Uiowa.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
68% 
Page structure
34% 
Link structure
72% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.65 s
File size
67.60 kB
Words
451
Media files
14
Number of links
26 internal / 49 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
The University of Iowa
The length of the page title is perfect. (202 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Join a global community of renowned artists, pioneering scientists, and faculty dedicated to student success at the University of Iowa.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (823 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://uiowa.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
robotsindex, follow
descriptionJoin a global community of renowned artists, pioneering scientists, and faculty dedicated to student success at the University of Iowa.
generatorDrupal 8 (http://drupal.org)
referrerno-referrer-when-downgrade
theme-color#000000
apple-mobile-web-app-status-bar-styleblack
msapplication-square150x150logo/profiles/custom/sitenow/assets/mstile-150x150.png
msapplication-tilecolor#000000
msapplication-tileimage/profiles/custom/sitenow/assets/mstile-150x150.png
GeneratorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
web-authorSiteNow v2 (https://sitenow.uiowa.edu)
langen
og:site_nameThe University of Iowa
og:urlhttps://uiowa.edu/
og:descriptionRanked among the top 5% of universities in the world. 200+ areas of study. Located in one of America's best college towns. Come see what it means to be a Hawkeye.
og:image:urlhttps://uiowa.edu/sites/uiowa.edu/files/styles/large/public/2020-03/aerial-east-side-crew_1.jpg?itok=cPAVWrBu
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 451 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
20.8% 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.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 12 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 13 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" 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 9 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.

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)
There are 28 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Home
H1 Welcome Home
H2 Top links
H2 Search links
H2 Menu Drawer Options
H2 Site Main Navigation
H2 External quick links
H2 Start your story here
H2 Be a Hawkeye
H2 Hear from Hawkeyes
H2 News and features
H2 Events
H2 # 34
H2 15:1
H2 95 %
H2 Social Media
H2 Footer primary
H2 Footer secondary
H2 Footer tertiary
H3 "I wouldn't have gotten that anywhere else."
H3 "The opportunities are endless here."
H3 "We're all here for one another."
H3 Finding positives amid the pandemic
H3 Iowans, we stand with you
H3 10 books by Iowa authors
H3 State Archaeologist on Meskwaki Migrations
H3 Writing Workshop for Social Workers
H3 Student Employment Job Fair
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 (49) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://uiowa.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://uiowa.edu/The University of Iowa University of Iowa
https://admissions.uiowa.edu/a...External Subdomain Apply
A-TITLE Apply
https://admissions.uiowa.edu/v...External Subdomain Visit
A-TITLE Visit
https://www.maui.uiowa.edu/mau...External Subdomain Request Info
A-TITLE Request Info
https://uiowa.edu/a-zA-Z List
A-TITLE A-Z List
https://iam.uiowa.edu/whitepagesExternal Subdomain Directory
A-TITLE Directory
https://uiowa.edu/admissionsAdmissions
https://admissions.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate Admissions
https://grad.admissions.uiowa....External Subdomain Graduate Admissions
https://admissions.uiowa.edu/f...External Subdomain International Students
https://distance.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Distance and Online
/admissions/cost-and-aidCost and Aid
https://uiowa.edu/academicsAcademics
/academics/areas-studyAreas of Study
/academics/leading-programsLeading Programs
/academics/career-preparationCareer Preparation
/academics/collegesColleges
https://uiowa.edu/researchResearch
https://uiowa.edu/student-lifeStudent Life
/student-life/iowa-cityIowa City
/student-life/living-campusLiving on Campus
/student-life/safety-and-supportSafety and Support
https://now.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain News
https://events.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Events
https://osc.uiowa.edu/mediaExternal Subdomain Media Resources
https://uiowa.edu/about-iowaAbout Iowa
https://hawkeyesports.com/External Athletics
A-TITLE Athletics
https://www.foriowa.org/External Alumni and Friends
A-TITLE Alumni
https://uihc.org/External Health Care
A-TITLE Health Care
https://coronavirus.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Stay updated on campus COVID-19 information
https://admissions.uiowa.edu/v...External Subdomain Campus Visits
https://uiowa.edu/areas-studyText duplicate Areas of Study
/admissions/cost-and-aidText duplicate Cost and Aid
https://www.maui.uiowa.edu/mau...External Subdomain Request Information
https://now.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Read Campus News
https://stories.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Read Featured Stories
https://stories.uiowa.edu/bren...External Subdomain Finding positives amid the pandemic
https://uihc.org/we-stand-toge...External Iowans, we stand with you
https://stories.uiowa.edu/10-i...External Subdomain 10 books by Iowa authors
https://events.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain View All
https://johnsoncountyhistory.o...External State Archaeologist on Meskwaki Migrations
https://www.signmeup.com/site/...External Writing Workshop for Social Workers
https://careers.uiowa.edu/stud...External Subdomain Student Employment Job Fair
/student-life/iowa-cityExplore Iowa City
https://uiowa.edu/contactContact Us
A-TITLE Contact
https://uiowa.edu/feedbackWebsite Feedback
A-TITLE We welcome feedback to help us improve the site!
https://www.facebook.com/unive...External Facebook
https://www.twitter.com/uiowaExternal Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/uiowaExternal Instagram
https://snapchat.com/add/uiowaExternal Snapchat
https://www.youtube.com/user/u...External YouTube
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/s...External LinkedIn
https://www.pinterest.com/uiowaExternal Pinterest
https://uiowa.edu/saml/loginAdmin Login
https://uiowa.edu/privacyPrivacy Notice
https://opsmanual.uiowa.edu/co...External Subdomain Nondiscrimination Statement
https://uiowa.edu/accessibilityAccessibility
http://hris.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Employee Self-service
https://icon.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain ICON
https://jobs.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Jobs@UIowa
https://login.uiowa.edu/uip/au...External Subdomain MAUI
https://myui.uiowa.edu/my-ui/h...External Subdomain MyUI
https://office365.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Office365 (email)
https://registrar.uiowa.edu/ac...External Subdomain Academic Calendar
https://ubill.fo.uiowa.edu/External Billing Office
http://catalog.registrar.uiowa...External Subdomain Course Catalog
https://hr.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Human Resources
https://www.lib.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Libraries
https://studenthealth.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Student Health
https://uiowa.edu/a-zText duplicate A-Z List
https://maps.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Campus Map
/student-life/safety-and-supportCampus Safety
https://iam.uiowa.edu/whitepag...External Subdomain Text duplicate Directory
https://emergency.uiowa.edu/External Subdomain Emergency Info

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://uiowa.edu/"
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 0.65 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 19 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 13 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (68 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
servernginx
dateFri, 05 Jun 2020 02:49:15 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
content-length17003
connectionkeep-alive
cache-controlmax-age=2764800, public
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheUNCACHEABLE
link<https://uiowa.edu/>; rel="canonical", <https://uiowa.edu/>; rel="shortlink"
link<https://uiowa.edu/home>; rel="revision"
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedWed, 03 Jun 2020 17:47:22 GMT
etag"1591206442"
varyCookie,Accept-Encoding
x-generatorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
x-drupal-cacheHIT
content-encodinggzip
x-request-idv-4774211a-a5c2-11ea-a1cd-77c1226d5aa9
x-ah-environmentprod
age118912
viavarnish
x-cacheHIT
x-cache-hits41562
accept-rangesbytes
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 58,501 referring domains.
This website has 10,634,626 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 43,763 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/
# SiteNow
Disallow: /saml/login

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
4,487

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

Search preview

The University of Iowa
https://uiowa.edu/
Join a global community of renowned artists, pioneering scientists, and faculty dedicated to student success at the University of Iowa.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Iowa77%Check
Iowa State54%Check
Iowa Health51%Check
Iowa City51%Check
University51%Check
Student44%Check
Iowa Health Care41%Check
UIowa39%Check
artists35%Check
faculty35%Check

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