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SEO Report for american.edu

December 4, 2019 6:45 PM
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SEO SCORE

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62

8 criteria passed
3 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education  >  College / Graduate School  >  7-12 Education
• Online since
• Age
28 years, 8 months, 25 days
• Alexa Rank
#17.318, american.edu is in the world's top 20.000 websites!
• Owner
American University (See more)

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SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by GlobalSign nv-sa is valid from September 4, 2018 to November 21, 2020.
Title Tag
American University, Washington, D.C.
Length: 37 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
American University is a leader among Washington DC universities in global education. American University enrolls a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries.
Length: 196 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

American University, Washington, D.C.

https://american.edu

American University is a leader among Washington DC universities in global education. American University enrolls a diverse student body from throughout the United S...

Mobile Version

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American University, Washington, D.C.

American University is a leader among Washington DC universities in global education. American University enrolls a diverse studen...

Encoding
Great, language/character encoding is specified: utf-8
URL Resolve

Great, a redirect is in place to redirect traffic from your non-preferred domain. All versions of your page point to the same URL.

URL Parameters
Great, the domain URLs look clean.
Attribute Value
viewport width=device-width, initial-scale=1

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

The results of our semantic analysis are shown below using the website's language.

They are the main concepts covered by american.edu.

Each concept has a confidence score. The higher it is, the more important the topic is relative to the page.

Topics
Washington, D.C. Confidence: 81% Arrow up

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States.

American University Confidence: 78% Arrow up

American University (AU or American) is a private research university in Washington, D.C., United States, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, although the university's curriculum is secular.

The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 24, 1893, as "The American University," when the bill was approved by President Benjamin Harrison.

United States Confidence: 73% Arrow up

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S) or America, is a constitutional federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

University Confidence: 65% Arrow
Multiculturalism Confidence: 63% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

american.edu website speed is slow. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

1.4s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.4 seconds.

Speed Percentile

62%

american.edu is faster than approximately 62 percent of the web. Your website page speed needs to be as fast as you can make it, without compromising the customer experience.

A good goal to achieve is a loading time of 2 seconds on desktop and mobile devices.

TRAFFIC

This website is ranked #17.318 by Alexa.

This rank is traffic based. The lower the rank is, the better the domain is ranked.

Alexa data for american.edu

Daily visitors by country

  • american.edu daily visitors distribution - Total: 6 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (11.8%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (64.3%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (23.9%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #17.169
Flag for TurkeyTurkey #56.079
Flag for PakistanPakistan #12.419
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #5.052
Flag for NigeriaNigeria #11.221

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

Phone
How american.edu looks like on a mobile device such as an iPhone.

Tablet
How american.edu looks like on a tablet such as an iPad.

Main colors used

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  • 28% #008090
  • 15% #203040
  • 10% #102040
  • 8% #101020
  • 7% #404060
  • 6% #505070
  • 5% #606070
  • 4% #006070
  • 2% #106070
  • 2% #108090
  • 1% #2090a0
  • 1% #ffffff

Text/code ratio

american.edu's text/code ratio is 13.18%. It's a bit low. Consider raising it by adding more text content of value for your visitors, or keeping your code clean.
Text / Code Ratio 13.18%

A good text to HTML ratio is anywhere from 25 to 70%.

This percentage refers to the visible text ratio, as opposed to HTML elements, image tags and other non-visible information.

Main HTML tags

Headings Arrow up

Great, we found headings on this page.

  • <H1> 12
  • <H2> 10
  • <H3> 0
  • <H4> 0
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
Discover your future with au
A unique path
Schools and colleges
New course on white house history
Photo gallery: life at au
<H2>
2nd level heading
Are you interested in…
Annelise straw, sıs/ba '18, sıs/ma '19
College of arts & sciences
Kogod schoolof business
Schoolof communication
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 33 images on this website.
9 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags. The issue affects 5 actual different images that could be loaded more than once in your page.

Alternative text allows you to add a description to an image.

Google rely on alternative text attributes to determine relevance to a search query. Alternative text also makes an image more likely to appear in a Google image search.

It looks like you're missing alternative text for 9 images on american.edu. Check your website to make sure it's specified for each image on the page.

SOCIAL

This is an overview of your homepage shares on social networks.

Congratulations, your website is highly shared on social media! It's an excellent signal for your overall SEO strategy.

  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 11.536
  • Likes 2.084
  • Shares 8.754
  • Comments 698
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 06/03/1991 28 years, 8 months, 25 days ago
Last Modified 09/26/2019 5 months ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2020 5 months, 8 days from now

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • American University
  • IP Address
  • 147.9.4.186
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • District of Columbia , Washington
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 38.9379 : -77.0859

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
American University
Address
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
City
Washington
Zip
20016
State
DC
Country
USA
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