Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.90 s
File size
32.70 kB
Media files
Number of links
89 internal / 12 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Minnesota.gov Portal / mn.gov // Minnesota's State Portal
The length of the page title is perfect. (515 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Navigate your state and find what you're looking for on Minnesota's state portal.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (488 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Language defined in HTTP-Equiv meta tag: eng
Server location: United States of America
There are different language information within the page markup.
The following language is defined by HTML: eng
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.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

descriptionNavigate your state and find what you're looking for on Minnesota's state portal.
dc.titleMinnesota.gov Portal
dc.descriptionNavigate your state and find what you're looking for on Minnesota's state portal.
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
og:site_namemn.gov // Minnesota's State Portal

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
Only 1 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
There are only 294 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
21.1% 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.
The average number of words per sentence of 18 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 6 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.
(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/header-mn-logo_tcm1077-352403.pngminnesota logo
...governor-flanagan-002_tcm1077-420583.jpgGovernor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan standing in the Minnesota State Capitol building.
/portal/assets/virus-001_tcm1077-423555.jpgImage of a virus.
...tal/assets/health-001_tcm1077-353066.jpgA nurse checking on her patient.
/portal/assets/taxes-002_tcm1077-372895.jpgPerson at a computer with a W-2 tax form.
...ets/careers-collage-2_tcm1077-353248.jpgA series of photos of people representing a diverse group of professions. Text:
...assets/footer-mn-logo_tcm1077-352400.pngmn logo
...-vote-logo-white-left_tcm1077-446670.pngmnState of Minnesota
...vote-logo-white-right_tcm1077-446671.pngregister to voteRegister to Vote at the Secretary of State website

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Footer contents
The H1 heading is too short (15 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Footer contents
H2 Popular Resources
H2 Connect with Government
H2 Work with the State
H2 Best Run State
H2 About
H2 Connect
H2 Help
H3 Governor's Office
H3 Coronavirus Information
H3 Health
H3 Taxes
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 12 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://mn.gov/portal/Anchor skip to content
https://mn.gov/portal/Site URL
https://mn.gov/portal/IMG-ALT minnesota logo
A-TITLE Navigate back to the home page
/portal/residents/response-res...Response Resources
/portal/residents/financial.jspConsumer & Financial
/portal/residents/natural-reso...Natural Resources
/portal/residents/public-safet...Public Safety
/portal/residents/social-servi...Social Services
/portal/residents/voting.jspVoting & Elections
/portal/government/federal/min...Minnesota Members of Congress
/portal/government/legal/index...Text duplicate Legal
/portal/government/local/speci...Special Districts & Regional Government
/portal/government/state/agenc...Agencies, Boards, Commissions
/portal/government/state/state...State Supported Institutions
/portal/government/tribal/mn-i...Minnesota Indian Tribes
/portal/government/tribal/reso...Other Resources
/portal/government/voting-elec...Text duplicate Voting & Elections
/portal/about-minnesota/index.jspAbout Minnesota
/portal/about-minnesota/access...Accessibility Issues
/portal/about-minnesota/access...Thank you
/portal/about-minnesota/about-...About this Website
/portal/buffer-law/index.jspBuffer Law
/portal/buffer-law/land/index.jspDoes this apply to my land?
/portal/buffer-law/plant/index...What can I plant?
/portal/buffer-law/support/ind...Where can I get support?
/portal/buffer-law/more-time/i...I need more time
/portal/buffer-law/practices/i...Alternative Practices
/portal/buffer-law/map/index.jspBuffer Maps
/portal/buffer-law/map/complia...Buffer Compliance Map
/portal/brand/index.jspState Brand
/portal/brand/style-guide/inde...Style Guide
/portal/connect/index.jspState Mobile Sites & Apps
/portal/natural-resources/inde...Text duplicate Natural Resources
/portal/natural-resources/buff...- Buffer Law
/portal/whitepages/index.jspwhite pages
/portal/guest-wireless/guest-l...Guest Wireless
/portal/search/json.jspJSON Search
/portal/search/xml.jspXML Search
/portal/search/search-xslt.jspSearch Page
https://mn.gov/governor/New window Governor's Office
https://mn.gov/governor/New window IMG-ALT Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan standing in the Minnesota State Capitol building.
https://mn.gov/covid19/New window Coronavirus Information
https://mn.gov/covid19/New window IMG-ALT Image of a virus.
/portal/residents/health.jspText duplicate Health
/portal/residents/health.jspIMG-ALT A nurse checking on her patient.
https://www.revenue.state.mn.us/New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Taxes
https://www.revenue.state.mn.us/New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Person at a computer with a W-2 tax form.
/portal/government/state/agenc...State Agencies
A-TITLE 000 Page Intro
/portal/government/local/count...Text duplicate Counties
A-TITLE Intro - County Websites
/portal/government/local/citie...Text duplicate Cities
A-TITLE Intro - City Websites
/portal/government/federal/ind...Text duplicate Federal
A-TITLE Intro - Federal Government
https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/New window Careers
A-TITLE Work with the State of Minnesota
https://www.usatoday.com/story...New window External Learn More
https://mn.gov/covid19/New window Minnesota COVID-19 Information Portal.
https://mn.gov/admin/demography/New window Demographics
https://www.mnhs.org/New window External History & Facts
/portal/about-minnesota/about-...Privacy Notice
https://mn.gov/portal/brand/Text duplicate State Brand
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/sta...New window External Subdomain State Map
https://www.leg.state.mn.us/le...New window External Subdomain State Symbols
/portal/government/state/agenc...Agency Websites
/portal/government/local/citie...City Websites
/portal/government/local/count...County Websites
https://mn.gov/portal/whitepages/Employee White Pages
/portal/government/state/index...State Officials
https://mn.gov/portal/connect/Text duplicate State Mobile Sites & Apps
https://www.usa.gov/New window External USA.gov
/portal/about-minnesota/access...Report an Accessibility Issue
https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/b...New window External Amber Alerts
/mmb/be-ready-mn/weather/New window Weather Emergencies
https://www.211unitedway.org/New window External 211 – Service Information
http://www.511mn.org/New window External 511 – Travel Information
https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/e...New window External 911 - Emergency Help
https://mn.gov/portal/IMG-ALT mn logo
https://mn.gov/portal/New window IMG-ALT mn
https://www.sos.state.mn.us/el...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT register to vote
https://mn.gov/portal/Anchor back to top

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://mn.gov/portal/"
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(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 only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (33 kB).

HTTP Response Header

set-cookie98 Characters
set-cookie72 Characters
set-cookie74 Characters
set-cookie72 Characters
set-cookie66 Characters
set-cookie101 Characters
set-cookie157 Characters
set-cookie173 Characters
dateThu, 29 Oct 2020 23:47:51 GMT
expiresThu, 01 Dec 1994 16:00:00 GMT
cache-controlno-cache="set-cookie, set-cookie2"

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 478 referring domains.
This website has 85,201 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 438 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.


# Disallow everything until we want to expose the site to external search
# engines.
# 0000-1200 GMT is 6PM to 6AM here
# 4/14/14 Updated for DataExplorer to crawl all state sites.

User-agent: *
Disallow: /cgi-bin
Disallow: /cgi-sys
Disallow: /cd_upload/Search
Disallow: /lawlib/archive/
Disallow: /lawlib/briefs/
Visit-time: 0000-1200
Request-rate: 10

User-agent: Ultraseek
Disallow: /cgi-bin
Disallow: /cgi-sys
Disallow: /cd_upload/Search

User-agent: VSE/1.0
Disallow: /cgi-bin
Disallow: /cgi-sys

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

mn.gov › portal
Minnesota.gov Portal / mn.gov // Minnesota's State Portal
Navigate your state and find what you're looking for on Minnesota's state portal.

Most important keywords

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

Minnesota State66%Check
State Symbols52%Check
Minnesota's state48%Check

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