Epo.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
75% 
Page quality
43% 
Page structure
70% 
Link structure
92% 
Server
27% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.10 s
File size
40.10 kB
Words
544
Media files
10
Number of links
80 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
EPO - Home
The page title is too short. (116 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The official website of the European Patent Office (EPO). Find information on applying and searching for patents, legal issues on patents, patent grants, rules and regulations about European and international patent applications. Explore engineering careers and apply for jobs in engineering.
The meta description is too long: 1785 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
Server location: Netherlands
One or more of the specified languages are not ISO standard (en, en-us, de, etc.)
The language is not specified in the HTML markup.
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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DC.identifierhttp://www.epo.org
DC.formattext/html
authorEuropean Patent Office
copyrightCopyright © 2007 European Patent Office. All Rights Reserved.
DC.creatorEuropean Patent Office
DC.languageen
DC.categoryEmpty
dcCategoryEmpty
DC.titleHome
keywordspatents, european patent office, european patents, applications, european patent convention, epc, grant, patent application, inventions, intellectual property, ip, jobs in engineering, engineering careers, online services, online filing, professional representative, apply, law
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 544 words. That's ok.
20.4% 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 website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No viewpoint tag is provided.
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The following tag is repeated too often: facebook:
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 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
https://www.epo.org/images/logo.gifLogo European Patent Office
/index/seasonsgreetings2020.jpgSeason’s greetings
/index/PodcastAntonioCampinos.jpgPhoto of EPO President Antonio Campinos and the words Talk innovation, an EPO podcast
https://www.epo.org/index/4ir-study.jpgDigital ilustration of globe with numbers
/index/OralProceedingsBoA.jpgPhoto of a lawyer holding the Case law publication
https://www.epo.org/index/covid19.jpgImage of the corona virus
https://www.epo.org/index/ClosureNew.jpgChristmas closure 2020
https://www.epo.org/index/zoom-seminar.jpgOpposition via videoconference
/index/online-services.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...pg?lenya.module=svg&height=118&width=218Annual Review 2019

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Best wishes for the festive season
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Best wishes for the festive season
H1 António Campinos reflects on 2020
H1 Fast growth in patents for smart connected objects
H1 New information about oral proceedings
H2 News
H2 Website updates
H2 Quick Navigation
H2 About us
H2 National offices
H2 Service & support
H2 Contact us
H2 The EPO in social media
H3 Stay informed
H3 Read more
H3 Register now
H3 Access online services
H3 A step-by-step guide to the grant procedure
H3 Official Journal email alerts
H3 Continually updated information for customers, external partners and potential visitors to the EPO.
H3 Search for events and training by topic, date, location or target audience
H3 Annual Review 2019
H4 Searching for patents
H4 Applying for a patent
H4 Law & practice
H4 Boards of Appeal _boa_
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
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.
The amount of internal links is ok.
There are 11 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.epo.org/index.htmlIMG-ALT Logo European Patent Office
A-TITLE Link to EPO Homepage
/news-events/press.htmlMedia
/service-support/contact-us.htmlContact us
https://www.epo.org/index_de.htmlDeutsch
A-TITLE zur deutschen Übersetzung
https://www.epo.org/index.htmlEnglish
A-TITLE English is your currently selected language.
https://www.epo.org/index_fr.htmlFrançais
A-TITLE vers la version française
https://www.epo.org/index.htmlHome
/searching-for-patents.htmlSearching for patents
https://www.epo.org/applying.htmlApplying for a patent
/law-practice.htmlLaw & practice
/news-events.htmlNews & events
https://www.epo.org/learning.htmlLearning
https://www.epo.org/about-us.htmlAbout us
/searching-for-patents/legal/r...European Patent Register
A-TITLE European Patent Register: online procedural information search
/searching-for-patents/technic...European Publication Server
A-TITLE European Publication Server: EPO’s official publication platform
/searching-for-patents/technic...Espacenet - patent search
A-TITLE Espacenet: free online patent search
/searching-for-patents/helpful...Patent Translate
A-TITLE Patent Translate: machine translation service
/applying/online-services/new-...New online filing (CMS)
A-TITLE New online filing (CMS): a new web-based application for filing online with the EPO
/applying/online-services/onli...Online filing
A-TITLE Online filing: software for filing online with the EPO
/applying/online-services/fee-...Paying fees online
A-TITLE We offer several convenient and user-friendly methods of paying patent fees online
/applying/online-services/repr...Find a professional representative
A-TITLE Find a professional representative: search for professional representatives before the EPO by name, city or country
/applying/basics.htmlHow to apply for a patent
A-TITLE How to apply for a patent: a step-by-step guide to the grant procedure at the EPO
/law-practice/legal-texts/epc....European Patent Convention
A-TITLE European Patent Convention (EPC): provides the legal framework for the granting of European patents and the proceedings before the EPO
/law-practice/legal-texts/offi...Official Journal (OJ)
A-TITLE Official Journal (OJ): monthly publication of official information from the EPO
/law-practice/legal-texts/guid...Guidelines for examination
A-TITLE Guidelines for examination: provides guidance on practice in proceedings before the EPO
/law-practice/legal-texts/nati...National law
A-TITLE National law relating to the EPC: a concise guide to the most important provisions and requirements of the relevant national law in the EPC contracting states
/law-practice/case-law-appeals...Boards of Appeal web section
A-TITLE Boards of Appeal _boa_
/law-practice/case-law-appeals...Search decisions
A-TITLE Search decisions of the boards of appeal
/law-practice/case-law-appeals...Procedure
A-TITLE Boards of appeal procedure
/law-practice/case-law-appeals...Annual report of the Boards of Appeal
A-TITLE Annual report of the Boards of Appeal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External Best wishes for the festive season
IMG-ALT Season’s greetings
/news-events/covid-19.htmlCoronavirus (COVID-19) Continually updated page Stay informed
IMG-ALT Image of the corona virus
/service-support/updates/2020/...EPO offices closed from 24.12.2020 to 10.1.2021 Read more
IMG-ALT Christmas closure 2020
/learning/training/details.htm...Opposition via videoconference Online seminar, 3 February 2021 Register now
IMG-ALT Opposition via videoconference
/news-events/news/2020/2020122...EPO allows the taking of evidence by VICO
/news-events/news/2020/2020121...Impact of AI on patent system explored at EPO digital event
/news-events/news/2020/2020121...EPO congratulates INPI Brazil on its 50th anniversary
/news-events/news/2020/2020121...EPO-USPTO joint panel at CIP FORUM 2020
https://www.epo.org/rss/news.xmlRSS: news
/news-events/news.htmlMore news
/law-practice/legal-texts/offi...The Official Journal 12/2020 is now available online
/law-practice/legal-texts/epc....The 17th edition of the European Patent Convention is now available online
/about-us/governance/communiqu...The report on the 165th meeting of the Administrative Council is now available online
/rss/updates.xmlRSS: all updates
/service-support/updates.htmlAll updates
/service-support/availability-...Availability of online services
https://www.epo.org/index.htmlHomepage [Alt] + 0
A-TITLE Homepage
https://www.epo.org/Anchor Skip navigation [Alt] + 1
A-TITLE Skip navigation
/footer/sitemap.htmlSitemap [Alt] + 8
A-TITLE Sitemap
/footer/accessibility.htmlAccessibility information [Alt] + 9
A-TITLE Accessibility information
https://www.epo.org/about-us.htmlText duplicate About us
/about-us/services-and-activit...Services & activities
/about-us/governance.htmlGovernance
/about-us/services-and-activit...Quality
https://jobs.epo.org/?locale=e...External Jobs
/about-us/tenders.htmlProcurement
https://nationaloffices.epo.org/External National Offices Centre
/service-support.htmlService & support
/service-support/faq.htmlFAQ
/service-support/publications....Publications
/service-support/ordering.htmlOrdering
/service-support/forms.htmlForms
/service-support/holidays.htmlOfficial holidays
/service-support/forums.htmlForums
/service-support/glossary.htmlGlossary
/service-support/feeds.htmlRSS feeds
/service-support/contact-us.htmlText duplicate Contact us
/service-support/contact-us/co...Write to our customer services
/service-support/contact-us/ne...Subscribe to our newsletter
/news-events/news/social-media...The EPO in social media
https://www.facebook.com/europ...External Facebook: News, photos, videos from the EPO
https://www.facebook.com/epojobsExternal Facebook: Job vacancies, interviews, testimonials
https://twitter.com/EPOorgExternal Twitter: News and announcements from the EPO
https://twitter.com/EPOjobsExternal Twitter: Job vacancies, interviews, testimonials
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External LinkedIn: Connect with the EPO
https://www.linkedin.com/group...External LinkedIn: Connect with our recruitment team
https://www.youtube.com/user/E...External YouTube: Videos about us and about inventors, clips from key events
https://www.instagram.com/euro...External Instagram: Stories of inventors, inventions, events and activities at the EPO
/footer/sitemap.htmlSitemap
/footer/legal-notice.htmlLegal notice
/footer/terms.htmlTerms of use
/about-us/office/data-protecti...Data protection & privacy
/footer/accessibility.htmlAccessibility
/applying/online-services/secu...Security
/learning/resources/searching....New window See our learning resources about patent searching
/applying/basics.htmlHow to apply for a patent A step-by-step guide to the grant procedure Learn more
/law-practice/legal-texts/offi...Official Journal email alerts Get the latest issues delivered direct to your inbox Subscribe now
/news-events/covid-19.htmlCoronavirus (COVID-19 Continually updated information for customers, external partners and potential visitors to the EPO.
/learning/training.htmlCalendar of events Search for events and training by topic, date, location or target audience
/about-us/annual-reports-stati...Annual Review 2019 First steps towards turning the vision into reality
IMG-ALT Annual Review 2019
https://www.epo.org/Anchor usingMobileDevice

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.epo.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 11 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.10 seconds.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (40 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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accept-rangesbytes
content-length41060
content-typetext/html
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 15,778 referring domains.
This website has 4,888,006 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 12,542 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
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

### robots.txt for www.epo.org
# Wed Jan  5 12:38:07 CET 2011
User-agent: *
Disallow: /search.html
Disallow: /search_de.html
Disallow: /search_fr.html
Disallow: /*?update*
Disallow: /*?hp=*
Disallow: /law-practice/case-law-appeals/pdf
Disallow: /law-practice/legal-texts/html/epc/2016/
Disallow: /applying/online-services/security/reader/
Disallow: /gemsafe
Disallow: /learning-events/events/conferences/focus-marocco.html
Disallow: /learning-events/events/conferences/focus-marocco_de.html
Disallow: /learning-events/events/conferences/focus-marocco_fr.html
Disallow: /applying/online-services/online-filing/download/pdf.html
Disallow: /applying/online-services/online-filing/download/pdf_de.html
Disallow: /applying/online-services/online-filing/download/pdf_fr.html
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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
493

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

www.epo.org
EPO - Home
The official website of the European Patent Office (EPO). Find information on applying and searching for patents, legal issues on patents, patent grants, rules and regulations about European and international patent applications. Explore engineering careers and apply for jobs in engineering.

Most important keywords

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

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at EPO68%Check
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patent56%Check
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Patents54%Check
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Patent Searching54%Check
information54%Check
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