Illinois.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
28% 
Page structure
47% 
Link structure
68% 
Server
0% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.90 s
File size
48.20 kB
Words
487
Media files
11
Number of links
43 internal / 143 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
The length of the page title is perfect. (425 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Information for students, alumni, and parents from Illinois flagship public university, a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (889 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
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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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
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keywordsUniversity of Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U of I, Illinois, Illini, University of Illinois home page, UIUC
descriptionInformation for students, alumni, and parents from Illinois flagship public university, a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement.
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
langen
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 487 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
10.5% 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.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 17 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 10 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
8 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
/assets/img/branding/wordmark_vertical.pngUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wordmark
...ets/img/branding/wordmark_horizontal.pngUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wordmark
/assets/img/navigation/submenu_about.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ets/img/navigation/submenu_admission.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ets/img/navigation/submenu_academics.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/assets/img/navigation/submenu_research.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/assets/img/navigation/submenu_outreach.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...img/navigation/submenu_international.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/assets/img/navigation/submenu_arts.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/assets/img/navigation/Nav_athletics.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...s/img/branding/wordmark_vertical_alt.pngUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wordmark

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 32 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 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
H1 Home
H1 Featured Events and Calendars
H1 Colleges, Schools & Institutes
H2 Search
H2 Quicklinks
H2 Resources for
H2 About Links
H2 Admissions Links
H2 Academics Links
H2 Research Links
H2 Outreach Links
H2 International Links
H2 Arts & Culture Links
H2 Athletics Links
H2 Homepage Feature Stories
H2 Illinois News
H2 Quicklinks Duplicate text
H2 Resources for Duplicate text
H2 Campus Resources
H2 U of I System
H2 Website Info
H2 Illinois Social Media
H3 Search Website
H3 Related Links: About
H3 Related Links: Admissions
H3 Related Links: Academics
H3 Related Links: Research
H3 Related Links: Outreach
H3 Related Links: International
H3 Related Links: Athletics
H3 Research News Categories
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 too many external links (143) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://illinois.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://illinois.edu/index.htmlIMG-ALT University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wordmark
A-TITLE University of Illinois Homepage
https://directory.illinois.edu...External Subdomain Campus Directory
https://map.illinois.edu/viewExternal Subdomain Map
https://www.library.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Library
https://giving.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Give Now
/students/index.htmlStudents
/facultystaff/index.htmlFaculty & Staff
/alumni/index.htmlAlumni
/parents/index.htmlParents
/about/index.htmlAbout
/about/index.htmlOverview
/about/leadership.htmlLeadership
/about/facts.htmlFacts
/about/research.htmlResearch Milestones
/about/awards.htmlNobels & Pulitzers
/about/rankings.htmlRankings
/about/tours.htmlCampus Tours
/resources/calendars.htmlCalendars
http://map.illinois.edu/viewExternal Subdomain Text duplicate Map
https://directory.illinois.edu...External Subdomain Text duplicate Campus Directory
/admissions/index.htmlAdmissions
http://admissions.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate Admissions
http://apply.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Apply
http://admissions.illinois.edu...External Subdomain Majors
http://blog.admissions.illinoi...External Subdomain Blogs
https://admissions.illinois.ed...External Subdomain Virtual Visits
http://admissions.illinois.edu...External Subdomain Tuition
http://admissions.illinois.edu...External Subdomain Financial Aid
https://admissions.illinois.ed...External Subdomain Request Info
http://admissions.illinois.edu...External Subdomain Contact Us
http://grad.illinois.edu/admis...External Subdomain Graduate College
http://grad.illinois.edu/admis...External Subdomain Text duplicate Apply
http://grad.illinois.edu/progr...External Subdomain Programs & Contacts
http://grad.illinois.edu/fundi...External Subdomain Funding
http://studentaffairs.illinois...External Subdomain Student Affairs
http://catalog.illinois.edu/un...External Subdomain Undergraduate Catalog
http://catalog.illinois.edu/gr...External Subdomain Graduate Catalog
/academics/index.htmlAcademics
/academics/academics.htmlColleges & Schools
http://catalog.illinois.edu/ge...External Subdomain Programs of Study
/academics/honors.htmlHonors Programs
http://online.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Illinois Online
https://courses.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Course Explorer
http://registrar.illinois.edu/...External Subdomain Register for Class
http://senate.illinois.edu/a_c...External Subdomain Academic Calendar
http://registrar.illinois.edu/...External Subdomain Transcripts
http://provost.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Provost
http://registrar.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Registrar
https://compass.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Compass
http://library.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Library
/research/index.htmlResearch
http://research.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation
http://news.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Research News
http://research.illinois.edu/r...External Subdomain Research Centers
https://experts.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Find an Illinois Expert (Illinois Research Connections)
https://undergradresearch.illi...External Subdomain Office of Undergraduate Research
http://researchpark.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Research Park
http://otm.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Technology Commercialization
http://corporaterelations.illi...External Subdomain Corporate Partnership Opportunities
http://library.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Library
http://calendars.illinois.edu/...External Subdomain Research Calendar
http://strategicplan.illinois....External Subdomain Strategic Plan
http://researchpark.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Research Park
/outreach/index.htmlOutreach
http://corporaterelations.illi...External Subdomain Corporate Relations
http://engage.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Community
http://web.extension.illinois....External Subdomain U of I Extension
http://web.extension.illinois....External Subdomain 4-H Youth Development
http://engage.illinois.edu/fil...External Subdomain Outreach Events
http://strategicplan.illinois....External Subdomain Text duplicate Strategic Plan
/resources/calendars.htmlText duplicate Calendars
/international/index.htmlInternational
http://international.illinois....External Subdomain Illinois International
http://isss.illinois.edu/stude...External Subdomain International Admissions
http://www.studyabroad.illinoi...External Subdomain Study Abroad
http://international.illinois....External Subdomain Academic Programs
http://international.illinois....External Subdomain Global Impact
https://isss.illinois.edu/stud...External Subdomain International Student Resources
https://isss.illinois.edu/scho...External Subdomain International Faculty, Staff, and Scholar Resources
http://safetyabroad.illinois.edu/External Subdomain International Safety & Security
http://igi.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Illinois Global Institute
/resources/calendars.htmlText duplicate Calendars
http://studentaffairs.illinois...External Subdomain Text duplicate Student Affairs
/arts/index.htmlArts & Culture
http://faa.illinois.edu/External Subdomain College of Fine & Applied Arts
http://las.illinois.edu/units/External Subdomain College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
http://oiir.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Inclusion and Intercultural Relations
http://krannertcenter.com/External Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
http://kam.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Krannert Art Museum
http://library.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Library Special Collections
http://spurlock.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Spurlock Museum
http://japanhouse.art.illinois...External Japan House
http://allerton.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Allerton Park and Retreat Center
http://union.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Illini Union
/athletics/index.htmlAthletics
http://fightingillini.com/External Fighting Illini Athletics
https://www.disability.illinoi...External Subdomain Wheelchair & Adapted Sports
http://campusrec.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Campus Recreation
http://marchingillini.com/External Marching Illini
http://illinipride.com/External Illini Pride
http://map.illinois.edu/viewExternal Subdomain Campus Map
/Library/resources/calendars.htmlText duplicate Calendars
https://covid19.illinois.edu/External Subdomain University COVID-19 Information
https://blogs.illinois.edu/vie...External Subdomain Illinois News
https://blogs.illinois.edu/vie...External Subdomain More Featured Content
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Agriculture
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Arts
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Business
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Campus
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Education
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Engineering
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Health
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Humanities
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Law
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Life Sciences
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Physical Sciences
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Social Sciences
https://news.illinois.edu/view...External Subdomain Veterinary Medicine
http://news.illinois.edu/External Subdomain News Bureau website
/resources/calendars.htmlAll campus calendars
https://aces.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
http://www.ahs.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Applied Health Sciences
https://beckman.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
https://cancer.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Cancer Center at Illinois
https://www.igb.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
https://medicine.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Carle Illinois College of Medicine
https://education.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Education
https://faa.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Fine and Applied Arts
https://dgs.illinois.edu/External Subdomain General Studies
https://giesbusiness.illinois....External Subdomain Gies College of Business
https://grad.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Graduate College
https://grainger.illinois.edu/External Subdomain The Grainger College of Engineering
https://www.iprh.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Humanities Research Institute
https://ischool.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Information Sciences
https://sustainability.illinoi...External Subdomain Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
https://healthinstitute.illino...External Subdomain Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute
https://ler.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Labor and Employment Relations
https://law.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Law
https://las.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Liberal Arts and Sciences
https://media.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Media
https://www.ncsa.illinois.edu/External Subdomain National Center for Supercomputing Applications
https://prairie.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Prairie Research Institute
https://socialwork.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Social Work
https://vetmed.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Veterinary Medicine
/resources/calendars.htmlText duplicate Calendars
https://directory.illinois.edu...External Subdomain Directory
https://illinois.edu/map/viewText duplicate Campus Map
https://techservices.illinois....External Subdomain Email
https://www.atmos.illinois.edu...External Subdomain Weather
https://giving.illinois.edu/External Subdomain Giving
https://creativeservices.illin...External Subdomain Identity Standards
https://provost.illinois.edu/s...External Subdomain Student Grievances
/resources/contact.htmlContact
/students/index.htmlCurrent Students
/students/prospective.htmlProspective Students
/facultystaff/index.htmlText duplicate Faculty & Staff
/alumni/index.htmlText duplicate Alumni
/parents/index.htmlText duplicate Parents
https://strategicplan.illinois...External Subdomain The Next 150 Strategic Plan
https://inclusiveillinois.illi...External Subdomain Inclusive Illinois
/resources/emergency.htmlEmergency Info
https://chancellor.illinois.ed...External Subdomain Land Acknowledgement Statement
https://www.fs.illinois.edu/re...External Subdomain MCORE Construction Updates
https://www2.illinois.gov/read...External Subdomain Ready to Respond Campus
https://chancellor.illinois.ed...External Subdomain Organizational Chart
https://uillinois.edu/about/po...External University Policies
/resources/employment.htmlEmployment
https://www.uillinois.edu/External System Offices
http://uic.edu/External UIC
https://uis.edu/External UIS
https://www.online.uillinois.edu/External Subdomain U of I Online
https://illinois.edu/index.htmlIllinois Homepage
IMG-ALT University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wordmark
A-TITLE University of Illinois Homepage
/resources/website/copyright.htmlCopyright
/resources/website/accessibili...Accessibility
https://www.vpaa.uillinois.edu...External Subdomain Privacy
/resources/contact.htmlFeedback
http://twitter.com/Illinois_AlmaExternal Twitter
http://facebook.com/illinois.eduExternal Facebook
https://www.snapchat.com/add/u...External Snapchat
http://linkedin.com/edu/school...External LinkedIn
http://instagram.com/illinois1867External Instagram
http://youtube.com/user/Illino...External YouTube
http://pinterest.com/illinoisa...External Pinterest
/lb/rss/19/text.xmlRSS
http://weibo.com/uiuc2012External Sina Weibo

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://illinois.edu/"
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 0.90 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 website loads 17 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (48 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateWed, 28 Oct 2020 23:44:42 GMT
serverApache/2.2.15 (Red Hat) mod_ssl/2.2.15 OpenSSL/1.0.1e-fips
last-modifiedFri, 31 Jul 2020 15:57:52 GMT
etag"220ac9-c0ff-5abbed9f205b8"
accept-rangesbytes
content-length49407
content-typetext/html
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 86,943 referring domains.
This website has 10,790,105 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 61,262 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: *
Disallow: /temp/ 
Disallow: /test/ 
Disallow: /mobile/

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

illinois.edu
Home | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Information for students, alumni, and parents from Illinois flagship public university, a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Illinois91%Check
Illinois University85%Check
Illinois Urbana-Champaign79%Check
University75%Check
Urbana-Champaign62%Check
Search56%Check
Research56%Check
Info50%Check
Research News49%Check
Research Institute49%Check

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