Wayne.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.86 s
File size
45.90 kB
Media files
Number of links
30 internal / 52 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Wayne State University
The length of the page title is perfect. (213 pixels out 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. (764 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)
The average number of words per sentence of 27.6 words is high.
This page contains 516 words. That's ok.
20.9% 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.
9 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
There are no duplicates on the site.
(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 10 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.
(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
https://i.wayne.edu/youtube/e8_1B5ZrEgM/maxNo alt attribute provided
/promos/8105/featured-dancer-woman.jpgAfrican-American woman dancing expressively in a beautiful studio
/promos/8105/research-man.jpgBrown man in a lab coat holding a pipette
https://wayne.edu/promos/8105/track.jpgAfrican-American woman jumping over a hurdle on an outdoor track
https://wayne.edu/promos/8105/grad-1.jpgWayne State medical student wearing a hijab
https://wayne.edu/promos/8105/fashion.jpgFashion design student creating an item of clothing on a mannequin
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
data:[...] Base64No alt attribute provided
data:[...] Base64Budget & Performance Transparency Reporting
data:[...] Base64Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) 2018 Project Degree Completion Award

Page structure

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

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Wayne State University
H2 Stay safe, stay Warrior Strong
H2 Coronavirus: COVID-19 updates
H2 Humblebrag
H2 Study in a city that builds dreams.
H2 News
H2 Events
H2 Warriors making an impact
H2 Resources
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 (52) 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://login.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Login
https://giving.wayne.edu/donateExternal Subdomain Make a gift
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 Text duplicate Make a gift
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External Play video
https://wayne.edu/coronaviruscoronavirus webpage
https://today.wayne.edu/news/2...External Subdomain Fashion department faculty and alumni have sewed more than 400 non-surgical masks for health care workers and first responders.
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.
IMG-ALT African-American woman dancing expressively in a beautiful studio
https://today.wayne.edu/news/2...External Subdomain President M. Roy Wilson hosts virtual Presidential Town Hall
https://ilitchbusiness.wayne.e...External Subdomain Alumna appointed to task force studying disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Michigan communities of color
https://today.wayne.edu/news/2...External Subdomain Chinese faculty, community pool resources to donate 50,000 pieces of PPE
https://clas.wayne.edu/news/20...External Subdomain Humanities Clinic supports community partners battling COVID-19
https://today.wayne.edu/news/2...External Subdomain WSUPD conducts wellness checks, delivers food with Serving Our Seniors program
https://gradschool.wayne.edu/n...External Subdomain Doctoral candidate creates no-touch thermometers to address shortage
https://today.wayne.edu/External Subdomain More news
https://doso.wayne.edu/parent-...External Subdomain Parents and family: Subscribe to this monthly newsletter
https://events.wayne.edu/2020/...External Subdomain May 27 Wellness while learning from home
https://events.wayne.edu/2020/...External Subdomain June 8 Prepping for online final exams
https://events.wayne.edu/2020/...External Subdomain June 2 Procrastination accountability groups
https://events.wayne.edu/External Subdomain More events
https://twitter.com/shiweisong...External Very proud of my student, Prabhjot Kaur, voluntarily made face masks in a GM plant at Warren, MI. @WayneStateEng @waynestate
https://twitter.com/IlitchBusi...External "Donating your time is very valuable, but it's especially rewarding to help an organization using your professional and intellectual capabilities." -Prof. Ha...
https://twitter.com/WayneGradS...External .@WSUHumClinic turns focus toward Detroit's community organizations fighting #COVID19. Paid graduate student interns will work remotely with approximately 20...
https://twitter.com/waynemedic...External Siblings Hdeal and Hashim Alhaddi, who looked at Wayne State University and its School of Medicine as a role model in the effort to fight the coronavirus pan...
https://twitter.com/WayneGradS...External When #COVID19 arrived in metro #Detroit, PhD candidate in nutrition and food science, Jeneen Ali, volunteered with Gleaners to distribute food at pop-up loca...
https://twitter.com/WayneGradS...External Corrinne Sanger, a master's student in medical @AnthroAtWayne at @waynestate, applied lessons learned as an ethnographer and interviewer to her role as a con...
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://giving.wayne.edu/External Subdomain Giving
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 University Facebook
https://twitter.com/waynestateNew window External University Twitter
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...New window External University Flickr
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...New window External University Linkedin
https://www.instagram.com/wayn...New window External University Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/waynes...New window External University 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 of 0.86 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 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 (46 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateWed, 27 May 2020 20:52:32 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 26,412 referring domains.
This website has 1,401,260 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 20,878 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: *
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Disallow: /manager/
Disallow: /cache/
Disallow: /alert/

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 University65%Check
Wayne State64%Check
State University62%Check
Research University52%Check
State Warriors40%Check

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