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SEO Report for stanford.edu

December 14, 2019 9:39 AM
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SEO SCORE

Favicon for stanford.edustanford.edu
62

8 criteria passed
3 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education  >  7-12 Education
• Online since
October 4, 1985 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
34 years, 11 months, 25 days
• Alexa Rank
#1.074, stanford.edu is in the world's top 2.000 websites!
• Owner
Stanford University (See more)

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SSL Certificate
This website is not SSL secured (HTTPS), the certificate issued by Internet2 has expired on July 19, 2020.
Title Tag
Stanford University
Length: 19 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
Stanford University, one of the world's leading teaching and research institutions, is dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
Length: 196 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Stanford University

https://stanford.edu

Stanford University, one of the world's leading teaching and research institutions, is dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for...

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Stanford University

Stanford University, one of the world's leading teaching and research institutions, is dedicated to finding solutions to big chall...

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, shrink-to-fit=no

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by stanford.edu.

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

Topics
Stanford University Confidence: 84% Arrow up

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California, adjacent to Palo Alto and between San Jose and San Francisco.

Its campus is one of the largest in the United States.

Stanford also has land and facilities elsewhere.

Education Confidence: 65% 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.

Leadership Confidence: 62% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED

stanford.edu website speed is very 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

70%

stanford.edu is faster than approximately 70 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 #1.074 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for stanford.edu

Daily visitors by country

  • stanford.edu daily visitors distribution - Total: 20 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (11.4%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (42.9%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (45.7%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #789
Flag for EgyptEgypt #1.670
Flag for TurkeyTurkey #3.053
Flag for MalaysiaMalaysia #1.280
Flag for TaiwanTaiwan #3.009

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

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

Main colors used

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  • 22% #101000
  • 22% #000000
  • 6% #a09050
  • 5% #802020
  • 5% #c0d0e0
  • 5% #101010
  • 4% #404020
  • 4% #504030
  • 4% #b0c0e0
  • 4% #903020
  • 3% #e0e0f0
  • 2% #606040

Text/code ratio

stanford.edu's text/code ratio is 8.41%. 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 8.41%

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> 13
  • <H3> 37
  • <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>
2nd level heading
Search stanford:
Main content
Stanford today
Stanford events
Academics
<H3>

For a better readability, only the first 20 <H3> tags are shown below.

3rd level heading
Stanford researchers report first recording of a blue whale’s heart rate (2)
Why your best idea may be your second favorite
Reduced soil tilling helps both soils and yields
Slac scientists invent a way to see attosecond electron motions with an x-ray laser
ınfant blood markers predict childhood mental health
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 30 images on this website.
23 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags. The issue affects 6 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 23 images on stanford.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.

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

  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 16.624
  • Likes 5.761
  • Shares 8.968
  • Comments 1.895
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 10/04/1985 34 years, 11 months, 25 days ago
Last Modified 11/22/2019 10 months, 6 days ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2022 1 year, 10 months, 9 days from now

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Stanford University
  • IP Address
  • 171.67.215.200
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • California , Stanford
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 37.423 : -122.1639

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
Stanford University
Address
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University 241 Panama Street, Pine Hall, Room 115
City
Stanford
Zip
94305
State
CA
Country
USA
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