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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.58 s
File size
50.10 kB
Media files
Number of links
97 internal / 38 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Add a meta description.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used CSS files.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used JavaScript files.Very important!
  • Review and improve the H1 heading.Important!
  • The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.Important!
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Meta specifications

(Critically important)
San Jose State University
The length of the page title is perfect. (206 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
(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.
(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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
Meta DescriptionSilicon Valley's public university. An essential partner in the economic, cultural and social development of Silicon Valley and California, San Jose State provides a comprehensive university education.

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Page quality

(Critically important)
This page contains 552 words. That's ok.
13.2% 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.
6 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 16.13 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 5 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 11 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 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)
No ads were found on this page.
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/aspis/media/brand/logo-we-are-spartans.svgWe Are Spartans
...319_Homepage-commencement_Top_IMG_04.jpgSJSU graduates in the Event Center.
...inter-break-housing_student-on-bench.jpgStudent on a bench looking at her phone.
...120319_Michelle-Del_Real_WEB_IMGs_02.jpgMichelle Del Real, '19 CHAD. Arts Professor Charles “Buddy” Butler.
...ngs/ADV_background-video_first-frame.jpgAerial view of downtown San Jose and the university campus
/_images/people/ADV_graduates_mission_1.jpgSJSU graduates at commencement ceremony
...ges/news/080619_fire-lab_WEB_IMGs_02.jpgScene from the catastrophic wildfire that ravaged the town of Paradise. Johnson, '09 Marketing, is the co-founder of La Create Sp_ce in Inglewood, Calif.
...ngs/ADV_san-jose-280_bottom-strip_01.jpgSan Jose City
...ia/brand/icon-spartan-withbackground.svgNo alt attribute provided
Video URLWidthHeight

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (5 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 About
H2 News
H2 Events
H2 Our Future
H2 Research
H2 Creativity
H3 Colleges
H3 Resources
H3 Contact Us
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.
The amount of internal links is ok.
There are too many external links (38) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text to main content José State University
/visit/index.phpVisit Subdomain Give
/visit/index.phpText duplicate Visit
/soar/visitsus/visitsjsu/index...Campus Tours
/visit/silicon-valley.phpSilicon Valley
/academics/colleges-and-depart...Colleges and Departments Subdomain Majors and Programs
/provost/academic_affairs/reso...Academic Calendar Subdomain Classes Subdomain King Library
/tuition-and-fees/index.phpTuition and Fees
/extend/index.html?Professional Education
/parent-and-family-programs/in...Parent and Family Programs Life
/campus-life/health-and-wellne...Health and Wellness
/sjsucares/index.htmlSJSU Cares
/campus-life/sac.phpStudent-Alumni Connections
/research-and-innovation/index...Research and Innovation of Research
/researchfoundationSJSU Research Foundation
/research-and-innovation/stude...Student-Faculty Collaborations
/research-and-innovation/becom...Become a Research Partner
/about/doing-business-with-sjs...Doing Business with SJSU
/about/careers.phpCareers SJSU on Facebook SJSU on Twitter SJSU on LinkedIn SJSU on Instagram SJSU on YouTube Athletics Subdomain Alumni Association Subdomain Giving to SJSU Subdomain Canvas Subdomain one.SJSU toSJSU homepage.
/visit/index.phpText duplicate Visit
/soar/visitsus/visitsjsu/index...Text duplicate Campus Tours duplicate Maps duplicate Parking
/visit/silicon-valley.phpText duplicate Silicon Valley
/academics/index.phpText duplicate Academics
/academics/colleges-and-depart...Text duplicate Colleges and Departments Subdomain Text duplicate Majors and Programs
/academics/centers.phpText duplicate Centers
/provost/academic_affairs/reso...Text duplicate Academic Calendar Subdomain Text duplicate Classes Subdomain Text duplicate King Library duplicate Admissions
/tuition-and-fees/index.phpText duplicate Tuition and Fees
/housing-options/index.phpText duplicate Housing
/extend/index.html?Text duplicate Professional Education
/parent-and-family-programs/in...Parents and Family Programs duplicate Campus Life
/campus-life/health-and-wellne...Text duplicate Health and Wellness
/campus-life/safety.phpText duplicate Safety
/sjsucares/index.htmlText duplicate SJSU Cares
/campus-life/events.phpText duplicate Events
/campus-life/traditions.phpText duplicate Traditions
/campus-life/sac.phpText duplicate Student-Alumni Connections
/research-and-innovation/index...Text duplicate Research and Innovation duplicate Office of Research
/researchfoundationText duplicate SJSU Research Foundation
/research-and-innovation/stude...Text duplicate Student-Faculty Collaborations
/research-and-innovation/becom...Text duplicate Become a Research Partner Text duplicate Athletics
/about/index.phpText duplicate About
/president/index.phpText duplicate Administration
/about/partnerships.phpText duplicate Partnerships
/about/history/index.phpText duplicate History
/about/doing-business-with-sjs...Text duplicate Doing Business with SJSU
/about/careers.phpText duplicate Careers duplicate About Subdomain Winter Break Housing Subdomain Journey to a College Degree Subdomain Play Promotes Dialogue Subdomain Event On Dec 05 Fall Steinbeck Fellows Reading Time: 7 p.m.– 8:30 p.m. Location: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Steinbeck Center
/commencement/ceremony/science...Event On Dec 18 Commencement: College of Science and College of Social Sciences Time: 9:30 a.m. Location: Provident Credit Union Event Center
/commencement/ceremony/enginee...Event On Dec 18 Commencement: Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering Time: 2 p.m. Location: Provident Credit Union Event Center
/commencement/ceremony/educati...Event On Dec 18 Commencement: College of Education and College of Humanities and the Arts Time: 7 p.m. Location: Provident Credit Union Event Center
/commencement/ceremony/health-...Event On Dec 19 Commencement: College of Health and Human Sciences Time: 9:30 a.m. Location: Provident Credit Union Event Center
/commencement/ceremony/busines...Event On Dec 19 Commencement: Lucas College and Graduate School of Business Time: 2 p.m. Location: Provident Credit Union Event Center
/strategicplan/Transformation 2030: SJSU's Strategic Plan Subdomain On Fire Subdomain Marisa and Terell Johnson: Creating Space Text duplicate SJSU on Facebook Text duplicate SJSU on Twitter Text duplicate SJSU on LinkedIn Text duplicate SJSU on Instagram Text duplicate SJSU on YouTube External One Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192 Subdomain Equal Opportunity & Title IX Subdomain PDF Viewer Subdomain Engineering Studies and Human Sciences
/humanitiesandarts/Humanities and the Arts and Global Education
/socialsciences/Social Sciences Index
/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Securi...Annual Security Report [pdf] Bookstore and Jobs Subdomain Text duplicate King Library
/parkingtransportationmaps/Parking and Maps
/contact/index.htmlContact Form Subdomain Directory Info
/it/services/web/forms/website...Report a Web Problem Subdomain Report a Title IX Complaint External Last Updated Dec 5, 2019

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.58 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 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (50 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateMon, 09 Dec 2019 09:42:14 GMT
expiresTue, 10 Dec 2019 09:42:14 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

External factors

(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 31,359 referring domains.
This website has 1,633,318 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 23,185 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.


# Welcome to San Jose State University
# Note: Please do not over load the servers
User-agent: *
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Disallow: /contact/
Disallow: /police/crime_reporting/crime_blotter/
Disallow: /police/docs/blotter/
Disallow: /atn/
# Disallow: /ecampus/
Disallow: /mae/
Disallow: /resources/
Disallow: /computereng/
Disallow: /provost/budget/flg/docs/
Disallow: /drc/
Disallow: /hrtm/
Disallow: /typeahead.js/
Disallow: /sjsuhome/assets/js/typeahead/
Disallow: /ldp/
Disallow: /gallery-pics/
Disallow: /*/gallery-pics/
Disallow: /logout/
# Site Map Listing

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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

Search preview

San Jose State University

Most important keywords

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

San Jose39%Check
San Jose State38%Check
San Jose State University37%Check
State University36%Check
SJSU on35%Check
Event On29%Check

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