It.nc.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
68% 
Page structure
31% 
Link structure
70% 
Server
31% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.70 s
File size
84.50 kB
Words
504
Media files
2
Number of links
100 internal / 32 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
N.C. Department of Information Technology
The length of the page title is perfect. (388 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
NCDIT provides IT services, including network hosting, cybersecurity, data analytics and support to state government entities and broadband expansion efforts.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (978 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://it.nc.gov/
There is a valid canonical link 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 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
descriptionNCDIT provides IT services, including network hosting, cybersecurity, data analytics and support to state government entities and broadband expansion efforts.
GeneratorDrupal 10 (https://www.drupal.org)
MobileOptimizedwidth
HandheldFriendlytrue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no
langen
x-ua-compatibleie=edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Only 2 paragraph/s was/were found on this page.
This page contains 504 words. That's ok.
16.9% 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.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 9.6 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no" 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)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Homepage
The H1 heading contains the words Homepage! Use important keywords instead.
The H1 heading consists of only one word. There should be more information given.
The H1 heading is too short (8 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 30 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Homepage
H2 Utility Menu
H2 Popular Topics
H2 IT Productivity
H2 NCDIT Service Desk
H2 NCDIT Service Desk Duplicate text
H2 IT Governance
H2 State Programs & Solutions
H2 Contact Us
H2 NCDIT Websites
H2 Follow Us
H2 Network Menu
H3 IT Services at Work
H3 Working with NCDIT
H3 IT Core Services
H3 Locked Out of Your NCID Account?
H3 Submit a Service Desk Ticket
H3 Chat Live with a Specialist
H3 Call 919-754-6000 or 800-722-3946
H3 Forms
H3 State IT Policies
H3 State IT Standards
H3 N.C. 911 Board
H3 Broadband & Digital Equity
H3 CJLEADS
H3 Digital Commons
H3 Government Data Analytics Center
H3 N.C. Health Information Exchange Authority
H3 Optimization
H3 Privacy & Data Protection
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.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are too many external links (32) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://it.nc.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://it.nc.gov/Anchor How you know
https://www.nc.gov/privacyExternal Subdomain view our full privacy policy
/support/ncid/reset-password-u...NCID Password Help
https://ncgov.servicenowservic...External Subdomain NCDIT Service Portal
/about/working-ncditCareers
https://it.nc.gov/IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
https://it.nc.gov/servicesServices
https://it.nc.gov/servicesText duplicate Services
https://itservices.nc.gov/External Subdomain Service Catalog
/services/billingBilling
/services/statewide-it-contractsStatewide IT Contracts
/services/enterprise-license-a...Enterprise License Agreements
/services/short-term-it-staffi...Short-Term IT Staffing
/services/it-volume-purchasingIT Volume Purchasing
/services/business-relationshi...Business Relationship Management
/services/service-formsService Forms
https://it.nc.gov/programsPrograms
https://it.nc.gov/programsText duplicate Programs
https://www.ncbroadband.gov/New window External Subdomain Broadband & Digital Equity
/programs/cybersecurity-risk-m...Cybersecurity & Risk Management
/programs/privacy-data-protectionPrivacy & Data Protection
/about/boards-commissions/nc-9...N.C. 911 Board
https://hiea.nc.gov/New window External Subdomain N.C. Health Information Exchange Authority
/programs/nc-government-data-a...N.C. Government Data Analytics Center
/programs/project-approval-ove...Project Approval & Oversight
/programs/cjleadsCJLEADS
/programs/firsttechFirstTech
https://it.nc.gov/programs/nc360NC360
https://it.nc.gov/resourcesResources
https://it.nc.gov/resourcesText duplicate Resources
/resources/statewide-it-procur...Statewide IT Procurement
/resources/state-it-policiesState IT Policies
/resources/state-it-standardsState IT Standards
/resources/statewide-it-strate...Statewide IT Strategic Plan
/resources/it-application-port...IT Application Portfolio Management
/resources/online-safetyOnline Safety & Privacy
/support/training-user-resourcesKnowledge College
/resources/ncdit-resources-guideResources Guide
/resources/documentsDocuments
https://it.nc.gov/aboutAbout
https://it.nc.gov/aboutText duplicate About
/about/commitment-customersCommitment to Customers
/about/leadershipLeadership
/about/boards-commissionsBoards & Commissions
/about/climate-change-clean-en...Climate Change & Clean Energy
/about/ncdit-strategic-planNCDIT Strategic Plan
/about/annual-reportAnnual Report
/about/optimizationOptimization
/about/working-ncditWork for NCDIT
https://it.nc.gov/news-eventsNews & Events
https://it.nc.gov/news-eventsText duplicate News & Events
/news/press-releasesPress Releases
https://it.nc.gov/eventsEvents
https://it.nc.gov/news/blogBlog
/news-events/cybersecurity-sym...Get Notified
/news-events/public-access-par...Public Access & Participation Plan
/news-events/cybersecurity-sym...Share Your Thoughts
https://it.nc.gov/supportSupport
https://it.nc.gov/supportText duplicate Support
https://ncgov.servicenowservic...External Subdomain Submit a Service Desk Ticket
https://it.nc.gov/support/chatChat Live with a Service Desk Specialist
https://it.nc.gov/support/ncidNCID
/support/multifactor-authentic...Multifactor Authentication
/support/training-user-resourcesTraining & User Resources
https://itservices.nc.gov/supp...External Subdomain Services Status
https://it.nc.gov/contactContact
https://it.nc.gov/contactText duplicate Contact
/contact/public-records-requestsPublic Records Requests
/contact/speaker-requestsSpeaker Requests
/programs/cybersecurity-risk-m...Cybersecurity Incident Reporting
/support/ncid/reset-password-u...Text duplicate NCID Password Help
https://ncgov.servicenowservic...External Subdomain Text duplicate NCDIT Service Portal
/about/working-ncditText duplicate Careers
https://it.nc.gov/support/ncidPassword Help
/programs/privacy-data-protect...Generative AI
/about/annual-reportText duplicate Annual Report
/services/billingText duplicate Billing
/resources/statewide-it-procur...IT Procurement
/services/statewide-it-contractsText duplicate Statewide IT Contracts
/support/ncid/reset-password-u...Reset or Unlock NCID Password
/support/multifactor-authentic...Text duplicate Multifactor Authentication
/support/training-user-resourcesText duplicate Training & User Resources
https://it.nc.gov/supportNCDIT Service Desk
https://it.nc.gov/support/chatChat Live with an NCDIT Service Desk Specialist
https://ncgov.servicenowservic...External Subdomain Text duplicate NCDIT Service Portal
/resources/statewide-it-procur...Text duplicate Statewide IT Procurement
/services/statewide-it-contractsText duplicate Statewide IT Contracts
/services/it-volume-purchasingText duplicate IT Volume Purchasing
/services/business-relationshi...Text duplicate Business Relationship Management
/programs/project-approval-ove...Text duplicate Project Approval & Oversight
/resources/ncdit-resources-guideNCDIT Resources Guide
https://itservices.nc.gov/serv...External Subdomain Hosting Services
https://itservices.nc.gov/serv...External Subdomain Enterprise Active Directory Services
https://itservices.nc.gov/serv...External Subdomain N.C. Identity Management (NCID)
https://itservices.nc.gov/serv...External Subdomain Enterprise Endpoint Management Services
https://itservices.nc.gov/serv...External Subdomain Microsoft 365 & Collaboration Services
https://itservices.nc.gov/External Subdomain All NCDIT Services
https://it.nc.gov/support/ncidGet Help with NCID Passwords
https://ncgov.servicenowservic...External Subdomain SVG Submit a Service Desk Ticket
https://it.nc.gov/support/chatSVG Chat Live with a Specialist
https://it.nc.gov/supportSVG Call 919-754-6000 or 800-722-3946
https://it.nc.gov/formsForms Important forms for working with NCDIT
/resources/state-it-policiesState IT Policies IT policies to efficiently manage and secure state information technology resources
/resources/state-it-standardsState IT Standards Guidelines and best practices to help IT solutions meet state government IT requirements
/about/boards-commissions/nc-9...Text duplicate N.C. 911 Board
https://www.ncbroadband.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate Broadband & Digital Equity
/programs/cjleadsText duplicate CJLEADS
/services/digital-solutionsDigital Commons
/programs/nc-government-data-a...Government Data Analytics Center
https://hiea.nc.gov/External Subdomain Text duplicate N.C. Health Information Exchange Authority
/programs/optimizationText duplicate Optimization
/programs/privacy-data-protectionText duplicate Privacy & Data Protection
https://it.nc.gov/Anchor A-TITLE Back to top
https://it.nc.gov/contactNCDIT Directory
A-TITLE Contact
https://ncgov.servicenowservic...External Subdomain Text duplicate NCDIT Service Portal
https://it.nc.gov/support/chatChat Live with a Specialist
A-TITLE Chat Live with an NCDIT Service Desk Specialist
https://www.ncbroadband.gov/New window External Subdomain Division of Broadband & Digital Equity
https://hiea.nc.gov/New window External Subdomain Health Information Exchange Authority
https://itservices.nc.gov/New window External Subdomain Information Technology Services
https://www.facebook.com/NCDIT/External Subdomain No Text
https://twitter.com/NCDITExternal No Text
https://www.flickr.com/photos/...External Subdomain No Text
https://www.youtube.com/channe...External Subdomain No Text
https://www.linkedin.com/compa...External Subdomain No Text
https://nc.gov/External nc.gov
A-TITLE The State of North Carolina
/webform/user_feedback?source_...Website Feedback
A-TITLE Website User Feedback Form
https://www.nc.gov/accessibilityExternal Subdomain Accessibility
A-TITLE Accessibility of State of North Carolina Websites
https://www.nc.gov/disclaimer-...External Subdomain Disclaimer & Terms of Use
A-TITLE Terms of Use
https://www.nc.gov/privacyExternal Subdomain Privacy Policy
A-TITLE State of North Carolina Privacy Policy
https://www.nc.gov/government/...External Subdomain Open Budget
A-TITLE State of North Carolina Open Budget
/services/digital-servicesSubdomain Hosted on Digital Commons

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://it.nc.gov/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.70 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.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (85 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
dateMon, 10 Jun 2024 04:58:47 GMT
serverApache
cache-controlmax-age=300, public
x-drupal-dynamic-cacheMISS
content-languageen
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
expiresSun, 19 Nov 1978 05:00:00 GMT
last-modifiedSun, 09 Jun 2024 01:26:37 GMT
strict-transport-securitymax-age=63072000; includeSubDomains; preload
content-security-policyupgrade-insecure-requests
etag"1717896397"
varyCookie
x-cacheMiss from cloudfront
via1.1 d25e4a27039adc5d5e5994e9610df300.cloudfront.net (CloudFront)
x-amz-cf-popFRA60-P8
x-amz-cf-idrcF_Mn6KALp0rN0QIJmWw_Ar_RTa73BndE1s_KaJ_4S-ZXVH_YJ2JA==
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/2

External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 577 referring domains.
This page has 5,039 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 485 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 176 shares and comments on Facebook.

Robots.txt

#
# robots.txt
#
# This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts
# of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo!
# and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site,
# you save bandwidth and server resources.
#
# This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host:
# Used:    http://example.com/robots.txt
# Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html

User-agent: *
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /core/*.css$
Allow: /core/*.css?
Allow: /core/*.js$
Allow: /core/*.js?
Allow: /core/*.gif
Allow: /core/*.jpg
Allow: /core/*.jpeg
Allow: /core/*.png
Allow: /core/*.svg
Allow: /profiles/*.css$
Allow: /profiles/*.css?
Allow: /profiles/*.js$
Allow: /profiles/*.js?
Allow: /profiles/*.gif
Allow: /profiles/*.jpg
Allow: /profiles/*.jpeg
Allow: /profiles/*.png
Allow: /profiles/*.svg
# Directories
Disallow: /core/
Disallow: /profiles/
# Files
Disallow: /README.txt
Disallow: /web.config
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /index.php/admin/
Disallow: /index.php/comment/reply/
Disallow: /index.php/filter/tips
Disallow: /index.php/node/add/
Disallow: /index.php/search/
Disallow: /index.php/user/password/
Disallow: /index.php/user/register/
Disallow: /index.php/user/login/
Disallow: /index.php/user/logout/
# DS Additions
Disallow: /user
Disallow: /user/login

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it.nc.gov
N.C. Department of Information Technology
NCDIT provides IT services, including network hosting, cybersecurity, data analytics and support to state government entities and broadband expansion efforts.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Information55%Check
NCDIT54%Check
Services54%Check
State54%Check
Data54%Check
State Government54%Check
Work54%Check
Data Analytics54%Check
NCDIT Service54%Check
Information Technology53%Check

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