Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
89% 
Page quality
50% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
75% 
Server
42% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.08 s
File size
65.50 kB
Words
1387
Media files
20
Number of links
35 internal / 44 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
State of West Virginia
The page title is too short. (195 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
WV.gov is the official Web site for the State of West Virginia and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between the state and West Virginia Interactive.
The meta description is too long: 1028 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx
There is a valid canonical link 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 4.01 Transitional 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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twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:site@wvgov
twitter:descriptionWV.gov is the official Web site for the State of West Virginia and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between the state and West Virginia Interactive.
twitter:imageEmpty
twitter:titleHome
og:descriptionWV.gov is the official Web site for the State of West Virginia and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between the state and West Virginia Interactive.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are 14 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate 1: The state offers a wide variety of career opportunities, and is seekin...
  • Duplicate 2: Once renewed, you will receive confirmation of license renewal. Please...
  • Duplicate 3: The fastest, most convenient way to register your business is online t...
  • Duplicate 4: The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles has enabled this service ...
  • Duplicate 5: To register to vote or update your voter registration online, you must...
  • Duplicate 6: When you complete the application online it will be submitted to your ...
  • Duplicate 7: Purchasing a license is more convenient than ever before! Quickly and ...
This page contains 1387 words. That's ok.
30.8% 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.
31 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
The average number of words per sentence of 18.35 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 78 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"to determine if you are eligible to renew online, you will need the following:"
The following tag is repeated too often: online filing completes your registration with:
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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Settings
H2 Gov2Go
H2 Featured Online Services
H2 Ascend: The Nation’s Premier Remote Work Program
H2 Jobs and Hope
H2 West Virginia's new five-week spring gobbler season opens April 19
H2 Pre-registration is open.
H2 WV.gov
H2 Help
H2 Policies
H2 Stay Connected
H3 Font Size
H3 Page Layout
H3 Find a Job
H3 Renew Your Driver's License
H3 Start a Business
H3 Renew Your Vehicle Registration
H3 Register to Vote
H3 Purchase a Hunting License
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 (44) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Skip to Navigation
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Skip to Main Content
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Top
A-TITLE Go to top
https://www.wv.gov/agenciesAgency Directory
/pages/state-phone-directory.aspxPhone Directory
https://www.wv.gov/servicesOnline Services
https://appengine.egov.com/app...External Subdomain Contact Us
https://www.wv.gov/IMG-ALT WV.gov Logo
/pages/business.aspxBusiness
/pages/education.aspxEducation
/pages/government.aspxGovernment
/pages/tourism.aspxTourism
https://dhhr.wv.gov/Coronaviru...New window External Click Here for Current Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Alerts and Updates
https://governor.wv.gov/Pages/...New window External Alert: Governor Justice's Updated Statewide Indoor Face Covering Requirement
https://governor.wv.gov/The-Co...New window External West Virginia Strong – The Comeback: Click to view the plan
https://www.wv.gov/agenciesIMG-ALT Find a State Agency
A-TITLE WV Agencies
https://www.jobcase.com/ru/Wes...New window External IMG-ALT Search for WVJobs
A-TITLE JobCase
https://westvirginia.gov/thriv...New window External IMG-ALT See Businesses Saying #YesWV
A-TITLE Thriving Industries
https://wvstateparks.com/blog/New window External IMG-ALT Explore WV State Parks
A-TITLE WV State Parks
https://www.wv.gov/daily304IMG-ALT Listen to the Daily304
A-TITLE Daily304
https://www.wvhunt.com/New window External IMG-ALT Purchase a Hunting and Fishing License
A-TITLE WV DNR Electronic Licensing and Game Check System
https://www.getgov2go.com/New window External IMG-ALT Gov2Go
https://www.getgov2go.com/New window External getgov2go.com
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Find a Job
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Renew Your Driver's License
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Start a Business
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Renew Your Vehicle Registration
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Register to Vote
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Purchase a Hunting License
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External Text duplicate Renew Your Driver's License
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External go.wv.gov/selfservice
https://onestop.wv.gov/New window External Register Your Business Online
https://onestop.wv.gov/New window External onestop.wv.gov
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External Text duplicate Renew Your Vehicle Registration
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External Text duplicate go.wv.gov/selfservice
https://ovr.sos.wv.gov/Registe...New window External Anchor Text duplicate Register to Vote
https://ovr.sos.wv.gov/Registe...New window External Anchor ovr.sos.wv.gov
https://www.wvhunt.com/New window External Text duplicate Purchase a Hunting License
https://www.wvhunt.com/New window External wvhunt.com
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External Text duplicate Renew Your Driver's License
https://onestop.wv.gov/New window External Text duplicate Start a Business
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External Text duplicate Renew Your Vehicle Registration
https://ovr.sos.wv.gov/Registe...New window External Anchor Text duplicate Register to Vote
https://www.wvhunt.com/New window External Text duplicate Purchase a Hunting License
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Previous
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Next
https://ascendwv.com/New window External Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://jobsandhope.wv.gov/New window External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
http://www.wvdnr.gov/2021news/...New window External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/P...New window External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://www.wv.gov/newsMore News & Media
https://www.wv.gov/blogInside WV
https://governor.wv.gov/New window External Governor's Office
IMG-ALT Governor's Office
https://sos.wv.gov/New window External Secretary of State
IMG-ALT Secretary of State
https://ago.wv.gov/New window External Attorney General
IMG-ALT Attorney General
https://www.wvsto.com/New window External State Treasurer's Office
IMG-ALT State Treasurer's Office
https://www.wvsao.gov/New window External State Auditor's Office
IMG-ALT State Auditor's Office
http://www.wvlegislature.gov/New window External Legislature
IMG-ALT Legislature
http://www.courtswv.gov/New window External Judiciary
IMG-ALT Judiciary
https://veterans.wv.gov/External Veterans Assistance
IMG-ALT Department of Veterans Assistance
https://www.wv.gov/agenciesText duplicate Find a State Agency
https://www.wv.gov/WV.gov
/Pages/About-WV.gov.aspxAbout Us
https://appengine.egov.com/app...External Subdomain Send Feedback
https://appengine.egov.com/app...External Subdomain Visitor Survey
https://www.wv.gov/helpHelp
/pages/FAQS.aspxFAQs
https://appengine.egov.com/app...External Subdomain Text duplicate Contact Us
/pages/livechat.aspxLive Chat
https://www.wv.gov/policiesPolicies
/policies/pages/privacy.aspxPrivacy Policy
/policies/pages/security.aspxSecurity Policy
/policies/pages/accessibility....Accessibility Policy
/pages/social-media.aspxStay Connected
https://apps.wv.gov/portal/rss...New window External A-TITLE RSS
https://appengine.egov.com/app...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate A-TITLE Contact Us
https://www.facebook.com/wvgovNew window External A-TITLE WV.gov Facebook
https://twitter.com/wvgovNew window External A-TITLE WV.gov Twitter
/pages/social-media.aspxA-TITLE See All Agency Social Media

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx"
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)
The page response time is slow (1.08 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 page loads 8 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 10 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (66 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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x-powered-byASP.NET
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x-srvb
x-ua-compatibleIE=Edge
dateThu, 29 Apr 2021 16:39:46 GMT
connectionkeep-alive
content-length17918
set-cookie144 Characters
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Government. This classification is fine.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 230 referring domains.
This page has 9,703 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 214 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

404 NOT FOUND

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
1,743

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

Search preview

www.wv.gov › Pages › default.aspx
State of West Virginia
WV.gov is the official Web site for the State of West Virginia and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between the state and West Virginia Interactive.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
West66%Check
State66%Check
Virginia State66%Check
West Virginia66%Check
West Virginia State66%Check
GOV64%Check
West Virginia State Tax59%Check
West Virginia driver57%Check
West Virginia Quarterly57%Check
Virginia Business55%Check

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