Ucalgary.ca - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
78% 
Page structure
70% 
Link structure
67% 
Server
46% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.89 s
File size
104.30 kB
Words
810
Media files
14
Number of links
111 internal / 57 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of Calgary in Alberta | Top Degree Programs and Research in Canada | University of Calgary
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 924 pixels long. Optimize title
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
(Critically important)
UCalgary offers diverse educational and research experiences for Canadian and International students, with top undergraduate and graduate programs in Canada
The length of the meta description is perfect. (996 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://ucalgary.ca/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Canada
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

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 810 words. That's ok.
27.5% 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.
9 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 16.29 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 7 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 16 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 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

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Welcome to the University of Calgary
The H1 heading contains the words Welcome to! Use important keywords instead.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Welcome to the University of Calgary
H2 Top research university in Canada
H2 What does it take to be a great research university?
H2 Connecting With Our Community
H2 UCalgary News
H2 Can asking questions change the world?
H2 UCalgary events
H3 Undergraduate programs
H3 Graduate programs
H3 Professional and Continuing Education
H3 Careers
H3 UCalgary to return to campus this fall
H4 UCalgary and Quantum City
H4 Class of 2021: Far from home, she's passionate about helping refugees find their way
H4 8 things to know about new e-scooter service on campus
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 too many external links (57) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://ucalgary.ca/Anchor Skip to main content
https://my.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain My UCalgary
https://office365.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Webmail
https://www.ucalgary.ca/it/IT
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https://www.ucalgary.ca/iriss/IRISS
https://myfacilities.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain ARCHIBUS
https://www.ucalgary.ca/hr/HR
https://library.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Library
https://www.godinos.com/External Go Dinos
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https://contacts.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain UCalgary Directory
https://conted.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Continuing Education
https://careers.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Careers
https://www.calgarybookstore.ca/External Bookstore
/activeliving/Active Living
/pubs/calendar/Academic Calendar
https://www.ucalgary.ca/map/UCalgary Maps
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https://arts.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Faculty of Arts
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https://www.ucalgary.ca/knes/Faculty of Kinesiology
https://law.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Faculty of Law
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https://www.ucalgary.edu.qa/External Faculty of Nursing (Qatar)
https://science.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Faculty of Science
https://fsw.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Faculty of Social Work
https://vet.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
https://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Haskayne School of Business
https://sapl.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
https://schulich.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Schulich School of Engineering
https://werklund.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Werklund School of Education
https://ucalgary.ca/No Text
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/future-students/open-studies/...Visiting students and visiting student researchers
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https://www.ucalgary.ca/pd/Faculty of Social Work - Professional Development Program
https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/cmeExternal Subdomain Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development
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/current-students/financesFinances
/current-students/student-serv...Student Services
/current-students/student-lifeText duplicate Student life
/registrar/Office of the Registrar
/current-students/under-archUnder the Arch
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https://grad.ucalgary.ca/curre...External Subdomain Forms & documents
https://grad.ucalgary.ca/curre...External Subdomain Managing my program
https://grad.ucalgary.ca/curre...External Subdomain Thesis
https://grad.ucalgary.ca/curre...External Subdomain Student services
/mygradskills/starting-businessEntrepreneurship
https://grad.ucalgary.ca/curre...External Subdomain Tuition & fees
https://grad.ucalgary.ca/curre...External Subdomain Graduate calendar
https://www.ucalgary.ca/Alumni & Donors
https://www.ucalgary.ca/alumniAlumni Engagement
https://alumni.ucalgary.ca/eventsExternal Subdomain Events
https://alumni.ucalgary.ca/ben...External Subdomain Benefits
https://alumni.ucalgary.ca/com...External Subdomain Communities
https://alumni.ucalgary.ca/sto...External Subdomain News & stories
/alumni/volunteerVolunteer
https://alumni.ucalgary.ca/con...External Subdomain Connect with us
https://alumni.ucalgary.ca/gro...External Subdomain Grow Your Career
/campaign/how-to-giveDonate now
https://www.ucalgary.ca/givingGiving to UCalgary
/giving/campaign-successEnergize: The Campaign for Eyes High
/campaign/how-to-giveHow to give
/campaign/contactText duplicate Contacts
https://www.ucalgary.ca/researchResearch
/facultyandstaffFaculty & Staff
/about-ucalgaryAbout UCalgary
/about-ucalgary/our-organizationOur organization
/about-ucalgary/our-organizati...Our mandate
/about-ucalgary/our-organizati...Facts and figures
/about-ucalgary/our-organizati...Governance and leadership
/about-ucalgary/our-organizati...Faculties
/about-ucalgary/our-organizati...Our people
/about-ucalgary/our-organizati...Executive leadership team
/about-ucalgary/our-organizati...Administration
https://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/UCalgary news
/events/allUCalgary events
https://ucalgary.ca/podcastsUCalgary Podcasts
/about-ucalgary/our-historyOur history
/about-ucalgary/our-history/ca...Calgary's urban evolution
/about-ucalgary/our-history/ch...Changing face of campus
/about-ucalgary/our-history/cu...Culture and society
/about-ucalgary/our-history/cu...Watch
/about-ucalgary/our-history/cu...Listen
/about-ucalgary/our-history/cu...Look
/about-ucalgary/our-history/en...Energy and the environment
/about-ucalgary/our-history/hi...High-performance athletics
/about-ucalgary/our-history/ho...How we teach and learn
/about-ucalgary/our-history/hu...Human and animal health
/about-ucalgary/our-history/ou...Our place in the universe
/about-ucalgary/our-strategyOur strategy
/about-ucalgary/our-strategy/s...Strategies and Plans
/about-ucalgary/our-strategy/t...Teaching and Learning
/about-ucalgary/our-strategy/r...Research and Scholarship
https://www.ucalgary.ca/communityCommunity Engagement
/about-ucalgary/our-campuses-a...Our campuses
/about-ucalgary/our-campuses/c...Campus maps and room finder
/about-ucalgary/our-campuses-a...Main Campus
/about-ucalgary/our-campuses-a...Foothills Campus
/about-ucalgary/our-campuses-a...Qatar Campus
/about-ucalgary/our-campuses-a...Downtown Campus
/about-ucalgary/our-campuses-a...Spy Hill Campus
/about-ucalgary/our-campuses-a...Field stations and other facilities
https://www.ucalgary.ca/eyeshighLearn about our exciting path ahead
https://news.ucalgary.ca/news/...External Subdomain »
/future-students/undergraduate...Text duplicate Explore programs
/future-students/graduate/expl...View programs
/future-students/professional-...Learn more
https://careers.ucalgary.ca/External Subdomain Search current opportunities
https://ucalgary.ca/growthText duplicate Learn more
/community/community-connectionText duplicate Learn more
https://news.ucalgary.ca/news/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT UCalgary to return to campus this fall
A-TITLE UCalgary to return to campus this fall
https://news.ucalgary.ca/news/...External Subdomain Trivial anchor text
Read more
https://news.ucalgary.ca/news/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT UCalgary and Quantum City
A-TITLE UCalgary and Quantum City
https://news.ucalgary.ca/news/...External Subdomain Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read more
https://news.ucalgary.ca/news/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Class of 2021: Far from home, she's passionate about helping refugees find their way
A-TITLE Class of 2021: Far from home, she's passionate about helping refugees find their way
https://news.ucalgary.ca/news/...External Subdomain Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read more
https://news.ucalgary.ca/news/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT 8 things to know about new e-scooter service on campus
A-TITLE 8 things to know about new e-scooter service on campus
https://news.ucalgary.ca/news/...External Subdomain Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read more
https://ucalgary.ca/ucalgary-newsMore UCalgary news »
https://www.ucalgary.ca/exploreLet's explore new answers
https://research.ucalgary.ca/r...External Subdomain Check out our research plan
/giving/campaign-successIMG-ALT Energized By You
https://www.facebook.com/unive...New window External IMG-ALT Facebook
https://www.twitter.com/ucalgaryNew window External IMG-ALT Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External IMG-ALT LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/ucal...New window External IMG-ALT Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/c/UCal...New window External IMG-ALT YouTube
/sites/default/files/ucgy/grou...Digital Privacy Statement
/policies/files/policies/priva...Privacy Policy
https://ucalgarysurvey.qualtri...New window External Subdomain Website feedback

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://ucalgary.ca/"
HTTP header
(Important)
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.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.89 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 14 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 7 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (104 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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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 page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 39,858 referring domains.
This page has 6,706,413 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 28,303 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
857

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Search preview

ucalgary.ca
University of Calgary in Alberta | Top Degree Programs and Research...
UCalgary offers diverse educational and research experiences for Canadian and International students, with top undergraduate and graduate programs in Canada

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Calgary97%Check
UCalgary74%Check
Calgary News73%Check
Calgary Alberta73%Check
Calgary in Alberta70%Check
Calgary Event69%Check
in Canada68%Check
Research in Canada68%Check
University68%Check
programs65%Check

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