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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.41 s
File size
200.90 kB
Media files
Number of links
166 internal / 24 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
University of Alberta
The page title is too short. (182 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University of Alberta is a Top 5 Canadian university located in Edmonton, Alberta, and home to 40,000 students in a wide variety of programs.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (897 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
(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.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
descriptionThe University of Alberta is a Top 5 Canadian university located in Edmonton, Alberta, and home to 40,000 students in a wide variety of programs.
twitter:titleUniversity of Alberta
twitter:descriptionThe University of Alberta is a Top 5 Canadian university located in Edmonton, Alberta, and home to 40,000 students in a wide variety of programs.

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Page quality

(Critically important)
There are 2 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate: Soon starting her new role as a primary care clinician in Consort, Alt...
This page contains 809 words. That's ok.
23.9% 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.
10 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
The average number of words per sentence of 18.06 words is good.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 177 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"soon starting her new role as a primary care clinician in consort, alta., this grad is capable of prov..."
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
3 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.
(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
...2024/convocation_2024_homepageribbon.svgClass of 2024
...a/homepage/146051-undergrad-1050x700.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...lberta/homepage/146051-grad-1050x700.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...berta/homepage/146051-coned-1050x700.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...igenous-excellence-homepage-1636x780.jpgTwo people speak into a microphone at an event
...act-rankings-2023-teaser-16x9-1600px.jpgAerial view of University of Alberta North Campus
...guage-guide-john-ulan-secondary-1080.jpgPamela McCoy Jones
...231020-video-sing-canada-16x9-1600px.jpgStudents doing research outdoors
...rand/homepage/edmonton-north-campus.jpegOld arts building on U of A North Campus
...ew-brand/homepage/campus-saint-jean.jpegCampus Saint-Jean main entrance on the U of A Augustana Campus
.../homepage/homepage-walterdale-bridge.jpgWalterdale Bridge at Sunset
...ia-library/arts/dwayne-donald-2200px.jpgDwayne Donald
...igenous/media-library/lance-headshot.jpgLance Cardinal
...4/biomedical-eng-research-day-teaser.jpgBiomedical research day

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Christie Brulhart
H2 Christie Brulhart Duplicate text
H2 Spring Convocation #UAlberta24
H2 Study at the U of A
H2 Featured News
H2 Upcoming Events
H2 Weather
H3 Undergraduate Studies
H3 Graduate Studies
H3 Continuing Education
H3 Indigenous Initiatives
H3 First in North America for sustainability
H3 Revitalizing Indigenous languages
H3 Science research on the land
H4 Admissions + Programs
H4 Colleges + Faculties
H4 Research
H4 Services
H4 About U of A
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
/index.htmlAnchor Skip to main content
/index.htmlSubdomain No Text
/admissions-programs/index.htmlAdmissions + Programs
/admissions-programs/index.htmlText duplicate Admissions + Programs
/admissions-programs/index.htmlText duplicate Admissions + Programs
/admissions/index.htmlSubdomain Undergraduate
/undergraduate-programs/index....Subdomain Programs
/admissions/undergraduate/admi...Subdomain Admission Requirements
/admissions/undergraduate/tuit...Subdomain Tuition + Scholarships
/admissions/undergraduate/admi...Subdomain Deadlines
/admissions/undergraduate/admi...Subdomain Apply Now
/graduate-studies/index.htmlSubdomain Graduate
/graduate-programs/index.htmlSubdomain Text duplicate Programs
/graduate-studies/current-stud...Subdomain Tuition and Cost
/graduate-studies/prospective-...Subdomain Text duplicate Deadlines
/graduate-studies/prospective-...Subdomain Text duplicate Apply Now
/continuing-education/index.htmlSubdomain CONTINUING EDUCATION
/continuing-education/program-...Subdomain Anchor Courses
/continuing-education/program-...Subdomain Anchor Text duplicate Programs
/continuing-education/organiza...Subdomain Organizational Training
/continuing-education/program-...Subdomain Funding Assistance
/admissions/international/reso...Subdomain International Recruitment
/admissions-programs/online-le...Online Learning
/admissions-programs/online-co...Online On-Demand Courses
/education/programs/english-la...Subdomain English Language School
/registrar/registration-and-co...Subdomain Open Studies
/admissions-programs/inclusive...Inclusive Education
/faculties/index.htmlColleges + Faculties
/faculties/index.htmlText duplicate Colleges + Faculties
/faculties/index.htmlText duplicate Colleges + Faculties
/health-sciences/index.htmlSubdomain College of Health Sciences
/kinesiology-sport-recreation/...Subdomain Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation
/medicine/index.htmlSubdomain Medicine + Dentistry
/nursing/index.htmlSubdomain Nursing
/pharmacy/index.htmlSubdomain Pharmacy + Pharmaceutical Sciences
/public-health/index.htmlSubdomain Public Health
/rehabilitation/index.htmlSubdomain Rehabilitation Medicine
/natural-applied-sciences/inde...Subdomain College of Natural + Applied Sciences
/agriculture-life-environment-...Subdomain Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences
/engineering/index.htmlSubdomain Engineering
/science/index.htmlSubdomain Science
/social-sciences-humanities/in...Subdomain College of Social Sciences + Humanities
/arts/index.htmlSubdomain Arts
/business/index.htmlSubdomain Business
/education/index.htmlSubdomain Education
/law/index.htmlSubdomain Law
/augustana/index.htmlSubdomain Augustana Campus
/fr/campus-saint-jean/index.htmlSubdomain Campus Saint-Jean
/graduate-studies/index.htmlSubdomain Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
/native-studies/index.htmlSubdomain Native Studies
/st-josephs/index.htmlSubdomain St. Joseph's College
/st-stephens/index.htmlSubdomain St. Stephen's College
/research/index.htmlSubdomain Research
/research/index.htmlSubdomain Text duplicate Research
/research/index.htmlSubdomain Text duplicate Research
/research/our-research/index.htmlSubdomain Our Research
/research/our-research/energy-...Subdomain Energy + Environment
/research/our-research/artific...Subdomain Artificial Intelligence
/research/our-research/health-...Subdomain Health + Well-being
/research/our-research/agricul...Subdomain Agriculture + Food
/research/our-research/centres...Subdomain Centres + Institutes
/research/innovation/index.htmlSubdomain Innovation
/research/innovation/strategic...Subdomain Strategic Partnerships
/research/innovation/entrepren...Subdomain Entrepreneurship Resources
/research/innovation/spinoffs-...Subdomain Spinoffs + Startups
/research/innovation/licensing...Subdomain Licensing Opportunities
/research/services/index.htmlSubdomain Services
/research/services/funding-awa...Subdomain Awards + Funding Opportunities
/research/services/develop-and...Subdomain Develop and Submit a Proposal
/research/services/receive-and...Subdomain Managing Your Funds
/research/services/research-et...Subdomain Research Ethics
/research/services/commerciali...Subdomain Commercializing Research
/research/services/safeguardin...Subdomain Safeguarding Your Research
/research/services/equity-dive...Subdomain EDI in Research
/research/services/events-trai...Subdomain Events + Training Subdomain Researcher Home Page Login Subdomain ARISE Login Subdomain Library
/research/services/commerciali...Subdomain MTA/DTA/CDA Agreements
/research/services/contact/ind...Subdomain Contact for Support
/research/related-offices.htmlSubdomain Related Offices
/services/index.htmlText duplicate Services
/services/index.htmlText duplicate Services
/services/index.htmlText duplicate Services
/services/student-service-cent...Student Service Centre
/services/staff-service-centre...Staff Service Centre
/about/index.htmlAbout U of A
/about/index.htmlText duplicate About U of A
/about/index.htmlText duplicate About U of A
/campus-life/our-campuses/inde...Our Campuses
/campus-life/index.htmlCampus Life
/uofa-tomorrow/index.htmlSubdomain U of A for Tomorrow
/about/leadership/index.htmlLeadership + Governance
/strategic-plan/index.htmlSubdomain Strategic Plan Subdomain Email + Apps
https://www.beartracks.ualbert...External Subdomain Bear Tracks Subdomain eClass Subdomain Find a Person Maps Subdomain Text duplicate Library
/onecard/index.htmlSubdomain ONEcard
/folio/index.htmlSubdomain Folio
/the-quad/index.htmlSubdomain The Quad
/newtrail/index.htmlSubdomain New Trail
/youalberta/index.htmlSubdomain YouAlberta
/events/index.htmlSubdomain Events
/admissions-programs/index.htmlProspective Students
/current-students/index.htmlCurrent Students
/faculty-and-staff/index.htmlFaculty + Staff
/alumni/index.htmlSubdomain Alumni + Friends
/giving/index.htmlSubdomain Give to the U of A
/indigenous/indexIndigenous Initiatives
/equity-diversity-inclusion/in...Subdomain Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity
/convocation/index.htmlIMG-ALT Class of 2024
/folio/2024/06/new-nurse-pract...Subdomain Read Christie's story
/folio/2024/06/new-nurse-pract...Subdomain Text duplicate Read Christie's story
/registrar/graduation-convocat...Subdomain Anchor Dates & Times
/registrar/graduation-convocat...Subdomain Anchor Parking
/registrar/graduation-convocat...Subdomain Anchor Tickets
/convocation/index.htmlSubdomain Anchor Live Stream
/registrar/graduation-convocat...Subdomain Packets & Apparel
/convocation/index.htmlSubdomain Celebrate with us window External Subdomain Explore our digital viewbook »
/undergraduate-programs/index....Subdomain Search Programs
/admissions/undergraduate/inde...Subdomain Begin Application
/graduate-programs/index.htmlSubdomain Text duplicate Search Programs
/graduate-studies/prospective-...Subdomain Text duplicate Begin Application
/continuing-education/program-...Subdomain Text duplicate Search Programs
/continuing-education/program-...Subdomain Anchor Search Courses
/indigenous/index.htmlSubdomain Learn More
/folio/2024/06/the-impact-rank...Subdomain First in North America for sustainability
/folio/2024/03/new-resource-of...Subdomain Revitalizing Indigenous languages
/folio/2023/10/video-summer-re...Subdomain Science research on the land
/news/index.htmlSubdomain All News
/campus-life/our-campuses/inde...Visit our Campuses Edmonton
A-TITLE Explore Edmonton Website
/events/index.htmlSubdomain Anchor Learning from the Land: An Alumni Series
/events/augustana/indigenous-s...Subdomain National Indigenous Peoples Day with Lance Cardinal
/events/engineering/biomedical...Subdomain Biomedical Engineering Research Day
/events/index.htmlSubdomain All Events
/about/contact.htmlContact Us
/news/media-relations/index.htmlSubdomain Media Relations
/careers.htmlText duplicate Careers
/news/index.htmlSubdomain News
/events/index.htmlSubdomain Text duplicate Events
/giving/index.htmlSubdomain Giving
/the-quad/in-memoriam/index.htmlSubdomain In Memoriam Text duplicate Maps
/service-catalogue/buildings-g...Building Hours Subdomain Bookstore Subdomain Text duplicate Library
/parking-services/index.htmlSubdomain Text duplicate Parking
/museums/index.htmlSubdomain Museums
/campus-community-recreation/i...Subdomain Recreation Athletics Subdomain University Calendar
/registrar/index.htmlSubdomain Registrar Subdomain Students' Union
/graduate-students-association...Subdomain Grad Students' Assoc.
/residence/index.htmlSubdomain Residence
/dining-services/index.htmlSubdomain Dining Services
/campus-life/campus-security.htmlCampus Security
/campus-life/supports-availabl...Support During a Crisis
/information-services-and-tech...Subdomain IT Help
/facilities-operations/service...Subdomain Maintenance Request
/services/staff-service-centre...Staff Services
/services/student-service-cent...Student Services
/alumni/index.htmlSubdomain Alumni Services
/research/services/index.htmlSubdomain Research Services Subdomain Text duplicate eClass
/onecard/index.htmlSubdomain Text duplicate ONEcard
https://www.beartracks.ualbert...External Subdomain Text duplicate Bear Tracks Subdomain Text duplicate Email + Apps
/president/index.htmlSubdomain President
/governance/index.htmlSubdomain Governance
https://policiesonline.ualbert...External Subdomain Policies
/privacy.htmlPrivacy Statement
/human-resources-health-safety...Subdomain Compensation Disclosure Subdomain A-TITLE UAlberta Facebook A-TITLE UAlberta Twitter Subdomain A-TITLE UAlberta Instagram Subdomain A-TITLE UAlberta YouTube Subdomain A-TITLE UAlberta TikTok
/index.htmlSubdomain No Text

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.41 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.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (201 kB).

HTTP Response Header

content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
dateMon, 17 Jun 2024 13:53:59 GMT
set-cookie178 Characters
serverApache/2.4.59 ()
last-modifiedMon, 17 Jun 2024 13:00:52 GMT
expiresMon, 17 Jun 2024 13:58:59 GMT
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; preload
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
x-cacheHit from cloudfront
via1.1 (CloudFront)

External factors

(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 2,041 referring domains.
This page has 34,330 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 1,647 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 9658 shares and comments on Facebook.

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University of Alberta
The University of Alberta is a Top 5 Canadian university located in Edmonton, Alberta, and home to 40,000 students in a wide variety of programs.

Most important keywords

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

Top Canadian university50%Check
Graduate Programs48%Check
000 students47%Check

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