Virginia.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
72% 
Page structure
32% 
Link structure
51% 
Server
38% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.17 s
File size
257.20 kB
Words
595
Media files
41
Number of links
91 internal / 41 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Visit Virginia | Virginia is for Lovers
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (311 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
Discover the perfect vacation spot: Come Visit Virginia! Sparkling waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean gently lap against miles of sandy beaches. The blue-hued morning mist hugs the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains. A new day begins in Virginia, a day promising all the fun and excitement of hiking the Appalachian Trail; the heritage of visiting eight presidential homes and more Civil War battlefields than any other state; and the big thrills of riding the world's fastest coast
The meta description is too long: 3042 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.virginia.org/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
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
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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.
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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
The average number of words per sentence of 25.67 words is high.
This page contains 595 words. That's ok.
34.5% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
12 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 12 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.
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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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Welcome
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (7 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
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
H2 Fall In Virginia
H2 to virginia
H2 Places To Visit
H2 Things To Do
H2 Virginia Events
H2 Share What You Love
H2 Outdoors Conquer Virginia's Breathtaking Outdoors
H2 Resorts Plan Your Virginia Resort Getaway
H2 Wanderlove Virginia Road Trips
H2 LOVEworks Find The LOVE
H2 Music Enjoy Virginia's Music Scene
H2 More To Love
H3 Virginia Mountains
H3 Small Towns
H3 Fall Foliage in Virginia
H3 Fall in Virginia
H3 Wineries
H3 Fall Scenic Drives
H3 Fall Festivals
H3 Concerts & Live Music
H3 International Visitors
H3 30 Favorite Fall Towns
H3 Where to Find the Best Fall Colors in Virginia
H3 Romantic Fall Destinations
H3 Scenic Drives Through Wine Country
H3 Eight Romantic Campsites for Couples
H3 Can’t-Miss Mountain Destinations
H3 Fall Hikes
H3 Lesser-Known Fall Destinations for Adventure
H3 Empty heading
H4 Get a free
H4 visitors guide
H4 subscribe to our
H4 enewsletter
H4 #loveva
H4 Get a free Duplicate text
H4 travel guide
H4 subscribe to our Duplicate text
H4 enewsletter Duplicate text
H4 #loveva Duplicate text
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 too many external links (41) on this page.
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https://www.virginia.org/Anchor Skip to main content
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/things-to-do/Things To Do
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https://www.virginia.org/events/Text duplicate Events
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https://blog.virginia.org/2018...New window External Subdomain Fall Foliage in Virginia
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/share-what-you-love/IMG-ALT House Mountain Inn Lookout Tower
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/wanderlove/Wanderlove Virginia Road Trips
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https://blog.virginia.org/2014...New window External Subdomain 30 Favorite Fall Towns
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https://blog.virginia.org/2017...New window External Subdomain Where to Find the Best Fall Colors in Virginia
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https://blog.virginia.org/2016...New window External Subdomain Eight Romantic Campsites for Couples
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https://blog.virginia.org/2020...New window External Subdomain Can’t-Miss Mountain Destinations
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https://blog.virginia.org/2016...New window External Subdomain Fall Hikes
https://blog.virginia.org/2017...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Cape Charles Lighthouse
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Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.virginia.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 33 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.17 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (257 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Recreation/travel. This classification is fine.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 12,028 referring domains.
This page has 3,527,387 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 8,831 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 8435 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Search preview

www.virginia.org
Visit Virginia | Virginia is for Lovers
Discover the perfect vacation spot: Come Visit Virginia! Sparkling waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean gently lap against miles of sandy beaches. The blue-hued morning mist hugs the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains. A new day begins in Virginia, a day promising all the fun and excitement of hiking the Appalachian Trail; the heritage of visiting eight presidential homes and more Civil War battlefields than any other state; and the big thrills of riding the world's fastest coast

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Virginia81%Check
Visit Virginia76%Check
Visit70%Check
love61%Check
Virginia Travel61%Check
mountain56%Check
Eight50%Check
mountains50%Check
Find the Best47%Check
Ridge46%Check

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