Report for www.bard.edu

Overall9.8

The overall score for this website.

Accessibility10.0

How accessible the website is to mobile and disabled users.

Experience9.7

How satisfying the website is likely to be for users.

Marketing9.2

How well marketed and popular the website is.

Technology10.0

How well designed and built the website is.

Nibbler tested a sample of 5 pages from this website at 11:03 PM on Jun 22, 2022 (BST).

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Popularity5.7

84,333 Most popular website in the world

There has been no mentionable change in this website's popularity recently.

  • This is the 84,333 most popular website in the world.
  • Over the past 3 months, this website has experienced no measurable change in popularity.
  • This website accounts for 30.5% of the Internet traffic to bard.edu and its subdomains.

Source: Alexa

Amount of content9.5

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  • This website has an average of 1,047 words per page. The amount of content on a website has been shown to correlate with its search engine ranking.

Amount of content discovered

Twitter10.0

This website is linked with the Twitter account @BARDCollege

This website's Twitter account has
12,110 followers

  • This website was found to link the Twitter account Bard College (@BARDCollege).
  • This website's Twitter account has made 7,415 tweets to 12,110 followers.

Source: Twitter

Mobile10.0

Mobile screenshot of www.bard.eduTablet screenshot of www.bard.edu
  • All of this website appears to be optimised for viewing on a mobile phone or a tablet.

Server behavior10.0

Yes404 page

YesCompression

  • This website handles missing pages correctly by sending a 404 HTTP status code.
  • This website was served with GZIP encoding. This is very good because it reduces the loading time of a web page.
  • This website follows the best practice of using a permanent (HTTP 301) redirect between URLs with/without trailing slashes. This is ideal.
  • This website follows the best practice of using a permanent (HTTP 301) redirect from http://bard.edu to http://www.bard.edu. This is ideal.

Analytics10.0

100% of pages use analytics

Multiple Analytics Solutions

  • Every page in this website is using some form of analytics software. This is excellent and should allow for a complete analysis of visitor behavior.

Analytics Software Found

Software Name
Google Analytics
Google Tag Manager

Page titles10.0

100% of pages have defined titles

0% of page titles are weak

  • All pages were found to use page titles appropriately. Page titles appear in search results and at the top of the browser's window when visiting the site. Appropriate page titles are particularly important for search engine optimization.

Headings10.0

academic academics approach arts bard campus catalogue civic college colleges computing concentration concentrations courses curriculum degree distribution diversity division divisional early engagement equity events explore featured first graduate inclusion interdisciplinary interdivisional languages learn life literature lower mathematics moderation network news opportunities other program programs project requirements resources science senior social specialized structure studies study undergraduate upcoming upper works year

  • All pages were found to use defined headings. This is excellent as it allows visitors and search engines to summarize the content of webpages quickly. Correctly defined headings aid accessibility and are particularly important for search engine optimization.

Page headings detail

URLHeadingLevel
www.bard.edu/Bard CollegeH1
www.bard.edu/AcademicsH2
www.bard.edu/Civic EngagementH2
www.bard.edu/Campus LifeH2
www.bard.edu/Diversity, Equity, and InclusionH2
www.bard.edu/Arts at BardH2
www.bard.edu/The Bard NetworkH2
www.bard.edu/Bard News and EventsH2
www.bard.edu/Featured NewsH2
www.bard.edu/Upcoming EventsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/Academics at BardH1
www.bard.edu/academics/Undergraduate AcademicsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/Academic Programs and ConcentrationsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/Other Opportunities to LearnH2
www.bard.edu/academics/Graduate AcademicsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/Early CollegesH2
www.bard.edu/academics/Academic ResourcesH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Undergraduate Academic ProgramsH1
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Academic ProgramsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Program and Concentration Approach to StudyH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Programs and ConcentrationsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Interdisciplinary StudyH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Program RequirementsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Divisional ProgramsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Division of the ArtsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Division of Languages and LiteratureH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Division of Science, Mathematics, and ComputingH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Division of Social StudiesH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Interdivisional Programs and ConcentrationsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Interdivisional ProgramsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Interdivisional ConcentrationsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Specialized Degree Programs   H2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../CurriculumH1
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Structure of the CurriculumH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Structure of the First YearH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Program and Concentration Approach to StudyH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Distribution RequirementsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Distribution RequirementsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../ModerationH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Moderation RequirementsH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Senior ProjectH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../   H2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../How the Senior Project WorksH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Academic ResourcesH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../CoursesH1
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Undergraduate CoursesH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Upper and Lower College CoursesH2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Explore the College CatalogueH2

Images10.0

0% of images have a clearly defined size

No images are being resized by the browser

Meta tags10.0

This is how this website will look in Google search listings:

Bard College

www.bard.edu/

Bard College

  • All pages were found to include a meta description. This is good because search engines (like Google) show this text in search result pages.

Meta Tags (name attribute)

Page URLNameContent
www.bard.edu/descriptionBard College
www.bard.edu/keywordsbard, college, undergraduate, graduate, early college, high school
www.bard.edu/authorBard College
www.bard.edu/twitter:cardsummary
www.bard.edu/twitter:cardsummary_large_image
www.bard.edu/twitter:site@BARDCollege
www.bard.edu/twitter:titleBard College at Bard College
www.bard.edu/twitter:descriptionBard College
www.bard.edu/twitter:creator@BARDCollege
www.bard.edu/twitter:image:src
www.bard.edu/viewportwidth=device-width, minimum-scale=1, maximum-scale=2
www.bard.edu/academics/descriptionDefault Description
www.bard.edu/academics/keywordsDefault Keywords
www.bard.edu/academics/authorBard College
www.bard.edu/academics/twitter:cardsummary
www.bard.edu/academics/twitter:cardsummary_large_image
www.bard.edu/academics/twitter:site@BARDCollege
www.bard.edu/academics/twitter:titleBard Academics at Bard College
www.bard.edu/academics/twitter:descriptionBard College
www.bard.edu/academics/twitter:creator@BARDCollege
www.bard.edu/academics/twitter:image:srchttps://www.bard.edu/files/programs/image.php?id=99961306
www.bard.edu/academics/viewportwidth=device-width, minimum-scale=1, maximum-scale=2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../descriptionBard College Undergraduate Programs and Concentrations
www.bard.edu/academics/.../keywordsbard, bard college, undergraduate programs, undergraduate concentration, major, college major, curriculum, liberal arts, higher education
www.bard.edu/academics/.../authorBard College
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:cardsummary
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:cardsummary_large_image
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:site@BARDCollege
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:titleUndergraduate Programs and Concentrations at Bard College
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:descriptionBard College Undergraduate Programs and Concentrations
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:creator@BARDCollege
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:image:src
www.bard.edu/academics/.../viewportwidth=device-width, minimum-scale=1, maximum-scale=2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../descriptionThe undergraduate curriculum at Bard College.
www.bard.edu/academics/.../keywordsbard, bard college, curriculum, academics, undergraduate, higher education, liberal arts and sciences
www.bard.edu/academics/.../authorBard College
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:cardsummary
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:cardsummary_large_image
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:site@BARDCollege
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:titleUndergraduate Curriculum at Bard College
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:descriptionThe undergraduate curriculum at Bard College.
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:creator@BARDCollege
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:image:srchttps://www.bard.edu/files/programs/image.php?id=99977099
www.bard.edu/academics/.../viewportwidth=device-width, minimum-scale=1, maximum-scale=2
www.bard.edu/academics/.../descriptionCourses for undergraduate students at Bard College.
www.bard.edu/academics/.../keywordsBard, bard college, courses, classes
www.bard.edu/academics/.../authorBard College
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:cardsummary
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:cardsummary_large_image
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:site@BARDCollege
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:titleUndergraduate Courses at Bard College
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:descriptionCourses for undergraduate students at Bard College.
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:creator@BARDCollege
www.bard.edu/academics/.../twitter:image:srchttps://www.bard.edu/files/programs/image.php?id=99961841
www.bard.edu/academics/.../viewportwidth=device-width, minimum-scale=1, maximum-scale=2

Meta Tags (http-equiv attribute)

Page URLNameContent
www.bard.edu/Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
www.bard.edu/academics/Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
www.bard.edu/academics/.../Content-Typetext/html; charset=UTF-8

Printability10.0

100% of pages are optimized for printing

  • All pages of this website appear to be optimized for printing (using CSS).

URL format10.0

  • This website uses appropriate web addresses (URLs) throughout. This is excellent and will help search engine placement, usability and the marketability of this website.

Freshness10.0

Last updated June 1, 2022

  • It looks like this website was last updated on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. This is good because visitors perceive up-to-date websites as more credible. Websites that are updated regularly are also spidered by search engines more often.
  • To find this information we used the last modified dates reported by this website's server in addition to looking for dates written on each page.

All dates found

DateFileSource
10/26/20www.bard.edu/.../nav-ad-upstreaming2020.jpgLast modified header
9/9/21www.bard.edu/.../Bard_Matriculation_2021-KR0070.jpgLast modified header
9/26/17www.bard.edu/.../instagram-wht.pngLast modified header
9/9/21www.bard.edu/.../commencement_2021_IMG2284.jpgLast modified header
8/9/19www.bard.edu/.../modal_popup.cssLast modified header
6/1/22www.bard.edu/includes2019/.../style.cssLast modified header
9/22/20www.bard.edu/includes2019/.../search.cssLast modified header
6/1/21www.bard.edu/.../nav_menus.cssLast modified header
9/23/21www.bard.edu/.../subnav_menus.cssLast modified header
7/7/21www.bard.edu/.../style-hp.cssLast modified header
2/13/20www.bard.edu/includes2019/.../style.cssLast modified header

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