Calvin.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
66% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
27% 
Server
6% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.85 s
File size
164.90 kB
Words
1078
Media files
113
Number of links
198 internal / 16 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Calvin University | Grand Rapids, Michigan
The length of the page title is perfect. (384 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Calvin University is a world-class Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Calvin ranks #1 in the Midwest among regional colleges.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (850 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
google-site-verificationp4zSoMtMUig3XvOIFQgGZ1mQz1tGFQWdz4tY2hWe8g8
keywordsCalvin University, university, Calvin College, liberal arts, Christian college, Christian university, top-ranked, #1 in the Midwest
descriptionCalvin University is a world-class Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Calvin ranks #1 in the Midwest among regional colleges.
facebook-domain-verification77haa1r2ulwqwg408g78bo80j4fvjl
msapplication-TileColor#f3cd00
msapplication-TileImage/global/images/favicons/mstile-144x144.png
theme-color#ffffff
langen
twitter:descriptionCalvin University is a world-class Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Calvin ranks #1 in the Midwest among regional colleges.
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:site@Calvin_Uni
twitter:creator@Calvin_Uni
twitter:titleCalvin University
twitter:imagehttps://calvin.edu/global/images/full-color-positive-vertical.png
twitter:urlhttps://calvin.edu
fb:app_id116863041914
og:descriptionCalvin University is a world-class Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Calvin ranks #1 in the Midwest among regional colleges.
og:typewebsite
og:titleCalvin University
og:urlhttps://calvin.edu
og:imagehttps://calvin.edu/global/images/full-color-positive-vertical.png
og:image:width200
og:image:height200
og:site_nameCalvin University
content-typetext/html;charset=utf-8
X-UA-CompatibleIE=Edge

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 1078 words. That's ok.
26.6% 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.
16 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 13.21 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 9 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 82 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"calvin university is a world-class christian university in grand rapids, michigan."
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
82 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.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
...mages/calvin-university-1876-inverse.svgCalvin University 1876
...mages/calvin-university-1876-inverse.svgCalvin University
...lleges-regional-universities-midwest.svgRanked Best Regional University Midwest for 2021 by U.S. News & World Report.
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngA woman pouring a flask for a chemistry experiement.
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngStudent in lab observing water sample
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngStudents dancing on stage.
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngCalvin University professor Pearl Shangkuan wearing a surgical mask
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngWise data article feature image
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngGraphic design of arrows pointing in many directions
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngDid COVID-19 kill the classroom? article feature image
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngAdmittedly complex article feature image
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngCalvin University School of Business render of building exterior
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngIllustrated faces in a grid, with accompanying statistics about record breaking giving year
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngGraphic designed image with image of young woman's face super-imposed with a gnarled tree
/home/images/image-placeholder.pngDetailed photo of a variety of donuts, with crumbling glaze and sprinkles
Video URLWidthHeight
...ac176a50f023842e2f60b9502&profile_id=1651200675

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Think deeply, act justly, live wholeheartedly
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Think deeply, act justly, live wholeheartedly
H2 CALVIN DISTINCTIVES
H2 VIRTUAL TOUR
H2 NEWS & STORIES
H2 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
H2 SOCIAL MEDIA
H3 It’s not just what you know, it’s the questions you’re willing to ask.
H3 Where you learn
H3 Our mission in action
H3 In case you’re wondering...
H3 The latest sights & sounds | #calvinuniversity
H4 Learning with courage
H4 Acting with Justice
H4 Living with intention
H4 Chapel
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.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 16 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://calvin.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://calvin.edu/a-z/A-Z
A-TITLE A-Z Index
https://calvin.edu/calendar/Calendar
A-TITLE Calendar
https://calvin.edu/map/Maps
A-TITLE Maps
https://calvin.edu/go/peoplePeople
A-TITLE People
https://calvin.edu/academics/Academics
https://calvin.edu/academics/Overview
/academics/majors-programs/Majors & Programs
/academics/graduate-programs/Graduate Programs
https://online.calvin.edu/External Subdomain Online Programs »
/academics/opportunities/First-Year Opportunities
/academics/calendar/Academic Calendar
/academics/call/Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning
/academics/global/Global Connections
/academics/student-services/Student Services
/academics/centers-institutes/Centers & Institutes
https://calvin.edu/library/Hekman Library »
https://calvin.edu/admissions/Admissions & Aid
/admissions/contact/request/Request Information
https://calvin.edu/visitVisit
/admissions/apply/Apply
https://calvin.edu/go/depositDeposit
/admissions/facts-standardsFacts & Standards
/offices-services/financial-aid/Cost & Aid »
/admissions/internationals/Internationals
/admissions/transfers/Transfers
/admissions/admitted/Admitted Students
/admissions/athletes/Athletes
/admissions/rotc/ROTC at Calvin
/offices-services/financial-ai...Military & Veterans »
/admissions/contact/Contact Us
https://calvin.edu/student-life/Student Life
/student-life/residence-life/Residence Life
/student-life/faith-worship/Faith & Worship
/student-life/opportunities/Student Involvement & Activities
/offices-services/dining-servi...Dining
/student-life/grand-rapids/Life in Grand Rapids
/student-life/careers-outcomes/Careers & Outcomes
/student-life/multicultural-in...Multicultural & International Students
/student-life/health-safety/Wellness & Safety
/student-life/service-learning/Service Learning
https://calvin.edu/arts/Arts
/arts/majors-programs.htmlText duplicate Majors & Programs
/arts/venues.htmlVenues
/arts/events.htmlEvents
https://calvin.edu/arts/news.htmlNews
/arts/artist-collaborative/Artist Collaborative
/offices-services/box-office/Box Office »
/arts/index.htmlGet Involved
https://calvin.edu/athletics/Athletics
https://calvin.edu/sports/CalvinKnights.com
/athletics/outdoor-recreation/Outdoor Recreation
/athletics/intramurals/Intramurals
/athletics/dance/Dance
/athletics/group-fitness/Group Fitness
https://calvinsportscamps.com/External Sports Camps
/athletics/facilities/Facilities
https://calvin.edu/about/About
/about/key-factsKey Facts
/about/who-we-are/Who We Are
https://calvin.edu/about/history/History
/about/outcomes/Outcomes
/about/administration/Administration
/about/diversity-inclusion/Diversity & Inclusion
https://calvin.edu/vision2030/Vision 2030
/about/sustainability/Sustainability
/about/media-center/Media Center
/about/campus-location/Campus & Location
/about/heoa.htmlConsumer Information
/offices-services/safer-spaces/Safer Spaces
https://calvin.edu/about/contact/Text duplicate Contact Us
/students/index.htmlMe
/students/index.htmlStudents
https://calvin.edu/parents/Parents
https://calvin.edu/alumni/Alumni
https://calvin.edu/faculty-staff/Faculty & Staff
/admissions/admitted/Text duplicate Admitted Students
https://calvin.edu/go/webmail/Email
https://moodle.calvin.edu/External Subdomain Moodle
https://admissions.calvin.edu/...External Subdomain Text duplicate Visit
/admissions/apply/Text duplicate Apply
/admissions/contact/request/Request Info
https://calvin.edu/supportGive
/covid-response/COVID Response
/covid-response/Text duplicate COVID Response
https://calvin.edu/IMG-ALT Calvin University 1876
A-TITLE Go to Calvin's homepage
/students/index.htmlText duplicate Me
/students/index.htmlText duplicate Students
https://calvin.edu/parents/Text duplicate Parents
https://calvin.edu/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
https://calvin.edu/faculty-staff/Text duplicate Faculty & Staff
/admissions/admitted/Text duplicate Admitted Students
https://calvin.edu/go/webmail/Text duplicate Email
https://moodle.calvin.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Moodle
https://admissions.calvin.edu/...External Subdomain Text duplicate Visit
/admissions/apply/Text duplicate Apply
/admissions/contact/request/Text duplicate Request Info
https://calvin.edu/support/Text duplicate Give
https://calvin.edu/Anchor ▾ News & Events
https://calvin.edu/a-z/Text duplicate A-Z
https://calvin.edu/calendar/Text duplicate Calendar
https://calvin.edu/map/Text duplicate Maps
https://calvin.edu/go/peopleText duplicate People
https://calvin.edu/IMG-ALT Calvin University
A-TITLE Go to Calvin's homepage
https://calvin.edu/academics/Text duplicate Academics
/academics/majors-programs/Text duplicate Majors & Programs
/academics/graduate-programs/Text duplicate Graduate Programs
https://online.calvin.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Online Programs »
/academics/opportunities/Text duplicate First-Year Opportunities
/academics/calendar/Text duplicate Academic Calendar
/academics/call/Text duplicate Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning
/academics/global/Text duplicate Global Connections
/academics/student-services/Text duplicate Student Services
/academics/centers-institutes/Text duplicate Centers & Institutes
https://calvin.edu/library/Text duplicate Hekman Library »
https://calvin.edu/admissions/Text duplicate Admissions & Aid
/admissions/contact/request/Text duplicate Request Information
https://calvin.edu/visitText duplicate Visit
/admissions/apply/Text duplicate Apply
https://calvin.edu/go/depositText duplicate Deposit
/admissions/facts-standardsText duplicate Facts & Standards
/offices-services/financial-aid/Text duplicate Cost & Aid »
/admissions/internationals/Text duplicate Internationals
/admissions/transfers/Text duplicate Transfers
/admissions/admitted/Text duplicate Admitted Students
/admissions/athletes/Text duplicate Athletes
/admissions/rotc/Text duplicate ROTC at Calvin
/offices-services/financial-ai...Text duplicate Military & Veterans »
/admissions/contact/Text duplicate Contact Us
https://calvin.edu/student-life/Text duplicate Student Life
/student-life/residence-life/Text duplicate Residence Life
/student-life/faith-worship/Text duplicate Faith & Worship
/student-life/opportunities/Text duplicate Student Involvement & Activities
/offices-services/dining-servi...Text duplicate Dining
/student-life/grand-rapids/Text duplicate Life in Grand Rapids
/student-life/careers-outcomes/Text duplicate Careers & Outcomes
/student-life/multicultural-in...Text duplicate Multicultural & International Students
/student-life/health-safety/Text duplicate Wellness & Safety
/student-life/service-learning/Text duplicate Service Learning
https://calvin.edu/arts/Text duplicate Arts
/arts/majors-programs.htmlText duplicate Majors & Programs
/arts/venues.htmlText duplicate Venues
/arts/events.htmlText duplicate Events
https://calvin.edu/arts/news.htmlText duplicate News
/arts/artist-collaborative/Text duplicate Artist Collaborative
/offices-services/box-office/Text duplicate Box Office »
/arts/index.htmlText duplicate Get Involved
https://calvin.edu/athletics/Text duplicate Athletics
https://calvin.edu/sports/Text duplicate CalvinKnights.com
/athletics/outdoor-recreation/Text duplicate Outdoor Recreation
/athletics/intramurals/Text duplicate Intramurals
/athletics/dance/Text duplicate Dance
/athletics/group-fitness/Text duplicate Group Fitness
https://calvinsportscamps.com/External Text duplicate Sports Camps
/athletics/facilities/Text duplicate Facilities
https://calvin.edu/about/Text duplicate About
/about/key-factsText duplicate Key Facts
/about/who-we-are/Text duplicate Who We Are
https://calvin.edu/about/history/Text duplicate History
/about/outcomes/Text duplicate Outcomes
/about/administration/Text duplicate Administration
/about/diversity-inclusion/Text duplicate Diversity & Inclusion
https://calvin.edu/vision2030/Text duplicate Vision 2030
/about/sustainability/Text duplicate Sustainability
/about/media-center/Text duplicate Media Center
/about/campus-location/Text duplicate Campus & Location
/about/heoa.htmlText duplicate Consumer Information
/offices-services/safer-spaces/Text duplicate Safer Spaces
https://calvin.edu/about/contact/Text duplicate Contact Us
https://admissions.calvin.edu/...External Subdomain Visit Calvin
/map/?place=university-chapelVIEW ON MAP
/publication/spark/2020/12/01/...Professors of the pandemic
IMG-ALT Calvin University professor Pearl Shangkuan wearing a surgical mask
A-TITLE Read the Professors of the pandemic article
/publication/spark/2021/04/01/...Wise data
IMG-ALT Wise data article feature image
A-TITLE Read the Wise data article
/publication/spark/2021/04/01/...The decision that changed everything
IMG-ALT Graphic design of arrows pointing in many directions
A-TITLE Read the The decision that changed everything article
/publication/spark/2020/12/01/...Did COVID-19 kill the classroom?
IMG-ALT Did COVID-19 kill the classroom? article feature image
A-TITLE Read the Did COVID-19 kill the classroom? article
/publication/spark/2020/12/01/...Admittedly complex
IMG-ALT Admittedly complex article feature image
A-TITLE Read the Admittedly complex article
/publication/spark/2020/09/01/...Calvin to launch new school of business
IMG-ALT Calvin University School of Business render of building exterior
A-TITLE Read the Calvin to launch new school of business article
/publication/spark/2020/09/01/...Record breaking fundraising year
IMG-ALT Illustrated faces in a grid, with accompanying statistics about record breaking giving year
A-TITLE Read the Record breaking fundraising year article
/publication/spark/2020/09/01/...Deepening understanding, increasing faithfulness
IMG-ALT Graphic designed image with image of young woman's face super-imposed with a gnarled tree
A-TITLE Read the Deepening understanding, increasing faithfulness article
/publication/spark/2020/04/01/...Pete
IMG-ALT Detailed photo of a variety of donuts, with crumbling glaze and sprinkles
A-TITLE Read the Pete article
/offices-services/career-center/Career Center
/social/sights-sounds/Nofollow Show
https://calvin.edu/Text duplicate Calvin University
https://www.facebook.com/calvi...External Facebook
A-TITLE Join us on Facebook
https://twitter.com/Calvin_UniExternal Twitter
A-TITLE Follow @Calvin_Uni on Twitter
https://calvin.edu/go/linkedinLinkedIn
A-TITLE Join us on LinkedIn
https://vimeo.com/calvinuniver...External Vimeo
A-TITLE Watch us on Vimeo
https://www.youtube.com/calvin...External YouTube
A-TITLE Watch us on YouTube
https://www.instagram.com/calv...External Instagram
A-TITLE See us on Instagram
/social/snapchat.htmlSnapchat
A-TITLE Send your snaps to @calvinknights
https://calvin.edu/social/Browse all
A-TITLE Browse all
https://calvin.edu/students/Text duplicate Students
https://calvin.edu/faculty-staff/Text duplicate Faculty & Staff
https://calvin.edu/parents/Text duplicate Parents
/offices-services/alumni-assoc...Text duplicate Alumni
/offices-services/financial-ai...Veterans & Military
https://calvin.edu/support/Text duplicate Give
/admissions/contact/request/Request information
/admissions/visit/Plan a visit
/admissions/apply/Text duplicate Apply
https://calvin.edu/people/People directory
https://calvin.edu/map/Map & directions
https://calvin.edu/calendar/Text duplicate Calendar
https://calvin.edu/news/Text duplicate News
https://www.bkstr.com/calvinst...External Campus Store
http://library.calvin.edu/External Subdomain Library
/offices-services/human-resour...Jobs
/directory/policies/web-privac...Privacy
A-TITLE Web Privacy Statement
/directory/policies/web-access...Accessibility
A-TITLE Web Accessibility Policy
/about/key-facts/accreditation...Accreditation
https://calvin.edu/IMG-ALT Official Calvin University Latin seal saying, 'My heart I offer to you Lord, promptly and sincerely.'
A-TITLE Reload or visit the Calvin University homepage.
/about/copyright.html© 2021 Calvin University
https://calvin.edu/Anchor Top
A-TITLE Back to top
/about/campus-location/grand-r...A-TITLE Calvin University is in Grand Rapids, MI

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://calvin.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.85 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
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 (165 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateFri, 06 Aug 2021 06:09:29 GMT
content-typetext/html;charset=UTF-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
set-cookie178 Characters
set-cookie205 Characters
set-cookie69 Characters
set-cookie49 Characters
set-cookie84 Characters
set-cookie107 Characters
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
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 14,519 referring domains.
This page has 2,777,758 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 11,484 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

# robots.txt for http://www.calvin.edu
# Recreated 07-18-2019 for uphill
# Last modified 10-06-2020 by jgreen

User-agent: rogerbot
Crawl-Delay: 2

User-agent: dotbot
Crawl-Delay: 2

# Keep well-behaving crawlers and spiders out of cgi-bin and archive
User-agent: *
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Disallow: /archive/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
5,274

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

Search preview

calvin.edu
Calvin University | Grand Rapids, Michigan
Calvin University is a world-class Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Calvin ranks #1 in the Midwest among regional colleges.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Calvin86%Check
Calvin University80%Check
University70%Check
university Grand Rapids66%Check
Rapids64%Check
Grand64%Check
Grand Rapids64%Check
Rapids Michigan63%Check
Calvin students63%Check
Michigan63%Check

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