Qub.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
83% 
Page structure
66% 
Link structure
33% 
Server
45% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.38 s
File size
417.20 kB
Words
818
Media files
7
Number of links
219 internal / 16 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Queen's University Belfast: Shaping a Better World since 1845
The length of the page title is perfect. (560 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
A prestigious Russell Group UK university, Queen's University Belfast is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world. (THE World University Rankings 2023)
The length of the meta description is perfect. (974 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.qub.ac.uk/
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

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keywordsQueen's University Belfast, QUB, University, Russell Group, UK University, UK universities, Belfast, queens belfast, university in ni, education, research, undergraduate, postgraduate, international, Northern Ireland, Irish universities
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og:descriptionA prestigious Russell Group UK university, Queen's University Belfast is a leader in innovation and impact, and is ranked 200 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021)
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 818 words. That's ok.
17.2% 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.
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 22.75 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=yes" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
This page only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
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)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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
/home/media/Media,1003427,smxx.svgShaping A Better World Since 1845
/home/media/research-reality-logo.jpgFrom Research to Reality black and red logo
/home/media/Media,1577842,smxx.jpgstudent standing at a door
/home/media/Media,1758795,smxx.jpgBelfast skyline with Undergraduate Open day text
/home/media/Media,1000353,smxx.svgLogo: The Russell Group
/home/media/Media,977010,smxx_GOLD.svgAthena SWAN - Gold Award
/home/media/Media,977011,smxx.svgLogo: The Queens Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Queen's University Belfast
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Queen's University Belfast
H1 Queen's University Belfast Duplicate text
H2 Our leading research
H2 Queen’s multi-billion-pound impact on UK economy
H2 Life at Queen's
H2 Awards and accreditations
H3 Latest University News
H3 Latest Events
H3 Sustainability at Queen's
H3 Belfast Region City Deal
H4 Read our latest Research Case Studies
H4 Postgraduate Study 2024
H4 Undergraduate Open Day
H4 Queen's University in partnership for £16.3 million, new AI centre
H4 Queen's University and MOBILion announce collaboration to advance food safety
H4 Driving Sustainability in High-Performance Computing
H4 New treatment hope as world-first MS mega-trial opens site in Northern Ireland
H4 Queen’s University in £8M government-backed project to pioneer AI-driven secure networks
H4 Medical devices review calls for immediate action on unfair biases to prevent patient harm
H5 Popular links:
H6 Art exhibition exploring plastic waste kicks off sustainability and arts festival at Queen's
H6 Queen’s academic awarded UNESCO Gender Equality role
H6 In Conversation with Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
H6 One-to-One Manuscript Guidance with Publishing Fellow Mícheál McCann
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
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 16 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Queen's University Belfast
/sites/QUBJobVacancies/Subdomain Jobs
https://www.qub.ac.uk/News/Subdomain News
https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/Subdomain What's on
/about/Semester-dates/Subdomain Semester dates
/directorates/InformationServi...Subdomain Library
https://daro.qub.ac.uk/make-a-...External Subdomain Giving
https://www.qub.ac.uk/contact/Subdomain Ask a question
/contact/Staff-directory/Subdomain Staff Directory
https://www.qub.ac.uk/china/Subdomain 中文网
/sites/StaffGateway/Subdomain Staff
https://www.qub.ac.uk/students/Subdomain Students
https://www.qub.ac.uk/alumni/Subdomain Alumni
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/Subdomain Study overview
/Study/Undergraduate/Subdomain Undergraduate
/Study/postgraduate/Subdomain Postgraduate
/Study/international-students/Subdomain International Students
/Study/England-Scotland-Wales/Subdomain Students from Great Britain
/Study/Feesandfinance/Subdomain Fees & Funding
/sites/open-learning/Subdomain Open Learning
/courses/short-courses/Subdomain Short Courses
/accommodation/Subdomain Accommodation
/about/Living-in-Northern-Irel...Subdomain Life in Belfast
/about/Visit-Us/Subdomain Open Days & Campus Tours
/graduate-school/Subdomain The Graduate School
/about/Campus-and-facilities/S...Subdomain Queen's Sport
/student-blog/Subdomain Your Student Guide
https://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/Subdomain Find a course
/Study/student-life/Subdomain Student Life
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/Subdomain Research overview
/Research/research-themes/Subdomain Research Themes
/Research/our-research/global/Subdomain Global Research
/Research/our-research/researc...Subdomain Research Areas
/Research/our-research/researc...Subdomain Research Excellence Framework
/Research/our-research/strategy/Subdomain Research Strategy
/Research/Our-impact/Subdomain Research Impact
/Research/Our-people/Subdomain Our People
/courses/postgraduate-research...Subdomain Research Opportunities
https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/pdc/Subdomain Postdoctoral Development Centre
/Research/Governance-ethics-an...Subdomain Governance, Ethics and Integrity
/about/sustainability/research/Subdomain Sustainability Research
/Research/Research-contacts/Subdomain Research Contacts
https://pure.qub.ac.uk/External Subdomain Search our Research
/Study/postgraduate/research-d...Subdomain Find a PhD
/Study/international-students/Subdomain International Students overview
/International/International-s...Subdomain Applying to Queen's
/International/International-s...Subdomain English Language Requirements
/International/International-s...Subdomain Tuition Fees
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain International Scholarships
/International/International-s...Subdomain INTO Queen's
/International/International-s...Subdomain Exchange and Study Abroad
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Find Your Country / Region
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain China
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain India
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain USA
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Middle East and North Africa
/Study/connect/se-asia/Subdomain South East Asia
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Sub Saharan Africa
/Study/Why-Study-at-Queens/Subdomain Why Study at Queen's
/contact/ask-a-question/Subdomain Contact us
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Business/Subdomain Business overview
/Business/Commercialisation/Subdomain Commercialisation
/Business/Case-studies/Subdomain Case Studies
/Business/Support-for-business...Subdomain Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
/Business/Commercialisation/IP...Subdomain IP & Innovation
/Business/Support-for-business/Subdomain Business Support
/public-engagement/BusinessEng...Subdomain Business Engagement
/public-engagement/ChiefExecut...Subdomain Chief Executives' Club
/schools/queens-business-school/Subdomain Queen's Business School
https://www.leadershipinstitut...External Subdomain William J Clinton Leadership Institute
/schools/queens-business-schoo...Subdomain MBA programme
/Business/Support-for-business/Subdomain Text duplicate Business Support
/sites/EmployerGateway-Recruit...Subdomain Recruit Our Students
https://www.qub.ac.uk/about/Subdomain About overview
/about/Campus-and-facilities/Subdomain Campus & Facilities
/about/sustainability/Subdomain Sustainability
/social-charter/Subdomain Social Charter
/public-engagement/Subdomain Public Engagement
/about/Visit-Us/Subdomain Visit Us
https://www.qub.ac.uk/News/Subdomain Text duplicate News
https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/Subdomain Text duplicate What's on
/about/Leadership-and-structure/Subdomain Leadership and Structure
/about/strategy/Subdomain Strategy 2030
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Subdomain Faculties & Schools
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Subdomain Professional Services
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Subdomain University Department List
/Study/Why-Study-at-Queens/ran...Subdomain Rankings and Reputation
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Subdomain Faculties and Schools
/home/Work-at-Queens/Subdomain Work at Queen's
https://virtualexperience.qub....External Subdomain Take a Virtual Tour
https://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/Subdomain View all courses
/Research/case-studies/Subdomain Read our latest Research Case Studies
IMG-ALT From Research to Reality black and red logo
/campaign/postgraduate/what-it...Subdomain Postgraduate Study 2024 Boost your earning potential and focus on your professional development.
IMG-ALT student standing at a door
/home/Study/Undergraduate/open...Undergraduate Open Day Register now for our Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 8 June.
IMG-ALT Belfast skyline with Undergraduate Open day text
/Research/media/podcasts/Subdomain Podcasts
/courses/postgraduate-research...Subdomain Funded PhD studentships
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Text duplicate International Scholarships
/about/Visit-Us/Campus-Tours-M...Subdomain Campus Tours
/cost-of-living/Subdomain Cost of Living Staff and Student Hub
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...Queen's University in partnership for £16.3 million, new AI centre
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...Queen's University and MOBILion announce collaboration to advance food safety
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...Driving Sustainability in High-Performance Computing
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...New treatment hope as world-first MS mega-trial opens site in Northern Ireland
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...Queen’s University in £8M government-backed project to pioneer AI-driven secure networks
/home/News/Allnews/featured-re...Medical devices review calls for immediate action on unfair biases to prevent patient harm
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/Subdomain See all research
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Anchor Text duplicate News
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Anchor Events
/home/News/Allnews/featured/ar...Art exhibition exploring plastic waste kicks off sustainability and arts festival at Queen's 19 April, 2024
/home/News/Allnews/featured/ma...Queen’s academic awarded UNESCO Gender Equality role 17 April, 2024
https://www.qub.ac.uk/News/Subdomain See all news
/events/whats-on/featured/inco...23 Apr In Conversation with Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 12:00 - 13:00
/events/whats-on/featured/one-...01 May One-to-One Manuscript Guidance with Publishing Fellow Mícheál McCann 12:00 - 13:00
https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/Subdomain See all events
/about/sustainability/Subdomain Sustainability at Queen's Find out more
/about/belfast-region-city-deal/Subdomain Belfast Region City Deal Find out more
/about/impact-on-society/Subdomain Trivial anchor text
Read more
/about/Living-in-Northern-Irel...Subdomain Your new home
/about/Awards-and-accreditations/Subdomain Find out more
https://russellgroup.ac.uk/abo...External IMG-ALT Logo: The Russell Group
/sites/QueensGenderInitiative/...Subdomain IMG-ALT Athena SWAN - Gold Award
/about/Awards-and-accreditatio...Subdomain IMG-ALT Logo: The Queens Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Subdomain No Text
https://www.facebook.com/QUBel...External Subdomain No Text
https://twitter.com/QUBelfastExternal No Text
https://www.instagram.com/qube...External Subdomain No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...External Subdomain No Text
/sites/QUBJobVacancies/Subdomain Text duplicate Jobs
/about/Semester-dates/Subdomain Text duplicate Semester dates
https://www.qub.ac.uk/contact/Subdomain Text duplicate Contact us
/about/Visit-Us/Subdomain Visit us
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Subdomain Schools / Departments
/Study/Undergraduate/Subdomain Text duplicate Undergraduate
/Study/postgraduate/Subdomain Text duplicate Postgraduate
/Study/international-students/Subdomain International students
/Study/postgraduate/research-d...Subdomain Text duplicate Find a PhD
https://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/Subdomain Text duplicate Find a course
/about/website/privacy-and-coo...Subdomain Privacy and cookies
/about/website/accessibility-s...Subdomain Website accessibility
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Subdomain Freedom of information
/directorates/FinanceDirectora...Subdomain Modern slavery statement
/directorates/HumanResources/d...Subdomain Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Anchor Return to top
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Subdomain Text duplicate Queen's University Belfast
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/Subdomain Study
https://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/Subdomain Find a Course
/Study/Undergraduate/Subdomain Text duplicate Undergraduate
/Study/postgraduate/Subdomain Text duplicate Postgraduate
/Study/international-students/Subdomain Text duplicate International Students
/Study/England-Scotland-Wales/Subdomain Text duplicate Students from Great Britain
/Study/Feesandfinance/Subdomain Fees & Finance
/Study/Scholarshipsandfunding/Subdomain Scholarships & Funding
/sites/open-learning/Subdomain Text duplicate Open Learning
/courses/short-courses/Subdomain Text duplicate Short Courses
/accommodation/Subdomain Text duplicate Accommodation
/about/Living-in-Northern-Irel...Subdomain Text duplicate Life in Belfast
/about/Visit-Us/Subdomain Text duplicate Open Days & Campus Tours
/graduate-school/Subdomain Text duplicate The Graduate School
/about/Campus-and-facilities/S...Subdomain Sport
/student-blog/Subdomain Text duplicate Your Student Guide
/Study/student-life/Subdomain Text duplicate Student Life
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/Subdomain Research
/Research/research-themes/Subdomain Text duplicate Research Themes
/Research/our-research/global/Subdomain Text duplicate Global Research
/Research/our-research/researc...Subdomain Text duplicate Research Areas
/Research/our-research/researc...Subdomain Text duplicate Research Excellence Framework
/Research/our-research/strategy/Subdomain Text duplicate Research Strategy
/Research/Our-impact/Subdomain Text duplicate Research Impact
/Research/Our-people/Subdomain Text duplicate Our People
/courses/postgraduate-research...Subdomain Text duplicate Research Opportunities
https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/pdc/Subdomain Text duplicate Postdoctoral Development Centre
/Research/Governance-ethics-an...Subdomain Text duplicate Governance, Ethics and Integrity
/Research/Research-contacts/Subdomain Text duplicate Research Contacts
https://pure.qub.ac.uk/External Subdomain Search Our Research
/Study/postgraduate/research-d...Subdomain Text duplicate Find a PhD
/International/Subdomain International
/Study/international-students/Subdomain Text duplicate International Students
/International/International-s...Subdomain Text duplicate Applying to Queen's
/International/International-s...Subdomain Text duplicate English Language Requirements
/International/International-s...Subdomain Text duplicate Tuition Fees
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Text duplicate International Scholarships
/International/International-s...Subdomain Text duplicate INTO Queen's
/International/International-s...Subdomain Text duplicate Exchange and Study Abroad
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Text duplicate Find Your Country / Region
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Text duplicate China
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Text duplicate India
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Text duplicate USA
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Text duplicate Middle East and North Africa
/Study/connect/se-asia/Subdomain Text duplicate South East Asia
/Study/international-students/...Subdomain Text duplicate Sub Saharan Africa
/Study/Why-Study-at-Queens/Subdomain Text duplicate Why Study at Queen's
/contact/ask-a-question/Subdomain Text duplicate Contact us
https://www.qub.ac.uk/Business/Subdomain Business
/Business/Commercialisation/Subdomain Text duplicate Commercialisation
/Business/Case-studies/Subdomain Partnering with Industry
/Business/Support-for-business...Subdomain Text duplicate Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
/Business/Commercialisation/IP...Subdomain Text duplicate IP & Innovation
/Business/Support-for-business/Subdomain Text duplicate Business Support
/home/public-engagement/Busine...Subdomain Text duplicate Business Engagement
/public-engagement/ChiefExecut...Subdomain Chief Executives' Club & Events
/schools/queens-business-school/Subdomain Text duplicate Queen's Business School
https://www.leadershipinstitut...External Subdomain Text duplicate William J Clinton Leadership Institute
/schools/queens-business-schoo...Subdomain MBA (Master of Business Administration) programme
/sites/EmployerGateway-Recruit...Subdomain Text duplicate Recruit Our Students
https://www.qub.ac.uk/about/Subdomain About
/about/Campus-and-facilities/Subdomain Text duplicate Campus & Facilities
/about/sustainability/Subdomain Text duplicate Sustainability
/social-charter/Subdomain Text duplicate Social Charter
/public-engagement/Subdomain Text duplicate Public Engagement
/about/Visit-Us/Subdomain Text duplicate Visit Us
https://www.qub.ac.uk/News/Subdomain Text duplicate News
https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/Subdomain Text duplicate What's on
/about/Leadership-and-structure/Subdomain Text duplicate Leadership and Structure
/about/strategy/Subdomain Text duplicate Strategy 2030
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Subdomain Text duplicate Faculties & Schools
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Subdomain Text duplicate Professional Services
/about/Leadership-and-structur...Subdomain Text duplicate University Department List
/Study/Why-Study-at-Queens/ran...Subdomain Text duplicate Rankings and Reputation
/home/Work-at-Queens/Subdomain Text duplicate Work at Queen's
/sites/QUBJobVacancies/Subdomain Text duplicate Jobs
https://www.qub.ac.uk/News/Subdomain Text duplicate News
https://www.qub.ac.uk/events/Subdomain Text duplicate What's on
/about/Semester-dates/Subdomain Text duplicate Semester dates
/directorates/InformationServi...Subdomain Text duplicate Library
https://daro.qub.ac.uk/make-a-...External Subdomain Text duplicate Giving
https://www.qub.ac.uk/contact/Subdomain Text duplicate Ask a question
/contact/Staff-directory/Subdomain Text duplicate Staff Directory
https://www.qub.ac.uk/china/Subdomain Text duplicate 中文网
/sites/StaffGateway/Subdomain Text duplicate Staff
https://www.qub.ac.uk/students/Subdomain Text duplicate Students
https://www.qub.ac.uk/alumni/Subdomain Text duplicate Alumni
https://www.facebook.com/QUBel...External Subdomain QUB Facebook
https://twitter.com/QUBelfastExternal QUB Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/qube...External Subdomain QUB Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...External Subdomain QUB Youtube

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.qub.ac.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is excellent with 0.38 seconds.
This page only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
This page only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (417 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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serverApache
x-powered-byPHP/5.4.16
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x-clacks-overheadGNU Terry Pratchett
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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 11,904 referring domains.
This page has 1,173,921 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 7,438 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 11781 shares and comments on Facebook.

Search preview

www.qub.ac.uk
Queen's University Belfast: Shaping a Better World since 1845
A prestigious Russell Group UK university, Queen's University Belfast is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world. (THE World University Rankings 2023)

Most important keywords

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KeywordResultRecheck
Belfast79%Check
University Belfast78%Check
University77%Check
Queen73%Check
World University71%Check
Queen's University Belfast66%Check
world62%Check
Better World56%Check
Belfast Northern Ireland53%Check
UK economy50%Check

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