Mississauga.ca - SEO Checker

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SEO Score
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0.74 s
File size
79.90 kB
Media files
Number of links
152 internal / 64 external

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Mississauga.ca - Home - City Home Page
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There are no duplicate words in the title
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Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Canada
The following language is defined by HTML: en
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The domain length is good.
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The average number of words per sentence of 8.63 words is low.
This page contains 1041 words. That's ok.
18.6% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
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This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 21 tags for this page.
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7 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
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/ecity/images/topnav/servicesNHP_off2.pngServices Online
/ecity/images/topnav/city_hallNHP_off2.pngCity Hall
/ecity/images/topnav/discoverNHP_off2.pngDiscover Mississauga
...udget_Approved_ecity_517x237_19222_f.pngNo alt attribute provided2020 Budget approved <br> Learn more <br> mississauga.ca/budget
...outhPoetLaureate_cmpgn_ecity_19494_f.jpgNo alt attribute providedApply today! If you write excellent poetry <br> or spoken word, you could be selected!
...ons/2020/MississaugaHomepage_517x237.pngNo alt attribute providedYour chance to win $100 <br> Tell us how you get around to win 1 of 5 <br> $100 gift cards. Complete the survey today!
...trolBylaw_soc_eCity_517x237_19465_r2.jpgNo alt attribute providedTake our survey; tell us what should change <br> Have your say on managing noise in the city <br>
...nt_GoodNeighbour_ecity_517x237_17310.pngNo alt attribute providedClear Your Walk of Snow <br> Shovel your way to safety and <br> help those in need when it snows.
...feFeeding_cmpgn_eCity_19412_f_coyote.jpgNo alt attribute providedFeeding wildlife is harmful to them and <br> it's not allowed under City by-law. <br>
/file/COM/camera-icon.pngNo alt attribute provided
/ecity/images/img-3.gifimage description
...eep-me-posted/keep-me-posted-reverse.jpgKeep Me Posted
...rtments/Marketing/images/haveyoursay.pngHave Your Say
...eting/images/img-homefooter-clarkson.pngClarkson Transit Station Area Study
/file/COM/img-homefooter-commservices.jpgWhat can Community Services be
/file/COM/img-homefooter-lrt.jpgHurontario LRT
/file/COM/img-homefooter-lakeview.jpgInspiration Lakeview
/file/COM/img-homefooter-ipc.jpgInspiration Port Credit
...ing/images/img-homefooter-meadowvale.pngMeadowvale Neighbourhood Character Study
/file/COM/img-homefooter-saugamoves.jpgMississauga Moves
/file/COM/img-homefooter-oldportcredit.jpgOld Port Credit
/file/COM/img-homefooter-parkingmatters.jpgParking Matters
.../COM/img-homefooter-shapingninthline.jpgShaping Ninth Line
/file/COM/img-homefooter-vc.pngHurontario LRT
/file/COM/img-homefooter-dt.jpgDowntown Mississauga
/file/COM/img-homefooter-bt.pngBuilding Transit
...g-homefooter-shorttermaccommodations.jpgshort-term accommodations

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H1 heading
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The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
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
H2 top requests
H2 news
H2 what's on
H2 Shaping our Vision
H2 Plans & Reports
H2 Current Construction Projects
H2 Transforming The City
H3 Budget 2020
H3 Youth Poet Laureate 2020
H3 MiWay Survey
H3 Noise Control By-law
H3 Be A Good Neighbour
H3 Don't Feed Wildlife
H3 Jobs & Careers
H3 Library
H3 Transit
H3 Events, Venues & Culture
H3 City Facilities
H3 Recreation & Parks
H3 Planning & Building
H3 Animal Services
H3 Parking
H3 Health, Safety, Emergency
H3 Kids & Youth
H3 Property & Land
H3 Garbage & Recycling
H3 Taxes
H3 Business
H3 Browse / Find
H3 Customer Service
H3 Have Your Say Mississauga
H3 Clarkson Transit Station Area Study
H3 Community Services Master Plan
H3 Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT)
H3 Inspiration Lakeview
H3 Inspiration Port Credit
H3 Meadowvale Neighbourhood Character Study
H3 Mississauga Moves
H3 MyMalton
H3 Old Port Credit
H3 Parking Matters
H3 Shaping Ninth Line
H3 Vision Cooksville
H3 City Strategies
H3 Current Reports
H3 Churchill Meadows Community Centre and Park
H3 Road Construction
H3 Downtown Mississauga
H3 Building Transit in Mississauga
H3 Short-Term Accommodations
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
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.
2 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
There are too many external links (64) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/portal/homeCity of Mississauga
/portal/cityhall/city-email-up...email updates
/portal/servicesIMG-ALT Services Online
/portal/cityhallIMG-ALT City Hall
/portal/residentsIMG-ALT Residents
/portal/businessIMG-ALT Business
/portal/discoverIMG-ALT Discover Mississauga
/portal/services/planbuildPlan & Build eServices
/portal/services/taxselfserviceTax Self-Service
/portal/services/portablesignp...Portable Sign Permits
/portal/services/payticketspen...Pay Tickets/Penalty
/portal/services/petlicensingPet Licensing
/portal/services/parking-permitsParking Permits
/portal/services/clicknrideTrip Planner
/portal/servicesMORE >
/portal/cityhall/mayorandcouncilMayor & Council
/portal/cityhall/cityhallcalendarCouncil & Committees Calendar
/portal/cityhall/agendasminutesAgendas & Minutes
/portal/cityhall/departmentsDepartments & Facilities
/portal/cityhall/officeoftheci...City Clerk's Office
/portal/cityhall/mycitycareerJobs & Careers
/portal/cityhallText duplicate MORE >
/portal/residents/citytaxesTaxes & Assessment
/portal/residents/wasteandrecy...Garbage & Recycling
/portal/residents/planningandb...Planning & Building
/portal/residents/publictransitMiWay - Transit
/portal/residents/animalservicesAnimal Services
/portal/residentsText duplicate MORE >
/portal/business/tendersandbidsBids & Tenders
/portal/business/businesslicen...Business Licensing
/portal/business/buildersdevel...Builders & Developers
/portal/business/startingabusi...Small Business
/portal/business/taxesassessmentText duplicate Taxes & Assessment
/portal/business/businessdirec...Business Directory
/portal/businessText duplicate MORE >
/portal/discover/tourismhomeText duplicate Discover Mississauga
/portal/discover/mississaugace...Celebration Square
/portal/discover/recreationfac...Recreation Facilities
/portal/discover/guideNew Resident Information
/portal/discover/aboutmississaugaAbout Mississauga
/portal/discover/webcamsWeb Cameras Live
/portal/discoverText duplicate MORE >
https://web.mississauga.ca/cou...External Subdomain No Text
https://culture.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain No Text
http://www.next5.ca/External No Text
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain No Text
/portal/residents/snowhelpingNo Text
/portal/residents/citywildlifeNo Text
https://web.mississauga.ca/External Subdomain Visit our test site
/portal/cityhall/calendarCouncil and Committee Calendar
/portal/residents/eventscalendarCommunity Events
/portal/celebrationsquareCelebration Square Events
/portal/residents/pffcParamount Fine Foods Centre
/portal/cityhall/federal-elect...2019 Federal Election
https://jobs.mississauga.ca/External Subdomain Text duplicate Jobs & Careers
https://web.mississauga.ca/lib...External Subdomain Library Services
/portal/residents/recreationan...Recreation, Golf, Swim, Get Fit
/portal/miwayTransit Routes & Schedules
/portal/residents/wasteandrecy...Garbage / Recycling
/portal/residents/communitycen...Community Centres
/portal/residents/citytaxesProperty Taxes
/portal/services/payticketspen...Pay Parking & Traffic Tickets
/portal/cityhall/mayorandcouncilMayor & City Council
/portal/residents/planningandb...Text duplicate Planning & Building
/portal/celebrationsquareText duplicate Celebration Square
https://web.mississauga.ca/cit...External Subdomain Flood Outlook in effect for Mississauga
https://web.mississauga.ca/cit...External Subdomain Community Health Update: Coronavirus
https://web.mississauga.ca/cit...External Subdomain City of Mississauga 2020 Budget Continues to Invest in City Vision
https://web.mississauga.ca/cit...External Subdomain MiWay Wins National Leadership Award for Youth Campaign
https://web.mississauga.ca/cit...External Subdomain Library Improves Access to Technology with New Virtual Library Card, Laptop Lending and More
https://web.mississauga.ca/cit...External Subdomain Kicking off 2020 with an Upgraded City Centre Transit Terminal
https://web.mississauga.ca/cit...External Subdomain Public Information Centre #2 - 1 Port Street East Proposed Marina Project
/portal/cityhall/council-and-c...Videos / Streaming Watch live or on-demand streaming video of every council meeting and select committee meetings.
/portal/miwayRide with MiWay Take MiWay to get to work, school or around Mississauga while also reducing road congestion.
/portal/residents/recreationan...Move Your Body Get your fitness on by joining a drop-in class or register for a program at your local community centre.
/portal/residents/makermississ...STEAM Programs at the Library Explore the power of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) at our libraries.
/portal/homeAnchor Directly to...
/portal/homeAnchor City Projects
http://www.facebook.com/citymi...New window External like
http://twitter.com/citymississ...New window External follow
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Text duplicate follow
http://www.youtube.com/user/ci...New window External watch
http://feeds.feedburner.com/Ci...New window External Subdomain subscribe
/portal/cityhall/socialmediaview all social media sites
https://jobs.mississauga.ca/se...External Subdomain Current job listings
https://jobs.mississauga.ca/?l...External Subdomain Career opportunities
https://jobs.mississauga.ca/co...External Subdomain Recruiting process
/catalogueSearch the catalogue
https://web.mississauga.ca/lib...External Subdomain Renew a book
https://web.mississauga.ca/lib...External Subdomain Library locations
https://web.mississauga.ca/lib...External Subdomain Central Library
/portal/miway/routesschedulesRoutes & schedules
/portal/miway/clicknridePlan Your Trip
/portal/discover/mississaugace...Text duplicate Celebration Square
/portal/discover/museumsofmiss...Text duplicate Museums
/portal/residents/meadowvaleth...Meadowvale Theatre
/portal/residents/pffcText duplicate Paramount Fine Foods Centre
http://www.livingartscentre.ca/New window External Living Arts Centre
/portal/residents/facilityrentalsRent a facility
/portal/residents/civicfacilitiesCivic Centre
/portal/residents/communitycen...Text duplicate Community Centres
http://www.activemississauga.ca/External Register for a program/Drop in activities
/portal/residents/parksParks & forestry
/portal/residents/permitsBuilding permits
/portal/residents/zoningbylawZoning bylaws
/portal/residents/mississaugadataMississauga data
/portal/services/petlicensingBuy or renew a pet licence
/portal/residents/adoptapetAdopt a pet
/portal/residents/citywildlifeCity wildlife
/portal/services/parkingticketsPay tickets online
/portal/residents/parkingconsi...Parking considerations
/portal/residents/fireFire & Emergency Services
/portal/residents/emergencyman...Emergency Management
http://www.peelpolice.on.ca/External Peel Regional Police
http://www.peelpolice.on.ca/en...External Crime Prevention
/portal/residents/cityhospitalsCity Hospitals
https://www.peelregion.ca/para...External Peel Paramedics
/portal/discover/groupleadersMuseum programs
https://web.mississauga.ca/lib...External Subdomain Library Kids' Zone & Programs
http://www1.city.mississauga.o...External Subdomain Youth recreation programs
/portal/residents/volunteerVolunteer opportunities
/portal/residents/heritageprop...Heritage properties
/portal/services/propertyLookup property info
/portal/residents/wasteandrecy...Pickup schedules, bins, recycling guidelines, yard waste, composting
/portal/services/taxselfserviceTax self service
/portal/residents/citytaxesText duplicate Property Taxes
/portal/business/tendersandbidsTenders & bids
/portal/business/startingabusi...Starting a business
http://winthehumanrace.ca/blog/External Mississauga's business value proposition
/portal/servicesOnline services
/portal/cityhall/findadepartmentFind a department
/portal/cityhall/findaplaceFind a place
/portal/helpfeedback/sitemapSite map
/portal/helpfeedback/mississau...More about 311
/portal/cityhall/city-email-up...Sign up today
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca/External Subdomain IMG-ALT Have Your Say
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca/External Subdomain We want to hear your ideas and opinions on the projects that are transforming Mississauga.
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Clarkson Transit Station Area Study
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain The City of Mississauga is developing a plan for the area surrounding the Clarkson GO station.
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain IMG-ALT What can Community Services be
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain Tell us what matters to you as we plan how to grow our community services.
/portal/residents/hurontario-LRTIMG-ALT Hurontario LRT
/portal/residents/hurontario-LRTOpportunities for public feedback to review concepts and designs and meet the development team.
/portal/residents/inspirationl...IMG-ALT Inspiration Lakeview
/portal/residents/inspirationl...Outcomes of the "Lakeview Sessions" public feedback process, and current project updates.
http://www.inspirationportcred...External IMG-ALT Inspiration Port Credit
http://www.inspirationportcred...External Help us envision a new future for two significant areas of Mississauga waterfront in Port Credit.
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Meadowvale Neighbourhood Character Study
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain The City is undertaking a study to assess the character of the townhouse, apartment, and retail areas in the Meadowvale Neighbourhood.
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Mississauga Moves
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain Watch our progress and get involved as we develop a long-range plan for transportation in Mississauga.
/portal/residents/mymaltonIMG-ALT MyMalton
/portal/residents/mymaltonMyMalton is a City initiated review of the planning policies that shape the look and feel of Malton.
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Old Port Credit
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain Stay up to date as we refresh the plan that protects the character of the Old Port Credit Village.
https://parkingmatters.ca/External IMG-ALT Parking Matters
https://parkingmatters.ca/External Follow along and give input as we update the Parking Master Plan.
/portal/residents/ninthlineIMG-ALT Shaping Ninth Line
/portal/residents/ninthlineJoin us and the Region of Peel as we create a vision for the future of the City's Ninth Line Lands.
/portal/residents/visioncooksv...Text duplicate IMG-ALT Hurontario LRT
/portal/residents/visioncooksv...Vision Cooksville is a City initiative that will create a long-range vision for this growing urban area.
http://www7.mississauga.ca/Dep...External Subdomain Communications Master Plan
/portal/residents/community-en...Community Engagement Strategy
/file/COM/IT-Master-Plan-Oct-2...IT Master Plan
/portal/strategicplanStrategic Plan
/portal/residents/accessibilityAccessibility Plan
/portal/residents/parks-cyclin...Cycling Plan
/portal/residents/living-green...Living Green Master Plan
/portal/residents/energy;jsess...5 Year Energy Conservation Plan
/portal/business/economicdevel...Economic Development Strategy
/portal/residents/olderadults-...Older Adults
/portal/residents/youthYouth Plan
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain Future Directions
https://yoursay.mississauga.ca...External Subdomain Culture Master Plan
/portal/residents/parksusefull...Natural Heritage & Urban Forest Strategy
/portal/residents/parksusefull...Credit River Parks Strategy
http://www7.mississauga.ca/eCi...New window External Subdomain 2019 Citizen Satisfaction Survey Results
http://www7.mississauga.ca/eCi...New window External Subdomain 2017 Citizen Satisfaction Survey Results
http://www7.mississauga.ca/doc...New window External Subdomain 2016 Accessibility Plan Report
http://winthehumanrace.ca/wp-c...New window External 2016 Economic Development Plan Report
https://www7.mississauga.ca/eC...New window External Subdomain 2016 Strategic Plan Report
http://www7.mississauga.ca/Dep...New window External Subdomain 2015/2016 Youth Plan Report
http://www7.mississauga.ca/Dep...New window External Subdomain 2015 Living Green Plan Update
http://www7.mississauga.ca/eCi...New window External Subdomain 2014 Culture Plan Report
http://www7.mississauga.ca/eCi...New window External Subdomain 2014 Older Adults Plan Update
http://www7.mississauga.ca/eCi...New window External Subdomain 2013 Cycling Plan Report
/portal/residents/churchillmea...About the project
/portal/residents/constructionConstruction Map
/portal/residents/roadresurfacingRoad Resurfacing
https://www.peelregion.ca/pw/c...New window External Region of Peel road construction
http://www.hanlanwaterproject.ca/New window External Hanlan Water Project
/portal/residents/downtown21IMG-ALT Downtown Mississauga
/portal/residents/downtownFrom shopping to food to entertainment to business, we're building a downtown for everyone.
/portal/residents/building-tra...IMG-ALT Building Transit
/portal/residents/building-tra...Building a transit-oriented City is a strategic priority for the City of Mississauga.
/portal/residents/short-termac...IMG-ALT short-term accommodations
/portal/residents/short-termac...Developing a strategy to regulate short-term rentals in Mississauga.
/portal/helpfeedback/privacyTerms of Use & Privacy

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HTTP redirects
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This website redirects to "http://www.mississauga.ca/portal/home"
HTTP header
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
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The page response time of 0.74 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 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 (80 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateWed, 29 Jan 2020 14:41:16 GMT
expiresTue, 04 Dec 1993 21:29:02 GMT
set-cookie68 Characters

External factors

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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 682 referring domains.
This website has 115,306 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 563 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
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This website is listed on Webwiki.


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