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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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" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Why doesn't autofocus=“autofocus” work in Mozilla Firefox?

<INPUT TYPE=TEXT NAME="Gw" MAXLENGTH="225" size="42" autofocus="autofocus"> If I try this with Google Chrome it works. I just want to highlight a form without <script>. Why doesn't it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How many H2, h3 h4 are the maximum recommended?

I know that only one H1 is recommended, but what about the other titles? I've read that you can put "as many as required H2 elements to denote sections on the page". Is it correct?
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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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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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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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Schema.org, HTML5 and the datetime format: how do I get it to validate?

Schema.org says this, The opening hours for a business. Opening hours can be specified as a weekly time range, starting with days, then times per day. Multiple days can be listed with commas ',' ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...