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There is not a SEO issue or a Google penalty for repeating the menu. Menu are links to your other pages, and generally they are used to improve navigation and user experience. Actually, many many sites may display more than one their menus in various locations on the same page. However the way it has been developed in your site is not the ideal and can be ...


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While this isn't an ideal practice Google is able to now detect the CSS used in a page to detect when elements are being hidden and when elements are visible as long as the robots.txt file isn't blocking access to the CSS and javascript files which control which version of the menus is visible. You shouldn't see any issues with SERP ranking. Having said ...


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From an SEO point of view it won't make a difference unless the link is classed as link spamming, in other words the page you are linking to does not have anything to do with the current page (or the product you are linking to does not have anything to do with the page). From a UX/UI perspective it is not ideal as a navigation bar should be used for ...


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A terrible idea. Unless the URL is rel="nofollow" and has a really important reason to be in your top of page navigation. Follow up: Part of ranking is the choice of quality/authority OUTBOUND links. If the outbound link is RELEVANT to the page context then it should be a "follow" link but in my view not placed in the top nav area.


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Yes. By linking to categories from the main navigation, every page links to every category. This indicates the importance of those pages, provides better user experience, provides many more paths for search engine crawlers, and so on… in short, better for performance all-round, including SEO.


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I don't have a link but read an article within the last few months, possibly Matt Cutts but definitely from Google, who said Google still does not consider the new HTML5 elements when analyzing content. So using <nav> makes no difference but a link is a link, a heading <hx> is a heading, and text is text and carry far more weight than anything ...



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