Nysed.gov - SEO Checker

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SEO Score
Response time
0.31 s
File size
94.40 kB
Media files
Number of links
74 internal / 121 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

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New York State Education Department
The length of the page title is perfect. (345 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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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: 1210 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
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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
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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No parameters were found in the URL.
No session ID was found in the URL.
The URL does not have too many subdirectories.
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
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The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

descriptionThe 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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Page quality

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This page contains 946 words. That's ok.
16.2% 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.
3 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.
The average number of words per sentence of 16.7 words is good.
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This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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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
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 19 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
Social Networks
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There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
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No additional page markup was found.
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The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

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/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
...g.jpg?itok=txzOldvW&timestamp=1594928334school building
...e.png?itok=Cn2EsU-V&timestamp=16001059602021 Teacher of the Year Jennifer Wolfe
...s.png?itok=QyRJ3L9L&timestamp=16001077992020 Marge A. Tierney Memorial Scholarship Nia Williams
...m.jpg?itok=JsTersS_&timestamp=1599255516New York State Museum
...s.png?itok=dTP5g8IG&timestamp=1599254937Digital Equity Webinar Series
...nysed/files/commissioner-search-logo.pngCommissioner Search
...m.png?itok=3DD9rR3v&timestamp=1601938906National Disability Employment Awareness Month
...public/school-building.jpg?itok=TWEG_3jhschool building
.../new-york-state-museum.jpg?itok=QjGJGk8sNew York State Museum
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...e/public/coronavirus_0.png?itok=krm54SlVCoronavirus: Information for Schools
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...s/default/files/highered-home-image3.jpgPhoto of students
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/common/nysed/files/op-homepage-image.jpgPhoto of students
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/sites/default/files/nys-library-logo-2.pngNYS Library Logo
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Page structure

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

Heading structure

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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 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
H3 COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
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 (121) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://www.nysed.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
http://www.nysed.gov/employeesNYSED employee COVID-19 web page
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/s...External Subdomain COVID-19 web page
http://www.regents.nysed.gov/External Subdomain Board of Regents
/contact-NYSEDContact Us
https://portal.nysed.gov/abpExternal Subdomain Business Portal
/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
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/aboutAbout NYSED
/about/affiliatesUSNY Affiliates
/about/orgchartOrganization Chart
/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
/reopening-schoolsIMG-ALT school building
/reopening-schoolsReopening Schools Guidance
/news/2020/oceanside-ufsd-soci...IMG-ALT 2021 Teacher of the Year Jennifer Wolfe
/news/2020/oceanside-ufsd-soci...2021 Teacher of the Year
/news/2020/oceanside-ufsd-soci...IMG-ALT 2020 Marge A. Tierney Memorial Scholarship Nia Williams
/news/2020/oceanside-ufsd-soci...2020 Marge Tierney Memorial Scholarship
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/reso...External Subdomain IMG-ALT New York State Museum
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/reso...External Subdomain State Museum Online Portal
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/digi...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Digital Equity Webinar Series
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/digi...External Subdomain Text duplicate Digital Equity Webinar Series
https://www.agbsearch.com/sear...External IMG-ALT Commissioner Search
/news/2020/state-education-dep...NYSED Announces $34 Million in State Aid for 232 Public Library Construction Projects Statewide
/news/2020/parent-newsletter-m...Parent Newsletter: Message from Interim Commissioner Rosa
/news/2020/new-york-state-libr...NYS Library Announces Availability of Funds to Assist Libraries in Addressing the Digital Divide
/about/commissionerCOMMISSIONER'S PAGE
/video/welcome-back-school-2020Welcome Back to School 2020
/video-galleryVideo Gallery
/news/2020/education-departmen...IMG-ALT National Disability Employment Awareness Month
/news/2020/education-departmen...Education Department Recognizes Employers of Individuals With Disabilities
http://www.nysed.gov/newsMore News
https://twitter.com/NYSEDNewsExternal No Text
/reopening-schoolsReopening Schools
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/reso...External Subdomain Text duplicate State Museum Online Portal
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/reso...External Subdomain Portal to Online Educational Resources & Activities
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/digi...External Subdomain Digital Equity
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/digi...External Subdomain Text duplicate Digital Equity Webinar Series
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
https://ogs.ny.gov/External Office of General Services website
/news/2020/oceanside-ufsd-soci...Oceanside UFSD Social Studies Teacher Named 2021 New York State Teacher of the Year
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/compc...External Subdomain Board of Regents Acts on Fifth Series of Emergency Regulations
/news/2020/welcome-back-schoolWelcome Back to School
http://www.nysed.gov/news/2020MORE 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...Next Generation Learning Standards
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/s...External Subdomain 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
/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
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The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
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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 page response time is excellent with 0.31 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (94 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSun, 18 Oct 2020 04:43:09 GMT
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last-modifiedSun, 18 Oct 2020 04:06:35 GMT
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External factors

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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 16,730 referring domains.
This website has 8,631,320 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 12,223 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


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Sitemap: http://www.nysed.gov/sitemap.xml

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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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