Imls.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
37% 
Page structure
43% 
Link structure
96% 
Server
38% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.03 s
File size
42.90 kB
Words
337
Media files
16
Number of links
69 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Institute of Museum and Library Services
The length of the page title is perfect. (366 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
IMLS is an independent federal agency that provides library grants, museum grants, policy development, and research.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (732 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.imls.gov/
There is a valid canonical link 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
(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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MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width
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twitter:cardsummary
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twitter:titleHome
twitter:urlhttps://www.imls.gov/home
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og:image:height630
og:imagehttps://www.imls.gov/sites/default/files/social-default.jpg
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og:typewebsite
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og:titleInstitute of Museum and Library Services
og:descriptionIMLS is an independent federal agency that provides library grants, museum grants, policy development, and research.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
Only 1 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
There are only 337 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
19% of the text are stop words.
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 18 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 30 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "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 7 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 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
/sites/default/files//imls-logo_0.pngHome
...lic/hero-slides/hero_0.png?itok=lcOPDDi-OCLS Maker Monday
...essonlineresourceshome.jpg?itok=QdbpVCpMMother and child sitting on sofa in living room subscribing to digital online education website on a laptop.
...g-at-computer-stations.jpg?itok=z9R1q4NOTwo girls sitting at computer stations in a libraryPhoto courtesy of the Carson City Library (circa 2018).
...0s-leather-book640x530.jpg?itok=HAF3I5lOA leatherbound book from 1861 was donated from a private collection for testing. Photo courtesy of Battelle.A leatherbound book from 1861 was donated from a private collection for testing. Photo courtesy of Battelle.
...mart-device-with-child.jpg?itok=KhufXXNcNo alt attribute provided
...itting-at-computer-lab.jpg?itok=rUaTIXTwPhoto courtesy of the Games for Change program (circa 2019).Photo courtesy of the Games for Change program (circa 2019).
...te-9-exterior-1024x512.jpg?itok=-S-mJyNcRoute 9 Library ExteriorRoute 9 Library Exterior
...nstoncounty_onlocation.jpg?itok=AKj4lzPDPhoto courtesy of the NC Digital Heritage CenterPhoto courtesy of the NC Digital Heritage Center
...brary-techtacular-2018.jpg?itok=UHeWqrPyReading Public Library Patrons seated at desk with laptop and science project.Photo courtesy of the Reading Public Library
...r-ethernet-cables-blue.jpg?itok=Uulnpom-Broadband Digital Computer Ethernet CablesBroadband Digital Computer Ethernet Cables
...es/news/ppe-1200x712_0.jpg?itok=U5PA6pw4Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) ProjectReopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project
...emper-profile-1200x675.jpg?itok=K-hh0oYqCrosby Kemper, IMLS DirectorCrosby Kemper, IMLS Director
...es/news/medal-1200x675.jpg?itok=ur_FESNtNational Medal for Museum and Library ServiceNational Medal for Museum and Library Service
...lic-libraries-visitors.jpg?itok=ojUo8QgvTwo young visitors with laptops - San Mateo Public LibrariesTwo young visitors with laptops - San Mateo Public Libraries
/sites/default/files/imls-logo-white.pngInstitute of Museum and Library Services

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 IMLS News
H2 Sign up for emails to get the latest news, grant information, and research data.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
1 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are 11 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.imls.gov/Anchor Jump to navigation
https://www.imls.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.imls.gov/IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
https://www.facebook.com/USIMLSNew window External Facebook
https://twitter.com/us_imlsNew window External Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External YouTube
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...New window External Flickr
/about/missionMission
/about-us/strategic-planStrategic Plan
/about-us/national-museum-and-...Board
https://www.imls.gov/about/policyPolicy
https://www.imls.gov/about/jobsJobs
/about-us/directions-imlsVisit Us
https://www.imls.gov/about/donateDonate
/grants/grant-programsGrant Programs
/grants/apply-grant/available-...Apply for a Grant
/grants/manage-your-grantManage Your Grant
/grants/awarded-grantsSearch Awarded Grants
/grants/peer-reviewPeer Review
/our-work/your-stateIn Your State
/our-work/priority-areasPriority Areas
https://www.imls.gov/publicationsPublications
/our-work/community-catalyst-i...Community Catalyst
A-TITLE Community Catalyst Initiative
/our-work/national-medal-museu...National Medals
A-TITLE National Medal for Museum and Library Service
/our-work/partnershipsPartnerships
/our-work/grant-spotlightsGrant Spotlights
/research-evaluationResearch & Evaluation
/research-tools/data-collectionData Catalog
https://www.imls.gov/labsLibrary Search & Compare
https://www.imls.gov/newsNews Releases
https://www.imls.gov/blogBlog
https://www.imls.gov/eventsEvents
https://www.imls.gov/webinarsWebinars
/news/subscribeSubscribe
/coronavirus-covid-19-updatesCoronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
/contact/contact-usContact Us
/contact/staff-directoryStaff Directory
https://search.usa.gov/search?...External Search
/about/missionMore About IMLS
/coronavirus-covid-19-updatesLearn More
/news/imls-funds-five-pandemic...IMG-ALT Two girls sitting at computer stations in a library
/news/imls-funds-five-pandemic...IMLS Funds Five Pandemic Response, Professional Development, Digital Inclusion Library Projects
/news/realm-project-releases-r...IMG-ALT A leatherbound book from 1861 was donated from a private collection for testing. Photo courtesy of Battelle.
/news/realm-project-releases-r...REALM Project Releases Results from Latest Tests of Coronavirus on Leather, Summary of Research
/news/museum-classroom-expandi...No Text
/news/museum-classroom-expandi...From the Museum to the Classroom: Expanding a Nationwide Digital Learning Collaboration
/news/imls-funds-museum-initia...IMG-ALT Photo courtesy of the Games for Change program (circa 2019).
/news/imls-funds-museum-initia...IMLS Funds Museum Initiative to Bring Game Design Education to Underserved Teens
/news/rural-libraries-across-a...IMG-ALT Route 9 Library Exterior
/news/rural-libraries-across-a...Rural Libraries Across America Continue to Expand Programs and Resources
/news/imls-six-regional-museum...IMG-ALT Photo courtesy of the NC Digital Heritage Center
/news/imls-six-regional-museum...IMLS, Six Regional Museum Associations Join Together to Build Digital Capacity of Small Museums Across America
/news/american-libraries-and-m...IMG-ALT Reading Public Library Patrons seated at desk with laptop and science project.
/news/american-libraries-and-m...American Libraries and Museums Awarded $13.8 Million in IMLS CARES Act Grants
/news/federal-coalition-announ...IMG-ALT Broadband Digital Computer Ethernet Cables
/news/federal-coalition-announ...Federal Coalition Announces Second Summit on Improving Broadband Access in Indian Country
/news/scientists-find-virus-st...IMG-ALT Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project
/news/scientists-find-virus-st...Scientists Find Virus Still Detectable After Six Days on Four Common Library Materials When Stacked
/blog/2020/09/communities-crea...IMG-ALT Crosby Kemper, IMLS Director
/blog/2020/09/communities-crea...Communities, Creativity, and Imagination: On the National Medal for Museum and Library Service
/news/nominations-now-open-iml...IMG-ALT National Medal for Museum and Library Service
/news/nominations-now-open-iml...Nominations Now Open for IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service
/news/12-million-imls-cares-ac...IMG-ALT Two young visitors with laptops - San Mateo Public Libraries
/news/12-million-imls-cares-ac...$1.2 Million in IMLS CARES Act Grants Awarded for Native American and Native Hawaiian Museum and Library Services
/news-events/press-releasesView All News
https://www.imls.gov/homeIMG-ALT Institute of Museum and Library Services
https://www.facebook.com/USIMLSNew window External Text duplicate Facebook
https://twitter.com/us_imlsNew window External Text duplicate Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External Text duplicate YouTube
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...New window External Text duplicate Flickr
/contact/contact-usText duplicate Contact Us
/about-us/policy-notices/websi...Viewers & Players
/about-us/agency-reports/freed...FOIA
/about-us/agency-reports/no-fe...No FEAR Act
/about-us/policy-notices/priva...Privacy & Terms of Use
/about-us/agency-reports/equal...EEO
/about-us/policy-notices/websi...Accessibility
/about-us/open-governmentOpen Government
http://osc.gov/External Office of Special Counsel
https://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.imls.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
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 is slow (1.03 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 8 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 30 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (43 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateFri, 30 Oct 2020 20:58:59 GMT
serverApache/2.4.6 (CentOS) PHP/7.3.15
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; includeSubDomains; preload
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-powered-byPHP/7.3.15
x-drupal-cacheHIT
etag"1604087011-1"
content-languageen
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
x-generatorDrupal 7 (https://www.drupal.org)
link<https://www.imls.gov/>; rel="canonical",<https://www.imls.gov/>; rel="shortlink"
cache-controlpublic, max-age=600
last-modifiedFri, 30 Oct 2020 19:43:31 GMT
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
varyCookie,Accept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
transfer-encodingchunked
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 8,309 referring domains.
This website has 5,419,837 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 6,722 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

#
# robots.txt
#
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
#
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html



User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10

User-agent: badbot        
Disallow: /          
 
User-agent: Twitterbot
Disallow:

User-agent: bingbot   
Allow: /                  

User-agent: googlebot
Allow: / 

# CSS, JS, Images
#Allow: /misc/*.css$
#Allow: /misc/*.css?
#Allow: /misc/*.js$
#Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
#Allow: /modules/*.css$
#Allow: /modules/*.css?
#Allow: /modules/*.js$
#Allow: /modules/*.js?
#Allow: /modules/*.gif
#Allow: /modules/*.jpg
#Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
#Allow: /modules/*.png
#Allow: /profiles/*.css$
#Allow: /profiles/*.css?
#Allow: /profiles/*.js$
#Allow: /profiles/*.js?
#Allow: /profiles/*.gif
#Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
#Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
#Allow: /profiles/*.png
#Allow: /themes/*.css$
#Allow: /themes/*.css?
#Allow: /themes/*.js$
#Allow: /themes/*.js?
#Allow: /themes/*.gif
#Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips/
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
1,404

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

Search preview

www.imls.gov
Institute of Museum and Library Services
IMLS is an independent federal agency that provides library grants, museum grants, policy development, and research.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
IMLS68%Check
Library63%Check
Museum61%Check
Library Service57%Check
Library Services56%Check
Public Library52%Check
IMLS Funds51%Check
in IMLS CARES Act50%Check
Grant50%Check
Research50%Check

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