Health.ny.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
97% 
Page quality
59% 
Page structure
95% 
Link structure
86% 
Server
0% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.53 s
File size
31.10 kB
Words
588
Media files
5
Number of links
102 internal / 25 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
New York State Department of Health
The length of the page title is perfect. (336 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Home page for the New York State Department of Health
The length of the meta description is perfect. (350 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
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 XHTML 1.0 Strict is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

NameValue
descriptionHome page for the New York State Department of Health
keywordsaids, cancer, child health plus, clean indoor air act, disease, flu, health care, healthy lifestyle, hepatitis, hiv, influenza, insurance, medicaid, new york state department of health, public health, quit smoking,
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
langen-us
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Only 2 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
The average number of words per sentence of 29.5 words is high.
This page contains 588 words. That's ok.
19.6% 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.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 13 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 12 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

URLAlt attributeTitle
/news/carousel/images/fish_735x400.pngFish Advisories
/news/carousel/images/tick_735x400.pngLyme Disease & Other Diseases Carried By Ticks
/news/carousel/images/podcast_735x400.jpgNew York Public Health Now
...arousel/images/health_equity_735x400.jpgHealth Equity
...s/carousel/images/employment_735x400.jpgEmployment Opportunities

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Department of Health
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Department of Health
H2 New Advice for Eating the Fish You Catch
H2 Lyme Disease & Other Diseases Carried By Ticks
H2 Health Equity
H2 Employment Opportunities
H2 News
H2 Local Health Departments
H2 What You Need to Know
H3 Archives
H3 Department of Health Duplicate text
H4 General Information
H4 Current Issues/Info
H4 Help
H4 Language Assistance
H4 CONNECT WITH US
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 25 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://health.ny.gov/Anchor skip to main content
https://health.ny.gov/Department of Health
https://covid19vaccine.health....External Subdomain COVID-19 Vaccine
/vital_records/Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records
/health_care/Health Insurance Programs
/health_care/consumer_informat...Consumer Health Care Information
https://health.ny.gov/community/Community Health
https://health.ny.gov/prevention/Healthy Lifestyles
/environmental/Health & Safety in the Home, Workplace & Outdoors
https://health.ny.gov/diseases/Diseases & Conditions
https://health.ny.gov/statistics/Data & Reports
https://health.ny.gov/healthaz/Health Topics A to Z
https://coronavirus.health.ny....External Subdomain Novel Coronavirus
/professionals/narcotic/Narcotic Enforcement
/professionals/ems/EMS
/professionals/health_initiati...Health Initiatives
https://health.ny.gov/statistics/Text duplicate Data & Reports
https://health.ny.gov/diseases/Text duplicate Diseases & Conditions
/professionals/patient_resourc...Patient Resources
/professionals/reporting.htmDisease Reporting
/professionals/protocols_and_g...Clinical Guidelines, Standards & Quality of Care
https://health.ny.gov/permits/Permits, Licenses & Certification
/professionals/All Health Care Professionals & Patient Safety
https://health.ny.gov/healthaz/Text duplicate Health Topics A to Z
https://profiles.health.ny.gov/External Subdomain Compare Health Care Providers
/facilities/adult_care/Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living
/facilities/home_care/Home Care & Hospice
/facilities/hospital/Hospitals & Clinics
https://apps.health.ny.gov/nys...External Subdomain New York State Veterans Homes
/facilities/nursing/Nursing Homes
/facilities/school_based_healt...School Based Health Centers
https://health.ny.gov/facilities/All Health Care Facilities
https://health.ny.gov/healthaz/Text duplicate Health Topics A to Z
https://health.data.ny.gov/External Subdomain Open Health Data
https://nyshc.health.ny.gov/we...External Subdomain NYS Health Connector
https://health.ny.gov/statistics/Text duplicate Data & Reports
https://health.ny.gov/about/About the Department
https://health.ny.gov/related/Related Sites
https://health.ny.gov/healthaz/Text duplicate Health Topics A to Z
/environmental/outdoors/fish/h...New Advice for Eating the Fish You Catch
/diseases/communicable/lyme/Lyme Disease & Other Diseases Carried By Ticks
/commissioner/podcasts/New York Public Health Now
/community/health_equity/Health Equity
https://health.ny.gov/employment/Employment Opportunities
/environmental/outdoors/fish/h...IMG-ALT Fish Advisories
/environmental/outdoors/fish/h...Text duplicate New Advice for Eating the Fish You Catch
/diseases/communicable/lyme/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Lyme Disease & Other Diseases Carried By Ticks
/diseases/communicable/lyme/Text duplicate Lyme Disease & Other Diseases Carried By Ticks
/commissioner/podcasts/Text duplicate IMG-ALT New York Public Health Now
/community/health_equity/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Health Equity
/community/health_equity/Text duplicate Health Equity
https://health.ny.gov/employment/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Employment Opportunities
https://health.ny.gov/employment/Text duplicate Employment Opportunities
/press/releases/2024/202406-07...June 7, 2024: New York State Department of Health Issues Public Health Alert for Carfentanil Detected In Drug Samples From Central New York
/press/releases/2024/2024-06-0...June 6, 2024: New York State Department of Health Recognizes National Gun Violence Awareness Month
/press/releases/2024/2024-06-0...June 6, 2024: State Department of Health Recognizes National Cancer Survivors Month
https://www.governor.ny.gov/ne...External Subdomain June 3, 2024: Governor Hochul Announces Agreement With Kaleida Health and Brooks-TLC Health Systems to Build New Hospital in Chautauqua County
/press/releases/2024/2024-06-0...June 3, 2024: Media Advisory - New York State Drinking Water Quality Council to Meet on June 17, 2024
https://dec.ny.gov/news/press-...External Subdomain June 3, 2024: Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for Long Island Region
/press/releases/All press releases
/contact/contact_information/Contact your local health department
/diseases/communicable/influen...Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)
/community/reproductive_health/Reproductive Health
/community/opioid_epidemic/Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
https://health.ny.gov/statistics/Text duplicate Data & Reports
/community/aging/master_plan/Master Plan for Aging
/commissioner/James V. McDonald, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner
https://health.ny.gov/about/About the Department of Health
https://health.ny.gov/events/Meetings & Webcasts
https://health.ny.gov/employment/Text duplicate Employment Opportunities
https://www.wadsworth.org/External Subdomain Wadsworth Center
/diseases/aids/AIDS Institute
https://apps.health.ny.gov/nys...External Subdomain Text duplicate New York State Veterans Homes
https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/External Subdomain NY State of Health (Health Plan Marketplace)
https://www.ny.gov/programs/ne...External Subdomain New York State Public Health Corps
https://health.ny.gov/contact/Contact
https://health.ny.gov/councils/Councils and Boards
https://health.ny.gov/funding/Grants & Funding Opportunities
/regulations/Laws & Regulations
https://health.ny.gov/press/Press Releases, Reports & Publications
/regulations/foil/Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)
https://health.ny.gov/forms/Forms
https://www.ny.gov/programs/ab...External Subdomain Abortion in NYS: Know Your Rights
/community/cannabis/Cannabis
https://coronavirus.health.ny....External Subdomain COVID
https://donatelife.ny.gov/External Subdomain Donate Life - Enroll Today!
/environmental/water/drinking/Drinking Water Protection Program
/diseases/aids/ending_the_epid...Ending the Epidemic
/environmental/outdoors/air/sm...Exposure to Smoke from Fires
/diseases/communicable/influen...Flu (Influenza)
/diseases/long_covid/Long COVID
/community/adults/women/matern...Maternal Mortality
/diseases/communicable/measles/Measles
/health_care/medicaid/Medicaid in New York State
https://www.nydoctorprofile.com/External Subdomain New York State Physician Profile
/environmental/outdoors/air/Outdoor Air and Health
/diseases/communicable/polio/Polio
/diseases/communicable/respira...RSV
/prevention/tobacco_control/ca...Vaping and E-Cigarettes
/environmental/wastewater.htmWastewater Surveillance
/help/text_size.htmHelp Increasing the Text Size in Your Web Browser
/help/file_types.htmFile Formats Used on this Web Site
/about/disclaim.htmDisclaimer
/about/privacy.htmPrivacy Policy
/contact/accessibility.htmAccessibility
/contact/translate.htmEnglish
/contact/translate.htmEspañol (Spanish)
/contact/translate.htm中文 (Chinese)
/contact/translate.htmРусский (Russian)
/contact/translate.htmইংরেজি (Bengali)
/contact/translate.htmItaliano (Italian)
/contact/translate.htmKreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)
/contact/translate.htm한국어 (Korean)
/contact/translate.htmיידיש (Yiddish)
/contact/translate.htmالعربية (Arabic)
/contact/translate.htmPolski (Polish)
/contact/translate.htmFrançais (French)
/contact/translate.htmاُردُو (Urdu)
https://www.ny.gov/website-lan...External Subdomain Website Language Translations
http://www.facebook.com/NYSDOHExternal Subdomain FACEBOOK
http://twitter.com/healthnygovExternal TWITTER
http://www.youtube.com/user/NY...External Subdomain YOUTUBE
http://pinterest.com/nysdoh/External PINTEREST
https://www.instagram.com/nysdoh/External Subdomain INSTAGRAM
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...External Subdomain FLICKR
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Subdomain LINKEDIN
https://threads.net/nysdohExternal THREADS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://health.ny.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.53 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 10 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 13 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (31 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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connectionkeep-alive
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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 3,235 referring domains.
This page has 80,335 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 2,275 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 1900 shares and comments on Facebook.

Search preview

health.ny.gov
New York State Department of Health
Home page for the New York State Department of Health

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Health93%Check
Department77%Check
New70%Check
State Department69%Check
New York State Department69%Check
Local Health67%Check
New York66%Check
Public Health66%Check
Quality Health65%Check
Health Facilities65%Check

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