Blueridgeparkway.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
79% 
Page quality
75% 
Page structure
95% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
65% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.32 s
File size
138.80 kB
Words
441
Media files
27
Number of links
84 internal / 18 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Blue Ridge Parkway
The page title is too short. (183 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
There are more than one meta descriptions on the page. Only one is allowed.
The meta description is empty.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
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 name is very long.
The domain is no subdomain.
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
descriptionBlue Ridge Parkway info & trip planning. Experience scenic beauty, local food, mountain music and all there is to see and do along America's Favorite Drive. BRP maps, Parkway app, and more.
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og:descriptionBlue Ridge Parkway info & trip planning. Experience scenic beauty, local food, mountain music and all there is to see and do along America's Favorite Drive. BRP maps, Parkway app, and more.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 441 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
27% 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.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 17 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 71 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"brpa is the official marketing partner of the blue ridge parkway – nps."
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This website 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
...heme/images/branding/brpa-logo-white.svgBlue Ridge Parkway
...-71st-edition-cover-120x0-c-default.jpegBlue Ridge Parkway Directory
...017/09/rocky-valley-1400x0-c-default.jpgRidge Region photo background
...09/iStock-496982430-1400x0-c-default.jpgPlateau Region photo background
...09/mountain-highway-1400x0-c-default.jpgHighlands Region photo background
...k-by-Alex-Armstrong-1400x0-c-default.jpgPisgah Region photo background
...map_with_terrain12-960x682-c-default.jpgBlue Ridge Parkway Region Map
...-guide-progressive-400x175-c-default.jpgBlue Ridge Parkway Trip Planning
...7/09/RVing-Parkway-400x175-c-default.jpgRVing the Parkway
https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/No alt attribute provided
...c-105-progressive-1200x600-c-default.jpgEnjoy the Blue Ridge Parkawy
...ass-Amy-Ney-scaled-800x600-c-default.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/tripadvisor.svgBlue Ridge Parkway on TripAdvisor
/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/la-times.svgBlue Ridge Parkway featured in LA Times
...content/uploads/2017/09/the-guardian.svgBlue Ridge Parkway featured in The Guardian
...ntent/uploads/2017/09/nat-geo-travel.svgOn assignment at Blue Ridge Parkway for Nat Geo Travel
...tent/uploads/2017/09/southern-living.svgBlue Ridge Parkway Road Trip by Southern Living
...t/uploads/2017/09/travel-and-leisure.svgBlue Ridge Parkway - America's Most Iconic Drives by Travel + Leisure
.../07/1797_NES_AW-DeerParkLogo-smaller.pngDeer Park
...ads/2017/10/Shenandoah-National-Park.jpgShenandoah National Park
...ggiero-GrandfatherMountain_200x200px.jpgGrandfather Mountain
...uploads/2020/09/West-Jefferson-NC-Ad.jpgWest Jefferson NC
...uploads/2017/10/Peaks-of-Otter-Lodge.jpgPeaks of Otter Lodge
...s/2017/10/Swain-Chamber-Bryson-Swain.jpgGreat Smokies: Bryson City and Swain County
/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Wytheville.pngVisit Wytheville
...ontent/uploads/2017/06/nps-arrowhead.pngNational Park Service
...s/2017/06/americas-byways-logo-white.svgNational Park Service

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
The H1 heading is empty
Headings
(Important)
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Empty heading
H2 So Many Ways to Enjoy
H2 Stories from the Parkway
H2 Connect with the Parkway Facebook Page Twitter Feed Pinterest Page
H3 Our Sponsors
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.
1 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 2 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 18 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/covid-19-update/Trivial anchor text
here
/road-conditions/here!
/stories/finding-fall-color-al...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
here
https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/Anchor Skip to Main Content
https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/Blue Ridge Parkway
IMG-ALT Blue Ridge Parkway
/about-brpa/About BRPA
/aaa-resources/AAA Resources
/contact-us/Contact Us
/about-the-parkway/About the Parkway
/plan-your-parkway-trip/Getting Started
/lodging-dining-things-to-do/Lodging, Dining, & Things to Do
/itineraries/Suggested Itineraries
/members/attractionsAttractions
/tours/Tours
/visitor-centers-facilities/Parkway Visitor Centers
/travel-tips-regulations/Travel Tips & Regulations
/members/dmoArea Information
/road-conditions/Road Conditions
/camping/Camping
/gas-availability/Gas Availability
/parkway-faq/FAQ
/accessibility/Accessibility
/members/brpweather-com/Weather
/hiking/Hiking
/parkway-maps/Get the Parkway Travel Planner (PDF or Print)
IMG-ALT Blue Ridge Parkway Directory
/brp-travel-planner-app/Get the Parkway App ➜
/parkway-maps/Maps
/parkway-events/Parkway Events
/stories-from-the-road/Stories from the Road
/shop/Shop
https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/Anchor Ridge
https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/Anchor Plateau
https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/Anchor Highlands
https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/Anchor Pisgah
/districts/blue-ridge-parkway-...Explore the Ridge region
/parkway-map/Open Interactive Map
/districts/blue-ridge-parkway-...Explore the Plateau region
/parkway-map/Text duplicate Open Interactive Map
/districts/blue-ridge-parkway-...Explore the Highlands region
/parkway-map/Text duplicate Open Interactive Map
/districts/blue-ridge-parkway-...Explore the Pisgah region
/parkway-map/Text duplicate Open Interactive Map
/parkway-map/Open Blue Ridge Parkway Interactive Map
IMG-ALT Blue Ridge Parkway Region Map
/parkway-maps/Download
IMG-ALT Blue Ridge Parkway Trip Planning
/plan-your-parkway-trip/Plan Your Parkway Trip
IMG-ALT RVing the Parkway
/stories/parkway-arts-crafts-e...Arts & Culture
/hiking/Text duplicate Hiking
/motorcycles/Motorcycling
/poi/?tag=waterfallsWaterfalls
/members/?tag=bikingBicycling
/blooms-on-parkway/Wildflowers
/camping/Text duplicate Camping
/members/?tag=fishingFishing
/rv-the-parkway/RVing
/members/?tag=live-musicMusic
/where-to-eat/Food
/members/?tag=history-heritageHistory
/members/breweries-wineries-vi...Beer, Wine, Spirits
/members/farmers-markets-and-o...Markets & Orchards
/members/?tag=green-eco-friendlyEco-Friendly Sites
/members/?tag=family-friendlyFamily Fun
/lodging-dining-things-to-do/Explore More
/stories/tours-trails-and-rout...No Text
/stories/tours-trails-and-rout...Tours, Trails and Routes to Stimulate Your Senses
/stories/?tag=artisan-trailsArtisan Trails
/stories/?tag=craft-beerCraft Beer
/stories/?tag=driving-tourDriving Tour
/stories/?tag=food-beverage-tr...Food & Beverage Trails
/stories/?tag=live-musicLive Music
/stories/?tag=local-foodLocal Food
/stories/?tag=farms-agricultureFarms & Agriculture
/stories/?tag=motorcycle-routeMotorcycle Route
/stories/?tag=music-trailsMusic Trails
/stories/?tag=wine-loversWine Lovers
/stories-from-the-road/More Stories
http://www.facebook.com/blueri...External Facebook Page
http://www.twitter.com/BRParkw...External Twitter Feed
http://pinterest.com/blueridge...External Pinterest Page
https://www.facebook.com/bluer...External Blue Ridge Parkway Association
https://twitter.com/BRParkwayA...External Tweets by BRParkwayAssoc
https://www.tripadvisor.com/At...External IMG-ALT Blue Ridge Parkway on TripAdvisor
/stories/heres-what-i-found-on...IMG-ALT Blue Ridge Parkway featured in LA Times
/stories/virginia-old-time-mus...IMG-ALT Blue Ridge Parkway featured in The Guardian
/stories/how-to-photograph-in-...IMG-ALT On assignment at Blue Ridge Parkway for Nat Geo Travel
/stories/prime-time-on-the-blu...IMG-ALT Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip by Southern Living
/stories/americas-most-iconic-...IMG-ALT Blue Ridge Parkway - America's Most Iconic Drives by Travel + Leisure
https://www.deerparkwater.com/...External IMG-ALT Deer Park
https://www.deerparkwater.com/...External Title Sponsor
https://www.goshenandoah.com/?...External IMG-ALT Shenandoah National Park
https://grandfather.com/External IMG-ALT Grandfather Mountain
https://www.visitwestjefferson...External IMG-ALT West Jefferson NC
https://www.peaksofotter.com/?...External IMG-ALT Peaks of Otter Lodge
https://www.greatsmokies.com/External IMG-ALT Great Smokies: Bryson City and Swain County
http://www.visitwytheville.com/External IMG-ALT Visit Wytheville
https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/Blue Ridge Parkway Assocation Home
/about-brpa/Text duplicate About BRPA
/contact-us/Text duplicate Contact Us
/join/Membership
https://app.termly.io/document...External Subdomain Privacy Policy
https://www.nps.gov/blri/External Blue Ridge Parkway – NPS Website
https://www.nps.gov/External IMG-ALT National Park Service
https://insidenewcity.com/External NewCity

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/"
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 (1.32 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 7 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (139 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Recreation/travel. This classification is fine.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 4,298 referring domains.
This website has 45,151 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 3,029 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.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.

Robots.txt

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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.blueridgeparkway.org
Blue Ridge Parkway

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Parkway74%Check
Ridge Parkway72%Check
Blue Ridge Parkway70%Check
Ridge Region52%Check
Parkway Travel Planner51%Check
Association41%Check
art39%Check
List39%Check
Bucket39%Check
Feed38%Check

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