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SEO Report for coastal.edu

November 16, 2019 9:02 AM
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SEO SCORE

Favicon for coastal.educoastal.edu
72

9 criteria passed
2 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education  >  College / Graduate School
• Online since
September 14, 1994 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
26 years, 6 days
• Alexa Rank
#91.924, coastal.edu is in the world's top 100.000 websites!
• Owner
Coastal Carolina University (See more)

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SEO

SSL Certificate
This website is not SSL secured (HTTPS), the certificate issued by DigiCert Inc has expired on May 1, 2020.
Title Tag
Coastal Carolina University - 2019
Length: 34 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
The official website of Coastal Carolina University. CCU is a dynamic public institution located in Conway, SC, just minutes from the vacation area of Myrtle Beach.
Length: 164 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

Coastal Carolina University - 2019

https://coastal.edu

The official website of Coastal Carolina University. CCU is a dynamic public institution located in Conway, SC, just minutes from the vacation area of Myrtle Beach.

Mobile Version

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Coastal Carolina University - 2019

The official website of Coastal Carolina University. CCU is a dynamic public institution located in Conway, SC, just minutes from...

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 owner has associated the following topics to the website.

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

They are the main concepts covered by coastal.edu.

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

Topics
Coastal Carolina University Confidence: 89% Arrow up

Coastal Carolina University, commonly referred to as CCU or Coastal, is a public, state-supported, liberal arts university in Conway, South Carolina, United States.

The campus is located eight miles (13 km) west of the oceanfront resort town of Myrtle Beach.

Founded in 1954, Coastal became an independent university in 1993.

The university is a national sea-grant institution and owns part of Waties Island, a barrier island which serves as a natural laboratory.

Conway, South Carolina Confidence: 81% Arrow up

Conway is a city in Horry County, South Carolina.

The population was 16,317 at the 2010 census.

It is the county seat of Horry County and is part of the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area.

It is the home of Coastal Carolina University.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Confidence: 76% Arrow up

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina.

It is situated on the center of a large and continuous stretch of beach known as the Grand Strand in northeastern South Carolina.

Intensive care unit Confidence: 67% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

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

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Page Loading Time

1.7s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.7 seconds.

Speed Percentile

55%

coastal.edu is faster than approximately 55 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 #91.924 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for coastal.edu

Daily visitors by country

  • coastal.edu daily visitors distribution - Total: 1 country
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (97.4%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (5.2%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #11.316

LAYOUT

Doctype HTML5 Arrow Responsive website, mobile-friendly. Arrow

Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

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

Main colors used

These are the main HTML color codes used by this website. Arrow
  • 34% #f0f0f0
  • 19% #d0d0c0
  • 17% #ffffff
  • 6% #007070
  • 5% #c0c0b0
  • 4% #e0e0d0
  • 2% #b0d0d0
  • 2% #308080
  • 1% #f0ffff
  • 1% #508080
  • 1% #309090
  • 1% #107070

Text/code ratio

coastal.edu's text/code ratio is 8.33%. 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 8.33%

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> 0
  • <H2> 22
  • <H3> 0
  • <H4> 6
  • <H5> 12
  • <H6> 27

However, you have not defined a top level heading, or <H1>. It is used to define the most important heading.

We recommend using one top level heading to set up a semantic relationship between that heading and the remainder of the content on a page. It clearly describes to the readers and the search engines what it is about.

<H2>
2nd level heading
Explore (2)
Coastal (2)
Ccu by the numbers (2)
84 (2)
16:1 (2)
<H4>
4th level heading
About ccu
Admissions & aid
Academics
Campus life
Services & support
<H5>
5th level heading
Explore coastal (2)
Experience #tealnation. (2)
Explore all programs. (2)
View programs (2)
Find out why coastal makes a great fit (2)
<H6>
6th level heading
Now ıs an excıtıng tıme to: (2)
Campus (2)
Programs (2)
Communıty (2)
Possıbılıtıes (2)
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 65 images on this website.
42 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags. The issue affects 21 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 42 images on coastal.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.

You have a relatively high presence on social media, keep going!

The more people share your website, the more likely you will get links from others, which is a key point when it comes to improving your overall search engine rankings.

  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 3.542
  • Likes 310
  • Shares 3.081
  • Comments 151
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 09/14/1994 26 years, 6 days ago
Last Modified 09/26/2019 12 months ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2020 Expired

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • IP Address
  • 199.120.21.79
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • South Carolina , Conway
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 33.9358 : -78.9192

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
Coastal Carolina University
Address
PO Box 261954
City
Conway
Zip
29528
State
SC
Country
USA
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