Rcm.ac.uk - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
76% 
Page quality
90% 
Page structure
66% 
Link structure
53% 
Server
45% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.14 s
File size
39.00 kB
Words
573
Media files
23
Number of links
110 internal / 8 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | Royal College of Music
The length of the page title is perfect. (279 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The RCM is a world-leading music conservatoire based in one of London's most desirable neighbourhoods with a prestigious history, contemporary outlook and distinguished alumni.
The meta description is too long: 1116 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 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 markup is not in the first line of your HTML document. There must be no white spaces before the doctype markup.
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
No favicon is linked in the HTML code.

Meta tags

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 573 words. That's ok.
29.8% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
Words from the H1 heading are used in the page content.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 17 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=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 11 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
...eassests/2017img/rcm-logo-horizontal.svgRCM logo
...yleassests/2017img/rcm-logo-portrait.svgRCM logo
/media/Prospectus%2025-26%206x4%20v.3.jpgA female cellist, wearing a black top and black trousers, looking beyond the stage smiling, with a red velvet curtain behind her
/media/Prospectus%2025-26%204x5%20v.2.jpgA female cellist, wearing a black top and black trousers, looking beyond the stage smiling, with a red velvet curtain behind her
/media/Composition%20Lesson%204x5.jpgMan and student organising music sheets on music stand.
.../media/4x5 Upbeat Dolby Atmos HEADER.jpgA man interacting with a musical dashboard, looking at multiple monitors.
...ist at Royal Academy Exhibition 4x5.jpgA female student wearing a red dress, playing the violin in a crowd.
/media/Performance%20Simulator%204x5.jpgA male guitar student, wearing a smart suit, performing to a virtual audience.
/media/Dani%20Howard%206x4%20(1).pngPortrait photo of female alumna in front of a green door, looking away from the camera.
/media/Dani%20Howard%206x4%20(1).pngPortrait photo of female alumna in front of a green door, looking away from the camera.
/media/Dani%20Howard%206x4%20(1).pngPortrait photo of female alumna in front of a green door, looking away from the camera.
...m keyboards from above ACCESSIBILITY.jpgStudents performing on a harpsichord, surrounded by antique instruments and furniture in the museum.
/media/6x4 summer launch 2024 NEW.jpgA female student, wearing a black tube top, shaking a shekere, a type of percussion instrument.
...luded/eventimages/_twopeopleinmuseum.jpgTwo people in the RCM Museum next to instruments, looking up at the artwork
/included/eventimages/_jdperformers.jpgBassoonists from the Junior Department performing
/included/eventimages/_fridaymuseum9.jpgA flute player performing in the RCM Museum
/included/eventimages/_woodwindandbrass.jpgWoodwind and brass musicians performing
.../styleassests/2017img/social-twitter.svgTwitter
...styleassests/2017img/social-facebook.svgFacebook
...tyleassests/2017img/social-instagram.svgInstagram
.../styleassests/2017img/social-youtube.svgYoutube
...uk/styleassests/2017img/Social-Weibo.svgWeibo
...k/styleassests/2017img/social-wechat.svgChinese language site

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Be The Future Of Music. Download the 2025–26 Prospectus now
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Be The Future Of Music. Download the 2025–26 Prospectus now
H1 Be The Future Of Music. Download the 2025–26 Prospectus now Duplicate text
H1 Experience studying at the Global No.1 for Music and Performing Arts according to the QS World University Rankings of 2024, 2023, and 2022.
H1 Meet our alumni
H1 Visit the RCM Museum
H1 Explore our Summer Events
H2 Study at the Royal College of Music
H2 News
H2 What's on
H3 New website!
H3 Take your next step with us
H3 Explore our impressive facilities
H3 Discover our Creative Careers Centre
H3 Find out about our bespoke postgraduate courses
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.
2 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 8 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://rcm.ac.uk/coronavirus/Find out more
https://rcm.ac.uk/IMG-ALT RCM logo
https://rcm.ac.uk/Text duplicate IMG-ALT RCM logo
https://rcm.ac.uk/studyStudy at the RCM
https://rcm.ac.uk/brassBrass
https://rcm.ac.uk/compositionComposition
https://rcm.ac.uk/conductingConducting
https://rcm.ac.uk/hpHistorical Performance
https://rcm.ac.uk/keyboardKeyboard
https://rcm.ac.uk/percussionPercussion
https://rcm.ac.uk/stringsStrings
https://rcm.ac.uk/vocalVocal & Opera
https://rcm.ac.uk/woodwindWoodwind
https://rcm.ac.uk/courses/About our courses
/courses/undergraduateUndergraduate
/courses/postgraduateTaught postgraduate
/courses/researchdegreesResearch degrees
/courses/exchangesExchanges
https://rcm.ac.uk/lifeRCM Life
https://rcm.ac.uk/applyApply
https://rcm.ac.uk/juniorJunior Department
https://rcm.ac.uk/internationalInternational students
/juniorfellowshipsFellowships
https://rcm.ac.uk/prospectusProspectus
https://rcm.ac.uk/exploreExplore
https://rcm.ac.uk/eventsEvents & festivals
https://rcm.ac.uk/visit/discoverDiscover
https://rcm.ac.uk/museumMuseum
https://rcm.ac.uk/libraryLibrary
/visit/foodanddrinkCafé
/visit/accessinformationAccess information
https://rcm.ac.uk/shopShop
https://rcm.ac.uk/visit/safetySafety
https://rcm.ac.uk/sparks/aboutAbout RCM Sparks
/sparks/digitalresourcesDigital resources
https://rcm.ac.uk/sparks/eventsSparks events
https://rcm.ac.uk/sparks/schoolsActivities for schools
/sparks/localareaWorking in the local area
/sparks/learningpathways/Learning pathways
/sparks/rcmstudents/RCM student opportunities
https://rcm.ac.uk/sparks/teamMeet the team
https://rcm.ac.uk/teachingserviceLearn an instrument
https://rcm.ac.uk/supportDonate
https://rcm.ac.uk/alumniAlumni network
https://rcm.ac.uk/contactKeep in touch
https://rcm.ac.uk/about/newsNews
https://rcm.ac.uk/upbeatUpbeat magazine
/about/historyofthercmOur history
/about/strategies-valuesOur strategies, values & governance
https://rcm.ac.uk/hire/Hire information
/hire/hirercmmusiciansHire RCM musicians
https://venuehire.rcm.ac.uk/ad...External Subdomain Hire RCM Studios team
https://rcm.ac.uk/about/jobsJob vacancies
https://rcm.ac.uk/pressPress
https://rcm.ac.uk/contactContact the RCM
https://rcm.ac.uk/research/Research home
https://rcm.ac.uk/research/aboutAbout
/research/projectsResearch projects
/research/knowledgeexchangeKnowledge Exchange
https://rcm.ac.uk/research/peoplePeople
http://researchonline.rcm.ac.u...External Subdomain RCM Research Online
/research/researchdegreesText duplicate Research degrees
/research/researchenquiriesResearch enquiries
https://rcm.ac.uk/supportSupporting the RCM
https://rcm.ac.uk/support/donateDonate now
/moremusic/facilitiesStrengthen our facilities
/moremusic/talentSupport the most talented
/moremusic/accessWiden access
/moremusic/innovationPromote innovation
/moremusic/buildingBuilding development
https://rcm.ac.uk/support/friendsBecome an RCM Friend
/support/supportascholarshipSupport a Scholarship
/support/legaciesLeave a gift in your Will
/support/giftsinmemoryMake a gift in memory
/support/supportersOur supporters
https://rcm.ac.uk/support/teamText duplicate Meet the team
https://www.rcm.ac.uk/my-accountSubdomain No Text
https://www.rcm.ac.uk/basketSubdomain No Text
https://www.rcm.ac.uk/prospectus/Subdomain Be The Future Of Music. Download the 2025–26 Prospectus now
https://www.rcm.ac.uk/prospectus/Subdomain Text duplicate Be The Future Of Music. Download the 2025–26 Prospectus now
https://www.rcm.ac.uk/study/Subdomain studying at the Global No.1
https://rcm.ac.uk/study/IMG-ALT Man and student organising music sheets on music stand.
https://rcm.ac.uk/study/Take your next step with us
/life/facilities/IMG-ALT A man interacting with a musical dashboard, looking at multiple monitors.
/life/facilities/Explore our impressive facilities
/life/preparingforprofession/c...IMG-ALT A female student wearing a red dress, playing the violin in a crowd.
/life/preparingforprofession/c...Discover our Creative Careers Centre
/courses/postgraduate/msc/IMG-ALT A male guitar student, wearing a smart suit, performing to a virtual audience.
/courses/postgraduate/msc/Find out about our bespoke postgraduate courses
/alumni/meetouralumni/Read their inspirational stories
https://rcm.ac.uk/museum/Visit the RCM Museum
IMG-ALT Students performing on a harpsichord, surrounded by antique instruments and furniture in the museum.
https://www.rcm.ac.uk/events/Subdomain Explore our Summer Events
IMG-ALT A female student, wearing a black tube top, shaking a shekere, a type of percussion instrument.
/about/news/all/2024-05-24sufi...Explore the legacy of women in Sufi music and art in new Royal College of Music (RCM) Museum exhibition
/about/news/all/2024-05-22head...Gary Ryan appointed Head of Strings Faculty
https://www.rcm.ac.uk/about/news/Subdomain View More News
/events/details/?id=2590213IMG-ALT Two people in the RCM Museum next to instruments, looking up at the artwork
/events/details/?id=2590213RCM Museum entry
/events/details/?id=2590584IMG-ALT Bassoonists from the Junior Department performing
/events/details/?id=2590584RCMJD Contemporary Concert
/events/details/?id=3032481IMG-ALT A flute player performing in the RCM Museum
/events/details/?id=3032481Friday Music in the Museum
/events/details/?id=2804176IMG-ALT Woodwind and brass musicians performing
/events/details/?id=2804176RCM Festival of Woodwind and Brass
http://www.rcm.ac.uk/events/Subdomain View More Events
https://rcm.ac.uk/contactText duplicate Contact the RCM
https://rcm.ac.uk/visitVisit the RCM
/prospectus/?=footerlinkRead & download the 2025–26 Prospectus
http://www.twitter.com/rcmlondonExternal Subdomain IMG-ALT Twitter
http://www.facebook.com/royalc...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Facebook
http://www.instagram.com/rcmlo...External Subdomain IMG-ALT Instagram
http://www.youtube.com/rcmlondonExternal Subdomain IMG-ALT Youtube
http://www.weibo.com/RCMLondonExternal Subdomain IMG-ALT Weibo
https://mp.weixin.qq.com/mp/ho...External Subdomain Anchor IMG-ALT Chinese language site
/events/subscribe/?Subscribe=S...Subscribe
/websitepolicies/Website policies
/websitepolicies/accessibility/Accessibility
https://rcm.ac.uk/sitemapSitemap
/staffandstudentloginStudent & staff login

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://rcm.ac.uk/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The HTML page should be transferred using GZip compression.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is excellent with 0.14 seconds.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (39 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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set-cookie178 Characters
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serverMicrosoft-IIS/10.0
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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 3,885 referring domains.
This page has 683,242 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 2,076 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 184 shares and comments on Facebook.

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rcm.ac.uk
Home | Royal College of Music
The RCM is a world-leading music conservatoire based in one of London's most desirable neighbourhoods with a prestigious history, contemporary outlook and distinguished alumni.

Most important keywords

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

KeywordResultRecheck
Music79%Check
RCM65%Check
Music Industry58%Check
Sufi music58%Check
Prospectus56%Check
Download54%Check
RCM Museum54%Check
Royal52%Check
Royal College51%Check
Alumni50%Check

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