Glasgow.gov.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
57% 
Page structure
74% 
Link structure
57% 
Server
91% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.19 s
File size
51.40 kB
Words
498
Media files
14
Number of links
133 internal / 4 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(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.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://glasgow.gov.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

NameValue
descriptionEmpty
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
langen
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:titleGlasgow - Glasgow City Council
twitter:imagehttps://glasgow.gov.uk/image/103/glasgow-council-logo-20mm/twittercard.jpg?m=1660643553417
twitter:image:altglasgow-council-logo-20mm
og:typewebsite
og:titleGlasgow - Glasgow City Council
og:urlhttps://glasgow.gov.uk/
og:site_nameGlasgow City Council
og:imagehttps://glasgow.gov.uk/image/103/glasgow-council-logo-20mm/opengraph.jpg?m=1660643553417
og:image:width1200
og:image:height630

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Page quality

Content
(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.
Frames
(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.
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)
Glasgow
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.
Headings
(Important)
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
Baselink: https://glasgow.gov.uk/
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
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor Skip to main content
/article/2624/CookiesChange cookie preferences
/article/2624/CookiesText duplicate Change cookie preferences
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor Toggle menu
/moreservicesResidents
https://glasgow.gov.uk/BusinessBusiness
https://glasgow.gov.uk/mycouncilMy Council
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Close navigation
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Link to " Glasgow City Council " homepage
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor Pay It
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor Report It
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor 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
https://glasgow.gov.uk/PayItText duplicate Pay It
/article/960/Report-ItText duplicate Report It
/article/961/SchoolsText duplicate Schools
/article/958/Service-directoryView all our services
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor Text duplicate Residents
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor Text duplicate Business
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor Text duplicate My Council
https://glasgow.gov.uk/recyclingBins and Recycling
https://glasgow.gov.uk/hbctCouncil Tax/Benefits
/parksandleisureParks and Leisure
https://glasgow.gov.uk/RTPRoads, Transport and Parking
https://glasgow.gov.uk/RegistrarsRegistrars
https://glasgow.gov.uk/educationSchools and Learning
/article/1473/Social-Care-and-...Social Care and Health
/article/4911/Community-SafetyCommunity Safety
/bereavementBereavement Services
/article/2458/EnvironmentEnvironment
/article/3505/HousingHousing
/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
https://glasgow.gov.uk/licencesLicences
https://glasgow.gov.uk/housingText duplicate Housing
/tradingstandardsTrading Standards
https://glasgow.gov.uk/ndrNon Domestic Rates
https://glasgow.gov.uk/citycentreCity Centre
/article/1106/EnvironmentText duplicate Environment
https://glasgow.gov.uk/assessorsGlasgow City Assessor
/article/1780/PropertyProperty
/article/1380/RegenerationRegeneration
https://glasgow.gov.uk/BusinessView all Business sections
https://glasgow.gov.uk/electionsElections and Voting
/article/1546/Councillors-and-...Councillors and Committees
/article/7013/Council-ActivitiesCouncil Activities
/performancePerformance, Policy and Planning
https://glasgow.gov.uk/kfafKey Budget Facts and Figures
https://glasgow.gov.uk/factsheetsFactsheets, Data and Statistics
/article/7007/Partners-and-Sta...Partners and Stakeholders
/article/6927/Support-ProgrammesSupport Programmes
/article/8947/Interactive-MapsInteractive Maps
/article/7798/VacanciesVacancies
/article/6995/More-Council-Ser...More Council Services
/article/1544/Contact-UsContact Us
https://glasgow.gov.uk/mycouncilView all My Council sections
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor Text duplicate Residents
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Text duplicate Residents
https://glasgow.gov.uk/recyclingText duplicate Bins and Recycling
https://glasgow.gov.uk/hbctText duplicate Council Tax/Benefits
/parksandleisureText duplicate Parks and Leisure
https://glasgow.gov.uk/RTPText duplicate Roads, Transport and Parking
https://glasgow.gov.uk/RegistrarsText duplicate Registrars
https://glasgow.gov.uk/educationText 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
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor Text duplicate Business
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Text duplicate Business
/businesssupportText duplicate Business Support
/planningandbuildingcontrolText duplicate Planning and Building Standards
/article/1593/Commercial-ServicesText duplicate Commercial Services
https://glasgow.gov.uk/licencesText duplicate Licences
https://glasgow.gov.uk/housingText duplicate Housing
/tradingstandardsText duplicate Trading Standards
https://glasgow.gov.uk/ndrText duplicate Non Domestic Rates
https://glasgow.gov.uk/citycentreText duplicate City Centre
/article/1106/EnvironmentText duplicate Environment
https://glasgow.gov.uk/assessorsText duplicate Glasgow City Assessor
/article/1780/PropertyText duplicate Property
/article/1380/RegenerationText duplicate Regeneration
https://glasgow.gov.uk/BusinessText duplicate View all Business sections
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Anchor Text duplicate My Council
https://glasgow.gov.uk/Text duplicate My Council
https://glasgow.gov.uk/electionsText 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
https://glasgow.gov.uk/kfafText duplicate Key Budget Facts and Figures
https://glasgow.gov.uk/factsheetsText 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
https://glasgow.gov.uk/mycouncilText duplicate View all My Council sections
/article/6148/Glasgow-s-Low-Em...Glasgow's Low Emission Zone (LEZ)
https://glasgow.gov.uk/newsLatest News
/article/9405/Glasgow-s-Forest...Glasgow's Forestry and Woodland Strategy approved
https://glasgow.gov.uk/vacanciesWork For Us
/article/1416/Follow-us-on-XFollow us on X
https://www.facebook.com/Glasg...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://twitter.com/glasgowccExternal IMG-ALT Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/g...External Subdomain IMG-ALT YouTube
A-TITLE YouTube
/article/1025/AccessibilityAccessibility
https://glasgow.gov.uk/cookiesCookies
/article/1965/CopyrightCopyright
/article/1964/DisclaimerDisclaimer
https://glasgow.gov.uk/vacanciesText duplicate Work For Us
https://glasgow.gov.uk/privacyPrivacy
https://glasgow.gov.uk/AtoZA to Z
https://www.gossinteractive.com/New 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 "https://glasgow.gov.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(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

NameValue
cache-controlno-cache, no-store
pragmano-cache
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
content-encodinggzip
expires-1
varyAccept-Encoding
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
strict-transport-securitymax-age=25920000
x-ua-compatibleIE=Edge
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
report-to{"group":"csp-endpoint","max_age":10886400,"endpoints":[{"url":"csp-reports"}]}
content-security-policyframe-ancestors 'none'; report-uri csp-reports; report-to csp-endpoint;
link<https://glasgow.gov.uk/>; rel="canonical"
server
x-powered-by
dateSat, 08 Jun 2024 13:09:01 GMT
content-length11586
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

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 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.

Search preview

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Glasgow75%Check
Glasgow City60%Check
Glasgow City Council56%Check
Council48%Check
City Council47%Check
City46%Check
Council Tax41%Check
City Centre40%Check
cookies38%Check
website38%Check

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