Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
38% 
Page structure
89% 
Link structure
96% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
2.02 s
File size
63.40 kB
Words
309
Media files
8
Number of links
40 internal / 20 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Homepage | MS.GOV
The page title is too short. (197 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize 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.ms.gov/home
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

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MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
langen
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 309 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
19.7% of the text are stop words.
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)
This website loads 58 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
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.
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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
MS.GOV
The H1 heading is too short (6 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
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 MS.GOV
H2 Main navigation
H2 Your Mississippi starts here.
H2 Homepage
H2 STATE STATS AT A GLANCE (YTD)
H3 COVID-19
H3 Online Services
H3 MyMS
H3 State Elected Officials
H3 QUICK LINKS
H3 Help
H3 Policies
H3 Information
H3 Feedback
H4 Your Technology
H4 Business Filings
H4 Find a Job
H4 Driving in Mississippi
H4 College Financial Aid
H4 Buying and Selling to MS
H4 Child Support
H4 Outdoor Enthusiasts
H4 Connect with Mississippi
H4 Education and Learning
H4 Taxpayer Access Point
H4 Plan Your Trip
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 20 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ms.gov/homeAnchor Skip to main content
https://www.ms.gov/homeMS.GOV
https://www.ms.gov/governmentGovernment
https://www.ms.gov/industryIndustry
https://www.ms.gov/visitingVisiting
https://www.ms.gov/livingLiving
https://www.ms.gov/educationEducation
https://www.ms.gov/servicesServices
https://www.ms.gov/homeHomepage
http://coronavirus.ms.gov/New window External IMG-ALT COVID-19
http://coronavirus.ms.gov/New window External Text duplicate COVID-19
http://coronavirus.ms.gov/New window External Learn about protective measures and preparedness in Mississippi.
https://www.ms.gov/servicesIMG-ALT Online Services
https://www.ms.gov/servicesText duplicate Online Services
https://www.ms.gov/servicesBrowse more than 280 online citizen and business services.
https://www.ms.gov/msi/myms/homeNew window IMG-ALT MyMS
https://www.ms.gov/msi/myms/homeNew window Text duplicate MyMS
https://www.ms.gov/msi/myms/homeNew window Stay up to date on statewide alerts and customize your own reminders.
/government/elected-officialsIMG-ALT State Elected Officials
/government/elected-officialsText duplicate State Elected Officials
/government/elected-officialsQuickly connect with your Mississippi elected officials.
https://www.ms.gov/TechnologyYour Technology
https://corp.sos.ms.gov/corp/p...New window External Business Filings
https://mdes.ms.gov/i-need-a-j...New window External Find a Job
/dps/license_renewalNew window Driving in Mississippi
https://www.msfinancialaid.org/New window External College Financial Aid
/dfa/contract_bid_search/Home/...New window Buying and Selling to MS
https://www.mdhs.ms.gov/child-...New window External Child Support
https://www.mdwfp.com/New window External Outdoor Enthusiasts
/social-media-directoryConnect with Mississippi
https://www.ms.gov/educationEducation and Learning
https://tap.dor.ms.gov/_/New window External Taxpayer Access Point
https://visitmississippi.org/New window External Plan Your Trip
/dfa/ace/W2EFTDispatcherACE Log In
/dps/license_renewal/LicenseRenew Your Driver License
/mdwfp/licensing/loginPurchase Hunting & Fishing License
https://www.treasury.ms.gov/Un...External Claim Your Property
https://www.access.ms.gov/External Apply for Assistance
https://tap.dor.ms.gov/_/External Locate Your Tax Refund
https://www.sos.ms.gov/vote/Pa...External Register to Vote
/sos/onestopshopStart a Business
https://www.dor.ms.gov/TagsTit...External Car Tag Renewal
https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_...External Vital Records Request
https://www.ms.gov/dor/quickpayMake a Tax Payment
/msi/help_portalHelp Portal
/msi/help_portal/Home/ContactUsContact Us
/government/agency-directoryState Directory
/msi/help_portal/Home/FaqsFAQs
/accessibility-policyAccessibility Policy
https://www.ms.gov/linking-policyLinking Policy
https://www.ms.gov/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy
/social-media-policySocial Media Policy
http://www.transparency.ms.gov/External Transparency MS
https://www.ms.gov/awardsOur Awards
/social-media-directorySocial Media
/dfa/ace/W2EFTDispatcherText duplicate ACE Log In
/comments-and-suggestionsComments & Suggestions
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r...External Take Our Survey
https://www.research.net/r/L3K...External Report Missing Content
https://bcrw.apple.com/busines...External Subdomain Message Us on iOS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.ms.gov/home"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is very slow (2.02 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 website loads 44 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 58 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (63 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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serverApache
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
cache-controlmust-revalidate, no-cache, private
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheUNCACHEABLE
link<https://www.ms.gov/home>; rel="canonical"
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
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expires-1
x-generatorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
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http_versionHTTP/1.0

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Government. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 58 referring domains.
This website has 281 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 58 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

#
# 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: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
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: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# 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: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/

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

www.ms.gov › home
Homepage | MS.GOV

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
GOV69%Check
Homepage52%Check
State44%Check
Mississippi43%Check
Online42%Check
Officials42%Check
MyMS42%Check
Elected42%Check
elected officials42%Check
Online Services42%Check

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