Scu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
74% 
Page structure
45% 
Link structure
90% 
Server
83% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.25 s
File size
32.30 kB
Words
465
Media files
12
Number of links
79 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home - Santa Clara University
The length of the page title is perfect. (275 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Santa Clara University - The Jesuit University in Silicon Valley
The length of the meta description is perfect. (380 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.scu.edu/
There is a valid canonical link 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 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

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
descriptionSanta Clara University - The Jesuit University in Silicon Valley
keywordsSanta Clara, University, Jesuit, School
authorSanta Clara University
generatorT4 Site Core Full
msapplication-TileColor#da532c
msapplication-TileImage/assets/images/favicons/mstile-144x144.png
theme-color#ffffff
pageID1127
google-site-verificationhhUr3ambUtVWCyyJXvGuqsNG_frFhtk8BIwW-Hsjjjg
langen
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 465 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
23.4% 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.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 14.67 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 4 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)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 9 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)
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
...al-pages/news-amp-events/perera-main.jpgBroncos Win Fulbrights and Goldwater Scholarship Awards
...onal-pages/news-amp-events/IMG_6403.jpegJamie Ferris: Mechanical Engineer, Philosopher, and Runner
...pages/news-amp-events/rhodes-760x480.jpgSean Reilly: Environmental Hero, Climber, and Rhodes Scholar
...es/news-amp-events/coronavirus-large.jpgCOVID-19: Stories of service, leadership, and healing during a global pandemic.
.../v1584036155/NEW homepage assets/ENG.jpgA group of five engineering students hold a miniature airplane drone in front of Bannan Engineering building
...NEW homepage assets/basketball-small.jpgA Santa Clara basketball player drives past a University of San Francisco defender toward the basket
...390/NEW homepage assets/campus-small.jpgSunset on Palm Drive leading up to the Mission Church with shadows of palm trees falling on the brick walkway
...mmencement-20190614-jgensheimer-5523.jpgA man and two women students dressed in cap and gown celebrate graduation at Santa Clara University
...90/NEW homepage assets/dancers-small.jpgSilhouettes of student dancers on stage during a rehearsal for a Santa Clara University performance
...0/NEW homepage assets/cultural-small.jpgMembers of the Mexican folk dancing club on campus perform outside of the library during a campus celebration
...-pages/giving/images/campaign-banner.pngInnovating with a Mission - the Campaign for Santa Clara University
Video URLWidthHeight
...ge assets/NEW_SCU_EDU_SITE_VIDEO_004.mp4

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Go Anywhere From Here
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Go Anywhere From Here
H1 Discover SCU
H1 Why Choose SCU
H1 Why Choose SCU Duplicate text
H2 Santa Clara University
H6 The Jesuit University in Silicon Valley
H6 Resources
H6 Our Campus
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
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 11 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.scu.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
/university-operations/campus-...Campus Safety
https://www.scu.edu/onestop/Enrollment Services
https://www.scu.edu/cm/Campus Ministry
/university-operations/facilit...Facilities
https://www.scu.edu/diversity/Diversity and Inclusion
https://www.scu.edu/technology/Technology at SCU
https://www.scu.edu/recreation/Recreation
/sustainability/Sustainability
https://www.scu.edu/arts/Arts at SCU
/auxiliary-services/bookstore/Bookstore
https://www.scu.edu/careercenter/Career Center
https://www.scu.edu/hr/Human Resources
https://www.scu.edu/library/University Library
/missionchurch/Mission Church
https://www.scu.edu/login/SCU Login
https://www.scu.edu/services/More Offices & Services »
https://www.scu.edu/cas/College of Arts and Sciences
https://www.scu.edu/ecp/Education and Counseling Psychology
https://www.scu.edu/business/Leavey School of Business
https://www.scu.edu/engineering/School of Engineering
https://www.scu.edu/jst/Jesuit School of Theology
http://law.scu.edu/External School of Law
http://www.scu-social-entrepre...External Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship
https://www.scu.edu/ic/Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education
https://www.scu.edu/ethics/Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
https://www.scu.edu/centers/More Centers and Institutes »
https://www.scu.edu/students/Students
https://www.scu.edu/faculty/Faculty & Staff
https://www.scu.edu/family/Families
https://www.scu.edu/alumni/Alumni
https://www.scu.edu/visitors/Visitors
https://www.scu.edu/Anchor Offices & Services
https://www.scu.edu/Anchor Schools & Centers
https://www.scu.edu/Santa Clara University Homepage
https://www.scu.edu/Santa Clara University
https://www.scu.edu/The Jesuit University in Silicon Valley
https://www.scu.edu/aboutscu/About SCU
https://www.scu.edu/academics/Academics
https://www.scu.edu/admission/Admission
https://www.scu.edu/athletics/Athletics
https://www.scu.edu/campus-life/Campus Life
https://www.scu.edu/giving/Giving
https://www.scu.edu/global/Global
/news-and-events/News & Events
https://www.scu.edu/students/Text duplicate Students
https://www.scu.edu/faculty/Faculty
https://www.scu.edu/family/Text duplicate Families
https://www.scu.edu/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
https://www.scu.edu/visitors/Text duplicate Visitors
https://www.scu.edu/services/Text duplicate Offices & Services
https://www.scu.edu/centers/Text duplicate Schools & Centers
/admission/undergraduate/Get Started
https://www.scu.edu/covid-19COVID-19 website
/covid-19/faqs/FAQ
/admission/choosing-scu/gradua...More Measures of Success
/admission/visits-events/virtu...Visit Virtually
https://www.scu.edu/admission/Apply
/admission/contact-us/Contact
/news-and-events/press-release...IMG-ALT Broncos Win Fulbrights and Goldwater Scholarship Awards
/news-and-events/press-release...Text duplicate Broncos Win Fulbrights and Goldwater Scholarship Awards
/news-and-events/Read All Stories
/news-and-events/feature-stori...IMG-ALT Jamie Ferris: Mechanical Engineer, Philosopher, and Runner
/news-and-events/feature-stori...Text duplicate Jamie Ferris: Mechanical Engineer, Philosopher, and Runner
/news-and-events/feature-stori...IMG-ALT Sean Reilly: Environmental Hero, Climber, and Rhodes Scholar
/news-and-events/feature-stori...Text duplicate Sean Reilly: Environmental Hero, Climber, and Rhodes Scholar
/covid-19/stories/IMG-ALT COVID-19: Stories of service, leadership, and healing during a global pandemic.
/covid-19/stories/Text duplicate COVID-19: Stories of service, leadership, and healing during a global pandemic.
/news-and-events/Text duplicate Read All Stories
/news-and-events/campus-calendar/Anchor See All Events
/admission/choosing-scu/See Yourself Here
https://www.scu.edu/campaign/Give Now
https://www.facebook.com/Santa...External Follow us on Facebook
https://twitter.com/SantaClara...External Follow us on Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/sant...External Follow us on Instagram
https://www.scu.edu/Text duplicate Santa Clara University
https://www.scu.edu/map/Maps & Directions
https://www.scu.edu/phonebookContact Us
https://www.facebook.com/Santa...External SCU on Facebook
https://twitter.com/SantaClara...External SCU on Twitter
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/s...External SCU on Linkedin
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External SCU on YouTube
https://instagram.com/santacla...External SCU on Instagram
https://www.scu.edu/emergency/Emergency Info
https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/...External Subdomain Careers
A-TITLE Human Resources » Careers
https://www.scu.edu/loginLogin
/accessibility/Accessibility
/missionchurch/The Mission
https://www.scu.edu/events/Event Calendar
/news-and-events/News

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.scu.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.25 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This website loads 4 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (32 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

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 website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 21,122 referring domains.
This website has 1,106,367 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 16,616 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website 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 was edited 2017-08-03 bgw

User-agent: SiteCheck-sitecrawl by Siteimprove.com
Allow: /
Sitemap: https://www.scu.edu/media/scuedu/xml-assets/sitemap-253746.xml

User-agent: *
Allow: /
Disallow: /terminalfour
Disallow: /util
Disallow: /site-assets
Disallow: /apps/rooms/room_kiosk
Disallow: /media/ethics-center/social-sector-ethics/
Sitemap: https://www.scu.edu/media/scuedu/xml-assets/sitemap-253746.xml

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
4,936

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

Search preview

Home - Santa Clara University
https://www.scu.edu/
Santa Clara University - The Jesuit University in Silicon Valley

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
University61%Check
Clara University60%Check
Santa Clara University59%Check
Santa Clara56%Check
University in Silicon Valley49%Check
Jesuit University in Silicon49%Check
SCU47%Check
Jesuit40%Check
Silicon40%Check
Valley40%Check

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