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SEO Report for wcu.edu

November 28, 2019 5:22 AM
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SEO SCORE

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62

8 criteria passed
3 criteria to solve

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education  >  7-12 Education  >  College / Graduate School  >  Distance Learning
• Online since
January 26, 1990 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
30 years, 3 days
• Alexa Rank
#48.691, wcu.edu is in the world's top 50.000 websites!
• Owner
Western Carolina University (See more)

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SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by Internet2 is valid from February 26, 2019 to February 26, 2021.
Title Tag
Western Carolina University - Western Carolina University | Home
Length: 64 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
No Matter Your Choice, Decide to Succeed | If you are looking for a university determined to fight as hard for your success as you are, choose WCU.
Length: 147 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Desktop Version

Western Carolina University - Western Carolina University | Home

https://wcu.edu

No Matter Your Choice, Decide to Succeed | If you are looking for a university determined to fight as hard for your success as you are, choose WCU.

Mobile Version

Favicon for wcu.edu https://wcu.edu

Western Carolina University - Western Carolina University | Home

No Matter Your Choice, Decide to Succeed | If you are looking for a university determined to fight as hard for your success as you...

Encoding
Great, language/character encoding is specified: utf-8
URL Resolve

No 301 redirects are in place to redirect traffic to your preferred domain. Pages that load successfully both with and without www. are treated as duplicate content! Not 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 wcu.edu.

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

Topics
Western Carolina University Confidence: 87% Arrow up

Western Carolina University (WCU) is a coeducational public university located in Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States.

The university is a constituent campus of the University of North Carolina system.

Choice Confidence: 65% Arrow up

Choice involves decision making.

It can include judging the merits of multiple s and ing one or more of them.

One can make a choice between imagined options ("What would I do if...?") or between real options followed by the corresponding action.

For example, a traveller might choose a route for a journey based on the preference of arriving at a given destination as soon as possible.

The preferred (and therefore chosen) route can then follow from information such as the length of each of the possible routes, traffic conditions, etc.

The arrival at a choice can include more complex motivators such as cognition, instinct, and feeling.

WEBSITE SPEED

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

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Page Loading Time

0.5s

This domain loads at the median speed of 0.5 seconds.

Speed Percentile

96%

wcu.edu is faster than approximately 96 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 #48.691 by Alexa.

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

Alexa data for wcu.edu

Daily visitors by country

  • wcu.edu daily visitors distribution - Total: 2 countries
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (95.7%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (6.3%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #8.868
Flag for IndiaIndia #116.180

LAYOUT

Doctype HTML5 Arrow Responsive website, mobile-friendly. Arrow

Mobile Rendering

This website seems to be optimized for Mobile Visitors.

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

Tablet
How wcu.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
  • 25% #603080
  • 17% #705090
  • 15% #f0f0f0
  • 12% #8070a0
  • 5% #502070
  • 5% #402060
  • 4% #ffffff
  • 3% #f0f0e0
  • 3% #703090
  • 2% #e0d0e0
  • 1% #b0a0c0
  • 1% #a090b0

Text/code ratio

wcu.edu's text/code ratio is 10.37%. 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 10.37%

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> 5
  • <H3> 14
  • <H4> 9
  • <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
Learn more
ınfo for:
Study at wcu
Connect with us
Upcoming events
<H3>
3rd level heading
News & events
Give to wcu
Quick links (2)
Social media
Behind the scenes - we have arrived
<H4>
4th level heading
Get the latest
Venues
Partner with us
Student resources
Maps & location
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 8 images on this website.
1 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 1 images on wcu.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 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 1.304
  • Likes 241
  • Shares 1.010
  • Comments 53
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 01/26/1990 30 years, 3 days ago
Last Modified 01/09/2019 1 year, 20 days ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2021 1 year, 6 months, 3 days from now

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • MCNC
  • IP Address
  • 152.30.23.83
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • North Carolina , Cullowhee
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 35.2409 : -83.1475

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
Western Carolina University
Address
B-16 Forsyth Bldg.
City
Cullowhee
Zip
28723
State
NC
Country
USA
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