Nccih.nih.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
75% 
Page structure
61% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
86% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.14 s
File size
466.20 kB
Words
723
Media files
7
Number of links
163 internal / 36 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
The length of the page title is perfect. (522 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Information and resources from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The length of the meta description is perfect. (830 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
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https://www.nccih.nih.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
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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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
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The character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
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The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are 2 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate: We conduct and support research and provide information about compleme...
The average number of words per sentence of 30 words is high.
This page contains 723 words. That's ok.
21.9% 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.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
Frames
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 14 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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3 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
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There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
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No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
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This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
What does NCCIH do?
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (19 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 What does NCCIH do?
H1 What does NCCIH do? Duplicate text
H2 Health Information
H2 Health Information Duplicate text
H2 Highlights
H2 Research
H2 News
H3 Grants We Fund—Around the Country
H3 Research We Conduct—Bethesda, MD
H3 Director’s Page
H3 In the News
H3 Research Blog
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
3 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (36) on this page.
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https://www.nccih.nih.gov/Skip to main content
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https://www.nih.gov/External Subdomain National Institutes of Health
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/research/intramuralDivision of Intramural Research Conducted at NCCIH
/research/resourcesResources for Researchers
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/grants/toolboxClinical Research Toolbox
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/health/atozHealth Topics A-Z
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/health/providersNo Text
/health/providersFor Health Care Professionals
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/research/research-results/mul...Research Result Multisensory Gamma Stimulation Promotes Glymphatic Clearance of Amyloid in Alzheimer’s Disease Models
/research/research-results/neu...Research Result Neurons Generate Synchronized Rhythmic Waves in Brain’s Interstitial Fluid To Help Clear Metabolic Waste
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/about/offices/od/director/pas...NCCIH Heads to Cleveland for ICIMH
/about/offices/od/director/pas...Addressing Pain Requires Understanding How We Heal
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/health/espanolen Español
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HTTP redirects
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HTTP header
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Performance
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The page response time is slow (1.14 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 does not require any CSS files.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (466 kB).

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This page has backlinks from 28,179 referring domains.
This page has 311,546 backlinks.
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Facebook popularity
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The page has 1254 shares and comments on Facebook.

Links from Wikipedia

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National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Information and resources from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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Integrative Health64%Check
Complementary Health63%Check
Health Information60%Check
NIH59%Check
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