Noaa.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
44% 
Page structure
71% 
Link structure
88% 
Server
24% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.07 s
File size
50.50 kB
Words
350
Media files
5
Number of links
50 internal / 22 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration | U.S. Department of Commerce
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 739 pixels long.
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.noaa.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)
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

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
generatorDrupal 7 (http://drupal.org)
langen
twitter:urlhttps://www.noaa.gov/
twitter:titleNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
twitter:descriptionU.S. Department of Commerce
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.noaa.gov/
og:titleNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
og:descriptionU.S. Department of Commerce
Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge,chrome=1

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
There are only 350 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
18.9% 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.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 7 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
...oaa/images/noaa_logo_circle_bw_72x72.svgNOAA Home
...andscape2_LookingGlass.jpg?itok=X7ZjEk-VA child looks through a magnifying glass to investigate what can be seen in a sample of seawater.A child looks through a magnifying glass to investigate what can be seen in a sample of seawater. (Makinna Miles/NOAA Oregon Sea Grant)
...220-1120x534-landscape.jpg?itok=w5BebuH_NOAA 2020 Business BriefNOAA 2020 Business Brief (NOAA)
...rForest_08Dec2019 (10).JPG?itok=lcDdMdLKResearcher Brian Helmuth of Northeastern University examines a sample of wood from the ancient underwater forest off the coast of Alabama for shipworms and other organisms that could be useful for future medicines.Researcher Brian Helmuth of Northeastern University examines a sample of wood from the ancient underwater forest off the coast of Alabama for shipworms and other organisms that could be useful for future medicines. (Courtesy of Brian Helmuth/Northeastern University)
...oaa/images/noaa_logo_circle_bw_72x72.svgNOAA Home

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Frequently accessed tools & resources
H2 Busy Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2020
H2 Frequently accessed tools & resources Duplicate text
H2 Stay connected
H2 How are we doing?
H5 AROUND NOAA //
H5 AROUND NOAA // Duplicate text
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 22 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.noaa.gov/Anchor Jump to Content
https://www.noaa.gov/weatherWeather
https://www.noaa.gov/climateClimate
/oceans-coastsOceans & Coasts
https://www.noaa.gov/fisheriesFisheries
https://www.noaa.gov/satellitesSatellites
https://www.noaa.gov/researchResearch
/marine-aviationMarine & Aviation
https://www.noaa.gov/chartingCharting
https://www.noaa.gov/sanctuariesSanctuaries
https://www.noaa.gov/educationEducation
/about-our-agencyAbout our agency
/news-featuresNews and features
/noaa-50th-homeNOAA 50th
https://www.noaa.gov/IMG-ALT NOAA Home
https://www.noaa.gov/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
https://www.commerce.gov/External U.S. Department of Commerce
/education/resource-collection...Engage young minds at home with more earth science from NOAA Education
IMG-ALT A child looks through a magnifying glass to investigate what can be seen in a sample of seawater.
/stories/noaa-s-2020-business-...NOAA's 2020 Business Brief
IMG-ALT NOAA 2020 Business Brief
https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov...External Subdomain Tiny creatures in underwater forest might hold promise for future medicines
IMG-ALT Researcher Brian Helmuth of Northeastern University examines a sample of wood from the ancient underwater forest off the coast of Alabama for shipworms and o...
/noaa-50th-homeText duplicate IMG-ALT NOAA Home
https://www.noaa.gov/Text duplicate National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
https://www.commerce.gov/External Text duplicate U.S. Department of Commerce
/weather-forecast-tools-and-re...Weather forecast tools and resources
/climate-data-and-reportsClimate data and reports
/satellite-imagery-reports-lau...Satellite imagery, reports, launch information
/fisheries-regulations-permits...Fisheries regulations, permits, data reporting and restoration projects
/ocean-and-coastal-tools-sanct...Oceans and coastal tools, sanctuary permits, charts and images
/budget-grants-and-corporate-s...Budgets, grants and Corporate Services
/educational-resourcesEducational resources
/media-release/busy-atlantic-h...Busy Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2020
/media-release/busy-atlantic-h...Multiple climate factors indicate above-normal activity is most likely
https://research.noaa.gov/arti...External Subdomain Warming influence of greenhouse gases continues to rise
/news/april-2020-was-earth-s-2...April 2020 was Earth's 2nd hottest April on record
https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/co...External Subdomain Mount St. Helens, 40 years later: How NOAA monitors volcanic eruptions from space
https://www.cdc.gov/coronaviru...External Coronovirus/COVID-19 information from the CDC
https://sites.google.com/noaa....External Subdomain For NOAA employees and contractors: Latest COVID-19 information and guidanceoffsite link
/weather-forecast-tools-and-re...Text duplicate Weather forecast tools and resources
/climate-data-and-reportsText duplicate Climate data and reports
/satellite-imagery-reports-lau...Text duplicate Satellite imagery, reports, launch information
/fisheries-regulations-permits...Text duplicate Fisheries regulations, permits, data reporting and restoration projects
/ocean-and-coastal-tools-sanct...Text duplicate Oceans and coastal tools, sanctuary permits, charts and images
/budget-grants-and-corporate-s...Text duplicate Budgets, grants and Corporate Services
/educational-resourcesText duplicate Educational resources
https://research.noaa.gov/arti...External Subdomain Text duplicate Warming influence of greenhouse gases continues to rise
/news/april-2020-was-earth-s-2...Text duplicate April 2020 was Earth's 2nd hottest April on record
https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/co...External Subdomain Text duplicate Mount St. Helens, 40 years later: How NOAA monitors volcanic eruptions from space
https://www.cdc.gov/coronaviru...External Text duplicate Coronovirus/COVID-19 information from the CDC
https://sites.google.com/noaa....External Subdomain Text duplicate For NOAA employees and contractors: Latest COVID-19 information and guidanceoffsite link
/about-our-agencyText duplicate About our agency
/news-featuresText duplicate News and features
/noaa-50th-homeText duplicate NOAA 50th
/stay-connectedStay connected
https://twitter.com/NOAAExternal Share to Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/NOAANew window External Share to Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook - opens in new window
https://www.instagram.com/noaaExternal NOAA on Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/usnoaagovExternal NOAA on YouTube
https://www.noaa.gov/Text duplicate NOAA Home
https://docs.google.com/forms/...New window External Subdomain Feedbackopens in new window
A-TITLE opens in new window
/protecting-your-privacyProtecting Your Privacy
/organization/information-tech...FOIA
http://www.cio.noaa.gov/servic...External Subdomain Information Quality
/accessibilityAccessibility
https://www.noaa.gov/guidanceGuidance
https://www.noaa.gov/disclaimerDisclaimer
https://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
http://www.ready.gov/External Ready.gov
http://www.eeo.noaa.gov/External Subdomain EEO
http://www.homelandsecurity.no...External Subdomain Employee Check-In
https://www.noaa.gov/contact-usContact us
https://nsd.rdc.noaa.gov/nsdExternal Staff Directory
https://www.noaa.gov/need-helpNeed help?

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.noaa.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 6 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.07 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (51 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
dateThu, 28 May 2020 22:52:52 GMT
serverApache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu)
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x-drupal-cacheHIT
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content-languageen
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-generatorDrupal 7 (http://drupal.org)
link<https://www.noaa.gov/>; rel="canonical",<https://www.noaa.gov/>; rel="shortlink"
cache-controlpublic, max-age=900
last-modifiedThu, 28 May 2020 22:49:28 GMT
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
content-encodinggzip
via1.1 c4.w1.woc (squid), 1.1 5317564e96c9dceb46123f6c5f149a03.cloudfront.net (CloudFront)
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000
varyCookie,Accept-Encoding
x-cacheHit from cloudfront
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age292
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Government. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 160,398 referring domains.
This website has 131,926,492 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 97,184 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

No valid Robots.txt file was found.

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
6,961

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
NOAA52%Check
NOAA weather38%Check
Tools and Resources37%Check
gov37%Check
Oceanic and Atmospheric37%Check
Atmospheric Administration35%Check
National Oceanic35%Check
Department33%Check
Commerce33%Check
resources30%Check

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