Simmons.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
80% 
Page structure
87% 
Link structure
75% 
Server
0% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.75 s
File size
49.70 kB
Words
922
Media files
22
Number of links
102 internal / 10 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Simmons University
The page title is too short. (181 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Simmons University is a nationally recognized private university, offering the only undergraduate program for women in Boston and numerous graduate programs open to all.
The meta description is too long: 1071 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.simmons.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
titleSimmons University
descriptionSimmons University is a nationally recognized private university, offering the only undergraduate program for women in Boston and numerous graduate programs open to all.
GeneratorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
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charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 922 words. That's ok.
24% 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.
15 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 19.4 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 61 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 18 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
...mons/assets/img/simmons-logo__header.svgSimmons University Logo
...mepagenew_0.jpg?h=8228a342&itok=ZtIEQq-PThe Simmons academic campus
...m-admission.jpg?h=15f69202&itok=brVW1GPuStudents sitting together and talking in a common area of Simmons University
...m-academics.jpg?h=a87c858e&itok=W48ykeO3Students sitting in class
...yoursimmons.jpg?h=a87c858e&itok=lShGtAwSStudents sitting in a common area in the Main College Building at Simmons University
...ollege-town.jpg?h=eebaf6c7&itok=U8ByTt0OFenway Park in Boston
...boutsimmons.jpg?h=dcd8a943&itok=KAD6tILXThe Simmons academic campus
...12/dsc_0401.jpg?h=b3660f0d&itok=vmjAbmLLAttendees of the 2018 Communications Networking Dinner.
...lam_960x640.jpg?h=b3660f0d&itok=fdCxFRrgHeadshot of Professor Robert Coulam
...wsmakers_02.jpg?h=06ac0d8c&itok=RyH2XpbTHeadshot of Samantha Meltzer-Brody
...n_960x640_0.jpg?h=b3660f0d&itok=z9JtQROYMegan Dowd Lambert '02MA and partner Sean St. Marie '19MS.
...rotate-crop.jpg?h=b3660f0d&itok=-iA3R4j9Headshot of Jennifer Putney
...cookfrancis.jpg?h=b3660f0d&itok=F_4c0ZZkLynette Cook Francis
.../susanbrady.jpg?h=b3660f0d&itok=gsqilFiLSusan Brady
...and-profile.jpg?h=b3660f0d&itok=FA91DmSZHeadshot of Jeremy Brown.
...03/videolab.jpg?h=852e633a&itok=7Hol1XQRStudents being filmed in the video studio
.../studentart.jpg?h=852e633a&itok=S29aGmgHA student works on their self portrait
...inclusivity.jpg?h=32d47049&itok=wnf8pYakStudents sitting together in the Multicultural Center
...demiccampus.jpg?h=852e633a&itok=RJHiBSwqThe Simmons academic campus
...bostontrees.jpg?h=852e633a&itok=Bq39Fi-vThe city of Boston through the trees
...tudentclass.jpg?h=852e633a&itok=CRAbPYXHGraduate student talking in class
...mons/assets/img/simmons-logo__footer.svgSimmons Univertity Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Your Journey Starts Here
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
There are 31 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Your Journey Starts Here
H2 Undergraduate
H2 Graduate
H2 Admission & Financial Aid
H2 Academics
H2 Your Simmons
H2 Simmons At a Glance
H2 About Simmons
H2 Around Campus
H2 Upcoming Admissions Events
H2 Take the Next Step
H2 Resources
H2 More
H2 Visit Simmons
H2 Apply to Simmons
H2 Request Info
H3 Student to Faculty Ratio
H3 Majors and Programs
H3 Boston: The Best College Town
H3 Local Communications Graduates Return to Simmons
H3 Election 2020: What Does This Mean for Health Care?
H3 Barrier Buster: Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody '89 Works as a Leader of Reproductive Psychiatry Research
H3 Linking History, Archives, Family, and a Love of Books
H3 School of Social Work Professor and Alumnae Receive Rose Dobrof Award
H3 Simmons Magazine: Fall Issue Now Online
H3 Simmons University Announces New Appointment to the Deloitte-Ellen Gabriel Chair for Women and Leadership
H3 Jeremy Brown '22PhD Advocates Through Research
H3 Spring Accepted Students Day
H3 Online Info Session: School of Library and Information Science
H3 Info Session: On-Campus MSW
H3 Info Session: Dietetic Internship
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.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 10 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.simmons.edu/Anchor Skip to main site navigation
https://www.simmons.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.simmons.edu/IMG-ALT Simmons University Logo
A-TITLE Simmons University Home
https://www.simmons.edu/academicsAcademics
/undergraduate/academicsUndergraduate
/graduate/academic-programsGraduate
/academics/executive-educationExecutive Education
/academics/colleges-schools-de...Colleges, Schools & Departments
/academics/facultyFaculty
/academics/researchResearch
/academics/course-catalogCourse Catalog
/academics/academic-calendarAcademic Calendar
/academics/registrarRegistrar
/admission-financial-aidAdmission & Financial Aid
/undergraduate/admission-and-f...Text duplicate Undergraduate
/graduate/admissionText duplicate Graduate
/admission-financial-aid/finan...Financial Aid and Affordability
/admission-financial-aid/visit...Visit & Tour
/admission-financial-aid/reque...Request Information
/admission-financial-aid/notic...Notice of Non-Discrimination
/your-simmonsYour Simmons
/your-simmons/commitment-inclu...Commitment to Inclusivity
/your-simmons/community-engage...Community Engagement
/your-simmons/experience-bostonExperience Boston
/your-simmons/awards-and-accol...Awards and Accolades
/your-simmons/student-support-...Student Support & Resources
https://www.simmons.edu/aboutAbout
/about/our-mission-historyOur Mission & History
/about/our-futureOur Future
/about/university-leadershipUniversity Leadership
/about/work-simmonsWork at Simmons
/about/contact-usContact Us
https://www.simmons.edu/alumniAlumnae/i and Friends
/alumni/connectConnect
/alumni/eventsAlumnae/i Events
/alumni/giveGive
/alumni/contact-usText duplicate Contact Us
https://www.simmons.edu/newsNews
https://www.simmons.edu/eventsEvents
https://www.simmons.edu/libraryLibrary
https://alumnet.simmons.edu/do...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Give
/undergraduate/admission-and-f...Admitted Undergraduates
/graduate/admission/admitted-g...Admitted Graduate Students
https://internal.simmons.edu/s...External Subdomain Current Students
/your-simmons/student-support-...International Students
/your-simmons/student-support-...Veterans
https://www.simmons.edu/alumniText duplicate Alumnae/i and Friends
/undergraduate/admission-and-f...Parents and Families
https://internal.simmons.edu/f...External Subdomain Faculty and Staff
/info-for/college-counselorsCollege Counselors
/info-for/adult-learnersAdult Learners
/undergraduate/admission-and-f...Apply for Regular Decision by February 1
/undergraduateThe Undergraduate Experience
/undergraduate/academics/major...Majors and Minors
https://www.simmons.edu/graduateGraduate School at Simmons
/graduate/academic-programs/gr...Graduate Programs and Certificates
/admission-financial-aidTake The First Step
https://www.simmons.edu/academicsAcademic Programs
/academics/facultyOur Faculty
/academics/colleges-schools-de...Text duplicate Colleges, Schools & Departments
/your-simmonsLearn More
/academics/facultyOur faculty
https://www.simmons.edu/academicsAcademics at Simmons
/your-simmons/experience-bostonText duplicate Experience Boston
https://www.simmons.edu/aboutText duplicate Learn More
/news/local-communications-gra...Local Communications Graduates Return to Simmons
/news/election-2020-what-does-...Election 2020: What Does This Mean for Health Care?
/news/barrier-buster-dr-samant...Barrier Buster: Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody '89 Works as a Leader of Reproductive Psychiatry Research
/news/linking-history-archives...Linking History, Archives, Family, and a Love of Books
/news/school-social-work-profe...School of Social Work Professor and Alumnae Receive Rose Dobrof Award
/news/simmons-magazine-fall-is...Simmons Magazine: Fall Issue Now Online
/news/simmons-university-annou...Simmons University Announces New Appointment to the Deloitte-Ellen Gabriel Chair for Women and Leadership
/news/jeremy-brown-22phd-advoc...Jeremy Brown '22PhD Advocates Through Research
https://www.simmons.edu/newsAll News
/sites/default/files/styles/85...Click to look closer at this photo
IMG-ALT Students being filmed in the video studio
/sites/default/files/styles/85...Text duplicate Click to look closer at this photo
IMG-ALT A student works on their self portrait
https://www.simmons.edu/Anchor Undergraduate Admission Events
https://www.simmons.edu/Anchor Graduate Admission Events
/events/spring-accepted-studen...Spring Accepted Students Day
/events/online-info-session-sc...Online Info Session: School of Library and Information Science
/events/info-session-campus-msw-2Info Session: On-Campus MSW
/events/info-session-dietetic-...Info Session: Dietetic Internship
/events?topic=176All Admission Events
/undergraduateUndergraduate Site
https://www.simmons.edu/graduateGraduate Site
https://www.simmons.edu/libraryText duplicate Library
https://www.simmons.edu/eventsText duplicate Events
/maps-directionsMaps and Directions
http://athletics.simmons.edu/New window External Subdomain Athletics
/academics/facultyFaculty Directory
/financial-reportingFinancial Reporting
/public-safetyPublic Safety
/your-simmons/commitment-inclu...Title IX
/report-incidentReport an Incident
/about/contact-usText duplicate Contact Us
https://alumnet.simmons.edu/do...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Give
/about/work-simmonsText duplicate Work at Simmons
/report-barrierAccessibility
/privacy-policyPrivacy
/consumer-informationConsumer Information
https://www.simmons.edu/IMG-ALT Simmons Univertity Logo
A-TITLE Simmons University Home
https://www.youtube.com/simmon...New window External URL anchor text
https://www.youtube.com/simmonsuniversity
https://www.facebook.com/Simmo...New window External URL anchor text
https://www.facebook.com/SimmonsUniversity
https://twitter.com/simmonsunivNew window External URL anchor text
https://twitter.com/simmonsuniv
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...New window External URL anchor text
https://www.linkedin.com/school/simmons-university/
https://www.instagram.com/simm...New window External URL anchor text
https://www.instagram.com/simmonsuniversity/
/undergraduate/admission-and-f...Text duplicate Undergraduate
/graduate/admission/visit-usText duplicate Graduate
/undergraduate/admission-and-f...Text duplicate Undergraduate
/graduate/admission/how-applyText duplicate Graduate
/undergraduate/admission-and-f...Text duplicate Undergraduate
/graduate/admission/request-in...Text duplicate Graduate

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.simmons.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.75 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This website loads 61 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 (50 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateSun, 08 Dec 2019 07:00:36 GMT
serverApache/2.4.6 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) OpenSSL/1.0.2k-fips
x-powered-byPHP/7.2.24
cache-controlmax-age=86400, public
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheUNCACHEABLE
link<https://www.simmons.edu/>; rel="shortlink", <https://www.simmons.edu/>; rel="canonical", <https://www.simmons.edu/homepage>; rel="revision"
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
varyCookie
x-generatorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
x-drupal-cacheHIT
last-modifiedSun, 08 Dec 2019 07:00:35 GMT
etag"1575788435"
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000; includeSubDomains
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
transfer-encodingchunked
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
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 10,098 referring domains.
This website has 460,650 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 8,160 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

#
# 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:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

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/
# 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
0

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Search preview

www.simmons.edu
Simmons University
Simmons University is a nationally recognized private university, offering the only undergraduate program for women in Boston and numerous graduate programs open to all.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Simmons77%Check
Simmons University68%Check
at Simmons63%Check
Simmons University is62%Check
University56%Check
Simmons Magazine53%Check
in Boston49%Check
Graduate47%Check
women in Boston46%Check
Graduate Programs45%Check

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