Metro.net - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
76% 
Page quality
93% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
61% 
Server
86% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.21 s
File size
136.00 kB
Words
1287
Media files
24
Number of links
134 internal / 53 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
LA Metro Home | Go Metro
The length of the page title is perfect. (242 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
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 charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
No doctype markup was found.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 1287 words. That's ok.
17% 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.
8 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 18.23 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
A viewport "width=device-width,initial-scale=1, user-scalable=no" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The following tag is repeated too often: {{ line.title }}
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)
Plan a NextGen Trip
The H1 heading is too short (19 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 68 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 Plan a NextGen Trip
H2 Empty heading
H2 Start Your Metro Trip Here
H2 Stay Up To Date With Metro
H2 Metro Featured Pages and Updates
H2 The Source
H2 Reminder: Bus shuttles to replace L Line (Gold) service between Union Station and Pico/Aliso Station starting Oct. 24
H2 Help other other riders with physical distancing: report real-time crowding levels on your Metro trip with the Transit app
H2 Five things to know about Mariachi Plaza Station future artwork by Sonia Romero
H2 el Pasajero
H2 Recordatorio: autobuses especiales reemplazarán a la L Line entre Union Station y Pico Aliso a partir del 24 de octubre
H2 Ayuden a otros pasajeros a mantener la distancia física; reporten los niveles de aglomeración en tiempo real con la aplicación Transit
H2 Cinco cosas que deben saber sobre la obra de arte de Sonia Romero en la estación Mariachi Plaza
H3 How To Ride
H3 More Information
H3 Featured Projects
H3 More Information Duplicate text
H3 About Metro
H3 More Information Duplicate text
H3 Search Forms
H3 Itineraries List
H3 Arrivals + Alerts
H3 Maps + Schedules
H3 {{ value.title }}
H3 The Source and El Pasajero
H4 Rider Info
H4 More Info + Tools
H4 Metro for Everyone
H4 Biking and Walking
H4 Guides & Tours
H4 Roadsharing
H4 Road Tools
H4 New Mobility
H4 Under Construction
H4 Open During Construction
H4 Plans/Studies
H4 Projects
H4 Programs
H4 Funding Sources
H4 Grant Opportunities
H4 Agency Overview
H4 Work for Metro
H4 How to Reach Us
H4 Serving You
H4 Doing Business with Metro
H4 Press Room
H4 Resources
H4 Arrivals and Alerts Search Results
H4 Metro adds to the County's Reward.
H4 We're Here For You
H4 Modified Bus & Train Service
H4 TAP is now on iPhone & Apple Watch
H4 Calendar of Online Events
H4 100s of new TAP vendors
H4 A better way to ride
H4 Bike Share
H4 Next Stop: More Go
H4 Next stop: the missing link
H4 Next stop: train to plane
H4 FY20 Budget Now Adopted
H4 The Source Duplicate text
H4 Metro Transit Info
H4 Tap Customer Service
H4 Transit Watch Metro Security
H4 Agency Links...
H4 Information For...
H4 Social Networks
H5 Itinerary Previous and Next Links
H6 {{ alert.timeframe_text }}
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 (53) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.metro.net/Anchor Skip to Content
https://www.metro.net/A-TITLE Metro Home
https://www.metro.net/Text duplicate Metro Home
/riding/guide/How to ride
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/riding/fares/Metro Fares + Passes
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/riding/trip-planner/Trip Planner
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/riding/nextrip/Nextrip Real-Time Arrivals
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/service/advisories/Alerts & Advisories
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/riding/schedules/Schedules & Maps
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https://www.taptogo.net/New window External taptogo.net
/riding/fares/Reduced Fares
/about/contact/Help + Contacts
/about/contact/Customer Centers
/about/transit-court/Transit Court
/riding/guide/airport-routes/Airport Routes
/riding/paid_parking/Park & Ride Lots
/riding/dodger-stadium-express/Dodger Stadium Express
/riding/safety-security/Safety & Security
/riding/fares/students-k-12/Students & Kids
/riding/colleges/College Life
/riding/senior-tips/Senior Citizens
/riding/riders-disabilities/Accessibility on Metro
/riding/aepp/Employer Programs
/riding/go-bike/Biking Classes & Events
/riding/bikes/Bikes on Metro
https://bikeshare.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Bike Share
https://bikehub.com/metro/New window External Bikes Parking
/projects/srts/Safe Routes to Schools
/places/destination-discounts/Destination Discounts
https://www.metro.net/about/art/Metro Art Tours
/riding/metro-guided-tours/Metro Guided Tours
/riding/senior-tips/Senior Tours
/about/community-education/Transit Safety Tours
http://www.unionstationla.com/New window External Union Station
/riding/rideshare/How to Rideshare
https://metrovan.ridematch.inf...New window External Subdomain Metro Vanpool
https://www.metroexpresslanes....New window External Metro ExpressLanes
/projects/ev/EV Charging Stations
/projects/fsp/Freeway Service Patrol
https://go511.com/New window External Go511 Travel Info
http://www.zipcar.com/los-angelesNew window External Zipcar
/projects/mod/Via
http://theplan.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Measure M
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/projects/crenshaw_corridor/Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project
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/projects/connector/Regional Connector Transit Project
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/projects/westside/Purple Line Extension
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/projects/foothill-extension/Gold Line Foothill Extension
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/projects/capital-projects/Capital Projects
/projects/crenshaw_corridor/Text duplicate Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project
/projects/foothill-extension/Gold Line to Montclair Bl
http://my5la.com/magnolia-boul...New window External I-5 North: Empire Project
http://my5la.com/ventura-freew...New window External I-5 North: SR-134 to Magnolia Empire Project
/projects/orangeline/Orange Line Improvements
/projects/westside/Text duplicate Purple Line Extension
/projects/connector/Text duplicate Regional Connector Transit Project
http://www.metrobsc.net/External Business Solution Center
/projects/business-interruptio...Business Interruption Fund
/places/eat-shop-play/Eat Shop Play
/projects/resources/28-by-2028/Twenty-Eight by '28 Initiative
/projects/active-transportatio...Active Transportation Strategic Plan
/projects/short-range-transpor...Short Range Transportation Plan
/projects/reports/Long Range Transportation Plan
/projects/nextgen/NextGen Bus Study
/projects/category/transit_pro...Transit Projects
/projects/category/interstate_...Highway Projects
/projects/regionalrail/Regional Rail
https://mtadash.mlmprojectserv...New window External Subdomain Program Management Dashboard
/about/union-station/projects/Union Station Projects
/projects/active-transportation/Active Transportation
/projects/immediate_needs_tran...Immediate Needs Transportation Program
/projects/sustainability/Metro Sustainability
/projects/public_private_partn...Public-Private Partnerships
/projects/oei/Office of Extraordinary Innovation
/projects/transit-oriented-com...Transit Oriented Communities
/projects/category/programs/All Programs
https://www.metro.net/wggcWomen and Girls Governing Council
http://theplan.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Measure M
/projects/local_return_pgm/Local Return
/projects/measurer/Measure R
/projects/taxpayer-oversight-c...Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committees
/projects/category/funding_and...All Funding
/projects/call_projects/Call for Projects
/projects/active-transportatio...Open Streets
/projects/tda/Transport Development Act (TDA)
/projects/transit-oriented-com...Transportation-Oriented Development (TOD)
/projects/fta5310/Federal Pass-Through Grants
/about/careers/Careers
https://shop.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Shop
/about/contact/Text duplicate Help + Contacts
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https://boardagendas.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Metro Board of Directors Meetings + Agendas
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/about/careers/Metro Careers
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http://business.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Vendor Portal + Metro Connect
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http://thesource.metro.net/New window External Subdomain The Source Blog
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https://www.metro.net/news/toc/News Releases
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/about/about-metro/About Metro
/about/metro-vision-2028-plan/Vision 2028 Plan
/news/facts-glance/Facts at a Glance
http://opa.metro.net/MetroRide...New window External Subdomain Ridership Stats
/about/board-administration/Metro Board Administration
https://boardagendas.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Metro Board Meetings & Agendas
/about/careers/Text duplicate Metro Careers
https://www.metro.net/about/pla/Project Labor Agreement
/about/careers/metro-clean/Metro Clean Community Service
/about/contact/Text duplicate Help + Contacts
/about/contact/Text duplicate Customer Centers
/about/lostandfoundLost & Found
http://ccatsform.metro.net/cus...New window External Subdomain Comment & Complaint Form
/about/transit-court/Text duplicate Transit Court
https://www.metro.net/about/toc/All Departments
https://www.metro.net/about/toc/Committees & Subcommittees
/about/local-service-councils/Service Councils
/about/civil-rights-policy/Civil Rights Policy
/about/metro-vision-2028-plan/Text duplicate Vision 2028 Plan
/about/ethics/Agency Ethics
http://business.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Vendor Portal & Metro Connect
/about/filming-metro/Advertising & Filming
/projects/public_private_partn...Text duplicate Public-Private Partnerships
https://business.metro.net/Ven...New window External Subdomain Transportation Business Advisory Council
/projects/oei/Text duplicate Office of Extraordinary Innovation
http://media.metro.net/uploads...New window External Subdomain Unsolicited Proposal Policy
/about/contractor-development-...Contractor Development & Bonding Program
https://www.metro.net/news/toc/Text duplicate News Releases
/news/media-kits/Media Kits
/about/resources/featured-videos/YouTube Videos
http://thesource.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Text duplicate The Source Blog
http://elpasajero.metro.net/New window External Subdomain El Pasajero Blog
/about/metrolibrary/Metro Library & Archive
/about/metrolibrary/record-ser...Record Services
/news/speakers-bureau/Speakers Bureau
/news/podcasts/Off Peak Podcast
/news/research/Metro Research
https://shop.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Metro Shop
https://wp.me/p26tDN-wu7External COVID-19:Metro has adjusted service in response to COVID-19 and face coverings are now required on all buses and trains. >>
https://trips.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Regional Trip Planner
https://survey123.arcgis.com/s...New window External Subdomain Tell us what you think about your NextGen trip
/{{ alert.url }}New window Click for more information
/{{ selectedItem.timetable_url }}New window PDF Schedule for {{ selectedItem.long_name }}
A-TITLE Download
/{{ alert.url }}New window Text duplicate Click for more information
/news/simple_pr/metro-offers-2...Metro adds to the County's Reward. Learn More.
/riding/here-for-you/We're Here For You Keeping you safe
/about/metro-service-changesModified Bus & Train Service More service for essential travel
https://www.taptogo.net/iPhone...External TAP is now on iPhone & Apple Watch The easy, contactless way to pay
/about/main-section/metro-virt...Calendar of Online Events Schedule of public meetings
/riding/fares/100s of new TAP vendors Buy now at select 7-Elevens & Walgreens
https://www.metro.net/transitappA better way to ride Meet Transit, Metro's new official app
https://bikeshare.metro.net/External Subdomain Bike Share Connecting Communities
https://www.metro.net/nextstopNext Stop: More Go Alternatives to traffic
https://www.metro.net/nextstopNext stop: the missing link Regional Connector
https://www.metro.net/nextstopNext stop: train to plane Crenshaw/LAX Project
http://media.metro.net/about_u...External Subdomain FY20 Budget Now Adopted Thank you, LA County
http://thesource.metro.net/External Subdomain Go to The Source
https://thesource.metro.net/20...External Subdomain Reminder: Bus shuttles to replace L Line (Gold) service between Union Station and Pico/Aliso Station starting Oct. 24
A-TITLE Reminder: Bus shuttles to replace L Line (Gold) service between Union Station and Pico/Aliso Station starting Oct. 24
https://thesource.metro.net/20...External Subdomain Help other other riders with physical distancing: report real-time crowding levels on your Metro trip with the Transit app
A-TITLE Help other other riders with physical distancing: report real-time crowding levels on your Metro trip with the Transit app
https://thesource.metro.net/20...External Subdomain Five things to know about Mariachi Plaza Station future artwork by Sonia Romero
A-TITLE Five things to know about Mariachi Plaza Station future artwork by Sonia Romero
http://elpasajero.metro.net/External Subdomain ir El Pasajero
https://elpasajero.metro.net/2...External Subdomain Recordatorio: autobuses especiales reemplazarán a la L Line entre Union Station y Pico Aliso a partir del 24 de octubre
A-TITLE Recordatorio: autobuses especiales reemplazarán a la L Line entre Union Station y Pico Aliso a partir del 24 de octubre
https://elpasajero.metro.net/2...External Subdomain Ayuden a otros pasajeros a mantener la distancia física; reporten los niveles de aglomeración en tiempo real con la aplicación Transit
A-TITLE Ayuden a otros pasajeros a mantener la distancia física; reporten los niveles de aglomeración en tiempo real con la aplicación Transit
https://elpasajero.metro.net/2...External Subdomain Cinco cosas que deben saber sobre la obra de arte de Sonia Romero en la estación Mariachi Plaza
A-TITLE Cinco cosas que deben saber sobre la obra de arte de Sonia Romero en la estación Mariachi Plaza
https://www.taptogo.net/New window External Taptogo Website
/about/contact/Help & Contacts
/about/contact/Text duplicate Customer Centers
/about/careers/Text duplicate Metro Careers
https://boardagendas.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Board Meetings
/about/board/recap-actions/Board Recap of Actions
/news/media-relations-contact-...Media
https://www.metrobonds.net/New window External Investor Relations
http://business.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Suppliers + Contractors
http://developer.metro.net/New window External Subdomain Open Data + Developers
/riding/fares/Fares
/riding/trip-planner/Text duplicate Trip Planner
/riding/nextrip/Nextrip Arrivals
/service/advisories/Alerts + Advisories
/riding/schedules/Text duplicate Schedules & Maps
http://thesource.metro.net/201...New window External Subdomain Comment Policy
https://www.metro.net/mymetroNew window Employee Intranet
http://fisesss.mta.net/OA_HTML...New window External Employee Self Service
http://twitter.com/?_escaped_f...New window External No Text
http://www.facebook.com/losang...New window External Facebook
https://www.instagram.com/metr...New window External Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/user/l...New window External YouTube
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...New window External LinkedIn
/news/metro-rss/RSS
/riding/riders-disabilities/accessibility
/customercommentsNew window site feedback
/about/site-information/site-map/site map
/about/site-information/copyri...terms of use
/about/site-information/privac...privacy policy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.metro.net/"
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 (1.21 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 does not require any CSS files.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (136 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
dateFri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:36 GMT
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expiresFri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:35 GMT
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set-cookie13 Characters
set-cookie83 Characters
varyAccept-Encoding
varyCookie, Accept-Language
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
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 9,734 referring domains.
This website has 630,558 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 7,563 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

User-agent: *
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /cms/
Disallow: /media/
Disallow: /static/
Disallow: /tags/


Disallow: /deodcal/
Disallow: /EBB/

Sitemap: http://www.metro.net/sitemap.xml

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
36,429

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

Search preview

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Metro74%Check
LA Metro67%Check
Go Metro66%Check
Metro Trip65%Check
Metro Security58%Check
de la57%Check
Metro Board56%Check
En el56%Check
Trip56%Check
Plan54%Check

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