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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.28 s
File size
49.70 kB
Media files
Number of links
181 internal / 45 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Citizens Information
The page title is too short. (180 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
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
No canonical link is specified.
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: 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)
The domain name is very long.
The domain is no subdomain.
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)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 574 words. That's ok.
19.7% 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 website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The amount of tags is very high (12). We recommend using a maximum of 11 tags for this page.
The following tag is repeated too often: 9th october:
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 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.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/static/images/cio_logo.jpgCitizens Information
/static/images/covidUpdates.pngMy Situation - I need information about COVID-19
/static/images/1366839.jpgMy Situation - I am – Returning to Ireland
/static/images/1345785.jpgMy Situation - I am going to college
/static/images/1215056.jpgMy Situation - I am self-employed
/static/images/979277.jpgMy Situation - I want to apply for a driving licence
/static/images/my_situation_more3.gifMy Situation - View a further 60+ examples
/images/cips3_icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/images/cic_icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/static/images/CIB_Logo_white.pngCitizens Information Board logo

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Information on Your Rights & Entitlements
The H1 heading is perfect.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Information on Your Rights & Entitlements
H2 Health
H2 Social Welfare
H2 Employment
H2 Money and Tax
H2 Moving Country
H2 Returning to Ireland
H2 Housing
H2 Education and Training
H2 Travel and Recreation
H2 Environment
H2 Consumer
H2 Death and Bereavement
H2 Family and Relationships
H2 Justice
H2 Government
H2 What's New
H2 Contact us
H2 Find information on...
H2 About
H3 Most Popular
H3 My Situation
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (45) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/en/Anchor Skip navigation and go to main content
/en/callback.htmlRequest a call back
/en/IMG-ALT Citizens Information
/en/Anchor A-TITLE Open or close navigation menu
/en/social_welfare/Social Welfare
/en/money_and_tax/Money and Tax
/en/moving_country/Moving Country
/en/returning_to_ireland/Returning to Ireland
/en/education/Education and Training
/en/travel_and_recreation/Travel and Recreation
/en/death/Death and Bereavement
/en/birth_family_relationships/Family and Relationships
/en/government_in_ireland/Government in Ireland
/en/mysituation.htmlMy Situation
/en/reference/checklists/check...I am a person with a disability
/en/returning_to_ireland/Text duplicate Returning to Ireland
/en/employment/types_of_employ...Starting a business
/en/reference/checklists/check...A carer
/en/employment/unemployment_an...Looking for employment schemes
/en/education/third_level_educ...Going to college
/en/mysituation.htmlSee more...
/en/health/medical_cards_and_g...Apply for a medical card
/en/health/medical_cards_and_g...Apply for a GP Visit Card
/en/travel_and_recreation/pass...Apply for a passport
/en/travel_and_recreation/moto...Apply for a driving licence
/en/moving_country/moving_abro...Get a Police Certificate
/en/consumer/cars/buying_a_use...Buy a used car
/en/government_in_ireland/elec...Register to vote
/en/mysituation.htmlText duplicate See more...
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Find a Centre
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Carlow
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Cavan
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Clare
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Cork
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Donegal
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Dublin
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Galway
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Kerry
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Kildare
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Kilkenny
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Laois
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Leitrim
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Limerick
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Longford
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Louth
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Mayo
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Meath
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Monaghan
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Offaly
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Roscommon
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Sligo
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Tipperary
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Waterford
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Westmeath
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Wexford
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Wicklow
http://whatsnew.citizensinform...External Subdomain What's new Twitter
IMG-ALT Twitter
/en/categorytree.htmlText duplicate Categories
/en/mysituation.htmlText duplicate My Situation
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Text duplicate Find a Centre
http://whatsnew.citizensinform...External Subdomain What's New Text duplicate Twitter
/covid19/living_with_covid19_p...Plan for living with COVID-19
/social_welfare/social_welfare...COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
/money_and_tax/budgets/budget_...Budget 2021
/health/covid19/public_health_...Public health measures for COVID-19
/social_welfare/social_welfare...Fuel Allowance
/en/covid19/covid19_overview.htmlText duplicate COVID-19
/en/covid19/covid19_overview.htmlOverview of COVID-19
/en/health/covid19/public_heal...public health
/en/social_welfare/ welfare
/en/covid19/covid19_a_to_z.htmlA-Z of COVID-19
/en/health/Text duplicate Health
/en/health/covid19/Text duplicate COVID-19
/en/health/medical_cards_and_g...medical cards
/en/health/medical_cards_and_g...GP visit cards
/en/health/health_services/men...mental health
/en/health/health_services/hea...Fair Deal Scheme
/en/social_welfare/Text duplicate Social Welfare
/en/social_welfare/social_welf...Jobseeker payments
/en/social_welfare/social_welf...COVID-19 pandemic payment
/en/social_welfare/ and child benefits
/en/employment/Text duplicate Employment
/en/employment/employment_righ...employment rights
/en/employment/employment_righ...working from home
/en/employment/types_of_employ...supports for businesses
/en/money_and_tax/Text duplicate Money and Tax
/en/money_and_tax/budgets/budg...Text duplicate Budget 2021
/en/money_and_tax/tax/income_tax/Income tax
/en/money_and_tax/tax/income_t...income tax credits and reliefs
/en/money_and_tax/tax/housing_...housing taxes and reliefs
/en/money_and_tax/personal_fin...personal finance
/en/moving_country/Text duplicate Moving Country
/en/moving_country/irish_citiz...Citizenship by birth
/en/moving_country/moving_to_i...bringing your car to Ireland
/en/moving_country/irish_citiz...foreign births
/en/returning_to_ireland/Text duplicate Returning to Ireland
/en/returning_to_ireland/overv...Getting started
/en/returning_to_ireland/plann...planning the journey home
/en/returning_to_ireland/findi...somewhere to live
/en/returning_to_ireland/apply...Text duplicate social welfare
/en/returning_to_ireland/comin...coming home with children
/en/housing/Text duplicate Housing
/en/housing/local_authority_an...local authority and social housing
/en/housing/housing_grants_and...grants and schemes
/en/education/Text duplicate Education and Training
/en/education/ terms
/en/education/state_examinatio...leaving certificate
/en/education/primary_and_post...educational supports
/en/travel_and_recreation/Text duplicate Travel and Recreation
/en/travel_and_recreation/moto...penalty points
/en/travel_and_recreation/moto...motor tax
/en/travel_and_recreation/moto...driving offences
/en/travel_and_recreation/moto...driving licences
/en/environment/Text duplicate Environment
/en/environment/environmental_...noise complaints
/en/environment/waste_manageme...burning waste
/en/consumer/Text duplicate Consumer
/en/consumer_affairs/travel/tr...Travel plans and COVID-19
/en/consumer/common_consumer_p...common consumer problems
/en/consumer/consumer_laws/consumer laws
/en/consumer/how_to_complain/how to complain
/en/death/Text duplicate Death and Bereavement
/en/death/when_someone_dies_in...when someone dies
/en/death/after_a_death/death_...registering a death
/en/death/bereavement_counsell...bereavement counselling...
/en/birth_family_relationships/Text duplicate Family and Relationships
/en/birth_family_relationships...having a baby
/en/birth_family_relationships...domestic violence
/en/justice/Text duplicate Justice
/en/justice/courts_system/cour...Court system
/en/justice/criminal_law/crimi...public order
/en/justice/courts_system/smal...Small Claims Court…
/en/government_in_ireland/iris...the Constitution
/en/government_in_ireland/ protection
/en/government_in_ireland/euro...European Union
/en/Anchor A-TITLE Back to top
/en/health/covid19/I need - Information about COVID-19
IMG-ALT My Situation - I need information about COVID-19
/returning_to_ireland/overview...I am – Returning to Ireland
IMG-ALT My Situation - I am – Returning to Ireland
/en/education/third_level_educ...I am - Going to college
IMG-ALT My Situation - I am going to college
/en/reference/checklists/check...I am - Self-employed
IMG-ALT My Situation - I am self-employed
/en/travel_and_recreation/moto...I want to - Apply for a driving licence
IMG-ALT My Situation - I want to apply for a driving licence
/en/mysituation.htmlView a further 60+ examples
IMG-ALT My Situation - View a further 60+ examples
https://whatsnew.citizensinfor...External Subdomain Text duplicate Budget 2021
https://whatsnew.citizensinfor...External Subdomain Know your rights: National Childcare Scheme (NCS)
https://whatsnew.citizensinfor...External Subdomain Know your rights: COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
https://whatsnew.citizensinfor...External Subdomain Ireland is moving to Level 3
https://whatsnew.citizensinfor...External Subdomain Know your rights: Fuel Allowance
http://whatsnew.citizensinform...External Subdomain View more news items
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Citizens Information Centres (CICs) provide free, impartial information, advice and advocacy from more than 215 locations around the country.
/en/health/Text duplicate Health
/en/social_welfare/Text duplicate Social Welfare
/en/employment/Text duplicate Employment
/en/money_and_tax/Text duplicate Money and Tax
/en/moving_country/Text duplicate Moving Country
/en/returning_to_ireland/Text duplicate Returning to Ireland
/en/housing/Text duplicate Housing
/en/education/Text duplicate Education and Training
/en/travel_and_recreation/Text duplicate Travel and Recreation
/en/environment/Text duplicate Environment
/en/consumer/Text duplicate Consumer
/en/death/Text duplicate Death and Bereavement
/en/birth_family_relationships/Text duplicate Family and Relationships
/en/justice/Text duplicate Justice
/en/government_in_ireland/Text duplicate Government in Ireland
/en/about_citizens_information...About us
/en/contact_us.htmlContact us
/en/privacy.htmlPrivacy and Cookies
/en/reuse_psi.htmlRe-use of Public Sector Information
/en/reference/Reference documents
http://centres.citizensinforma...External Subdomain Visit your local CIC
http://www.citizensinformation...External View our publications Money Advice and Budgeting Service
http://www.citizensinformation...External National Advocacy Service Sign Language Interpreting Service
http://www.citizensinformation...External IMG-ALT Citizens Information Board logo

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to ""
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.28 seconds.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (50 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateMon, 19 Oct 2020 12:29:47 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
expiresMon, 19 Oct 2020 12:31:21 GMT

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 553 referring domains.
This website has 3,171 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 290 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


Facebook popularity

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