York.gov.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
78% 
Page structure
79% 
Link structure
86% 
Server
77% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.39 s
File size
68.00 kB
Words
704
Media files
16
Number of links
71 internal / 12 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
City of York Council website home page – City of York Council
There are word repetitions in the page title.
The length of the page title is perfect. (555 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
Meta description
(Critically important)
We provide local government services to around 200,000 people in an area covering approximately 105 square miles. City of York Council: West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA. Telephone: 01904 551550.
The meta description is too long: 1292 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 Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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 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
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
msapplication-TileColor#25303b
msapplication-config/site/dist/images/favicons/browserconfig.xml
theme-color#25303b
revisit-after2 days
robotsindex,follow
authorCity of York Council
keywordsCity of York Council, West Offices, York, council, services, unitary, authority, local authority, North Yorkshire, documents, consultations, policies, information, plans, performance, objectives, facts and figures, strategy, UK, England, local authority, council, local government, services, citizen, councillor, community, leisure, tourist, tourism, social services, education, environment, emergency planning, road safety, transport, motorways, library, libraries, archive, public record, register office, parish councils, county
descriptionWe provide local government services to around 200,000 people in an area covering approximately 105 square miles. City of York Council: West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA. Telephone: 01904 551550.
google-site-verificationYsy9-Qr0KALQloFbTU1cnXkcLudxkKw6eHrTt2bBb_s
dcterms:creatorWeb Services
dcterms:rightsHolderCopyright City of York Council
dcterms:coverageYork, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
dcterms:identifierhttps://www.york.gov.uk/
dcterms:publisherCity of York Council
dcterms:subjectCity of York Council, West Offices, York, council, services, unitary, authority, local authority, North Yorkshire, documents, consultations, policies, information, plans, performance, objectives, facts and figures, strategy, UK, England, local authority, council, local government, services, citizen, councillor, community, leisure, tourist, tourism, social services, education, environment, emergency planning, road safety, transport, motorways, library, libraries, archive, public record, register office, parish councils, county
dcterms:descriptionWe provide local government services to around 200,000 people in an area covering approximately 105 square miles. City of York Council: West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA. Telephone: 01904 551550.
dcterms:titleCity of York Council website home page
dcterms:formattext/html
dcterms:languageen
dcterms:created2020-02-01
dcterms:modified2019-12-17
langen
og:titleCity of York Council website home page – City of York Council
og:site_nameCity of York Council
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.york.gov.uk/
og:imagehttps://www.york.gov.uk/site/dist/images/opengraph/york-logo.jpg
og:image:altCity of York Council
x-ua-compatibleie=edge
charsetUTF-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
This page contains 704 words. That's ok.
31.7% of the text are stop words.
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
9 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 17.2 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 14 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
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
/site/dist/images/york-logo.pngLogo: Visit the City of York Council home page
/site/dist/images/york-logo-reversed.svgPrint Fallback Logo
/site/dist/images/silhouette.svgYork City Skyline
/site/dist/icons/services/png/payment.pngIcon: Pay online
.../icons/services/png/report-something.pngIcon: Report problems
...s/services/png/jobs-and-volunteering.pngIcon: Work with us
.../dist/icons/services/png/news-centre.pngIcon: News centre
.../dist/icons/services/png/latest-news.pngIcon: Contact us
/images/EmailScreen.jpgEmails on computer screen
/images/hands_face_space.jpgHands, space, face; Wash your hands regularly, wear a face covering and stay at least 2 metres apart.
/images/HomePage_Fostering.jpgFoster carer and child
/images/HomePage_Idling.jpgKick the habit
/images/HomePage_YorkCentral.jpgArtist's impression of York Central views
/images/RightCare.jpgRight care, first time illustration
/site/dist/images/york-logo-reversed.pngLogo: Visit the City of York Council home page
/site/dist/images/york-logo-reversed.svgPrint Fallback Logo

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
City of York Council - Home page
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 City of York Council - Home page
H2 Pay online
H2 Report problems
H2 Work with us
H2 News centre
H2 Contact us
H2 Register for email updates
H2 Coronavirus
H2 Fostering for City of York Council
H2 Turn your engine off
H2 York Central
H2 Right care, first time in York...
H2 Our latest tweets
H2 Latest news
H2 Follow us
H3 Pay online Duplicate text
H3 Report problems Duplicate text
H3 Work with us Duplicate text
H3 News centre Duplicate text
H3 Contact us Duplicate text
H3 Current consultations
H3 Local democracy
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 12 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.york.gov.uk/Nofollow Anchor Skip to content
https://www.york.gov.uk/Nofollow Anchor Skip to navigation
https://www.york.gov.uk/Logo: Visit the City of York Council home page
IMG-ALT Logo: Visit the City of York Council home page
A-TITLE City of York Council Home Page
https://www.york.gov.uk/MyAccountMy Account
https://www.york.gov.uk/Anchor Search
https://www.york.gov.uk/Anchor Council Services
https://www.york.gov.uk/Anchor Close search form
/coronavirusLatest on COVID-19
https://www.york.gov.uk/PayOnlinePay online
IMG-ALT Icon: Pay online
/PayingYourBillPay council tax
/PayingBusinessRatesPay business rates
https://www.york.gov.uk/PayOnlineMore Pay online links
/ReportProblemsReport problems
IMG-ALT Icon: Report problems
/ReportStreetLightingReport streetlight faults
/ReportRoadsPavementsPotholesReport potholes
/ReportProblemsMore Report problems links
/JobsTrainingAndVolunteeringWork with us
IMG-ALT Icon: Work with us
/WorkingForTheCouncilCareer opportunities
/ApprenticeshipsWithCYCApprenticeships with us
/JobsTrainingAndVolunteeringMore Work with us links
/NewsCentreNews centre
IMG-ALT Icon: News centre
/communicationsInformation for journalists
/OurPublicationsOur publications
/NewsCentreMore News centre links
https://www.york.gov.uk/ContactUsContact us
IMG-ALT Icon: Contact us
/SocialMediaOur social media
/councillorsContact your councillor
https://www.york.gov.uk/ContactUsMore Contact us links
/consultationsHave your say
https://www.york.gov.uk/webcastsView webcasts
/form/EmailUpdatesRegister for email updates York residents and businesses are invited to subscribe to our email service, to get local and national updates, links to useful re...
IMG-ALT Emails on computer screen
/coronavirusCoronavirus Your safety is our priority. Check support and guidance relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) in York. Latest on COVID-19
IMG-ALT Hands, space, face; Wash your hands regularly, wear a face covering and stay at least 2 metres apart.
https://www.york.gov.uk/FosteringFostering for City of York Council We’re looking for ordinary people from all walks of life who want to do an extraordinary job. Find out about fostering
IMG-ALT Foster carer and child
https://www.york.gov.uk/EngineOffTurn your engine off We're working to reduce air pollution by asking you to stop leaving your engine running when parked or waiting. Our 'Kick the Habit' cam...
IMG-ALT Kick the habit
http://www.yorkcentral.info/External Subdomain York Central The York Central project is about transforming under-used land into vibrant and distinctive residential neighbourhoods, cultural spaces, and a h...
IMG-ALT Artist's impression of York Central views
/RightCareFirstTimeRight care, first time in York... If you're unwell or injured it's important to choose the right NHS service and treatment; A&E is not for 'anything and ever...
IMG-ALT Right care, first time illustration
https://t.co/qUEW2BfDtMExternal york.gov.uk/news/article/4...
A-TITLE http://www.york.gov.uk/news/article/448/new-covid-marshalls-start-to-help-protect-people-and-places
https://t.co/GhF80eNE4VExternal york.gov.uk/BenefitsAdvice
A-TITLE http://www.york.gov.uk/BenefitsAdvice
https://t.co/ZAXIt2n0DcExternal york.gov.uk/Post16NextSteps
A-TITLE http://www.york.gov.uk/Post16NextSteps
https://t.co/ofvIVg38cEExternal facebook.com/cityofyork
A-TITLE http://www.facebook.com/cityofyork
https://t.co/5mwPWxJUg0External Text duplicate york.gov.uk/news/article/4...
A-TITLE https://www.york.gov.uk/news/article/472/city-leaders-open-letter-to-residents
/news/article/474/joint-statem...Joint Statement from York City Football Club and City of York council
/news/article/473/attending-sc...Attending school during lockdown
/news/article/472/city-leaders...City leaders' open letter to residents
https://www.york.gov.uk/newsRead all news
https://www.facebook.com/cityo...Nofollow External Like us on Facebook
A-TITLE Like us on Facebook
https://www.instagram.com/city...Nofollow External Follow us on Instagram
A-TITLE Follow us on Instagram
https://www.youtube.com/user/c...Nofollow External Subscribe to our YouTube channel
A-TITLE Subscribe to our YouTube channel
https://twitter.com/CityofYorkNofollow External Follow us on Twitter
A-TITLE Follow us on Twitter
https://www.york.gov.uk/ContactUsText duplicate Contact us
https://www.york.gov.uk/privacyPrivacy
https://www.york.gov.uk/termsTerms and conditions
https://www.york.gov.uk/securitySecurity
/accessibilityAccessibility
https://www.jadu.net/External Jadu
https://www.york.gov.uk/Text duplicate Logo: Visit the City of York Council home page
IMG-ALT Logo: Visit the City of York Council home page
A-TITLE City of York Council Home Page
https://www.york.gov.uk/feedbackFeedback
https://www.york.gov.uk/Nofollow Anchor Back to the top
A-TITLE Back to Top
https://www.york.gov.uk/Anchor Close menu
/coronavirusText duplicate Latest on COVID-19
https://www.york.gov.uk/councilAbout us
https://www.york.gov.uk/benefitsBenefits
/BirthsDeathsAndMarriagesBirths, deaths and marriages
https://www.york.gov.uk/businessBusiness
/ChildrenAndFamiliesChildren and families
/CouncilTaxCouncil tax
/EnvironmentAndAnimalsEnvironment and animals
/HealthAndSocialCareHealth and social care
https://www.york.gov.uk/housingHousing
/JobsTrainingAndVolunteeringJobs, training and volunteering
/ParkingAndTravelParking and travel
/PeopleAndCommunitiesPeople and communities
/PlanningAndBuildingPlanning and building
/SchoolsAndEducationSchools and education
/SportAndLeisureSports and leisure
/StreetsRoadsAndPavementsStreets, roads and pavements
/WasteAndRecyclingWaste and recycling
https://www.york.gov.uk/MyAccountMy account
https://www.york.gov.uk/PayOnlineText duplicate Pay online
/ReportProblemsText duplicate Report problems
https://jobs.york.gov.uk/External Subdomain Text duplicate Work with us
/NewsCentreText duplicate News centre
https://www.york.gov.uk/ContactUsText duplicate Contact us

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.york.gov.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
This page loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The page response time is excellent with 0.39 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (68 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateSun, 10 Jan 2021 18:41:33 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
content-length13699
connectionkeep-alive
set-cookie150 Characters
set-cookie132 Characters
cf-ray60f88863fee1074a-FRA
cache-controlno-cache
content-encodinggzip
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000;
varyAccept-Encoding
cf-cache-statusDYNAMIC
cf-request-id078f33927b0000074a840a3000000001
expect-ctmax-age=604800, report-uri="https://report-uri.cloudflare.com/cdn-cgi/beacon/expect-ct"
nodejadu-web-1
referrer-policyno-referrer-when-downgrade
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
servercloudflare
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 page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 3,049 referring domains.
This page has 1,171,797 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 2,260 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page 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
501

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

Search preview

www.york.gov.uk
City of York Council website home page – City of York Council
We provide local government services to around 200,000 people in an area covering approximately 105 square miles. City of York Council: West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA. Telephone: 01904 551550.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
York93%Check
City York86%Check
City York Council83%Check
City79%Check
Council79%Check
page City74%Check
Council home Page71%Check
York Central69%Check
Council Services65%Check
North York65%Check

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