Cornell.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
47% 
Page structure
82% 
Link structure
66% 
Server
74% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.04 s
File size
64.00 kB
Words
620
Media files
11
Number of links
56 internal / 87 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Cornell University
The page title is too short. (160 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Cornell University is a private research university that provides an exceptional education for undergraduates and graduate and professional students. Cornell's colleges and schools encompass more than 100 fields of study, with locations in Ithaca, New York, New York City and Doha, Qatar.
The meta description is too long: 1783 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
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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authorOffice of Web Communications, Cornell University
copyrightCopyright (c) 2023 Cornell University
descriptionCornell University is a private research university that provides an exceptional education for undergraduates and graduate and professional students. Cornell's colleges and schools encompass more than 100 fields of study, with locations in Ithaca, New York, New York City and Doha, Qatar.
keywordsuniversity, ivy league, research, undergraduate research, graduate research, transnational, land grant, new york, agriculture and life sciences, architecture, art, planning, arts and sciences, engineering, hotel administration, human ecology, industrial and labor relations, law, business, medicine, pre-med, veterinary medicine, vet school
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 620 words. That's ok.
13.1% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
Multiple viewport tags are given. There should only be one.
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 13 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "user-scalable = yes" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 12 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)
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
.../B20D9BF8-BBEA-AAFE-EF3FB215CA96B0A5.jpgNo alt attribute provided
.../1AF8D5D0-AABA-EEB0-9594E0DB5A404169.jpgThe Touchdown statue bundled up for winter
.../1B168F6E-9EE1-B197-C35C65DF84BC599D.jpgNo alt attribute provided
.../B269DA14-9D0E-14DE-B7B802081DD13AF8.jpgNo alt attribute provided
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.../1B115D02-052E-AC93-810129B931C2A883.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/assets/images/campaign/ezra.jpgEzra Cornell statue imposed over a red background in front of a large floating letter C (for Cornell). Text in the background says 'to do the greatest good' and is in Ezra Cornell's actual handwriting.
...mm.cornell.edu/photos/campaign/TDTGG.pngTo do he greatest good: The Campaign for Cornell University

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Cornell University
The H1 heading is too short (18 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Cornell University
H2 Related Links
H2 Undergraduate
H2 Graduate
H2 Continuing Education & Summer Sessions
H2 Related Links Duplicate text
H2 Explore Cornell Research
H2 Related Links Duplicate text
H2 Featured
H2 Related Links Duplicate text
H2 Related Links Duplicate text
H2 Cornell Chronicle
H2 Popular Destinations
H2 Important dates
H2 Explore #Cornell on Social Media
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (87) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.cornell.edu/Anchor Skip to content
https://www.cornell.edu/Cornell University
A-TITLE Cornell.edu Homepage
https://www.cornell.edu/aboutAbout Cornell
https://www.cornell.edu/aboutText duplicate About Cornell
https://www.cornell.edu/about/Overview
/about/facts.cfmUniversity Facts
/about/maps/Maps & Directions
/about/mission.cfmMission & Vision
/about/values.cfmCore Values
/about/locations/Locations
/about/locations/ithaca/Ithaca
/about/locations/nyc/New York City
https://diversity.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Diversity
https://indigenous.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Indigenous Engagement
https://economicimpact.cornell...External Subdomain Economic Impact
https://sustainability.cornell...External Subdomain Sustainability
https://global.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Global
https://leadership.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Cornell Leadership
/admissions/Admissions
/admissions/Text duplicate Overview
https://admissions.cornell.edu...External Subdomain Apply
https://admissions.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Admissions
https://admissions.cornell.edu...External Subdomain Dates and Deadlines
https://admissions.cornell.edu...External Subdomain Costs and Aid
https://gradschool.cornell.edu...External Subdomain Text duplicate Admissions
https://gradschool.cornell.edu...External Subdomain Fields of Study
https://gradschool.cornell.edu...External Subdomain Financial Support
https://sce.cornell.edu/course...External Subdomain Summer Sessions
https://sce.cornell.edu/course...External Subdomain Winter Sessions
https://sce.cornell.edu/course...External Subdomain Part-time Study
/academics/Academics
https://www.cornell.edu/academicsText duplicate Academics
/academics/Text duplicate Overview
/academics/fields.cfmText duplicate Fields of Study
/academics/colleges.cfmColleges & Schools
/academics/departments.cfmDepartments
/academics/library.cfmLibrary
/academics/continuing.cfmContinuing Education
https://provost.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Office of the Provost
https://registrar.cornell.edu/...External Subdomain Academic Calendar
http://courses.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Course Catalog
https://globallearning.cornell...External Subdomain Global Learning
https://learninggoals.cornell....External Subdomain Learning Goals
https://www.cornell.edu/researchResearch
https://www.cornell.edu/researchText duplicate Overview
https://research.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Extreme Talent. Radical Collaboration. Results That Matter.
https://research.cornell.edu/r...External Subdomain Vice President for Research and Innovation
https://research.cornell.edu/f...External Subdomain Centers & Institutes
https://ctl.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Technology Licensing (CTL)
https://gradschool.cornell.edu...External Subdomain Graduate Research
https://undergraduateresearch....External Subdomain Undergraduate Research
https://research.cornell.edu/r...External Subdomain OVPRI Research Publications
/engagement/Public Engagement
/engagement/Text duplicate Overview
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...External Subdomain CCE helps Buffalo get school food truck rolling
https://cals.cornell.edu/corne...External Subdomain Cornell Cooperative Extension
https://engagedcornellhub.corn...External Subdomain Engaged Cornell Hub
https://landgrant.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Land Grant to New York State
https://ny.cornell.edu/External Subdomain New York State Impact
/life-at-cornell/Life at Cornell
/life-at-cornell/Text duplicate Life at Cornell
/life-at-cornell/Text duplicate Overview
/life-at-cornell/athletics.cfmAthletics & Recreation
/life-at-cornell/arts.cfmArts & Culture
/life-at-cornell/health.cfmHealth & Safety
/life-at-cornell/live.cfmLive, Work, Travel
/life-at-cornell/student-life.cfmStudent Life
https://diversity.cornell.edu/...External Subdomain Find Your Networks
https://scl.cornell.edu/get-in...External Subdomain Center for First-Year Students
https://scl.cornell.edu/get-in...External Subdomain Clubs & Student Groups
https://covid.cornell.edu/External Subdomain COVID-19 Website
https://covid.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate COVID-19 Website
http://admissions.cornell.edu/...External Subdomain Undergraduate
http://www.gradschool.cornell....External Subdomain Graduate
https://www.cornell.edu/visitVisit
http://www.giving.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Give
https://www.studentessentials....External Subdomain Students
https://families.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Families
https://cuinfo.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Faculty & Staff
https://alumni.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Alumni
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...External Subdomain Ancient farming strategy holds promise for climate resilience
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...External Subdomain MLK's 1960s visits to Cornell still resonate today
http://news.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Cornell Chronicle
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...External Subdomain Experts assess innovative Cornell election study
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...External Subdomain When recreational cannabis is legal, codeine demand drops
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...External Subdomain David B. Lipsky '61, pivotal ILR School leader, dies at 83
http://news.cornell.edu/External Subdomain More news
http://news.cornell.edu/media-...External Subdomain For media
/admissions/Text duplicate Admissions
https://www.cornell.edu/weather/Weather
/about/maps/Maps and Directions
/academics/calendar/Text duplicate Academic Calendar
/academics/colleges.cfmColleges and Schools
/search/people.cfmDirectory Search
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...External Subdomain Cornell to help boost US supply of critical energy minerals
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...External Subdomain Scientists detail major mechanism lung cancers use to evade immune attack
https://events.cornell.edu/eve...External Subdomain Instruction Begins
https://events.cornell.edu/eve...External Subdomain February Break begins
https://events.cornell.edu/eve...External Subdomain Instruction Resumes
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...New window External Subdomain Top stories of 2022: COVID solutions, student heroics Top stories of 2022: COVID solutions, student heroics Keep reading University Relations
A-TITLE Top stories of 2022: COVID solutions, student heroics
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...New window External Subdomain Queens building aims to ease housing, health crisis in NYC Queens building aims to ease housing, health crisis in NYC Keep reading University Relations
A-TITLE Queens building aims to ease housing, health crisis in NYC
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...New window External Subdomain Four CCE county offices tapped to lead NYS clean energy work Four CCE county offices tapped to lead NYS clean energy work Keep reading University Relations
A-TITLE Four CCE county offices tapped to lead NYS clean energy work
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...New window External Subdomain Amid war, Cornell faculty, staff support Ukrainian startups Amid war, Cornell faculty, staff support Ukrainian startups Keep reading University Relations
A-TITLE Amid war, Cornell faculty, staff support Ukrainian startups
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...New window External Subdomain Pollack establishes Task Force on Undergraduate Admissions Pollack establishes Task Force on Undergraduate Admissions Keep reading University Relations
A-TITLE Pollack establishes Task Force on Undergraduate Admissions
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...New window External Subdomain Sustainability students bring dead solar panels back to life Sustainability students bring dead solar panels back to life Keep reading University Relations
A-TITLE Sustainability students bring dead solar panels back to life
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...New window External Subdomain Cornell leads $3M project to grow organic dry bean industry Cornell leads $3M project to grow organic dry bean industry Keep reading University Relations
A-TITLE Cornell leads $3M project to grow organic dry bean industry
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...New window External Subdomain To prevent the next pandemic, restore wildlife habitats To prevent the next pandemic, restore wildlife habitats Keep reading University Relations
A-TITLE To prevent the next pandemic, restore wildlife habitats
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...New window External Subdomain Cornell gives used furniture new life, helps those in need Cornell gives used furniture new life, helps those in need Keep reading University Relations
A-TITLE Cornell gives used furniture new life, helps those in need
https://news.cornell.edu/stori...New window External Subdomain Theory explains recovery delays in COVID and cardiac patients Theory explains recovery delays in COVID and cardiac patients Keep reading University Relations
A-TITLE Theory explains recovery delays in COVID and cardiac patients
https://socialmedia.cornell.ed...External Subdomain Social Media Directory
https://socialmedia.cornell.ed...External Subdomain IMG-ALT The Touchdown statue bundled up for winter
A-TITLE Social Media Directory
https://greatestgood.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Explore
/about/mission.cfm“I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study.”
/about/mission.cfmEzra Cornell, 1868
/video/glorious-to-view-trailerNew window Glorious to View Video
A-TITLE Play button for Glorious to View video
/video/glorious-to-view-trailerNew window Experience Cornell
https://registrar.cornell.edu/...External Subdomain Text duplicate Academic Calendar
https://leadership.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Leadership
https://hr.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Careers
https://events.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Events
https://news.cornell.edu/External Subdomain News
https://titleix.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Title IX
https://emergency.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Emergency Preparedness
https://www.cornell.edu/visit/Campus Tours
/about/maps/Text duplicate Maps & Directions
/about/locations/nyc/travel-re...Ithaca-NYC Travel
https://museum.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Johnson Museum
https://cornellbotanicgardens....External Botanic Gardens
/about/locations/ithaca/Text duplicate Ithaca
/live-view/Live View
https://www.cornell.edu/weather/Weather 31°F / -1°C
https://greatestgood.cornell.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT To do he greatest good: The Campaign for Cornell University
/about/locations/ithaca/Ithaca, New York
https://universityrelations.co...External Subdomain University Relations
https://privacy.cornell.edu/External Subdomain University Privacy
/accessibility-assistance.cfmWeb Accessibility Assistance
/copyright.cfmCopyright
/site-info.cfmSite Information
https://www.cornell.edu/contactContact
https://www.facebook.com/CornellExternal Facebook
A-TITLE Find us on Facebook
https://twitter.com/CornellExternal Twitter
A-TITLE Follow us on Twitter
http://instagram.com/cornellun...External Instagram
A-TITLE Find us on Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/c/CornellExternal YouTube
A-TITLE Watch us on YouTube

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.cornell.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 13 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.04 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (64 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 225,102 referring domains.
This page has 58,256,113 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 123,503 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 0 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

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Disallow: /_tasks/
Disallow: /test/
Disallow: /tools/
Disallow: /template/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /visit/plan/
Disallow: /video/kaltura/
Disallow: /video/tasks/
Disallow: /server-health-check/


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Search preview

www.cornell.edu
Cornell University
Cornell University is a private research university that provides an exceptional education for undergraduates and graduate and professional students. Cornell's colleges and schools encompass more than 100 fields of study, with locations in Ithaca, New York, New York City and Doha, Qatar.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Cornell93%Check
Cornell University85%Check
University75%Check
Explore Cornell68%Check
Research University62%Check
Graduate54%Check
Graduate Research54%Check
Research50%Check
Undergraduate50%Check
Education50%Check

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