Umich.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
96% 
Page structure
47% 
Link structure
73% 
Server
66% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.57 s
File size
51.10 kB
Words
1084
Media files
36
Number of links
21 internal / 82 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

NameValue
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.
google-site-verificationpqD3KNQP9JKS58znh-IeYPlcYTjUubZi0eS_29o3Ll8
langen
og:urlhttp://umich.edu
og:titleUniversity of Michigan
og:imagehttps://umich.edu/skins/um2013/media/images/U-M-logo-preview.jpg
og:image:urlhttps://umich.edu/skins/um2013/media/images/U-M-logo-preview.jpg
og:image:secure_urlhttps://umich.edu/skins/um2013/media/images/U-M-logo-preview.jpg
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.
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 1084 words. That's ok.
29.2% 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.
13 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 18.69 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 22 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
2 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This page is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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
...me=event_84412_original-1.jpeg&width=340No alt attribute provided
...wimg.com/media/E5oT2OkWYAA77O0.jpg:thumbNo alt attribute provided
.../panels/gallery/images/block-m-maize.pngBlock M
...ludes/panels/gallery/images/24-hours.png24 Hours
...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=minfitA raccoon skull being analyzed in a lab.
...15).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitU-M medical students and residents talk to a patient and her mother during morning rounds at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.
...27).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA class with students learning in the Elementary Mathematics Laboratory conducted by the U-M School of Education.
...53).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitThe DNA Sequencing Core provides DNA analysis to U-M researchers.
...21).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA Stamps Art and Design student uses a 3D laser to scan a set of teeth; the scan will be used to print another set of teeth via a 3D printer.
...18).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA toddler enjoys the playroom at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.
...24).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA professor of applied physics, electrical engineering and computer science, does a chariot posture in his office on North Campus.
...30).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA commuter blocks the light rain as she waits for the next bus.
...85).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA research scientist at the U-M Herbarium.
...98).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA U-M plant mounter glues clubmoss onto archival paper at the University Herbarium.
...017.jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitPsychology Commencement 2017
...20).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA pharmacist prepares medications at the U-M Health System pharmacy.
...24).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA volunteer and her therapy dog visit with a patient and his aunt at the U-M Health System.
...31).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitThe men's track and field team trains on the Ferry Field track.
...34).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitVisitors look at staff artwork in the Building 18 Rotunda Gallery at the North Campus Research Center.
...36).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA graduate student gets some focused, quiet time in the Tanner Philosophy Library.
...33).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitBusiness school students prepare for their last day of classes while sitting in the Winter Garden at the Ross School.
...84).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitOrganic opto-electronics research in the Stephen Forrest Lab.
...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.
...31).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitThe Movement Science 437 class uses a student in a motion detection sensor suit for a study on how knee injuries inhibit motion.
...34).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitMedical students work with instructors in the Clinical Simulation Lab at the U-M Health System.
...48).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitMembers of the women's rowing team work out in the team room at the IM Sports Building.
...56).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitGraduating students post a favorite memory on a chalkboard during a Senior Send-Off event.
...37).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA student studies near the "My Right Self" exhibit in the Taubman Health Services Library.
...23).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitThe Research Pharmacy (IDS) in the University Hospital prepares dosages for patients.
...-19.jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitEmily Ingalls, 4th year Pharmacy student administering vaccine
...53).jpg&width=152&height=152&mode=minfitA music student visiting from Korea reads notes while relaxing on a bench at the U-M Law Quad.
...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 32 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 researchers trace path of light in photosynthesis
H2 Art Fair returns
H2 Bee movement and flower pollination
H2 Scrap to sustainable sheet metal
H2 Campus Maize & Blueprint
H2 News
H2 Happening @ Michigan
H2 Get Connected
H2 Carpe Diem
H3 Menu
H3 Creation of Equity, Civil Rights and Title IX Office announced
H3 ResponsiBLUE App
H3 Weekly Testing
H3 Vaccinations
H3 News Duplicate text
H3 Public Engagement
H3 In The News
H3 Events
H3 Academic Calendar
H3 All Michigan, all the time
H4 Download the ResponsiBLUE app
H4 Learn about weekly testing
H4 Plan your vaccination
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: https://umich.edu/
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 (82) 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://email.med.umich.edu/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://news.umich.edu/u-m-res...External Subdomain Learn more about this research
https://arts.umich.edu/news-fe...External Subdomain See which museums and galleries have reopened
https://news.umich.edu/roads-p...External Subdomain Text duplicate Learn more about this research
https://news.engin.umich.edu/2...External Subdomain Learn more about the Clean Sheet Project
https://campusblueprint.umich....External Subdomain Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
https://record.umich.edu/artic...External Subdomain Read more about these announcements
https://campusblueprint.umich....External Subdomain Download the ResponsiBLUE app
https://campusblueprint.umich....External Subdomain Learn about weekly testing
https://campusblueprint.umich....External Subdomain Plan your vaccination
http://record.umich.edu/articl...External Subdomain Five faculty members honored as Distinguished University Professors
https://news.umich.edu/four-ye...External Subdomain Four years after launch, U-M Biosciences Initiative reviews progress, looks to the future
https://news.umich.edu/michiga...External Subdomain Michigan Ross launches new health care accelerator for U-M student entrepreneurs
https://news.umich.edu/racial-...External Subdomain Racial disparities in police officers' tone of voice can undermine trust
https://news.umich.edu/electri...External Subdomain Electric delivery vehicles: When, where, how they’re charged has big impact on GHG emissions
https://news.umich.edu/External Subdomain Visit Michigan News
https://publicaffairs.vpcomm.u...External Subdomain Visit Key Issues
https://www.washingtonpost.com...External Why is it so hard to settle a disputed election?
https://health.usnews.com/hosp...External Subdomain Q&A: With vaccine-hesitant health care workers: Try empathy
https://news.umich.edu/protest...External Subdomain Q&A: Protests in Cuba: The beginning of a new revolution?
https://www.finance.senate.gov...External Subdomain WATCH: Testimony of political scientist Mary Gallagher at US Senate hearing on American competitiveness
https://thehill.com/opinion/en...External Why it matters that climate change is shrinking birds
https://publicengagement.umich...External Subdomain Visit Public Engagement
https://dailyyonder.com/qa-for...External The Daily Yonder For country music scholar Nadine Hubbs, it all started with a jukebox in a small-town bar
https://www.bloomberg.com/news...External Bloomberg Faster inflation takes toll on US consumer sentiment in July
https://www.nationalgeographic...External National Geographic White-nose syndrome has devastated bats—but some are developing immunity
https://www.anthropocenemagazi...External Anthropocene Think reusable straws, wraps and cups are always better for the environment? Think again
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
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain July 19 M. Hafiz Rothi MCDB PhD Defense: Control of Chromatin by RNA-Mediated Transcriptional Silencing Off Campus Location
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jul 19 Summer Carillon Concert: John Widmann
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jul 19 Changing Gears Application Open
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jul 20 Looking for a Silver Lining Virtual Photo Exhibition
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jul 20 Student Experience Panels: International Students
http://events.umich.edu/event/...External Subdomain Jul 20 A Garden of Earthy Delights: Ceramic Sculptures by Ann Arbor Potters Guild at Matthaei Botanical Gardens
http://events.umich.edu/External Subdomain Visit Happening @ Michigan
https://ro.umich.edu/calendarsExternal Subdomain View Complete Calendar
http://www.facebook.com/univer...External facebook
http://www.twitter.com/umichExternal twitter
http://www.youtube.com/umExternal youtube
http://instagram.com/uofmichiganExternal instagram
http://www.linkedin.com/edu/sc...External linkedin
https://t.co/zFHEdLAvxvExternal myumi.ch/BoO4g
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...External reply
https://twitter.com/intent/ret...External retweet
https://twitter.com/intent/lik...External favorite
http://www.twitter.com/umichExternal Text duplicate twitter
https://t.co/giFHSxA052External pic.twitter.com/giFHSxA052
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...External Text duplicate reply
https://twitter.com/intent/ret...External Text duplicate retweet
https://twitter.com/intent/lik...External Text duplicate favorite
http://www.twitter.com/umichExternal Text duplicate twitter
https://t.co/iQTUe5ljsrExternal myumi.ch/v23Vv
https://t.co/oRjk5Ue7WjExternal pic.twitter.com/oRjk5Ue7Wj
https://twitter.com/intent/twe...External Text duplicate reply
https://twitter.com/intent/ret...External Text duplicate retweet
https://twitter.com/intent/lik...External Text duplicate favorite
http://www.twitter.com/umichExternal Text duplicate twitter
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 Text duplicate facebook
http://twitter.com/umichExternal Text duplicate twitter
http://youtube.com/umExternal Text duplicate youtube
http://instagram.com/uofmichiganExternal Text duplicate instagram
http://www.linkedin.com/edu/sc...External Text duplicate 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 (1.57 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 (51 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateMon, 19 Jul 2021 10:41:41 GMT
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
transfer-encodingchunked
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
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 page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 168,707 referring domains.
This page has 39,742,538 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 106,603 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /announcements/
Disallow: /pingtest/
Disallow: /search

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
13,045

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

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
Research58%Check
public54%Check
Art52%Check
Learn52%Check
Public Engagement48%Check
Public Health47%Check

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