Davidson.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
79% 
Page structure
28% 
Link structure
85% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.29 s
File size
92.20 kB
Words
793
Media files
35
Number of links
95 internal / 10 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Welcome to Davidson | Davidson
The title contains the word Welcome to! More content should be covered in the title.
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.davidson.edu/
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 5 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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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 793 words. That's ok.
23% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
8 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 19.67 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 26 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 16 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
3 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
...lbackImageHomepage.png.jpg?itok=E_4yVs0RAerial View of Davidson Campus with Overlaid Davidson Logo
...20-01/LabDT.jpg?h=9a89efb6&itok=UKalW_2YStudents in lab
.../public/2020-03/corona.jpg?itok=zUNNF7IeCorona Virus Representation
...dentsOut_06.jpg?h=c2e615eb&itok=BY-L22xUStudents Studying & Laughing on Lawn
..._OnCampus_0.jpg?h=7f065562&itok=c_n1wQ_sStudent sits on campus swing looking out at campus views
...anKatieDelk'06_037.JPG.jpg?itok=hU7Jp3JBKatie Delk '06 kneels near a rhinoceros
...04/DSC_6859.JPG?h=7e82414a&itok=cjD5laheProf. Hauser in Lab with Students
...ollege_0128.JPG?h=f38c6a6f&itok=RocvhKKjStudents Performing Experiment
...dentsOut_06.jpg?h=c2e615eb&itok=BY-L22xUStudents Studying & Laughing on Lawn
..._OnCampus_0.jpg?h=7f065562&itok=c_n1wQ_sStudent sits on campus swing looking out at campus views
...anKatieDelk'06_037.JPG.jpg?itok=hU7Jp3JBKatie Delk '06 kneels near a rhinoceros
...04/DSC_6859.JPG?h=7e82414a&itok=cjD5laheProf. Hauser in Lab with Students
...ollege_0128.JPG?h=f38c6a6f&itok=RocvhKKjStudents Performing Experiment
...020-01/CAC.jpeg?h=6ffb9c99&itok=zyr5g_y0Alyssa Glover and Student Talk
.../DSC_0860-2.jpg?h=583b2ee3&itok=_LzMtXFMProf. Joubin with Student
...4/GamutShow2019_06.JPG.jpg?itok=y9CuBVy6Students Pose During Dance Number
...Ceremony_02.JPG?h=2992ba0a&itok=abl93FmrStudent Signs the Honor Code
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...ollege_0099.jpg?h=2992ba0a&itok=SrbNhpgyStudents take a selfie in the snow
...Students2-2.jpg?h=51578792&itok=CInHJ1B1New Students in Hats and Hula Hoop for Orientation
...-04/Wall-Studying.jpeg.jpg?itok=ypBUcERLStudents studying in Wall academic building
...mSchool_016.JPG?h=2992ba0a&itok=EEJ3TJtKFreedom School
...eekend_0008.jpg?h=510a3481&itok=CNLvU-zcBhangra Dance Team Member Performing
...03_dav_0159.jpg?h=d28be79a&itok=dOtsFc3fProf. Randy Ingram leads class outdoors
...041613_1494.jpg?h=a31421bb&itok=qAZCDrjYProf. McKeever talks to student outside, while both sit around the Plensa sculpture on campus
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...2020-05/Hall&Webb.jpeg.jpg?itok=HrMAmkZ5Niara Webb and Zoe Hall out dining
...0-05/soifer.jpg?h=56f6194e&itok=pl-baZ8-Lydia Soifer stands on a hill covered in vegetation
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...ingEvent_01.jpg?h=2992ba0a&itok=uDijRTepCaroline Bell '17 in car with husband and Davidson flag hanging out
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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Welcome to Davidson
The H1 heading contains the words Welcome to! Use important keywords instead.
The H1 heading is too short (19 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 47 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 to Davidson
H2 Main navigation
H2 #DAVIDSONTRUE
H2 COVID-19
H2 Experience Davidson Community
H2 News
H2 What's Happening
H2 Davidson CollegeThe Davidson College wordmark.
H3 About
H3 Academics
H3 Admission & Aid
H3 Campus Life
H3 After Davidson
H3 Apply Visit Give
H3 Utility Links
H3 Tools and Resources for
H3 Life on Campus What's It Like To Be a Davidson Student? Ask a Wildcat.
H3 Virtual Tour Tour the Davidson Campus
H3 After Davidson Forge Your Own Path
H3 Smart, Driven, Kind Amid Coronavirus Fear, Strength in Community
H3 Research Create New Knowledge
H3 Academics Leading the Liberal Arts
H3 Life on Campus What's It Like To Be a Davidson Student? Ask a Wildcat. Duplicate text
H3 Virtual Tour Tour the Davidson Campus Duplicate text
H3 After Davidson Forge Your Own Path Duplicate text
H3 Smart, Driven, Kind Amid Coronavirus Fear, Strength in Community Duplicate text
H3 Research Create New Knowledge Duplicate text
H3 Academics Leading the Liberal Arts Duplicate text
H3 Civic Engagement Recognition for Deep Ties to Community and Commitment to Engagement
H3 Advising & Support Advising the Whole Student
H3 #DAVIDSONTRUE Every Day At Davidson Is Touched By The Arts
H3 Admission Davidson College Goes Test-Optional
H3 Honor Code Tradition of Integrity
H3 Davidson Trust Access and Excellence
H3 Davidson 360 Find Yourself Here
H3 New Students Your Davidson Experience
H3 Academics Majors, Minors & Programs
H3 Alumni & Families It's Always a Great Day to Be a Wildcat
H3 #DAVIDSONTRUE Find Joy In The Journey
H3 The Arts Pursuing Creative Endeavors
H3 Trustees Commit Funds to Bring Class of 2020 to Campus for Commencement Ceremony
H3 Thank You for Being a Friend: Class of 2020 Besties Share Their Stories
H3 Chasing Orchids: Lydia Soifer '20 Earns Smith Scholarship
H3 No Summer Internship? Junior Urges Students to Build Their Own
H3 Change of Plans: Couple Gets Campus Wedding Day Surprise
H3 Empty heading
H3 Empty heading
H3 Contact Information
H3 Follow the Latest at #DavidsonCollege
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are 10 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.davidson.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.davidson.edu/No Text
https://www.davidson.edu/aboutAbout
/about/fast-factsFast Facts
/about/history-traditionsHistory & Traditions
/about/leadershipLeadership
/about/davidsontrue#DAVIDSONTRUE
/about/statement-purposeStatement of Purpose
/offices-and-servicesOffices and Services
/academicsAcademics
/majors-minors-programsMajors & Minors
/academics/advising-tutoring-s...Advising & Support
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/academics/researchResearch
/academics/study-abroadStudy Abroad
/academic-departmentsAcademic Departments
/admission-and-financial-aidAdmission & Aid
/admission-and-financial-aid/a...Apply
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/admission-and-financial-aid/t...Tuition & Fees
/admission-and-financial-aid/f...Financial Aid
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/campus-lifeCampus Life
/campus-life/activities-organi...Activities & Organizations
/offices-and-services/diversit...Diversity & Inclusion
/campus-life/health-wellnessHealth & Wellness
/campus-life/housing-diningHousing & Dining
/campus-life/leadership-serviceLeadership & Service
/offices-and-services/religiou...Religious & Spiritual Life
/after-davidsonAfter Davidson
/after-davidson/careers-outcomesCareers & Outcomes
/after-davidson/fellowshipsFellowships
/alumni-and-families/serve/vol...Volunteer
/admission-and-financial-aid/a...Text duplicate Apply
/admission-and-financial-aid/p...Text duplicate Visit
https://www.davidson.edu/givingGive
https://www.davidson.edu/artsThe Arts
/alumni-and-familiesAlumni & Families
https://davidsonwildcats.com/External Athletics
https://www.davidson.edu/libraryLibrary
/news-eventsNews & Events
/social-hubSocial Media Hub
/about/directoriesDirectories
/new-studentsNew Students
/current-studentsCurrent Students
/parents-familiesParents & Families
/faculty-staffFaculty & Staff
/business-communityBusiness & Community
/about/davidsontrueWe Are #DavidsonTrue
A-TITLE #DAVIDSONTRUE
/alert/covid-19Important Campus Messages and FAQs
A-TITLE COVID-19
/contact-a-studentLife on Campus What's It Like To Be a Davidson Student? Ask a Wildcat.
IMG-ALT Students Studying & Laughing on Lawn
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IMG-ALT Student sits on campus swing looking out at campus views
/after-davidsonAfter Davidson Forge Your Own Path
IMG-ALT Katie Delk '06 kneels near a rhinoceros
/news/2020/03/17/amid-coronavi...Smart, Driven, Kind Amid Coronavirus Fear, Strength in Community Unprecedented challenges met with immediate action, unwavering support and boundless compass...
/academics/researchResearch Create New Knowledge
IMG-ALT Prof. Hauser in Lab with Students
/academicsAcademics Leading the Liberal Arts
IMG-ALT Students Performing Experiment
/contact-a-studentText duplicate Life on Campus What's It Like To Be a Davidson Student? Ask a Wildcat.
IMG-ALT Students Studying & Laughing on Lawn
https://virtualtour.davidson.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Virtual Tour Tour the Davidson Campus
IMG-ALT Student sits on campus swing looking out at campus views
/after-davidsonText duplicate After Davidson Forge Your Own Path
IMG-ALT Katie Delk '06 kneels near a rhinoceros
/news/2020/03/17/amid-coronavi...Text duplicate Smart, Driven, Kind Amid Coronavirus Fear, Strength in Community Unprecedented challenges met with immediate action, unwavering support and boundless compass...
/academics/researchText duplicate Research Create New Knowledge
IMG-ALT Prof. Hauser in Lab with Students
/academicsText duplicate Academics Leading the Liberal Arts
IMG-ALT Students Performing Experiment
/news/2020/01/31/recognition-c...Civic Engagement Recognition for Deep Ties to Community and Commitment to Engagement
IMG-ALT Alyssa Glover and Student Talk
/academics/advising-tutoring-s...Advising & Support Advising the Whole Student
IMG-ALT Prof. Joubin with Student
/about/davidsontrue#DAVIDSONTRUE Every Day At Davidson Is Touched By The Arts
IMG-ALT Students Pose During Dance Number
/news/2020/03/30/davidson-coll...Admission Davidson College Goes Test-Optional As part of our commitment to access, students applying to Davidson can forego submitting standardized test scor...
/about/distinctly-davidson/hon...Honor Code Tradition of Integrity
IMG-ALT Student Signs the Honor Code
/about/distinctly-davidson/dav...Davidson Trust Access and Excellence
IMG-ALT Chambers through blades of grass and the sunrise
/admission-and-financial-aid/d...Davidson 360 Find Yourself Here Explore our campus from anywhere in the world.
IMG-ALT Students take a selfie in the snow
/new-studentsNew Students Your Davidson Experience
IMG-ALT New Students in Hats and Hula Hoop for Orientation
/majors-minors-programsAcademics Majors, Minors & Programs
IMG-ALT Students studying in Wall academic building
/alumni-and-familiesAlumni & Families It's Always a Great Day to Be a Wildcat The Office of Alumni and Family Engagement cultivates and sustains lifelong relationships among the...
/about/davidsontrue#DAVIDSONTRUE Find Joy In The Journey
IMG-ALT Freedom School
https://www.davidson.edu/artsThe Arts Pursuing Creative Endeavors
IMG-ALT Bhangra Dance Team Member Performing
http://live-davidson.pantheons...External Subdomain Find Your Major Our 29 majors, 40 minors, and interdisciplinary programs, provide broad exposure to diverse thought and deep exploration within your fields o...
IMG-ALT Prof. Randy Ingram leads class outdoors
/admission-and-financial-aid/p...Visit Campus Plan your visit to walk the brick pathways with current students, dine on campus, attend classes, talk with faculty and explore the town. Useful...
IMG-ALT Prof. McKeever talks to student outside, while both sit around the Plensa sculpture on campus
/admission-and-financial-aid/a...Apply Apply now to join a community of scholars committed to lives of leadership and service. Useful action label for link
IMG-ALT Two students attend classics class held outside and hold a piece of paper
/news/2020/05/17/davidson-coll...May 17, 2020 Commencement Davidson College Celebrates the Class of 2020, Welcomes Graduates Into Alumni Family They started college during the final days of ...
IMG-ALT Commencement Zoom Montage
/news/2020/05/17/trustees-comm...May 17 Commencement Trustees Commit Funds to Bring Class of 2020 to Campus for Commencement Ceremony
IMG-ALT Class of 2020 Students formation in the field
/news/2020/05/15/thank-you-bei...May 15 News Headlines Thank You for Being a Friend: Class of 2020 Besties Share Their Stories
IMG-ALT Niara Webb and Zoe Hall out dining
/news/2020/05/13/chasing-orchi...May 13 Biology Chasing Orchids: Lydia Soifer '20 Earns Smith Scholarship
IMG-ALT Lydia Soifer stands on a hill covered in vegetation
/news/2020/05/13/no-summer-int...May 13 Innovation Initiatives Office No Summer Internship? Junior Urges Students to Build Their Own
IMG-ALT Dan Murphy in San Francisco
/news/2020/05/11/change-plans-...May 11 Alumni and Family Engagement Change of Plans: Couple Gets Campus Wedding Day Surprise
IMG-ALT Caroline Bell '17 in car with husband and Davidson flag hanging out
https://www.davidson.edu/newsSee All
/events/resilience-recipes-nat...May 25 Resilience Recipes: Native Food-preneurs Cooking Demonstrations - Tawnya Brant
/events/resilience-recipes-nat...Jun 01 Resilience Recipes: Native Food-preneurs Cooking Demonstrations - Vincent Medina & Louis Trevino
/events/resilience-recipes-nat...Jun 08 Resilience Recipes: Native Food-preneurs Cooking Demonstrations - Elena Terry
https://www.davidson.edu/eventsEvents Calendar
/events/resilience-recipes-nat...June 15, 2020 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm Resilience Recipes: Native Food-preneurs Cooking Demonstrations - Crystal Wahpepah
/events/resilience-recipes-nat...June 22, 2020 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm Resilience Recipes: Native Food-preneurs Cooking Demonstrations - Loretta Barrett Oden
/events/resilience-recipes-nat...June 29, 2020 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm Resilience Recipes: Native Food-preneurs Cooking Demonstrations - Sean Sherman
https://www.davidson.edu/Davidson CollegeThe Davidson College wordmark.
A-TITLE Davidson College Homepage
/offices-and-services/human-re...Work at Davidson
/about/campus-and-surroundings...Maps & Directions
/about/directoriesContact Us
/social-hubSocial Hub
https://www.instagram.com/davi...External Instagram
https://www.twitter.com/Davids...External Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/david...External Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External Youtube
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External LinkedIn
/node/5036Privacy Policy & Terms of Use
/node/5281Accessibility
/node/5033College Policies & Procedures

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.davidson.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 26 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.29 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (92 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 Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 12,697 referring domains.
This website has 954,514 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 10,198 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

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# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
#
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
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# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
Allow: /profiles/*.png
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# Directories
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Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
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Disallow: /web.config
# Paths (clean URLs)
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Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
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Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
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Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
2,625

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Search preview

Welcome to Davidson | Davidson
https://www.davidson.edu/

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Welcome54%Check
at Davidson46%Check
Davidson College45%Check
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