Homepage SEO Analysis for AUCEGYPT.EDU

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Domain Resolution

Your website resolves to the following IP addresses:

Title

The title of a web page appears in search results as the link to that page.
Your web page's title is:
The American University in Cairo
Good This web page has a title tag.
Good Your title is 70 characters or less in length.

Meta Description

Search engines often use the meta description of a web page to describe it in search results.
Your web page's meta description is:
AUC is the region’s premier English-language University — an essential contributor to the social, political and cultural life of the Arab world. It also serves as a crossroads for the world’s cultures: a vital, vibrant forum for reasoned argument, spirited debate and understanding across cultures.
Good This web page has a meta description.
Warning Best practices say your meta description should be between 150 and 160 characters in length. Yours is 304.

Headings

Headings, such as H1, H2, H3, etc, are important sentences or phrases on a web page that quickly and clearly tells people and search engines what they can expect to find there.
Problem This web page has no H1 heading tag. You should have one.

AUCEGYPT.EDU in search results

You can see below how Google and most other search engines will display this site's home page in search results. The title is used as the link to the page, and the meta description usually appears below the title.

The American University in Cairo

aucegypt.edu/

AUC is the region’s premier English-language University — an essential contributor to the social, political and cultural life of the Arab world. I...

Sites You Link To

Outbound links tell search engines which websites you find valuable and relevant to your own site, and help your visitors find what they need; even if it's not on your site.
SiteNumber of links
catalog.aucegypt.edu1
academic.aucegypt.edu1
calendar.aucegypt.edu6
www.universityworldnews.com2
library.aucegypt.edu1
www.aucpress.com1
www.twitter.com10
twitter.com36
www.facebook.com3
instagram.com2
www.youtube.com1
www.linkedin.com1
itunes.apple.com1
dir.aucegypt.edu1

Image Descriptions

Image descriptions, also called "alt text", are the best way to describe images to search engines and to visitors using screen readers.
Warning Some of the images don't have descriptions.

Robots

Your website's robots.txt file can tell search engines to ignore parts of your site.
Bot NameDescriptionResult
googlebotCrawler for the Google.com search engine. Allowed
bingbotCrawler for the Bing.com and Yahoo.com search engines. Allowed
baiduspiderCrawler for Baidu.com, the leading Chinese search engine. Allowed
yandexCrawler for Yandex.com, the leading search engine in Russia. Allowed
yandexbotCrawler for Yandex.com, the leading search engine in Russia. Allowed
sosospiderCrawler for Soso.com, a major Chinese search engine. Allowed
exabotCrawler for ExaLead, a major search engine in France. Allowed
sogou spiderCrawler for Sogou.com, a major search engine in China. Allowed

Canonical Url

This website can live at www.aucegypt.edu or aucegypt.edu. It's best for your site's visibility to live at just one URL, or web address. You'll want to create a 301 redirect to the URL you choose from the other URL.
Good Your canonical URL is www.aucegypt.edu.