Leicester.gov.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
95% 
Page structure
43% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
79% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.81 s
File size
55.20 kB
Words
534
Media files
2
Number of links
111 internal / 20 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home
The title contains the word Home! More content should be covered in the title.
The page title is too short. (55 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
The page title is only one word.
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Leicester City Council is the unitary authority serving the people, communities and businesses of Leicester, the biggest city in the East Midlands.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (888 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
Language defined in meta tags: [iso 639-2/b] eng
Server location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
There are different language information within the page markup.
One or more of the specified languages are not ISO standard (en, en-us, de, etc.)
The following language is defined by HTML: [iso 639-2/b] eng
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
DescriptionLeicester City Council is the unitary authority serving the people, communities and businesses of Leicester, the biggest city in the East Midlands.
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
CoverageUK
FormatText/html
Identifierhttp://www.leicester.gov.uk/
Language[ISO 639-2/B] Eng
PublisherLeicester City Council, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ
RightsReproduction by Permission Only
Rights.CopyrightCopyright Leicester City Council unless otherwise stated. All Rights Reserved.
robotsindex, follow
page_id1102
langen
og:imagehttps://www.leicester.gov.uk/foundation/images/lcc-masthead-large.png
og:urlhttps://www.leicester.gov.uk/
og:typewebsite
og:titleHome
X-UA-CompatibleIE=Edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 534 words. That's ok.
25.8% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 13.83 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 4 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 11 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This website is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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
/foundation/images/lcc-masthead-logo.pngLeicester City Council icon
/media/184809/sports-festival3.jpgYoung boy playing with basketballs by the clock tower

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 Most popular
H2 Your Council
H2 Latest
H2 Footer section
H3 Find your councillor
H3 From Twitter
H3 Latest news
H3 Your Leicester
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 20 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.leicester.gov.uk/Anchor Skip to content
/your-council/how-we-work/our-...Tell me more
A-TITLE Cookies
https://www.leicester.gov.uk/Leicester City Council
IMG-ALT Leicester City Council icon
A-TITLE Leicester City Council
https://my.leicester.gov.uk/External Subdomain My Account
/atoz/A–Z
A-TITLE A to Z menu
/atoz/?letter=AA
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/atoz/?letter=BB
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/atoz/?letter=CC
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/atoz/?letter=II
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/atoz/?letter=JJ
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/atoz/?letter=KK
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/atoz/?letter=LL
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/atoz/?letter=MM
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/atoz/?letter=NN
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/atoz/?letter=OO
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/atoz/?letter=PP
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/atoz/?letter=QQ
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/atoz/?letter=RR
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/atoz/?letter=SS
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/atoz/?letter=TT
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/atoz/?letter=UU
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/atoz/?letter=VV
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/atoz/?letter=WW
A-TITLE A-Z entries for W (top navigation)
/atoz/?letter=XX
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/atoz/?letter=YY
A-TITLE A-Z entries for Y (top navigation)
/atoz/?letter=ZZ
A-TITLE A-Z entries for Z (top navigation)
/atoz/A to Z
/atoz/?letter=AText duplicate A
A-TITLE A-Z entries for A (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=BText duplicate B
A-TITLE A-Z entries for B (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=CText duplicate C
A-TITLE A-Z entries for C (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=DText duplicate D
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/atoz/?letter=EText duplicate E
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/atoz/?letter=FText duplicate F
A-TITLE A-Z entries for F (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=GText duplicate G
A-TITLE A-Z entries for G (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=HText duplicate H
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/atoz/?letter=IText duplicate I
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/atoz/?letter=JText duplicate J
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/atoz/?letter=KText duplicate K
A-TITLE A-Z entries for K (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=LText duplicate L
A-TITLE A-Z entries for L (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=MText duplicate M
A-TITLE A-Z entries for M (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=NText duplicate N
A-TITLE A-Z entries for N (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=OText duplicate O
A-TITLE A-Z entries for O (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=PText duplicate P
A-TITLE A-Z entries for P (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=QText duplicate Q
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/atoz/?letter=RText duplicate R
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/atoz/?letter=SText duplicate S
A-TITLE A-Z entries for S (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=TText duplicate T
A-TITLE A-Z entries for T (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=UText duplicate U
A-TITLE A-Z entries for U (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=VText duplicate V
A-TITLE A-Z entries for V (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=WText duplicate W
A-TITLE A-Z entries for W (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=XText duplicate X
A-TITLE A-Z entries for X (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=YText duplicate Y
A-TITLE A-Z entries for Y (menu option)
/atoz/?letter=ZText duplicate Z
A-TITLE A-Z entries for Z (menu option)
/your-council/Your council
A-TITLE Your council (menu option)
/your-community/Your community
A-TITLE Your community (menu option)
/your-environment/Your environment
A-TITLE Your environment (menu option)
/health-and-social-care/Health and social care
A-TITLE Health and social care (menu option)
/planning-and-building/Planning and building
A-TITLE Planning and building (menu option)
/business/Business
A-TITLE Business (menu option)
/schools-and-learning/Schools and learning
A-TITLE Schools and learning (menu option)
/transport-and-streets/Transport and streets
A-TITLE Transport and streets (menu option)
/leisure-and-culture/Leisure and culture
A-TITLE Leisure and culture (menu option)
/contact-us/Contact us
A-TITLE Contact us (menu option)
/news/News
A-TITLE News (menu option)
https://my.leicester.gov.uk/External Subdomain Text duplicate My Account
/atoz/A-Z
https://www.leicester.gov.uk/Most popular
A-TITLE Show more options for Most popular
/contact-us/make-a-payment/Pay something
/contact-us/make-a-payment/Pay council tax, parking tickets, bus lanes fines and other fixed penalty notices.
/schools-and-learning/school-a...Schools and colleges
/schools-and-learning/school-a...Find out about admissions, holidays and term dates, closures and performance.
/your-community/housing/Housing
/your-community/housing/Apply for council housing, support for private tenants and landlords, help for homeowners.
/your-council/our-jobs-and-car...Our jobs, careers and apprenticeships
/your-council/our-jobs-and-car...Job vacancies, apprenticeships, graduates support and advice on finding work.
/your-community/council-tax/Council tax
/your-community/council-tax/Pay your bill, find out about bands, discounts, exemptions and reductions.
/your-community/libraries-and-...Libraries, community centres and youth centres
/your-community/libraries-and-...Find your nearest community facilities at your local library, community or youth centre.
/leisure-and-culture/sport-and...Active Leicester
/leisure-and-culture/sport-and...Find sport and leisure activities, book them online, get a membership or find your nearest outdoor gym.
/leisure-and-culture/museums-a...Museums and galleries
/leisure-and-culture/museums-a...Find a museum, visit our historic venues, browse our collections and get learning resources.
/your-environment/recycling-an...Bins and recycling
/your-environment/recycling-an...Order orange bags, arrange bulky waste collections, see collection dates and more.
/your-council/Your Council
A-TITLE Show more options for Your Council
/your-council/city-mayor-peter...City Mayor - Peter Soulsby
/your-council/councillors-and-...Councillors and wards
/your-council/elections-and-vo...Register to vote
/your-council/decisions-meetin...Decisions, meetings and minutes
/your-council/consultations/Consultations
/your-council/how-we-work/How we work
/your-council/elections-and-vo...Elections and voting
/your-council/policies-plans-a...Policies, plans and strategies
/your-council/about-us/About us
/your-council/about-us/the-lor...Civic Leicester
https://www.leicester.gov.uk/Latest
A-TITLE Show more options for Latest
https://twitter.com/Leicester_...External Tweets by @Leicester_News
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/External Subdomain Latest news
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/...External Subdomain Join commemorations for Holocaust Memorial Day
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/...External Subdomain Road will close for renovation works to bridge
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/...External Subdomain King Street area set for massive boost as council plans to invest millions in business and office space
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/...External Subdomain ‘Clean Air Clive' teaches children about air quality
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/...External Subdomain Leicester's first climate assembly meets to help shape action plan
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/...External Subdomain Artists in residence come to two city libraries
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/...External Subdomain City infants' school is outstanding
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/...External Subdomain World-class festival set to light up Leicester in March
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/...External Subdomain Dozens of new car parking spaces created on former garage site
https://news.leicester.gov.uk/...External Subdomain More than 100 motorists fined for inconsiderate parking outside schools
/yourleicesterSubscribe to Your Leicester
/leisure-and-culture/sport-and...Get all the details
A-TITLE Find out more about Active Leicester
/shortcut-pages/permanent/loca...Get event details
A-TITLE Find out more about Local Offer Live 2020
https://www.facebook.com/leice...External A-TITLE LCC Facebook
https://twitter.com/Leicester_...External A-TITLE LCC Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/leic...External A-TITLE LCC Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/leices...External A-TITLE LCC Youtube
/your-council/city-mayor-peter...A-TITLE City Mayor
https://visitleicester.info/External Subdomain A-TITLE Visit Leicester
https://my.leicester.gov.uk/se...External Subdomain Found a problem with this page?
/contact-us/Text duplicate Contact us
A-TITLE Contact us (footer navigation)
/your-council/how-we-work/our-...Accessibility
A-TITLE Accessibility (footer navigation)
/your-council/about-us/Text duplicate About us
A-TITLE About us (footer navigation)
/your-council/how-we-work/our-...Cookies
A-TITLE Cookies (footer navigation)
/your-council/how-we-work/our-...Privacy / Disclaimer
A-TITLE Privacy / Disclaimer (footer navigation)
/your-council/how-we-work/our-...More information about accessibility
A-TITLE Accessibility information page
/your-council/how-we-work/our-...More information about cookies
A-TITLE Cookies information page

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.leicester.gov.uk/"
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 0.81 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 4 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (55 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlno-cache
pragmano-cache
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
content-encodinggzip
expires-1
varyAccept-Encoding
set-cookie103 Characters
x-miniprofiler-ids["82b9119d-8b6f-47f1-b600-8f602d343852"]
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
dateSat, 25 Jan 2020 07:34:39 GMT
content-length16617
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 4,096 referring domains.
This website has 992,333 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 3,053 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /umbraco/
Sitemap: https://alpha.leicester.gov.uk/sitemap

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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

Search preview

www.leicester.gov.uk
Home
Leicester City Council is the unitary authority serving the people, communities and businesses of Leicester, the biggest city in the East Midlands.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Leicester65%Check
Leicester City Council58%Check
Council56%Check
Leicester City56%Check
City Council53%Check
Active Leicester50%Check
Visit Leicester50%Check
Council News49%Check
City48%Check
council tax47%Check

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