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Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.06 s
File size
43.00 kB
Media files
Number of links
31 internal / 77 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
Home |
The page title is too short. (185 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.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
The specified canonical link points to a different page.
(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.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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Page quality

(Critically important)
No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 1011 words. That's ok.
24.8% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 5 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)
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.
(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
...2018/images/svg/vermont-logo-stacked.svgState of Vermont logo with mountain and moon
...ustom/vt2018/images/svg/vermont-logo.svgState of Vermont logo with mountain and moon
...custom/vt2018/images/svg/icon-search.svgNo alt attribute provided
...ages/sov/Live-Megamenu-Thumbnail-WEB.jpgCouple walking down the street in Vermont
...ages/sov/Work-Megamenu-Thumbnail-WEB.jpgYoung man working on a technology device in the office.
...s/sov/Explore-Megamenu-Thumbnail-WEB.jpgFamily of four walking through a town exploring and shopping.
...ges/sov/Learn-Megamenu-Thumbnail-WEB.jpgA classroom of students raising hands to answer the teacher's question.
...ages/menu-features/statehouse_inside.jpgInterior of the Vermont State House rotunda
...line-Services-Megamenu-Thumbnail-WEB.jpgFather teaching fly fishing with son on the rocks with family dog nearby.
...custom/vt2018/images/david-zuckerman.jpgPortrait of Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman
/themes/custom/vt2018/images/tj-donovan.jpgPortrait of State Attorney General TJ Donovan
...mes/custom/vt2018/images/beth-pearce.jpgPortrait of State Treasurer Beth Pearce
/themes/custom/vt2018/images/jim-condos.jpgPortrait of Secretary of State Jim Condos
...mes/custom/vt2018/images/doug-hoffer.jpgPortrait of State Auditor Doug Hoffer
...ustom/vt2018/images/general-assembly.jpgInterior photo of the State Assembly in session
.../custom/vt2018/images/svg/state-seal.svgSeal of the State of Vermont

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
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 Latest News Find More News
H2 Phil Scott
H2 Statewide Officials
H3 Department of Financial Regulation Files Suit Against Captive Insurance Executive and Financial Advisor for Fraud
H3 PSD Reminds Consumers They Can Get Help with Their Internet Bill
H3 Scholarship for Adult Career Technical Education Now Available for Vermonters
H3 Weighing the Risks of COVID-19
H3 Elected Officials
H3 Your Government
H4 Common Services
H4 Common Services Duplicate text
H4 Common Services Duplicate text
H4 Common Services Duplicate text
H4 Common Services Duplicate text
H4 Common Services Duplicate text
H4 Support
H4 Government
H4 Connect
H4 Alerts
H6 A Vermont Government Website
H6 Copyright 2020 State of Vermont
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (77) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text State of Vermont logo with mountain and moon window External Subdomain Register or Renew a Vehicle Find all of the resources you need to register and renew your vehicle in Vermont. window External Subdomain Taxes for Individuals File and pay taxes online and find required forms. window External Subdomain Voter Services Register to vote and find other useful information . window External Locate a Vital Record Search and request certificates of birth, death, marriage, civil union, divorce and dissolution. window External Subdomain Public Transportation Find information for public transit routes and services. window External Subdomain Social Assistance Browse and search for social benefit programs. More About Living in Vermont More About Living In Vermont window External Subdomain Business Start-Up Guide Step-by-step guide and resources for starting a new business in Vermont. window External Subdomain Business Tax Center Find guidance on paying taxes as a business in Vermont. window External Ready to Relocate to Vermont? Learn about expanding your business or becoming a new resident in the Green Mountain State. window External Subdomain Find a Permit Specialist Not sure what permit you need? Find help to navigate environmental regulations.
http://humanresources.vermont....New window External Subdomain Employment with the State of Vermont View available job openings, position descriptions and apply online. window External Vermont Job Link Find information for job seekers and employers on employment and training throughout the state. More About Working in Vermont More About Working In Vermont window External Travel Vermont Discover all the Green Mountain state has to offer for visitors and residents alike. window External Subdomain Historic Sites Find information and visit Vermont's state historic sites. window External Vermont State Parks Explore our state parks and immerse yourself in the beauty of Vermont. window External Vermont Fish and Wildlife Find information, apply for licenses and permits, and learn about conservation. window External Events Make plans to participate in events throughout the state, all year long. window External Road Conditions Plan ahead and check the conditions before you start your trip. More About Exploring Vermont duplicate View More About Exploring Vermont window External Subdomain Vermont Schools Directory and information about public, independent, and home study programs. window External Subdomain Libraries Resources for and about Vermont libraries. window External Subdomain Colleges and Universities Directory of post-secondary and higher education institutions in Vermont. window External Subdomain Continuing Education Career development opportunities and resources for adult learners. window External Subdomain Universal Prekindergarten 3-, 4- and 5-year old Vermonters are eligible for ten free hours of PreK. window External Subdomain State Board of Education Information about the Vermont State Board of Education. More About Vermont Education duplicate View More About Vermont Education window External Subdomain Vermont Legislature Information about the House, Senate, and legislative activities for the State of Vermont.
/government/agency-a-zAgency A-Z Search for all Vermont state agencies. window External Vermont Judiciary Learn more about the Vermont judicial court system.
/government/statewide-officialsStatewide Officials Information about your Officials for the State of Vermont. window External Subdomain Open Data Portal Search public data available from the State of Vermont. window External Subdomain Financial Transparency View performance management, budgets, and financial reports.
/governmentView More About Vermont Government
/governmentText duplicate View More About Vermont Government window External Subdomain Vehicle Registration Renew or apply for a new Vermont vehicle registration online. window External Subdomain Public Benefits Review programs and apply for public benefit programs. window External Subdomain Pay Taxes Online File and pay individual and business taxes online. window External Subdomain Tax Return or Refund Status Check the status on your tax return or refund. window External Subdomain State Employee Phone Directory Search for contact information for all State of Vermont employees. window External Subdomain Vermont Courts Online Get online access for Vermont court appointments.
/online-services/a-z-listingView More About Online Services
/online-services/a-z-listingText duplicate View More About Online Services Skip to main content window External COVID-19 Information Stay informed on public health guidelines, status updates, FAQs, and other resources from the Vermont Department of Health. Stay informe... window External Subdomain Cross State Travel Information Whether you are a Vermont resident or visitor, find the latest information about travel to Vermont. Find travel guidance window External Subdomain COVID-19 Recovery Resource Center Financial assistance programs, unemployment information, and a series of Frequently Asked Questions are some of the tools a... window External Subdomain Unemployment Insurance Benefits If your employment has been impacted as a result of COVID-19, you may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits. Establ... window Economic Recovery Grants Various grant opportunities are available to assist businesses with their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Find grants for which... window External Find a Job in Vermont Resources for job seekers and employers. Find Job Resources to Help Support Vermonters The State of Vermont is looking for volunteers to help in communities that have been affected by COVID-19. Help is neede...
/government/agency-a-zAgency A-Z Resources and online services for all Vermont agencies and organizations. Visit Agency A-Z window External Think Vermont Live, work, and grow your business in Vermont. Visit Think Vermont
/latest-newsFind More News window External Subdomain Continue Reading
https://publicservice.vermont....New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Continue Reading window External Subdomain Text duplicate Continue Reading window External Subdomain Text duplicate Continue Reading
/latest-newsView All News Stories window External Subdomain Meet Governor Scott window External Subdomain Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman
IMG-ALT Portrait of Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman window External Subdomain State Attorney General TJ Donovan
IMG-ALT Portrait of State Attorney General TJ Donovan window External State Treasurer Beth Pearce
IMG-ALT Portrait of State Treasurer Beth Pearce window External Subdomain Secretary of State Jim Condos
IMG-ALT Portrait of Secretary of State Jim Condos window External Subdomain State Auditor Doug Hoffer
IMG-ALT Portrait of State Auditor Doug Hoffer window External Subdomain State Assembly General Assembly
IMG-ALT Interior photo of the State Assembly in session window External Subdomain State Representatives window External Subdomain State Senators window External Local Officials window External Judiciary window External Subdomain Legislature window External Subdomain Office of Governor
/government/agency-a-zAgency A-Z window External Subdomain VT-Alert News releases and other important information. View VT-Alert window External Subdomain Vermont National Guard Explore career opportunities and tuition benefits for National Guard members. Visit Vermont National Guard window External Subdomain Vermont Transparency Spotlight on Financial Transparency. Visit Spotlight
A-TITLE Help window External Subdomain State Employee Directory
https://humanresources.vermont...New window External Subdomain State Holidays
A-TITLE Policies
A-TITLE Accessibility
A-TITLE View the privacy policy Survey
A-TITLE Web Feedback window External Subdomain Governor Phil Scott
A-TITLE Governor Phil Scott window External Subdomain Lt. Governor David Zuckerman
A-TITLE Lt. Governor David Zuckerman window External Subdomain Legislative
A-TITLE Vermont Legislative window External Judicial
A-TITLE Vermont Judicial
/government/statewide-officialsStatewide Officials window External Subdomain Vermont National Guard
A-TITLE Vermont National Guard
/towns-and-CitiesTowns and Cities window External Twitter (@vermontgov)
A-TITLE Visit the official Twitter channel
/social-mediaConnect with Agencies on Social Media
A-TITLE Connect with the Vermont State agencies on Social Media window External Subdomain
A-TITLE View all the news window External Twitter (@vemvt)
A-TITLE Visit the official Vermont Emergency Management Twitter channel window External Subdomain VT-Alerts
A-TITLE View all the Vermont alerts window External Subdomain Weather Alerts
A-TITLE View the weather alerts in Vermont window External Subdomain Amber Alerts
A-TITLE Amber Alerts window External Health Alerts and Advisories
A-TITLE Vermont Health Alerts and Advisories window External Subdomain 911 - Emergency Help
A-TITLE Vermont 911 Emergency Help window External 511 - Road / Travel Info
A-TITLE View the road and travel conditions in the New England region window External 211 - Social Services Help
A-TITLE View resources for social services help

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to ""
HTTP header
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.06 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 website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (43 kB).

HTTP Response Header

serverApache/2.4.6 (CentOS) PHP/7.3.22
cache-controlmax-age=60, public
link<>; rel="shortlink", <>; rel="canonical"
last-modifiedMon, 02 Nov 2020 21:16:37 GMT
x-generatorDrupal 8 (
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
dateTue, 03 Nov 2020 00:08:02 GMT
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Government. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 25,502 referring domains.
This website has 10,218,402 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 17,784 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website is not very popular on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.


# 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:
# Ignored:
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:

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/

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in Vermont58%Check
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visit Vermont53%Check
Resources Vermont53%Check
Think Vermont53%Check
Working in Vermont53%Check
Travel Vermont53%Check
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