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SEO Report for rice.edu

December 2, 2019 5:58 PM
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SEO SCORE

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66

8 criteria passed
3 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education  >  College / Graduate School
• Online since
April 24, 1985 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
35 years, 7 months, 5 days
• Alexa Rank
#15.165, rice.edu is in the world's top 20.000 websites!
• Owner
Rice University (See more)

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SEO

SSL Certificate
This website is not SSL secured (HTTPS), the certificate issued by Internet2 has expired on September 18, 2020.
Title Tag
Rice University
Length: 15 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
Rice University is a comprehensive research university located on a 300-acre tree-lined campus in Houston, Texas. Rice produces the next generation of leaders and advances tomorrow’s thinking.
Length: 194 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Rice University

https://rice.edu

Rice University is a comprehensive research university located on a 300-acre tree-lined campus in Houston, Texas. Rice produces the next generation of leaders and ad...

Mobile Version

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Rice University

Rice University is a comprehensive research university located on a 300-acre tree-lined campus in Houston, Texas. Rice produces th...

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.

Robots.txt
No robots.txt file was found on this page.
URL Parameters
Great, the domain URLs look clean.
Attribute Value
viewport width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by rice.edu.

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

Topics
Rice University Confidence: 89% Arrow up

William Marsh Rice University, commonly referred to as Rice University or Rice, is a private research university located on a campus in Houston, Texas, United States.

The university is situated near the Houston Museum District and is adjacent to the Texas Medical Center.

Rice is generally considered the top university and the most selective institute of higher education in the state of Texas.

Houston Confidence: 80% Arrow up

Houston is the most populous city in the state of Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States.

With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within an area of, it also is the largest city in the southern United States and the seat of Harris County.

Located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico, it is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States.

Research university Confidence: 72% Arrow up

A research university is a university that expects all its tenured and tenure-track faculty to continuously engage in research, as opposed to merely requiring it as a condition of an initial appointment or tenure.

Such universities can be recognized by their strong focus on innovative research and the prestige of their brand names.

On the one hand, research universities strive to recruit faculty who are the most brilliant minds in their disciplines in the world, and their students enjoy the opportunity to learn from such experts.

On the other hand, new students are often disappointed to realize their undergraduate courses at research universities are overly academic and fail to provide vocational training with immediate "real world" applications; but many employers value degrees from research universities because they know that such coursework develops fundamental skills like critical thinking.

Acre Confidence: 70% Arrow up

The acre is a unit of land area used in the imperial and US customary systems.

It is defined as the area of 1 chain by 1 furlong (66 by 660 feet), which is exactly equal to of a square mile, 43,560 square feet, approximately 4,047 m2, or about 40% of a hectare.

WEBSITE SPEED

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

Get insights to improve your page loading time.

Page Loading Time

1.2s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.2 seconds.

Speed Percentile

69%

rice.edu is faster than approximately 69 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 #15.165 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for rice.edu

Daily visitors by country

  • rice.edu daily visitors distribution - Total: 9 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (7.2%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (65.4%)
  • Flag for CanadaCanada (18.1%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (10.6%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #24.648
Flag for MalaysiaMalaysia #11.217
Flag for PhilippinesPhilippines #11.424
Flag for PakistanPakistan #22.552
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #3.587

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

Tablet
How rice.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
  • 20% #907080
  • 20% #ffffff
  • 19% #000000
  • 9% #806070
  • 6% #202010
  • 5% #302020
  • 3% #403030
  • 3% #807080
  • 3% #c08070
  • 2% #908090
  • 2% #b08080
  • 1% #f0f0f0

Text/code ratio

rice.edu's text/code ratio is 7.44%. 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 7.44%

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> 2
  • <H2> 4
  • <H3> 27
  • <H4> 0
  • <H5> 5
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
Tomorrow’s thinking
Challenging convention
<H2>
2nd level heading
Main nav
Page link cards
Rice facts
The dna detective
<H3>
3rd level heading
ımportant dates (2)
Dec 6 (2)
Dec 18 (2)
Dec 2 (7)
Dec 3 (3)
<H5>
5th level heading
Academics
Centers and ınstitutes
Graduate programs
Majors, minors and programs
Undergraduate admission
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 2 images on this website.
Great, 0 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags.

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 4.368
  • Likes 945
  • Shares 2.894
  • Comments 529
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 04/24/1985 35 years, 7 months, 5 days ago
Last Modified 09/26/2019 1 year, 2 months ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2020 Expired

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Rice University
  • IP Address
  • 128.42.207.44
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Texas , Houston
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 29.7228 : -95.4251

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
Rice University
Address
Information Technology 6100 Main Street - MS119
City
Houston
Zip
77005
State
TX
Country
USA
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