Manchester.gov.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
58% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
88% 
Server
68% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.10 s
File size
39.80 kB
Words
462
Media files
10
Number of links
45 internal / 34 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Manchester City Council Homepage
The length of the page title is perfect. (323 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Homepage for Manchester City Council website.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (300 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 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
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
authorManchester City Council
generatorhttp://www.jadu.net
DC.languageen
DC.created2005-04-01
DC.creatorManchester City Council
DC.publisherManchester City Council, Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester, M60 2LA, UK
KeywordsManchester, UK, England, local authority, council, local government, services, citizen, councillor, community, leisure, tourist, tourism, social services, education, enviroment, fire, emergency planning, road safety, transport, motorways, library, libraries, archive, public record, record office, parish councils, county councillors
DescriptionHomepage for Manchester City Council website.
DC.titleManchester City Council - Tel: 0161 234 5000
DC.descriptionHomepage for Manchester City Council website.
langen
fb:app_id114334369523
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are only 462 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
23.8% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 22.25 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 9 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Manchester City Council home page
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
There are 50 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Manchester City Council home page
H2 Council Services
H2 Environmental problems
H2 Schools, education and childcare
H2 Benefits and support
H2 Parking
H2 The Council and democracy
H2 Planning and regeneration
H2 Roads and transport
H2 Taxis and private hire
H2 Homes and property
H2 Social services
H2 Licences and permissions
H2 Markets
H2 Sport, leisure and the Arts
H2 Business and investment
H2 Births, marriages and deaths
H2 Crime and antisocial behaviour
H2 People and communities
H2 Health and wellbeing
H2 Make a payment
H2 Consultations and surveys
H2 Brexit Advice
H2 Wuhan novel coronavirus
H2 Six Day Manchester 2020
H2 The Para Powerlifting World Cup
H2 Latest News
H2 Upcoming Events
H2 Your neighbourhood
H2 Your account
H2 The Leader's Blog
H3 Pay council tax
H3 Money off your bill
H3 Change your details
H3 New bin, box or bags
H3 Get rid of a large unwanted item
H3 Check your bin day
H3 See job vacancies
H3 Get job-seeking advice
H3 Apprenticeships
H3 Join, reserve or renew
H3 Central Library
H3 Local libraries
H3 Blog - Why misinformation can start a pandemic of panic
H3 National Apprenticeship Week sees launch of brand new creative opportunities in Manchester
H3 Serial offender hit with £1,850 penalty for dumping waste
H3 Business start up advice
H3 Citizens Advice Manchester digital support
H3 Work rights drop in
H3 Transformation of New Islington Neighbourhood
Baselink: https://www.manchester.gov.uk/
The amount of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (34) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/cookies/cookies
https://secure.manchester.gov.uk/External Subdomain Manchester City Council home page
https://secure.manchester.gov.uk/External Subdomain Anchor Skip to main content
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Accessibility
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Sign in
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Register
/info/200028/council_taxCouncil Tax
/info/200028/council_tax/6407/...Pay council tax
/info/500332/money_off_and_exe...Money off your bill
/info/200028/council_tax/3942/...Change your details
/info/200084/bins_rubbish_and_...Bins
/info/200084/bins_rubbish_and_...New bin, box or bags
/bulkywasteGet rid of a large unwanted item
/bincollectionsCheck your bin day
/info/100008/work_jobs_trainin...Work
/info/100008/work_jobs_trainin...See job vacancies
/info/100008/work_jobs_trainin...Get job-seeking advice
/apprenticeshipsApprenticeships
/info/200062/librariesLibraries
/info/200062/libraries/6701/lo...Join, reserve or renew
/centrallibraryCentral Library
/directory/14/librariesLocal libraries
/environmentEnvironmental problems
/educationSchools, education and childcare
/benefitsBenefits and support
/info/100011/parkingParking
/councildemocracyThe Council and democracy
/planningPlanning and regeneration
/info/500344/roads_and_transportRoads and transport
http://www.manchester.gov.uk/taxiTaxis and private hire
/homesHomes and property
/socialservicesSocial services
/licensingLicences and permissions
/marketsMarkets
/sportleisurecultureSport, leisure and the Arts
/businessBusiness and investment
/birthsmarriagesdeathsBirths, marriages and deaths
/crimeCrime and antisocial behaviour
/communityPeople and communities
/healthHealth and wellbeing
/paymentsMake a payment
/consultationsConsultations and surveys
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain IMG-ALT Image of five people in different work uniforms
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain IMG-ALT Wuhan Coronavirus
/events/event/5109/six_day_man...IMG-ALT Six cyclists race round a wooden track
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain IMG-ALT Image of a para- powerlifter sat on bench with large weights cheering
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Brexit Advice
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Find out more
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Wuhan novel coronavirus
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Text duplicate Find out more
/events/event/5109/six_day_man...Six Day Manchester 2020
/events/event/5109/six_day_man...Check event dates and book online
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain The Para Powerlifting World Cup
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Text duplicate Find out more
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Blog - Why misinformation can start a pandemic of panic
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain National Apprenticeship Week sees launch of brand new creative opportunities in Manchester
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Serial offender hit with £1,850 penalty for dumping waste
/news/Read all news
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Business start up advice
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Citizens Advice Manchester digital support
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Work rights drop in
/mcrevents/List all events
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Sign in or register
/blog/leadersblog/post/890/tra...Transformation of New Islington Neighbourhood
https://secure.manchester.gov.uk/External Subdomain Text duplicate Manchester City Council home page
/ebulletinsSocial media and email updates
/ebulletinsSign up for our bulletin
IMG-ALT Bulletin icon
https://twitter.com/ManCityCou...External Follow us on twitter
IMG-ALT Twitter icon
http://www.facebook.com/mancit...External Follow us on Facebook
IMG-ALT Facebook icon
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...External Follow us on Linked In
IMG-ALT Linked In icon
http://www.youtube.com/user/Ma...External Subscribe to us on YouTube
IMG-ALT YouTube icon
http://www.instagram.com/manch...External Follow us on Instagram
IMG-ALT Instagram icon
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Contact us
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Site map
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Emergency contacts
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Terms & Conditions
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Complaints
https://secure.manchester.gov....External Subdomain Privacy & Cookies
http://jadu.net/External Content Management

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.manchester.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 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 5 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 (40 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateTue, 04 Feb 2020 15:27:06 GMT
serverWeb Server
expiresThu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
cache-controlno-store, no-cache, must-revalidate
pragmano-cache
strict-transport-securitymax-age=2592000
set-cookie102 Characters
set-cookie60 Characters
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
nodemcc-2
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
content-length7367
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 6,889 referring domains.
This website has 680,567 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 4,676 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: /images
Disallow: /javascript
Disallow: /jadu
Disallow: /blogAdmin
Disallow: /preview
Disallow: /search
Disallow: /site/scripts/google_results.php

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.manchester.gov.uk
Manchester City Council Homepage
Homepage for Manchester City Council website.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Manchester91%Check
Manchester City83%Check
Manchester City Council81%Check
Council77%Check
City Council77%Check
Manchester Web71%Check
Manchester City Council Homepage69%Check
Council Website63%Check
Council Services60%Check
Council Tax60%Check

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