Ryerson.ca - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
46% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
88% 
Server
68% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.00 s
File size
36.60 kB
Words
254
Media files
4
Number of links
57 internal / 10 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Ryerson University Home - Ryerson University
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (418 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
Ryerson University is at the intersection of mind and action. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge and experience. We champion diversity, entrepreneurship and innovation.
The meta description is too long: 1313 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: Canada
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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
descriptionRyerson University is at the intersection of mind and action. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge and experience. We champion diversity, entrepreneurship and innovation.
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google-site-verificationhFoSJefbbE-j3tER-L9W1IaY7P2Nz6uAo8n4QEErE5g
langen
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:urlEmpty
twitter:site@RyersonU
twitter:titleRyerson University Home
twitter:descriptionRyerson University is at the intersection of mind and action. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge and experience. We champion diversity, entrepreneurship and innovation.
twitter:imagehttps://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/news-events/news/2017/03/ryerson-quad-lto.jpg
og:typewebsite
og:site_nameRyerson University
og:urlhttps://www.ryerson.ca/index/
og:titleRyerson University Home
og:descriptionRyerson University is at the intersection of mind and action. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge and experience. We champion diversity, entrepreneurship and innovation.
og:imagehttps://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/news-events/news/2017/03/ryerson-quad-lto.jpg
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
charsetUTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Only 1 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
There are only 254 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
22.8% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 14.33 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 5 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 6 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 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
...b-site/resources/images/ryerson_logo.svgRyerson UniversityRyerson University
...dam/images/homepage-pma/2020/Law-PMA.jpgNo alt attribute provided
.../images/homepage-pma/2020/RU-Rep-PMA.jpgIllustrated Toronto skyline under a blue sky
...nt/dam/images/homepage-pma/2020/ru4u.jpgNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Ryerson University Home
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Ryerson University Home
H2 Future Students
H2 News
H2 Virtual Events
H2 Explore More
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 10 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ryerson.ca/Anchor Skip to Main Content
https://www.ryerson.ca/IMG-ALT Ryerson University
/future-students/Future Students
/current-students/Current Students
/faculty-staff/Faculty and Staff
/teachers-counsellors/Teachers and Counsellors
https://www.ryerson.ca/alumni/Alumni
https://www.ryerson.ca/media/Media
https://www.ryerson.ca/giving/Donors
/future-students/Text duplicate Future Students
/current-students/Text duplicate Current Students
/faculty-staff/Text duplicate Faculty and Staff
/teachers-counsellors/Text duplicate Teachers and Counsellors
https://www.ryerson.ca/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
https://www.ryerson.ca/media/Text duplicate Media
https://www.ryerson.ca/giving/Text duplicate Donors
https://www.ryerson.ca/about/About
https://www.ryerson.ca/programs/Programs
/admissions/Admissions
/campus-life/Campus Life
https://www.ryerson.ca/research/Research & Innovation
https://www.ryerson.ca/equity/Equity & Community Inclusion
/admissions/Apply
/admissions/visits-tours/Visit
https://www.ryerson.ca/giving/Give
http://my.ryerson.ca/External Subdomain my.ryerson
https://www.ryerson.ca/about/Text duplicate About
https://www.ryerson.ca/programs/Text duplicate Programs
/admissions/Text duplicate Admissions
/campus-life/Text duplicate Campus Life
https://www.ryerson.ca/research/Text duplicate Research & Innovation
https://www.ryerson.ca/equity/Text duplicate Equity & Community Inclusion
/law/admissions/Become an advocate for justice. Apply to Ryerson Law by November 1
/law/admissions/Find out more
https://innovation.ryerson.ca/External Subdomain Learn how Ryerson research and innovation is improving lives here and across the globe
https://innovation.ryerson.ca/External Subdomain Text duplicate Find out more
https://www.ryerson.ca/ru4u/Student services and supports to help you succeed at Ryerson this fall
https://www.ryerson.ca/ru4u/Text duplicate Find out more
https://www.ryerson.ca/Anchor Previous
https://www.ryerson.ca/Anchor Next
/programs/undergraduate/Undergraduate Programs
/graduate/programs/Graduate Programs
/admissions/undergraduate/inte...International Applicants
https://continuing.ryerson.ca/External Subdomain Continuing Education
/content/ryerson/news-events.htmlMore News
/content/ryerson/news-events/e...All Events
/admissions/undergraduate/choo...Choose > Ryerson Applicant Portal
/career-coop/Career and Co-op Centre
/student-financial-assistance/Financial Assistance
/admissions/scholarships-awards/Scholarships & Awards
https://www.ryerson.ca/housing/Housing & Residence
http://library.ryerson.ca/External Subdomain Library
/programs/undergraduate/Foundation Programs for International Students
https://www.ryerson.ca/contact/Contact Directory
https://www.ryerson.ca/Anchor A-TITLE Expand/Hide Footer
https://www.ryerson.ca/contact/Directory
https://www.ryerson.ca/maps/Maps and Directions
https://www.facebook.com/ryersonuNew window External Facebook, opens new window
https://www.instagram.com/ryer...New window External Instagram, opens new window
https://twitter.com/RyersonUNew window External Twitter, opens new window
https://www.youtube.com/Ryerso...New window External YouTube, opens new window
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External LinkedIn, opens new window
https://www.ryerson.ca/jobs/Careers
https://www.ryerson.ca/media/Media Room
https://www.ryerson.ca/privacy/Privacy Policy
/accessibility/Accessibility
/terms-conditions/Terms & Conditions

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.ryerson.ca/"
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 1.00 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 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (37 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateSat, 31 Oct 2020 00:31:30 GMT
accept-rangesnone
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
cache-controlmax-age=300
expiresSat, 31 Oct 2020 00:36:30 GMT
content-length7354
connectionclose
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
strict-transport-securitymax-age=0; includeSubDomains
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 16,659 referring domains.
This website has 855,523 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 12,918 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

# /robots.txt file for http://ryerson.ca/
# mail webmaster@ryerson.ca
User-agent: *
Disallow: /emergency.html
Disallow: /content/ryerson/about/vpadministration/footer.html
Disallow: /content/ryerson/about/vpadministration/customFooter.html
Disallow: */header.html
Disallow: */left.html
Disallow: */right.html
Disallow: */footer.html
Disallow: */inheritedContent
Disallow: */jcr:content*/$
Disallow: /comrel
Disallow: /calendar/2006-2007*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2006-2007*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2006-2007*
Disallow: /calendar/2007-2008*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2007-2008*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2007-2008*
Disallow: /calendar/2008-2009*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2008-2009*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2008-2009*
Disallow: /calendar/2009-2010*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2009-2010*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2009-2010*
Disallow: /calendar/2010-2011*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2010-2011*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2010-2011*
Disallow: /calendar/2011-2012*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2011-2012*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2011-2012*
Disallow: /calendar/2012-2013*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2012-2013*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2012-2013*
Disallow: /calendar/2013-2014*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2013-2014*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2013-2014*
Disallow: /calendar/2014-2015*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2014-2015*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2014-2015*
Disallow: /calendar/2015-2016*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2015-2016*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2015-2016*
Disallow: /calendar/2016-2017*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2016-2017*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2016-2017*
Disallow: /calendar/2017-2018*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2017-2018*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2017-2018*
Disallow: /calendar/2018-2019*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2018-2019*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2018-2019*
Disallow: /calendar/2019-2020*
Disallow: /content/dam/calendar/2019-2020*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/calendar/2019-2020*
Disallow: /hr-kiosk*
Disallow: /content/dam/hr-kiosk*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/hr-kiosk*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/ofu/*
Disallow: /content/dam/ofu/*
Disallow: /ofu/*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/myryersonrss*
Disallow: /myryersonrss*
Disallow: /content/dam/dputesting
Disallow: /content/ryerson/dputesting
Disallow: /dputesting
Disallow: /content/dam/email-images*
Disallow: /email-images*
Disallow: /content/dam/1dpu*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/1dpu*
Disallow: /1dpu*
Disallow: /content/dam/releaseTest*
Disallow: /content/ryerson/releaseTest*
Disallow: /releaseTest*
Disallow: /facilities-management-development/environmental-health-safety/annual-report-archive*

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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

Search preview

www.ryerson.ca
Ryerson University Home - Ryerson University
Ryerson University is at the intersection of mind and action. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge and experience. We champion diversity, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
ryerson95%Check
Ryerson University89%Check
Students50%Check
Learn46%Check
Innovation46%Check
Room46%Check
International Students42%Check
Research Innovation40%Check
Future38%Check
News Events38%Check

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