Bart.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
51% 
Page structure
43% 
Link structure
73% 
Server
77% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.24 s
File size
44.30 kB
Words
466
Media files
22
Number of links
136 internal / 7 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
bart.gov | Bay Area Rapid Transit
The length of the page title is perfect. (299 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
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)
https://www.bart.gov/
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
generatorDrupal 7 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no
langen
Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8
X-UA-CompatibleIE=Edge

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Only 1 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
There are only 466 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
15% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 9.5 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 6 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 9 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.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Home
The H1 heading contains the words Home! Use important keywords instead.
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (4 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Home
H2 Plan Your Trip
H2 Station Details
H2 Bikes are Welcome
H2 How Much is Your Fare?
H2 News Alerts
H2 BART Career Opportunities
H2 Trip Planner
H2 Real Time Departures
H2 Schedules & Map
H2 BART News
H2 Quick Links
H3 Weekend Service Impacts
H3 Get Clipper
H3 Visit BARTable
H4 Fare Calculator
H4 Parking at BART
H4 Airport Service
H4 BART Projects
Anchor text is an URL
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are 7 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.bart.gov/Anchor skip to main content
https://www.bart.gov/IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Bay Area Rapid Transit
https://www.bart.gov/schedulesSchedules
A-TITLE Schedules
https://www.bart.gov/schedulesText duplicate Schedules
A-TITLE Overview
/schedules/early-bird-expressEarly Bird Express
/schedules/mobileMobile Options
A-TITLE Mobile Options
https://www.bart.gov/plannerTrip Planner
/schedules/etaReal Time Departures
A-TITLE Real Time Departures
/schedules/advisoriesAlerts and Advisories
A-TITLE Service Advisories
https://www.bart.gov/L3-Schedules
https://www.bart.gov/Anchor Trivial anchor text
More
https://www.bart.gov/plannerUse the Trip Planner
https://www.bart.gov/stationsStations
A-TITLE Stations
https://www.bart.gov/stationsText duplicate Stations
A-TITLE Stations
https://www.bart.gov/system-mapSystem Map
/stations/elevatorsElevator Status
/stations/escalatorsEscalator Status
https://www.bart.gov/L3-Stations
https://www.bart.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
https://www.bart.gov/stationsSelect Your Station
https://www.bart.gov/guideUsing BART
A-TITLE Rider Guide
https://www.bart.gov/guideText duplicate Using BART
A-TITLE Overview
https://www.bart.gov/guide/appsBART Apps
/guide/parkingParking
A-TITLE Parking
/guide/airport/sfoAirport Connections
/guide/transitTransit Connections
A-TITLE Transit Connections
https://www.bart.gov/guide/bikesBikes on BART
A-TITLE Bikes on BART
/guide/accessibilityAccessible Services
A-TITLE Accessible Services
https://www.bart.gov/guide/faqFAQs
A-TITLE Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
/guide/lostandfoundLost & Found
A-TITLE Lost & Found
https://www.bart.gov/guide/safetySafety & Security
A-TITLE Safety & Security
/guide/titleviTitle VI
A-TITLE Title VI
https://www.bart.gov/guide/perksBART Perks
https://www.bart.gov/L3-BART
https://www.bart.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
https://www.bart.gov/guide/bikesTrivial anchor text
Read More
https://www.bart.gov/ticketsFares
A-TITLE Tickets
https://www.bart.gov/ticketsText duplicate Fares
A-TITLE Overview
/tickets/salesSales
A-TITLE Sales
/tickets/sales/machinesTicket Vending Machines
/tickets/sales/retailsalesRetail Sales Locations
/tickets/sales/refundsRefunds Exchange Donation
/tickets/benefitsTax Benefits
A-TITLE Tax Benefits
/tickets/calculatorFare Calculator
A-TITLE Fare Calculator
https://www.bart.gov/L3-FARES
https://www.bart.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
/tickets/calculatorCalculate Your Fare
/news/articlesNews
A-TITLE News
/news/articlesText duplicate News
A-TITLE News Articles
/news/specialsSpecial Features
https://www.bart.gov/podcastsPodcasts
/news/media-resourcesMedia Resources
http://www.youtube.com/BARTableExternal BART TV
A-TITLE BART TV
/news/bartablethismonthBARTable
A-TITLE BARTable
https://www.bart.gov/news/alertsNews Alerts
A-TITLE Email Alerts
https://www.bart.gov/news/rssFeeds
A-TITLE Feeds
https://www.bart.gov/L3-News
https://www.bart.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
https://service.govdelivery.co...New window External Subdomain Sign Up
https://www.bart.gov/aboutAbout
A-TITLE About BART
https://www.bart.gov/aboutText duplicate About
https://www.bart.gov/about/bodBoard of Directors
A-TITLE Board of Directors
https://www.bart.gov/about/gmGeneral Manager
A-TITLE General Manager
/about/financialsFinancials
/about/reportsReports
A-TITLE Reports
/about/inspector-generalInspector General
/about/historyHistory & Facts
A-TITLE History & Facts
/about/projectsProjects & Plans
A-TITLE Projects
https://www.bart.gov/about/policeBART Police
A-TITLE BART Police
https://www.bart.gov/about/policeBART Police Home
/about/police/peoplePeople
A-TITLE People
/about/police/newsLatest News
/about/police/zonesKnow Your Zone
A-TITLE Know Your Zone
/about/police/employmentEmployment
A-TITLE Employment
/about/police/howtoHow To
A-TITLE How To
/about/police/reportsPolicy & Reports
A-TITLE Policy & Reports
/about/police/proofofpaymentProof of Payment
/about/police/resourcesCommunity Resources
/about/police/contactContact BART Police
/about/policeauditorPolice Auditor
/about/policeauditor/recommend...Recommendations
A-TITLE Recommendations
/about/policeauditor/reportsMonthly & Annual Reports
A-TITLE Monthly & Annual Reports
/about/policeauditor/communityCommunity Outreach
A-TITLE Community Outreach
/about/policeauditor/resourcesResources
A-TITLE Resources
/about/policeauditor/faqFAQ's
A-TITLE FAQ's
/about/bod/advisory/crbPolice Citizen Review Board
/about/businessDoing Business
A-TITLE Doing Business
https://www.bart.gov/about/jobsCareers
A-TITLE Jobs
/sustainabilitySustainability
A-TITLE Sustainability
/sustainability/announcementsSustainability Announcements
/about/developersDeveloper Program
A-TITLE Developer Program
https://www.bart.gov/L3-About
https://www.bart.gov/Anchor Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
More
https://www.bart.gov/about/jobsView the Listings
/news/articles/2020/news202001...Service Advisory
/news/articles/2020/news202001...Starting February 10th, BART schedule has been changed to improve service. Improvements include earlier weekday service on some lines and return of 2-line se...
https://www.bart.gov/plannerText duplicate Trip Planner
/schedules/etaText duplicate Real Time Departures
https://www.bart.gov/schedulesSchedules & Map
/schedules/advisoriesURL anchor text
https://www.bart.gov/schedules/advisories
/news/articles/2019/news20190624URL anchor text
https://www.bart.gov/news/articles/2019/news20190624
https://bartable.bart.gov/External Subdomain URL anchor text
https://bartable.bart.gov
/news/articles/2019/news201909...New General Manager launches rider listening tour
/news/articles/2020/news202001...BART schedule change begins February 10, 2020
/news/articles/2020/news20200210Saturday Schedule for Presidents Day 2/17/20
/news/articles/2020/news202002...New ambassador program deployed on trains
/news/articles/2020/news202001...BART to build canopies over San Francisco Market Street entrances
/news/articles/2019/news201909...Text duplicate New General Manager launches rider listening tour
/news/articles/2020/news20200212BART's Independent Police Auditor attends innovative de-escalation training program
/tickets/calculatorText duplicate Fare Calculator
IMG-ALT Fare Calculator
/guide/parkingParking at BART
IMG-ALT Parking at BART
/guide/airport/sfoAirport Service
IMG-ALT Airport Service
/about/projectsBART Projects
IMG-ALT BART Projects
https://www.bart.gov/contactContact Us
http://www.twitter.com/sfbartNew window External IMG-ALT twitter
http://facebook.com/bartsfNew window External IMG-ALT facebook
http://www.youtube.com/bartableNew window External IMG-ALT youtube
/schedules/advisoriesNew window IMG-ALT Service Notification
https://www.bart.gov/news/alerts/IMG-ALT alerts
https://www.bart.gov/news/rss/IMG-ALT rss
https://www.bart.gov/plannerText duplicate Trip Planner
/schedules/advisoriesText duplicate Alerts and Advisories
https://www.bart.gov/about/jobsText duplicate Careers
/schedules/etaText duplicate Real Time Departures
/guide/parkingText duplicate Parking
/about/bod/multimediaBoard Meetings
https://www.bart.gov/system-mapText duplicate System Map
/guide/airportText duplicate Airport Service
https://www.bart.gov/about/policeText duplicate BART Police
/tickets/calculatorText duplicate Fare Calculator
/guide/accessibilityText duplicate Accessible Services
http://bartable.bart.gov/New window External Subdomain Visit BARTable
https://www.bart.gov/biohazardReport a Biohazard
/guide/japanese日本語
/guide/chinese中文
https://www.bart.gov/guide/germanDeutsch
https://www.bart.gov/guide/frenchFrançais
/guide/italianItaliano
https://www.bart.gov/guide/korean한국어
/guide/spanishEspañol
/siteinfo/privacyPrivacy Policy
https://www.bart.gov/biohazardText duplicate Report a Biohazard
/siteinfo/copyright© 2020 San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.bart.gov/"
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 is slow (1.24 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 website loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 6 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (44 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
accept-rangesbytes
age0
cache-controlno-cache, must-revalidate
content-encodinggzip
content-languageen
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
dateThu, 13 Feb 2020 06:42:42 GMT
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
link<https://www.bart.gov/>; rel="canonical",<https://www.bart.gov/>; rel="shortlink"
servernginx
varyAccept-Encoding
viavarnish
x-ah-environmentprod
x-cacheMISS
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-generatorDrupal 7 (https://www.drupal.org)
x-request-idv-08d25942-4e2c-11ea-90ef-d72198fccc84
x-xss-protection1
content-length12314
connectionkeep-alive
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 9,662 referring domains.
This website has 279,450 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 7,073 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: *
Crawl-delay: 10
Sitemap: http://www.bart.gov/sitemap.xml
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
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: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
# 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/
Disallow: /bart/api/*
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/

# Added JR 11/15/2013
Disallow: */stations/quickplanner/extended
Disallow: */stations/quickplanner/schedule
Disallow: */schedules/quickplanner_dir
Disallow: */schedules/quickplanner
Disallow: */schedules/bylineresults
Disallow: */schedules/bystationresults
Disallow: .*
Disallow: *.txt

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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Search preview

bart.gov | Bay Area Rapid Transit
https://www.bart.gov/

Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
BART63%Check
gov51%Check
BART schedule46%Check
BART Police44%Check
Using BART44%Check
Area35%Check
Bay Area35%Check
Service35%Check
Rapid35%Check
Bay Area Rapid Transit35%Check

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