Grants.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
44% 
Page structure
43% 
Link structure
85% 
Server
0% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.09 s
File size
62.00 kB
Words
387
Media files
8
Number of links
103 internal / 22 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | GRANTS.GOV
The page title is too short. (183 pixels of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.grants.gov/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
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

NameValue
google-site-verificationkPjwyMVli3qwJHGAAJ3VE5kOOczH9D4BjOuoy8_gKAI
viewportinitial-scale=1.0, width=device-width
langen-us
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:site@grantsdotgov
twitter:titleGRANTS.GOV | Find. Apply. Succeed.
twitter:descriptionThe government website where federal agencies post discretionary funding opportunities and grantees find and apply for them
twitter:imagehttps://www.grants.gov/o/grants-blue-theme/images/grants/grants-gov-twitter-card-logo.png
Content-Typetext/html;charset=UTF-8
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 387 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
11.9% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "initial-scale=1.0, width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 8 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

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Home
The H1 heading contains the words Home! Use important keywords instead.
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (4 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Home
H2 Convenience Comes to Federal Grants
H3 Grants Learning Center
H3 Grant Applications
H3 Applicant Resources
H3 Grantor Resources
H3 Applicant System-to-System
H3 Grantor System-to-System
H3 Forms Repository
H3 Forms Development
H3 Manage Subscriptions
H3 Social Media
H3 Support Resources
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.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 22 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.grants.gov/web/grantsIMG-ALT GRANTS.GOV
A-TITLE Go to GRANTS.GOV
/web/grants/register.htmlRegister
A-TITLE Click to Register
/custom/spoExit.jsp?p=/apply/l...Login
A-TITLE Click to Login
/web/grants/home.htmlHome
/web/grants/learn-grants.htmlLearn Grants
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Grants 101
A-TITLE Click for Grants 101
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Grant Policies
A-TITLE Click for Grant Policies
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Grant Eligibility
A-TITLE Click for Grant Eligibility
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Grant Terminology
A-TITLE Click for Grant Terminology
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Grant-Making Agencies
A-TITLE Click for Grant-Making Agencies
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Grant Systems
A-TITLE Click for Grant Systems
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Grant Programs
A-TITLE Click for Grant Programs
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Grant Careers
A-TITLE Click for Grant Careers
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Grant Reporting
A-TITLE Click for Grant Reporting
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Grant Fraud
A-TITLE Click for Grant Fraud
/web/grants/search-grants.htmlSearch Grants
/web/grants/applicants.htmlApplicants
/web/grants/applicants/apply-f...How to Apply for Grants
A-TITLE Click to Apply for Grants
/web/grants/applicants/track-m...Track My Application
A-TITLE Click to Track My Application
/web/grants/applicants/workspa...Workspace Overview
A-TITLE Click for Workspace Overview
/web/grants/applicants/applica...Applicant Eligibility
A-TITLE Click for Applicant Eligibility
/web/grants/applicants/organiz...Organization Registration
A-TITLE Click for Organization Registration
/web/grants/applicants/registr...Applicant Registration
A-TITLE Click for Applicant Registration
/web/grants/applicants/applica...Applicant Training
A-TITLE Click for Applicant Training
/web/grants/applicants/applica...Applicant FAQs
A-TITLE Click for Applicant FAQs
/web/grants/applicants/adobe-s...Adobe Software Compatibility
A-TITLE Click for Adobe Software Compatibility
/web/grants/applicants/submitt...Submitting UTF-8 Special Characters
A-TITLE Click for Submitting UTF-8 Special Characters
/web/grants/applicants/encount...Encountering Error Messages
A-TITLE Click for Encountering Error Messages
/web/grants/grantors.htmlGrantors
/web/grants/grantors/grantor-r...Grantor Registration
A-TITLE Click for Grantor Registration
/web/grants/grantors/grantor-t...Grantor Tools & Tips
A-TITLE Click for Grantor Tools & Tips
/web/grants/grantors/grantor-f...Grantor FAQs
A-TITLE Click for Grantor FAQs
/web/grants/grantors/grantor-s...Grantor Standard Language
A-TITLE Click for Grantor Standard Language
/web/grants/grantors/submittin...Text duplicate Submitting UTF-8 Special Characters
A-TITLE Click for Submitting UTF-8 Special Characters
/web/grants/grantors/grantor-h...Grantor Help
A-TITLE Click for Grantor Help
/web/grants/system-to-system.htmlSystem-to-System
/web/grants/s2s/applicant-syst...Applicant System-to-System
A-TITLE Click for Applicant System-to-System
/web/grants/s2s/applicant/vers...Versions & WSDLs
A-TITLE Click for Versions & WSDLs
/web/grants/s2s/applicant/web-...Web Services
A-TITLE Click for Web Services
/web/grants/s2s/applicant/sche...Schemas
A-TITLE Click for Schemas
/web/grants/s2s/applicant/hash...Hashing
A-TITLE Click for Hashing
/web/grants/s2s/applicant/cert...Certificates
A-TITLE Click for Certificates
/web/grants/s2s/applicant/test...Testing
A-TITLE Click for Testing
/web/grants/s2s/applicant/refe...Reference Implementation
A-TITLE Click for Reference Implementation
/web/grants/s2s/applicant/list...Listserv
A-TITLE Click for Listserv
/web/grants/s2s/applicant/trou...Troubleshooting
A-TITLE Click for Troubleshooting
/web/grants/s2s/grantor/granto...Grantor System-to-System
A-TITLE Click for Grantor System-to-System
/web/grants/s2s/grantor/versio...Text duplicate Versions & WSDLs
A-TITLE Click for Versions & WSDLs
/web/grants/s2s/grantor/web-se...Text duplicate Web Services
A-TITLE Click for Web Services
/web/grants/s2s/grantor/schema...Text duplicate Schemas
A-TITLE Click for Schemas
/web/grants/s2s/grantor/certif...Text duplicate Certificates
A-TITLE Click for Certificates
/web/grants/s2s/grantor/testin...Text duplicate Testing
A-TITLE Click for Testing
/web/grants/s2s/grantor/refere...Text duplicate Reference Implementation
A-TITLE Click for Reference Implementation
/web/grants/s2s/grantor/listse...Text duplicate Listserv
A-TITLE Click for Listserv
/web/grants/s2s/grantor/troubl...Text duplicate Troubleshooting
A-TITLE Click for Troubleshooting
/web/grants/s2s/grantor/restfu...RESTful APIs
A-TITLE Click for RESTful APIs
/web/grants/forms.htmlForms
/web/grants/forms/forms-reposi...Forms Repository
A-TITLE Click for Forms Repository
/web/grants/forms/r-r-family.htmlR&R Family
A-TITLE Click for R&R Family
/web/grants/forms/sf-424-famil...SF-424 Family
A-TITLE Click for SF-424 Family
/web/grants/forms/sf-424-indiv...SF-424 Individual Family
A-TITLE Click for SF-424 Individual Family
/web/grants/forms/sf-424-manda...SF-424 Mandatory Family
A-TITLE Click for SF-424 Mandatory Family
/web/grants/forms/sf-424-short...SF-424 Short Organization Family
A-TITLE Click for SF-424 Short Organization Family
/web/grants/forms/post-award-r...Post-Award Reporting Forms
A-TITLE Click for Post-Award Reporting Forms
/web/grants/forms/retired-form...Retired Forms
A-TITLE Click for Retired Forms
/web/grants/forms/forms-develo...Forms Development
A-TITLE Click for Forms Development
/web/grants/forms/forms-status...Forms Status Report
A-TITLE Click for Forms Status Report
/web/grants/forms/forms-proces...Forms Process
A-TITLE Click for Forms Process
/web/grants/forms/forms-reques...Forms Request
A-TITLE Click for Forms Request
/web/grants/forms/planned-coun...Planned Country and State Lists Updates
A-TITLE Click for Planned Country and State Lists Updates
/web/grants/forms/planned-uei-...Planned UEI Updates
A-TITLE Click for Planned UEI Updates
/web/grants/connect.htmlConnect
/web/grants/manage-subscriptio...Manage Subscriptions
A-TITLE Click for Manage Subscriptions
/web/grants/connect/newsletter...Newsletter Archive
A-TITLE Click for Newsletter Archive
/web/grants/connect/social-med...Social Media
A-TITLE Click for Social Media
/web/grants/support.htmlSupport
/web/grants/support/about-gran...About Grants.gov
A-TITLE Click for About Grants.gov
/web/grants/support/program-ma...Program Management Office
A-TITLE Click for Program Management Office
/web/grants/support/grants-gov...Grants.gov Notices
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov Notices
/web/grants/support/calendar.htmlGrants.gov Calendar
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov Calendar
/web/grants/support/releases.htmlGrants.gov Releases
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov Releases
/web/grants/support/grants-gov...Grants.gov Logo Usage
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov Logo Usage
https://www.grants.gov/web/grantsText duplicate GRANTS.GOV
https://itunes.apple.com/us/ap...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Download on the App Store
https://play.google.com/store/...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Get it on Google Play
/web/grants/exit-disclaimer.htmlNew window IMG-ALT Click to View Exit Disclaimer
/web/grants/search-grants.htmlText duplicate Search Grants
A-TITLE Click to Search our Grant Opportunities
/web/grants/applicants/apply-f...Get Started
A-TITLE Click to Get Started
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Text duplicate Grant Policies
A-TITLE Click to Learn More about Grant Policies in Learn Grants
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Text duplicate Grant-Making Agencies
A-TITLE Click to Explore Grant-Making Agencies in Learn Grants
/web/grants/learn-grants/grant...Prevent Scams
A-TITLE Click to Get Information on Preventing Scams or Reporting Fraud
https://grantsgovprod.wordpres...New window External Subdomain Community Blog
A-TITLE Click to Visit our Community Blog
https://twitter.com/grantsdotgovNew window External Twitter Feed
A-TITLE Click to Visit our Twitter Feed that is Everything Grants
https://www.youtube.com/user/G...New window External YouTube Videos
A-TITLE Click to Visit our YouTube Channel to Access our Training Videos
/web/grants/support.htmlSupport Center
A-TITLE Click for Support
/web/grants/applicants/workspa...Nofollow Apply for Grants as a Team Easily collaborate on your federal grant applications
A-TITLE Click for Workspace Overview
https://grantsgovprod.wordpres...New window Nofollow External Subdomain "What Is...?" Blog Series Get smart about the world of federal grants
A-TITLE Click for Workspace Overview
/web/grants/support/calendar.htmlNofollow Next Maintenance: Mar. 21-23 Software releases bring users new features and fixes
A-TITLE Click for Calendar
https://grantsgovprod.wordpres...New window Nofollow External Subdomain Grant Writing Tips Principles and examples of good federal grant-writing
A-TITLE Click for Blog Series
/web/grants/forms/planned-uei-...Nofollow Planned UEI Form Updates Grants.gov's timeline for New Form Versions with UEI Fields
A-TITLE Learn more
/web/grants/learn-grants.htmlNofollow Grants Learning Center Your gateway to the federal grants world Grants Learning Center is where you can learn more about the federal grants lifecycle, polici...
A-TITLE Click for Learn Grants
/web/grants/support/grants-gov...Nofollow Upcoming User Impacts Notices of upcoming system changes to Grants.gov
A-TITLE Click for Notices
http://blog.grants.gov/New window External Subdomain Blog
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov Community Blog
https://twitter.com/grantsdotgovNew window External Twitter
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov Twitter Page.
https://www.youtube.com/user/G...New window External YouTube
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov YouTube Page.
http://grants-gov.blogspot.com/New window External Subdomain Alerts
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov Alerts
/web/grants/rss.htmlRSS
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov RSS Feeds Page
/web/grants/xml-extract.htmlXML Extract
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov XML Extract
http://get.adobe.com/reader/ot...New window External Subdomain Get Adobe Reader
A-TITLE Click to Get Adobe Reader. NOTE: Please see Exit Disclaimer.
/web/grants/exit-disclaimer.htmlText duplicate IMG-ALT Click to View Exit Disclaimer
http://www.hhs.gov/New window External HHS.gov
A-TITLE Click for U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
http://www.eeoc.gov/index.cfmNew window External EEOC / No Fear Act
A-TITLE Click for EEOC / No Fear Act
/web/grants/accessibility-comp...Accessibility
A-TITLE Click for Accessibility Compliance
/web/grants/privacy.htmlPrivacy
A-TITLE Click for Privacy Policy
/web/grants/exit-disclaimer.htmlDisclaimers
A-TITLE Click for Grants.gov Disclaimers
/web/grants/site-map.htmlSite Map
A-TITLE Click for GRANTS.GOV Site Map
http://www.usa.gov/New window External USA.gov
A-TITLE Click for USA.gov
http://www.whitehouse.gov/New window External WhiteHouse.gov
A-TITLE Click for WhiteHouse.gov
http://www.usaspending.gov/New window External USAspending.gov
A-TITLE Click for USAspending.gov
http://www.sba.gov/New window External SBA.gov
A-TITLE Click for U.S. Small Business Administration
http://www.cfda.gov/New window External CFDA.gov
A-TITLE Click for CFDA.gov
https://www.sam.gov/New window External SAM.gov
A-TITLE Click for System for Award Management
http://fedgov.dnb.com/webformNew window External DUNS Request
A-TITLE Click for D&B DUNS Request Service for U.S. Federal Government Contractors and Grantees. NOTE: Please see Exit Disclaimer.
/web/grants/exit-disclaimer.htmlText duplicate IMG-ALT Click to View Exit Disclaimer
http://www.ignet.gov/node/207New window External Report Fraud
A-TITLE Click for Report Fraud

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.grants.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.09 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 13 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (62 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
serverApache-Coyote/1.1
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-xss-protection1
set-cookie69 Characters
set-cookie120 Characters
expiresThu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
cache-controlprivate, no-cache, no-store, must-revalidate
pragmano-cache
liferay-portalLiferay Digital Experience Platform 7.0.10 GA1 (Wilberforce / Build 7010 / June 15, 2016)
content-typetext/html;charset=UTF-8
dateThu, 23 Jan 2020 21:40:20 GMT
connectionclose
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000
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 12,862 referring domains.
This website has 7,012,522 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 9,797 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

User-Agent: *
Disallow:
Crawl-delay: 10

User-Agent: Applebot
Disallow: /

User-Agent: AppleNewsBot
Disallow: /

User-Agent: ExperiBot_v1
Disallow: /

User-agent: MJ12bot
Disallow: /

User-Agent: omgilibot
Disallow: /

User-Agent: omgili
Disallow: /

User-Agent: Yandex
Disallow: /

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
7,195

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

Search preview

Home | GRANTS.GOV
https://www.grants.gov/

Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Grants63%Check
gov53%Check
Federal Grants46%Check
Grants Management44%Check
Grant Applications41%Check
Grants Learning Center40%Check
Grantor30%Check
system30%Check
Forms30%Check
Applicant30%Check

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