Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
72% 
Page structure
62% 
Link structure
70% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.76 s
File size
60.00 kB
Words
383
Media files
2
Number of links
28 internal / 41 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The Official Website of New York State
The length of the page title is perfect. (348 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The official website of the State of New York. Find information about state government agencies and learn more about our programs and services.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (903 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.ny.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
(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
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
descriptionThe official website of the State of New York. Find information about state government agencies and learn more about our programs and services.
viewportwidth=device-width
langen
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:urlhttps://www.ny.gov/
twitter:titleThe Official Website of New York State
twitter:imagehttps://www.ny.gov/sites/ny.gov/files/thumbnails/image/NYGovFacebookMeta01LightGray.png
twitter:descriptionThe official website of the State of New York. Find information about state government agencies and learn more about our programs and services.
og:site_nameWelcome to the State of New York
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.ny.gov/
og:titleThe Official Website of New York State
og:descriptionThe official website of the State of New York. Find information about state government agencies and learn more about our programs and services.
og:imagehttps://www.ny.gov/sites/ny.gov/files/thumbnails/image/NYGovFacebookMeta01LightGray.png
cleartypeon
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 383 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
23% 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.
5 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 20.57 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 15 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" 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 8 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This website is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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
.../all/themes/ny_gov/images/nygov-logo.pngNew York State Home
...all/themes/ny_gov/images/logo_footer.pngNew York State Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 29 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Services
H2 My Services See all
H2 News
H2 Government
H2 Recommended Search Results
H2 Recommended Search Results Duplicate text
H2 Enter Location
H2 Enter Location Duplicate text
H2 The official website of New York State
H2 New York to Send COVID-19 Medication to Florida
H2 Featured
H2 PLAN
H2 STAY
H2 GET DAILY CORONAVIRUS UPDATES
H3 Stay Updated
H3 Thank you for signing up
H3 Thank you!
H3 Programs
H3 Sign Up for Coronavirus Updates
H3 New York Forward
H3 Census 2020
H3 Ahead
H3 Governor
H3 Comptroller
H3 Attorney General
H3 Judicial
H3 Legislative
H3 Informed
H4 CONNECT
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
4 links don't have an anchor text.
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 (41) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ny.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.ny.gov/servicesServices
http://www.governor.ny.gov/newsExternal News
https://www.ny.gov/agenciesGovernment
https://www.ny.gov/localLocal
http://www.ny.gov/IMG-ALT New York State Home
A-TITLE New York State Home
http://www.ny.gov/my-servicesSee all
https://www.governor.ny.gov/ne...External Learn More
https://coronavirus.health.ny....External Subdomain COVID-19 Updates
/services/get-unemployment-ass...Unemployment Assistance
https://tax.ny.gov/pit/file/de...External File Your Tax Return
/services/apply-snapApply for SNAP
/services/pay-parking-ticket-n...Pay Parking Ticket in NYC
https://now.ny.gov/page/s/coro...External No Text
https://now.ny.gov/page/s/coro...External Sign Up for Coronavirus Updates
/cdn-cgi/l/email-protectionNew window No Text
http://www.facebook.com/share....New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...New window External No Text
https://now.ny.gov/page/s/coro...External Sign Up
https://www.governor.ny.gov/pr...External No Text
https://www.governor.ny.gov/pr...External New York Forward
/cdn-cgi/l/email-protectionNew window No Text
http://www.facebook.com/share....New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...New window External No Text
https://www.governor.ny.gov/pr...External Re-Opening Plan
/programs/2020-censusNo Text
/programs/2020-censusCensus 2020
/cdn-cgi/l/email-protectionNew window No Text
http://www.facebook.com/share....New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...New window External No Text
/programs/2020-censusRespond to the Census
https://my2020census.gov/New window External Text duplicate Respond to the Census
https://www.iloveny.com/blog/p...New window External Explore NYS
https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/fil...New window External File Online
https://www.governor.ny.gov/External No Text
https://www.governor.ny.gov/External Andrew M. Cuomo
https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomoExternal No Text
https://www.facebook.com/Gover...External No Text
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...External No Text
https://www.instagram.com/nygo...External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/n...External No Text
https://www.osc.state.ny.us/External Subdomain No Text
https://www.osc.state.ny.us/External Subdomain Thomas P. DiNapoli
https://twitter.com/nyscomptro...External No Text
https://www.facebook.com/nysco...External No Text
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...External No Text
https://ag.ny.gov/External No Text
https://ag.ny.gov/External Letitia James
https://www.nycourts.gov/ctapps/External Court of Appeals
http://www.nycourts.gov/External NY State Unified Court System
https://www.nysenate.gov/External NY State Senate
/new-york-state-congressional-...NY State Congressional Delegation
https://nyassembly.gov/External NY State Assembly
https://www.ny.gov/mobileappsDownload NY State Apps
https://www.ny.gov/agenciesFollow State Agencies
https://twitter.com/nygovExternal Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/nygov/External Instagram
https://now.ny.gov/page/s/coro...External Sign up here
http://www.ny.gov/node/55121Accessibility
http://www.ny.gov/agenciesAgencies
http://www.ny.gov/mobileappsApp Directory
http://www.ny.gov/node/55126Disclaimer
http://www.ny.gov/eventsEvents
http://www.ny.gov/node/161191411Language Access
http://www.ny.gov/node/56891Privacy Policy
http://www.ny.gov/programsPrograms
http://www.ny.gov/servicesText duplicate Services
http://www.ny.gov/sitemapSite Map

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.ny.gov/"
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 of 0.76 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 website loads 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 15 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (60 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateSat, 11 Jul 2020 08:44:52 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
x-drupal-cacheHIT
access-control-allow-origin*
x-xss-protection0
content-languageen
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge,chrome=1
link<https://www.ny.gov/>; rel="canonical",<https://www.ny.gov/>; rel="shortlink"
cache-controlpublic, max-age=900
last-modifiedSat, 11 Jul 2020 08:21:53 GMT
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
varyCookie,Accept-Encoding
x-request-idv-accfacb2-c351-11ea-9e5f-4ffac90c0395
x-ah-environmentprod
viavarnish
x-cacheHIT
x-cache-hits2
cf-cache-statusREVALIDATED
cf-request-id03dea588b600001766b897e200000001
expect-ctmax-age=604800, report-uri="https://report-uri.cloudflare.com/cdn-cgi/beacon/expect-ct"
servercloudflare
cf-ray5b113ebabb4d1766-FRA
content-encodinggzip
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

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 111,289 referring domains.
This website has 29,028,497 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 66,472 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

#
# 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: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
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: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
# 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: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
13,490

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

Search preview

www.ny.gov
The Official Website of New York State
The official website of the State of New York. Find information about state government agencies and learn more about our programs and services.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
York61%Check
New York State61%Check
New York61%Check
York State60%Check
Site56%Check
State56%Check
Official State55%Check
Web Site55%Check
official54%Check
website54%Check

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