HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the predominant markup language used for creating web pages. In modern web pages, HTML is used to markup the contents of the website, while CSS and Javascript are used to define the styles and behaviors respectively.

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Printable characters between two links. How to legally hide so my page still appears correctly?

Once again, I'm trying to follow standards... Here's another issue. On one page of my site, I have a grid of clickable images. In HTML code, the grid is partly as follows, and the images are ...
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For SEO, are headings still worth it?

Which heading, if any, should I use for a web app where I divide the content acccording to cities and every city has a page, but I didn't yet write the name of the city on the page? Is it good just ...
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If multiple h1 elements are bad practice, how come Optimizely has more than one h1?

Optimizley landing page banner has 2 h1 elements: <div class="header-container tooltip-container"> <h1 class="mkt-hero__header optly-header-one">Hello!</h1> <h1 class="mkt-...
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How to make a clickable link with HTML Editey

I am an HTML beginner and I'm making a website using HTML Editey. I know how to do things like make bold text or make an underline under the letter or number, but I don't know how to make a clickable ...
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Which is best SEO practice to markup source code on web page?

What is the best way to present source code to users without affecting SEO? Let's say my website is HTML tutorials and I need to present HTML code to the user so that they can copy it. If my main ...
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Can search engines recognize content in h tags correctly if it includes nested span elements?

I have taken on a new client, and when reviewing the site (it's a Wix site), I used this tool, which claims the page is missing an h1 tag. However in the Chrome developer tools it's clearly there. ...
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Rendering different HTML contents based on screen size - good idea from SEO perspective?

Is there an adverse effect of capturing screen size with JS and rendering different HTML contents via AJAX based on user's screen size, mainly from SEO perspective? I'm working on an ecommerce app ...
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Hidden “< prev” and “next >” pagination links on first and last page respectively

I'm using the Yii Framework, with Bootstrap 3, and have noticed the default pagination behavior on the first and last pages is a little strange. On page 2 of 3 the links look like: < Prev | 1 | 2 ...
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SEO impact of breaking one nested menu into two flat menus

So, I have a menu with this structure: <ul> <li> <a>First Level Menu item</a> <ul> <li><a>Second Level Menu Item</a></li> <...
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Do/Can HTML Imports impact negatively on SEO?

I'm asking this about HTML Imports due to the custom include sequence, just worried that certain things may not be available when the crawler examines the page (I'm guessing this is weak reasoning, ...
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Does styling links in the same way as non-clickable text affect seo?

I have a web design where a elements looks exactly like p elements. Pages may have many links so I want the links to look similar to normal text for readability reasons. Does this affect SEO in any ...
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Same text for <h1> and <h2>

What do you think about having the same content for H1 and H2 tag in the article? It seems like keyword stuffing, right? Example: <h1>Bananas <span>Musa × paradisiaca</span></...
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Bootstrap navbar with collapsed menu icon [closed]

On this bootstrap starter template: when the browser gets narrow the navigation bar links/buttons collapse into one icon in top-right corner like this: I would like to have this collapsed "icon" ...
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HTML anchor tag download, filename attribute [migrated]

I have a reporting database where the possible attachments are embedded directly on the page as Base64 strings. The <a> tag uses a download attribute that supplies the filename. It is kind of ...
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Can a span within an H1 harm bot attempts to identify the text? [duplicate]

I am wondering if this structure can confuse search bots and prevent them from identifying the contents of the H1. For example, in the code below, can the bot identify "Main Text" as the H1 content? ...
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Save, load and print input values using local storage? [migrated]

I'm trying to store via local storage all form field values (under the input id) like so localStorage.setItem("input id", fieldvalue); when a user clicks then "save" button. After save input value is ...
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Why does loading of an external “async defer” javascript code happen before page load?

Recaptcha recommends loading of its script like this: <script src="https://www.google.com/recaptcha/api.js" async defer></script> I added this to the head section of the html document ...
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List of words vs. words in an article

What (if any) SEO-difference is there between listing several (key)words and using the same words in a short article? For example, if I have three words presented in the following ways: <ul> ...
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H1 in bread crumb bad for SEO?

The design of my website looks good, but trying to put a main big heading at the top doesn't look as nice. But I know how important a H1 tag is for SEO , after all it is the main heading describing ...
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Is there any SEO benefit to placing testimonial text inside a heading element?

Is there any SEO benefit to placing testimonial text on a landing page nested inside of an <h3> element? For example: <div class="active item"> <div class="hero-...
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Adsense ads don't appear even if account approved

I have a website that runs on Apache2 and has code in PHP and JS + HTML. Link to site: http://goldfaucet.xyz This is the code of my ad unit: I have an approved Adsense account that already was ...
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Are spaces in “href” valid?

Is <a href=" #id "> (note spaces) correct (X)HTML? Does it mean the same as <a href="#id">?
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Can a <link /> element's href attribute be relative?

Can I use: <link rel="alternate" hreflang="en" href="?l=en" /> to link pages with different languages for SEO (recommended for example by Google)? Can that URL be relative as in the example ...
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Rich snippets won't show? Local business

I have been trying to get Rich snippets to show on my website for months now with no prevail. A week or two ago the ratings were showing up in SERPS on all pages (except homepage which isn't marked up)...
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“Failed to correctly acquire installer_nodejs_windows.msi file: CRC error” when installing Aptana Studio

When I try to install Aptana Studio I get the message: Failed to correctly acquire installer_nodejs_windows.msi file: CRC error What is this error and how it can be removed?
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How to specify expiry to a (css/js) files of a website in a shared hosting?

I have read the other answers but all are based on editing the .htaccess file. Is there any way to set expiry without touching the .htaccess file?
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Is there any difference between writing meta keywords with or without space?

Today I was creating keywords for my website and I have one issue. Is there any difference between writing: <meta name="keywords" content="HTML,CSS,JavaScript,PHP"/> And the same code but ...
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What is the impact of <i>, <b>, <strong> or <span> elements on SEO?

What is the impact of i, b, strongor span tags on SEO? I quote the MDN HTML element reference: The HTML <b> Element represents a span of text stylistically different from normal text, ...
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Set Expires: -1 HTTP Header by mistake and visitors dropped?

I was trying to do some SEO improvements on my website and accidentally set the Expires header to -1. I changed it back after a couple of days. Would the Expires: -1 header be the cause of why my ...
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Can html go in the ErrorDocument value internally in httpd.conf?

According to apache documentation, the final parameter of ErrorDocument can be specified as a path, URL or text to any error code. What I have done so far to eliminate any calls to the I/O file ...
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Does crowded HTML markup between actual content affect SEO?

On our pages the content consists of multiple entries (similar to forums) and those entries have lots of html such as three social share widgets, like buttons, favorite buttons and so on. When you ...
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Can I omit the domain name for href in the HTML base tag?

Currently on my website, I use an HTML base tag to shorten URLs in anchor tags. All URLs on my site belong to one domain. For 100% compliance, I use an absolute URL. for example: <base href="http:/...
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Universal shortened doctype for all mobile devices

I am trying to make my adsense code load closer to the beginning of my mobile website code. My major bottleneck is the doctype declaration. What I have (as shown) is the doctype mobile profile 1.2 ...
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Can it be an issue to search engines if a primary image in a webpage is not declared with an image tag?

I was looking at my reports on google adsense, and on my mobile site, google reports that people see ads about 1% of the time. The stats are much more in my favor on the desktop site where the ads are ...
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Show hidden text in HTML page [closed]

What code I have to add to my HTML page if I want to see hidden text related to short paragraph? Here is an example: a) is what you see when you open web page b) is what you see when you click link "...
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SEO difference of img and anchor tag

Lately I have the constant the struggle of images being too large for the x device or too small for the y device or too many for the z device. In reality, the problem is that, as long as there is an ...
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Is using the <u> tag invalid or bad for SEO?

A few years back in about 2010 I ran the W3C.org validity checker tool on a Drupal 6 website that is no longer exist and I clearly remember getting a message like "usage of <u> tags isn't valid" ...
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Do inline markup options have influence on SEO?

<div class="super-accordion" data-super-accordion="{collapse:false,duration:200}"> .... </div> ... <ul class="cool-tab" data-cool-tab="{connect:'#some-id', animation:'slide-top',...
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Using 'geo.??' meta tags to geo-tag a blog post

I am developing a blog post website, where each post will be about some location. Can I use geo meta tags to tag a post with that location? In this example, a post would be about New York. Are those ...
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Identify keys bound to website buttons

After running my site through powermapper tools, they present this issue: All ONCLICK handlers should have an equivalent ONKEYPRESS handler. Section 508 1194.22 (l) WCAG 2.0 A F54 Some ...
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Problem with Twitter Cards: “Your Tweet was over 140 characters. You'll have to be more clever.”

Recently I've read about Twitter Cards and tried to use it on one page of my site. Problem: When I put on Tweet tab I see the notification "Your Tweet was over 140 characters. You'll have to be more ...
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Can images be combined using the clip CSS Property while still maintaining image SEO and semantics?

I have two images in my web page. Actually there are 20 but I want to keep things simple: <div> <img src="apple.png" alt="Apple" /> <img src="orange.png" alt="Orange" /> &...
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Cloudflare: Cache static HTML when URL has Query String

Quick CloudFlare 'new user' question for you: BACKGROUND: The HTML pages served up by my origin server never change. All dynamic content is download via JavaScript after the page is loaded in the ...
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Would it be useful to cram the <title> element full of relevant keywords? What are the downsides of this practice?

I've read at many places that the title of web page must be concise and informative. I've also read that user agents use the title as the foremost thing to index the web pages. So wouldn't the web ...
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Should it be beneficial to put dot (period) in the end of Image Title tag's text or ALT text?

When I looked in the Google for such data I found only one article that deals with ALT attributes and (if I understood correctly) clues that indeed it is logical to put dots in the end of ALT text ...
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How to use more than 1 schema.org schema on a web page

How do you add more than one schema to a web page? I am using the Organization and WebSite schemas on my home page. I am writing the markup in JSON-LD format. The Organization schema for the ...
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schema.org/Book with multiple authors using JSON-LD [duplicate]

How do I display multiple book authors using JSON-LD? This question is similar to my original question, but decided to create a different one seeing that 2 different formats are used. Here is my ...