Scrantonpa.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
26% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
67% 
Server
0% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
5.40 s
File size
204.50 kB
Words
495
Media files
10
Number of links
108 internal / 20 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
City of Scranton – Official Website
The length of the page title is perfect. (307 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://scrantonpa.gov/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
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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robotsmax-image-preview:large
generatorRedux 4.3.14
tec-api-versionv1
tec-api-originhttps://scrantonpa.gov
msapplication-TileImagehttps://scrantonpa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/cropped-City-Logo-1-270x270.png
langen-us
charsetUTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are only 495 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 60.5 words is high.
20% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 26 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
8 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 City Departments
H2 Refuse & Recycling
H2 Parks & Recreation
H2 American Rescue Plan
H2 Online Services
H2 Upcoming Council Agendas
H2 City Archives
H2 Police Online Services
H2 ‘One Step in the Right Direction’: Lower PAWC Rate Hike Offers Some Relief for Scranton
H2 City, School District Officials Partner to Celebrate Arbor Day at West Scranton High School
H2 UNC and Scranton Celebrate Pinebrook ARPA Façade Project
H2 Scranton Officials Reviewing Flood Siren Issue
H2 Scranton 3-1-1: Request City Services
H2 Quick Links
H2 City of Scranton
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
6 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 4 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 20 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.facebook.com/Cityo...External Subdomain Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://twitter.com/Scranton_M...External Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://instagram.com/thecityo...External Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External Subdomain You Tube
A-TITLE You Tube
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Subdomain LinkedIn
A-TITLE LinkedIn
https://scrantonpa.gov/IMG-ALT City of Scranton
https://scrantonpa.gov/Home
/your-government/Your Government
https://scrantonpa.gov/mayor/Mayor’s Office
/mayor/about-the/About the Mayor
/citycouncil/City Council
/citycouncil/about-city-council/About City Council
/citycouncil/city-council-meet...City Council Meetings
/city-controller/Office of the City Controller
/city-controller/about-the-cit...About the City Controller
/your-government/business-admi...Integrity and Transparency
/your-government/business-admi...Business Administration (BA)
/your-government/business-admi...Bureau of Human Resources (HR)
/your-government/business-admi...Bureau of Information Technology (IT)
/your-government/business-admi...Bureau of Treasury
/your-government/business-admi...Bureau of Building Maintenance
/your-government/department-of...Department of Economic and Community Development
/your-government/department-of...Code Enforcement
/your-government/department-of...City Planning and Zoning
/your-government/department-of...Office of Economic Development
/your-government/department-of...Office of Community Development
/your-government/department-of...Grants
https://scrantonpa.gov/dpw/Department of Public Works
/dpw/engineering/Bureau of Engineering
/dpw/garages/Bureau of Garages
/dpw/highways/Bureau of Highways
/services/refuse-recycling/Bureau of Refuse & Recycling
/your-government/parks/Parks and Recreation
https://scrantonpa.gov/spd/Scranton Police Department (SPD)
https://scrantonpa.gov/sfd/Scranton Fire Department (SFD)
/your-government/law-department/Law Department
/public-health/Public Health
/your-government/boards-author...Boards, Commissions, and Authorities
https://www.scrsd.org/New window External Subdomain Scranton School District
http://www.scrantontaxoffice.org/New window External Subdomain Scranton Single Tax Office
https://www.lackawannacounty.o...New window External Subdomain Lackawanna Tax Claim Bureau
/payroll-prep-tax-information/Payroll Prep Tax Information
/your-government-landing-page/All Departments
https://scrantonpa.gov/services/Services
/services/payments/Payment and Fee Information
/organizing-events-in-scranton/Organizing Events in Scranton
https://scrantonpa.viewpointcl...External Subdomain Find a Form
/handicapped-parking-requests/Handicapped Parking Requests
https://scrantonpa.gov/lead/Lead Safety & Testing
https://www.scrantonpa.gov/rentalSubdomain Rental Licensing
/city-of-scranton-archivesSubdomain City Archives
/projectmanagement/Project Management
/your-government/department-of...Stormwater Management
/your-government/department-of...Floodplain Management
/services/parking/Parking
https://scrantonpa.gov/business/Business
/business/request-for-proposals/Open Bid Opportunities
/your-government/department-of...Loans, Grants, & Tax Credits
/newbusinessguide/Steps to Start a Business in Scranton
/your-government/department-of...Building Permits and Contractor Information
/services/city-contracts/City Contracts
/our-community/Our Community
/our-community/community-resou...Community Partners & Resources
/our-community/community-news-...Community News & Announcements
/our-community/work-from-here/About Scranton
/our-community/about/Work From Here!
/our-community/visitors/Visit Scranton!
/sister-cities/Partner Cities
https://scrantonpa.gov/news/News
https://www.scranton-covid19da...New window External Subdomain COVID-19
/business/request-for-proposals/Bid Opportunities
https://scrantonpa.gov/careers/Career Opportunities
https://scrantonpa.gov/events/Events
https://scrantonpa.gov/contact/Contact
https://scrantonpa.gov/No Text
/your-government-landing-page/No Text
/your-government-landing-page/City Departments
/index.php/services/refuse-rec...No Text
/index.php/services/refuse-rec...Refuse & Recycling
/your-government/parks/No Text
/your-government/parks/Parks & Recreation
https://scrantonpa.gov/arpa/No Text
https://scrantonpa.gov/arpa/American Rescue Plan
http://scrantonpa.viewpointclo...External Subdomain No Text
http://scrantonpa.viewpointclo...External Subdomain Online Services
https://scrantonpa.granicus.co...External Subdomain No Text
https://scrantonpa.granicus.co...External Subdomain Upcoming Council Agendas
/city-of-scranton-archives/No Text
/city-of-scranton-archives/Text duplicate City Archives
/police-online-services/No Text
/police-online-services/Police Online Services
/category/announcement/Announcement
/category/city-news/City News
/category/home-page/Home Page
/one-step-in-the-right-directi...‘One Step in the Right Direction’: Lower PAWC Rate Hike Offers Some Relief for Scranton
/one-step-in-the-right-directi...Trivial anchor text
Read More
/category/city-news/Text duplicate City News
/category/home-page/Text duplicate Home Page
/category/pressreleases/Press Releases
/city-school-district-official...City, School District Officials Partner to Celebrate Arbor Day at West Scranton High School
/city-school-district-official...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
/category/city-news/Text duplicate City News
/category/home-page/Text duplicate Home Page
/category/pressreleases/Text duplicate Press Releases
/unc-and-scranton-celebrate-pi...UNC and Scranton Celebrate Pinebrook ARPA Façade Project
/unc-and-scranton-celebrate-pi...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
/category/city-news/Text duplicate City News
/category/home-page/Text duplicate Home Page
/category/pressreleases/Text duplicate Press Releases
/scranton-officials-reviewing-...Scranton Officials Reviewing Flood Siren Issue
/scranton-officials-reviewing-...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://scrantonpa.gov/news/See More Posts
https://www.facebook.com/Cityo...External Subdomain Text duplicate Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://twitter.com/Scranton_M...External Text duplicate Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://instagram.com/thecityo...External Text duplicate Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External Subdomain Text duplicate You Tube
A-TITLE You Tube
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Subdomain Text duplicate LinkedIn
A-TITLE LinkedIn
/business/request-for-proposals/Text duplicate Bid Opportunities
https://scrantonpa.gov/careers/Text duplicate Career Opportunities
https://scrantonpa.gov/events/Text duplicate Events
https://scrantonpa.gov/contact/Text duplicate Contact
https://www.google.com/search?...External Subdomain (570) 348-4100
https://scrantonpa.gov/Text duplicate IMG-ALT City of Scranton
/document-portal/employee-login/Employee Login
/document-portal/document-upload/Document Upload
/privacy-policy/Privacy Policy
https://scrantonpa.gov/Anchor Skip to content
/index.php/submit-website-feed...Feedback

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://scrantonpa.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is very slow (5.40 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 15 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 26 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (205 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateMon, 13 May 2024 07:49:34 GMT
serverApache
link<https://scrantonpa.gov/wp-json/>; rel="https://api.w.org/", <https://scrantonpa.gov/wp-json/wp/v2/pages/5039>; rel="alternate"; type="application/json", <https://scrantonpa.gov/>; rel=shortlink
x-tec-api-versionv1
x-tec-api-roothttps://scrantonpa.gov/wp-json/tribe/events/v1/
x-tec-api-originhttps://scrantonpa.gov
transfer-encodingchunked
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
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 975 referring domains.
This page has 2,934 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 581 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 169 shares and comments on Facebook.

Search preview

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Scranton66%Check
City58%Check
City Council50%Check
City News48%Check
City Controller48%Check
Scranton School District45%Check
Online44%Check
Services43%Check
Officials43%Check
Rate43%Check

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