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Is hidden content (display: none;) -indexed- by search engines? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How bad is it to use display: none in CSS? We've established on this site before (in this question) that, since there are so many legitimate uses for hiding content with ...
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DIsplay none and SEO [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How bad is it to use display: none in CSS? So i have a nav with tons of stuff and we want to scale back a few of the a tags in the nav but still have them on the page. So for ...
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Can search engines see HTML elements hidden by CSS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How bad is it to use display: none in CSS? I was wondering if search engines can read <a> elements with display:none. Is it true? Can search engines see elements hidden ...
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using Accordion, Jquery ,will it affect SEO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How bad is it to use display: none in CSS? I am planning to use Accrodion and Jquery in My website. previously to animate the contents in the website i used Flash but content (...
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Will Google Crawl Display:None Dropdown? [duplicate]

I have a navigation set up like so: <nav> <ul> <li>Home</li> <li data-dropdown="page_1">Page_1</li> <li data-dropdown="page_2">...
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Preloading web fonts with visibility: hidden; bad for SEO? [duplicate]

I've started using a method to preload the webfonts via hiding them; whilst it works great, I'm not sure if "hiding text" will be viewed as bad for SEO? All I do is something like this: CSS; ....
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Alternative CSS tags to "display:none;" for SEO [duplicate]

I have always made my pages "by hand". just coding them, a bit of javascript here and there. And because I like to experiment with designs, i use a lot of popup divs, which means i use "...
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hide text between normal text without bad effect on search engine [duplicate]

I need put some hidden text between my normal text. I do it like this: <p> some text <span class="hide"> hidden text </span> some text </p> .hide{display:none} But I ...
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One Page Website, with jump links, but hide, display:none all other content except jump link clicked [duplicate]

I'm wondering how this website design/structure will work for SEO. I have example.com that I'm building. The only actual URL for the website is example.com. However, it will appear to the user that ...
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Does hiding some content with CSS hurt SEO when "Read more" is used to show the rest? [duplicate]

I have content that is hidden by these css height: 220px; overflow: hidden; which content height is problably about 1000px, so no display: none is used on the page. I hide it because below that are ...
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Official Google 10 minutes SEO video and page related terms [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How bad is it to use display: none in CSS? According to this link, one should add some terms related to the page content. I am adding the text like: <div style="display:...
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SEO - Responsive Website and Duplicated Menus

Whenever I create a Responsive Website I usually create 2 menus: 1 hidden and used for mobile and the other displayed as the main menu, then hidden to show the mobile menu. Whenever it comes to SEO ...
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How to detect whether a hidden content will cause a penalty from Google or not?

I've read the answers here and here both saying that Google penalizes for a hidden content when it is done for the purposes of manipulating the search engines But there are at least two reasons why ...
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Do links hidden by display:none still pass PageRank

I read through the comments and answers to both How bad is it to use display: none in CSS? and Is hidden content (display: none;) -indexed- by search engines?, but I couldn't see anything related to ...
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Is it bad for SEO to use CSS to hide the H1 tag for mobile visitors?

I have a slider which is hidden by 'display:none' when viewed on mobile phones. This slider contains our H1 tag. Is this bad practise? The H1 tag itself is not hidden, but the div containing the ...
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Is it OK the hide one H1 tag and replace it wth another one?

Is it OK if I use display:none to hide the theme's default h1 tag on single post and replace with another one I manually place? This is done for styling purpose. Generally, does display:none affect ...
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Does a large (hidden) submenu count towards site content in tems of determining page similarities?

Basically, I have this site that recently lost a lot of traffic after I optimized the html, the exact reasons to which are uncertain. The graph of impressions (times a page appears on search listings) ...
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Should I use CSS to hide a duplicative menu or does it need to be removed from the page source for SEO?

The only thing I have in my sidebar menu is a navigation menu and the only thing that makes that navigation menu unique is a link to my contact form instead. I think to remove the burger-sidebar (...
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Do HTML elements with the boolean attribute hidden get picked up by search engines?

I recently learned of the existence of the hidden attribute. It basically hides elements that are not relevant in the current state of the webpage (e.g., a user that is not logged in): <p hidden>...
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Does google always downrank pages with hidden texts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are temporarily hidden elements bad for search-engine rankings? I'm creating a FAQ for my page. To help the user to get a better overview I want to hide all answers and only ...
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Seo using a container with class hidden with links inside as fallback of a carousel SSR

I'm using svelteKit and swiper to make a carousel. It works fine, and it is pretty cool, but the problem is there is no HTML output as SSR. Inside the carousel, I've got a bunch of linked articles. To ...
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Will using this CSS solution for Facebook Page Follow plugin violate search engine guidelines?

I encountered a problem with the Facebook Page Follow plugin on my website where the plugin would disappear when I rotated my device (changing orientation), despite initially appearing correctly. To ...
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