Gla.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
71% 
Page structure
67% 
Link structure
82% 
Server
97% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.24 s
File size
39.80 kB
Words
553
Media files
21
Number of links
117 internal / 8 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of Glasgow
The page title is too short. (197 pixels of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. The University of Glasgow is a major research-led university operating in an international context with the following fundamental aims: * to provide education through the development of learning in a research environment * to undertake fundamental, strategic and applied research * to make a major contribution to local, regional, national and international communities through widening access and through working in partnership to support economic regeneration * to sustain and add value to Scottish culture, to the natural environment and to the national economy.
The meta description is too long: 3748 pixels from max. 1000 pixels.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 553 words. That's ok.
22.6% 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.
Frames
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This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
This website only loads 1 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 11 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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

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/3t4/img/university-of-glasgow-280.pngUniversity of Glasgow logo
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/3t4/img/placeholder.pngImage of one of our world changers
/3t4/img/placeholder.pngStudents at Open Day
/media/Media_349620_smxx-140x60.jpgStudents at Open Day
/3t4/img/placeholder.pngSunrise over globe
/3t4/img/placeholder.pngPhD
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/3t4/img/placeholder.pngthe University superimposed over an image of the Earth
/3t4/img/placeholder.pngArtist's impression of the new Learning & Teaching Hub
/3t4/img/placeholder.pngartist's impression of new Research Hub: Impression courtesy HOK Architects
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/3t4/img/placeholder.pngStudents in formation in quad
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/3t4/img/inst.svgInstagram
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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
There are 31 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 STUDY SEARCH
H2 EU students
H2 Future World Changers
H2 International students
H2 Research
H2 World-changing research
H2 Centres for Doctoral Training
H2 Postgraduate research
H2 Strategy
H2 Research A-Z
H2 Explore
H2 Meet World Changing Glasgow
H2 Building our future
H2 Visit us
H2 News
H2 Events
H2 Find out more
H2 Connect
H2 Support us
H2 Alumni
H2 Business and innovation
H2 Contact us
H2 University of Glasgow
H2 Legal
H2 Current students
H2 Staff
H2 STUDY
H2 RESEARCH
H2 EXPLORE
H2 CONNECT
H2 JOBS AT GLASGOW
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are 8 external links on this page.
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/Study
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/Research
https://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/Explore
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/Text duplicate Study
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/Text duplicate Research
https://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/Text duplicate Explore
https://www.gla.ac.uk/connect/Text duplicate Connect
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/IMG-ALT University of Glasgow logo
https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/Text duplicate Study
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/Text duplicate Research
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https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/eu/Anchor Free tuition fees for undergraduate EU students starting in 2020
https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/eu/Anchor Fees for postgraduate EU students starting in 2020 to remain at the same level as UK students
/study/studentlife/worldchangers/Future World Changers
/study/studentlife/worldchangers/Meet our world changers. Be inspired. Explore what you can study and apply to become part of our community.
/international/Information for international students
https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/eu/Information for EU students
/explore/glasgowinternational/Explore our global connections: Glasgow International
/postgraduate/erasmusmundus/Erasmus Mundus joint master degrees
https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/More about studying at Glasgow
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/World-changing research
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/For over 550 years we've carried out world-changing research. Find out more, and explore our Research Beacons: six cross-disciplinary areas of research excel...
/postgraduate/doctoraltraining...Future Ultrasonic Engineering (FUSE)
https://lifetime-cdt.org/External Engineered Tissues for Discovery, Industry and Medicine (lifETIME)
https://www.cdt-ism.org/External Intelligent Sensing and Measurement
/colleges/mvls/graduateschool/...Wellcome Trust PhD programme
https://www.ed.ac.uk/usher/pre...External MRC Precision Medicine
/postgraduate/doctoraltraining/Centres for Doctoral Training
/postgraduate/research/Research opportunities
/postgraduate/doctoraltraining/Doctoral training
/research/strategy/Our strategy and policies
/research/excellence/Our research excellence
/research/ourresearchenvironment/Our research environment
/research/az/Browse our research units and areas
https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/More about research at Glasgow
/explore/meetglasgow/Meet World Changing Glasgow
/explore/meetglasgow/The University of Glasgow has been changing the world for more than 560 years.
/explore/future/Building our future
/explore/future/A £1 billion investment in our estate over ten years to expand our world class campus and facilities.
/explore/maps/Maps and travel
/explore/visit/undergraduateev...Undergraduate events
/explore/visit/postgraduateeve...Postgraduate events
/explore/visit/attractions/Visitor attractions
/explore/visit/campustours/Campus tours
https://www.gla.ac.uk/hunterian/The Hunterian
/study/studentlife/glasgow/City of Glasgow
/study/studentlife/scotland/Scotland
http://www.gla.ac.uk/news/Full news listings
http://www.gla.ac.uk/events/Full event listings
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/researchinstitutes/Research Institutes
https://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/Colleges
/myglasgow/library/The Library
https://www.gla.ac.uk/subjects/Text duplicate Subjects A-Z
https://www.gla.ac.uk/stafflist/Staff A-Z
/myglasgow/services/Services A-Z
/explore/facts/Facts and figures
https://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/Explore more
/connect/supportus/Support us
/connect/supportus/Find out more about our £1billion development to build a campus fit for today and the future.
https://www.gla.ac.uk/alumni/Alumni
https://www.gla.ac.uk/alumni/Stay in touch with your University. Find out more about alumni activities at the University of Glasgow.
/connect/businessandinnovation/Business and innovation
/connect/businessandinnovation/Working with the University of Glasgow: see how we can share our expertise with you.
/connect/contact/Contact us
/connect/contact/Find all the contact details you need to get in touch with someone who can help answer your questions.
https://www.gla.ac.uk/connect/Make more connections
https://www.gla.ac.uk/IMG-ALT University of Glasgow
https://www.facebook.com/UofGl...External IMG-ALT Facebook
https://twitter.com/UofGlasgowExternal IMG-ALT Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/uofg...External IMG-ALT Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/uofgla...External IMG-ALT YouTube
/connect/contact/Text duplicate Contact us
/explore/maps/Text duplicate Maps and travel
/legal/accessibility/Accessibility statement
https://www.gla.ac.uk/foi/Freedom of information
/legal/freedomofinformation/fo...FOI publication scheme
/legal/modernslaveryact/Modern Slavery Statement
/legal/privacy/Privacy and cookies
/legal/termsofuse/Terms of use
/myglasgow/students/MyGlasgow Students
/myglasgow/staff/MyGlasgow Staff
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/myglasgow/library/Library
/study/studentlife/askastudent/Ask a student
https://www.gla.ac.uk/alumni/Information for our alumni
/connect/supportus/Text duplicate Support us
/connect/businessandinnovation/Business & innovation
/connect/publicengagement/Community and public engagement
/connect/interact/Social Media listings
https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogr...External Subdomain Current vacancies

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HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.gla.ac.uk/"
HTTP header
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No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.24 seconds.
This website only loads 1 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (40 kB).

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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 38,374 referring domains.
This website has 10,707,511 backlinks.
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Facebook popularity
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This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

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University of Glasgow
https://www.gla.ac.uk/
The University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. The University of Glasgow is a major research-led university operating in an international context with the following fundamental aims: * to provide education through the development of learning in a research environment * to undertake fundamental, strategic and applied research * to make a major contribution to local, regional, national and international communities through widening access and through working in partnership to support economic regeneration * to sustain and add value to Scottish culture, to the natural environment and to the national economy.

Most important keywords

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Glasgow63%Check
University58%Check
at Glasgow55%Check
Glasgow is54%Check
Glasgow International53%Check
Glasgow Scotland51%Check
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Research47%Check
research environment42%Check
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