Gold.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
44% 
Page structure
95% 
Link structure
81% 
Server
44% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.42 s
File size
28.20 kB
Words
365
Media files
18
Number of links
45 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Goldsmiths, University of London
The length of the page title is perfect. (299 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Located in south-east London and specialising in the study of creative, cultural and social subjects. Degree programmes, student life and departmental research.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (987 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.gold.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
(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)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Only 2 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
There are only 365 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
22.2% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 24 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
Multiple viewport tags are given. There should only be one.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
This website only loads 2 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 7 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
13 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
.../postgraduate_courses_promo_oct_2020.jpgA female student with braids wearing a denim shirt writing some notes
...homepage/2020/short_courses_oct_2020.jpgA closeup of a piece of colourful artwork
.../homepage/2020/HollisFrampton_Web_04.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ce/2020-news-stories/VaccinationGame.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ital-assets_website-2020_10_23_pixie.jpgA man in priest's clothing points a gun at the camera in a still from the film Pixie
...section/homepage/2020/All_fireplace2.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...s-office/2020-news-stories/postcards.jpgNo alt attribute provided
.../2020/Homepage_April_2020_Contact_Us.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ess-office/2020-news-stories/CCF-960.jpgAn image of the interviewee Chris French standing in front of an audience in a pub
...fice/2020-news-stories/TV-remote-960.jpgA close up image of a TV button with the off button visible
/apps/events/image.php?id=13368No alt attribute provided
/apps/events/image.php?id=13338No alt attribute provided
...ets/img/svg/sprite/charm-menu-active.svgNo alt attribute provided
.../svg/sprite/charm-menu-active-mobile.svgNo alt attribute provided
.../svg/sprite/charm-menu-search-active.svgNo alt attribute provided
...rite/charm-menu-search-active-mobile.svgNo alt attribute provided
...ite/charm-menu-staff-students-active.svgNo alt attribute provided
...rm-menu-staff-students-active-mobile.svgNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Goldsmiths, University of London
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Goldsmiths, University of London
H2 Primary
H2 Staff + students
H2 23 – 27 November: Postgraduate Virtual Open Week
H2 What's new
H2 What's happening at Goldsmiths
H2 News
H2 Events
H3 Goldsmiths, University of London Duplicate text
H3 Postgraduate degrees
H3 We're adapting the way Goldsmiths works
H3 Many of our short courses are available via live distance learning, so you can continue to learn online.
H3 The first UK solo show of work by Hollis Frampton now at Goldsmiths CCA
H3 Fight the spread of disease with computing MSc student's online game
H3 See Pixie on the run in the Irish countryside at Curzon Goldsmiths
H3 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist celebrates fiction that breaks the mould
H3 Stories of British people in EU part of immersive exhibition at Migration Museum
H3 If you have any queries you can still chat to us about studying at Goldsmiths
H3 Spooky times: Goldsmiths' real-life ghostbuster
H3 ‘Weakened' public broadcasters must reinvent themselves
H3 Black Story-Telling for Children
H3 Liberating & Decolonising Historical minds...
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.gold.ac.uk/Anchor skip to main content
https://www.gold.ac.uk/Goldsmiths - University of London
/search-results/Search
https://www.gold.ac.uk/Home
/course-finder/Course finder
https://www.gold.ac.uk/study/Study
/life-on-campus/Life on campus
/departments/Departments
https://www.gold.ac.uk/research/Research & Enterprise
https://www.gold.ac.uk/alumni/Alumni & friends
https://www.gold.ac.uk/business/Services for Business
https://www.gold.ac.uk/events/Events
https://www.gold.ac.uk/about/About us
https://www.gold.ac.uk/news/News
https://www.gold.ac.uk/welcome/New Students - Welcome
https://www.gold.ac.uk/students/Students
https://www.gold.ac.uk/library/Library
/students/timetable/Timetable
https://learn.gold.ac.uk/External Subdomain Learn.gold - VLE
http://goldmail.gold.ac.uk/External Subdomain Email - Outlook
https://www.gold.ac.uk/it/IT support
/staff-directory/Staff directory
https://goldmine.gold.ac.uk/External Subdomain Goldmine - staff intranet
/graduate-school/Graduate School - PGR students
https://www.gold.ac.uk/talic/Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre
/calendar/?action=adminEvents admin
https://www.gold.ac.uk/open-days/Book your place
/about/about-goldsmiths/Goldsmiths, University of London With world-leading research and high-quality teaching, we offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the arts, humaniti...
https://www.gold.ac.uk/pg/STUDY Postgraduate degrees We offer postgraduate degrees in subjects covering the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, and entrepr...
IMG-ALT A female student with braids wearing a denim shirt writing some notes
/staff-students/info/coronavir...We're adapting the way Goldsmiths works Learning will be delivered through a mix of online and in-person What we're doing
/short-courses/STUDY Many of our short courses are available via live distance learning, so you can continue to learn online. Find out more
IMG-ALT A closeup of a piece of colourful artwork
http://goldsmithscca.art/External The first UK solo show of work by Hollis Frampton now at Goldsmiths CCA Art for all
/news/the-touch-test-results/News Fight the spread of disease with computing MSc student's online game The Vaccination Game
http://www.curzongoldsmiths.com/External See Pixie on the run in the Irish countryside at Curzon Goldsmiths Now showing
IMG-ALT A man in priest's clothing points a gun at the camera in a still from the film Pixie
/goldsmiths-prize/About us Goldsmiths Prize shortlist celebrates fiction that breaks the mould Goldsmiths Prize 2020
/news/greetings-from-europe/News Stories of British people in EU part of immersive exhibition at Migration Museum Brexit Brits abroad
https://www.gold.ac.uk/contact/About us If you have any queries you can still chat to us about studying at Goldsmiths Contact us
/news/goldsmiths-ghostbuster/Spooky times: Goldsmiths' real-life ghostbuster 28 Oct 2020
IMG-ALT An image of the interviewee Chris French standing in front of an audience in a pub
/news/losing-its-aura/‘Weakened' public broadcasters must reinvent themselves 21 Oct 2020
IMG-ALT A close up image of a TV button with the off button visible
/calendar/?id=13368Black Story-Telling for Children Workshop 29 Oct 2020, 4:00pm ‐ 5:00pm
/calendar/?id=13338Liberating & Decolonising Historical minds... 29 Oct 2020, 6:00pm ‐ 7:30pm
https://www.gold.ac.uk/about/Text duplicate About us
/accessibility/Accessibility statement
https://www.gold.ac.uk/contact/Contact us
/cookies-statement/Cookie use
https://www.gold.ac.uk/find-us/Find us
/disclaimer/Copyright and disclaimer
https://www.gold.ac.uk/working/Jobs
/governance/public-information...Slavery and human trafficking statement
https://cms.gold.ac.uk/termina...External Subdomain Anchor Admin login
https://twitter.com/goldsmithsuolExternal Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/s...External Linkedin
https://www.facebook.com/Golds...External Facebook
https://instagram.com/goldsmit...External Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/user/G...External YouTube
https://www.gold.ac.uk/Anchor Back to top

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.gold.ac.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.42 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This website only loads 1 CSS files. That's ok.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (28 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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dateThu, 29 Oct 2020 01:01:14 GMT
serverApache/2.4.6 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) OpenSSL/1.0.1e-fips PHP/5.4.16
x-powered-byPHP/5.4.16
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
content-length6975
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
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 13,750 referring domains.
This website has 621,579 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 10,965 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

No valid Robots.txt file was found.

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
3,079

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

Search preview

www.gold.ac.uk
Goldsmiths, University of London
Located in south-east London and specialising in the study of creative, cultural and social subjects. Degree programmes, student life and departmental research.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
London77%Check
University66%Check
Goldsmiths61%Check
student58%Check
at Goldsmiths56%Check
Study50%Check
Life50%Check
part50%Check
Search48%Check
Goldsmiths Prize47%Check

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