Health.harvard.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
98% 
Page quality
91% 
Page structure
97% 
Link structure
81% 
Server
77% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.84 s
File size
336.30 kB
Words
776
Media files
27
Number of links
79 internal / 19 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Health Information and Medical Information - Harvard Health
The length of the page title is perfect. (540 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Find the best information about living a healthier life from the trusted medical team at Harvard Medical School. Trusted advice for a healthier life.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (886 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.health.harvard.edu/
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)
This page is hosted on a subdomain. Use a top level domain for better SEO results.
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

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og:typewebsite
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 776 words. That's ok.
27.4% 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.
8 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 22.45 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The following tag is repeated too often: best diets for cognitive fitness
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 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
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...alibrary/15203/8-legs-on-ticks_Lemon.jpgA yellow square with the words "8 legs on ticks" plus "Stat of the Week" and the Harvard Health Publishing logo below
...vFKwJ50Ua5wwL7mmQsGfPt7r3A31Yke9NTPv.jpgphoto of Howard E. LeWine, MD
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/img/logos/logo-mark.svgHarvard Health Publishing Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Harvard Health Publishing
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
There are 26 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Harvard Health Publishing
H2 Main Content
H2 Helpful Links
H2 Recent Blog Articles
H2 A bird flu primer: What to know and do
H2 Stat of the Week
H2 Harvard Health Publishing Resources
H2 Harvard Medical School Faculty Contributors
H2 License Harvard Health Content
H2 Free Healthbeat Signup
H2 Footer
H3 6 natural ways to lower blood pressure
H3 Plantar fasciitis: Symptoms, causes, and treatments
H3 What is the carnivore diet?
H3 Harvard Health Online Subscribers
H3 Editorial Features
H3 Products
H3 Howard E. LeWine, MD
H3 Robert H. Shmerling, MD
H3 Claire McCarthy, MD
H3 Mallika Marshall, MD
H3 Lauren Elson, MD
H3 Christopher P. Cannon, MD
H3 My Account
H3 Order Now
H3 More
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 19 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.health.harvard.edu/Subdomain Harvard Health Publishing
IMG-ALT Harvard Health Publishing Logo
https://www.health.harvard.edu/Subdomain Text duplicate Harvard Health Publishing
/cartSubdomain Shopping Cart
/customer-serviceSubdomain Customer Service
/licensingSubdomain Content Licensing
/about-usSubdomain About Us
/loginSubdomain Login
/healthbeatSubdomain Free HealthBeat Signup
/subscribeSubdomain Subscriptions
/special-health-reportsSubdomain Special Health Reports
https://www.harvardhealthonlin...New window External Subdomain Online Courses
/pay-billSubdomain Pay Subscription Bill
/category/common-conditionsSubdomain Common Conditions
/category/staying-healthySubdomain Staying Healthy
/resourcesSubdomain Resources
/blogSubdomain Blog
/diseases-and-conditions/coron...Subdomain COVID-19 Updates
/category/common-conditionsSubdomain Text duplicate Common Conditions
/category/staying-healthySubdomain Text duplicate Staying Healthy
/resourcesSubdomain Text duplicate Resources
/blogSubdomain Text duplicate Blog
/customer-serviceSubdomain Text duplicate Customer Service
/about-usSubdomain Text duplicate About Us
/loginSubdomain Text duplicate Login
/licensingSubdomain Text duplicate Content Licensing
/healthbeatSubdomain Free Healthbeat Signup
/subscribeSubdomain Text duplicate Subscriptions
/special-health-reportsSubdomain Text duplicate Special Health Reports
https://www.harvardhealthonlin...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Online Courses
/pay-billSubdomain Text duplicate Pay Subscription Bill
/blog/virtual-mental-health-ca...Subdomain Virtual mental health care visits: Making them work for you
IMG-ALT blog image 1
/blog/how-healthy-is-sugar-alc...Subdomain How healthy is sugar alcohol?
IMG-ALT blog image 1
/blog/a-bird-flu-primer-what-t...Subdomain A bird flu primer: What to know and do
IMG-ALT blog image 1
/blog/new-urine-test-may-help-...Subdomain New urine test may help some men with elevated PSA avoid biopsy
IMG-ALT blog image 1
/blog/dupuytrens-contracture-o...Subdomain Dupuytren's contracture of the hand
IMG-ALT blog image 1
/blog/why-play-early-games-bui...Subdomain Why play? Early games build bonds and brain
IMG-ALT blog image 1
/blog/spring-training-moving-f...Subdomain Moving from couch to 5K
IMG-ALT blog image 1
/blog/how-and-why-to-fit-more-...Subdomain How — and why — to fit more fiber and fermented food into your meals
IMG-ALT blog image 1
/blog/tick-season-is-expanding...Subdomain Tick season is expanding: Protect yourself against Lyme disease
IMG-ALT blog image 1
/blog/what-another-medical-for...Subdomain What? Another medical form to fill out?
IMG-ALT blog image 1
/blog/a-bird-flu-primer-what-t...Subdomain Text duplicate A bird flu primer: What to know and do
/blog/a-bird-flu-primer-what-t...Subdomain Read Article
/heart-health/6-natural-ways-t...Subdomain Heart Health 6 natural ways to lower blood pressure
IMG-ALT 6 natural ways to lower blood pressure featured image
/pain/plantar-fasciitis-sympto...Subdomain Pain Plantar fasciitis: Symptoms, causes, and treatments
IMG-ALT Plantar fasciitis: Symptoms, causes, and treatments featured image
/nutrition/what-is-the-carnivo...Subdomain Nutrition What is the carnivore diet?
IMG-ALT What is the carnivore diet? featured image
https://lyme.health.harvard.edu/New window External Subdomain Learn more
/newslettersSubdomain Harvard Health Newsletters
/health-a-to-zSubdomain Health A to Z
/diagnostic-tests-and-medical-...Subdomain Diagnostic Tests and Surgical Procedures
/decision-guidesSubdomain Health Decision Guides
/ask-harvard-medical-school-vi...Subdomain Ask Harvard Medical School Video Series
/loginSubdomain Log in to Access Your Subscription
/birth-controlSubdomain Birth Control Center
/blogSubdomain Harvard Health Blog
/topics/prostate-healthSubdomain Harvard Prostate Knowledge
/staying-healthy/hhp-medicatio...HHP Medication Safety Watch
https://lyme.health.harvard.edu/New window External Subdomain Lyme Wellness Initiative
https://adult-autism.health.ha...New window External Subdomain Adult Autism Health Resources
/healthbeatSubdomain FREE Email Newsletters
https://www.harvardhealthonlin...New window External Subdomain Online Learning Courses
/special-health-reportsSubdomain Text duplicate Special Health Reports
/newslettersSubdomain Print Subscriptions
/subscribeSubdomain Digital Subscriptions
/authors/howard-lewine-mdSubdomain Howard E. LeWine, MD Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
IMG-ALT photo of Howard E. LeWine, MD
/authors/robert-h-shmerling-mdSubdomain Robert H. Shmerling, MD Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing; Editorial Advisory Board Member, Harvard Health Publishing
IMG-ALT photo of Robert H. Shmerling, MD
/authors/claire-mccarthy-mdSubdomain Claire McCarthy, MD Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
IMG-ALT photo of Claire McCarthy, MD
/authors/mallika-marshall-mdSubdomain Mallika Marshall, MD Contributing Editor
IMG-ALT photo of Mallika Marshall, MD
/authors/lauren-elson-mdSubdomain Lauren Elson, MD Contributor; Editorial Advisory Board Member, Harvard Health Publishing
IMG-ALT photo of Lauren Elson, MD
/authors/christopher-p-cannon-mdSubdomain Christopher P. Cannon, MD Editor in Chief, Harvard Heart Letter; Editorial Advisory Board Member, Harvard Health Publishing
IMG-ALT photo of Christopher P. Cannon, MD
/authorsSubdomain View all Experts
/licensingSubdomain Contact Us
/healthbeatSubdomain Sign Up
https://www.health.harvard.edu/Subdomain Text duplicate Harvard Health Publishing
IMG-ALT Harvard Medical Logo
https://www.facebook.com/Harva...New window External Subdomain Facebook
https://twitter.com/harvardhealthNew window External Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External Subdomain Linkedin
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External Subdomain YouTube
/customer-serviceSubdomain Text duplicate Customer Service
/loginSubdomain Log in
https://www.harvardhealthonlin...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Online Learning Courses
/subscribeSubdomain Text duplicate Digital Subscriptions
/special-health-reportsSubdomain Text duplicate Special Health Reports
/newslettersSubdomain Text duplicate Print Subscriptions
/about-usSubdomain Text duplicate About Us
/permissionsSubdomain Permissions
/licensingSubdomain Text duplicate Content Licensing
/topicsSubdomain Topics
https://trademark.harvard.edu/...External Subdomain Trademark Notice
https://trademark.harvard.edu/...External Subdomain Harvard Health Publishing®
/privacy-policySubdomain Anchor Do not sell my personal information
/privacy-policySubdomain Privacy Policy and Terms of Use
https://www.health.harvard.edu/Anchor Scroll To Top
https://policies.google.com/pr...New window External Subdomain Privacy Policy
https://policies.google.com/termsNew window External Subdomain Terms of Service
https://policies.google.com/pr...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Privacy Policy
https://policies.google.com/termsNew window External Subdomain Text duplicate Terms of Service
https://policies.google.com/pr...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Privacy Policy
https://policies.google.com/termsNew window External Subdomain Text duplicate Terms of Service

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.health.harvard.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.84 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This page loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (336 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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x-content-type-optionsnosniff
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strict-transport-securitymax-age=63072000; includeSubdomains; preload
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
referrer-policystrict-origin-when-cross-origin
expiresWed, 15 May 2024 06:55:56 GMT
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
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 118,353 referring domains.
This page has 1,908,292 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 60,054 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 81904 shares and comments on Facebook.

Search preview

www.health.harvard.edu
Health Information and Medical Information - Harvard Health
Find the best information about living a healthier life from the trusted medical team at Harvard Medical School. Trusted advice for a healthier life.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Health97%Check
Harvard Health95%Check
Harvard92%Check
Harvard Health Publishing81%Check
Harvard Medical78%Check
Health Information76%Check
Health Blog70%Check
Health Content70%Check
Health Information Medical70%Check
Harvard Medical School69%Check

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