Epa.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.04 s
File size
62.90 kB
Media files
Number of links
100 internal / 18 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
United States Environmental Protection Agency | US EPA
The length of the page title is perfect. (514 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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The meta description is missing.
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
(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
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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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
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

generatorDrupal 7 (http://drupal.org)
og:site_nameUS EPA
og:titleUS EPA
og:descriptionUnited States Environmental Protection Agency
og:country_nameUnited States of America

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Page quality

(Critically important)
This page contains 573 words. That's ok.
14.3% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
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.
The average number of words per sentence of 22.75 words is good.
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This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 26 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 11 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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1 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This website is optimized perfectly for social networks.
Additional markup
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No additional page markup was found.
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This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Page structure

H1 heading
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Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (6 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
H2 Main menu
H2 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Duplicate text
H2 EPA at 50: Protecting Children's Health
H2 EPA at 50: Celebrating 25 Years of NEPPS
H2 Coronavirus (COVID-19)
H2 EPA at 50: Commemorative Items
H2 Resources related to COVID-19
H2 Key Topics
H2 News
H2 Your Community
H2 Cleaner, Healthier Environment
H2 More Effective Partnerships
H2 Greater Certainty, Compliance, and Effectiveness
H2 Multilingual Links
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
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 18 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.epa.gov/Anchor Jump to main content
/environmental-topicsEnvironmental Topics
A-TITLE View links to the most popular pages for each of EPA's top environmental topics.
https://www.epa.gov/bedbugsBed Bugs
/environmental-topics/chemical...Chemicals and Toxics
/environmental-topics/location...Environmental Information by Location
/environmental-topics/greener-...Greener Living
/environmental-topics/land-was...Land, Waste, and Cleanup
/topics-epa-webA-Z Topic Index
/laws-regulationsLaws & Regulations
A-TITLE View links to regulatory information by topic and sector, and to top pages about environmental laws, regulations, policies, compliance, and enforcement.
/regulatory-information-sectorBy Business Sector
/regulatory-information-topicBy Topic
/laws-regulations/laws-and-exe...Laws and Executive Orders
https://www.epa.gov/aboutepaAbout EPA
A-TITLE Learn more about our mission, organization, and locations.
/aboutepa/epas-administratorEPA Administrator
/aboutepa/senior-epa-leadershipCurrent Leadership
/aboutepa/epa-organization-chartOrganization Chart
http://cfpub.epa.gov/locator/i...External Staff Directory
https://www.epa.gov/planandbudgetPlanning, Budget and Results
https://www.epa.gov/careersJobs and Internships
https://www.epa.gov/aboutepaHeadquarters Offices
/aboutepa/regional-and-geograp...Regional Offices
/aboutepa/research-centers-pro...Labs and Research Centers
/home/forms/contact-epaContact Us
https://www.facebook.com/share...New window External A-TITLE Share this page on Facebook
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...New window External A-TITLE Tweet this page on Twitter
/newsreleases/epa-highlights-a...Read the news release
/children/protecting-childrens...Read the booklet Protecting Children's Health
/newsreleases/epa-celebrates-2...Read the press release.
https://www.epa.gov/coronavirusRead the most up-to-date information from EPA about coronavirus.
https://dsgntree.com/epaat50External the 50th anniversary store
A-TITLE EPA's External Link Disclaimer
/newsroom/epa-year-review-2019Read the 2019 report
/newsreleases/epa-releases-201...Text duplicate Read the news release
https://www.epa.gov/50Join us as we celebrate 50 years of environmental protection.
/coronavirus/guidance-cleaning...Read Joint Guidance from CDC and EPA on cleaning and disinfecting.
https://www.epa.gov/coronavirusCoronavirus (COVID-19) information from EPA.
https://www.epa.gov/lepInformation for individuals with limited English proficiency.
/aboutepa/notice-regarding-har...Important notice regarding "hard copy" submissions to EPA.
/environmental-topics/z-indexIMG-ALT checkboxes
https://www.airnow.gov/External Air quality, local
https://www.airnow.gov/External (AirNow.gov)
https://www.epa.gov/acidrainAcid rain
/ground-water-and-drinking-wat...Drinking water
https://www.epa.gov/leadText duplicate Lead
https://www.epa.gov/moldText duplicate Mold
https://www.epa.gov/radonText duplicate Radon
/environmental-topics/z-indexA-Z index
/environmental-topicsBrowse environmental topics
/natural-disasters/wildfiresWildfires and air quality
/newsreleases/epa-urges-commun...Hurricane Delta: Avoid Indoor Air Dangers, Use Generators Safely
/newsreleases/searchMore news releases
https://gispub.epa.gov/air/tre...External Our Nation's Air
https://www.epa.gov/wifiaWater Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)
https://www.epa.gov/superfundSuperfund Accomplishments
/assessing-and-managing-chemic...TSCA Lautenberg Act Implementation Activities
/ocir/national-environmental-p...National Environmental Performance Partnership System
https://www.epa.gov/smartsectorsSmart Sectors Program
/research-statesEPA Research Supporting States
/smartgrowth/local-foods-local...Local Food, Local Places
https://www.epa.gov/wotus-ruleWaters of the United States Rule
/enforcement/data-and-resultsEnforcement Data and Results
/stationary-sources-air-pollut...Affordable Clean Energy Rule
https://www.epa.gov/e-enterpriseE-Enterprise for the Environment
http://espanol.epa.gov/External Español
A-TITLE Spanish
A-TITLE Arabic
/languages/simplified-chinese中文: 简体版
A-TITLE simplified Chinese
/languages/traditional-chinese中文: 繁體版
A-TITLE traditional Chinese
A-TITLE Korean
/lep/haitian-creoleKreyòl ayisyen
A-TITLE Haitian Creole
A-TITLE Portuguese
A-TITLE Russian
A-TITLE Tagalog
/languages/vietnameseTiếng Việt
A-TITLE Vietnamese
/home/forms/contact-epaText duplicate Contact Us
/aboutepa/epas-administratorText duplicate EPA Administrator
https://www.epa.gov/planandbudgetBudget & Performance
https://19january2017snapshot....External January 19, 2017 Web Snapshot
/ocr/whistleblower-protections...No FEAR Act Data
/privacy/privacy-and-security-...Privacy and Security Notice
https://www.data.gov/External Data.gov
/office-inspector-general/abou...Inspector General
https://www.epa.gov/openOpen Government
https://www.regulations.gov/External Regulations.gov
https://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
https://www.whitehouse.gov/External White House
/home/forms/contact-epaContact EPA
https://www.epa.gov/foiaFOIA Requests
/home/frequent-questions-speci...Frequent Questions
https://www.facebook.com/EPAExternal EPA's Facebook
https://twitter.com/epaExternal EPA's Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/U...External EPA's YouTube
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...External EPA's Flickr
https://www.instagram.com/epagovExternal EPA's Instagram

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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This website redirects to "https://www.epa.gov/"
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
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This website loads 26 JavaScriptt files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.04 seconds.
This website does not require any CSS files.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (63 kB).

HTTP Response Header

x-generatorDrupal 7 (http://drupal.org)
link<https://www.epa.gov/>; rel="canonical",<https://www.epa.gov/>; rel="shortlink"
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
x-akamai-transformed9 - 0 pmb=mRUM,1
cache-controlno-cache, must-revalidate
expiresTue, 20 Oct 2020 08:58:19 GMT
dateTue, 20 Oct 2020 08:58:19 GMT
server-timingcdn-cache; desc=HIT
server-timingedge; dur=1
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; preload;

External factors

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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 217,558 referring domains.
This website has 36,922,242 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 113,819 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


# robots.txt
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# 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:
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User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
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: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
# 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: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/
# 15Jul2020 pbuch replaced dynamically inserted sitemap links
#   with single static sitemap index 
Sitemap: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/sitemaps/sitemapindex.xml

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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Most important keywords

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Protection Agency54%Check
States Environmental Protection Agency54%Check
Environmental Protection Agency54%Check
Environmental Protection54%Check
United States Environmental Protection53%Check
Environmental Topics49%Check

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