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SEO Score
Response time
0.20 s
File size
36.20 kB
Media files
Number of links
146 internal / 12 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

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U.S. Senate
The page title is too short. (110 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
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The meta description is missing.
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There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
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Language detected in text: en
Server location: Netherlands
One or more of the specified languages are not ISO standard (en, en-us, de, etc.)
The language is not specified in the HTML markup.
Alternate/Hreflang Links
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There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
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There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
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The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
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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
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The character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
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The doctype XHTML 1.0 Transitional is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
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The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

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No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 559 words. That's ok.
14.8% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
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This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
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No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 6 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
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The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 11 tags for this page.
Image SEO
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4 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
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There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
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No additional page markup was found.
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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
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Floor Proceedings
Too many H1 headings
The H1 heading is too short (17 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Floor Proceedings
H1 Scheduled Hearings
H2 Women of the Senate
H2 Senate Stories
H2 Learn about Senate Art & History
H2 Senate Chamber Desks
H2 States in the Senate
H2 Plan a Visit to the Capitol
H3 Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020
H3 Previous Meeting
H3 Monday, Oct. 12, 2020
H3 Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020
H3 Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020
H3 Research Tools
H3 Recent Senate Roll Call Votes
H3 Public Disclosure
H3 Features
H3 Visiting
H3 Jobs
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
1 links don't have an anchor text.
There are 2 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
There are 12 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text Skip Content United States Senate Logo
/senators/former_senators.htmFormer Senators
/senators/qualifications_terms...Qualifications & Terms of Service
/senators/facts_milestones.htmFacts & Milestones
/committees/membership_assignm...Membership & Assignments
/committees/hearings_meetings.htmHearings & Meetings
/legislative/legislative_home.htmLEGISLATION & RECORDS
/legislative/bills_acts_laws.htmBills, Acts, & Laws
/legislative/floor_activity_pa...Floor Proceedings
/legislative/rules_procedure.htmRules & Procedure
/legislative/landmark_legislat...Landmark Legislation
/legislative/sessions_of_congr...Sessions of Congress
/legislative/lobbyingdisc.htmPublic Disclosure
/art/art_hist_home.htmART & HISTORY
/history/officers.htmOfficers & Staff
/history/leader.htmParty Leadership
/history/featured_biographies.htmFeatured Biographies
/history/instdev.htmOrigins & Development
/history/powers.htmPowers & Procedures
/history/partydiv.htmParty Division
/history/essays.htmHistorical Highlights
/history/oralhistory.htmOral History Project
/art/exhibits.htmSpecial Features
/art/graphicarts.htmPrints, Drawings & Photographs
/art/collections.htmFurniture & Decorative Art
/art/ephemera.htmEphemera & Historical Objects
/reference/virtual.htmVirtual Reference Desk
/reference/stats_and_lists.htmStatistics & Lists
/reference/howto.htmHow To...
/reference/org_chart.htmSenate Organization
/civics/constitution_item/cons...The Constitution
/visiting/employment.htmEmployment & Internships
/visiting/po.htmPlacement Office
/employment/saa/positions.htmSergeant at Arms
/employment/SOS_HR/positions_s...Secretary of the Senate
/artandhistory/history/People/...Women of the Senate
/artandhistory/history/People/...To commemorate the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, and recognize the service of the first female senator in 1922, learn about the Women of the Sena...
/artandhistory/senate-stories/...Senate Stories
/artandhistory/senate-stories/...Presented to enlighten, amuse, and inform, our new Senate history blog explores the forces, events, and personalities that have shaped the modern Senate.
/art/art_hist_home.htmNo Text
/art/art_hist_home.htmExplore the Senate's collection of paintings, sculpture, graphic art, and decorative art representing the history of the institution, the Capitol, and the na...
/artandhistory/art/special/Des...Senate Chamber Desks
/artandhistory/art/special/Des...Discover the histories, traditions, and arrangements of senators' desks.
/states/statesmap.htmStates in the Senate
/states/statesmap.htmLearn about your state's place in Senate history. Plan a Visit to the Capitol Your visit to the historic U.S. Capitol begins as you enter the Capitol Visitor Center. The visitor's center is located below the East Plaza of the Capitol b...
/floor/index.htmFloor Webcast Senate Calendar
/legislative/LIS/executive_cal...Executive Calendar
/legislative/LIS/floor_activit...Floor Activity Daily Digest Congressional Record
/legislative/2020_schedule.htmTentative Floor Schedule Subdomain Judiciary Subdomain Text duplicate Judiciary Subdomain Text duplicate Judiciary
/committees/hearings_meetings.htmTrivial anchor text
/reference/virtual.htmText duplicate Virtual Reference Desk
/reference/stats_and_lists.htmStatistics and Lists
/legislative/active_leg_page.htmCommonly Searched for Legislation
/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lis...200 (51-43) S. 4653
/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lis...199 (47-47) S. 178
/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lis...198 (48-46) Text duplicate S. 178
/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lis...Detailed Session List
/legislative/lobbyingdisc.htmFinancial Disclosure
/legislative/lobbyingdisc.htmGift Rule/Travel
/legislative/lobbyingdisc.htmLobby Disclosure Act
/artandhistory/history/People/...Text duplicate Women of the Senate
/artandhistory/senate-stories/...Senate Stories Blog
/general/Features/Archive.htmText duplicate Trivial anchor text
/visiting/index.htmPlan Your Visit Capitol Visitors' Center
/general/capcam.htmCapitol Camera
/visiting/procurement.htmText duplicate Procurement Senate Logo
/senators/contact/Text duplicate SENATORS
/general/contact_information/s...Text duplicate Contact
/senators/leadership.htmLeadership & Officers
/senators/former_senators.htmText duplicate Former Senators
/senators/qualifications_terms...Text duplicate Qualifications & Terms of Service
/senators/facts_milestones.htmText duplicate Facts & Milestones
/senators/statesmap.htmText duplicate States
/committees/committees_home.htmText duplicate COMMITTEES
/committees/membership_assignm...Text duplicate Membership & Assignments
/committees/hearings_meetings.htmText duplicate Hearings & Meetings
/committees/history.htmText duplicate History
/legislative/legislative_home.htmText duplicate LEGISLATION & RECORDS
/legislative/bills_acts_laws.htmText duplicate Bills, Acts, & Laws
/legislative/nominations_new.htmText duplicate Nominations
/legislative/treaties_new.htmText duplicate Treaties
/legislative/votes_new.htmText duplicate Votes
/legislative/floor_activity_pa...Text duplicate Floor Proceedings
/legislative/rules_procedure.htmText duplicate Rules & Procedure
/legislative/landmark_legislat...Text duplicate Landmark Legislation
/legislative/sessions_of_congr...Text duplicate Sessions of Congress
/legislative/lobbyingdisc.htmText duplicate Public Disclosure
/art/art_hist_home.htmText duplicate ART & HISTORY
/history/people.htmText duplicate People
/history/origins.htmText duplicate Institution
/history/essays.htmText duplicate Historical Highlights
/history/oralhistory.htmText duplicate Oral History Project
/art/exhibits.htmText duplicate Special Features
/art/paintings.htmText duplicate Paintings
/art/sculpture.htmText duplicate Sculpture
/art/graphicarts.htmText duplicate Prints, Drawings & Photographs
/art/collections.htmText duplicate Furniture & Decorative Art
/art/ephemera.htmText duplicate Ephemera & Historical Objects
/artandhistory/senate-stories/...Text duplicate Senate Stories Blog
/reference/reference_home.htmText duplicate REFERENCE
/reference/virtual.htmText duplicate Virtual Reference Desk
/reference/stats_and_lists.htmText duplicate Statistics & Lists
/reference/biblio.htmText duplicate Bibliographies
/reference/howto.htmText duplicate How To...
/reference/glossary.htmText duplicate Glossary
/reference/org_chart.htmText duplicate Senate Organization
/civics/constitution_item/cons...Text duplicate The Constitution
/visiting/procurement.htmText duplicate Procurement
/visiting/employment.htmText duplicate Employment & Internships
/visiting/index.htmText duplicate Visiting
/general/contacting.htmText duplicate Contact
/general/content_responsibilit...Content Responsibility
/usage/internetpolicy.htmUsage Policy
/general/pdf_help.htmPDF Help
/general/privacy.htmPrivacy Policy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
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This website redirects to ""
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
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This website loads 9 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 6 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 (36 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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dateTue, 13 Oct 2020 00:56:50 GMT

External factors

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This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Government. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 121,570 referring domains.
This website has 22,425,468 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 74,698 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
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This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
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This website is listed on Webwiki.

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U.S. Senate

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