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SEO Report for smsu.edu

December 4, 2019 2:34 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
Education
• Online since
December 2, 2008 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
11 years, 1 month, 20 days
• Alexa Rank
#688.491, smsu.edu is in the world's top 1 million websites
• Owner
Southwest Minnesota State University (See more)

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SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by GlobalSign nv-sa is valid from December 20, 2018 to February 9, 2020.
Title Tag
SMSU | Southwest Minnesota State University
Length: 43 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
Southwest Minnesota State University is a four-year public university offering a high quality education in the liberal arts and professions to prepare you for a life that is successful both personally and professionally.
Length: 220 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

SMSU | Southwest Minnesota State University

https://smsu.edu

Southwest Minnesota State University is a four-year public university offering a high quality education in the liberal arts and professions to prepare you for a life...

Mobile Version

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SMSU | Southwest Minnesota State University

Southwest Minnesota State University is a four-year public university offering a high quality education in the liberal arts and pr...

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

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 smsu.edu.

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

Topics
Southwest Minnesota State University Confidence: 80% Arrow up

Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) is a public, four-year university that is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.

It is located in Marshall, Minnesota, United States, a city of 13,680 people.

The school has a full-time enrollment of approximately 3,700 students and employs 148 faculty members.

It is divided into two major colleges, the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, and the College of Business, Education, and Professional Studies.

SMSU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Liberal arts education Confidence: 78% Arrow up

The liberal arts (Latin: artes liberales) are those subjects or skills that in classical antiquity were considered essential for a free person (Latin: liberalis, "worthy of a free person") to know in order to take an active part in civic life, something that (for Ancient Greece) included participating in public debate, defending oneself in court, serving on juries, and most importantly, military service.

Grammar, logic, and rhetoric were the core liberal arts, while arithmetic, geometry, the theory of music, and astronomy also played a (somewhat lesser) part in education.

Public university Confidence: 76% Arrow up

A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.

Whether a national university is considered public varies from one country (or region) to another, largely depending on the specific education landscape.

Education Confidence: 71% 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.

Profession Confidence: 66% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

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

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Page Loading Time

1s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1 seconds.

Speed Percentile

78%

smsu.edu is faster than approximately 78 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 #688.491 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for smsu.edu

LAYOUT

Doctype HTML5 Arrow Responsive website, mobile-friendly. Arrow

Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

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

Main colors used

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  • 26% #301000
  • 22% #ffffff
  • 9% #f0f0f0
  • 8% #000000
  • 5% #b0a0a0
  • 5% #402000
  • 5% #209090
  • 3% #a09080
  • 2% #fffff0
  • 2% #605040
  • 2% #706050
  • 2% #908070

Text/code ratio

smsu.edu's text/code ratio is 10.10%. 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 10.10%

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> 3
  • <H3> 15
  • <H4> 13
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
Dıscover. engage. lead.
<H2>
2nd level heading
Southwest storıes
Latest news
Mustangs makıng a dıfference
<H3>
3rd level heading
Resources
Servıces
Pages
December 11th & 18th
Undergraduate research conference (2)
<H4>
4th level heading
Events
Location (3)
Occupation (3)
Kayleigh karppinen
Andrea kopfmann
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 39 images on this website.
3 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 3 images on smsu.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're doing quiet good on social media!

Social shares are a key signal, among many others, that search engines use to evaluate the rankings of a website. Asking people to share your pages, adding visible social share buttons and make great quality content are 3 of the most powerful ways to grow your social presence.

  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 970
  • Likes 143
  • Shares 795
  • Comments 32
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 12/02/2008 11 years, 1 month, 20 days ago
Last Modified 09/03/2019 4 months, 21 days ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2021 1 year, 6 months, 10 days from now

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
  • IP Address
  • 199.17.208.60
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Minnesota , Marshall
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 44.4491 : -95.7848

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
Southwest Minnesota State University
Address
1501 State Street
City
Marshall
Zip
56258
State
MN
Country
USA
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