Senate.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
75% 
Page quality
66% 
Page structure
68% 
Link structure
42% 
Server
60% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.81 s
File size
37.50 kB
Words
521
Media files
13
Number of links
152 internal / 13 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
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U.S. Senate
The page title is too short. (110 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
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No canonical link is specified.
Language
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Language detected in text: en
Server location: Netherlands
One or more of the specified languages are not ISO standard (en, en-us, de, etc.)
The language is not specified in the HTML markup.
Alternate/Hreflang Links
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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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
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The character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
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The doctype XHTML 1.0 Transitional is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
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The favicon is linked correctly.

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Page quality

Content
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Only 1 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
The average number of words per sentence of 4.4 words is low.
This page contains 521 words. That's ok.
20.2% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 10 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
Social Networks
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There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
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No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
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This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Page structure

H1 heading
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Floor Proceedings
Too many H1 headings
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 Floor Proceedings
H1 Scheduled Hearings
H2 Women of the Senate
H2 Senate Stories
H2 Learn about Senate Art & History
H2 Senate Chamber Desks
H2 States in the Senate
H2 Plan a Visit to the Capitol
H3 Tuesday, Aug 03, 2021
H3 Previous Meeting
H3 Tuesday, Aug. 03, 2021
H3 Research Tools
H3 Recent Senate Roll Call Votes
H3 Public Disclosure
H3 Features
H3 Visiting
H3 Jobs
H3 SENATORS
H3 COMMITTEES
H3 LEGISLATION & RECORDS
H3 ART & HISTORY
H3 REFERENCE
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
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.
There are 2 links with a trivial anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
There are 13 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.senate.gov/Anchor Skip Content
https://www.senate.gov/index.htmIMG-ALT United States Senate Logo
/senators/index.htmSENATORS
/senators/senators-contact.htmContact
/senators/leadership.htmLeadership
/senators/former_senators.htmFormer Senators
/senators/qualifications_terms...Qualifications & Terms of Service
/senators/facts_milestones.htmFacts & Milestones
/states/statesmap.htmStates
/committees/committees_home.htmCOMMITTEES
/committees/membership_assignm...Membership & Assignments
/committees/hearings_meetings.htmHearings & Meetings
/committees/history.htmHistory
/legislative/legislative_home.htmLEGISLATION & RECORDS
/legislative/bills_acts_laws.htmBills, Acts, & Laws
/legislative/nominations_new.htmNominations
/legislative/treaties_new.htmTreaties
/legislative/votes_new.htmVotes
/legislative/floor_activity_pa...Floor Proceedings
/legislative/rules_procedure.htmRules & Procedure
/legislative/landmark_legislat...Landmark Legislation
/legislative/sessions_of_congr...Sessions of Congress
/legislative/lobbyingdisc.htmPublic Disclosure
/art/art_hist_home.htmART & HISTORY
/about/officers-staff.htmOfficers & Staff
/about/officers-staff/vice-pre...Vice President
/about/officers-staff/presiden...President Pro Tempore
/about/officers-staff/party-se...Party Secretaries
/about/officers-staff/secretar...Secretary of the Senate
/about/officers-staff/sergeant...Sergeant at Arms
/about/officers-staff/chaplain...Senate Chaplain
/about/officers-staff/pages.htmPages
/about/powers-procedures.htmPowers & Procedures
/about/powers-procedures/censu...Censure
/about/powers-procedures/decla...Declarations of War
/about/powers-procedures/expul...Expulsion
/about/powers-procedures/filib...Filibusters & Cloture
/about/powers-procedures/impea...Impeachment
/about/powers-procedures/inves...Investigations
/about/powers-procedures/nomin...Text duplicate Nominations
/about/powers-procedures/rules...Rules
/about/powers-procedures/treat...Text duplicate Treaties
/about/powers-procedures/votin...Voting
/history/origins.htmInstitution
/history/instdev.htmOrigins & Development
/history/chronology.htmChronology
/history/partydiv.htmParty Division
/history/essays.htmHistorical Highlights
/history/1787.htm1787-1800
/history/1801.htm1801-1850
/history/1851.htm1851-1877
/history/1878.htm1878-1920
/history/1921.htm1921-1940
/history/1941.htm1941-1963
/history/1964.htm1964-present
/history/oralhistory.htmOral History Project
/art/exhibits.htmSpecial Features
/art-artifacts/art-artifacts.htmArt & Artifacts
/reference/reference_home.htmREFERENCE
/reference/virtual.htmVirtual Reference Desk
/reference/stats_and_lists.htmStatistics & Lists
/reference/biblio.htmBibliographies
/reference/howto.htmHow To...
/reference/glossary.htmGlossary
/reference/org_chart.htmSenate Organization
/civics/constitution_item/cons...The Constitution
/visiting/procurement.htmProcurement
/visiting/employment.htmEmployment & Internships
/visiting/po.htmPlacement Office
/employment/saa/positions.htmText duplicate Sergeant at Arms
/employment/SOS_HR/positions_s...Text duplicate Secretary of the Senate
/visiting/index.htmVisiting
/artandhistory/history/People/...Women of the Senate
/artandhistory/history/People/...To commemorate the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, and recognize the service of the first female senator in 19ervice of the first female senator in 1922, learn about the Women of the Sena...
/artandhistory/senate-stories/...Senate Stories
/artandhistory/senate-stories/...Presented to enlighten, amuse, and inform, our new Senate history blog explores the forces, events, and personalities ththe forces, events, and personalities that have shaped the modern Senate.
/art/art_hist_home.htmNo Text
/art/art_hist_home.htmExplore the Senate's collection of paintings, sculpture, graphic art, and decorative art representing the history of thetive art representing the history of the institution, the Capitol, and the na...
https://www.senate.gov/deskSenate Chamber Desks
https://www.senate.gov/deskDiscover the histories, traditions, and arrangements of senators' desks.
/states/statesmap.htmStates in the Senate
/states/statesmap.htmLearn about your state's place in Senate history.
http://www.visitthecapitol.gov/External Plan a Visit to the Capitol
http://www.visitthecapitol.gov/External Your visit to the historic U.S. Capitol begins as you enter the Capitol Visitor Center. The visitor's center is located Center. The visitor's center is located below the East Plaza of the Capitol b...
http://www.congress.gov/bill/1...External H.R.3684
/floor/index.htmFloor Webcast
https://www.govinfo.gov/app/to...External Senate Calendar
/legislative/LIS/executive_cal...Executive Calendar
/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lis...record votes
/legislative/LIS/floor_activit...Floor Activity
https://www.congress.gov/congr...External Daily Digest
http://www.govinfo.gov/link/cr...External Congressional Record
/legislative/2021_schedule.htmTentative Floor Schedule
http://www.armed-services.sena...External Subdomain Armed Services
http://www.banking.senate.gov/...External Subdomain Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
http://www.energy.senate.gov/External Subdomain Energy and Natural Resources
/committees/hearings_meetings.htmTrivial anchor text
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/reference/virtual.htmText duplicate Virtual Reference Desk
/reference/stats_and_lists.htmStatistics and Lists
/legislative/active_leg_page.htmCommonly Searched for Legislation
/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lis...295 (20-78)
http://www.congress.gov/bill/1...External H.R. 3684
/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lis...294 (95-3)
http://www.congress.gov/bill/1...External Text duplicate H.R. 3684
/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lis...293 (45-48)
http://www.congress.gov/bill/1...External Text duplicate H.R. 3684
/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lis...Detailed Session List
/legislative/lobbyingdisc.htmFinancial Disclosure
/legislative/lobbyingdisc.htmGift Rule/Travel
/legislative/lobbyingdisc.htmLobby Disclosure Act
/artandhistory/history/People/...Text duplicate Women of the Senate
/artandhistory/senate-stories/...Senate Stories Blog
/general/Features/Archive.htmText duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
/visiting/index.htmPlan Your Visit
https://www.visitthecapitol.gov/External Capitol Visitors' Center
/general/capcam.htmCapitol Camera
/visiting/employment.htmEmployment
/visiting/procurement.htmText duplicate Procurement
https://www.senate.gov/index.htmIMG-ALT Senate Logo
/senators/contact/Text duplicate SENATORS
/senators/senators-contact.htmText duplicate Contact
/senators/leadership.htmLeadership & Officers
/senators/former_senators.htmText duplicate Former Senators
/senators/qualifications_terms...Text duplicate Qualifications & Terms of Service
/senators/facts_milestones.htmText duplicate Facts & Milestones
/senators/statesmap.htmText duplicate States
/committees/committees_home.htmText duplicate COMMITTEES
/committees/membership_assignm...Text duplicate Membership & Assignments
/committees/hearings_meetings.htmText duplicate Hearings & Meetings
/committees/history.htmText duplicate History
/legislative/legislative_home.htmText duplicate LEGISLATION & RECORDS
/legislative/bills_acts_laws.htmText duplicate Bills, Acts, & Laws
/legislative/nominations_new.htmText duplicate Nominations
/legislative/treaties_new.htmText duplicate Treaties
/legislative/votes_new.htmText duplicate Votes
/legislative/floor_activity_pa...Text duplicate Floor Proceedings
/legislative/rules_procedure.htmText duplicate Rules & Procedure
/legislative/landmark_legislat...Text duplicate Landmark Legislation
/legislative/sessions_of_congr...Text duplicate Sessions of Congress
/legislative/lobbyingdisc.htmText duplicate Public Disclosure
/art/art_hist_home.htmText duplicate ART & HISTORY
/about/officers-staff.htmText duplicate Officers & Staff
/about/powers-procedures.htmText duplicate Powers & Procedures
/history/origins.htmText duplicate Institution
/history/essays.htmText duplicate Historical Highlights
/history/oralhistory.htmText duplicate Oral History Project
/art-artifacts/art-artifacts.htmText duplicate Art & Artifacts
/artandhistory/senate-stories/...Text duplicate Senate Stories Blog
/reference/reference_home.htmText duplicate REFERENCE
/reference/virtual.htmText duplicate Virtual Reference Desk
/reference/stats_and_lists.htmText duplicate Statistics & Lists
/reference/biblio.htmText duplicate Bibliographies
/reference/howto.htmText duplicate How To...
/reference/glossary.htmText duplicate Glossary
/reference/org_chart.htmText duplicate Senate Organization
/civics/constitution_item/cons...Text duplicate The Constitution
/visiting/procurement.htmText duplicate Procurement
/visiting/employment.htmText duplicate Employment & Internships
/visiting/index.htmText duplicate Visiting
/general/contacting.htmText duplicate Contact
/general/content_responsibilit...Content Responsibility
/usage/internetpolicy.htmUsage Policy
/general/pdf_help.htmPDF Help
/general/privacy.htmPrivacy Policy
https://www.senate.gov/index.htmwww.senate.gov

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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This page redirects to "https://www.senate.gov/"
HTTP header
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This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
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The page response time of 0.81 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 9 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (38 kB).

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External factors

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This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 146,019 referring domains.
This page has 20,844,208 backlinks.
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Facebook popularity
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The page has 37998 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

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