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SEO Report for lsu.edu

December 19, 2019 3:38 AM
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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
Education  >  Distance Learning
• Online since
January 19, 1987 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
33 years, 8 months, 14 days
• Alexa Rank
#9.947, lsu.edu is in the world's top 10.000 websites!
• Owner
Louisiana State University (See more)

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SEO

SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by Internet2 is valid from February 18, 2019 to February 18, 2021.
Title Tag
Louisiana State University
Length: 26 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
Louisiana State University (LSU) LSU is the flagship university for Louisiana, supporting land, sea and space grant research.
Length: 125 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

Louisiana State University

https://lsu.edu

Louisiana State University (LSU) LSU is the flagship university for Louisiana, supporting land, sea and space grant research.

Mobile Version

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Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University (LSU) LSU is the flagship university for Louisiana, supporting land, sea and space grant research.

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
author Louisiana State University (LSU)

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by lsu.edu.

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

Topics
Louisiana State University Confidence: 88% Arrow up

Louisiana State University (officially Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, commonly referred to as LSU) is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The university was founded in 1853 in what is now known as Pineville, Louisiana, under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy.

The current LSU main campus was dedicated in 1926, consists of more than 250 buildings constructed in the style of Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, and occupies a 650-acre (2.6 km┬▓) plateau on the banks of the Mississippi River.

Flagship Confidence: 72% Arrow up

A flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, characteristically a flag officer entitled by custom to fly a distinguishing flag.

Used more loosely, it is the lead ship in a fleet of vessels, typically the first, largest, fastest, most heavily armed, or best known.

Research university Confidence: 68% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

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

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Page Loading Time

1.5s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.5 seconds.

Speed Percentile

58%

lsu.edu is faster than approximately 58 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 #9.947 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for lsu.edu

Daily visitors by country

  • lsu.edu daily visitors distribution - Total: 8 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (4.2%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (77.3%)
  • Flag for CanadaCanada (13.2%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (6.3%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #30.631
Flag for MalaysiaMalaysia #12.712
Flag for PakistanPakistan #34.712
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #1.873
Flag for Iran (Islamic Republic of)Iran (Islamic Republic of) #31.099

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

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

Main colors used

These are the main HTML color codes used by this website. Arrow
  • 40% #f0f0f0
  • 11% #402070
  • 7% #301060
  • 6% #b0a0b0
  • 5% #908090
  • 5% #a090a0
  • 4% #807090
  • 4% #ffffff
  • 3% #605070
  • 3% #706080
  • 2% #fffff0
  • 2% #9080a0

Text/code ratio

lsu.edu's text/code ratio is 7.12%. 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 7.12%

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> 4
  • <H2> 9
  • <H3> 0
  • <H4> 0
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
Fierce saves lives
Lsu online
$1.5 billion campaign launch
Find your major
<H2>
2nd level heading
A class of their own
Join the tiger family
Commencement
Tiger to do list
Best in the country
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 11 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 lsu.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 2.200
  • Likes 454
  • Shares 1.416
  • Comments 330
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 01/19/1987 33 years, 8 months, 14 days ago
Last Modified 09/26/2019 1 year, 4 days ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2020 Expired

SERVER

Server map
  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Louisiana State University
  • IP Address
  • 130.39.6.220
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Louisiana , Baton Rouge
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 30.403 : -91.1886

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
Louisiana State University
Address
L.S.U. Network Administration 200 Computing Services Center
City
Baton Rouge
Zip
70803
State
LA
Country
USA
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