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My website hosts various m4a files but they do not play in Internet Explorer

I've got an m4a file that loads properly in all browsers, except for Internet Explorer (no surprise). The error is: "Invalid source". My HTML5 code looks like this: <audio controls> <...
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Why my Microdata has errors on Google Structured Data Testing Tool?

I cannot figure out what is wrong here? I get error missing location,name,startDate while clearly it is there! I am using schema.org microdata. The weird thing is that I get 10 valid postalAddress ...
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Schema.org SiteNavigationElement markup

Should the Schema.org SiteNavigationElement be structured like this <div itemscope itemtype="http://www.schema.org/SiteNavigationElement"> <ul> <li itemprop="url"><a ...
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Flow content within anchor tags [duplicate]

Since HTML5, it is valid to have block elements within inline elements. So an <a> element can contain flow content which includes <div>, <img>, <h1>, <h2>, etc. <a ...
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Linking a Product and an AggregateRating to a Brand (itemref)

I have a Brand and a Product, I am associating the Product to the Brand like this: <h1 itemprop="brand" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Brand" id="v1437"> <span itemprop="name">...
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HTML img alt more than a line of text [closed]

We all know that if an img in HTML cannot be loaded, the alt text will be rendered instead. What if I want the alt be, say, a div? Maybe some JavaScript will help?
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Time element in WordPress site not in format required by HTML5

I'm trying to display blog posts using the BlogPosting schema, but I am having difficulty getting the date to display in an acceptable format. Currently, the responsive_child_post_meta_data() ...
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What is missing in my SEO checklist for new websites? [duplicate]

So I have a question about what can be done for SEO-purposes purely with coding (meaning this question is not about content strategies, keyword research, linkbuilding and stuff like that, but only ...
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My schema.org sturctured data is not showing up on google [duplicate]

It's been around a month since I've added structured data on my website. However, Google structured data testing tool is displaying "all is good". The data is not showing up in google (right side when ...
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HTML5+Microdata validation errors: Attribute 'content' not allowed on element 'p'

According to Google’s documentation about the Product Rich Snippet, when I want to mark product’s availability in my shop, I should do the following (using Microdata): <span itemprop="availability"...
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html5 banner using Google Web Designer

I have create a html5 banner using Google Web Designer following pretty much all the guidelines (https://support.google.com/webdesigner/answer/3261498?hl=en&ref_topic=3261495&rd=1). I ...
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Can I use same 'itemtype' in Microdata twice?

I have an element in my website that shows the last updates of my website. My current structure of the website is this: <body itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/webpage" <div itemscope ...
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Google can't recognize Schema.org image property from Product

How can I use itemprop="image" from http://schema.org/Product so Google can recognize it in this case? <a href="#" itemprop="image" data-remote="images/portfolio/image.jpg" class="...
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Microdata reuse within another item

My intention is marking up my site with Microdata in a way I won't need to re-declare items that already exist in the page. For example, my header will always contain info regarding the "...
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Aria Role Attributes Becoming Depreciated in HTML5?

W3C Validation Errors: "The navigation role is unnecessary for element nav. <nav role="navigation"> I'm having hgroup nightmare flashbacks. BTW, I still use hgroup - but as a CSS Class (....
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Title Attributes and Accessibility [duplicate]

I've been looking into accessibility recently and have read mixed articles regarding whether or not the title attributes should be included. It seems that there's a pretty good consensus that adding ...
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<h1> - Semantic impact vs. SEO impact

There's a lot of debate over the architecture of heading structure in html5. After reading various articles, I've come to three possible architectures that make logical sense to me, but I'm unsure ...
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Is it possible to change a page given its URL?

I have an HTML page. There is a link to another page. When I load this other page, it has a header which I do not want to appear. I do not have access to edit the source code for the existing HTML. ...
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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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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 itemtype="http://data-...
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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" itemprop=...
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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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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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Link child product to parent product when not contained in child element

I'm trying to indicate multiple related products on a product page using Microdata (with Schema.org). But the child products are orphaned because they are not contained in the parent div. I tried ...
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<div> with “itemprop=text” contains ratingblock. Will this harm SEO?

I am using WordPress and I am planning to use Schema.org to optimize the site for SEO. Because of WordPress’ structure, I am forced to put the itemprop=text on a div, containing both the whole content ...
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Is it bad only to partly use a fragment of a <h1> with Schema.org 'name'?

The problem that I have is that I have a client that sells local services, he wants to use a h1 that includes both the service and local, no problem there… But the snag is he wants to use as much as ...
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How to set itemprop=“duration”?

I’m trying to set a song’s duration with Microdata. What is the best way to describe a duration in Microdata? Is it by using itemprop="duration" in span? <span itemprop="duration" content="...
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Would using RDFa improve ranking/traffic?

My website is a legal search engine, lawmirror.com, and there are about 600k records available online. Currently using XHTML5 and on some pages Microdata. Same record appears many times on ...
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Can I add Microdata properties in deeply nested HTML?

Can I define a <span itemprop="example"> within an undefined parent div if that parent div’s parent div is defined? Here is the example: <div itemprop="offers" itemscope itemtype="http://...
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Is the structure of the HTML (e.g., from Schema.org examples) important to Microdata?

So I’m trying to mark up some structured data using a combination of the contact vCard Microformat and Microdata using Schema.org’s Place type. I’d love to do both at once, but I have a problem that ...
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Can Schema.org properties be included in existing tags?

The Microdata examples on Schema.org seem to indicate adding addition tagging to indicate item properties is the norm. However, can these be added with an existing tag? For instance in the following ...
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Can I change the type of elements in the Microdata format?

With regard to Microdata I was wondering if the elements must be exactly like the examples (http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=176035) or that Google/Bing look if the ...
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we choose to use tables to layout web forms: (how) can we make them valid/accessible?

we are building a site with dozens of very complex forms and we decided that the best solution for us is to make them using <table> but we are worried about accessibility and standards. what i ...
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Can I enrich Microdata format with more non-Microdata data without affecting its functionality?

This is the normal formatting for Microdata: <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/LocalBusiness"> <div itemprop="name">some text</div> <div itemprop="description">some ...
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Repeat use of Schema.org / 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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Microdata for product images which aren't displayed in the page?

My internet shop displays thumbnails of products' images, and I see that these thumbnail are (slowly) being indexed by Google. I want also full images to be indexed. Can I use Microdata for this? ...
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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 version</title&...
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Linking several separated Microdata <div>s together?

I'm adding schema.org semantic markups, and would like to link several of which are in quite different parts of webpage together. This works when I specify them as parent/child: <div itemscope ...
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Using Schema.org for blogging: Article VS BlogPosting

I have been remaking my website for some time now and I want to launch it as quickly as possible but I want to make it leading edge if possible. I am currently using a modified template (I know! web ...
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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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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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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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Responsive Design: Which Framework Should I Use? CSS3 & HTML5

I've been looking for a suitable set of HTML5/CSS3 foundation files to start new projects on. I started off piecing together my own files, but I believe I might be better served in finding a solid and ...
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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 <nav>...
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I am done with HTML and CSS. Now, what Web Development tools should I start with? [closed]

I am done with HTML and CSS. Now, what Web Development tools should I start with? Should I start with Adobe CS3, Adobe CS4 or Adobe CS5
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Is w3schools a valid resource for learning HTML/CSS/PHP etc [closed]

I recently came across w3fools.com via html5 Google plus community, and read some things they were saying about w3schools.com. I have not the knowledge to say they are completely wrong, or completely ...