Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
41% 
Page structure
66% 
Link structure
83% 
Server
77% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.07 s
File size
23.30 kB
Words
339
Media files
14
Number of links
57 internal / 16 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University College Dublin
The length of the page title is perfect. (228 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
UCD is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity.
The meta description is too long: 1399 pixels from max. 1000 pixels.
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
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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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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viewportwidth=device-width, user-scalable=0
descriptionUCD is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity.
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langen
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 339 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 39 words is high.
21.2% 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.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
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.
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, user-scalable=0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on 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)
This website is optimized perfectly for social networks.
Additional markup
(Nice to have)
No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
University College Dublin
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 University College Dublin
H1 Banner Slider
H2 CAO 2020: Find Your Degree at UCD
H2 UCD Strategy 2020-2024
H2 Rise to Your Future
H2 Graduate Employability
H2 Empty heading
H2 News and Opinion
H2 Discover UCD
H2 UCD Social
H3 Oireachtas committee: Farmers should champion the planting of forests to tackle climate change
H3 Chemical giant DuPont acquires UCD spin-out OxyMem
H3 Altmetric Top 100: UCD-lead study ranked 21st most discussed research of 2019
H3 Four UCD research projects share in €65m disruptive technologies windfall
H3 Think bigger, go further, learn more
H3 Researchers with global impact
H3 Take a Healthy UCD walk this holiday season
H4 Main Navigation
H4 Social Media Links
H4 UCD Home
H4 Useful Links
H4 Contact Details
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 16 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
http://www.ucd.ie/cookie-policy/cookie policy
http://www.ucd.ie/Home
http://www.ucd.ie/students/Current Students
http://www.ucd.ie/alumni/New window Alumni
http://www.ucd.ie/community/Community
http://www.ucd.ie/newsandopinion/News and Opinion
http://www.ucd.ie/events/calendarEvents
/contact-details/contact-ucd/Contact
https://www.ucd.ie/directoryStaff Directory
http://www.ucd.ie/a-z/A-Z
http://www.ucd.ie/connect/New window UCD Connect
http://www.ucd.ie/University College Dublin
http://www.ucd.ie/about-ucd/About UCD
http://www.ucd.ie/studyatucd/Study at UCD
/researchandinnovation/Research and Innovation
/collegesandschools/Colleges and Schools
https://www.ucd.ie/global/UCD Global
http://www.ucd.ie/about-ucd/Text duplicate About UCD
http://www.ucd.ie/studyatucd/Text duplicate Study at UCD
/researchandinnovation/Text duplicate Research and Innovation
/collegesandschools/Text duplicate Colleges and Schools
https://www.ucd.ie/global/Text duplicate UCD Global
http://www.ucd.ie/Text duplicate Home
http://www.ucd.ie/students/Text duplicate Current Students
http://www.ucd.ie/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
http://www.ucd.ie/community/Text duplicate Community
http://www.ucd.ie/newsandopinion/Text duplicate News and Opinion
http://www.ucd.ie/events/calendarText duplicate Events
/contact-details/contact-ucd/Text duplicate Contact
https://www.ucd.ie/directoryNew window Text duplicate Staff Directory
http://www.ucd.ie/a-z/Text duplicate A-Z
http://www.ucd.ie/connect/Text duplicate UCD Connect
https://thinkbigger.ucd.ie/cao/New window External CAO 2020: Find Your Degree at UCD First choice undergraduate university in Ireland
https://strategy.ucd.ie/New window External UCD Strategy 2020-2024
http://www.ucd.ie/adastrafellows/New window Rise to Your Future Applications open for UCD Ad Astra Fellows 2020
https://thinkbigger.ucd.ie/emp...New window External Graduate Employability For the third year in a row, UCD is No. 1 in Ireland in the QS Graduate Employability rankings
http://www.ucd.ie/Anchor Previous
http://www.ucd.ie/Anchor Next
http://www.ucd.ie/newsandopinion/Text duplicate News and Opinion
/newsandopinion/news/2019/dece...Oireachtas committee: Farmers should champion the planting of forests to tackle climate change
/newsandopinion/news/2019/dece...Chemical giant DuPont acquires UCD spin-out OxyMem
/newsandopinion/news/2019/dece...Altmetric Top 100: UCD-lead study ranked 21st most discussed research of 2019
/newsandopinion/news/2019/dece...Four UCD research projects share in €65m disruptive technologies windfall
https://thinkbigger.ucd.ie/External Think bigger, go further, learn more
https://thinkbigger.ucd.ie/res...External Researchers with global impact
http://www.ucd.ie/events/Take a Healthy UCD walk this holiday season
https://www.facebook.com/unive...External Facebook
https://instagram.com/universi...External Instagram
https://twitter.com/ucddublinExternal Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/m...External YouTube
http://www.ucd.ie/rss_feeds.htmlRSS Feed
https://linkedin.com/school/un...External LinkedIn
http://www.ucd.ie/Text duplicate Home
http://www.ucd.ie/about-ucd/About
http://www.ucd.ie/studyatucd/Text duplicate Study at UCD
/researchandinnovation/Text duplicate Research and Innovation
http://www.ucd.ie/ucdglobal/Text duplicate UCD Global
/collegesandschools/Colleges & Schools
http://www.ucd.ie/ucdgaeilge/Gaeilge
http://www.ucd.ie/privacy/Privacy
http://www.ucd.ie/cookie-policy/Cookie Policy
http://www.ucd.ie/disclaimer/Disclaimer
http://www.ucd.ie/foi/Freedom of Information
/acceptableusepolicy/Acceptable Use Policy
/contact-details/contact-ucd/Useful Links
https://www.ucd.ie/directoryText duplicate Staff Directory
http://www.ucd.ie/mapsCampus Map
https://eua.eu/New window External No Text
https://www.iau-aiu.net/New window External No Text
https://universitas21.com/New window External No Text
http://www.unica-network.eu/New window External No Text
https://wun.ac.uk/New window External No Text
https://www.ecu.ac.uk/New window External No Text

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)
This website loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 11 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.07 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (23 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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accept-rangesbytes
content-encodinggzip
content-typetext/html
dateSat, 21 Dec 2019 22:40:56 GMT
etag"5d61-59a21716b29c0-gzip"
last-modifiedFri, 20 Dec 2019 12:01:51 GMT
serverApache
varyAccept-Encoding
x-clacks-overheadGNU Terry Pratchett
content-length6421
connectionkeep-alive
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 21,578 referring domains.
This website has 4,180,449 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 15,806 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

No valid Robots.txt file was found.

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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

Search preview

University College Dublin
http://www.ucd.ie/
UCD is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
University56%Check
Dublin56%Check
College56%Check
College Dublin56%Check
University College56%Check
University College Dublin56%Check
UCD54%Check
at UCD49%Check
UCD is49%Check
in Ireland49%Check

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