Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
97% 
Page quality
81% 
Page structure
32% 
Link structure
72% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.10 s
File size
196.20 kB
Words
3773
Media files
2
Number of links
73 internal / 61 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Improve the page response time.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used CSS files.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used JavaScript files.Very important!
  • Review and improve the H1 heading.Important!
  • Remove duplicate heading texts.Important!
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Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
IN.gov | The Official Website of the State of Indiana
The length of the page title is perfect. (407 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
A State that Works. IN.gov is the official website of the State of Indiana and your place to find information, services, news and events related to Indiana government.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (971 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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 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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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

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descriptionA State that Works. IN.gov is the official website of the State of Indiana and your place to find information, services, news and events related to Indiana government.
google-site-verification3WzCzopRU3DP5x1dTX5oVjHbRy6YgwCwCLTSgOm8_yU
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
langen
x-ua-compatibleie=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
These Typos were found:
  • grammer => grammar
  • vermillion => vermilion
This page contains 3773 words. That's ok.
5.9% 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.
7 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 18.6 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 16 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 75 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.
Ads
(Somewhat important)
No ads were found on this page.
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
https://www.in.gov/Indiana Photography
/core/assets/img/gov-exp-award-2019.svgGovernment Experience Award Winner 2018

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Header
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (6 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 61 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Header
H1 Top Section Content
H1 Bottom Section Content
H1 Section 1
H1 Section 2
H1 Footer
H2 Main Navigation
H2 Sub Navigation
H2 Empty heading
H2 Welcome to Indiana
H2 IN.gov Categories
H2 Elected Officials
H2 Get Help
H2 Quick Information
H2 State Information
H2 IN.gov Settings
H2 Accessibility Tools
H2 Social Media Links
H3 Local Weather Forecast
H3 Indianapolis, IN
H3 Set your location:
H3 BMV Branch Locator
H3 Local Travel Advisories
H3 Discover More
H3 Top Online Services
H3 Government Search
H3 Education
H3 Jobs
H3 Visiting Indiana
H3 Other Resources
H3 Get Help Duplicate text
H3 Branches
H3 Accessibility & Settings
H3 Send IN.gov your Feedback
H3 Popular Topics:
H3 Forms & Online Services
H3 Economic Development & Jobs
H3 Education Duplicate text
H3 Courts & Legislature
H3 News & Events
H3 Transparency
H3 Social Media
H3 IN.gov Digital Channels
H3 Eric J. Holcomb
H3 Eric J. Holcomb Duplicate text
H3 Suzanne Crouch
H3 Connie Lawson
H3 Tera Klutz
H3 Kelly Mitchell
H3 Curtis T. Hill, Jr.
H3 Jennifer McCormick
H4 Loading...
H4 Loading... Duplicate text
H4 Loading... Duplicate text
H4 Loading... Duplicate text
H4 Loading... Duplicate text
H4 Browse Aloud
H4 Text Only
H4 Google Translate
H4 Contrast Setting
H4 Text Setting
H4 IN.gov Homepage Setting
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
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 too many external links (61) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://on.in.gov/9ylu9New window External Donate
https://on.in.gov/v3kmlExternal Find out More
https://www.in.gov/core/IN.gov IN.gov Logo
https://ingov.formstack.com/fo...External Subdomain Website Accessibility Survey
https://www.instagram.com/in_gov/New window External Indiana's Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/user/I...New window External Indiana's YouTube
https://twitter.com/in_govNew window External Indiana's Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/India...New window External Indiana's Facebook
http://www.in.gov/core/rss.htmlNew window Indiana's RSS
/core/gov-delivery.htmlNew window Email Updates
/core/info_employees.htmlState Employees
http://www.in.gov/bmv/2415.htmNew window Click here to visit the BMV branch locator page
https://secure.in.gov/apps/wai...External MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
https://secure.in.gov/BMV/mybm...External SCHEDULE A DRIVING SKILLS TEST
/dhs/traveladvisory/New window Click here to view the DHS travel status map
http://www.in.gov/dhs/Indiana Department of Homeland Security
https://secure.in.gov/BMV/mybm...External myBMV
https://www.in.gov/dor/4339.htmState Refunds
/dnr/fishwild/5330.htmOutdoor Licenses
/core/forms-online-services.htmlSee more services
/apps/iot/find-a-person/Find a government employee
/core/find_agency.htmlFind an agency
/core/online_services.htmlFind a government service
http://www.in.gov/iara/2362.htmFind a government form
/fssa/carefinder/4932.htmOn My Way Pre-K
http://www.in.gov/che/4502.htmCollege Financial Aid Information
https://www.doe.in.gov/licensingExternal Educator Licensing
/core/education.htmlSee more education information
http://www.in.gov/dwd/2333.htmJob search & career training
https://www.iedc.in.gov/External Indiana Economic Development Council (IEDC)
http://workforindiana.in.gov/External Apply for job with state
/core/economy-development.htmlSee more jobs information
https://www.in.gov/core/mylocal/County Information
https://visitindiana.com/External Visit Indiana - Tourism Information
https://www.in.gov/isda/2336.htmState Fair
https://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/State Parks
https://www.in.gov/itp/State Data & Transparency
/core/calendar.htmlNews & Events
https://public.govdelivery.com...External Subdomain Email Announcements & Subscription
/core/social-media.htmlGovernment Social Media
https://faqs.in.gov/hc/en-us/r...External Email Support
https://faqs.in.gov/hc/en-usExternal FAQs
/core/democracy.htmlElected Officials (Executive)
https://iga.in.gov/External General Assembly
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/Judicial Branch
/core/legislative-courts.htmlLearn more about Branches
https://on.in.gov/2t7spExternal Jobs
https://on.in.gov/dagogExternal License
https://on.in.gov/1wfcdExternal BMV
https://on.in.gov/accotExternal Next Level Veterans
https://www.govtech.com/cdg/go...New window External IMG-ALT Government Experience Award Winner 2018
https://www.in.gov/gov/VISIT GOV. HOLCOMB'S WEBSITE
/core/forms-online-services.htmlForms & Online Services Browse more than 500 online services and forms to help conduct your business. Visit
/core/economy-development.htmlEconomic Development & Jobs See how Indiana's economy is growing and find new job opportunities. Visit
/core/education.htmlEducation Find resources and programs for K-12 and higher education. Visit
/core/legislative-courts.htmlCourts & Legislature Access services from the courts and legislature. Visit
/core/calendar.htmlNews & Events Read the latest news and learn about tourism events across the state. Visit
/core/transparency.htmlTransparency Track how your tax dollars are being spent and how the state is performing. Visit
/core/social-media.htmlSocial Media Connect with the state through multiple social media channels. Visit
/core/indiana-technology.htmlIN.gov Digital Channels Stay connected and informed with voice technology and other native applications. Visit
https://www.in.gov/gov/Eric J. Holcomb Governor
https://www.in.gov/gov/Visit Governor's Homepage
https://www.instagram.com/govh...New window External Governor's Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External Governor's YouTube
https://twitter.com/govholcombNew window External Governor's Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/GovHo...New window External Governor's Facebook
http://www.in.gov/lg/Suzanne Crouch Lieutenant Governor
http://www.in.gov/lg/Visit Lieutenant Governor's Homepage
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External Lieutenant Governor's YouTube
https://twitter.com/LGSuzanneC...New window External Lieutenant Governor's Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/LGSuz...New window External Lieutenant Governor's Facebook
http://www.in.gov/sos/Connie Lawson Secretary of State
http://www.in.gov/sos/Visit Secretary of State's Homepage
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External Secretary of State's YouTube
https://twitter.com/SecretaryL...New window External Secretary of State's Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/conni...New window External Secretary of State's Facebook
http://www.in.gov/auditor/Tera Klutz Auditor of State
http://www.in.gov/auditor/Visit Auditor of State's Homepage
https://twitter.com/IN_AuditorNew window External Auditor of State's Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/INAud...New window External Auditor of State's Facebook
http://www.in.gov/tos/Kelly Mitchell Treasurer of State
http://www.in.gov/tos/Visit Treasurer of State's Homepage
https://www.instagram.com/kell...New window External Treasurer of State's Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/user/k...New window External Treasurer of State's YouTube
https://twitter.com/tos_mitchellNew window External Treasurer of State's Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/India...New window External Treasurer of State's Facebook
/attorneygeneral/Curtis T. Hill, Jr. Attorney General
/attorneygeneral/Visit Attorney General's Homepage
http://www.youtube.com/user/IN...New window External Attorney General's YouTube
https://twitter.com/AGCurtisHillNew window External Attorney General's Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/inatt...New window External Attorney General's Facebook
http://www.doe.in.gov/External Jennifer McCormick Supt. of Public Instruction
http://www.doe.in.gov/External Visit Supt. of Public Instruction's Homepage
https://www.instagram.com/educ...New window External Supt. of Public Instruction's Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/user/I...New window External Supt. of Public Instruction's YouTube
http://twitter.com/educateINNew window External Supt. of Public Instruction's Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/educa...New window External Supt. of Public Instruction's Facebook
https://faqs.in.gov/hc/en-us/r...External Email State Information Center
/apps/iot/find-a-person/Find a Person
/core/find_agency.htmlFind an Agency
/core/sitesurvey.htmlIN.gov User Survey
/core/advanced_search.htmlAdvanced Search
/core/policies.htmlPolicies
/core/sitemap.htmlSitemap
https://faqs.in.gov/hc/en-usExternal IN.gov FAQs
/core/info_employees.htmlState Employee Resources
https://www.in.gov/core/map.htmlMaps & Information
/core/news_events.htmlIN.gov News & Events
/core/gov-delivery.htmlEmail Updates - GovDelivery
http://iga.in.gov/legislative/...External Indiana Code
/legislative/iac/Indiana Administrative Code
/core/awards.htmlAwards
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External Governor Holcomb's YouTube
https://www.facebook.com/GovHo...External Governor Holcomb's Facebook
https://twitter.com/govholcombExternal Governor Holcomb's Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/govh...External Governor Holcomb's Instagram
/core/gov-delivery.htmlState of Indiana's Email
/core/index.htmlHome
/core/forms-online-services.htmlForms & Services
/core/help-resources.htmlHelp
/core/info_employees.htmlText duplicate State Employee Resources
/core/economy-development.htmlText duplicate Jobs
/core/education.htmlEducation
/core/legislative-courts.htmlCourts & Legislature
/core/calendar.htmlText duplicate News & Events
/core/transparency.htmlTransparency
/core/social-media.htmlSocial Media
/core/indiana-technology.htmlIN.gov Digital Channels
https://ingov.zendesk.com/hc/e...External Subdomain Email
A-TITLE Email
https://ingov.zendesk.com/hc/e...External Subdomain Text duplicate FAQs
A-TITLE FAQs
https://www.google.com/chrome/...External Chrome
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/...External Firefox
http://www.apple.com/safari/External Safari
https://www.microsoft.com/en-u...External Internet Explorer 11

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.in.gov/core/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.10 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 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 16 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (196 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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dateSat, 16 Nov 2019 13:22:38 GMT
accept-rangesbytes
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
content-length40482
content-typetext/html
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Government. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 308 referring domains.
This website has 72,501 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 272 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 for http://www.IN.gov/

User-agent: *
Disallow: /serv/
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Disallow: /isdh/drafts_local/
Disallow: /demand
Disallow: /search
Disallow: /ai/errors/
Disallow: /dor/4572.htm
Disallow: /dor/reference/legal/rulings/unused/
Disallow: /dwd/files/swic/
Disallow: /dwd/files/JWIB/
Disallow: /dwd/files/CM_Files/
Disallow: /dwd/files/policy/
Disallow: /dwd/test/ 
Disallow: /ActiveCalendar/mobile/mobilelist.aspx
Disallow: *subscribetocalendar.aspx*
Disallow: *RSSSyndicator.aspx*
Disallow: *downloadtype.aspx*
Disallow: /indot/3212.htm
Disallow: /sos/online_corps/
Disallow: /sos/clerical/
Disallow: /sos/registration/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
3,031

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

Search preview

IN.gov | The Official Website of the State of Indiana
https://www.in.gov/core/
A State that Works. IN.gov is the official website of the State of Indiana and your place to find information, services, news and events related to Indiana government.

Most important keywords

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

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Indiana65%Check
to Indiana58%Check
official54%Check
State52%Check
Official Website51%Check
State Information50%Check
Website49%Check
Indianapolis Indiana46%Check
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