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SEO Report for colby.edu

November 18, 2019 5:06 AM
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SEO SCORE

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79

9 criteria passed
2 criteria to solve

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Home & Garden  >  Home Repair
• Online since
December 20, 1989 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
30 years, 10 months, 11 days
• Alexa Rank
#32.125, colby.edu is in the world's top 50.000 websites!
• Owner
Colby College (See more)

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SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by Internet2 is valid from June 17, 2019 to June 15, 2021.
Title Tag
Colby College
Length: 13 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
Waterville, Maine. A small liberal arts college consistently ranked among the top colleges and universities in the nation.
Length: 122 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Colby College

https://colby.edu

Waterville, Maine. A small liberal arts college consistently ranked among the top colleges and universities in the nation.

Mobile Version

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Colby College

Waterville, Maine. A small liberal arts college consistently ranked among the top colleges and universities in the nation.

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

No 301 redirects are in place to redirect traffic to your preferred domain. Pages that load successfully both with and without www. are treated as duplicate content! Not 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=1.0

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by colby.edu.

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

Topics
Colby College Confidence: 94% Arrow up

Colby College is a private liberal arts college located near Waterville, Maine, United States.

Colby was founded in 1813, and is named after prominent Baptist preacher Gardner Colby, who funded the school while it was in financial trouble.

Approximately 1,800 students from more than 60 countries are enrolled annually.

The college offers 54 major fields of study and 30 minors.

Among national liberal arts colleges, Colby was ranked 12th by U.S. News & World Report, 19th by Forbes, and 21st by Washington Monthly.

Waterville, Maine Confidence: 89% Arrow up

Waterville is a city in Kennebec County of the U.S. state of Maine, United States, on the west bank of the Kennebec River.

Home to Colby College and Thomas College, the population was 15,722 at the 2010 census.

Waterville is also the second city which makes up the Augusta-Waterville, ME Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Liberal arts college Confidence: 83% Arrow up

A liberal arts college is a college with an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences.

A liberal arts college aims to impart a broad general knowledge and develop general intellectual capacities, in contrast to a professional, vocational, or technical curriculum.

Students in a liberal arts college generally major in a particular discipline while receiving exposure to a wide range of academic subjects, including sciences as well as the traditional humanities subjects taught as liberal arts.

Although it draws on European antecedents, the liberal arts college is strongly associated with American higher education, and most liberal arts colleges around the world draw explicitly on the American model.

University Confidence: 69% Arrow up

A university ("a whole", "a corporation") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which grants academic degrees in various academic disciplines.

Universities typically provide undergraduate education and postgraduate education.

College Confidence: 66% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

colby.edu website speed is normal. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

0.6s

This domain loads at the median speed of 0.6 seconds.

Speed Percentile

92%

colby.edu is faster than approximately 92 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 #32.125 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for colby.edu

Daily visitors by country

  • colby.edu daily visitors distribution - Total: 6 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (3.0%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (81.6%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (15.4%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #98.947
Flag for EgyptEgypt #37.526
Flag for MalaysiaMalaysia #15.888
Flag for PhilippinesPhilippines #9.826
Flag for PakistanPakistan #34.847

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

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

Main colors used

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  • 25% #f0f0f0
  • 23% #e0e0e0
  • 17% #8090a0
  • 15% #001020
  • 6% #304040
  • 5% #406070
  • 5% #708090
  • 0% #909030
  • 0% #e0e0c0
  • 0% #206090
  • 0% #808020
  • 0% #f0f0ff

Text/code ratio

colby.edu's text/code ratio is 6.16%. 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 6.16%

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> 3
  • <H3> 1
  • <H4> 4
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 0

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
Top headlines
Featured events
Spotlight
<H3>
3rd level heading
Football coach role named in honor of dick mcgee
<H4>
4th level heading
Bright lights
The business of ─▒ce cream
Drugs and data
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Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 8 images on this website.
2 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags.

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 2 images on colby.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 1.004
  • Likes 539
  • Shares 292
  • Comments 173
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 12/20/1989 30 years, 10 months, 11 days ago
Last Modified 09/26/2019 1 year, 1 month, 1 day ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2020 Expired

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Colby College
  • IP Address
  • 137.146.24.72
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Maine , Waterville
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 44.5542 : -69.6179

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
Colby College
Address
ITS 4200 Mayflower Hill
City
Waterville
Zip
04901
State
ME
Country
USA
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