Oregonstate.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
95% 
Page quality
81% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
72% 
Server
65% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.06 s
File size
38.00 kB
Words
535
Media files
9
Number of links
14 internal / 55 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Oregon State University
The page title is too short. (191 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Oregon State University continues to advance its 150-year mission to provide access to a high-quality education by enrolling a record number of students for fall term 2019.
The meta description is too long: 1012 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://oregonstate.edu/
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
robotsindex, follow
descriptionOregon State University continues to advance its 150-year mission to provide access to a high-quality education by enrolling a record number of students for fall term 2019.
GeneratorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
langen
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:titleOregon State University
twitter:site@oregonstate
twitter:descriptionOregon State University continues to advance its 150-year mission to provide access to a high-quality education by enrolling a record number of students for fall term 2019.
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 535 words. That's ok.
23.4% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 24.57 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" 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)
3 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
/themes/osu/drupal8-osuhomepage/logo.svgOregon State University
/sites/default/files/mu-night-1200w.jpgMemorial Union quad at night
/sites/default/files/myosu-profile_0.pngNo alt attribute provided
/sites/default/files/canvas-logo_0.pngNo alt attribute provided
/sites/default/files/thegoogs.pngNo alt attribute provided
.../styles/medium/public/mu-night-1200w.jpgMemorial Union quad at night
...ic/Parmigiani-1500x800.jpg?itok=lEUXK6-qPortrait of John Parmigaiani, prototype lab director
...crop/public/mu-650x430.jpg?itok=edus0BXJMemorial Union quad on a sunny day
...y.com/media/JrfFCa9d2K8ZGhhBrQ/giphy.gifBenny Beaver waving

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Oregon State University
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Oregon State University
H2 Front Page - Main navigation
H2 Front Page - Audience Menu
H2 Front Page - Calls to Action
H3 Keep Learning
H3 Keep Teaching
H3 Keep Working
H3 32,774 Students
H3 Beaver Nation
H3 The Right Path for You
H3 Oregon State continues to attract top students
H3 Oregon's Best Research University
H3 Our Locations
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 (55) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://oregonstate.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://oregonstate.edu/IMG-ALT Oregon State University
A-TITLE Home
https://oregonstate.edu/aboutAbout
https://oregonstate.edu/academicsAcademics
/osuresearchResearch
https://outreach.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Outreach
http://www.osubeavers.com/External Athletics
https://oregonstate.edu/currentCurrent Students
http://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Online Students
https://oregonstate.edu/futureFuture Students
http://www.osualum.com/s/359/1...External Alumni
https://oregonstate.edu/facultyFaculty and Staff
http://families.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Parents and Family
https://search.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Open Search
http://directory.oregonstate.e...External Subdomain Try the campus directory
http://oregonstate.qualtrics.c...External Subdomain Submit your photo
http://myosu.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain My OSU
https://canvas.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Canvas
http://is.oregonstate.edu/googleExternal Subdomain G Suite
http://registrar.oregonstate.e...External Subdomain Academic Calendar
https://catalog.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Catalog
https://map.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Campus Map
http://library.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain OSU Libraries
https://exmail.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Exmail
https://mail.google.com/a/oreg...External Subdomain Gmail
https://box.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Box
https://is.oregonstate.edu/zoomExternal Subdomain Zoom
http://oregonstate.qualtrics.c...External Subdomain Text duplicate Submit your photo
https://covid.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Latest updates, resources and response to COVID-19
https://covid.oregonstate.edu/...External Subdomain Keep Learning
https://covid.oregonstate.edu/...External Subdomain Keep Teaching
https://covid.oregonstate.edu/...External Subdomain Keep Working
https://admissions.oregonstate...External Subdomain Apply
https://admissions.oregonstate...External Subdomain Find Your Major
https://admissions.oregonstate...External Subdomain Send Me Info
https://ecampus.oregonstate.ed...External Subdomain learn online with OSU Ecampus
https://admissions.oregonstate...External Subdomain students in Corvallis
https://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain online students
https://osucascades.edu/External students in Bend
https://admissions.oregonstate...External Subdomain Find your major
http://terra.oregonstate.edu/2...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Portrait of John Parmigaiani, prototype lab director
http://terra.oregonstate.edu/2...External Subdomain Proof of Concept
https://today.oregonstate.edu/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Memorial Union quad on a sunny day
https://today.oregonstate.edu/...External Subdomain Oregon State freezes tuition for returning undergraduate students
https://oregonstate.edu/futureText duplicate Future Students
https://oregonstate.edu/currentText duplicate Current Students
http://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Online Students
https://oregonstate.edu/facultyText duplicate Faculty and Staff
http://families.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Parents and Family
http://www.osualum.com/s/359/1...External Text duplicate Alumni
http://admissions.oregonstate....External Subdomain Text duplicate Apply
https://visitosu.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Visit
https://securelb.imodules.com/...External Subdomain Make a Gift
https://instagram.com/oregonstateExternal OSU's Instagram
https://twitter.com/oregonstateExternal OSU's Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/osube...External OSU's Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/user/O...External OSU's Youtube
https://osucascades.edu/External OSU-Cascades
https://portland.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain OSU in Portland
https://hmsc.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Hatfield Marine Science Center
https://extension.oregonstate....External Subdomain Extension Service
https://map.oregonstate.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Campus Map
/accessibility/Accessibility Information
http://fa.oregonstate.edu/publ...External Subdomain Campus Safety
http://osubeaverstore.com/External OSU Beaver Store
http://communications.oregonst...External Subdomain Contact OSU
https://oregonstate.edu/copyrightCopyright
/official-web-disclaimerDisclaimer
https://beav.es/giphyExternal IMG-ALT Benny Beaver waving

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://oregonstate.edu/"
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 is slow (1.06 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 7 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 (38 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
servernginx
dateWed, 08 Apr 2020 22:57:36 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
content-length11643
connectionkeep-alive
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
cache-controlmax-age=3600, public
varyCookie
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheMISS
link<https://oregonstate.edu/>; rel="shortlink", <https://oregonstate.edu/>; rel="canonical"
link<https://oregonstate.edu/numbers>; rel="revision"
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
last-modifiedWed, 08 Apr 2020 17:43:23 GMT
etag"1586367803"
x-generatorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
x-drupal-cacheMISS
content-encodinggzip
x-request-idv-71d0d09e-79c0-11ea-8906-e7ec4086f0ec
x-ah-environmentprod
age845
viavarnish
x-cacheHIT
x-cache-hits749
accept-rangesbytes
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 website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 60,660 referring domains.
This website has 13,739,050 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 44,112 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: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
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: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# 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: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
1,787

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

Search preview

Oregon State University
https://oregonstate.edu/
Oregon State University continues to advance its 150-year mission to provide access to a high-quality education by enrolling a record number of students for fall term 2019.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Oregon State89%Check
Oregon State University84%Check
State University82%Check
University75%Check
Portland Oregon57%Check
Research University52%Check
Students45%Check
Public Research University43%Check
continues40%Check
in Corvallis36%Check

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