Wayne.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.04 s
File size
38.30 kB
Media files
Number of links
30 internal / 39 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Only use 1 H1 Heading in your text.Very important!
  • Improve the page response time.Very important!
  • Reduce the number of external links.Hint!
  • Promote your page in social networks.Hint!
  • Add a favicon markup to the HTML code.Hint!

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Wayne State University
The page title is too short. (188 pixels of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
A premier research university serving a diverse body of motivated students in vibrant Midtown, the cultural center of Detroit.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (730 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is 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)
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 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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
KeywordsWayne, State, University, Detroit, Michigan, MI, 48202, urban, research, education, college, Wayne State University, wayne.edu
DescriptionA premier research university serving a diverse body of motivated students in vibrant Midtown, the cultural center of Detroit.
AuthorWayne State University
DC.titleWayne State University
DC.descriptionA premier research university serving a diverse body of motivated students in vibrant Midtown, the cultural center of Detroit.
DC.publisherWayne State University
twitter:titleWayne State University
twitter:image:altWayne State University - Warrior Strong
twitter:descriptionA premier research university serving a diverse body of motivated students in vibrant Midtown, the cultural center of Detroit.
og:titleWayne State University
og:descriptionA premier research university serving a diverse body of motivated students in vibrant Midtown, the cultural center of Detroit.

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Page quality

(Critically important)
There are only 234 words on this page. Use at least 250 words to provide useful information.
Only 1 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
14.5% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 25 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 6 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.
(Somewhat important)
No ads were found on this page.
(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

No media files were found.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Wayne State University
Too many H1 headings
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Wayne State University
H1 Welcoming all Warriors
H2 (Humblebrag)
H2 Study in a city that builds dreams.
H2 News
H2 Events
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (39) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://wayne.edu/Anchor Skip to main menu
https://wayne.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://wayne.edu/Wayne State University
https://doso.wayne.edu/parent-...External Subdomain Parents
https://alumni.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Alumni
https://login.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Login
https://wayne.edu/admissionsAdmissions & Aid
https://research.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Research
https://wsuathletics.com/External Athletics
https://library.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Libraries
https://giving.wayne.edu/donateExternal Subdomain Give now
https://wayne.edu/Anchor Menu
https://wayne.edu/about/Text duplicate About
https://wayne.edu/admissionsText duplicate Admissions & Aid
https://wayne.edu/programs/Text duplicate Programs
https://wayne.edu/campusText duplicate Campus
https://research.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Research
https://wayne.edu/students/Text duplicate Students
https://wsuathletics.com/External Text duplicate Athletics
https://library.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Libraries
https://login.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Login
https://giving.wayne.edu/donateExternal Subdomain Make a gift
/story/warriors-in-the-workpla...Welcoming all Warriors When it comes to helping organizations like Ally Financial and PwC recruit an inclusive workforce, the Mike Ilitch School of Business ...
https://techtowndetroit.org/External (Humblebrag) TechTown has served 1,465 companies since 2007.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External Warrior strong Study in a city that builds dreams. Get a different kind of college experience — one that's Warrior Strong.
https://today.wayne.edu/news/2...External Subdomain Research team to develop novel neonatal brain imaging method
https://today.wayne.edu/news/2...External Subdomain Chronicle of Higher Education uses improved graduation rate for case study
https://today.wayne.edu/news/2...External Subdomain Student engineers a better future for himself -- and the university
http://engineering.wayne.edu/n...External Subdomain Civil and Environmental research team offers training to increase construction workplace safety
https://today.wayne.edu/External Subdomain More news
https://baroudeur.wayne.edu/New window External Subdomain Cycle through the Motor City and beyond in support of Wayne State University student scholarships. Aug. 17
https://events.wayne.edu/2019/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Next Gen Teachers Summer Program: Register by June 21
https://events.wayne.edu/2019/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT RAD Keychain Defense Options, May 29 | Register by May 27
https://events.wayne.edu/External Subdomain More events
https://alumni.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Alumni
https://wayne.edu/students/Current students
https://wayne.edu/faculty/Text duplicate Faculty
https://wayne.edu/newly-admitted/Newly admitted
https://doso.wayne.edu/parent-...External Subdomain Text duplicate Parents
https://wayne.edu/staff/Text duplicate Staff
https://maps.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Campus map
https://library.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Libraries
https://wayne.edu/social/Social media
https://police.wayne.edu/annua...External Subdomain Annual security report
/campus-safety-resources/Campus safety information and resources
https://jobs.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Careers
https://wayne.edu/consumer-info/Consumer information
https://urcmich.org/External University Research Corridor (URC)
https://wayne.edu/vsa/Voluntary System of Accountability
https://wdet.org/External WDET 101.9 fm Detroit Public Radio
https://wayne.edu/warriorstrong/Warrior strong
https://www.facebook.com/wayne...New window External Facebook
https://twitter.com/waynestateNew window External Twitter
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...New window External Flickr
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...New window External Linkedin
https://www.instagram.com/wayn...New window External Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/waynes...New window External Youtube
https://oira.wayne.edu/resourc...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Budget & Performance Transparency Reporting
https://newsroom.wayne.edu/new...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) 2018 Project Degree Completion Award
https://wayne.edu/policies/Privacy and University Policies

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://wayne.edu/"
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.04 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 only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (38 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateThu, 30 May 2019 03:42:28 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
set-cookie121 Characters
expiresThu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
cache-controlno-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 30,679 referring domains.
This website has 912,003 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 23,754 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.


User-agent: *
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Disallow: /manager/
Disallow: /cache/

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

Wayne State University
A premier research university serving a diverse body of motivated students in vibrant Midtown, the cultural center of Detroit.

Most important keywords

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

Wayne State University63%Check
State University61%Check
Research University51%Check
Site Search28%Check

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