Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
76% 
Page quality
71% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
75% 
Server
65% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.20 s
File size
44.60 kB
Words
519
Media files
13
Number of links
134 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Top 100 University | University of Groningen
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (395 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
The University of Groningen has a high reputation for academic teaching and research and a large international network and offers degree programmes at Bachelor, Master and PhD levels in virtually every field.
The meta description is too long: 1292 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
Language defined in HTTP-Equiv meta tag: en
Server location: Netherlands
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
The alternate link to the page itself is missing.
An alternate link incorrectly contains an URL with a relative path.
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)
This page contains 519 words. That's ok.
25.8% 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 11.09 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 17 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "user-scalable=1, initial-scale=1.0" 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 10 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
12 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Register now for the Online Master's Week
H2 Coronavirus pandemic information
H2 Enrol for our web classes
H2 Why Groningen?
H3 Top quality education
H3 Groundbreaking research
H3 Vibrant student city
H3 Over 120 nationalities
H3 The Young Academy Groningen welcomes seven new members
H3 Study with Lifelines data into the transmission of the coronavirus within households
H3 In our magazine: Why do we have more or fewer children?
H3 Sustainable entrepreneurs make use of opportunities
H3 Work with us
H3 News and events
H3 Library
H3 Read our Magazine
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 11 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.rug.nl/Anchor Skip to Content
https://www.rug.nl/Anchor Skip to Navigation
https://www.rug.nl/University of Groningen
IMG-ALT University of Groningen
https://www.rug.nl/info/contactContact
https://myuniversity.rug.nl/in...External My University
https://studentportal.rug.nl/External Student Portal
https://www.rug.nl/Home
https://www.rug.nl/education/Education
https://www.rug.nl/education/Text duplicate Education
/education/bachelor/Bachelor's
/education/master/Master's
/education/exchange/Exchange
/education/phd-programmes/PhD programmes
/education/summer-winter-schools/Summer / Winter schools
/society-business/knowledge-an...Knowledge and learning
/education/contact/Text duplicate Contact
https://www.rug.nl/research/Research
https://www.rug.nl/research/Text duplicate Research
/research/researchthemes/Research themes
/research/societal-themes/Societal themes
/research/institute-per-faculty/Research centres and institutes
/education/phd-programmes/Text duplicate PhD programmes
/research/research-portalResearch portal: find research and researchers
/research/video-slider/Research videos
https://www.rug.nl/library/Library
/society-business/Society/business
/society-business/Text duplicate Society/business
/society-business/knowledge-an...Text duplicate Knowledge and learning
/society-business/doing-resear...Doing research together
/society-business/young-talent/Young talent
https://www.rug.nl/alumni/Alumni
https://www.rug.nl/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
/alumni/for-alumni/For alumni
/alumni/about-alumni/About alumni
/alumni/magazines-and-newslett...Magazines and newsletters
/alumni/support-research-and-e...Support research and education
/alumni/contact/Text duplicate Contact
/alumni/update-your-information/Update your information
https://www.rug.nl/magazine/Magazine
https://www.rug.nl/magazine/Text duplicate Magazine
https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/About us
https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/Text duplicate About us
/about-ug/latest-news/Latest news
/about-ug/profile/Profile
/about-ug/policy-and-strategy/Policy and strategy
/about-ug/organization/Organization
/about-ug/work-with-us/Working at the University of Groningen
/about-ug/contact/Contact information
https://www.rug.nl/search/Search
https://www.rug.nl/education/Text duplicate Education
https://www.rug.nl/research/Text duplicate Research
/society-business/Text duplicate Society/business
https://www.rug.nl/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
https://www.rug.nl/magazine/Text duplicate Magazine
https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/Text duplicate About us
https://www.rug.nl/info/contactText duplicate Contact
https://myuniversity.rug.nl/in...External Text duplicate My University
https://studentportal.rug.nl/New window External Text duplicate Student Portal
/education/master/masterweek/Register now for the Online Master's Week
/news/2020/02/update-advice-re...Coronavirus pandemic information
/society-business/scholierenac...Enrol for our web classes
/education/bachelor/events/Open days
https://www.rug.nl/bachelors/Your Bachelor’s degree
https://www.rug.nl/masters/Your Master’s degree or PhD
/about-us/work-with-us/Work with us
/about-us/where-do-we-stand/ra...Top quality education
https://www.rug.nl/research/Groundbreaking research
/education/why-ug/Vibrant student city
/about-us/where-do-we-stand/fa...Over 120 nationalities
https://www.rug.nl/educationAll about studying at the UG
/news/2021/03/the-young-academ...The Young Academy Groningen welcomes seven new members
/news/2021/03/onderzoek-met-li...Study with Lifelines data into the transmission of the coronavirus within households
/news/2021/03/waardoor-krijgen...In our magazine: Why do we have more or fewer children?
/news/2021/03/duurzame-onderne...Sustainable entrepreneurs make use of opportunities
/about-ug/work-with-us/'A university with ambition' Work with us
/about-ug/latest-news/Stay informed News and events
https://www.rug.nl/library/Learning space Library
https://www.rug.nl/magazine/Research, stories, videos and more Read our Magazine
https://www.facebook.com/unive...External facebook
https://twitter.com/univgroningenExternal twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External linkedin
/corporate/nieuws/RSSfeedsrss
https://www.instagram.com/univ...External instagram
https://www.youtube.com/univer...External youtube
https://www.rug.nl/education/Prospective students
https://www.rug.nl/education/Text duplicate Prospective students
https://www.rug.nl/education/Text duplicate Prospective students
/education/events/Information events for prospective students
https://www.rug.nl/bachelors/Bachelor's degree programmes
/education/master/Master's degree programmes
/gmw/lerarenopleiding/Lerarenopleiding
/society-business/scholierenac...Scholierenacademie
/education/summer-winter-schools/Summer Schools
/education/honours-college/Honours College
/education/phd-programmes/Text duplicate PhD programmes
https://www.rug.nl/education/faq/Frequently asked questions
/society-business/Society/Business
/society-business/Text duplicate Society/Business
/society-business/Text duplicate Society/Business
https://www.rug.nl/library/University of Groningen Library
/research/portal/persons/searc...Find an expert
/language-centre/Language Centre
/society-business/doing-resear...Text duplicate Doing research together
/society-business/centre-for-i...Centre for Information Technology
/university-museum/University Museum
https://shop.housing.rug.nl/sh...New window External Subdomain University Shop
/careerservices/Career Services
http://sggroningen.nl/New window External Studium Generale
/about-ug/profile/facts-and-fi...Sustainable university
/society-business/science-shops/Science Shop
https://www.rug.nl/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
https://www.rug.nl/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
https://www.rug.nl/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
/alumni/news-events/events/Alumni Activities
/alumni/magazines-and-newslett...Text duplicate Magazines and newsletters
/alumni/update-your-information/Text duplicate Update your information
/alumni/support-research-and-e...Text duplicate Support research and education
https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/Text duplicate About us
https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/Text duplicate About us
https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/Text duplicate About us
/about-ug/how-to-find-us/How to find us
/about-ug/work-with-us/job-opp...Job opportunities
https://www.rug.nl/feb/Faculty of Economics and Business
https://www.rug.nl/gmw/Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
https://www.rug.nl/ggw/Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
https://www.rug.nl/let/Faculty of Arts
https://www.rug.nl/umcg/Faculty of Medical Sciences
https://www.rug.nl/rechten/Faculty of Law
https://www.rug.nl/frw/Faculty of Spatial Sciences
https://www.rug.nl/filosofie/Faculty of Philosophy
https://www.rug.nl/fse/Faculty of Science and Engineering
https://www.rug.nl/ucg/University College Groningen
https://www.rug.nl/cf/Campus Fryslân
https://www.rug.nl/kvi-cart/KVI-CART
/about-ug/organization/bureau-...Office of the University
/about-ug/organization/service...University Services Department
/about-ug/organization/bureau-...Communication office
/about-ug/latest-news/events/c...Calendar
/info/disclaimer-copyrightDisclaimer & Copyright
https://www.rug.nl/info/privacyPrivacy
https://www.rug.nl/info/cookiesCookies
https://www.rug.nl/!ssoLogin
https://www.rug.nl/info/cookiesMore information
https://www.rug.nl/info/privacyprivacy
https://www.rug.nl/info/cookiescookie disclaimer

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.rug.nl/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 17 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.20 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (45 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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set-cookie61 Characters
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External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 40,889 referring domains.
This page has 7,741,635 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 27,302 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page 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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Disallow: /webvernieuwing/
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Disallow: /*!content
Disallow: /*!getAnalytics
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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
4,620

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

Search preview

www.rug.nl
Top 100 University | University of Groningen
The University of Groningen has a high reputation for academic teaching and research and a large international network and offers degree programmes at Bachelor, Master and PhD levels in virtually every field.

Most important keywords

Following keywords were found. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Groningen66%Check
University Groningen62%Check
University58%Check
top 100 university52%Check
In addition51%Check
Research50%Check
top50%Check
Master50%Check
PhD Program46%Check
Bachelor46%Check

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