Epo.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
75% 
Page quality
36% 
Page structure
64% 
Link structure
96% 
Server
27% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.11 s
File size
40.20 kB
Words
480
Media files
10
Number of links
82 internal / 10 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
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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.
There are only 480 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
22.1% 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 page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No viewpoint tag is provided.
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The amount of tags is very high (11). We recommend using a maximum of 10 tags for this page.
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
https://www.epo.org/index/study717.jpgPatents and energy transition study
https://www.epo.org/index/art-film.jpgNew film “Exploring Art at the EPO”
/index/eia-image-2021.jpgEuropean Inventor Award 2021
/index/OralProceedingsBoA.jpgPhoto of a lawyer holding the Case law publication
https://www.epo.org/index/covid19.jpgImage of the corona virus
/index/examination-matters.jpgExamination Matters reloaded
https://www.epo.org/index/patlib2021.jpgPATLIB2021
/index/online-services.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...pg?lenya.module=svg&height=118&width=218Talk innovation, EPO podcast

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Trends in low-carbon energy innovation
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 26 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Trends in low-carbon energy innovation
H1 New film “Exploring Art at the EPO”
H1 European Inventor Award 2021 17 June 
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 Register now
H3 Register now Duplicate text
H3 Access online services
H3 Online conference on 18-19 May 2021
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 Patent Index 2020
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 anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 10 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/onli...Online Filing 2.0
A-TITLE Online Filing 2.0
/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
/news-events/covid-19.htmlCoronavirus (COVID-19) Continually updated page Stay informed
IMG-ALT Image of the corona virus
/news-events/events/conference...Examination Matters reloaded Online conference 17-19 May 2021 Register now
IMG-ALT Examination Matters reloaded
/news-events/events/conference...PATLIB2021 Online conference 18-19 May 2021 Register now
IMG-ALT PATLIB2021
/news-events/news/2021/2021042...EPO President at the Spanish Chamber of Commerce on the support to innovators
/news-events/news/2021/2021042...EPO President comments on referral G1/21
/news-events/news/2021/2021042...EPO adopts new environmental policy, aims for carbon neutrality
/news-events/news/2021/2021042...EPO-IEA study highlights need to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies to meet climate goals
https://www.epo.org/rss/news.xmlRSS: news
/news-events/news.htmlMore news
/law-practice/legal-texts/offi...The Official Journal 4/2021 is now available online
/about-us/governance/calendar....The Administrative Council's calendar has been updated
/law-practice/legal-texts/offi...Notice concerning the resumption of proceedings following decision G 1/19 of the Enlarged Board of Appeal
/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 user 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
/news-events/events/conference...New window PATLIB2021 Online conference on 18-19 May 2021 Register now
/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.
/news-events/podcast.htmlListen to our podcast
IMG-ALT Talk innovation, EPO podcast
/learning/training.htmlCalendar of events Search for events and training by topic, date, location or target audience
/about-us/annual-reports-stati...Patent Index 2020 Filing trends reveal impact of the pandemic
https://www.epo.org/Anchor usingMobileDevice

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page 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 page loads 11 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.11 seconds.
This page 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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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 page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 17,501 referring domains.
This page has 4,226,166 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 13,728 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page 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
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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
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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
493

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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.

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