Universityofcalifornia.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
76% 
Page quality
78% 
Page structure
85% 
Link structure
50% 
Server
84% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.64 s
File size
84.10 kB
Words
1113
Media files
22
Number of links
138 internal / 33 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of California | The only world-class public research university for, by and of California.
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 858 pixels long. Optimize title
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University of California is the world's leading public research university system. With 10 campuses, 5 medical centers, 3 national labs and a network of agricultural and natural resource centers, UC boasts large numbers of distinguished faculty and researchers in every field.
The meta description is too long: 1709 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/
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)
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 name is very long.
The domain is no subdomain.
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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descriptionThe University of California is the world's leading public research university system. With 10 campuses, 5 medical centers, 3 national labs and a network of agricultural and natural resource centers, UC boasts large numbers of distinguished faculty and researchers in every field.
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HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
langen
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twitter:urlhttps://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/
twitter:titleUniversity of California
twitter:descriptionThe only world-class public research university for, by and of California.
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og:titleUniversity of California
og:descriptionThe only world-class public research university for, by and of California.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 1113 words. That's ok.
25.5% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
18 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 14.89 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 4 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 22 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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
/sites/default/files/ucan-tile-sm.jpgUC Advocacy Network
...t/files/homepage_hero_apply_for_2021.jpgA Latinx woman standing on campus
...s/default/files/fred-moten-macarthur.jpgFred Moten
/sites/default/files/baby-yoda-picture.jpgBaby yoda figurine
...files/california-cities-uc-san-diego.jpgSan Diego cityscape
...es/default/files/clock-proteins-wide.jpgClock protein illustration
...s/default/files/brain-polarized-hero.jpgBrain with red and blue sunglasses on
/sites/default/files/tsimane-1.jpgTsimane children on a riverbank
/sites/default/files/voting-booth-dc.jpgMan at a voting booth, ballpark behind him
...bags-bottles-istock-uc-santa-barbara.jpgPlastic bags and bottles
/sites/default/files/llnl-brain.jpgA replicated brain aneurysm image
/sites/default/files/when-they-see-us.jpgA scene from the TV series 'When They See Us'
...s/default/files/ironclad-beetle-hero.jpgIronclad beetle
/sites/default/files/in-person-vote.jpgIn person voting clip art
/sites/default/files/covid-vaccine-blue.jpgBlue glove holding a COVID-19 vaccine
...efault/files/us-news-global-berkeley.jpgResearcher on a balcony with San Francisco skyline behind
/sites/default/files/fauci-uc-berkeley.jpgAnthony Fauci
/sites/default/files/cronutt-post-op.jpgCronutt post-op
/sites/default/files/uc-davis-program-2.jpgA teacher helping a student
/sites/default/files/uc-merced-garden.jpgYoung man smiles in campus garden
...lt/files/2020-08-28 Will Madrigal 06.jpgWill Madrigal
/sites/default/files/uc-merced-ai-birds.jpgTwo researchers and a heron in a ditch

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
University of California
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
There are 32 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 University of California
H2 Nine campuses. One application.
H2 UC Newsletter
H2 Admissions
H2 Campuses
H2 Working at UC
H2 Accountability
H2 Viewing: All News
H3 Undergraduate
H3 Graduate
H3 Read More about working at UC
H3 Read the report
H3 Meet UC's 5 new MacArthur ‘genius' award winners
H3 Just too cute, season two
H3 California cities doing the most on climate action
H3 Scientists discover how a common mutation leads to ‘night owl' sleep disorder
H3 Understanding the partisan brain
H3 People's bodies now run cooler than ‘normal' — even in the Bolivian Amazon
H3 Election polls are 95 percent confident but only 60 percent accurate, UC Berkeley Haas study finds
H3 A second life for plastic waste
H3 Lab team develops first-ever living 3D-printed aneurysm to improve surgical procedures, personalize treatments
H3 Diversity improves among TV actors, but executives still overwhelmingly white and male
H3 What makes an insect indestructible?
H3 Voting in person: Is it safe?
H3 Q&A: When will a COVID-19 vaccine be ready?
H3 Each UC campus is among the best in the world, new US News rankings say
H3 Dr. Anthony Fauci backs universal health care, expects slow return to ‘normal'
H3 How a UCSF team is giving Cronutt the sea lion a second chance with neuroscience
H3 UC Davis to establish 4-year program for students with intellectual disabilities
H3 UCs top Sierra magazine's ‘Cool Schools' rankings
H3 UC Riverside is the first UC campus to teach the Cahuilla language
H3 Artificial intelligence is for the birds
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
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 (33) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/coronavirusCoronavirus updates: UC is vigilantly monitoring and responding to new information. See the latest developments.
/Anchor Skip to Main Content
/University of California
/newsNews
/newsAll News
/news/researchResearch
/news/healthHealth
/news/arts-and-humanitiesArts & Humanities
/news/students-and-alumniStudents & Alumni
/news/faculty-and-staffFaculty & Staff
/news/administrationAdministration
/initiative/global-food-initia...Global Food Initiative
/videosVideo
/in-the-newsIn the News
/press-roomPress Room
/press-room/contactsMedia contacts
/Anchor Trivial anchor text
More
/press-room/michael-v-drake-be...Michael V. Drake to become 21st president of the University of California
/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
https://twitter.com/UofCaliforniaExternal @UofCalifornia
https://t.co/SbogCmxsbpExternal URL anchor text
https://t.co/SbogCmxsbp
/dacaDefending DACA recipients
/civic-engagementCivic Engagement
/civic-engagement/censusCensus
/civic-engagement/registerRegister
/civic-engagement/voteVote
/climate-labClimate Lab
/fig1Fig. 1
/initiative/student-opportunit...FirstGen
/initiative/innovation-and-ent...Innovation and Entrepreneurship
/initiative/student-opportunityStudent Opportunity
/initiative/student-opportunit...Transfer Students
/initiative/student-opportunit...UC-HBCU Initiative Programs
/initiative/student-opportunit...President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
/initiative/carbon-neutrality-...Carbon Neutrality Initiative
/initiative/global-food-initia...Text duplicate Global Food Initiative
http://www.trdrp.org/funding-o...External Smoke and Tobacco-Free Student Fellowships
https://ucmexicoinitiative.ucr...External UC-Mexico Initiative
https://freespeechcenter.unive...External Subdomain UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement
/initiative/student-opportunit...Undocumented Students Initiative
/uc-systemUC System
/uc-systemOverview
/uc-system/parts-of-ucParts of UC
/uc-system/stewardshipStewardship
/uc-system/working-ucWorking at UC
/uc-system/leadershipLeadership
https://senate.universityofcal...External Subdomain Academic Senate
https://regents.universityofca...External Subdomain Board of Regents
/infocenterInformation Center
/support-ucSupport UC
/support-uc/ucanAdvocate
/support-uc/ucan/aboutAbout the UC Advocacy Network
/support-uc/ucan/student-ambas...UCAN Student Ambassadors
/support-uc/ucan/federal-budgetFederal Budget
/support-uc/ucan/state-budgetState Budget
/support-uc/ucan/researchResearch Funding
/support-uc/ucan/enrollmentEnrollment
/support-uc/ucan/educationEducation
/support-uc/ucan/campus-housingCampus Housing
/support-uc/ucan/health-careHealth Care
/support-uc/ucan/student-facul...Student & Faculty Diversity
/support-uc/donateDonate
/support-uc/connectConnect
/support-uc/connect/alumni-car...Alumni Career Network
/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
/support-uc/ucanIMG-ALT UC Advocacy Network
/support-uc/ucanBecome a UC Advocate
/support-uc/ucan/joinSign up
http://admission.universityofc...External Subdomain Admissions
http://jobs.universityofcalifo...External Subdomain Jobs
/uc-system/contact-usContact
https://www.facebook.com/unive...External Facebook
https://twitter.com/UC_NewsroomExternal Twitter
http://ucresearch.tumblr.com/External Subdomain Tumblr
https://apply.universityofcali...External Subdomain Apply by November 30
http://admission.universityofc...External Subdomain Undergraduate
A-TITLE Systemwide undergrad admissions site
http://graduate.universityofca...External Subdomain Graduate
A-TITLE Graduate admissions site
http://www.berkeley.edu/External UC Berkeley
https://www.ucdavis.edu/External UC Davis
https://uci.edu/External UC Irvine
http://www.ucla.edu/External UCLA
http://www.ucmerced.edu/External UC Merced
https://www.ucr.edu/External UC Riverside
https://ucsd.edu/External UC San Diego
https://www.ucsf.edu/External UC San Francisco
https://www.ucsb.edu/External UC Santa Barbara
https://www.ucsc.edu/External UC Santa Cruz
/uc-system/parts-of-ucMedical Centers, labs and locations
/uc-system/working-ucRead More about working at UC
https://accountability.univers...External Subdomain Read the report
/newsText duplicate All News
A-TITLE All
/news/researchText duplicate Research
A-TITLE Research
/news/healthText duplicate Health
A-TITLE Health
/news/arts-and-humanitiesText duplicate Arts & Humanities
A-TITLE Arts and Humanities
/news/students-and-alumniText duplicate Students & Alumni
A-TITLE Students and Alumni
/news/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty & Staff
A-TITLE Faculty and Staff
/news/administrationText duplicate Administration
A-TITLE Administration
/news/meet-5-new-uc-macarthur-...Meet UC's 5 new MacArthur ‘genius' award winners
/news/arts-and-humanitiesArts and Humanities
/news/faculty-and-staffFaculty and Staff
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/students-and-alumniStudents and Alumni
/news/just-too-cute-season-twoJust too cute, season two
/news/arts-and-humanitiesText duplicate Arts and Humanities
/news/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty and Staff
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/california-cities-doing-...California cities doing the most on climate action
/news/carbon-neutrality-initia...Text duplicate Carbon Neutrality Initiative
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/scientists-discover-how-...Scientists discover how a common mutation leads to ‘night owl' sleep disorder
/news/healthText duplicate Health
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/understanding-partisan-b...Understanding the partisan brain
/news/arts-and-humanitiesText duplicate Arts and Humanities
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/people-s-bodies-now-run-...People's bodies now run cooler than ‘normal' — even in the Bolivian Amazon
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/election-polls-are-95-pe...Election polls are 95 percent confident but only 60 percent accurate, UC Berkeley Haas study finds
/news/arts-and-humanitiesText duplicate Arts and Humanities
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/closing-plastic-loopA second life for plastic waste
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/lab-team-develops-first-...Lab team develops first-ever living 3D-printed aneurysm to improve surgical procedures, personalize treatments
/news/healthText duplicate Health
/news/innovation-and-entrepren...Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/diversity-improves-among...Diversity improves among TV actors, but executives still overwhelmingly white and male
/news/arts-and-humanitiesText duplicate Arts and Humanities
/news/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty and Staff
/news/what-makes-insect-indest...What makes an insect indestructible?
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/voting-person-it-safeVoting in person: Is it safe?
/news/arts-and-humanitiesText duplicate Arts and Humanities
/news/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty and Staff
/news/healthText duplicate Health
/news/qa-when-will-covid-19-va...Q&A: When will a COVID-19 vaccine be ready?
/news/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty and Staff
/news/healthText duplicate Health
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/each-uc-campus-among-wor...Each UC campus is among the best in the world, new US News rankings say
/news/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty and Staff
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/students-and-alumniText duplicate Students and Alumni
/news/dr-anthony-fauci-backs-u...Dr. Anthony Fauci backs universal health care, expects slow return to ‘normal'
/news/healthText duplicate Health
/news/how-ucsf-scientists-are-...How a UCSF team is giving Cronutt the sea lion a second chance with neuroscience
/news/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty and Staff
/news/healthText duplicate Health
/news/researchText duplicate Research
/news/uc-davis-establish-4-yea...UC Davis to establish 4-year program for students with intellectual disabilities
/news/arts-and-humanitiesText duplicate Arts and Humanities
/news/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty and Staff
/news/student-opportunityText duplicate Student Opportunity
/news/students-and-alumniText duplicate Students and Alumni
/news/ucs-top-sierra-magazines...UCs top Sierra magazine's ‘Cool Schools' rankings
/news/carbon-neutrality-initia...Text duplicate Carbon Neutrality Initiative
/news/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty and Staff
/news/uc-riverside-first-uc-ca...UC Riverside is the first UC campus to teach the Cahuilla language
/news/arts-and-humanitiesText duplicate Arts and Humanities
/news/students-and-alumniText duplicate Students and Alumni
/news/artificial-intelligence-...Artificial intelligence is for the birds
/news/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty and Staff
/news/researchText duplicate Research
https://www.ucop.edu/External Office of the President
https://senate.universityofcal...External Subdomain Text duplicate Academic Senate
https://regents.universityofca...External Subdomain Text duplicate Board of Regents
/accessibilityAccessibility
https://www.ucop.edu/terms/ind...External Terms of Use
https://www.facebook.com/unive...External Text duplicate Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://twitter.com/UC_NewsroomExternal Text duplicate Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
http://ucresearch.tumblr.com/External Subdomain Text duplicate Tumblr
A-TITLE Tumblr

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.64 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 website loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 4 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (84 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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servernginx
strict-transport-securitymax-age=300
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External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 18,070 referring domains.
This website has 3,628,575 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 14,136 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

#
# robots.txt
#
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
#
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: Googlebot-News
Disallow: /infocenter
Disallow: /uc-system
Disallow: /support-uc
Disallow: /press-room/state-invests-22-million-uc-entrepreneurship-innovation-drive-california-economy

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
Allow: /profiles/*.png
Allow: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
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# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips/
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/
# Remove
Disallow: /press-room/state-invests-22-million-uc-entrepreneurship-innovation-drive-california-economy

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
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Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

www.universityofcalifornia.edu
University of California | The only world-class public research uni...
The University of California is the world's leading public research university system. With 10 campuses, 5 medical centers, 3 national labs and a network of agricultural and natural resource centers, UC boasts large numbers of distinguished faculty and researchers in every field.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
California91%Check
University California90%Check
University87%Check
Research University73%Check
UC campus57%Check
world57%Check
Campus56%Check
Public Research University56%Check
campuses54%Check
Working at UC53%Check

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