Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
73% 
Page structure
54% 
Link structure
71% 
Server
66% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.31 s
File size
49.80 kB
Words
720
Media files
52
Number of links
41 internal / 82 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The University of Alabama
The length of the page title is perfect. (238 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Official Web Site of The University of Alabama. Founded in 1831 as the state's flagship university, UA is a student-centered research university and academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.
The meta description is too long: 1499 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: 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)
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
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
descriptionOfficial Web Site of The University of Alabama. Founded in 1831 as the state's flagship university, UA is a student-centered research university and academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.
msapplication-TileColor#990000
msapplication-TileImagehttps://www.ua.edu/assets/img/favicons/mstile-144x144.png
msapplication-confighttps://www.ua.edu/assets/img/favicons/browserconfig.xml
theme-color#ffffff
langen
fb:admins27423772
og:titleThe University of Alabama
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.ua.edu
og:imagehttps://www.ua.edu/img/quadaerial01_1920.jpg
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
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 720 words. That's ok.
23.2% 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.
12 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 17.59 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 5 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 14 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
32 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
/imagecache/home_background.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/logos/scriptA.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/vertical-rule_white.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/pause.pngNo alt attribute provided
https://www.ua.edu/new-assets/imgs/play.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/x-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/x-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/x-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/imagecache/passion-bg1920.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/imagecache/undergrad450.jpga student works on her laptop beneath denny chimes
https://www.ua.edu/imagecache/grad450.jpga professor instructs a student using lab equipment
/imagecache/bama-by-distance450.jpga laptop computer sits on a table, ready for a study session.
/imagecache/uanews_kinesiology.jpgAn ipad running a UA developed app scans a subject's body shape
/imagecache/events_story.jpgA group of students converse in front of Bidgood Hall
/new-assets/imgs/clock-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/loc-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
https://www.ua.edu/imagecache/section1.jpgDenny Chimes
/new-assets/imgs/clock-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/loc-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/imagecache/events_drop.jpgA student works on a computer
/new-assets/imgs/clock-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/loc-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
...gecache/1911033_MC_074_Campus_Beauty.jpgWhere Legends are Made among colorful fall foliage
/new-assets/imgs/clock-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/loc-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
...-assets/imgs/social-icons/fb-crimson.pngNo alt attribute provided
...-assets/imgs/social-icons/tw-crimson.pngNo alt attribute provided
...-assets/imgs/social-icons/ig-crimson.pngNo alt attribute provided
...-assets/imgs/social-icons/yt-crimson.pngNo alt attribute provided
...-assets/imgs/social-icons/vm-crimson.pngNo alt attribute provided
...-assets/imgs/social-icons/in-crimson.pngNo alt attribute provided
/imagecache/football_insta.jpgFootball players kneel in prayer at the goal line at Bryant-Denny stadium
...-assets/imgs/social-icons/ig-crimson.pngNo alt attribute provided
/imagecache/chimes_insta.jpgDenny Chimes
...-assets/imgs/social-icons/ig-crimson.pngNo alt attribute provided
/imagecache/sunset_insta.jpgSunset over the docks of the black warrior river
...-assets/imgs/social-icons/ig-crimson.pngNo alt attribute provided
/imagecache/bigal_insta.jpgBig Al stands with the elephant topiary in front of Rose Administration Building
...-assets/imgs/social-icons/ig-crimson.pngNo alt attribute provided
/imagecache/research-andre_denham600.jpgTwo professors stand in front of a window.
...cache/research_guntersville-davis600.jpgA student examines an instrument embedded in soil
...ache/2003011_Jabar_Qahouq_002-WEB600.jpgDr. Jaber Qahouq supervises students working with battery systems.
/imagecache/legends-astronomy.jpgNo alt attribute provided
https://www.ua.edu/imagecache/spin-club.jpga student holds her bicycle at get on board day
/imagecache/campus_student_services.jpgThe student services center building
/imagecache/student-life_gobd.jpgstudents converse in front of gorgas library
/imagecache/tuscaloosa_bkg.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/imagecache/tuscaloosa_hero700.jpgA bridge painted red with the words Roll Tide
/new-assets/imgs/logos/uasystems-logo.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/denny-chimes.pngNo alt attribute provided
/new-assets/imgs/logos/ua-logo-sq-65.pngNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Information and updates about our response to COVID-19.
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
There are 33 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Information and updates about our response to COVID-19.
H1 Colleges and Schools
H1 Administration
H1 Resources
H1 Safety
H1 Help
H2 Explore Your Passion
H2 ACADEMICS
H2 research
H2 Become a Legend
H2 CAMPUS LIFE
H2 SWEET HOME TUSCALOOSA
H3 Undergraduate
H3 Graduate
H3 Bama By Distance
H3 News
H3 researchUA-Developed App Tells Body Composition With Single Photo
H3 researchUA Develops Partnership with Energy-focused Accelerator
H3 communityUA Art Galleries Reopen for In-Person Visitation
H3 faculty/staffFour Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards
H3 faculty/staffUA Criminal Justice Professor Ranked No. 1 in U.S.
H3 Events
H3 A-Team Information Session
H3 Registration for Spring 2021 Begins
H3 Last Day to Add a Course or Drop a Course Without a Grade of "W"
H3 Thanksgiving Week, classes dismissed
H3 Social
H3 Strategic Plan
H3 Undergraduate Research
H3 UA Engineers Developing Advanced Battery System for Electric Vehicles
H3 Student Life
H3 Safety & Support
H3 Diversity
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
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 too many external links (82) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://healthinfo.ua.edu/External healthinfo.ua.edu
https://www.ua.edu/The University of Alabama
https://www.ua.edu/Anchor Skip to content
https://www.ua.edu/applyApply
http://giving.ua.edu/External Give
http://gobama.ua.edu/visits/External Tour
http://jobs.ua.edu/External Careers
http://mybama.ua.edu/External myBama
https://www.ua.edu/studentsStudents
https://www.ua.edu/facultystaffFaculty & Staff
https://www.ua.edu/alumniAlumni
https://www.ua.edu/visitorsVisitors
https://www.ua.edu/site/A-Z Index
https://catalog.ua.edu/External Catalog
https://news.ua.edu/External News
https://calendar.ua.edu/External Events
https://www.ua.edu/directory/Directory
https://www.ua.edu/map/Map
https://www.ua.edu/aboutAbout
https://www.ua.edu/academicsAcademics
https://www.ua.edu/admissionsAdmissions
https://www.ua.edu/athleticsAthletics
https://www.ua.edu/campuslifeCampus Life
/community-engagementCommunity Engagement
https://www.ua.edu/researchResearch
/news/2020/04/ua-student-recei...Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://news.ua.edu/2020/10/fo...External More Info
https://leadandserve.sa.ua.edu/External More about Service
https://catalog.ua.edu/programs/External Anchor find your major
https://catalog.ua.edu/programs/External Anchor Undergraduate
https://graduate.ua.edu/academ...External Graduate
https://bamabydistance.ua.edu/External Bama By Distance
https://ua.edu/academicsexplore academics
https://registrar.ua.edu/acade...External academic calendar
https://www.ua.edu/Anchor news
https://www.ua.edu/Anchor events
https://www.ua.edu/Anchor social
https://news.ua.edu/2020/10/he...External researchUA-Developed App Tells Body Composition With Single Photo
https://news.ua.edu/2020/10/ua...External researchUA Develops Partnership with Energy-focused Accelerator
https://news.ua.edu/2020/10/ua...External communityUA Art Galleries Reopen for In-Person Visitation
https://news.ua.edu/2020/10/fo...External faculty/staffFour Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards
https://news.ua.edu/2020/10/ua...External faculty/staffUA Criminal Justice Professor Ranked No. 1 in U.S.
https://calendar.ua.edu/event/...External IMG-ALT A group of students converse in front of Bidgood Hall
https://calendar.ua.edu/event/...External A-Team Information Session
https://calendar.ua.edu/event/...External IMG-ALT Denny Chimes
https://calendar.ua.edu/event/...External Registration for Spring 2021 Begins
https://calendar.ua.edu/event/...External IMG-ALT A student works on a computer
https://calendar.ua.edu/event/...External Last Day to Add a Course or Drop a Course Without a Grade of "W"
https://calendar.ua.edu/event/...External IMG-ALT Where Legends are Made among colorful fall foliage
https://calendar.ua.edu/event/...External Thanksgiving Week, classes dismissed
https://www.facebook.com/Unive...External Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://www.twitter.com/UofAla...External Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/univ...External Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/univer...External YouTube
A-TITLE YouTube
https://vimeo.com/universityof...External Vimeo
A-TITLE Vimeo
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External LinkedIn
A-TITLE LinkedIn
https://news.ua.edu/External news center
https://calendar.ua.edu/External calendar
https://alabama.box.com/s/hfd8...External Strategic Plan
https://undergraduateresearch....External Undergraduate Research
/news/2020/03/range-boost/UA Engineers Developing Advanced Battery System for Electric Vehicles
https://ua.edu/researchMore about research at ua
https://ua.edu/applyApply Now
https://sa.ua.edu/External Student Life
/campuslife/safety/Safety & Support
https://diversity.ua.edu/External Diversity
https://ua.edu/campuslifeEXPLORE CAMPUS LIFE
https://visittuscaloosa.com/External visit tuscaloosa
https://ua.edu/tuscaloosamore about our hometown
http://www.as.ua.edu/External Arts and Sciences
http://nursing.ua.edu/External Capstone College of Nursing
http://www.cis.ua.edu/External Communication & Information Sciences
http://cchs.ua.edu/External Community Health Sciences
http://continuingstudies.ua.edu/External Continuing Studies
http://culverhouse.ua.edu/External Culverhouse College of Business
http://education.ua.edu/External Education
http://eng.ua.edu/External Engineering
http://graduate.ua.edu/External Graduate School
http://honors.ua.edu/External Honors College
http://www.ches.ua.edu/External Human Environmental Sciences
http://www.law.ua.edu/External School of Law
http://socialwork.ua.edu/External Social Work
http://president.ua.edu/External President
http://provost.ua.edu/External Academic Affairs
https://diversity.ua.edu/External Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
http://communityaffairs.ua.edu/External Community Affairs
http://financialaffairs.ua.edu/External Finances and Operations
http://ovpred.ua.edu/External Research & Economic Development
http://strategiccommunications...External Strategic Communications
http://sa.ua.edu/External Text duplicate Student Life
http://giving.ua.edu/External Advancement
http://uasystem.ua.edu/External The University of Alabama System
https://www.ua.edu/mapCampus Map
https://www.ua.edu/directoryText duplicate Directory
http://bamabydistance.ua.edu/External Distance Education
http://oit.ua.edu/External Information Technology
http://www.lib.ua.edu/External Libraries
http://museums.ua.edu/External Museums
https://compliance.ua.edu/ua-p...External Policies
/about/quickfactsQuick Facts
http://pubs.ua.edu/uacommencem...External Visitor's Guide
http://police.ua.edu/External University Police
https://police.ua.edu/advisory/External Crime Advisories
http://ready.ua.edu/External Emergency Management
https://uact.ua.edu/External Reporting (UAct)
/campuslife/safetyText duplicate Safety & Support
https://ehs.ua.edu/External Environmental Health and Safety
http://threatassessment.ua.edu/External Threat Assessment
https://www.ua.edu/siteFind Websites
https://www.ua.edu/directoryFind People
https://www.ua.edu/searchSearch UA.edu
https://uasystem.edu/External No Text
https://www.ua.edu/copyrightCopyright © 2020
https://www.ua.edu/Text duplicate The University of Alabama
https://www.ua.edu/contactContact UA
http://accessibility.ua.edu/External Accessibility
https://oie.ua.edu/accreditationExternal SACSCOC
https://login.ua.edu/cas/login...External Taskstream
http://eop.ua.edu/External Equal Opportunity
http://compliance.ua.edu/priva...External Data Access Request
https://www.ua.edu/disclaimerDisclaimer
https://www.ua.edu/privacyPrivacy
https://www.ua.edu/aboutsiteAbout This Site

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.ua.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.31 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 website loads 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (50 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateWed, 14 Oct 2020 01:26:44 GMT
serverApache
x-powered-byPHP/7.2.5
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
content-length8837
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
x-frame-optionsdeny
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 29,221 referring domains.
This website has 2,267,405 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 22,378 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

User-agent: *
Disallow: /api
Disallow: /cache
Disallow: /docs
Disallow: /inc
Disallow: /templates
Disallow: /Templates
Disallow: /checkCache
Disallow: /imagecache
Disallow: /academics/catalogs/catalog02
Disallow: /academics/catalogs/catalog04
Disallow: /academics/catalogs/catalog06
Disallow: /academics/catalogs/catalog08
Disallow: /academics/catalogs/catalog10

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.ua.edu
The University of Alabama
Official Web Site of The University of Alabama. Founded in 1831 as the state's flagship university, UA is a student-centered research university and academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
at UA68%Check
Research at62%Check
University58%Check
Alabama58%Check
Research University58%Check
Research56%Check
Life56%Check
Student Life56%Check
UA Students54%Check
student54%Check

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