Cmu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
45% 
Page structure
70% 
Link structure
98% 
Server
20% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.34 s
File size
59.40 kB
Words
245
Media files
13
Number of links
52 internal / 15 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Only use 1 H1 Heading in your text.Very important!
  • Enable the compressed HTML content transfer on your server using gzip.Very important!
  • Improve the page response time.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used CSS files.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used JavaScript files.Very important!
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Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Homepage - CMU - Carnegie Mellon University
The length of the page title is perfect. (373 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
CMU is a global research university known for its world-class, interdisciplinary programs: arts, business, computing, engineering, humanities, policy and science.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (946 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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 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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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

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twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:site@CarnegieMellon
twitter:creator@CarnegieMellon
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twitter:descriptionCMU is a global research university known for its world-class, interdisciplinary programs: arts, business, computing, engineering, humanities, policy, science.
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og:titleHomepage - CMU - Carnegie Mellon University
og:descriptionCMU is a global research university known for its world-class, interdisciplinary programs: arts, business, computing, engineering, humanities, policy and science.
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttp://www.cmu.edu/index.html
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 245 words on this page. Use at least 250 words to provide useful information.
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
No paragraphs were detected.
13.1% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 7 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The following tag is repeated too often:
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
3 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.
Ads
(Somewhat important)
No ads were found on this page.
HTTPS
(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
...9/highmark-grant-door2-1400x1400-min.jpgAn image of Skibo gym's front door
...omepage/2019/campaign-banner-desktop.jpgMake Possible the Campaign for Carnegie Mellon University — Explore What's Possible
...page/2019/campaign-banner-mobile_red.pngMake Possible the Campaign for Carnegie Mellon University — Explore What's Possible
/assets/icon-placeholder.pngNo alt attribute provided
...19/bernazzoli-richelle-1000x1000-min.jpgRichelle Bernazzoli
/assets/icon-placeholder.pngNo alt attribute provided
/assets/icon-placeholder.pngNo alt attribute provided
...ge/2019/chi-michelenechi-700x700-min.jpgMichelene (Micki) T.H. Chi
...s/homepage/2019/cmu-students-600x600.jpgsmiling CMU students
.../homepage/2019/pausch-bridge-600x600.jpgRandy Pausch Bridge on a Sunny Summer Day
.../homepage/2019/swartz-center-600x600.jpgstudent showing a robot to another student
...mepage/2019/cmu-sunny-campus-600x600.jpgCMU's Pittsburgh campus on a sunny day
/assets/images/site/instagram-footer.jpgCMU on Instagram

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Carnegie Mellon University
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Carnegie Mellon University
H1 Spotlight Story
H1 100 years of Buggy. “What’s Buggy?” you ask.
H1 CMU In-depth
H1 Gerrymandering affects the way we vote, so CMU faculty showed Pennsylvania how to create less biased voting districts.
H1 20 Nobel Laureates
H1 Events
H1 Initiatives
H2 $35M Highmark Grant Will Support New Health, Wellness & Athletics Facility
H2 Veterans are a vital part of CMU's community; One former Army National Guard specialist helps students pursue their dreams
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
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 15 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.cmu.edu/Carnegie Mellon University
https://www.cmu.edu/Anchor ———
https://www.cmu.edu/Anchor Menu
/news/stories/archives/2019/no...New window Learn more about this transformational project
https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/New window Read more news
https://makepossible.cmu.edu/New window External IMG-ALT Make Possible the Campaign for Carnegie Mellon University — Explore What's Possible
https://www.cmu.edu/campaignText duplicate IMG-ALT Make Possible the Campaign for Carnegie Mellon University — Explore What's Possible
https://www.cmu.edu/buggy/New window “What’s Buggy?”
/piper/news/archives/2019/nove...New window See how Richelle Bernazzoli serves students
/news/stories/archives/2019/no...New window less biased voting districts
/about/awards.htmlSee all awards
/simon/events/2019/chi-icap.htmlNew window Nov. 12: Simon Distinguished Lecture
IMG-ALT Michelene (Micki) T.H. Chi
http://athletics.cmu.edu/sport...New window External Nov 12 Men's Basketball vs. Allegheny
https://soa.cmu.edu/events/201...New window External Nov 14 Computational Design Lecture Series: Violet Whitney
http://studioforcreativeinquir...New window External Nov 14 Steiner Lecture in Creative Inquiry: Gyorgyi Galik
https://drama.cmu.edu/box-offi...New window External Nov 14 - Nov 23 Performance: "Or,"
/events/index.htmlMore events
https://www.cmu.edu/diversity/New window Diversity & Inclusion
IMG-ALT smiling CMU students
/leadership/the-provost/provos...New window Sustainability
IMG-ALT Randy Pausch Bridge on a Sunny Summer Day
/swartz-center-for-entrepreneu...New window Entrepreneurship
IMG-ALT student showing a robot to another student
/strategic-plan/New window Strategic Plan 2025
IMG-ALT CMU's Pittsburgh campus on a sunny day
/events/index.htmlCalendar
https://www.cmu.edu/jobs/Careers
/directory-contact/index.htmlDirectory / Contact
/feedback/index.htmlFeedback
/global/index.htmlGlobal Locations
/health-safety/index.htmlHealth & Safety
https://www.cmu.edu/news/News
/sitemap/index.htmlSite Map
https://www.cmu.edu/title-ix/Title IX
/engage/alumni/Alumni
/faculty-staff/index.htmlFaculty & Staff
/current-students/index.htmlStudents
https://www.instagram.com/carn...New window External IMG-ALT CMU on Instagram
https://www.cmu.edu/legal/New window Legal Info
https://www.cmu.edu/www.cmu.edu
http://www.facebook.com/carneg...New window External CMU on Facebook
http://www.twitter.com/carnegi...New window External CMU on Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External CMU on LinkedIn
http://www.youtube.com/carnegi...New window External CMU YouTube Channel
https://instagram.com/carnegie...New window External Text duplicate CMU on Instagram
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...New window External CMU on Flickr
/social-media/index.htmlCMU Social Media Directory
A-TITLE More Social Networks
/academics/index.htmlAcademics
/academics/interdisciplinary-p...Interdisciplinary Programs
http://www.library.cmu.edu/New window External Libraries
/academics/learning-for-a-life...Learning for a Lifetime
/student-admission/index.htmlAdmission
http://admission.enrollment.cm...New window External Subdomain Undergraduate
/graduate/admissions/New window Graduate
/about/index.htmlAbout
http://www.cmu.edu/leadership/New window Leadership
/about/mission.htmlVision, Mission and Values
/about/history.htmlHistory
/about/traditions.htmlTraditions
http://www.cmu.edu/diversityNew window Text duplicate Diversity & Inclusion
/about/pittsburgh.htmlPittsburgh
/about/rankings.htmlRankings
/about/awards.htmlAwards
/visit/index.htmlVisit
/visit/welcome-center.htmlDavid & Susan Coulter Welcome Center
/visit/maps-parking-transporta...Maps, Parking and Transportation
/research/index.htmlResearch
/research/centers-and-institut...Centers & Institutes
/student-experience/index.htmlStudent Experience
http://athletics.cmu.edu/New window External Athletics
/engage/give/opportunities/ind...New window Give

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.cmu.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.34 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 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 7 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (59 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateMon, 11 Nov 2019 15:54:45 GMT
serverApache
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
varyReferer
accept-rangesbytes
cache-controlmax-age=7200, must-revalidate
expiresMon, 11 Nov 2019 17:54:45 GMT
connectionclose
content-typetext/html
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 118,636 referring domains.
This website has 14,878,794 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 81,883 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: /cmufront/
Disallow: /myandrew
Disallow: /homepage/health/2009/fall/nobel-prize.shtml

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
2

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

Search preview

Homepage - CMU - Carnegie Mellon University
https://www.cmu.edu/
CMU is a global research university known for its world-class, interdisciplinary programs: arts, business, computing, engineering, humanities, policy and science.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
CMU77%Check
CMU on70%Check
University69%Check
Mellon University63%Check
Carnegie Mellon University60%Check
Research University51%Check
edu35%Check
Interdisciplinary Programs35%Check
Programs35%Check
Global35%Check

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