Apsu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.42 s
File size
28.10 kB
Media files
Number of links
47 internal / 19 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • The H1 heading should fit better to the page content. (Words from the heading are rarely used in the text)Important!
  • The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.Important!
  • Add a viewport tag.Hint!
  • Use good alternative descriptions (alt attributes) for your images.Hint!
  • Review and improve the heading structure.Hint!
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Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Austin Peay State University | Middle Tennessee
The length of the page title is perfect. (387 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Austin Peay State University (APSU), located in Clarksville, Tennessee, is the state's fastest growing university. We are home to the Govs and Lady Govs.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (915 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 XHTML 1.0 Transitional is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

descriptionAustin Peay State University (APSU), located in Clarksville, Tennessee, is the state's fastest growing university. We are home to the Govs and Lady Govs.
keywordstennessee,austin peay,APSU,state,governors,govs,lady govs,universities,college,colleges,university,fastest growing,military,online,four year,4 year,liberal arts,physics,nursing,education,business,art,chemical engineering technology
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Page quality

(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
Only 2 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
There are only 407 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 34.67 words is high.
18.7% 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.
There are no duplicates on the site.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No viewpoint tag is provided.
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website only loads 2 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 8 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)
No ads were found on this page.
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
...edu/themes/custom/apsu/images/spacer.gifAustin Peay State University logo
...hemes/custom/apsu/images/ask-the-gov.pngAPSU Governor Logo
.../custom/apsu/images/button-apply-now.pngApply For Admission
...es/custom/apsu/images/top_bar_shadow.pngNo alt attribute provided
...nt-story-images/20170515-Kubota-9144.jpga Kubota tractor cuts grass in an empty field
...-image/front-story-images/guatemala1.jpgAN APSU STUDENT ON AN ALTERNATIVE SPREAK BREAK
...epage-image/front-story-images/ovcdn.jpgstudent with video camera
...ront-story-images/scroll_engineering.jpgstudents in front of Sundquist building
...themes/custom/apsu/images/alert-icon.gifAlert icon
...es/custom/apsu/images/rss_12px_white.gifToday at A.P.S.U. R.S.S. feed
...es/custom/apsu/images/rss_12px_white.gifEvents R.S.S. feed
.../themes/custom/apsu/images/pinterest.pngAPSU Pinterest
...psu.edu/themes/custom/apsu/images/fb.pngAPSU Facebook
...psu.edu/themes/custom/apsu/images/tw.pngAPSU Twitter
...du/themes/custom/apsu/images/youtube.pngAPSU Youtube Channel
.../themes/custom/apsu/images/instagram.pngAPSU Instagram
...edu/themes/custom/apsu/images/tumblr.pngAPSU Tumblr
...edu/themes/custom/apsu/images/mobile.pngAPSU Mobile Page
...es/imagecache/feature_image/govs_ROW.jpgGOVS R.O.W.
.../files/imagecache/feature_image/Gala.jpgGraduation Gala at APSU
...feature_image/summer_financial_aid_0.jpgSummer Classes
...ture_image/graduate_studies_homepage.jpggraduate studies
...mes/custom/apsu/images/transfer_logo.pngpathway logo
...es/custom/apsu/images/TNeCampus_logo.pngTNeCampus logo
...emes/custom/apsu/images/warning_icon.gifWarning icon
...emes/custom/apsu/images/googleplus32.pngGoogle Plus

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Austin Peay State University | Middle Tennessee
The H1 heading is perfect.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Austin Peay State University | Middle Tennessee
H2 News at APSU
H2 Upcoming Events
H5 Future Students
H5 Current Students
H5 Faculty and Staff
H5 Alumni and Friends
H5 Parents
H5 Military/Veterans/Families
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.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 19 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://www.apsu.edu/IMG-ALT Austin Peay State University logo
http://www.apsu.edu/atozA-Z INDEX
A-TITLE Faculty/Staff Directory
http://www.apsu.edu/govASK "THE GOV"
https://apmy1sp.apsu.edu/External Subdomain AP ONESTOP
/admissions/admission-launch-pageIMG-ALT Apply For Admission
http://www.apsu.edu/about-apsuOur Campuses
http://www.letsgopeay.com/External Athletics
http://www.apsu.edu/campus-lifeCampus Life
A-TITLE Campus Life at APSU
https://securelb.imodules.com/...External Subdomain Giving to APSU
http://www.apsu.edu/admissionsFuture Students
http://www.apsu.edu/admissions» Undergraduate
http://www.apsu.edu/cogs» Graduate
http://www.apsu.edu/currentCurrent Students
http://www.apsu.edu/facstaffFaculty and Staff
http://www.apsu.edu/alumniAlumni and Friends
/news/department-agriculture-r...IMG-ALT a Kubota tractor cuts grass in an empty field
/news/austin-peay-receives-top...IMG-ALT student with video camera
/news/apsu-offer-first-enginee...IMG-ALT students in front of Sundquist building
/news/apsu-board-trustees-exec...APSU Board of Trustees' executive committee to meet on June 21
/news/apsu-student-ja-kay-math...APSU student Ja-kay Matheny overcomes brain tumor to pursue education, comedy career
/news/enrollment-open-apsu’s-e...Enrollment is open for APSU's EDGE summer video game development camp
/news/apsu’s-govnow-dual-enrol...APSU's GovNow dual enrollment program hosting June 29 open house for home school students
http://www.facebook.com/austin...External APSU News on
http://www.facebook.com/apsunewsExternal IMG-ALT facebook
http://www.apsu.edu/newsMore News
http://www.apsu.edu/news/feedRSS feed
http://apbrems.apsu.edu/Master...External Subdomain All Events
http://apbrems.apsu.edu/Master...External Subdomain Text duplicate RSS feed
/admissions/undergrad/visitTrivial anchor text
http://www.pinterest.com/austi...External IMG-ALT APSU Pinterest
http://www.facebook.com/austin...External IMG-ALT APSU Facebook
http://www.twitter.com/austinpeayExternal IMG-ALT APSU Twitter
http://www.youtube.com/apsu1927External IMG-ALT APSU Youtube Channel
http://instagram.com/austinpeay/External IMG-ALT APSU Instagram
http://austinpeayphotos.tumblr...External Subdomain IMG-ALT APSU Tumblr
http://www.apsu.edu/mobileIMG-ALT APSU Mobile Page
/welcome?PRODUCTID=10&utm_sour...IMG-ALT GOVS R.O.W.
/welcome?PRODUCTID=10&utm_sour...Text duplicate GOVS R.O.W.
/graduationgala?PRODUCTID=10&u...IMG-ALT Graduation Gala at APSU
/graduationgala?PRODUCTID=10&u...Graduation Gala
/financialaid/summer-financial...IMG-ALT Summer Classes
/financialaid/summer-financial...Apply for Financial Aid
/grad-studies?PRODUCTID=10&utm...Anchor IMG-ALT graduate studies
/grad-studies?PRODUCTID=10&utm...Anchor Earn a Master's Degree
http://www.tntransferpathway.org/External IMG-ALT pathway logo
http://www.tnecampus.info/External Subdomain IMG-ALT TNeCampus logo
http://www.apsu.edu/alertEmergency Notification
http://www.apsu.edu/govAsk "The Gov"
http://www.apsu.edu/userEmployee Login
/human-resourcesJobs at APSU
http://www.facebook.com/austin...External IMG-ALT Facebook
http://www.youtube.com/apsu1927External IMG-ALT YouTube
http://www.twitter.com/austinpeayExternal IMG-ALT Twitter
https://plus.google.com/112868...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Google Plus
/affirmative-actionNon-Discrimination Policy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
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.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.42 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 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (28 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateMon, 19 Jun 2017 22:33:11 GMT
serverApache/2.2.12 (Ubuntu)
set-cookie134 Characters
last-modifiedMon, 19 Jun 2017 21:48:37 GMT
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8

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 6,280 referring domains.
This website has 157,855 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 4,981 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.


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User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# Directories
Disallow: /_resources/
Disallow: /archived-news/
Disallow: /_backup/
Disallow: /_resources/
Disallow: /_resources-1/
Disallow: /training/
# Files

# Paths (clean URLs)

# Paths (no clean URLs)

# Custom APSU

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

Austin Peay State University | Middle Tennessee
Austin Peay State University (APSU), located in Clarksville, Tennessee, is the state's fastest growing university. We are home to the Govs and Lady Govs.

Most important keywords

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