Virginiadot.org - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
95% 
Page quality
63% 
Page structure
75% 
Link structure
76% 
Server
19% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.48 s
File size
53.00 kB
Words
489
Media files
29
Number of links
98 internal / 35 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Virginia Department of Transportation - Home
The length of the page title is perfect. (408 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Official website of the Virginia Department of Transportation
The length of the meta description is perfect. (366 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
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 character encoding is not specified in the HTTP header.
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)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

NameValue
google-site-verificationdwBsNo2fP5F4E-3Fif43fkOWZDuUsdDIUxbEOPlMWLA
descriptionOfficial website of the Virginia Department of Transportation
viewportwidth=device-width
revisit-after31 days
ROBOTSindex, follow
categoryTransportation
resource-typedocument
id167712
copyrightThis document copyrighted by VDOT
X-UA-CompatibleIE=Edge
Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are only 489 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
19.6% 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.
4 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 11.42 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 13 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 10 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.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
The HTTPS protocol for secure data transmission is not used.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/images/VDOT_navbanner.gifVDOT
/images/homePageRevamp/report.pngReport a road problem button
/images/homePageRevamp/phone.pngCall Us at 800-367-7623
/images/nav-travel-center.jpgTravel Center
/images/nav-newsroom.jpgNews
/images/nav-info-center.jpgInfo
/images/nav-business-center.jpgBusiness
/images/nav-programs.jpgPrograms
/images/nav-projects-studies.jpgProjects
...ome_Page/asset_upload_file626_151678.jpgVirginia Commuter Survey Phase 2 out
...ome_Page/asset_upload_file356_151678.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...Home_Page/asset_upload_file53_151678.jpgVDOT's Response to COVID-19
...ome_Page/asset_upload_file781_151678.jpgI-81 Improvements
/images/carousel1.pngIcons: Dashboard, SMART SCALE, Zero Fatalities, 511 Virginia
/images/carousel2.pngIcons: VDOT Expenditures, CTB, SMART SCALE Dashboard, Virginia Roads
/images/carousel3.pngIcons: Pay a toll, Find a toll, E-ZPass, Get Toll Relief, Key Projects and Studies
/images/carousel4.pngIcons: VDOT in your neighborhood, Maps
/images/homePageRevamp/RSS.pngGet RSS Information.
/images/homePageRevamp/YouTube.pngVisit VDOT's YouTube Channel.
/images/homePageRevamp/LinkedIn.pngVisit VDOT on LinkedIn.
/images/homePageRevamp/FaceBook.pngVisit VDOT on Facebook.
/images/homePageRevamp/Twitter.pngSubscribe to one of VDOT's local Twitter feeds.
/images/homePageRevamp/Instagram.pngVisit VDOT on Instagram.
/images/homePageRevamp/Flickr.pngVisit VDOT on Flickr.
/images/homePageRevamp/511.pngGet the 511 App.
/images/homePageRevamp/PublicMeetings.pngAttend a meeting.
/images/homePageRevamp/report.pngReport a road problem button
/images/homePageRevamp/phone.pngCall Us at 800-367-7623

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
There is no H1 heading specified.
Headings
(Important)
The structure of headings is missing one or more levels. Do not skip heading levels.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Travel Center
H2 Newsroom
H2 Info Center
H2 Business Center
H2 Programs
H2 Projects & Studies
H3 Report a road problem 800-FOR-ROAD (800-367-7623) Report a road problem button Call Us at 800-367-7623
H3 More video
H3 Resources
H3 Today's Top 5 Web Pages
H3 FYI
H3 Stay Connected
H3 Empty heading
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
3 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (35) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/default.aspIMG-ALT VDOT
/about_vdot/default.aspAbout
/jobs/default.aspJobs
/info/contactus.aspContact
/travel/maps-default.aspMaps
/travel/511.asp511
http://dashboard.vasmartscale....New window External Subdomain SMART SCALE Dashboard
https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/New window External Subdomain Report a road problem
IMG-ALT Report a road problem button
/default.aspHome
/travel/default.aspTravel Center
http://www.511virginia.org/New window External Traffic
http://www.511virginia.org/New window External Incidents
/travel/maporder.aspText duplicate Maps
/travel/travel_alerts/default.aspLane Closures
http://www.511virginia.org/New window External Traffic Cameras
/travel/default.aspCommuter Information
/travel/default.aspVisit the Travel Center
/newsroom/default.aspNewsroom
/newsroom/news_from_vdot.aspNews releases from VDOT
/newsroom/videos.aspVideos
/newsroom/images.aspImages
/newsroom/media_faq.aspMedia FAQs
/newsroom/media_contacts.aspMedia Contacts
/newsroom/default.aspVisit the Newsroom
/info/default.aspInfo Center
/info/contactus.aspContact Us
/info/feedbackform.aspOnline Feedback Form
/info/citizenservices.aspServices
/info/forms_list.aspForms
/info/ctb-qtrlyrpt.aspQuarterly Reports
/info/default.aspVisit the Info Center
/business/default.aspBusiness Center
/business/bu_bizDev.aspDoing Business With VDOT
/business/bu_ContractorResourc...Business Opportunities
/business/asd-default.aspUpcoming Procurement Opportunities
/business/rfi.aspRequest For Information (RFI)
/business/rfps.aspRequest for Proposals (RFPs)
/business/small_business_enter...SWAM
/business/bu_DBE.aspDBE
https://sbsd.virginia.gov/New window External Subdomain Small Business and Supplier Diversity
/business/default.aspVisit the Business Center
/programs/default.aspPrograms
/programs/Safety-Center.aspSafety Information Center
/programs/pip-policyinfo.aspPublic Involvement Process
/programs/public-record.aspPublic Record
/programs/prog-aah-default.aspAdopt a Highway
/programs/bikeped/default.aspBicycling and Walking
/programs/pr-environmental.aspEnvironmental Programs
/programs/prog-byways.aspScenic Byways
/programs/default.aspVisit Programs
/projects/default.aspProjects & Studies
/projects/pr-studieslongrange.aspLong-Range Planning
/projects/publicinvolvement.aspPublic Meetings
/projects/pr-studiescorridor.aspCorridor Studies
http://www.vappta.org/New window External Public-Private Projects
/projects/pr-financing.aspTransportation Financing
http://syip.virginiadot.org/New window External Subdomain Six-Year Improvement Program Database
http://www.ctb.virginia.gov/New window External Subdomain Commonwealth Transportation Board
http://www.ctb.virginia.gov/ho...New window External Subdomain Transportation Prioritization
/projects/default.aspVisit Projects & Studies
/newsroom/statewide/2020/secon...IMG-ALT Virginia Commuter Survey Phase 2 out
/newsroom/statewide/2020/virgi...No Text
/newsroom/covid-19/default.aspIMG-ALT VDOT's Response to COVID-19
/newsroom/statewide/2020/vdots...IMG-ALT I-81 Improvements
http://www.virginiadot.org/Anchor What's New
http://www.virginiadot.org/Anchor Getting Around
http://www.virginiadot.org/Anchor Doing Business
/newsroom/statewide/2020/virgi...Take the Pledge: Virginia is for Lovers, Not Litter
/newsroom/statewide/2020/vdots...I-81 Operational Improvements Receive National Recognition
/newsroom/statewide/2020/james...Jamestown-Scotland Ferry Awarded More than $4 Million from USDOT
/newsroom/statewide/2020/vdot-...VDOT Awarded More Than $4.5 Million in Federal Grants
/newsroom/statewide/2020/vdot-...VDOT Launches New Website Supporting I-81 Corridor Improvements
/travel/citizen.aspReport a Road Problem
/travel/maporder.aspOrder a State Map
/travel/major_road_constructio...Major Construction
/travel/travel_alerts/default.aspTravel Advisories
/travel/hov-default.aspHOV Lanes and Hybrids
/travel/default.aspAnchor Text duplicate Commuter Information
/business/bu_bizDev.aspSWAM Resources
http://www.p3virginia.org/External Public-Private Partnerships
/business/proposalsandbidding.aspProposals/Bidding
/business/const/default.aspConstruction/Maintenance
/business/bu-civil-rights-Titl...Disadvantaged Business
/info/trucking-main.aspTruck Resources
/business/gpmps.aspConsultant Procurement
/business/bid_streams.aspSee Bid Openings Online
http://www.youtube.com/user/vd...External More video
http://mail.google.com/a/virgi...New window External Subdomain Employee G Suite Access
/projects/publicinvolvement.aspText duplicate Public Meetings
/projects/syip/virginia's_tran...Six-Year Improvement Program
/about/resources/vdotchartwnam...Organizational Chart
/info/foia.aspFreedom of Information
/business/rfp-shortlist.aspNotice of Short Listed and Selected Firms
/travel/ferry-jamestown.aspJamestown-Scotland Ferry
/business/default.aspText duplicate Business Center
/business/locdes/2016_road_and...Location and Design Division
/travel/hro-tunnel-default.aspHampton Roads Tunnels and Bridges
https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/New window External Subdomain Customer Service
/info/contactus.aspText duplicate Contact Us
/about/vdot_organization.aspOffice Locations
https://logi.epro.cgipdc.com/P...New window External Subdomain eVA: Transparency in Procurement
/info/accessibility.aspAccessibility
/sitemap/default.aspSite Map
/newsroom/subscribe_to_rss.aspIMG-ALT Get RSS Information.
https://www.youtube.com/user/v...New window External IMG-ALT Visit VDOT's YouTube Channel.
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...New window External IMG-ALT Visit VDOT on LinkedIn.
http://www.facebook.com/Virgin...New window External IMG-ALT Visit VDOT on Facebook.
/newsroom/vdot_twitter_feeds.aspIMG-ALT Subscribe to one of VDOT's local Twitter feeds.
https://www.instagram.com/virg...New window External IMG-ALT Visit VDOT on Instagram.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...New window External IMG-ALT Visit VDOT on Flickr.
/travel/511.aspIMG-ALT Get the 511 App.
/projects/publicinvolvement.aspIMG-ALT Attend a meeting.
https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/New window External Subdomain REPORT A ROAD PROBLEM
IMG-ALT Report a road problem button
http://get.adobe.com/reader/New window External Subdomain Adobe Reader
/info/legal.aspWeb Policy
/info/legal.aspPrivacy Statement
/info/accessibility.aspWAI Compliance
/sitemap/default.aspText duplicate Site Map
http://dashboard.virginiadot.o...New window External Subdomain No Text
http://smartscale.org/New window External No Text
http://tzdva.org/New window External No Text
http://www.511virginia.org/New window External No Text
http://datapoint.apa.virginia....New window External No Text
http://www.ctb.virginia.gov/External Subdomain No Text
http://dashboard.vasmartscale....New window External Subdomain No Text
http://www.virginiaroads.org/New window External No Text
https://www.tollroadsinvirgini...New window External No Text
https://www.ezpassva.com/Defau...New window External No Text
http://www.vdottollrelief.com/New window External No Text
/projects/No Text
http://vdotandyourneighborhood...New window External No Text
/travel/maps-default.aspNew window No Text
http://oipi.virginia.gov/New window External Subdomain No Text

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
The checked page does not redirect to another URL.
HTTP header
(Important)
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)
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.48 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 13 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 (53 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
cache-controlprivate
content-typetext/html
serverMicrosoft-IIS/8.5
set-cookie53 Characters
x-powered-byASP.NET
dateWed, 14 Oct 2020 08:40:55 GMT
content-length54313
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 4,045 referring domains.
This website has 1,066,977 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 2,979 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

User-agent: *
Disallow: /travel/report_a_road_problem_test.asp
Disallow: /forms/ContactCustomerServiceCenter.html
Disallow: /business/resources/Land_Use_Permit_Regulations_2010/LUP-A_2010.doc

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
0

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

Search preview

www.virginiadot.org
Virginia Department of Transportation - Home
Official website of the Virginia Department of Transportation

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
in Virginia82%Check
Virginia76%Check
Virginia Department66%Check
transportation62%Check
We re54%Check
Web50%Check
Travel Center48%Check
Business Center48%Check
Business47%Check
Travel47%Check

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