Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
44% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
60% 
Server
75% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.20 s
File size
33.10 kB
Words
366
Media files
5
Number of links
59 internal / 0 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
gov.ie - Search for services or information
The length of the page title is perfect. (373 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
string
The meta description is too short. (36 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length) Optimize description
The meta description contains only one word.
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
Server location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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
google-site-verificationO_Juklz6GPKoqtfnU0SrMMBu0F10BJbQ2d67lXd1ZFw
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
descriptionstring
og:titleSearch for services or information
og:descriptionstring
langen
og:titleSearch for services or information
og:descriptionstring
X-UA-CompatibleIE=11
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
Only 1 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
There are only 366 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
24.9% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 14 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 7 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.

Media list

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Search for services or information
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Search for services or information
H2 Main navigation
H2 Pinned items
H2 Ireland is now at Level 5.
H2 Explore service categories
H2 Featured stories
H2 Services and information
H2 Departments and publications
H2 About gov.ie
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are no external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.gov.ie/en/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.gov.ie/en/IMG-ALT Project logo
/en/help/departments/Departments
/en/consultations/Consultations
/en/publications/Publications
https://www.gov.ie/en/policies/Policies
https://www.gov.ie/en/English (current)
https://www.gov.ie/ga/Gaeilge
/en/publication/2dc71-level-5/Ireland is at Level 5
/en/campaigns/c36c85-covid-19-...COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
/en/publication/c9158-essentia...View the list of essential services at Level 5
/en/service/da832-download-the...Download the COVID Tracker app
/en/campaigns/b2c18-getting-ir...Brexit. Are you ready?
/en/campaigns/c36c85-covid-19-...Click here to see the measures in place to keep us all safe.
https://www.gov.ie/en/services/All services
/en/category/agriculture/Agriculture
/en/category/business/Business
/en/category/education/Education
/en/category/employment/Employment
/en/category/environment/Environment
/en/category/family-and-relati...Family and Relationships
/en/category/health/Health
/en/category/housing/Housing
/en/category/justice/Justice
/en/category/local-government/Local Government
/en/category/money-and-tax/Money and Tax
/en/category/national-government/National Government
/en/category/social-welfare/Social Welfare
/en/category/transport-and-tra...Transport and Travel
/en/campaigns/c36c85-covid-19-...Image: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
/en/campaigns/c36c85-covid-19-...Text duplicate COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
/en/campaigns/b2c18-getting-ir...Image: Brexit. Are you ready?
/en/campaigns/b2c18-getting-ir...Text duplicate Brexit. Are you ready?
/en/campaigns/0020e-budget-2021/Image: Budget 2021
/en/campaigns/0020e-budget-2021/Budget 2021
https://www.gov.ie/en/Anchor Leave feedback
https://www.gov.ie/en/Nofollow Anchor Submit
/en/category/agriculture/Text duplicate Agriculture
/en/category/business/Text duplicate Business
/en/category/education/Text duplicate Education
/en/category/employment/Text duplicate Employment
/en/category/environment/Text duplicate Environment
/en/category/family-and-relati...Text duplicate Family and Relationships
/en/category/health/Text duplicate Health
/en/category/housing/Text duplicate Housing
/en/category/justice/Text duplicate Justice
/en/category/local-government/Text duplicate Local Government
/en/category/money-and-tax/Text duplicate Money and Tax
/en/category/national-government/Text duplicate National Government
/en/category/social-welfare/Text duplicate Social Welfare
/en/category/transport-and-tra...Text duplicate Transport and Travel
https://www.gov.ie/en/circulars/Circulars
/en/consultations/Text duplicate Consultations
https://www.gov.ie/en/directory/Directory
https://www.gov.ie/en/policies/Text duplicate Policies
/en/publications/Text duplicate Publications
/en/help/about-govie/About gov.ie
/en/help/accessibility/Accessibility
/en/help/privacy-policy/Privacy policy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.gov.ie/en/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.20 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (33 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateFri, 30 Oct 2020 01:03:20 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
servernginx/1.18.0
varyAccept-Encoding
expiresFri, 30 Oct 2020 01:03:42 GMT
cache-controlmax-age=30
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
content-encodinggzip
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/2

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Government. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 380 referring domains.
This website has 172,690 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 344 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
crawl-delay: 10

User-agent: MJ12bot
Disallow:/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
services66%Check
services or information66%Check
Search65%Check
information65%Check
gov60%Check
at Level53%Check
navigation40%Check
main navigation40%Check
main40%Check
Ireland40%Check

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