Nmsu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.16 s
File size
44.20 kB
Media files
Number of links
18 internal / 54 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Add a meta description.Very important!
  • Only use 1 H1 Heading in your text.Very important!
  • Enable the compressed HTML content transfer on your server using gzip.Very important!
  • Improve the page response time.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used CSS files.Very important!
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Meta specifications

(Critically important)
New Mexico State University - BE BOLD. Shape the Future.
The length of the page title is perfect. (475 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(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
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.
(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.
(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


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Page quality

(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 515 words. That's ok.
16.7% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
8 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 13.45 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No viewpoint tag is provided.
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
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)
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)
No ads were found on this page.
(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
/_files/images/logo-small.pngNMSU Logo
/_files/images/logo-small-mobile.pngNMSU Logo
https://nmsu.edu/_files/images/logo-new.pngNMSU logoNMSU Home
/_files/images/logo-small.pngNMSU Logo Small
/_files/images/hero-mobile.pngView of New Mexico State University Skeen Hall
/_files/CoEng_7R35764-2_aa58dde7-crop.jpgstudent engineer
...u/Photos/get/12153/full/Campus_Art_1.jpgwindow with NMSU logo
https://nmsu.edu/_files/images/logo-new.pngNew Mexico State University, All About Discovery
/_files/images/icn_facebook_32.pngNew Mexico State University Facebook
/_files/images/icn_twitter_32.pngNew Mexico State University Twitter
/_files/images/icn_youtube_32.pngNew Mexico State University YouTube
/_files/images/icn_instagram_32.pngNew Mexico State University Instagram

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
New Mexico State University
Too many H1 headings
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 New Mexico State University
H1 We Define the Course of Our Success
H1 Begin Your Future. Be An Aggie.
H2 Undergraduate
H2 Graduate
H2 Parents & Families
H2 International
H2 Online
H2 Recent News
H3 Highlight
H3 University Highlight
H3 Other Highlights
H3 Connect
H3 Resources
H3 Service
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 (54) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://nmsu.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
http://nmsu.edu/IMG-ALT NMSU Logo
http://nmsu.edu/Text duplicate IMG-ALT NMSU Logo
https://myaccount.nmsu.edu/pho...External Subdomain Phonebook
http://maps.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Campus Map
/campus_calendars_and_events/c...Campus Calendars & Events
http://lib.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Library
https://learn.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Canvas
http://mail.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Email
https://my.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain myNMSU
https://www-1888.nmsu.edu/LEADS/External Subdomain NMSU LEADS 2025
http://nmsu.edu/IMG-ALT NMSU logo
http://admissions.nmsu.edu/apply/External Subdomain Apply
http://admissions.nmsu.edu/visit/External Subdomain Visit
https://ignite.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Give
https://inside.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain InsideNMSU
/about_nmsu/index.htmlAbout NMSU
/admissions/index.htmlNew window Admissions
/academics/index.htmlNew window Academics
/student_life/index.htmlNew window Student Life
/research/index.htmlNew window Research
/extension_and_outreach/index....New window Extension & Outreach
http://www-1888.nmsu.edu/LEADSNew window External Subdomain Text duplicate NMSU LEADS 2025
https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/New window External Subdomain News
http://admissions.nmsu.edu/apply/External Subdomain Text duplicate Apply
http://admissions.nmsu.edu/visit/External Subdomain Text duplicate Visit
https://advancing.nmsu.edu/giv...External Subdomain Text duplicate Give
http://inside.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate InsideNMSU
https://inside.nmsu.edu/curren...External Subdomain Current Students
http://admissions.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Future Students
http://families.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Parents & Families
http://support.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Alumni & Donors
https://inside.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Faculty & Staff
http://nmstatesports.com/External Athletics
https://admissions.nmsu.edu/ac...External Subdomain Undergraduate Programs ▸
http://gradschool.nmsu.edu/gra...External Subdomain Graduate Programs ▸
http://families.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Parents & Families ▸
https://isss.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain International Students ▸
https://online.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain NMSU Online ▸
https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Ar...External Subdomain NMSU engineering ranks 12th among Best Value Engineering Schools
https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Ar...External Subdomain NMSU among U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities 2020
https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Ar...External Subdomain NMSU College of Business awards $272,652 in scholarships for 2019-2020
https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Ar...External Subdomain NMSU researchers drive agriculture into the future with big data
https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Ar...External Subdomain NMSU to host First-Generation College Celebration Friday
https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Ar...External Subdomain Deputy FBI Director, NMSU alumnus visits campus to talk to criminal justice students
https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Ar...External Subdomain NMSU and UDA announce developmental men’s soccer program
http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/External Subdomain Visit the News Center ▸
https://admissions.nmsu.edu/info/External Subdomain Request Information ▸
https://admissions.nmsu.edu/vi...External Subdomain Visit Campus ▸
https://admissions.nmsu.edu/ap...External Subdomain Apply Now ▸
http://www.facebook.com/newmex...External IMG-ALT New Mexico State University Facebook
http://twitter.com/?_escaped_f...External IMG-ALT New Mexico State University Twitter
http://www.youtube.com/newmexi...External IMG-ALT New Mexico State University YouTube
https://instagram.com/nmsu/External IMG-ALT New Mexico State University Instagram
https://www.google.com/maps/pl...External Las Cruces, NM 88003
/about_nmsu/contact_us.htmlNew window Contact Us
/campus_calendars_and_events/c...New window Text duplicate Campus Calendars & Events
https://myaccount.nmsu.edu/pho...New window External Subdomain Directory
https://jobs.nmsu.edu/New window External Subdomain Employment Opportunities
https://consumerinfo.nmsu.edu/New window External Subdomain Consumer Information
https://nmsu.edu/copyright1.htmlNew window Copyright
https://nmsu.edu/Privacy2.htmlNew window Privacy
https://equity.nmsu.edu/notice...New window External Subdomain Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity
https://www.icountnm.gov/New window External I Count NM (Census 2020)
/emergencyinfo.htmlNew window Emergency Information
http://eeo.nmsu.edu/New window External Subdomain Institutional Equity / EEO
https://staysafe.nmsu.edu/New window External Subdomain Stay Safe at NMSU
https://nmsu.edu/studenthelp.htmlNew window Student Help & Complaint Process
https://manual.nmsu.edu/inspec...New window External Subdomain Inspection of Public Records
http://webcomm.nmsu.edu/feedback/New window External Subdomain Website Feedback
http://nmhedss2.state.nm.us/Da...New window External Subdomain New Mexico Higher Education Dashboard

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://nmsu.edu/"
HTTP header
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.16 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 8 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (44 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateThu, 19 Dec 2019 00:19:43 GMT

External factors

(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 27,217 referring domains.
This website has 1,710,627 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 20,353 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


No valid Robots.txt file was found.

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.

Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

New Mexico61%Check
at New Mexico State61%Check
New Mexico State University61%Check
State University60%Check
New Mexico State60%Check
at NMSU53%Check
Research University42%Check

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