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How does Google handle <link> elements in the <body>?

As I get from here, link tags can be used in the body as long as they contain Microdata. I understand how this may come handy for specifying all sorts of properties, e.g. from Schema.org: author, ...
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Headers vs. lists vs. sections vs. articles for SEO

I haven't been able to fully grasp when to use each of these. I guess a lot of times it could go either way, but my real question here is what is best for SEO? Senario: You have a homepage broken ...
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Do links in SVG tags have a negative impact on SEO?

Inspired from an answer on Stack Overflow, I've decided to use an inline SVG tag for a wordcloud I'm working on. I'll be using SVG to make the font-size dependent on the container height - which would ...
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Inline SVG within H1

I'm in the process of updating my website by replacing large PNG images with inline SVG images. My current code looks something like this: <h1> <img src="logo.png" alt="Company Name" ...
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Correct usage of Brand from schema.org

What is the correct usage of using the Brand schema from schema.org? I have a website that sells clothes. I have a brands page where I list all the brands for which I have products on my website, for ...
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Trouble understanding Google Search Engine option Two Page or Results Only

Okay. So I can be dense at times, but I just do not get it! Background: On my previous template, I had a link to a search page with a GCSE query form and the results appearing below. A user would ...
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My website does not connect properly with my domain?

I made a website in wix for free. I registered a free .tk domain and hosted the domain in 1freehosting.com. I used file2hd.com to save my wix website. After that i uploaded that file to the ftp so ...
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Does Google Search Indexes Javascript-generated HTML?

SO we are using clickfunnels, and it generates the HTML pages for you, but when we look at the HTML they provided, we realize that the HTML is generated from javascript through their site. SEO is a ...
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Is the aside element recognised by Google?

My page has a set up as below. As you can see it follows a simple structure but there are a number of elements of body text related to the various links. These text elements appear on the page using a ...
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Why isn't the HTML break tag acceptable anymore for top and bottom margins?

I'm starting to think I'm making less with adsense now because of insufficient margins. I tried with CSS margins with using the margin and padding properties of applicable elements, but then I noticed ...
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Why do sites still prefer Flash video over the HTML5 video format?

What is it about Flash video that makes sites still prefer it over the HTML5 video format? Why is Youtube's default format Flash, even though they have HTML5 version and they allow you to use it? Why ...
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Schema.org mainContentOfPage property is not recognized by Google

I'm developing a website for a property portal, that when a user enter the required inputs it shows a listing of the properties. I want to give them a product that includes Microdata. But when I ...
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Is the text inside a SVG affecting SEO? [duplicate]

I wonder if the text: "Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG." inside a SVG, is affecting SEO? <svg width="100" height="100"> <circle cx="50" cy="50" r="40" stroke="green" ...
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Combine microdata to optimize website - Is combining OK?

I have an SEO question, I can't find out if it's OK, that's reason why I ask. I defined my breadcrumb from main navi with help from Rich Snippets – Breadcrumbs, by using its "data-vocabulary". Is ...
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Several headings inside <nav>

We use a fat layer navigation which partly consists of content that some CMS users insert with a rich text editor (TYPO3 is the CMS btw). By this we have several <hX> tags inside the ...
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Is adding html5shiv enough?

I want to start using HTML5 markup in my next WP theme and I wondered if adding html5shiv is enough for adding compatibility for IE8+ browsers. I'm talking about the simple stuff such as aside, ...
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How do search engine crawlers deal with imported HTML using link rel import tags?

Consider the HTML5 tag named link. Is this relevant to web-crawlers? <head> <link rel="import" href="/path/to/imports/stuff.html"> </head> Say there are images in this linked ...
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Where do I get a list of attribute 'lang' values - what standard covers this, for SEO optimization?

I'm working on a web-site that I need to optimize for multiple-languages. I want to provide support in 3-4 languages, 'en', 'de', 'cn' - the trouble is, I'm not sure what Saudi-Arabia and the gulf ...
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meta attribute, alternatives for SEO optimization [closed]

I'm working on a web-site that I need to Search Engine Optimize for multiple-languages. I need to provide language specific keywords targeting the crawler. Someone suggested using <meta ...
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Mathematical model for a webpage layout? [closed]

While web-programmers surely know CSS/HTML rules by heart, and web-browsers have algorithms to render web-pages, what interests me whether there are any mathematical models or at least formal ...
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Cause a PDF from a website to be viewed automatically, even on phones

I have a PDF on my website. It works fine when on a computer, but on a phone, there is an extra step for the user. After going to the link with the PDF, they then have to click a link to view it. ...
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Markup for an HTML5 article

So I have the following HTML for an article (in this case a piece of portfolio work) <article class="work"> <div class="col-row clearfix"> <div ...
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Can microdata be implemented in meta tags?

Please consider the following code marked up with attributes to provide microdata: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Micro data test - Normal ...
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html5 microdata strategy for a planned activity (not physical)

I try to put microdata in a leisure club's planning, which propose various activities (drawing, yoga, english for kids...). My problem is with those weekly activities as microdata event does'nt ...
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mp4 videos are showing up as “corrupt” after uploading them to web server?

I took a sample mp4 video from here and uploaded it to the web server via FileZilla. Once the file was on the web server navigating to it in a browser gives the error when viewed in Mozilla. Video ...
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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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Are Microdata attributes valid on any element?

Is it valid to add Microdata attributes (e.g., using the Schema.org vocabulary), such as itemprop="name", to HTML elements that aren’t span or div? For example: <h2 class="product_name" ...
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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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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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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 ...