Ucsb.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
80% 
Page structure
41% 
Link structure
71% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.17 s
File size
338.30 kB
Words
509
Media files
3
Number of links
57 internal / 36 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | UC Santa Barbara
The length of the page title is perfect. (210 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
UC Santa Barbara is a leading center for teaching and research located on the California coast - truly a learning and living environment like no other!
The length of the meta description is perfect. (875 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.ucsb.edu/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
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

NameValue
descriptionUC Santa Barbara is a leading center for teaching and research located on the California coast - truly a learning and living environment like no other!
google-site-verificationxRFF71ErOPFC3D41wsmhZ3Ucv4azxv45kUc_w0rcylQ
GeneratorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
langen
og:imagehttps://www.ucsb.edu
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 509 words. That's ok.
21.4% 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.
6 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 20.13 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 34 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 10 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.
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
...ome/xochili-student-feature-homepage.jpgXochitl Clare, Ph.D. Student | Ecology Evolution, Marine Biology
...home/shelly-student-feature-homepage.jpgShelly Luong, Undergraduate Student | Economics

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Home
The H1 heading contains the words Home! Use important keywords instead.
Too many H1 headings
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.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Home
H1 Where Beauty Meets Brilliance
H2 Main navigation
H2 Quick links
H2 News & Events
H2 Voices
H2 Popular Links
H3 Maritime Migrations
H3 A Life of Words
H3 The Status of Women
H3 A Coordinated Response
H4 Undergraduate Majors
H4 Graduate Admission
H4 Undergraduate Admission
H4 People Finder
H4 Freshman Applicants
H4 Majors, Degrees & Credentials
H4 Graduate Degrees
H4 Transfer Applicants
H4 Future Students
H4 Students
H4 Faculty & Staff
H4 Parents & Visitors
H4 Alumni
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 too many external links (36) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.ucsb.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
/alert/covid-19-response-uc-sa...More Info
https://www.ucsb.edu/University of California, Santa Barbara
https://giving.ucsb.edu/?utm_s...External Subdomain Give
https://www.ucsb.edu/A-TITLE Home
/admin/structure/block/manage/...Configure block
http://www.ucsb.edu/directoryFaculty & Staff
A-TITLE Faculty and Staff Directory
https://www.ucsb.edu/a-zA-Z Index
https://www.ucsb.edu/applyingApplying
https://www.ucsb.edu/applyingOverview
A-TITLE Applying to UC Santa Barbara Overview
/applying/undergraduate-admissionUndergraduate Admission
A-TITLE Applying for Undergraduate Admission
/applying/graduate-admissionGraduate Admission
A-TITLE Applying for Graduate Admission
/applying/international-studentsInternational Students
A-TITLE Applying for International Students
http://www.summer.ucsb.edu/External Subdomain Summer Sessions
A-TITLE Applying for Summer Sessions
https://extension.ucsb.edu/External Subdomain Professional Education
A-TITLE Applying for Professional and Continuing Education
https://www.ucsb.edu/academicsAcademics
https://www.ucsb.edu/academicsText duplicate Overview
A-TITLE Academics Overview
/academics/undergraduateUndergraduate Colleges and Majors
A-TITLE Undergraduate Colleges and Majors Academics
/academics/graduateGraduate Schools and Programs
A-TITLE Graduate Schools and Programs Academincs
/academics/professional-and-co...Text duplicate Professional Education
A-TITLE Professional and Continuing Education Academics
/academics/additional-opportun...Additional Opportunities
A-TITLE Additional Opportunities Academics
/academics/academic-department...Departments & Programs
A-TITLE Academic Departments & Programs
/academics/academic-officesAcademic Offices
A-TITLE Academic Offices
/academics/mentorship-and-teac...Mentorship and Teaching
https://www.ucsb.edu/researchResearch
https://www.ucsb.edu/researchText duplicate Overview
A-TITLE Research Overview
https://www.research.ucsb.edu/External Subdomain Office of Research
A-TITLE Office of Research homepage
https://undergrad.research.ucs...External Subdomain Undergraduate Research
A-TITLE Undergraduate Research homepage
https://www.library.ucsb.edu/External Subdomain Library
A-TITLE UC Santa Barbara Library
http://www.news.ucsb.edu/?utm_...External Subdomain The Current
A-TITLE The Current
/research/research-in-60-secondsResearch in 60 Seconds
/campus-experienceCampus Experience
/campus-experienceText duplicate Overview
A-TITLE Campus Experience Overview
https://ucsb.enterprise.locali...External Subdomain Events
A-TITLE Campus Experience Events
http://ucsbgauchos.com/External Athletics
A-TITLE Athletics homepage
http://recreation.sa.ucsb.edu/External Recreation
A-TITLE Recreation homepage
http://www.housing.ucsb.edu/External Subdomain Housing & Dining
A-TITLE Housing homepage
http://osl.sa.ucsb.edu/External Office of Student Life
A-TITLE Office of Student Life homepage
https://wellbeing.ucsb.edu/External Subdomain Health & Wellness
A-TITLE Wellbeing homepage
https://www.ucsb.edu/aboutAbout
https://www.ucsb.edu/aboutText duplicate Overview
A-TITLE About UC Santa Barbara
/about/majors-degrees-and-cred...Majors, Degrees & Credentials
A-TITLE About Majors, Degrees & Credentials
/about/facts-and-figuresFacts and Figures
A-TITLE UCSB Facts and Figures
/about/faculty-and-alumniFaculty and Alumni
A-TITLE Nobel Laureates and Notable Alumni
/about/historyHistory
A-TITLE History of UC Santa Barbara
/about/administrationAdministration
A-TITLE UCSB administration
https://www.ucsb.edu/about/visitVisit UCSB
A-TITLE Map & Directions and Campus Tours
https://www.ucsb.edu/about/faqFAQ
A-TITLE UCSB Frequently Asked Questions
/future-studentsFuture Students
https://www.ucsb.edu/studentsStudents
/parents-and-visitorsParents & Visitors
/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty & Staff
http://www.alumni.ucsb.edu/ind...External Subdomain Alumni
https://www.ucsb.edu/a-zText duplicate A-Z Index
https://www.ucsb.edu/directoryDirectory Search
https://giving.ucsb.edu/?utm_s...External Subdomain Text duplicate Give
A-TITLE Giving to UCSB from Quick Link
https://www.news.ucsb.edu/2020...External Subdomain Culture + World Maritime Migrations Anthropologist sheds light on the genetic history of ancient populations in Mediterranean islands
https://www.news.ucsb.edu/2020...External Subdomain Literature + Poetry A Life of Words Shirley Geok-lin Lim honored for her distinguished career as a poet, writer and scholar
https://www.news.ucsb.edu/2020...External Subdomain Culture + World The Status of Women Anthropologists find a mother's social status improves her children's health
https://www.news.ucsb.edu/2020...External Subdomain Culture + World A Coordinated Response Researchers who have studied xenophobic reactions to disease outbreaks consider society's response to COVID-19
http://www.news.ucsb.edu/?utm_...External Subdomain More News
http://campuscalendar.ucsb.edu/External Subdomain More Events
https://my.sa.ucsb.edu/catalog...External Undergraduate Majors - General Catalog
http://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/ad...External Subdomain Graduate Division Admissions and Outreach
http://admissions.sa.ucsb.edu/External Office of Admissions Home
http://www.ucsb.edu/directoryFaculty/Staff Directory
http://admissions.sa.ucsb.edu/...External Freshman Applicants - Office of Admissions
/about/majors-degrees-and-cred...200+ options
https://my.sa.ucsb.edu/catalog...External Graduate Degrees - General Catalog
http://admissions.sa.ucsb.edu/...External Transfer Applicants - Office of Admissions
/future-studentsText duplicate Future Students
https://www.ucsb.edu/studentsText duplicate Students
/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty & Staff
/parents-and-visitorsText duplicate Parents & Visitors
http://www.alumni.ucsb.edu/ind...External Subdomain Text duplicate Alumni
https://www.facebook.com/ucsan...External Facebook
https://twitter.com/ucsantabar...External Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/ucsa...External Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...External LinkedIn
https://www.youtube.com/c/ucsa...External YouTube
https://vimeo.com/ucsantabarbaraExternal Vimeo
https://www.ucsb.edu/contactContact Us
https://www.ucsb.edu/jobsJobs
https://www.ucsb.edu/about/visitVisit
/policies-and-disclosuresPolicies & Disclosures
https://oeosh.ucsb.edu/External Subdomain Title IX / Equal Opportunity
/future-studentsText duplicate Future Students
https://www.ucsb.edu/studentsText duplicate Students
/parents-and-visitorsText duplicate Parents & Visitors
/faculty-and-staffText duplicate Faculty & Staff
http://www.alumni.ucsb.edu/ind...External Subdomain Text duplicate Alumni
https://www.ucsb.edu/terms-of-useTerms of Use
/accessibilityAccessibility

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.ucsb.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 34 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.17 seconds.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (338 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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connectionkeep-alive
content-length148217
cache-controlmax-age=900, public
content-encodinggzip
content-languageen
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
etagW/"1585602768"
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedMon, 30 Mar 2020 21:12:48 GMT
link<https://www.ucsb.edu/>; rel="shortlink", <https://www.ucsb.edu/>; rel="canonical"
link<https://www.ucsb.edu/home>; rel="revision"
servernginx
strict-transport-securitymax-age=300
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-drupal-cacheHIT
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheMISS
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-generatorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
x-pantheon-styx-hostnamestyx-fe2-a-5bcd6cdfcc-lj5x7
x-styx-req-idebd6d0ca-72d9-11ea-8492-1e3fe8f67d9c
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
dateTue, 31 Mar 2020 16:40:01 GMT
x-served-bycache-mdw17342-MDW, cache-fra19144-FRA
x-cacheHIT, HIT
x-cache-hits1, 1
x-timerS1585672801.425260,VS0,VE103
varyAccept-Encoding, Cookie, Cookie, Cookie
age59
accept-rangesbytes
via1.1 varnish
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 66,707 referring domains.
This website has 7,188,729 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 48,322 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

#
# robots.txt
#
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
#
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
Allow: /profiles/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/

# No A to Z items
Disallow: /atoz/*

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
29,294

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

Search preview

Home | UC Santa Barbara
https://www.ucsb.edu/
UC Santa Barbara is a leading center for teaching and research located on the California coast - truly a learning and living environment like no other!

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
UC Santa61%Check
UC Santa Barbara59%Check
Santa54%Check
Barbara54%Check
Santa Barbara54%Check
Teaching35%Check
environment35%Check
Student35%Check
California35%Check
UCSB35%Check

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