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File size
97.40 kB
Media files
Number of links
269 internal / 4 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

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United States Courts |
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There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Germany
The following language is defined by HTML: en
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This page contains 1049 words. That's ok.
19.8% of the text are stop words.
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Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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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.

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Page structure

H1 heading
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US Courts Front Page
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The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

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H1 US Courts Front Page
H2 Judges Share 50 Years as Colleagues and Friends
H2 Quick Links
H2 Judiciary News
H2 Coronavirus (COVID-19)
H2 Rule of Law in Your Daily Life
H2 2019 Annual Report of the Director
H2 Federal Court Forms
H2 About Federal Courts
H2 Judges & Judgeships
H2 Services & Forms
H2 Court Records
H2 Statistics & Reports
H2 Rules & Policies
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 4 external links on this page.
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A-TITLE United States Courts Home Skip to main content Home icon
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/judges-judgeships/about-feder...Pathways to the Bench Video Series
/judges-judgeships/about-feder...Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy Judge?
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/services-forms/jury-service/n...National eJuror Program
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/services-forms/fees/judicial-...Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Fees
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/services-forms/federal-court-...Interpreter Categories
/services-forms/federal-court-...Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination
/services-forms/federal-court-...Interpreter Skills
/services-forms/federal-court-...National Court Interpreter Database (NCID) Gateway
/services-forms/federal-court-...Federal Court Reporting Program
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/rules-policies/judiciary-poli...Judiciary Staff Travel Regulations
/rules-policies/judiciary-poli...Portable Communication Devices
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/rules-policies/judiciary-poli...Confidentiality Regulations for Pretrial Services Information
/rules-policies/judiciary-poli...Proposed Changes to Code and JC&D Rules
/email-updatesEmail Updates
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/news/2020/10/23/judges-share-...Judges Share 50 Years as Colleagues and Friends
/news/2020/10/23/judges-share-...IMG-ALT Confirmation
/services-forms/formsCourt Forms
/services-forms/defender-servicesDefenders Services
/services-forms/bankruptcyAbout Bankruptcy
/about-federal-courts/educatio...Text duplicate Educational Resources
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/judges-judgeships/judicial-va...Text duplicate Judicial Vacancies
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/news/2020/10/20/judge-rya-zob...Judge Rya Zobel to Receive 2020 Devitt AwardOctober 20, 2020
/judiciary-newsSee All News Stories
/news/2020/07/02/coronavirus-c...Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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/news/2020/07/02/coronavirus-c...Learn about the Judiciary’s response and recovery
/news/2019/08/08/judges-explai...Rule of Law in Your Daily Life Explore More Videos
/statistics-reports/annual-rep...2019 Annual Report of the Director
/statistics-reports/annual-rep...IMG-ALT Annual report cover featuring a gavel.
/statistics-reports/analysis-r...Explore More Reports
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/judges-judgeships/authorized-...Text duplicate Authorized Judgeships
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/services-forms/federal-court-...Text duplicate Federal Court Interpreters
/services-forms/federal-court-...Text duplicate Federal Court Reporting Program
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The page response time of 0.87 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 8 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 (97 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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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 74,548 referring domains.
This page has 12,276,080 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 45,666 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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Listed on Webwiki
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This website is listed on Webwiki.


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