Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
76% 
Page quality
70% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
73% 
Server
63% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.21 s
File size
46.20 kB
Words
518
Media files
14
Number of links
137 internal / 12 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 518 words. That's ok.
26.1% 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 13.1 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 18 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)
13 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 for the Online Bachelor's Week
H2 Listen to our podcasts
H2 Open Science
H2 Why Groningen?
H3 Top quality education
H3 Groundbreaking research
H3 Vibrant student city
H3 Over 120 nationalities
H3 Flying on carbon dioxide
H3 Teachers experience problems with promoting reading
H3 The quest for the perfect paint
H3 Laboratories are going green
H3 Work with us
H3 Research Support
H3 Library
H3 Read our Magazine
H3 News and events
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 12 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://brightspace.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
/society-business/societal-the...Societal themes
/research/onderzoekscentra-en-...Research centres and institutes
/education/phd-programmes/Text duplicate PhD programmes
/research/research-portalFind research and researchers
/research/podcasts/university-...Podcasts
/research/video-slider/Research videos
/research/openscience/Open Science
/research/research-support-por...Research Support Portal
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/societal-the...Text duplicate Societal themes
/society-business/schools/Schools for Science & Society
/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/magazines-and-newslett...Update your information
/alumni/contact/Text duplicate Contact
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 and practical matters
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
/about-ug/contact/Text duplicate Contact
https://myuniversity.rug.nl/in...External Text duplicate My University
https://brightspace.rug.nl/New window External Text duplicate Student Portal
/education/bachelor/bachelors-...Register for the Online Bachelor's Week
/research/podcasts/university-...Listen to our podcasts
/research/openscience/Text duplicate Open Science
/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
/sciencelinx/nieuws/2023/01/fl...Flying on carbon dioxide
/news/2023/01/leerkrachten-erv...Teachers experience problems with promoting reading
/news/2023/01/op-zoek-naar-de-...The quest for the perfect paint
/news/2023/01/laboratories-are...Laboratories are going green
/about-ug/work-with-us/'A university with ambition' Work with us
/research/research-support-por...Research Support
https://www.rug.nl/library/Learning space Library
https://www.rug.nl/magazine/Research, stories, videos and more Read our Magazine
/about-ug/latest-news/Stay informed News and events
https://www.facebook.com/unive...New window External facebook
https://twitter.com/univgroningenNew window External twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...New window External linkedin
/corporate/nieuws/RSSfeedsrss
https://www.instagram.com/univ...New window External instagram
https://www.youtube.com/univer...New window 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
https://research.rug.nl/en/per...New window External 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
https://www.rug.nl/museum/University Museum
https://ishop.shopfactory.com/New window External Subdomain University Shop
/careerservices/Career Services
https://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/practical-matters/ho...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
/about-ug/organization/univers...University Services
/about-ug/organization/service...Facility Management
/about-ug/organization/univers...Corporate Communication
/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 18 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.21 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (46 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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cache-controlno-store
set-cookie61 Characters
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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 32,470 referring domains.
This page has 6,355,878 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 23,456 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 5934 shares, comments and 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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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
Groningen62%Check
University58%Check
University Groningen58%Check
Research56%Check
Bachelor52%Check
top 100 university52%Check
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Work50%Check
Research Support50%Check
Education Research49%Check

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