Tamu.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
83% 
Page quality
79% 
Page structure
70% 
Link structure
63% 
Server
72% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.02 s
File size
60.40 kB
Words
573
Media files
15
Number of links
45 internal / 79 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: 1018 pixels from max. 1000 pixels.
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.
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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 573 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.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 20.4 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
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
.../05/Disney-Reveille-feature-1024x683.jpga photo of Reveille IX, Bill Farmer, Colton Ray and two other cadets sawing 'em off at the Texas A&M-Auburn football game on Sept. 21, 2019
...tent/uploads/2020/04/FEDC-FaceShield.jpgface shields sitting on a table
.../05/NSF-anniversary-feature-1024x576.jpga graphic that reads Texas A&M recognizes the National Science Foundation for 70 years of scientific advancement
...uploads/2020/05/aldridge-1-768x1024.jpegtrevor aldridge self portrait taken in cockpit
...020/05/Don-and-Ellie-Knauss-1024x768.jpga photo of Don and Ellie Knauss
...2020/05/west-campus-dining-rendering.jpgartist's rendering of west campus dining facility
...s/images/spotlights/aggiebound_cover.jpgAggieBound magazine
/assets/images/spotlights/SISUtamuad.pngStep In Stand Up
/assets/images/spotlights/FearlessFront.jpgTexas A&M: fearless on every front
/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 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 Fearless On Every Front
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 (79) 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 May 29, 2020 at 1:00 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/2020/05...External Subdomain Reveille will be featured May 29 in the third episode of the show 'It's A Dog's Life' on Disney's streaming channel. The post Texas A&M Mascot Reveille IX To...
IMG-ALT a photo of Reveille IX, Bill Farmer, Colton Ray and two other cadets sawing 'em off at the Texas A&M-Auburn football game on Sept. 21, 2019
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...Nofollow External Subdomain Texas A&M Mascot Reveille IX To Be Featured On Disney+ Show
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Mascot Reveille IX To Be Featured On Disney+ Show
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain As the health care community struggles to keep up with supply demands, Aggie makers and engineers are creating much-needed medical equipment. The post How Te...
IMG-ALT face shields sitting on a table
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...Nofollow External Subdomain How Texas A&M Is Using 3D Printing To Respond To Coronavirus
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain Text duplicate How Texas A&M Is Using 3D Printing To Respond To Coronavirus
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain The university was one of the first in the nation to receive an NSF grant. The post Texas A&M Congratulates National Science Foundation For Its 70th Annivers...
IMG-ALT a graphic that reads Texas A&M recognizes the National Science Foundation for 70 years of scientific advancement
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...Nofollow External Subdomain Texas A&M Congratulates National Science Foundation For Its 70th Anniversary
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Congratulates National Science Foundation For Its 70th Anniversary
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain Trevor Aldridge '08, No. 2 pilot in the Air Force's aerial demonstration squadron, flew over cities from coast to coast as a salute to essential workers duri...
IMG-ALT trevor aldridge self portrait taken in cockpit
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...Nofollow External Subdomain Aggie Thunderbirds Pilot Shares Account Of U.S. Flyovers
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain Text duplicate Aggie Thunderbirds Pilot Shares Account Of U.S. Flyovers
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain The center has been renamed in honor of the gift by Ellie and Don Knauss. The post $5 Million Gift Supports Student Veteran Resources At Texas A&M appeared f...
IMG-ALT a photo of Don and Ellie Knauss
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...Nofollow External Subdomain $5 Million Gift Supports Student Veteran Resources At Texas A&M
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain Text duplicate $5 Million Gift Supports Student Veteran Resources At Texas A&M
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain The new dining facility will serve the needs of the West Campus area of Texas A&M. The post Texas A&M System Regents Approve West Campus Dining Facility appe...
IMG-ALT artist's rendering of west campus dining facility
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...Nofollow External Subdomain Texas A&M System Regents Approve West Campus Dining Facility
https://today.tamu.edu/Nofollow External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M Today
https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05...External Subdomain Text duplicate Texas A&M System Regents Approve West Campus Dining Facility
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
http://fearlessfront.com/External IMG-ALT Texas A&M: fearless on every front
http://fearlessfront.com/External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
A-TITLE Visit the Texas A&M Fearless On Every Front website
/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
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 (1.02 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 (60 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateMon, 01 Jun 2020 07:37:53 GMT
serverApache
accept-rangesbytes
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
cache-controlmax-age=60
expiresMon, 01 Jun 2020 07:38:53 GMT
content-length23469
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 76,746 referring domains.
This website has 14,166,295 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 54,006 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
512

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

Search preview

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
https://www.tamu.edu/
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
Texas75%Check
University70%Check
At Texas69%Check
Texas A&M University63%Check
University College50%Check
first40%Check
institution35%Check
Education35%Check
TAMU35%Check
College Station35%Check

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