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Does using H1 tags for each page section create SEO problems? [duplicate]

Some SEO articles have suggested "You should never have more than one H1 tag on a page." Can I use H1 tags more than once? Can I use an H1 tag in each section tag or article?
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Bing webmaster tool's SEO reports complain about multiple <h1> tags?

I have analyzed my websites in Bing Webmaster Tools and it's showing the error “There are multiple <h1> tags on the page.” I have analyze the pages manually and I haven’t found multiple H1 ...
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Is more weight given to links in heading tags in terms of SEO?

Do links in heading tags on a website give more weight than links in normal text?
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Should I use heading tags in sidebar or not?

Assume a simple blog-like website as in the picture: Red text is text related to this page only (particular article) Green are headings of articles related to the subject of this page Blue is a ...
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Does the <h1> tag get more SEO value if there is no usable keyword in the URL?

I'm looking at a site for which the domain name and URL do not impart any meaningful data to a search engine. It does have: <h1> (eBook name) <h2> (author - cannot be changed) ...
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Will using page headings (h1, h2, h3 etc) as internal links encourage Google sitelinks? [duplicate]

I am trying to change my site's page headings to better emphasize the structure of the page's content hierarchy. I am hoping this will encourage Google Sitelinks and list snippets. Current headings ...
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Can I hide <h1> tag? Will it hurt SEO?

My pages look better without a heading title. So I don't really want to use a heading, but I don't want to leave <h1> out. Is hiding the element an option? Will it hurt SEO?
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Should keywords exact match keywords on a page be <h2> or <h3> tags?

On a search results page, the <h1> contains the searched keyword. However, should wherever the keyword appears in the results be <h2> or <h3> tags? I have had these as <h3> ...
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Should each heading tag include text related to the page title for dynamic content?

New pages are created within my website by users who add new content. Currently the heading tags are the same for each new page. For SEO purposes, would it be better to relate the heading tags to the ...
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What should <h1> and <h2> be used for?

If my company is called foo.com and I am on the homepage/index page of the site, what should the <h1> and <h2> tabs be? <h1>foo</h1> <h2>home</h2> If I am on the ...
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If not H1 tags, what can be used? [duplicate]

I have more than 10 different topics on my homepage. The titles are all wrapped around h1 tags. I've heard so much about how bad it is to have multiple h1 tags on a page, that I wonder if this will ...
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What is the best approach to HTML markup for a heavily stylised h1 tag

I have a very stylised piece of content which I want to use as the <h1> tag on a page. I have two choices, either use complex, non semantic markup or an image. Is there any SEO benefit to either ...
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Is <span> inside <h1> the same as just <h1> for search engines?

Are search engines still able to recognize the below as <h1> text, even with the other tags inside? <h1><span>App</span>Strap<span>.</span></h1>
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Putting duplicate phrases in the headings of pages

If I have a local business that repairs only HP computers for example, and I write lots of good informative pages about all the different things that can be repaired on HP computers such as ...
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SEO and HTML semantics of putting H2 above H1 elements?

Here's a hypothetical from both an SEO and semantic HTML/content architecture perspective: Consistent code When building a multi-page site, adopting the following architecture on all pages is ...
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How important are headings in SEO

I have a website that sells music artists posters. Each artists has a page containing a small bio, and a list of posters we are selling representing the artist. Currently our HTML looks like that ...
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I dont want to hide my headings, but I dont want untitled articles

I'm currently building a site, that contains tabs (Bootstrap) for the articles. I dont want to show headings in the articles, because the tabs work as headings for the user. But the tab buttons are ...
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Does not using <h1> in pages adversely affect SEO?

My company's website uses page templates that don't include an <h1> element anywhere in the page. The main heading, as seen by the user, is actually an <h2> element and the company logo ...
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Chrome has recently started chopping the bottom of some titles, anyone know why?

The title is the entirety really. Chrome has started to chop the bottom off my titles (not noticed in on any paragraph text). I've tried the usual, incognito mode to disable and extensions, delete my ...
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How to get the pageURL, page title, page H1 in excel/csv format [closed]

Is there any online tool to get the URL, title, H1 in Excel/CSV format of all the pages in a website.
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Recommendation on how to get Authors to start using Headings instead of Bold

I hope this question is in the correct SE website. I run a multi-author football website. The site has been up since 2009. Each year some authors come and some go. The site is built on WordPress, if ...
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Is using H2s instead of H1s a big deal?

Basically, the way the development of a site I am working on has happened, virtually all pages use H2 instead of H1 as the "root" title (and then H3-5 are used appropriately). Since Google pays such ...
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SEO questions about website page titles [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should my Title tag be the same as my H1 tag? should the <title> tag be the same as the <h1> tag? should the <title> tag contain the website name too? ...
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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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Why use flash to as content headings? Why not?

A large number of sites lately which use Flash to replace what would be simple HTML headings (h1, h2, h3). Some of them do it consistently for every header. Why would you do this? What are the pros ...
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Are there any difference between `<h1> … <h6>` tags for SEO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Heading tags like <h1> and <h2> make a big differences during SEO? Are there any difference between <h1> ... <h6> tags for SEO ? For ...
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H1 vs H2 vs Other for website title/logo and SEO

It is a common practice for front-end developers to put the website title or logo in H1 tag and the title in H2. But most of the time the title of the page/article is more important because it carries ...