Dundee.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
44% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
92% 
Server
92% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.51 s
File size
81.90 kB
Words
437
Media files
5
Number of links
65 internal / 8 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
The length of the page title is perfect. (433 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University of Dundee, Scotland, is one of the UK's leading universities, internationally recognised for its expertise across a range of disciplines including science, medicine, engineering and art.
The meta description is too long: 1207 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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

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descriptionThe University of Dundee, Scotland, is one of the UK's leading universities, internationally recognised for its expertise across a range of disciplines including science, medicine, engineering and art.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are only 437 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 27.83 words is high.
25.9% of the text are stop words.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
Multiple viewport tags are given. There should only be one.
This page loads 4 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 9 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 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)
The HTML has geoposition information: 56.458244, -2.982198
The HTML has geoname information: GBR
The HTML has georegion information: dundee
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
...2-05/Riverviews0618-12.jpg?itok=abBniEh0No alt attribute provided
...2/Victoria Stewart (2).jpg?itok=ZfqrlzqrVictoria at the hockey hall of fame
...o-today-2_1.jpg?h=7320d2a6&itok=DekO432JSchool of Education and Social Work
...ice-rattray.jpg?h=82a5ebf8&itok=Ix2rTBQ_Portrait photo of Janice Rattray
...2021-02/rooftops-view2.jpg?itok=hjIQ3OjGNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
University of Dundee
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 University of Dundee
H2 Latest stories
H2 Research Excellence Framework 2021
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
1 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 8 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/Anchor Skip to main navigation
/searchingNo Text
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/subjectsSubjects
/undergraduateUndergraduate
/postgraduatePostgraduate
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/shortShort courses
/online-learningDistance learning courses
/open-daysOpen days
/countriesCountry information
A-TITLE Find information on entry requirements, scholarships, and agents for your country or region
/scholarshipsScholarships
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/eventsWhat's on
A-TITLE Find events that are happening at the University of Dundee
/discover-dundeeDiscover Dundee
/accommodationAccommodation
https://www.dusa.co.uk/External Students' union
/virtual-tour/Virtual tours
/facilitiesFacilities
/campusmap/Campus map
https://blog.dundee.ac.uk/stud...External Subdomain Student blogs
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/researchResearch overview
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/refREF2021
/postgraduate/researchPostgraduate research
/corporate-information/researc...Research centres and units
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/industryIndustry
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/projectsProjects
A-TITLE Collaborative activities including research, public engagement, and campus projects
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/aboutAbout the University of Dundee
A-TITLE About the University of Dundee
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/rankingsRankings
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/peoplePeople
/work-for-usWork for us
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/strategyUniversity of Dundee Strategy
/equality-diversityEquality, Diversity, and Inclusion
/corporate-information/academi...Academic schools
/corporate-information/profess...Professional Services
/corporate-informationPolicies and procedures
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/itIT support
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/guidesGuides
/student-servicesStudent support services
/international-advice-serviceInternational student support
/coronavirusCoronavirus
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/contactContact us
/chat-to-usLive chat
https://www.messenger.com/logi...External Messenger
/applicantsApplicants
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/studentsStudents
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/staffStaff
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/alumniAlumni
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/parentsParents
/open-daysText duplicate Open days
/chat-to-usChat to us
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/subjectsText duplicate Subjects
/undergraduateUndergraduate courses
/postgraduatePostgraduate courses
/stories/hockey-mad-student-la...View Hockey-mad student lands ‘perfect’ first job in sports marketing
IMG-ALT Victoria at the hockey hall of fame
/stories/hockey-mad-student-la...Hockey-mad student lands ‘perfect’ first job in sports marketing
/stories/deprivation-and-gende...View Deprivation and gender impact on career prospects
IMG-ALT School of Education and Social Work
/stories/deprivation-and-gende...Deprivation and gender impact on career prospects
/stories/study-shows-soaring-m...View Study shows soaring mental health challenges for frontline Covid nurses
IMG-ALT Portrait photo of Janice Rattray
/stories/study-shows-soaring-m...Study shows soaring mental health challenges for frontline Covid nurses
/search?query= &f[2]=type:stor...View all stories
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/refRead our REF 2021 press release
/equality-diversityView equality and diversity information
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/eventsEvents
A-TITLE Find events that are happening at the University of Dundee
/work-for-usJobs
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/storiesStories
https://universityofdundee.cn/External 中文网站
A-TITLE Explore our Chinese language website
https://www.facebook.com/Unive...External No Text
https://twitter.com/dundeeuniExternal No Text
https://www.youtube.com/univer...External No Text
https://www.instagram.com/dund...External No Text
/corporate-information/accessi...Accessibility
/corporate-information/modern-...Modern slavery statement
/corporate-information/disclai...Privacy
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/Anchor Top

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.dundee.ac.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.51 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 page loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (82 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 15,608 referring domains.
This page has 4,731,547 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 11,004 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

# robots.txt for https://www.dundee.ac.uk/
# Contact: [email protected]
# Last modified 04 January 2016

User-agent: *
Disallow: /virtualhosts/
Disallow: /media/
Disallow: /xml/
Disallow: /_lib/
Disallow: /home/
Disallow: /study/pg/education/esw-download/
Disallow: /study/pg/psychological-therapy-primary-care/downloads/
Disallow: /study/pg/education/downloads/
Disallow: /search
Disallow: /landing-page-paragraphs-qa

User-agent: *
Allow: /media/dundeewebsite/themes/
Allow: /media/dundeewebsite/src/css/
Allow: /media/dundeewebsite/src/img/layout/
Allow: /media/dundeewebsite/homepage/carousel/
Allow: /media/dundeewebsite/vendors/
Allow: /media/dundeewebsite/main/news/

User-agent: *
Disallow: /governance/academic-calendar/

User-agent: funnelback
Allow: /

User-agent: SiteCheck-sitecrawl by Siteimprove.com
Allow: /

User-agent: LinkCheck by Siteimprove.com
Allow: /

# Block trendkite-akashic-crawler
User-agent: trendkite-akashic-crawler
Disallow: /

Search preview

www.dundee.ac.uk
University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
The University of Dundee, Scotland, is one of the UK's leading universities, internationally recognised for its expertise across a range of disciplines including science, medicine, engineering and art.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Dundee87%Check
University73%Check
Scotland58%Check
leading46%Check
internationally46%Check
Scotland Scottish46%Check
undergraduate and postgraduate42%Check
equality and diversity42%Check
Diversity and Inclusion42%Check
Work40%Check

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