Skillsforcareers.education.gov.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
89% 
Page quality
47% 
Page structure
95% 
Link structure
100% 
Server
33% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.39 s
File size
137.70 kB
Words
297
Media files
8
Number of links
20 internal / 7 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Skills for Careers
The page title is too short. (156 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Start thinking about training, skills and careers to work out what your next steps are.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (516 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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)
This page is hosted on a subdomain. Use a top level domain for better SEO results.
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
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
descriptionStart thinking about training, skills and careers to work out what your next steps are.
langen
og:image~/images/govuk-opengraph-image.png
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
There are only 297 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
41.4% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
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 16.5 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 8 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
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)
7 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)
Start thinking about skills and training for your career
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Start thinking about skills and training for your career
H2 Cookies on Skills for Careers
H2 Cookies on Skills for Careers Duplicate text
H2 Resources to support someone else
H2 Explore recent posts
H2 Website information
H2 Sites for other UK countries
The number of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 7 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/Anchor Skip to main content
/pages/help/cookie-settingsSet cookie preferences
/pages/help/cookie-settingsView cookies
/pages/help/cookie-settingschange your cookie settings
/A-TITLE Go to the Skills for Careers homepage
/Home
/pages/common/career-ideasCareer ideas
/your-training-optionsTraining options
/pages/common/find-work-and-tr...Find work and training
/pages/common/help-and-adviceHelp and advice
https://dferesearch.fra1.qualt...External Subdomain feedback
/pages/young-peopleYoung people
/pages/adultsAdults
/pages/teacher-resources-and-i...Teachers
/pages/parent-advice-and-resou...Parents
https://find-employer-schemes....External Subdomain Businesses on the employer website
/pages/careers-adviser-resourcesCareer advisers
/pages/skills-for-lifeSkills for Life: it all starts with skills
/pages/help/accessibility-stat...Accessibility
/pages/help/privacy-noticePrivacy
/pages/help/cookie-settingsCookies
/pages/help/contact-informationContact Information
https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/External Subdomain Scotland
https://careerswales.gov.wales/External Subdomain Wales
https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/ca...External Subdomain Northern Ireland
https://www.nationalarchives.g...External Subdomain Open Government Licence v3.0
https://www.nationalarchives.g...External Subdomain © Crown copyright

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.skillsforcareers.education.gov.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 8 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.39 seconds.
This page only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (138 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
connectionclose
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
dateTue, 11 Jun 2024 19:58:15 GMT
cache-controlno-cache
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; includeSubDomains
request-contextappId=cid-v1:bfe336ad-fba1-4296-ae41-d6f02b4ab177
x-frame-optionsDENY
x-xss-protection0
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
referrer-policystrict-origin-when-cross-origin
content-security-policyform-action 'self' *.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk
x-permitted-cross-domain-policiesNONE
feature-policyaccelerometer 'none'; camera 'none'; geolocation 'none'; gyroscope 'none'; magnetometer 'none'; microphone 'none'; payment 'none'; usb 'none'
set-cookie189 Characters
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 448 referring domains.
This page has 24,539 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 375 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 13 shares and comments on Facebook.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.

Search preview

www.skillsforcareers.education.gov.uk
Skills for Careers
Start thinking about training, skills and careers to work out what your next steps are.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Skills91%Check
Career91%Check
Careers79%Check
Career ideas64%Check
Training62%Check
Start62%Check
thinking62%Check
start thinking62%Check
or just62%Check
education48%Check

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