Buffalo.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.12 s
File size
320.30 kB
Media files
Number of links
85 internal / 25 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

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Welcome to the University at Buffalo - University at Buffalo
The title contains the word Welcome to! More content should be covered in the title.
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
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Explore New York’s No. 1 public university. The University at Buffalo offers superior academics, a life-changing student experience and true affordability.
There are more than one meta descriptions on the page. Only one is allowed.
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
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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
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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

descriptionExplore New York’s No. 1 public university. The University at Buffalo offers superior academics, a life-changing student experience and true affordability.
KeywordsUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York at Buffalo, UB, SUNY at Buffalo, SUNY/Buffalo, SUNY-Buffalo, SUNYAB, Buffalo, Univ. Buffalo, University of Buffalo, U of Buffalo, U of B, University of Buffalo of the State of New York, Buffalo State University, Admissions, Information, News, Research, Western New York, Events, Tours, Maps, Directions, Architecture, and Planning Management, Dental Medicine, Arts and Sciences, Education, Health Professions, Law, Engineering, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work, Artistic Expression and the Performing Arts, Civic Engagement and Public Policy, Cultures and Texts, Extreme Events: Mitigation and Response, Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan, Information and Computing Technology, Integrated Nanostructured Systems, Molecular Recognition in Biological Systems and Bioinformatics, UB 2020, UB2020, colleges in new york, new york colleges, universities in new york, new york universities, state college of new york, new york state college, undergraduate major, undergraduate degree, undergrad major, undergrad degree, bachelors degree, bachelors program, bachelors degree new york, 4 year degree, undergraduate school, undergrad school, 4 year school, 4 year education, colleges in buffalo, buffalo college, new york state school, state school of new york, university in new york, college in ny, ny college, new york bachelors degree, bachelors degree program in ny, bachelors in ny, bachelors in new york, bs in ny, bs in new york, suny buffalo, suny school, suny college, suny university, colleges in united states, united states colleges, universities in united states, united states universities, colleges in us, us colleges, universities in us, us universities, colleges in america, american colleges, universities in america, american universities, colleges in usa, usa colleges, universities in usa, usa universities
DescriptionThe University at Buffalo is New York’s No. 1 public university and No. 34 nationwide. UB is consistently recognized as one of the world’s most exceptional, most affordable universities, making it a top choice for students and faculty around the globe.
og:titleUniversity at Buffalo
og:descriptionUB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our thinking, research, creative activity and people positively impact the world.
og:image:altBaird Point on UB's North Campus.
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Page quality

(Critically important)
This page contains 1688 words. That's ok.
26.2% 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.
29 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 11.52 words is good.
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This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 5 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width,initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
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The amount of tags is very high (71). We recommend using a maximum of 34 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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
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No additional page markup was found.
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The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
...r/clientlibs/resources/ub-logo-white.pngUniversity at Buffalo
...tent/dam/www/eub/site-images/ub-logo.pngUniversity at Buffalo, The State University of New York
...r/clientlibs/resources/ub-logo-white.pngUniversity at Buffalo
data:[...] Base64Alt
...youtube.com/vi/vpZnccwevsU/mqdefault.jpgTime lapse video showing progress of construction on UB's One World Cafe.
...ientlibs/resources/ub-logo-175-years.pngUniversity at Buffalo The State University of New York - 175 Years: 1846-2021
...tent/dam/www/campaign/Logos/campaign.pngBoldly Buffalo Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
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University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
The H1 heading is perfect.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
H2 Happening at #UBuffalo
H2 Points of Pride
H2 Get to know UB
H2 Your future starts here
H2 Schools and Colleges
H2 Find People and Departments
H2 Join Our UB Family
H2 UB Social Media
H2 Maps and Directions
H2 NYS South Campus Vaccination Site Parking Information
H2 UB Mobile App
H3 On Twitter
H3 Upcoming events
H3 on youtube
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 25 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://www.buffalo.edu/Anchor Skip to Content
http://www.buffalo.edu/IMG-ALT University at Buffalo
http://www.buffalo.edu/IMG-ALT University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
https://www.facebook.com/unive...External University at Buffalo Facebook
A-TITLE University at Buffalo Facebook
https://twitter.com/UBuffaloExternal University at Buffalo Twitter
A-TITLE University at Buffalo Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/univ...External University at Buffalo Instagram
A-TITLE University at Buffalo Instagram
http://giving.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Support Us
/ub_admissions/apply-now.htmlApply Now
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlUB at a Glance
/home/ub_at_a_glance/world-cla...World-Class Reputation
/home/ub_at_a_glance/our-campu...Our Campuses
/home/ub_at_a_glance/global_re...Global Reach
/home/ub_at_a_glance/global_re...Learning With a Global Perspective
/home/ub_at_a_glance/global_re...UB’s International Community
/home/ub_at_a_glance/global_re...Study, Teaching and Research Abroad
/home/ub_at_a_glance/global_re...Centers and Institutes for International Scholarship
/home/ub_at_a_glance/global_re...Strategic International Partners
/home/ub_at_a_glance/our_leade...Our Leadership
/academics/schools_and_college...Schools and Colleges
/academics/degree_programs.htmlDegree Programs
/home/research/changing_lives....Our Research Changes Lives
/research/research-centers.htmlA-Z List of Centers and Institutes
/home/research/undergraduate-r...Undergraduate Research Opportunities
/home/research/resources-for-r...Resources for Researchers
http://www.buffalo.edu/life.htmlLife at UB
/life/our-ub-traditions.htmlOur UB Traditions
/life/virtual-backgrounds.htmlVirtual Backgrounds
/ub_admissions/apply-now.htmlText duplicate Apply Now
/prospective_students.htmlFuture Students
/students.htmlCurrent Students
/faculty_staff.htmlFaculty and Staff
/community.htmlWNY Community
http://www.buffalo.edu/University at Buffalo The State University of New York
http://www.buffalo.edu/Text duplicate University at Buffalo
http://www.buffalo.edu/Text duplicate IMG-ALT University at Buffalo
http://giving.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain Give
/coronavirusUB to begin vaccinating students
https://buffalo.edu/health-checkDaily health check
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlUB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/news/ub-in-the-news.htmlText duplicate UB IN THE NEWS
/home/story-repository.host.ht...Awards & Recognition Grad schools & programs rise in U.S. News rankings
IMG-ALT UB's Bronze Buffalo outside the Center for the Arts.
/home/story-repository.host.ht...Technology & Innovation How do you go to the loo in space? Very carefully
IMG-ALT Astronaut in outer space against the backdrop of the planet earth.
/home/story-repository.host.ht...Technology & Innovation Spotting deepfake photos: It’s all in the eyes
IMG-ALT Photo of person's face with two narrow crops of just their eye portion of the main image that depicts the areas of interest to the researcher.
/home/story-repository.host.ht...Health & Medicine Gender influences stress response in adolescents
IMG-ALT Illustration of a seated figure inside a simple house with a grid of lines over the figure.
/ubnow/ub-seen/slide-shows/202...See the slideshow.
https://twitter.com/UBuffalo?r...External Tweets by UBuffalo
https://twitter.com/UBuffalo?r...External Text duplicate Tweets by UBuffalo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...External IMG-ALT Time lapse video showing progress of construction on UB's One World Cafe.
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlLearn More about UB
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlIMG-ALT Barbara Bono with a student.
/home/ub_at_a_glance.htmlText duplicate UB at a Glance
/academics/degree_programs.htmlIMG-ALT student working on mechanical device.
/academics/degree_programs.htmlFind Your Major
/home/ub_at_a_glance/world-cla...IMG-ALT Hayes Hall at sunset.
/home/ub_at_a_glance/world-cla...See How We Rank
http://www.buffalo.edu/life.htmlIMG-ALT fans cheering at a football game.
http://www.buffalo.edu/life.htmlYour Life at UB
/home/visiting-ub/CampusMaps/m...IMG-ALT Davis Hall at night.
/home/visiting-ub/CampusMaps/m...Explore UB
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...IMG-ALT Buffalo as seen from Lake Erie.
/home/ub_at_a_glance/the-buffa...Buffalo Niagara
/academics/degree_programs.htmlExplore Programs
/home/visiting-ub.htmlVisit UB
/ub_admissions/apply-now.htmlText duplicate Apply
/home/contact-us.htmlContact Us
/academics/schools_and_college...Text duplicate Schools and Colleges
http://ap.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 10/7/20 Architecture and Planning
http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/17/21 Arts and Sciences
http://dental.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/30/21 Dental Medicine
http://ed.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/18/21 Education
http://engineering.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 4/6/21 Engineering and Applied Sciences
http://medicine.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/12/21 Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
http://www.law.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/16/21 Law
http://mgt.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 4/5/21 Management
http://nursing.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 4/5/21 Nursing
http://pharmacy.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 4/7/21 Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 3/4/21 Public Health and Health Professions
https://www.roswellpark.org/ed...External Roswell Park Graduate Division
http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/External Subdomain 2/19/21 Social Work
http://www.buffalo.edu/search/Find People and Departments
/home/ub_at_a_glance/a-z-index...11/16/20 A to Z Index
/ub_admissions/apply-now.html9/16/20 Apply Now
/home/careers-at-ub.html1/20/21 Careers at UB
/home/ub-social-media.htmlUB Social Media
/home/ub-social-media/facebook...UB on Facebook
A-TITLE UB on Facebook
https://twitter.com/UBuffaloExternal UBuffalo
A-TITLE UBuffalo
A-TITLE LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/univ...External Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
/home/visiting-ub.htmlMaps and Directions
/home/visiting-ub/CampusMaps/m...IMG-ALT Map showing UB's location in the USA.
/parking/service-advisories.ho...NYS South Campus Vaccination Site Parking Information
https://itunes.apple.com/us/ap...External Subdomain IMG-ALT iOS Store.
https://play.google.com/store/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT GooglePlay Store.
http://www.buffalo.edu/IMG-ALT University at Buffalo The State University of New York - 175 Years: 1846-2021
/home/contact-us.htmlText duplicate Contact Us
http://www.buffalo.edu/Text duplicate University at Buffalo
/campaign.htmlIMG-ALT Boldly Buffalo Logo
/campaign.htmlThe Campaign for UB

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
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.
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This page loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 5 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.12 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (320 kB).

HTTP Response Header

serverApache/2.4.6 () Communique/4.3.3 OpenSSL/1.0.2k-fips
last-modifiedWed, 07 Apr 2021 18:27:06 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
expiresWed, 07 Apr 2021 18:29:41 GMT
dateWed, 07 Apr 2021 18:29:31 GMT

External factors

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This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 52,855 referring domains.
This page has 9,309,309 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 38,287 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
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This website is listed on Webwiki.


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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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Search preview

Welcome to the University at Buffalo - University at Buffalo
Explore New York’s No. 1 public university. The University at Buffalo offers superior academics, a life-changing student experience and true affordability.

Most important keywords

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

University at Buffalo86%Check
in Buffalo78%Check
Buffalo New York77%Check
at UB74%Check
Life at UB68%Check
New York67%Check
Buffalo Niagara66%Check

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