Virginia.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
72% 
Page quality
80% 
Page structure
29% 
Link structure
35% 
Server
42% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.84 s
File size
81.50 kB
Words
628
Media files
9
Number of links
110 internal / 71 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Virginia Is For Lovers - Vacation in Virginia - Beaches, Mountains, History and More
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 748 pixels long.
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Discover the perfect vacation spot: Come Visit Virginia! Sparkling waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean gently lap against miles of sandy beaches. The blue-hued morning mist hugs the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains. A new day begins in Virginia, a day promising all the fun and excitement of hiking the Appalachian Trail; the heritage of visiting eight presidential homes and more Civil War battlefields than any other state; and the big thrills of riding the world's fastest coasters at amazing theme parks.
The meta description is too long: 3236 pixels from max. 1000 pixels.
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
Server location: United States of America
One or more of the specified languages are not ISO standard (en, en-us, de, etc.)
The language is not specified in the HTML markup.
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)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

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descriptionDiscover the perfect vacation spot: Come Visit Virginia! Sparkling waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean gently lap against miles of sandy beaches. The blue-hued morning mist hugs the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains. A new day begins in Virginia, a day promising all the fun and excitement of hiking the Appalachian Trail; the heritage of visiting eight presidential homes and more Civil War battlefields than any other state; and the big thrills of riding the world's fastest coasters at amazing theme parks.
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og:titleVirginia is for Lovers
og:descriptionDiscover the perfect vacation spot: Come Visit Virginia! Sparkling waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean gently lap against miles of sandy beaches. The blue-hued morning mist hugs the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains. A new day begins in Virginia, a day promising all the fun and excitement of hiking the Appalachian Trail; the heritage of visiting eight presidential homes and more Civil War battlefields than any other state; and the big thrills of riding the world's fastest coasters at amazing theme parks.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
The average number of words per sentence of 8.67 words is low.
This page contains 628 words. That's ok.
18.5% 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.
3 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
There are no duplicates on the site.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 12 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=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 13 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)
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
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...ieldoptimizer.com/ps/analytics?pxid=1592No alt attribute provided
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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Virginia is for Lovers
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 31 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Virginia is for Lovers
H1 Empty heading
H2 More to LOVE
H2 Virginia Experiences
H2 Travel Updates
H3 Welcome
H3 Follow Us
H3 Virginia Travel Guide and State Map
H3 Things To Do
H3 Follow Us Duplicate text
H3 Virginia Travel Guide and State Map Duplicate text
H3 Events
H3 Follow Us Duplicate text
H3 Virginia Travel Guide and State Map Duplicate text
H3 Places To Stay
H3 Follow Us Duplicate text
H3 Virginia Travel Guide and State Map Duplicate text
H3 Deals
H3 Follow Us Duplicate text
H3 Virginia Travel Guide and State Map Duplicate text
H3 Maps
H3 Follow Us Duplicate text
H3 Virginia Travel Guide and State Map Duplicate text
H3 LOVE Lives Here
H3 Outdoors
H3 Sustainable Travel
H3 Eat. Drink. Love.
H3 Festivals & Events
H3 Historic Sites
H3 LOVEworks
H3 LGBT Travel
H3 Luxury Travel
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
1 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (71) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.virginia.org/Virginia is for Lovers
https://www.virginia.org/WelcomeWelcome
/Welcome/About-VirginiaAbout Virginia
/welcomecenters/Welcome Centers
/directory/VisitorInformationC...VISITOR INFORMATION CENTERS
A-TITLE Visitor Information Centers
/accessibletravel/Accessible Travel
/international/International Visitors
https://www.virginia.org/climate/Weather
/transportation/Transportation
/Welcome/RelatedLinksRelated Links
/Welcome/WeddingsWeddings In Virginia
https://www.virginia.org/LGBT/LGBT Travel
A-TITLE LGBT Travel
https://www.virginia.org/greenVirginia Green Travel
https://www.thevastore.com/External VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS SHOP
A-TITLE Virginia Is For Lovers Shop
https://www.facebook.com/Virgi...New window External No Text
https://www.pinterest.com/visi...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/visitvirginiaNew window External No Text
https://instagram.com/visitvir...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/V...New window External No Text
/travelguideOrder Now
IMG-ALT Virginia Travel Guide Covers
A-TITLE Virginia Travel Guide
/ThingsToDoThings To Do
/familyfun/Family Fun
/ThingsToDo/Historic-SitesHistoric Sites
/eatdrinkloveEat & Drink
/ThingsToDo/OutdoorsOutdoors
/ThemeParks-and-WaterparksTHEME PARKS & WATERPARKS
/Zoos-and-AquariumsZoos & Aquariums
https://www.virginia.org/music/Music
https://www.virginia.org/beachesBEACHES
A-TITLE Beaches
/stateparks/State Parks
/nationalparks/National Parks
https://www.virginia.org/caverns/CAVERNS
https://www.virginia.org/golf/Golf
/directory/spas/SPAS
/directory/shopping/SHOPPING
https://www.virginia.org/museumsMUSEUMS
https://www.virginia.org/theartsArts & Culture
https://www.virginia.org/loveLOVEworks
https://www.virginia.org/filmFilmed in Virginia
A-TITLE Filmed in Virginia
https://www.facebook.com/Virgi...New window External No Text
https://www.pinterest.com/visi...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/visitvirginiaNew window External No Text
https://instagram.com/visitvir...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/V...New window External No Text
/travelguideText duplicate Order Now
IMG-ALT Virginia Travel Guide Covers
A-TITLE Virginia Travel Guide
/eventsinvirginiaEvents
/directory/events/artscrafts/ARTS & CRAFTS
/directory/events/civilwar/CIVIL WAR
/directory/events/culinary/CULINARY
/directory/events/familyfun/FAMILY FUN
/directory/events/festivals/FESTIVALS
/directory/events/historyherit...HISTORY & HERITAGE
/musicfestivalsMUSIC FESTIVALS
/directory/events/performances/PERFORMANCES
/directory/events/sporting/SPORTING
/winefestivalsWINE FESTIVALS
https://www.facebook.com/Virgi...New window External No Text
https://www.pinterest.com/visi...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/visitvirginiaNew window External No Text
https://instagram.com/visitvir...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/V...New window External No Text
/travelguideText duplicate Order Now
IMG-ALT Virginia Travel Guide Covers
A-TITLE Virginia Travel Guide
/PlacesToStayPlaces To Stay
/directory/placestostay/bedbre...BED & BREAKFAST
/directory/placestostay/cottag...COTTAGES & CABINS
/directory/placestostay/inns/INNS
/directory/placestostay/resorts/RESORTS
/directory/placestostay/petfri...PET FRIENDLY
/directory/placestostay/camping/CAMPING
/directory/placestostay/hotels...HOTELS & MOTELS
/directory/placestostay/lodges...LODGES & GUEST RANCHES
/directory/placestostay/vacati...Vacation Homes & Rentals
/directory/placestostay/virgin...VIRGINIA GREEN
https://www.facebook.com/Virgi...New window External No Text
https://www.pinterest.com/visi...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/visitvirginiaNew window External No Text
https://instagram.com/visitvir...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/V...New window External No Text
/travelguideText duplicate Order Now
IMG-ALT Virginia Travel Guide Covers
A-TITLE Virginia Travel Guide
/DealsAndPackagesDeals
/directory/deals/DEALS & DISCOUNTS
/directory/packages/?categorie...FALL PACKAGES
/directory/Packages/?categorie...FAMILY FUN PACKAGES
/directory/packages/?categorie...FOOD AND WINE PACKAGES
/directory/Deals/?categories=77HISTORY DEALS
/directory/packages/?categorie...SPRING PACKAGES
/directory/deals/military/MILITARY DISCOUNTS
/directory/Packages/?categorie...ROMANCE PACKAGES
/directory/packages/TRAVEL PACKAGES
https://www.facebook.com/Virgi...New window External No Text
https://www.pinterest.com/visi...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/visitvirginiaNew window External No Text
https://instagram.com/visitvir...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/V...New window External No Text
/travelguideText duplicate Order Now
IMG-ALT Virginia Travel Guide Covers
A-TITLE Virginia Travel Guide
https://www.thevastore.com/New window External Store
/VirginiaMapMaps
/virginiamap/Virginia
/Regions/BlueRidgeHighlands/Southwest Virginia - Blue Ridge Highlands
/Regions/CentralVirginia/Central Virginia
/Regions/ChesapeakeBay/Chesapeake Bay
/Regions/EasternShore/Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore
/Regions/HamptonRoadsCoastal Virginia - Hampton Roads
/Regions/HeartofAppalachiaSouthwest Virginia - Heart of Appalachia
/Regions/NorthernVirginia/Northern Virginia
/Regions/ShenandoahValley/Shenandoah Valley
/Regions/SouthernVirginia/Southern Virginia
/Regions/VirginiaMountains/Virginia Mountains
/VirginiaMap/Virginia-Cities-T...No Text
https://www.facebook.com/Virgi...New window External No Text
https://www.pinterest.com/visi...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/visitvirginiaNew window External No Text
https://instagram.com/visitvir...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/V...New window External No Text
/travelguideText duplicate Order Now
IMG-ALT Virginia Travel Guide Covers
A-TITLE Virginia Travel Guide
/accessibletravelText duplicate Accessible Travel
https://www.facebook.com/Virgi...New window External No Text
https://www.pinterest.com/visi...New window External No Text
https://twitter.com/visitvirginiaNew window External No Text
https://instagram.com/visitvir...New window External No Text
https://www.youtube.com/user/V...New window External No Text
https://www.virginia.org/loveLOVE Lives Here
https://www.virginia.org/outdoorsText duplicate Outdoors
A-TITLE Outdoors
/sustainabletravelSustainable Travel
A-TITLE Sustainable Travel
/eatdrinkloveEat. Drink. Love.
A-TITLE Eat and Drink What You Love
https://www.virginia.org/eventsFestivals & Events
A-TITLE Festivals and Events
/historicsitesText duplicate Historic Sites
A-TITLE Historic Sites
https://www.virginia.org/loveText duplicate LOVEworks
A-TITLE LOVEworks
https://www.virginia.org/lgbtText duplicate LGBT Travel
https://www.virginia.org/unitedLuxury Travel
A-TITLE Luxury Travel
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Virtual Activities & Things to Do in Virginia's Blue Ridge
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Made in Virginia: The Mother's Day Gift Guide
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Virginia's Virtual Live Theater and Education Options
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Virginia History at Home: Educational Resources from Museums and Historic Sites
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Virtual Activities for Kids With a Creative Side
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Discovering Wildlife and Wonders From Home
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain But Did You Know...Airlie & The Origins of Earth Day
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain The Complete Lists of Virginia's Cideries & Distilleries Open for Pickup & Delivery
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Outdoor Activity Options for Social Distancing in Virginia's Blue Ridge
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain How to Take Your Zoom Conference Call From Your Favorite Place in Virginia
https://blog.virginia.org/New window External Subdomain Virginia Travel Blog
/welcomecenters/Text duplicate Welcome Centers
/virginiamap/Cities & Localities
/transportation/Text duplicate Transportation
/virginiaisforlovers/Virginia Is For Lovers
https://pressroom.virginia.org/New window External Subdomain Media/Press Room
A-TITLE VTC Pressroom
/en/Contact-UsSend Feedback
/privacy-policyPrivacy Policy
A-TITLE Privacy Policy
https://www.vatc.org/External Travel Industry
/travelguide/Travel Guide Order
https://www.virginia.org/groups/Group Planners
https://www.virginia.org/sports/Sports Marketers
/meetings/Meetings Professionals
https://www.virginia.org/green/Text duplicate Virginia Green Travel
/accessibletravel/Text duplicate Accessible Travel
https://www.thevastore.com/External Virginia Is For Lovers Store
https://admin.virginia.org/External Subdomain Add/Update Your Listings
https://www.tourveyonline.com/...External Website Survey
/en/Articles-and-Stories/Gener...Site Map
https://www.virginia.org/Text duplicate Virginia is for Lovers
https://www.discoveramerica.co...External DiscoverAmerica.com
https://capitalregionusa.com.br/External Brazil
https://www.virginia.org/CanadaCanada
https://fr.capitalregionusa.org/External Subdomain France
https://capitalregionusa.de/External Germany
/united_kingdom/England
https://www.capitalregionusa.o...External Korea
/chinapage/China
https://www.capitalregionusa.o...External Japan
https://www.virginia.gov/New window External www.Virginia.gov
https://www.vedp.org/External www.VEDP.org

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.virginia.org/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.84 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This website loads 12 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (82 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlmax-age=300
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
content-encodinggzip
serverMicrosoft-IIS/7.5
set-cookie74 Characters
x-powered-byASP.NET
dateTue, 12 May 2020 23:47:39 GMT
content-length12696
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Recreation/travel. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 8,517 referring domains.
This website has 2,170,087 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 6,294 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

No valid Robots.txt file was found.

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
6,943

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

Search preview

Virginia Is For Lovers - Vacation in Virginia - Beaches, Mountains,...
https://www.virginia.org/
Discover the perfect vacation spot: Come Visit Virginia! Sparkling waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean gently lap against miles of sandy beaches. The blue-hued morning mist hugs the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains. A new day begins in Virginia, a day promising all the fun and excitement of hiking the Appalachian Trail; the heritage of visiting eight presidential homes and more Civil War battlefields than any other state; and the big thrills of riding the world's fastest coasters at amazing theme parks.

Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Virginia91%Check
In Virginia91%Check
Virginia is83%Check
Vacation in Virginia79%Check
Virginia Beach70%Check
Virginia Travel63%Check
love59%Check
West Virginia58%Check
Central Virginia58%Check
Virginia Green58%Check

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