Designcouncil.org.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
50% 
Page structure
98% 
Link structure
97% 
Server
100% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.18 s
File size
22.80 kB
Words
344
Media files
9
Number of links
57 internal / 13 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Make life better by design - Design Council
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (385 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
As the UK's national strategic advisor for design, the Design Council champions the brilliant, leads on new thinking, evidences value and influences policy to create an environment for design to thrive.
The meta description is too long: 1225 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.designcouncil.org.uk/
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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descriptionAs the UK's national strategic advisor for design, the Design Council champions the brilliant, leads on new thinking, evidences value and influences policy to create an environment for design to thrive.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
There are only 344 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
29.9% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 22 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
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 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/dc/img/logo_print.pngDesign CouncilDesign Council
...t__Getty_Images_626394534_555d0d8af6.jpgSun shining through trees in city centre Credit: Getty ImagesSun shining through trees in city centre Credit: Getty Images
...to_by_Dion_Barrett_1500px_5591225250.jpgBarbican Centre, Lakeside Terrace CREDIT Photo by Dion BarrettBarbican Centre, Lakeside Terrace CREDIT Photo by Dion Barrett
..._Double_Diamond_in_frames_40cfb264af.pngNo alt attribute provided
..._mapping_CREDIT_Paul_Venn_6dab0e388b.jpgDesign Economy
...rk_Rail_-_September_2022_45059dadf3.jpegDesign Academy
..._/9/9/csm_design_center_1_597a549df5.jpgOur History
/assets/dc/img/QMS-logo.pngQMS - ISO 9001:2015 Registered

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
We champion design
The H1 heading is too short (18 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 We champion design
H2 Design for Planet
H2 World Design Congress London 2025
H2 The Double Diamond
H2 Design Economy
H2 Design Academy
H2 Our History
H2 Monthly design
H3 We are dedicated to all design disciplines. As the UK's national strategic advisor for design, we showcase brilliance, lead on new thinking, evidence value and influence policy to create an environ...
H4 Join our monthly newsletter all about our work in the design industry.
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.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.designcouncil.org.uk/Anchor Skip to content
A-TITLE Skip to content
https://www.designcouncil.org.uk/Subdomain IMG-ALT Design Council
A-TITLE Design Council - Design for Planet
/sitemap/Menu
/our-mission/Our Mission
/our-work/Our Work
/our-work/what-is-design/What is design?
/our-work/our-impact/Our Impact
/our-work/design-economy/Design Economy
/our-work/design-academy/Design Academy
/our-work/policy-and-advocacy/Policy and advocacy
/our-work/projects-partnerships/Projects & Partnerships
/our-work/projects-partnership...Design, differently
/our-work/projects-partnership...Designing London's Recovery
/our-work/projects-partnership...Design Codes
/our-events/Our Events
/our-events/design-for-planet-...Design for Planet Festival
/our-events/world-design-congr...World Design Congress London 2025
/our-events/Subdomain Upcoming events
/our-resources/Our Resources
/our-resources/the-double-diam...The Double Diamond
/our-resources/framework-for-i...Framework for Innovation
/our-resources/systemic-design...Systemic Design Framework
/our-resources/the-design-valu...The Design Value Framework
/our-resources/seven-tenets-of...Seven tenets of human-centred design
https://mixed-soy-97d.notion.s...External Subdomain Design for Planet tools
https://medium.com/design-councilNew window External Our blog
/our-resources/archive/Archive
/our-resources/archive/articles/Articles
/our-resources/archive/case-st...Case studies
/our-resources/archive/reports...Reports & Resources
/our-resources/archive/design-...Design for Planet Festivals
/who-we-are/Who We Are
/who-we-are/our-history/Our History
/who-we-are/our-people/Our People
/who-we-are/our-people/become-...Become a Design Council Expert
/who-we-are/our-people/team/Team
/who-we-are/our-people/trustees/Trustees
/who-we-are/our-people/experts/Experts
/who-we-are/our-people/ambassa...Ambassadors
/who-we-are/our-foundations/Our Foundations
/who-we-are/our-foundations/pu...Purpose, Vision & Values
/who-we-are/our-foundations/eq...Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
/who-we-are/our-foundations/go...Governance
/who-we-are/our-foundations/su...Sustainability commitment
/who-we-are/join-us/Join Us
/who-we-are/press/Press
/our-work/what-is-design/Text duplicate What is design?
/our-mission/Find out more
/our-events/world-design-congr...Discover more
/our-resources/the-double-diam...DISCOVER THE DIAMOND
/our-work/design-economy/Design Economy Discover the economic, social and environmental value of design in the UK.
IMG-ALT Design Economy
/our-work/design-academy/Design Academy A course tailored to specific organisational needs, that teaches powerful ways of framing and solving problems through design.
IMG-ALT Design Academy
/who-we-are/our-history/Our History Discover the legacy of ground-breaking events and initiatives produced since our founding in 1944.
IMG-ALT Our History
https://designcouncil.powerapp...New window External Subdomain JOIN THE LIST
https://youtube.com/designcouncilExternal Designcouncil
A-TITLE Design Council on YouTube
https://twitter.com/designcouncilExternal Text duplicate Designcouncil
A-TITLE Follow Design Council on Twitter
https://facebook.com/DesignCou...External DesignCouncil
A-TITLE Design Council on Facebook
https://linkedin.com/company/d...External Design-council
A-TITLE Follow Design Council on LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/desi...External Subdomain Text duplicate Designcouncil
A-TITLE Design Council on Instagram
https://the-dots.com/pages/des...External Design-council-71087
A-TITLE Design Council on The Dots
https://medium.com/@DesignCouncilExternal @DesignCouncil
A-TITLE Design Council on Medium
https://vimeo.com/designcouncilExternal Text duplicate Designcouncil
A-TITLE Design Council on Vimeo
https://designcouncil.powerapp...External Subdomain Newsletter
/contact/Contact us
/terms-conditions/Terms & Conditions
/cookies-privacy-policy/Cookies & Privacy Policy
/accessibility-statement/Accessibility Statement
/sitemap/Sitemap
/search/Search
https://www.liquidlight.co.uk/External Subdomain Web design agency

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.designcouncil.org.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is excellent with 0.18 seconds.
This page only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
This page only loads 1 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (23 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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permissions-policyinterest-cohort=()
content-security-policydefault-src https: data: blob: wss: 'unsafe-inline' 'unsafe-eval'; upgrade-insecure-requests; report-uri https://www.designcouncil.org.uk/?eID=error
content-encodinggzip
varyAccept-Encoding,User-Agent
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
referrer-policyno-referrer-when-downgrade
content-length5975
cache-controlmax-age=0, no-transform
expiresWed, 29 May 2024 01:13:14 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
dateWed, 29 May 2024 01:13:14 GMT
serverApache
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/2

External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
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 4,870 referring domains.
This page has 47,946 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 3,011 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 471 shares and comments on Facebook.

Search preview

www.designcouncil.org.uk
Make life better by design - Design Council
As the UK's national strategic advisor for design, the Design Council champions the brilliant, leads on new thinking, evidences value and influences policy to create an environment for design to thrive.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
design95%Check
Design Council82%Check
Council72%Check
champion66%Check
Web Design63%Check
Design Agency63%Check
Design Framework63%Check
new54%Check
New Thinking54%Check
lead52%Check

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