Nlc.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
49% 
Page structure
66% 
Link structure
90% 
Server
100% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.18 s
File size
90.10 kB
Words
485
Media files
13
Number of links
98 internal / 14 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
National League of Cities | Cities Strong Together
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (443 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
National League of Cities serves the interests of 19,000 cities, towns and villages in the US as well as professionals working in municipal government.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (927 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.nlc.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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titleNational League of Cities | Cities Strong Together
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abstractNational League of Cities serves the interests of 19,000 cities, towns and villages in the US as well as professionals working in municipal government.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
There are only 485 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 32.67 words is high.
18.6% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
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.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 10 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
4 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Census Playbook Pulling It...
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Census Playbook Pulling It...
H1 be informed. stay connected.
H2 Top menu
H2 Top menu Duplicate text
H2 NLC Names Chairs for Member Councils
H2 NLC Elects New Leaders for Caucuses
H2 Footer
H2 Not an NLC member?
H2 Be Informed.
H2 Stay Connected.
H2 Footer Social Networks
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 14 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.nlc.org/Anchor Skip to main content
https://my.nlc.org/eweb/Dynami...External MyNLC
/membership/member-benefitsWHY JOIN?
/nlc-partnershipsPartnerships
https://www.nlc.org/media-centerNewsroom
http://jobsonline.nlc.org/External Career Center
https://www.nlc.org/IMG-ALT Logo
A-TITLE NLC National League of cities
https://www.nlc.org/topicsTopics
https://citiesspeak.org/External CitiesSpeak Blog
A-TITLE CitiesSpeak Blog
/research-publicationsResearch & Pubs
/topics/advocacyAdvocacy
/topics/civic-engagementCivic Engagement
/topics/financeFinance
/topics/communicationsCommunications
/topics/community-housingCommunity & Housing
/topics/economic-developmentEconomic Development
/topics/educationEducation
https://www.nlc.org/topics/energyEnergy
/topics/environment-sustainabi...Environment & Sustainability
/topics/city-governmentCity Government
/topics/health-wellnessHealth & Wellness
/topics/infrastructureInfrastructure
/topics/leadership-managementLeadership & Management
/topics/legal-legislativeLegal & Legislative
/topics/public-safetyPublic Safety
/topics/leadership-management/...Race & Equity
A-TITLE Race & Equity
/topics/technologyTechnology
/topics/transportationTransportation
/topics/youth-familyYouth & Family
https://www.nlc.org/advocacyText duplicate Advocacy
/advocacy/federal-action-agendaFederal Action Agenda
https://www.nlc.org/TakeActionTake Action
/advocacy/regulations-legislationRegulations and Legislation
/advocacy/committeesCommittees
/advocacy/court-casesCourt Cases
https://www.nlc.org/eventsEvents
https://citysummit.nlc.org/External City Summit
https://ccc.nlc.org/External Congressional City Conference
https://www.nlc.org/membershipMembership
/membership/join-or-renewJoin/ Renew
https://www.nlc.org/communitiesCommunities
/membership/groups-networksGroups & Networks
https://www.nlc.org/educationText duplicate Education
/program-initiative/nlc-univer...NLC University
https://www.nlc.org/about-nlcAbout NLC
https://www.nlc.org/about-nlcThe Organization
/about-nlc/nlc-goals-and-beliefsNLC Goals and Beliefs
https://www.nlc.org/leadershipLeadership
/about-nlc/annual-reportsAnnual Reports
/state-municipal-leaguesState League Programs
/staff-directoryStaff
/nlc-partnershipsText duplicate Partnerships
https://www.nlc.org/jobs-at-nlcJobs at NLC
/program-initiativeProgram Areas
/program-initiative/center-for...Center for City Solutions
/program-initiative/federal-ad...Federal Advocacy
A-TITLE Federal Advocacy Program Area
/find-city-solutions/institute...Institute for Youth, Education and Families
/real-leadershipRace, Equity and Leadership (REAL)
/program-initiative/risk-infor...Risk Information Sharing Consortium (RISC)
/program-initiative/rose-cente...Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use
/program-initiative/savings-so...Savings & Solutions
/program-initiative/sustainabi...Sustainability
/program-initiative/urban-inno...Urban Innovation
/program-initiative/veterans-h...Veterans Housing
https://www.nlc.org/search-0.
https://my.nlc.org/eweb/Dynami...External Text duplicate MyNLC
/membership/member-benefitsText duplicate WHY JOIN?
/nlc-partnershipsText duplicate Partnerships
https://www.nlc.org/media-centerText duplicate Newsroom
http://jobsonline.nlc.org/External Text duplicate Career Center
https://ccc.nlc.org/External Learn More
https://www.nlc.org/homerule2020New Principles of Home Rule
/resource/new-guide-restoring-...New Guide: Restoring City Rights in an Era of Preemption
/resource/leading-together-202...Leading Together: 2020 Cities Agenda
/article/pete-buttigieg-become...Pete Buttigieg Becomes First Candidate...
/article/nlc-names-chairs-for-...NLC Names Chairs for Member Councils
/article/nlc-elects-new-leader...NLC Elects New Leaders for Caucuses
https://www.nlc.org/cfcCity Fiscal Conditions 2019
/resource/reducing-the-use-of-...Reducing the Use of Jails
/event/census-playbook-pulling...Census Playbook Pulling It...
https://attendee.gotowebinar.c...External Subdomain REGISTER NOW
/program-initiative/membershipText duplicate Learn More
/the-weekly-newsletter-sign-upNew window Sign Up For Our Newsletters
/membership/city-storiesLearn more about the city of Malibu
https://www.nlc.org/topicsText duplicate Topics
https://www.nlc.org/media-centerMedia
https://www.nlc.org/program-areasPrograms and Initiatives
https://www.nlc.org/citiesspeakText duplicate CitiesSpeak Blog
/membership/join-or-renewJoin/Renew
/membership/member-benefitsMembership Benefits
https://www.nlc.org/communitiesText duplicate Communities
/membership/groups-networksText duplicate Groups & Networks
https://www.nlc.org/about-nlcText duplicate About NLC
https://www.nlc.org/leadershipNLC Leadership
https://www.nlc.org/jobs-at-nlcCareers
/state-municipal-leaguesText duplicate State League Programs
/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy
https://www.nlc.org/eventsEvent Calendar
https://www.nlc.org/eventsAnnual Conferences
https://www.nlc.org/educationEducation/Training
https://www.nlc.org/educationWebinars
https://www.nlc.org/contact-usContact
https://www.nlc.org/membershipMEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
/the-weekly-newsletter-sign-upNew window Text duplicate Sign Up For Our Newsletters
https://www.nlc.org/No Text
/about-nlc/contactCONTACT
https://twitter.com/leagueofci...New window External Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External Linkedin
https://www.facebook.com/Natio...External Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/c/nati...New window External Youtube
https://plus.google.com/+natio...External Subdomain Google+
/contents/rss-feedNew window RSS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.nlc.org/"
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 excellent with 0.18 seconds.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
This website only loads 3 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (90 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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content-length16901
cache-controlmax-age=3600, public
content-encodinggzip
content-languageen
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
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expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedFri, 14 Feb 2020 21:12:36 GMT
link<https://www.nlc.org/>; rel="canonical", <https://www.nlc.org/>; rel="shortlink"
servernginx
strict-transport-securitymax-age=300
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-drupal-cacheHIT
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheMISS
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
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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 5,690 referring domains.
This website has 163,824 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 4,522 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

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# 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: *
# 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/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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Search preview

www.nlc.org
National League of Cities | Cities Strong Together
National League of Cities serves the interests of 19,000 cities, towns and villages in the US as well as professionals working in municipal government.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Cities49%Check
National League49%Check
League49%Check
national49%Check
NLC47%Check
Census44%Check
Pulling40%Check
Playbook40%Check
Cities and Towns38%Check
working35%Check

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