Embl.de - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
79% 
Page structure
66% 
Link structure
66% 
Server
100% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.11 s
File size
44.60 kB
Words
516
Media files
27
Number of links
92 internal / 39 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Only use 1 H1 Heading in your text.Very important!
  • Improve the text of the meta description.Important!
  • Use good alternative descriptions (alt attributes) for your images.Important!
  • Remove duplicate heading texts.Important!
  • Reduce the number of external links.Hint!
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Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
EMBL Heidelberg - The European Molecular Biology Laboratory
The length of the page title is perfect. (505 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is Europe's flagship laboratory for basic research in molecular biology. EMBL operates from five sites: the main laboratory in Heidelberg, and Outstations in Hinxton (EBI), Grenoble, Hamburg, and Monterotondo near Rome.
The meta description should be shorter than 1000 pixels. It is currently 1627 pixels long.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.embl.de/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Germany
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 European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is Europe's flagship laboratory for basic research in molecular biology. EMBL operates from five sites: the main laboratory in Heidelberg, and Outstations in Hinxton (EBI), Grenoble, Hamburg, and Monterotondo near Rome.
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keywordsEMBL Heidelberg, basic research, molecular biology, structural biology, cell biology, biophysics, developmental biology, chemical biology, bioinformatics, PhD Programme, conferences, Science Society, central services, technology transfer, teacher training, postdocs
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 31.33 words is high.
This page contains 516 words. That's ok.
17.2% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
A viewport "user-scalable=no, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, width=device-width" 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)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 10 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
6 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
...out/images/external/common/embl_logo.pngEuropean Molecular Biology Laboratory LogoEMBL logo
...out/images/external/common/icon_menu.pngmenu
...ges/external/common/icon_search_menu.pngsearch
...sliders/EES19-09_seeing-is-believing.jpgSeeing is Believing - Imaging the Molecular Processes of Life
...liders/SNS19-01_science-storytelling.jpgScience as Storytelling: From Facts to Fictions
...e/sliders/EES19-10_non-coding-genome.jpgThe Non Coding Genome
/homepage/sliders/discovery-page.jpgEMBL Discovery Page
...90604_influenza_polymerase_cusack-ex.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...019/190531_pos2019/190531_pos2019_ex.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ws/2019/190516_EMBL_Tara/Tara-map-ex.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ing-data-acquisition/Fig2_cropped-ex.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...erse-united/190509_diverse-united_ex.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...vices-and-International-Relations-ex.jpgNo alt attribute provided
.../external/research/HD/multiple/unit1.jpgCell Biology and Biophysics
.../external/research/HD/multiple/unit2.jpgDevelopmental Biology
.../external/research/HD/multiple/unit3.jpgDirectors' Research
.../external/research/HD/multiple/unit4.jpgGenome Biology
.../external/research/HD/multiple/unit5.jpgStructural and Computational Biology
.../sprites/icon_social_facebook_sprite.pngFacebook
...n/sprites/icon_social_twitter_sprite.pngTwitter
...n/sprites/icon_social_youtube_sprite.pngYoutube
...sprites/icon_social_instagram_sprite.pngInstagram
.../sprites/icon_social_linkedin_sprite.pngLinkedin
.../sprites/icon_social_facebook_sprite.pngFacebook EMBL Events
...n/sprites/icon_social_twitter_sprite.pngTwitter
...sprites/icon_social_instagram_sprite.pngInstagram
.../sprites/icon_social_linkedin_sprite.pngLinkedin

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory
H1 News More news
H1 News More news Duplicate text
H1 Next at Heidelberg
H1 Information for
H1 Research at Heidelberg
H2 Paving the way for new flu drugs
H2 A thirst for science
H2 The origins of plastic pollution at sea
H2 Breaking the bottleneck in imaging data collection
H2 Diverse and united: Science in Europe
H2 EMBL surpasses 100th Horizon 2020 grant
H2 Related Organisations
H2 EMBL Heidelberg
H2 Member States
H2 Follow Us
H2 Follow Events
H3 Cell Biology and Biophysics
H3 Developmental Biology
H3 Directors' Research
H3 Genome Biology
H3 Structural and Computational Biology
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.
There are 4 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (39) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.embl.de/index.phpEMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory
IMG-ALT European Molecular Biology Laboratory Logo
A-TITLE Link to homepage
https://www.embl.es/index.phpNew window External Barcelona
A-TITLE EMBL Barcelona
https://www.embl.fr/index.phpExternal Grenoble
A-TITLE EMBL Grenoble
http://www.embl-hamburg.de/ind...External Hamburg
A-TITLE EMBL Hamburg
https://www.ebi.ac.uk/New window External EMBL−EBI Hinxton
https://www.embl.it/index.phpExternal Rome
A-TITLE EMBL Rome
/research/index.phpResearch
A-TITLE Research
/research/units/index.htmlResearch Units
/research/units/cbb/index.htmlCell Biology and Biophysics
/research/units/dev_biology/in...Developmental Biology
/research/units/directors_rese...Directors' Research
/research/units/genome_biology...Genome Biology
/research/units/scb/index.htmlStructural and Computational Biology
/research/units/other_sites/in...Research at other EMBL Sites
/research/interdisciplinary_re...Interdisciplinary Research
/research/interdisciplinary_re...Bioinformatics at EMBL
/research/interdisciplinary_re...Chemistry at EMBL
/research/interdisciplinary_re...Physics and Engineering at EMBL
/research/interdisciplinary_re...Mathematics and Statistics at EMBL
/research/interdisciplinary_re...EMBL Centres
/research/faculty/index.phpFaculty
/research/seminars/index.phpSeminars
/research/partnerships/index.htmlPartnerships
http://www.embl.de/taraEMBL and the Tara Ocean Foundation
A-TITLE EMBL and Tara
/LifeScienceAlliance/Life Science Alliance
A-TITLE Life Science Alliance
/research/tech_transfer/index....Technology Transfer
/research/venture/index.htmlVenture Capital
/services/index.htmlServices
A-TITLE Services
/services/core_facilities/inde...Core Facilities
/research/interdisciplinary_re...Bioinformatics Services
A-TITLE Bioinformatics Services
/services/itservices/index.htmlIT Services
/services/library/index.htmlSzilárd Library
/services/cryo-em-platform/ind...Cryo-Electron Microscopy Service Platform
/training/index.phpTraining
A-TITLE Training
/training/eicat/index.htmlEMBL International Centre for Advanced Training (EICAT)
/training/eipp/index.htmlEMBL International PhD Programme
/training/postdocs/index.htmlPostdoctoral Programme
/training/events/index.phpConferences and Courses
/training/cco/index.htmlEMBL Course and Conference Office
/training/undergraduates/index...Undergraduates
/training/visitor-programme/in...Scientific Visitor Programme
/training/scienceforschools/in...Science for Schools
/training/e-learning/index.htmlE-learning
/training/collaborative_traini...Collaborative Training Programmes
/jobs/index.phpJobs
/jobs/searchjobs/index.php?new...Current vacancies
A-TITLE Current vacancies
/jobs/work-at-embl/index.htmlWork at EMBL
/jobs/gl_recruitment/index.htmlGroup leader recruitment
/jobs/partners/index.htmlRelated opportunities
/jobs/hr-excellence-in-researc...HR Excellence in Research
/jobs/equality-diversity/index...Equality and Diversity
/jobs/science4refugees/index.htmlScience4Refugees
/aboutus/general_information/i...About Us
A-TITLE About Us
/aboutus/general_information/i...General Information
/aboutus/public-events/index.htmlPublic events
/aboutus/communication_outreac...Strategy and Communications
/aboutus/science_society/index...Science and Society
/aboutus/alumni/index.htmlAlumni Relations
/aboutus/support-embl/index.htmlSupport EMBL
/aboutus/industry-relations/in...Industry Relations
/aboutus/international-relatio...International Relations
/aboutus/administration/index....Administration
/aboutus/archive/index.htmlEMBL Archive
https://www.embl.de/leben/enNew window EMBL Discovery Page
A-TITLE EMBL Discovery Page
/aboutus/contact/index.htmlContact
http://www.embl.org/donate/ind...External Donate
A-TITLE Donate
/staff_services/index.htmlNofollow Staff services
A-TITLE Staff services
https://intranet.embl.de/index...External Subdomain Intranet
http://www.embl.org/donate/ind...External Text duplicate Donate
A-TITLE Donate
/staff_services/index.htmlNofollow Text duplicate Staff services
A-TITLE Staff services
https://intranet.embl.de/index...External Subdomain Text duplicate Intranet
/training/events/2019/EES19-09...Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Seeing is Believing - Imaging the Molecular Processes of Life
/training/events/2019/SNS19-01...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Science as Storytelling: From Facts to Fictions
/training/events/2019/EES19-10...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE The Non Coding Genome
https://www.embl.de/leben/enNew window Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE EMB Discovery page
/aboutus/general_information/i...intergovernmental organisation
A-TITLE General information about EMBL
http://www.embl.de/Heidelberg
A-TITLE EMBL Heidelberg
http://www.embl-barcelona.es/External Text duplicate Barcelona
A-TITLE EMBL Barcelona
http://www.embl-hamburg.de/External Text duplicate Hamburg
A-TITLE EMBL Hamburg
http://www.embl.fr/External Text duplicate Grenoble
A-TITLE EMBL Grenoble
http://www.embl.it/External Text duplicate Rome
A-TITLE EMBL Rome
http://www.embl.it/External A-TITLE EMBL Monterotondo
http://www.ebi.ac.uk/New window External EMBL-EBI Hinxton
A-TITLE EMBL-EBI
http://news.embl.de/External Subdomain News More news
http://news.embl.de/External Subdomain Text duplicate News More news
https://news.embl.de/science/p...New window External Subdomain Paving the way for new flu drugs
https://news.embl.de/events/po...New window External Subdomain A thirst for science
https://news.embl.de/science/t...New window External Subdomain The origins of plastic pollution at sea
https://news.embl.de/science/i...New window External Subdomain Breaking the bottleneck in imaging data collection
https://news.embl.de/lab-matte...New window External Subdomain Diverse and united: Science in Europe
https://news.embl.de/lab-matte...New window External Subdomain EMBL surpasses 100th Horizon 2020 grant
/aboutus/science_society/forum...New window The Trouble with Einstein's Time
/aboutus/science_society/hd_fo...New window Die Reise unserer Gene: Die genetische Geschichte unserer Vorfahren
/research/seminars/index.phpSee all seminars
/training/events/2019/EXO19-01...Extracellular Vesicles: From Biology to Biomedical Applications
/training/events/2019/DAT19-01...Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis
/training/events/2019/MET19-01...Microbial Metagenomics: A 360º Approach
/training/events/index.phpSee all conferences and courses
/training/eipp/index.htmlPredoctoral Fellows
/training/postdocs/index.htmlPostdoctoral Fellows
/aboutus/alumni/index.htmlAlumni
/aboutus/industry-relations/in...Industry
/aboutus/communication_outreac...Press and Public
/aboutus/support-embl/index.htmlSupporters and Friends
/training/visitor-programme/in...Visiting Scientists
/training/scienceforschools/in...Teachers and Students
https://www.embl.de/leben/enNew window Come explore life's greatest mysteries
/research/units/cbb/index.htmlText duplicate Cell Biology and Biophysics
A-TITLE Cell Biology and Biophysics
/research/units/dev_biology/in...Text duplicate Developmental Biology
A-TITLE Developmental Biology
/research/units/directors_rese...Text duplicate Directors' Research
A-TITLE Directors' Research
/research/units/genome_biology...Text duplicate Genome Biology
A-TITLE Genome Biology
/research/units/scb/index.htmlText duplicate Structural and Computational Biology
A-TITLE Structural and Computational Biology
http://www.embo.org/New window External EMBO
A-TITLE European Molecular Biology Organization
http://embc.embo.org/New window External Subdomain EMBC
A-TITLE European Molecular Biology Conference
http://www.eiroforum.org/New window External Eiroforum
A-TITLE EIROforum
http://www.embl-em.de/home/New window External EMBLEM
A-TITLE EMBLEM
http://www.embl-ventures.com/New window External EMBL Ventures
A-TITLE EMBL Ventures
http://www.initiative-science-...New window External ISE
A-TITLE Initiative Science Europe
/aboutus/contact/index.htmlFull contact details ›
A-TITLE Full contact details
/aboutus/general_information/o...About EMBL's member states ›
A-TITLE Read more about EMBL's member states
https://www.facebook.com/embl.orgNew window External IMG-ALT Facebook
A-TITLE Follow EMBL on Facebook
https://twitter.com/emblNew window External IMG-ALT Twitter
A-TITLE Follow EMBL on Twitter
http://www.youtube.com/emblmediaNew window External IMG-ALT Youtube
https://www.instagram.com/embl...New window External IMG-ALT Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External IMG-ALT Linkedin
http://en-gb.facebook.com/EMBL...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Facebook EMBL Events
A-TITLE Follow EMBL Events on Facebook
https://twitter.com/embleventsNew window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Twitter
A-TITLE Follow EMBL Events on Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/embl...New window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Instagram
A-TITLE Follow EMBL Events on Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/in/em...New window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Linkedin
A-TITLE Follow EMBL Events on LinkedIn
http://www-db.embl.de/EMBLPers...External Subdomain Websupport
/aboutus/privacy_policy/index....Privacy Policy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.embl.de/"
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 excellent with 0.11 seconds.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (45 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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pragmano-cache
transfer-encodingchunked
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
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 is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 5,428 referring domains.
This website has 6,186,742 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 4,124 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: *
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Disallow: /error/
Disallow: /aboutus/news/publications/newsletter/issues/
Disallow: /aboutus/communication_outreach/publications/newsletter/issues/
Disallow: /~herhoff/
Disallow: /~kindler/
Disallow: /~meister/
Disallow: /~budd/
Disallow: /LocalInfo/
Disallow: /SNS-13-01
Disallow: /predoccourse/*/modules/presentations/
Disallow: /training/scienceforschools/teacher_training/learninglabs/resources/
Disallow: /alumni/members/directory/
Disallow: /aboutus/alumni/alumni-directory/directory/
Disallow: /frangakis/
Disallow: /new_gl/
Disallow: /aboutus/alumni/aboutus/statistics/
Disallow: /research/units/directors_research/mattaj/
Disallow: /~seqanal/
Disallow: /training/cco/terms/
Disallow: /leben/*_animation.html
Disallow: /training/events/2009/
Disallow: /training/events/2010/
Disallow: /training/events/2011/
Disallow: /training/events/2012/
Disallow: /training/events/2013/
Disallow: /scripts/ajax/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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Search preview

EMBL Heidelberg - The European Molecular Biology Laboratory
https://www.embl.de/
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is Europe's flagship laboratory for basic research in molecular biology. EMBL operates from five sites: the main laboratory in Heidelberg, and Outstations in Hinxton (EBI), Grenoble, Hamburg, and Monterotondo near Rome.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
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at EMBL84%Check
EMBL Heidelberg76%Check
Europe75%Check
Molecular Biology74%Check
Biology Laboratory74%Check
Biology73%Check
European Molecular Biology73%Check
Molecular Biology Laboratory73%Check
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