Health.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
61% 
Page quality
87% 
Page structure
43% 
Link structure
83% 
Server
89% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.04 s
File size
36.50 kB
Words
512
Media files
9
Number of links
45 internal / 29 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - health.gov
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 685 pixels long. Optimize title
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
(Critically important)
Health.gov is your portal for health-related resources and news from the U.S. government. Find prevention topics, dietary and physical activity guidelines, and other health resources.
The meta description is too long: 1116 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://health.gov/
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)
The specified alternate links have no errors.
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
descriptionHealth.gov is your portal for health-related resources and news from the U.S. government. Find prevention topics, dietary and physical activity guidelines, and other health resources.
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
langen
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 512 words. That's ok.
29.3% 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.
12 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 20 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 4 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 10 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 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.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
...default/files/2022-08/NYSS-Spotlight.pngthe National Youth Sports Strategy
...tes/default/files/2019-06/SVG Layer4.svgfood and nutrition
...ites/default/files/2019-06/SVG Layer.svgPhysical Activity
...efault/files/2019-06/health-literacy.svghealth literacy
...s/default/files/2022-04/ELTRR-icon_1.svgEquitable long-term recovery and resilience
...t/files/2020-08/HP2030-Vertical-Logo.svgHealthy People 2030 logo
/sites/default/files/2019-09/PCSFN_0.svgPresident's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition
.../healthgov/images/oash-logo-white-bg.svgNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Home
The H1 heading contains the words Home! Use important keywords instead.
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (4 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Home
H2 Spotlight: Register Today for an NYSS Coaching Webinar!
H2 Food & Nutrition
H2 Physical Activity
H2 Health Literacy
H2 Recovery & Resilience
H2 Healthy People
H2 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition
H2 Get updates from health.gov
H2 The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website.
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (29) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://health.gov/Anchor Skip to content
https://health.gov/Anchor Skip to navigation
https://www.hhs.gov/External Subdomain U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
https://health.gov/Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
https://health.gov/health.gov
A-TITLE Home
https://health.gov/searchsearch
A-TITLE Search
https://health.gov/our-workOur Work
/our-work/national-health-init...National Health Initiatives
/our-work/national-health-init...Equitable Long-Term Recovery and Resilience
/our-work/national-health-init...Healthy People
/our-work/national-health-init...Healthy Aging
/our-work/national-health-init...Health Literacy
/our-work/nutrition-physical-a...Nutrition & Physical Activity
/our-work/nutrition-physical-a...Dietary Guidelines
/our-work/nutrition-physical-a...Physical Activity Guidelines
/our-work/nutrition-physical-a...Move Your Way® Community Resources
/our-work/nutrition-physical-a...National Youth Sports Strategy
https://health.gov/pcsfnPresident's Council
/our-work/nutrition-physical-a...Food Is Medicine
/our-work/nutrition-physical-a...White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
/our-work/your-healthYour Health
https://health.gov/myhealthfinderMyHealthfinder
https://health.gov/moveyourwayMove Your Way®
https://health.gov/newsNews & Events
https://health.gov/about-odphpAbout ODPHP
/about-odphp/our-directorOur Director
/about-odphp/quality-guidelinesQuality Guidelines
/about-odphp/committees-workgr...Committees & Workgroups
/about-odphp/previous-initiativesPrevious Initiatives
/about-odphp/contact-usContact Us
/news/202405/register-today-ny...Register Today for an NYSS Coaching Webinar!
/news/202405/register-today-ny...Trivial anchor text
Read more
/our-work/nutrition-physical-a...Food & Nutrition Learn about the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the nation’s go-to source for evidence-based nutrition recommendations.
IMG-ALT food and nutrition
/our-work/nutrition-physical-a...Physical Activity Check out the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans for recommendations to improve health by getting the nation moving.
IMG-ALT Physical Activity
/our-work/national-health-init...Health Literacy Explore health literacy and communication tools, research, initiatives, and other professional resources.
IMG-ALT health literacy
/our-work/national-health-init...Recovery & Resilience Check out the Federal Plan for Equitable Long-Term Recovery and Resilience, which provides a vision and recommended actions to help all...
IMG-ALT Equitable long-term recovery and resilience
/our-work/national-health-init...Healthy People Learn about Healthy People, the initiative that sets national objectives to help improve health and well-being for all people.
IMG-ALT Healthy People 2030 logo
/our-work/nutrition-physical-a...President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Learn how the President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN) works to motivate people of all a...
IMG-ALT President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition
https://twitter.com/HealthGovNew window External @HealthGov
https://twitter.com/FitnessGovExternal @FitnessGov
https://www.facebook.com/HHSHe...New window External Subdomain Health.gov on Facebook
https://www.linkedin.com/showc...New window External Subdomain Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion on LinkedIn
https://public.govdelivery.com...New window External Subdomain Sign up for all email updates
https://health.gov/newsFollow the health.gov Blog
/about-odphp/contact-usConnect with us
https://health.gov/accessibilityAccessibility
https://www.hhs.gov/privacy.htmlExternal Subdomain Privacy Policy
https://www.hhs.gov/foia/External Subdomain Freedom of Information Act
https://health.gov/disclaimersDisclaimers
/copyright-policyCopyright Policy
https://health.gov/pluginsViewers & Players
https://www.hhs.gov/civil-righ...External Subdomain Nondiscrimination Notice
https://www.hhs.gov/vulnerabil...External Subdomain Vulnerability Disclosure Policy
https://www.hhs.gov/es/vulnera...External Subdomain Política de divulgación de vulnerabilidad
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain Español
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain Tagalog
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain Français
https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/...External Subdomain Deutsch
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain 繁體中文
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain Anchor Русский
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain Polski
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain Anchor 日本語
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain 简体中文
https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/...External Subdomain العربية
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain Português
https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/...External Subdomain فارسی
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain Tiếng Việt
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain Kreyòl Ayisyen
https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/...External Subdomain Italiano
https://www.hhs.gov/civil-righ...External Subdomain English
https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/get-he...External Subdomain 한국어
/about-odphp/contact-usText duplicate Contact Us
https://www.hhs.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
https://health.gov/OASH - Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://health.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.04 seconds.
This page only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (37 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
dateThu, 23 May 2024 21:25:02 GMT
set-cookie178 Characters
serverApache/2.4.58
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; includeSubDomains; preload
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
cache-controlmax-age=3600, public
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheMISS
content-languageen
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedThu, 23 May 2024 21:22:22 GMT
etag"1716499342-gzip"
x-generatorDrupal 10 (https://www.drupal.org)
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
referrer-policysame-origin
x-drupal-cacheHIT
content-encodinggzip
content-security-policydefault-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline' 'unsafe-eval' data: health.gov https://d1il786i4vdqy4.cloudfront.net https://dap.digitalgov.gov https://platform.twitter.com https://www.google.com https://syndication.twitter.com https://abs.twimg.com https://pbs.twimg.com https://cdn.syndication.twimg.com https://ton.twimg.com https://fonts.googleapis.com https://www.googletagmanager.com https://tagmanager.google.com https://themes.googleusercontent.com https://analytics.google.com *.analytics.google.com *.google-analytics.com https://*.gstatic.com https://stats.g.doubleclick.net *.youtube.com *.youtube-nocookie.com survey.alchemer.com *.ytimg.com, frame-ancestors 'self'
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
varyCookie,Accept-Encoding
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age697
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 33,885 referring domains.
This page has 881,879 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 19,906 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 9142 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: *
Crawl-delay: 2

#Directories
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /node/
Disallow: /espanol/node/
Disallow: /user/
Disallow: /admin/

#Files
Disallow: */search
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /composer*
Disallow: /deploy*
Disallow: */package.json
Disallow: */package-lock.json

#Widgets
Disallow: /moveyourway/widget
Disallow: /espanol/moveyourway/widget

#Other
Disallow: /myhealthfinder/api/outlink/

Search preview

health.gov
Home of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - hea...
Health.gov is your portal for health-related resources and news from the U.S. government. Find prevention topics, dietary and physical activity guidelines, and other health resources.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Health78%Check
gov74%Check
Health Promotion63%Check
Prevention61%Check
Health Resources60%Check
Health Literacy58%Check
Disease Prevention56%Check
National Health55%Check
Public Health54%Check
Health Initiatives54%Check

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