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Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.69 s
File size
48.00 kB
Media files
Number of links
138 internal / 25 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
University of Idaho - Offering top-ranked programs in the Northwest
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 603 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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The University of Idaho, based in the Northwest, is a leading research school, providing majors and degrees for graduate and undergraduate students.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (925 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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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: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
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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
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
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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

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Page quality

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Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 660 words. That's ok.
21.8% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
6 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 20.67 words is good.
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This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 13 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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2 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
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There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
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No additional page markup was found.
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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
...efault-placeholders/u-of-i-logo-2018.svgUniversity of Idaho official logo
...ault-placeholders/i-banner-gold-2018.svgUniversity of Idaho - I Banner
...e/Images/home/Global-Headers/3d-tour.jpgAn aerial view of the University of Idaho's Moscow campus.
.../Images/home/Global-Headers/cs-bikes.jpgTwo students ride down Greek Row in the fall, amid changing leaves.
...e/Images/home/Global-Headers/parents.jpgA mother and son stand on the practice field of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center.
...mages/home/Global-Headers/homecoming.jpgThe homecoming fireworks
...mages/home/Global-Headers/vandalstar.jpgA student works at a computer
...e/slideshow/2020/iccu-arena-aug-2020.jpgVisitors in hard hats watch the construction of the ICCU Arena.
...ponsive/Images/News/usnwr/usnwr-imax.jpgUS World Report
.../Images/home/slideshow/2020/joe-mask.jpgNo alt attribute provided
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
...explorer_yellowstone/yellowstoneimax.jpgJessica Stanley hikes across a peak in the Gallatin mountains.

Page structure

H1 heading
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There is no H1 heading specified.
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 39 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Construction Underway
H2 Vandals March On
H2 U of I Ranked Top 50 Best Value
H2 Vandals Have It Covered
H2 Explore Like a Vandal
H2 Future Students
H2 Make a Gift
H2 News and Events
H3 Virtual Tour
H3 Explore
H3 More Resources
H3 Take Action
H3 Title IX
H3 Get Involved
H3 Resources
H3 Top Links
H3 Upcoming Events
H3 Stay Connected
H3 Resources Duplicate text
H3 More Resources Duplicate text
H3 Homecoming
H3 Benefits and Services
H3 Get Involved Duplicate text
H3 Stay Connected Duplicate text
H3 VandalStar
H3 Common Tools
H3 Resources Duplicate text
H3 Services
H3 Topic Areas
H3 Resources Duplicate text
H3 Meet the Vandals
H3 Your Vandal Viewbook
H3 Virtual Tour Duplicate text
H3 Avanza
H3 Hard Work — An Engineer's Story
H3 Recruiting on Vacation
H3 Opening Global Opportunities for Future Students
H3 U&I Give
H3 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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.
10 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.
There are 25 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.uidaho.edu/IMG-ALT University of Idaho official logo
https://www.uidaho.edu/admissionsProspective Students
/current-studentsCurrent Students
/governance/faculty-staffFaculty & Staff
/admissions/visit-idaho/virtua...Explore now
https://uidaho.emsicc.com/External Subdomain Discover a Career
/degree-finderFind a Major
/student-lifeExperience U of I Life
/admissions/admittedAdmitted Students
/admissions/internationalInternational Students
/student-affairs/parentsText duplicate Parents
/admissions/why-ui/valueFind Financial Aid
/registrar/calendarView Deadlines
/admissions/apply/admissions-c...Find Your Rep
/admissions/applyText duplicate Apply
/admissions/rfiRequest Info
/admissions/visit-idahoText duplicate Visit
/ocri/title-nineRead about Title IX.
/current-students/student-invo...Clubs & Volunteer Opportunities
/current-students/recwellRecreation and Wellbeing
/current-students/student-invo...Student Government
/current-students/sustainabili...Sustainability Center
/current-students/academic-sup...Academic Assistance
/infrastructure/pssSafety & Security
/current-students/career-servicesCareer Services
/current-students/health-wellnessHealth & Wellness Services
/ocri/title-nineTitle IX
/registrar/registrationRegister for Classes
/registrar/calendarDates & Deadlines
/financial-aidFinancial Aid
http://www.lib.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain U of I Library
https://bblearn.uidaho.edu/?ut...External Subdomain Access BbLearn
https://vandals.uidaho.edu/?ut...External Subdomain Check Email
https://vandalweb.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain Log in to VandalWeb
https://vandalstar.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain Log In To VandalStar
/student-affairs/eventsReview the events calendar.
https://www.uidaho.edu/eventsUpcoming Events
/current-students/student-invo...Student Media
/news/here-we-have-idaho-magazineHere We Have Idaho Magazine
/financial-aidText duplicate Financial Aid
/student-life/live-on-campusLiving on Campus
/student-affairs/parents/safetyCampus Safety
/about/locations/moscowAbout Moscow
/current-students/student-invo...Get Involved
/student-affairs/dean-of-studentsContact the Dean of Students
/events/signature-events/homec...Check dates.
/current-students/career-servicesText duplicate Career Services
/alumni/get-involved/travelVandal Voyagers Program
/alumni/benefits-and-services/...Vandal License Plate
/alumni/benefits-and-services/...Submit Class Notes
https://www.uidaho.edu/givingMake a Gift
/alumni/eventsView Events
/alumni/get-involved/chaptersAlumni Chapters
/news/here-we-have-idaho-magazineUniversity Magazine
/alumni/benefits-and-services/...Alumni Newsletter
/alumni/updateUpdate Your Info
/alumni/get-involved/grow-the-...Nominate a Future Vandal
https://vandalstar.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain Login to VandalStar.
/governance/policy/policies/apmAdministrative Procedures Manual (APM)
https://bblearn.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain BbLearn
http://webpages.uidaho.edu/sch...External Subdomain Class Schedule
https://support.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain ITS Tech Support
/registrar/calendarAcademic Dates & Deadlines
http://www.lib.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate U of I Library
/infrastructure/pssText duplicate Safety & Security
/governance/faculty-staff/uiraU of I Retirees Association
/news/daily-register-archiveDaily Register
/governance/faculty-senateFaculty Senate
/governance/staff-councilStaff Council
http://mail.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain Access Email
https://vandalweb.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain Access VandalWeb
/human-resourcesVisit Human Resources
/student-lifeStudent Life
http://govandals.com/External Athletics
https://directory.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain Directory
https://www.uidaho.edu/az-indexA - Z
https://www.uidaho.edu/admissionsText duplicate Prospective Students
/current-studentsText duplicate Current Students
/student-affairs/parentsText duplicate Parents
https://www.uidaho.edu/alumniText duplicate Alumni
/governance/faculty-staffText duplicate Faculty & Staff
https://www.uidaho.edu/academicsText duplicate Academics
https://www.uidaho.edu/admissionsText duplicate Admissions
/student-lifeText duplicate Student Life
https://www.uidaho.edu/researchText duplicate Research
https://www.uidaho.edu/outreachText duplicate Outreach
https://www.uidaho.edu/aboutText duplicate About
https://www.uidaho.edu/presidentText duplicate Leadership
https://www.uidaho.edu/diversityText duplicate Diversity
http://govandals.com/External Text duplicate Athletics
https://www.uidaho.edu/eventsText duplicate Events
https://www.uidaho.edu/newsText duplicate News
https://directory.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Directory
https://www.uidaho.edu/az-indexText duplicate A - Z
/giving/athletics/iccu-arenaVisitors in hard hats watch the construction of the ICCU Arena.
/giving/athletics/iccu-arenaSee It Live
/class/music/events/student/ma...No Text
/class/music/events/student/ma...Read the Story
https://www.uidaho.edu/news/usnwrUS World Report
https://www.uidaho.edu/news/usnwrExplore the Outcomes
/news/feature-stories/explorersJessica Stanley hikes across a peak in the Gallatin mountains.
/news/feature-stories/explorersDiscover their Research
https://www.uidaho.edu/Anchor Previous
https://www.uidaho.edu/Anchor Next
https://www.uidaho.edu/admissionsFuture Students
/events/meet-the-vandalsNo Text
/events/meet-the-vandalsMeet The Vandals
https://www.uidaho.edu/viewbookNo Text
https://www.uidaho.edu/viewbookNo Text
/admissions/visit-idaho/virtua...No Text
/admissions/visit-idaho/virtua...Explore More
/events/avanzaNo Text
/events/avanzaLearn more!
https://www.uidaho.edu/Anchor Text duplicate Previous
https://www.uidaho.edu/Anchor Text duplicate Next
https://www.uidaho.edu/givingText duplicate Make a Gift
/engr/news/features/titus-hansenNo Text
/engr/news/features/titus-hansenRead Titus' Story
/cbe/news-and-events/featured-...No Text
/cbe/news-and-events/featured-...Trivial anchor text
Read More
/class/international-studies/a...No Text
/class/international-studies/a...Read Brett's Story
https://uandigive.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain No Text
https://uandigive.uidaho.edu/External Subdomain Learn More
https://www.uidaho.edu/Anchor Text duplicate Previous
https://www.uidaho.edu/Anchor Text duplicate Next
https://www.uidaho.edu/newsNews and Events
/vandal-health-clinic/coronavirusNo Text
/vandal-health-clinic/coronavirusText duplicate Learn More
https://www.facebook.com/uidahoExternal Facebook
https://twitter.com/uidahoExternal Twitter
http://instagram.com/uidahoExternal Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/user/u...External YouTube
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External LinkedIn
https://www.uidaho.edu/U of I Home
https://www.uidaho.edu/aboutText duplicate About
https://www.uidaho.edu/academicsText duplicate Academics
https://www.uidaho.edu/admissionsText duplicate Admissions
http://govandals.com/External Text duplicate Athletics
https://www.uidaho.edu/diversityText duplicate Diversity
https://www.uidaho.edu/eventsText duplicate Events
https://www.uidaho.edu/governanceText duplicate Governance
https://www.uidaho.edu/outreachText duplicate Outreach
https://www.uidaho.edu/researchText duplicate Research
/student-lifeText duplicate Student Life
/brand-resource-center/support...Web Accessibility

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.uidaho.edu/"
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)
The page response time is very slow (1.69 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (48 kB).

HTTP Response Header

content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
set-cookie82 Characters
dateSat, 07 Nov 2020 02:03:34 GMT

External factors

(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 26,657 referring domains.
This website has 1,986,070 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 16,637 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.


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The University of Idaho, based in the Northwest, is a leading research school, providing majors and degrees for graduate and undergraduate students.

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