Ssa.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
74% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
96% 
Server
95% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
5.92 s
File size
132.90 kB
Words
529
Media files
18
Number of links
75 internal / 20 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The United States Social Security Administration | SSA
The length of the page title is perfect. (492 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (354 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.ssa.gov/
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)
The specified alternate links have no errors.
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

NameValue
descriptionOfficial website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
robotsindex, follow
GeneratorDrupal 10 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
langen
og:site_nameSocial Security
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.ssa.gov/
og:titleThe United States Social Security Administration | SSA
og:descriptionOfficial website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
og:image:urlhttps://www.ssa.gov/themes/custom/ssa_core/logo.svg
og:image:secure_urlhttps://www.ssa.gov/themes/custom/ssa_core/logo.svg
og:image:altU.S. Social Security Administration
og:localeen_US
og:locale:alternatees_ES
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 529 words. That's ok.
26.3% 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 10 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" 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 11 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
12 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
...om/ssa_core/assets/img/us_flag_small.pngU.S. flag
...tom/ssa_core/assets/img/icon-dot-gov.svgNo alt attribute provided
...ustom/ssa_core/assets/img/icon-https.svgNo alt attribute provided
/themes/custom/ssa_core/logo.svgHome
...mes/custom/ssa_core/assets/img/close.svgclose
...les/icons/iconography_prepare-laptop.svgPrepare - laptop
...files/icons/iconography_apply-cursor.svgApply - cursor
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
/themes/custom/ssa_core/logo.svgAgency logo
..._core/assets/img/ssa/facebook-brands.svgNo alt attribute provided
...a_core/assets/img/ssa/twitter-brands.svgNo alt attribute provided
...a_core/assets/img/ssa/youtube-brands.svgNo alt attribute provided
...core/assets/img/ssa/instagram-brands.svgNo alt attribute provided
..._core/assets/img/ssa/linkedin-brands.svgNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Securing your today and tomorrow
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Securing your today and tomorrow
H2 Prepare Prepare - laptop
H2 Apply Apply - cursor
H2 Manage benefits & information
H2 Latest news
H2 Secondary Footer
H3 After you apply
H4 Documents
H4 Payment
H4 Number & card
H4 Record
H4 my Social Security account
H4 SecurityStat
H4 Are you registered to vote?
H4 The top baby names are here!
H4 View the 2024 Trustees Report
H4 Social Security Information in Other Languages
H4 Frequently Asked Questions
H4 Support
H4 Languages
H4 Services for
H4 About
H5 By Phase
H5 By Type
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 20 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ssa.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.ssa.gov/cola/Subdomain ALERT: Reports of a $600 payment increase in June are FALSE: NO COLA increase will occur UNTIL January 2025.
https://www.ssa.gov/Social Security
IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
https://www.ssa.gov/English
https://www.ssa.gov/esEspañol
https://secure.ssa.gov/RIL/SiV...External Subdomain Sign in
https://secure.ssa.gov/myssa/m...New window External Subdomain Account
https://www.ssa.gov/preparePrepare
https://www.ssa.gov/applyApply
/manage-benefitsManage benefits
https://www.ssa.gov/retirementRetirement
https://www.ssa.gov/disabilityDisability
/benefits/survivors/Subdomain Survivor
https://www.ssa.gov/ssiSupplemental Security Income (SSI)
https://www.ssa.gov/benefitsBenefits overview
https://www.ssa.gov/medicarePlan for Medicare
/medicare/sign-upSign up for Medicare
/medicare/lower-irmaaRequest to lower IRMAA
/medicare/part-d-extra-helpApply for Part D Extra Help
/medicare/manageManage Medicare benefits
https://www.ssa.gov/number-cardNumber & card
/personal-recordPersonal record
https://www.ssa.gov/Text duplicate English
https://www.ssa.gov/esText duplicate Español
https://secure.ssa.gov/RIL/SiV...External Subdomain Text duplicate Sign in
https://secure.ssa.gov/myssa/m...External Subdomain Account home
https://secure.ssa.gov/RIL/logoutExternal Subdomain Sign out
/prepare/check-eligibility-for...Check eligibility for benefits
/prepare/get-benefits-estimateGet a benefits estimate
/prepare/plan-retirementPlan for retirement
https://www.ssa.gov/applyApply for benefits
/medicare/sign-upText duplicate Sign up for Medicare
https://www.ssa.gov/apply/ssiApply for SSI
/apply/check-application-or-ap...Check application or appeal status
/apply/appeal-decision-we-madeAppeal a decision we made
/manage-benefits/get-benefit-l...Get benefit verification letter
/manage-benefits/get-tax-form-...Get tax form (1099/1042S)
/manage-benefits/update-direct...Update direct deposit
/manage-benefits/repay-overpai...Repay overpaid benefits
/manage-benefits/request-withh...Request to withhold taxes
/manage-benefits/view-benefit-...View benefit payment schedule
/number-card/replace-cardReplace card
/number-card/request-number-fi...Request number for the first time
/number-card/report-stolen-numberReport stolen number
/personal-record/change-nameChange name
/personal-record/update-contac...Update contact information
/personal-record/update-citize...Update citizenship or immigration status
/personal-record/change-sex-id...Change sex identification
/personal-record/when-someone-...Report a death
https://www.ssa.gov/myaccountSubdomain Learn about your account
https://www.ssa.gov/securitystatSee how we're doing
https://vote.gov/External Register to vote
/oact/babynamesSubdomain Learn more
https://www.ssa.gov/OACT/TR/2024/Subdomain More Info
/site/languages/enSubdomain See More
https://faq.ssa.gov/en-US/External Subdomain Visit our FAQs
/news/press/releases/2024/Subdomain Anchor Happy 50th Anniversary, SSI
https://www.ssa.gov/news/Subdomain Visit our Communications Corner
https://www.facebook.com/socia...External Subdomain No Text
https://www.twitter.com/social...External Subdomain No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/s...External Subdomain No Text
https://www.instagram.com/soci...External Subdomain No Text
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Subdomain No Text
/agency/contact/Subdomain Contact us
https://www.ssa.gov/locator/Subdomain Find an office
https://www.ssa.gov/forms/Subdomain Forms
https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/Subdomain Publications
https://secure.ssa.gov/pfrf/homeExternal Subdomain Report fraud
https://www.ssa.gov/esText duplicate Español
/site/languages/en/Subdomain Other languages
/agency/plain-languageSubdomain Plain language
https://www.ssa.gov/employer/Subdomain Employers & businesses
/about-ssa/agency-resourcesRepresentatives
/about-ssa/agency-resourcesGovernment agencies
/about-ssa/agency-resourcesOther groups
https://www.ssa.gov/about-ssaAbout SSA
/about-ssa/agency-resourcesCommunications
https://www.ssa.gov/careers/Subdomain Careers
/about-ssa/agency-resourcesInitiatives
/about-ssa/agency-resourcesResearch & policy
https://www.ssa.gov/finance/Subdomain Financial reports
https://ssa.gov/IMG-ALT Agency logo
https://www.facebook.com/socia...New window External Subdomain A-TITLE Social Security on Facebook
https://www.twitter.com/social...New window External Subdomain A-TITLE Social Security on Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/s...New window External Subdomain A-TITLE Social Security on Youtube
https://www.instagram.com/soci...New window External Subdomain A-TITLE Social Security on Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External Subdomain A-TITLE Social Security on LinkedIn
/accessibility/Subdomain Accessibility support
/agency/privacy.htmlSubdomain Privacy policy
https://www.ssa.gov/foia/Subdomain FOIA requests
https://www.ssa.gov/eeoSubdomain Civil Rights/Compliance
https://oig.ssa.gov/External Subdomain Office of the Inspector General
https://www.ssa.gov/OACT/Subdomain Office of the Chief Actuary
/agency/performance/Performance reports
https://usa.gov/External Visit USA.gov

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.ssa.gov/"
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 very slow (5.92 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.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (133 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
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content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
last-modifiedThu, 13 Jun 2024 10:23:45 GMT
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x-generatorDrupal 10 (https://www.drupal.org)
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x-drupal-cacheHIT
x-request-idv-03f80ba6-296f-11ef-96c2-cf3034140ba9
x-ah-environment01live
x-cache-hits3
x-age4
accept-rangesbytes
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content-encodinggzip
expiresThu, 13 Jun 2024 10:37:27 GMT
cache-controlmax-age=0, no-cache
pragmano-cache
dateThu, 13 Jun 2024 10:37:27 GMT
content-length38331
varyAccept-Encoding
set-cookie89 Characters
server-timingcdn-cache; desc=HIT
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strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000 ; includeSubDomains ; preload
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/2

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 81,591 referring domains.
This page has 7,332,303 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 36,356 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 52828 shares and comments on Facebook.

Search preview

www.ssa.gov
The United States Social Security Administration | SSA
Official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Security70%Check
Social70%Check
Social Security70%Check
Social Security Administration70%Check
Security Administration68%Check
States Social Security Administration66%Check
Administration61%Check
United States Social Security61%Check
SSA58%Check
Security Information56%Check

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