K-state.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
78% 
Page quality
78% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
63% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.89 s
File size
73.80 kB
Words
537
Media files
29
Number of links
78 internal / 54 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Kansas State University
The page title is too short. (191 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Kansas State University embraces diversity, encourages engagement and is committed to improving the quality of life of those we serve through education, research and service.
The meta description is too long: 1048 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
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-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 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

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width,initial-scale=1,minimum-scale=1
theme-color#512888
keywordsKansas State University, K-State, KSU, colleges in Kansas, Wildcats, top 10 college town, happiest students
descriptionKansas State University embraces diversity, encourages engagement and is committed to improving the quality of life of those we serve through education, research and service.
langen-us
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 537 words. That's ok.
19% 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.
4 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 14.89 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 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width,initial-scale=1,minimum-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 11 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
12 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
...randing/4/images/wordmarks/ksu-white.svgKansas State University
/home/images/major-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/home/images/visit-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/home/images/apply-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
...oronavirus/images/COVID-19-virus-RSS.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/media/images/feb20/kim_and_chang-rss.JPGNo alt attribute provided
/media/images/feb20/Dong_Lin-rss.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/home/images/2025-purple-square.pngNo alt attribute provided
/home/images/ii-purple-square.pngNo alt attribute provided
/home/images/campuses/campus-global.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...e/images/campuses/campus-polytechnic.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/home/images/campuses/campus-manhattan.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/home/images/campuses/campus-olathe.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...da6fb367b8a8ee30f96e7c73ed97&oe=5E9DE2AETrying to find a major that matches your interests? Start your search by exploring areas you enjoy at https://www.k-state.edu/academics/interest-areas/. Link in bio.
...ecbe280141ae11e5712027d74432&oe=5EA721C4Have a wonderful spring break! (and wash your hands often) πŸ§ΌπŸ’§
...a12a54991caf2b073f252b41ca39&oe=5E9A6946Registration for June Orientation and Enrollment and Wildcat Warm-up is now open! #KStateBound Check your email or visit www.k-state.edu/admissions/orientation for additional details.
...58e8cb4b64d81597807336883a63&oe=5E9B989CFirst little signs of spring on campus 🌱 🌱 🌱 🌱 #CaptureKState
...d304799c40e7e94990d4afcbe880&oe=5EA3C42AStay focused on your goals. There are many services available to help #KState students succeed. http://bit.ly/KStateSuccess
...1d3ccdfb6ef3cf5cbcee13e8fa4e&oe=5E9B97A8"I'm a Wildcat and work to build a better world." -- Sierra is a sophomore studying chemical engineering and is vice president of K-State's Engineers Without Borders chapter. Sierra traveled to Guatemala during winter break with EWB to complete the final stage of their latrine project, implement the end of construction for a retaining wall, and begin a project to build a kitchen in the community they visited. -- "I chose chemical engineering because it covers a broad number of topics with lots of possibilities, and through it I've learned how much I love analyzing processes. Being a part of EWB has benefitted me because it's helped me define how I want to apply engineering skills in my life." -- β€œI'm a Wildcat and... β€œ celebrates the diversity of the #KState community and shares individuals' passions. To be considered for this feature, please send us a DM with a short message about yourself.
...3ec4eec1f44a538078bbdb69695a&oe=5E6CC560Press start on your future by attending Open House at #KState! Learn more at www.k-state.edu/openhouse/
...ff94d1ac7054dd0638a2aaadf05f&oe=5E94AD88Good morning K-State'rs! This is Sydney, and I'll be taking over the @kansasstateuniversity Instagram Story today! Have you heard of @kstate_proud? We are K-State's largest student-run philanthropy! Through donations for t-shirts, we raise money for Student Opportunity Awards (SOAs) to give to students in financial distress at KSU. This week, we are in the Union collecting donations for t-shirts where 100% of the funds will go to the SOA account to help keep students here on campus! Find us 10:30-2:30 every day until Friday, and stay tuned to the Insta Story for more info. Can't wait to see you there!
...7712aaa06245f7e6b1264cea3ff6&oe=5EA75E1E#Studenttakeover alert! Hi, I'm Sarah. I'm a junior at #KState studying secondary education and I am a resident assistant with @kstatehds. I'm taking over the @kansasstateuniversity Instagram story today. Come follow along for the day!
...57bd6eadde846a35aefdea3834b8&oe=5E9168C3Every once in awhile you see #KState purple in places you've never noticed. #CaptureKState
...8c761086d591ab9ae67adb37be82&oe=5E9A5124#KState students making the most out of a 60 degree winter day.
...dea8cb8a47fa169b514e52a489e7&oe=5EA608C9157 never looked so good! -- We are proud of our land-grant heritage as we continue to serve Kansans, the nation and the world. #foundersday
...resources/branding/2/images/wordmark.pngKansas State University Wordmark
...resources/branding/2/images/powercat.pngK-State Powercat
...ources/branding/2/images/degreestats.pngKansas Degree Stats
Video URLWidthHeight
/home/images/banners/Web%20Banner%20KSU.mp4

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
H4 Find your major
H4 Visit
H4 Apply
H4 News
H4 2025 Visionary Plan
H4 Innovation and Inspiration: The campaign for Kansas State University
H4 K-State Engagement and Impact
H4 Campuses
H4 Global
H4 Polytechnic
H4 Manhattan
H4 Olathe
H4 #CaptureKState
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
3 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 too many external links (54) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.k-state.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://inspire.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Innovation and Inspiration: The Campaign for Kansas State University
https://www.k-state.edu/IMG-ALT Kansas State University
https://signin.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Β« Sign in
https://connect.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Connect
https://k-state.instructure.com/External Subdomain Canvas
https://ksis.k-state.edu/External Subdomain KSIS
https://k-state.campus.eab.com/External Subdomain SSC
https://hris.k-state.edu/External Subdomain HRIS
https://webmail.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Webmail
https://k-state.campuslabs.com...External Subdomain OrgCentral
/directories/A-Z
https://search.k-state.edu/External Subdomain search
/directories/Browse A-Z
https://www.k-state.edu/about/About
/about/leadership/Leadership
https://www.k-state.edu/2025/2025
/about/engagement/Engagement and impact
/diversity-inclusion/Diversity and Inclusion
/about/stats-strengths/Stats and strengths
/about/campuses/Campuses
/hcs/careers/Careers
https://www.k-state.edu/about/Text duplicate About
/admission/Admission
/admissions/apply/new-freshmen...Freshmen
/admissions/apply/transfer/Transfer
https://www.k-state.edu/grad/Graduate
/international/admissions/International
https://online.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Online
https://www.k-state.edu/military/Military
/admission/Text duplicate Admission
/admission/visit/Visit
/admission/apply/Apply
/sfa/aid/scholarships/Scholarships and aid
/academics/Academics
https://www.k-state.edu/provost/Provost
https://courses.k-state.edu/ma...External Subdomain Majors and programs
https://courses.k-state.edu/un...External Subdomain Colleges and academic units
https://courses.k-state.edu/co...External Subdomain Catalogs and courses
https://www.k-state.edu/grad/Graduate School
https://www.lib.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Libraries
/onestop/academics/academic-su...Academic resources
/registrar/calendar/Academic calendar
/academics/Text duplicate Academics
https://www.k-state.edu/onestop/Student Life
/onestop/student-life/get-invo...Get involved
/onestop/student-life/sports-r...Sports and recreation
https://www.k-state.edu/arts/Arts and culture
/onestop/student-life/living/Housing and dining
/onestop/health-safety/Health and safety
/onestop/finances/jobs/Student jobs
/onestop/find-help/Find help
https://www.k-state.edu/calendar/Events
https://www.k-state.edu/onestop/Text duplicate Student Life
https://www.k-state.edu/research/Research
/research/our-research/facts-f...Facts and figures
/research/our-research/strengt...Research highlights
/research/opportunities/Student opportunities
/research/faculty/Faculty resources
/research/our-research/centers...Centers and institutes
/research/industry/Industry collaboration
https://www.k-state.edu/seek/Research magazine
https://www.k-state.edu/research/Text duplicate Research
https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Extension
https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/r...External Subdomain Grand Challenges
https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/a...External Subdomain County and district offices
https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/a...External Subdomain Statewide locations
https://www.kansas4-h.org/inde...External 4-H youth
https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/l...External Subdomain Master Gardener
https://kansasprideprogram.k-s...External Subdomain Kansas PRIDE program
https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Extension
https://www.k-state.com/External Alumni
https://www.kstatesports.com/External Athletics
https://ksufoundation.org/External Give
https://courses.k-state.edu/ma...External Subdomain No Text
https://courses.k-state.edu/ma...External Subdomain Find your major Personalize your education with 250-plus majors and options.
/admission/visit/No Text
/admission/visit/Visit Envision the possibilities of a K-State experience.
/admission/apply/No Text
/admission/apply/Apply Ready to live the #WildcatWay? Apply to Kansas State University.
https://www.k-state.edu/media/News
/media/newsreleases/2020-03/ke...Global Campus launches free online peer group for academic continuity planners
/media/newsreleases/2020-02/on...College of Veterinary Medicine launches one-year master's degree program in biomedical science
/media/newsreleases/2020-02/me...Education researcher finds teacher merit pay program improves student outcomes
https://www.k-state.edu/media/All university news
https://www.kstatecollegian.com/External Read the Collegian
/covid-19/index.htmlCOVID-19 information for K-Staters
/media/newsreleases/2020-02/co...University licenses technology for coronavirus and norovirus compounds
/media/newsreleases/2020-02/do...Engineering professor receives prestigious NSF CAREER award
/hale/index.htmlHale Library and IT Recovery Information
https://www.k-state.edu/2025/No Text
https://www.k-state.edu/2025/2025 Visionary Plan
https://www.k-state.edu/2025/See our plans and progress
https://inspire.k-state.edu/External Subdomain No Text
https://inspire.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Innovation and Inspiration: The campaign for Kansas State University
https://inspire.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Support K-State
/about/engagement/K-State Engagement and Impact
https://global.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Global
https://polytechnic.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Polytechnic
https://www.k-state.edu/Manhattan
https://olathe.k-state.edu/External Subdomain Olathe
https://www.instagram.com/p/B9...External URL anchor text
IMG-ALT Trying to find a major that matches your interests? Start your search by exploring areas you enjoy at https://www.k-state.edu/academics/interest-areas/. Link...
https://www.instagram.com/p/B9...External IMG-ALT Have a wonderful spring break! (and wash your hands often) πŸ§ΌπŸ’§
https://www.instagram.com/p/B9...External IMG-ALT Registration for June Orientation and Enrollment and Wildcat Warm-up is now open! #KStateBound Check your email or visit www.k-state.edu/admissions/orientati...
https://www.instagram.com/p/B9...External IMG-ALT First little signs of spring on campus 🌱 🌱 🌱 🌱 #CaptureKState
https://www.instagram.com/p/B9...External URL anchor text
IMG-ALT Stay focused on your goals. There are many services available to help #KState students succeed. http://bit.ly/KStateSuccess
https://www.instagram.com/p/B9...External IMG-ALT "I'm a Wildcat and work to build a better world." -- Sierra is a sophomore studying chemical engineering and is vice president of K-State's Engineers Without...
https://www.instagram.com/p/B9...External IMG-ALT Press start on your future by attending Open House at #KState! Learn more at www.k-state.edu/openhouse/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B9...External IMG-ALT Good morning K-State'rs! This is Sydney, and I'll be taking over the @kansasstateuniversity Instagram Story today! Have you heard of @kstate_proud? We are K-...
https://www.instagram.com/p/B8...External IMG-ALT #Studenttakeover alert! Hi, I'm Sarah. I'm a junior at #KState studying secondary education and I am a resident assistant with @kstatehds. I'm taking over th...
https://www.instagram.com/p/B8...External IMG-ALT Every once in awhile you see #KState purple in places you've never noticed. #CaptureKState
https://www.instagram.com/p/B8...External IMG-ALT #KState students making the most out of a 60 degree winter day.
https://www.instagram.com/p/B8...External IMG-ALT 157 never looked so good! -- We are proud of our land-grant heritage as we continue to serve Kansans, the nation and the world. #foundersday
https://www.instagram.com/kans...External See more
/studentlife/campussafety/Safety
/employment/Text duplicate Careers
/facultystaff/Faculty/staff
https://www.k-state.edu/its/Information technology
https://www.k-state.edu/maps/Maps
https://www.k-state.edu/calendar/Calendar
/directories/A to Z
/about/copyright.htmlΒ© Kansas State University
https://www.k-state.edu/contact/Contact us
/advisories/Emergency
/disclosures/Statements and disclosures
/about/values/accessibility/Accessibility
https://ksdegreestats.org/External IMG-ALT Kansas Degree Stats
https://www.facebook.com/KStateExternal No Text
https://twitter.com/KStateExternal No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/K...External No Text
https://www.instagram.com/kans...External No Text
https://plus.google.com/u/0/11...External Subdomain No Text

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.k-state.edu/"
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 of 0.89 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 loads 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (74 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateThu, 12 Mar 2020 19:59:12 GMT
serverApache
accept-rangesbytes
varyAccept-Encoding,User-Agent
content-encodinggzip
content-length18141
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 Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 22,713 referring domains.
This website has 3,611,510 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 17,264 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

#
# Robot exclusion file for K-State
#
# If you are a web publisher at K-State, and would like to have
# some of your documents not available to robots, please contact
# webmaster@k-state.edu.
#
# For more information about robots and what they do, see
# http://www.robotstxt.org/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /KSU_resources/
Disallow: /dev/
Disallow: /test/
Disallow: /archive/
# Don't index the low-graphics version -- the standard page is already indexed.
Disallow: /quick.html
# Disallow the list of all updated files.
Disallow: /search/new/autonew.html
# Disallow anything that has a URL redirect to another location.
# They are indexed under their new name rather than the old.
Disallow: /Directories/ksudepts.html
Disallow: /its/development/
Disallow: /dept_links.html
Disallow: /gen_interest.html
Disallow: /mhk_area_info.html
Disallow: /courses/web-classes.html
Disallow: /creating-home-page.html
Disallow: /aboutuni/copyright.html
Disallow: /aboutuni/help.html
Disallow: /aboutuni/new
Disallow: /wp-query.html
Disallow: /mainemnu.html
Disallow: /welcome.html
Disallow: /admit/viewbook
#Disallow: /internet2
Disallow: /cns_info
#Disallow: /infotech
Disallow: /training
Disallow: /classes
Disallow: /course
Disallow: /ksufcu
Disallow: /sthlt
Disallow: /afact
Disallow: /audit
Disallow: /hrser
Disallow: /jl57
Disallow: /recc
Disallow: /isle
Disallow: /smf
Disallow: /cfc
Disallow: /reg/
Disallow: /blog-feeds/
Disallow: /univpub/
Disallow: /registrar/backup/ 
Disallow: /registrar/a_r/backup/ 
Disallow: /registrar/c_d/oldgrad/ 
Disallow: /registrar/dars/slideshow/backup/ 
Disallow: /registrar/enroll/backup/ 
Disallow: /registrar/faqs/backup/ 
Disallow: /registrar/ferpa/backup/ 
Disallow: /registrar/t_v/backup/ 
Disallow: /registrar/unpublished/ 
Disallow: /registrar/internal/ 
Disallow: /registrar/statistics/tabs/ 
Disallow: /safety-new/
# Data files that should never be retrieved
Disallow: /Directories/lsdcodes-save.html
Disallow: /Directories/qsearch.data
Disallow: /Directories/qsearch-save.data
Disallow: /cns/newsletter/
Disallow: /InfoTech/news/tuesday/archive/2001
Disallow: /InfoTech/news/tuesday/archive/2002
Disallow: /InfoTech/news/tuesday/archive/2003
Disallow: /cns/announce/199
Disallow: /cns/announce/2001
Disallow: /cns/announce/2002
Disallow: /cns/announce/2003
Disallow: /elp/univdept
Disallow: /courses/fall2020/
# Remove all eventview because it might be causing load problems and will soon
# be replaced.
Disallow: /cgi-bin/eventview
# No reason to index our Maven repository
Disallow: /repository/
Disallow: /maps2011/
# Somehow Bing started indexing using a path after the filename, e.g.:
# /media/k-statement/main.html/vol30/vol32/vol31/vol31/vol32/vol30/vol30/vol31/vol30/vol30/vol31/vol31/
Disallow: /media/k-statement/main.html/vol
Disallow: /media/k-statement/main.html/aboutus
# Google has gotten ahold of https://www.k-state.edu/uas
Disallow: /uas
# Lots of keywords in this data file:
Disallow: /admissions/js/majors.js
# Old PDF guides
Disallow: /admissions/guides/
# Parking instructions that apply to a small subset of people
Disallow: /admissions/cvparking/
# Archived department heads info that has confused people
Disallow: /dh/archive/
Disallow: /media/WEB
Disallow: /media/Web
Disallow: /ksis/intranet
Disallow: /campaign/
Disallow: /today/tipsheet/
Disallow: /today/tuesday/
Disallow: /challenges/development/
# No reason to index these data feed files
Disallow: /calendar/export/
Disallow: /behemoth/export/
# Old names -- content is available on a new URL.
Disallow: /isis/
#Disallow: /nonviolence/
# Mediasite administratio, per Brandon, INC0298413
Disallow: /mediasite/admin/
# 2017 homepage preview
Disallow: /preview/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
1,716

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Search preview

Kansas State University
https://www.k-state.edu/
Kansas State University embraces diversity, encourages engagement and is committed to improving the quality of life of those we serve through education, research and service.

Most important keywords

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Engagement40%Check
education37%Check

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