Ohio.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.35 s
File size
476.80 kB
Media files
Number of links
192 internal / 42 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Welcome to Ohio University
The title contains the word Welcome to! More content should be covered in the title.
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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Ohio University offers more than 250 programs, including undergraduate and graduate-level study with outstanding professors. At OHIO, you’ll gain knowledge, skills, and experiences for career success.
The meta description is too long: 1245 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
There is a valid canonical link specified.
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Canada
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev 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.
Charset encoding
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

descriptionOhio University offers more than 250 programs, including undergraduate and graduate-level study with outstanding professors. At OHIO, you’ll gain knowledge, skills, and experiences for career success.
keywordspublic university, ohio, bobcats, athens, ohio university
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Page quality

(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 1053 words. That's ok.
20.1% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
7 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 23.11 words is good.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 7 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 21 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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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.
(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
/themes/custom/OHIOsubTheme/ohio-logo.svgOhio University LogoGo to Ohio University Home Page
...tudent-math-whiteboard.jpg?itok=dLFjnZC_A student working out math problems on a whiteboard
...6/mask-student-science.jpg?itok=2dX6dxFTFemale student conducts a science experiment in a lab while wearing a face mask
.../students-cheer-sports.jpg?itok=RaLAMWAMOhio Bobcat student fans cheer and hold a giant foam brick at a basketball game
...files/2020-12/athleticslogo-pawbadge.pngBobcat Athletics logo and 'Go Bobcats' text inside paw illustration
...files/2020-12/ohio-locations-badge2x.pngtext in a circle shape that lists all of Ohio University's locations
...les/2021-09/ohio-state-locations-map.pngmap of the state of Ohio with indicators for each Ohio University campus
...lic/2022-03/tereza_37.jpeg?itok=Xf6Wnbre Tereza 37
...2-03/Ashley Martinez 1.jpg?itok=qqvQIRtx Ashley Martinez
...ublic/2022-03/Unknown.jpeg?itok=P9VEXIMC Nick Cunningham
...ustom/OHIOsubTheme/images/logo-white.svgOhio University
Video URLWidthHeight

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Ohio University
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (15 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Ohio University
H1 OHIO Homepage
H2 Audience Navigation
H2 Quick Links
H2 Breadcrumb
H2 OHIO Up Close
H2 Become a Bobcat, for life.
H2 Ohio University delivers far more than a diploma.
H2 250+ majors, minors, and certificate programs
H2 Many Locations (And Anywhere)
H2 A Bobcat's love is forever. #ForeverOHIO
H2 Be Safe Bobcats
H2 Featured News
H2 Explore
H2 Resources
H2 Locations
H2 Contact
H3 Learn more about our Athens campus
H3 Colleges
H3 Current COVID-19 information and safety protocols for faculty, staff, and students.
H3 The Athens International Film + Video Festival returns April 1-7, 2022
H3 From Bobcat to Ben-Gal: OHIO alumna combines career and cheer following graduation
H3 OHIO graduate draws on Olympics, track experience in college coaching career
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 (42) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ohio.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.ohio.edu/admissions/Future Students
https://www.ohio.edu/students/Current Students
https://www.ohio.edu/Anchor Log In
https://my.ohio.edu/External Subdomain MyOHIO Portal
https://blackboard.ohio.edu/External Subdomain Blackboard Learn
https://catmail.ohio.edu/External Subdomain Catmail
https://myhr.ohio.edu/External Subdomain My Personal Information
https://sis.ohio.edu/studentExternal Subdomain MyOHIO Student Center
/myohiosuccessnetworkMyOHIO Success Network
/library/my-accountsMy Library Account
https://www.ohio.edu/regional/Regional Campuses
https://www.ohio.edu/online/OHIO Online
A-TITLE Schedule a visit to OHIO University
A-TITLE Learn more about applying to OHIO University
https://give.ohio.edu/External Subdomain Give
A-TITLE Give to OHIO University
https://www.ohio.edu/IMG-ALT Ohio University Logo
https://www.ohio.edu/aboutAbout OHIO
https://www.ohio.edu/coronavirusCoronavirus Response
https://www.ohio.edu/ohio-factsFast Facts
https://www.ohio.edu/ohio-factsNational Recognition/Rankings
https://www.ohio.edu/dcOHIO in Washington, D.C.
https://www.ohio.edu/newsOHIO News
https://calendar.ohio.edu/External Subdomain Calendar of University Events
/news/category/for-the-mediaNews Releases
/building-directoryBuilding Directory
https://www.ohio.edu/tour/Virtual Tour
https://www.ohio.edu/alert/Emergency Information
https://www.ohiouniversityjobs...External Employment
/research/economic-impact-studyEconomic Impact Report
https://www.ohio.edu/regional/Text duplicate Regional Campuses
https://www.ohio.edu/trustees/Board of Trustees
https://www.ohio.edu/hr/Human Resources
https://www.ohio.edu/oitOffice of Information Technology
https://www.ohio.edu/president/Office of the President
/graduate/apply/degree-programsMaster's and Doctoral
https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/Medical Degree
https://www.ohio.edu/regionalRegional Degrees
https://www.ohio.edu/online/Online and Distance Programs
/academics/deptsSchools and Departments
/academics/programsCenters and Institutes
https://www.ohio.edu/regional/Text duplicate Regional Campuses
https://www.ohio.edu/provost/Executive VP and Provost
https://www.ohio.edu/goglobalStudy Away
https://linguistics.ohio.edu/o...External Subdomain English Language Programs
https://www.ohio.edu/honorsHonors and Scholars Programs
https://www.ohio.edu/global/Global Affairs
/registrar/academic-calendarAcademic Calendar
https://catalogs.ohio.edu/cont...External Subdomain Academic Advising and Services
/university-college/academic-a...Academic Support
https://www.ohio.edu/registrar/Courses and Registration
https://www.ohio.edu/diversity/Division of Diversity and Inclusion
https://www.ohio.edu/admissionsUndergraduate Athens
https://rhe.ohio.edu/apply/External Subdomain Regional
/admissions/onlineOnline Programs
/admissions/visitSchedule a Visit
https://www.ohio.edu/tour/Text duplicate Virtual Tour
/admissions/visit/virtual-visitsTravel Directions
/transportation-parking/mapCampus Map
/transportation-parking/mapParking Map
https://www.ohio.edu/honorsHonors and Scholars
https://www.ohio.edu/guarantee/OHIO Guarantee+
/admissions/tuition/scholarshi...Scholarships and Financial Aid
https://admissions.ohio.edu/re...External Subdomain Request Information
/admissions/admitted/Admitted Students
/admissions/transfer-creditsTransfer Your Credits
/admissions/admitted/freshmanAnchor Confirm Your Intent
/university-college/first-year...Learning Communities
/university-college/orientationBobcat Student Orientation
/learn-living-hereLife At OHIO
https://athensohio.com/External Athens Community
https://www.ohio.edu/foodCulinary Services
/housing/offcampusOff-Campus Living
https://www.ohio.edu/bobcat-cashBobcat Cash
https://www.ohio.edu/housingHousing and Residence Life
/student-affairs/Student Affairs
A-TITLE /studentaffairs/
/fine-arts/arts-ohioArts for OHIO
/student-affairs/event-servicesBaker University Center and Event Services
/student-affairs/career-and-le...Career Achievement Network
https://www.ohiouniversityjobs...External Employment Opportunities
/performing-artsPerforming Arts and Concert Series
/involvement/student-organizat...Student Organizations
https://www.ohio.edu/diversity/Text duplicate Division of Diversity and Inclusion
/university-college/campus-com...Center for Campus and Community Engagement
https://www.ohio.edu/globalGlobal Affairs and International Studies
https://www.ohio.edu/isfsInternational Student and Faculty Services
/diversity/lgbtLesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Center (LGBT)
/diversity/multicultural-centerMulticultural Programs and Center
/diversity/omsarMulticultural Student Access and Retention (OMSAR)
/diversity/womens-centerWomen’s Center
https://www.ohio.edu/coronavirusText duplicate Coronavirus Response
https://www.ohiohealth.com/ohi...External Campus Care
https://www.ohio.edu/recreationCampus Recreation
/student-affairs/counselingCounseling and Psychological Services
https://www.ohio.edu/alertEmergency Alerts
/health-promotionHealth Promotion
https://www.ohio.edu/policeOhio University Police Department
/facilities/safetyRisk Management and Safety
https://www.ohiobobcats.com/la...External Athletics
https://www.ohiobobcats.com/External OHIO Bobcats Sports
https://ohiobobcats.com/calend...External Schedules
https://ohiobobcats.com/facili...External Facilities
https://getsomemaction.com/External Mid-American Conference
https://ohiobobcats.evenue.net...External Subdomain Tickets
https://ohiobobcats.com/sports...External NCAA Eligibility and Student-Athlete Success
https://www.ohio.edu/marching-110Marching 110
https://www.ohiobobcatclub.com/External OHIO Bobcat Club
https://shop.ohiobobcats.com/External Subdomain OHIO Athletics Store
https://www.ohio.edu/recreation/Text duplicate Campus Recreation
/recreation/intramural/Intramural Sports
/recreation/club-sportsClub Sports
https://www.imleagues.com/Scho...External IMLeagues
https://www.ohio.edu/research/Research Division
/engineering/russ-research-centerRuss Research Center
/research/complianceResearch Compliance
/corporate-partnersCorporate Engagement
/research/orspResearch and Sponsored Programs
https://www.ohio.edu/research/larLaboratory Animal Resources
https://www.ohio.edu/research/ttoTechnology Transfer Office
/research/innovationInnovation Center
/research/biotechEdison Biotechnology Institute
https://www.techgrowthohio.com/External TechGROWTH Ohio
/entrepreneurshipCenter for Entrepreneurship
/voinovich-school/Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
/instructional-innovationOffice of Instructional Innovation
https://www.ohio.edu/sciencecafeScience Cafés and Café Conversations
https://calendar.ohio.edu/rese...External Subdomain Research Colloquia and Seminars Calendar
https://www.ohio.edu/studentexpoStudent Expo
/news/category/research-and-im...Research News
/museum-complexOHIO Museum Complex
https://www.ohioswallow.com/External Ohio University Press
/research/centers-and-institutesText duplicate Centers and Institutes
A-TITLE Corporate Partnets
/research/fundingInternal Funding Opportunities
https://leo.research.ohio.edu/External Subdomain LEO Electronic Awards Administration
/research/sharedequipmentShared Equipment and Facilities
/research/compliance/human-sub...Institutional Review Board/Human Subjects Research
https://www.ohio.edu/Anchor Trivial anchor text
/admissions/visit/ohio-up-closeOHIO Up Close
/admissions/visit/ohio-up-closeUp Close days give accepted students an immersive visit experience
/admissions/visitPlan a Visit
https://www.ohio.edu/applyApply Now
/admissions/admittedAdmitted? Get Started
https://www.youtube.com/embed/...New window External Forever OHIO | YouTube Video (NLlVm4QK2FM)
/news/2021/06/ohio-university-...1st Athens ranked Best College Town in Ohio
https://www.ohio.edu/about28k+students enrolled in all campuses and online
/admissions/about-ohio/athensMore About Athens
/admissions/visitVisit Athens Campus
https://news.ohio.edu/news/202...External Subdomain #1 Best Value Public University in Ohio (U.S. News & World Report)
/guarantee/fixed-tuition-and-fees$0tuition/fee increase over your 4 years with the OHIO Guarantee
/financial-aid95%of first-year students receive financial aid
https://www.ohio.edu/experts16:1student-to-faculty ratio
/student-affairs/news/biking-a...21miles of bike path running through campus and Athens county
https://ohio.campuslabs.com/en...External Subdomain 550+student organizations for diverse career paths, identities, and interests
https://ohio.campuslabs.com/en...External Subdomain 100+weekly programs, events, and student org meetings to choose from
https://www.ohiobobcats.com/External 16NCAA Division I sports teams
https://www.ohio.edu/majorsFind your major
https://www.ohio.edu/casCollege of Arts and Sciences
https://www.ohio.edu/businessCollege of Business
https://www.ohio.edu/fine-artsCollege of Fine Arts
https://www.ohio.edu/chsp/College of Health Sciences and Professions
https://www.ohio.edu/honorsHonors Tutorial College
https://www.ohio.edu/cisCenter for International Studies
https://www.ohio.edu/educationPatton College of Education
https://www.ohio.edu/engineeringRuss College of Engineering and Technology
/scripps-collegeScripps College of Communication
/university-college/University College
https://www.ohio.edu/graduateGraduate College
https://www.ohio.edu/medicineHeritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
/voinovich-schoolVoinovich School of Leadership and Public Service
/admissions/visit2Ways to Tour Ohio University
https://www.ohio.edu/regional5Regional Campus Locations
/news/2020/08/ohio-university-...#1College in Ohio for Online Education
https://www.ohio.edu/coronavirusLatest Updates
/coronavirus/testingCOVID-19 Testing
https://www.ohio.edu/newsView all news
/news/2022/03/athens-internati...The Athens International Film + Video Festival returns April 1-7, 2022 March 17, 2022 From April 1-7, 2022, The Athens International Film + Video Festival (A...
IMG-ALT Tereza 37
/news/2022/03/bobcat-ben-gal-o...From Bobcat to Ben-Gal: OHIO alumna combines career and cheer following graduation March 16, 2022 Ashley Martinez, an OHIO alumna and former Bobcat cheerlead...
IMG-ALT Ashley Martinez
/news/2022/03/ohio-graduate-dr...OHIO graduate draws on Olympics, track experience in college coaching career March 14, 2022 Olympian and Ohio University graduate Nick Cunningham draws on ex...
IMG-ALT Nick Cunningham
https://www.ohio.edu/apply/Text duplicate Apply
https://give.ohio.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Give
https://www.ohio.edu/majorsMajors & Minors
https://www.ohio.edu/online/Online Degrees
https://www.ohio.edu/visit/Text duplicate Visit
/transportation-parking/mapCampus Map & Parking
https://calendar.ohio.edu/External Subdomain Event Calendar
/registrar/calendarText duplicate Academic Calendar
https://www.ohio.edu/library/Text duplicate Libraries
https://www.ohiouniversityjobs...External Work at OHIO
/ucm/web/website-questions-and...Website Feedback Form
https://www.google.com/maps/di...External Directions
https://www.ohio.edu/IMG-ALT Ohio University
A-TITLE Ohio University Home Page
/accessibility/notice-under-adaADA Compliance
/equity-civil-rightsTitle IX Coordinator
/provost/accreditation/state-a...State Authorization
/equity-civil-rights/non-discr...Notice of Non-Discrimination
/hr/law-noticesEmployment Law Notices
/sb-40-forum-act-reportFORUM Act Report
/privacy-statementPrivacy Statement
https://www.ohio.edu/Text duplicate Ohio University
A-TITLE Ohio University
https://www.facebook.com/OhioU...External A-TITLE Connect with Ohio University on Facebook
https://www.twitter.com/ohiou/External A-TITLE Follow Ohio University on Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/ohio...External A-TITLE Check out Ohio University on Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/ohiouniv/External A-TITLE Check out Ohio University on YouTube
/news/feeds/latest-storiesA-TITLE Ohio University News RSS

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.ohio.edu/"
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 8 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 7 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.35 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (477 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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x-xss-protection1; mode=block
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cache-controlmax-age=2592000, public
link<https://www.ohio.edu/>; rel="canonical", <https://www.ohio.edu/>; rel="shortlink"
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedSun, 27 Mar 2022 07:02:25 GMT
viavarnish, 1.1 varnish
dateMon, 28 Mar 2022 02:47:48 GMT
x-cacheHIT, HIT
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External factors

(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 22,710 referring domains.
This page has 1,418,504 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 15,945 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 0 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


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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
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /*/search/site
Disallow: /people-search
Disallow: /people/braselto
Disallow: /food/menus?
Disallow: /node/
Disallow: /web-login
Disallow: /ohio-alerts/*
# Taxonomy Page
Disallow: /taxonomy/*

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Welcome to Ohio University
Ohio University offers more than 250 programs, including undergraduate and graduate-level study with outstanding professors. At OHIO, you’ll gain knowledge, skills, and experiences for career success.

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Ohio University88%Check
Ohio News69%Check
Athens Ohio68%Check
Ohio Online66%Check
University Press59%Check

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