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SEO Report for viu.ca

December 23, 2019 11:50 PM
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SEO SCORE

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79

9 criteria passed
2 criteria to solve

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education  >  College / Graduate School
• Online since
September 2, 2007 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
12 years, 5 months, 17 days
• Alexa Rank
#58.941, viu.ca is in the world's top 100.000 websites!
• Owner
Vancouver Island University (See more)

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SSL Certificate
This website is not SSL secured (HTTPS), the certificate issued by Let's Encrypt has expired on January 28, 2020.
Title Tag
Vancouver Island University / Canada – Master & Bachelor
Length: 62 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
VIU is a public university located on Canada’s magnificent west coast dedicated to student success and support. A centre of excellence for teaching, applied research and learning, VIU offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate programs in popular areas of study. Among the list of universities in western Canada, VIU has produced quality graduates in demand by employers across the country and around the world.
Length: 418 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Vancouver Island University / Canada – Master & Bachelor

https://viu.ca

VIU is a public university located on Canada’s magnificent west coast dedicated to student success and support. A centre of excellence for teaching, applied research...

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Vancouver Island University / Canada – Master & Bachelor

VIU is a public university located on Canada’s magnificent west coast dedicated to student success and support. A centre of excell...

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

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

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

They are the main concepts covered by viu.ca.

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

Topics
Vancouver Island University Confidence: 88% Arrow up

Vancouver Island University (formerly known as Malaspina University-College and before that as Malaspina College) is a Canadian public university serving in Vancouver Island and coastal British Columbia.

Established in 1969 as Malaspina College, it has grown into a university that plays an important role in the educational, cultural, and economic life of the region.

The main campus is located in Nanaimo, and there are regional campuses in Duncan and Powell River, and a campus centre in Parksville.

Viu (streaming media) Confidence: 76% Arrow up

Viu is an Over-the-top (OTT) video service operated by PCCW.

Debuted in Hong Kong on 26 October 2015, Viu’s launch rides on the experience of PCCW Media’s current entertainment solutions such as nowTV, Hong Kong’s first IPTV and largest pay-TV service, & MOOV, Hong Kong’s first OTT music platform, and further expands upon its earlier investment into Vuclip, a leading mobile video platform with over 9 million subscribers across 12 countries.

Canada Confidence: 76% 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.

Public university Confidence: 75% 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.

Research Confidence: 73% 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.

WEBSITE SPEED

viu.ca website speed is fast. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

1.4s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.4 seconds.

Speed Percentile

65%

viu.ca is faster than approximately 65 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 #58.941 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for viu.ca

Daily visitors by country

  • viu.ca daily visitors distribution - Total: 7 countries
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (7.9%)
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (26.3%)
  • Flag for CanadaCanada (37.8%)
  • Flag for CanadaCanada (16.1%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (11.9%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for IndiaIndia #71.199
Flag for PhilippinesPhilippines #19.905
Flag for PakistanPakistan #39.184
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #55.115
Flag for Iran (Islamic Republic of)Iran (Islamic Republic of) #66.878

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

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

Main colors used

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  • 25% #707080
  • 19% #909090
  • 13% #101010
  • 8% #707070
  • 8% #708080
  • 6% #606070
  • 3% #1080b0
  • 3% #0080c0
  • 2% #605020
  • 2% #a0a0a0
  • 2% #504020
  • 1% #000000

Text/code ratio

viu.ca's text/code ratio is 9.07%. 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 9.07%

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

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Great, we found headings on this page.

  • <H1> 1
  • <H2> 7
  • <H3> 7
  • <H4> 8
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 0
<H1>
Top level heading
Vancouver ıslanduniversity
<H2>
2nd level heading
Matter here.
Win a $2500 tuition prize!
Welcome ındigenous students
Access scholarships and bursaries
Vıu quick facts
<H3>
3rd level heading
Vıu helps to build the green economy in belize
Vıu launches campaign to show students that university is worth ıt
Tragic news
Difficult conversations in the classroom studio
Back to school/bundle sale
<H4>
4th level heading
Eric friesen
About vıu (2)
Academics (2)
Campuses (2)
Student life
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 14 images on this website.
8 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 8 images on viu.ca. Check your website to make sure it's specified for each image on the page.

SOCIAL

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  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 4.301
  • Likes 1.442
  • Shares 2.637
  • Comments 222
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 3
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Domain Registrar WEBNAMES.CA INC.
Registration Date 09/02/2007 12 years, 5 months, 17 days ago
Last Modified 11/02/2019 3 months, 16 days ago
Nameservers Arrow up
Host IP Address Country
ns1.d-zone.ca 162.219.54.2 Flag for CanadaCanada
ns1.viu.ca 104.128.245.1 Flag for CanadaCanada
ns2.d-zone.ca 162.219.55.2 Flag for CanadaCanada

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Fastly
  • IP Address
  • 23.185.0.1
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • California , San Francisco
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 37.7922 : -122.406

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Name
Vancouver Island University
Address
900 Fifth Street
City
Nanaimo
Zip
V9R5S5
State
BC
Country Code
CA
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