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Nov 28, 2019 4:22 am UTC


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• Organization
Western Carolina University
• Address
B-16 Forsyth Bldg.
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• Zip Code
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• Country
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• Domain Owner
Western Carolina University See more
• Category
Education  >  7-12 Education  >  College / Graduate School  >  Distance Learning
• Online since
January 26, 1990 Explore Wayback Machine
• Age
33 years, 4 months, 16 days
• Alexa Rank
#48.691, is in the world's top 50.000 websites!


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SSL Certificate
This website is not SSL secured (HTTPS), the certificate issued by Internet2 has expired on 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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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 are, choose WCU.

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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...

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URL Parameters
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Attribute Value
viewport width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0


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

They are the main concepts covered by

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

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

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Page Loading Time


This domain loads at the median speed of 0.5 seconds.

Speed Percentile

96% 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.


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Chrome User Experience Report Results

Lighthouse Results


This website is ranked #48.691 by Alexa.

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

Daily visitors by country

  • 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


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Mobile Rendering

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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'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

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  • <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.

2nd level heading
Learn more
ınfo for:
Study at wcu
Connect with us
Upcoming events
3rd level heading
News & events
Give to wcu
Quick links (2)
Social media
Behind the scenes - we have arrived
4th level heading
Get the latest
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.

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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


Registration Date 01/26/1990 33 years, 4 months, 16 days ago
Last Modified 01/09/2019 4 years, 5 months, 3 days ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2021 Expired


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