HTML5 is the fifth revision of and currently the latest version of HTML (HyperText Markup Language). The fifth revision of HTML introduced many new syntactic features such as video, audio, canvas as well as section and article to name a few, with which the content of websites may be better ...

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Use of hgroup tag and how much well for SEO it is?

I used hgroup tag like as in section. I want to know that it's well for SEO or not and this is a correct use of hgroup. HTML: <section> <hgroup> <h1>CCTV Camera's ...
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Can I include title for an HTML5 a element?

Can I add title attribute for "a" element in HTML5? The spec does not mention title attribute for "a" element here http://www.w3.org/TR/html-markup/a.html, so for example, would it be valid to use ...
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What are “environment target actions” in Google AdWords HTML5 ads?

Google AdWords documentation for ad formats list several requirements for creating ads in HTML5. One of the requirements is: For environment target actions, timer and multiple exits are not ...
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Website logo text - best tag for SEO purposes?

I'm trying to develop a new website in HTML5 adhering to SEO standards where possible and I'm having a little trouble trying to figure out what tag my site name and slogan should live in. Originally ...
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Webmasters hentry error and authorless pages

Within Google Webmasters Search Appearance->Structured data I'm getting a series of errors: Error: Missing required hCard "author". And most of my 44 errors have: Missing: Author Missing: ...
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Is this way of using Pushstate SEO friendly?

As discussed in this question in Mauvis Ledford's answer and Pumbaa80's answer, Pushstate has many advantages in comparison to hasbangs. But I would like to discuss a single disadvantage Pushstate ...
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Most invariant URI to refer to a HTML5 element from w3.org?

If one is in a situation where you are required to use a URI (simple strings would not do)...how would you refer to the concept of an HTML5 element ("div", "li", etc.)? As a starting point for what ...
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Self-referential hreflang attributes for single language website?

I've been told by an SEO company to add a hreflang attribute to every page on a single-language website (ie. 'self-referential' tags), but everything I've read about the hreflang tag, including ...
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Global UTF-encoding, the right way

I'm curious, as to what is the right way to have UTF-8 encoding on all web files All my files (incl. CSS and JS) are made and saved in UTF-8 encoding In PHP, I set the char-set on top of the main ...
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CSS3 animation to start only when page is scrolled to the right place [closed]

I want to show an CSS3 animation with a delay, but it is below the fold of the page, meaning, that animation may start and end before user scrolls to the area where it should perform. How can I set ...
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Bootstrap responsive does not work? [closed]

Can anyone master take a look at my template travel website, I'm new in responsive design and have a template to reference. It was coded in responsive way, but when I open it, nothing happen. This is ...
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the right way of specifying website files in html [closed]

i specify my website's internal files like this for my website: www.mscaspian.com ` but when i validate it with w3c it says there is an error in the last part, '>' . i don't understand why this is ...
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Are there any problems with pages from the same site using different doctypes?

After a re-design of some pages in our site, we have the new re-designed pages with doctype HTML5 and all the rest pages (that are not yet redesigned) with doctype XHTML 1.0 Transitional. Does that ...
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How do you add scroll bars when window's width is reduced [closed]

I have completed a login webpage, which gets distorted when the browser is narrow. I added min-width property to my body tag, but this does not help. How can I keep all the contents fixed when the ...
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Basic semantic rules of CSS (and HTML), right or wrong?

Here is the summary I've recently learnt from discussions on this site (and similar) of 4 basic rules, so please correct me if I'm wrong or misunderstood something: a) Don't use IDs in CSS (or use it ...
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Correct way of internationalizing links

I am interested in a correct way to show search engine that the link is a translation of some content to another language. For example: you have some article written in German. So this is original ...
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Which is more correct: <h1><a>..</a></h1> OR <a><h1>..</h1></a> from SEO point of view?

I read the same question on SO, but it was only addressing HTML complaint point of view. Moreover with HTML5 it does not make so much difference. I assume (without anything to back up my assumption), ...
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Too many duplicate image alt attributes. What to do?

I've got a table. And as you can see below I've got a lot of duplicate alt attributes going on. What is the best way to prevent this but still have valid HTML5 code? <table id="benefits"> ...
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Proper H Tag Usage For SEO [duplicate]

What is the up to date correct usage of the H tags? I was originally told that it was only one H1 tag per page. Now I am being told that you can use more than one h1 tag as long as it is only one ...
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What is the replacement for the Web Intents HTML standard?

"Web Intents" were deprecated in Chrome 24 (November/2011) and are no longer supported in any browser: We also gathered a lot of valuable data and feedback from our experimental support for Web ...
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Is datetime-local removed from HTML 5.1?

HTML5 seemingly introduces these two input types: datetime (with a timezone) datetime-local (without a timezone) Even though both are present on the W3C wiki, the HTML 5.1 nightly draft ...
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Proper format to markup article author for Google rich snippets and HTML5

The Google guideline Author information in search results tells us that we need to use the following format to link to the article author: <a href="[profile_url]?rel=author">Author</a> ...
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When should I use <tag>content</tag> tag style, when <tag attrs> and when <tag attrs />?

I'm using HTML5. I just a bit confused that some people said "html validator does not like <tag attrs /> tags style". It is obvious that if I need to place some content between opening and ...
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Proper usage of <title>, <header>, <h1> and <h2> in a HTML5 website?

I have been studying this subject for several days and have found many conflicting suggestions with regards to search indexing. I am working on a project which has a lot of different pages ranging ...
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Making HTML5 videos stored on AWS S3 **difficult** to download (because I cant make it impossible)

I am building a website that hosts video's stored on AWS's S3 service. The videos are played thru a HTML5 player we have built. Ive just been asked to make sure "nobody can steal our video's". Now I ...
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Which browsers do not support user-defined tags?

I recently added HTML5 <nav> and <footer> elements to a page, thinking that HTML5-capable browsers would use them for semantic things like navigation, while older browsers would see them ...
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When updating to HTML5, will adding <!doctype html>, <article>, and microdata result in rendering problems in older browsers?

When updating our website from XHTML to HTML5, will changing the following things result in rendering problems for our site in older browsers like Internet Explorer 8: Specify <!doctype html>. ...
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Is it bad to have a mix of HTML 5 and XHTML pages within one website from SEO perspective?

We are going to update our website from well-formed XHTML 1.0 Transitional to HTML 5. However, as I see, we will be doing this step-by-step. This means we will have some pages in HTML 5 and others in ...
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Can changing websites from XHTML 1.0 to HTML5 affect rendering in older browsers like Internet Explorer 8?

We are considering the pros and cons of switching from XHTML 1.0 Transitional to HTML5 for our website (for instance, to enhance our SERP positions by using microdata and new specific HTML5 tags for ...
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How can we fix the emtpy form action error reported by HTML5 validators for default ASP.NET 4 pages, and will this affect SEO?

We are in the process of upgrading our ASP.NET 4 website from XHTML 1.0 to HTML 5. The <form> tag is generated automatically as it is ASP.NET, and it looks like: <form method="post" ...
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Upgrading website from XHTML 1.0 Transitional to HTML 5: how can it affect SERP positions?

We have an enough old but still supported website which is XHTML 1.0 Transitional now. We are going to change it to HTML 5 to add some new features in the future (microdata, ...
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Using Schema logo markup with SVG images

I've made a logo which is awesome and I've saved it in AI and SVG format. I wish to use the SVG file on the a site as the logo will appear many times all over the site and would be better than saving ...
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Is using divs instead of new HTML5 tags considered a bad practice?

I've found a website that uses divs with classes that are names of new HTML5 elements. At first it looked really ugly and silly, but then I gave it a secound thought and after all it's kind of smart ...
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Right way for host HTML5 video

So, I have a responsive site that has kind of blog to show videos (in html). For now, I am doing this in MP4 HD video - for computer users MP4 SD video - for mobile users WebM HD Video - for ...
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What is the best way to set up a company web site for little to no money? [closed]

I am starting a Corporate Consulting company and need a web site but I'm not a designer and I don't have a lot of money to purchase templates or to hire. Can any one suggest a known source for good ...
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Can I use <link> tags in the body of an HTML document?

Can I use <link> tags in the body of an HTML page? I tried to find the answer to this question, but found contradictory information. When adding Schema.org microdata markup to an HTML page, I ...
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Why does Bing webmaster tool's SEO analyzer complain about multiple <h1> tags?

I used the Bing webmaster tool's SEO analyzer on my website, and it reported: There are multiple tags on the page. It recommends that there should only be one <h1> tag on the page. The ...
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Repeat use of Schema / Rich Snippets Markup i.e LocalBusiness Data

I am unable to find official wording and I'm hoping that some Rich Snippets/Schema Guru can give me some insight into proper usage of repeated content when it comes to using markup. I'm building a ...
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Checking Request's user agent versus handling _escaped_fragment_ urls when using pushState only (no hashbangs)

I'm working on an AJAX-based application and thinking of how to make it crawlable by search engines. I've read the Google's AJAX crawling specification but I couldn't get my head around one thing: if ...
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Schema.org's WebApplication: for web applications or references to web application?

Assuming one offers an online service on a page using HTML5 + Javavascript. Technically speaking, it can be considered as a web application. Is the WebApplication itemtype appropriate for this page ...
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How to mark up a poem in HTML for SEO

I'm building poetry web site and I wanted some HTML structure tips for entries. Example: <h1>This is poetry title</h1> <p> Poem's line 1. <br /> Poem's line 2. ...
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Facebook Social Plugin breaks browser back button on Safari?

The Facebook Like Box seems to break the browser back button when browsing my site on Safari. While running Safari, if I goto http://www.pixelchampions.com then click the 'Screnshots' button. ...
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How to see all changes to the HTML5 CR? [closed]

On 2013-08-06 the W3C published a new HTML5 Candidate Recommendation. How can I see what was added/removed/changed since the previous Candidate Recommendation from 2012-12-17? In Differences from ...
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<center> is not supported in HTML5 but its still working. How?

<center> tag to make texts centered is not supported in HTML5 but its still working in the latest version of chrome. Is Chrome making up for the mistake or is it still supporting the deprecated ...
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How to deal with browser compatibility with HTML5 and CSS3?

Well, I've been reading about the new features of HTML5 and CSS3 since 2011, however, I still find myself a little preoccupied in using those features because of people using old browsers (or worse, ...
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Chrome refused to execute this JavaScript file

In the head of my HTML page, I have: <script src="https://raw.github.com/cloudhead/less.js/master/dist/less-1.3.3.js"></script> When I load the page in my browser (Google Chrome v ...
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HTML5 tags: how to use them correctly?

I want the best possible SEO for my WordPress site. To do this, I made enhancements and used HTML5. The problem is that I don't know how to use particular tags. For instance, I have an article tag in ...
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How do I convert a .swf file to HTML5 and make changes in the code?

I have an animation (.swf) that I want to convert to HTML5 and then edit a few of the links that appears in the animation. I have tried Google Swiffy and it outputs something that works really well ...
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HTML5 vs HTML4 regarding Search Engine Optimization

We currently have great SEO utilizing HTML4 entities, we are considering utilizing an HTML5 document type but are concerned about the SEO implications. We do not want to risk losing our SEO by ...
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Does Google Search exclude contents of <nav> from summary?

HTML5 has a new tag, <nav>. Do popular search-engines ignore contents within such tag when they generate page summaries?