Psu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
86% 
Page structure
93% 
Link structure
42% 
Server
81% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.03 s
File size
49.50 kB
Words
606
Media files
19
Number of links
103 internal / 44 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The Pennsylvania State University | Penn State
The length of the page title is perfect. (426 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Penn State is a major, public, research-I university serving Pennsylvania and the global community. Learn more about our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs.
The meta description is too long: 1103 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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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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descriptionPenn State is a major, public, research-I university serving Pennsylvania and the global community. Learn more about our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs.
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authorPenn State Strategic Communications and Marketing in partnership with Penn State IT. Penn State made this.
generatorBattery Construction No. 129
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twitter:cardsummary
twitter:titleThe Pennsylvania State University | Penn State | Penn State University
twitter:descriptionPenn State is a major, public, research-I university serving Pennsylvania and the global community. Learn more about our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs.
twitter:urlhttps://www.psu.edu/
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og:titlePenn State University
og:descriptionPenn State is a major, public, research-I university serving Pennsylvania and the global community. Learn more about our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs.
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.psu.edu/
og:imagehttps://www.psu.edu/PSU-mark-navy.jpg
X-UA-Compatibleie=edge
charsetUTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 606 words. That's ok.
22.6% 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.
5 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 24.17 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
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
/psu-edu-assets/images/shared/psu-mark.svgNittany Lion Shield Penn State Mark
...ets/images/nav-cards/kenneth-keitt1.jpegKenneth Keitt turned a life-changing accident into a platform for those with disabilities.
...ssets/images/nav-cards/oldmain-view.jpegPenn State among top 100 universities in the world in 2022 QS Rankings
...ets/images/nav-cards/dhruvi-portrait.jpgFeatured Impact: First to Inspire
...ets/images/nav-cards/dynamic-shading.pngDesigned to Adapt: Living materials are the future of sustainable building.
/components/img/header/psu-mark-2c.svgPenn State mark
/components/img/header/magnifying-glass.pngsearch icon
...bbon-banners/students-walking-path_1.jpgstudents walking down a campus path
...blue-ribbon-banners/purple-glove-lab.jpgclose-up of hand wearing purple glove, taking a sample in a lab
...ue-ribbon-banners/bee-illustration-1.jpgillustration of a bee flying in a field of flowers
...s/news/_16-9/coral-sunlight-research.gifAn underwater image of coral with sunlight filtering down.
.../news/_16-9/state-funding-penn-state.gifHarrisburg capitol building from afar
...ages/news/_16-9/rose-bowl-penn-state.gifNo alt attribute provided
...ews/_16-9/cellphone-photos-low-light.gifNo alt attribute provided
...u-assets/images/shared/newfootermap2.pngPenn State
/components/img/psu-mark-footer.pngNittany Lion Shield Penn State Mark
...sets/images/shared/we-are-penn-state.svgWe Are Penn State
Video URLWidthHeight
...ssets/images/video/May22_HeroEdit_v2.mp4
...ng=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&disablekb=1&loop=1100100

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
The H1 heading is empty
Headings
(Important)
There are 26 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Empty heading
H2 Discover Penn State
H2 World-Class Education
H2 Interdisciplinary Research
H2 Global Service and Impact
H2 Perspective: Leaders at Penn State
H2 The following video shows footage of a farm and surrounding forest and photographs on a twine line, scenes of Andrew Sears talking to camera in a studio, and footage of Andrew walking his dog with ...
H2 LATEST NEWS
H2 Get News By Email //
H2 Explore
H2 Resources
H2 Popular Links
H2 Stay Connected
H3 Featured Impact: Beyond Limitations
H3 Penn State among top 100 universities in the world in 2022 QS Rankings
H3 Featured Impact: First to Inspire
H3 Designed to Adapt: Living materials are the future of sustainable building
H3 $2.2B
H3 740,000+
H3 $1B
H3 Better access to sunlight could be lifeline for corals worldwide, study finds
H3 Petition supporting increased state funding for Penn State remains open
H3 Rose Bowl Champions
H3 2D material may enable ultra-sharp cellphone photos in low light
H4 Find Information For:
H4 Helpful Links
H4 Connect With Us
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (44) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.psu.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.psu.edu/IMG-ALT Nittany Lion Shield Penn State Mark
/this-is-penn-stateThis is Penn State
/this-is-penn-state/mission-an...Mission and Values
/this-is-penn-state/equity-and...Equity and Inclusion
/this-is-penn-state/leadershipLeadership
/this-is-penn-state/historyHistory
/this-is-penn-state/facts-and-...Facts and Rankings
https://www.psu.edu/our-impactOur Impact
https://www.psu.edu/healthcareHealth Care
/impact/story/beyond-limitationsFeatured Impact: Beyond Limitations
IMG-ALT Kenneth Keitt turned a life-changing accident into a platform for those with disabilities.
https://www.psu.edu/academicsAcademics
/academics/undergraduate-degreesUndergraduate
/academics/graduate-degreesGraduate & Professional Schools
https://www.worldcampus.psu.edu/External Online Degrees
https://global.psu.edu/External Global Education
/academics/collegesAcademic Colleges
/academics/campusesCampus Locations
/news/academics/story/penn-sta...Penn State among top 100 universities in the world in 2022 QS Rankings
IMG-ALT Penn State among top 100 universities in the world in 2022 QS Rankings
https://www.psu.edu/admissionAdmission
/admission/undergraduateText duplicate Undergraduate
/admission/graduateGraduate
https://www.worldcampus.psu.edu/External Online
https://www.psu.edu/admissionProfessional Schools
https://www.psu.edu/admissionContinuing Education
/impact/story/first-to-inspire/Featured Impact: First to Inspire
IMG-ALT Featured Impact: First to Inspire
/tuition-and-financial-aidTuition and Aid
https://www.psu.edu/researchResearch
https://gopsusports.com/External Athletics
https://www.psu.edu/news/News
/news/latest-news/Latest News
/news/academics/Text duplicate Academics
/news/research/Our Research
/news/campus-life/Campus Life
/news/athletics/Text duplicate Athletics
/news/administration/Administration
/news/arts-and-entertainment/Arts and Entertainment
/news/penn-state-college-and-c...College and Campus News
/news/research/story/designed-...Designed to Adapt: Living materials are the future of sustainable building
IMG-ALT Designed to Adapt: Living materials are the future of sustainable building.
https://universityethics.psu.e...External Hotline
https://raise.psu.edu/?utm_sou...External Give
https://www.psu.edu/admissionApply
https://www.psu.edu/IMG-ALT Penn State mark
https://universityethics.psu.e...External Text duplicate Hotline
https://raise.psu.edu/?utm_sou...External Text duplicate Give
https://www.psu.edu/admissionText duplicate Apply
/this-is-penn-stateText duplicate This is Penn State
/this-is-penn-state/mission-an...Text duplicate Mission and Values
/this-is-penn-state/equity-and...Text duplicate Equity and Inclusion
/this-is-penn-state/leadershipText duplicate Leadership
/this-is-penn-state/historyText duplicate History
/this-is-penn-state/facts-and-...Text duplicate Facts and Rankings
https://www.psu.edu/our-impactText duplicate Our Impact
https://www.psu.edu/healthcareText duplicate Health Care
https://www.psu.edu/academicsText duplicate Academics
/academics/undergraduate-degreesText duplicate Undergraduate
/academics/graduate-degreesText duplicate Graduate & Professional Schools
https://www.worldcampus.psu.edu/External Text duplicate Online Degrees
https://global.psu.edu/External Text duplicate Global Education
/academics/collegesText duplicate Academic Colleges
/academics/campusesText duplicate Campus Locations
https://www.psu.edu/admissionText duplicate Admission
/admission/undergraduateText duplicate Undergraduate
/admission/graduateText duplicate Graduate
https://www.worldcampus.psu.edu/External Text duplicate Online
https://www.psu.edu/admissionText duplicate Professional Schools
https://www.psu.edu/admissionText duplicate Continuing Education
/tuition-and-financial-aidText duplicate Tuition and Aid
https://www.psu.edu/researchText duplicate Research
https://gopsusports.com/External Text duplicate Athletics
https://www.psu.edu/news/Text duplicate News
/news/latest-news/Text duplicate Latest News
/news/academics/Text duplicate Academics
/news/research/Text duplicate Our Research
/news/campus-life/Text duplicate Campus Life
/news/athletics/Text duplicate Athletics
/news/administration/Text duplicate Administration
/news/arts-and-entertainment/Text duplicate Arts and Entertainment
https://www.psu.edu/visitorsVisitors
/prospective-studentsProspective Students
/current-studentsCurrent Students
/faculty-and-staffFaculty and Staff
/business-and-industryBusiness and Industry
https://veterans.psu.edu/External Veterans and Military
https://www.alumni.psu.edu/External Alumni
https://media.psu.edu/External Media
/academics/campusesFind a Campus
https://www.psu.edu/mapsMaps
https://hr.psu.edu/careersExternal Careers
/search/directoriesDirectory
https://www.registrar.psu.edu/...External Academic Calendar
https://www.facebook.com/penns...External Facebook
https://www.twitter.com/penn_s...External Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/penn...External Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External LinkedIn
https://www.psu.edu/Anchor SCROLL
https://www.psu.edu/academicsText duplicate Academics
https://www.psu.edu/researchText duplicate Research
https://www.psu.edu/our-impactExplore
/news/rss/rss.xmlPenn State Latest News RSS Feed
/news/research/story/better-ac...Better access to sunlight could be lifeline for corals worldwide, study finds
IMG-ALT An underwater image of coral with sunlight filtering down.
/news/impact/story/petition-su...Petition supporting increased state funding for Penn State remains open
IMG-ALT Harrisburg capitol building from afar
/news/athletics/story/rose-bow...Rose Bowl Champions
/news/materials-research-insti...2D material may enable ultra-sharp cellphone photos in low light
https://www.psu.edu/news/More Penn State news
https://www.facebook.com/penns...External Text duplicate Facebook
https://twitter.com/penn_stateExternal Text duplicate Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/penn...External Text duplicate Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External Text duplicate LinkedIn
https://headlines.psu.edu/External Discover News
https://www.psu.edu/news/Text duplicate News
https://hr.psu.edu/careersExternal Text duplicate Careers
/this-is-penn-state/facts-and-...Text duplicate Facts and Rankings
/academics/collegesColleges
/academics/campusesCampuses
https://www.psu.edu/healthcareText duplicate Health Care
https://www.psu.edu/researchText duplicate Research
https://www.psu.edu/impactImpact
/prospective-studentsText duplicate Prospective Students
/current-studentsText duplicate Current Students
https://global.psu.edu/External International Students
/business-and-industryText duplicate Business and Industry
https://veterans.psu.edu/External Text duplicate Veterans and Military
https://www.psu.edu/visitorsText duplicate Visitors
/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty and Staff
https://www.alumni.psu.edu/External Text duplicate Alumni
https://media.psu.edu/External Text duplicate Media
https://virusinfo.psu.edu/External COVID-19 Information
https://www.psu.edu/mapsText duplicate Maps
https://www.work.psu.edu/ldap/External Text duplicate Directory
https://libraries.psu.edu/External Libraries
https://www.registrar.psu.edu/...External Text duplicate Academic Calendar
https://lionpathsupport.psu.edu/External LionPATH
https://headlines.psu.edu/External Emails / Headlines
https://psualert.psu.edu/External Emergency Notifications
https://mobile.psu.edu/External Penn State Go
https://strategiccommunication...External Strategic Communications
https://universityethics.psu.e...External Report Misconduct
https://www.police.psu.edu/External Police
https://www.psu.edu/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Nittany Lion Shield Penn State Mark
https://www.psu.edu/contact-usContact Us
/web-privacy-statementPrivacy Statement
https://policy.psu.edu/policie...External Non Discrimination
/accessibilitystatementAccessibility
https://policy.psu.edu/policie...External Equal Opportunity
/legal-statementsLegal Statements
/copyright-informationThe Pennsylvania State University © 2023

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.psu.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.03 seconds.
This page only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (50 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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connectionkeep-alive
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age3424
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http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(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 152,461 referring domains.
This page has 28,376,950 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 93,277 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 2555 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /components
Disallow: /404
Disallow: /js
# Disallow: /psu-edu-assets
# Disallow: /impact-assets
Disallow: /academics/campuses.html
Disallow: /academics/colleges.html
Disallow: /search/gss/index.html
Disallow: /search/department/index.html
Disallow: /search/departments/index.html
Disallow: /abington-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /altoona-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /beaver-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /behrend-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /berks-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /brandywine-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /dubois-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /fayette-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /great-valley-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /greater-allegheny-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /harrisburg-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /hazleton-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /lehigh-valley-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /mont-alto-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /new-kensington-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /schuylkill-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /scranton-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /shenango-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /penn-state-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /wilkes-barre-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /york-rfi/index.html
Disallow: /commonwealth-campuses/index.html
Disallow: /news/update
Disallow: /news/update/

User-agent: Twitterbot
Disallow: *
Allow: /psu-edu-assets
Allow: /impact-assets

Sitemap: https://www.psu.edu/sitemap.xml

Search preview

www.psu.edu
The Pennsylvania State University | Penn State
Penn State is a major, public, research-I university serving Pennsylvania and the global community. Learn more about our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs.

Most important keywords

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Penn70%Check
Penn State70%Check
Penn State University68%Check
State University65%Check
Pennsylvania State65%Check
Pennsylvania State University63%Check
Pennsylvania58%Check
State News57%Check
Research University55%Check

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