Digital.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
87% 
Page structure
68% 
Link structure
93% 
Server
100% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.03 s
File size
52.00 kB
Words
1223
Media files
23
Number of links
51 internal / 23 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Digital.gov — Guidance on building better digital services in government
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 645 pixels long. Optimize title
The domain is used in the page's title.
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Guidance on building better digital services in government
The length of the meta description is perfect. (357 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
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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robotsindex, follow
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viewportwidth=device-width,initial-scale=1
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langen-us
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:site@Digital_Gov
twitter:creator@Digital_Gov
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twitter:descriptionGuidance on building better digital services in government
twitter:titleDigital.gov
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og:descriptionGuidance on building better digital services in government
og:typewebsite
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og:site_nameDigital.gov
og:localeen_US
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og:image:altEmpty
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 1223 words. That's ok.
32.2% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
19 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 16.43 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.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 24 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
12 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)
This page uses Google authorship information without an image.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Better websites. Better government.
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
There are 26 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Better websites. Better government.
H1 Digital.gov Communities of Practice
H2 How to implement 21st Century IDEA
H2 Web Managers
H2 Communicators
H2 Multilingual
H2 Plain Language
H2 Social Media
H2 User Experience
H2 Web Analytics
H2 News and Events
H2 USWDS Monthly Call - June 2024
H2 USWDS Monthly Call - May 2024
H3 How the U.S. Department of the Navy is delivering IT that just works
H3 Equity study reaches 4,000 participants
H3 FedRAMP governance
H3 Three tips for using meta descriptions
H3 Why some technologists choose public service
H3 A five-step plan for communicating with leadership
H3 10x Fiscal Year 2023 Impact Report
H3 One year with the new USAGov
H3 FEMA National Summit on Risk Communications, Crisis Communications, and Community Engagement
H4 Learn
H4 Contribute
H4 About
H4 Social
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 23 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://digital.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://digital.gov/IMG-ALT Digital.gov Logo
A-TITLE Digital.gov Home
https://digital.gov/news/News
https://digital.gov/events/Events
https://digital.gov/resources/Resources
https://digital.gov/communities/Communities
https://digital.gov/services/Tools
https://digital.gov/subscribeSubscribe to our newsletter
https://digital.gov/eventsView Events
A-TITLE View events page
https://digital.gov/communitiesJoin Communities
A-TITLE View communities page
/resources/delivering-digital-...Requirements for delivering a digital-first public experience
A-TITLE Requirements for delivering a digital-first public experience
/guides/site-scanning/Guide to the Site Scanning program
A-TITLE Guide to the Site Scanning program
/resources/an-introduction-to-...An introduction to domain management
A-TITLE An introduction to domain management
/resources/an-introduction-to-...An introduction to search
A-TITLE An introduction to search
/resources/an-introduction-to-...An introduction to digital governance
A-TITLE An introduction to digital governance
/topics/digital-service-delivery/Deliver better digital services
/communities/web-content-manag...Connect with Web Managers
A-TITLE Connect with Web Managers
/communities/communicators/Connect with Communicators
A-TITLE Connect with Communicators
/communities/multilingual/Connect with Multilingual
A-TITLE Connect with Multilingual
/communities/plain-language/Connect with Plain Language
A-TITLE Connect with Plain Language
/communities/social-media/Connect with Social Media
A-TITLE Connect with Social Media
/communities/user-experience/Connect with User Experience
A-TITLE Connect with User Experience
/communities/web-analytics-and...Connect with Web Analytics
A-TITLE Connect with Web Analytics
https://digital.gov/joinWrite for us
/2024/06/10/how-the-u-s-depart...How the U.S. Department of the Navy is delivering IT that just works
/authors/amanda-hawkins/Posts by Amanda Hawkins
/2024/06/10/how-the-u-s-depart...Text duplicate A-TITLE How the U.S. Department of the Navy is delivering IT that just works
/2024/06/05/equity-study-reach...Equity study reaches 4,000 participants
https://www.gsa.gov/blog/2024/...External Subdomain General Services Administration
A-TITLE Read at General Services Administration
/event/2024/06/20/uswds-monthl...USWDS Monthly Call - June 2024
A-TITLE USWDS Monthly Call - June 2024
https://gsa.zoomgov.com/meetin...External Subdomain Register for Jun 20
/2024/06/04/fedramp-governance/FedRAMP governance
https://www.fedramp.gov/2024-0...External Subdomain FedRAMP
A-TITLE Read at FedRAMP
/2024/06/04/three-tips-for-usi...Three tips for using meta descriptions
https://blog.usa.gov/three-tip...External Subdomain USA.gov
A-TITLE Read at USA.gov
/2024/05/22/why-some-technolog...Why some technologists choose public service
https://www.gsa.gov/blog/2024/...External Subdomain Text duplicate General Services Administration
A-TITLE Read at General Services Administration
/2024/05/20/a-five-step-plan-f...A five-step plan for communicating with leadership
/authors/frances-carden/Posts by Frances Carden
/2024/05/20/a-five-step-plan-f...Text duplicate A-TITLE A five-step plan for communicating with leadership
/event/2024/05/16/uswds-monthl...USWDS Monthly Call - May 2024
A-TITLE USWDS Monthly Call - May 2024
/2024/05/15/10x-fiscal-year-20...10x Fiscal Year 2023 Impact Report
https://10x.gsa.gov/impact/fy2...External Subdomain 10x
A-TITLE Read at 10x
/2024/05/14/one-year-with-the-...One year with the new USAGov
https://blog.usa.gov/one-year-...External Subdomain Text duplicate USA.gov
A-TITLE Read at USA.gov
/2024/04/25/risk-communication...FEMA National Summit on Risk Communications, Crisis Communications, and Community Engagement
https://www.fema.gov/event/ris...External Subdomain Federal Emergency Management Agency
A-TITLE Read at Federal Emergency Management Agency
https://digital.gov/newsSee all News
https://digital.gov/news/Text duplicate News
https://digital.gov/events/Text duplicate Events
https://digital.gov/resources/Text duplicate Resources
https://digital.gov/communities/Text duplicate Communities
https://digital.gov/services/Text duplicate Tools
https://digital.gov/contribute/Text duplicate Write for us
/digitalgov-university/Host an event
https://github.com/GSA/digital...External Submit GitHub issue
https://digital.gov/about/About Us
https://digital.gov/policies/Site Policies
/about/contact/Contact Us
https://twitter.com/digital_govExternal X (Formerly Twitter)
https://www.facebook.com/digit...External Subdomain Facebook
https://youtube.com/@DigitalGovExternal YouTube
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Subdomain LinkedIn
https://digital.gov/index.xmlRSS
https://www.gsa.gov/External Subdomain IMG-ALT GSA logo
https://www.gsa.gov/External Subdomain U.S. General Services Administration
https://www.gsa.gov/about-usExternal Subdomain About GSA
https://www.gsa.gov/website-in...External Subdomain Accessibility statement
https://www.gsa.gov/reference/...External Subdomain FOIA requests
https://www.gsa.gov/reference/...External Subdomain No FEAR Act data
https://www.gsaig.gov/External Subdomain Office of the Inspector General
https://www.gsa.gov/reference/...External Subdomain Performance reports
https://www.gsa.gov/website-in...External Subdomain Privacy policy
https://www.usa.gov/External Subdomain Visit USA.gov

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://digital.gov/"
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 0.03 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (52 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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content-length11186
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x-serverCloud.gov Pages
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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 11,310 referring domains.
This page has 1,061,520 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 7,014 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 914 shares and comments on Facebook.

Search preview

digital.gov
Digital.gov — Guidance on building better digital services in gover...
Guidance on building better digital services in government

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
gov97%Check
government77%Check
digital77%Check
better digital73%Check
better70%Check
Digital Services68%Check
better digital services68%Check
building better digital67%Check
building better digital services65%Check
Better websites63%Check

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