Texas.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.69 s
File size
157.30 kB
Media files
Number of links
18 internal / 8 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Texas.gov | The Official Website of the State of Texas
The domain is used in the page's title.
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Explore the official website of the State of Texas. We'll help you find the government services, information, and resources you need.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (807 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link 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)
The character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no
generatorGatsby 2.32.12
descriptionExplore the official website of the State of Texas. We'll help you find the government services, information, and resources you need.

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Page quality

(Critically important)
There are only 308 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
There are 2 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate: Texas.gov is the official website of the State of Texas. From here, we...
29.2% 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.
7 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
The average number of words per sentence of 12.86 words is good.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 6 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 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
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
...1/4b190/unsplash%20cyber%20picture_0.jpgWoman accessing a VPN service from her laptop computer in a coffee shop.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Welcome to Texas.gov
The H1 heading contains the words Welcome to! Use important keywords instead.
Too many H1 headings
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Welcome to Texas.gov
H1 Welcome to Texas.gov Duplicate text
H2 Be Cyber Aware!
H2 See Texas outdoors, recreation, and culture
H2 Make your business boom
H2 Stay Healthy
H2 Government that works for you
H4 About Us
H4 Services
H4 Related Sites
H4 Support
The number of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 8 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.texas.gov/No Text
/texas-by-texas/Texas by Texas
/public-safety/cyber-safety-co...Visit Cyber Safety Corner
/exploring-visiting-texas/Explore Texas
/starting-a-business-in-texas/Find business resources
/health-services/Learn about Texas health services
/government-services-directory/Access Government Services Directory
https://www.texas.gov/about/About Texas.gov
/about/site-policies/Site Policies
/about/site-policies/Anchor Privacy Policy
/driver-services/texas-vehicle...Apply/Renew Vehicle Registration
/driver-services/texas-driver-...Renew/Replace Driver License
https://txapps.texas.gov/tolap...External Subdomain Request Driver Records
/texas-vital-records/Order Vital Records
/government-services-directory/All Services
https://veterans.portal.texas....External Subdomain Texas Veterans Portal
https://data.texas.gov/External Subdomain Texas Open Data Portal
https://www.tsl.texas.gov/trai...External Subdomain Texas Records and Information Locator (TRAIL)
/help-support/Help & Support
/help-support/frequently-asked...Frequently Asked Questions
https://survey.vovici.com/se/1...External Subdomain Provide Feedback
https://www.facebook.com/Texas...External No Text
https://www.instagram.com/texa...External No Text
https://twitter.com/texasgovExternal No Text

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.texas.gov/"
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.69 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 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page does not require any CSS files.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (157 kB).

HTTP Response Header

last-modifiedThu, 09 Nov 2023 01:11:06 GMT
dateTue, 28 Nov 2023 07:33:26 GMT
x-cacheHit from cloudfront
via1.1 a267c4458d5587daaaf85f1d134a02d4.cloudfront.net (CloudFront)

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 4,721 referring domains.
This page has 2,120,878 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 3,365 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 52807 shares and comments on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


User-agent: *
Allow: /
Disallow: /government-services-directory/*/
Disallow: /texas-state-agencies-departments/*/
Disallow: /es/directorio-servicios-gubernamentales/*/
Disallow: /es/agencias-departamentos-del-estado-de-texas/*/
Disallow: /search/?search=
Disallow: /es/search/?search=
Sitemap: https://www.texas.gov/sitemap.xml

Search preview

Texas.gov | The Official Website of the State of Texas
Explore the official website of the State of Texas. We'll help you find the government services, information, and resources you need.

Most important keywords

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

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