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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.30 s
File size
39.90 kB
Media files
Number of links
112 internal / 6 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Home - South Ayrshire Council
The length of the page title is perfect. (278 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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.
(Somewhat important)
This page is hosted on a subdomain. Use a top level domain for better SEO results.
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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
twitter:titleHome - South Ayrshire Council
twitter:image:altSAC logo 130x75
og:titleHome - South Ayrshire Council
og:site_nameSouth Ayrshire Council

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Page quality

(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 395 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
24.8% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
This page only loads 1 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 8 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)
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.
(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)
The H1 heading contains the words Home! Use important keywords instead.
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (4 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Home
H2 COVID-19: latest update on how our services are affected and the support available
H2 How can we help you?
H2 How do I?
H2 Panel Row 1
H2 Panel Row 2
H2 Panel Row 3
H2 Panel Row 4
H2 Related Panel Row
H2 Videos
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 6 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/Anchor Skip to main content
/IMG-ALT SAC logo 130x75
A-TITLE Link to homepage
/article/26039/My-South-Ayrshi...My South Ayrshire
/article/23947/Contact-us-Redi...Contact us
/article/23945/My-councilMy council
/bins-and-recyclingBins and recycling
/schoolsSchools and learning
/information-and-advice-hubInformation and Advice Hub
/business-and-consumersBusiness and consumers
/leisureSport and leisure
/article/24682/Leisure-and-cul...Leisure and culture
/article/24781/Parks-and-playg...Parks and playgrounds
/article/24782/Buildings-and-m...Buildings and monuments
/news-and-announcementsNews and announcements
/coronavirusCoronavirus in South Ayrshire
/article/25245/Health-and-Soci...Health and Social Care Partnership
/council-and-democracyCouncil and democracy
/contact-usText duplicate Contact us
/festive-openingsChristmas and New Year service arrangements
/necNational Entitlement Cards
/article/27491/Report-fraudReport fraud
/earth-hourEarth Hour
/council-taxCouncil Tax
/planning-and-building-standardsPlanning and building standards
/cppCommunity Planning Partnership
/public-holiday-service-inform...Public holiday service arrangements
/article/28187/Your-choice-let...Your choice lettings and property management
/termsTerms and conditions
/privacy-policyPrivacy policy
/town-twinningTown twinning
/duke-of-edinburgh-awardDuke of Edinburgh Award
/community-safetyCommunity safety
/article/26158/My-South-AyrshireText duplicate My South Ayrshire
/Anchor Toggle menu
/article/26039/My-South-Ayrshi...Text duplicate My South Ayrshire
/article/25247/Pay-RedirectText duplicate Pay
/article/25248/Report-RedirectText duplicate Report
/article/23947/Contact-us-Redi...Text duplicate Contact us
/article/23945/My-councilText duplicate My council
/bins-and-recyclingText duplicate Bins and recycling
/schoolsText duplicate Schools and learning
/information-and-advice-hubText duplicate Information and Advice Hub
/business-and-consumersText duplicate Business and consumers
/leisureText duplicate Sport and leisure
/article/24682/Leisure-and-cul...Text duplicate Leisure and culture
/cultureText duplicate Culture
/article/24781/Parks-and-playg...Text duplicate Parks and playgrounds
/article/24782/Buildings-and-m...Text duplicate Buildings and monuments
/news-and-announcementsText duplicate News and announcements
/coronavirusText duplicate Coronavirus in South Ayrshire
/article/25245/Health-and-Soci...Text duplicate Health and Social Care Partnership
/council-and-democracyText duplicate Council and democracy
/contact-usText duplicate Contact us
/housingText duplicate Housing
/remembranceText duplicate Remembrance
/festive-openingsText duplicate Christmas and New Year service arrangements
/necText duplicate National Entitlement Cards
/benefitsText duplicate Benefits
/article/27491/Report-fraudText duplicate Report fraud
/earth-hourText duplicate Earth Hour
/council-taxText duplicate Council Tax
/planning-and-building-standardsText duplicate Planning and building standards
/cppText duplicate Community Planning Partnership
/public-holiday-service-inform...Text duplicate Public holiday service arrangements
/article/28187/Your-choice-let...Text duplicate Your choice lettings and property management
/termsText duplicate Terms and conditions
/privacy-policyText duplicate Privacy policy
/accessibilityText duplicate Accessibility
/registrationText duplicate Registration
/town-twinningText duplicate Town twinning
/duke-of-edinburgh-awardText duplicate Duke of Edinburgh Award
/community-safetyText duplicate Community safety
/article/26158/My-South-AyrshireText duplicate My South Ayrshire
/Close navigation
/article/24652/COVID-19-latest...COVID-19: latest update on how our services are affected and the support available
/article/25215/Make-a-payment-...Make a payment
/article/25216/Report-a-proble...Report a problem
/article/25214/How-do-ISee More
/article/23934/View-my-bin-day...View my bin day
/article/23935/View-school-ter...View school term dates
/article/23937/View-job-vacanc...View job vacancies
/article/25227/Find-a-recyclin...Find a recycling centre
/article/23933/Panel-Row-1Text duplicate See More
/article/23938/Pay-my-council-...Pay my council tax
/article/23939/View-planning-a...View planning applications
/article/25226/Make-a-school-p...Make a school payment
/article/25229/Renew-and-view-...Renew and view my library loans
/article/25224/Panel-Row-2Text duplicate See More
/article/25228/Make-a-leisure-...Make a leisure booking
/article/25230/Pay-my-housing-...Pay my housing rent
/article/25231/View-school-mea...View school meals
/article/25232/View-benefits-a...View benefits advice
/article/25225/Panel-Row-3Text duplicate See More
/article/25259/Find-your-counc...Find your councillor
/article/25260/View-committee-...View agendas, papers and reports
/article/25258/Panel-Row-4Text duplicate See More
/article/25233/Have-your-say-R...Have your say
/article/25237/My-South-Ayrshi...Text duplicate My South Ayrshire
/article/25235/Related-Panel-RowText duplicate See More
/article/25264/Website-feedbackWebsite feedback
/article/24022/AccessibilityText duplicate Accessibility
/article/26173/Privacy-policyText duplicate Privacy policy
/article/24024/Terms-and-condi...Text duplicate Terms and conditions window External IMG-ALT Twitter
A-TITLE South Ayrshire Council on Twitter window External IMG-ALT Youtube
A-TITLE South Ayrshire Council on Youtube window External IMG-ALT LinkedIn
A-TITLE South Ayrshire Council on LinkedIn window External IMG-ALT Instagram
A-TITLE South Ayrshire Council on Instagram window External IMG-ALT Facebook
A-TITLE South Ayrshire Council on Facebook window External Powered by GOSS
A-TITLE Digital platform technology, online self-service and web content management provided by GOSS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is excellent with 0.30 seconds.
This page only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
This page only loads 1 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (40 kB).

HTTP Response Header

cache-controlno-cache, no-store
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
link<>; rel="canonical"
dateThu, 16 Sep 2021 14:55:38 GMT

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 169 referring domains.
This page has 1,330 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 155 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.


User-agent: *

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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Home - South Ayrshire Council

Most important keywords

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

South Ayrshire59%Check
South Ayrshire Council55%Check
Ayrshire Council53%Check
Council Tax40%Check

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