Ucc.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.32 s
File size
65.50 kB
Media files
Number of links
119 internal / 20 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
United Church of Christ
The length of the page title is perfect. (212 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Drawn together by the Holy Spirit, we are a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church, joining faith and action.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (902 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
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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
(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

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
DescriptionDrawn together by the Holy Spirit, we are a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church, joining faith and action.
twitter:descriptionDrawn together by the Holy Spirit, we are a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church, joining faith and action.
og:titleUnited Church of Christ
og:descriptionDrawn together by the Holy Spirit, we are a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church, joining faith and action.
og:site_nameUnited Church of Christ

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Page quality

(Critically important)
This page contains 685 words. That's ok.
23.8% 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.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 19.1 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 6 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The amount of tags is very high (17). We recommend using a maximum of 14 tags for this page.
Some tags are too long. With 78 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"lake institute/ucc webinar 4 - digital strategies for reaching new communities"
The following tag is repeated too often: local churches near me
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
14 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This website is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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)
Videos & Daily Devotional:
Too many H1 headings
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Videos & Daily Devotional:
H1 Upcoming Events:
H2 Home
H2 featured story
H3 Latest UCC News
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
9 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
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 20 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ucc.org/IMG-ALT United Church of Christ
https://www.facebook.com/Unite...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/unitedchurchExternal No Text
http://www.youtube.com/uccvideosExternal No Text
https://www.instagram.com/unit...External No Text
https://www.ucc.org/findFind Churches Near Me
http://ucc-resources.myshopify...New window External Subdomain Merchandise & Bookstore
https://transactions.ucc.org/C...New window External Give Online
https://www.ucc.org/Text duplicate IMG-ALT United Church of Christ
https://www.ucc.org/No Text
/about-us_what-we-believeWhat We Believe
/ucc_ministry_opportunitiesUCC Ministry Opportunities
/about-us_united-church-of-chr...Board of Directors
/about-us_meet-our-officersMeet Our Officers
/general_minister_and_presidentGeneral Minister and President
https://www.ucc.org/ecumenicalEcumenical and Interfaith Partners
/about-us_human-resourcesHuman Resources
/about-us_annual_budgetAnnual Budget
/about-us_annual-reportAnnual Reports
/about-us_ucc-logoUCC Brand Guidelines
/ucc_constitution_and_bylawsConstitution and Bylaws
/research_statistics_and_dataResearch, Statistics, and Data
https://www.ucc.org/ministersLeadership and Ministry
https://www.ucc.org/scholarshipsScholarships and Grants
/about-us_purpose_vision_and_m...Purpose, Vision, and Mission
/_abuse_prevention_resourcesAbuse Prevention Resources
/general_synod_standing_rules_...General Synod Standing Rules for 2021
/keeping_you_postedKeeping You Posted
https://www.ucc.org/press_centerPress Center
/changes_and_deathsChanges and Deaths
/general_synod_siteGeneral Synod
https://www.ucc.org/justiceAdvocate For Justice
/join_the_networkTake Action
/justice_issuesUnderstanding the Issues
https://www.ucc.org/eventsJustice Events
/environmental-ministriesEnvironmental Ministries
/justice_justice-trainingJustice Training Resources
/justice_advocacy_resourcesAdvocacy Publications & Resources
https://www.ucc.org/ninNeighbors in Need
https://www.ucc.org/healthHealth & Wholeness
https://www.ucc.org/lgbtLGBTQ Ministries
/justice_sexuality-educationSexuality and Our Faith
/sacred_conversations_to_end_r...Sacred Conversations To End Racism
/poor_peoples_campaignPoor People's Campaign
/conference_ministers_mobilizingUCC Conference Ministers Mobilizing
https://www.ucc.org/worshipLocal Church Resources
/worship_worship-waysWorship Ways
/worship_samuelSermon Seeds
https://www.ucc.org/weekly_seedsWeekly Seeds
/grow-your-churchGrow Your Church
https://www.ucc.org/music-artsMusic and Liturgical Arts
/worship_baptismAbout Baptism
/worship_communionAbout Communion
/worship_liturgiesBook of Worship
/worship_liturgiasFormas de Adoración en Español
/worship_inclusive-languageInclusive Language
/worship_bibliographyWorship Bibliography
/_leadership_and_ministryText duplicate Leadership and Ministry
/_abuse_prevention_resources_homeText duplicate Abuse Prevention Resources
/_ucc_ministry_opportunitiesText duplicate UCC Ministry Opportunities
/local_church_and_conference_r...Church and Conference Resources
/change_the_worldChange The World
https://www.ucc.org/oghsOne Great Hour of Sharing
https://www.ucc.org/get_involvedGlobal Ministries
/sponsor_a_childSponsor a Child
https://www.ucc.org/be_informedBe Informed
https://www.ucc.org/be_a_leaderBe a Leader
https://www.ucc.org/give_a_giftGive a Gift
https://www.ucc.org/youthYouth and Young Adults
https://www.ucc.org/disasterUCC Disaster Ministries
https://www.ucc.org/volunteerVolunteer Ministries
/refugee_ministriesUCC Refugee Ministries
/3_great_loves_nav3 Great Loves
/thursdays_in_black_campaignThursdays in Black Campaign
/staff_directoryNational Staff
https://www.ucc.org/3_great_lovesText duplicate 3 Great Loves
https://www.ucc.org/searchNo Text
http://wstandardbd4661.directo...New window External Subdomain Local Church and Conference Resource Directory
/news_leaders_announce_assessm...Racial Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Open Letter and RFP
https://unitedchurchofchrist.n...External Subdomain Request for Proposals: Comprehensive Consultation on Virtual Presence, Digital and IT Strategy
http://www.generalsynod.org/New window External Text duplicate General Synod
https://www.ucc.org/3greatlovesNew window Text duplicate 3 Great Loves
https://www.globalministries.org/New window External Text duplicate Global Ministries
/worship_worship-waysText duplicate Worship Ways
https://www.ucc.org/coronavirusCoronavirus and the Church
https://www.ucc.org/give_a_giftText duplicate Give Online
https://www.ucc.org/tib_resourcesNo Text
/christmas_pageant_2020No Text
/seasonofpreparationNo Text
/united_and_uniting_partnersNo Text
/jennnfer_knapp_concertNo Text
https://www.ucc.org/ninNo Text
/western_wildfiresNo Text
https://www.ucc.org/Anchor Previous
https://www.ucc.org/Anchor Next
http://twitter.com/shareExternal Tweet
/news_very_ucc_videos_and_musi...No Text
/news_very_ucc_videos_and_musi...‘Very UCC' videos and music are coming for virtual Advent and Christmas
/christmas_pageant_2020New window Advent and Christmas resources
A-TITLE Advent/Christmas 2020 resources via ucc.org
/news_very_ucc_videos_and_musi...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External No Text
/united_and_uniting_partners_a...United and Uniting Partners: A Conversation with Global Allies
/owl_taking_flight_december_to...OWL Taking Flight: December topics
/prayers_of_the_people_with_an...Prayers of the People with Andra Moran
/lake_institute_ucc_webinar_4_...Lake Institute/UCC Webinar 4 - Digital Strategies for Reaching New Communities
/posadas_navidenasPosadas Navidenas
https://www.ucc.org/calendarFull Calendar >>
https://www.facebook.com/Unite...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/unitedchurchNew window External No Text
https://www.instagram.com/unit...External No Text
https://www.synod2019.org/en/u...New window External General Synod 2019
https://uccfiles.com/pdf/GS32-...New window External Minutes of the 32nd General Synod
/young_adult_global_ministriesText duplicate Global Ministries
https://www.ucc.org/ocwmOur Church's Wider Mission
https://www.ucc.org/findLocal Churches Near Me
/daily_devotionalDaily Devotional
/worship_worship-waysText duplicate Worship Ways
/worship_samuelWorship Samuel - Sermon Seeds
/ucc_ministry_opportunitiesText duplicate UCC Ministry Opportunities
/about-us_what-we-believeAbout United Church of Christ
/news_commentary_ucc_pastor_we...UCC pastor: We need Advent more than ever
/the_gender_based_violence_pan...Commentary: The Gender-Based Violence Pandemic
http://www.ucc.org/privacy_policyPrivacy Policy Updated: 2/1/2019
https://www.ucc.org/findText duplicate Local Churches Near Me
http://ucc-resources.myshopify...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Merchandise & Bookstore
https://transactions.ucc.org/C...New window External Donate
http://www.ucc.org/privacy_policyPrivacy Policy
http://www.ucc.org/privacy_policyTrivial anchor text
Click Here
http://nationbuilder.com/New window External NationBuilder

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.ucc.org/"
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 6 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.32 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (66 kB).

HTTP Response Header

access-control-request-methodGET, POST, PUT, DELETE
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
status200 OK
expiresSat, 28 Nov 2020 10:27:19 GMT
cache-controlmax-age=0, no-cache, no-store
dateSat, 28 Nov 2020 10:27:19 GMT
set-cookie88 Characters

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 7,110 referring domains.
This website has 3,816,972 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 4,886 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.


User-agent: *
Disallow: /wp-admin/
Allow: /wp-admin/admin-ajax.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.

Search preview

United Church of Christ
Drawn together by the Holy Spirit, we are a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church, joining faith and action.

Most important keywords

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

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