- SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.16 s
File size
96.70 kB
Media files
Number of links
111 internal / 40 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Department of Labor Home Page | Department of Labor
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (499 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
(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.
(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.
(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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viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
twitter:descriptionFile a new unemployment insurance claim.
og:site_nameDepartment of Labor
og:titleDepartment of Labor Home Page

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Page quality

(Critically important)
This page contains 970 words. That's ok.
28% 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.
10 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 21 words is good.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 4 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)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on this page.
Some tags are too long. With 107 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"auxiliary aides and services are available upon request and free of charge to individuals with disabil..."
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
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
(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
...7/hero-seap.png?h=b5f6a62e&itok=Pv5cqFaqTwo women holding a store sign that says openSelf-Employment Assistance Program
...1/files/media/2021/08/nydol-bot-icon.pngopen chat bot logo
...files/media/2021/08/nydol-close-chat.pngclose chat bot logo
...1/files/media/2021/08/nydol-bot-icon.pnga logo of a chat bubble
...oee1171/files/media/2021/08/minimise.pngClose icon for closing chat window for virtual agent
...les/oee1171/files/media/2021/08/open.pngArrow up icon for opening chat window for virtual agent

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Department of Labor
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (19 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Department of Labor
H1 We Are Your DOL
H1 Report Fraud
H1 Workforce Protections
H1 Minimum Wage
H1 Recruit Your Workforce
H1 Employer Unemployment Insurance Information
H1 Hiring Incentives, Tax Credits and Funding Opportunities
H2 Working to Ensure an Even Playing Field for Workers and Businesses Protecting New York's Workforce
H2 Supporting Employers With A Variety of No-Cost Programs and Services Helping New York's Businesses
H2 Perkins: The UI Bot Close icon for closing chat window for virtual agent
H2 Arrow up icon for opening chat window for virtual agent
H3 Translation Services
H5 Empty heading
H6 Auxiliary Aides and Services are Available Upon Request and Free of Charge to Individuals with Disabilities
H6 TTY/TDD 711 or 1-800-662-1220 (English)/1-877-662-4886 (Spanish)
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
3 links don't have an anchor text.
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 too many external links (40) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Skip to main content
/department-labor-home-pageSubdomain English Subdomain Español Subdomain 中文
https://zh-traditional.dol.ny....External Subdomain 繁體中文 Subdomain Русский Subdomain יידיש Subdomain বাংলা Subdomain 한국어 Subdomain Kreyòl Ayisyen Subdomain Italiano Subdomain العربية Subdomain Polski Subdomain Français Subdomain اردو of Labor
/unemployment/unemployment-ins...Unemployment Benefits
/unemployment/unemployment-ins...Text duplicate Unemployment Benefits
/unemployment-claimant-benefit...How to File an Unemployment Insurance Claim
/unemployment/certify-weekly-u...Certify for Weekly Benefits
/shared-work-program-0Shared Work Program
/unemployment/employer-unemplo...Employer Information Fraud
/jobs-and-careersJobs & Careers
/jobs-and-careersText duplicate Jobs & Careers a Job
/career-developmentCareer Development
/apprenticeship/overviewApprenticeships of Work
A-TITLE The Future of Work in NY
/services-businessesBusiness Support
/services-businessesText duplicate Business Support
/recruit-your-workforceRecruit Your Workforce
/apprenticeship/overviewText duplicate Apprenticeships Rapid Response
/warn-worker-adjustment-and-re...Subdomain Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN)
/hiring-incentives-tax-credits...Hiring Incentives & Tax Credits
/funding-opportunitiesFunding Opportunities
/services-agricultural-employe...Services for Agricultural Employers
/workforce-protectionsWorkforce Protections
/workforce-protectionsText duplicate Workforce Protections
/labor-standards-0Labor Standards Wage
/safety-and-healthSafety & Health
/dei-and-equal-opportunityDEI and Equal Opportunity
/bureau-public-workPublic Work
/division-compliance-and-educa...Division of Compliance and Education Data duplicate Labor Data
/occupational-and-industry-dataOccupational and Industry Data
/new-york-state-data-centerNYS Data Center
/labor-market-analystsLabor Market Analysts
/unemployment-insurance-ui-dat...Unemployment Insurance Data Sharing duplicate Resources
/language-access-LEP-new-yorkersLanguage Access
/workforce-governanceWorkforce Governance
/forms-and-publicationsForms & Publications Us duplicate About Us
/join-our-dol-familyJoin Our DOL Family
A-TITLE Learn more about working at DOL Us
/dei-and-equal-opportunityOffice of DIversity, Equity & Inclusion
A-TITLE Office of DIversity, Equity & Inclusion
/unemployment-claimant-benefit...File Your First Claim
/unemployment/certify-weekly-u...Certify For Weekly Benefits
/unemployment-insurance-assist...All Other UI Info
/unemployment-insurance-assist...Get Help With UI duplicate Find a Job window Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Dashboard,
A-TITLE WARN Dashboard window External Subdomain annual survey
A-TITLE Annual Survey
/nysdol-business-services-inte...New window View our new Business Services factsheet
A-TITLE NYSDOL Business Services (Intergov) window Subdomain Protect Youth Workers Pledge
A-TITLE Youth Workers Pledge
/dei-and-equal-opportunityLearn More About DEI at DOL image duplicate Report Fraud Fraud & Identity Theft Fraud and Tax Bills Reporting Fraud Now
A-TITLE Report Now
/workforce-protectionsNo Text
/workforce-protectionsText duplicate Workforce Protections
/workforce-protectionsLearn About Workforce Protections
A-TITLE Learn About Workforce Protections Text duplicate Minimum Wage Wage Rates
A-TITLE Check Wage Rates Contact the DOL
/recruit-your-workforceText duplicate card image
/recruit-your-workforceText duplicate Recruit Your Workforce
/recruit-your-workforceSign Up for the Virtual Career Center (VCC)
/recruit-your-workforcePost a Job on the New York State Job Bank
/recruit-your-workforceHold a Career Fair or Custom Recruitment
/recruit-your-workforceFind the Right People
A-TITLE Find the Right People
/unemployment/employer-unemplo...No Text
/unemployment/employer-unemplo...Employer Unemployment Insurance Information
/unemployment/employer-unemplo...Learn About UI
A-TITLE Learn About UI
/hiring-incentives-tax-credits...Text duplicate card image
/hiring-incentives-tax-credits...Hiring Incentives, Tax Credits and Funding Opportunities
/hiring-incentives-tax-credits...Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
/hiring-incentives-tax-credits...Federal Bonding Program
/hiring-incentives-tax-credits...New York Youth Jobs Program
/hiring-incentives-tax-credits...See Our Programs
A-TITLE See Our Programs Jobs, Unemployment and Regional Market Data duplicate Department of Labor
A-TITLE Home Mission & Services
/dol-leadership-teamSubdomain Commissioner duplicate Newsroom
/join-our-dol-familyText duplicate Join Our DOL Family
A-TITLE Learn more about working for DOL duplicate Contact Us
/contract-bid-grant-opportunitiesContract, Bid & Grant Opportunities Map
/department-labor-boards-and-c...DOL Boards and Committees
/hazard-abatement-boardHazard Abatement Board Subdomain Industrial Board of Appeals Subdomain Public Employment Relations Board Subdomain Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board
/apprenticeship/overviewApprenticeship Subdomain Paid Family Leave Subdomain Regional Economic Development Councils Safe NY
/shared-work-program-0Shared Work Twitter en español Subdomain Facebook en español
A-TITLE NYSDOL Facebook en español Policy Policy duplicate Report Fraud
/nysdol-transparency-action-pl...Transparency Action Plan
/language-access-LEP-new-yorkersText duplicate Language Access
/translated-vital-docsTranslated Vital Documents Subdomain FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM Subdomain LINKEDIN TWITTER Subdomain YOUTUBE Subdomain Translation Services
/department-labor-home-pageSubdomain Text duplicate English Subdomain Text duplicate Español Subdomain Text duplicate 中文
https://zh-traditional.dol.ny....External Subdomain Text duplicate 繁體中文 Subdomain Text duplicate Русский Subdomain Text duplicate יידיש Subdomain Text duplicate বাংলা Subdomain Text duplicate 한국어 Subdomain Text duplicate Kreyòl Ayisyen Subdomain Text duplicate Italiano Subdomain Text duplicate العربية Subdomain Text duplicate Polski Subdomain Text duplicate Français Subdomain Text duplicate اردو

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.16 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (97 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSun, 09 Jun 2024 03:04:52 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
cache-controlmax-age=31536000, public
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedWed, 05 Jun 2024 13:30:32 GMT
x-generatorDrupal 10 (
content-security-policyframe-ancestors 'self'; upgrade-insecure-requests

External factors

(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 4,704 referring domains.
This page has 542,182 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 3,287 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 1383 shares and comments on Facebook.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.


# robots.txt
# 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:
# Ignored:
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:

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
Allow: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register
Disallow: /user/password
Disallow: /user/login
Disallow: /user/logout
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password
Disallow: /index.php/user/register
Disallow: /index.php/user/login
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout

Most important keywords

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

Department Labor62%Check
labor market48%Check
State Department48%Check
Labor Data48%Check
New York State Department48%Check

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