Tamu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
85% 
Page quality
80% 
Page structure
70% 
Link structure
63% 
Server
66% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.79 s
File size
59.60 kB
Words
832
Media files
18
Number of links
45 internal / 105 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
The length of the page title is perfect. (380 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The first public institution of higher education, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees.
The meta description is too long: 1012 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.tamu.edu/index.html
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
There is more than one canonical link on this page.
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

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descriptionThe first public institution of higher education, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees.
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DC.DescriptionThe first public institution of higher education, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees.
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twitter:titleHome - Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 832 words. That's ok.
24.3% 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.
15 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 19.11 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 8 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" 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 17 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
/assets/images/TAM-Logo-white.pngTexas A&M University Logo
...3979_preamplifier2_blue_big-1024x683.jpgA color-enhanced image of the inside of a preamplifier support structure at the National Ignition Facility.
...2_Ship_Conservation_LM_0010-1024x683.jpgA man standing next to a large vat of salvaged wood that can be seen submerged under water
...loads/2022/12/GettyImages-1445900358.jpgPhoto taken at the 2022 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting, with performers on a stage below the tree
...t/uploads/2019/10/TAMUS-box-1024x749.pngThe Texas A&M University System
.../2022/12/Nate-Sharp-feature-1024x912.jpgNate Sharp
...22/12/GettyImages-172311511-1024x683.jpgmistletoe berries close up
...loads/2022/12/GettyImages-1447448893.jpgBoxes of children's motrin on a shelf at a pharmacy
...20221208_BTHO_Finals_AS_038-1024x683.jpgA yell leader standing behind a counter hands a student an ice cream cone
...-scaled-1148x516-c-default-1024x460.jpega computer rendering of a modern house made of wood and white bricks with a small fenced in yard and lots of windows
...022/12/CHEN-chelsea-hu-in-lab-2Dec22.jpgChelsea Hu standing in her lab next to a work bench
/assets/images/Aggiebound-ReveilleX.jpgWelcome to Aggieland
/assets/images/traditions.jpgYell Leaders in front of crowd at Midnight Yell in Kyle Field
/assets/images/sotu-banks-www.jpgPresident M. Katherine Banks speaks at the podium
...ges/highlighted-events/finalscal_360.jpgScantron
...hlighted-events/commencementCalendar.jpgCommencement
/assets/images/TAM-Stack-white.svgTexas A&M University
Video URLWidthHeight
...73a7aeba38ea2a8abd3929a9c&profile_id=174

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Welcome to TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
The H1 heading contains the words Welcome to! Use important keywords instead.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Welcome to TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
H2 Featured Links
H2 News
H2 In The Spotlight
H2 Campus Events
H2 What’s Happening
H2 About Texas A&M
H2 Global Scope
H2 Admissions
H2 Academic Resources
H2 Services/Resources
H3 ARE YOU AGGIEBOUND?
H3 Aggie Traditions
H3 2022 State of the University
H3 Finals
H3 Commencement
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
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 (105) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.tamu.edu/Anchor Skip Navigation
https://www.tamu.edu/index.htmlTexas A&M University
https://www.tamu.edu/index.htmlIMG-ALT Texas A&M University Logo
/about/index.htmlAbout
/admissions/index.htmlAdmissions
/academics/index.htmlAcademics
/athletics/index.htmlAthletics
/research/index.htmlResearch
/student-life/index.htmlStudent Life
https://www.tamu.edu/Anchor Search
/future-students/index.htmlFuture Students
/current-students/index.htmlCurrent Students
/faculty-staff/index.htmlFaculty & Staff
/parents/index.htmlParents
/visitors/index.htmlVisitors
/former-students/index.htmlFormer Students
https://www.txamfoundation.com/External Make a Gift
https://www.tamu.edu/index.htmlHome
/about/index.htmlText duplicate About
/admissions/index.htmlText duplicate Admissions
/academics/index.htmlText duplicate Academics
/athletics/index.htmlText duplicate Athletics
/research/index.htmlText duplicate Research
/student-life/index.htmlText duplicate Student Life
/future-students/index.htmlText duplicate Future Students
/current-students/index.htmlText duplicate Current Students
/faculty-staff/index.htmlText duplicate Faculty & Staff
/parents/index.htmlText duplicate Parents
/visitors/index.htmlText duplicate Visitors
/former-students/index.htmlText duplicate Former Students
https://www.txamfoundation.com/External Text duplicate Make a Gift
/assets/downloads/home-spotlig...Text description for background video
https://covid.tamu.edu/External Subdomain COVID-19 Guidance
A-TITLE Covid-19 Guidance
https://covid.tamu.edu/testing...External Subdomain Free Testing Sites
A-TITLE Free Testing Sites and Locations
http://majors.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Majors
A-TITLE Texas A&M Majors
http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Prospect...External Subdomain Graduate & Professional Programs
A-TITLE Visit the Office of Graduate & Professional Programs
http://tuition.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Tuition & Costs
A-TITLE Tuition & Costs
https://financialaid.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Financial Aid
A-TITLE Financial Aid
http://corps.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Corps of Cadets
A-TITLE Visit the Corps of Cadets website
https://www.tamu.edu/veterans/Veterans
A-TITLE Visit the Veterans page
/maps/index.htmlMaps
A-TITLE Visit the Maps page
https://howdy.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Howdy Portal
A-TITLE Visit the Howdy portal
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Two former students employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are among many people with ties to Texas A&M who played a part in the major scientific...
IMG-ALT A color-enhanced image of the inside of a preamplifier support structure at the National Ignition Facility.
A-TITLE Aggies Contribute To Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...Nofollow External Subdomain Aggies Contribute To Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Text duplicate Aggies Contribute To Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough
A-TITLE TAMU Today news
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain The long-forgotten trading vessel was unearthed in Alexandria and shipped to Texas A&M for extensive study and preservation. The post Aggie Archaeologists Co...
IMG-ALT A man standing next to a large vat of salvaged wood that can be seen submerged under water
A-TITLE Aggie Archaeologists Conserving Ship From Colonial-Era Virginia
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...Nofollow External Subdomain Aggie Archaeologists Conserving Ship From Colonial-Era Virginia
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Text duplicate Aggie Archaeologists Conserving Ship From Colonial-Era Virginia
A-TITLE TAMU Today news
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Evergreens have long served as symbols of life during the bleakness of winter. But Queen Victoria spurred the tradition that has become a global phenomenon. ...
IMG-ALT Photo taken at the 2022 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting, with performers on a stage below the tree
A-TITLE The Christmas Tree Is A Tradition Older Than Christmas
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...Nofollow External Subdomain The Christmas Tree Is A Tradition Older Than Christmas
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Text duplicate The Christmas Tree Is A Tradition Older Than Christmas
A-TITLE TAMU Today news
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain The Texas A&M System and partners will manage the national weapons design lab for five more years. The post Feds Extend Management Contract For Los Alamos Na...
IMG-ALT The Texas A&M University System
A-TITLE Feds Extend Management Contract For Los Alamos National Lab
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...Nofollow External Subdomain Feds Extend Management Contract For Los Alamos National Lab
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Text duplicate Feds Extend Management Contract For Los Alamos National Lab
A-TITLE TAMU Today news
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Nate Sharp, current head of the Department of Accounting, will assume the role of dean on Feb. 1. The post New Dean Of Mays Business School Named At Texas A&...
IMG-ALT Nate Sharp
A-TITLE New Dean Of Mays Business School Named At Texas A&M University
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...Nofollow External Subdomain New Dean Of Mays Business School Named At Texas A&M University
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Text duplicate New Dean Of Mays Business School Named At Texas A&M University
A-TITLE TAMU Today news
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain A Texas A&M horticulturist explains how the festive plant causes stress to trees. The post Despite Its Romantic Reputation, Mistletoe Is A Nutrient-Stealing ...
IMG-ALT mistletoe berries close up
A-TITLE Despite Its Romantic Reputation, Mistletoe Is A Nutrient-Stealing Parasite
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...Nofollow External Subdomain Despite Its Romantic Reputation, Mistletoe Is A Nutrient-Stealing Parasite
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Text duplicate Despite Its Romantic Reputation, Mistletoe Is A Nutrient-Stealing Parasite
A-TITLE TAMU Today news
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain The drug, commonly used to treat ear infections and other problems in children, is in short supply amid a surge in respiratory infections including RSV. The ...
IMG-ALT Boxes of children's motrin on a shelf at a pharmacy
A-TITLE What’s Behind The Amoxicillin Shortage, Explained By A Texas A&M Pharmacist
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...Nofollow External Subdomain What’s Behind The Amoxicillin Shortage, Explained By A Texas A&M Pharmacist
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Text duplicate What’s Behind The Amoxicillin Shortage, Explained By A Texas A&M Pharmacist
A-TITLE TAMU Today news
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Texas A&M, Aggie Dining and special guests teamed up to treat students at the new Moore Family Creamery. The post Aggies BTHO Finals With Ice Cream appeared ...
IMG-ALT A yell leader standing behind a counter hands a student an ice cream cone
A-TITLE Aggies BTHO Finals With Ice Cream
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...Nofollow External Subdomain Aggies BTHO Finals With Ice Cream
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Text duplicate Aggies BTHO Finals With Ice Cream
A-TITLE TAMU Today news
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain The unique home will be equipped with solar panels, skylights and a rainwater collection system, along with a variety of other features meant to maximize eff...
IMG-ALT a computer rendering of a modern house made of wood and white bricks with a small fenced in yard and lots of windows
A-TITLE Students Look To Stem Climate Change With The Design/Build Of A Renewable Energy Residence In Bryan
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...Nofollow External Subdomain Students Look To Stem Climate Change With The Design/Build Of A Renewable Energy Residence In Bryan
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Text duplicate Students Look To Stem Climate Change With The Design/Build Of A Renewable Energy Residence In Bryan
A-TITLE TAMU Today news
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain When scientists alter a cell's DNA to make it behave a certain way, they have little control over the way it reacts over time. Texas A&M researchers are work...
IMG-ALT Chelsea Hu standing in her lab next to a work bench
A-TITLE Research Aims To Give Scientists Control Over Engineered Cells
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...Nofollow External Subdomain Research Aims To Give Scientists Control Over Engineered Cells
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2022/12...External Subdomain Text duplicate Research Aims To Give Scientists Control Over Engineered Cells
A-TITLE TAMU Today news
https://today.tamu.edu/External Subdomain More News
A-TITLE For more news, visit Texas A&M Today
https://aggiebound.tamu.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT Welcome to Aggieland
https://aggiebound.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Read more on the AGGIEBOUND website
http://www.tamu.edu/traditions/IMG-ALT Yell Leaders in front of crowd at Midnight Yell in Kyle Field
http://www.tamu.edu/traditions/Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Visit the Texas A&M Traditions website
https://president.tamu.edu/sta...External Subdomain IMG-ALT President M. Katherine Banks speaks at the podium
https://president.tamu.edu/sta...External Subdomain Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Visit the State of the University web page
https://calendar.tamu.edu/live...External Subdomain Faculty and Staff Holiday
https://calendar.tamu.edu/live...External Subdomain Text duplicate Faculty and Staff Holiday
https://calendar.tamu.edu/live...External Subdomain Text duplicate Faculty and Staff Holiday
https://calendar.tamu.edu/live...External Subdomain Text duplicate Faculty and Staff Holiday
https://calendar.tamu.edu/live...External Subdomain Text duplicate Faculty and Staff Holiday
https://calendar.tamu.edu/live...External Subdomain Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast
https://calendar.tamu.edu/tamu...External Subdomain View More Events
https://registrar.tamu.edu/Aca...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Scantron
https://registrar.tamu.edu/Aca...External Subdomain Finals
https://graduation.tamu.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT Commencement
https://graduation.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Commencement
https://www.tamu.edu/Anchor Skip Social Media Feed
/about/at-a-glance.htmlTexas A&M at a Glance
/traditions/index.htmlAggie Traditions
/about/departments.htmlColleges & Departments
http://globalsupport.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Global Partnership Services
https://abroad.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Education Abroad
http://aggiebound.com/External Aggiebound Viewbook
http://admissions.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Office of Admissions
https://financialaid.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Scholarships & Financial Aid
http://catalog.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Course Catalogs
https://tuition.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Cost Calculator
http://majors.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Majors
http://accountability.tamu.edu...External Subdomain Rankings & Recognitions
http://library.tamu.edu/External Subdomain University Libraries
http://transport.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Parking & Transportation
http://reslife.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Housing
http://www.dineoncampus.com/tamu/External Dining
/about/employment.htmlEmployment
http://diversity.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Diversity & Inclusion
/emergency/index.htmlEmergency Preparedness
/contact-us/index.htmlContact Us
https://www.facebook.com/tamuExternal TAMU Facebook
A-TITLE tamu facebook
https://twitter.com/tamuExternal TAMU Twitter
A-TITLE tamu twitter
https://www.instagram.com/tamu/External TAMU Instagram
A-TITLE tamu instagram
https://story.snapchat.com/@tamuExternal Subdomain TAMU Snapchat
A-TITLE tamu snapchat
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/s...External TAMU LinkedIn
A-TITLE tamu linkedin
https://www.pinterest.com/TAMU/External TAMU Pinterest
A-TITLE tamu pinterest
https://www.youtube.com/tamuExternal TAMU Youtube
A-TITLE tamu youtube
https://www.reddit.com/user/tamuExternal TAMU Reddit
A-TITLE tamu reddit
https://www.tamu.edu/index.htmlText duplicate IMG-ALT Texas A&M University
http://www.tamug.edu/External Texas A&M at Galveston
https://www.qatar.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Texas A&M at Qatar
http://www.tamus.edu/External Texas A&M University System
/statements/index.htmlSite Policies
https://tellsomebody.tamu.edu/...External Subdomain Title IX Reporting
https://rules-saps.tamu.edu/PD...External Subdomain Sexual Misconduct Policy
https://caps.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Mental Health Resources
https://secure.ethicspoint.com...External Subdomain Risk, Fraud & Misconduct Hotline
https://urc.tamu.edu/media/642...External Subdomain Notice of Nondiscrimination
https://howdy.tamu.edu/uPortal...External Subdomain Course Schedules & Syllabus, Faculty CV
https://accountability.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Accountability
http://financialaid.tamu.edu/C...External Subdomain CARES Act Guidance and Reporting
http://www.texas.gov/External State of Texas
https://www.tsl.texas.gov/trai...External Subdomain Statewide Search
https://dir.texas.gov/resource...External Subdomain State Link Policy
http://openrecords.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Open Records
/statements/accreditation-comp...Accreditation Complaints
http://veterans.portal.texas.gov/External Subdomain Texas Veterans Portal
https://txcrews.org/school-das...External Texas CREWS
https://www.tamu.edu/Anchor Back to top

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.tamu.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.79 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 page loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 8 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (60 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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serverApache
accept-rangesbytes
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
content-length11725
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 80,583 referring domains.
This page has 26,354,729 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 51,780 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 4294 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Search preview

www.tamu.edu
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
The first public institution of higher education, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees.

Most important keywords

Following keywords were found. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

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University79%Check
Texas A&M University63%Check
University System59%Check
Welcome52%Check
TAMU48%Check
Aggie46%Check
College46%Check
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