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SEO Report for gao.gov

December 10, 2019 4:09 PM
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SEO SCORE

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52

7 criteria passed
4 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Law, Government, & Politics  >  Government Resources
• Alexa Rank
#91.947, gao.gov is in the world's top 100.000 websites!

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SSL Certificate
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Title Tag
U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO)
Length: 48 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
GAO provides fact-based, nonpartisan information to Congress. Often called the "congressional watchdog," GAO investigates federal spending and performance.
Length: 165 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO)

http://gao.gov

GAO provides fact-based, nonpartisan information to Congress. Often called the "congressional watchdog," GAO investigates federal spending and performance.

Mobile Version

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U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO)

GAO provides fact-based, nonpartisan information to Congress. Often called the "congressional watchdog," GAO investigate...

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.

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by gao.gov.

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

Topics
Government Accountability Office Confidence: 80% Arrow up

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a government agency that provides auditing, evaluation, and investigative services for the United States Congress.

It is the supreme audit institution of the federal government of the United States.

United States Congress Confidence: 75% Arrow up

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two chambers: the Senate and the House of Representatives.

The Congress meets in the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Both senators and representatives are chosen through direct election, though vacancies in the Senate may be filled by a gubernatorial appointment.

Members are usually affiliated to the Republican Party or to the Democratic Party, and only rarely to a third party or as independents.

Congress has 535 voting members: 435 Representatives and 100 Senators.

The House of Representatives has six non-voting members in addition to its 435 voting members.

These members can, however, sit on congressional committees and introduce legislation.

These members represent Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Nonpartisanism Confidence: 74% Arrow up

In political science, nonpartisanism is a lack of affiliation with a political party.

Some organizations claiming to be nonpartisan are truly such; others are nominally nonpartisan (for reasons of law or public perception) but closely follow the policies of a political party.

United States federal budget Confidence: 70% Arrow up

The United States federal budget comprises the spending and revenues of the US federal government.

The budget is the financial representation of the priorities of the government, reflecting historical debates and competing economic philosophies.

The government primarily spends on healthcare, retirement, and defense programs.

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office provides extensive analysis of the budget and its economic effects.

It has reported that the U.S. is facing a series of long-term financial challenges, as the country ages and healthcare costs continue growing faster than the economy.

Watchdog journalism Confidence: 69% Arrow up

Watchdog journalism informs the public about goings-on in institutions and society, especially in circumstances where a significant portion of the public would demand changes in response.

This might involve:

WEBSITE SPEED

gao.gov website speed is normal. 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

64%

gao.gov is faster than approximately 64 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 #91.947 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for gao.gov

Daily visitors by country

  • gao.gov daily visitors distribution - Total: 1 country
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (59.2%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (40.8%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #34.778

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

This website doesn't seem to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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How gao.gov looks like on a mobile device such as an iPhone.

Tablet
How gao.gov looks like on a tablet such as an iPad.

Main colors used

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  • 47% #f0f0f0
  • 30% #ffffff
  • 3% #1050a0
  • 2% #f0ffff
  • 2% #104090
  • 2% #003060
  • 2% #fffff0
  • 1% #f0f0ff
  • 1% #6080a0
  • 1% #003070
  • 1% #406080
  • 1% #d0e0f0

Text/code ratio

gao.gov's text/code ratio is 10.80%. 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 10.80%

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> 6
  • <H3> 7
  • <H4> 14
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 4

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
Recently ıssued»
Trending now: most viewed, downloaded, and shared
Stay connected»
Podcasts»
Featured ıssues
<H3>
3rd level heading
Dec 10, 2019
Dec 9, 2019 (2)
Dec 6, 2019
Dec 5, 2019 (2)
Dec 4, 2019
<H4>
4th level heading
Drug safety:
Federal research: (2)
ımported seafood safety: (2)
Aviation security:
Federal debt management:
<H6>
6th level heading
Comptroller general
Watchblog
Recommendations database
Center for audit excellence
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 30 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 gao.gov. Check your website to make sure it's specified for each image on the page.

SOCIAL

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  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 1.588
  • Likes 208
  • Shares 1.236
  • Comments 144
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 3
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Amazon.com, Inc.
  • IP Address
  • 52.14.15.33
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Ohio , Dublin
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 40.0992 : -83.1141

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