Yorkcounty.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
Page quality
Page structure
Link structure
External factors
SEO Score
Response time
1.69 s
File size
91.20 kB
Media files
Number of links
86 internal / 14 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Avoid internal links with dynamic URL parameters.Very important!
  • Improve the page response time.Very important!
  • Remove the empty bold and strong tags from this page.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used CSS files.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used JavaScript files.Very important!
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Meta specifications

(Critically important)
York County, VA | Official Website
The length of the page title is perfect. (274 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
There are only 454 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
17.8% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 10.44 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)
No images without alt attributes found.
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)
No ads were found on this page.
(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=7637Board of Supervisors
data:[...] Base64Butterfly habitat
data:[...] Base64Cell Phones
data:[...] Base64Market Days
data:[...] Base64Summer Fun Camp
data:[...] Base64York County Head Start Program
data:[...] Base64yorktown-civil-war
data:[...] Base64Live Stream
data:[...] Base64DMV to Go
data:[...] Base64Celebrate Earth Day, April 21
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=8091Neil Morgan - After the PresentationNeil Morgan - After the Presentation
/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=4020York AlertYork Alert
/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 Sign up for Notifications
H2 Stay Tuned In
H2 York Alert
H3 Latest News
H3 County Reports & News
H3 Stay Informed
H3 Share
H3 Site Tools
H3 Contact
H3 Helpful Links
H3 Site Links
H4 BOS Meeting & Budget Public Hearing- Tuesday, April 17
H4 Volunteers Needed for Saturday, April 14
H4 April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
H4 Join us at Yorktown Market Days, Saturday April 14
H4 Register for Summer Fun
H4 Head Start - Now Enrolling
H4 Yorktown Civil War Weekend
H4 LIVE Stream York County's Announcement Channel
H4 Visit DMV Connect Wed. April 18
H4 Earth Day Celebration - Saturday, April 21
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.
There are 1 links with a trivial anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 14 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
/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=296Text duplicate IMG-ALT Board of Supervisors
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=296BOS Meeting & Budget Public Hearing- Tuesday, April 17
http://www.yorkcounty.gov/budgetFind out more...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=398IMG-ALT Butterfly habitat
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=398Volunteers Needed for Saturday, April 14
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=398Read on...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=400IMG-ALT Cell Phones
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=400April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External Additional Info...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=372IMG-ALT Market Days
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=372Join us at Yorktown Market Days, Saturday April 14
http://www.yorktownmarketdays....New window External Subdomain Text duplicate Find out more...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=396IMG-ALT Summer Fun Camp
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=396Register for Summer Fun
/DocumentCenter/View/8429New window Text duplicate Additional Info...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=377IMG-ALT York County Head Start Program
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=377Head Start - Now Enrolling
/557/About-the-DivisionText duplicate Find out more...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=373IMG-ALT yorktown-civil-war
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=373Yorktown Civil War Weekend
https://www.visityorktown.org/...New window External Text duplicate Find out more...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=375IMG-ALT Live Stream
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=375LIVE Stream York County's Announcement Channel
/1860/York-County-Announcement...Text duplicate Additional Info...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=376IMG-ALT DMV to Go
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=376Visit DMV Connect Wed. April 18
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=376Text duplicate Read on...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=379IMG-ALT Celebrate Earth Day, April 21
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=379Earth Day Celebration - Saturday, April 21
/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=379Text duplicate Read on...
/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=1View All
/QuickLinks.aspx?CID=148,County Reports & News
http://www.yorkcounty.gov/budgetFY2019 Proposed Budget Information
/DocumentCenter/View/8058New window Waterfront Operations Report and Recommendations
/DocumentCenter/View/8085New window York County Efforts Related to the Opioid Situation
/DocumentCenter/View/7209New window 2018 Legislative Priorities & Positions
/DocumentCenter/View/178New window Development Activity Report
/DocumentCenter/View/1776New window Riverwalk Landing Report
/DocumentCenter/View/5588New window EPA Excellence Award, Recreational Reuse: The Chisman Creek Superfund Site
/DocumentCenter/View/4044New window York County wins three National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External IMG-ALT Neil Morgan - After the Presentation
A-TITLE Neil Morgan - After the Presentation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External After the Presentation with Neil Morgan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...New window External No Text
http://yorkcountyva.swagit.com...New window External Subdomain County Administrator's Proposed Budget Presentation - BOS Meeting, March 20
/list.aspxTrivial anchor text
http://www.yorkcounty.gov/bosIMG-ALT DSC_6266
A-TITLE York County Board of Supervisors
/376/York-AlertSign up here...
A-TITLE Sign up for York Alert
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 Google+
/Layout/WidgetShare/ShareLink/...New window Pinterest
/Layout/WidgetShare/ShareLink/...New window Delicious
/Layout/WidgetShare/ShareLink/...New window Stumble Upon
/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
/sitemapText duplicate Site Map
/site/copyrightCopyright Notices
http://connect.civicplus.com/r...External Subdomain 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 very slow (1.69 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 (91 kB).

HTTP Response Header

cache-controlprivate, s-maxage=600,no-transform
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
etag" "
set-cookie25 Characters
set-cookie60 Characters
content-security-policyframe-ancestors 'self' https://platform.civicplus.com https://account.civicplus.com;
dateSat, 14 Apr 2018 06:25:11 GMT

External factors

(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This website is not listed on the Shallalist.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 1,829 referring domains.
This website has 683,736 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 1,163 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.

Links from Wikipedia

No links from Wikipedia were found.


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Facebook popularity

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York County, VA | Official Website

Most important keywords

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