Charlottesville.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
79% 
Page quality
53% 
Page structure
75% 
Link structure
66% 
Server
46% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.29 s
File size
59.70 kB
Words
518
Media files
23
Number of links
153 internal / 3 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
City of Charlottesville | Home
The length of the page title is perfect. (263 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is empty.
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 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
descriptionEmpty
keywordsEmpty
langen
X-UA-CompatibleIE=9; IE=8; IE=7; IE=EDGE
charsetUTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 32 words is high.
This page contains 518 words. That's ok.
15.4% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 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.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No viewpoint tag is provided.
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
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
(Nice to have)
No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
At least one javascript file was found, which is not integrated via HTTPS.
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
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
H2 in the SPOTLIGHT
H2 Unity Days is a series of events and programs that educate, inspire, and honor people in our community to move towards healing and unity along a path of economic and racial justice.
H2 Calendar
H2 News
H4 Empty heading
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.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 3 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.charlottesville.org/Anchor IMG-ALT Skip to page body
/homeIMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
/about-charlottesvilleIMG-ALT About Charlottesville
A-TITLE About Charlottesville
/communityIMG-ALT Community
A-TITLE Community
/businessIMG-ALT Business
A-TITLE Business
/visitorsIMG-ALT Visitors
A-TITLE Visitors
/departments-and-servicesIMG-ALT Departments and Services
A-TITLE Departments and Services
/i-want-toIMG-ALT I Want To ...
A-TITLE I Want To ...
/online-servicesIMG-ALT Online Services
A-TITLE Online Services
/homeText duplicate Home
/homeText duplicate Home
/?splash=http://www.facebook.c...IMG-ALT facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
/?splash=http://www.twitter.co...IMG-ALT twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
/?splash=https://www.vimeo.com...IMG-ALT vimeo
A-TITLE Vimeo
/departments-and-services/depa...IMG-ALT TV10_LOGO
A-TITLE TV10
https://www.governmentjobs.com...New window External Jobs Board
/departments-and-services/depa...City Notes eNews
/about-charlottesville/city-ha...New window Contact Us
/homeText duplicate Home
A-TITLE Home
/about-charlottesvilleText duplicate About Charlottesville
A-TITLE About Charlottesville
/about-charlottesville/awards-...New window Awards and Recognitions
A-TITLE Awards and Recognitions
/about-charlottesville/city-st...City Strategic Plan
A-TITLE City Strategic Plan
/about-charlottesville/city-ma...City Management
A-TITLE City Management
/about-charlottesville/city-ha...City Hall Contact Numbers
A-TITLE City Hall Contact Numbers
/about-charlottesville/charlot...Charlottesville News
A-TITLE Charlottesville News
/about-charlottesville/directi...Directions to City Hall
A-TITLE Directions to City Hall
/about-charlottesville/sister-...Sister Cities Program
A-TITLE Sister Cities Program
/about-charlottesville/transpo...Transportation
A-TITLE Transportation
/about-charlottesville/visitorsText duplicate Visitors
A-TITLE Visitors
/about-charlottesville/about-t...About This Site
A-TITLE About This Site
/communityText duplicate Community
A-TITLE Community
/community/boards-and-commissionsBoards and Commissions
A-TITLE Boards and Commissions
/community/charlottesville-cit...Charlottesville City Council
A-TITLE Charlottesville City Council
/community/charlottesville-s-g...Charlottesville's Grand Illumination!
A-TITLE Charlottesville's Grand Illumination!
/community/city-holiday-scheduleCity Holiday Schedule
A-TITLE City Holiday Schedule
/community/city-meetings-and-e...City Meetings and Events Calendar
A-TITLE City Meetings and Events Calendar
/community/city-phone-listCity Phone List
A-TITLE City Phone List
/community/city-services-fairCity Services Fair
A-TITLE City Services Fair
/community/community-initiativesCommunity Initiatives
A-TITLE Community Initiatives
/community/community-newsCommunity News
A-TITLE Community News
/community/community-resourcesCommunity Resources
A-TITLE Community Resources
/community/deer-management-faqsDeer Management FAQs
A-TITLE Deer Management FAQs
/community/downtown-toy-lift-a...Downtown Toy Lift and Holiday Market
A-TITLE Downtown Toy Lift and Holiday Market
/community/educationEducation
A-TITLE Education
/community/emergency-preparednessEmergency Preparedness
A-TITLE Emergency Preparedness
/community/employmentEmployment
A-TITLE Employment
/community/frequently-asked-qu...Frequently Asked Questions
A-TITLE Frequently Asked Questions
/community/info-hub-for-august...Info Hub for August 12, 2017
A-TITLE Info Hub
/community/mycville-service-re...MyCville Service Request
A-TITLE MyCville Service Request
/community/neighborhood-connec...Neighborhood Connection
A-TITLE Neighborhood Connection
/community/our-town-meeting-ar...Our Town Meeting Archive
A-TITLE Our Town Meeting Archive
/community/resources-for-peopl...Resources for People with Disabilities
A-TITLE Resources for People with Disabilities
/community/safetySafety
A-TITLE Safety
/community/snow-informationSnow Information
A-TITLE Snow Information
/businessText duplicate Business
A-TITLE Business
/business/business-portalBusiness Portal
A-TITLE Business Portal
/business/bids-and-contractsBids and Contracts
A-TITLE Bids and Contracts
/business/business-startupBusiness Startup
A-TITLE Business Startup
/business/chamber-of-commerceChamber of Commerce
A-TITLE Chamber of Commerce
/business/directions-to-city-hallText duplicate Directions to City Hall
A-TITLE Directions to City Hall
/business/doing-business-in-ch...Doing Business in Charlottesville
A-TITLE Doing Business in Charlottesville
/business/employmentText duplicate Employment
A-TITLE Employment
/business/laws-and-codesLaws and Codes
A-TITLE Laws and Codes
/business/licensingLicensing
A-TITLE Licensing
/business/minority-business-pr...Minority Business Program
A-TITLE Minority Business Program
/business/vendor-registrationVendor Registration
A-TITLE Vendor Registration
/visitorsText duplicate Visitors
A-TITLE Visitors
/visitors/charlottesville-attr...Charlottesville Attractions
A-TITLE Charlottesville Attractions
/visitors/the-corner-at-uvaThe Corner at UVA
A-TITLE The Corner at UVA
/visitors/directions-to-city-hallText duplicate Directions to City Hall
A-TITLE Directions to City Hall
/visitors/downtown-mallDowntown Mall
A-TITLE Downtown Mall
/visitors/mapsMaps
A-TITLE Maps
/visitors/meadowcreek-golf-courseMeadowcreek Golf Course
A-TITLE Meadowcreek Golf Course
/visitors/parking-informationParking Information
A-TITLE Parking Information
/visitors/transportationText duplicate Transportation
A-TITLE Transportation
/visitors/university-of-virginiaUniversity of Virginia
A-TITLE University of Virginia
/visitors/visitors-bureauNew window Visitors Bureau
A-TITLE Visitors Bureau
/departments-and-servicesText duplicate Departments and Services
A-TITLE Departments and Services
/departments-and-services/depa...Departments A-G
A-TITLE Departments A-G
/departments-and-services/depa...Departments H-Z
A-TITLE Departments H-Z
/departments-and-services/city...City Services
A-TITLE City Services
/departments-and-services/boar...Text duplicate Boards and Commissions
A-TITLE Boards and Commissions
/departments-and-services/city...City Staff Phone List
A-TITLE City Staff Phone List
/i-want-toText duplicate I Want To ...
A-TITLE I Want To ...
/i-want-to/apply-forApply For
A-TITLE Apply For
/i-want-to/check-status-ofCheck Status of
A-TITLE Check Status of
/i-want-to/contactContact
A-TITLE Contact
/i-want-to/getGet
A-TITLE Get
/i-want-to/parking-informationText duplicate Parking Information
A-TITLE Parking Information
/i-want-to/payPay
A-TITLE Pay
/i-want-to/register-or-enrollRegister or Enroll
A-TITLE Register or Enroll
/i-want-to/reportReport
A-TITLE Report
/i-want-to/requestRequest
A-TITLE Request
/i-want-to/take-a-surveyTake a Survey
A-TITLE Take a Survey
/i-want-to/submit-a-foia-requestSubmit a FOIA Request
A-TITLE Submit a FOIA Request
/i-want-to/subscribe-to-city-n...Subscribe to City Notes eNews
A-TITLE Subscribe to City Notes eNews
/online-servicesText duplicate Online Services
A-TITLE Online Services
/online-services/building-perm...Building Permits and Development Records
A-TITLE Building Permits and Development Records
/online-services/city-assessor...City Assessor Online Records
A-TITLE City Assessor Online Records
/online-services/city-contact-...City Contact Numbers
A-TITLE City Contact Numbers
/online-services/city-council-...City Council Records
A-TITLE City Council Records
/online-services/city-law-and-...City Law and Codes
A-TITLE City Law and Codes
/online-services/city-notes-enewsText duplicate City Notes eNews
A-TITLE City Notes eNews
/online-services/employee-bene...Employee Benefits Portal
A-TITLE Employee Benefits Portal
/online-services/employee-webmailEmployee Webmail
A-TITLE Employee Webmail
/online-services/fall-loose-le...Fall Loose Leaf Collection
A-TITLE Fall Loose Leaf Collection
/online-services/maps-and-gis-...Maps and GIS Data
A-TITLE Maps and GIS Data
/online-services/mycville-serv...Text duplicate MyCville Service Request
A-TITLE MyCville Service Request
/online-services/online-matter...Online Matters by the Public
A-TITLE Online Matters by the Public
/online-services/open-data-portalOpen Data Portal
A-TITLE Open Data Portal
/online-services/parking-ticketsParking Tickets
A-TITLE Parking Tickets
/online-services/parks-and-rec...Parks and Recreation Class Registration
A-TITLE Parks and Recreation Class Registration
/online-services/personal-prop...Personal Property Taxes
A-TITLE Personal Property Taxes
/online-services/real-estate-t...Real Estate Taxes
A-TITLE Real Estate Taxes
/online-services/report-a-crimeReport a Crime
A-TITLE Report a Crime
/online-services/request-a-ser...Request a Service
A-TITLE Request a Service
/online-services/surveys-and-f...Surveys and Forms
A-TITLE Surveys, Forms and Service Requests
/online-services/utilities-cus...Utilities Customers
A-TITLE Utilities Customers
/online-services/vendor-regist...Text duplicate Vendor Registration
A-TITLE Vendor Registration
/departments-and-services/depa...New window A-TITLE CMS_Webbanner_RATEREPORT
/unitydaysNew window A-TITLE unity
/community/mycville-service-re...New window A-TITLE #CMS_WebBanner_MyCville
/departments-and-services/depa...New window A-TITLE #CMS_WebBanner_CityNotes
/departments-and-services/boar...New window A-TITLE Boards and Commissions Banner
/departments-and-services/depa...New window A-TITLE downtown job center web banner
/www.charlottesville.org/unity...New window No Text
/unitydaysNew window charlottesville.org/unitydays
http://gisweb.charlottesville....External Subdomain GIS Data & Assessments
IMG-ALT 3
A-TITLE GIS Data & Assessments
/departments-and-services/depa...Parks & Recreation
IMG-ALT Recreation Icon
A-TITLE Parks & Recreation
/departments-and-services/city...Transit
IMG-ALT Bus Icon
A-TITLE Transit
/i-want-to/payPay Bills Online
IMG-ALT 2
A-TITLE Pay Bills Online
/departments-and-services/depa...City Council
IMG-ALT Gavel Icon
A-TITLE City Council
/departments-and-services/depa...Budget
IMG-ALT 5
A-TITLE Budget
/Home/Components/Calendar/Even...PLACE Committee Meeting
/Home/Components/Calendar/Even...Quarterly Neighborhood Leaders Meeting
/Home/Components/Calendar/Even...Human Rights Commission Regular Meeting
/Home/Components/Calendar/Even...Unity Days Event: Monticello to Main St.
/community/city-meetings-and-e...More >>
/Home/Components/News/News/999...Charlottesville Takes Another Step Towards Climate Action
IMG-ALT Charlottesville Takes Another Step Towards Climate Action
/Home/Components/News/News/999...City Cooling Centers Open During Heat Advisory
IMG-ALT City Cooling Centers Open During Heat Advisory
/Home/Components/News/News/998...Albemarle County and Charlottesville Officials Unveil Historic Marker Memorializing Mr. John Henry James
IMG-ALT Albemarle County and Charlottesville Officials Unveil Historic Marker Memorializing Mr. John Henry James
/Home/Components/News/News/998...A Statement from Charlottesville City Manager Tarron Richardson
IMG-ALT A Statement from Charlottesville City Manager Tarron Richardson
/community/community-news/news...Text duplicate More >>
/homeText duplicate Home
/about-charlottesvilleText duplicate About Charlottesville
/about-charlottesville/directi...Directions
/communityText duplicate Community
/businessText duplicate Business
/visitorsText duplicate Visitors
/departments-and-servicesDepartments & Services
/i-want-toI want to...
/online-servicesText duplicate Online Services
/about-charlottesville/about-t...Site Map
/departments-and-services/depa...ADA Compliance Information
/i-want-to/submit-a-foia-requestFOIA Information
http://visioninternet.com/site...New window External Vision Internet

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.charlottesville.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.29 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 10 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (60 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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content-encodinggzip
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last-modifiedThu, 18 Jul 2019 11:56:08 GMT
varyAccept-Encoding
serverMicrosoft-IIS/8.5
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
strict-transport-securitymax-age=10886400;
last-publishedThu, 06 Jun 2019 16:01:48 GMT
dateThu, 18 Jul 2019 11:56:08 GMT
content-length17984
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http_versionHTTP/1.1

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 3,024 referring domains.
This website has 30,538 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 2,113 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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User-agent: Yandex
Disallow: /
User-agent: SemrushBot
Disallow: /
User-agent: SemrushBot-SA
Disallow: /
User-agent: *
Disallow: /activedit
Disallow: /admin
Disallow: /common/admin/
Disallow: /OJA
Disallow: /support
Disallow: /currenteventsview.asp
Disallow: /search.asp
Disallow: /currenteventsview.aspx
Disallow: /search.aspx
Disallow: /currentevents.aspx
Disallow: /Support
Disallow: /CurrentEventsView.asp
Disallow: /Search.asp
Disallow: /CurrentEventsView.aspx
Disallow: /Search.aspx
Disallow: /Search
Disallow: /CurrentEvents.aspx
Disallow: /Currentevents.aspx
Disallow: /map.aspx
Disallow: /map.asp
Disallow: /Map.aspx
Disallow: /Map.asp
Sitemap: /sitemap.xml
Disallow: /RSS.aspx
User-agent: Siteimprove
Crawl-delay: 20

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

City of Charlottesville | Home
https://www.charlottesville.org/

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Charlottesville51%Check
Charlottesville City44%Check
Charlottesville News38%Check
City37%Check
org35%Check
City Services30%Check
City Management29%Check
City Council29%Check
City Hall29%Check
City Holiday29%Check

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