Travel.state.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
54% 
Page quality
48% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
77% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.91 s
File size
43.60 kB
Words
390
Media files
8
Number of links
66 internal / 24 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Travel
The page title is too short. (57 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
The page title is only one word.
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)
No canonical link is specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Server location: United States of America
The language is not specified in the HTML markup.
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.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no
google-site-verification79Xp7Ks4BBj0wEWDP8mQYlDC8LglsFII90_HDbWquM4
og:image/content/dam/tsg-global/tsg_link_img_display.jpg
og:descriptionEmpty
keywordsEmpty

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 390 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 8 words is low.
28.7% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 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)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 75 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 8 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
6 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)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 58 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H3 Security Alert May 17, 2024
H3 Worldwide Caution
H3 Update May 10, 2024
H3 Information for U.S. Citizens in the Middle East
H3 Travel.State.Gov
H3 Popular Links
H3 Stay Connected
H3 Legal Resources
H3 External Link
H3 Stay Connected Duplicate text
H3 Legal Resources Duplicate text
H4 Travel.State.Gov Duplicate text
H4 Congressional Liaison
H4 Special Issuance Agency
H4 U.S. Passports
H4 International Travel
H4 U.S. Visas
H4 Intercountry Adoption
H4 International Parental Child Abduction
H4 Records and Authentications
H4 Home
H4 Travel Advisories
H4 Newsroom
H4 About Us
H4 Contact Us
H4 Careers
H4 MyTravelGov
H4 Find U.S. Embassies & Consulates
H4 Legal Information
H4 Info for U.S. Law Enforcement
H4 Congressional Liaison Duplicate text
H4 Special Issuance Agency Duplicate text
H4 Legal Resources Duplicate text
H4 U.S. Passports Duplicate text
H4 International Travel Duplicate text
H4 U.S. Visas Duplicate text
H4 Intercountry Adoption Duplicate text
H4 International Parental Child Abduction Duplicate text
H4 Replace or Certify Documents
H4 Travel.State.Gov Duplicate text
H4 Congressional Liaison Duplicate text
H4 Special Issuance Agency Duplicate text
H4 U.S. Passports Duplicate text
H4 International Travel Duplicate text
H4 U.S. Visas Duplicate text
H4 Intercountry Adoption Duplicate text
H4 International Parental Child Abduction Duplicate text
H4 Records and Authentications Duplicate text
H4 Home Duplicate text
H4 Travel Advisories Duplicate text
H4 Newsroom Duplicate text
H4 About Us Duplicate text
H4 Contact Us Duplicate text
H4 Careers Duplicate text
H4 MyTravelGov Duplicate text
H4 Find U.S. Embassies & Consulates Duplicate text
H4 Legal Information Duplicate text
H4 Info for U.S. Law Enforcement Duplicate text
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 24 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/content/travel/en/traveladvis...Security Alert May 17, 2024 Worldwide Caution
A-TITLE Emergency Alert Banner
/content/travel/en/traveladvis...Update May 10, 2024 Information for U.S. Citizens in the Middle East
A-TITLE Emergency Alert Banner
/content/travel.htmlAnchor Skip to main content
A-TITLE Skip to main content
/content/travel.htmlHome
/content/travel/en/traveladvis...Travel Advisories
/content/travel/en/News/newsro...Newsroom
/content/travel/en/about-us.htmlAbout Us |
/content/travel/en/contact-us....Contact Us
https://careers.state.gov/ca/External Subdomain Careers
/content/travel/en/about-us/my...MyTravelGov
http://www.usembassy.gov/External Subdomain Find U.S. Embassies & Consulates
/content/travel.htmlTravel.State.Gov
/content/congress-liaison-home...Congressional Liaison
/content/special-issuance-agen...Special Issuance Agency
A-TITLE Special Issuance Agency
/content/travel/en/passports.htmlU.S. Passports
/content/travel/en/internation...International Travel
/content/travel/en/us-visas.htmlU.S. Visas
/content/travel/en/Intercountr...Intercountry Adoption
/content/travel/en/Internation...International Parental Child Abduction
/content/travel/en/records-and...Records and Authentications
/content/travel.htmlText duplicate Home
/content/travel/en/traveladvis...Text duplicate Travel Advisories
/content/travel/en/News/newsro...Text duplicate Newsroom
/content/travel/en/about-us.htmlAbout Us
/content/travel/en/contact-us....Text duplicate Contact Us
https://careers.state.gov/ca/External Subdomain Text duplicate Careers
/content/travel/en/about-us/my...Text duplicate MyTravelGov
http://www.usembassy.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate Find U.S. Embassies & Consulates
http://blogs.state.gov/External Subdomain A-TITLE Department of State Blog
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...External Subdomain A-TITLE Bureau of Consular Affairs Facebook
https://www.instagram.com/trav...External Subdomain A-TITLE Bureau of Consular Affairs Instagram
http://twitter.com/TravelGovExternal A-TITLE Bureau of Consular Affairs Twitter
http://www.youtube.com/user/st...External Subdomain A-TITLE Department of State Videos
/content/travel/en/rss.htmlA-TITLE Travel Advisory RSS Feed
/content/travel/en/legal.htmlLegal Information
/content/travel/en/consularnot...Info for U.S. Law Enforcement
/content/travel.htmlA-TITLE U.S. DEPARTMENT of STATE — BUREAU of CONSULAR AFFAIRS
/content/travel.htmlTravel.State.Gov U.S. DEPARTMENT of STATE — BUREAU of CONSULAR AFFAIRS
A-TITLE U.S. DEPARTMENT of STATE — BUREAU of CONSULAR AFFAIRS
/content/congress-liaison-home...Text duplicate Congressional Liaison
A-TITLE Congressional Liaison
/content/special-issuance-agen...Text duplicate Special Issuance Agency
A-TITLE Special Issuance Agency
/content/travel/en/legal.htmlLegal Resources
A-TITLE Legal Resources
/content/travel/en/passports.htmlText duplicate U.S. Passports
A-TITLE U.S. Passports
/content/travel/en/internation...Text duplicate International Travel
A-TITLE International Travel
/content/travel/en/us-visas.htmlText duplicate U.S. Visas
A-TITLE U.S. Visas
/content/travel/en/Intercountr...Text duplicate Intercountry Adoption
A-TITLE Intercountry Adoption
/content/travel/en/Internation...Text duplicate International Parental Child Abduction
A-TITLE International Parental Child Abduction
/content/travel/en/records-and...Replace or Certify Documents
A-TITLE Replace or Certify Documents
/content/congress-liaison-home...Welcome to Congressional Liaison
A-TITLE Congressional Liaison
/content/special-issuance-agen...Welcome to the Special Issuance Agency
A-TITLE Special Issuance Agency
/content/travel/en/passports.htmlGet a U.S. Passport
A-TITLE Get a U.S. Passport
/content/travel/en/internation...Find International Travel Information
A-TITLE Find International Travel Information
/content/travel/en/us-visas.htmlGet U.S. Visas
A-TITLE Get a U.S. Visa
https://step.state.gov/External Subdomain A-TITLE STEP
https://www.usembassy.gov/External Subdomain A-TITLE COVID-19 & Travel
/content/travel/en/Intercountr...Learn About Adopting a Child to and from the U.S.
A-TITLE Learn About Adopting a Child Internationally
/content/travel/en/Internation...Protect a Child from Parental Abduction to or from the U.S.
A-TITLE Protect a Child from Parental Abduction to or from the U.S.
/content/travel/en/records-and...Replace Life Event Documents Issued by the U.S. Department of State
A-TITLE Records and Authentications
/content/travel/en/records-and...Certify your Document for Use Overseas
A-TITLE Records and Authentications
/content/travel.htmlText duplicate Travel.State.Gov
/content/congress-liaison-home...Text duplicate Congressional Liaison
/content/special-issuance-agen...Text duplicate Special Issuance Agency
/content/travel/en/passports.htmlText duplicate U.S. Passports
/content/travel/en/internation...Text duplicate International Travel
/content/travel/en/us-visas.htmlText duplicate U.S. Visas
/content/travel/en/Intercountr...Text duplicate Intercountry Adoption
/content/travel/en/Internation...Text duplicate International Parental Child Abduction
/content/travel/en/records-and...Text duplicate Records and Authentications
/content/travel.htmlText duplicate Home
/content/travel/en/traveladvis...Text duplicate Travel Advisories
/content/travel/en/News/newsro...Text duplicate Newsroom
/content/travel/en/about-us.htmlText duplicate About Us
/content/travel/en/contact-us....Text duplicate Contact Us
https://careers.state.gov/ca/External Subdomain Text duplicate Careers
/content/travel/en/about-us/my...Text duplicate MyTravelGov
http://www.usembassy.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate Find U.S. Embassies & Consulates
http://blogs.state.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate A-TITLE Department of State Blog
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...External Subdomain Text duplicate A-TITLE Bureau of Consular Affairs Facebook
https://www.instagram.com/trav...External Subdomain Text duplicate A-TITLE Bureau of Consular Affairs Instagram
http://twitter.com/TravelGovExternal Text duplicate A-TITLE Bureau of Consular Affairs Twitter
http://www.youtube.com/user/st...External Subdomain Text duplicate A-TITLE Department of State Videos
/content/travel/en/rss.htmlText duplicate A-TITLE Travel Advisory RSS Feed
/content/travel/en/legal.htmlText duplicate Legal Information
/content/travel/en/consularnot...Text duplicate Info for U.S. Law Enforcement
https://www.state.gov/privacy-...External Subdomain Privacy
A-TITLE Privacy
/content/travel/en/copyright-d...Copyright & Disclaimer
A-TITLE Copyright and Disclaimer
https://foia.state.gov/External Subdomain FOIA
A-TITLE FOIA
https://www.state.gov/key-topi...External Subdomain No FEAR Act Data
A-TITLE No FEAR Act Data
https://www.stateoig.gov/External Subdomain Office of the Inspector General
A-TITLE Office of the Inspector General
http://www.usa.gov/External Subdomain USA.gov
A-TITLE USA.gov
https://www.usa.gov/espanol/External Subdomain USA.gov/espanol
A-TITLE USA.gov/espanol

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://travel.state.gov/content/travel.html"
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 of 0.91 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 page loads 68 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 75 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (44 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateSat, 22 Jun 2024 02:12:44 GMT
serverApache
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; includeSubDomains; preload
last-modifiedFri, 21 Jun 2024 21:52:14 GMT
etag"c211f-ae8a-61b6d71c0d609"
accept-rangesbytes
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
content-length7839
connectionclose
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 3,713 referring domains.
This page has 40,581 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 2,732 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 77380 shares and comments on Facebook.

Search preview

travel.state.gov › content › travel.html
Travel

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Travel66%Check
Travel Information54%Check
International Travel54%Check
State52%Check
Gov48%Check
Congressional46%Check
Congressional Liaison45%Check
Liaison44%Check
Information43%Check
International43%Check

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