Tamu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
85% 
Page quality
80% 
Page structure
70% 
Link structure
63% 
Server
72% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.14 s
File size
65.90 kB
Words
642
Media files
17
Number of links
45 internal / 87 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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keywordstexas a&m university, texas, a&m, texas a&m, aggies, texas aggies, university, universities, college, colleges, higher education, college station, 12th man
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.
DC.Subject.Keywordtexas a&m university, texas, a&m, texas a&m, aggies, texas aggies, university, universities, college, colleges, higher education, college station, 12th man
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
twitter: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.
twitter:urlEmpty
og:titleHome - Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
og: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.
og:urlEmpty
X-UA-CompatibleIE=Edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
This page contains 642 words. That's ok.
19.9% 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.
5 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 23.2 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 7 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 following tag is repeated too often: search
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
data:[...] Base64Lead by Example
data:[...] Base64impact
data:[...] Base64enrich
...20200922_Corona_Task_SC_261-1024x649.jpgdeborah birx wearing face mask speaking in teaching theater
...-SocialGraphic-1080x1080-1-1024x1024.jpgman wearing mask and goggles holds up syringe, with graphic reading "random testing program"
...19/09/GettyImages-627470143-1024x683.jpgVolunteer checking voters in at polling place
...s/2019/05/Academic-building-1024x681.jpgAmerican flag flying in front of the Academic Building
.../wp-content/uploads/2019/05/image-22.pngTexas A&M University President Michael K. Young.
...8/Dont-Pass-it-Back-feature-1024x768.jpga graphic of two people wearing a mask
/assets/images/Aggiebound-tamu-home.jpgAggieBound magazine
/assets/images/spotlights/SISUtamuad.pngStep In Stand Up
/assets/images/spotlights/StudentGuide.jpgVarious coronavirus related items such as face masks and hand sanitizer
/assets/images/highlighted-events/hhm.jpgHispanic Heritage Month
...highlighted-events/Not-Another-Aggie.pngAcademic Building
/assets/images/TAM-Stack-white.svgTexas A&M University
Video URLWidthHeight
...22ee6f15446a4a8e9e47bef36&profile_id=113

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 Take The First Step
H3 COVID-19 Guide for Students
H3 Hispanic Heritage Month
H3 Not Another Aggie
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 too many external links (87) 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/Anchor Search
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 Text duplicate 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
/coronavirus/index.htmlCORONAVIRUS UPDATE as of September 23, 2020 at 4 p.m. CDT
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
http://leadbyexample.tamu.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT Lead by Example
/assets/downloads/home-spotlig...Text description for timelapse background video
http://leadbyexample.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Lead by Example
http://majors.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Majors
A-TITLE Visit the Texas A&M Majors website
http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Prospect...External Subdomain Graduate & Professional Programs
A-TITLE Visit the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies programs and degrees website
http://tuition.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Tuition & Costs
A-TITLE Visit the Tuition and Costs website
https://financialaid.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Financial Aid
A-TITLE Visit the Financial Aid website
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/2020/09...External Subdomain During a visit to campus, the White House's COVID-19 coordinator credited the university's low infection rate to Aggies' commitment to selfless service. The ...
IMG-ALT deborah birx wearing face mask speaking in teaching theater
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...Nofollow External Subdomain Dr. Deborah Birx Meets With Texas A&M Leaders, Students
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...External Subdomain Text duplicate Dr. Deborah Birx Meets With Texas A&M Leaders, Students
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...External Subdomain The positivity rate was halved from 3.2 percent in Round One to 1.6 percent. The post Round Two Random Testing Program Results Announced appeared first on Te...
IMG-ALT man wearing mask and goggles holds up syringe, with graphic reading "random testing program"
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...Nofollow External Subdomain Round Two Random Testing Program Results Announced
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...External Subdomain Text duplicate Round Two Random Testing Program Results Announced
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...External Subdomain Early voting at the Memorial Student Center in room 526 begins Oct. 13. Election Day is Nov. 3. The post How To Vote In The General Election At Texas A&M app...
IMG-ALT Volunteer checking voters in at polling place
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...Nofollow External Subdomain How To Vote In The General Election At Texas A&M
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...External Subdomain Text duplicate How To Vote In The General Election At Texas A&M
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...External Subdomain Fall enrollment totals 71,109 students. The post Texas A&M Fall Enrollment Increases 2.4 Percent appeared first on Texas A&M Today.
IMG-ALT American flag flying in front of the Academic Building
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...Nofollow External Subdomain Texas A&M Fall Enrollment Increases 2.4 Percent
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Fall Enrollment Increases 2.4 Percent
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...External Subdomain Young will transition in May 2021 to being director of the Institute for Religious Liberties and International Affairs, as well as a faculty member at the Sc...
IMG-ALT Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young.
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...Nofollow External Subdomain Michael K. Young To Retire From Post As 25th President Of Texas A&M University
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/09...External Subdomain Text duplicate Michael K. Young To Retire From Post As 25th President Of Texas A&M University
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/08...External Subdomain It's also mandatory on the Texas A&M campus. Health care professionals say wearing a face covering is proven to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The post ‘Don...
IMG-ALT a graphic of two people wearing a mask
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/08...Nofollow External Subdomain ‘Don't Pass It Back' Reminds Aggies That Wearing Face Coverings Is Selfless Service
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/08...External Subdomain Text duplicate ‘Don't Pass It Back' Reminds Aggies That Wearing Face Coverings Is Selfless Service
https://today.tamu.edu/External Subdomain More News
http://www.aggiebound.com/External IMG-ALT AggieBound magazine
http://www.aggiebound.com/External Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Visit the AGGIEBOUND website
http://stepinstandup.tamu.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT Step In Stand Up
http://stepinstandup.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Visit the Step In Stand Up website
https://tx.ag/covid19studentguideExternal IMG-ALT Various coronavirus related items such as face masks and hand sanitizer
https://tx.ag/covid19studentguideExternal Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE View the COVID-19 Guide for Students Returning to Campus
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r...External Subdomain President's Excellence Fund Symposium Virtual Event
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r...External Subdomain Interview Preparation
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r...External Subdomain 6th Annual Texas Women, Peace, and Security Symposium
http://calendar.tamu.edu/External Subdomain View More Events
https://dms.tamu.edu/wp-conten...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Hispanic Heritage Month
https://dms.tamu.edu/wp-conten...External Subdomain Text duplicate Hispanic Heritage Month
https://caps.tamu.edu/notanoth...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Academic Building
https://caps.tamu.edu/notanoth...External Subdomain Not Another Aggie
/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
https://leadbyexample.tamu.edu/External Subdomain Make a Gift
/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
https://twitter.com/tamuExternal TAMU Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/tamu/External TAMU Instagram
https://www.snapchat.com/add/t...External TAMU Snapchat
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/s...External TAMU LinkedIn
https://www.pinterest.com/TAMU/External TAMU Pinterest
https://www.youtube.com/tamuExternal TAMU Youtube
https://www.reddit.com/user/tamuExternal 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
http://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://compassxe-ssb.tamu.edu...External Subdomain Course Schedules & Syllabus, Faculty CV
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/a...External Subdomain Institutional Resumes
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
http://publishingext.dir.texas...External 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
/statements/TAMU-CREWS.pdfTexas CREWS (PDF)
https://www.tamu.edu/Anchor Back to top

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.tamu.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 (1.14 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 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 7 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (66 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateFri, 25 Sep 2020 13:46:42 GMT
serverApache
accept-rangesbytes
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
cache-controlmax-age=60
expiresFri, 25 Sep 2020 13:47:42 GMT
content-length24472
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 83,951 referring domains.
This website has 17,409,263 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 57,969 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

User-agent: *
Disallow: /customers

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
3,159

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

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

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Texas79%Check
University75%Check
At Texas74%Check
Texas A&M University63%Check
University College57%Check
first50%Check
TAMU48%Check
College46%Check
Station46%Check
College Station46%Check

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