Thecb.state.tx.us - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
79% 
Page quality
41% 
Page structure
100% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
91% 
External factors
96% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.48 s
File size
29.30 kB
Words
542
Media files
7
Number of links
91 internal / 11 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Avoid internal links with dynamic URL parameters.Very important!
  • Add a meta description.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used CSS files.Very important!
  • Use good alternative descriptions (alt attributes) for your images.Important!
  • Improve the page response time.Hint!

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
THECB - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
The length of the page title is perfect. (426 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
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)
This page is hosted on a subdomain. Use a top level domain for better SEO results.
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

NameValue
authorTexas Higher Education Coordinating Board
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
langen-us
charsetUTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 43.75 words is high.
This page contains 542 words. That's ok.
12.4% 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.
The text content is perfect.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
This website only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
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)
6 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.
Ads
(Somewhat important)
No ads were found on this page.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/images/60x30TX-logo.bmpTexas Higher Education Coordinating Board
/images/banner_graduates.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/banner_goals.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/banner_CTE_worker.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/banner_female_grad.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/homeEvents.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/homeNews.jpgNo alt attribute provided

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
H2 Our Mission
H2 Learn More
H2 Our Work
H2 Upcoming Events
H2 Topics of Interest
H2 Address
H2 Links
H2 About Texas.gov
H2 Other State Required Links
H2 Institutional Online Resumes
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.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 11 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/Anchor skip to main content
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/IMG-ALT Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
/index.cfm?ObjectID=EDCAFAF0-D...Plan, Pay, & Complete College
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAF1-D...College For All Texans
/index.cfm?objectid=F3354DD0-2...Exploring College Options
/index.cfm?objectid=5813C0B0-2...Applying for College
/index.cfm?objectid=7A528990-2...Paying for College
/index.cfm?ObjectID=EDCAFAF7-D...Institutional Resources & Programs
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAF8-D...Public Community, Technical, & State Colleges
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAF9-D...Public Universities & Health-Related Institutions
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAFA-D...Private Postsecondary Institutions
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAFE-D...Institutional Grant Opportunities
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAFD-D...Funding & Facilities
/index.cfm?objectid=A1D58360-1...Governing Board Member Training
/index.cfm?objectid=7C64D1F0-1...Star Award Program
/index.cfm?objectid=31FCD980-1...Student Financial Aid Programs
/index.cfm?ObjectID=EDCAFAFF-D...Data & Reports
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB00-D...Data Resources Overview
/index.cfm?objectid=629F37F0-8...Texas Public Higher Education Almanac
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB01-D...New window Texas Higher Education Data Homepage
/index.cfm?objectid=93117B60-3...New window 60x30TX.com
/index.cfm?objectid=BA4508F0-3...New window Texas Higher Education Accountability System
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB02-D...Institutional Online Resumes
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB03-D...THECB Report Center
/index.cfm?ObjectID=EDCAFB04-D...Legislative & Media Resources
/index.cfm?objectid=A52EB620-2...Higher Education Policy & Appropriations
/index.cfm?objectid=36461D10-2...Media Releases
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB06-D...Topic Overviews
/index.cfm?ObjectID=EDCAFB07-D...About Us
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB09-D...Board/Commissioner
/index.cfm?objectid=BE0223A0-6...New window Organization Chart
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB08-D...60x30TX
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB0B-D...Meetings/Broadcasts
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB0A-D...Advisory Committees
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB0D-D...Human Resources
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB0F-D...Procurement
/index.cfm?objectid=C22D5B80-1...Internal Audit & Compliance Monitoring
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB0E-D...Rules/Statutes
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAF1-D...Text duplicate College For All Texans
/index.cfm?objectid=F3354DD0-2...Text duplicate Exploring College Options
/index.cfm?objectid=5813C0B0-2...Text duplicate Applying for College
/index.cfm?objectid=7A528990-2...Text duplicate Paying for College
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAF8-D...Text duplicate Public Community, Technical, & State Colleges
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAF9-D...Text duplicate Public Universities & Health-Related Institutions
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAFA-D...Text duplicate Private Postsecondary Institutions
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAFE-D...Text duplicate Institutional Grant Opportunities
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFAFD-D...Text duplicate Funding & Facilities
/index.cfm?objectid=A1D58360-1...Text duplicate Governing Board Member Training
/index.cfm?objectid=7C64D1F0-1...Text duplicate Star Award Program
/index.cfm?objectid=31FCD980-1...Text duplicate Student Financial Aid Programs
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB00-D...Text duplicate Data Resources Overview
/index.cfm?objectid=629F37F0-8...Text duplicate Texas Public Higher Education Almanac
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB01-D...Text duplicate Texas Higher Education Data Homepage
/index.cfm?objectid=93117B60-3...Text duplicate 60x30TX.com
/index.cfm?objectid=BA4508F0-3...Text duplicate Texas Higher Education Accountability System
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB02-D...Text duplicate Institutional Online Resumes
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB03-D...Text duplicate THECB Report Center
/index.cfm?objectid=A52EB620-2...Text duplicate Higher Education Policy & Appropriations
/index.cfm?objectid=36461D10-2...Text duplicate Media Releases
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB06-D...Text duplicate Topic Overviews
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB09-D...Text duplicate Board/Commissioner
/index.cfm?objectid=BE0223A0-6...Text duplicate Organization Chart
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB08-D...Text duplicate 60x30TX
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB0B-D...Text duplicate Meetings/Broadcasts
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB0A-D...Text duplicate Advisory Committees
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB0D-D...Text duplicate Human Resources
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB0F-D...Text duplicate Procurement
/index.cfm?objectid=C22D5B80-1...Text duplicate Internal Audit & Compliance Monitoring
/index.cfm?objectid=EDCAFB0E-D...Text duplicate Rules/Statutes
/apps/Events/Upcoming Events
/index.cfm?objectid=9E3C9710-B...09/05/2019 Financial Aid Advisory Committee (FAAC)
/index.cfm?objectid=E4FD6D70-C...09/05/2019 Education Research Center Advisory Board Meeting
/index.cfm?objectid=0B28F49F-D...09/18/2019 Committee on Affordability, Accountability and Planning (CAAP)
/index.cfm?objectid=0AB015ED-D...09/18/2019 Committee on Academic and Workforce Success (CAWS)
/index.cfm?objectid=0B7E07BA-D...10/23/2019 Agency Operations Committee
/index.cfm?objectid=0BB907B2-E...10/24/2019 Board Meeting
/index.cfm?objectid=520B23D0-7...11/21/2019 2019 Higher Education Leadership Conference
/apps/events/More events
/index.cfm?objectid=536E4BE0-2...Hurricane Harvey Information
/index.cfm?objectid=7640A680-6...Commissioner of Higher Education Position Description and Ideal Candidate Specification
/index.cfm?objectid=83356EB0-E...Student Academic Records and Transcript Information
/index.cfm?objectid=AE62CD30-7...2019 Texas Higher Education Leadership Conference
/index.cfm?objectid=BAC4AB40-F...Closure of Argosy University Dallas
/index.cfm?objectid=D455C380-7...Dual Credit Education in Texas
https://goo.gl/maps/UWhuxaf9mqB2External 1200 E. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78752
https://www1.thecb.state.tx.us...External Subdomain Inquiries
/index.cfm?objectid=989FE9A0-2...Student Complaints
/index.cfm?objectid=03495210-1...Site Map Index
/apps/staff/Staff Directory
/index.cfm?objectID=DA791F90-2...Career Opportunities
/index.cfm?objectid=CCC76C00-9...Website Policies
https://texas.gov/External Texas.gov
https://gov.texas.gov/organiza...External Subdomain Texas Homeland Security
https://veterans.portal.texas....External Subdomain Texas Veterans Portal
https://www.tsl.texas.gov/trai...External Subdomain Texas Records & Information Locator (TRAIL)
https://sao.fraud.texas.gov/External Subdomain State Auditor's Office Fraud, Waste, or Abuse Hotline
/index.cfm?objectid=CCC76C00-9...Other State Required Links
/apps/resumes/Text duplicate Institutional Online Resumes
https://www.facebook.com/Texas...New window External A-TITLE Facebook
https://twitter.com/TXHigherEd...New window External A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/T...External A-TITLE Youtube
https://public.govdelivery.com...New window External Subdomain A-TITLE e-updates

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
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 of 0.48 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 only loads 2 JavaScript files. That's good!
The file size of the HTML document is fine (29 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlno-cache, no-store, must-revalidate
pragmano-cache
content-length9060
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
content-encodinggzip
expiresTue, 01 Jan 1985 00:00:01 GMT
varyAccept-Encoding
set-cookie33 Characters
set-cookie31 Characters
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
dateSun, 01 Sep 2019 07:15:08 GMT
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website is very well linked from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 15 referring domains.
This website has 60 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 15 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: */data-reports/tx-ran/*

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
225

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

Search preview

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Texas61%Check
in Texas61%Check
Texas Higher Education Coordinating59%Check
Texas Higher Education59%Check
Education56%Check
Higher56%Check
Higher Education Coordinating Board56%Check
Higher Education56%Check
Board54%Check
Coordinating54%Check

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