Albany.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
38% 
Page structure
89% 
Link structure
68% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.63 s
File size
245.20 kB
Words
3989
Media files
30
Number of links
106 internal / 14 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University at Albany - State University of New York
The length of the page title is perfect. (452 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University at Albany is the premier public research university in New York's Capital Region and offers more than 17,000 students the expansive opportunities of a large university in an environment designed to foster individual success.
The meta description is too long: 1465 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.albany.edu/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(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.
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
descriptionThe University at Albany is the premier public research university in New York's Capital Region and offers more than 17,000 students the expansive opportunities of a large university in an environment designed to foster individual success.
GeneratorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
google-site-verification3ylQoSVoRxIGuVYjoSQKrh9IKwhbNtsr7U9CzQV01vU
langen
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
The average number of words per sentence of 71.6 words is high.
This page contains 3989 words. That's ok.
10.6% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
50 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 45 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 80 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.
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
/sites/default/files/logo.pngHome
/sites/default/files/logo.pngHome
...3 Fall Shots_MG_3329_0.jpg?itok=3I4LSfP0student walking through campus
...3 Fall Shots_MG_3329_0.jpg?itok=3I4LSfP0student walking through campus
...ublic/iStock-590597522.jpg?itok=JBiXLs_4Woman in a surgical mask
...ublic/iStock-590597522.jpg?itok=JBiXLs_4Woman in a surgical mask
...slide_/public/XMMM1635.jpg?itok=lBAvEtunStudents study on the Uptown campus
...slide_/public/XMMM1635.jpg?itok=lBAvEtunStudents study on the Uptown campus
...ro_slide_/public/hero2.jpg?itok=vVHoqqxFScientific Research being conducted in a laboratory by a student and a professor
...mobile-banner-inspired-lab-w1200h800.jpgScientific Research being conducted in a laboratory by a student and a professor
/sites/default/files/welding-small.jpgStudent welding
...ner-lacrosse-w1900h900.jpg?itok=OPmk9rU_Lacrosse Player on the field
...les/mobile-banner-lacrosse-w1200h800.jpgLacrosse Player on the field
.../public/security-image.jpg?itok=U_4QPKUKStudent working in a computer lab.
.../default/files/security-image-mobile.jpgStudent working in a computer lab.
...public/science-library.jpg?itok=U6HINnqkStudents in the Science Library with a statue of Minerva
/sites/default/files/fountain-crop_0.jpgStudent walking toward the front of campus.
...s/default/files/inline-images/logo-2.pngThis is Our Time
/sites/default/files/book-1_1.pngIcon
/sites/default/files/book1%20(1)_0.pngIcon
/sites/default/files/book2%20(1)_1.pngIcon
/sites/default/files/book3%20(1)_0.pngIcon
...ic/2017-11/take-a-tour.jpg?itok=KrFY3izeStudents studying near a fountain
...12/research-at-ualbany.jpg?itok=-5wj3ulvStudents and professor working in a lab
...lic/2017-11/online-opt.jpg?itok=PMXklscNWoman and an instructor working together on the computer
...019_xCITE-Lab_4T9A6409.jpg?itok=yJp-u4EyResearchers at the xCITE laboratory, a state-of-the-art data and visual analytics center, will be involved with the NSF institute.
...9_12_12 Halamek Lab_43.jpg?itok=3vSStcHoStudent working in Halamek Lab
..._xCITE-Lab_4T9A6285-X2.jpg?itok=2WwGCt6AStudents in the xCITE lab
/sites/default/files/logo_1.pngUniversity at Albany Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Fall Preview Day
The H1 heading is too short (16 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Fall Preview Day
H1 WE ARE #ONEUALBANY
H1 A more diverse and inclusive campus
H1 A REASON TO BE INSPIRED
H1 A HOME FOR THE HUMANITIES AND THE ARTS
H1 Great Leaders. Great Champions. Great Danes.
H1 A UNIVERSITY ON THE MOVE
H1 This is Our Time
H2 Top Nav
H2 Main navigation
H2 Top Nav Duplicate text
H2 Main navigation Duplicate text
H2 You're made for more you know it, we know it.
H2 Footer
H3 Degrees
H3 ASRC Researchers to Develop AI Solutions for Winter Weather at New $20 Million Institute
H3 Forensic Chemist Proposes Sweat Testing Strip as Breathalyzer Replacement
H3 A Look Inside the xCITE Laboratory
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 14 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.albany.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.albany.edu/IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
https://www.albany.edu/myualbanyMYUALBANY
https://www.albany.edu/apply-nowAPPLY
https://www.alumni.albany.edu/...External Subdomain GIVE
/search-resultsSearch
/current-studentsCurrent Students
/faculty-and-staffFaculty & Staff
https://www.albany.edu/admissionsFuture/Prospective Students
/parents-and-vistorsParents & Visitors
http://www.alumni.albany.edu/External Subdomain Alumni
http://www.albany.edu/giving/Donors
A-TITLE University Development
/puerto-rico-usvi-admissions/Students from Puerto Rico/USVI
A-TITLE Students from Puerto Rico/USVI
/corporate-engagementCorporate, Nonprofit and Public-Sector Partners
/about-ualbanyAbout UAlbany
/international/International Education
https://www.albany.edu/academicsAcademics
http://library.albany.edu/External Subdomain Libraries
https://www.albany.edu/admissionsAdmissions
https://www.albany.edu/presidentOffice of the President
/publicengagement/Public Engagement
https://www.albany.edu/artsArts
/research-ualbanyResearch
/main/sports.shtmlAthletics
/schools-colleges-affiliationsSchools, Colleges & Affiliations
/student-lifeStudent Life
http://www.albany.edu/cost-aidFinancial Aid & Student Accounts
/calendars-and-schedulesCalendars
A-TITLE What's going on and when
https://events.albany.edu/External Subdomain Events
http://www.albany.edu/admissions/Anchor Virtual Tour
http://www.albany.edu/map/Maps
/about/directories.phpPeople
https://www.albany.edu/a-z-indexA-Z index
https://www.albany.edu/pmtsParking & Transit
http://www.albany.edu/newsNews Center
http://www.albany.edu/its/IT Services
http://www.albany.edu/career/Career Services
/main/facebook.shtmlNew window Facebook
/main/twitter.shtmlNew window Twitter
/main/instagram.shtmlNew window Instagram
https://www.snapchat.com/add/u...New window External Snapchat
/main/youtube.shtmlNew window Youtube
/main/linkedin.shtmlNew window LinkedIn
https://www.albany.edu/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
https://www.albany.edu/myualbanyText duplicate MYUALBANY
https://www.albany.edu/apply-nowText duplicate APPLY
https://www.alumni.albany.edu/...External Subdomain Text duplicate GIVE
/current-studentsText duplicate Current Students
/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty & Staff
https://www.albany.edu/admissionsText duplicate Future/Prospective Students
/parents-and-vistorsText duplicate Parents & Visitors
http://www.alumni.albany.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Alumni
http://www.albany.edu/giving/Text duplicate Donors
A-TITLE University Development
/puerto-rico-usvi-admissions/Text duplicate Students from Puerto Rico/USVI
A-TITLE Students from Puerto Rico/USVI
/corporate-engagementText duplicate Corporate, Nonprofit and Public-Sector Partners
/about-ualbanyText duplicate About UAlbany
/international/Text duplicate International Education
https://www.albany.edu/academicsText duplicate Academics
http://library.albany.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Libraries
https://www.albany.edu/admissionsText duplicate Admissions
https://www.albany.edu/presidentText duplicate Office of the President
/publicengagement/Text duplicate Public Engagement
https://www.albany.edu/artsText duplicate Arts
/research-ualbanyText duplicate Research
/main/sports.shtmlText duplicate Athletics
/schools-colleges-affiliationsText duplicate Schools, Colleges & Affiliations
/student-lifeText duplicate Student Life
http://www.albany.edu/cost-aidText duplicate Financial Aid & Student Accounts
/calendars-and-schedulesText duplicate Calendars
A-TITLE What's going on and when
https://events.albany.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Events
http://www.albany.edu/admissions/Anchor Text duplicate Virtual Tour
http://www.albany.edu/map/Text duplicate Maps
/about/directories.phpText duplicate People
https://www.albany.edu/a-z-indexText duplicate A-Z index
https://www.albany.edu/pmtsText duplicate Parking & Transit
http://www.albany.edu/newsText duplicate News Center
http://www.albany.edu/its/Text duplicate IT Services
http://www.albany.edu/career/Text duplicate Career Services
/main/facebook.shtmlNew window Text duplicate Facebook
/main/twitter.shtmlNew window Text duplicate Twitter
/main/instagram.shtmlNew window Text duplicate Instagram
https://www.snapchat.com/add/u...New window External Text duplicate Snapchat
/main/youtube.shtmlNew window Text duplicate Youtube
/main/linkedin.shtmlNew window Text duplicate LinkedIn
https://www.albany.edu/covid-19Information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) LEARN MORE
A-TITLE covid 19 update
https://admissions.albany.edu/...External Subdomain Register
/covid-19/one-ualbanyLearn More
/diversity-and-inclusion/diver...Text duplicate Learn More
http://albany.edu/thisisourtimeText duplicate Learn More
/admissions-undergraduateIMG-ALT Icon
/admissions-undergraduateUNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS
/admissions-graduateText duplicate IMG-ALT Icon
/admissions-graduateGRADUATE ADMISSIONS
/admissions-transferText duplicate IMG-ALT Icon
/admissions-transferTRANSFER ADMISSIONS
/international-admissionsText duplicate IMG-ALT Icon
/international-admissionsINTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS
/academics/undergraduate-progr...Undergraduate
/graduate/application_program_...Graduate
/online-learningOnline
https://www.albany.edu/apply-nowApply Today
/admissions/tour.phpTake a Campus Tour
/research-ualbanyResearch at UAlbany
/online-learningOnline Learning
https://www.albany.edu/newsView all news
/news/94241.phpASRC Researchers to Develop AI Solutions for Winter Weather at New $20 Million Institute
/news/93001.phpForensic Chemist Proposes Sweat Testing Strip as Breathalyzer Replacement
/news/93134.phpA Look Inside the xCITE Laboratory
https://www.albany.edu/IMG-ALT University at Albany Logo
https://www.google.com/maps/pl...New window External 1400 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12222
https://wiki.albany.edu/displa...External Subdomain Middle States Accreditation
http://police.albany.edu/ASR.s...External Subdomain Campus Safety Report
/contact-ualbanyContact Us
/main/employment.shtmlJobs
/emergency/index.phpUAlbany Alert
/diversityandinclusion/Diversity and Inclusion
/strategicplan/Strategic Planning & Initiatives
http://www.albany.edu/gogreen/Sustainability
/equity-compliance/Title IX
/web-accessibilityWeb Accessibility

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.albany.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.63 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 loads 58 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 45 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (245 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
accept-rangesbytes
age2414
cache-controlmax-age=10800, public
content-encodinggzip
content-languageen
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
dateFri, 30 Oct 2020 02:11:56 GMT
etag"1604021498"
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedFri, 30 Oct 2020 01:31:38 GMT
link<https://www.albany.edu/>; rel="shortlink", <https://www.albany.edu/>; rel="canonical"
link<https://www.albany.edu/welcome-university-albany-2020>; rel="revision"
servernginx
varyCookie,Accept-Encoding
viavarnish
x-ah-environmentprod
x-cacheHIT
x-cache-hits252
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-drupal-cacheMISS
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheUNCACHEABLE
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-generatorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
x-request-idv-a78dafc4-1a4f-11eb-81ba-a7f9df67c635
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-length27699
connectionkeep-alive
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(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 21,362 referring domains.
This website has 1,283,776 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 17,172 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.

Robots.txt

#
# 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:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
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: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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

Search preview

www.albany.edu
University at Albany - State University of New York
The University at Albany is the premier public research university in New York's Capital Region and offers more than 17,000 students the expansive opportunities of a large university in an environment designed to foster individual success.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Albany77%Check
University at Albany71%Check
University63%Check
New61%Check
Studies BA56%Check
Research54%Check
BA history programs48%Check
Students48%Check
BA geographyplanning programs48%Check
Public48%Check

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