Ncdhhs.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
97% 
Page quality
61% 
Page structure
43% 
Link structure
67% 
Server
0% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.86 s
File size
77.70 kB
Words
757
Media files
10
Number of links
95 internal / 35 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
NC DHHS: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 626 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (960 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/
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)
The alternate link to the page itself is invalid.
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
descriptionThe North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.
GeneratorDrupal 9 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no
langen
x-ua-compatibleie=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 757 words. That's ok.
25.1% 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.
8 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 17.15 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 73 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=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 15 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
6 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
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)
Site Page Hero Image
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 36 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 Site Page Hero Image
H1 Homepage
H2 Utility Menu
H2 Utility Menu Duplicate text
H2 Popular Topics
H2 What We Do
H2 Local Social Services Office
H2 Assistance
H2 Get Email Alerts
H2 Contact Information
H2 Recent Tweets
H2 Follow Us
H2 Network Menu
H3 NCDHHS Strategic Priorities
H3 Find a Flu Vaccine
H3 Find Out More
H3 Mpox
H3 COVID-19 Response
H3 Strategies to Reduce Violence and Firearm Misuse
H3 Child Care Provider Search
H3 Medical Eye Care Program
H3 Independent Living for People with Disabilities
H3 Children's Services
H3 Deaf-Blind Services
H3 Disability Services
H3 Hearing Loss
H3 Low-Income Services
H3 Medicaid
H3 Mental Health and Substance Abuse
H3 Pregnancy Services
H3 Refugee Services
H3 Aging and Adult Services
H3 Guardianship
H3 Veteran's Services
H3 Vision Loss
H3 Vital Records
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (35) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/Anchor How you know
https://www.nc.gov/privacyExternal view our full privacy policy
https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/External Subdomain NCDHHS COVID-19
https://www.nc.gov/External NC.GOV
https://www.nc.gov/agenciesExternal AGENCIES
https://www.nc.gov/jobsExternal JOBS
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/assistanceAssistance
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/assistanceText duplicate Assistance
/assistance/aging-and-adult-se...Aging And Adult Services
/assistance/childrens-servicesChildren's Services
/divisions/dsb/deaf-blind-serv...Deaf-Blind Services
/assistance/disability-servicesDisability Services
/assistance/disaster-preparati...Disaster Preparation And Recovery
/assistance/guardianshipGuardianship
/assistance/hearing-lossHearing Loss
/assistance/low-income-servicesLow-Income Services
https://medicaid.ncdhhs.gov/me...External Subdomain Medicaid Transformation
/assistance/medicaidMedicaid
/assistance/mental-health-and-...Mental Health And Substance Abuse
/divisions/vocational-rehabili...NC Assistive Technology
/assistance/reproductive-healthReproductive Health
/assistance/vendor-resourcesVendor Resources
/assistance/veterans-servicesVeteran's Services
/divisions/services-blind/visi...Vision Loss
/assistance/vital-recordsVital Records
/divisions-and-programmatic-of...Divisions
/divisions-and-programmatic-of...Text duplicate Divisions
/divisions/aging-and-adult-ser...Aging and Adult Services
/divisions/division-child-and-...Child and Family Well-Being
https://ncchildcare.ncdhhs.gov/External Subdomain Child Development And Early Education
/divisions/disability-determin...Disability Determination Services
https://medicaid.ncdhhs.gov/External Subdomain Health Benefits (NC Medicaid)
/divisions/health-service-regu...Health Service Regulation
/divisions/mental-health-devel...Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse
/divisions/office-economic-opp...Office of Economic Opportunity
https://www.ncminorityhealth.org/External Office Of Minority Health And Health Disparities
/divisions/orhOffice of Rural Health
/divisions/public-healthPublic Health
/divisions/services-blindServices for the Blind
/divisions/services-deaf-and-h...Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
/divisions/social-servicesSocial Services
/divisions/state-operated-heal...State Operated Healthcare Facilities
/divisions/vocational-rehabili...Vocational Rehabilitation Services
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/documentsDocuments
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/providersProviders
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/providersText duplicate Providers
/providers/licensureLicensure
/providers/provider-infoProvider Info
/providers/lme-mco-directoryLME-MCO Directory
/providers/dhhs-policies-manua...Policies, Manuals and Forms
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/newsNews
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/newsText duplicate News
/press-releasesPress Releases
/news/office-communicationsMedia Contacts
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/eventsEvents
/news/newsletter-articlesNewsletter Articles
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/aboutAbout
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/aboutText duplicate About
/about/administrative-division...Administrative Offices
/about/dhhs-mission-vision-val...DHHS Mission, Vision, Values and Goals
/about/department-initiativesDepartment Initiatives
/about/grant-opportunitiesGrant Opportunities
/about/leadershipLeadership
/about/overviewOverview
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/contactContact
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/contactText duplicate Contact
/contact/division-contactsDivision Contacts
/contact/hotlinesHotlines
/contact/report-fraudReport Fraud
https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate NCDHHS COVID-19
https://www.nc.gov/External Text duplicate NC.GOV
https://www.nc.gov/agenciesExternal Text duplicate AGENCIES
https://www.nc.gov/jobsExternal Text duplicate JOBS
/divisions/child-and-family-we...Food Stamps (FNS)
https://medicaid.ncdhhs.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate Medicaid
https://vitalrecords.nc.gov/or...External Birth Certificates
https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/External Subdomain COVID
/divisions/social-services/chi...Child Support
/divisions/social-services/chi...Adoption
/about/department-initiatives/...NCDHHS Strategic Priorities NCDHHS is focusing on three priorities through 2024. Investing in behavioral health and resilience, supporting child and family w...
https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/flu...External Subdomain Find a Flu Vaccine Don’t let the flu stop you this winter. Doctors recommend that everyone ages 6 months and older get their annual flu shot. Flu vaccines ar...
/about/department-initiativesText duplicate Department Initiatives
https://ncconnect.sharepoint.c...External Subdomain DHHS Intranet (NCID required)
https://openwindow.ncdhhs.gov/External Subdomain DHHS Open Window
https://policies.ncdhhs.gov/External Subdomain DHHS Policies, Manuals and Forms
/contact/hotlinesText duplicate Hotlines
/providers/lme-mco-directoryText duplicate LME-MCO Directory
https://us4.list-manage.com/su...External Subdomain Sign Up For NCDHHS Newsletter
/divisions/social-services/cou...Social Services County Information
/about/administrative-offices/...Work for DHHS
/divisions/public-health/monke...Mpox Mpox is a rare but potentially serious disease caused by the mpox virus. Testing and vaccines are now available. NCDHHS is working to identify and respo...
https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/External Subdomain COVID-19 Response Get the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic and North Carolina’s response including vaccines, testing, treatment, guidance and data...
/media/18351/openStrategies to Reduce Violence and Firearm Misuse NCDHHS has released a white paper describing public health strategies to reduce firearm violence and misuse ...
/about/overviewLearn More About the Department
/divisions/social-services/loc...Local County Offices
/assistance/childrens-services...Child Care Provider Search Children's Services
IMG-ALT Diverse group of children being read to.
/assistance/vision-loss/medica...Medical Eye Care Program Vision Loss
IMG-ALT Eye glasses on eye chart.
/assistance/disability-service...Independent Living for People with Disabilities Low-Income Services
IMG-ALT Man in Wheelchair with basketball
/assistance/childrens-servicesText duplicate Children's Services
/divisions/dsb/deaf-blind-serv...Text duplicate Deaf-Blind Services
/assistance/disability-servicesText duplicate Disability Services
/assistance/hearing-lossText duplicate Hearing Loss
/assistance/low-income-servicesText duplicate Low-Income Services
/assistance/medicaidText duplicate Medicaid
/assistance/mental-health-subs...Mental Health and Substance Abuse
/assistance/pregnancy-servicesPregnancy Services
/assistance/refugee-servicesRefugee Services
/assistance/adult-servicesText duplicate Aging and Adult Services
/assistance/state-guardianshipText duplicate Guardianship
/assistance/veterans-servicesText duplicate Veteran's Services
/assistance/vision-lossText duplicate Vision Loss
/assistance/vital-recordsText duplicate Vital Records
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/Anchor A-TITLE Back to top
https://relaync.com/tty/External RelayNC
https://twitter.com/ncdhhsExternal Tweets by @ncdhhs
https://www.facebook.com/ncdhhs/New window External Facebook
https://twitter.com/ncdhhsNew window External Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/ncdhhs/New window External Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/user/n...New window External YouTube
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External LinkedIn
/employee-directoryEmployee Directory
http://nc.gov/External nc.gov
A-TITLE The State of North Carolina
/webform/user_feedbackWebsite Feedback
A-TITLE Website Feedback
https://www.nc.gov/accessibilityExternal Accessibility
A-TITLE Accessibility
https://www.nc.gov/disclaimer-...External Disclaimer & Terms of Use
A-TITLE Terms of Use
https://www.nc.gov/privacyExternal Privacy Policy
A-TITLE Privacy Policy
https://www.nc.gov/government/...External Open Budget
A-TITLE Open Budget
https://it.nc.gov/services/dig...External Hosted on Digital Commons

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.ncdhhs.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.86 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 page loads 8 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 73 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (78 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
dateSun, 29 Jan 2023 21:37:34 GMT
serverApache
cache-controlmax-age=300, public
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheMISS
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedFri, 27 Jan 2023 20:54:58 GMT
strict-transport-securitymax-age=63072000; includeSubDomains; preload
content-security-policyupgrade-insecure-requests
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varyCookie
x-cacheMiss from cloudfront
via1.1 8e04f5d6c745b231c10fce7c2aa9c70e.cloudfront.net (CloudFront)
x-amz-cf-popFRA6-C1
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statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 16,519 referring domains.
This page has 1,604,305 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 10,804 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 12722 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

#
# robots.txt
#
# 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: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
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: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# 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: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/
# DS Additions
Disallow: /user
Disallow: /user/login

Search preview

www.ncdhhs.gov
NC DHHS: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
DHHS75%Check
NC DHHS75%Check
Services69%Check
Human Services68%Check
Health Service68%Check
Health65%Check
Department62%Check
Carolina Department60%Check
North Carolina Department59%Check
North58%Check

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