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SEO Report for usask.ca

December 27, 2019 2:06 AM
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SEO SCORE

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72

9 criteria passed
2 criteria to solve

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education
• Online since
October 13, 2000 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
19 years, 5 months, 17 days
• Alexa Rank
#17.199, usask.ca is in the world's top 20.000 websites!
• Owner
University of Saskatchewan (See more)

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SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by DigiCert Inc is valid from January 29, 2018 to February 2, 2021.
Title Tag
University of Saskatchewan
Length: 26 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
At the heart of Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the homeland of the Métis, is the University of Saskatchewan, one of Canada’s top research universities.
Length: 160 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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https://usask.ca

At the heart of Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the homeland of the Métis, is the University of Saskatchewan, one of Canada’s top research universities.

Mobile Version

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At the heart of Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the homeland of the Métis, is the University of Saskatchewan, one of Canada’s...

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=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by usask.ca.

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

Topics
University of Saskatchewan Confidence: 90% Arrow up

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is a Canadian public research university, founded in 1907, and located on the east side of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

An "Act to establish and incorporate a University for the Province of Saskatchewan" was passed by the provincial legislature in 1907.

It established the provincial university on April 3, 1907 "for the purpose of providing facilities for higher education in all its branches and enabling all persons without regard to race, creed or religion to take the fullest advantage".

The University of Saskatchewan is the largest education institution in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

It is also the only Canadian University that has a partnership agreement with University of Oxford.

The University of Saskatchewan is one of Canada’s top research universities (based on the number of Canada Research Chairs) and is a member of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (the 15 most research-intensive universities in Canada).

Treaty 6 Confidence: 90% Arrow up

Treaty 6 is an agreement between the Canadian monarch and the Plains and Woods Cree, Assiniboine, and other band governments of First Nations at Fort Carlton, Fort Pitt and Battle River.

The area agreed upon by the Plains and Woods Cree represents most of the central area of the current provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta.

One Manitoba band also signed on to the treaty by adhesion in 1898.

The treaty signings began in August 1876, with adhesions added in 1898 in central Saskatchewan in the Montreal Lake area.

Métis in Canada Confidence: 88% Arrow up

The Métis in Canada are a group of peoples in Canada who trace their descent to First Nations peoples and European settlers.

They represent the majority of those identifying as Métis, though smaller communities also exist in the United States.

They are recognized as one of Canada's aboriginal peoples under the Constitution Act of 1982, along with First Nations and Inuit peoples.

They number over 451,795 as of 2011.

Saskatoon Confidence: 85% Arrow up

Saskatoon is the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

Straddling a bend in the South Saskatchewan River and along the Trans-Canada Yellowhead Highway, it has served as the region's cultural and economic hub since it was founded in 1882 as a Temperance colony.

At its 2016 census population of 246,376, Saskatoon is the largest city in the province, while at a 2016 census population of 295,095, the Saskatoon census metropolitan area (CMA) is the 17th largest CMA in Canada.

The City of Saskatoon has estimated its population to be 265,300 as of the end of 2016, while Statistics Canada has estimated the CMA's population to have to be 305,000 as of 2015.

Canada Confidence: 77% Arrow up

Canada (French) is a country in the northern half of North America.

Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering, making it the world's second-largest country by total area and the fourth-largest country by land area.

Canada's border with the United States is the world's longest binational land border.

The majority of the country has a cold or severely cold winter climate, but southerly areas are warm in summer.

Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land territory being dominated by forest and tundra and the Rocky Mountains.

It is highly urbanized with 82 per cent of the 35.15 million people concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, many near the southern border.

One third of the population lives in the three largest cities: Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.

Its capital is Ottawa, and other major urban areas include Calgary, Edmonton, Quebec City, Winnipeg and Hamilton.

WEBSITE SPEED

usask.ca website speed is 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

69%

usask.ca 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 #17.199 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for usask.ca

Daily visitors by country

  • usask.ca daily visitors distribution - Total: 13 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (6.7%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (7.2%)
  • Flag for Iran (Islamic Republic of)Iran (Islamic Republic of) (4.3%)
  • Flag for NigeriaNigeria (5.8%)
  • Flag for CanadaCanada (51.2%)
  • Flag for CanadaCanada (14.3%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (11.7%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #23.583
Flag for EgyptEgypt #18.789
Flag for BangladeshBangladesh #11.797
Flag for MalaysiaMalaysia #11.335
Flag for PhilippinesPhilippines #16.965

LAYOUT

Doctype HTML5 Arrow Responsive website, mobile-friendly. Arrow

Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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How usask.ca looks like on a mobile device such as an iPhone.

Tablet
How usask.ca looks like on a tablet such as an iPad.

Main colors used

These are the main HTML color codes used by this website. Arrow
  • 41% #000000
  • 15% #ffffff
  • 9% #d0e0f0
  • 8% #d0d0d0
  • 5% #c0d0e0
  • 4% #e0f0f0
  • 3% #0080a0
  • 3% #b0c0d0
  • 3% #106040
  • 2% #f0ffff
  • 1% #e0f0ff
  • 1% #1080a0

Text/code ratio

usask.ca's text/code ratio is 4.33%. 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 4.33%

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> 4
  • <H3> 4
  • <H4> 1
  • <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
Study
Work
Give
Play
<H3>
3rd level heading
Year in review: top usask news from 2019
Stoicheff re-appointed president of the university of saskatchewan
Examining environmental pollutants in ice and snow
About the university ofsaskatchewan
<H4>
4th level heading
Stories from usask news
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 8 images on this website.
1 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags.

Image Image URL Occurrences
Image with missing alt attribute found on usask.ca _images/logos/U15-Vertical-RGB.gif 1

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 1 images on usask.ca. Check your website to make sure it's specified for each image on the page.

SOCIAL

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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 1.855
  • Likes 495
  • Shares 1.289
  • Comments 71
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Domain Registrar TUCOWS.COM CO.
Registration Date 10/13/2000 19 years, 5 months, 17 days ago
Last Modified 01/09/2018 2 years, 2 months, 19 days ago
Nameservers Arrow up
Host IP Address Country
ns1.d-zone.ca 162.219.54.2 Flag for CanadaCanada
ns1.usask.ca 128.233.0.42 Flag for CanadaCanada
ns2.d-zone.ca 162.219.55.2 Flag for CanadaCanada

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • IP Address
  • 128.233.195.103
  • Country
  • Flag for CanadaCanada
  • Region
  • Saskatchewan , Saskatoon
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 52.1413 : -106.6076

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Name
University of Saskatchewan
Address
Room 163 Murray Building, 3 Campus Drive
City
Saskatoon
Zip
S7N5A4
State
SK
Country Code
CA
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