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SEO Report for grandview.edu

December 26, 2019 1:06 PM
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SEO SCORE

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90

10 criteria passed
1 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education  >  College / Graduate School
• Online since
November 3, 1998 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
21 years, 9 months, 8 days
• Alexa Rank
#200.738, grandview.edu is in the world's top 1 million websites
• Owner
Grand View 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 October 1, 2019 to November 10, 2020.
Title Tag
Discover the Viking Experience | Grand View University
Length: 54 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
As a small private university in Des Moines, Iowa, we empower students with our more than 40 programs of study and our affordable, hands-on learning.
Length: 149 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Discover the Viking Experience | Grand View University

https://grandview.edu

As a small private university in Des Moines, Iowa, we empower students with our more than 40 programs of study and our affordable, hands-on learning.

Mobile Version

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Discover the Viking Experience | Grand View University

As a small private university in Des Moines, Iowa, we empower students with our more than 40 programs of study and our affordable,...

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
author Grand View University
copyright Blue Compass Interactive, Des Moines, Iowa, www.bluecompass.com
viewport width=device-width, height=device-height, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1.5

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by grandview.edu.

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

Topics
Grand View University Confidence: 88% Arrow up

Grand View University is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Founded in 1896, the university is located in Des Moines, Iowa, and hosts 2,000 students in forty undergraduate majors and four graduate programs.

Des Moines, Iowa Confidence: 85% Arrow up

Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa.

It is also the county seat of Polk County.

A small portion of the city extends into Warren County.

It was incorporated on September 22, 1851, as Fort Des Moines, which was shortened to "Des Moines" in 1857.

It is located on and named after the Des Moines River, which likely was adapted from the French colonial name, Rivière des Moines, meaning "River of the Monks." The city's population was 203,433 as of the 2010 census.

The five-county metropolitan area is ranked 91st in terms of population in the United States with 599,789 residents according to the 2013 estimate by the United States Census Bureau.

Private university Confidence: 76% Arrow up

Private universities are not operated by governments, although many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants.

Depending on their location, private universities may be subject to government regulation.

This is in contrast to public universities and national universities.

Most private universities are non-profit organizations.

Vikings Confidence: 69% Arrow up

Vikings (Danish and; Swedish and), from Old Norse, were Nordic seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central and eastern Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.

The term is also commonly extended in modern English and other vernaculars to the inhabitants of Viking home communities during what has become known as the Viking Age.

This period of Nordic military, mercantile and demographic expansion constitutes an important element in the early medieval history of Scandinavia, Estonia, the British Isles, France, Kievan Rus' and Sicily.

Education Confidence: 64% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

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

Get insights to improve your page loading time.

Page Loading Time

1.1s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.1 seconds.

Speed Percentile

66%

grandview.edu is faster than approximately 66 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 #200.738 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for grandview.edu

Daily visitors by country

  • grandview.edu daily visitors distribution - Total: 1 country
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (98.5%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (3%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #45.642

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

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

Main colors used

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  • 47% #f0f0f0
  • 6% #505040
  • 6% #400000
  • 4% #ffffff
  • 4% #300000
  • 4% #100000
  • 3% #600000
  • 3% #500010
  • 3% #700010
  • 3% #706050
  • 3% #200000
  • 3% #807060

Text/code ratio

grandview.edu's text/code ratio is 5.09%. 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 5.09%

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> 1
  • <H2> 7
  • <H3> 0
  • <H4> 3
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
The viking experience
<H2>
2nd level heading
Merry christmas
News
Events
@grandview (3)
@grandviewuniv
<H4>
4th level heading
Leadership ınspired
Meaningful connections
Transformational opportunities
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 3 images on this website.
3 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags. The issue affects 2 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 3 images on grandview.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 1.093
  • Likes 245
  • Shares 793
  • Comments 55
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 11/03/1998 21 years, 9 months, 8 days ago
Last Modified 09/26/2019 10 months, 16 days ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2020 Expired

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Amazon.com, Inc.
  • IP Address
  • 52.2.219.184
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Virginia , Ashburn
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 39.0438 : -77.4874

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
Grand View University
Address
1200 Grandview Ave
City
Des Moines
Zip
50316
State
IA
Country
USA
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