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There's a few tricks that can be used to stop Google grabbing random text for dynamic descriptions: HTML5 elements and can be used to direct Google to what it should consider the 'main content'. It will stop scraping descriptions from . It won't pick descriptions from titles or navigation bars. Same with the element. If you're using lots of divs full of ...


Right now, definitely myth. We know that Google reads CSS and JavaScript to "see" a page as a user does. Previously, almost certainly myth. As far as I know, having navigation above content has always been conventional in web design. To design a search engine that doesn't take account of this and even treats it as a negative would seem odd.


Not at all. StackExchange does it. Google doesn't care if you link to sister sites, as long as you're not committing link spam.

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