Fws.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
88% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
33% 
Server
36% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.80 s
File size
60.60 kB
Words
908
Media files
35
Number of links
144 internal / 37 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The length of the page title is perfect. (268 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Agency manages National wildlife refuges, protects endangered species, manages migratory birds, restores nationally significant fisheries and enforces federal wildlife laws.
The meta description is too long: 1062 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 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.
Domain
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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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
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The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
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No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

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DescriptionAgency manages National wildlife refuges, protects endangered species, manages migratory birds, restores nationally significant fisheries and enforces federal wildlife laws.
authorU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Last Reviewed Date:09/02/2015
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 908 words. That's ok.
21% 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.
7 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 20.53 words is good.
Frames
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This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" 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 18 tags for this page.
Social Networks
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There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
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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
/home/graphics/logo2005.gifOfficial Web page of the U S Fish and Wildlife Service
https://www.fws.gov/images/blank.jpglink to fws.gov homepage
/images/social/social_facebook.pngFacebook icon
/images/social/social_twitter_bird.pngTwitter icon
/images/social/flickr_32.gifFlicker icon
/images/social/social_you_tube.pngYou Tube icon
/images/social/Instagram_Icon_32p.pngInstagram icon
/images/social/social_facebook.pngFacebook icon
/images/social/social_twitter_bird.pngTwitter icon
/images/social/flickr_32.gifFlicker icon
/images/social/social_you_tube.pngYou Tube icon
/images/social/Instagram_Icon_32p.pngInstagram icon
/home/feature/2020/aroo580.jpgA beautiful grass trail at Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge that leads into the horizon with fall trees that are displayed with reds, orange, and green leaves.
...nal-Wildlife-Refuge-Pennsylvania-150.jpgYoung refuge visitor on an observation deck over a marsh takes a photograph looking back toward the land and trees showing fall colors,
.../2020/biking-national-elk-refuge-150.jpgTwo bicyclists on a paved bike path at the National Elk Refuge
https://www.fws.gov/graphics/FRrule.pngFinal Rule
https://www.fws.gov/graphics/FRpr.pngProposed Rule
https://www.fws.gov/graphics/FRnotice.pngNotice
https://www.fws.gov/graphics/FRrule.pngFinal Rule
https://www.fws.gov/graphics/FRpr.pngProposed Rule
https://www.fws.gov/graphics/FRpr.pngProposed Rule
https://www.fws.gov/graphics/FRpr.pngProposed Rule
https://www.fws.gov/graphics/FRpr.pngProposed Rule
https://www.fws.gov/graphics/FRpr.pngProposed Rule
/home/homepage/images/COVID19.jpgCoronavirus COVID-19 Update
/images/sidebar/unifiedregions.jpgMap of Interior's Unified Regions
...ges/sidebar/SideBannerOpenSpacesfrog.jpgPhoto of green frog next the the words: the Open Spaces blog, a talk on the wild side.
/images/social/twitter-bird-light-bgs30.pngOfficial Twitter logo
/images/carousel/F&WNews_cover.jpgFish and Wildlife News A Newsletter Written by and About Fish and Wildlife Service Employees in Offices Around the Nation.
/images/carousel/Bulletin_cover.jpgThe Endangered Species Bulletin A Newsletter Providing Information on a Variety of Other Endangered and Threatened Species Issues.
/images/carousel/RefugeUpdate_cover.jpgRefuge Update
/images/carousel/F&WMgt_cover.jpgJournal of Fish and Wildlife Management Scientific Journal Focusing on the Practical Application and Integration of Science to Conservation and Management of Native North American Fish, Wildlife, Plants and their Habitats.
/images/carousel/NAfauna_cover.jpgNorth American Fauna Scientific Journal Focusing on an array of topics relating to North American vertebrates, invertebrates and plants.
/home/homepage/images/usamapbutton.pngMap of U.S. with links to information by State.

Page structure

H1 heading
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There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Following Fall: A Foliage Tour of the Northeast
H4 Celebrate Your Public Lands During National Wildlife Refuge Week: October 11-17
H4 New Regulations Pave the Way for More People to Experience Bicycling on Public Lands
H4 Got a Question? Contact Us or Call 1‑800‑344‑WILD
H4 Fish and Wildlife News
H4 The Endangered Species Bulletin
H4 Refuge Update
H4 Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management
H4 North American Fauna
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 too many external links (37) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.fws.gov/IMG-ALT Official Web page of the U S Fish and Wildlife Service
https://www.fws.gov/IMG-ALT link to fws.gov homepage
https://www.fws.gov/Conserving the Nature of America
A-TITLE Conserving the Nature of America
https://www.facebook.com/usfwsNew window External IMG-ALT Facebook icon
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://twitter.com/usfws/New window External IMG-ALT Twitter icon
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
http://www.flickr.com/photos/u...New window External IMG-ALT Flicker icon
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
http://www.youtube.com/usfwsNew window External IMG-ALT You Tube icon
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
http://instagram.com/usfwsNew window External IMG-ALT Instagram icon
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.facebook.com/usfwsExternal Text duplicate IMG-ALT Facebook icon
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://twitter.com/usfwshq/External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Twitter icon
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
http://www.flickr.com/photos/u...External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Flicker icon
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
http://www.youtube.com/usfwsExternal Text duplicate IMG-ALT You Tube icon
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
http://instagram.com/usfwsNew window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Instagram icon
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.fws.gov/index.htmlHome
/endangered/?ref=topbarEndangered Species
/humancapital/jobs.html?ref=to...Jobs
/refuges/?ref=topbarNational Wildlife Refuges
/news/?ref=topbarNewsroom
/offices/?ref=topbarOffices
/permits/?ref=topbarPermits
/home/socialmedia/index.html?r...Social Media
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor More Links
/home/feature/2020/aroo.jpgNew window IMG-ALT A beautiful grass trail at Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge that leads into the horizon with fall trees that are displayed with reds, orange, and green lea...
/refuges/find-a-wildlife-refuge/New window refuges nationwide
/refuges/events/National-Wildl...New window National Wildlife Refuge Week
https://fws.maps.arcgis.com/ap...External Subdomain Story »
/news/ShowNews.cfm?ref=celebra...Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week »
/home/feature/2020/young-man-e...New window IMG-ALT Young refuge visitor on an observation deck over a marsh takes a photograph looking back toward the land and trees showing fall colors,
/urban/index.phpurban national wildlife refuges
https://www.fws.gov/refugesNational Wildlife Refuge System
/news/ShowNews.cfm?ref=celebra...News Release »
/refuges/events/National-Wildl...Learn More »
/refuges/find-a-wildlife-refuge/Find a Refuge Near You »
/home/feature/2020/01_biking_n...New window IMG-ALT Two bicyclists on a paved bike path at the National Elk Refuge
https://www.doi.gov/pressrelea...External Text duplicate News Release »
/refuges/biking/e-bikes.htmlText duplicate Learn More »
/home/feature/2020/2020-2021-N...Read the USFWS Final Rule »
https://www.fws.gov/home/stories/More Stories »
/home/stories/index.cfmAnchor You Belong Here
/home/stories/index.cfmAnchor Delaware Artist Richard Clifton Wins 2020 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest!
/home/stories/index.cfmAnchor Half Century of Conservation Prompts Proposed Downlisting of Red-Cockaded Woodpecker
/home/stories/index.cfmAnchor Visiting Public Lands Has Special Meaning Saturday
https://www.federalregister.go...New window External Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reclassification of the American Burying Beetle From Endangered to Threatened With a Section 4(d) Rule
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.federalregister.go...New window External Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Withdrawal of the Proposed Rule for the North American Wolverine
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.federalregister.go...New window External Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Species Status With Section 4(d) Rule for Puerto Rican Harlequin Butterfly and Designation of Criti...
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.federalregister.go...New window External Migratory Bird Hunting; Proposed 2021-22 Migratory Game Bird Hunting Regulations (Preliminary) With Requests for Indian Tribal Proposals; Notification of Mee...
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.federalregister.go...New window External Refuge-Specific Regulations; Public Use; Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.federalregister.go...New window External Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reclassification of the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker From Endangered to Threatened With a Section 4(d) Rule
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.regulations.gov/se...External Open Comment Periods
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
/help/comments.htmlRead How Your Comments Are Handled
https://www.regulations.gov/se...External All Final Rules
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.regulations.gov/se...External All Proposed Rules
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.regulations.gov/se...External All Notices
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
/duspit/contactus.htmContact Us
/home/public-health-update.htmlIMG-ALT Coronavirus COVID-19 Update
https://www.doi.gov/employees/...External IMG-ALT Map of Interior's Unified Regions
https://www.fws.gov/news/blogIMG-ALT Photo of green frog next the the words: the Open Spaces blog, a talk on the wild side.
https://twitter.com/USFWS?ref_...External Tweets by USFWS
/home/fwn/newspdf.htmlFish and Wildlife News A Newsletter written by and about Fish and Wildlife Service employees in offices around the nation.
/endangered/news/bulletin.htmlThe Endangered Species Bulletin A newsletter providing information on a variety of other endangered and threatened species Issues.
/refuges/RefugeUpdate/Refuge Update A National Wildlife Refuge newsletter
http://fwspubs.org/loi/fwmaExternal Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management Scientific Journal focusing on the practical application and integration of science to conservation and management of...
http://fwspubs.org/loi/nafaExternal North American Fauna Scientific Journal Focusing on an array of topics relating to North American vertebrates, invertebrates and plants.
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor National Programs
A-TITLE click for links to national program sites
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor Budget, Planning & Human Capital
A-TITLE click to access more links
https://www.fws.gov/budget/Budget
https://www.fws.gov/planning/abc/Conservation Business Management
https://www.fws.gov/jobs/Human Capital
https://www.fws.gov/policy/Policy & Directives Management
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor Business Management and Operations
A-TITLE click to access more links
https://www.fws.gov/cfm/Contracting & Facilities Management
https://www.fws.gov/economics/Economics
https://www.fws.gov/engineering/Engineering
https://www.fws.gov/fbms/Financial Management
/safety/index.htmSafety and Health
/ecological-services/Ecological Services
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor External Affairs
A-TITLE click to access more links
https://www.fws.gov/laws/Congressional & Legislative Affairs
/external-affairs/marketing-co...Marketing Communications
/external-affairs/public-affairs/Office of Public Affairs
https://www.fws.gov/partnerships/Partners and Intergovernmental Affairs
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor Fish and Aquatic Conservation
A-TITLE click to access more links
https://www.fws.gov/fisheries/Fish and Aquatic Conservation Home
/fisheries/aadap/home.htmAquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership
/fisheries/ANS/index.htmlAquatic Invasive Species
/fisheries/whatwedo/NFPP/nfpp....Fish Passage
/injuriouswildlife/Injurious Wildlife
/fisheries/whatwedo/NFHAP/nfha...National Fish Habitat Partnership
/fisheries/nfhs/index.htmlNational Fish Hatchery System
/fisheries/sikes_act/Sikes Act
https://www.fws.gov/irm/Information Resources and Technology Management
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor International Affairs
A-TITLE click to access more links
/international/International Affairs Home
/international/cites/what-is-c...CITES
/international/permits/index.htmlImport/Export Permits
/international/save-vanishing-...Save Vanishing Species Stamp
/international/wildlife-withou...Wildlife Without Borders
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor Law Enforcement
A-TITLE click to access more links
https://www.fws.gov/le/Law Enforcement Home
/home/antiharassment/Templates...National Forensics Laboratory
/le/regional-law-enforcement-o...Regional Offices
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor Migratory Birds
A-TITLE click to access more links
/birds/index.phpMigratory Birds Home
/birdhabitat/index.shtmBird Habitat Conservation
/migratorybirds/Migratory Bird Management
http://training.fws.gov/External National Conservation Training Center
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor Text duplicate National Wildlife Refuge System
A-TITLE click to access more links
https://www.fws.gov/refuges/Refuges Home
/refuges/youcanhelp/How You Can Help
https://www.fws.gov/refuges/land/Land
/refuges/visitors/Visitors
https://www.fws.gov/refuges/whm/Wildlife and Habitat
/nativeamerican/Native American Program
https://www.fws.gov/odiwm/Office of Diversity and Inclusive Workforce Management
https://www.fws.gov/science/Office of the Science Applications
http://wsfrprograms.fws.gov/External Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration
/offices/index.htmlIMG-ALT Map of U.S. with links to information by State.
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor Employee Resources
A-TITLE click for links to employee resource pages
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor Benefits, Pay and Work/Life Programs
/humancapital/benefits.htmlBenefits
/humancapital/pay-leave.htmlPay and Leave
/humancapital/worklife.htmlWork/Life Programs
https://www.fws.gov/odiwm/Diversity & Equal Employment Opportunity
https://www.fws.gov/EthicsEthics
https://www.fws.gov/humancapitalText duplicate Jobs
https://nctc.fws.gov/resources...External Library
http://nctc.fws.gov/External Training (NCTC)
/refuges/realty/broadband/Broadband
https://www.fws.gov/cfm/Business Opportunities
/home/climatechange/Climate Change
https://www.fws.gov/coastal/Coastal Program
https://www.fws.gov/duckstampsDuck Stamp
/ecological-services/Text duplicate Ecological Services
https://www.fws.gov/emergency/Emergency Management
https://www.fws.gov/endangered/Text duplicate Endangered Species
https://www.fws.gov/fire/Fire Management
https://www.fws.gov/fisheries/Text duplicate Fish and Aquatic Conservation
https://www.fws.gov/fishing/Fishing
/gis/data/national/Geospatial Services
https://www.fws.gov/grants/Grants
http://training.fws.gov/histor...External History
/historicpreservation/NHPA.htmlHistoric Preservation
https://www.fws.gov/hunting/Hunting
/le/businesses.htmlImporting/Exporting
https://www.fws.gov/internationalText duplicate International Affairs
https://www.fws.gov/invasives/Invasive Species
/humancapital/jobs.htmlText duplicate Jobs
http://lccnetwork.org/External Landscape Conservation Cooperatives
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.fws.gov/Anchor Law Enforcement Activities
A-TITLE click for links to regional sites
https://www.fws.gov/le/Office of Law Enforcement
/refuges/lawEnforcement/index.phpRefuge Law Enforcement
http://library.fws.gov/External Text duplicate Library
/migratorybirds/dmbmdbhc.htmlText duplicate Migratory Birds
https://www.fws.gov/refuges/Text duplicate National Wildlife Refuges
https://www.fws.gov/news/Text duplicate Newsroom
https://www.fws.gov/offices/Text duplicate Offices
https://www.fws.gov/partners/Partners for Fish and Wildlife
https://www.fws.gov/permits/Text duplicate Permits
https://www.fws.gov/policy/Policy and Regulations
https://www.fws.gov/pollinators/Pollinators
http://www.recreation.gov/External Recreation
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
https://www.fws.gov/science/Science
/home/socialmedia/index.htmlText duplicate Social Media
/landscape-conservation/Strategic Habitat Conservation
/laws/Testimony.cfmTestimony
http://training.fws.gov/External Training
/ecological-services/energy-de...Transportation
https://www.fws.gov/volunteers/Volunteer
https://www.fws.gov/wetlands/Wetlands
https://www.fws.gov/windenergyWind Energy
https://www.fws.gov/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Home Page
http://www.doi.gov/External Department of the Interior
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
http://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
A-TITLE Link to non-FWS site
/help/about_us.htmlAbout the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
/help/accessibility.htmlAccessibility
/help/policies.htmlPrivacy
/help/notices.htmlNotices
/help/disclaimer.htmlDisclaimer
/irm/bpim/foia.htmlFOIA

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.fws.gov/"
HTTP header
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The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is very slow (1.80 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 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (61 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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last-modifiedThu, 15 Oct 2020 12:38:47 GMT
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dateTue, 20 Oct 2020 03:29:55 GMT
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strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; includeSubDomains; preload
connectionclose
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Hobby/pets. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 50,700 referring domains.
This website has 8,549,848 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 33,066 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: *
Disallow: /offices/
Disallow: /laws/Testimony/
Disallow: /redwolf

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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Search preview

www.fws.gov
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Agency manages National wildlife refuges, protects endangered species, manages migratory birds, restores nationally significant fisheries and enforces federal wildlife laws.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Wildlife74%Check
Fish and Wildlife73%Check
Fish Wildlife73%Check
Fish72%Check
National Wildlife66%Check
National Fish65%Check
Wildlife Service65%Check
National Wildlife Refuge63%Check
National Wildlife Refuges59%Check
Wildlife Management59%Check

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