Davidson.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
86% 
Page structure
28% 
Link structure
81% 
Server
88% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
2.82 s
File size
118.00 kB
Words
850
Media files
31
Number of links
100 internal / 13 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
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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
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The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
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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
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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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
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
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The favicon is linked correctly.

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are 4 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate 1: Davidson offers a supportive and caring campus environment for you to ...
  • Duplicate 2: Davidson College believes fundamentally in the dignity and worth of ev...
This page contains 850 words. That's ok.
27.3% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
12 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 20.39 words is good.
Frames
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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This page loads 5 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
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 17 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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
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No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
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This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

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...apse-backup-nologo.png.jpg?itok=TLmTDZUGDavidson College union at night fallback video still
...20-01/LabDT.jpg?h=9a89efb6&itok=UKalW_2YStudents in lab
...Football_01.JPG?h=52d167ab&itok=gabt0P9HCheerleaders Posing
...srooms_0056.jpg?h=035d39b6&itok=iP7pXEbPStudent and Professor Meet in the Wall Center
...e9321efd4_k.jpg?h=6c6a971b&itok=ggQ9fD-qTom Marshburn in Space Suit with in Space
...08/DSC_1004.JPG?h=2a5cda8f&itok=IJwVy179International student, Papa Morgan-Asiedu '17, in lab
...srooms_0085.JPG?h=2992ba0a&itok=NGnVlUdLClass in the Wall Center
...Football_01.JPG?h=52d167ab&itok=gabt0P9HCheerleaders Posing
...srooms_0056.jpg?h=035d39b6&itok=iP7pXEbPStudent and Professor Meet in the Wall Center
...e9321efd4_k.jpg?h=6c6a971b&itok=ggQ9fD-qTom Marshburn in Space Suit with in Space
...08/DSC_1004.JPG?h=2a5cda8f&itok=IJwVy179International student, Papa Morgan-Asiedu '17, in lab
...srooms_0085.JPG?h=2992ba0a&itok=NGnVlUdLClass in the Wall Center
...er porch -2.jpg?h=068e982f&itok=0_Q4VD0sStudent Perspectives of Spring Semester at Warner Hall
...New40-light.jpg?h=1116cd87&itok=eMka8MUyStudents speaking in front of Chamber
...ketball_027.jpg?h=9855f42d&itok=I2vKDwiKDavidson Men's Basketball
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...Signing_016.jpg?h=2992ba0a&itok=MDcb2weXStudents in Classroom for honor code signing
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data:[...] Base64alumni at event with balloons in backgroundKD Weeks at Reception
data:[...] Base64Co-curators Jennifer Garcia Peacock (center) and Subhankar Banerjee with Lucia Pedrana, head of university relations, European Cultural Centre, Venice, celebrate their award for A Library, a Classroom, and the World, at a Nov. 27 ceremony.Co-curators Jennifer Garcia Peacock (center) and Subhankar Banerjee with Lucia Pedrana, head of university relations, European Cultural Centre, Venice, celebrate their award for A Library, a Classroom, and the World, at a Nov. 27 ceremony.
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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 46 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 Experience Davidson Community
H2 Featured News
H2 What’s Happening
H2 Empty heading
H3 About
H3 Academics
H3 Admission & Aid
H3 Campus Life
H3 Outcomes & Careers
H3 Quick Links
H3 Tools and Resources for
H3 Connect With Davidson
H3 Make a Difference
H3 Life at Davidson Our Community
H3 Advising & Support Advising the Whole Student
H3 After Davidson Forge Your Own Path
H3 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Cultivating A Broad, Diverse Community
H3 Research Create New Knowledge
H3 Academics Deep Focus Meets Boundless Exploration
H3 Life at Davidson Our Community Duplicate text
H3 Advising & Support Advising the Whole Student Duplicate text
H3 After Davidson Forge Your Own Path Duplicate text
H3 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Cultivating A Broad, Diverse Community Duplicate text
H3 Research Create New Knowledge Duplicate text
H3 Academics Deep Focus Meets Boundless Exploration Duplicate text
H3 Student Life Spring Semester at Davidson
H3 Smart, Driven, Kind This Is Where Leaders Belong.
H3 #DAVIDSONTRUE Scholar Athletes. And We Mean It.
H3 Admission Davidson College Test-Optional
H3 Honor Code Tradition of Integrity
H3 Davidson Trust Access and Excellence
H3 Explore Davidson Find Yourself Here
H3 Academics Majors, Minors & Programs
H3 My Davidson Stories of the Student Experience
H3 Alumni & Families It's Always a Great Day to Be a Wildcat
H3 Campus Life Our Community
H3 News & Events Stay Connected
H3 More News
H3 Picture Perfect: A Look at Fall 2022 in Photos
H3 Scholarship Supports Outstanding Track & Field Scholar-Athletes
H3 Alum Physician-Mentor a Shining Light for Davidson Students Considering Medicine
H3 From Outdoor Classroom to World Stage: Prof Takes Home Venice Biennale Award
H3 Camp Staff, Career Seekers and Dairy Farmers to Benefit From Student Innovations
H3 Upcoming Events
H3 Empty heading
H3 Empty heading
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 13 external links on this page.
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https://www.davidson.edu/libraryLibrary
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/news-eventsNews & Events
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IMG-ALT Student and Professor Meet in the Wall Center
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IMG-ALT Student and Professor Meet in the Wall Center
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IMG-ALT Tom Marshburn in Space Suit with in Space
/diversity-equity-inclusionText duplicate Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Cultivating A Broad, Diverse Community Davidson College believes fundamentally in the dignity and worth of every human being. We...
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https://info.davidson.edu/my-d...External Subdomain Student Life Spring Semester at Davidson In between the cool winter months and the hot North Carolina summer, spring in Davidson is far from boring — weekend...
IMG-ALT Student Perspectives of Spring Semester at Warner Hall
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IMG-ALT Students speaking in front of Chamber
/about/davidsontrue#DAVIDSONTRUE Scholar Athletes. And We Mean It.
IMG-ALT Davidson Men's Basketball
/admission-and-financial-aidAdmission Davidson College Test-Optional As part of our commitment to access, students applying to Davidson can forego submitting standardized test scores wi...
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/about/distinctly-davidson/dav...Davidson Trust Access and Excellence
IMG-ALT Chambers through blades of grass and the sunrise
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IMG-ALT Person Laughs While Recording the Cake Race
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IMG-ALT Students in Classroom for honor code signing
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/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...
/campus-lifeCampus Life Our Community
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/news-eventsNews & Events Stay Connected
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http://live-davidson.pantheons...External Subdomain Find Your Major Our 31 majors, over 40 minors, and interdisciplinary programs provide broad exposure to diverse thought and deep exploration within your fiel...
IMG-ALT Prof. Randy Ingram leads class outdoors
/admission-and-financial-aid/v...Visit We’ve designed opportunities for you to connect with Davidson both in-person and virtually to give you a sense of all that Davidson offers. Useful acti...
IMG-ALT Campus Beauty Student Walking Past Shonibare Sculpture
/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 Joseph and Christine are having a laugh
/news/2022/12/21/holiday-wishe...Holiday Wishes from Davidson College People and experiences enrich our lives, and the holidays spark the sharing of those traditions and memories that bring ...
IMG-ALT Students at table with food in front of them
/news/2022/12/20/picture-perfe...Picture Perfect: A Look at Fall 2022 in Photos
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IMG-ALT Co-curators Jennifer Garcia Peacock (center) and Subhankar Banerjee with Lucia Pedrana, head of university relations, European Cultural Centre, Venice, celeb...
/news/2022/12/06/camp-staff-ca...Camp Staff, Career Seekers and Dairy Farmers to Benefit From Student Innovations
IMG-ALT Jay Hurt Hub
https://www.davidson.edu/newsAll News
/events/taking-air-out-inflati...January 4, 2023 11:00 am — 12:15 pm Taking The Air Out of Inflation: 2023 Economic Outlook
/events/organ-davidsonJanuary 16, 2023 7:30 pm — 9:00 pm Organ at Davidson
/events/faith-hope-and-charity...January 23, 2023 7:30 pm — 9:00 pm Faith, Hope and Charity: Cynthia Lawing, piano
/events/brent-woodfill-present...January 24, 2023 7:30 pm — 9:30 pm Brent Woodfill presentation for AIA Society
/events/sweet-crudeJanuary 27, 2023 7:00 pm — 8:30 pm Sweet Crude
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/about/campus-and-surroundings...Maps & Directions
/about/directoriesContact Us
/social-hubSocial Hub
/about/directoriesDirectories
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https://www.twitter.com/Davids...External Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/david...External Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External Youtube
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https://www.medium.com/my-davi...External Medium
https://www.tiktok.com/@davids...External TikTok
/offices-and-services/technolo...Privacy Policy
/offices-and-services/technolo...Terms of Service
/accessibilityAccessibility
https://sites.google.com/david...External Subdomain Policy Library

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.davidson.edu/"
HTTP header
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This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
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The page response time is very slow (2.82 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 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 5 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (118 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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External factors

Blacklists
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This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 12,669 referring domains.
This page has 416,867 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 7,947 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 3511 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

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