Commerce.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
90% 
Page structure
83% 
Link structure
27% 
Server
71% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.81 s
File size
63.00 kB
Words
737
Media files
11
Number of links
162 internal / 35 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
U.S. Department of Commerce
The length of the page title is perfect. (279 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Commerce.gov is the official website of the United States Department of Commerce and Secretary of Commerce.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (699 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.commerce.gov/
There is a valid canonical link 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 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
descriptionCommerce.gov is the official website of the United States Department of Commerce and Secretary of Commerce.
generatorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
GeneratorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
msapplication-TileColor#2b5797
theme-color#ffffff
langen
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:titleU.S. Department of Commerce
twitter:descriptionCommerce.gov is the official website of the United States Department of Commerce and Secretary of Commerce.
twitter:site@CommerceGov
twitter:urlhttps://www.commerce.gov/
og:site_nameU.S. Department of Commerce
og:typeWebsite
og:urlhttps://www.commerce.gov/
og:titleHomepage
og:descriptionCommerce.gov is the official website of the United States Department of Commerce and Secretary of Commerce.
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 7.69 words is low.
This page contains 737 words. That's ok.
17.2% 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)
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 usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 15 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.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
...merce/assets/img/favicons/favicon-57.pngU.S. flag
...mes/commerce/assets/img/icon-dot-gov.svgDot gov
/themes/commerce/assets/img/icon-https.svgSSL
/themes/commerce/assets/img/doc_logo.pngDepartment of Commerce logo
/themes/commerce/assets/img/close.svgclose
...default/files/2019-10/doc_logo_170px.gifDOC mobile logo
...-06/gilbert.jpg?h=9147d602&itok=G2WusCXmGilbert Resendez, Broadband Program Specialist, BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
...rtinas_NOAA.jpg?h=628037b1&itok=fOMsxuIADr. John Cortinas, Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
...l Marangell.jpg?h=cf954d18&itok=OnEp5lnPMichael Marangell, Commercial Attaché, U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy Beijing
/themes/commerce/assets/img/doc_logo.pngDepartment of Commerce logo
...tent.govdelivery.com/images/required.gifRequired

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
U.S. Department of Commerce
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 U.S. Department of Commerce
H2 Coronavirus Disease
H2 News
H3 U.S. Department of Commerce Duplicate text
H4 Spotlight on Commerce: Gilbert Resendez, Broadband Program Specialist, BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
H4 Spotlight on Commerce: Dr. John Cortinas, Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
H4 Spotlight on Commerce: Michael Marangell, Commercial Attaché, U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy Beijing
H4 Explore
H4 About us
H4 Get in touch
H4 Explore Duplicate text
H4 About us Duplicate text
H4 Get in touch Duplicate text
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
1 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (35) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.commerce.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.commerce.gov/IMG-ALT Department of Commerce logo
A-TITLE Home
https://www.commerce.gov/U.S. Department of Commerce
A-TITLE Home
https://www.commerce.gov/IMG-ALT DOC mobile logo
https://www.commerce.gov/Department of Commerce
A-TITLE U.S. Department of Commerce
https://www.commerce.gov/aboutOur mission
/about/leadershipLeadership
/bureaus-and-officesBureaus and offices
/about/strategic-plan/accelera...Accelerate American leadership
/about/strategic-plan/enhance-...Enhance job creation
/about/strategic-plan/strength...Strengthen U.S. economic and national security
/about/strategic-plan/fulfill-...Fulfill constitutional requirements and support economic activity
/about/strategic-plan/deliver-...Deliver customer-centric service excellence
/gears-government-awardsGears of Government Awards
/about/history/originsOrigins: 1776-1913
/about/history/evolutionEvolution: 1913-1995
http://2001-2009.commerce.gov/...External Subdomain Photos from 100th anniversary
/about/history/past-secretariesSecretaries of Commerce
http://library.doc.gov/about-u...External Speeches of past Secretaries
/about/history/hchbHerbert Clark Hoover Building
https://www.bea.gov/guidanceExternal Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Guidance
https://www.bis.doc.gov/guidanceExternal Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Guidance
https://www.census.gov/guidanceExternal Census Guidance
https://www.eda.gov/guidance/External Economic Development Agency (EDA) Guidance
https://www.trade.gov/guidanceExternal International Trade Administration (ITA) Guidance
https://www.mbda.gov/guidanceExternal Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Guidance
https://www.nist.gov/guidanceExternal National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Guidance
https://www.noaa.gov/guidanceExternal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Guidance
https://www.ntia.gov/guidanceExternal National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Guidance
https://www.uspto.gov/guidanceExternal U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Guidance
/about/policies/accessibilityAccessibility
/about/policies/commentsComment policy
/digitalstrategyDigital strategy
/about/policies/it-policy-archiveIT policy archive
/about/policies/information-qu...Information quality
/about/policies/source-codeOpen source code
/about/policies/plain-languagePlain language
/about/policies/privacyPrivacy policy
/about/policies/social-mediaSocial media and web 2.0 policy
https://staff.commerce.gov/External Subdomain Staff directory
/about/contact-us/site-feedbackWebsite feedback
https://www.commerce.gov/issuesAll issues
/issues/2020-census2020 Census
/issues/cybersecurityCybersecurity
/issues/export-and-investment-...Export and investment promotion
/issues/first-responder-networkFirst responder network
/issues/fisheries-and-aquacultureFisheries and aquaculture
/issues/ict-supply-chainICT Supply Chain
/issues/infrastructureInfrastructure
/issues/intellectual-propertyIntellectual property
/issues/investing-communities-...Investing in communities and workers
/issues/manufacturingManufacturing
/issues/minority-business-growthMinority business growth
/issues/regulatory-reformRegulatory reform
/issues/space-commerceSpace commerce
/issues/trade-enforcement/sect...Section 232: Aluminum
/issues/trade-enforcement/sect...Section 232: Steel
/issues/weather-and-satellitesWeather and satellites
https://www.commerce.gov/newsAll news
/news/press-releasesPress releases
/news/blogBlog
/news/speechesSpeeches
/news/fact-sheetsFact sheets
/news/op-edsOp-eds
https://www.commerce.gov/mediaPhotos and videos
https://www.commerce.gov/liveLivestreams
https://www.commerce.gov/archivesArchives
/news/media-contactsMedia contacts
/data-and-reportsOverview
/data-and-reports/economic-ind...Dashboard
/data-and-reports/economic-ind...Release schedule
/data-and-reports/population-s...Population statistics
/data-and-reports/environmenta...Environmental data
https://data.commerce.gov/External Subdomain Data catalog
/data-and-reports/reportsReports
https://performance.commerce.gov/External Subdomain Performance data
/data-and-reports/developer-re...Data tutorials
/data-and-reports/developer-re...Bureau APIs
/data-and-reports/developer-re...Commerce.gov API
https://www.commerce.gov/rssRSS feeds
/work-with-usText duplicate Overview
/work-with-us/services-for-bus...Services for businesses
/work-with-us/grants-and-contr...Grants and contract opportunities
/work-with-us/careersCareers
/work-with-us/internshipsInternships
/work-with-us/resources-for-em...Resources for employees
/bureaus-and-officesText duplicate Bureaus and offices
/about/contact-usContact us
https://www.commerce.gov/aboutText duplicate Our mission
/about/leadershipText duplicate Leadership
/bureaus-and-officesText duplicate Bureaus and offices
/about/strategic-planStrategic plan
/about/budget-and-performanceBudget and performance
/about/historyHistory
https://www.commerce.gov/guidanceGuidance Documents
/about/policiesPolicies
/about/contact-usText duplicate Contact us
https://www.commerce.gov/issuesText duplicate All issues
/issues/2020-censusText duplicate 2020 Census
/issues/cybersecurityText duplicate Cybersecurity
/issues/export-and-investment-...Text duplicate Export and investment promotion
/issues/first-responder-networkText duplicate First responder network
/issues/fisheries-and-aquacultureText duplicate Fisheries and aquaculture
/issues/ict-supply-chainText duplicate ICT Supply Chain
/issues/infrastructureText duplicate Infrastructure
/issues/intellectual-propertyText duplicate Intellectual property
/issues/investing-communities-...Text duplicate Investing in communities and workers
/issues/manufacturingText duplicate Manufacturing
/issues/minority-business-growthText duplicate Minority business growth
/issues/regulatory-reformText duplicate Regulatory reform
/issues/space-commerceText duplicate Space commerce
/issues/trade-enforcementTrade enforcement
/issues/weather-and-satellitesText duplicate Weather and satellites
https://www.commerce.gov/newsText duplicate All news
/news/press-releasesText duplicate Press releases
/news/blogText duplicate Blog
/news/speechesText duplicate Speeches
/news/fact-sheetsText duplicate Fact sheets
/news/op-edsText duplicate Op-eds
https://www.commerce.gov/mediaText duplicate Photos and videos
https://www.commerce.gov/liveText duplicate Livestreams
https://www.commerce.gov/archivesText duplicate Archives
/news/media-contactsText duplicate Media contacts
/data-and-reportsText duplicate Overview
/data-and-reports/economic-ind...Economic indicators
/data-and-reports/population-s...Text duplicate Population statistics
/data-and-reports/environmenta...Text duplicate Environmental data
https://data.commerce.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate Data catalog
/data-and-reports/reportsText duplicate Reports
https://performance.commerce.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate Performance data
/data-and-reports/developer-re...Developer resources
/work-with-usText duplicate Overview
/work-with-us/services-for-bus...Text duplicate Services for businesses
/work-with-us/grants-and-contr...Text duplicate Grants and contract opportunities
/work-with-us/careersText duplicate Careers
/work-with-us/internshipsText duplicate Internships
/work-with-us/resources-for-em...Text duplicate Resources for employees
/bureaus-and-officesText duplicate Bureaus and offices
/about/contact-usText duplicate Contact us
/coronavirusCoronavirus: Resources, Updates, and What You Should Know
https://www.commerce.gov/newsView all news
/news/speeches/2020/06/remarks...Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 6th American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Meeting
/news/speeches/2020/06/remarks...Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross at the Virtual Meeting of the 27th Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing
/news/speeches/2020/06/remarks...Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross at the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance Roundtable
https://twitter.com/SecretaryRossExternal Tweets by @SecretaryRoss
/news/blog/2020/06/spotlight-c...IMG-ALT Gilbert Resendez, Broadband Program Specialist, BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
/news/blog/2020/06/spotlight-c...Spotlight on Commerce: Gilbert Resendez, Broadband Program Specialist, BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
/news/blog/2020/06/spotlight-c...IMG-ALT Dr. John Cortinas, Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
/news/blog/2020/06/spotlight-c...Spotlight on Commerce: Dr. John Cortinas, Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
/news/blog/2020/06/spotlight-c...IMG-ALT Michael Marangell, Commercial Attaché, U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy Beijing
/news/blog/2020/06/spotlight-c...Spotlight on Commerce: Michael Marangell, Commercial Attaché, U.S. Foreign Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy Beijing
https://www.commerce.gov/rss.xmlSubscribe to
https://www.commerce.gov/issuesIssues
https://www.commerce.gov/newsNews
/data-and-reportsData and reports
/work-with-usWork with us
https://www.commerce.gov/aboutText duplicate Our mission
/about/strategic-planText duplicate Strategic plan
/bureaus-and-officesText duplicate Bureaus and offices
http://www.osec.doc.gov/opog/p...External Privacy program
/about/contact-usText duplicate Contact us
https://staff.commerce.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate Staff directory
http://www.osec.doc.gov/opog/d...External Open government
http://www.osec.doc.gov/opog/F...External FOIA
https://www.commerce.gov/issuesText duplicate Issues
https://www.commerce.gov/newsText duplicate News
/data-and-reportsText duplicate Data and reports
/work-with-usText duplicate Work with us
https://www.commerce.gov/aboutText duplicate Our mission
/about/strategic-planText duplicate Strategic plan
/bureaus-and-officesText duplicate Bureaus and offices
http://www.osec.doc.gov/opog/p...External Text duplicate Privacy program
/about/contact-usText duplicate Contact us
https://staff.commerce.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate Staff directory
http://www.osec.doc.gov/opog/d...External Text duplicate Open government
http://www.osec.doc.gov/opog/F...External Text duplicate FOIA
https://www.commerce.gov/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Department of Commerce logo
https://www.commerce.gov/Text duplicate U.S. Department of Commerce
https://twitter.com/commercegovExternal No Text
https://www.facebook.com/Comme...External No Text
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External No Text
https://www.commerce.gov/rssNo Text
https://www.commerce.gov/archivesText duplicate Archives
/about/policies/accessibilityText duplicate Accessibility
http://www.osec.doc.gov/ofm/OF...External Agency Financial Report
/about/policies/commentsText duplicate Comment policy
/digitalstrategyText duplicate Digital strategy
/about/policies/information-qu...Text duplicate Information quality
/cr/reports-and-resources/no-f...No Fear Act
http://www.oig.doc.gov/External Inspector General
/about/policies/plain-languageText duplicate Plain language
/about/policies/privacyText duplicate Privacy policy
/ofm/payment-integrity/departm...Payment Integrity
https://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
http://www.oig.doc.gov/Pages/H...External Whistleblower Protection
https://www.whitehouse.gov/External WhiteHouse.gov

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.commerce.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.81 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This website loads 7 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (63 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
keep-alivetimeout=75
varyAccept-Encoding
vary
cache-controlno-cache
dateFri, 26 Jun 2020 22:00:17 GMT
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheUNCACHEABLE
link<https://www.commerce.gov/>; rel="shortlink", <https://www.commerce.gov/>; rel="canonical"
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
expiresThu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:01 GMT
servercommerce_web_server
x-fastcgi-cacheEXPIRED
strict-transport-securitymax-age=63072000; includeSubDomains; preload
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
content-security-policydefault-src 'self' data: https://*.commerce.gov https://*.mbda.gov https://*.d.commerce.gov https://content.govdelivery.com https://www.google-analytics.com https://use.fontawesome.com https://dap.digitalgov.gov https://*.twitter.com https://*.twimg.com https://*.youtube.com https://livestream.com https://*.livestream.com https://api.new.livestream.com https://rev-vbrick.uspto.gov https://*.facebook.com https://*.mapbox.com https://*.cloudflare.com https://*.tile.openstreetmap.org https://git.commerce.gov https://cdn.siteimprove.net https://youtube-nocookie.com https://www.youtube-nocookie.com 'unsafe-inline' 'unsafe-eval' ;upgrade-insecure-requests;
x-robots-tagall
expect-ctenforce, max-age=300, report-uri='https://www.commerce.gov/'
referrer-policystrict-origin
x-permitted-cross-domain-policiesmaster-only
content-encodinggzip
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as News. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 24,121 referring domains.
This website has 3,687,935 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 15,670 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

#
# 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/
# 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/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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Search preview

www.commerce.gov
U.S. Department of Commerce
Commerce.gov is the official website of the United States Department of Commerce and Secretary of Commerce.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Commerce90%Check
Department Commerce85%Check
Department79%Check
Commerce Secretary66%Check
gov66%Check
United States Department58%Check
official51%Check
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross50%Check
by Commerce Secretary Wilbur50%Check
Remarks by Commerce Secretary50%Check

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