Cms.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
71% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
97% 
Server
92% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.06 s
File size
57.40 kB
Words
499
Media files
9
Number of links
41 internal / 23 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services | CMS
The length of the page title is perfect. (511 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.cms.gov/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Canada
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
GeneratorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
google-site-verificationefUbcdKHT97m_HVhiG4lQXm_ZySJqJCLrdGG89GJFLQ
langen
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 499 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
23.6% 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.
6 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 12.46 words is good.
Frames
(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=1.0" is provided.
This page only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 10 tags for 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)
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)
Home - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Home - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
H2 Header
H2 Site
H2 Coronavirus Disease 2019
H2 We’re putting patients first.
H2 Top 5 resources
H2 Spotlight
H2 CMS program websites for beneficiaries
H2 CMS news
H2 CMS & HHS Websites [CMS Global Footer]
H2 Tools [CMS Global Footer]
H2 Helpful Links [CMS Global Footer]
H2 Receive Email Updates
H2 Connect with CMS
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
The number of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 23 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.cms.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.cms.gov/Home
A-TITLE Home
/About-CMS/About-CMSAbout CMS
A-TITLE About CMS
https://www.cms.gov/newsroomNewsroom
A-TITLE Newsroom
https://www.archive-it.org/col...External Archive
A-TITLE Archive
/About-CMS/Agency-Information/...Help
A-TITLE Help
https://www.cms.gov/Print
A-TITLE Print
https://www.cms.gov/IMG-ALT CMS.gov Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
/Medicare/MedicareMedicare
A-TITLE Medicare
https://www.medicaid.gov/External Medicaid/CHIP
A-TITLE Medicaid/CHIP
/Medicare-Medicaid-Coordinatio...Medicare-Medicaid Coordination
A-TITLE Medicare-Medicaid Coordination
https://www.cms.gov/CCIIOPrivate Insurance
A-TITLE Private Insurance
https://innovation.cms.gov/External Innovation Center
A-TITLE Innovation Center
/Regulations-and-Guidance/Regu...Regulations & Guidance
A-TITLE Regulations & Guidance
/Research-Statistics-Data-and-...Research, Statistics, Data & Systems
A-TITLE Research, Statistics, Data & Systems
/Outreach-and-Education/Outrea...Outreach & Education
A-TITLE Outreach & Education
/About-CMS/Agency-Information/...Learn More about Covid-19
A-TITLE Learn More
/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guid...Manuals
/medicare-coverage-databaseMedicare coverage database
/Medicare/CMS-Forms/CMS-Forms/...CMS forms
/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guid...Transmittals
/Outreach-and-Education/Medica...MLN Homepage
https://data.cms.gov/provider-...External New Provider Data Catalog (PDC): Search & download our publicly reported data
https://www.cms.gov/fluFlu shot outreach: Find materials & resources to share with beneficiaries & consumers
/About-CMS/Career-Information/...CMS careers: See how you can join our team
/About-CMS/Story-Page/Reducing...Reducing opioid misuse: Learn how we’re responding to the opioid epidemic
https://www.cms.gov/nursing-homesNursing Home Resource Center: See our nursing home information in one place
/about-cms/emergency-preparedn...Non-COVID emergencies: Get the latest information & program guidance
http://www.medicare.gov/External Medicare.gov Information for people with Medicare, Medicare open enrollment, and benefits.
http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/External InsureKidsNow.govInformation for children up to the age of 19 in need of health care coverage.
http://www.healthcare.gov/External HealthCare.govInformation for people who need health insurance and want to apply for or enroll in the Marketplace.
/newsroom/fact-sheets/fiscal-y...Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule (CMS 1746-P)
/newsroom/press-releases/cms-s...CMS Selects Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration Applicants
/newsroom/fact-sheets/fiscal-y...Fiscal Year 2022 Hospice Payment Rate Update Proposed Rule CMS-1754-P
/newsroom/fact-sheets/fy-2022-...FY 2022 Proposed Medicare Payment and Quality Reporting Updates for Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities (CMS-1750-P)
/newsroom/fact-sheets/fiscal-y...Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Proposed Rule (CMS-1748-P)
https://www.cms.gov/IMG-ALT CMS.gov Logo
http://www.hhs.gov/External IMG-ALT Department of Health and Human Services USA
https://www.medicare.gov/External Medicare.gov
A-TITLE Medicare.gov
https://www.medicaid.gov/External Medicaid.gov
A-TITLE Medicaid.gov
https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/External InsureKidsNow.gov
A-TITLE InsureKidsNow.gov
https://www.healthcare.gov/External HealthCare.gov
A-TITLE HealthCare.gov
https://www.hhs.gov/open/index...External HHS.gov/Open
A-TITLE HHS.gov/Open
https://www.cms.gov/apps/acronymsAcronyms
A-TITLE Acronyms
https://www.archive-it.org/col...External Text duplicate Archive
A-TITLE Archive
/apps/contacts/Contacts
A-TITLE Contacts
/apps/glossary/Glossary
A-TITLE Glossary
/About-CMS/Agency-Information/...Web Policies & Important Links
A-TITLE Web Policies & Important Links
/About-CMS/Career-Information/...Careers
https://developer.cms.gov/External For Developers
A-TITLE For Developers
https://www.medicare.gov/about...External Plain Language
A-TITLE Plain Language
https://www.cms.gov/privacyPrivacy Policy
/Center/freedom-of-information...Freedom of Information Act
A-TITLE Freedom of Information Act
/About-CMS/Agency-Information/...No Fear Act
A-TITLE No Fear Act
/About-CMS/Agency-Information/...Nondiscrimination/Accessibility
A-TITLE Nondiscrimination/Accessibility
https://www.hhs.gov/External HHS.gov
A-TITLE HHS.gov
https://www.oig.hhs.gov/External Inspector General
A-TITLE Inspector General
https://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
A-TITLE USA.gov
/About-CMS/Agency-Information/...Help with file formats & plug-ins
A-TITLE Help with file formats & plug-ins
https://twitter.com/cmsgovExternal Twitter link
https://www.youtube.com/user/C...External Youtube link
https://www.facebook.com/medicareExternal Facebook link
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Linkedin link
/Outreach-and-Education/Outrea...RSS Feed link

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.cms.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.06 seconds.
This page only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (57 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
cache-controlmax-age=2764800, public
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheMISS
link<https://www.cms.gov/>; rel="shortlink", <https://www.cms.gov/>; rel="canonical"
link<https://www.cms.gov/cms-homepage>; rel="revision"
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedThu, 08 Apr 2021 21:47:10 GMT
etag"1617918430"
x-generatorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
x-request-idv-f8fdc924-98b3-11eb-b047-a331e95f8a5e
x-ah-environmentprod
x-age0
accept-rangesbytes
x-akamai-transformed9 - 0 pmb=mRUM,1
dateFri, 09 Apr 2021 09:37:24 GMT
content-length18290
connectionkeep-alive
set-cookie103 Characters
server-timingcdn-cache; desc=HIT
server-timingedge; dur=6
access-control-allow-origin*
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
x-permitted-cross-domain-policiesmaster-only
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000
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 page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 59,982 referring domains.
This page has 9,168,236 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 35,994 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
#
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
#
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
Allow: /profiles/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /node/
Disallow: /media/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/
Disallow: /index.php/*
Disallow: /acronym/*
Disallow: /glossary/*
Disallow: /cms-search/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
4,130

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

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Medicare68%Check
CMS65%Check
Medicare Medicaid Services64%Check
Centers63%Check
Medicaid63%Check
Services62%Check
We re58%Check
gov54%Check
gov health care54%Check
Website CMS53%Check

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