Edmonton.ca - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
61% 
Page structure
37% 
Link structure
63% 
Server
56% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.36 s
File size
66.30 kB
Words
321
Media files
9
Number of links
46 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | City of Edmonton
The length of the page title is perfect. (227 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Official site of the City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada. Learn about City services, programs, attractions, events and City projects.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (799 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.edmonton.ca/
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

NameValue
last-modified2024-05-08
department-branchOffice of the City Manager - Office of the Chief Communications Officer
descriptionOfficial site of the City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada. Learn about City services, programs, attractions, events and City projects.
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GeneratorDrupal 9 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
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langen
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charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 321 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
20.9% 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 16.4 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 21 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 6 tags for this page.
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.
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)
I Want To
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (9 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 26 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 I Want To
H1 Transit Trip Planner
H2 Main navigation
H2 Online Service Requests
H2 I'm looking for
H2 Tell me about
H2 Empty heading
H2 City Stories
H2 Media Releases
H2 Public Engagement
H2 Footer
H2 Empty heading
H3 Parking Ban
H3 Popular Topics
H3 Golf Courses and Driving Range
H3 Leisure Access Program
H3 Local Events
H3 My Councillor and Ward
H3 Pay Bills, Taxes and Tickets
H3 WasteWise App
H3 Budget and Finances
H3 Council and Committee Meetings
H3 Environment and Climate Resilience
H3 Property Taxes
H3 Summer Streets
H3 Wildfire Prevention and Education
H5 The City Plan
H5 Transforming Edmonton
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 11 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.edmonton.ca/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.edmonton.ca/IMG-ALT City of edmonton logo
https://www.edmonton.ca/Anchor Skip to main menu
https://www.edmonton.ca/Anchor Skip to site search
https://www.edmonton.ca/Anchor Continue to current page menu and content
/programs_services/311-city-se...311
/city_government/jobs?utm_sour...Jobs
/contactus?utm_source=top&utm_...Contact
/activities-parks-recreationActivities, Parks & Recreation
/attractions-eventsAttractions & Events
/business-economyBusiness & Economy
/city-governmentCity Government
/projects-plansCity-run Projects & Plans
/transportationDriving, Cycling & Walking
/residential-neighbourhoodsHome & Neighbourhood
/programs-servicesPrograms & Services
https://www.edmonton.ca/etsTransit (ETS)
/transportation/on_your_street...neighbourhood schedule
https://my.edmonton.ca/sign-up...External Subdomain sign up for notifications
/transportation/on_your_street...Street Sweeping
/programs_services/garbage_was...Waste Collection
/activities_parks_recreation/r...Pools & Recreation Centres
/transportation/driving_carpoo...EPark
/activities_parks_recreation/g...Golf
/residential_neighbourhoods/pr...Property Taxes
http://311.edmonton.ca/reports...External Subdomain Submit a Request
/activities_parks_recreation/g...Golf Courses and Driving Range
/programs_services/leisure-acc...Leisure Access Program
/attractions_events/schedule-f...Local Events
/city-governmentMy Councillor and Ward
/programs_services/pay-bills-t...Pay Bills, Taxes and Tickets
/programs_services/apps_mobile...WasteWise App
/city_government/budget-and-fi...Budget and Finances
/city_government/council-commi...Council and Committee Meetings
/city_government/environmental...Environment and Climate Resilience
/residential_neighbourhoods/pr...Text duplicate Property Taxes
/transportation/summer-streetsSummer Streets
/programs_services/emergency_p...Wildfire Prevention and Education
https://transforming.edmonton.ca/External Subdomain See More Stories
https://www.edmonton.ca/newsSubdomain See More Releases
/programs_services/public-enga...Share your Thoughts
/transportation/driving_carpoo...EPark Parking Notice
https://hotspotparking.com/use...New window External pay for your parking session online
/city_government/city_vision_a...The City Plan
https://transforming.edmonton.ca/External Subdomain Transforming Edmonton
https://www.facebook.com/cityo...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Facebook
https://www.instagram.com/city...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Subdomain IMG-ALT LinkedIn
https://www.pinterest.ca/cityo...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Pinterest
https://twitter.com/cityofedmo...External IMG-ALT Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Youtube
/contactus?utm_source=footer&u...Contact Us
/city_government/jobs?utm_sour...Text duplicate Jobs
/city_government/initiatives_i...Open Data
/safety?utm_source=footer&utm_...Safety and Security
/conditionsofuse?utm_source=fo...Terms of Use
/web-privacy-code?utm_source=f...Privacy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.edmonton.ca/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 21 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.36 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (66 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateWed, 08 May 2024 20:07:33 GMT
serverApache
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheUNCACHEABLE
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN, SAMEORIGIN
varyCookie,Accept-Encoding
x-generatorDrupal 9 (https://www.drupal.org)
x-drupal-cacheHIT
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; includeSubDomains
referrer-policyno-referrer-when-downgrade
last-modifiedWed, 08 May 2024 20:07:31 GMT
etag"1715198851-gzip"
content-encodinggzip
content-length18034
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
via1.1 google
cache-controlmax-age=3600,public
alt-svch3=":443"; ma=2592000,h3-29=":443"; ma=2592000
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 7,766 referring domains.
This page has 358,874 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 4,043 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 7834 shares and comments on Facebook.

Robots.txt

#
# 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:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# 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
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/

# edmonton.ca robots.txt. DO NOT REMOVE THIS LINE, or byte-order-mark will cause googlebot to index everything.
Disallow: /bin
Disallow: /controls
Disallow: /xml
Disallow: /preview.aspx
Disallow: /preview
Disallow: /customscripts
Disallow: /search
Disallow: /projects_plans/parks_recreation/rfmp-discussion-guide-thank-you.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-mayor.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-1.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-2.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-3.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-4.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-5.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-6.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-7.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-8.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-9.aspx
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Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-75.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-76.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-77.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-a.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-b.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-c.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-d.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-e.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-f.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-g.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-h.aspx
Disallow: /elections-2017-results-ward-i.aspx
Disallow: /election-results-mayor.aspx
Disallow: /election-results-ward-1.aspx
Disallow: /election-results-ward-2.aspx
Disallow: /election-results-ward-3.aspx
Disallow: /election-results-ward-4.aspx
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Disallow: /kiosk-admission-memberships.aspx
Disallow: /kiosk-terwillegar-drop-in-pool-schedule.aspx
Disallow: /kiosk-terwillegar-drop-in-fitness-schedule.aspx
Disallow: /kiosk-clareview-drop-in-fitness-schedule.aspx
Disallow: /kiosk-clareview-drop-in-pool-schedule.aspx
Disallow: /kiosk-commonwealth-drop-in-fitness-schedule.aspx
Disallow: /kiosk-commonwealth-drop-in-pool-schedule.aspx
Disallow: /kiosk-meadows-drop-in-fitness-schedule.aspx
Disallow: /kiosk-meadows-drop-in-pool-schedule.aspx
Disallow: /kiosk-kinsmen-drop-in-fitness-schedule.aspx
Disallow: /kiosk-kinsmen-drop-in-pool-schedule.aspx
Disallow: /programs_services/documents/cancellation_andor_refund_request_form.pdf
Disallow: /residential_neighbourhoods/documents/cancellation_andor_refund_request_form.pdf
Disallow: /transportation/driving_carpooling/parking-rates.aspx
Disallow: /citizen-dashboard-icons.aspx
Disallow: *.htm
Sitemap: http://www.edmonton.ca/sitemap.xml

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www.edmonton.ca
Home | City of Edmonton
Official site of the City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada. Learn about City services, programs, attractions, events and City projects.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Edmonton77%Check
City Edmonton74%Check
City68%Check
Events50%Check
Service50%Check
Program50%Check
site48%Check
Attractions46%Check
Projects46%Check
Programs46%Check

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