Usa.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
95% 
Page quality
68% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
86% 
Server
54% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.23 s
File size
52.30 kB
Words
719
Media files
18
Number of links
77 internal / 5 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Making government services easier to find | USAGov
The length of the page title is perfect. (474 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Find government benefits, services, agencies, and information at USA.gov. Contact elected officials. Learn about passports, Social Security, taxes, and more.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (967 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.usa.gov/
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)
The specified alternate links have no errors.
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 character encoding is not specified.
The character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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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MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
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descriptionFind government benefits, services, agencies, and information at USA.gov. Contact elected officials. Learn about passports, Social Security, taxes, and more.
langen
fb:pages65369158579
og:urlhttps://www.usa.gov/
og:typewebsite
og:titleMaking government services easier to find | USAGov
og:descriptionFind government benefits, services, agencies, and information at USA.gov. Contact elected officials. Learn about passports, Social Security, taxes, and more.
og:imagehttps://www.usa.gov/images/facebook_share_thumbnail.png
og:image:secure_urlhttps://www.usa.gov/images/facebook_share_thumbnail.png

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
The average number of words per sentence of 8.69 words is low.
This page contains 719 words. That's ok.
33.1% 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.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 19 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 14 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
4 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.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Making government services easier to find
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
There are 35 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 Making government services easier to find
H2 How do I ...
H2 Life events
H2 All topics and services
H2 About the U.S. and its government
H2 Complaints
H2 Disability services
H2 Disasters and emergencies
H2 Education
H2 Government benefits
H2 Health
H2 Housing help
H2 Immigration and U.S. citizenship
H2 Jobs, labor laws, and unemployment
H2 Laws and legal issues
H2 Military and veterans
H2 Money and credit
H2 Scams and fraud
H2 Small business
H2 Taxes
H2 Travel
H2 Voting and elections
H3 Facing financial hardship
H3 Having a child and early childhood
H3 Transitioning to adulthood
H3 Approaching retirement
H3 Recovering from a disaster
H3 Dealing with the death of a loved one
H3 Government information
H3 About us
H3 For federal agencies
H3 For media
H4 Sign up to receive email updates
H4 USAGov Contact Center
H4 Find us on social media
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 5 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.usa.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.usa.gov/es/Español
https://www.usa.gov/Home
https://www.usa.gov/phone1-844-USAGOV1
https://www.usa.gov/All topics and services
https://www.usa.gov/about-the-usAbout the U.S. and its government
https://www.usa.gov/complaintsComplaints
/disability-servicesDisability services
/disasters-and-emergenciesDisasters and emergencies
https://www.usa.gov/educationEducation
https://www.usa.gov/benefitsGovernment benefits
https://www.usa.gov/healthHealth
https://www.usa.gov/housing-helpHousing help
/immigration-and-citizenshipImmigration and U.S. citizenship
/jobs-labor-laws-unemploymentJobs, labor laws and unemployment
/laws-and-legal-issuesLaws and legal issues
/military-and-veteransMilitary and veterans
https://www.usa.gov/moneyMoney and credit
/scams-and-fraudScams and fraud
/small-businessSmall business
https://www.usa.gov/taxesTaxes
https://www.usa.gov/travelTravel
/voting-and-electionsVoting and elections
https://www.usa.gov/life-eventsLife events
https://www.usa.gov/aboutAbout USAGov
https://www.usa.gov/IMG-ALT USAGov Logo
A-TITLE USAGov Logo
https://www.usa.gov/phoneCall us at 1-844-USAGOV1
https://www.usa.gov/Text duplicate All topics and services
https://www.usa.gov/about-the-usText duplicate About the U.S. and its government
https://www.usa.gov/benefitsText duplicate Government benefits
https://www.usa.gov/housing-helpText duplicate Housing help
/scams-and-fraudText duplicate Scams and fraud
https://www.usa.gov/taxesText duplicate Taxes
https://www.usa.gov/travelText duplicate Travel
https://www.usa.gov/passportGet or renew a passport
/unclaimed-moneyFind unclaimed money from the government
/rental-housing-programsLocate affordable rental housing
https://www.usa.gov/benefitsGet government benefits and financial assistance
https://www.usa.gov/Anchor Jump to all topics and services
https://www.usa.gov/life-eventsevery stage of life
/financial-hardshipFacing financial hardship Learn how to apply for government programs to help with food, bills, housing, and more.
IMG-ALT Worried couple looking at bills online using laptop.
/early-childhoodHaving a child and early childhood Find government programs to help during pregnancy and early childhood.
IMG-ALT Mom holding newborn baby.
https://www.usa.gov/adulthoodTransitioning to adulthood As you enter adulthood, learn about voting, jobs and education, taxes, and more.
IMG-ALT Smiley teenage girl with headphones and backpack.
/approaching-retirementApproaching retirement Get ready for retirement with planning tools and tips to help you apply for Medicare and Social Security.
IMG-ALT Two older men walking behind two older women smiling.
https://www.usa.gov/disasterRecovering from a disaster Find government disaster assistance. Reconnect with loved ones and help survivors.
IMG-ALT Radio, bottled water and other emergency kit items.
/death-loved-oneDealing with the death of a loved one Learn how to report a death to government agencies. Get a death certificate and survivor benefits.
IMG-ALT Last will and testament form.
https://www.usa.gov/about-the-usAbout the U.S. and its government Find out how to buy property from the U.S. government, learn about American holidays, and more.
https://www.usa.gov/complaintsComplaints File complaints involving government agencies, products and services, travel, housing, and banking.
/disability-servicesDisability services Find government benefits and programs for people with disabilities and their families.
/disasters-and-emergenciesDisasters and emergencies Learn how to get financial assistance and recover from a disaster or emergency.
https://www.usa.gov/educationEducation Learn about Federal Student Aid and studying in the U.S. Find Head Start and child care programs.
https://www.usa.gov/benefitsGovernment benefits Find government programs that may help pay for food, housing, health care, and more.
https://www.usa.gov/healthHealth Find health resources from the government.
https://www.usa.gov/housing-helpHousing help Learn about rental and buyer assistance programs. Find emergency housing and avoid eviction.
/immigration-and-citizenshipImmigration and U.S. citizenship Learn about U.S. residency, Green Cards, citizenship requirements, and related issues.
/jobs-labor-laws-unemploymentJobs, labor laws, and unemployment Get resources for finding a job. Learn about unemployment insurance and important labor laws.
/laws-and-legal-issuesLaws and legal issues Learn how to find legal help, replace vital records, get child support enforcement, and more.
/military-and-veteransMilitary and veterans Learn how to join the military and find benefits and services as a member or veteran.
https://www.usa.gov/moneyMoney and credit Find government grants, loans, and unclaimed money. Learn about taxes. Get credit reports and scores.
/scams-and-fraudScams and fraud Do you want to report a scam? Answer a few questions to learn which government agency can help.
/small-businessSmall business Learn how to start your own business, including imports and exports.
https://www.usa.gov/taxesTaxes Learn about filing federal income tax. Find out how to pay, how to check your refund, and more.
https://www.usa.gov/travelTravel Find information on passports. Learn about traveling to, from, and within the U.S.
/voting-and-electionsVoting and elections Find answers to common questions about voting in the United States.
https://www.usa.gov/Anchor Top
https://www.usa.gov/Text duplicate All topics and services
https://www.usa.gov/agency-indexDirectory of U.S. government agencies and departments
/branches-of-governmentBranches of government
https://www.usa.gov/aboutText duplicate About USAGov
/privacy-securityPrivacy and security policies
https://www.usa.gov/accessibilityAccessibility policy
/site-issue-report-formReport a website issue
/website-analytics/Website usage data
/partner-with-usagovPartner with us
https://blog.usa.gov/External Read our blog
https://www.usa.gov/outreachUSAGov Outreach
https://www.usa.gov/featuresFeature articles
https://www.usa.gov/phone1-844-USAGOV1 (1-844-872-4681)
https://www.facebook.com/USAgovExternal Facebook
IMG-ALT Facebook USAGov
https://twitter.com/USAgovExternal Twitter
IMG-ALT X Twitter USAGov
https://www.youtube.com/usagov1External YouTube
IMG-ALT Youtube USAGov
https://www.instagram.com/usagov/External Instagram
IMG-ALT Instagram USAGov

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.usa.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 28 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 19 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.23 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (52 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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x-xss-protection1; mode=block
x-frame-optionsDENY
content-encodinggzip
varyAccept-Encoding,Accept-Encoding,Accept-Encoding
x-cacheHit from cloudfront
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http_versionHTTP/2

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 62,027 referring domains.
This page has 15,281,863 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 36,166 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 73256 shares and comments on Facebook.

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: *
Crawl-delay: 10

# Sitemaps
Sitemap: https://www.usa.gov/sitemap.xml

# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
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: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories 
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# We shouldn't have these, but:
Disallow: /node
Disallow: /node/
Disallow: /es/node
Disallow: /es/node/

Search preview

www.usa.gov
Making government services easier to find | USAGov
Find government benefits, services, agencies, and information at USA.gov. Contact elected officials. Learn about passports, Social Security, taxes, and more.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
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government77%Check
services77%Check
find76%Check
Find government76%Check
Making government services73%Check
government services easier73%Check
Making government services easier72%Check
Find government benefits68%Check
Official Government66%Check

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