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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.34 s
File size
68.30 kB
Media files
Number of links
141 internal / 27 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Home | The Arts Council | An Chomhairle Ealaíon
The length of the page title is perfect. (441 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon is the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the arts in Ireland.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (748 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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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: Ireland
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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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
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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

DescriptionThe Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon is the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the arts in Ireland.
KeywordsArts Council,Arts Council Ireland,Funding
DC.contributorArts Council webmaster
DC.descriptionThe Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon is the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the arts in Ireland.
DC.languageEnglish (Ireland)
og:descriptionThe Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon is the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the arts in Ireland.

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 636 words. That's ok.
20.1% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 9 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The amount of tags is very high (16). We recommend using a maximum of 13 tags for this page.
The following tag is repeated too often: 1850 392492
Image SEO
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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)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Arts Council of Ireland
The H1 heading is perfect.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Arts Council of Ireland
H2 Manage your application
H2 Culture Night
H2 RAISE 2020-2021
H2 Mapping your audience
H2 Laureate na nÓg
H2 The Ireland Chair of Poetry Trust
H3 Blog
H3 Funding RSS
H3 Online services
H3 Upcoming funding deadlines
H3 News
H3 Publications
H3 Initiatives - what's currently happening right here.
H4 Arts and Disability Connect
H4 Arts Centre Funding
H4 Strategic Funding
H4 An Invitation to Collaboration Scheme
H4 Artist in the community scheme bursary award
H4 Festivals Investment Scheme
H4 Connect with the Arts Council
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.
6 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (27) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/arts-in-ireland/Arts in Ireland
https://onlineservices.artscou...External Subdomain Online Services
/contact-us/Contact us
/publications/Publications Council of Ireland Menu Logo Funding the arts.
/available-funding/Available funding
/Funding/Payment-templates/Payment templates
/funding-decisions/Who we've funded
/FAQs/Funding/Funding FAQs
/funding/funding is available
A-TITLE Get Funding
https://onlineservices.artscou...External Subdomain online services
/arts-in-ireland/Arts in Ireland How we support the arts.
/Arts-in-Ireland/Street-arts-a...Street arts and spectacle
/Arts-in-Ireland/Traditional-a...Traditional arts
/Arts-in-Ireland/Visual-Arts/Visual Arts
/Arts-in-Ireland/Arts-Centres/Arts Centres
/Arts-in-Ireland/Arts-particip...Arts participation
/Arts-in-Ireland/International...International Arts
/Arts-in-Ireland/Local,-Place-...Local, Place and Public Art
/Arts-in-Ireland/Young-people,...Young people, children and education
/Arts-in-Ireland/Strategic-dev...Discover more about the Arts Council's ongoing development strategy
A-TITLE Discover more about the Arts Council's ongoing development strategy
/arts-in-ireland/View all artforms
https://onlineservices.artscou...External Subdomain Online Services Log in to apply for funding
https://onlineservices.artscou...External Subdomain Log in
https://onlineservices.artscou...External Subdomain Register
https://onlineservices.artscou...External Subdomain Reset your password
/COVID-19/COVID-19 Updates for the arts sector duplicate IMG-ALT Logo duplicate About
/contact-us/Text duplicate Contact us
/publications/Text duplicate Publications logo duplicate Funding
/arts-in-ireland/Text duplicate Arts in Ireland
https://onlineservices.artscou...External Subdomain Text duplicate Online Services
/COVID-19/Text duplicate COVID-19 duplicate About
/contact-us/Text duplicate Contact us
/publications/Text duplicate Publications
/newsletter/archive/newsletter A-TITLE Facebook A-TITLE Twitter A-TITLE Vimeo
/rss-feeds/A-TITLE RSS
/COVID-19/No Text
/about/Blog/IMG-ALT Blog link collection image
A-TITLE Blog link collection image
/blog/directors-an-update-to-t...An Update to the Arts Sector after the Budget
/blog/a-glimmer-of-hope-festiv...A Glimmer of Hope: Festival Making in Lockdown
A-TITLE A Glimmer of Hope Festival Making in Lockdown
/blog/books-make-things-better/Books Make Things Better
A-TITLE Books Make Things Better Subdomain Update to the Arts Sector
A-TITLE Update for the Arts Sector
/blog/more-human-less-expert/More Human, Less Expert
A-TITLE More Human, Less Expert duplicate Funding
/rss-feed/?searchQuery=FundsText duplicate RSS
/available-fundingAvailable funding for 2020
A-TITLE Available funding for 2020
/Funding/Payment-templates/Text duplicate Payment templates
A-TITLE Payment templates
/Who_we_funded/Who we funded
A-TITLE Who we funded
https://onlineservices.artscou...External Subdomain No Text
https://onlineservices.artscou...External Subdomain Online services
https://onlineservices.artscou...New window External Subdomain New user? Sign up
A-TITLE Visit (click to open in a new window)
https://onlineservices.artscou...New window External Subdomain Registered user? Log in?
A-TITLE Visit (click to open in a new window) services FAQs
A-TITLE Online services FAQs
/available-funding/Upcoming funding deadlines
/Funds/Arts-and-Disability-Con...Deadline: 19 October 2020
/Funds/Arts-Centre-Funding/Deadline: 22 October 2020
/Funds/Strategic-Funding/Text duplicate Deadline: 22 October 2020
/Funds/An-Invitation-to-Collab...Deadline: 05 November 2020
/Funds/Artist-in-the-community...Deadline: 09 November 2020
/Funds/Festivals-Investment-Sc...Deadline: 12 November 2020
/rss-feed/?searchQuery=NewsText duplicate RSS
/News/Aosdana-elects-12-new-me...Aosdána elects 12 new members
/News/Arts-Council-welcomes-Es...Arts Council welcomes Estimates commitment of €130 million more news
/publications/Text duplicate Publications
/uploadedFiles/wwwartscouncili...Arts During Lockdown June 2020 National Survey
/uploadedFiles/Payments Report...Prompt Payments Report (04-2020 — 06-2020)
/publications/View more publications
/culture-night/No Text
/culture-night/Culture Night Text 2020-2021
/Arts-in-Ireland/Strategic-dev...No Text
/Arts-in-Ireland/Strategic-dev...Mapping your audience
/Initiatives/Laureate-na-nOg/No Text
/Initiatives/Laureate-na-nOg/Laureate na nÓg
/Initiatives/The-Ireland-Chair...No Text
/Initiatives/The-Ireland-Chair...The Ireland Chair of Poetry Trust
/funding/Text duplicate Funding
/available-funding/Text duplicate Available funding
/FAQs/Funding/Text duplicate Funding FAQs
/funding-decisions/Text duplicate Who we've funded
/Funding/Funding-the-arts-logos/Logo guide
/Arts-in-Ireland/Architecture/Text duplicate Architecture
/Arts-in-Ireland/Circus/Text duplicate Circus
/Arts-in-Ireland/Dance/Text duplicate Dance
/Arts-in-Ireland/Film/Text duplicate Film
/Arts-in-Ireland/Literature/Text duplicate Literature
/Arts-in-Ireland/Music/Text duplicate Music
/Arts-in-Ireland/Opera/Text duplicate Opera
/Arts-in-Ireland/Street-arts-a...Text duplicate Street arts and spectacle
/Arts-in-Ireland/Theatre/Text duplicate Theatre
/Arts-in-Ireland/Traditional-a...Text duplicate Traditional arts
/Arts-in-Ireland/Visual-arts/Visual arts
/arts-in-ireland/Cross artform practices
/Arts-in-Ireland/Arts-Centres/Text duplicate Arts Centres
/Arts-in-Ireland/Arts-particip...Text duplicate Arts participation
/Arts-in-Ireland/Festivals/Text duplicate Festivals
/Arts-in-Ireland/Local-arts/Local arts
/Arts-in-Ireland/Young-people,...Text duplicate Young people, children and education us
/About/Who-we-are/Who we are
/About/Our-role/Our role
/arts-council-strategy/Arts Council strategy (2016–2025) duplicate News
/equality-human-rights-diversity/Equality, Human Rights and Diversity
/about/artists-pay-policy/Paying the Artist
/digital-guides/Digital Guides anchor text
/contact-usText duplicate Contact us
/publicationsText duplicate Publications
/Contact-us/Freedom-of-informa...Freedom of Information
/InitiativesText duplicate Initiatives
/Official-language-scheme/Official language scheme
/privacy-policy/Privacy policy
/rss-feeds/RSS Feeds
/Arts-in-Ireland/Strategic-dev...Strategic development network Subdomain Aosdána
http://archivestories.artscoun...External Subdomain Archive stories Arts audiences Subdomain Arts Council Collection Subdomain Auditoria
https://childprotection.artsco...External Subdomain Child Protection and Welfare: self-audit tool
http://www.creativeeuropeirela...External Creative Europe Desk Ireland Public art Subdomain Vital Signs Text duplicate A-TITLE Facebook Text duplicate A-TITLE Twitter Text duplicate A-TITLE Vimeo
/rss-feeds/Text duplicate A-TITLE RSS duplicate IMG-ALT Logo

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.34 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 page loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 9 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (68 kB).

HTTP Response Header

content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
set-cookie101 Characters
set-cookie74 Characters
set-cookie340 Characters
dateSun, 18 Oct 2020 15:16:09 GMT

External factors

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This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 555 referring domains.
This page has 506,914 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 445 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


User-agent: *
Disallow: /workarea/
Disallow: /widgets/

Facebook popularity

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The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon is the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the arts in Ireland.

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