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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.19 s
File size
51.40 kB
Media files
Number of links
133 internal / 4 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Glasgow - Glasgow City Council
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (291 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is empty.
(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

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
twitter:titleGlasgow - Glasgow City Council
og:titleGlasgow - Glasgow City Council
og:site_nameGlasgow City Council

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Page quality

(Critically important)
There are only 498 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 26.75 words is high.
26.1% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
This page only loads 2 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 10 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
10 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.
(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)
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (7 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Glasgow
H2 This website uses cookies
H2 Latest News
H2 Work For Us
H2 Follow us on X
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 4 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Skip to main content
/article/2624/CookiesChange cookie preferences
/article/2624/CookiesText duplicate Change cookie preferences Toggle menu
/moreservicesResidents Council navigation to " Glasgow City Council " homepage Pay It Report It Schools
/article/3435/Council-TaxCouncil Tax
/article/3436/Parking-and-Bus-...Parking and Bus Lane Fine
/article/6149/LEZ-Penalty-Char...LEZ Penalty Charge Notice
/article/6144/Littering-FineLittering Fine
/article/9161/Glasgow-City-Cou...Glasgow City Council Invoice
/article/3438/Pay-Something-ElsePay Something Else
/article/1411/Missed-Bin-Colle...Missed Bin Collection
/article/1412/Road-FaultRoad Fault
/article/1413/Lighting-FaultLighting Fault
/article/8979/Bulk-Waste-Colle...Bulk Waste Collection
/article/8980/Pupil-AbsencePupil Absence
/article/8981/Parking-ProblemParking Problem
/article/1406/School-Term-DatesSchool Term Dates
/article/5923/Grants-and-allow...Grants and allowances
/article/5924/Early-Learning-a...Early Learning and Childcare
/article/5925/Primary-SchoolsPrimary Schools
/article/5926/Secondary-SchoolsSecondary Schools
/article/3440/All-Schools-pagesAll Schools pages duplicate Pay It
/article/960/Report-ItText duplicate Report It
/article/961/SchoolsText duplicate Schools
/article/958/Service-directoryView all our services Text duplicate Residents Text duplicate Business Text duplicate My Council and Recycling Tax/Benefits
/parksandleisureParks and Leisure, Transport and Parking and Learning
/article/1473/Social-Care-and-...Social Care and Health
/article/4911/Community-SafetyCommunity Safety
/bereavementBereavement Services
/article/5481/Planning-and-Bui...Planning and Building Standards
/moreservicesView all Residents sections
/businesssupportBusiness Support
/planningandbuildingcontrolText duplicate Planning and Building Standards
/article/1593/Commercial-ServicesCommercial Services duplicate Housing
/tradingstandardsTrading Standards Domestic Rates Centre
/article/1106/EnvironmentText duplicate Environment City Assessor
/article/1380/RegenerationRegeneration all Business sections and Voting
/article/1546/Councillors-and-...Councillors and Committees
/article/7013/Council-ActivitiesCouncil Activities
/performancePerformance, Policy and Planning Budget Facts and Figures, Data and Statistics
/article/7007/Partners-and-Sta...Partners and Stakeholders
/article/6927/Support-ProgrammesSupport Programmes
/article/8947/Interactive-MapsInteractive Maps
/article/6995/More-Council-Ser...More Council Services
/article/1544/Contact-UsContact Us all My Council sections Text duplicate Residents duplicate Residents duplicate Bins and Recycling duplicate Council Tax/Benefits
/parksandleisureText duplicate Parks and Leisure duplicate Roads, Transport and Parking duplicate Registrars duplicate Schools and Learning
/article/1473/Social-Care-and-...Text duplicate Social Care and Health
/article/4911/Community-SafetyText duplicate Community Safety
/bereavementText duplicate Bereavement Services
/article/2458/EnvironmentText duplicate Environment
/article/3505/HousingText duplicate Housing
/article/5481/Planning-and-Bui...Text duplicate Planning and Building Standards
/moreservicesText duplicate View all Residents sections Text duplicate Business duplicate Business
/businesssupportText duplicate Business Support
/planningandbuildingcontrolText duplicate Planning and Building Standards
/article/1593/Commercial-ServicesText duplicate Commercial Services duplicate Licences duplicate Housing
/tradingstandardsText duplicate Trading Standards duplicate Non Domestic Rates duplicate City Centre
/article/1106/EnvironmentText duplicate Environment duplicate Glasgow City Assessor
/article/1780/PropertyText duplicate Property
/article/1380/RegenerationText duplicate Regeneration duplicate View all Business sections Text duplicate My Council duplicate My Council duplicate Elections and Voting
/article/1546/Councillors-and-...Text duplicate Councillors and Committees
/article/7013/Council-ActivitiesText duplicate Council Activities
/performanceText duplicate Performance, Policy and Planning duplicate Key Budget Facts and Figures duplicate Factsheets, Data and Statistics
/article/7007/Partners-and-Sta...Text duplicate Partners and Stakeholders
/article/6927/Support-ProgrammesText duplicate Support Programmes
/article/8947/Interactive-MapsText duplicate Interactive Maps
/article/7798/VacanciesText duplicate Vacancies
/article/6995/More-Council-Ser...Text duplicate More Council Services
/article/1544/Contact-UsText duplicate Contact Us duplicate View all My Council sections
/article/6148/Glasgow-s-Low-Em...Glasgow's Low Emission Zone (LEZ) News
/article/9405/Glasgow-s-Forest...Glasgow's Forestry and Woodland Strategy approved For Us
/article/1416/Follow-us-on-XFollow us on X Subdomain IMG-ALT Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook IMG-ALT Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter Subdomain IMG-ALT YouTube
/article/1964/DisclaimerDisclaimer duplicate Work For Us to Z window External Subdomain Powered by GOSS
A-TITLE Digital platform technology, online self-service and web content management provided by GOSS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is excellent with 0.19 seconds.
This page only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (51 kB).

HTTP Response Header

cache-controlno-cache, no-store
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
content-security-policyframe-ancestors 'none'; report-uri csp-reports; report-to csp-endpoint;
link<>; rel="canonical"
dateSat, 08 Jun 2024 13:09:01 GMT

External factors

(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 6,579 referring domains.
This page has 343,467 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 3,393 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 0 shares and comments on Facebook.

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Most important keywords

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

Glasgow City60%Check
Glasgow City Council56%Check
City Council47%Check
Council Tax41%Check
City Centre40%Check

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