Cms.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
69% 
Page structure
95% 
Link structure
90% 
Server
97% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.35 s
File size
52.60 kB
Words
482
Media files
14
Number of links
42 internal / 31 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
CMS Homepage | CMS
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (213 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
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: Germany
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-verification1Zz9H6vs9l-q9fVNIgjKytNZG3NSQHvL500-iQIPJzQ
langen
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 482 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
26.1% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
4 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 15 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website 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 website 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)
7 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This website is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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)
CMS Homepage
The H1 heading is too short (12 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 CMS Homepage
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 amount of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (31) 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
https://www.cms.gov/Share
A-TITLE Share
/About-CMS/Agency-Information/...Help
A-TITLE Help
https://www.cms.gov/Print
A-TITLE Print
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...New window External Twitter
http://www.blogger.com/blog-th...New window External Blogger
http://www.facebook.com/sharer...New window External Facebook
http://www.reddit.com/submit?u...New window External Reddit
http://www.stumbleupon.com/sub...New window External Stumble Upon
https://mail.google.com/mail/?...New window External Subdomain Gmail
http://www.tumblr.com/share?v=...New window External Tumbler
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 Current emergencies
/About-CMS/Story-Page/our-16-s...Learn more
/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guid...Manuals
/medicare-coverage-database/ov...Medicare coverage database
/Medicare/CMS-Forms/CMS-Forms/...CMS forms
/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guid...Transmittals
/Outreach-and-Education/Medica...MLN Homepage
/About-CMS/Story-Page/our-16-s...16 Strategic Initiatives: Learn about CMS' 2019 accomplishments
https://qpp.cms.gov/External Quality Payment Program: Learn how we're paying for value & better care
https://www.cms.gov/OpenPaymentsOpen Payments program: Find out about the Open Payments program (the Sunshine Act) & what it means for you
/About-CMS/Story-Page/patients...Patients Over Paperwork: See how we're putting Patients Over Paperwork
/About-CMS/Story-Page/Reducing...Reducing opioid misuse: Learn how we're responding to the opioid epidemic
/About-CMS/Career-Information/...CMS careers: See how you can join our team
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/press-releases/cms-b...CMS Builds on Commitment to Transform Healthcare Through Competition and Innovation
/newsroom/fact-sheets/fiscal-y...Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTCH) Proposed Rule (CMS-1735-P)
/newsroom/press-releases/cms-n...CMS NEWS ALERT May 11, 2020
/newsroom/press-releases/cms-a...CMS Announces Final Payment Notice for 2021 Coverage Year
/newsroom/press-releases/cms-n...CMS NEWS ALERT MAY 7, 2020
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.mymedicare.gov/External MyMedicare.gov
A-TITLE MyMedicare.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
/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/pages...External Facebook link
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Linkedin link
/Outreach-and-Education/Outrea...RSS Feed link

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.cms.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.35 seconds.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (53 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
content-length15802
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-modifiedTue, 12 May 2020 15:18:27 GMT
etag"1589296707"
x-generatorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
x-request-idv-d44fb2d6-9463-11ea-9795-9f08c792ac46
x-ah-environmentprod
x-cache-hits12
x-age61
accept-rangesbytes
dateTue, 12 May 2020 15:30:48 GMT
connectionkeep-alive
set-cookie101 Characters
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 website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 56,678 referring domains.
This website has 11,979,497 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 34,376 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website 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/*

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
3,636

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

Search preview

www.cms.gov
CMS Homepage | CMS

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
CMS72%Check
CMS Homepage60%Check
CMS news46%Check
CMS Global Footer46%Check
gov45%Check
CMS NEWS ALERT36%Check
CMS Drupal34%Check
Global33%Check
Footer33%Check
re putting patients32%Check

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