Read.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
72% 
Page quality
70% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
78% 
Server
29% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.40 s
File size
17.50 kB
Words
730
Media files
19
Number of links
43 internal / 34 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Read.gov | The Library of Congress
The length of the page title is perfect. (320 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read. Come take a tour, visit our exhibitions, and view the gorgeous Main Reading Room!
The meta description is too long: 1540 pixels from max. 1000 pixels.
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.
The character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

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descriptionThe Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read. Come take a tour, visit our exhibitions, and view the gorgeous Main Reading Room!
dc.subjectLiteracy
dc.typewebpage
dc.languageeng
dc.identifierhttp://read.gov/
langen

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 730 words. That's ok.
29.9% 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.
10 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 15.82 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No viewpoint tag is provided.
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 15 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
...cdn.loc.gov/images/img-head/logo-loc.pngLibrary of Congress
http://www.read.gov/images/readGov.gifRead.gov
/images/banner_jason-reynolds.jpgNational Ambassador for Young People's Literature | Jason Reynolds
/images/banner-american-conversations.jpgAmerican Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities
/images/banner_catalinaneon.jpgThe Technicolor Adventures of Catalina Neon
/images/banner_readers.jpgReaders to the Rescue
/images/banner_exquisite.jpgThe Exquisite Corpse
http://www.read.gov/images/banner-aesop.jpgAesop's Fables
/images/banner-rocket.jpgThe Rocket Book
/images/thumb-jason-reynolds.jpgNational Ambassador for Young People's Literature | Jason Reynolds
/images/conversations1.jpgAmerican Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities
/images/catalina-neon-thumb.jpgThe Technicolor Adventures of Catalina Neon
http://www.read.gov/images/festival.jpgNational Book Festival on the mall in Washington DC
http://www.read.gov/images/ECVideo-wide.jpgJohn Grisham at National Book Festival
/images/seeMoreAuthors.gifSee More Authors
...cdn.loc.gov/images/img-foot/facebook.gifFacebook
cdn.loc.gov/images/img-foot/twitter.gifTwitter
cdn.loc.gov/images/img-foot/youtube.gifYouTube
cdn.loc.gov/images/img-foot/flickr.gifFlickr

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Read.gov Explore New Worlds. Read.
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Read.gov Explore New Worlds. Read.
H2 Library of Congress
H2 Books & Related Info for
H2 Resources
H2 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
H2 Library of Congress Literacy Awards
H2 Discover Great Places Through Reading
H2 American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities
H2 The Technicolor Adventures of Catalina Neon
H2 Festivals
H2 Books Online and Suggested Reading Lists
H2 Braille Literacy
H2 Books That Shaped the World
H2 Author Webcasts
H2 Connect with the Library
H3 Read.gov
H3 John Grisham at National Book Festival
H3 Find Us On
H3 Subscribe & Comment
H3 Download & Play
H3 Questions
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 3 links with a trivial anchor text.
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 (34) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://www.read.gov/Anchor skip navigation
http://www.loc.gov/External IMG-ALT Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/External Ask a Librarian
http://www.loc.gov/library/lib...External Digital Collections
http://catalog.loc.gov/External Library Catalogs
http://www.loc.gov/External The Library of Congress
http://www.read.gov/IMG-ALT Read.gov
http://www.read.gov/cfb/The Center for the Book
http://www.read.gov/kids/Kids
http://www.read.gov/teens/Teens
http://www.read.gov/adults/Adults
http://www.read.gov/educators/Educators & Parents
http://read.gov/btsa.htmlBooks That Shaped America
/literacyawards/index.htmlLibrary of Congress Literacy Awards
http://www.loc.gov/about/award...External Library of Congress Fiction Awards
http://www.read.gov/yrc/Young Readers Center
http://www.read.gov/books/Classic Books
http://www.read.gov/webcasts/Author Webcasts
http://www.read.gov/letters/Letters About Literature
http://www.read.gov/greatreads/Discover Great Places Through Reading
http://www.read.gov/booklists/Booklists
http://www.read.gov/resources/Local/Community Resources
http://www.loc.gov/nls/External National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
http://www.read.gov/events/Events at the Library of Congress
http://www.read.gov/cfb/contact/Contact Us
/cfb/ambassador/index.htmlIMG-ALT National Ambassador for Young People's Literature | Jason Reynolds
/americanconversations/index.htmlIMG-ALT American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities
http://www.read.gov/catalinaneon/IMG-ALT The Technicolor Adventures of Catalina Neon
http://www.read.gov/readers/IMG-ALT Readers to the Rescue
/exquisite-corpse/IMG-ALT The Exquisite Corpse
/aesop/index.htmIMG-ALT Aesop's Fables
/books/rocket.htmlIMG-ALT The Rocket Book
/cfb/ambassador/Text duplicate IMG-ALT National Ambassador for Young People's Literature | Jason Reynolds
/cfb/ambassador/index.htmlTrivial anchor text
Read more
/literacyawards/index.htmlText duplicate Library of Congress Literacy Awards
/cfb/index.htmlCenter for the Book
http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/External National Book Festival
/cfb/affiliates.htmlstate affiliate
/greatreads/index.htmlView interactive map
/americanconversations/index.htmlText duplicate IMG-ALT American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities
/americanconversations/index.htmlText duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read more
http://www.read.gov/catalinaneonText duplicate IMG-ALT The Technicolor Adventures of Catalina Neon
http://www.loc.gov/poetry/laur...External U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera
http://www.read.gov/catalinaneonText duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read more
http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/External Text duplicate National Book Festival
/resources/index.phpFind a festival near you
http://www.read.gov/books/classic books
http://www.read.gov/booklists/suggested titles
http://www.loc.gov/nls/External Trivial anchor text
Read More
http://www.read.gov/btsa.htmlAmerica
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s...New window External Take the survey (external link)
/webcasts/grisham.htmlIMG-ALT John Grisham at National Book Festival
/webcasts/sabuda.htmlMatthew Reinhardt and Robert Sabuda at the National Book Festival
/webcasts/rampersad.htmlRalph Ellison: A Biography
http://www.read.gov/webcasts/IMG-ALT See More Authors
http://www.loc.gov/homepage/co...External All ways to connect
http://www.facebook.com/librar...External IMG-ALT Facebook
http://twitter.com/?_escaped_f...External IMG-ALT Twitter
http://www.youtube.com/library...External IMG-ALT YouTube
http://www.flickr.com/photos/l...External IMG-ALT Flickr
http://www.loc.gov/rss/External RSS & E-Mail
http://blogs.loc.gov/External Blogs
http://www.loc.gov/podcasts/External Podcasts
http://www.loc.gov/today/cyber...External Webcasts
http://itunes.apple.com/us/ins...External Subdomain iTunesU (external link)
http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/External Text duplicate Ask a Librarian
http://www.loc.gov/help/contac...External Text duplicate Contact Us
http://www.loc.gov/about/External About
http://www.loc.gov/pressroom/l...External Press
http://www.loc.gov/hr/employme...External Jobs
http://www.loc.gov/philanthrop...External Donate
http://www.loc.gov/about/oig/External Inspector General
http://www.loc.gov/homepage/le...External Legal
http://www.loc.gov/access/External Accessibility
http://www.loc.gov/global/disc...External External Link Disclaimer
http://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
http://www.loc.gov/access/web....External Speech Enabled

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 4 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 0.40 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (18 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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dateWed, 22 Jan 2020 05:27:04 GMT
serverApache
accept-rangesbytes
connectionclose
transfer-encodingchunked
content-typetext/html
statuscode200
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 4,020 referring domains.
This website has 123,584 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 2,936 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular 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
0

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

Search preview

Read.gov | The Library of Congress
http://www.read.gov/
The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read. Come take a tour, visit our exhibitions, and view the gorgeous Main Reading Room!

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Read91%Check
gov77%Check
Library61%Check
Congress61%Check
Library Congress61%Check
Book49%Check
Congress invites people47%Check
National Library47%Check
Reading45%Check
at National Book Festival43%Check

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