Vancouver.ca - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
81% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
66% 
Server
38% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.43 s
File size
86.30 kB
Words
879
Media files
22
Number of links
139 internal / 16 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | City of Vancouver
The length of the page title is perfect. (231 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Official site of the City of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. Access City services, sign up for recreation programs, and learn about City projects.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (926 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://vancouver.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

NameValue
p:domain_verify1ebd16cbe3523db6f4280ac36074870f
descriptionOfficial site of the City of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. Access City services, sign up for recreation programs, and learn about City projects.
keywordsVancouver, City of Vancouver, home page, homepage, official site of the City of Vancouver.
authorCity of Vancouver
ratinggeneral
robotsindex, follow
publishedMon, 01 Jun 2020 12:37:39 PDT
modifiedWed, 08 Apr 2020 13:18:33 PDT
guid2B14224F732D4CC2A0D19757BA4939DF
id3
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
langen
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:site@CityofVancouver
twitter:titleHome
twitter:descriptionOfficial site of the City of Vancouver in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Access City services, sign up for recreation programs, and learn about City projects.
twitter:imagehttps://vancouver.ca/images/cov/feature/covlogo-share.png
twitter:image:altCity of Vancouver
fb:pages132996628184
og:imagehttps://vancouver.ca/images/cov/feature/covlogo-share.png
og:titleCity of Vancouver
og:descriptionOfficial site of the City of Vancouver in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Access City services, sign up for recreation programs, and learn about City projects.
og:urlhttps://vancouver.ca
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 879 words. That's ok.
27.3% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
12 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 23.9 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 10 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 18 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
5 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
/images/cov/ui/covLogo.pngCity Of Vancouver home page
/images/cov/feature/restart-290x160.jpgGraphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white letteringGraphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white lettering
/images/cov/feature/restart-290x160.jpgGraphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white letteringGraphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white lettering
/images/cov/feature/covid-feature.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ers/punjabi-market-graphic-whats-new.jpgPunjabi Market 50th anniversary - person holding a cellphone
...odular-housing-naomi-place-whats-new.jpgNaomi Place - temporary modular housing building
...ners/waterwise-lawn-watering-726x400.jpgCouple doing lawn maintenance with sprinkler in foreground
.../banners/road-construction-whats-new.jpgRoad barriers on a road
...kitsilano-beach-winter-snow-homepage.jpgstanley park
/images/cov/feature/houses-roofs.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...e-walking-cycling-falsecreek-seawall.jpgNo alt attribute provided
.../icons/zero-emissions-building-large.jpgConstruction crew member working on outside of a new home.Construction crew member working on outside of a new home.
.../cov/icons/urban-planning-large-icon.jpgIn Vancouver, urban planning focuses on liveability.In Vancouver, urban planning focuses on liveability.
...vancouver-city-hall-w12thave-lg-icon.jpgVancouver City HallVancouver City Hall
...ature/public-consultation-large-icon.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/cov/feature/restart-290x160.jpgGraphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white letteringGraphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white lettering
/images/cov/feature/restart-290x160.jpgGraphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white letteringGraphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white lettering
/images/cov/feature/covid-feature.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/cov/ui/footer-phone.jpgDownload our helpful apps
/images/cov/ui/map-city-hall-homepage.jpgMap of City Hall location
/images/cov/ui/citylogo.pngCity of Vancouver

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
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
H2 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Vancouver
H2 Latest COVID-19 news
H2 Twitter updates
H2 I need to...
H2 Pay
H2 Apply
H2 Find
H2 Connect
H2 What's new
H2 Parks, recreation, and culture
H2 About Vancouver
H2 Home, property, and development
H2 Your government
H2 News
H2 Events
H2 Tweets
H3 Stay strong, stay local
H3 Help your community
H3 City launches temporary expedited patio permits to help businesses impacted by COVID-19
H3 Supporting the Open With Care campaign
H3 Dragon Boat BC paddles to the beat of the COVID community drum
H3 Day of Action Against Racism
H3 Punjabi Market 50th anniversary
H3 Take a tour: temporary modular housing
H3 Water restrictions: May 1 - October 15
H3 Road construction and closures
H3 Housing
H3 Walk, bike, and transit
H3 Building and renovating
H3 Urban planning, zoning, and development
H3 Vancouver City Council
H3 Public consultation
H3 City launches temporary expedited patio permits to help businesses impacted by COVID-19 Duplicate text
H3 Supporting the Open With Care campaign Duplicate text
H3 Dragon Boat BC paddles to the beat of the COVID community drum Duplicate text
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
5 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 16 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://vancouver.ca/Anchor Skip to content
https://vancouver.ca/Anchor Skip to main navigation
https://vancouver.ca/Anchor Skip to section navigation
https://vancouver.ca/Anchor Skip to search
https://vancouver.ca/default.aspxIMG-ALT City Of Vancouver home page
/your-government/contact-the-c...Contact
/your-government/work-for-the-...Careers
https://vancouver.ca/guides.aspxGuides
/news-calendar/10989.aspxAreas of the city
/green-vancouver.aspxGreen Vancouver
/your-government.aspxYour government
/about-vancouver.aspxAbout Vancouver
/parks-recreation-culture.aspxParks, recreation, and culture
/home-property-development.aspxHome, property, and development
/people-programs.aspxPeople and programs
/streets-transportation.aspxStreets and transportation
/doing-business.aspxDoing business
/your-government/contact-the-c...Nofollow No Text
/news-calendar/vancouver-takes...Get details
https://shapeyourcity.ca/givea...New window External Give a Hand Vancouver
https://bc.thrive.health/covid19New window External Subdomain Check your symptoms online
http://www.bccdc.ca/health-inf...New window External Find out about COVID-19
http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/ne...New window External Support your mental health
/home-property-development/cor...Affected City and Park facilities and services
/your-government/city-council-...Council meetings
https://covid19dashboard.vanco...External Subdomain COVID-19 Response Dashboard
/people-programs/rental-and-re...Rental and renter protection
/home-property-development/acc...Temporary emergency childcare
/home-property-development/com...Help for at-risk persons
/doing-business/expedited-pati...Temporary Expedited Patio Program
/home-property-development/cov...Business support
/parks-recreation-culture/covi...Arts and cultural sector support
/home-property-development/cov...More COVID-19 services and information
/news-calendar/city-launches-t...IMG-ALT Graphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white lettering
/news-calendar/city-launches-t...City launches temporary expedited patio permits to help businesses impacted by COVID-19
/news-calendar/city-supports-o...Text duplicate IMG-ALT Graphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white lettering
/news-calendar/city-supports-o...Supporting the Open With Care campaign
/news-calendar/dragon-boat-bc-...No Text
/news-calendar/dragon-boat-bc-...Dragon Boat BC paddles to the beat of the COVID community drum
/news-calendar/news.aspx?nwq=c...View all COVID-19 news
https://vancouver.ca/Anchor Skip twitter timeline
A-TITLE Start of twitter feeds
https://twitter.com/CityofVanc...External Tweets by CityofVancouver
/streets-transportation/pay-yo...Parking ticket
/home-property-development/pay...Property tax
/home-property-development/pay...Utility bill
/home-property-development/app...Building or development permit
/doing-business/get-a-business...Business licence
/doing-business/applying-for-s...Short-term rental business licence
/home-property-development/gar...Waste collection schedule
/parks-recreation-culture/recr...Recreation programs
/streets-transportation/roadwo...Road closures
/vanconnect-desktop.aspxReport an issue
/home-property-development/ins...Book an inspection
/share-your-views.aspxShare your views
/online-services.aspxMore online services
/news-calendar/vancouver-procl...Day of Action Against Racism
/home-property-development/pun...IMG-ALT Punjabi Market 50th anniversary - person holding a cellphone
/home-property-development/pun...Punjabi Market 50th anniversary
/people-programs/temporary-mod...IMG-ALT Naomi Place - temporary modular housing building
/people-programs/temporary-mod...Take a tour: temporary modular housing
/home-property-development/und...IMG-ALT Couple doing lawn maintenance with sprinkler in foreground
/home-property-development/und...Water restrictions: May 1 - October 15
/streets-transportation/roadwo...IMG-ALT Road barriers on a road
/streets-transportation/roadwo...Road construction and closures
/parks-recreation-culture/park...Parks, gardens, and beaches
/parks-recreation-culture/faci...Facilities and schedules
/parks-recreation-culture/cult...Theatres and performance spaces
/parks-recreation-culture/publ...Public art
/parks-recreation-culture/stan...Visit Stanley Park
A-TITLE Visit Stanley Park
/parks-recreation-culture.aspxMore parks, recreation, and culture
/your-government/work-for-the-...Jobs and careers
/news-calendar/areas-of-the-ci...Text duplicate Areas of the city
/people-programs/volunteering....Volunteering
/people-programs/housing-and-h...No Text
/people-programs/housing-and-h...Housing
/streets-transportation/walk-b...No Text
/streets-transportation/walk-b...Walk, bike, and transit
/about-vancouver.aspxMore about Vancouver
/home-property-development/uti...Utility and landfill bills
/home-property-development/was...Waste and recycling
/home-property-development/wat...Water, sewer, and energy
/home-property-development/bui...IMG-ALT Construction crew member working on outside of a new home.
/home-property-development/bui...Building and renovating
/home-property-development/pla...IMG-ALT In Vancouver, urban planning focuses on liveability.
/home-property-development/pla...Urban planning, zoning, and development
/home-property-development.aspxMore home, property, and development
/your-government/get-governmen...Get government information
/your-government/city-operatio...City operations and policies
/your-government/municipal-age...City boards and agencies
/your-government/vancouver-cit...IMG-ALT Vancouver City Hall
/your-government/vancouver-cit...Vancouver City Council
/your-government/public-consul...No Text
/your-government/public-consul...Public consultation
/your-government.aspxMore your government
/news-calendar/city-launches-t...Text duplicate IMG-ALT Graphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white lettering
/news-calendar/city-launches-t...Text duplicate City launches temporary expedited patio permits to help businesses impacted by COVID-19
/news-calendar/city-supports-o...Text duplicate IMG-ALT Graphic with blue background and words Restart Smart Vancouver in yellow and white lettering
/news-calendar/city-supports-o...Text duplicate Supporting the Open With Care campaign
/news-calendar/dragon-boat-bc-...No Text
/news-calendar/dragon-boat-bc-...Text duplicate Dragon Boat BC paddles to the beat of the COVID community drum
/news-calendar/news.aspxView all news
/news-calendar/calendar-of-eve...View all events
A-TITLE View all events
/news-calendar/calendar-of-eve...More events
https://vancouver.ca/Anchor Text duplicate Skip twitter timeline
A-TITLE Start of twitter feeds
https://twitter.com/CityofVanc...External Text duplicate Tweets by CityofVancouver
https://twitter.com/COVUpdateExternal Text duplicate Tweets by CityofVancouver
/online-services.aspxIMG-ALT Download our helpful apps
/online-services.aspxText duplicate Download our helpful apps
/map.aspx?q=453+West+12th+Ave,...New window View Map
/your-government/getting-to-ci...IMG-ALT Map of City Hall location
https://www.facebook.com/Cityo...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/CityofVanc...New window External No Text
https://youtube.com/CityofVanc...New window External No Text
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...New window External No Text
https://instagram.com/cityofva...New window External No Text
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External No Text
/your-government/follow-the-ci...More ways to follow us
/your-government/contact-the-c...Contact the City of Vancouver
https://jobs.vancouver.ca/New window External Subdomain Find and apply for a job
/your-government/vancouver-boa...Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
A-TITLE Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
http://vancouver.ca/police/New window Vancouver Police Department
A-TITLE Vancouver Police Department
/your-government/vancouver-fir...Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
A-TITLE Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
https://www.vpl.ca/New window External Vancouver Public Library
A-TITLE Vancouver Public Library
https://vancouver.ca/default.aspxIMG-ALT City of Vancouver
/your-government/terms-of-use....Terms of Use
/your-government/privacy-polic...Privacy Policy
/your-government/website-acces...Website accessibility
/green-vancouver.aspxText duplicate Green Vancouver
/your-government.aspxText duplicate Your government
/about-vancouver.aspxText duplicate About Vancouver
/parks-recreation-culture.aspxText duplicate Parks, recreation, and culture
/home-property-development.aspxText duplicate Home, property, and development
/people-programs.aspxText duplicate People and programs
/streets-transportation.aspxText duplicate Streets and transportation
/doing-business.aspxText duplicate Doing business
https://vancouver.ca/search.aspxSearch
/vanconnect.aspxVanConnect
/vanconnect-desktop.aspxReport an issue online
https://vancouver.ca/sitemap.xmlSitemap protocol 0.9
https://vancouver.ca/9784.xmlFacebook Events Feed
/service-temporarily-unavailab...Service temporarily unavailable
/service-temporarily-unavailab...Service temporarily unavailable - internal
/online-services.aspxOnline services, tools, and mobile apps
https://vancouver.ca/guides.aspxText duplicate Guides
/success-your-form-was-receive...Success! Your form was received
/subscription-confirmation.aspxThank you for opting in
/permits-licences-404-page.aspxPermits & licences 404 page
/genericerror.htmText duplicate Service temporarily unavailable
/training.aspxTraining
/share-your-views.aspxShape your city, share your input
/404-page.aspx404 page
/googleMapWindow.htmGoogle Map Window
/i-want-to.aspxI want to - mobile - Do not modify or delete
/events-html-rss.aspxTruma RSS for homepage events
/site-alert.aspxsite-alert

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://vancouver.ca/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
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 (1.43 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 10 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 10 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (86 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlprivate
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
content-encodinggzip
varyAccept-Encoding
serverMicrosoft-IIS/8.5
x-aspnet-version2.0.50727
x-powered-byASP.NET
dateMon, 01 Jun 2020 19:47:47 GMT
content-length22716
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

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 15,751 referring domains.
This website has 7,020,029 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 11,572 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Allow: /

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
2,395

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

Search preview

vancouver.ca
Home | City of Vancouver
Official site of the City of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. Access City services, sign up for recreation programs, and learn about City projects.

Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Vancouver80%Check
Vancouver City76%Check
city71%Check
Vancouver City Council60%Check
Services Vancouver59%Check
City services55%Check
City Hall54%Check
Report an issue42%Check
recreation40%Check
Parks and Recreation40%Check

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