Msac.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
74% 
Page structure
24% 
Link structure
80% 
Server
46% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.70 s
File size
61.10 kB
Words
662
Media files
32
Number of links
87 internal / 25 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Maryland State Arts Council | Maryland State Arts Council
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (516 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
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.msac.org/
There is a valid canonical link 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

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viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1, minimum-scale=1, user-scalable=no
generatorDrupal 7 (https://www.drupal.org)
langen
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fb:app_id573983269347325
og:site_nameMaryland State Arts Council
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.msac.org/
og:titleMaryland State Arts Council
og:descriptionMaryland State Arts Council
Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 29.6 words is high.
This page contains 662 words. That's ok.
19.3% 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.
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.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 33 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1, minimum-scale=1, user-scalable=no" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 13 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
9 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
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
...ult/files/images/maryland-crown-logo.pngMaryland State Government
...msac-logo-horizontal-transparent-66h.pngMaryland State Arts Council
...efault/files/images/icon-twitter-blk.pngNo alt attribute provided
...fault/files/images/icon-facebook-blk.pngFacebook
...efault/files/images/icon-youtube-blk.pngYouTube
...fault/files/images/icon-linkedin-blk.pngLinkedIn
...ault/files/images/icon-instagram-blk.pngFollow MSAC on Instagram
...es/default/files/images/icon-rss-blk.pngRSS
.../default/files/hero/images/hero-poet.jpgGrace Cavalieri was appointed Maryland Poet Laureate on November 7, 2018Grace Cavalieri was appointed Maryland Poet Laureate on November 7, 2018
...e Creek_photo credit Visit Frederick.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...AC Map for interactive background_4d.pngExperience the Arts Everywhere in MarylandExperience the Arts Everywhere in Maryland
...lt/files/hero/images/billowdetailone.jpgBillow by Rene Rendine, 2017 Individual Artist Award recipient.Billow by Rene Rendine, 2017 Individual Artist Award recipient.
...efault/files/hero/images/Clock Tower.JPGWheaton Clock Tower, mosaics by Arts on the Block. Photo courtesy of the Wheaton A&E District.Wheaton Clock Tower, mosaics by Arts on the Block. Photo courtesy of the Wheaton A&E District.
...files/hero/images/MuralofUnusualSize.JPGBuilding Blocks by HENSE. Photo courtesy of The City of Hagerstown.Building Blocks by HENSE. Photo courtesy of The City of Hagerstown.
...default/files/hero/images/1E7A0132_0.jpgMagical Experiences Arts Company in residence at The Delrey School. Photos by Kintz.Magical Experiences Arts Company in residence at The Delrey School. Photos by Kintz.
...fault/files/hero/images/nepali_music.jpgTwo men sit close together playing instrumentsPast Folklife Apprenticeship team Prem Raja Mahat (left, master) and Roshan Pratap Rana studied traditional music from Nepal. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
...o/images/MSAC_AR_webgraphic_1260x618.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/sites/default/files/images/Capture.JPGNo alt attribute provided
.../ChesapeakeShakespeare.jpg?itok=1ZglKMbYNo alt attribute provided
...iles/images/Teapot and Bullaun w Cup.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ic/news/Denise Johnson.jpg?itok=Wn0VaNHVDenise Johnson is executive director of the Arch Social Community Network, an arts and culture nonprofit dedicated to revitalizing Old West Baltimore through cultural engagement, economic cultivation, and youth development. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.Denise Johnson is executive director of the Arch Social Community Network, an arts and culture nonprofit dedicated to revitalizing Old West Baltimore through cultural engagement, economic cultivation, and youth development. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
...ic/news/painted_screen.jpg?itok=RwgotwkxPainted Screen Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.Painted Screen Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
...are-Logo-with-url2 (1).jpg?itok=GEaB_ATnNo alt attribute provided
...t.com/ui/images1/safe_subscribe_logo.gifNo alt attribute provided
...nor.maryland.gov/images/governor_agy.jpgGovernor's Office
...es/templates/icon-twitter-inverse(1).pngTwitter
...ages/templates/icon-facebook-inverse.pngFacebook
...mages/templates/icon-youtube-inverse.pngYouTube
...ages/templates/icon-linkedin-inverse.pngLinkedIn
...s/templates/icon-google-plus-inverse.pngGoogle+
.../files/images/icon-instagram-inverse.pngNo alt attribute provided
...es/images/templates/icon-rss-inverse.pngRSS

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Home
The H1 heading contains the words Home! Use important keywords instead.
Too many H1 headings
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)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 27 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 Home
H1 Home Duplicate text
H2 Search form
H2 ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND
H2 Maryland Poet Laureate
H2 Full Report Here
H2 Honoring and Celebrating Artists
H2 Creating Dynamic Communities
H2 Creating Meaningful Places
H2 Advancing the Arts Across Maryland
H2 Folklife Apprenticeship applications now open
H2 MSAC FY19 Annual Report
H2 DISCOVER ARTISTS
H2 GO TO ARTS EVENTS
H2 CONNECT WITH ARTS ED
H2 Maryland State Arts Council
H2 Featured News
H2 Latest Tweet
H2 Get Our Newsletter
H2 Maryland Agency
H2 Quick Links
H3 Empty heading
H3 Individual Artist Awards
H3 Maryland Arts & Entertainment Districts
H3 Empty heading
H3 Engaging with Students of All Abilities
H3 Empty heading
H3 Past Folklife Apprenticeship team Prem Raja Mahat (left, master) and Roshan Pratap Rana studied traditional music from Nepal. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
H3 Empty heading
H3 Maryland State Arts Council Duplicate text
H4 Empty heading
H4 Empty heading
H4 Empty heading
H4 Empty heading
H4 Empty heading
H4 For more information
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
4 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are 25 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.msac.org/Anchor Skip to main content
https://marylandarts.smartsimp...External Subdomain SmartSimple
http://msac.egrant.net/External Subdomain eGrant.net
/programs/panelist-resourcesPanelist Resources
https://www.msac.org/staffContact Us
https://www.maryland.gov/New window External IMG-ALT Maryland State Government
https://www.msac.org/IMG-ALT Maryland State Arts Council
https://twitter.com/mdartscouncilNew window External No Text
https://www.facebook.com/mdart...New window External IMG-ALT Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External IMG-ALT YouTube
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...New window External IMG-ALT LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/mdar...New window External IMG-ALT Follow MSAC on Instagram
https://www.msac.org/news/rssNew window IMG-ALT RSS
https://www.msac.org/programsMSAC Programs
https://www.msac.org/programsAll Programs
/programs/creativity-grantsCreativity Grants
A-TITLE Creativity Grants
/programs/grants-organizationsGrants for Organizations
A-TITLE Grants for Organizations
/professional-developmentProfessional Development Grant
/special-request-grantSpecial Request Grant
/programs/community-arts-devel...Community Arts Development
A-TITLE Community Arts Development
/programs/arts-educationArts in Education Programs
A-TITLE Arts in Education Programs
/programs/maryland-traditionsMaryland Traditions
A-TITLE Maryland's State Folklife Program
/programs/arts-entertainment-d...Arts & Entertainment Districts
A-TITLE Arts & Entertainment Districts
/programs/independent-artist-a...Independent Artist Award
A-TITLE Individual Artist Award
/programs/public-art-programsPublic Art Programs
A-TITLE Public Art
/programs/maryland-presenting-...Maryland Presenting and Touring
A-TITLE Maryland Presenting and Touring
https://www.msac.org/eventsArts Events
https://www.msac.org/eventsBrowse Arts Events
/meet-your-county-arts-councilMeet Your County Arts Councils
/maryland-poet-laureateMaryland Poet Laureate
/programs/arts-educationArts in Education
/programs/arts-educationText duplicate Arts in Education Programs
/grants/artist-residence-programArtist in Residence Program
A-TITLE Artist in Residence Progam
/artists-in-residence-rosterArtist in Residence Roster
/grants/visiting-performer-pro...Visiting Performer Program
/visiting-performers-rosterVisiting Performer Roster
/poetry-out-loudPoetry Out Loud
/arts-education-applications-a...Arts in Education Applications and Forms
/artist-registry-marketplaceArtists
/artist-registry-marketplaceArtist Registry & Marketplace
/programs/maryland-presenting-...Maryland Presenting & Touring
/programs/independent-artist-a...Individual Artist Award
https://www.msac.org/userArtist Login
https://www.msac.org/news-mediaNews & Media
https://www.msac.org/news-mediaAll News
/press-releasePress Releases
https://www.msac.org/publicationsPublications
/grants-awardedGrants Awarded
https://www.msac.org/enewslettereNewsletter
/equity-diversity-and-inclusionEquity, Diversity, and Inclusion
/arts-across-marylandArts Across Maryland
https://www.msac.org/about-usAbout Us
https://www.msac.org/about-usAbout the Maryland State Arts Council
https://www.msac.org/councilorsMeet the Council
/commissionersMeet the Maryland Public Art Commission
https://www.msac.org/staffStaff
/recognizing-our-grantsRecognizing Our Grants
A-TITLE Recognizing our Grants
/employment-maryland-state-art...Employment at MSAC
/meeting-noticesMeeting Notices
A-TITLE Meeting Notices
/marylandartsmapMaryland Arts Map
/accessibilityAccessibility
/maryland-poet-laureateNew window Trivial anchor text
Read more
/sites/default/files/files/AED...Full Report Here
/marylandartsmapBegin Your Arts Journey
/programs/individual-artist-awardNew window Individual Artist Awards
/programs/arts-entertainment-d...New window Text duplicate Arts & Entertainment Districts
/programs/public-artNew window For more information
/programs/arts-educationNew window Text duplicate Arts in Education Programs
/grants/maryland-traditions-ap...New window Text duplicate For more information
/publications/fiscal-year-2019...New window Read the Full Report
/artist-registryDISCOVER ARTISTS Browse work by thousands of Maryland artists
https://www.msac.org/eventsGO TO ARTS EVENTS Search this calendar to find an arts event near you
/programs/arts-educationCONNECT WITH ARTS ED Access grants and programs for Maryland schools
/publications/economic-impact-...New window Arts Mean Business
/programs/grants-organizationsStrengthening Maryland's Arts Infrastructure:
/programs/grants-organizationsText duplicate Grants for Organizations
https://www.msac.org/marketplaceMaryland Marketplace
/artist-registryNew window Maryland Artist Registry
http://www.msac.org/marketplaceText duplicate Maryland Marketplace
/news/call-stories-featuring-w...No Text
/news/call-stories-featuring-w...IMG-ALT Denise Johnson is executive director of the Arch Social Community Network, an arts and culture nonprofit dedicated to revitalizing Old West Baltimore through...
/news/call-stories-featuring-w...Call for Stories Featuring Women in the Arts
/news/call-stories-featuring-e...No Text
/news/call-stories-featuring-e...IMG-ALT Painted Screen Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
/news/call-stories-featuring-e...Call for Stories Featuring Entrepreneurship in the Arts
/press-release/national-endowm...No Text
/press-release/national-endowm...No Text
/press-release/national-endowm...National Endowment for the Arts Announces Literature Fellowship Grant Recipients
https://www.msac.org/news-mediaSee More News
A-TITLE See More News
https://twitter.com/mdartscouncilExternal See More Tweets
A-TITLE Visit our Twitter page
https://t.co/n49qyWBujLExternal URL anchor text
https://t.co/n49qyWBujL
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...External Reply
https://twitter.com/intent/ret...External Retweet
https://twitter.com/intent/fav...External Favorite
https://www.constantcontact.co...New window External Email Marketing
https://docs.google.com/forms/...New window External Subdomain Social Media Request Form
https://governor.maryland.gov/...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Governor's Office
https://commerce.maryland.gov/New window External Subdomain Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts.
https://marylandarts.smartsimp...External Subdomain Text duplicate SmartSimple
http://msac.egrant.net/External Subdomain Text duplicate eGrant.net
/programs/panelist-resourcesText duplicate Panelist Resources
https://www.msac.org/staffText duplicate Contact Us
/accessibilityText duplicate Accessibility
https://www.msac.org/node/63832Privacy
https://www.msac.org/node/63834Terms of Use
https://twitter.com/marylandartsNew window External IMG-ALT Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/maryl...New window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT YouTube
http://www.linkedin.com/compan...New window External Text duplicate IMG-ALT LinkedIn
https://plus.google.com/u/1/b/...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Google+
https://www.instagram.com/mdar...New window External No Text
https://www.msac.org/news/rssNew window Text duplicate IMG-ALT RSS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.msac.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.70 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 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 33 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (61 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
servernginx/1.10.3 (Ubuntu)
dateSun, 16 Feb 2020 06:03:47 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
x-drupal-cacheHIT
etag"1581831688-1"
content-languageen
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-generatorDrupal 7 (https://www.drupal.org)
link<https://www.msac.org/>; rel="canonical",<https://www.msac.org/>; rel="shortlink"
cache-controlpublic, max-age=86400
last-modifiedSun, 16 Feb 2020 05:41:28 GMT
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
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 1,050 referring domains.
This website has 1,711,184 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 853 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

#
# robots.txt
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# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
#
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
Allow: /profiles/*.png
Allow: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips/
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
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Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Maryland57%Check
Arts Maryland56%Check
Arts55%Check
Maryland State52%Check
Arts Council51%Check
Maryland State Arts Council51%Check
State Arts Council49%Check
State47%Check
Maryland artists44%Check
MSAC44%Check

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