Breadcrumbs or breadcrumb trail is a navigation aid used in user interfaces. It allows users to keep track of their locations within programs or documents.

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Recommended approach for implementing breadcrumbs

I want to implement breadcrumbs on a website, now I'm struggling on how to best implement them. Users can search for products but can also navigate to a product category to find a product. On a ...
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h1 including breadcrumb links

Is there any precedent or testing of using a breadcrumb list of separate links (and current page text) within an h1 and search engine algorithms? I'm using nested navigation on a travel site. So ...
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Can one spread rich snippet breadcrumbs markup all over a page?

From here, we have an example of a rich snippet breadcrumb implementation: <body itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/WebPage"> ... <div itemprop="breadcrumb"> <a ...
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Google rich snippets: should the last item in a breadcrumb be a link?

A website has the following breadcrumb trail when on the "Labrador" page: Services > Squirrel Chasing > Labrador As you may notice, the current page is not linked to. (There is an internal ...
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How long it takes to get the Breadcrumbs to show up in SERP?

I have a site that run's since 4 months now with category and products. I put breadcrumbs on my page but I still don't see them in the SERP. I use the google breadcrumbs help page to create them. ...
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Star rating not showing in rich snippets

We've recently been doing a lot of work on our site's SEO (www.betterthanreviews.com). We recently did a push to update the rich snippets breadcrumb, meta description, and star rating. After giving ...
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Breadcrumbs in H1 - How does it affect Google?

Is it good for Google? Like this: <h1> Home >> Services >> Toilet cleaning >> Showcase </h1>
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SEO Ramifications of double breadcrumbs

I have a website that lists hotels, restaurants, bars, etc for a small resort town in Asia. I employ breadcrumbs to aid in user navigation, but I ran into an issue regarding categorization. Many ...
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Breadcrumb before or after H1?

Which is better for SEO? home > page > sub page <h1> sub page </h1> or <h1> sub page </h1> home > page > sub page ?
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Could breadcrumbs be considered as rich anchor text, and drop my ranking?

I have breadcrumbs on my site, and the anchor text for the links are an exact match for the keyword I want to rank for. So in other words, it's "rich" anchor text. An example of my breadcrumbs could ...
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How should I handle two different routes to the same place in a website hierarchy? How will this affect SEO?

guys. I'm considering a complete overhaul of my site, and I have a dilemma. I have multiple ways of getting to the same place, i.e.: Home > Page 1 > Page 2 > Page 3 and Home > Page 3 ...
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Is it better for SEO if the URL has the same path as the breadcrumb?

My product URL is example.com/categorykeyword2/product. The actual path (breadcrumb) is example.com/categorykeyword1/categorykeyword2/product. Would it be better in terms of SEO if the URL was the ...
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What should be done when one page has multiple parents?

I have a website which deals with mobile phones related information. Now I have a webpage which has all articles related to a mobile phone. Now this page can potentially have two parents one being ...
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Can't get menu working the way I would like to in Drupal 6

My apologies up-front, as I've asked this question already on Doctype.com, but figure that this site is more appropriate. I've been trying to wrap my head around Drupal's menu system, with little ...
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SEO best practice for a breadcrumb made by a CSS drop-down menu

Usually I make my "breadcrumb" with a <h1>, at the pages top, which is perfect for the SEO, like following : <h1>Section > Category</h1> But in a new project, I wish to display a ...
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Breadcrumb trail resulting in duplicate URLs

In an eCommerce site, I have products that can be under more than 1 category, this causes multiple URLs for the same product. The reason being, is that if a user clicks on category A then on product A ...
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Breadcrumbs with <div>, <span> or <li>?

Does it matter whether my microdata breadcrumb trail starts and ends with <div>, <span> or <li>? Consider <div> tag first: <div><span itemscope ...
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Can two ore more breadcrumbs lead to the same end site?

I have a question about breadcrumbs and SEO! Currently my website's navigation is with the links above site where user can click desired category and continue with different filters. On next update ...
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Product name in breadcrumb even if duplicate?

I have a breadcrumb like this: Clothes > Shoes > Paciotti > Cesare Cesare is the name of the product, which is also present as a title. Wouldn't it be better to remove the product name ...
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Google list with angle bracket in url [duplicate]

Is anyone can help me, how can i make my website that google in search list will show the URL like this (www.ask.com › All › Apps, Gadgets, Computers & Games‎)? example Separated by angle ...
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Breadcrumbs RDFA

Have implemented Breadcrumb RDFA http://www.mycarhelpline.com/index.php?option=com_forms&view=pages&layout=sellcar&Itemid=4 While checking the page , the RDFA Data shows property: ...
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Can I be penalized for using breadcrumbs and subcategories for similar content?

I am building a new navigation system via breadcrumbs based on categories and sub-categories. Example 1: Having url like this: ...
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Will removing my keyword from breadcrumb title to simplify UI hurt page SEO?

Working on the UI of a new site and I would like to simplify some breadcrumb titles so they do not take up as much space. They will still communicate the same message to user. See example below: ...
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What is required to create local business rich-snippets complete with sitelinks AND breadcrumbs?

I have a local business directory site. I would like to markup my business listing 'profile' level pages for display as enhanced listings/rich-snippets complete with business names, addresses and ...
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Wayfinder, paginator, or breadcrumb?

I can't seem to find what I need because I am not coming up with the right term. I've heard one or two people call it a "wayfinder" and I personally call it "breadcrumb", then again "paginator" can ...
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Breadcrumb for multiple categories

I post in multiple categories, so is it better to have: Consulting > Services > Implementation > Service A Consulting > Services > Optimization > Service A Consulting > Services > ...
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Category redirect in breadcrumbs - bad SEO?

If I have breadcrumbs like this: home > products > categoryA > subcategory > product But the only pages I have is the first products page and the end product page the two categories in the middle ...
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Poll component not showing Home link in breadcrumb

With the joomla's default Poll component, when I go to vote, and it takes me to the results page, the Home link disappears from the Breadcrumb navigation. Is there a way to make the breadcrumb ...
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Is having breadcrumb on a website enough to give result with bread crumb on google's SERP?

Is having breadcrumb on a website enough to give result with bread crumb! on google's SERP? I want to have this category : bread crumb in front of my url. 2 ways go for micro data or schemas ...
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How to insert homepage and current page in breadcrumbs? [closed]

I'm working on breadcrumbs for a client's website, and I'm asking myself if homepage has to be in its code. I'm mostly concerned by SEO, not really for users navigation. So, is it better to do : ...