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SEO Report for iowa.gov

January 13, 2020 1:48 PM
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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
Government Resources  >  Law, Government, & Politics
• Alexa Rank
#33.387, iowa.gov is in the world's top 50.000 websites!

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SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by GoDaddy.com, Inc. is valid from March 4, 2019 to March 4, 2021.
Title Tag
Welcome to Iowa.gov | Resources for Iowa Residents
Length: 50 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
iowa.gov is a hub of resources for Iowans. Find the info you need about business, education, health, government, & more. See what our great state has to offer!
Length: 163 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

Welcome to Iowa.gov | Resources for Iowa Residents

https://iowa.gov

iowa.gov is a hub of resources for Iowans. Find the info you need about business, education, health, government, & more. See what our great state has to offer!

Mobile Version

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Welcome to Iowa.gov | Resources for Iowa Residents

iowa.gov is a hub of resources for Iowans. Find the info you need about business, education, health, government, & more. See w...

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=1.0
viewport width=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no

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 iowa.gov.

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

Topics
Iowa Confidence: 74% Arrow up

Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and the Missouri River and the Big Sioux River on the west.

Surrounding states include Wisconsin and Illinois to the east, Missouri to the south, Nebraska and South Dakota to the west, and Minnesota to the north.

Government Confidence: 71% Arrow up

A government is the system by which a state or community is controlled.

In the case of this broad associative definition, government normally consists of legislators, administrators, and arbitrators.

Government is the means by which state policy is enforced, as well as the mechanism for determining the policy of the state.

Forms of government, or forms of state governance, refers to the set of political systems and institutions that make up the organisation of a specific government.

Governments control the economy, social freedoms, and political systems, and may or may not be voluntary.

Health Confidence: 65% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

iowa.gov website speed is very slow. 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

76%

iowa.gov is faster than approximately 76 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 #33.387 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for iowa.gov

Daily visitors by country

  • iowa.gov daily visitors distribution - Total: 1 country
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (94.0%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (6%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #5.422

LAYOUT

Doctype HTML5 Arrow Responsive website, mobile-friendly. Arrow

Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

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

Main colors used

These are the main HTML color codes used by this website. Arrow
  • 66% #204060
  • 6% #ffffff
  • 5% #305070
  • 5% #306090
  • 3% #7080a0
  • 3% #d0e0e0
  • 3% #507090
  • 2% #f0ffff
  • 1% #f0f0f0
  • 1% #506080
  • 1% #a0b0c0
  • 1% #607080

Text/code ratio

iowa.gov's text/code ratio is 3.20%. 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 3.20%

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> 7
  • <H3> 8
  • <H4> 11
  • <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
Main menu
Quick links
Resources
Welcome to ıowa
The best state to thrive
<H3>
3rd level heading
Governor kim reynolds
Lt. governor adam gregg
Business
Government
Health
<H4>
4th level heading
Track ıowa legislation
Follow the governor’s goals
Unemployment rates
Median household ıncome
High school graduation rates
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 11 images on this website.
8 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags. The issue affects 7 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 8 images on iowa.gov. 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.

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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 1.289
  • Likes 705
  • Shares 236
  • Comments 348
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

SERVER

Server map
  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Iowa Communications Network
  • IP Address
  • 165.206.254.134
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Iowa , Des Moines
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 41.5925 : -93.5986

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