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Title Tag

Congressman Eric Swalwell | Representing the 15th District of California

Length: 72 character(s) (514 pixels)

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Meta Description

Missing

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Meta descriptions allow you to influence how your web pages are described and displayed in search results. A good description acts as a potential organic advertisement and encourages the viewer to click through to your site.

Keep it short and to the point; the ideal meta description should be between 70 and 160 characters spaces included (400 - 940 pixels).

Ensure that each of your web pages have a unique meta description that is explicit and contains your most important keywords for each page. These keywords are especially important because they appear in bold when they match the user’s search query (See the Google Preview below).

Check your Google Search Console (Search Appearance > HTML Improvements) for any warning messages to identify meta descriptions that are too long/short or duplicated across more than one page.

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Headings

<H1> <H2> <H3> <H4> <H5>
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<H1> Congressman Eric Swalwell
<H2> Connect
<H2> DTR 2019 banner.png
<H2> Swalwell and Blumenthal Introduce Duty to Report Act to Protect Elections from Foreign Interference
<H2> JPA website banner (1).png
<H2> Swalwell, Blumenthal & Menendez Reintroduce the Journalist Protection Act
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<H2> Protect Our Democracy
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<H2> Future Forum
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<H2> Let us know if we can help you with a federal agency
<H2> Latest News
<H2> Search form
<H2>
<H2> Connect on Social Media
<H2> Sign up for our E-Newsletter
<H2> Office Locations
<H2> Sign up for our E-Newsletter
<H3> Swalwell To Hold Town Hall On Wednesday, August 21 in San Ramon
<H3> Swalwell To Host Community Forum On Ending Gun Violence And Domestic Terrorism
<H3> Swalwell To Hold Town Hall On Saturday, July 20 In Castro Valley
<H3> Swalwell Authors Key Provisions Included In The Bipartisan Intelligence Authorization Act
<H3> Castro Valley Office
<H3> Washington, DC Office
<H3> Castro Valley Office
<H3> Washington, DC Office
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<H5>
<H5>
<H5>
<H6> Representing the 15th District of California
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Use your keywords in the headings and make sure the first level (<H1>) includes your most important keywords. Never duplicate your title tag content in your header tag.

While it is important to ensure every page has an <H1> tag, only include more than one per page if you're using HTML5. Instead, use multiple <H2> - <H6> tags.

Add the important keywords in <H> headings

Content Analysis

  • bipartisan intelligence authorization act 2
  • 3615 castro valley blvd 2
  • 15th congressional district residents 2
  • ending gun violence 2
  • gun violence prevention 2
  • 2019 press release 4
  • 15th district constituents 2
  • castro valley office 3
  • journalist protection act 2
  • hold town hall 2
  • congressman eric swalwell 2
  • castro valley 12
  • 15th district 5
  • office locations 2
  • town hall 5
  • dc office 3
  • community forum 2
  • federal agency 3
  • eric swalwell 6
  • future forum 2

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The numbers next to each word or phrase represents how often we detected them and their variants on the page.

Are these the keywords you want to target for your page? If so, great! Track your site’s rankings in Google search results using WooRank’s Keyword Tool.

If these keywords aren’t relevant to your page, consider updating your content to optimize it for your target keywords.

Alt Attribute

Alternative text allows you to add a description to an image. Since search engine crawlers cannot see images, they rely on alternative text attributes to determine relevance to a search query. Alternative text also helps makes an image more likely to appear in a Google image search and is used by screen readers to provide context for visually impaired users.

It looks like you're missing alternative text for 2 images on house.gov. Check the images on your website to make sure accurate and relevant alternative text is specified for each image on the page.

Try to keep your alternative text to a simple, one-sentence description of what's in the image.

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Hreflang Tags

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The hreflang tag is an HTML tag that tells search engines which languages and (optionally) countries a page's content is relevant for. Hreflang tags also tell search engines where to find the relevant content in alternate languages.

If your website targets users all around the world, using hreflang tags will help make sure the right content is being served to the right users.

The value of the hreflang attribute identifies the language (in ISO 639-1 format) and optionally a region in ISO 3166-1 Alpha 2 format of an alternate URL.

Use WooRank's Site Crawl to perform a thorough check on hreflang validity across a website.

WWW Resolve

Warning, 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.

Search engines see www.swalwell.house.gov and swalwell.house.gov as two different websites with the same content. This causes them to see a lot of duplicate content, which they don't like.

Right now your website is not directing traffic to www.swalwell.house.gov and swalwell.house.gov to the same URL. It is crucial that you fix this.

Use the rel="canonical" tag to tell search engines which is the definitive version of your domain. Use a 301 redirect to divert traffic from your secondary domain.

This issue can be caused by problems with a website's SSL configuration. Check your site's SSL configuration for any errors.

If you need help resolving issues with your SSL configuration, consider using a professional service to set it up for you.

Redirect non-www to www

Robots.txt

A robots.txt file allows you to restrict the access of search engine crawlers to prevent them from accessing specific pages or directories. They also point the web crawler to your page’s XML sitemap file.

Your site currently has a robots.txt file. You can use Google Search Console's Robots.txt Tester to submit and test your robots.txt file and to make sure Googlebot isn't crawling any restricted files.

See the pages you've disallowed with your robots.txt file with Site Crawl.

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XML Sitemap

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We checked the robots.txt file for house.gov but couldn't find an XML sitemap. Specifying the location of your XML sitemaps in your robots.txt file ensures that search engines and other crawlers find and access it easily each time they access your website.

Learn more about adding your XML sitemap to your robots.txt file.

If you haven't created a sitemap yet, we recommend you generate one for your site and submit it through both Google Search Console and Bing Webmaster Tools. Usually, your XML sitemap would be found at house.gov/sitemap.xml

Make sure to only include the pages you want search engines to crawl, so leave out any that have been blocked in a robots.txt file. Avoid using any URLs that cause redirects or error codes and be consistent in using your preferred URLs (with or without www.), correct protocols (http vs. https) and trailing slashes.
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URL Parameters

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URL parameters are used to track user behaviors on site (session IDs), traffic sources (referrer IDs) or to give users control over the content on the page (sorting and filtering). The issue with URL parameters is that Google sees each unique parameter value as a new URL hosting the same thing - meaning you could have a duplicate content problem. Sometimes, it’s able to recognize these URLs and group them together. It then algorithmically decides which URL is the best representation of the group and uses it to consolidate ranking signals and display in search results. You can help Google recognize the best URL by using the rel="canonical" tag.

Use the URL Parameters Tool in Google Search Console to tell Google how your URL parameters affect page content and how to to crawl URLs with parameters. Use this tool very carefully - you can easily prevent Google from crawling pages you want indexed through overly restrictive crawling settings, especially if you have URLs with multiple parameters.

Check the On-Page section of Site Crawl to identify any duplicate content issues.
Rewrite your URLs and clean them up.

Underscores in the URLs

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Google sees hyphens as word separators while underscores aren't recognized. So the search engine sees www.example.com/green_dress as www.example.com/greendress. The bots will have a hard time determining this URL's relevance to a keyword.

Structured Data

Schema.org

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Get started using Schema.org vocabulary and marking up your webpage.

Schema.org is a set of vocabularies used to add meaning to the information on a webpage in a way that is readable by machines (Google). Schema.org vocabularies include attributes for entities, relationships between entities and actions.

Learn more in Google's intro to structured data. Structuring data on your pages can help increase website traffic and improve audience engagement. Schema.org vocabulary can be added to a page using many different formats, including RDFa, Microdata and JSON-LD.

Open Graph Protocol

SWALWELL.HOUSE.GOV

Congressman Eric Swalwell

Representing the 15th District of California

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og:image https://swalwell.house.gov/sites/swalwell.house.gov/files/Seal_of_the_United_States_House_of_Representatives.png
og:url https://swalwell.house.gov/
og:title Congressman Eric Swalwell
og:description Representing the 15th District of California
og:site_name Congressman Eric Swalwell
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Facebook developed the Open Graph protocol to enable the integration of any web page with its social media platform. Other social media platforms have also adopted the protocol, allowing you to control how your web pages are presented when shared across social media.

Microformats

We didn't detect any microformat items on your webpage

Designed for humans first and machines second, microformats use code (HTML/XHTML tags) originally intended for other purposes to add context to the content on a webpage. This helps machines (like Google!) to understand certain information (contact information, geographic coordinates, calendar events, etc.) intended for humans.

Mobile

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Mobile Friendliness

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Mobile friendly pages make it easy for users to complete objectives and common tasks and use a design or template that is consistent across all devices (uses responsive web design).

Your site is well configured for mobile users.

Mobile Rendering

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This is how your website appears when displayed on different mobile devices.

With more than half of all Google search queries originating on a mobile device, it is important to make sure your mobile site is optimized for these users.

Tap Targets

In the table below, find the tap targets that are too small, their size in pixels and the overlapping target that is too close to be easily clicked.

Tap Target Size Overlapping Target
<a href="/file/dtr-website-bannerpng">DTR 2019 banner.png</a> 194x21 <a href="https://swalwell.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/swalwell-and-blumenthal-introduce-le
<a href="/issues/gun-violence-prevention">Gun Violence Prevention</a> 144x15 <a href="/issues/public-safety-homeland-security">Public Safety and Homeland Security</a>
<a href="/issues/local-issues">Local Issues</a> 72x15 <a href="/issues/public-safety-homeland-security">Public Safety and Homeland Security</a>
<a class="stack btn btn-default" href="https://judiciary.house.gov/" targer="_blank">COMMITTEE ON JU 212x34 <a class="stack btn btn-default" href="https://intelligence.house.gov/" target="_blank">COMMITTEE ON
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Your page’s links and buttons are too small and/or too close to be easily clicked on a mobile device. The average fingertip area is 48 pixels in width and height. Tap targets should also be spaced enough so that a user's finger pressing on one link or button does not inadvertently touch another one. The minimum required space between tap targets is 8 pixels on all sides.

Use Google's Lighthouse tool to get a detailed look at all of your too tap targets that are too small and too close together.

Plugins

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Font Size Legibility

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At least 60% of your page’s font size is 12 pixels or greater.

Mobile Viewport

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The content fits within the specified viewport size.

Great, the viewport is well configured.

Keep in mind that since the width (in CSS pixels) of the viewport may vary, your page content should not solely rely on a particular viewport width to render well. Consider these additional tips:
  • Avoid setting large absolute CSS widths for page elements.
  • If necessary, CSS media queries can be used to apply different styling depending on screen size.
  • Ideally, serve responsively-sized images.

Mobile Frameworks

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Mobile or responsive frameworks are an important part of website optimization as they assist developers in creating applications which are applicable to multiple devices.

AMP

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Usability

URL

swalwell.house.gov

Length: 5 character(s)

Keep your URLs short and clean and avoid long domain names when possible.

A descriptive URL is better recognized by search engines. A user should be able to look at the address bar and make an accurate guess about the content of the page before reaching it (e.g., http://www.mysite.com/en/products).

Keep in mind that URLs are also an important part of a comprehensive SEO strategy. Use clean URLs to make your site more "crawlable" by Google.

Resource: Search for a good domain name. If no good names are available, consider a second hand domain. To prevent brand theft, you might consider trademarking your domain name.

Favicon

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You can see how your site's favicon appears in search results in the Google Preview above.

Make sure your favicon is consistent with your brand to help improve visibility.
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Custom 404 Page

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Your server responded with the HTTP status code: 404

Custom 404 error pages are an opportunity for you to reduce customer frustration and link to other pages on your site.

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Asset Minification

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Asset Compression

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Great! We didn't find uncompressed assets on your web page.
Compressing assets reduces the amount of time it takes a user's browser to download files from your server. Enabling compression is an important part of reducing the amount of time it takes your website to load.

Asset Cacheability

We found a total of 35 uncached asset(s) listed below.

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Language

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Detected: English

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Make sure your declared language is the same as the language detected by Google.

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Domain Availability

Domains Status
house.com Expires 2 years ago
house.net Expires 10 months ago
house.org This domain is booked
house.info This domain is booked
house.biz Expires 2 years ago
house.eu This domain is booked

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Typo Availability

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Email Privacy

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We don’t recommend adding plain text/linked email addresses to your webpages, as malicious bots scrape the web in search of email addresses to spam. Instead, consider using a contact form.

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Technologies

Server Uptime

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Server IP

104.117.8.79

Your server's IP address has little impact on your SEO. Nevertheless, try to host your website on a server which is geographically close to your visitors. Search engines take the geolocation of a server into account as well as the server speed.

Use DNSstuff for comprehensive reports on your server.

Technologies

Get to know the technologies used for your website. Some codes might slow down your website. Ask your webmaster to take a look at this.

Analytics

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Doctype

HTML5

The Doctype is used to instruct web browsers about the document type being used. For example, what version of HTML the page is written in.

Declaring a doctype helps web browsers to render content correctly.

Encoding

Great, language/character encoding is specified: utf8

Specifying language/character encoding can prevent problems with the rendering of special characters.

SSL Secure

Great, your website is SSL secured (HTTPS).

Your website's URLs redirect to HTTPS pages.

Your website is configured with HSTS.

The SSL certificate expires in 7 months.

The certificate issuer is DigiCert Inc.

Modern websites tend to be SSL secured (HTTPS) as it provides an extra security layer while logging in to your Web Service. In 2014, Google announced that an HTTPS (vs HTTP) website would receive an extra boost in their ranking.

While switching to HTTPS, make sure your site remains optimized and see to it that your website will still run quickly. Follow these best practices for a smooth transition:
  • Use a serious issuer to purchase your SSL certificate
  • Redirect all of your HTTP pages to the HTTPS version of your website
  • Use HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) in your headers
  • Renew your SSL certificate every year, before it expires
  • Make sure that all of your content (CSS, etc.) is linked to HTTPS
  • Update your XML sitemap to ensure the URLs include HTTPS and update the robots.txt file to reference this version
  • Register the HTTPS website in Google & Bing Search Console/Webmaster Tools
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Facebook Page

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Facebook is a vital channel for any business' digital marketing. 72% of consumers and almost every Millennial expects you to have a presence on Facebook.

Use Facebook Insights to measure and track your audience's engagement with your posts to get the most out of your social media efforts. Link your Facebook profile with house.gov and add a CTA to really maximize your social media marketing efforts.

Twitter Account

@RepSwalwell

The Twitter™ Account @RepSwalwell is booked and it is linked to your website.

Name
Followers
17,227
Tweets
6,637
Bio
Rep East Bay in Congress & lead #FutureForum. Proud alum of @alamedacountyda @uofmaryland & @DHSGaels; uncle to Nolan & Carson. Insta/Snap: RepSwalwell
Location
East Bay, CA & DC (CA-15)
Created
7 years ago
Great, your Twitter account is linked to house.gov. Linking your Twitter account to your website helps prevent brandjacking and can help make your social media marketing more effective. Here are a few tips to help create a Twitter promotion plan. Use Twitter Dashboard and Analytics to track and optimize your Twitter feed.
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Local

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