Tamu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
85% 
Page quality
75% 
Page structure
70% 
Link structure
65% 
Server
63% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.90 s
File size
59.90 kB
Words
889
Media files
18
Number of links
47 internal / 105 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
The length of the page title is perfect. (380 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The first public institution of higher education, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees.
The meta description is too long: 1012 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.tamu.edu/index.html
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
There is more than one canonical link on this page.
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

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keywordstexas a&m university, texas, a&m, texas a&m, aggies, texas aggies, university, universities, college, colleges, higher education, college station, 12th man
descriptionThe first public institution of higher education, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees.
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DC.DescriptionThe first public institution of higher education, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees.
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twitter:titleHome - Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
twitter:descriptionThe first public institution of higher education, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees.
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og:descriptionThe first public institution of higher education, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 889 words. That's ok.
20% 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.
9 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 16.75 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 7 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The following tag is repeated too often: search
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
5 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.
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
/assets/images/TAM-Logo-white.pngTexas A&M University Logo
...00108_COVID_Testing_brs_015-1024x682.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...21/01/GettyImages-599039696-1024x683.jpgcow in field at sunrise
.../20200720_Campus_Sunset_042-1024x683.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...1/01/GettyImages-1209284023-1024x683.jpgMelanoma cancer cells of human under microscope
...t/uploads/2020/08/bushscowcroft22056.jpgbrent scowcroft walking alongside president bush
...0/03/GettyImages-1135748611-1024x684.jpgcloseup of gloved hands holding vaccine bottle with syringe and needle
.../20200720_Campus_Sunset_036-1024x683.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...00108_COVID_Testing_brs_008-1024x713.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ds/2021/01/Spirit-of-Giving-1024x576.jpgNo alt attribute provided
.../08/GettyImages-184870525-1-1024x683.jpgblack and white photo of empty desks in a classroom
/assets/images/Aggiebound-tamu-home.jpgAggieBound magazine
/assets/images/spotlights/SISUtamuad.pngStep In Stand Up
...potlights/spirit-of-giving-spotlight.jpgVarious coronavirus related items such as face masks and hand sanitizer
...ges/highlighted-events/MLKbreakfast1.jpgMLK Jr.
/assets/images/highlighted-events/msc.jpgMemorial Student Center steps
/assets/images/TAM-Stack-white.svgTexas A&M University
Video URLWidthHeight
...22ee6f15446a4a8e9e47bef36&profile_id=113

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Welcome to TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
The H1 heading contains the words Welcome to! Use important keywords instead.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Welcome to TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
H2 Featured Links
H2 News
H2 In The Spotlight
H2 Campus Events
H2 What’s Happening
H2 About Texas A&M
H2 Global Scope
H2 Admissions
H2 Academic Resources
H2 Services/Resources
H3 ARE YOU AGGIEBOUND?
H3 Take The First Step
H3 Spirit of Giving Crowdfunding
H3 14th Annual MLK Jr. Breakfast
H3 MSC Open House
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (105) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.tamu.edu/Anchor Skip Navigation
https://www.tamu.edu/index.htmlTexas A&M University
https://www.tamu.edu/index.htmlIMG-ALT Texas A&M University Logo
/about/index.htmlAbout
/admissions/index.htmlAdmissions
/academics/index.htmlAcademics
/athletics/index.htmlAthletics
/research/index.htmlResearch
/student-life/index.htmlStudent Life
https://www.tamu.edu/Anchor Search
/future-students/index.htmlFuture Students
/current-students/index.htmlCurrent Students
/faculty-staff/index.htmlFaculty & Staff
/parents/index.htmlParents
/visitors/index.htmlVisitors
/former-students/index.htmlFormer Students
https://spiritofgiving.tamu.ed...External Subdomain Make a Gift
/coronavirus/index.htmlCORONAVIRUS UPDATE as of January 12, 2021 at 4 p.m. CST
https://www.tamu.edu/index.htmlHome
/about/index.htmlText duplicate About
/admissions/index.htmlText duplicate Admissions
/academics/index.htmlText duplicate Academics
/athletics/index.htmlText duplicate Athletics
/research/index.htmlText duplicate Research
/student-life/index.htmlText duplicate Student Life
/future-students/index.htmlText duplicate Future Students
/current-students/index.htmlText duplicate Current Students
/faculty-staff/index.htmlText duplicate Faculty & Staff
/parents/index.htmlText duplicate Parents
/visitors/index.htmlText duplicate Visitors
/former-students/index.htmlText duplicate Former Students
https://spiritofgiving.tamu.ed...External Subdomain Text duplicate Make a Gift
/assets/downloads/home-spotlig...Text description for timelapse background video
/coronavirus/index.htmlCOVID-19 Guidance
A-TITLE Covid-19 Information
/coronavirus/testing-locations...Free Testing Sites
A-TITLE Where to get tested
/coronavirus/dashboard/index.htmlCOVID-19 Dashboard
A-TITLE Coronavirus Dashboard
http://majors.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Majors
A-TITLE Visit the Texas A&M Majors website
http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Prospect...External Subdomain Graduate & Professional Programs
A-TITLE Visit the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies programs and degrees website
http://tuition.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Tuition & Costs
A-TITLE Visit the Tuition and Costs website
https://financialaid.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Financial Aid
A-TITLE Visit the Financial Aid website
http://corps.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Corps of Cadets
A-TITLE Visit the Corps of Cadets website
https://www.tamu.edu/veterans/Veterans
A-TITLE Visit the Veterans page
/maps/index.htmlMaps
A-TITLE Visit the Maps page
https://howdy.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Howdy Portal
A-TITLE Visit the Howdy portal
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Texas A&M employees have four more days to be tested. The new deadline to upload test results is Jan. 19. The post Deadline For Required Employee COVID-19 Te...
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...Nofollow External Subdomain Deadline For Required Employee COVID-19 Testing Extended Through Jan. 16
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Text duplicate Deadline For Required Employee COVID-19 Testing Extended Through Jan. 16
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain A report from the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute outlines the benefits of state-funded conservation easements on working lands. The post Report: Conse...
IMG-ALT cow in field at sunrise
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...Nofollow External Subdomain Report: Conservation Easements Yield Financial, Ecological Benefits
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Text duplicate Report: Conservation Easements Yield Financial, Ecological Benefits
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain COVID-19 testing sites will open after 10 a.m. The post Threat Of Icy Roads Causes 2-Hour Delay For Texas A&M Campus Opening On Tuesday appeared first on Tex...
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...Nofollow External Subdomain Threat Of Icy Roads Causes 2-Hour Delay For Texas A&M Campus Opening On Tuesday
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Text duplicate Threat Of Icy Roads Causes 2-Hour Delay For Texas A&M Campus Opening On Tuesday
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain A study found that disrupting the metabolic pathway in the initiation, growth and progression of melanoma could lead to development of new treatments. The po...
IMG-ALT Melanoma cancer cells of human under microscope
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...Nofollow External Subdomain Texas A&M Research Explores How Melanoma Grows And Spreads
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Research Explores How Melanoma Grows And Spreads
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain The book authored by diplomats including James A. Baker III and Condoleezza Rice was edited by Bush administration officials associated with Texas A&M's Bush...
IMG-ALT brent scowcroft walking alongside president bush
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...Nofollow External Subdomain New Book Offers First-Hand Insights, Lessons Learned From Foreign Policy of George H.W. Bush
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Text duplicate New Book Offers First-Hand Insights, Lessons Learned From Foreign Policy of George H.W. Bush
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain The federal government reserved capacity at the FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies facility in College Station to manufacture vaccines through the end of 2021...
IMG-ALT closeup of gloved hands holding vaccine bottle with syringe and needle
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...Nofollow External Subdomain Texas A&M System Subcontractor Begins Production Of Two COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M System Subcontractor Begins Production Of Two COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Many COVID-19 testing sites are expected to open after 10 a.m., but officials encourage checking before going. The post Snow Storm Prompts 2-Hour Delay Monda...
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...Nofollow External Subdomain Snow Storm Prompts 2-Hour Delay Monday, Jan. 11 For Texas A&M In Bryan-College Station
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Text duplicate Snow Storm Prompts 2-Hour Delay Monday, Jan. 11 For Texas A&M In Bryan-College Station
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain All Texas A&M employees are required to be tested by Jan 12. The post Volunteers Help Campus Community Get Tested For COVID-19 appeared first on Texas A&M To...
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...Nofollow External Subdomain Volunteers Help Campus Community Get Tested For COVID-19
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Text duplicate Volunteers Help Campus Community Get Tested For COVID-19
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain The crowdfunding initiative allows donors to invest in the success of Texas A&M students, faculty and staff. The post ‘Spirit of Giving' Applications Due Jan...
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...Nofollow External Subdomain ‘Spirit of Giving' Applications Due Jan. 10
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Text duplicate ‘Spirit of Giving' Applications Due Jan. 10
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain According to a report developed with help from the Texas A&M Education Research Center, the state's standardized tests for public school students could soon ...
IMG-ALT black and white photo of empty desks in a classroom
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...Nofollow External Subdomain Study: Texas Students Could Take STAAR Online By 2022
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2021/01...External Subdomain Text duplicate Study: Texas Students Could Take STAAR Online By 2022
https://today.tamu.edu/External Subdomain More News
http://www.aggiebound.com/External IMG-ALT AggieBound magazine
http://www.aggiebound.com/External Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Visit the AGGIEBOUND website
http://stepinstandup.tamu.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT Step In Stand Up
http://stepinstandup.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Visit the Step In Stand Up website
https://spiritofgiving.tamu.ed...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Various coronavirus related items such as face masks and hand sanitizer
https://spiritofgiving.tamu.ed...External Subdomain Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Give back and impact current and future generations of Aggies.
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r...External Subdomain Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Faculty and Staff Holiday
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r...External Subdomain Armchair Travel: Exploring International Art and Artists from the Permanent Collection
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r...External Subdomain Quality Customer Service
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r...External Subdomain Text duplicate Armchair Travel: Exploring International Art and Artists from the Permanent Collection
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r...External Subdomain Text duplicate Armchair Travel: Exploring International Art and Artists from the Permanent Collection
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r...External Subdomain Text duplicate Armchair Travel: Exploring International Art and Artists from the Permanent Collection
http://calendar.tamu.edu/External Subdomain View More Events
https://calendar.tamu.edu/tamu...External Subdomain IMG-ALT MLK Jr.
https://calendar.tamu.edu/tamu...External Subdomain 14th Annual MLK Jr. Breakfast
https://mscopenhouse.tamu.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT Memorial Student Center steps
https://mscopenhouse.tamu.edu/External Subdomain MSC Open House
/about/at-a-glance.htmlTexas A&M at a Glance
/traditions/index.htmlAggie Traditions
/about/departments.htmlColleges & Departments
http://globalsupport.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Global Partnership Services
https://abroad.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Education Abroad
http://aggiebound.com/External Aggiebound Viewbook
http://admissions.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Office of Admissions
https://financialaid.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Scholarships & Financial Aid
http://catalog.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Course Catalogs
https://tuition.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Cost Calculator
http://majors.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Majors
http://accountability.tamu.edu...External Subdomain Rankings & Recognitions
http://library.tamu.edu/External Subdomain University Libraries
http://transport.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Parking & Transportation
http://reslife.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Housing
http://www.dineoncampus.com/tamu/External Dining
/about/employment.htmlEmployment
http://diversity.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Diversity & Inclusion
/emergency/index.htmlEmergency Preparedness
/contact-us/index.htmlContact Us
https://www.facebook.com/tamuExternal TAMU Facebook
https://twitter.com/tamuExternal TAMU Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/tamu/External TAMU Instagram
https://www.snapchat.com/add/t...External TAMU Snapchat
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/s...External TAMU LinkedIn
https://www.pinterest.com/TAMU/External TAMU Pinterest
https://www.youtube.com/tamuExternal TAMU Youtube
https://www.reddit.com/user/tamuExternal TAMU Reddit
https://www.tamu.edu/index.htmlText duplicate IMG-ALT Texas A&M University
http://www.tamug.edu/External Texas A&M at Galveston
http://www.qatar.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Texas A&M at Qatar
http://www.tamus.edu/External Texas A&M University System
/statements/index.htmlSite Policies
https://tellsomebody.tamu.edu/...External Subdomain Title IX Reporting
https://rules-saps.tamu.edu/PD...External Subdomain Sexual Misconduct Policy
https://caps.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Mental Health Resources
https://secure.ethicspoint.com...External Subdomain Risk, Fraud & Misconduct Hotline
https://urc.tamu.edu/media/642...External Subdomain Notice of Nondiscrimination
https://compassxe-ssb.tamu.edu...External Subdomain Course Schedules & Syllabus, Faculty CV
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/a...External Subdomain Institutional Resumes
https://accountability.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Accountability
http://financialaid.tamu.edu/C...External Subdomain CARES Act Guidance and Reporting
http://www.texas.gov/External State of Texas
https://www.tsl.texas.gov/trai...External Subdomain Statewide Search
http://publishingext.dir.texas...External State Link Policy
http://openrecords.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Open Records
/statements/accreditation-comp...Accreditation Complaints
http://veterans.portal.texas.gov/External Subdomain Texas Veterans Portal
/statements/TAMU-CREWS.pdfTexas CREWS (PDF)
https://www.tamu.edu/Anchor Back to top

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.tamu.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.90 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 website loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 7 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (60 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateWed, 13 Jan 2021 09:56:30 GMT
serverApache
accept-rangesbytes
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
cache-controlmax-age=60
expiresWed, 13 Jan 2021 09:57:30 GMT
content-length11517
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 80,597 referring domains.
This website has 17,881,111 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 55,854 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /customers

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
3,159

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

www.tamu.edu
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
The first public institution of higher education, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Texas79%Check
University75%Check
Texas A&M University63%Check
University College60%Check
Texas students58%Check
first50%Check
TAMU48%Check
School46%Check
Public46%Check
College Station46%Check

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