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I have inserted a <br> tag on a personal page of mine, and it finally got crawled by Google. And while I don't have any hard data on the before and after rankings, I do have more of an answer on the meta-description => search result snippet: The tag was removed, and the description was displayed as a snippet; however, it also appended page content ...


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If there is a string "<br>" included, it’s exactly that: a string of text (and not an HTML element). That’s probably not a SEO issue (it’s just text, not different to anything else in the description), but it might be a problem for people reading this description. Only you can decide if it makes sense for your content’s description to contain such a ...


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I don't think there is any harm in doing this from an SEO perspective as this tag is not used as a ranking factor anymore. As far as Google using it to display the snippet for your pages in their search results, they can choose to simply ignore the <br> tag or choose a different snippet to display such as your ODP description (if it exists) or a ...



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