Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
83% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
61% 
Server
83% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.75 s
File size
50.30 kB
Words
614
Media files
11
Number of links
52 internal / 39 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of Notre Dame
The length of the page title is perfect. (228 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University of Notre Dame is a private research university inspired by its Catholic character to be a powerful force for good in the world.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (854 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 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, shrink-to-fit=no
apple-mobile-web-app-titlewww.ND.edu
application-namewww.ND.edu
theme-color#002b5c
authorUniversity Communications | University of Notre Dame
google-site-verification_MaF4woefwy34Pnmb0k4k-BpZAfKpedIwwf3xBXPYeQ
descriptionThe University of Notre Dame is a private research university inspired by its Catholic character to be a powerful force for good in the world.
keywordsUniversity of Notre Dame, nd, fighting irish, nddotedu, catholic university, research university
robotsNOODP
langen
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:site@notredame
twitter:creator@ndwebteam
og:descriptionThe University of Notre Dame is a private research university inspired by its Catholic character to be a powerful force for good in the world.
og:site_nameUniversity of Notre Dame
og:titleUniversity of Notre Dame
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.nd.edu/
og:imagehttps://static.nd.edu/images/webclips/default/webclip-1024.png
og:localeen_US
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 614 words. That's ok.
27.9% 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.
8 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 15.65 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
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
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 12 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.
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
...s/a-singular-opportunity/feature-400.jpgBare trees covered in snow in the foreground and Notre Dame's Main Building in the background.
data:[...] Base64Notre Dame Stories podcast logo
data:[...] Base64A student scooping water from small ditch of water surrounded by grasses
data:[...] Base64A group of students singing while sunshine pours through the trees above them
data:[...] Base64A young man wearing a blue Notre Dame backback is looking down the length of the Great Wall of China
data:[...] Base64University of Notre Dame receives Lilly Endowment grant to fund Snite Museum of Art initiative on religion, spirituality and faith
data:[...] Base64In memoriam: Rev. Gregory A. Green, C.S.C., longtime staff chaplain, priest-in-residence at Notre Dame
data:[...] Base64A collage of research activities.
data:[...] Base64A man walks by a Medieval building with ocean in the background.
data:[...] Base64Notre Dame Stories logo.
data:[...] Base64Father John Jenkins speaking with a group of five students on a sidewalk near a dorm

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
A Singular Opportunity
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 A Singular Opportunity
H2 Proving Innocence
H2 Kitted up with Ruby’s Lab Manual: Notre Dame community gifts experiment supply kits
H2 As global shipping increases, non-native species could threaten the Arctic
H2 The Opportunity of Inquiry
H2 The Demands of Justice
H2 The Connected World
H2 University News
H2 University of Notre Dame receives Lilly Endowment grant to fund Snite Museum of Art initiative on religion, spirituality and faith
H2 In memoriam: Rev. Gregory A. Green, C.S.C., longtime staff chaplain, priest-in-residence at Notre Dame
H2 Athletics staff, student-athletes provide gifts to local families amid pandemic
H2 Basilica implements reservation system for Christmas Masses
H2 University Stories
H2 A Decade of Progress
H2 Resurrecting Irish Monks
H2 Office Hours
H2 University Events
H3 New Year's Break
H3 Hong Kong Voices in American Politics Survey: "Biden's Confidence Deficit and Other Results"
H3 Class begin for Spring Semester
H3 Virtual Lecture: "The Domestic Political Cost of Deception about the Use of Force"
H3 Quick Links
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 too many external links (39) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.nd.edu/Anchor Skip To Content
A-TITLE Shorcut key to skip to content = C
https://www.nd.edu/Anchor Skip To Navigation
A-TITLE Shorcut key to skip to navigation = S
https://www.nd.edu/Anchor Skip To Search
https://www.nd.edu/Home
https://www.nd.edu/academics/Academics
https://www.nd.edu/admissions/Admissions
https://www.nd.edu/research/Research
https://www.nd.edu/global/Global
/faith-and-service/Faith & Service
https://www.nd.edu/campus-life/Campus Life
https://www.nd.edu/about/About
https://www.nd.edu/visit/Visit
https://www.nd.edu/about/Text duplicate About
https://www.nd.edu/visit/Text duplicate Visit
https://giving.nd.edu/External Give
http://my.nd.edu/External Alumni
https://und.com/External Athletics
https://www.nd.edu/University of Notre Dame
A-TITLE Homepage shortcut key = 1
https://www.nd.edu/Text duplicate Home
https://www.nd.edu/academics/Text duplicate Academics
https://www.nd.edu/admissions/Text duplicate Admissions
https://www.nd.edu/research/Text duplicate Research
https://www.nd.edu/global/Text duplicate Global
/faith-and-service/Text duplicate Faith & Service
https://www.nd.edu/campus-life/Text duplicate Campus Life
https://www.nd.edu/about/Text duplicate About
https://www.nd.edu/visit/Text duplicate Visit
https://www.nd.edu/about/Text duplicate About
https://www.nd.edu/visit/Text duplicate Visit
https://giving.nd.edu/External Text duplicate Give
http://my.nd.edu/External Text duplicate Alumni
https://und.com/External Text duplicate Athletics
https://www.nd.edu/Text duplicate Home
https://www.nd.edu/about/contact/Contact
https://www.nd.edu/Anchor Menu
/stories/a-singular-opportunity/Read story
https://stories.nd.edu/series/...External Proving Innocence
https://news.nd.edu/news/kitte...External Kitted up with Ruby’s Lab Manual: Notre Dame community gifts experiment supply kits
https://news.nd.edu/news/as-gl...External As global shipping increases, non-native species could threaten the Arctic
https://www.nd.edu/research/Research at ND
/faith-and-service/Faith & Service at ND
https://www.nd.edu/global/Global Scholarship at ND
https://news.nd.edu/External View all news
https://news.nd.edu/news/unive...External University of Notre Dame receives Lilly Endowment grant to fund Snite Museum of Art initiative on religion, spirituality and faith
https://news.nd.edu/news/unive...External Read Article
https://news.nd.edu/news/in-me...External In memoriam: Rev. Gregory A. Green, C.S.C., longtime staff chaplain, priest-in-residence at Notre Dame
https://news.nd.edu/news/in-me...External Text duplicate Read Article
https://news.nd.edu/news/athle...External Athletics staff, student-athletes provide gifts to local families amid pandemic
https://news.nd.edu/news/athle...External Text duplicate Read Article
https://news.nd.edu/news/basil...External Basilica implements reservation system for Christmas Masses
https://news.nd.edu/news/basil...External Text duplicate Read Article
https://www.nd.edu/stories/View all stories
/stories/a-decade-of-progress/A Decade of Progress
/stories/resurrecting-irish-mo...Resurrecting Irish Monks
https://stories.nd.edu/series/...External Office Hours
https://events.nd.edu/External View all events
https://events.nd.edu/events/2...External New Year's Break
https://events.nd.edu/events/2...External Hong Kong Voices in American Politics Survey: "Biden's Confidence Deficit and Other Results"
https://events.nd.edu/events/2...External Class begin for Spring Semester
https://events.nd.edu/events/2...External Virtual Lecture: "The Domestic Political Cost of Deception about the Use of Force"
https://www.bkstr.com/notredam...External Bookstore
https://jobs.nd.edu/External Employment
https://tour.nd.edu/External Tour
https://inside.nd.edu/External InsideND
https://registrar.nd.edu/calen...External Academic Calendar
https://www.nd.edu/Text duplicate University of Notre Dame
https://www.facebook.com/notre...External Facebook
https://twitter.com/NotreDame/External Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/notr...External Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/user/N...External YouTube
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External LinkedIn
https://www.nd.edu/copyright/© 2021
https://www.nd.edu/Text duplicate University of Notre Dame
https://www.nd.edu/about/contact/Text duplicate Contact
https://search.nd.edu/External Search
https://mobile.nd.edu/External Mobile App
https://news.nd.edu/External News
https://events.nd.edu/External Events
https://www.nd.edu/visit/Text duplicate Visit
/about/accessibility/Accessibility
https://emergency.nd.edu/External Emergency
/about/closed-captioning/Closed Captioning
https://www.nd.edu/Text duplicate Home
https://www.nd.edu/academics/Text duplicate Academics
https://www.nd.edu/admissions/Text duplicate Admissions
https://www.nd.edu/research/Text duplicate Research
https://www.nd.edu/global/Text duplicate Global
/faith-and-service/Text duplicate Faith & Service
https://www.nd.edu/campus-life/Text duplicate Campus Life
https://www.nd.edu/about/Text duplicate About
https://www.nd.edu/visit/Text duplicate Visit

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.nd.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.75 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 page only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (50 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateSun, 03 Jan 2021 07:04:24 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
content-length10818
connectionkeep-alive
serverApache
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
x-ua-compatibleIE=Edge
cache-controlmax-age=1, private, must-revalidate
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 page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 57,668 referring domains.
This page has 4,557,530 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 38,221 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /assets/
Disallow: /cache/
Disallow: /cgi-bin
Disallow: /error/
Disallow: /offline/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
12,339

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

Search preview

www.nd.edu
University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame is a private research university inspired by its Catholic character to be a powerful force for good in the world.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Dame68%Check
University68%Check
Notre Dame68%Check
Dame In68%Check
Research University60%Check
Catholic University58%Check
at ND57%Check
Opportunity56%Check
world50%Check
powerful46%Check

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