Udel.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
81% 
Page structure
35% 
Link structure
30% 
Server
66% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.68 s
File size
91.60 kB
Words
796
Media files
43
Number of links
85 internal / 52 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of Delaware
The length of the page title is perfect. (204 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University of Delaware is a diverse institution of higher learning, fostering excellence in research. UD has eight colleges, providing outstanding undergraduate, graduate and professional education, serving the local, regional, national and international communities.
The meta description is too long: 1645 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is specified.
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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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 796 words. That's ok.
27.5% 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.
4 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 23.86 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 12 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, user-scalable=no" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 16 tags for this page.
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)
This page is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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

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...hics/udelLogoImages/icon-header-give.pngGiveGive
...cs/udelLogoImages/icon-header-search.pngSearchSearch
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...hics/udelLogoImages/icon-header-give.pngGiveGive
...cs/udelLogoImages/icon-header-search.pngSearchSearch
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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Welcome to the University of Delaware
The H1 heading contains the words Welcome to! Use important keywords instead.
Headings
(Important)
There are 40 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Welcome to the University of Delaware
H2 Experience UD
H2 President's Report 2021
H2 CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION AND RESOURCES FOR THE UD COMMUNITY
H2 Upcoming Events
H2 The latest news from the University of Delaware
H2 Today's Stories
H2 What's Trending @ UD
H2 A Robotics Revolution
H2 400+ Academic Experts
H2 One Fund. One Purpose. One Blue Hen Community.
H3 Apply Today >
H3 Submit Your Deposit >
H3 Major Finder >
H3 Virtual Visit >
H3 The coronavirus pandemic and its evolving demands have accelerated the pace of change at the University of Delaware and throughout the world. At UD, we have done far more than adapt. We have thrive...
H3 Our highlights from the year
H3 Coronavirus updates Website >
H3 Coronavirus reporting dashboard >
H3 Frequently Asked Questions >
H3 All UD Students Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Starting April 6 >
H3 Events Calendar >
H3 Social Media Directory >
H3 Researchers at UD are leveraging robotic systems to gain traction on tough problems. Learn how they are driving forward transformative solutions in agriculture, precision medicine, healthcare, cybe...
H3 UD experts are renowned for their expertise, research and diverse opinions.
H3 More UD Experts >
H3 Empty heading
H3 When Blue Hens face challenges, we face them together. Join fellow Blue Hens in supporting UD students suffering hardships as a result of the pandemic.
H3 Make a Gift
H3 More info
H3 EXPLORE
H3 ACADEMICS
H3 SERVICES
H3 CONNECT
H4 Empty heading
H4 As a leader in research and scholarship, the University of Delaware is one of the most popular universities in the U.S. With renowned faculty and academics —including top-ranked programs in physica...
H4 #UDSpring 2021
H4 Robots these days: Panos Artemiadis has been working on “brain-swarm” research that allows humans to control the collective behavior of robotic devices with brainpower alone.
H4 Microbots: Sambeeta Das’ dream is to develop self-driving microbots that would act like “helper bees,” working with engineered stem cells, actually doing nano surgery at the cellular level to creat...
H4 Advancing stroke recovery: Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability, but UD Professor Jennifer Semrau is working to change that. With the help of a robot, she’s uncovering a critical sixth...
H4 Antarctic food webs: Matthew Oliver and Katherine Hudson think that some biological hotspots in Antarctica may operate less like local farms and more like grocery stores. If they are correct, it co...
H4 A.R. SIDERS
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.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (52) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.udel.edu/Anchor Skip to site content
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/about/visit/?utm_source=homep...IMG-ALT Visit
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/apply/?utm_source=homepage&ut...IMG-ALT Apply
A-TITLE Apply
/alumni-friends/give/?utm_sour...IMG-ALT Give
A-TITLE Give
https://my.udel.edu/External Subdomain MyUD
A-TITLE MyUD
http://www1.udel.edu/maps/External Subdomain Maps
A-TITLE Maps
http://www1.udel.edu/peoplesea...External Subdomain People Directory
A-TITLE People Directory
https://www1.udel.edu/mail/External Subdomain Email
A-TITLE Email
/faculty-staff/human-resources...Careers
A-TITLE Careers
https://library.udel.edu/External Subdomain Library
A-TITLE Library
https://www.udel.edu/home/a-z/A-Z Index
A-TITLE A-Z Index
https://www.udel.edu/udaily/News
A-TITLE News
https://events.udel.edu/External Subdomain Events
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A-TITLE Visit
/apply/?utm_source=homepage&ut...Text duplicate IMG-ALT Apply
A-TITLE Apply
/alumni-friends/give/?utm_sour...Text duplicate IMG-ALT Give
A-TITLE Give
https://my.udel.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate MyUD
A-TITLE MyUD
http://www1.udel.edu/maps/External Subdomain Text duplicate Maps
A-TITLE Maps
http://www1.udel.edu/peoplesea...External Subdomain Text duplicate People Directory
A-TITLE People Directory
https://www1.udel.edu/mail/External Subdomain Text duplicate Email
A-TITLE Email
/faculty-staff/human-resources...Text duplicate Careers
A-TITLE Careers
https://library.udel.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Library
A-TITLE Library
https://www.udel.edu/home/a-z/Text duplicate A-Z Index
A-TITLE A-Z Index
https://www.udel.edu/udaily/Text duplicate News
A-TITLE News
https://events.udel.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Events
A-TITLE Events
https://www.udel.edu/about/About UD
/about/leadership/Leadership
/about/mission/Mission
https://www.udel.edu/about/visit/Experience UD
/about/ud-state-delaware/UD and the State of Delaware
/about/history/History
/about/facts-figures/Facts & Figures
/about/ud-community/UD Community
https://www.udel.edu/apply/Prospective Students
/apply/career-outcomes/Success After UD
/apply/undergraduate-admissions/Undergraduate Admissions
http://grad.udel.edu/External Subdomain Graduate Admissions
http://www.pcs.udel.edu/External Subdomain Professional & Continuing Studies
http://online.udel.edu/External Subdomain Online Programs
https://www.udel.edu/students/Current Students
https://events.udel.edu/calend...External Subdomain Academic Calendar
/students/reslife/Housing
/students/student-financial-se...Finances & Aid
https://www.advising.udel.edu/External Subdomain Advising
/faculty-staff/Faculty & Staff
/content/udel/en/faculty-staff...Text duplicate Careers
/faculty-staff/experts/Experts
/faculty-staff/employee-resour...Employee Resources
/alumni-friends/Alumni & Friends
/alumni-friends/connect/Connect
/alumni-friends/give/Text duplicate Give
/alumni-friends/resources/Resources
/alumni-friends/about/About
https://www.udel.edu/academics/Academics
/academics/colleges/Colleges
https://library.udel.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Library
/academics/programs/Programs
/academics/global/UD Global
/research-innovation/Research & Innovation
https://research.udel.edu/External Subdomain Research at UD
/research-innovation/horn/Horn Entrepreneurship
/research-innovation/star/STAR Campus
https://www.udel.edu/athletics/Athletics
http://www.bluehens.com/?utm_s...External BlueHens.com
/apply/undergraduate-admission...Apply Today >
https://apply.udel.edu/account...External Subdomain Submit Your Deposit >
/apply/undergraduate-admission...Major Finder >
/apply/undergraduate-admission...Virtual Visit >
/about/leadership/president/an...Our highlights from the year
/home/coronavirus/Coronavirus updates Website >
/home/coronavirus/dashboard/Coronavirus reporting dashboard >
/home/coronavirus/return/faq/Frequently Asked Questions >
/udaily/2021/march/student-eli...All UD Students Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Starting April 6 >
/udaily/2021/march/dennis-assa...Looking to a robust fall
/academics/colleges/canr/about...IMG-ALT students working at UD's CANR campus
/academics/colleges/canr/about...Event Page
https://commencement.udel.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT graduation cap
https://commencement.udel.edu/External Subdomain Commencement Website
https://events.udel.edu/External Subdomain Events Calendar >
/udaily/2021/april/doug-tallam...IMG-ALT Doug Tallamy
/udaily/2021/april/doug-tallam...No Text
/udaily/2021/april/permafrost-...Cracks in a carbon vault
A-TITLE Cracks in a carbon vault
/udaily/2021/april/udairy-crea...Creamery celebration
A-TITLE Creamery celebration
/udaily/2021/april/lisa-jackso...Environmental justice
A-TITLE Environmental justice
/udaily/2021/april/ud-startup-...Green energy technology
A-TITLE Green energy technology
/udaily/2021/april/center-plas...Combating plastics waste
A-TITLE Combating plastics waste
https://www.udel.edu/udaily/More UD News
/home/ocm/digital/social-media...Social Media Directory >
https://research.udel.edu/2020...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Panos Artemiadis
https://research.udel.edu/2020...External Subdomain “brain-swarm” research
https://research.udel.edu/2020...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Sambeeta Das
https://research.udel.edu/2020...External Subdomain develop self-driving microbots
https://research.udel.edu/2020...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Jennifer Semrau
https://research.udel.edu/2020...External Subdomain uncovering a critical sixth sense
https://research.udel.edu/2020...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Katherine Hudson
https://research.udel.edu/2020...External Subdomain operate less like local farms and more like grocery stores
/faculty-staff/experts/ar-siders/More about A.R. Siders
/faculty-staff/experts/More UD Experts >
https://ud.alumniq.com/giving/...External Subdomain Make a Gift
/alumni-friends/give/where-to-...Anchor More info
https://www.udel.edu/udphotos/Explore UD in Photos
IMG-ALT View photo galleries of UD events, students, and our campus
A-TITLE View photo galleries of UD events, students, and our campus
/apply/undergraduate-admission...Find your passion: Major Finder
IMG-ALT View available undergraduate majors
A-TITLE View available undergraduate majors
/alumni-friends/Alumni & Friends: Give to UD and Connect
IMG-ALT Visit site for the Office of Development and Alumni Relations
A-TITLE Visit site for the Office of Development and Alumni Relations
https://www.udel.edu/home/UD Home
https://www.udel.edu/about/About Us
A-TITLE About Us
https://www.udel.edu/athletics/Text duplicate Athletics
A-TITLE Athletics
https://www.udel.edu/udaily/UDaily
A-TITLE UDaily
http://www1.udel.edu/admission...External Subdomain Virtual Tour
A-TITLE Virtual Tour
/faculty-staff/human-resources...Employment
A-TITLE Employment
/apply/undergraduate-admissions/Text duplicate Undergraduate Admissions
A-TITLE Undergraduate Admissions
http://grad.udel.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Graduate Admissions
A-TITLE Graduate Admissions
/academics/colleges/Text duplicate Colleges
A-TITLE Colleges
http://library.udel.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Library
A-TITLE Library
/research-innovation/Research
A-TITLE Research
/home/legal-notices/accessibil...Accessibility Notice
A-TITLE Accessibility Notice
https://www1.udel.edu/peoplese...External Subdomain Text duplicate People Directory
A-TITLE People Directory
https://my.udel.edu/External Subdomain My UD
A-TITLE My UD
https://www1.udel.edu/police/External Subdomain Campus Safety
A-TITLE Campus Safety
https://www.udel.edu/home/a-z/A to Z Index
A-TITLE A to Z Index
/home/contact-ud/Contact Us
https://goo.gl/maps/kYvTqC5k5okExternal No Text
https://twitter.com/UDelawareExternal IMG-ALT Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/udela...External IMG-ALT Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://www.instagram.com/udel...External IMG-ALT Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/univde...External IMG-ALT Youtube
A-TITLE Youtube
https://www.pinterest.com/udel...External IMG-ALT Pinterest
A-TITLE Pinterest
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/s...External IMG-ALT Linkedin
A-TITLE Linkedin
https://twitter.com/UDelawareExternal Text duplicate IMG-ALT Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/udela...External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://www.instagram.com/udel...External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/univde...External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Youtube
A-TITLE Youtube
https://www.pinterest.com/udel...External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Pinterest
A-TITLE Pinterest
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/s...External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Linkedin
A-TITLE Linkedin
/home/comments/Comments
/home/legal-notices/Legal Notices
/home/legal-notices/accessibil...Accessibility

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.udel.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.68 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 12 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (92 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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set-cookie164 Characters
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varyHost,Accept-Encoding,User-Agent
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
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x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-vhostpublish
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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 page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 75,812 referring domains.
This page has 4,602,178 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 47,542 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.

Robots.txt

User-Agent: *
Disallow: /images

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
2,982

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

Search preview

www.udel.edu
University of Delaware
The University of Delaware is a diverse institution of higher learning, fostering excellence in research. UD has eight colleges, providing outstanding undergraduate, graduate and professional education, serving the local, regional, national and international communities.

Most important keywords

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University81%Check
at UD66%Check
in research60%Check
UD Students59%Check
UD experts57%Check
UD Community57%Check
Research56%Check
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