Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
72% 
Page quality
78% 
Page structure
45% 
Link structure
75% 
Server
0% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.36 s
File size
44.90 kB
Words
543
Media files
11
Number of links
77 internal / 10 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Homepage | Max Planck Institute
The length of the page title is perfect. (298 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)
https://www.mpi.nl/homepage
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Netherlands
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
The alternate link to the page itself is missing.
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

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 28.88 words is high.
This page contains 543 words. That's ok.
28.2% 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.
6 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.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 29 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 286 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"in 2020 our institute is celebrating its 40th anniversary. over the years, the max planck institute in..."
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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Homepage
The H1 heading contains the words Homepage! Use important keywords instead.
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (8 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Homepage
H2 Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
H2 Latest News
H2 Rubicon grant for Joe Rodd
H2 RENE TERPORTEN WILL DEFEND HIS THESIS FRIDAY 2ND OF OCTOBER 2020
H2 The Jerome Bruner Library: From New York to Nijmegen
H2 Upcoming events
H2 Many Paths to Language (MPaL)
H2 IMPRS Doctoral Defence: Saoradh Favier
H2 Vacancies
H2 Java Ontwikkelaar (The Language Archive)
H2 Java Developer (The Language Archive)
H2 Share this page
H3 Contact
H3 Follow us
H4 MPI 40th Anniversary
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.
There are 5 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 10 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.mpi.nl/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.mpi.nl/IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
https://www.mpi.nl/page/contactContact
/user/login?current=/node/6Log in
https://www.mpi.nl/researchResearch
/research-facilitiesResearch Facilities
/careers-educationCareers & Education
https://www.mpi.nl/about-usAbout us
https://www.mpi.nl/news-eventsNews & Events
/40th-anniversaryinterview with founding father Pim Levelt
/page/history-timelinetimeline
A-TITLE History Timeline
https://www.mpg.de/External German Max Planck Society
https://www.ru.nl/dondersExternal Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
/about-instituteInstitute
https://www.mpi.nl/researchdepartments
/page/research-groupsresearch groups
https://www.mpi.nl/peopleresearchers
https://www.mpi.nl/publicationspublications
https://www.mpi.nl/news-eventsnews and events
/40th-anniversary> Founding father Pim Levelt explains
A-TITLE The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics: 40th Anniversary
https://www.mpi.nl/newsMore news
/news/rubicon-grant-joe-roddTrivial anchor text
Read more
/news/rene-terporten-will-defe...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read more
/news/jerome-bruner-library-ne...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read more
https://www.mpi.nl/page/doe-meeRegister to join our research
https://www.mpi.nl/eventsMore events
/events/many-paths-language-mpalMany Paths to Language (MPaL)
/events/imprs-doctoral-defence...IMPRS Doctoral Defence: Saoradh Favier
https://www.mpi.nl/publicationsAll publications
/career-education/vacanciesMore vacancies
/career-education/vacancies/va...Java Ontwikkelaar (The Language Archive)
/career-education/vacancies/va...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read more
/career-education/vacancies/va...Java Developer (The Language Archive)
/career-education/vacancies/va...Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read more
http://www.facebook.com/share....New window External IMG-ALT Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
http://www.linkedin.com/shareA...New window External IMG-ALT Linkedin
A-TITLE Linkedin
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...New window External IMG-ALT Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.mpi.nl/researchText duplicate Research
/department/language-genetics/2Language & Genetics
/department/language-developme...Language Development
/department/neurobiology-langu...Neurobiology of Language
/department/psychology-language/5Psychology of Language
/page/research-groupsResearch Groups
https://www.mpi.nl/page/doe-meeParticipate in Research
/page/collaborationsCollaborations
/page/research-reportsResearch Reports
/research-facilitiesText duplicate Research Facilities
https://www.mpi.nl/page/mpi-labsMPI Labs
/page/donders-labsDonders Labs
/page/baby-and-child-research-...Baby and Child Research Center
/page/mpi-archives-databasesThe MPI Archives
https://www.mpi.nl/page/libraryLibrary
/page/it-servicesIT Services
/page/language-archiveThe Language Archive
/careers-educationText duplicate Careers & Education
/career-education/vacanciesVacancies
A-TITLE Jobs listing
/page/working-mpiWorking at the MPI
/page/equal-opportunitiesEqual Opportunities
/department/imprs-graduate-sch...IMPRS Graduate School
/page/phd-representativesPhD Representatives
/page/research-staff-committeeResearch Staff Committee
https://www.mpi.nl/about-usText duplicate About us
/page/history-timelineHistory Timeline
/page/institute-leadershipInstitute Leadership
https://www.mpi.nl/peoplePeople
/page/operations-departmentOperations Department
/page/advisory-boardsAdvisory Boards
/page/data-protection-committeeData Protection Committee
https://www.mpi.nl/publicationsPublications
/page/former-departments-and-g...Former Departments
/page/visitors-newcomersVisitors & Newcomers
https://www.mpi.nl/news-eventsText duplicate News & Events
https://www.mpi.nl/newsNews
https://www.mpi.nl/eventsEvents
/page/press-and-public-relatio...Press and PR Office
/news-events/questions-and-ans...Q&A
https://www.mpi.nl/page/contactText duplicate Contact
/user/login?current=/node/6Text duplicate Log in
https://www.mpi.nl/page/contactText duplicate Contact
https://www.facebook.com/MaxPl...External Text duplicate Facebook
https://twitter.com/MPI_NLExternal Text duplicate Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Text duplicate Linkedin
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External Youtube
https://www.mpg.de/External Max Planck Society
https://www.mpi.nl/page/colophonColophon
/page/disclaimerDisclaimer
/page/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.mpi.nl/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.36 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 30 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 29 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (45 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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link<https://www.mpi.nl/homepage>; rel="canonical"
link<https://www.mpi.nl/node/6>; rel="shortlink"
link<https://www.mpi.nl/homepage>; rel="revision"
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
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expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
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transfer-encodingchunked
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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 2,364 referring domains.
This website has 1,616,672 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 2,027 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: /world/data/
Disallow: /world/persons/
Disallow: /sophos/

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

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Homepage63%Check
MPI56%Check
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE55%Check
Max Planck55%Check
Planck Institute55%Check
INSTITUTE55%Check
in Nijmegen54%Check
Max Planck Society48%Check
Java47%Check
Research Institute45%Check

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