- SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.13 s
File size
11.80 kB
Media files
Number of links
28 internal / 30 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Department of Computer Science and Technology: The Computer Laboratory
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 689 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The Computer Science department of the University of Cambridge, England
The length of the meta description is perfect. (467 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
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.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype XHTML 1.0 Strict 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

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
descriptionThe Computer Science department of the University of Cambridge, England
keywordscomputer science department, general information
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

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Page quality

(Critically important)
There are only 395 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
21% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 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 22.83 words is good.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 101 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"we are currently migrating some of our webpages to a new website. we apologise for any inconvenience."
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.
(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
/images/identifier.svgUniversity of Cambridge
/photos-200x200/wgb-nw-corner.jpgComputer Laboratory
/images/southwest-small.jpgAnnual meeting
/images/RingLogo.pngCambridge Ring

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Department of Computer Science and Technology
The H1 heading is perfect.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Department of Computer Science and Technology
H2 The Computer Laboratory
H2 News
H2 Job vacancies & studentships
H2 Initiatives
H3 Coronavirus updates
H3 Undergraduate admissions Study Computer Science at University of Cambridge
H3 Cambridge Ring: a professional networking group for Cambridge Graduates working in the computing industry.
The number of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (30) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Skip to content Access key help IMG-ALT University of Cambridge search–Z us of Computer Science and Technology Text duplicate University of Cambridge a new website Prospective students students starting in October Current students and research students The Computer Laboratory
/seminars/Seminars Coronavirus updates
/admissions/undergraduate/IMG-ALT Admissions
/admissions/undergraduate/Undergraduate admissions the course Applying Cambridge Ring Ring:
/ring/newsletter/latest.pdfcurrent newsletter
/ring/halloffame.htmlHall of fame News Harnessing computing to achieve net zero The ethical hacking competition inspiring future cyber-defenders Free 'Data for Science' training course for Cambridge researchers New Fellows will help Accelerate Discovery Cambridge Ring 'Hall of Fame' Awards recognise our staff, students and alumni 'Honour among thieves': the evolution of a cybercrime market SRI and Cambridge release CHERI software stack for Arm Morello New Data Trusts Initiative will spearhead community-focused data governance Job vacancies studentships Project Manager Data Trust Initiative (Fixed Term) Research Assistant in Global Challenges (Fixed Term) Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term) Research Assistant/Associate in Corpus Linguistics (Fixed Term) Semantics and Verification for Secure Systems Software: Research Assistants / Research Associates / Senior Research Associates (Fixed Term) Monitoring body sounds 'in the wild' wins student Best Paper award DeepMind Scholarships
/athena-swan/Athena SWAN
/projects/raspberrypi/Raspberry Pi
/supporters-club/Industrial Supporters' Club Association: The Cambridge Ring
/gift-share/Gift Share
/outreach/Outreach activities Studentships Fund Contact details Maps and directions
/privacy.htmlPrivacy policy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to ""
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.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is excellent with 0.13 seconds.
This page only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (12 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateThu, 10 Dec 2020 01:45:45 GMT
serverApache/2.4.18 (Ubuntu)
last-modifiedWed, 09 Dec 2020 18:03:04 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 63 referring domains.
This page has 246 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 63 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page is a little bit popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


# robots.txt for

User-agent: *
Disallow: /~aac10/sentiment/
Disallow: /research/nl/nl-download/
Disallow: /RPM/
Disallow: /cgi-bin/

User-agent: University of Cambridge search (
Disallow: /~aac10/sentiment/
Disallow: /research/nl/nl-download/
Disallow: /RPM/
Disallow: /users/
Disallow: /~
Disallow: /cgi-bin/

User-agent: Ultraseek (  # old University search engine
Disallow: /~aac10/sentiment/
Disallow: /research/nl/nl-download/
Disallow: /RPM/
Disallow: /users/
Disallow: /~
Disallow: /cgi-bin/

User-agent: Ultraseek (internal search;  # old University search engine
Disallow: /~aac10/sentiment/
Disallow: /research/nl/nl-download/
Disallow: /RPM/
Disallow: /users/
Disallow: /~
Disallow: /cgi-bin/

User-agent: linkchecker
Disallow: /cgi-bin/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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

Search preview
Department of Computer Science and Technology: The Computer Laborat...
The Computer Science department of the University of Cambridge, England

Most important keywords

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

Computer Science78%Check
Science and Technology72%Check
Computer Laboratory67%Check
Data Science58%Check

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