Glasgow.gov.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
77% 
Page quality
44% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
87% 
Server
31% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.32 s
File size
32.70 kB
Words
289
Media files
27
Number of links
118 internal / 4 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Homepage of Glasgow City Council - Glasgow City Council
The title contains the word Homepage of! More content should be covered in the title.
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is empty.
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 Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The following language is defined by HTML: en
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 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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
google-site-verificationh1Wfy5r0gG6iJuiMvih5RncNLlr0Psll4BYkHhhmj7M
generatorGOSS iCM - Intelligent Content Management
DC.format.mediumhtml/text
DC.date.created2015-06-16T15:30:10+01:00
DC.date.issued2015-06-16T15:30:10+01:00
DC.date.modified2020-12-14T09:44:37+00:00
DC.date.disposal.review2114-06-16T15:30:10+01:00
eGMS.accessibilitya
DC.titleHomepage of Glasgow City Council
DC.descriptionEmpty
descriptionEmpty
DC.identifierhttps://www.glasgow.gov.uk/home
DC.languageeng
DC.rights.copyrightCopyright 2021 Glasgow City Council
DC.typeaccounts
DC.AudienceEmpty
DC.contributor(Mrs) Annemarie O'Donnell, Chief Executive, Chief Executive's Office, George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU, United Kingdom
DC.creator(Mrs) Annemarie O'Donnell, Chief Executive, Chief Executive's Office, George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU, United Kingdom
DC.publisher(Mrs) Annemarie O'Donnell, Chief Executive, Chief Executive's Office, George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU, United Kingdom
langen
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8
Content-Style-Typetext/css
Content-Script-Typetext/javascript

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 289 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
28.4% 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 page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 6 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
3 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
/media/image/c/t/GCCLogo.pngGlasgow City Council
/media/image/j/b/COVID--webbannerV1.jpgCovid-19 information
/media/image/c/m/SFP-Webbanner-V11.jpgSpaces for People
...career_that_makes_a_differnce_banner.pngFind a career that makes a difference
/media/image/p/l/MakeAPaymentIcon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/media/image/2/3/bin.pngNo alt attribute provided
/media/image/q/l/SchholTermDatesIcon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/media/image/f/q/Home1_CTax.gificon for Council Tax/Benefits
/media/image/g/1/Home2_Bins.gificon for Bins and Recycling
/media/image/j/1/Home3_Schools1.gificon for Schools and Learning
/media/image/i/r/Home4_Roads.gificon for Roads and Parking
/media/image/j/0/Home5_Business.gificon for Business
/media/image/k/h/Home6_Planing.gificon for Planning and Building
/media/image/i/5/Home7_Registrars1.gificon for Registrars
/media/image/l/8/Home8_Leisure.gificon for Parks and Leisure
/media/image/j/p/SC_Health-60x38.jpgicon for Social Care and Health
/media/image/l/a/Home10_FindNearest.gificon for Services in My Area
/media/image/7/q/Home11_Council.gificon for My Council
/media/image/m/e/Home12_Other.gificon for More Services
/media/image/d/8/Kelvin_Way_-_revised.jpgsafe distancing
...ge/c/6/Cyber_Essentials_(PLUS)_60x60.pngCyber Essentials Plus
/media/image/8/l/lgclogo55.pngCouncil of the year
...dplus-logo-ratingthree-stars-colour2.jpgBetter Connected
/media/image/3/s/Footer_FacebookPage1.gifFacebook : This link opens in a new window
/media/image/1/i/twitter.jpgTwitter : This link opens in a new window
/media/image/p/a/Youtube.gifYou Tube : This link opens in a new window
/media/image/g/b/Flickr.gifFlickr : This link opens in a new window

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.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Council Tax/Benefits icon for Council Tax/Benefits
H2 Bins and Recycling icon for Bins and Recycling
H2 Schools and Learning icon for Schools and Learning
H2 Roads and Parking icon for Roads and Parking
H2 Business icon for Business
H2 Planning and Building icon for Planning and Building
H2 Registrars icon for Registrars
H2 Parks and Leisure icon for Parks and Leisure
H2 Social Care and Health icon for Social Care and Health
H2 Services in My Area icon for Services in My Area
H2 My Council icon for My Council
H2 More Services icon for More Services
H2 News and Events
Baselink: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 4 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/homeAnchor Skip to content
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/homeIMG-ALT Glasgow City Council
A-TITLE link to homepage
/coronavirusIMG-ALT Covid-19 information
A-TITLE Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and information
/spacesforpeopleIMG-ALT Spaces for People
A-TITLE Spaces for People
/article/24157/Find-a-career-t...IMG-ALT Find a career that makes a difference
A-TITLE Find a career that makes a difference
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/PayItPay It
/CollectionDaysCollection Days
/article/17024/School-Term-DatesSchool Term Dates
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/ctCouncil Tax/Benefits
/counciltaxCouncil Tax
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/benHousing Benefit
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/swfScottish Welfare Fund
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/ctMore from Council Tax/Benefits
/recyclingBins and Recycling
/article/20828/Collection-of-B...Collection of Bulky Waste Items
/missedbincollectionReport a Missed Bin Collection
/CollectionDaysText duplicate Collection Days
/recyclingMore from Bins and Recycling
/educationSchools and Learning
/article/25947/Recovery-Resili...Recovery, Resilience and Reconnection 2020
/article/17024/School-Term-DatesText duplicate School Term Dates
/article/17519/Grants-and-Allo...Grants and Allowances
/educationMore from Schools and Learning
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/roadsRoads and Parking
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/ralfReport Road Faults
/article/22816/Report-Lighting...Report Lighting Faults
/article/22989/Pay-or-Appeal-a...Pay or Appeal a Parking Ticket or Bus Lane Charge Notice
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/roadsMore from Roads and Parking
/article/15896/BusinessBusiness
/licencesLicences
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/ndrNon Domestic Rates
/businesssupportBusiness Support
/article/15896/BusinessMore from Business
/planningandbuildingcontrolPlanning and Building
/planningguidancePlanning Applications and Guidance
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/bcpsBuilding Standards and Public Safety
/developmentplanDevelopment Plans
/planningandbuildingcontrolMore from Planning and Building
/registrarsRegistrars
/weddingdaysMarriage
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/birthRegistering a Birth
/article/17039/Order-Replaceme...Order Replacement Certificates
/registrarsMore from Registrars
/article/15899/Parks-and-LeisureParks and Leisure
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/parksParks and Gardens
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/eventsEvents
/article/17035/Libraries-and-S...Libraries and Sports Facilities
/article/15899/Parks-and-LeisureMore from Parks and Leisure
/careandsupportSocial Care and Health
/article/17032/Children-and-Fa...Children and Families
/article/17033/Adults-and-Olde...Adults and Older People
/article/18546/Blue-Badge-Disa...Blue Badge (Disabled Parking)
/careandsupportMore from Social Care and Health
/article/15901/Services-in-My-...Services in My Area
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/mapsInteractive Maps
/article/17124/My-CouncillorMy Councillor
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/webcamGeorge Square Webcam
/article/15901/Services-in-My-...More from Services in My Area
/mycouncilMy Council
/article/22983/VacanciesVacancies
/electionsElections and Voting
/article/18471/Change-of-AddressChange of Address
/mycouncilMore from My Council
/article/15903/More-ServicesMore Services
/article/17172/Environmental-H...Environmental Health
/housingHousing
/futureprocessionsAll Public Processions
/article/15903/More-ServicesMore from More Services
/spacesforpeopleText duplicate Spaces for People
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/newsNews and Events
/article/26582/Sighthill-time-...Sighthill time capsules buried
/article/26581/New-home-for-ma...New home for major sculpture feared missing for 26 years
/article/26558/National-Recogn...National Recognition for Glasgow's Recovery Communities
/article/26539/Council-scienti...Council scientists recognised for Covid-19 response manufacturing hand sanitiser
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/newsMore from News and Events ...
/article/17052/AA
/article/17053/BB
/article/17054/CC
/article/17055/DD
/article/17056/EE
/article/17057/FF
/article/17058/GG
/article/17059/HH
/article/17060/II
/article/17061/JJ
/article/17062/KK
/article/17063/LL
/article/17064/MM
/article/17065/NN
/article/17066/OO
/article/17067/PP
/article/17076/QQ
/article/17077/RR
/article/17074/SS
/article/17075/TT
/article/17072/UU
/article/17073/VV
/article/17071/WW
/article/17070/XX
/article/17069/YY
/article/17068/ZZ
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/ctText duplicate Council Tax/Benefits
/recyclingText duplicate Bins and Recycling
/educationText duplicate Schools and Learning
https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/roadsText duplicate Roads and Parking
/article/15896/BusinessText duplicate Business
/planningandbuildingcontrolText duplicate Planning and Building
/registrarsText duplicate Registrars
/article/15899/Parks-and-LeisureText duplicate Parks and Leisure
/careandsupportText duplicate Social Care and Health
/article/15901/Services-in-My-...Text duplicate Services in My Area
/mycouncilText duplicate My Council
/article/15903/More-ServicesText duplicate More Services
/accessibilityAccessibility
A-TITLE Accessibility
/ContactUsContact Us
A-TITLE Contact Us
/article/18011/CookiesCookies
A-TITLE Cookies
/privacyPrivacy
A-TITLE Privacy statement for Glasgow City Council and our Arms Length External Organisations
/article/22983/VacanciesText duplicate Vacancies
A-TITLE Vacancies
https://www.facebook.com/Glasg...External IMG-ALT Facebook : This link opens in a new window
A-TITLE Glasgow City Council is not responsible for the content of third party web sites : This link opens in a new window
http://twitter.com/glasgowccExternal IMG-ALT Twitter : This link opens in a new window
A-TITLE Glasgow City Council is not responsible for the content of third party web sites : This link opens in a new window
http://www.youtube.com/glasgow...External IMG-ALT You Tube : This link opens in a new window
A-TITLE Glasgow City Council is not responsible for the content of third party web sites : This link opens in a new window
http://www.flickr.com/GlasgowCCExternal IMG-ALT Flickr : This link opens in a new window
A-TITLE Glasgow City Council is not responsible for the content of third party web sites : This link opens in a new window

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.32 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (33 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlprivate
pragmano-cache
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
expiresFri, 08 Jan 2021 15:04:29 GMT
serverGlasgow City Council Webserver
set-cookie74 Characters
set-cookie65 Characters
set-cookie57 Characters
set-cookie53 Characters
set-cookie125 Characters
x-powered-byASP.NET
dateFri, 08 Jan 2021 15:04:29 GMT
connectionclose
content-length33460
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 page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 5,604 referring domains.
This page has 1,086,453 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 4,249 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

No valid Robots.txt file was found.

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
204

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

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Glasgow61%Check
Council58%Check
Glasgow City Council57%Check
Glasgow City55%Check
City Council54%Check
Council Tax52%Check
Council Tax Benefits48%Check
Services44%Check
Roads Road42%Check
Schools42%Check

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