Cambridgema.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
58% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
70% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.66 s
File size
101.10 kB
Words
1065
Media files
21
Number of links
202 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Welcome to the City of Cambridge - City of Cambridge, MA
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
(Critically important)
Find all you need to know about living in, working in, and visiting the city of Cambridge.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (537 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

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theme-color#ffffff
robotsindex, follow
descriptionFind all you need to know about living in, working in, and visiting the city of Cambridge.
keywordsCity, Cambridge, Massachusetts
langen
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:site@cambma
twitter:titleWelcome to the City of Cambridge
twitter:descriptionFind all you need to know about living in, working in, and visiting the city of Cambridge.
twitter:imagehttps://www.cambridgema.gov:443/~/media/Images/sharedphotos/City-manaer-2.jpg
og:urlhttps://www.cambridgema.gov:443/en
og:titleWelcome to the City of Cambridge
og:descriptionFind all you need to know about living in, working in, and visiting the city of Cambridge.
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Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are 4 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate 1: The Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Committee has been charged with co...
  • Duplicate 2: As part of the Huron Avenue project, staff from the Community Developm...
This page contains 1065 words. That's ok.
16.7% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
10 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
The average number of words per sentence of 23 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 21 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
18 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)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 52 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 A
H2 B
H2 C - D
H2 E - L
H2 M - P
H2 Q - Z
H2 Commonly Requested
H2 Apply For
H2 View
H2 Sign Up For
H2 Order
H2 Look Up
H2 Contact
H2 Submit
H2 Request
H2 A - C
H2 D - F
H2 G - L
H2 M - P Duplicate text
H2 Q - Z Duplicate text
H2 #
H2 News
H2 A Guide To Holiday Art Markets In Cambridge—Including Two From Cambridge Arts
H2 Help Cambridge Fire and Police Support Toys-for-Tots and Secret Santa for Seniors This Holiday Season
H2 Traffic Impacts from Yulefest 5K Race Sunday, Dec. 15
H2 City Manager Submits Surveillance Technology Documents to City Council and the Public
H2 A Cambridge Christmas Carol
H2 Coming Up
H2 What's Happening
H2 Contact City Hall
H2 Hours of Service
H2 Got feedback?
H3 Council on Aging Board Meeting
H3 Ordinance Committee
H3 Ordinance Committee Duplicate text
H3 Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Committee Regular Meeting
H3 Raymond Street Community Meeting
H3 Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting
H3 Ordinance Committee Duplicate text
H3 Ordinance Committee Duplicate text
H3 Joint Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Transit Advisory Committees Meeting
H3 Committee on Public Planting
H3 Council on Aging Board Meeting Duplicate text
H3 Ordinance Committee Duplicate text
H3 Ordinance Committee Duplicate text
H3 Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Committee Regular Meeting Duplicate text
H3 Raymond Street Community Meeting Duplicate text
H3 Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting Duplicate text
H3 Ordinance Committee Duplicate text
H3 Council on Aging Board Meeting Duplicate text
H3 Ordinance Committee Duplicate text
H3 Ordinance Committee Duplicate text
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.
5 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 11 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.cambridgema.gov/IMG-ALT City Seal of Cambridge
https://www.cambridgema.gov/City of
https://www.cambridgema.gov/Cambridge
/Departments/citymanagersoffic...Boards & Commissions
A-TITLE Boards & Commissions
/citycalendarCalendar
A-TITLE Calendar
/Departments/citycouncil/cityc...Contact City Council
A-TITLE Contact City Council
/Departments/citymanagersoffic...Contact City Manager
A-TITLE Contact City Manager
/DepartmentsDepartment List
A-TITLE Department List
/publicationsForms & Documents
A-TITLE Forms & Documents
https://www.municode.com/libra...External Municipal Code
A-TITLE Municipal Code
/iwantto/payabillonlinePay Bills Online
A-TITLE Pay Bills Online
/propertydatabaseProperty Database
A-TITLE Property Database
/citydirectoryCity Directory
A-TITLE City Directory
https://www.cambridgema.gov/newsView News
A-TITLE View News
/externallinks/openmeetingportalWatch City Council
A-TITLE Watch City Council
/SubscribeSubscribe
/Services/applyforaffordableho...Affordable Housing
/Services/cambridgealertnetworkAlert Network
/iwantto/orderacertifiedcopyof...Birth Certificate
/Services/boardsandcommissionsBoards and Commissions
/Services/buildingpermitsBuilding Permit
/Services/applyforabusinesscer...Business Certificate
/Services/communitygardensCommunity Garden Program
/Departments/publicworks/cityp...Construction Project Information
/Services/curbsidecompostingCurbside Composting
/iwantto/orderacertifiedcopyof...Death Certificate
/iwantto/dobusinesswiththecityDoing Business with the City
/Services/annualdoglicenseDog License
/Services/immigrationconcernsr...Immigrant & Immigration Resources
/Services/electricalpermitsElectrical Permit
/Services/applyforamarriagelic...Marriage License
/Services/streetoccupancypermitsMoving Van/Pods
/Services/onedaylicensesOne Day Licenses
/Services/parkingticketsParking Ticket Information
/Services/plumbingpermitPlumbing Permit
/Departments/Purchasing/curren...Purchasing Bid List
/Services/commonwealthconnectReport Issue Online
http://www.cambridgeretirement...New window External Retirement System
/Services/planninganeventinthe...Special Event
/Services/towedvehiclelookupTowed Vehicle Lookup
/Departments/publicworksTrash/Recycling
/iwantto/requestresidentparkin...Visitor Parking Permit
/Services/winterwarmingcenterWinter Warming Center
/inspection/Zoning/boardofzoni...Board of Zoning Appeal
/Departments/citycouncilCity Council
/Departments/historicalcommissionHistorical Commission
/Departments/licensecommissionLicense Commission
/CDD/zoninganddevelopment/plan...Planning Board
http://www2.cambridgema.gov/jo...New window External Subdomain Job Listings
/Services/payorviewbillonlinePay or View Bill
/Departments/Assessing/propert...Text duplicate Property Database
/Services/streetcleaningStreet Cleaning
/ServicesView All Services
/CDD/housing/forapplicantsText duplicate Affordable Housing
/iwantto/applyforaboardorcommi...Board or Commission
/iwantto/applyforabuildingpermitText duplicate Building Permit
/iwantto/applyforrenewfordogli...Text duplicate Dog License
/iwantto/applyforanelectricalp...Text duplicate Electrical Permit
/iwantto/applyforajobwiththecityJob with the City
/iwantto/applyforamovingvanpermitMoving Van Permit
/iwantto/applyforaplumbingpermitText duplicate Plumbing Permit
/iwantto/requestresidentparkin...Resident/Visitor Parking Permit
/citycalendarCalendar Listings
/Departments/citycouncil/openm...City Council Meeting Details
https://www.cambridgema.gov/newsCity News
/cpl/hoursandlocationsLibrary Hours & Locations
https://data.cambridgema.gov/New window External Subdomain Open Data
/externallinks/municipalcodeOrdinances
/traffic/Parking/cityparkingfa...Parking Garage Information
/traffic/Parking/parkingmetersParking Meter Information
/Services/streetcleaningStreet Cleaning Information
/iwantto/signupforcoderedEmergency Alerts
/iwantto/signupfortrashandrecy...Recycling and Trash Notifications
/iwantto/signupforstreetcleani...Street Cleaning Alerts
/iwantto/signupweeklyemailnews...Weekly Email from City
/iwantto/orderacertifiedcopyof...Text duplicate Birth Certificate
/iwantto/orderacertifiedcopyof...Text duplicate Death Certificate
/iwantto/orderacertifiedcopyof...Marriage Certificate
/externallinks/paybillsonline/...Municipal Lien Certificate
/citydirectoryText duplicate City Directory
/CDD/parks/farmersmarketsFarmers Market
/iwantto/viewthepropertydatabaseProperty Information
/Services/immigrationconcernsr...Resources for Immigrants
/Departments/publicworks/permi...Street Cleaning Schedule
/iwantto/lookuptowedvehicleTowed Vehicle
/Departments/publicworks/permi...Recycling and Trash Schedule
/DHSP/registrationpageWar Memorial Schedule
/Departments/citycouncilText duplicate City Council
/Departments/citymanagersofficeCity Manager
/Departments/mayorsofficeMayor
/Departments/citymanagersoffic...Public Information Office
/iwantto/submitanonymouscrimetipAnonymous Crime Tip
/iwantto/submitcertifiedpayrol...Certified Payroll Report
/iwantto/submitaservicerequestService Request
/cpl/Services/museumpassesMuseum Pass
/iwantto/submitapublicrecordsr...Public Records
/iwantto/dobusinesswiththecityDo Business with the City
/iwantto/payabillonlineText duplicate Pay Bills Online
/iwanttoView All I Want To's
/Departments/animalcommissionAnimal Commission
/Departments/AssessingAssessing
/Departments/AuditingAuditing
/Departments/BudgetBudget
/Departments/cambridgeartsCambridge Arts
/Departments/cityclerksofficeCity Clerk's Office
/Departments/citycouncilText duplicate City Council
/Departments/citymanagersofficeCity Manager's Office
/Departments/commissionforpers...Commission for Persons with Disabilities
/Departments/communitydevelopmentCommunity Development
/Departments/consumerscouncilConsumers' Council
/Departments/electioncommissionElection Commission
/Departments/ElectricalElectrical
/Departments/emergencycommunic...Emergency Communications
/Departments/equityandinclusionEquity & Inclusion
/DHSP/programsforfamilies/kids...Family Policy Council
/Departments/FinanceFinance
/Departments/cambridgefireFire Department
/Departments/historicalcommissionText duplicate Historical Commission
/Departments/humanrightscommis...Human Rights Commission
/Departments/humanserviceprogramsHuman Service Programs
/Departments/commissiononimmig...Immigrant Rights & Citizenship (CIRC)
/Departments/informationtechno...Information Technology
/Departments/inspectionalservicesInspectional Services
/Departments/LawLaw
/Departments/lgbtqpluscommissionLGBTQ+ Commission
/Departments/cambridgepublicli...Library
/Departments/licensecommissionText duplicate License Commission
/Departments/mayorsofficeMayor's Office
/Departments/peacecommissionPeace Commission
/Departments/PersonnelPersonnel
/Departments/cambridgepolicePolice Department
/Departments/policereviewandad...Police Review and Advisory Board
/Departments/publichealthdepar...New window Public Health
/Departments/publicworksPublic Works (DPW)
/Departments/PurchasingPurchasing
http://www.cambridgeretirement...New window External Retirement Board
http://www.cpsd.us/New window External School Department
http://www.cambridgeusa.org/New window External Tourism Office
/Departments/trafficparkingand...Traffic, Parking, and Transportation
/Departments/veteransservicesVeterans' Services
/Departments/waterdepartmentWater Department
/Departments/weightsandmeasuresWeights & Measures
/Departments/womenscommissionNew window Women's Commission
/Departments/22cityview22-CityView
/DepartmentsDepartment Directory
/Subscribe?utm_source=cambridg...CodeRED Snow Alerts
/externallinks/paybillsonline/...Pay a Bill Online
/iwantto/payaparkingticketPay Parking Tickets
/CommonwealthConnectReport an Issue Online
/propertydatabaseView Property Database
/Services/streetcleaningText duplicate Street Cleaning
https://www.cambridgema.gov/snowSnow Center
IMG-ALT Snow
/iwantto/applyforajobwiththecityApply for a Job
IMG-ALT Apply for a Job
/iwantto?page=1&keyword=licens...Online Permitting
/Services/curbsidecollectionsCurbside Collections
/externallinks/openmeetingportalOpen Meeting Portal
/news/detail?path=/sitecore/co...No Text
/news/detail?path=/sitecore/co...A Guide To Holiday Art Markets In Cambridge—Including Two From Cambridge Arts
/news/detail?path=/sitecore/co...No Text
/news/detail?path=/sitecore/co...Help Cambridge Fire and Police Support Toys-for-Tots and Secret Santa for Seniors This Holiday Season
/news/detail?path=/sitecore/co...No Text
/news/detail?path=/sitecore/co...Traffic Impacts from Yulefest 5K Race Sunday, Dec. 15
/news/detail?path=/sitecore/co...No Text
/news/detail?path=/sitecore/co...City Manager Submits Surveillance Technology Documents to City Council and the Public
/news/detail?path=/sitecore/co...No Text
/news/detail?path=/sitecore/co...A Cambridge Christmas Carol
https://www.cambridgema.gov/newsView All
/externallinks/finditcambridgeFind It Cambridge Opportunities for those who live, work and play in Cambridge Explore Now
/citycalendar?start=20191210Dec 10 Tue
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=2...Council on Aging Board Meeting
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=6...Ordinance Committee
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=d...Text duplicate Ordinance Committee
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=d...Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Committee Regular Meeting
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=4...Raymond Street Community Meeting
/citycalendar?start=20191211Dec 11 Wed
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=3...Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=8...Text duplicate Ordinance Committee
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=0...Text duplicate Ordinance Committee
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=4...Joint Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Transit Advisory Committees Meeting
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=7...Committee on Public Planting
/citycalendar?start=20191210Text duplicate Dec 10 Tue
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=2...Text duplicate Council on Aging Board Meeting
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=6...Text duplicate Ordinance Committee
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=d...Text duplicate Ordinance Committee
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=d...Text duplicate Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Committee Regular Meeting
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=4...Text duplicate Raymond Street Community Meeting
/citycalendar?start=20191211Text duplicate Dec 11 Wed
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=3...Text duplicate Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=8...Text duplicate Ordinance Committee
/citycalendar?start=20191210Text duplicate Dec 10 Tue
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=2...Text duplicate Council on Aging Board Meeting
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=6...Text duplicate Ordinance Committee
/citycalendar/view.aspx?guid=d...Text duplicate Ordinance Committee
/citycalendarText duplicate View All
/Departments/equityandinclusio...Interactive Equity and Inclusion Dashboard
/Departments/equityandinclusio...Click to View
https://twitter.com/cambmaNew window External No Text
https://facebook.com/Cambridge...New window External No Text
https://youtube.com/user/cambr...New window External No Text
https://www.google.com/maps/pl...New window External 795 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge, MA 02139
/iwantto/payabillonlineText duplicate Pay Bills Online
A-TITLE Pay Bills Online
/propertydatabaseText duplicate Property Database
A-TITLE Property Database
/externallinks/openmeetingportalText duplicate Watch City Council
A-TITLE Watch City Council
/citycalendarText duplicate Calendar
A-TITLE Calendar
/citydirectoryView City Directory
A-TITLE View City Directory
/publicationsFind Forms & Documents
A-TITLE Find Forms & Documents
/Departments/citymanagersofficeLouis A. DePasquale, City Manager
A-TITLE Louis A. DePasquale, City Manager
/iwantto/submitapublicrecordsr...Public Records Request
A-TITLE Public Records Request
/disclaimerDisclaimer
A-TITLE Disclaimer
/iwantto/applyforajobwiththecityJobs
A-TITLE Jobs
/privacystatementPrivacy Statement
A-TITLE Privacy Statement
/socialmediaSocial Media
A-TITLE Social Media
/citydirectoryContact Us
A-TITLE Contact Us

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.cambridgema.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 of 0.66 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 website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (101 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlprivate
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
content-encodinggzip
last-modifiedMon, 09 Dec 2019 14:51:50 GMT
varyAccept-Encoding
set-cookie27 Characters
set-cookie60 Characters
set-cookie20 Characters
dateMon, 09 Dec 2019 23:11:04 GMT
content-length19027
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 6,898 referring domains.
This website has 813,810 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 4,301 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

User-Agent: *
Disallow: /propertydatabase/

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.cambridgema.gov
Welcome to the City of Cambridge - City of Cambridge, MA
Find all you need to know about living in, working in, and visiting the city of Cambridge.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Cambridge77%Check
City Cambridge70%Check
City63%Check
In Cambridge62%Check
Cambridge Fire54%Check
Cambridge Arts53%Check
Contact City47%Check
City News47%Check
City Council47%Check
City Manager46%Check

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