Op.europa.eu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
90% 
Page quality
52% 
Page structure
72% 
Link structure
31% 
Server
59% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.34 s
File size
352.50 kB
Words
551
Media files
21
Number of links
59 internal / 53 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home - Publications Office of the EU
The length of the page title is perfect. (329 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Easy access to EU publications of the EU institutions and bodies
The length of the meta description is perfect. (397 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://op.europa.eu/en/
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-gb
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-gb
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
The alternate link to the page itself is missing.
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)
This page is hosted on a subdomain. Use a top level domain for better SEO results.
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
viewportinitial-scale=1.0, width=device-width
site-scope-id10184
descriptionEasy access to EU publications of the EU institutions and bodies
COPYRIGHT© European Union
google-site-verificationQ9ZkFowexp10LNVVFoJhwIMWwBTKoVV-afynQ2l2uCA
WT.cg_nHome
DCSext.langen
langen-gb
og:descriptionEasy access to EU publications of the EU institutions and bodies
og:localeen_GB
og:locale:alternatesv_SE
og:site_namePublications Office of the EU
og:titleHome - Publications Office of the EU
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://op.europa.eu/en/
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 551 words. That's ok.
19.8% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 13 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "initial-scale=1.0, width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 11 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
11 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
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
/documents/d/dorie/logo-ec-header-svgEuropean Commission logo
...4-f3f0-4132-6f410ec3aadc?t=1698222466258Photo of Publications Office of the European Union
...f-3d0b-0978-ba93a7fe2368?t=1698222467611Photo of Publications Office of the European Union
/documents/10184/12168739/EU_Law-50.jpg/No alt attribute provided
/documents/10184/12168739/EU_Data-50.jpg/No alt attribute provided
...uments/10184/12168739/EU_Tenders-50.jpg/No alt attribute provided
...ments/10184/12168739/EU_Research-50.jpg/No alt attribute provided
...ments/10184/12168739/EU_Whoiswho-50.jpg/No alt attribute provided
...s/10184/12168739/EU_Publications-50.jpg/No alt attribute provided
...w-and-publications/icon-home-cards-euvocEU Vocabularies
...nd-publications/icon-home-cards-euwebarcEU Web archive
...d-publications/icon-home-cards-librarianLibrarian's corner
...png/9e779260-f699-868f-7425-70e1c905329eNo alt attribute provided
...jpg/02eacd91-feaa-e8f9-6a49-157f03611db1No alt attribute provided
...jpg/224ea552-edd7-e89b-ad71-fffaabafc6bdNo alt attribute provided
...jpg/dceeb444-4992-0fa1-2d77-cad152952640No alt attribute provided
...-publications/2024_20years_visual_03-jpgNo alt attribute provided
/documents/d/global/logo-op-enPublications Office of the European Union
/documents/d/global/logo-eu-enEuropean-Union

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 26 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 EU law
H2 European data
H2 EU tenders
H2 EU research results
H2 EU Whoiswho
H2 EU publications
H2 RESOURCES
H2 EVENTS
H2 Publications Office of the European Union
H2 European Union
H3 European elections
H3 EU Solidarity with Ukraine
H3 Accessible publishing
H3 Widgets: small and powerful
H3 2024
H3 Need help?
H3 Follow us
H3 Legal
H3 About us
H3 Resources
H3 Tools
H3 Contact the EU
H3 Social media
H3 Legal Duplicate text
H3 EU institutions
H4 Workshop "How to use open data for your research"
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
8 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (53) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://op.europa.eu/en/homeAnchor Skip to Content
https://commission.europa.eu/i...External Subdomain IMG-ALT European Commission logo
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Publications Office of the European Union
IMG-ALT Photo of Publications Office of the European Union
https://op.europa.eu/enSubdomain Text duplicate Publications Office of the European Union
/en/more-search-optionsSubdomain Advanced search
/web/eu-law-and-publications/b...Browse by subject
/web/eu-law-and-publications/l...Expert Search
/en/web/eu-law-and-publication...0 Basket X Basket items X This item has been added. Qty: x € x Subtotal € x Total € 0.0 View basket Checkout
IMG-ALT thumbnail
/en/web/eu-law-and-publication...View basket
/en/web/eu-law-and-publication...Checkout
/web/about-us/faqHelp
https://op.europa.eu/en/homeSubdomain Home
https://op.europa.eu/lawSubdomain EU law
https://data.europa.eu/External Subdomain European data
https://ted.europa.eu/External Subdomain EU tenders
https://cordis.europa.eu/External Subdomain EU research results
/web/who-is-who/Subdomain EU Whoiswho
/web/general-publications/publ...Subdomain EU publications
https://op.europa.eu/en/homeSubdomain Text duplicate Home
https://op.europa.eu/lawSubdomain Text duplicate EU law
https://data.europa.eu/External Subdomain Text duplicate European data
https://ted.europa.eu/External Subdomain Text duplicate EU tenders
https://cordis.europa.eu/External Subdomain Text duplicate EU research results
/web/who-is-who/Subdomain Text duplicate EU Whoiswho
/web/general-publications/publ...Subdomain Text duplicate EU publications
https://op.europa.eu/en/homeText duplicate Home
A-TITLE Publications Office of the EU
/en/web/eu-law-and-publicationsText duplicate Home
A-TITLE Home
/web/about-us/faqText duplicate Help
https://op.europa.eu/lawSubdomain No Text
https://op.europa.eu/lawSubdomain Text duplicate EU law
https://data.europa.eu/enExternal Subdomain No Text
https://data.europa.eu/enExternal Subdomain Text duplicate European data
https://ted.europa.eu/External Subdomain No Text
https://ted.europa.eu/External Subdomain Text duplicate EU tenders
https://cordis.europa.eu/External Subdomain No Text
https://cordis.europa.eu/External Subdomain Text duplicate EU research results
/web/who-is-whoNo Text
/web/who-is-whoText duplicate EU Whoiswho
/web/general-publications/publ...No Text
/web/general-publications/publ...Text duplicate EU publications
/en/web/eu-vocabulariesSubdomain No Text
/en/web/euwebarchiveSubdomain No Text
/en/web/librarians-cornerSubdomain No Text
/en/web/general-publications/e...Subdomain No Text
/en/web/general-publications/e...Subdomain European elections
https://eu-solidarity-ukraine....External Subdomain No Text
https://eu-solidarity-ukraine....External Subdomain EU Solidarity with Ukraine
/en/web/accessibility/Subdomain No Text
/en/web/accessibility/Subdomain Accessible publishing
https://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/...External Subdomain No Text
https://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/...External Subdomain Widgets: small and powerful
https://op.europa.eu/en/homeAnchor Previous
https://op.europa.eu/en/homeAnchor Next
https://data.europa.eu/en/news...External Subdomain Workshop "How to use open data for your research"
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain No Text
https://op.europa.eu/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Publications Office of the European Union
https://op.europa.eu/Text duplicate Publications Office of the European Union
/web/about-us/contact-usContact
/web/about-us/sitemapSitemap
https://twitter.com/eulawdatapubsExternal X/Twitter
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...External Subdomain Facebook
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Subdomain LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/eu_p...External Subdomain Instagram
http://www.youtube.com/user/Pu...External Subdomain YouTube
/web/about-us/legal-noticesLegal notices
/web/about-us/legal-notices/co...Cookies
/web/about-us/legal-notices/ac...Accessibility
/web/about-us/about-publicatio...Our mission, vision and values
/web/general-publications/news...Newsletter
/web/accessibility/Text duplicate Accessible publishing
https://op.europa.eu/web/cellar/Cellar
/web/general-publications/eu-appsEU Apps
/web/eu-vocabularies/EU Vocabularies
/web/euwebarchiveEU Web Archive
https://publications.europa.eu...External Subdomain Interinstitutional style guide
/web/librarians-cornerLibrarian's corner
/web/about-us/publishing-servi...(EU staff) Publishing services
/web/webtools/Web tools
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain IMG-ALT European-Union
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain europa.eu
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Use other telephone options
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Write us via our contact form
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Meet us at one of the EU centres
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Search for EU social media channels
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Languages on our websites
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Privacy policy
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Legal notice
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Text duplicate Cookies
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Search for EU institutions
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/...External Subdomain European Parliament
http://www.consilium.europa.eu...External Subdomain European Council
http://www.consilium.europa.eu...External Subdomain Council of the European Union
https://ec.europa.eu/commissio...External Subdomain European Commission
http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jc...External Subdomain Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)
https://www.ecb.europa.eu/home...External Subdomain European Central Bank (ECB)
http://www.eca.europa.eu/enExternal Subdomain European Court of Auditors (ECA)
https://eeas.europa.eu/headqua...External Subdomain European External Action Service (EEAS)
http://www.eesc.europa.eu/?i=p...External Subdomain European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
http://cor.europa.eu/en/External Subdomain European Committee of the Regions (CoR)
https://www.eib.org/en/index.htmExternal Subdomain European Investment Bank (EIB)
https://www.ombudsman.europa.e...External Subdomain European Ombudsman
https://secure.edps.europa.eu/...External Subdomain European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)
https://edpb.europa.eu/edpb_enExternal Subdomain The European Data Protection Board
https://epso.europa.eu/enExternal Subdomain European Personnel Selection Office
https://op.europa.eu/en/homeSubdomain Text duplicate Publications Office of the European Union
https://european-union.europa....External Subdomain Agencies
/web/about-us/about-publicatio...About us
/web/about-us/contact-usText duplicate Contact
/web/about-us/legal-noticesText duplicate Legal notices
/web/about-us/sitemapText duplicate Sitemap
/web/about-us/legal-notices/co...Text duplicate Cookies
https://op.europa.eu/en/homeAnchor Top
A-TITLE go to the top of the page

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://op.europa.eu/en/home"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 11 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 13 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.34 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (353 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateSun, 12 May 2024 10:09:05 GMT
content-typetext/html;charset=UTF-8
varyAccept-Encoding
set-cookie144 Characters
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
expiresThu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
cache-controlprivate, no-cache, no-store, must-revalidate
pragmano-cache
strict-transport-securitymax-age=15724800; includeSubDomains
x-cache-statusMISS
content-encodinggzip
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/2

External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 219 referring domains.
This page has 22,993 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 187 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 1261 shares and comments on Facebook.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *

#Sitemapindex
Sitemap: https://op.europa.eu/documents/d/global/sitemap_index-xml


# Disallow search results of the portal
Disallow: /*/search-centre*
Disallow: /*/search-results*
Disallow: /*/browse-by-subject*
Disallow: /*/linked-data*
Disallow: /*/advanced-sparql-query-editor*
Disallow: /*/more-search-options*
Disallow: /*/search-by-theme*

# Disallow private pages (dashboards)
Disallow: /*/dashboard*
Disallow: /*/saved-annotations*
Disallow: /*/user-confirmation*
Disallow: /*/my-profile*
Disallow: /*/my-personalisation-rules*
Disallow: /*/my-portal*
Disallow: /*/my-searches*
Disallow: /*/my-alerts*
Disallow: /*/my-rss-feeds*
Disallow: /*/my-publications*
Disallow: /*/my-addresses*
Disallow: /*/my-lists*
Disallow: /*/my-widgets*
Disallow: /*/my-ratings*
Disallow: /*/my-orders*

# Logout pages 
Disallow: /c/portal/

# Do not index the shopping basket
Disallow: /*/basket

# Do not index the bookshop urls
Disallow: /new-bookshop/

# Used for ajax call and autocomplete
Disallow: /combo/

# Disallow flexpapers urls
Disallow: /flexpaper/


# Private content 
Disallow: /dempubweb

# Action to return the rdf of a publication
Disallow: *requestAction=rdf

# Should not be indexed
Disallow: /webdav/*

# Site not released in production
Disallow: /*/web/isg/*/

#Publication URLs that do not need indexation
Disallow: /*prodSystem-*/
Disallow: /*/publication-detail/-/publication/*/format-*

#Different publication manifestations to be revised Jan 2024
Disallow: /publication/doi/
Disallow: /publication/manifestation_identifier/
Disallow: /publication/catalogue_number/
Disallow: /lastedition/

#Redirection to publication detail pages
Disallow: /eu-law-and-publications/

# Duplicate URLs Google chose different canonical than user
Disallow: /*/who-is-who/person/-/person/*/

# EU Vocabularies specific rules for decommissioned pages
Disallow: /*/at-dataset/*
Disallow: /*/at-concept/*
Disallow: /*/at-concept-scheme/*
Disallow: /*/th-dataset/*
Disallow: /*/th-concept/*
Disallow: /*/th-concept-scheme/*

# Disallow the wrong dataset urls
Disallow: /*/eu-vocabularies/dataset/-/resource?uri=http://publications.europa.eu/resource/dataset/*/ 

# Disallow the EU Vocabularies dataset versions
Disallow: /*/eu-vocabularies/dataset/*version

# Disallow all URLs containing the word portlet. Prevent the crawling of unuseful pages
Disallow: /*portlet
Disallow: /*INSTANCE

# Allow the browse by subject portlet
Allow: *SubjectFilterPortlet

# Short URL link. Must not be crawled. It returns a redirection
Disallow: /s/*
# Added to prevent the crawling of all permanent link pop-ups creating short url
Disallow: /*shortUrl$

# Disallow documents and media
Disallow: /documents/*

# Allow the visibility of the sitemaps
Allow: /documents/d/global/*sitemap*

#Used for loading web resources 
Disallow: /o/

User-agent: archive.org_bot
Allow: /o/

User-agent: Sogou web spider
Disallow: /

User-agent: PetalBot
Disallow: /

User-agent: msnbot/bingbot
Crawl-delay: 1

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Home - Publications Office of the EU
Easy access to EU publications of the EU institutions and bodies

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
EU publications72%Check
Publications70%Check
EU institutions63%Check
Publications Office62%Check
Office52%Check
institutions50%Check
EU Web archive50%Check
European44%Check
data44%Check
Union44%Check

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