Hud.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
61% 
Page quality
77% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
71% 
Server
46% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.79 s
File size
152.00 kB
Words
509
Media files
33
Number of links
83 internal / 20 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
HUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) |
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 652 pixels long. Optimize title
The domain is used in the page's title.
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.hud.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)
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
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
google-site-verificationcio1iOj8Yv6HyOlxo7Fi_4raMte-DpLbTTpL2x3tH_g
langen
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:urlhttps://www.hud.gov/
twitter:titleHUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
og:site_nameHUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.hud.gov/
og:titleHUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are 2 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate: HUD provides housing support and uplifts communities. Let us guide you...
This page contains 509 words. That's ok.
24.6% 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.
10 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
The average number of words per sentence of 11.63 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 27 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)
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
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/us_flag_small.pngU.S. flag
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/icon-dot-gov.svgNo alt attribute provided
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/icon-https.svgNo alt attribute provided
...files/Main/images/socialmedia_topnav.pngSocial IconsSocial Icons
...es/dfiles/Main/images/HUD_Logo_White.pngHUD Logo
...les/Main/images/HUD_Logo_White_Small.pngHUD Logo
...es/Main/images/HUD_Logo_White_XSmall.pngHUD Logo
...es/gtranslate/gtranslate-files/blank.pngEnglish
...es/gtranslate/gtranslate-files/blank.pngSpanish
...ain/images/HUDHomeHousingAssistance1.jpgFind Housing AssistanceFind Housing Assistance
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/hudiconhouse.pngRental AssistanceRental Assistance
.../dfiles/Main/images/hudiconinterface.pngLocal Public HousingLocal Public Housing
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/hudiconsheet.pngREAC Property and Unit InspectionsREAC Property and Unit Inspections
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/hudiconbuild.pngHomeownershipHomeownership
...es/Main/images/hudiconbuildingperson.pngRent Relief ResourcesRent Relief Resources
...iles/Main/images/hud_file_complain_1.pngReport Housing DiscriminationReport Housing Discrimination
...es/dfiles/Main/images/2024-NHM-slide.jpg[National Homeownership Month 2024][National Homeownership Month 2024]
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/cdbg50-image.jpgCDBG 50thCDBG 50th
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/baba_header1.jpgBuild America, Buy AmericaBuild America, Buy America
...es/Main/images/info_natural_disaster.jpgHUD Disaster ResourcesHUD Disaster Resources
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/infocusicon4.jpgFederal Housing AdministrationFederal Housing Administration
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/innews1_2.jpgPress ReleasePress Release
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/innews3_2.jpgPress ReleasePress Release
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/innews2_2.jpgPress ReleasePress Release
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/hudiconhouse.pngHomes for SaleHomes for Sale
.../dfiles/Main/images/hudiconinterface.pngFind a LenderFind a Lender
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/hudiconadd.pngData SetsData Sets
/sites/dfiles/Main/images/hudiconbuild.pngHousing Choice Voucher ProgramHousing Choice Voucher Program
...iles/Main/images/HUDHomeBottomBanner.pngRow of housesRow of houses
...n/images/footeragencyicons_vertical2.jpgAgency icons
...dfiles/Main/images/footersocialicons.pngAgency icons
...dfiles/Main/images/footersocialicons.pngAgency icons
...images/footeragencyicons_horizontal2.jpgAgency icons

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 GTranslate
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 20 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.hud.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.hud.gov/Anchor Here’s how you know
https://www.hud.gov/pressPress Room
/program_officesProgram Offices
https://www.hud.gov/resourcesResources
https://www.hud.gov/findshelterFind Shelter
https://www.hud.gov/statesState Info
https://www.hud.gov/contactContact Us
https://www.hud.gov/espanolInformación en Español
https://www.hud.gov/IMG-ALT HUD Logo
https://www.hud.gov/Text duplicate IMG-ALT HUD Logo
https://www.hud.gov/Text duplicate IMG-ALT HUD Logo
https://www.hud.gov/aboutAbout Us
A-TITLE About Us
https://www.hud.gov/topicsWhat We Do
A-TITLE What We Do
https://www.hud.gov/aboutText duplicate About Us
https://www.hud.gov/topicsText duplicate What We Do
https://www.hud.gov/pressText duplicate Press Room
/program_officesText duplicate Program Offices
https://www.hud.gov/resourcesText duplicate Resources
https://www.hud.gov/findshelterText duplicate Find Shelter
https://www.hud.gov/statesText duplicate State Info
https://www.hud.gov/contactText duplicate Contact Us
https://www.hud.gov/espanolText duplicate Información en Español
/topics/rental_assistanceRental Assistance
/program_offices/public_indian...Local Public Housing
/topics/REAC_InspectionsREAC Property and Unit Inspections
/topics/buying_a_homeHomeownership
https://www.hud.gov/rent_reliefRent Relief Resources
/fairhousing/fileacomplaintReport Housing Discrimination
/topics/buying_a_homeIMG-ALT [National Homeownership Month 2024]
/topics/buying_a_homeLearn More >>
/program_offices/comm_planning...Learn More
/sites/dfiles/Main/documents/6...Subdomain Text duplicate Learn More
/info/disasterresourcesText duplicate Learn More
/federal_housing_administrationText duplicate Learn More
/press/press_releases_media_ad...Read press release
/press/press_releases_media_ad...Text duplicate Read press release
/press/press_releases_media_ad...Text duplicate Read press release
/topics/homes_for_saleHomes for Sale
/program_offices/housing/sfh/l...Find a Lender
https://www.huduser.gov/portal...External Subdomain Data Sets
/topics/housing_choice_voucher...Housing Choice Voucher Program
https://www.hud.gov/aboutAbout HUD
/about/hud_secretarySecretary of HUD
/program_officesText duplicate Program Offices
/program_offices/eeo/nofearactfyNo Fear Act
https://www.hud.gov/pressText duplicate Press Room
https://www.hudoig.gov/External Subdomain Office of Inspector General
/program_offices/general_couns...Laws and Regulations
/sites/dfiles/documents/HUDCON...HUD Contingency Plan
https://www.hud.gov/resourcesText duplicate Resources
/siteindex/quicklinksA-Z Index
/customer_experienceCustomer Experience
/program_offices/administratio...FOIA
https://www.hud.gov/privacyPrivacy
https://www.nuance.com/support...External Subdomain PDF Reader
https://www.hud.gov/Anchor Agency
https://www.hud.gov/aboutText duplicate About HUD
/about/hud_secretaryText duplicate Secretary of HUD
/program_officesText duplicate Program Offices
/program_offices/eeo/nofearactfyText duplicate No Fear Act
https://www.hud.gov/pressText duplicate Press Room
https://www.hudoig.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate Office of Inspector General
https://www.hud.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Resources
/program_offices/general_couns...Text duplicate Laws and Regulations
/sites/dfiles/documents/HUDCON...Text duplicate HUD Contingency Plan
https://www.hud.gov/resourcesText duplicate Resources
/siteindex/quicklinksText duplicate A-Z Index
/customer_experienceText duplicate Customer Experience
/program_offices/administratio...Text duplicate FOIA
https://www.hud.gov/privacyText duplicate Privacy
https://www.nuance.com/support...External Subdomain Text duplicate PDF Reader
https://www.hud.gov/localofficesFind a HUD office near you
/privacy_policyPrivacy Policy
/library/bookshelf11Web Policies
https://www.hud.gov/accessibilityAccessibility
https://www.hud.gov/siteindexSitemap
/privacy_policyText duplicate Privacy Policy
/library/bookshelf11Text duplicate Web Policies
https://www.hud.gov/accessibilityText duplicate Accessibility
https://www.hud.gov/siteindexText duplicate Sitemap
https://instagram.com/hudgovNew window External A-TITLE Instagram
https://twitter.com/hudgovNew window External A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/HUD/New window External Subdomain A-TITLE Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/user/H...New window External Subdomain A-TITLE YouTube
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...External Subdomain A-TITLE Flickr
https://www.hud.gov/rssNew window A-TITLE RSS
/subscribe/mailinglistNew window A-TITLE Email
https://www.hud.gov/A-TITLE U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
https://www.whitehouse.gov/New window External Subdomain A-TITLE The White House
/program_offices/fair_housing_...A-TITLE Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity
https://www.usa.gov/New window External Subdomain A-TITLE USAGov
https://vote.gov/New window External A-TITLE vote.gov
https://www.hud.gov/Text duplicate A-TITLE U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
https://www.whitehouse.gov/New window External Subdomain Text duplicate A-TITLE The White House
/program_offices/fair_housing_...Text duplicate A-TITLE Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity
https://www.usa.gov/New window External Subdomain Text duplicate A-TITLE USAGov
https://vote.gov/New window External Text duplicate A-TITLE vote.gov
https://twitter.com/hudgovNew window External A-TITLE HUDgov Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/HUD/New window External Subdomain A-TITLE U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Facebook
https://www.instagram.com/hudgov/New window External Subdomain A-TITLE HUDgov Instagram
https://www.hud.gov/rssNew window A-TITLE HUDgov RSS Feeds
https://www.youtube.com/user/H...New window External Subdomain A-TITLE HUDchannel

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.hud.gov/"
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 very slow (1.79 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This page loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 27 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A Content Delivery Network like Bootstrap CDN can save bandwidth for Bootstrap front-end component library.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (152 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateTue, 11 Jun 2024 19:12:11 GMT
serverApache
etag"1718132414-1"
cache-controlpublic, max-age=1800
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-powered-byPHP/8.1.29
x-drupal-cacheMISS
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
content-languageen
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
link<https://www.hud.gov/>; rel="canonical",<https://www.hud.gov/>; rel="shortlink"
last-modifiedTue, 11 Jun 2024 19:00:14 GMT
varyCookie,Accept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
x-ua-compatibleIE=Edge,chrome=1
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
x-varnish816034504 813948467
age21
via1.1 varnish (Varnish/6.0)
grace
accept-rangesbytes
content-length28756
connectionclose
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; includeSubDomains;
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 59,023 referring domains.
This page has 67,349,861 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 25,672 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 0 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: 10
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
Allow: /profiles/*.png
Allow: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips/
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
gov64%Check
HUD63%Check
Housing52%Check
Housing and Urban49%Check
Department46%Check
Urban Development46%Check
Housing Assistance46%Check
Development45%Check
federal housing45%Check
Federal Housing Administration43%Check

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