Virginia.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
72% 
Page quality
80% 
Page structure
29% 
Link structure
36% 
Server
49% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.76 s
File size
85.50 kB
Words
619
Media files
9
Number of links
109 internal / 70 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Virginia is for Lovers
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)
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: 3218 pixels from max. 1000 pixels. Optimize description
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 8.08 words is low.
This page contains 619 words. That's ok.
19.2% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
3 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.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 11 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 12 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

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...BC58C5AAE1971FF3B7C8EE0E72DABAE118DDDCFDLOVEwork in Virginia Beach

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
H1 Find What You Love in Virginia
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 Fall in Virginia
H3 WanderLOVE
H3 Outdoors
H3 Your WanderLove Is Calling
H3 Wineries
H3 Loveworks
H3 LGBT Travel
H3 Holidays
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 (70) 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
https://www.virginia.org/shoppingSHOPPING
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/fallFall in Virginia
A-TITLE Fall in Virginia
/wanderloveWanderLOVE
https://www.virginia.org/outdoorsText duplicate Outdoors
A-TITLE Virginia Outdoors
https://www.virginia.org/wineWineries
A-TITLE Virginia Wineries
https://www.virginia.org/loveLoveworks
A-TITLE LOVEworks
https://www.virginia.org/lgbtText duplicate LGBT Travel
A-TITLE LGBT Travel
https://www.virginia.org/holidaysHolidays
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain WanderLove: A Road Trip Through Madison County
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain WanderLove: A Road Trip From Williamsburg to Norfolk
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain WanderLove: A Road Trip Through Lexington & Rockbridge County
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain WanderLove: A Road Trip Through Chesapeake
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain WanderLove: A Road Trip from Richmond to Danville
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Need a Weekend Away? Hit the Rails to These 5 Virginia Destinations
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Wineries that Offer Stunning Views of Virginia's Scenic Beauty
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Can't-Miss Mountain Destinations
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain Virginia Camping Destinations for Fall Fun
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain No Text
https://blog.virginia.org/2020...External Subdomain WanderLove: A Road Trip Along Virginia's Blue Ridge Parkway
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
/International/ChinaChina
/International/JapanJapan
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 0.76 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 11 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 (86 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlmax-age=300
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
content-encodinggzip
serverMicrosoft-IIS/10.0
set-cookie74 Characters
x-powered-byARR/3.0
dateThu, 29 Oct 2020 15:55:00 GMT
content-length13880
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 8,651 referring domains.
This website has 2,614,628 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 6,224 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.

Search preview

www.virginia.org
Virginia is for Lovers
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

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Virginia93%Check
In Virginia93%Check
Love in Virginia84%Check
Virginia Beach72%Check
Virginia vacation71%Check
Virginia Travel70%Check
Love68%Check
Northern Virginia65%Check
Central Virginia65%Check
Virginia Green65%Check

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