Nysed.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
71% 
Page structure
44% 
Link structure
67% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.73 s
File size
79.30 kB
Words
856
Media files
26
Number of links
73 internal / 118 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
New York State Education Department
The length of the page title is perfect. (344 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The New York State Education Department is part of the University of the State of New York (USNY), one of the most complete, interconnected systems of educational services in the United States.
The meta description is too long: 1213 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is 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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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Only 2 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
This page contains 856 words. That's ok.
15.5% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 21.5 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 15 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 17 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)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/sites/all/images/LOGO-dropshadow.pngNysed Logo
/sites/all/images/nysed-logo.pngNew York State Education Department Logo
/sites/all/images/rss-icon.pngEmail Icon
/sites/all/images/image1.pngTwitter Icon
/sites/all/images/image2.pngFacebook Icon
/sites/all/images/image4.pngLinkedIn Icon
...s.jpg?itok=2FDE2Wy2&timestamp=1570204662students with diplomas
...p.jpg?itok=yfLm7PFn&timestamp=1545427162group of smiling students at laptop
...k.jpg?itok=TMURd1g-&timestamp=15696119212020 Teacher of the Year and finalists with Regents and Beth, NYSUT EVP
...e.jpg?itok=-LXyBEq_&timestamp=1535465044happy students gathered around a table
...0.jpg?itok=SDuv5E6Z&timestamp=1546449264young girl wearing backpack
...es/next-generation-standards-logo-v5.pngNext Generation Learning Standards Logo
...e.jpg?itok=RYtNXxvY&timestamp=1575926141young child in the classroom
...ic/programs/grad-rates.jpg?itok=2pOESeqhstudents with diplomas
...hool-kids-using-laptop.jpg?itok=F7V-j7o-group of smiling students at laptop
...ape/public/vaccination.jpg?itok=KqarSucBvaccination
...ial-emotional-guidance.jpg?itok=JolqbXnBhappy students gathered around a table
/common/nysed/files/p12-homepage-image.jpgPhoto of students
...s/default/files/highered-home-image3.jpgPhoto of students
...n/nysed/files/adulted-homepage-image.jpgPhoto of students
/common/nysed/files/op-homepage-image.jpgPhoto of students
/sites/default/files/nys-museum-logo-2.pngNYS Museum Logo
...es/default/files/nys-archives-logo-2.pngNYS Archives Logo
/sites/default/files/nys-library-logo-2.pngNYS Library Logo
/sites/all/images/LOGO-dropshadow.pngNysed Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Latest News
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (11 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Latest News
H1 Trending Topics
H1 Pre-K through Grade 12 Education
H1 Program Offices
H1 Cultural Institutions
H2 New York State Education Department
H2 Search Google Appliance
H2 News
H2 Featured Video
H2 Featured Story
H2 Follow us on Twitter
H2 Resources
H2 P-12 News
H2 Higher Education
H2 Adult Ed & Vocational Services
H2 Office of the Professions
H2 Get the Latest Updates!
H2 Popular Topics
H2 How do I...?
H2 Quick Links
H2 Media Center
H2 EngageNY
H2 CONTACT US
H2 EMAIL CONTACTS
H5 Sign up
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 too many external links (118) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://www.nysed.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
http://www.nysed.gov/Home
http://www.regents.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Board of Regents
http://www.nysed.gov/news/News
A-TITLE News
/about/index-a-zIndex A-Z
/contact-NYSEDContact Us
http://www.nysed.gov/hrEmployment
https://portal.nysed.gov/abpExternal Subdomain Business Portal
http://www.nysed.gov/Translate
/contact-NYSEDText duplicate Contact Us
http://www.nysed.gov/hrNYSED Employment
https://portal.nysed.gov/abpExternal Subdomain Text duplicate Business Portal
http://www.nysed.gov/IMG-ALT Nysed Logo
http://www.nysed.gov/IMG-ALT New York State Education Department Logo
/about/google-translate-discla...Disclaimer
http://usny.nysed.gov/newsfeed...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Email Icon
https://twitter.com/NYSEDNewsExternal IMG-ALT Twitter Icon
https://www.facebook.com/NYSta...External IMG-ALT Facebook Icon
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External IMG-ALT LinkedIn Icon
http://www.nysed.gov/NYSED
http://www.nysed.gov/aboutAbout NYSED
/about/commissionerCommissioner
/about/affiliatesUSNY Affiliates
/about/orgchartOrganization Chart
/about/acronymsAcronyms
/nysed-buildingBuilding Tours
/about/program-officesProgram Offices
http://www.counsel.nysed.gov/r...External Subdomain Rules & Regulations
http://www.counsel.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Office of Counsel
http://www.sro.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Office of State Review
http://www.nysed.gov/hrText duplicate Employment
/new-york-state-education-depa...Freedom of Information (FOIL)
http://www.oms.nysed.gov/legcoordExternal Subdomain Governmental Relations
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/aep...External Subdomain Adult Education
http://www.nysed.gov/bilingual-edBilingual Education
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/cte/External Subdomain Career & Technical Education
http://www.oce.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Cultural Education
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/early...External Subdomain Early Learning
/educator-qualityEducator Quality
http://www.nysed.gov/essaEvery Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Higher Education
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/wha...External Subdomain High School Equivalency
http://www.nysed.gov/mbkMy Brother's Keeper
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/natamer/External Subdomain Native American Education
/about/program-officesP-12 Education
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/speci...External Subdomain Special Education
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vrExternal Subdomain Vocational Rehabilitation
https://www.engageny.org/External EngageNY
/next-generation-learning-stan...Next Generation Learning Standards: ELA and Math
/curriculum-instructionCurriculum and Instruction
/curriculum-instruction/genera...Diploma Requirements
/edtech/schools/computer-based...Computer-Based Testing
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/asses...External Subdomain Exam Schedules
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/asses...External Subdomain Regents Exams
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/asses...External Subdomain Grades 3-8 Tests
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/asses...External Subdomain English as a Second Language Tests
/educator-integrity/report-edu...Test Security
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain Teachers
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain Teaching Assistants
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain Pupil Personnel Services Staff
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain School Administrators
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/External Subdomain Professionals
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/bps...External Subdomain Career Schools
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain Fingerprinting
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/accou...External Subdomain Accountability
/budget-coordination/Budget Coordination
http://portal.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate Business Portal
http://www.oms.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Chief Financial Office
http://www.cn.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Child Nutrition
http://www.oms.nysed.gov/oas/External Subdomain Audit Services
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/facplan/External Subdomain Facilities Planning
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/mgtserv/External Subdomain Ed Management Services
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/nonpub/External Subdomain Nonpublic School Services
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/schoo...External Subdomain Pupil Transportation Services
https://portal.nysed.gov/pls/s...External Subdomain SEDREF Query
http://data.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Public Data
/student-data-privacyStudent Data Privacy
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/External Subdomain Information & Reporting
/grad-measuresIMG-ALT students with diplomas
/grad-measuresGraduation Measures
/next-generation-learning-stan...IMG-ALT group of smiling students at laptop
/next-generation-learning-stan...Next Generation Learning Standards
/news/2019/state-education-dep...IMG-ALT 2020 Teacher of the Year and finalists with Regents and Beth, NYSUT EVP
/news/2019/state-education-dep...2020 Teacher of the Year
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/s...External Subdomain IMG-ALT happy students gathered around a table
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/s...External Subdomain School Climate
http://www.nysed.gov/essaIMG-ALT young girl wearing backpack
http://www.nysed.gov/essaNew York State's ESSA Plan
/next-generation-learning-stan...IMG-ALT Next Generation Learning Standards Logo
/news/2019/state-education-dep...State Education Department Announces Nominees for 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program
/news/2019/news-notes-message-...News & Notes: Message from Interim Commissioner Shannon Tahoe
/news/2019/parent-update-inter...Parent Update from Interim Commissioner Shannon Tahoe
/about/commissionerCOMMISSIONER'S PAGE
/video/new-york-state-my-broth...New York State My Brother's Keeper - Building Pipelines to Opportunity
http://www.nysed.gov/mbkNew York State MBK
/video-galleryVideo Gallery
/news/2019/board-regents-advan...IMG-ALT young child in the classroom
/news/2019/board-regents-advan...Board of Regents Advances 2020 Budget and Legislative Priorities and State Aid Request for the 2020-21 School Year
http://www.nysed.gov/newsMore News
https://twitter.com/NYSEDNewsExternal No Text
/grad-measuresText duplicate Graduation Measures
/next-generation-learning-stan...Text duplicate Next Generation Learning Standards
https://lp.constantcontact.com...External Subdomain Immunizations
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/s...External Subdomain Text duplicate School Climate
https://www.engageny.org/External EngageNY | ELA and Math Curriculum
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/asses...External Subdomain Assessments
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/speci...External Subdomain Text duplicate Special Education
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/External Subdomain Data
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/fmis/External Subdomain School Operations
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/External Subdomain Student Support Services
/student-data-privacyText duplicate Student Data Privacy
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/External Subdomain View More
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/fundi...External Subdomain Funding Opportunity: Advanced Course Access (ACA) Program
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/fundi...External Subdomain Funding Opportunity: 2019-20 Title I School Improvement Grant 1003 ENHANCED Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) Support Options
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/fundi...External Subdomain Funding Opportunity: FY 2019 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grant for School Food Authorities (SFAs)
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/compc...External Subdomain Continuation of the Development of the Grades 3-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics Tests, computer-based and paper-based, and Provision of a Computer-ba...
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/External Subdomain MORE P-12 NEWS
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain Becoming a Teacher
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain Colleges & Universities
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain New Certification Exams
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain Scholarships and Grants
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain TEACH System
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate View More
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/aep...External Subdomain Adult Education Programs and Policy
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/bps...External Subdomain Career Training Schools
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/hse...External Subdomain High School Equivalency/TASCâ„¢
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/External Subdomain Text duplicate Vocational Rehabilitation
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate View More
http://www.op.nysed.gov/howdoi...External Subdomain How Do I...
http://www.op.nysed.gov/opd/External Subdomain File a Complaint
http://www.op.nysed.gov/abouto...External Subdomain Learn About OP
http://www.op.nysed.gov/news/External Subdomain News and Reports
http://www.op.nysed.gov/renewa...External Subdomain Online Registration
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/External Subdomain Requirements for Licensure
http://www.op.nysed.gov/boards/External Subdomain State Boards and Committees
http://www.op.nysed.gov/opsear...External Subdomain Verify a Professional License
http://www.op.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate View More
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Visit
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Explore
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Search
http://www.nysed.gov/subscribeSign up
http://www.nysed.gov/essaText duplicate Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
/next-generation-learning-stan...Text duplicate Next Generation Learning Standards
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/s...External Subdomain Text duplicate School Climate
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/psc/External Subdomain Charter Schools
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/hse...External Subdomain High School Equivalency Test
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/External Subdomain Reports & Data
http://www.op.nysed.gov/opsear...External Subdomain Professional Licenses & Certification
https://data.nysed.gov/External Subdomain School Report Cards
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/speci...External Subdomain Text duplicate Special Education
https://stateaid.nysed.gov/External Subdomain State Aid
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain Teacher Certification
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/External Subdomain Vocational Services
https://data.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Find a school report card
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/p...External Subdomain Find assessment results
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/p...External Subdomain Find high school graduation rates
/finance-business/funding-grantsFind information about grants
/next-generation-learning-stan...Get information about learning standards
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/...External Subdomain Get information about my teacher certification
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/External Subdomain Obtain vocational services
http://www.counsel.nysed.gov/S...External Subdomain Serve legal papers
http://www.op.nysed.gov/opsear...External Subdomain Verify a licensed professional
http://www.counsel.nysed.gov/g...External Subdomain File an appeal to the Commissioner
http://www.nysed.gov/aboutAbout the New York State Education Department
/about/about-usnyAbout the University of the State of New York (USNY)
https://portal.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Business Portal for School Administrators
http://www.nysed.gov/hrEmployment Opportunities
http://www.nysed.gov/foilFOIL (Freedom of Information Law)
http://www.counsel.nysed.gov/c...External Subdomain Incorporation for Education Corporations
A-TITLE Create education corporations for the purpose of operating educational institutions of all kinds
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/External Subdomain NYS Archives
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/External Subdomain NYS Library
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/External Subdomain NYS Museum
/online-servicesNYSED Online Services
http://www.oce.nysed.gov/publi...External Subdomain Public Broadcasting
http://www.nysed.gov/newslettersNewsletters
/video-galleryText duplicate Video Gallery
https://twitter.com/NYSEDNewsExternal Twitter
https://www.engageny.org/commo...External ELA and Math Curriculum
https://www.engageny.org/ddi-l...External Data Driven Instruction
https://www.engageny.org/frequ...External EngageNY Help
https://www.engageny.org/paren...External Parents & Families
https://www.engageny.org/pdnt-...External Professional Development
https://www.engageny.org/tle-l...External Teacher/Leader Effectiveness
https://www.engageny.org/video...External Videos
/about/index-a-zCONTACT US
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/con...External Subdomain Adult Education & Vocational Services
https://eservices.nysed.gov/pr...External Subdomain Anchor Office of the Professions
http://www.nysed.gov/terms-of-useAnchor Accessibility
/privacy-policyInternet Privacy Policy
http://www.nysed.gov/terms-of-useAnchor Text duplicate Disclaimer
http://www.nysed.gov/terms-of-useTerms of Use

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
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 of 0.73 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 8 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 15 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (79 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
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gracenone
accept-rangesbytes
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x-xss-protection1; mode=block
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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 19,129 referring domains.
This website has 9,717,942 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 13,655 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

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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
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# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html
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# For syntax checking, see:
# http://www.frobee.com/robots-txt-check

User-agent: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
Disallow: /COMS/
Disallow: /stateaid/
Disallow: /cafe/
Disallow: /heds/
Disallow: /dpls/
Disallow: /tapeusage/
Disallow: /cn/
Disallow: /fm/
Disallow: /fmis/
Disallow: /stateaid/
# 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/
Disallow: /homepage-slider/*
Disallow: /node/4695
Sitemap: http://www.nysed.gov/sitemap.xml

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
4,634

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

Search preview

www.nysed.gov
New York State Education Department
The New York State Education Department is part of the University of the State of New York (USNY), one of the most complete, interconnected systems of educational services in the United States.

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