Umich.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
91% 
Page structure
51% 
Link structure
73% 
Server
66% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
8.11 s
File size
49.50 kB
Words
806
Media files
38
Number of links
22 internal / 68 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
University of Michigan
The page title is too short. (199 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
A top-ranked public university, the University of Michigan has a tradition of excellence in research, learning and teaching, sports and the arts, and more.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (932 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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
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

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viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
descriptionA top-ranked public university, the University of Michigan has a tradition of excellence in research, learning and teaching, sports and the arts, and more.
theme-color#00274C
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langen
og:urlhttp://umich.edu
og:titleUniversity of Michigan
og:imagehttps://umich.edu/skins/um2013/media/images/U-M-logo-preview.jpg
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og:descriptionUniversity of Michigan is one of the top universities of the world, a diverse public institution of higher learning, fostering excellence in research. U-M provides outstanding undergraduate, graduate and professional education, serving the local, regional, national and international communities.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
These Typos were found:
  • transporation => transportation
This page contains 806 words. That's ok.
25.6% 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.
7 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 22.42 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 7 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 16 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
1 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.
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
...remote&id=X72LJfXPMb0&name=mqdefault.jpgPresident Santa J. Ono's monthly message to the faculty, students & staff at the University of Michigan. January, 2023 Edition v2.0
...remote&id=a5UT_Dn4tsk&name=mqdefault.jpgPresident Santa J. Ono's monthly message to the faculty, students & staff at the University of Michigan. December, 2022 Edition Additional Resources: Well-being Collective: wellbeing.umich.edu To learn more about becoming a therapy dog team, visit: Alliance of Therapy Dogs: https://www.therapydogs.com/ Therapaws of Michigan: https://www.therapaws.org/
...remote&id=T7w7evHnC44&name=mqdefault.jpgPresident Santa J. Ono's monthly message to the faculty, students & staff at the University of Michigan. November, 2022 Edition
...me=event_101884_original-1.png&width=340No alt attribute provided
.../panels/gallery/images/block-m-maize.pngBlock M
...ludes/panels/gallery/images/24-hours.png24 Hours
...31).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitNorth Campus aerial: Lurie Tower, Phoenix Memorial Lab, Beyster Building, Dow, EECS, Duderstadt Center, The Grove
...06).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA barista preps a coffee order during the morning student rush at the Espresso Royal Cafe.
...15).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitJoggers cross the Diag as they get in their early morning run before classes.
...16).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA student catches a ride on a new campus hybrid bus as it stops in front of Michigan Union.
...26).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitThe Edwin S. George Reserve provides research and education opportunities in the natural sciences.
...17).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitMembers of the women's tennis team have an early morning workout at the Oosterbaan Field House.
...20).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA machinist working in the LSA Scientific Instrument Shop.
...37).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitRare books are researched and restored at the Clements Library.
...34).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA researcher monitors a robotic instrument handling liquid pharmaceuticals at the Center for Chemical Genomics.
...69).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA graduate student makes a presentation in the Museum of Natural History's planetarium
...74).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitThe DNA Sequencing Core provides DNA analysis to U-M researchers.
...19).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA Duderstadt Center audio resource manager works on three-dimensional audio for digital preservation, academic research and entertainment.
...ass.jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitAlisse Portnoy, associate professor of English language and literature, teaches her English 140 class outside Shapiro Undergraduate Library.
...20).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA pharmacist prepares medications at the U-M Health System pharmacy.
...22).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitStudents study, hang out and rest in the Winter Garden at the Ross School of Business.
...31).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitThe men's track and field team trains on the Ferry Field track.
...74).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA student in a Chemistry Department lab focuses on a series of nanoscale imaging agents developed for use in drug and gene delivery.
...32).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA close-up of a Long-billed Broadbill, part of the bird collection containing about 6,387 species and 40 hybrids in the Alexander G. Ruthven Museums Building.
...86).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA research team in the MCIRCC Ideation Lab works on a sensor ring that collects patient's vital health data.
...52).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA student walking along State Street in front of the eight Doric columns that surround the entrance to Angell Hall.
...42).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitThe view of the School of Public Health through the tunnel.
...36).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitBurton Memorial Tower is framed by fall leaves.
...47).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitResearchers at the U-M Transporation Research Institute conduct tests to develop vehicle safety harnesses for wheelchairs.
...57).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA laboratory investigation of the interaction between nerves and head and neck cancer cells.
...58).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA researcher browses letters and photographs at the Bentley Historical Library.
...23).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitThe Research Pharmacy (IDS) in the University Hospital prepares dosages for patients.
...-20.jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitSmit Patel, pharmacist at Kroger administering vaccine. Justin McCree, junior at Ross School, receiving vaccine.
...-19.jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitEmily Ingalls, 4th year Pharmacy student administering vaccine
...42).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitInternational students work on econometrics classwork together in the study room at the Michigan Union.
...51).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitLandscape architecture students in the School of Natural Resources and Environment move concrete as they work on a class project to design and build a landscaping feature on the east side of Dana Hall.
...13/media/images/trans_reporting_logo.pngBudget and Performance Transparency ReportingBudget and Performance Transparency Reporting
...um2013/media/images/CampusSafetyLogo.jpgCampus Safety Information and ResourcesCampus Safety Information and Resources

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
University of Michigan
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 30 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 University of Michigan
H1 University of Michigan Duplicate text
H2 Featured Stories
H2 2023 MLK Symposium
H2 Recycling previously unrecyclable plastic
H2 Michigan maritime
H2 Seeing electron movement
H2 Campus Health Response
H2 News
H2 Videos
H2 Happening @ Michigan
H2 Carpe Diem
H3 Main Menu
H3 January Vaccine Clinics
H3 News Duplicate text
H3 Public Engagement
H3 In The News
H3 President Ono's Monthly Message for January 2023
H3 President Ono's Monthly Message for December, 2022
H3 President Ono's Monthly Message for November, 2022
H3 Events
H3 Academic Calendar
H3 All Michigan, all the time
H4 Visit Michigan News
H4 Visit Key Issues
H4 Visit Public Engagement
H4 View more In The News
H4 View COVID-19 news & research
H4 Visit Happening @ Michigan
H4 View Complete Calendar
Baselink:
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (68) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://umich.edu/Anchor Skip global navigation
https://umich.edu/University of Michigan
https://sexualmisconduct.umich...External Subdomain Report Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Harassment
https://ro.umich.edu/calendarsExternal Subdomain Academic Calendar
https://canvas.umich.edu/External Subdomain Canvas
https://responsiblue.umich.edu/External Subdomain Daily Health Screening
https://mcommunity.umich.edu/External Subdomain Directory
https://email.umich.edu/External Subdomain Email
https://www.office.com/External Email — UMHS
https://search.lib.umich.edu/c...External Library Catalog
https://campusinfo.umich.edu/f...External Subdomain Maps & Directions
/schools-colleges/Schools & Colleges
https://wolverineaccess.umich....External Subdomain Wolverine Access
/prospective-students/Prospective Students
/current-students/Current Students
https://umich.edu/faculty-staff/Faculty & Staff
https://umich.edu/parents/Parents
https://umich.edu/alumni/Alumni
https://umich.edu/Home
https://umich.edu/about/About
https://umich.edu/academics/Academics
/life-at-michigan/Life at Michigan
https://umich.edu/athletics/Athletics
https://umich.edu/research/Research
/health-medicine/Health & Medicine
https://umich.edu/initiatives/Initiatives
https://umich.edu/giving/Giving
https://record.umich.edu/artic...External Subdomain Learn more about the 2023 Symposium events
https://news.umich.edu/u-m-tea...External Subdomain Learn more about this study
https://impact.govrel.umich.ed...External Subdomain Learn how this helps the Port of Monroe
https://news.umich.edu/seeing-...External Subdomain Learn more about this research
/schools-colleges/19 schools and colleges — see complete listsee complete list
http://admissions.umich.edu/ac...External Subdomain More than 275 degree-programs
https://research.umich.edu/new...External Subdomain U-M Research: $1.71 billion in research expenditures (FY2022)
https://planetblue.umich.edu/c...External Subdomain Planet Blue Campus | Students, staff and faculty collaborating together to advance sustainability, university-wide.
https://uhs.umich.edu/article/...External Subdomain pop-up clinic
https://uhs.umich.edu/article/...External Subdomain Find a pop-up clinic »
https://healthresponse.umich.edu/External Subdomain Learn more
https://news.umich.edu/u-m-exp...External Subdomain 5 global regions likely to make big news this year, potential diplomatic implications
https://news.umich.edu/many-ol...External Subdomain Many older adults declined home medical care for fear of COVID, causing new or worsening conditions
https://news.umich.edu/reusabl...External Subdomain Reusable take-out food containers can reduce plastic waste, emissions, costs, study finds
http://record.umich.edu/articl...External Subdomain MLK Symposium keynote speakers address 'renaissance for equity'
https://news.umich.edu/u-m-win...External Subdomain ISR winter seminar series examines political polarization
https://news.umich.edu/External Subdomain Visit Michigan News
https://publicaffairs.vpcomm.u...External Subdomain Visit Key Issues
https://news.umich.edu/u-m-eco...External Subdomain Q&A: U-M economist explores issues, ramifications around US hitting its debt limit
https://generations.asaging.or...External Subdomain Commentary: Older adults—Should I stay or should I go?
https://www.wemu.org/show/issu...External Q&A: Michigan winters are changing and climate adaptation is key to the future
https://theconversation.com/fl...External The Conversation: Flood forecasts in real-time with block-by-block data could save lives
https://news.umich.edu/u-m-pro...External Subdomain U-M program places dozens of educators in Michigan classrooms, addresses teacher shortage
https://publicengagement.umich...External Subdomain Visit Public Engagement
https://www.valetmag.com/the-h...External Valet Let brown noise hack your brain
https://www.popsci.com/environ...External Popular Science Squirrels gamble, too—but with their genes
https://www.fatherly.com/news/...External Fatherly Toddlers and dogs have an undeniable connection, U-M study finds
https://www.route-fifty.com/in...External Route 50 Wind farms deliver economic jolt to rural middle America
https://news.umich.edu/in-the-...External Subdomain View more In The News
https://news.umich.edu/coronav...External Subdomain View COVID-19 news & research
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External President Ono's Monthly Message for January 2023
IMG-ALT President Santa J. Ono's monthly message to the faculty, students & staff at the University of Michigan. January, 2023 Edition v2.0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External President Ono's Monthly Message for December, 2022
IMG-ALT President Santa J. Ono's monthly message to the faculty, students & staff at the University of Michigan. December, 2022 Edition Additional Resources: Well-be...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...External President Ono's Monthly Message for November, 2022
IMG-ALT President Santa J. Ono's monthly message to the faculty, students & staff at the University of Michigan. November, 2022 Edition
https://www.youtube.com/playli...External Watch More Videos
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jan 23 RCGD Seminar Series: Political Polarization Institute For Social Research
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jan 25 The Queer World Conversations
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jan 25 Donia Human Rights Center Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture. Racial Injustice: Global Challenges and Opportunities for the Prevention of Genocide.
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jan 26 Civil Rights in the 21st Century
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jan 26 Michigan Meetups: Watercoloring
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jan 30 2023 Business+Tech FinTech Challenge
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Mar 10 UMix
http://events.umich.edu/External Subdomain Visit Happening @ Michigan
https://honors.umich.edu/External Subdomain Mar 19 University Honors Convocation
https://ro.umich.edu/calendarsExternal Subdomain View Complete Calendar
https://umich.edu/Text duplicate University of Michigan
https://umich.edu/Ann Arbor
https://umdearborn.edu/External Dearborn
https://umflint.edu/External Flint
http://regents.umich.edu/External Subdomain The Regents of the University of Michigan
https://umich.edu/about/privacy/Privacy Notice
https://umich.edu/contact/Contact us
https://careers.umich.edu/External Subdomain Careers
http://espanol.umich.edu/External Subdomain Portal en Español
http://news.umich.edu/zh-hans/External Subdomain 密西根大学
http://news.umich.edu/pt-br/External Subdomain Português
http://news.umich.edu/hi/External Subdomain खबरें हिंदी में
http://facebook.com/university...External facebook
http://twitter.com/umichExternal twitter
https://www.youtube.com/user/umExternal youtube
http://instagram.com/uofmichiganExternal instagram
http://www.linkedin.com/edu/sc...External linkedin
https://obp.umich.edu/mandator...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Budget and Performance Transparency Reporting
A-TITLE Budget and Performance Transparency Reporting
https://obp.umich.edu/mandator...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Campus Safety Information and Resources
A-TITLE Campus Safety Information and Resources

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://umich.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is very slow (8.11 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 page loads 8 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 7 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (50 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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serverApache
x-powered-byVictors
x-ua-compatibleIE=Edge
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
content-security-policyframe-ancestors 'self'
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
content-encodinggzip
varyAccept-Encoding
x-machine-namerollerhockey
transfer-encodingchunked
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 158,917 referring domains.
This page has 43,565,674 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 96,536 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 16519 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Search preview

umich.edu
University of Michigan
A top-ranked public university, the University of Michigan has a tradition of excellence in research, learning and teaching, sports and the arts, and more.

Most important keywords

Following keywords were found. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Michigan79%Check
University79%Check
Michigan News61%Check
Happening Michigan61%Check
Public56%Check
Research54%Check
Public Health50%Check
Public Engagement49%Check
Learn48%Check
Michigan Sports47%Check

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