Ucla.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.19 s
File size
26.20 kB
Media files
Number of links
95 internal / 48 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
The page title is too short. (55 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
The page title is only one word.
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
UCLA advances knowledge, addresses pressing societal needs and creates a university enriched by diverse perspectives where all individuals can flourish.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (957 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
(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-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.
(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

viewportwidth=device-width, user-scalable=yes, initial-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=2.0
descriptionUCLA advances knowledge, addresses pressing societal needs and creates a university enriched by diverse perspectives where all individuals can flourish.
keywordsUCLA, University of California Los Angeles, Bruins, equity, diversity, inclusion, arts, art, college, institution, architecture, engineering, hyperloop, romela, brain, philanthropy, STEM, anderson, law, magazine, alumni, community, optimist, optimists, optimism

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Page quality

(Critically important)
This page contains 532 words. That's ok.
19.5% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 18.75 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 10 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, user-scalable=yes, initial-scale=1.0, minimum-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=2.0" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
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)
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.
(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
https://www.ucla.edu/img/logo-print.gifUCLA logo
...ages/spotlight/oct_indigenous_102220.jpgA young woman standing in a meadow gazes toward a forest.
...nt-images/spotlight/oct_lgbtq_101920.jpgTwo smiling students stand next to a rainbow flag during an outdoor event.
.../spotlight/oct_centralamerica_101420.jpgA magnifying glass highlights Central America on a map.
/img/content-images/spotlight/oct_ghez.jpgProfessor Andrea Ghez smiling in her office.
/img/features/When%20They%20See%20US.jpgWhen they See Us
...img/features/Statue of Liberty shirt.jpgStatue of Liberty shirt

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (4 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Featured Stories
H3 Newsroom
H3 Happenings
H3 Connect with UCLA
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 (48) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ucla.edu/Anchor Skip to Navigation
https://www.ucla.edu/Anchor Skip to Search
https://www.ucla.edu/Anchor Skip to Main Content
https://www.ucla.edu/Anchor Skip to Footer Links
/students/prospective-studentsProspective Students
/students/current-studentsCurrent Students
https://campusservices.ucla.edu/External Subdomain Staff
/parents-and-familiesParents & Families
http://giveto.ucla.edu/?utm_ca...External Subdomain Give
http://m.ucla.edu/?utm_source=...External Subdomain Apps
/about/mission-and-valuesMission & Values
/about/facts-and-figuresFacts & Figures
/about/awards-and-honorsAwards & Honors
/about/impact-and-accomplishmentsImpact & Accomplishments
/about/iconic-and-influential-...Iconic & Influential Alumni
/about/centers-and-institutesCenters & Institutes
https://www.ucla.edu/academics/Text duplicate Overview
/academics/undergraduate-educa...Undergraduate Education
/academics/graduate-and-profes...Graduate & Professional Education
/academics/continuing-educationContinuing Education
/academics/academic-opportunitiesAcademic Opportunities
/academics/facultyText duplicate Faculty
/academics/departments-and-pro...Departments & Programs
https://www.ucla.edu/admission/Admission Overview
/admission/undergraduate-admis...Undergraduate Admission
/admission/graduate-admissionGraduate Admission
/admission/extension-enrollmentExtension Enrollment
/admission/international-admis...International Admission
/admission/transfer-admissionTransfer Admission
/admission/affordabilityAffordability & Financial Aid
/ucla-in-the-communityUCLA IN THE COMMUNITY
/ucla-in-the-community/Text duplicate Overview
/ucla-in-the-community/communi...Community Programs & Partnerships
/ucla-in-the-community/k-12-ed...K-12 Education Programs & Resources
/ucla-in-the-community/academi...Academic Programs
/ucla-in-the-community/health-...Health Care
/ucla-in-the-community/arts-an...Arts & Culture
https://www.ucla.edu/the-artsTHE ARTS
https://www.ucla.edu/the-arts/Arts Overview
/the-arts/school-of-the-arts-a...School of the Arts and Architecture
/the-arts/school-of-musicHerb Alpert School of Music
/the-arts/school-of-theater-fi...School of Theater, Film and Television
/the-arts/performing-artsPerforming Arts
/the-arts/arts-in-the-communityArts In The Community
https://www.ucla.edu/campus-lifeCAMPUS LIFE
https://www.ucla.edu/campus-life/Text duplicate Overview
/campus-life/housing-and-diningHousing & Dining
/campus-life/la-lifestyleLA Lifestyle
/campus-life/health-and-safetyHealth & Safety
/campus-life/clubs-organizatio...Clubs, Organizations & Recreation
/campus-life/student-supportStudent Support
/health-systemHEALTH SYSTEM
/health-system/Text duplicate Overview
/health-system/for-patientsFor Patients
/health-system/for-healthcare-...For Healthcare Professionals
/health-system/continuing-educ...Text duplicate Continuing Education
/health-system/giving-back-to-...Giving Back to UCLA
https://www.ucla.edu/research/Text duplicate Overview
/research/research-across-campusResearch Across Campus
/research/undergraduate-researchUndergraduate Research
/research/graduate-researchGraduate Research
/research/entrepreneurshipResearch and Entrepreneurship
/research/librariesText duplicate Libraries
/research/administration-overviewAdministration Overview
https://www.ucla.edu/visitText duplicate Visit
https://www.ucla.edu/applyText duplicate Apply
http://giveto.ucla.edu/?utm_ca...External Subdomain Text duplicate Give
/students/prospective-studentsText duplicate Prospective Students
/students/current-studentsText duplicate Current Students
https://www.ucla.edu/facultyText duplicate Faculty
https://campusservices.ucla.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Staff
https://www.ucla.edu/alumniText duplicate Alumni
/parents-and-familiesText duplicate Parents & Families
https://covid-19.ucla.edu/External Subdomain UCLA COVID-19
https://www.bso.ucla.edu/External Subdomain Bruins Safe Online
https://www.cdc.gov/coronaviru...External CDC
https://ucla.in/37qAbUcExternal A PLACE TO BELONG Giving to the American Indian Studies Center means taking action to address the needs of indigenous peoples. 1 of 4
IMG-ALT A young woman standing in a meadow gazes toward a forest.
https://ucla.in/37bNjMYExternal RECLAIMING OUR PRIDE, RECLAIMING OUR FUTURES The UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center celebrates 25 years with a variety of special events and programs. 2 of 4
IMG-ALT Two smiling students stand next to a rainbow flag during an outdoor event.
https://ucla.in/3j093xxExternal A CENTRAL FOCUS The César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies adds "Central American" to its name, acknowledging a rich history of research and service...
IMG-ALT A magnifying glass highlights Central America on a map.
https://ucla.in/2GM0dWQExternal PROFESSOR GHEZ WINS NOBEL PRIZE Andrea Ghez was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for her pioneering research on the Milky Way’s supermassive black hol...
IMG-ALT Professor Andrea Ghez smiling in her office.
https://ucla.in/3hGlqiCExternal COVID-19 information for campus
IMG-ALT Coronavirus
https://ucla.in/34nQeApExternal Hollywood Diversity Report
IMG-ALT When they See Us
https://ucla.in/34YFQy1External The new ‘Ellis Island'
IMG-ALT Statue of Liberty shirt
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stori...External Subdomain UCLA announces plans for winter quarter instruction
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/relea...External Subdomain Researchers study genetics' role in COVID-19 susceptibility, severity
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/relea...External Subdomain How a Twitter hashtag provides insights for doctors and support for people with breast cancer
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/relea...External Subdomain Birthrates, marriage, gender roles will change dramatically in post-pandemic world, scientists predict
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stori...External Subdomain Doran Ross, 73, Fowler Museum's former director and Ghanaian art scholar
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/External Subdomain Enter Newsroom
http://happenings.ucla.edu/External Subdomain URL anchor text
http://happenings.ucla.edu/External Subdomain Enter Happenings
http://www.facebook.com/uclaExternal Facebook
http://twitter.com/uclaExternal Twitter
http://www.instagram.com/uclaExternal Instagram
https://www.snapchat.com/add/u...External Snapchat
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External LinkedIn
https://www.youtube.com/user/UCLAExternal YouTube
https://www.research.net/r/Gat...External Feedback
https://www.facebook.com/UCLA/External UCLA on Facebook
http://twitter.com/uclaExternal UCLA on Twitter
http://www.instagram.com/uclaExternal UCLA on Instagram
https://www.snapchat.com/add/u...External UCLA on Snapchat
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External UCLA on LinkedIn
https://www.youtube.com/user/UCLAExternal UCLA on YouTube
https://www.ucla.edu/UCLA.edu Homepage
/about/careersText duplicate Careers
http://www.directory.ucla.edu/External Subdomain Directory
http://www.registrar.ucla.edu/...External Subdomain Academic Calendar
/maps-directions-parking/Maps, Directions
https://main.transportation.uc...External Subdomain Parking & Transportation
https://www.emergency.ucla.edu/External Subdomain Emergency
https://equity.ucla.edu/External Subdomain Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
/environment-and-sustainabilityEnvironment & Sustainability
http://www.truebruin.ucla.edu/External Subdomain True Bruin Statement
http://volunteer.ucla.edu/External Subdomain Volunteerism
http://luskinconferencecenter....External Subdomain Luskin Conference Center
https://www.events.ucla.edu/External Subdomain Event Planning
https://events.ucla.edu/filmin...External Subdomain Film Production
http://www.universityofcalifor...External University of California
https://www.ucla.edu/terms-of-useTerms of Use
https://ucla-gme-advocate.symp...External Subdomain Report Misconduct

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.ucla.edu/"
HTTP header
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.19 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 10 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (26 kB).

HTTP Response Header

content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
set-cookie44 Characters
expiresThu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
cache-controlno-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0, max-age=86400, public, must-revalidate, proxy-revalidate
dateThu, 29 Oct 2020 01:05:37 GMT

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 120,592 referring domains.
This website has 16,372,953 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 80,934 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: /pdf/viewbook.pdf

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.

Search preview

UCLA advances knowledge, addresses pressing societal needs and creates a university enriched by diverse perspectives where all individuals can flourish.

Most important keywords

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