Archives.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
51% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
96% 
Server
92% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.26 s
File size
24.20 kB
Words
269
Media files
1
Number of links
64 internal / 7 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
National Archives |
The page title is too short. (169 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is 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

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 269 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
23% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 6 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 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)
This page is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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
...l/themes/nara/images/nara-print-logo.jpgNational Archives Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Ratified Indian Treaties Now Digitized & Online
H2 Archives News
H2 Archives.gov
H2 Information For…
H2 Publications
H2 Orgs. & Offices
H2 About Us
H2 I Want To…
H2 Participate
H2 Resources
H2 Shop Online
H2 Connect With Us
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 7 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.archives.gov/Anchor Top
https://www.archives.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.archives.gov/The U.S. National Archives Home
/social-media/blogs.htmlBlogs
https://www.addthis.com/bookma...External Bookmark/Share
https://www.archives.gov/contactContact Us
https://www.archives.gov/researchResearch Our Records Explore our nation’s history through our documents, photos, and records.
https://www.archives.gov/veteransVeterans’ Service Records Request military records and learn about other services for yourself or a family member.
/educationEducator Resources Find primary sources, tools for teaching with documents, and student and educator programs.
/locationsVisit Us Plan a trip to the Museum, to one of the Presidential Libraries, or to conduct research.
/founding-docsAmerica’s Founding Documents The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.
https://aotus.blogs.archives.g...External Subdomain Ratified Indian Treaties Now Digitized & Online
/news/topics/american-archives...American Archives Month
/news/rotunda-opening-covidNational Archives Rotunda Re-Opening
/coronavirusCoronavirus Information
https://www.archives.gov/news/More News…
/calendar/Upcoming Events…
/citizen-archivist/Citizen Archivists
/fed-employees/Federal Employees
/research/genealogy/Genealogists
/congress/Members of Congress
/preservation/Preservation
/records-mgmt/Records Managers
https://www.archives.gov/press/The Press
/federal-register/Federal Register
/publications/prologue/Prologue Magazine
/publications/ordering/Purchase Publications
/publications/email-newslettersSubscribe to Email Newsletters
/publications/All Publications
/legislative/Center for Legislative Archives
https://www.archives.gov/frc/Federal Records Center
https://www.archives.gov/oig/Office of the Inspector General
/presidential-libraries/Presidential Libraries
/about/organization/Staff Directory
https://www.archives.gov/about/What is the National Archives?
/contracts/Doing Business with Us
/about/plans-reports/Plans and Reports
https://www.archives.gov/open/Open Government
/open/plain-writing/Our Plain Language Activities
/veterans/military-service-rec...Get My Military Record
/research/start/plan-visitPlan a Research Visit
https://museum.archives.gov/External Subdomain Visit the Museum
/exhibits/View Online Exhibits
https://www.archives.gov/grants/Apply for a Grant
/calendar/Attend an Event
http://www.archivesfoundation....External Donate to the Archives
https://www.archives.gov/careers/Work at the Archives
/careers/volunteering/Volunteer at the Archives
/global-pages/subject-index.htmlA-Z Index
/founding-docs/America's Founding Docs
https://www.archives.gov/contact/Text duplicate Contact Us
https://www.archives.gov/espanol/En Español
https://www.archives.gov/faqs/FAQs
https://www.archives.gov/forms/Forms
https://www.nationalarchivesst...External Visit the National Archives Store
https://eservices.archives.gov...External Subdomain Buy Reproductions and Microfilm
/social-media/Connect With Us
/social-media/facebookFacebook
/social-media/twitterTwitter
/social-media/instagramInstagram
/social-media/tumblrTumblr
/social-media/youtubeYouTube
/social-media/blogsText duplicate Blogs
/social-media/flickrFlickr
https://www.archives.gov/contact/Text duplicate Contact Us
/global-pages/accessibility.htmlAccessibility
/global-pages/privacy.htmlPrivacy Policy
https://www.archives.gov/foia/Freedom of Information Act
/eeo/policy/complaint-activity...No FEAR Act
http://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
https://www.archives.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Top

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.archives.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.26 seconds.
This page only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (24 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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http_versionHTTP/2

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Government. This classification is fine.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 110,312 referring domains.
This page has 11,632,454 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 65,483 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

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

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10

Sitemap: https://www.archives.gov/sitemap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.archives.gov/files/sitemap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.archives.gov/research/native-americans/bia/photos/sitemap.xml

Disallow: /citizen-archivist/history-hub/hh-test
Disallow: /developer/artificial-intelligence-and-machine-learning-datasets
Disallow: /developer/1940-census
Disallow: /developer/national-archives-catalog-dataset

User-agent: usasearch
Crawl-delay: 2

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
13,065

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

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