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The overall score for this website.


How accessible the website is to mobile and disabled users.


How satisfying the website is likely to be for users.


How well marketed and popular the website is.


How well designed and built the website is.

Nibbler tested a sample of 5 pages from this website at 4:54 AM on Mar 29, 2024 (GMT).

Top priorities for website improvement

  • Enable GZIP compression on your web server or in your application. (read more)
  • Avoid use of file extensions wherever possible. File extensions appear at the end of web addresses, and have several negative effects. They make the address harder to remember or type (particularly for non-technical users), and can reveal the underlying technology of the website making it very slightly more vulnerable to hackers. They also tie the implementation of the website to a specific technology, which can make subsequent migration of URLs difficult. Consider URL rewriting as an effective and transparent means of creating appropriate URLs. (read more)
  • Add width and height attributes to all image tags. The width and height you specify should be the same as the source image. If you want to resize an image in the browser, use CSS. (read more)

URL format5.2

Server behavior5.5

Yes404 page


Amount of content9.0

Rendering Chart...

  • This website has an average of 690 words per page. The amount of content on a website has been shown to correlate with its search engine ranking.


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

Media specific CSS detected

MediaMin widthMax widthCSS file


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.


academics admissions among artificial benefits breadcrumb bring calendar campus catalyst college collegiate computing creating cutting-edge cybersecurity designation earns economic emergency enter events extraordinary facts families features florida focused funding glance goal goals graduate growth high home impact initiatives intelligence joins keep launch life locations main membership mentoring military million mission navigation news opportunities peer plans providing purple reaches record report research south star state students support track university usf's workforce

  • 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 of South Florida HomeH1 -H2 of South FloridaH2 NavigationH2 membership to bring extraordinary benefitsH2 FeaturesH2 are One USFH2 joins AAUH2 News & EventsH2 USFH3 LifeH3 research funding reaches record high of $692 millionH3 plans to launch college focused on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and computingH3's peer mentoring initiatives keep students on track to graduate, enter workforceH3 NewsH3 CalendarH3 earns Collegiate Purple Star Campus designation for its support of military familiesH4 opens cutting-edge lab aimed at rapidly providing military solutionsH4 USFH1 of South FloridaH2 NavigationH2 NavigationH2 and GoalsH2 USFH3 LifeH3 1: Student Success at USF and beyondH4 2: Faculty excellence in research and innovationH4 3: Partnerships and engagement with local, national, and global impactH4 4: A diverse and inclusive community for learning and discoveryH4 5: A strong, sustainable, and adaptable financial baseH4 USFH1 of South FloridaH2 NavigationH2 NavigationH2 joins prestigious AAUH2 USFH3 LifeH3 AT A GLANCEH3 Economic Impact ReportH1 of South FloridaH2 NavigationH2 OpportunitiesH2 USFH3 LifeH3 for GrowthH3 the Report's Key Findings:H3 more about how USF's economic impact is creating opportunitiesH3 termsH4 ImpactH4 EffectsH4 Support Shows Big ReturnsH4 SupportH4 Support Creates JobsH4 USFH1 of South FloridaH2 NavigationH2 NavigationH2 and StatisticsH2 USFH3 LifeH3 of PrideH3 and Economic ImpactH3


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:

Welcome to the University of South Florida | Tampa, St. Petersburg ...

The University of South Florida (USF) is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success serving Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee.

  • 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, initial-scale=1.0 University of South Florida (USF) is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success serving Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee., University of South Florida, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Manatee, USF Health, USF Athletics, USF News, events, calendar, apply, admissions, about, academics, research, myusf, careers, campus life, campus resources, Florida universities, Florida colleges of South Florida, initial-scale=1.0’s mission is to deliver competitive undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, generate knowledge, foster intellectual development and ensure student success in a global environment. of South Florida, USF, mission, vision, about usf, goals of South Florida, initial-scale=1.0 in 1956, USF is a young and vibrant university located in Tampa, Florida. Learn about history, careers, facts, traditions, visiting campus and more. of South Florida, USF, global research university, public university, Tampa, Sarasota-Manatee, St. Petersburg, Bulls, undergraduate degree, graduate degrees, specialty degrees, doctoral degrees, history of South Florida, initial-scale=1.0 new report details the university’s role as a catalyst for growth across the state of Florida. The breadth and depth of USF’s economic impact can be seen in all aspects of the university’s operations. of South Florida of South Florida, initial-scale=1.0 serves more than 50,000 students at its campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee and has an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion. and statistics, operating budget, strategic initiatives, economic development, points of pride, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, SACS, University of South Florida, USF of South Florida

Meta Tags (http-equiv attribute)

Page URLNameContent; charset=UTF-8; charset=UTF-8; charset=UTF-8; charset=UTF-8; charset=UTF-8


100% of pages are optimized for printing

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

Media specific CSS detected

MediaMin widthMax widthCSS file


Last updated March 26, 2024

  • It looks like this website was last updated on Tuesday, March 26, 2024. 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

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This website does not appear to be associated with a Twitter account.

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  • Sorry, it was not possible to determine the popularity for this website.

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