Law.cornell.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
79% 
Page quality
54% 
Page structure
67% 
Link structure
82% 
Server
80% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.82 s
File size
39.80 kB
Words
493
Media files
2
Number of links
107 internal / 5 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
LII / Legal Information Institute
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 missing.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.law.cornell.edu/
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)
This page is hosted on a subdomain. Use a top level domain for better SEO results.
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=1.0
dcterms.titleWelcome to LII
langen
twitter:cardsummary
twitter:site@LIICornell
twitter:urlhttps://www.law.cornell.edu/index
twitter:titleWelcome to LII
twitter:imagehttps://www.law.cornell.edu/images/liibracketlogo.gif
og:site_nameLII / Legal Information Institute
og:typewebsite
og:urlhttps://www.law.cornell.edu/index
og:titleWelcome to LII
og:imagehttps://www.law.cornell.edu/images/liibracketlogo.gif
Cache-Controlno-cache, no-store, must-revalidate
Pragmano-cache
ExpiresEmpty
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
There are only 493 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
The average number of words per sentence of 8.4 words is low.
26.6% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
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=1.0" 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)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
This page is optimized perfectly for social networks.
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)
Welcome to LII
The H1 heading contains the words Welcome to! Use important keywords instead.
The H1 heading is too short (14 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
The heading structure is perfect.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Welcome to LII
H2 What's New?
H2 Legal Resources
H2 Toolbox
H2 Stay Involved
H3 State Regulations
H3 We're hiring!
H3 LII Original Content
H3 From the Government
H3 Primary sources
H3 Original content
H3 Learn about
H3 Legal topics
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 5 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.law.cornell.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.cornell.edu/External Subdomain IMG-ALT Cornell University insignia
A-TITLE Cornell University
https://www.lawschool.cornell....External Subdomain Cornell Law School
https://www.cornell.edu/search/External Subdomain Search Cornell
https://www.law.cornell.edu/No Text
/donateSupport Us!
/lii/about/about_liiAbout LII
/lii/about/who_we_areWho We Are
/lii/about/what_we_doWhat We Do
/lii/about/who_pays_for_thisWho Pays For This
/lii/about/contact_usContact Us
/lii/get_the_lawGet the law
/constitutionConstitution
/supremecourt/text/homeSupreme Court
/uscode/textU.S. Code
/cfr/textCFR
https://www.law.cornell.edu/rulesFederal Rules
/rules/frapFederal Rules of Appellate Procedure
/rules/frcpFederal Rules of Civil Procedure
/rules/frcrmpFederal Rules of Criminal Procedure
/rules/freFederal Rules of Evidence
/rules/frbpFederal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
https://www.law.cornell.edu/uccU.C.C.
/statesState law
/uniformUniform laws
/federalFederal law
https://www.law.cornell.edu/worldWorld law
https://lawyers.law.cornell.edu/External Subdomain Lawyer directory
https://www.law.cornell.edu/wexLegal encyclopedia
/wex/category/business_lawBusiness law
/wex/category/constitutional_lawConstitutional law
/wex/category/criminal_law_and...Criminal law
/wex/category/family_lawFamily law
/wex/category/employment_lawEmployment law
/wex/category/money_and_financ...Money and Finances
/wex/wex_articlesAll Wex articles
/lii/help_outHelp out
/donateGive
/lii/help_out/sponsorSponsor
/lii/help_out/advertiseAdvertise
/lii/help_out/createCreate
/lii/help_out/promotePromote
/lii/help_out/join_directoryJoin Lawyer Directory
/regulationsstate regulations for all 50 U.S. states
https://www.law.cornell.edu/wexWex Legal Dictionary and Encyclopedia
/wex/statutory_interpretationstatutory interpretation
/wex/corruptioncorruption
/supct/certLII Supreme Court Bulletin
/supct/oral_arg_previews.php?w...previews of upcoming oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court
/supct/cert/23-719Trump v. Anderson
/women-and-justiceWomen & Justice collection
/women-and-justice/location/uk...a new set of resources on legislation in Ukraine
/constitution-conanCongressional Research Service's U.S. Constitution Annotated
/constitution-conan/amendment-...Modern Doctrine on Appropriate Scrutiny (college admissions)
/constitution-conan/article-1/...States and Elections Clause (redistricting)
/constitution-conan/amendment-...True Threats (social media)
/supremecourt/textU.S. Supreme Court collection
/rules/us-supreme-court-code-o...Code of Conduct for Justices
/uscode/textU.S. Code is up to date
/cfr/textCFR is up to date
/constitutionText duplicate Constitution
A-TITLE U.S. Constitution
/uscodeText duplicate U.S. Code
A-TITLE U.S. Code
https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfrC.F.R.
A-TITLE C.F.R.
https://www.law.cornell.edu/supctText duplicate Supreme Court
A-TITLE Supreme Court
/executive-ordersExecutive Orders
https://www.law.cornell.edu/rulesText duplicate Federal Rules
A-TITLE Federal Rules
/states/Text duplicate State law
/regulationsState regulations
https://www.law.cornell.edu/uccText duplicate U.C.C.
A-TITLE U.C.C.
/uniform/Uniform law
/wex/state_statutesState statutes by topic
/world/Text duplicate World law
https://www.law.cornell.edu/wexWex legal encyclopedia
/constitution-conan/Text duplicate Congressional Research Service's U.S. Constitution Annotated
/supct/cert/Text duplicate LII Supreme Court Bulletin
/citation/Introduction to Basic Legal Citation
https://www.law.cornell.edu/ptoaParallel Table of Authorities
https://www.law.cornell.edu/rioRiO Citation Resolver
https://www.law.cornell.edu/topnTable of Popular Names
/women-and-justiceThe Women & Justice Collection
/wex/administrative_lawAdministrative Law
/wex/category/civicsCivics
/wex/constitutional_lawText duplicate Constitutional law
/wex/consumer_protection_lawsConsumer Protection
/wex/corporationsCorporations
/wex/category/courts_and_proce...Courts and procedure
/wex/intellectual_propertyIntellectual Property
/wex/legislationLegislation
/wex/real_estateReal Estate Law
/wex/category/business_lawText duplicate Business law
/wex/category/criminal_law_and...Text duplicate Criminal law
/wex/estate_planningEstate Planning
/wex/category/family_lawText duplicate Family law
/wex/category/employment_lawText duplicate Employment law
/wex/immigrationImmigration Law
/wex/landlord-tenant_lawLandlord/Tenant
/wex/category/money_and_financ...Text duplicate Money and Finances
/wex/personal_injuryPersonal Injury
http://blog.law.cornell.edu/External Subdomain LII Announce Blog
/supct/cert/subscribeText duplicate LII Supreme Court Bulletin
/donors/Make a donation
https://www.law.cornell.edu/wexContribute content
/lii/business_opportunitiesBecome a sponsor
/contactGive feedback
/lii/about/accessibilityAccessibility
/lii/about/about_liiText duplicate About LII
/lii/about/contact_usContact us
/lii/help_out/sponsorAdvertise here
/lii/helpHelp
/lii/terms/documentationTerms of use
/lii/terms/privacy_policyPrivacy
https://www.law.cornell.edu/IMG-ALT LII home

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.law.cornell.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
No X-Powered HTTP header is sent.
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.82 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 (40 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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servernginx
dateSat, 15 Jun 2024 04:05:27 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=utf-8
last-modifiedThu, 13 Jun 2024 20:50:32 GMT
varyAccept-Encoding
etagW/"666b5b98-9f29"
expiresSun, 16 Jun 2024 04:05:27 GMT
cache-controlmax-age=86400
x-frame-optionsSAMEORIGIN
x-content-type-optionsnosniff
strict-transport-securitymax-age=31536000
x-xss-protection1; mode=block
content-encodinggzip
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 83,142 referring domains.
This page has 11,257,961 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 45,632 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 10287 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: *
Crawl-delay: 10
# CSS, JS, Images
Allow: /misc/*.css$
Allow: /misc/*.css?
Allow: /misc/*.js$
Allow: /misc/*.js?
Allow: /misc/*.gif
Allow: /misc/*.jpg
Allow: /misc/*.jpeg
Allow: /misc/*.png
Allow: /modules/*.css$
Allow: /modules/*.css?
Allow: /modules/*.js$
Allow: /modules/*.js?
Allow: /modules/*.gif
Allow: /modules/*.jpg
Allow: /modules/*.jpeg
Allow: /modules/*.png
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: /themes/*.css$
Allow: /themes/*.css?
Allow: /themes/*.js$
Allow: /themes/*.js?
Allow: /themes/*.gif
Allow: /themes/*.jpg
Allow: /themes/*.jpeg
Allow: /themes/*.png
# Directories
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /misc/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /profiles/
Disallow: /scripts/
Disallow: /themes/
# Files
Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt
Disallow: /cron.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt
Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt
Disallow: /install.php
Disallow: /INSTALL.txt
Disallow: /LICENSE.txt
Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt
Disallow: /update.php
Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt
Disallow: /xmlrpc.php
# Paths (clean URLs)
Disallow: /admin/
Disallow: /comment/reply/
Disallow: /filter/tips/
Disallow: /node/add/
Disallow: /search/
Disallow: /search/site/
Disallow: /user/register/
Disallow: /user/password/
Disallow: /user/login/
Disallow: /user/logout/
#2023-06-09 
Disallow: /user/
# Paths (no clean URLs)
Disallow: /?q=admin/
Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/
Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/
Disallow: /?q=node/add/
Disallow: /?q=search/
Disallow: /?q=user/password/
Disallow: /?q=user/register/
Disallow: /?q=user/login/
Disallow: /?q=user/logout/

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Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
LII70%Check
Legal54%Check
Cornell50%Check
Welcome50%Check
Law48%Check
Legal Resources48%Check
Legal encyclopedia46%Check
Wex Legal46%Check
content43%Check
Original43%Check

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