Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.27 s
File size
43.20 kB
Media files
Number of links
53 internal / 13 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Ireland
The length of the page title is perfect. (485 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(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: 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.
(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.
(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

authorTrinity College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin
keywordstrinity college dublin,university,ireland,irish,universities,tcd,national,university of dublin,research,academic,study,studying,undergraduate,postgraduate
generatorTMS 2 Trinity Theme 2014

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Page quality

(Critically important)
There are only 417 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 26.83 words is high.
28.8% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 9 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on this page.
The amount of tags is very high (16). We recommend using a maximum of 8 tags for this page.
Some tags are too long. With 104 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"update from college secretary, director of college health service & director of hr to staff and students"
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
9 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
The H1 heading is perfect.
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
H2 Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin Duplicate text
H2 Study at Trinity to realise your full potential
H2 Latest News and Events
H2 Coronavirus Statements
H2 What's On
H2 Message to colleagues from Provost Patrick Prendergast
H2 Trinity is Social
H2 Explore
H2 About Trinity
H2 Follow us on social media
H2 Sitemap in footer
H2 Follow Trinity on social media
H2 Our Associations and Charters
H3 Trinity Search
H3 Trinity Menu
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
7 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 13 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.tcd.ie/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.tcd.ie/Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
https://www.tcd.ie/Anchor IMG-ALT Trinity Menu
https://www.tcd.ie/Anchor IMG-ALT Trinity Search
https://www.tcd.ie/structure/Faculties and Schools
https://www.tcd.ie/courses/Trinity Courses
https://www.tcd.ie/research/Trinity Research
/students/orientation/New students
/students/supports-services/co...Current students
https://www.tcd.ie/study/Prospective students
https://www.tcd.ie/alumni/Alumni and friends
/innovation/industry/Enterprise and partnerships
/assets/homepage/images/2018/f...No Text
/assets/homepage/images/2018/f...No Text
/assets/homepage/images/2018/f...No Text
/assets/homepage/images/2018/f...No Text
/assets/homepage/images/2018/f...No Text
/assets/homepage/images/featur...No Text
/assets/homepage/images/studen...No Text
https://www.tcd.ie/study/Study at Trinity to realise your full potential Ranked 101st in the world, join Ireland’s leading university and be inspired.
https://www.tcd.ie/campaign/Inspiring GenerationsThe Campaign for Trinity College Dublin The first major philanthropic campaign in Trinity’s history
/globalrelations/Global Relations
https://www.tcd.ie/news_events/Latest News and Events
/about/coronavirus/statements/...Update from College Secretary, Director of College Health Service & Director of HR to staff and students 29 January 2021 Weekly Covid-19 Update.
/about/coronavirus/statements/...Update from Head of Accommodation and Registrar of Chambers to student residents on campus 20 January 2021 Update about student accommodation.
/about/coronavirus/statements/Read all statements
/about/coronavirus/COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and advice for Trinity students and staff.
IMG-ALT coronavirus
/trinitylongroomhub/media/news...The James Ford Lectures in British History Prof Jane Ohlmeyer, Erasmus Smith’s Professor of Modern History at Trinity will this year deliver the James Ford L...
/students/supports-services/co...Student supports and services Find out more about the range of supports available to our students during COVID-19.
/news_events/events/More events
/accessprogrammes/Access Programmes
/visitors/book-of-kells/Book of Kells
https://www.tcd.ie/local/Trinity Local
/provost/welcome/Provost's Welcome
https://www.tcd.ie/about/About the University
https://www.tcd.ie/development/Giving to Trinity
https://jobs.tcd.ie/External Jobs at Trinity
http://twitter.com/tcddublinExternal Twitter
http://facebook.com/trinitycol...External Facebook
http://youtube.com/user/trinit...External YouTube
http://itunes.tcd.ie/External iTunes U
https://ie.linkedin.com/edu/tr...External Subdomain LinkedIn
https://www.tcd.ie/accessibility/Trinity Accessibility
https://www.tcd.ie/privacy/Trinity Privacy
https://www.tcd.ie/disclaim/Trinity Disclaimer
/about/policies/cookie-policy.phpTrinity Cookie Policy
https://www.tcd.ie/contacts/Trinity Contact
http://itunes.tcd.ie/External Trinity iTunes U
http://www.youtube.com/user/tr...External Trinity YouTube
http://facebook.com/trinitycol...External Trinity Facebook
https://twitter.com/tcddublinExternal Trinity Twitter
https://ie.linkedin.com/edu/tr...External Subdomain Trinity LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/trin...External Trinity Instagram
/diversity-inclusion/athena-swan/IMG-ALT Athena SWAN
http://www.coimbra-group.eu/External IMG-ALT Coimbra Group
https://www.tcd.ie/about/leru/IMG-ALT LERU (League of European Research Universities)

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.tcd.ie/"
HTTP header
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 12 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 9 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A Content Delivery Network like Google Hosted Libaries can save bandwith for the JQuery files.
The page response time is excellent with 0.27 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (43 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSat, 30 Jan 2021 15:08:14 GMT
cache-controlmax-age=600, public
expiresSat, 30 Jan 2021 15:09:36 GMT
x-cacheHIT from www.tcd.ie
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 33,271 referring domains.
This page has 2,956,933 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 22,331 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


User-agent: *
# Disallow: /
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Allow: /local/INDEx-survey/
Allow: /local/INDEx-survey
Allow: /local/index-survey/
Allow: /local/index-survey
Disallow: /Local
Disallow: /local
Disallow: /solr
Disallow: /solr/TCD_All_Micro

#User-agent: BUbiNG
#Disallow: /

# Disallow access to all files in these directories
Disallow: /webdesign-projects
Disallow: /Webadmin
Disallow: /Astronomy
Disallow: /Physics/sure/
Disallow: /library/local/
Disallow: /Psychology/local
Disallow: /calendar/1415-2/
Disallow: /Secretary/Communications/Noticeboard/

# Disallow access to these specific files
Disallow: /wip_index.php

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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

Most important keywords

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

College Dublin70%Check
Trinity College Dublin69%Check
Trinity College68%Check
Dublin Ireland59%Check
at Trinity57%Check
Dublin Web54%Check

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