- SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.13 s
File size
82.70 kB
Media files
Number of links
47 internal / 73 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Willkommen an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum | Ruhr-Universit..t Bochum | menschlich - weltoffen - leistungsstark
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 1007 pixels long. Optimize title
There are word repetitions in the page title.
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: de
Language defined in HTML: de
Server location: Germany
The following language is defined by HTML: de
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
The alternate link to the page itself is missing.
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.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 745 words. That's ok.
37.9% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
16 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 13.68 words is good.
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
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)
5 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.
(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
.../2020-03/stellvertreter_corona-virus.jpgGetty Images/iStockphoto
...ault/files/2021-04/merz_christian_km.jpg Privatdozent Dr. Christian Merz
.../2021-04/2021_03_10_km_wsc_jonietz-3.jpgChristiane Jonietz
...iles/2021-04/2019_12_05_ostendorf_km.jpgProrektor Ostendorf
...treter_ernennung_pin_anstecknadel_km.jpgRUB-Nadel am Revers
...Ordner-VF-B.png?h=773d1df7&itok=CrkTGBKiNo alt attribute providedIcon-Ordner-VF-B
...er_luftbild_2018_09_20_km_ausschnitt.jpgLuftaufnahme der RUB
...nzglas-VF-B.png?h=773d1df7&itok=fHcU33THNo alt attribute providedIcon-Reagenzglas-VF-B
...018-08/tk_menschen_auf_dem_campus-96.jpgEine Person läuft in Richtung eines Wegweisers.
.../files/2018-08/immatrikulation_km-13.jpgEin Student und eine Studentin im Gespräch
...udierenportal_berufunfungsportal-1-4.jpgDer Himmel über dem Audimax
...les/2021-01/studium_und_lehre_km-176.jpgStudierende auf dem Campus vor dem Audimax
...torhut-VF-B.png?h=773d1df7&itok=IU87RKIaNo alt attribute providedIcon-Doktorhut
...5_unic_rectors_meeting_arie_kers_316.jpgRektor Schölmerich unterzeichnet
...s/default/files/2018-02/flaggen_km-3.jpgPlastikflagen aus Schweden, USA und der Schweiz. Internationales an der RUB
...rsonen-VF-B.png?h=773d1df7&itok=O4BvDVUhNo alt attribute providedIcon-Personen-VF-B
...weiser-VF-B.png?h=773d1df7&itok=oCVzL9lKNo alt attribute providedIcon-Wegweiser-VF-B
...2018-11/2018_11_21_km_ua_ruhr_logo-1.jpgUA Ruhr: Logo
...8-11/2018_11_21_km_univercity_logo-1.jpgUnivercity Logo

Page structure

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

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 User account menu
H2 News
H2 Forschung
H2 Studium
H2 Über uns
H2 Footer
H4 Dossiers und Serien
H6 Fast navigation
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 (73) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Hauptnavigation Direkt zum Inhalt Menu toolbar Rechte Seitenleiste Subdomain Schülerinnen und Schüler Subdomain Studieninteressierte Subdomain Studierende
/de/angebote-fuer-unternehmenUnternehmen Subdomain Förderinnen und Förderer Subdomain Journalistinnen und Journalisten Subdomain Gäste
/de/angebote-fuer-forscherinne...Forscherinnen und Forscher
/de/angebote-fuer-doktorandinn...Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden
/de/styleswitcher/switch/rub/c...Nofollow Kontrast
/de/styleswitcher/switch/rub/c...Nofollow Text duplicate Kontrast
/de/user/loginAnmelden Startseite
A-TITLE Startseite
/de/informationen-zu-coronaCorona-Infos Subdomain Studium Subdomain Forschung Subdomain Transfer News Subdomain Über uns Subdomain Einrichtungen
/de/kontaktA-TITLE Feedback
/de/informationen-zu-coronaIMG-ALT Getty Images/iStockphoto
/de/informationen-zu-coronaAktuelle Informationen zu Corona
/de/node/3086IMG-ALT Rektor Offener Brief „Wie wichtig Gemeinschaft ist, kann ich gar nicht genug betonen“
/de/node/3104IMG-ALT Privatdozent Dr. Christian Merz Psychologie Erinnern unter Stress
/de/node/3099IMG-ALT Versuchsaufbau Materialforschung KI-Agent hilft, Materialeigenschaften schneller zu identifizieren
/de/node/3100IMG-ALT Christiane Jonietz Interview Keine Idee soll verloren gehen
/de/node/3098IMG-ALT Prorektor Ostendorf Seminar Forschungswissen in die Welt bringen
/de/node/2998IMG-ALT Sperrung Strassensperrungen Das zentrale Parkhaus wird weiter saniert
/de/node/3103IMG-ALT Weltkarte Universitätsprogramm Transferpotenzial weiterentwickeln
/de/node/3102IMG-ALT Blumen Nachhaltigkeit Auftakttreffen zum Campus Gardening
/de/node/3101IMG-ALT Architekturfoto Fotografie Mit der Kamera gegen Langeweile im Pandemie-Alltag Serie Unter Druck Dossier Corona Text duplicate Serie Neu ernannt Zum Newsportal No Text
/de/teaser-forschungsbauten-0IMG-ALT Prodi Subdomain Forschungsstrukturen Subdomain Forschungsbauten
/de/teaser-exzellenzcluster-de...IMG-ALT Luftaufnahme der RUB Subdomain Förderung Subdomain Exzellenzcluster Subdomain Forschungsportal Subdomain No Text
/de/teaser-zulassungIMG-ALT Eine Person läuft in Richtung eines Wegweisers. Subdomain Nach der Bewerbung Subdomain Zulassung
/de/teaser-einschreibungIMG-ALT Ein Student und eine Studentin im Gespräch Subdomain Willkommen an der RUB Subdomain Einschreibung
/de/teaser-alle-studiengaengeIMG-ALT Der Himmel über dem Audimax Im Überblick Alle Studiengänge
/de/node/2929IMG-ALT Studierende auf dem Campus vor dem Audimax Subdomain Infos für Erstsemester Subdomain Neu an der RUB? Subdomain Studiumsportal Subdomain No Text
/de/node/2522IMG-ALT Rektor Schölmerich unterzeichnet Netzwerk UNIC RUB ist „European University“
/de/internationalIMG-ALT Plastikflagen aus Schweden, USA und der Schweiz. Subdomain International Subdomain Die RUB und die Welt Subdomain Universitätsportal Subdomain No Text Subdomain Fakultäten und Einrichtungen Subdomain No Text
/de/teaser-partner-im-ruhrgebietIMG-ALT UA Ruhr: Logo Kooperationen Partner im Ruhrgebiet
/de/teaser-bochum-vernetztIMG-ALT Univercity Logo Text duplicate Kooperationen In Bochum vernetzt duplicate IMG-ALT Startseite
A-TITLE Startseite
/de/impressumImpressum Subdomain Service und Themen
/anreise/index.htmlAnreise und Lagepläne Subdomain Hilfe im Notfall Subdomain Stellenangebote Facebook Twitter Youtube Instagram Nach oben
A-TITLE Zum Anfang der Seite

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to ""
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.13 seconds.
This page only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (83 kB).

HTTP Response Header

cache-controlmust-revalidate, no-cache, private
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
dateThu, 22 Apr 2021 08:23:59 GMT
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
link<>; rel="canonical", <>; rel="shortlink"
link<>; rel="alternate"; hreflang="de"
link<>; rel="alternate"; hreflang="en"
via1.1 varnish-v4
x-generatorDrupal 8 (
x-xss-protection1; mode=block

External factors

(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 876 referring domains.
This page has 33,439 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 687 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
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:
# Ignored:
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:

User-agent: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
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
Allow: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /schlagworte/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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Most important keywords

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Ruhr-Universität Bochum53%Check
Stadt Bochum44%Check
Ruhr Universität Bochum43%Check

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