Yorkcounty.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.30 s
File size
89.60 kB
Media files
Number of links
70 internal / 13 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

(Critically important)
York County, VA | Official Website
The length of the page title is perfect. (302 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is empty.
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
No canonical link is specified.
(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.
(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.
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
Content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

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Page quality

(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
Only 2 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
There are only 369 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
23.8% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 11.33 words is good.
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 8 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)
Empty bold or strong tags were found on 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.
(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
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=2094Facebook 1
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=2096Twitter 1
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=2100Youtube 1
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=2098Transmitting 1
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=1533Go to Site Search
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=1529Click to Home
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=21620Sounds of the Season
data:[...] Base64Recycling naughty or nice list
data:[...] Base642020 Calendar
data:[...] Base64Closed for the Holidays
data:[...] Base64Kiln Creek Bridge
data:[...] Base64Leaf Collection is now underway
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=22915York County SnapshotsYork County Snapshots
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=1775Know Your ZoneKnow Your Zone
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=17528Are you Flood Fluent? Separate the Facts from Fiction about Flooding in Hampton RoadsAre you Flood Fluent? Separate the Facts from Fiction about Flooding in Hampton Roads
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=10008York 2040York 2040
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=1556York County VirginiaYork County Virginia
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=1537Site Tools

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Click to Home
The H1 heading is too short (13 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Click to Home
H2 Be Prepared. Find Your Evacuation Zone!
H2 Flood Fluent
H2 Be A Part Of The Plan
H3 Latest News
H3 Quick Links
H3 Stay Informed
H3 Share
H3 Site Tools
H3 Contact
H3 Helpful Links
H3 Site Links
H4 Love listening to Holiday Music?
H4 Are you on the Recycling Naughty or Nice List?
H4 Get your 2020 Beautiful York County Calendar while supplies last!
H4 Government Holiday Schedule
H4 Bridge Replacement - Hampton Highway/Magruder Boulevard
H4 Leaf Collection is now underway!
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 13 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.yorkcounty.gov/Anchor Skip to Main Content
/MyAccount/ProfileCreateCreate an Account
/MyAccountSign In
https://www.yorkcounty.gov/IMG-ALT Home
/101/Board-of-SupervisorsBoard of Supervisors
/148/Things-to-DoThings to Do
/9/How-Do-IHow Do I...
https://www.facebook.com/yorkc...External IMG-ALT Facebook 1
https://twitter.com/YorkCounty...External IMG-ALT Twitter 1
https://www.youtube.com/user/Y...External IMG-ALT Youtube 1
https://www.yorkcounty.gov/IMG-ALT Transmitting 1
/Search/ResultsIMG-ALT Go to Site Search
https://www.yorkcounty.gov/IMG-ALT Click to Home
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1301IMG-ALT Sounds of the Season
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1301Love listening to Holiday Music?
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1301Listen here...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1343IMG-ALT Recycling naughty or nice list
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1343Are you on the Recycling Naughty or Nice List?
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1343Read on...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1356IMG-ALT 2020 Calendar
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1356Get your 2020 Beautiful York County Calendar while supplies last!
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1358IMG-ALT Closed for the Holidays
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1358Government Holiday Schedule
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1358Find out more...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1261IMG-ALT Kiln Creek Bridge
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1261Bridge Replacement - Hampton Highway/Magruder Boulevard
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1261Text duplicate Find out more...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1278IMG-ALT Leaf Collection is now underway
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1278Leaf Collection is now underway!
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1278See the schedule
/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=1View All
/QuickLinks.aspx?CID=148Quick Links
/DocumentCenter/View/7209New window 2020 Legislative Priorities & Positions
/DocumentCenter/View/19529/Yor...New window York County Comprehensive Plan Study Survey Results
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External 2019 State Of The County: Navigating For Success
https://www.nnva.gov/DocumentC...New window External Newport News Waterworks - Annual Water Quality Report
http://www.yorkcounty.gov/budgetFY2020 Budget Information
/DocumentCenter/View/13378/Spe...New window Special Conditions 2nd Phase Chesapeake Bay Action Plan
/QuickLinks.aspx?CID=148Text duplicate View All
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External IMG-ALT York County Snapshots
A-TITLE York County Snapshots
https://vdemgis.maps.arcgis.co...New window External Subdomain IMG-ALT Know Your Zone
A-TITLE Know Your Zone
https://vdemgis.maps.arcgis.co...New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Find out more...
/list.aspxNo Text
http://www.getfloodfluent.org/New window External Text duplicate Find out more...
/1965/York-2040---Charting-the...Text duplicate Find out more...
http://www.yorkcounty.gov/IMG-ALT York County Virginia
A-TITLE York County Virginia
/Layout/WidgetShare/ShareLink/...New window Facebook
/Layout/WidgetShare/ShareLink/...New window Twitter
/Layout/WidgetShare/ShareLink/...New window Pinterest
/Layout/WidgetShare/ShareLink/...New window Delicious
/Layout/WidgetShare/ShareLink/...New window Blogger
/Layout/WidgetShare/ShareLink/...New window LinkedIn
https://www.yorkcounty.gov/Text duplicate Home
/MyAccountMy Account
https://www.yorkcounty.gov/Anchor Printer Friendly
/EmailPageEmail Page
/directory.aspxContact Us
/SiteMapSite Map
https://www.yorkcounty.gov/Anchor Translate Page
/QuickLinks.aspx?CID=138,Helpful Links
/list.aspxSubscribe to Notifications
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r...New window External Customer Service Survey
/NavigatorNew window County Employees
/328/Freedom-of-Information-Re...Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests
/QuickLinks.aspx?CID=139,Site Links
https://www.yorkcounty.gov/Text duplicate Home
/2199/ADA-AccessibilityADA Accessibility
/site/copyrightCopyright Notices
/sitemapText duplicate Site Map
http://www.civicplus.com/New window External Government Websites by CivicPlus®
http://www.yesyorkcounty.com/New window External Econ. Development
http://www.visityorktown.org/New window External Visit Yorktown
/293/Payment-OptionsBill Pay

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.yorkcounty.gov/"
HTTP header
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.30 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This website loads 5 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This website loads 8 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (90 kB).

HTTP Response Header

cache-controlprivate, s-maxage=600,no-transform
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
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set-cookie25 Characters
set-cookie25 Characters
set-cookie25 Characters
set-cookie137 Characters
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
content-security-policyframe-ancestors 'self' https://*.granicus.com http://*.granicus.com https://platform.civicplus.com https://account.civicplus.com https://analytics.civicplus.com; img-src * data:; worker-src * data: blob: 'unsafe-eval' 'unsafe-inline'; script-src * about: 'unsafe-inline' 'unsafe-eval'; style-src * 'unsafe-inline'; media-src * blob:; font-src * data:; default-src *
dateSat, 21 Dec 2019 21:16:10 GMT

External factors

(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 1,869 referring domains.
This website has 351,844 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 1,168 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.


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Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments

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Search preview

York County, VA | Official Website

Most important keywords

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