Osu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
99% 
Page quality
81% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
71% 
Server
68% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.44 s
File size
411.80 kB
Words
799
Media files
16
Number of links
25 internal / 118 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | The Ohio State University
The length of the page title is perfect. (300 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Discover Ohio State, a mission-driven land grant university, home to the Wexner Medical Center and world-class graduate, undergraduate and research programs.
The meta description is too long: 1001 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
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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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

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viewportwidth=device-width,initial-scale=1
og:titleHome | The Ohio State University
og:urlhttps://www.osu.edu
og:descriptionDiscover Ohio State, a mission-driven land grant university, home to the Wexner Medical Center and world-class graduate, undergraduate and research programs.
descriptionDiscover Ohio State, a mission-driven land grant university, home to the Wexner Medical Center and world-class graduate, undergraduate and research programs.
og:imagehttps://www.osu.edu/images/ohio-state-social-generic.jpeg
langen
twitter:titleHome | The Ohio State University
twitter:descriptionDiscover Ohio State, a mission-driven land grant university, home to the Wexner Medical Center and world-class graduate, undergraduate and research programs.
twitter:imagehttps://www.osu.edu/images/ohio-state-social-generic.jpeg
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 799 words. That's ok.
24.4% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 12.1 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 11 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 16 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
/images/osu-logo-horizontal.svgThe Ohio State University logo
/images/osu-logo-horizontal.svgThe Ohio State University logo
/images/osu-logo-stacked.svgThe Ohio State University logo
/images/osu-logo-horizontal.svgThe Ohio State University logo
/images/osu-logo-blocko.svgBlock O
https://www.osu.edu/_nuxt/image/2bb607.jpgFormer Ohio State football player stands in Ohio Stadium
https://www.osu.edu/_nuxt/image/d6751e.jpgTwo Ohio State faculty members and a student stand in front of Ohio Stadium
https://www.osu.edu/_nuxt/image/98ff34.jpgOhio State researcher Stephanie Stockar stands in front of an electric vehicle
https://www.osu.edu/_nuxt/image/32367a.svgNo alt attribute provided
https://www.osu.edu/_nuxt/image/098b2f.svgNo alt attribute provided
https://www.osu.edu/_nuxt/image/fac7a2.svgNo alt attribute provided
https://www.osu.edu/_nuxt/image/03bac0.jpgA woman in a black tank top high fives another woman as both are in a workout setting.
https://www.osu.edu/_nuxt/image/16e8dc.jpgTwo students on campus dap each other up
https://www.osu.edu/_nuxt/image/87ab3d.jpgTwo students talk in front of a wall with a mural that reads Be Well
https://www.osu.edu/_nuxt/image/c24427.jpgA person interacts with a Bluetooth-enabled smartwatch
/images/osu-horiz-gray.svgThe Ohio State University

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
The Ohio State University
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 38 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 The Ohio State University
H2 Undergraduate
H2 Graduate
H2 Professional
H2 Online
H2 Academics
H2 Student Accounts
H2 Student Experience
H2 Student health and wellness
H2 Harry Miller's journey to mental wellness
H2 What the ’Shoe means to architects and engineers
H2 A drive to create more sustainable vehicles
H2 Take your next step:
H2 Creating a world people need now.
H2 Healthy campuses and communities
H2 Staying mindful of mental wellness
H2 Financial aid help and FAQs
H2 Explore campus
H2 Explore campus Duplicate text
H2 Ohio State News
H2 Additional Links and Resources
H3 Columbus
H3 Lima
H3 Marion
H3 Mansfield
H3 Newark
H3 Wooster
H3 Columbus Duplicate text
H3 Lima Duplicate text
H3 Marion Duplicate text
H3 Mansfield Duplicate text
H3 Newark Duplicate text
H3 Wooster Duplicate text
H3 Find It
H3 Campuses
H3 Health and Wellness
H3 Leadership
H3 Around Campus
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (118) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.osu.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.osu.edu/IMG-ALT The Ohio State University logo
https://www.osu.edu/givingGive
https://www.osu.edu/The Ohio State University
IMG-ALT The Ohio State University logo
https://www.osu.edu/Text duplicate The Ohio State University
IMG-ALT The Ohio State University logo
https://www.osu.edu/aboutAbout
https://www.osu.edu/academicsAcademics
https://www.osu.edu/a-z-listColleges and Schools
https://library.osu.edu/External Libraries
https://registrar.osu.edu/staf...External Calendar
https://www.osu.edu/researchResearch
https://oied.osu.edu/External For Business and Industry
https://research.osu.edu/External For Researchers
https://ugresearch.osu.edu/External For Students
https://keenan.osu.edu/External For Entrepreneurs
https://erik.osu.edu/External Research Administration
https://news.osu.edu/External Research Stories
https://www.osu.edu/impactImpact
/future-studentsFuture Students
https://undergrad.osu.edu/External Admissions
https://undergrad.osu.edu/majo...External Majors and Programs
https://undergrad.osu.edu/visitExternal Visit
https://undergrad.osu.edu/applyExternal Apply
https://gpadmissions.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Admissions
https://gpadmissions.osu.edu/p...External Degrees and Programs
https://gpadmissions.osu.edu/a...External Text duplicate Visit
https://gpadmissions.osu.edu/g...External Text duplicate Apply
https://gpadmissions.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Admissions
https://gpadmissions.osu.edu/p...External Text duplicate Degrees and Programs
https://gpadmissions.osu.edu/a...External Text duplicate Visit
https://gpadmissions.osu.edu/p...External Text duplicate Apply
https://online.osu.edu/resourcesExternal Text duplicate Admissions
https://online.osu.edu/programsExternal Degrees and Certificate Programs
https://online.osu.edu/applyExternal Text duplicate Apply
https://appstatus.osu.edu/External Application Status
https://buckeyelink.osu.edu/External Buckeye Link
https://sfa.osu.edu/External Financial Aid
/current-studentsCurrent Students
https://registrar.osu.edu/staf...External Academic Calendar
https://carmen.osu.edu/External Carmen Grades
https://library.osu.edu/External University Libraries
https://classes.osu.edu/class-...External Anchor Courses and Classes
https://gradsch.osu.edu/External Graduate School
https://buckeyelink.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Buckeye Link
https://buckid.osu.edu/External BuckID
https://sfa.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Financial Aid
https://my.osu.edu/External Your Ohio State Account
https://shi.osu.edu/External Student Health Insurance
https://housing.osu.edu/External University Housing
https://offcampus.osu.edu/External Off-Campus and Commuter Student Engagement
https://dining.osu.edu/External Dining Services
https://activities.osu.edu/External Organizations and Involvement
https://studentlife.osu.edu/in...External Inclusion
https://swc.osu.edu/External Student Wellness Center
https://shs.osu.edu/External Student Health Services
https://swc.osu.edu/services/f...External Financial Coaching
https://recsports.osu.edu/External Recreational Sports
https://ccs.osu.edu/External Counseling and Consultation
https://carmen.osu.edu/External Carmen
https://buckeyelink.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Buckeye Link
https://it.osu.edu/offerings/o...External Ohio State Apps
https://www.osu.edu/alumniAlumni
https://ohiostatebuckeyes.com/External Fans
https://www.osu.edu/givingText duplicate Give
https://www.osu.edu/Text duplicate The Ohio State University
IMG-ALT Block O
/impact/life-at-ohio-state/har...Read more - Harry Miller's journey to mental wellness
/impact/life-at-ohio-state/sho...Read more - What the ’Shoe means to architects and engineers
/impact/research-and-innovatio...Read more - A drive to create more sustainable vehicles
https://visit.osu.edu/External Schedule a visit
https://undergrad.osu.edu/applyExternal Text duplicate Apply
https://undergrad.osu.edu/majo...External Find your major
https://wellness.osu.edu/External No Text
https://wellness.osu.edu/External Learn more
https://ccs.osu.edu/External No Text
https://ccs.osu.edu/External Trivial anchor text
Read more
https://sfa.osu.edu/External No Text
https://sfa.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read more
/future-studentsVisit website
https://lima.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit website
https://osumarion.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit website
https://mansfield.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit website
https://newark.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit website
https://wooster.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit website
/future-studentsText duplicate Visit website
https://lima.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit website
https://osumarion.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit website
https://mansfield.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit website
https://newark.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit website
https://wooster.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit website
https://news.osu.edu/science-a...External Science & Medicine additional articles
https://news.osu.edu/study-unc...External Uncovering Bluetooth device security threats
https://news.osu.edu/campus/External Campus additional articles
https://news.osu.edu/ohio-stat...External Ohio State reduces carbon footprint
https://news.osu.edu/arts-and-...External Arts & Humanities additional articles
https://news.osu.edu/pokagon-p...External Pokagon Potawatomi baskets on display
https://news.osu.edu/science-a...External Text duplicate Science & Medicine additional articles
https://news.osu.edu/a-growing...External Omicron variants that resist antibody response
https://news.wosu.org/External Subdomain From WOSU additional articles
https://news.wosu.org/news/202...External Subdomain Doctors use VR in disaster training
https://news.osu.edu/External View more news
https://www.osu.edu/a-z-listA-Z List
https://visit.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Visit
https://registrar.osu.edu/staf...External Text duplicate Calendar
https://news.osu.edu/External News
https://it.osu.edu/offerings/o...External Apps
https://outlook.office.com/mail/External Subdomain Webmail
https://buckeyelink.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Buckeye Link
/future-studentsColumbus
https://lima.osu.edu/External Lima
https://mansfield.osu.edu/External Mansfield
https://osumarion.osu.edu/External Marion
https://newark.osu.edu/External Newark
https://wooster.osu.edu/External Wooster
https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/External Wexner Medical Center
https://cancer.osu.edu/Pages/i...External The James
https://shs.osu.edu/External Student Health Center
https://dentistry.osu.edu/beco...External Dental Clinics
https://greatvision.osu.edu/External Optometry Services
https://wellness.osu.edu/facul...External Buckeye Wellness
https://ccs.osu.edu/External Counseling Services
https://vet.osu.edu/vmcExternal Veterinary Medicine
https://president.osu.edu/External President
https://trustees.osu.edu/External Board of Trustees
https://president.osu.edu/stra...External Strategic Plan
https://dps.osu.edu/External Safety
https://www.osu.edu/mapMap
https://visit.osu.edu/External Visit, Stay and Dine
https://library.osu.edu/External Text duplicate Libraries
https://wexarts.org/External Wexner Center for the Arts
https://www.schottensteincente...External Schottenstein Center
https://ohiostatebuckeyes.com/...External Ohio Stadium
https://www.osu.edu/faculty-staffFaculty/Staff resources
https://hr.osu.edu/careers/External Careers at Ohio State
http://osu.edu/New window Text duplicate IMG-ALT The Ohio State University
https://www.facebook.com/osuNew window External Facebook profile — external
https://instagram.com/theohios...New window External Instagram profile — external
https://www.twitter.com/ohiostateNew window External Twitter profile — external
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...New window External LinkedIn profile — external
https://www.youtube.com/user/O...New window External YouTube profile — external
https://www.tiktok.com/@theohi...New window External TikTok profile — external
https://go.osu.edu/privacyExternal Privacy Statement
https://go.osu.edu/nondiscrimi...External Non-discrimination Notice
https://omc.osu.edu/External Office of Marketing and Communications

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.osu.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.44 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 page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (412 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
content-typetext/html
content-length51692
connectionkeep-alive
dateSun, 08 Jan 2023 01:31:41 GMT
set-cookie178 Characters
serverApache
last-modifiedThu, 05 Jan 2023 16:33:55 GMT
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accept-rangesbytes
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cache-controlno-cache, no-store, must-revalidate
expires0
strict-transport-securitymax-age=7777000
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
pragmano-cache
varyAccept-Encoding
x-cacheMiss from cloudfront
via1.1 25ffb5a941b5a46b102cd385a9cdbb50.cloudfront.net (CloudFront)
x-amz-cf-popFRA53-C1
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statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

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 86,959 referring domains.
This page has 15,154,099 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 55,537 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 0 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Search preview

www.osu.edu
Home | The Ohio State University
Discover Ohio State, a mission-driven land grant university, home to the Wexner Medical Center and world-class graduate, undergraduate and research programs.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Ohio79%Check
State79%Check
Ohio State79%Check
Ohio State University79%Check
University75%Check
State News60%Check
Graduate54%Check
Undergraduate50%Check
drive50%Check
world50%Check

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