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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Are there any length limitations for image alt or title property?

I'd like to insert an image on a webpage with an alt property. But the text length I'd like to use for this alt property is pretty long: about 200 words (slightly less than 1000 characters). Moreover ...
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Nesting Schema itemtypes: Article and Person

On a press page I'm using microdata itemtype="Article". I tried to add an itemtype="Person" nested within Article but it did not validate Google's structured-data Tester <ul class="thumbnails" ...
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Does excessive markup affect SEO?

For example, if I wrap my content with <div> tags (for no reason, just for arguments sake), would that cause a difference to search engines? Does thinner markup improve SEO? <body> ...
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How to redirect keeping the referral without server-side redirects?

I have an HTML page hosted in Dropbox that some external websites link to. I want to redirect to a different page using only HTML or Javascript, since I can't use any server-side redirects. My goal ...
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How to stop my mails reaching spam box? [duplicate]

I'm trying to send an HTML Emailer in bulk marking the destination emails in BCC from my official mail, but my mails are reaching spam box. How to stop this?
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Why does AVG complain with Exploit Blackhat SEO type 1703

I installed "AVG internet security", opened a page in internet explorer, and AVG complains about "Exploit Blackhat SEO (type 1703)" for object name Action sports stock footage with no further ...
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Schema.org: Having a Product as “about” property

I want to define a Product as the main content of a webpage using Schema.org markup. My idea with the following HTML is to use the structure: - Webpage -- WebPageElement (mainContentOfPage of ...
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Multiple images on one page: best ranking practices

I have several images related to one object and they all should be placed on one web-page. I'd like to know how do I place those images among the page body and its text. I can not do it manually to ...
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URL syntax like: www.example.com/index.html#/page What does it mean?

If there would be no forward slash char - it would be definitely a fragment identifier. I found a web-site using this syntax: http://themes.iki-bir.com/jupither And I don't get an idia how it works. ...
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What is this modern look called and what is the template used for it? [closed]

I haven't been paying attention to modern websites for a while, but in the few years or so a bunch of websites with the same, very smooth, very sleek presentation format have appeared. Some examples: ...
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Browser tool to save HTML branch? [closed]

I'm frequently finding myself wanting to pick an element in a webpage document inspector, and save it to file. For example, I'd like to save a form on a page. I can open up the document in say, ...
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Should I specify both <a rel=“alternate”> and <link rel=“alternate”> for multilingual websites?

I have read Google's recommendations regarding <link rel="alternate"> in the <head> for multilingual websites. As far as I know, we can also use rel="alternate" on <a> tags, and so ...
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How to prevent Blogger from converting relative URLs to absolute URLs

If you create relative links in Blogger, it tends to automatically convert them into absolute links or to add http:// in front of the URL. Is there any way to prevent this? Update: I have reported ...
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What is the purpose of leading slash in HTML URLs?

I have noticed that some blogs posts have links using a value starting with / in the href. For example: <a href="/somedir/somepage.html">My Page</a> Does the leading / mean the path is ...
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Will using same colour H1 as background hurt SEO if I use background image?

Can it hurt SEO if H1 headings are the same colour as the standard body background colour, even if all H1 headings are placed in divs that have a contrasting background image? (So to be clear: the ...
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Relative link to a subfolder

Let's assume that I have a website with three files: /home/blog.html /home/picture1.jpg /home/files/picture2.jpg Now let's edit that blog.html file. When I want to make a link to the current folder, ...
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Unicode icons in <title>

If I want to put various unicode icons in my <title> for the sake of looks, could that hurt my SEO? Are there particular classes of unicode (code ranges) that offend search engines? I've ...
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Images Maps SEO and Accessibility

My question of the day is about image maps and accessibility. Now it is my understanding that whenever you use an alt tag within an img tag you describe the image which increases the user ...
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Vertically center h1 in div [closed]

I know there are various solutions posted for this issue here, but for the life of me I can't get any of them to work. For a responsive website I'm trying to center an h1 text in a div. Centering ...
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Having Google structure my search result [duplicate]

My question is fairly simple: How do I customize my Google Search result so when it comes up in Google, it gets this kind of fancy result that lets an user navigate my website directly from the ...
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Using hidden elements for rich snippets for products

I wanted to add rich snippets for my products pages. However, the information required in the elements are not particularly compatible with my current HTML. Is it ok to make the rich snippets all ...
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Can a PHP generated main page be indexed by Google? [duplicate]

I generate an index.html file in a PHP script to avoid PHP code within HTML and to show content that is delivered by another script hourly. (Like next flights within an hour.) This script overwrites ...
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Cannot solve errors on W3C validator

I have found a webpage that can check for errors in my webpage's code. Here are the errors I couldn't solve: End of file seen and there were open elements. Unclosed element div. <div ...
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Microdata with nested product and reviews

I have some HTML listing reviews with HTML like: <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Product"> <img class="product-thumbnail" itemprop="image" src=...> <div itemscope ...
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Link to the website creator in the head tag

Probably this is an obvious thing, but I am not sure about it. I created websites for my clients, and I am allowed to place back-links to my portfolio site. I placed a link in the footer, but I am ...
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SEO link's anchor text - does it matter if is it plain or in other tag?

Description I will give below some links examples in HTML code: <a href="./add.php?page=1" target="_blank"><div class="menu-button" id="menu-btn-3">Add</div></a> <a ...
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Does using HTML header tags as links have any SEO downside?

My homepage has several internal links which I would like to use as header tags. For example: <h2> <a href="http://www.example.com/about/"> About example.com </a> </h2> Does ...
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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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How search engines determine the query string values for dynamic pages?

I have a URL like Abc.com/viewpage?id=1234-4655-7678;type=article How do search engines like Google or Bing determine during crawling the value of these parameters? The id is globally unique ...
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Will using page headings (h1, h2, h3 etc) as internal links encourage Google sitelinks? [duplicate]

I am trying to change my site's page headings to better emphasize the structure of the page's content hierarchy. I am hoping this will encourage Google Sitelinks and list snippets. Current headings ...
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What HTML and CSS markup is best for SEO for a list of questions (like on Stack Exchange sites)

On the StackOverflow a question block (in the q-list on the index page and so on) represented by the following html code: <div class="question-summary narrow tagged-interesting" ...
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Can I hide <h1> tag? Will it hurt SEO?

My pages look better without a heading title. So I don't really want to use a heading, but I don't want to leave <h1> out. Is hiding the element an option? Will it hurt SEO?
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Is there an easier/programmatic way to migrate HTML forms to an IIS7 server?

Normal HTML pages work fine on an IIS7 server as do ASP pages. However when I try to add a HTML form and after clicking on the submit button, I receive the error: The HTTP verb POST used to access ...
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Should or can I set the rel=“publisher” link on all my webpages?

One can establish a link from a website to a Google+ page by adding a rel="publisher" link in the head of the index.html document (for example). But, should or can this link be set on all pages of ...
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Meta tags with HTML special character codes?

This question is regarding best practices on SEO development meta tag filling. A name written in the Latin or the Cyrillic alphabet has certain special characters, such as the ccedil C, for example. ...
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How to make browsers offer to remember passwords

What properties login form needs to have to trigger "remember password" for all (or most) browsers? Background: For years I have been using Opera, and the rule has been that almost anything that ...
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Segment subdomains with Google Analytics?

So, when a website has multiple subdomains: www.example.com foo.example.com bar.example.com What is the best way to use Google Analytics to segment the data? I would prefer have access to 'All ...
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Footer not showing in website depending on which item is loaded [closed]

I designed a website which is having an issue, but I checked the html tagging very well and cannot fix it. If you go to this item: http://www.tahara.es/store/headbands/11/Ivory-Turquoise-headband You ...
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Is it bad SEO to embed an img tag in the middle of a sentence?

I recently received a web mockup that included a sidebar with a short paragraph of narrow text; a quote from a person. At the end of the quote, the mockup had a circular portrait of the person floated ...
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How do I define an HTML anchor to jump to specific location within a page? [closed]

I see thousands of tutorials teaching you a very simple thing, how to use #section to jump to a specific section within your page. However, nobody unveils the secret of coding the target anchor. Can ...
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Tack anchor link with Google Analytics

I have searched for how to track anchor links in analytics, but couldn't get it working. I have this code in the header: <script> ...
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What do i do about this, psd to html conversion? [closed]

I hired a designer and he created a very nice website. Now when i went to the developer he says the image is not layered and he can not convert it to html? What do i do, does the designer need to do ...
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Bing crawls my sitemap, but pages don't show in results [duplicate]

Before voting my question down, I must note that I have searched the forum. That being said: I have a sitemap, which is pretty large (25k pages). These are products for sale. The products are used ...
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Is possible create a Microblogging Service in HTML and CSS? [closed]

Is possible create a simple Microblogging Service in HTML and CSS with Login similar to Hatena Haiku? PS: is possible to host in Google Drive?
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Putting Custom page summary in meta description

if putting "Custom" meta description for EVERY page of site, is harmful for SEO? (for example, summary of each article) And Google will show them on SERPs?
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The actual difference between styesheet in the header and a seperate file

I have always been taught to have all of the CSS in a separate file that is referenced from the head of the page. Reading this article, the author is talking about making the Guardian website ...
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Advert appearing twice - in some browsers not others

I have a small and simple pure HTML website here, which contains an advert in a table on the left hand side of every page in the site. I only ever checked that it worked on Firefox on a PC. But just ...
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HTML mail signature influences blacklisted SPAM?

I had a several Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender with my domain. This started happening at least 2 months, after I made an HTML signature. It is possible, I don't know very well the sense of this. ...
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Should I create a sitemap file and, if so, what should I add to it?

I submitted my website/app to Bing and Google recently. I subsequently received this email from bing: Dear Webmaster, This is a weekly report on the open issues categories we have detected on ...
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Duplicate content on the same page - SEO ramifications?

In certain situations, I've seen Responsive Design websites with duplicate content on the same page. The pages had duplicate HTML structure and content in some parts of it due to Responsive Design. ...