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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.81 s
File size
53.00 kB
Media files
Number of links
76 internal / 10 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Making government services easier to find | USAGov
The length of the page title is perfect. (474 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Find government benefits, services, agencies, and information at Contact elected officials. Learn about passports, Social Security, taxes, and more.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (967 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link 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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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=1.0
descriptionFind government benefits, services, agencies, and information at Contact elected officials. Learn about passports, Social Security, taxes, and more.
og:titleMaking government services easier to find | USAGov
og:descriptionFind government benefits, services, agencies, and information at Contact elected officials. Learn about passports, Social Security, taxes, and more.

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
The average number of words per sentence of 7.22 words is low.
This page contains 743 words. That's ok.
32.4% 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.
6 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 20 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 15 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
4 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Making government services easier to find
The H1 heading is perfect.
There are 35 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 Making government services easier to find
H2 How do I ...
H2 Life events
H2 All topics and services
H2 The U.S. and its government
H2 Complaints
H2 Disability services
H2 Disasters and emergencies
H2 Education
H2 Government benefits
H2 Health
H2 Housing help
H2 Immigration and U.S. citizenship
H2 Jobs, labor laws, and unemployment
H2 Laws and legal issues
H2 Military and veterans
H2 Money and credit
H2 Scams and fraud
H2 Small business
H2 Taxes
H2 Travel
H2 Voting and elections
H3 Facing financial hardship
H3 Having a child and early childhood
H3 Transitioning to adulthood
H3 Approaching retirement
H3 Recovering from a disaster
H3 Dealing with the death of a loved one
H3 Government information
H3 About us
H3 For federal agencies
H3 For media
H4 Sign up to receive email updates
H4 USAGov Contact Center
H4 Find us on social media
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 10 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Skip to main contentñol topics and services U.S. and its government
/disability-servicesDisability services
/disasters-and-emergenciesDisasters and emergencies benefits help
/immigration-and-citizenshipImmigration and U.S. citizenship
/jobs-labor-laws-unemploymentJobs, labor laws and unemployment
/laws-and-legal-issuesLaws and legal issues
/military-and-veteransMilitary and veterans and credit
/scams-and-fraudScams and fraud
/small-businessSmall business
/voting-and-electionsVoting and elections events USAGov Visit the USAGov homepage
A-TITLE USAGov Logo us at 1-844-USAGOV1 duplicate All topics and services duplicate The U.S. and its government duplicate Government benefits
/immigration-and-citizenshipText duplicate Immigration and U.S. citizenship duplicate Money and credit duplicate Travel
/voting-and-electionsText duplicate Voting and elections
/check-tax-statusCheck the status of my tax refund Register to vote or renew a passport government benefits and financial assistance Jump to all topics and services stage of life
/financial-hardshipFacing financial hardship Learn how to apply for government programs to help with food, bills, housing, and more.
IMG-ALT Worried couple looking at bills online using laptop.
/early-childhoodHaving a child and early childhood Find government programs to help during pregnancy and early childhood.
IMG-ALT Mom holding newborn baby. to adulthood As you enter adulthood, learn about voting, jobs and education, taxes, and more.
IMG-ALT Smiley teenage girl with headphones and backpack.
/approaching-retirementApproaching retirement Get ready for retirement with planning tools and tips to help you apply for Medicare and Social Security.
IMG-ALT Two older men walking behind two older women smiling. from a disaster Find government disaster assistance. Reconnect with loved ones and help survivors.
IMG-ALT Radio, bottled water and other emergency kit items.
/death-loved-oneDealing with the death of a loved one Learn how to report a death to government agencies. Get a death certificate and survivor benefits.
IMG-ALT Last will and testament form. U.S. and its government Learn about U.S. laws, history, and more. Buy government property. Contact elected officials and federal agencies. File complaints involving government agencies, products and services, travel, housing, and banking.
/disability-servicesDisability services Find government benefits and programs for people with disabilities and their families.
/disasters-and-emergenciesDisasters and emergencies Learn about disaster relief and find government benefits for other emergencies. Learn about Federal Student Aid and studying in the U.S. Find Head Start and child care programs. benefits Find government programs that may help pay for food, housing, health care, and more. Get information about health insurance, various health conditions, and help with medical bills. help Learn about rental and buyer assistance programs. Find emergency housing and avoid eviction.
/immigration-and-citizenshipImmigration and U.S. citizenship Learn about U.S. residency, Green Cards, citizenship requirements, and related issues.
/jobs-labor-laws-unemploymentJobs, labor laws, and unemployment Get resources for finding a job. Learn about unemployment insurance and important labor laws.
/laws-and-legal-issuesLaws and legal issues Learn how to find legal help, replace vital records, get child support enforcement, and more.
/military-and-veteransMilitary and veterans Learn how to join the military and find benefits and services as a member or veteran. and credit Find government grants, loans, and unclaimed money. Learn about taxes. Get credit reports and scores.
/scams-and-fraudScams and fraud Do you want to report a scam? Answer a few questions to learn which government agency can help.
/small-businessSmall business Learn how to start your own business, including imports and exports. Learn about filing federal income tax. Find out how to pay, how to check your refund, and more. Learn about passports, travel documents for minors, and travel to, from, and within the U.S.
/voting-and-electionsVoting and elections Find answers to common questions about voting in the United States. Top duplicate All topics and services of U.S. government agencies and departments
/branches-of-governmentBranches of government duplicate About USAGov
/privacy-securityPrivacy and security policies
/accessibility-policyAccessibility policy
/site-issue-report-formReport a website issue
/website-analytics/Website usage data
/partner-with-usagovPartner with us Subdomain Read our blog Outreach articles (1-844-872-4681) Subdomain Facebook
IMG-ALT Facebook USAGov Twitter
IMG-ALT X Twitter USAGov Subdomain YouTube
IMG-ALT Youtube USAGov Subdomain Instagram
IMG-ALT Instagram USAGov Subdomain U.S. General Services Administration Subdomain GSA accessibility support Subdomain Anchor GSA privacy policy Subdomain FOIA requests

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.81 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 28 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 20 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (53 kB).

HTTP Response Header

last-modifiedSat, 18 May 2024 01:36:30 GMT
strict-transport-securitymax-age=63072000; includeSubdomains
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
dateSun, 19 May 2024 04:07:17 GMT
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 58,680 referring domains.
This page has 14,175,399 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 33,427 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 74285 shares and comments on Facebook.


# 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:
# Ignored:
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10

# Sitemaps

# 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/
# We shouldn't have these, but:
Disallow: /node
Disallow: /node/
Disallow: /es/node
Disallow: /es/node/

Search preview
Making government services easier to find | USAGov
Find government benefits, services, agencies, and information at Contact elected officials. Learn about passports, Social Security, taxes, and more.

Most important keywords

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

Find government76%Check
Making government services73%Check
government services easier73%Check
Making government services easier72%Check
Find government benefits68%Check
Official Government66%Check

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