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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Html and css buttons no longer work [on hold]

Hello I have a website that I am making. I have text and buttons over a background that used to work before the background was added. But now they no longer work. They are drawn to the screen but do ...
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Html and css position relative problem [on hold]

Hello I have a site on the web called omicrome.com I am updating the site and I wanted to add coloured rectangles to the background so in the css I set the z-index to -1. This works and gets the ...
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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 ...
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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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Html and css rectangle not displaying correctly [migrated]

Hello I have a site where there is some text telling the user about the site. I want to draw a white rectangle behind the text to separate it from the background. I am able to draw the rectangle but ...
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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 ...
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Website Form with PHP sender will not send email [migrated]

I have been trying to get a website form submission to send an email. I have made sure that the mail command works so I'm out of ideas on what I'm doing wrong. Please help. Thanks in advance! HTML ...
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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 ...
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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', ...
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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 ...
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Is it OK to use same text for title and alt text for an image?

Should the title and the alt tags have completely different text for a certain image? Or is it OK if I use the same text for both the title tag and alt tag? The text would be different for every ...
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Two <h1> tags on all pages showing same content [duplicate]

Hi I have a little problem. The website theme we are using displays the website name at the top of every page as an element the title of the post then gets displayed as an element again. Effectively ...
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Is it OK to have lots of external links to other domains that I own?

I have multiple web shops (34). I want a menu with a list of links to all of them on each site. Should I use rel=nofollow? Or should I use rel=nofollow on each page except the homepage (against link ...
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Spamassasin reports HTML_FONT_TINY with huge penalty, what is it?

Update The authors of the plugin suggested that it is a false positive. I am using MailPoet in a Wordpress installation to send newsletters. In an effort to validate the chances a newsletter has ...
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Should I compress very small HTML pages?

Here's the thing: More compression of a page means more work of the server CPU. 99% of my website for most visitors is gzip compressed. I have made error pages which are not compressed. They use 2 ...
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Is it bad practice for SEO to use <i> in header elements?

For making a user friendly website, I have to use some of Font Awesome fonts in <h> elements like this: <h2> <i style="color: rgb(102, 149, 45); vertical-align: inherit;" class="fa ...
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Which API key do I need to implement Google Maps/Street View?

First time implementing Google Maps/Street View, side-by-side into a webpage. Which API Key do I need please? Source Link: ...
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When should I use the “crossorigin” attribute on a “preconnect” <link>?

I’d like to include some preconnect resource hints on my site so that browsers can (for example) connect to the jQuery CDN before they actually see the script tag that invokes the CDN. I’m not sure ...
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Does this count as an acceptable adsense implementation?

After being disgusted with mostly $0 RPM on my mobile site, I thought of a new idea but I'm not sure if it will be acceptable. On Google's own help pages, I noticed on the responsive section they ...
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Hide text ONLY for screen readers

The WCAG says it can be done by aria-hidden tag, but I've read it's not working at many screen readers. Can't get how display:none can help to hide some text only for screen readers (=visible to ...
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Template websites vs Building website from scratch when considering SEO

Do companies which offer template websites (such as Wix and Weebly) offer as much SEO customization and versatility such that they can not be considered less effective in Search Engine Listings, than ...
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Employee has left but and been removed from website but searching for their name still returns website

An Employee of ours left November last year, and any mention of them has been removed from our website, but when searching their name in Google our site still returns as one of the top results. We ...
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Does a script tag really need a color defined?

I went to achecker.ca to test my website for accessibility issues. While it found no actual problems, it found about 100 potential issues. One of them is this: 1.4 Distinguishable: Make it easier ...
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Does minifying HTML have an impact on SEO?

What happens when I minify my HTML in SEO terms? I mean, I minified my HTML which means that every <meta... /> tag is being placed on one line. Will this affect my SEO at all?
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How to define the background color of this side menu? [closed]

I've added a side menu successfully but when i want to change the color of it it doesn't work. The mid of the menu is still another grey and i dont know what to do. Tried to add ...
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EM or I element is best in pagination?

What I have setup on my site is a pagination unit that consists of two clickable arrows representing previous and next pages, and in between them, I have clickable numbers. Each number is styled ...