Portal.ct.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
44% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
92% 
Server
71% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.63 s
File size
67.30 kB
Words
366
Media files
10
Number of links
45 internal / 10 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
CT.GOV-Connecticut's Official State Website
The length of the page title is perfect. (400 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is empty.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is 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 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

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
descriptionEmpty
keywordsEmpty
pagetypewebpages
langen
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:urlhttps://portal.ct.gov/
twitter:titleCT.GOV-Connecticut's Official State Website
twitter:descriptionEmpty
og:descriptionEmpty
og:titleCT.GOV-Connecticut's Official State Website
og:urlhttps://portal.ct.gov/
og:typearticle
og:site_nameCT.gov - Connecticut's Official State Website
og:localeen_US
og:imagehttps://portal.ct.gov/Assets/Images/facebook-default_01.png
x-ua-compatibleie=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are only 366 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 31 words is high.
20.2% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 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 7 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 7 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

URLAlt attributeTitle
/Assets/Images/ctgov-logo-Final.svgCT.gov LogoCT.gov Logo
/assets/img/homepage-background-small.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...en&hash=E3043972100C5053866152FFC38F78BCCoronavirus
...en&hash=3D29EE36BDF704557D5A1DC689A46B0EDoctor administering a shot
...en&hash=6D69CC558B3FCF7541A3F859F0BD18FBA Career in the Trades: How to get there and what to expect
...en&hash=223CAAE4F4A64AA05370BEB5C8D5F9B1Headshot of Governor Ned Lamont
...en&hash=2172CD6ED73414D89D3997C7E3618160Lt. Governor Bysiewicz
...en&hash=AF863AC69222720F3C158ECCCCD546C3United States Flag
...en&hash=F63DCD91F2A69A098CF00551B94C88BFConnecticut Flag
/assets/images/ct-logo-full.pngConnecticut Still Revolutionary Logo

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 Services and Information
H2 Most Popular
H2 Recent News
H4 CT Government
H5 Governor Ned Lamont
H5 Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
1 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 10 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://portal.ct.gov/Anchor Skip to Content
/portal/policies/disclaimer/Disclaimer
A-TITLE See Translation Disclaimer
https://ct.gov/coronavirusExternal ct.gov/coronavirus.
https://ct.gov/covidvaccineExternal ct.gov/covidvaccine.
https://portal.ct.gov/Connecticut's Official State Website
IMG-ALT CT.gov Logo
A-TITLE CT.gov Home
https://portal.ct.gov/Anchor Top
https://portal.ct.gov/DECDBusiness
A-TITLE Start, Grow, and Manage Your Business, Tax Credits, Find Employees, Professional Business Licenses
/Services/Driving-and-Transpor...Driving and Transportation
A-TITLE Driver's Licenses, Vehicle Registration, License Plates, Roads, Buses, and Trains
/Services/EducationEducation
A-TITLE K-12 Education, Early Childhood Education, Higher Education, Adult Education, Teachers, Special Education
https://portal.ct.gov/GovernmentGovernment
A-TITLE Governor and Lt. Governor, Departments and Agencies, Cities and Towns, For State Employees, Judicial,and Legistature
/Services/Health-and-Human-Ser...Health and Human Services
A-TITLE Healthcare, Health and Wellness, Child Support, Vital Records, Health Licenses
/Services/Jobs-and-EmploymentJobs and Employment
A-TITLE Find a Job, Hiring a Veteran, Employee Rights, Unemployment, Retirement, Employment Discrimination
/Services/Land-and-EnvironmentLand and Environment
A-TITLE Housing Information and Discrimination, Energy, Environmental Protection and Natural Resources, Utilities, Agriculture
/Services/Public-SafetyPublic Safety
A-TITLE Connecticut Prison System, Sex Offender Registry, State Police, Firearms
/Services/RecreationRecreation
A-TITLE Tourism, Outdoor Activities, State Parks, Arts, Historic Preservation, Museums
/Services/RevenueRevenue
A-TITLE Property Tax, State Business Taxes, State Individual Taxes
https://www.jobapscloud.com/CT/New window External Apply for State Job Openings
A-TITLE Apply for State Job Openings
http://www.jud.ct.gov/New window External Connecticut Judicial Branch
A-TITLE Connecticut Judicial Branch
/Government/Departments-and-Ag...Departments and Agencies
A-TITLE Departments and Agencies
/DRS/TSC/TSC-OnlineNew window Taxpayer Service Center (TSC)
A-TITLE Taxpayer Service Center (TSC)
http://www.jud.ct.gov/jud2.htmNew window External Judicial Case Lookup
A-TITLE Judicial Case Lookup
/Most-Popular-ServicesMore Services
https://portal.ct.gov/CoronavirusNew window Latest Updates on Coronavirus in Connecticut State and local health departments and healthcare partners remain vigilant to keep Connecticut informed, prepare...
IMG-ALT Coronavirus
A-TITLE Latest Updates on Coronavirus in Connecticut
/Vaccine-PortalNew window Find a COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Near You All Connecticut residents over the age of 12 are currently eligible.
IMG-ALT Doctor administering a shot
/DCP/Occupational-and-Professi...New window A Career in the Trades Get our new interactive guide to learning a trades skill and finding the job you really want.
IMG-ALT A Career in the Trades: How to get there and what to expect
A-TITLE Career in the Trades
/Malloy-ArchiveA-TITLE Landing Page for the Governor
/Office-of-the-GovernorNo Text
/Office-of-the-GovernorIMG-ALT Headshot of Governor Ned Lamont
/Wyman-ArchiveA-TITLE Landing Page for the Lt. Governor
/Office-of-the-Lt-GovernorIMG-ALT Lt. Governor Bysiewicz
/Government/Departments-and-Ag...Executive: Departments and Agencies
http://jud.ct.gov/New window External Judicial Opens in a new window Opens in a new window
A-TITLE State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
http://cga.ct.gov/New window External Legislative Opens in a new window Opens in a new window
A-TITLE Connecticut Legislative Branch - General Assembly
/Government/Cities-and-TownsCities and Towns
A-TITLE Cities and Towns
/Government/For-State-EmployeesFor State Employees
A-TITLE for state employees
https://portal.ct.gov/DVANew window Veterans
/SOTS/Common-Elements/V5-Templ...New window Elections and Voting
https://data.ct.gov/New window External Connecticut Open Data Opens in a new window Opens in a new window
A-TITLE Connecticut Open Data
https://egov.ct.gov/PMC/New window External State Agency Public Meeting Calendar Opens in a new window Opens in a new window
A-TITLE Connecticut Open Data
/Government/Flag-StatusFlag Status
/Office-of-the-Governor/News/P...06/11/2021 Governor Lamont Announces Closure of Northern Correctional Institution
A-TITLE Governor Lamont Announces Closure of Northern Correctional Institution
/Office-of-the-Governor/News/P...06/11/2021 Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts
A-TITLE Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts
/Office-of-the-Governor/News/P...06/08/2021 Governor Lamont Commends Connecticut Senate for Approving Legislation That Legalizes the Adult-Use of Cannabis
A-TITLE Governor Lamont Commends Connecticut Senate for Approving Legislation That Legalizes the Adult-Use of Cannabis
/Office-of-the-Governor/News/P...06/04/2021 Governor Lamont Confirms Agreement To Avoid Strike at Group Homes for Those With Disabilities
A-TITLE Governor Lamont Confirms Agreement To Avoid Strike at Group Homes for Those With Disabilities
/Office-of-the-Governor/News/P...05/28/2021 Governor Lamont Launches Program Offering Fare-Free Weekend/Holiday Bus Service To State Parks and Beaches This Summer
A-TITLE Governor Lamont Launches Program Offering Fare-Free Weekend/Holiday Bus Service To State Parks and Beaches This Summer
/Policies/State-Privacy-PolicyPolicies
/OPM/Fin-General/Policies/Univ...Accessibility
A-TITLE Ct.gov Accessibility Standards
https://portal.ct.gov/AboutAbout CT
https://portal.ct.gov/DirectoriesDirectories
/social_mediaSocial Media
/for_state_employees_footerText duplicate For State Employees
/Government/Flag-StatusUnited States FULL
A-TITLE United States flag status - FULL
/Government/Flag-StatusConnecticut FULL
A-TITLE Connecticut state flag status - FULL
https://portal.ct.gov/2016 CT.gov | Connecticut's Official State Website
A-TITLE Connecticut's Official State Website
http://www.ctvisit.com/New window External IMG-ALT Connecticut Still Revolutionary Logo
A-TITLE Connecticut Still Revolutionary

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
(Important)
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.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.63 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 7 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (67 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlno-cache, no-store
pragmano-cache
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
expires-1
varyAccept-Encoding
serverMicrosoft-IIS/10.0
set-cookie82 Characters
set-cookie130 Characters
set-cookie145 Characters
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; includeSubdomains; preload
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
dateSun, 13 Jun 2021 12:30:38 GMT
connectionkeep-alive
content-length19604
content-encodinggzip
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 24,674 referring domains.
This page has 6,013,757 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 16,925 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.

Robots.txt

#  First allow all user agenents to crawl site

User-agent: *
Allow: /

# now block specific directories

User-agent: *
Disallow: /sitecore/
Disallow: /oec-beta/
Disallow: /Training/
Disallow: /Training/ChooseCT/
Disallow: /DMHAS-Beta/
Disallow: /DMHAS-beta/
Disallow: /dmhas-Beta/
Disallow: /dmhas-beta/
Disallow: /JRC-Beta
Disallow: /JRC-beta 
Disallow: /jrc-Beta 
Disallow: /jrc-beta 
Disallow: /JSC-Beta 
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Disallow: /OCA-Beta 
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Disallow: /SCSB-Beta 
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Disallow: /-/media/business/ct-reopen-poster/
Disallow: /WCC-Beta
Disallow: /WCC-beta
Disallow: /wcc-Beta
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# help google find the sitemap
Sitemap: https://portal.ct.gov/sitemap.xml

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
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Search preview

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
gov76%Check
Connecticut50%Check
Connecticut State49%Check
State48%Check
Official State47%Check
State Website47%Check
Official State Website46%Check
Governor46%Check
Governor Lamont46%Check
coronavirus43%Check

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