Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.02 s
File size
26.10 kB
Media files
Number of links
64 internal / 45 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
RI.gov: Rhode Island Government
The domain is used in the page's title.
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The Official Web Site of the State of Rhode Island
The length of the meta description is perfect. (306 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is 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)
HTTP-Header Content-Type: iso-8859-1
Meta Charset Attribut: utf-8
The specified character encodings are different.
(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

titleRI.gov: Rhode Island Government
descriptionThe Official Web Site of the State of Rhode Island
ratingSafe for kids
originatorJurisdictionState of Rhode Island
keywordsRhode Island, State of Rhode Island, Official Web site of Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Governor Daniel McKee, Rhode Island Portal, Online Applications, Online Forms, Online Services, Services, eServices, Visiting Rhode Island, Living in Rhode Island, Working in Rhode Island, Education in Rhode Island, Rhode Island Cities and Towns, Rhode Island Counties, Taxes and Government Revenue, Vital Record and Population, Voting and Elections
subjectsBusiness and Commerce; Crime and Law Enforcement; Education; Employment; Government; History and Culture; Housing and Construction; Laws and Regulations; Military; Consumer Protection; Recreation and Tourism; Taxes and Government Revenue; Transportation
contactStateRhode Island
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
og:descriptionOfficial Website for the State of Rhode Island

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Page quality

(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 353 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
16.4% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
(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 2 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 7 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 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
https://www.ri.gov/img/portal2017/logo.pngRI.gov HomeRI.gov Home
https://www.ri.gov/img/portal2017/gov.pngNo alt attribute provided
/img/portal2016/best2015.pngNo alt attribute provided
https://www.ri.gov/img/portal2015/totop.pngBack to Top

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 About & Help
H5 Officials
H5 Media
H5 Alerts
H5 Mobile
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
1 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (45) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ri.gov/index.phpIMG-ALT RI.gov Home
http://www.governor.ri.gov/External Daniel McKee
A-TITLE Governor McKee
https://www.facebook.com/External A-TITLE Facebook
https://twitter.com/External A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.ri.gov/Anchor No Text
https://www.ri.gov/Anchor Menu
https://www.ri.gov/services/Browse Services
http://www.ri.gov/reg/Vehicle Registration Renewal DMV
https://www.ri.gov/DEM/saltwater/Saltwater Fishing Licenses DEM
/taxation/refund/Where's My Refund? Division of Taxation
/taxation/business/index.phpBusiness Taxes Division of Taxation
http://sos.ri.gov/divisions/Bu...External Start a Business in RI Secretary of State
http://www.dhs.ri.gov/Programs...External Apply for Services Department of Human Services
/DMV/licenserenewal/Driver's License Renewal DMV
/DEM/commercialmarine/Commercial Fishing Licenses DEM
/DMV/titleinquiryTitle Inquiry DMV
https://www.ri.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Menu
/government/submenu.phpBrowse Government
https://www.ri.gov/officials/Rhode Island Elected Officials Executive
http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/P...External Subdomain RI General Assembly Legislative
https://www.courts.ri.gov/Page...External Rhode Island Judiciary Judiciary
https://www.ri.gov/guide/All Agencies A-Z Rhode Island State Agencies
https://www.ri.gov/towns/Cities & Towns Rhode Island Cities & Towns
http://www.transparency.ri.gov/External Government Transparency The RI Transparency Portal
https://www.ri.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Menu
/business/business2015.phpBrowse Business
http://sos.ri.gov/divisions/Bu...External Start a Business Secretary of State
https://www.ri.gov/taxation/BAR/Business Registration Division of Taxation
http://www.dbr.ri.gov/rules/External Rules & Regulations Department Of Business Regulation
http://commerceri.com/External Taxes & Incentives Rhode Island Commerce Corporation
/taxation/business/Text duplicate Business Taxes Division of Taxation
http://www.sos.ri.gov/division...External Business Filings Secretary of State
http://commerceri.com/External Business Resources Rhode Island Commerce Corporation
https://www.ri.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Menu
/citizens/submenu.phpBrowse Living
https://elections.ri.gov/External Register to Vote Board of Elections
http://www.ride.ri.gov/Student...External Students & Families Department of Education
http://www.health.ri.gov/find/...External Find a Doctor Department of Health
http://www.dhs.ri.gov/External Human Services Department of Human Services
http://www.vets.ri.gov/External Veterans Affairs Office of Veterans Affairs
http://www.dea.ri.gov/External Elderly Affairs Division of Elderly Affairs
http://www.riema.ri.gov/resour...External Tips for Emergency Preparedness Emergency Management Agency
https://www.ri.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Menu
https://www.visitrhodeisland.com/External Visit Rhode Island visitrhodeisland.com
http://www.riparks.com/External Parks, Beaches, and Campgrounds Division of Parks & Recreation
http://www.dot.ri.gov/travel/b...External RI Bike Paths Department of Transportation
https://www.ri.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Menu
https://www.ri.gov/employment/Browse Employment
https://www.employri.org/vosne...External Job Search Employ RI
http://agency.governmentjobs.c...External Subdomain Government Job Search State of Rhode Island
https://dlt.ri.gov/careertrainingExternal Training Programs Department of Labor and Training
http://www.hr.ri.gov/External Resources for State Employees Division of Human Resources
https://dlt.ri.gov/uiExternal File an Unemployment Claim Department of Labor and Training
http://www.dlt.ri.gov/tdi/External File a TDI Claim Department of Labor and Training
https://health.ri.gov/covid/New window External Click here for the latest information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) from the Rhode Island Department of Health.
https://twitter.com/rigov/list...External Connect with Us
https://www.ri.gov/press/Rhode Island News
/search/result.php?q=Child+Sup...Child Support
/search/result.php?q=Bill+of+SaleBill of Sale
/search/result.php?q=Criminal+...Criminal Records
/search/result.php?q=Secretary...Secretary of State
/search/result.php?q=Address+C...Address Change
/search/result.php?q=Labor+and...Labor and Training
/search/result.php?q=Birth+Cer...Birth Certificate
/search/result.php?q=VIN+CheckVIN Check
https://www.ri.gov/about/About RI.gov
A-TITLE About RI.gov
A-TITLE Awards
/about/awards.phpA-TITLE RI.gov Awards
http://www.governor.ri.gov/External Governor’s Office
A-TITLE Governor
http://www.ltgov.ri.gov/External Lt. Governor’s Office
A-TITLE Leuitenant Governor
http://www.sos.ri.gov/External Text duplicate Secretary of State
A-TITLE Secretary of State
http://www.treasury.ri.gov/External General Treasurer
A-TITLE General Treasurer
http://www.riag.ri.gov/External Attorney General
A-TITLE Attorney General
A-TITLE State Government Blogs
A-TITLE State calendars
A-TITLE State newsletters
https://www.ri.gov/photos/RI Photos
A-TITLE Photos
https://www.ri.gov/press/Text duplicate Press
A-TITLE State Government Press Releases
https://www.ri.gov/socialmedia/Social Media
A-TITLE State Government Social Media
https://www.ri.gov/edemocracy/Voting & Elections
A-TITLE Voting and Elections
https://www.ri.gov/alerts/Missing Children
A-TITLE Missing Children
https://www.ri.gov/alerts/Weather Alerts
A-TITLE Weather Alerts
http://www.riema.ri.gov/External Threat Level
A-TITLE Threat Level
http://www.doc.ri.gov/DOJ Sett...External DOC/DOJ Settlement
A-TITLE DOC/DOJ Settlement
https://www.ri.gov/mobile/100+ Mobile Ready Services
A-TITLE 100+ Mobile Ready Services
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...External No Text
http://www.flickr.com/groups/r...External No Text
https://plus.google.com/b/1180...External Subdomain No Text
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...External No Text
http://pinterest.com/rigovernmentExternal No Text
http://www.ri.gov/rss/No Text
http://www.twitter.com/rigov/External No Text
http://www.youtube.com/user/RI...External No Text
https://www.ri.gov/subscriber/Subscriber Services
A-TITLE Subscriber Services
https://www.ri.gov/help/Text duplicate Help
A-TITLE Alerts
A-TITLE Policies
https://www.ri.gov/help/H E L P
A-TITLE RI.gov Help?

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.ri.gov/"
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.02 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 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (26 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSun, 22 May 2022 02:21:18 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=iso-8859-1

External factors

(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 30,481 referring domains.
This page has 6,295,986 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 20,234 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 60504 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Search preview

RI.gov: Rhode Island Government
The Official Web Site of the State of Rhode Island

Most important keywords

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

Rhode Island58%Check
Rhode Island Government54%Check
Island New46%Check
Island News46%Check
State Government46%Check
State News40%Check

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