementSchoo...MBA programme
/Business/Support-for-business/Text duplicate Business Support
/sites/EmployerGateway-Recruit...Recruit Our Students
https://www.qub.ac.uk/about/About overview
/about/Campus-and-facilities/Campus & Facilities
/about/sustainability/Sustainability
/social-charter/Social Charter
/public-engagement/Public Engagement
/about/Visit-Us/Visit Us
https://www.qub.ac.uk/News/Text duplicate News
https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/Text duplicate What's on
/about/Leadership-and-structure/Leadership and Structure
/about/strategy/Strategy 2030
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Faculties & Schools
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Professional Services
/about/Leadership-and-structur...University Department List
/Study/Why-Study-at-Queens/ran...Rankings and Reputation
https://www.qub.ac.uk/brexit/Queen's on Brexit
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Faculties and Schools
/home/Work-at-Queens/Work at Queen's
/sites/my-queens/Events and Updates
https://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/View all courses
/home/coronavirus-faqsCOVID-19 FAQs
/home/coronavirus-faqs/vaccina...Vaccinations including on-campus pop up clinics
/home/coronavirus-faqs/asympto...Asymptomatic Testing
/home/Study/Undergraduate/open...Undergraduate Open Day - Saturday 1 October
IMG-ALT Lanyon in slight shade
/queen-elizabeth-II/Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Read our tribute and sign the book of condolence
IMG-ALT Royal Visit 1953
https://www.qub.ac.uk/students/Your Student Homepage Your new Student Centre is at One Elmwood
IMG-ALT Students' Union at One Elmwood
/accommodation/Text duplicate Accommodation
/courses/undergraduate/medicin...Medicine
/schools/ssesw/study/postgradu...PGCE Courses
/directorates/InformationServi...Text duplicate Library
/courses/postgraduate-research...Funded PhD studentships
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Anchor Text duplicate News
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Anchor Events
/home/News/Allnews/featured/Ul...Ultra-modern new student space opens its doors at Queen’s 27 September, 2022
/home/News/Allnews/featured/qu...Queen's University hosts WHO meeting on Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System 25 September, 2022
https://www.qub.ac.uk/News/See all news
/events/whats-on/featured/fres...28 Sep Freshers Fair (Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th September) 10:30 - 15:30
/events/whats-on/featured/re-s...29 Sep RE-SCHEDULED: Campus Food Market 12:00 - 15:00
https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/See all events
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...NASA Mission will give first proof that technology can prevent asteroid hitting Earth
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...Breakthrough in how diabetes causes vision loss
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...Researchers develop plastic film that can kill viruses using room lights
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...More research needed to support families of UK Veterans
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...Queen's researcher awarded £280,000 to develop new prostate cancer treatment
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...Researchers crack scientific mystery with 110-year-old experiment
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/See all research
/about/sustainability/Sustainability at Queen's Find out more
/about/belfast-region-city-deal/Belfast Region City Deal Find out more
/about/Living-in-Northern-Irel...Your new home
/about/Awards-and-accreditations/Find out more
https://www.timeshighereducati...External IMG-ALT Times Higher Education - Impact Rankings - 2022 Top 100
https://russellgroup.ac.uk/abo...External IMG-ALT Logo: The Russell Group
/sites/QueensGenderInitiative/...IMG-ALT Athena Swan Silver
/about/Awards-and-accreditatio...IMG-ALT Logo: The Queens Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education
https://www.qub.ac.uk/No Text
https://www.facebook.com/QUBel...External No Text
https://twitter.com/QUBelfastExternal No Text
https://www.instagram.com/qube...External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...External No Text
/sites/QUBJobVacancies/Text duplicate Jobs
/about/Semester-dates/Text duplicate Semester dates
https://www.qub.ac.uk/contact/Text duplicate Contact us
/about/Visit-Us/Visit us
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Schools / Departments
/Study/Undergraduate/Text duplicate Undergraduate
/Study/PostgraduateStudy/Text duplicate Postgraduate
/International/International-s...International students
/Study/PostgraduateStudy/Postg...Text duplicate Find a PhD
https://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/Text duplicate Find a course
/about/website/privacy-and-coo...Privacy and cookies
/about/website/accessibility-s...Website accessibility
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Freedom of information
/directorates/FinanceDirectora...Modern slavery statement
/directorates/HumanResources/d...Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Anchor Return to top
https://www.qub.ac.uk/No Text
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/Study
https://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/Find a Course
/Study/Undergraduate/Text duplicate Undergraduate
/Study/PostgraduateStudy/Text duplicate Postgraduate
/International/International-s...Text duplicate International Students
/Study/England-Scotland-Wales/Text duplicate Students from Great Britain
/Study/Feesandfinance/Fees & Finance
/Study/Scholarshipsandfunding/Scholarships & Funding
/sites/open-learning/Text duplicate Open Learning
/accommodation/Text duplicate Accommodation
/about/Living-in-Northern-Irel...Text duplicate Life in Belfast
/about/Visit-Us/Text duplicate Open Days & Campus Tours
/graduate-school/Text duplicate The Graduate School
/about/Campus-and-facilities/S...Sport
/student-blog/Text duplicate Your Student Guide
/Study/student-life/Text duplicate Student Life
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/Research
/Research/research-themes/Text duplicate Research Themes
/Research/Global/Text duplicate Global Research
/Research/research-explore/Text duplicate Research Areas
/Research/Our-research/Researc...Text duplicate Research Excellence Framework (REF2021)
/Research/Our-research/Text duplicate Research Strategy
/Research/Our-impact/Text duplicate Research Impact
/Research/Our-people/Text duplicate Our People
/courses/postgraduate-research...Text duplicate Research Opportunities
/Research/Our-research/Researc...Text duplicate Research Culture
https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/pdc/Text duplicate Postdoctoral Development Centre
/Research/Governance-ethics-an...Text duplicate Governance, Ethics and Integrity
/Research/Research-contacts/Text duplicate Research Contacts
https://pure.qub.ac.uk/External Search Our Research
/Study/PostgraduateStudy/Postg...Text duplicate Find a PhD
/International/International
/International/International-s...Text duplicate International Students
/International/International-s...Text duplicate Applying to Queen's
/International/International-s...Text duplicate English Language Requirements
/International/International-s...Text duplicate Tuition Fees
/International/International-s...Text duplicate International Scholarships
/International/International-s...Text duplicate INTO Queen's
/International/International-s...Text duplicate Exchange and Study Abroad
/Study/international-students/...Text duplicate Find Your Country / Region
/Study/international-students/...Text duplicate China
/Study/international-students/...Text duplicate India
/Study/international-students/...Text duplicate USA
/Study/international-students/...Text duplicate Middle East and Africa
/Study/connect/se-asia/Text duplicate South East Asia
/Study/Why-Study-at-Queens/Text duplicate Why Study at Queen's
/contact/ask-a-question/Text duplicate Contact us
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Business/Business
/Business/Commercialisation/Text duplicate Commercialisation
/Business/Case-studies/Partnering with Industry
/Business/Support-for-business...Text duplicate Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
/Business/Commercialisation/IP...Text duplicate IP & Innovation
/Business/Support-for-business/Text duplicate Business Support
/home/public-engagement/Busine...Text duplicate Business Engagement
/public-engagement/ChiefExecut...Chief Executives' Club & Events
https://www.qub.ac.uk/mgt/Text duplicate Queen's Management School
http://www.leadershipinstitute...External Text duplicate William J Clinton Leadership Institute
/schools/QueensManagementSchoo...MBA (Master of Business Administration) programme
/sites/EmployerGateway-Recruit...Text duplicate Recruit Our Students
https://www.qub.ac.uk/about/About
/about/Campus-and-facilities/Text duplicate Campus & Facilities
/about/sustainability/Text duplicate Sustainability
/social-charter/Text duplicate Social Charter
/public-engagement/Text duplicate Public Engagement
/about/Visit-Us/Text duplicate Visit Us
https://www.qub.ac.uk/News/Text duplicate News
https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/Text duplicate What's on
/about/Leadership-and-structure/Text duplicate Leadership and Structure
/about/strategy/Text duplicate Strategy 2030
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Text duplicate Faculties & Schools
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Text duplicate Professional Services
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Text duplicate University Department List
/Study/Why-Study-at-Queens/ran...Text duplicate Rankings and Reputation
https://www.qub.ac.uk/brexit/Text duplicate Queen's on Brexit
/home/Work-at-Queens/Text duplicate Work at Queen's
/sites/QUBJobVacancies/Text duplicate Jobs
https://www.qub.ac.uk/News/Text duplicate News
https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/Text duplicate What's on
/about/Semester-dates/Text duplicate Semester dates
/directorates/InformationServi...Text duplicate Library
https://daro.qub.ac.uk/make-a-...External Text duplicate Giving
https://www.qub.ac.uk/contact/Text duplicate Ask a question
/contact/Staff-directory/Text duplicate Staff Directory
https://www.qub.ac.uk/china/Text duplicate 中文网
/sites/StaffGateway/Text duplicate Staff
https://www.qub.ac.uk/students/Text duplicate Students
https://www.qub.ac.uk/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
https://www.facebook.com/QUBel...External No Text
https://twitter.com/QUBelfastExternal No Text
https://www.instagram.com/qube...External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...External No Text

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.qub.ac.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.34 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 loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (412 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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content-encodinggzip
x-clacks-overheadGNU Terry Pratchett
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content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
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 17,455 referring domains.
This page has 3,974,402 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 13,186 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 0 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Search preview

www.qub.ac.uk
Queen's University Belfast: Shaping a Better World since 1845
A prestigious Russell Group UK university, Queen's University Belfast is a leader in innovation & impact. Ranked 85 in the world, (THE) Impact Rankings 2022

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Queen79%Check
University77%Check
Belfast77%Check
University Belfast77%Check
World University68%Check
Queen's University Belfast66%Check
Queen Elizabeth60%Check
world56%Check
Better World52%Check
Belfast Northern Ireland50%Check

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