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SEO Report for nsf.gov

December 27, 2019 9:04 PM
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SEO SCORE

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79

9 criteria passed
2 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Law, Government, & Politics  >  Government Resources
• Alexa Rank
#28.621, nsf.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 DigiCert Inc is valid from August 20, 2019 to September 12, 2020.
Title Tag
NSF - National Science Foundation
Length: 33 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.
Length: 193 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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NSF - National Science Foundation

https://nsf.gov

NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educat...

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NSF - National Science Foundation

NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made b...

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
language English

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 nsf.gov.

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

Topics
National Science Foundation Confidence: 77% Arrow up

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering.

Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health.

With an annual budget of about US$7.0 billion (fiscal year 2012), the NSF funds approximately 24% of all federally supported basic research conducted by the United States' colleges and universities.

In some fields, such as mathematics, computer science, economics, and the social sciences, the NSF is the major source of federal backing.

Mission Accomplished speech Confidence: 74% Arrow up

The 2003 Mission Accomplished speech gets its name from a banner that read "Mission Accomplished" displayed on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln during a televised by United States President George W.

Bush on May 1, 2003 and the controversy that followed.

Education Confidence: 73% Arrow up

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

Educational methods include storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, and directed research.

Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, but learners may also educate themselves.

Education can take place in formal or informal settings and any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational.

The methodology of teaching is called pedagogy.

Research Confidence: 71% Arrow up

Research comprises "creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications." It is used to establish or confirm facts, reaffirm the results of previous work, solve new or existing problems, support theorems, or develop new theories.

A research project may also be an expansion on past work in the field.

Research projects can be used to develop further knowledge on a topic, or in the example of a school research project, they can be used to further a student's research prowess to prepare them for future jobs or reports.

To test the validity of instruments, procedures, or experiments, research may replicate elements of prior projects or the project as a whole.

The primary purposes of basic research (as opposed to applied research) are documentation, discovery, interpretation, or the research and development (R&D) of methods and systems for the advancement of human knowledge.

Approaches to research depend on epistemologies, which vary considerably both within and between humanities and sciences.

There are several forms of research: scientific, humanities, artistic, economic, social, business, marketing, practitioner research, life, technological,etc.

Engineering Confidence: 70% Arrow up

Engineering is the application of mathematics and scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, innovate, design, build, maintain, research, and improve structures, machines, tools, systems, components, materials, processes, solutions, and organizations.

WEBSITE SPEED

nsf.gov website speed is normal. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

0.8s

This domain loads at the median speed of 0.8 seconds.

Speed Percentile

85%

nsf.gov is faster than approximately 85 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 #28.621 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for nsf.gov

Daily visitors by country

  • nsf.gov daily visitors distribution - Total: 6 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (5.6%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (66.3%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (28.1%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for MoroccoMorocco #26.487
Flag for IndiaIndia #62.048
Flag for IndonesiaIndonesia #53.192
Flag for BangladeshBangladesh #27.371
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #8.764

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

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

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

Main colors used

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  • 34% #f0f0f0
  • 7% #304050
  • 6% #60b0f0
  • 5% #b0d0e0
  • 5% #a0d0f0
  • 5% #101020
  • 4% #d0e0f0
  • 4% #6090b0
  • 4% #508090
  • 3% #80c0f0
  • 3% #f0f0ff
  • 3% #70a0c0

Text/code ratio

nsf.gov's text/code ratio is 11.09%. 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 11.09%

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> 16
  • <H3> 14
  • <H4> 6
  • <H5> 3
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
National science foundation - where discoveries begin
<H2>
2nd level heading
News feature
Carousel content with 5 slides.
News release
Nsf-funded research (4)
Carousel content with 4 slides.
<H3>
3rd level heading
Nsf releases jason report on research security
Unobstructed observation of most distant dusty galaxy
Bowhead whales' gut microbiomes offer health insights
Warming at the poles has global consequences
One step closer to higher energy light to fight cancer
<H4>
4th level heading
Film, tv, museums and more
Multimedia gallery & photo galleries
Learning resources
Advancing the sciences
Funding & supporting
<H5>
5th level heading
Brains and beakers
Behind the scenes in antarctica with the national science foundation and disneynature penguins
Research on learning in formal & informal settings
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 35 images on this website.
Great, 0 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags.

SOCIAL

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  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 3.573
  • Likes 1.603
  • Shares 1.388
  • Comments 582
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • National Science Foundation
  • IP Address
  • 128.150.4.107
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Virginia , Alexandria
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 38.8016 : -77.0704

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