Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.13 s
File size
48.30 kB
Media files
Number of links
78 internal / 136 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Access Washington Home
The length of the page title is perfect. (239 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
(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.
(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
og:titleAccess Washington
og:descriptionWashington State's government web portal.

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 816 words. That's ok.
17.6% 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.
5 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 14.25 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 11 JavaScriptt 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)
1 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)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
http://wa.gov/upload/awLogo2011.pngNo alt attribute provided
...co/Themes/Default/Content/images/RSS.pngRSS FeedsRSS Feeds
...s/Default/Content/images/VideoPlayer.jpgWashington Channel Video PlayerWashington Channel Video Player
http://wa.gov/upload/Images/governor.jpgImage of Governor Jay InsleeImage of Governor Jay Inslee
...lt/Content/images/iconQuestionShield.gifImage of Help Center iconImage of Help Center icon
...ault/Content/images/buttonHelpCenter.gifImage of Help Center buttonImage of Help Center button

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
We Value Your Feedback
The H1 heading is perfect.
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 30 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 We Value Your Feedback
H2 Home
H2 Explore Topics
H2 Services
H2 News & Media
H2 Government Agencies
H2 Contact Us
H2 Just for You
H2 How Do I
H2 Popular Online Services
H3 Most Popular
H3 Empty heading
H3 Empty heading
H3 Latest News Headlines
H3 Featured Videos
H3 Latest from the Washington Channel
H3 State of Washington Facebook Pages
H3 State of Washington Twitter Feeds
H3 State of Washington Flickr Pages
H3 State of Washington Blog Sites
H3 State of Washington RSS Feeds
H3 State Government
H3 Tribal Government
H3 United States Government
H3 Governor's Office
H3 State Government Duplicate text
H3 Elected Officials
H3 Have Questions?
H3 About Washington
H3 Alerts
H3 Quick Links
H3 About This Site
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 (136) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://anthrotech.optimalwork...New window External Subdomain Give Feedback
http://wa.gov/index.htmlA-TITLE Access Washington Home
/siteinformation/changetextsiz...Text Size
http://wa.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
A-TITLE Skip to main content
http://wa.gov/index.htmlIMG-ALT Home
http://wa.gov/topics.htmlExplore Topics
/topics/communityservices/inde...Community Services
/topics/communitytechnology/in...Community Technology
/topics/consumerprotection/ind...Consumer Protection
/topics/business/index.htmlDoing Business
/topics/emergency/index.htmlEmergency Information and Resources
/topics/statelaws/index.htmlLaws and Rules
/topics/licensecertificate/ind...Licenses and Certificates
/topics/mobile applications/in...Mobile Apps
/topics/opendata/index.htmlOpen Data
/topics/personaldocuments/inde...Personal Documents
/topics/publichealth/index.htmlPublic Health
/topics/publicsafety/index.htmlPublic Safety
/topics/statefacts/index.htmlState Facts
/topics/visiting/index.htmlVisiting and Recreation
/topics/voting/index.htmlVoting and Elections
http://www.dol.wa.gov/driversl...External Renew Drivers License
http://www.dol.wa.gov/vehicler...External Vehicle and Boat Registration
https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov/External Hunting or Fishing License
https://dor.wa.gov/open-busine...External Business License Application
http://cts.wa.gov/products/Com...External Directory Assistance
http://walottery.com/WinningNu...External Find Winning Lottery Results
https://dor.wa.gov/find-taxes-...External Lookup Sales Tax Rates
https://fortress.wa.gov/dor/ef...External File Business Taxes Online
http://bls.dor.wa.gov/checksta...External Lookup Business Information
https://www.dshs.wa.gov/esa/di...External Report New Employee Hires
/topics/consumerprotection/fil...File a Complaint
https://esd.wa.gov/unemploymentExternal Apply for Unemployment
http://www.doh.wa.gov/Licenses...External Order Certified Copies of Vital Records
https://paidleave.wa.gov/External Paid Family and Medical Leave
https://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/External Charities Search
https://secure.dshs.wa.gov/home/External Subdomain Pay Child Support Online
http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLi...External Contractors - Register or Renew
http://wa.gov/services.htmlMore Services...
http://wa.gov/Media.htmlNews & Media
http://wa.gov/media/news/currentThis month's news...
http://wa.gov/media/news/previousLast month's news...
/media/featured-videos/index.htmlFeatured videos from Washington State agencies, boards and commissions.
http://wa.gov/Anchor IMG-ALT YouTube
http://wa.gov/Anchor IMG-ALT facebook
http://wa.gov/Anchor IMG-ALT Twitter
http://wa.gov/Anchor IMG-ALT flickr
http://wa.gov/Anchor IMG-ALT Blogs
http://wa.gov/Anchor IMG-ALT RSS Feeds
http://wa.gov/media/YouTube.htmlIMG-ALT Washington Channel Video Player
http://wa.gov/media/YouTube.htmlMore State Channels
http://www.facebook.com/WAStat...External Attorney General
http://www.facebook.com/choose...External Commerce
https://www.facebook.com/Washi...External Employment Security
https://www.facebook.com/Washi...External Fish & Wildlife
http://facebook.com/WaStateGovExternal Governor Inslee
http://www.facebook.com/WADept...External Health
http://www.facebook.com/WSOICExternal Insurance
http://www.facebook.com/labora...External Labor & Industries
http://www.facebook.com/WSDOLExternal Licensing
http://www.facebook.com/pages/...External Natural Resources
https://www.facebook.com/resul...External Results Washington
http://www.facebook.com/WSDOTExternal Text duplicate Transportation
http://wa.gov/media/facebook.htmlMore State Facebook Pages
http://twitter.com/agowaExternal Text duplicate Attorney General
https://twitter.com/wdfw/External Text duplicate Fish & Wildlife
http://www.twitter.com/govinsleeExternal Text duplicate Governor Inslee
https://twitter.com/WA_DeptofH...External Text duplicate Health
https://twitter.com/WAinsuranc...External Text duplicate Insurance
https://twitter.com/lniwaExternal Text duplicate Labor & Industries
https://twitter.com/wa_dolExternal Text duplicate Licensing
https://twitter.com/waDNRExternal Text duplicate Natural Resources
https://twitter.com/ResultsWAExternal Text duplicate Results Washington
https://twitter.com/wastatedorExternal Revenue
https://twitter.com/secstatewaExternal Secretary of State
https://twitter.com/wsdotExternal Text duplicate Transportation
http://wa.gov/media/twitter.htmlMore State Twitter Feeds
http://www.flickr.com/photos/c...New window External Conservation Commission
http://www.flickr.com/photos/G...New window External Text duplicate Governor Inslee
http://www.flickr.com/photos/W...New window External Text duplicate Natural Resources
http://www.flickr.com/groups/p...New window External Puget Sound "Silent Crisis" Photo Challenge
http://www.flickr.com/photos/s...New window External Text duplicate Secretary of State
http://www.flickr.com/photos/w...New window External State Library
http://www.flickr.com/photos/w...New window External Superintendent of Public Instruction
http://www.flickr.com/groups/s...New window External Tourism
http://www.flickr.com/photos/w...New window External Text duplicate Transportation
http://www.flickr.com/photos/w...New window External Washington National Guard
http://wa.gov/media/flickr.htmlMore State Flickr Pages
http://www.atg.wa.gov/allconsu...External All Consuming - Attorney General
http://ecologywa.blogspot.com/External Subdomain ECOconnect - Ecology
http://washingtondnr.wordpress...External Subdomain Ear to the Ground - Natural Resources
http://blogs.secstate.wa.gov/F...External Subdomain From Our Corner - Secretary of State
http://deptoflaborandindustrie...External Subdomain L & I Blog - Labor & Industries
http://licensingexpress.wordpr...External Subdomain Licensing Express - Licensing
http://www.finlit.blogspot.com/External Subdomain Money Talks - Financial Institutions
http://www.overseaswithbrad.bl...External Subdomain Overseas with Lt. Governor Brad Owen
http://blogs.secstate.wa.gov/l...External Subdomain State Library - Secretary of State
http://wainsurance.blogspot.com/External Subdomain Washington Insurance Blog - Insurance Commissioner
http://wsdotblog.blogspot.com/External Subdomain WSDOT BLOG - Transportation
http://wa.gov/media/blogs.htmlMore State Blog Sites
http://www.atg.wa.gov/RSS.aspxExternal Attorney General's Office
http://www.commerce.wa.gov/rss...External Commerce, Dept. of
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/news/rss...External Ecology, Dept. of
http://www.wadisasternews.com/...External Emergency Management Division
http://finlit.blogspot.com/ato...External Subdomain Financial Institutions, Dept. of
http://wdfw.wa.gov/rss.htmlExternal Fish and Wildlife, Dept. of
http://www.governor.wa.gov/rss...External Governor's Office
http://page2rss.com/rss/6dbf87...External Lieutenant Governor's Office
http://www.hca.wa.gov/rss/news...External Health Care Authority
http://www.lni.wa.gov/rss/news...External Labor & Industries, Dept. of
http://www.leg.wa.gov/legislat...External Legislature Bill Information
http://www.accountability.wa.g...External Office of Financial Management
http://wa.gov/media/rss.htmlMore State RSS Feeds
/governmentagencies.htmlGovernment Agencies
http://wa.gov/agency.htmlState Agencies, Boards and Commissions
/topics/government/state/legis...State Legislature
http://www.courts.wa.gov/External Washington Courts
http://mrsc.org/Home/Research-...External Counties
/topics/business/City/Business...Cities and Towns
http://www.goia.wa.gov/Tribal-...External Washington State Tribal Directory
http://goia.wa.gov/External Tribal Government Resources
http://nwifc.org/member-tribes/External Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
http://www.critfc.org/External Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
http://usa.gov/External Federal Government
http://www.house.gov/represent...External Anchor U.S. House of Representatives
https://www.senate.gov/senator...External U.S. Senate
/topics/living/militaryfacilit...Military Facilities in Washington State
http://www.nps.gov/state/wa/in...External National Parks in Washington State
/contactgovernment.htmlContact Us
http://www.governor.wa.gov/External Governor's Website
http://www.governor.wa.gov/con...External Contact the Governor
http://www.governor.wa.gov/rss...External Governor's RSS Feed
http://facebook.com/WaStateGovExternal Governor's Facebook Page
http://www.twitter.com/govinsleeExternal Governor's Twitter Feed
http://wa.gov/agency.htmlState Agencies
https://contact.wa.gov/External State Employee Directory
/topics/government/local.htmlCities, Towns and Counties
https://wei.sos.wa.gov/agency/...External Statewide Officials
https://wei.sos.wa.gov/agency/...External U.S. Congress
https://app.leg.wa.gov/MemberE...External Washington State Legislature
/contactgovernment/helpcenter....IMG-ALT Image of Help Center button
https://coronavirus.wa.gov/External Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
https://www.ofm.wa.gov/washing...External U.S. Census
A-TITLE You count. Be counted. Census 2020
https://paidleave.wa.gov/External Text duplicate Paid Family and Medical Leave
A-TITLE Learn about Paid Family and Medical Leave
http://privacy.wa.gov/privacy-...External Privacy Checklists
A-TITLE Privacy Checklists
http://business.wa.gov/External Doing Business in Washington
A-TITLE Doing Business in Washington
http://wa.gov/agency.htmlText duplicate State Agencies
http://www.mrsc.org/cityprofil...External Cities and Counties
https://wei.sos.wa.gov/agency/...External Text duplicate Statewide Officials
http://geo.wa.gov/External Geospatial Portal
https://data.wa.gov/External State Data Portal
http://fiscal.wa.gov/BudgetA.aspxExternal Current State Budgets
http://fiscal.wa.gov/Revenue.aspxExternal State Revenue Reports
/topics/emergency.htmlEmergency Resources
http://www.emd.wa.gov/External Disaster News
http://www.redcross.org/External American Red Cross
http://www.emd.wa.gov/External Washington Emergency Management Division
A-TITLE Washington Military Department Emergency Management Division
http://www.fema.gov/External Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
http://experiencewa.com/External Washington Tourism Alliance
/topics/visiting/artsculture.htmlArts and Culture
/topics/visiting/festivals.htmlEvents and Festivals
/topics/visiting/recreation.htmlRecreation and Activities
http://business.wa.gov/External Business Owners
/topics/government/stateemploy...State Government Employees
/topics/employment/getjob.htmlGet help finding a job
http://walottery.com/WinningNu...External Find the winning lottery results
https://esd.wa.gov/unemploymentExternal Get unemployment benefits
http://www.oria.wa.gov/site/al...External Get help starting a business
http://www.leg.wa.gov/lawsanda...External Find state laws and rules
/topics/emergency/poweroutage....Get power outage information
http://business.wa.gov/get-or-...External Business licensing
http://dial.wa.gov/EmployeeDir...External Text duplicate State Employee Directory
https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov/External Hunting or fishing licenses
https://secure.dshs.wa.gov/dcs...External Subdomain Reporting new hires
https://www.dol.wa.gov/vehicle...External Car tabs
http://www.dol.wa.gov/driversl...External Driver license
/topics/visiting.htmlVisitor Information
http://www.leg.wa.gov/Symbols/...External State Symbols
/topics/education/homeworkhelp...State History
http://www.ofm.wa.gov/pop/External Population Data
/topics/living/becomeresident....Become a Resident
http://www.wsdot.com/traffic/External Traffic
http://www.wsdot.com/traffic/w...External Weather
http://www.amberalert.com/External AMBER Alert
/topics/consumerprotection/pro...Product Recalls
http://www.wadisasternews.com/...External Text duplicate Disaster News
http://suspectfraud.wa.gov/External Suspect Fraud
http://foodhelp.wa.gov/basic_f...External Food Stamps
http://www.hca.wa.gov/External Medical Help
http://www.wsac.wa.gov/sfa-ove...External Financial Aid Programs
http://www.dol.wa.gov/vehicler...External Text duplicate Vehicle and Boat Registration
http://ucp.dor.wa.gov/External Unclaimed Property
http://www.des.wa.gov/services...External Buy / Dispose Surplus
https://privacy.wa.gov/privacy...New window External Privacy Notice
https://watech.wa.gov/Public-D...New window External Public Disclosure Requests
https://watech.wa.gov/accessib...New window External Accessibility Policy
/siteinformation.htmlSite Information
http://wa.gov/home/sitemap.htmlSite Map
/support/contact.htmlContact Webmaster
http://wa.gov/media/rss.htmlText duplicate RSS Feeds
http://wa.gov/media/twitter.htmlText duplicate Twitter
/media/washington-state-youtub...Text duplicate YouTube

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 11 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.13 seconds.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (48 kB).

HTTP Response Header

last-modifiedThu, 31 Dec 2020 13:03:15 GMT
dateFri, 01 Jan 2021 06:37:10 GMT
x-served-bycache-mdw17344-MDW, cache-fra19167-FRA
x-cacheHIT, HIT
x-cache-hits1, 1
varyAccept-Encoding, Cookie, Cookie
via1.1 varnish, 1.1 varnish

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Government. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 96,547 referring domains.
This website has 41,800,983 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 57,958 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.


User-agent: *

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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

Search preview

Most important keywords

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

in Washington64%Check
in Washington State58%Check
Access Washington56%Check
Washington State55%Check
RSS Feed53%Check
Washington State Government52%Check

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