Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
0.32 s
File size
42.10 kB
Media files
Number of links
53 internal / 15 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Ireland
The length of the page title is perfect. (428 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: Ireland
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)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

authorTrinity College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin
keywordstrinity college dublin,university,ireland,irish,universities,tcd,national,university of dublin,research,academic,study,studying,undergraduate,postgraduate
generatorTMS 2 Trinity Theme 2014

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Page quality

(Critically important)
There are only 455 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 29 words is high.
20.2% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The amount of tags is very high (20). We recommend using a maximum of 9 tags for this page.
The following tag is repeated too often: inspiring generations
Some tags are too long. With 82 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"trinity appoints professor mary mcaleese as chancellor of the university of dublin"
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
15 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)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
The H1 heading is perfect.
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
H2 Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin Duplicate text
H2 Study at Trinity to realise your full potential
H2 Latest News and Events
H2 What's on
H2 Inspiring Generations — the Campaign for Trinity College Dublin
H2 Trinity is Social
H2 Explore
H2 About Trinity
H2 Follow us on social media
H2 Sitemap in footer
H2 Follow Trinity on social media
H2 Our Associations and Charters
H3 Trinity Search
H3 Trinity Menu
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.
3 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
Every linktext is unique.
There are 15 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.tcd.ie/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.tcd.ie/Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
https://www.tcd.ie/Anchor IMG-ALT Trinity Menu
https://www.tcd.ie/Anchor IMG-ALT Trinity Search
https://www.tcd.ie/structure/Faculties and Schools
https://www.tcd.ie/courses/Trinity Courses
https://www.tcd.ie/research/Trinity Research
https://www.tcd.ie/study/Prospective students
https://www.tcd.ie/students/Current students
https://www.tcd.ie/alumni/Alumni and friends
/innovation/industry/Enterprise and partnerships
https://www.tcd.ie/campaign/Inspiring Generations The Campaign for Trinity College Dublin
/assets/homepage/images/2019/c...No Text
/assets/homepage/images/2019/c...No Text
/assets/homepage/images/2019/c...No Text
https://www.tcd.ie/study/Study at Trinity to realise your full potential As Ireland's university on the world stage, Trinity is recognised for academic excellence and a transformativ...
https://www.tcd.ie/campaign/Inspiring GenerationsThe Campaign for Trinity College Dublin The first major philanthropic campaign in Trinity's history
/globalrelations/Global Relations
https://www.tcd.ie/news_events/Latest News and Events
https://www.tcd.ie/news_eventsTrinity appoints Professor Mary McAleese as Chancellor of the University of Dublin
https://www.tcd.ie/news_eventsStevie the robot enjoys pride of place on TIME’s new front cover
https://www.tcd.ie/news_eventsTrinity's historic Botany building welcomes a tropical forest
https://www.tcd.ie/news_eventsMathematics students celebrate Hamilton Day
https://www.tcd.ie/news_eventsCongressman Richard Neal delivers Henry Grattan Lecture in Washington
https://www.tcd.ie/news_eventsScientists pinpoint nature-based farming solutions to help address the climate and biodiversity emergency
/news_events/events/What's on
https://dublin.sciencegallery....External Subdomain PLASTIC at Science Gallery Dublin until 9th February 2020 You're invited to visit this free exhibition and explore how we can responsibly use this versatile ...
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/th...External The Future of Ireland: Human Rights and Children's Rights 5th November 2019 The Annual Edmund Burke Lecture will take place next week with former President o...
/news_events/events/?trumbaEmb...13BC 'Fatal Act' 11:00 am Today
/news_events/events/?trumbaEmb...Challenging Narratives Through Verbatim Performance 10:00 am Tomorrow
/news_events/events/?trumbaEmb...Fellow in Focus – Professor Julian Bourg 1:00 pm Tomorrow
/news_events/events/?trumbaEmb...Monday Interdisciplinary Seminar Series 1:00 pm Tomorrow
/news_events/events/More events
/accessprogrammes/Access Programmes
/visitors/book-of-kells/Book of Kells
https://www.tcd.ie/local/Trinity Local
/provost/welcome/Provost's Welcome
https://www.tcd.ie/about/About the University
https://www.tcd.ie/development/Giving to Trinity
https://jobs.tcd.ie/External Jobs at Trinity
http://twitter.com/tcddublinExternal Twitter
http://facebook.com/trinitycol...External Facebook
http://youtube.com/user/trinit...External YouTube
http://itunes.tcd.ie/External iTunes U
https://ie.linkedin.com/edu/tr...External Subdomain LinkedIn
https://www.tcd.ie/accessibility/Trinity Accessibility
https://www.tcd.ie/privacy/Trinity Privacy
https://www.tcd.ie/disclaim/Trinity Disclaimer
https://www.tcd.ie/contacts/Trinity Contact
http://itunes.tcd.ie/External Trinity iTunes U
http://www.youtube.com/user/tr...External Trinity YouTube
http://facebook.com/trinitycol...External Trinity Facebook
https://twitter.com/tcddublinExternal Trinity Twitter
https://ie.linkedin.com/edu/tr...External Subdomain Trinity LinkedIn
https://www.instagram.com/trin...External Trinity Instagram
/diversity-inclusion/athena-swan/IMG-ALT Athena SWAN
http://www.coimbra-group.eu/External IMG-ALT Coimbra Group
https://www.tcd.ie/about/leru/IMG-ALT LERU (League of European Research Universities)

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.tcd.ie/"
HTTP header
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 12 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 9 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A Content Delivery Network like Google Hosted Libaries can save bandwith for the JQuery files.
The page response time is excellent with 0.32 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (42 kB).

HTTP Response Header

dateSun, 03 Nov 2019 07:30:40 GMT
cache-controlmax-age=600, public
expiresSun, 03 Nov 2019 07:39:42 GMT
x-cacheHIT from www.tcd.ie
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 25,393 referring domains.
This website has 3,063,850 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 19,672 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.


User-agent: *
# Disallow: /
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Allow: /local/INDEx-survey/
Allow: /local/INDEx-survey
Allow: /local/index-survey/
Allow: /local/index-survey
Disallow: /Local
Disallow: /local
Disallow: /solr
Disallow: /solr/TCD_All_Micro

#User-agent: BUbiNG
#Disallow: /

# Disallow access to all files in these directories
Disallow: /webdesign-projects
Disallow: /Webadmin
Disallow: /Astronomy
Disallow: /Physics/sure/
Disallow: /library/local/
Disallow: /Psychology/local
Disallow: /calendar/1415-2/
Disallow: /Secretary/Communications/Noticeboard/

# Disallow access to these specific files
Disallow: /wip_index.php

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.

Most important keywords

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

College Dublin64%Check
Trinity College Dublin62%Check
Trinity College61%Check
Dublin Ireland53%Check
at Trinity49%Check
Trinity is47%Check
News and Events40%Check

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