Uscis.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
74% 
Page quality
88% 
Page structure
75% 
Link structure
88% 
Server
90% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.08 s
File size
66.10 kB
Words
998
Media files
16
Number of links
72 internal / 28 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | USCIS
The page title is too short. (133 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.uscis.gov/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: Germany
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
The alternate link to the page itself is missing.
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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

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GeneratorDrupal 8 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
langen
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:site@USCIS
twitter:titleHome
twitter:urlhttps://www.uscis.gov/home
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og:site_nameUSCIS
og:typearticle
og:urlhttps://www.uscis.gov/home
og:titleHome
og:imagehttps://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/images/social-media/OPA-SM_USCISonBlue_FB_1200x627_V1.png
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 998 words. That's ok.
29.6% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
15 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 16.65 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 6 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 20 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
...ult/files/images/site/USFlag-Icon-2x.pngU.S. flag
...lt/files/images/site/icon-dot-gov@2x.pngOfficial Government Website
...ault/files/images/site/icon-https@2x.pngSecure Website
...ault/files/images/site/DHS_cis_W_1_T.svgU.S. Department of Homeland Security Seal, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
.../OPS_PMGraphics_Gov_200x200_V1_En@2x.pngUSCIS Policy Manual Update
.../OPS_PMGraphics_Gov_200x200_V1_En@2x.pngUSCIS Policy Manual Update
...epage_Form-Filing-Tips_500x380_V5@2x.pngA person in a computer
...SCIS_Homepage_File-Online_486x201@2x.jpgPerson sitting at table typing on a laptop keyboard.
...Homepage_Manage-Your-Case_486x201@2x.jpgWoman on her mobile device checking her case status through her online account.
...e_Learn-About-Green-Cards_225x136@2x.jpgGroup of people around a few laptops looking on the screens to learn about getting a green card
...e_Learn-About-Citizenship_225x136@2x.jpgClose up image of the American Flag
...omepage_Working-in-the-US_225x136@2x.jpgTwo women and one male look at a computer monitor as they learn about what they need to do to Work in the U.S.
...epage_Tools-and-Resources_225x136@2x.jpgKeyboard buttons with a screwdriver and wrench image on the one key of the keyboard.
...e/USCIS_Homepage_Research_225x136@2x.jpgPeople gathered around a table that has documents and reports spread out on it.
...ome/USCIS_Homepage_Verify_486x201@2x.jpgWorkers of various career paths in a line.
...fault/files/images/site/footerLogo2x.pngU.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Filing Tip
H2 Filing Tip Duplicate text
H2 File Online
H2 Manage Your Case
H2 Most Accessed Forms
H2 Learn About Green Cards
H2 Learn About Citizenship
H2 Working in the U.S.
H2 Tools and Resources
H2 Research
H2 Verify
H2 Topics
H2 Verification
H2 Policies
H2 Government
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 (28) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.uscis.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.uscis.gov/uscis.gov
/about-us/uscis-response-to-co...USCIS Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://www.uscis.gov/esEspañol
/about-us/contact-usContact Us
/tools/multilingual-resource-c...Multilingual Resources
https://www.uscis.gov/IMG-ALT U.S. Department of Homeland Security Seal, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
https://my.uscis.gov/authentic...External Subdomain Sign In
https://my.uscis.gov/authentic...External Subdomain Create Account
https://my.uscis.gov/authentic...External Subdomain Text duplicate Sign In
https://my.uscis.gov/authentic...External Subdomain Text duplicate Create Account
https://www.uscis.gov/forms/formsForms
A-TITLE Forms
https://www.uscis.gov/newsNews
A-TITLE News
https://www.uscis.gov/citizenshipCitizenship
A-TITLE Citizenship
https://www.uscis.gov/green-cardGreen Card
A-TITLE Green Card
/laws-and-policyLaws
https://www.uscis.gov/toolsTools
A-TITLE Tools
/about-us/contact-usContact us
/tools/multilingual-resource-c...Text duplicate Multilingual Resources
/policy-manualuscis.gov/policy-manual
/policy-manualUSCIS Policy Manual
A-TITLE Policy Manual
/news/news-releases/uscis-upda...news release
A-TITLE USCIS Updates Policies to Improve Immigration Services
https://www.federalregister.go...External joint temporary final rule
/news/news-releases/us-departm...Text duplicate news release
A-TITLE U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Labor Issue Joint Rule Supplementing H-2B Visa Cap
/news/news-releases/uscis-anno...press release
A-TITLE USCIS Announces Open Application Period for Citizenship and Integration Grant Program
/citizenship/civic-assimilatio...uscis.gov/grants
A-TITLE Fiscal Year 2021 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program
/sites/default/files/document/...Public Charge Letter to Interagency Partners
A-TITLE SOPDD-Letter-to-USCIS-Interagency-Partners-on-Public-Charge.pdf
/green-card/green-card-process...public charge webpage
A-TITLE Public Charge
/green-card/green-card-process...public charge litigation page
A-TITLE Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds Final Rule: Litigation
https://www.dhs.gov/news/2021/...External DHS’s news release
https://www.whitehouse.gov/bri...External memorandum
/forms/filing-guidance/form-fi...Learn More
A-TITLE Learn More
/file-online/forms-available-t...form online
A-TITLE Forms Available to File Online
https://my.uscis.gov/authentic...External Subdomain create an account
A-TITLE Link - myaccount Create Account
https://egov.uscis.gov/casesta...External Subdomain Check your case status
https://egov.uscis.gov/process...External Subdomain Check processing times
https://egov.uscis.gov/coa/dis...External Subdomain Change your address online
https://www.uscis.gov/i-130I-130, Petition for Alien Relative
https://www.uscis.gov/i-765I-765, Application for Employment Authorization
https://www.uscis.gov/i-485I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
https://www.uscis.gov/i-90I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card
https://www.uscis.gov/n-400N-400, Application for Naturalization
/forms/all-formsView all forms
https://www.uscis.gov/green-cardText duplicate Learn More
https://www.uscis.gov/citizenshipText duplicate Learn More
/working-in-the-united-statesText duplicate Learn More
https://www.uscis.gov/toolsText duplicate Learn More
/tools/reports-and-studies/imm...Immigration and Citizenship Data
A-TITLE Immigration and Citizenship Data
/records/electronic-reading-roomElectronic Reading Room
/records/request-records-throu...USCIS Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
/laws-and-policyLaws and Policy
A-TITLE Laws and Policy
/about-us/our-history/history-...Historical Library
https://www.e-verify.gov/External E-Verify
https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-centralI-9 Central
https://www.e-verify.gov/mye-v...External myE-Verify
https://www.uscis.gov/saveSAVE
https://www.uscis.gov/IMG-ALT U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
https://www.facebook.com/uscisExternal No Text
https://www.twitter.com/uscisExternal No Text
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External No Text
https://www.instagram.com/uscisExternal No Text
https://www.youtube.com/uscisExternal No Text
https://public.govdelivery.com...External Subdomain No Text
https://www.uscis.gov/about-usAbout USCIS
A-TITLE About USCIS
https://www.uscis.gov/adoptionAdoption
A-TITLE Adoption
/administrative-appeals/admini...Administrative Appeals
A-TITLE Administrative Appeals
https://www.uscis.gov/archiveArchive
A-TITLE Archive
/tools/a-z-indexA-Z Index
A-TITLE A-Z Index
/about-us/budget-planning-and-...Budget, Planning and Performance
https://www.uscis.gov/familyFamily
https://www.uscis.gov/file-onlineFile Online
A-TITLE File Online
/tools/glossaryGlossary
A-TITLE Glossary
/humanitarianHumanitarian
A-TITLE Humanitarian
/laws-and-policyText duplicate Laws and Policy
A-TITLE Laws and Policy
/military/militaryMilitary
A-TITLE Military
https://www.uscis.gov/outreachOutreach
A-TITLE Outreach
/records/recordsRecords
A-TITLE Records
/scams-fraud-and-misconduct/sc...Scams, Fraud, and Misconduct
A-TITLE Scams, Fraud, and Misconduct
https://www.uscis.gov/sitemapSite Map
A-TITLE Site Map
/working-in-the-united-statesWorking in the U.S.
A-TITLE Working in the U.S.
/visit-the-usVisit the U.S.
http://www.e-verify.gov/External Text duplicate E-Verify
A-TITLE E-Verify
https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-centralText duplicate I-9 Central
A-TITLE I-9 Central
https://www.e-verify.gov/mye-v...External Text duplicate myE-Verify
A-TITLE myE-Verify
https://www.uscis.gov/saveText duplicate SAVE
A-TITLE SAVE
/website-policies/accessibilityAccessibility
/records/request-records-throu...FOIA
A-TITLE FOIA
/about-us/equal-employment-opp...No FEAR act
A-TITLE No FEAR act
/website-policies/plug-insPlug-ins
A-TITLE Plug-ins
/website-policies/privacy-and-...Privacy and Legal Disclaimers
A-TITLE Privacy and Legal Disclaimers
/website-policiesWebsite Policies
A-TITLE Website Policies
http://www.dhs.gov/External U.S. Department of Homeland Security
A-TITLE U.S. Department of Homeland Security
/website-policies/dhs-componen...DHS Components
A-TITLE DHS Components
https://www.oig.dhs.gov/External DHS Inspector General
A-TITLE DHS Inspector General
https://www.dhs.gov/file-civil...External DHS Civil Rights Complaint
http://www.usa.gov/External USA.gov
A-TITLE USA.gov
https://www.state.gov/External U.S. Department of State
A-TITLE U.S. Department of State
https://www.irs.gov/External IRS.gov
https://www.whitehouse.gov/External White House
A-TITLE White House
/about-us/contact-usText duplicate Contact Us

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.uscis.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 4 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 6 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.08 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (66 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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x-drupal-dynamic-cacheHIT
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link<https://www.uscis.gov/home>; rel="alternate"; hreflang="en"
link<https://www.uscis.gov/es/inicio>; rel="alternate"; hreflang="es"
link<https://www.uscis.gov/home>; rel="revision"
x-ua-compatibleIE=edge
content-languageen
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
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External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 56,587 referring domains.
This page has 8,263,514 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 36,157 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

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# 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: 1
# Custom
Disallow: /sites/default/files/archive/
Disallow: /tools/reports-and-studies/h-1b-employer-data-hub
Disallow: /tools/reports-and-studies/h-1b-employer-data-hub/export
Disallow: /tools/reports-and-studies/h-1b-employer-data-hub/export-csv
Disallow: /tools/reports-and-studies/h-2b-employer-data-hub
Disallow: /tools/reports-and-studies/h-2b-employer-data-hub/export
Disallow: /tools/reports-and-studies/h-2b-employer-data-hub/export-csv
Disallow: /es/herramientas/informes-y-estudios/centro-de-datos-de-empleadores-h-1b
Disallow: /es/tools/reports-and-studies/h-1b-employer-data-hub/export-csv
Disallow: /es/tools/reports-and-studies/h-2b-employer-data-hub/export-csv
# 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/

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
56,594

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www.uscis.gov
Home | USCIS

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
USCIS61%Check
gov58%Check
Access USCIS50%Check
Contact Us50%Check
Learn46%Check
Filing44%Check
USCIS Policy Manual44%Check
site43%Check
case42%Check
Official Site42%Check

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