Dundee.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
51% 
Page structure
67% 
Link structure
76% 
Server
77% 
External factors
64% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.05 s
File size
71.80 kB
Words
480
Media files
16
Number of links
89 internal / 19 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of Dundee
The page title is too short. (189 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
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: 1203 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 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

NameValue
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
There are only 480 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 122 words is high.
25.4% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
6 paragraphs were found on this page.
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)
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on 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
...website/homepage/cards/applicantdays.jpgApplicant DaysApplicant Days
...dundeewebsite/homepage/cards/masters.jpgMasters Showcase 2020Masters Showcase 2020
...e/img/home/cardcarousel/virtualtour2.jpg360° Campus Tour360° Campus Tour
...website/homepage/cards/applicantdays.jpgApplicant DaysApplicant Days
...dundeewebsite/homepage/cards/masters.jpgMasters Showcase 2020Masters Showcase 2020
...e/img/home/cardcarousel/virtualtour2.jpg360° Campus Tour360° Campus Tour
...P. aeruginosa bacteria.jpg?itok=u6g-5XNBThumbnail for story: Dundee Microbiologist awarded UKRI Fellowship to fight antibiotic resistance Thumbnail for story: Dundee Microbiologist awarded UKRI Fellowship to fight antibiotic resistance
...lic/2019-10/anil-mehta.jpg?itok=xYcudfGQThumbnail for story: Research unlocks potential new treatments for rare type of cancer Thumbnail for story: Research unlocks potential new treatments for rare type of cancer
...lic/2020-10/Data image.jpg?itok=UqDdHXf8Thumbnail for story: Major new project to study the “brain” of the human cellThumbnail for story: Major new project to study the “brain” of the human cell
.../2020-10/Lola Olufemi.jpeg?itok=T5WodCZVThumbnail for story: Speaker Programme celebrates launch of online Masters Showcase Thumbnail for story: Speaker Programme celebrates launch of online Masters Showcase
...ublic/2020-10/3D wreck.jpg?itok=H_X8btduThumbnail for story: New documentary marks anniversary of naval disasterThumbnail for story: New documentary marks anniversary of naval disaster
...d/public/2020-04/Niamh.jpg?itok=zv53HGi0Thumbnail for story: RSE prizes for Dundee researchersThumbnail for story: RSE prizes for Dundee researchers
...te/src/img/layout/footer/athena-swan.pngAthena Swan Bronze Award
...eewebsite/src/img/layout/footer/ahsp.pngAHSP - Academic Health Science Partnership in Tayside
...website/src/img/layout/footer/unesco.pngUNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
...ewebsite/src/img/layout/footer/vanda.pngFounding partner of V&A Museum of Design Dundee

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
We're ready to welcome you
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 We're ready to welcome you
H2 Find your course
H2 Research
H2 Latest stories
H4 Open days and online campus visits
H4 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Masters Showcase 2020
H4 360° Campus Tour
H4 Open days and online campus visits Duplicate text
H4 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Masters Showcase 2020 Duplicate text
H4 360° Campus Tour Duplicate text
H4 Dundee Microbiologist awarded UKRI Fellowship to fight antib…
H4 Research unlocks potential new treatments for rare type of c…
H4 Major new project to study the “brain” of the human cell
H4 Speaker Programme celebrates launch of online Masters Showca…
H4 New documentary marks anniversary of naval disaster
H4 RSE prizes for Dundee researchers
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
2 links don't have an anchor text.
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 19 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/Anchor Skip to content
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/No Text
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/University of Dundee
/undergraduateUndergraduate
/postgraduatePostgraduate
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/Study
/research/Research
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/about/About
/students/Current Students
https://outlook.com/dundee.ac.ukExternal Email
https://my.dundee.ac.uk/External Subdomain My Dundee
https://evision.dundee.ac.uk/External Subdomain eVision
https://timetable.dundee.ac.uk/External Subdomain Timetable
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/guidesGuides
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/it/IT support
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/library/Library
/student-services/Student Services
/students/Current students
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/staff/Staff
https://outlook.com/dundee.ac.ukExternal Text duplicate Email
https://my.dundee.ac.uk/External Subdomain Text duplicate My Dundee
https://timetable.dundee.ac.uk/External Subdomain Text duplicate Timetable
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/peoplePeople
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/guidesText duplicate Guides
/main/useful-dates/University calendars
https://scientia-rb-dundee-liv...External Subdomain Room Bookings
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/it/Text duplicate IT support
https://evision.dundee.ac.uk/External Subdomain Text duplicate eVision
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/library/Text duplicate Library
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/staff/Text duplicate Staff
/corporate-information/academi...Schools
/corporate-information/profess...Services
/main/a-z/University A-Z
/corporate-information/academi...Text duplicate Schools
/corporate-information/profess...Text duplicate Services
/undergraduate/coursesUndergraduate courses
/postgraduate/coursesPostgraduate courses
/coronavirusCoronavirus guidance and self-reporting form
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/welcomeLearn more arrow submit
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/subjectsSubjects
/undergraduateText duplicate Undergraduate courses
/postgraduateText duplicate Postgraduate courses
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/researchLearn more
/study/visitus/IMG-ALT Applicant Days
/study/visitus/Open days and online campus visits
/study/visitus/Visit our campus from your home with Microsoft Teams, every Thursday
/mastersshow/2020/IMG-ALT Masters Showcase 2020
/mastersshow/2020/Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Masters Showcase 2020
/mastersshow/2020/No Text
/virtual-tour/IMG-ALT 360° Campus Tour
/virtual-tour/Text duplicate 360° Campus Tour
/virtual-tour/Get a detailed view of the campus and our amazing facilities
/study/visitus/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Applicant Days
/study/visitus/Text duplicate Open days and online campus visits
/study/visitus/Text duplicate Visit our campus from your home with Microsoft Teams, every Thursday
/mastersshow/2020/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Masters Showcase 2020
/mastersshow/2020/Text duplicate Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Masters Showcase 2020
/mastersshow/2020/No Text
/virtual-tour/Text duplicate IMG-ALT 360° Campus Tour
/virtual-tour/Text duplicate 360° Campus Tour
/virtual-tour/Text duplicate Get a detailed view of the campus and our amazing facilities
/stories/dundee-microbiologist...IMG-ALT Thumbnail for story: Dundee Microbiologist awarded UKRI Fellowship to fight antibiotic resistance
/stories/dundee-microbiologist...Dundee Microbiologist awarded UKRI Fellowship to fight antib…
A-TITLE Dundee Microbiologist awarded UKRI Fellowship to fight antibiotic resistance
/stories/research-unlocks-pote...IMG-ALT Thumbnail for story: Research unlocks potential new treatments for rare type of cancer
/stories/research-unlocks-pote...Research unlocks potential new treatments for rare type of c…
A-TITLE Research unlocks potential new treatments for rare type of cancer
/stories/major-new-project-stu...IMG-ALT Thumbnail for story: Major new project to study the “brain” of the human cell
/stories/major-new-project-stu...Major new project to study the “brain” of the human cell
A-TITLE Major new project to study the “brain” of the human cell
/stories/speaker-programme-cel...IMG-ALT Thumbnail for story: Speaker Programme celebrates launch of online Masters Showcase
/stories/speaker-programme-cel...Speaker Programme celebrates launch of online Masters Showca…
A-TITLE Speaker Programme celebrates launch of online Masters Showcase
/stories/new-documentary-marks...IMG-ALT Thumbnail for story: New documentary marks anniversary of naval disaster
/stories/new-documentary-marks...New documentary marks anniversary of naval disaster
A-TITLE New documentary marks anniversary of naval disaster
/stories/rse-prizes-dundee-res...IMG-ALT Thumbnail for story: RSE prizes for Dundee researchers
/stories/rse-prizes-dundee-res...RSE prizes for Dundee researchers
A-TITLE RSE prizes for Dundee researchers
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/Anchor
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/Anchor
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/stories/More stories
/study/enquiry/Contact Admissions
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/No Text
https://twitter.com/dundeeuniExternal Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/Unive...External Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/univer...External YouTube
https://www.instagram.com/dund...External Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External LinkedIn
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/about/Text duplicate About
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/Text duplicate Study
/discover-dundeeDiscover Dundee
/research/Text duplicate Research
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/industryIndustry
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/alumni/Alumni
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/subjectsText duplicate Subjects
/undergraduateText duplicate Undergraduate
/postgraduateText duplicate Postgraduate
/accommodation/University accommodation
/corporate-information/academi...Text duplicate Schools
/corporate-information/profess...Text duplicate Services
/disabilityservices/Disability support
https://jobs.dundee.ac.uk/External Subdomain Jobs
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/contactContact
/guides/travelling-university-...Travel
/campusmap/Campus map
https://www.ahspartnership.org...External IMG-ALT AHSP - Academic Health Science Partnership in Tayside
http://www.dundeecityofdesign....External IMG-ALT UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
https://www.vam.ac.uk/dundeeExternal IMG-ALT Founding partner of V&A Museum of Design Dundee
/corporate-information/accessi...Accessibility statement
/corporate-information/disclai...Disclaimer
/corporate-information/modern-...Modern Slavery Statement
https://www.dundee.ac.uk/Anchor BACK TO TOP
https://wcm.dundee.ac.uk/termi...External Subdomain Edit

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.dundee.ac.uk/"
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 is slow (1.05 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 7 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (72 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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content-length13754
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
set-cookie44 Characters
access-control-allow-originhttps://www.dundee.ac.uk
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 has only a few links from other websites.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
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 for https://www.dundee.ac.uk/
# Contact: web-administrator@dundee.ac.uk
# Last modified 04 January 2016

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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

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
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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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Search preview

www.dundee.ac.uk
University of Dundee
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
Dundee88%Check
University Dundee76%Check
Dundee researchers67%Check
University62%Check
Art56%Check
one54%Check
ready50%Check
welcome50%Check
new48%Check
Masters48%Check

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