Nottingham.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
45% 
Page structure
97% 
Link structure
92% 
Server
90% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.14 s
File size
72.40 kB
Words
324
Media files
7
Number of links
49 internal / 17 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of Nottingham
The length of the page title is perfect. (222 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University of Nottingham is a pioneering university that provides an exceptional research-led education (TEF Gold), and an outstanding student experience. Delivering world-leading research that transforms lives and societies. We are consistently ranked among the world's top 100 universities (QS), a pioneer in global education, with campuses in Asia and the UK.
The meta description is too long: 2267 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
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-gb
Server location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The following language is defined by HTML: en-gb
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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

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DescriptionThe University of Nottingham is a pioneering university that provides an exceptional research-led education (TEF Gold), and an outstanding student experience. Delivering world-leading research that transforms lives and societies. We are consistently ranked among the world's top 100 universities (QS), a pioneer in global education, with campuses in Asia and the UK.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 324 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 56 words is high.
21.9% 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.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 7 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
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.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
...page/images/FooterIcons/RussellGroup.pngRussell Group logo
...age/images/FooterIcons/Universitas21.jpgUniversitas 21 logo
...mages/FooterIcons/MidlandsInnovation.pngMidlands Innovation logo
.../images/FooterIcons/AthenaSwanSilver.pngAthena Swan Silver Award
/SharedResources/Images/TEF/TEF-208.pngTeaching Excellence Framework Gold logo
...epage/images/FooterIcons/logo-UNESCO.jpgNottingham UNESCO City of Literature logo
...o-BritishCouncilAccreditationEnglish.pnglogo-BritishCouncilAccreditationEnglish

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Online open days
The H1 heading is too short (16 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Online open days
H2 Coronavirus (COVID-19)
H2 Find your course
H2 Find your masters course or research programme
H2 Vision magazine: look further
H2 University COVID data published daily as downward trend continues
H2 Nottingham Digitally Engaged: Has COVID-19 changed evidence based policymaking?
H2 Services for students
H2 Alumni
H2 Graduate jobs and internships
H2 Address
H2 Legal
H2 Essentials
H2 Twitter
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are 17 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Anchor Skip to content
https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/University of Nottingham - UK | China | Malaysia
A-TITLE University of Nottingham homepage
/studywithus/Study-with-us.aspxStudy
A-TITLE Go to the Study section of the website
/Research/research.aspxResearch
A-TITLE Go to the Research section of the website
/Workingwithbusiness/index.aspxBusiness
A-TITLE Go to the Business section of the website
/Global/home.aspxGlobal
A-TITLE Go to the Global section of the website
/About/index.aspxAbout
A-TITLE Go to the About section of the website
/Visit/index.aspxVisit
A-TITLE Go to the Visit section of the website
/Utilities/A-Z/a-z.aspxA-Z
A-TITLE Go to the A-Z section of the website
https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Anchor Trivial anchor text
More
A-TITLE Open sub menu for more University of Nottingham essentials
https://email.nottingham.ac.uk/External Subdomain Email
A-TITLE Go to the Email section of the website
https://mynottingham.nottingha...External Subdomain My Nottingham
A-TITLE Go to the My Nottingham section of the website
https://moodle.nottingham.ac.uk/External Subdomain Moodle
A-TITLE Go to the Moodle section of the website
http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobsJobs
A-TITLE Go to the Jobs section of the website
/eventsEvents
A-TITLE Go to the Events section of the website
/news/expertiseguideFind an expert
A-TITLE Go to the Find an expert section of the website
/ugstudy/visitingus/opendaysOpen Days
A-TITLE Go to the Open Days section of the website
/Connect/NottinghamConnect.aspxGet Social
A-TITLE Go to the Get Social section of the website
http://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/External Lakeside Arts
A-TITLE Go to the Lakeside Arts section of the website
/Workingwithbusiness/Services/...Continuing Professional Development
A-TITLE Go to the Continuing Professional Development section of the website
/CELE/index.aspxCentre for English Language Education
A-TITLE Go to the Centre for English Language Education section of the website
/Contact/index.aspxContact Us
A-TITLE Go to the Contact Us section of the website
https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/UK
A-TITLE Go back to the UK hompage
https://www.nottingham.edu.cn/...External China
A-TITLE Go to our Ningbo China website
https://www.nottingham.edu.my/...External Malaysia
A-TITLE Go to our Malaysia website
https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Anchor Search
/coronavirusSee latest advice
A-TITLE Read our latest Coronavirus advice
/virtual/index.aspxBook now
A-TITLE Book now
/pgstudy/courses/courses.aspxNew window Find your masters course or research programme Search courses
A-TITLE Search courses
https://cdnapisec.kaltura.com/...External Subdomain Play video
A-TITLE Play this video
/ugstudy/courses/subjectarease...Achieve it at Nottingham
A-TITLE Achieve it at Nottingham
/vision/vision.aspxResearch Vision magazine: look further Discover the stories behind research that's transforming lives in the UK and across the world
A-TITLE Vision magazine: look further
/vision/vision.aspxFind out more
A-TITLE Find out more
/news/university-covid-data-pu...News University COVID data published daily as downward trend continues
A-TITLE Read full article: University COVID data published daily as downward trend continues
/news/See all news
A-TITLE See all University news
/home/featureevents/2020/notti...Events Nottingham Digitally Engaged: Has COVID-19 changed evidence based policymaking? 16 November
A-TITLE Find out more about: Nottingham Digitally Engaged: Has COVID-19 changed evidence based policymaking?
/events/events.aspxSee all events
A-TITLE See all events
/studentservices/index.aspxServices for students From counselling and finance to visas and careers, we offer support throughout your studies and beyond Explore our services
A-TITLE Explore the services available to our students
/alumni/alumni.aspxAlumni Be part of our global community of over 280,000 former Nottingham students in 195 countries. Join our network
A-TITLE Explore the services available for former students and join your alumni community
/careers/students/events/recru...Graduate jobs and internships Over 130 employers, keen to recruit Nottingham students, will be attending our three virtual careers fairs in October. Find out...
A-TITLE Find out more about the fairs
/about/visitorinformation/maps...Maps and directions
A-TITLE Maps and directions to our campuses
/utilities/copyright.aspxCopyright
A-TITLE Read our copyright statement
/utilities/terms.aspxTerms and conditions
A-TITLE Website Terms of Use
/utilities/privacy/privacy.aspxPrivacy
A-TITLE Read our privacy policy
/utilities/posting-rules.aspxPosting rules
A-TITLE Read our posting rules
/utilities/accessibility/acces...Accessibility
A-TITLE Read about accessibility on the University of Nottingham website
/governance/records-and-inform...Freedom of information
A-TITLE Find out about Freedom of Information
/governance/gateway.aspxCharity gateway
A-TITLE Charity Gateway
/utilities/cookies.aspxCookie policy
A-TITLE Cookie Policy
/fabs/procurement/key-universi...Modern Slavery Statement
A-TITLE Key University Policies
https://email.nottingham.ac.uk/External Subdomain E-mail
A-TITLE Log in to your University E-mail
/contact/index.aspxContact us
A-TITLE Discover ways to contact us
https://moodle.nottingham.ac.uk/External Subdomain Text duplicate Moodle
A-TITLE Log in to Moodle
https://mynottingham.nottingha...External Subdomain Text duplicate My Nottingham
A-TITLE Log in to the MyNottingham platform
http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobsText duplicate Jobs
A-TITLE Explore our current job vacancies and find out about working with us
http://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/External Text duplicate Lakeside Arts
A-TITLE Visit the Lakeside Arts website
/news/expertiseguideText duplicate Find an expert
A-TITLE Find an expert using our expertise guide
/workingwithbusiness/services/...Text duplicate Continuing Professional Development
A-TITLE Go to our Continuing Professional Development website
/connect/nottinghamconnect.aspxGet social
A-TITLE Discover all our social channels in one place
https://www.facebook.com/Uniof...New window External Facebook
A-TITLE Find us on Facebook
https://twitter.com/UniofNotti...New window External Twitter
A-TITLE Follow us on Twitter
http://www.youtube.com/nottmun...New window External LinkedIn
A-TITLE Follow us on LinkedIn
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...New window External Youtube
A-TITLE Subscribe to our YouTube channel
http://e.weibo.com/uoneaoNew window External Subdomain Weibo
A-TITLE Follow us on Weibo
https://vk.com/uniofnottinghamNew window External Vkontakte
A-TITLE Find us on Vkontakte
/about/facts/accolades.aspxIMG-ALT Russell Group logo
A-TITLE Find out more about our accolades

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 7 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.14 seconds.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (72 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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dateMon, 19 Oct 2020 22:24:11 GMT
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External factors

Blacklists
(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 30,584 referring domains.
This website has 4,736,447 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 23,468 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.

Robots.txt

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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
6,466

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

Search preview

www.nottingham.ac.uk
University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham is a pioneering university that provides an exceptional research-led education (TEF Gold), and an outstanding student experience. Delivering world-leading research that transforms lives and societies. We are consistently ranked among the world's top 100 universities (QS), a pioneer in global education, with campuses in Asia and the UK.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Nottingham75%Check
University62%Check
Nottingham students57%Check
Research50%Check
Online50%Check
Open50%Check
Open Days50%Check
Education46%Check
Global46%Check
lives46%Check

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