A label that identifies content, and explains, among other things, what that content is about. Not to be confused with meta-tags or html.

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Are blog posts with the tags in tag clouds bad for SEO?

I usually know this stuff, but its a real concern. (I'm tired so i hope this makes sense.) I make a post and then add tags in the Wordpress backend. For example, the title of the post is "make big ...
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Should I prevent search engines indexing tag/category pages?

On my site, I currently have no special rules for search engines. It is a blog, statically generated using a Python program. When I search for some of my articles on Google, there is usually a tag or ...
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Does 'blockquote' tag harm seo or help SEO?

Searched on net, but didn't find a legit suitable answers. Can anyone please clarify the actual relation of this tag with search engine optimization? Any suggestions/opinions are also appreciated. ...
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My website title shows up slightly different from what's in my title tag, only in Google search

I've included my page title in the title tag in this format: " blah blah blah | sitename ". But for some reason it's showing up on Google search results as " sitename: blah blah blah ". It shows up ...
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Can I safely include “self-defined” HTML Tags in a HTML Website?

I have seen a website that has a doctype of <!DOCTYPE html> This website uses HTML Tags that I have never seen before like <section>. My Question: 1.) Is this kind of "generic ...
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Helping search engines identify what a blog post is about via tags

I was thinking about implementing a tagging system for my blog to attach one to five tags to each blog post. Are there any tricks to help search engines identify that these are tags though and that ...
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Hide new Blogger posts from appearing on homepage and make them visible only under a specific label?

I am using Blogger. I want to write some posts under a label, say "Puzzles". I don't want the posts to appear on home page of my blog (as they show up normally). I just want them to appear when some ...
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Is it acceptable practice to change the behavior of old HTML tags?

In my app I need to display some maps. So I use Leaflet.js to do so, but to simplify my HTML I have used a <map> tag to do so. Is that acceptable, or should I avoid doing this?
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Does WordPress tag page lead to duplicate content?

Let's say I am having a tag page at WordPress like http://www.mysite.com/tag/tag_name/ having 2 blog posts A & B and a category page like http://www.mysite.com/category/category_name/ having blog ...
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How do I remove the 'Continue Reading' tag from pages on my blogspot blog?

My blog has pages at the navigation bar. The 'Home' and 'About Me' pages show the 'Continue Reading' tag which I want to get rid of. I have used some extensions to add 'Continue Reading' ...
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The characters except English are not readable on DirectAdmin editor

When I try to edit my idex.html I see strange characters in my atributs and tags ...
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Robots.txt Blocking Blog Tags?

Tags are causing duplicate content on my website and I want to make sure that I block them from being indexed. Is this the right syntax to use for blocking those Tags from being crawled? User-agent: ...
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Need Help With H1 Tags for Product Sub-pages

The site I'm currently building will feature a range of products for the organization it represents. Each product will have a main landing page and a series of sub-pages for "About", "Pricing", ...
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Hosting files with support for file tagging / keywords

I have a large (approx. 25GB) collection of files I would like to host online for people to view or download. I have a spare computer I can use as a dedicated server for these files. I'm looking for ...
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Tagging content for search with Google

I am working on a website that will contain a lot of content and I would like to add ability to tag content, just like Stackexchange does, where each question can be tagged by maximum 5 tags. Now, I ...
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Tumblr tag visit statistics

Is there a way to get the visit number of different tags? I already set up a Google Analytics account to work with my tumblr blog, but I guess I reach more people through tags than site visits. I just ...
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Disable Wordpress tags to be indexed by Google

My client doesn't want the tag pages (www.example.com/tag/tagname) to be indexed by Google. How can I achieve this? Disallow in robots.txt doesn't work. Thanks! Robots.txt: User-agent: * Disallow: ...
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Does tagging content affect SEO?

Tagging content (i.e. categorizing content using "tags") is a sensible way to group content on a web site, but does tagging actually affect SEO? From an SEO standpoint, how does tagging content ...
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SEO URL structure for tag search on site

I am looking to add tags to each product on my site e.g. brown, x products under £x, second hand x, refurbished x etc. Once you click these tags it will then search for other tags that are similar. I ...
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Should I add meta “noindex, nofollow” to a Tag cloud page?

I have a giant tag cloud on my site and I'm trying to optimize it for search engine crawlers in order to avoid keyword stuffing penalties. In your experience, adding noindex or nofollow to the Tag ...
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Wordpress - Going from categories to tags

I have some aging Wordpress blogs where I made the mistake of creating way too many categories (50+ in some instances). This was, in part, due to the fact that tagging was not yet available in ...
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The correct domain for canonical tag

If my site domain is a naked domain (non-WWW). Should the canonical tag for my site be: <link rel="canonical" href="http://mydomain.com/" /> or <link rel="canonical" ...
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same blog post link appearing in different tag pages

I have each blog post tagged with different terms. Each term page lists the tagged post link, so that the link may appear more than once. How does that affect my SEO?
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For a site description, would it be better to use H2 or P tags?

I tend to follow this HTML structure while creating new site on my main page: <div class="header"> <img alt="keyword" title="keyword logo" src="keyword.png" /> <div> ...
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How to write good blog post tags

It seems that you have three choices in deciding how you write tags for your blog posts: Make them user friendly Make them highly searchable Combo of the two For example, let's say that I have a ...
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Should each heading tag include text related to the page title for dynamic content?

New pages are created within my website by users who add new content. Currently the heading tags are the same for each new page. For SEO purposes, would it be better to relate the heading tags to the ...
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Image gallery alt tags, for SEO?

I'm designin a web page for an architectural company, which lists its projects, with an image gallery, (not a slider) so all images are on the gallery page, but thumbnails. I have seen a website ...
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Are there any difference between `<h1> … <h6>` tags for SEO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Heading tags like <h1> and <h2> make a big differences during SEO? Are there any difference between <h1> ... <h6> tags for SEO ? For ...
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Tag link suggestion plugin for WordPress?

Every time I write a post I make sure I add links to words that I have tags for. For example: "The economy of Brazil has improved in the last few years" This ensures that when people re-post my ...
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Is it good ideo seo point of view- to give noindex or nofollow to labels and tags? [duplicate]

Is it a good idea seo point of view to give noindex or nofollow to labels and tags? I am creating a blog with tagging post. What is the best strategy for tag pages?
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Adding tags for SEO in clothing website [duplicate]

I am building a site for a women's accessories brand. The site has a Homepage, a Store page (where all accessories are displayed), a page for each of the accessories description, an about page and a ...
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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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complex heading tags: should I avoid them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why should we use tags like p, span, hx tags when we can use CSS instead? Do you think that is actual difference between, as example <h1> <span ...
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Suggestions for Document Archive Site

I have been charged with documenting our organizations paper assets that roll back to the early 1600's and was wondering if there was a online platform already existing for this type of website. It ...
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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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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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Include meta tag outside the HTML tag

Can I include the meta tag of the IE 5 content in outside the HTML tag. <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=5"> <html>...</html>
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Putting (WordPress) tags in <footer> tag, good for SEO or not?

I am using tags for my posts on my WordPress site. The content of my post is set in <article> tags, which is fine and now, I want to put the author link and tags in a <footer> tag, but I ...
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Adding a list of “recent articles” affects SEO

We have a site which has a sidebar with sections (or "widgets" if you like) showing stuff like "Recent Articles", "Other Articles by this User", "Similar Articles" etc. The issue is, Google seems to ...
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Capitalise first letter of each word good or bad practice? [closed]

Is it a good practice to capitalise first letter of each word in string ( page titles, headings, fields labels, button text etc.) ? Is there any articles about this subject excluding basic English ...
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I disabled indexing WP tags,wp-contents,etc in robot.txt but it google still indexing!

This is totally killing me. I have a wordpress website about flash games and this is the link if you want to check x1q.com (it is not english) Well the problem is that I've disabled indexing tags ...
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Google Analytics and tracking BING or YAHOO search keywords

This is a very specific problem and I have two questions to ask regarding it. Recently, it came to my attention that an outside affiliate was buying PPC search words for a term on Yahoo and Bing. ...