Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
85% 
Page quality
52% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
78% 
Server
38% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.00 s
File size
55.10 kB
Words
1448
Media files
18
Number of links
36 internal / 40 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
State of West Virginia
The page title is too short. (196 pixels of 580 max pixel length) Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
WV.gov is the official Web site for the State of West Virginia and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between the state and West Virginia Interactive.
The meta description is too long: 1037 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
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.
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 4.01 Transitional is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
descriptionWV.gov is the official Web site for the State of West Virginia and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between the state and West Virginia Interactive.
langen
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
twitter:site@wvgov
twitter:descriptionWV.gov is the official Web site for the State of West Virginia and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between the state and West Virginia Interactive.
twitter:imageEmpty
twitter:titleHome
og:descriptionWV.gov is the official Web site for the State of West Virginia and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between the state and West Virginia Interactive.
og:imagehttps://www.wv.gov/images/homebkg.jpg
og:titleHome
X-UA-CompatibleIE=edge
ExpiresEmpty
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
There are 14 text duplicates on this page:
  • Duplicate 1: The state offers a wide variety of career opportunities, and is seekin...
  • Duplicate 2: Once renewed, you will receive confirmation of license renewal. Please...
  • Duplicate 3: The fastest, most convenient way to register your business is online t...
  • Duplicate 4: The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles has enabled this service ...
  • Duplicate 5: To register to vote or update your voter registration online, you must...
  • Duplicate 6: When you complete the application online it will be submitted to your ...
  • Duplicate 7: Purchasing a license is more convenient than ever before! Quickly and ...
This page contains 1448 words. That's ok.
29.4% 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.
29 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
The average number of words per sentence of 16.49 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 7 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 78 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"to determine if you are eligible to renew online, you will need the following:"
The following tag is repeated too often: online filing completes your registration with:
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)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

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.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H2 Settings
H2 Gov2Go
H2 Featured Online Services
H2 Click Here for Current Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Alerts and Updates
H2 COVID-19 Business Relief Resources and Information
H2 West Virginia State Parks Travel Alert
H2 What is the 2020 Census?
H2 WV.gov
H2 Help
H2 Policies
H2 Stay Connected
H3 Font Size
H3 Page Layout
H3 Find a Job
H3 Renew Your Driver's License
H3 Start a Business
H3 Renew Your Vehicle Registration
H3 Register to Vote
H3 Purchase a Hunting License
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
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 (40) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Skip to Navigation
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Skip to Main Content
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Top
A-TITLE Go to top
https://www.wv.gov/agenciesAgency Directory
/pages/state-phone-directory.aspxPhone Directory
https://www.wv.gov/servicesOnline Services
https://appengine.egov.com/app...External Subdomain Contact Us
https://www.wv.gov/IMG-ALT WV.gov Logo
/pages/business.aspxBusiness
/pages/education.aspxEducation
/pages/employment.aspxEmployment
/pages/government.aspxGovernment
/pages/tourism.aspxTourism
https://dhhr.wv.gov/Coronaviru...New window External Click Here for Current Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Alerts and Updates
https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/P...New window External Stay at home order issued. Click here for information.
https://coronavirus.wvgovstatu...New window External Subdomain West Virginia Strong – The Comeback: Click to download slide deck
https://www.wv.gov/agenciesFind a State Agency
https://governor.wv.gov/News/w...New window External IMG-ALT Week in Review
https://www.wv.gov/servicesText duplicate Online Services
https://www.wv.gov/2020CensusCensus: Be Counted
https://jobsandhope.wv.gov/New window External Jobs and Hope
https://westvirginia.gov/thriv...New window External Industries in WV
https://www.getgov2go.com/New window External IMG-ALT Gov2Go
https://www.getgov2go.com/New window External getgov2go.com
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Find a Job
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Renew Your Driver's License
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Start a Business
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Renew Your Vehicle Registration
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Register to Vote
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Purchase a Hunting License
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External Text duplicate Renew Your Driver's License
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External go.wv.gov/selfservice
https://onestop.wv.gov/New window External Register Your Business Online
https://onestop.wv.gov/New window External onestop.wv.gov
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External Text duplicate Renew Your Vehicle Registration
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External Text duplicate go.wv.gov/selfservice
https://ovr.sos.wv.gov/Registe...New window External Anchor Text duplicate Register to Vote
https://ovr.sos.wv.gov/Registe...New window External Anchor ovr.sos.wv.gov
https://www.wvhunt.com/New window External Text duplicate Purchase a Hunting License
https://www.wvhunt.com/New window External wvhunt.com
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External Text duplicate Renew Your Driver's License
https://onestop.wv.gov/New window External Text duplicate Start a Business
https://apps.wv.gov/DMV/SelfSe...New window External Text duplicate Renew Your Vehicle Registration
https://ovr.sos.wv.gov/Registe...New window External Anchor Text duplicate Register to Vote
https://www.wvhunt.com/New window External Text duplicate Purchase a Hunting License
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Previous
/Pages/default.aspxAnchor Next
https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/P...New window External Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://westvirginia.gov/covid...New window External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://wvstateparks.com/trave...New window External Text duplicate Trivial anchor text
Read More
https://www.wv.gov/newsMore News & Media
https://governor.wv.gov/New window External Governor's Office
IMG-ALT Governor's Office
https://sos.wv.gov/New window External Secretary of State
IMG-ALT Secretary of State
https://ago.wv.gov/New window External Attorney General
IMG-ALT Attorney General
https://www.wvsto.com/New window External State Treasurer's Office
IMG-ALT State Treasurer's Office
https://www.wvsao.gov/New window External State Auditor's Office
IMG-ALT State Auditor's Office
http://www.wvlegislature.gov/New window External Legislature
IMG-ALT Legislature
http://www.courtswv.gov/New window External Judiciary
IMG-ALT Judiciary
https://veterans.wv.gov/External Veterans Assistance
IMG-ALT Department of Veterans Assistance
https://www.wv.gov/agenciesText duplicate Find a State Agency
https://www.wv.gov/WV.gov
/Pages/About-WV.gov.aspxAbout Us
https://appengine.egov.com/app...External Subdomain Send Feedback
https://appengine.egov.com/app...External Subdomain Visitor Survey
https://www.wv.gov/helpHelp
/pages/FAQS.aspxFAQs
https://appengine.egov.com/app...External Subdomain Text duplicate Contact Us
/pages/livechat.aspxLive Chat
https://www.wv.gov/policiesPolicies
/policies/pages/privacy.aspxPrivacy Policy
/policies/pages/security.aspxSecurity Policy
/policies/pages/accessibility....Accessibility Policy
/pages/social-media.aspxStay Connected
https://apps.wv.gov/portal/rss...New window External A-TITLE RSS
https://appengine.egov.com/app...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate A-TITLE Contact Us
/pages/social-media.aspxSee All Agency Social Media

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx"
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 1.00 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 9 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 7 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (55 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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cache-controlprivate, max-age=0
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
expiresWed, 15 Apr 2020 11:21:32 GMT
last-modifiedThu, 30 Apr 2020 11:21:32 GMT
serverMicrosoft-IIS/7.5
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x-sharepointhealthscore0
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x-powered-byASP.NET
microsoftsharepointteamservices14.0.0.7243
x-ms-invokeapp1; RequireReadOnly
svr04sa
dateThu, 30 Apr 2020 11:21:32 GMT
connectionkeep-alive
content-length15094
varyAccept-Encoding
content-encodinggzip
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(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 210 referring domains.
This website has 1,510 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 181 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

No valid Robots.txt file was found.

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.wv.gov › Pages › default.aspx
State of West Virginia
WV.gov is the official Web site for the State of West Virginia and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between the state and West Virginia Interactive.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
State61%Check
Virginia State60%Check
West Virginia State60%Check
West59%Check
West Virginia59%Check
Virginia59%Check
GOV56%Check
West Virginia State Parks51%Check
West Virginia State Tax51%Check
West Virginia driver48%Check

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