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SEO Report for gmu.edu

December 23, 2019 10:50 AM
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SEO SCORE

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72

9 criteria passed
2 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education  >  College / Graduate School
• Online since
October 14, 1987 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
32 years, 4 months, 13 days
• Alexa Rank
#7.521, gmu.edu is in the world's top 10.000 websites!
• Owner
George Mason University (See more)

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Redirection
gmu.edu redirects to https://www2.gmu.edu
SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by Internet2 is valid from September 18, 2019 to September 18, 2021.
Title Tag
George Mason |
Length: 14 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
Mason is making its mark as a great university of a new and necessary kind—evolving every day to meet changing needs and deliver an education of relevance.
Length: 157 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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George Mason |

https://gmu.edu

Mason is making its mark as a great university of a new and necessary kind—evolving every day to meet changing needs and deliver an education of relevance.

Mobile Version

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George Mason |

Mason is making its mark as a great university of a new and necessary kind—evolving every day to meet changing needs and deliver a...

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, minimum-scale=1, maximum-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 gmu.edu.

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

Topics
George Mason University Confidence: 70% Arrow up

George Mason University (also Mason), located in George Mason in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, is the largest public research university in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The university was founded as a branch of the University of Virginia in 1949 and became an independent institution in 1972.

Today, Mason is recognized for its programs in economics, law, creative writing, computer science, and business.

In recent years, George Mason faculty have twice won the Nobel Prize in Economics.

The university enrolls 33,917 students, making it the largest university by head count in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

WEBSITE SPEED

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

Get insights to improve your page loading time.

Page Loading Time

0.8s

This domain loads at the median speed of 0.8 seconds.

Speed Percentile

88%

gmu.edu is faster than approximately 88 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 #7.521 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for gmu.edu

Daily visitors by country

  • gmu.edu daily visitors distribution - Total: 7 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (4.7%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (78.5%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (16.8%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #20.783
Flag for MalaysiaMalaysia #10.088
Flag for PhilippinesPhilippines #6.154
Flag for PakistanPakistan #7.024
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #1.607

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

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

Main colors used

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  • 27% #002010
  • 16% #101000
  • 12% #000000
  • 10% #003020
  • 7% #005030
  • 6% #006040
  • 5% #004030
  • 2% #ffd030
  • 2% #201000
  • 1% #f0d040
  • 1% #007050
  • 1% #a08060

Text/code ratio

gmu.edu's text/code ratio is 10.75%. 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 10.75%

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> 26
  • <H3> 0
  • <H4> 0
  • <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
Find your area of study (6)
Presidential search
ınternship leads to job (2)
Ecological tipping point (2)
Winter graduation (2)
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 50 images on this website.
21 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags. The issue affects 17 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 21 images on gmu.edu. Check your website to make sure it's specified for each image on the page.

SOCIAL

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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 4.565
  • Likes 2.758
  • Shares 948
  • Comments 859
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 10/14/1987 32 years, 4 months, 13 days ago
Last Modified 05/06/2019 9 months, 23 days ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2021 1 year, 5 months, 7 days from now

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • George Mason University
  • IP Address
  • 129.174.1.59
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Virginia , Fairfax
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 38.8476 : -77.3281

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
George Mason University
Address
4400 University Drive 4400 University Drive
City
Fairfax
Zip
22030
State
VA
Country
USA
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