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SEO Report for loc.gov

December 11, 2019 6:10 PM
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SEO SCORE

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62

8 criteria passed
3 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Arts & Entertainment  >  Books & Literature
• Alexa Rank
#3.172, loc.gov is in the world's top 5.000 websites!

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SSL Certificate
This website is not SSL secured (HTTPS), the certificate issued by Entrust, Inc. has expired on June 16, 2020.
Title Tag
Home | Library of Congress
Length: 26 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
The world'€™s largest library. View historic photos, maps, books and more. Contact experts for help with research. Plan a visit. Home of U.S. Copyright Office.
Length: 161 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

Home | Library of Congress

https://loc.gov

The world'€™s largest library. View historic photos, maps, books and more. Contact experts for help with research. Plan a visit. Home of U.S. Copyright Office.

Mobile Version

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Home | Library of Congress

The world'€™s largest library. View historic photos, maps, books and more. Contact experts for help with research. Plan a visit. H...

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

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by loc.gov.

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

Topics
Library of Congress Confidence: 83% Arrow up

The Library of Congress ("LOC") is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States.

The Library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; it also maintains the Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, which houses the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center.

United States Copyright Office Confidence: 76% Arrow up

The United States Copyright Office, a part of the Library of Congress, is the official U.S. government body that maintains records of copyright registration in the United States, including a Copyright Catalog.

It is used by copyright title searchers who are attempting to clear a chain of title for copyrighted works.

Map Confidence: 68% Arrow
Photograph Confidence: 67% Arrow
Book Confidence: 65% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

loc.gov website speed is slow. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

1.2s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.2 seconds.

Speed Percentile

73%

loc.gov is faster than approximately 73 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 #3.172 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for loc.gov

Daily visitors by country

  • loc.gov daily visitors distribution - Total: 14 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (3.1%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (67.4%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (29.5%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #11.085
Flag for EgyptEgypt #5.945
Flag for PhilippinesPhilippines #3.204
Flag for PakistanPakistan #7.622
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #808

LAYOUT

Doctype HTML5 Arrow Responsive website, mobile-friendly. Arrow

Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

Tablet
How loc.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
  • 54% #f0f0f0
  • 28% #201010
  • 12% #ffffff
  • 3% #000000
  • 1% #fff0f0
  • 1% #e0b090
  • 1% #908080
  • 0% #fffff0
  • 0% #4090b0
  • 0% #80b0c0
  • 0% #f0a080
  • 0% #ffe0d0

Text/code ratio

loc.gov's text/code ratio is 3.39%. 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 3.39%

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> 40
  • <H3> 18
  • <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>

For a better readability, only the first 20 <H2> tags are shown below.

2nd level heading
Featured ıtems
Programs, services
More programs, services
Trending
Your library
<H3>
3rd level heading
Shop the library for unique gifts (3)
Women rule 2019 national film registry (2)
Major exhibition on rosa parks now open (2)
Help ıgnite the power of ıdeas (2)
Explore america's changemakers (2)
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 58 images on this website.
24 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags. The issue affects 18 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 24 images on loc.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.

Congratulations, your website is highly shared on social media! It's an excellent signal for your overall SEO strategy.

  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 14.821
  • Likes 6.785
  • Shares 5.687
  • Comments 2.349
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

SERVER

Server map
  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Cloudflare, Inc.
  • IP Address
  • 104.16.245.35
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • New Jersey , Newark
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 40.7357 : -74.1724

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