Capetown.gov.za - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
66% 
Page structure
75% 
Link structure
75% 
Server
38% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.35 s
File size
128.40 kB
Words
2322
Media files
4
Number of links
74 internal / 27 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The title of the page is empty or not set.
Meta description
(Critically important)
capetown.gov.za
The meta description is too short. (105 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length) Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
http://www.capetown.gov.za/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: South Africa
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
descriptioncapetown.gov.za
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GENERATORMicrosoft SharePoint
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msapplication-wide310x150logo//resource.capetown.gov.za/Style%20Library/Images/favicons/widetile.png
msapplication-square310x310logo//resource.capetown.gov.za/Style%20Library/Images/favicons/largetile.png
msvalidate.019594DA94350D356768CD7340B1B018FD
google-site-verificationeqk09B1ngox1FKskbJLEGK6xR-2kw4CpQDccs6ggq_I
langen
og:titleCity of Cape Town Link
og:imagehttp://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Former%20Mayors%20Header.jpg?RenditionID=18
og:site_nameCity of Cape Town
og:descriptionSharing a City of Cape Town Page...
og:image:width200
og:image:height200
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge,chrome=1
Content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
ExpiresEmpty

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 2322 words. That's ok.
26.3% of the text are stop words.
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 17.65 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 17 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, height=device-height, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1, minimal-ui" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on this page.
The following tag is repeated too often: browse our sections
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)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
City of Cape Town Logo City of Cape Town Logo
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 City of Cape Town Logo City of Cape Town Logo
H1 Footer navigation
H2 Empty heading
H2 Empty heading
H2 Empty heading
H2 Empty heading
H2 Empty heading
H2 Empty heading
H3 City Tweets
H4 Trending
H6 Discover more
H6 Meet the city
H6 Connect with us
H6 Legal navigation
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
1 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (27) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://www.capetown.gov.za/searchNo Text
http://www.capetown.gov.za/IMG-ALT City of Cape Town Logo
A-TITLE City of Cape Town
http://www.capetown.gov.za/Skip to content
A-TITLE Skip to content
/City-ConnectCity Connect
A-TITLE City
/DepartmentsDepartments
A-TITLE Departments
/Document-centreDocuments and policies
A-TITLE Documents
/Explore and enjoyExplore and enjoy
A-TITLE Explore
/Family and homeFamily and home
A-TITLE Family
/Local and communitiesLocal and communities
A-TITLE Local
/Media-and-newsMedia and news
A-TITLE Media
/Work and businessWork and business
A-TITLE Work
/Work and business/Planning-po...Building and planning
A-TITLE Building
/Local and communities/meet-th...City and Council
A-TITLE City
/general/coronavirus-updatesCoronavirus (COVID-19) updates
A-TITLE Coronavirus
/Local and communities/See-all...Facilities and venues
A-TITLE Facilities
/City-Connect/have-your-sayHave your say
A-TITLE Have
/City-Connect/all-city-online-...Online apps, portals and services
A-TITLE Online
/sitemapSite map
A-TITLE Site
/Family and home/Meet-the-City...Subcouncils
A-TITLE Subcouncils
/thinkwaterThink Water
A-TITLE Think
/General/Contact-usContact us
A-TITLE Contact
/Document-centreFind a document
A-TITLE Find
https://eservices.capetown.gov...New window External Subdomain Find a job
A-TITLE Find
/Family and home/Meet-the-City...Find your councillor, ward or subcouncil
A-TITLE Find
https://eservices.capetown.gov...New window External Subdomain Go to e-services
A-TITLE Go
http://web1.capetown.gov.za/we...New window External Subdomain Go to tenders
A-TITLE Go
https://eservices1.capetown.go...New window External Subdomain Report a fault
A-TITLE Report
/Family and home/Meet-the-City...View the City meeting calendar
A-TITLE View
/general/coronavirus-updatesservice delivery updates
/contactslimited communication channels
/general/coronavirus-updatesCoronavirus (COVID-19)
https://bit.ly/CCTServiceUpdatesNew window External COVID-19 Service updates
/Family and home/residential-u...Dam levels
/City-Connect/Have-your-say/Is...Draft Climate Change Strategy
/Family and home/residential-u...Load-shedding
/City-Connect/Pay/Municipal-ac...Payment plan
https://eservices1.capetown.go...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Report a fault
/City-Connect/Pay/Driving-and-...New window Vehicle licensing
https://sacoronavirus.co.za/New window External www.sacoronavirus.co.za
https://twitter.com/CityofCT?r...External Tweets by CityofCT
https://twitter.com/CityofCTAl...External Tweets by CityofCTAlerts
/City-Connect/Report/Report-il...Report a problem building
/City-Connect/Report/Report-il...Report illegal land use, building or development
/City-Connect/Report/Report-il...Report illegal occupancy or land invasion
/City-ConnectText duplicate City Connect
A-TITLE City
/DepartmentsText duplicate Departments
A-TITLE Departments
/Document-centreText duplicate Documents and policies
A-TITLE Documents
/Explore and enjoyText duplicate Explore and enjoy
A-TITLE Explore
/Family and homeText duplicate Family and home
A-TITLE Family
/Local and communitiesText duplicate Local and communities
A-TITLE Local
/Media-and-newsText duplicate Media and news
A-TITLE Media
/Work and businessText duplicate Work and business
A-TITLE Work
/Work and business/Planning-po...Text duplicate Building and planning
A-TITLE Building
/Local and communities/meet-th...Text duplicate City and Council
A-TITLE City
/general/coronavirus-updatesText duplicate Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates
A-TITLE Coronavirus
/Local and communities/See-all...Text duplicate Facilities and venues
A-TITLE Facilities
/City-Connect/have-your-sayText duplicate Have your say
A-TITLE Have
/City-Connect/all-city-online-...Text duplicate Online apps, portals and services
A-TITLE Online
/sitemapText duplicate Site map
A-TITLE Site
/Family and home/Meet-the-City...Text duplicate Subcouncils
A-TITLE Subcouncils
/thinkwaterText duplicate Think Water
A-TITLE Think
/General/Contact-usText duplicate Contact us
A-TITLE Contact
/Document-centreText duplicate Find a document
A-TITLE Find
https://eservices.capetown.gov...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Find a job
A-TITLE Find
/Family and home/Meet-the-City...Text duplicate Find your councillor, ward or subcouncil
A-TITLE Find
https://eservices.capetown.gov...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Go to e-services
A-TITLE Go
http://web1.capetown.gov.za/we...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Go to tenders
A-TITLE Go
https://eservices1.capetown.go...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Report a fault
A-TITLE Report
/Family and home/Meet-the-City...Text duplicate View the City meeting calendar
A-TITLE View
/FeedbackNew window Is anything wrong with this page?
/City-ConnectText duplicate City Connect
A-TITLE City Connect
/Document-centreCity documents and resources
A-TITLE City documents and resources
/policiesPolicies and by-laws
A-TITLE Policies and by-laws
/Media-and-newsText duplicate Media and news
A-TITLE Media and news
/Family and home/Meet-the-city...Our Mayor
A-TITLE Our Mayor
/Family and home/Meet-the-city...Our vision for the City
A-TITLE Our vision for the City
/DepartmentsText duplicate Departments
A-TITLE Departments
/Family and home/Meet-the-city...Where do I fit in
A-TITLE Where do I fit in
/City-Connect/have-your-sayText duplicate Have your say
A-TITLE Have your say
https://www.facebook.com/pages...New window External Facebook
A-TITLE Follow City of Cape Town on Facebook
https://twitter.com/CityofCTNew window External City
A-TITLE Follow City of Cape Town on Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/c...New window External YouTube
A-TITLE Follow City of Cape Town on Facebook
https://twitter.com/CityofCTAl...New window External Alerts
A-TITLE Follow City of Cape Town on Twitter
/subscribeSubscribe
A-TITLE Subscribe
/linkedinNew window LinkedIn
A-TITLE Connect with us on LinkedIn
/General/Contact-usText duplicate Contact us
http://www.capetowngreenmap.co...New window External Cape Town Green Map
A-TITLE Cape Town Green Map
http://www.capetown.travel/New window External Subdomain Cape Town Tourism
A-TITLE Cape Town Tourism
http://capetownstadium.co.za/New window External Cape Town Stadium
A-TITLE Cape Town Stadium
https://film.investcapetown.com/New window External Subdomain Film Cape Town
A-TITLE Film Cape Town
http://www.investcapetown.com/New window External Invest Cape Town
A-TITLE Invest Cape Town
http://myciti.org.za/en/home/New window External MyCiTi
A-TITLE MyCiTi
http://savingelectricity.org.za/New window External Saving Electricity
http://www.smartcape.org.za/New window External Smart Cape
A-TITLE Smart Cape
http://www.tda.gov.za/New window External Transport Directorate
A-TITLE Transport Directorate
http://www.wesgro.co.za/New window External Wesgro
A-TITLE Wesgro
http://www.capetown.gov.za/A-TITLE City of Cape Town
/Pages/Sitemap.aspxText duplicate Site map
A-TITLE site map
/General/HelpHelp
A-TITLE Help
/General/Terms-of-useTerms of use
A-TITLE Help
/General/PrivacyPrivacy
A-TITLE Privacy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.35 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 17 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (128 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
connectionKeep-Alive
expiresTue, 13 Oct 2020 06:37:43 GMT
dateWed, 28 Oct 2020 06:37:43 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
serverMicrosoft-IIS/8.5
cache-controlprivate, max-age=0
last-modifiedWed, 28 Oct 2020 06:37:43 GMT
x-sharepointhealthscore0
x-aspnet-version4.0.30319
set-cookie66 Characters
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x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
sprequestduration529
spiislatency0
x-powered-byASP.NET
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x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-ms-invokeapp1; RequireReadOnly
transfer-encodingchunked
content-encodinggzip
varyAccept-Encoding
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 3,807 referring domains.
This website has 128,426 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 3,084 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: /_layouts/
Disallow: /_vti_bin/
Disallow: /_catalogs/




Sitemap: http://www.capetown.gov.za:80/sitemap.xml

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.capetown.gov.za
No title provided
capetown.gov.za

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Town77%Check
Cape77%Check
Cape Town77%Check
City61%Check
gov59%Check
capetown59%Check
in Cape58%Check
Cape Point56%Check
able39%Check
COVID-19 Alert Level39%Check

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