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HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the predominant markup language used for creating web pages. In modern web pages, HTML is used to markup the contents of the website, while CSS and Javascript are used to define the styles and behaviors respectively.

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How to hide HTML tags from SEO spiders

I understand and know how hiding things from your website works and how the search engine spiders will still be able to ¨see¨ this hidden element and penalize your website for it. Thing is, I did not ...
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Has dynamic html structure a bad affection on SEO and getting indexed in the Google?

I have a Q/A website which is lunched for about 3 months. I don't know why the single pages will not be indexed in the google. For example when I search for جهت مستفیض شدن از ماه محرم, I will see the ...
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Opening a pop up window automatically on the date mentioned in the function [closed]

I want it to remain open from the specified date onwards. This is the code I have. <script type="text/javascript"> function newPopup(url) { popupWindow = window.open(url,'popUpWindow','...');...
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Should itemprop be on innermost HTML tag?

I wonder if it makes any difference whether I markup an item on my site like this: <h1 itemprop="name"><a href="some-page.html">Joe Doe</a></h1> or like this: <h1><...
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Redirecting subdomain to new domain with all urls [duplicate]

I am in a big problem right now. I need advise from the experts out here: Old Website format - "https://a.bcd.com" New Website Format - "https://www.mynewwebsiteexample.com" I want to achieve two ...
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html use multiple tag in a tag [duplicate]

My code is : <article class="product"> <a href="#"> <h2>My product title</h2> <p>My product small description and text</p> <span>...
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How should menu links to the current page be handled for SEO?

I would like to ask, how you link to the current page? I saw href="#" method, I saw someone using href="./" and at another site, an item which represents current page does not have href. Which method ...
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My download link I crafted on my site does not work on new browsers yet follows standards

In an effort to serve excellent image files to only legit guests of my site, I needed to make PHP code. I narrowed the problem down to a few lines of code as follows: The first piece is a simple web ...
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Programmatically generating tags to mark content as paywalled

We are trying to implement the flexible-sampling feature to help the search engine to index paywalled content. The example on Google Developper is quiet clear but maybe to simple: https://developers....
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Correct HTML when translate website via Google Translate API? [closed]

When translating a URL (such as https://www.straatmakershop.nl/) via the free Google Translate tool (https://translate.google.com/) this often results in 'broken' pages. It seems Google is trying to '...
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Saving all images from a website in nested folders

I've been asked by my supervisor to save all of the images from a website for backup purposes. I've been given admin privileges to the site, and there are 132 images, spread across several nested ...
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How to combine multiple “Person” structured data in one HTML page?

Is it possible to add more than one Person structured data in one page? I have a website that shows search results for individuals' profiles, hence I want to know if it's possible to add structured ...
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How are the <!DOCTYPE> and <html> tags important for SEO ranking?

I'd like to compare the two sites: Site A: <!DOCTYPE html> <html lang=en_US> <head> Site B: <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/...
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fonts.googleapis.com called before every heading - is this normal? [closed]

I'm seeing this behaviour in one of the websites I manage: <link href="//fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Abril%20Fatface:regular" rel="stylesheet" property="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="all"...
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Can I add JSON-LD code to the body of my HTML page or does it need to be in the head? [duplicate]

Can I copy and paste JSON-LD (using Schema.org) into the head section or body section?
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What's the SEO cost of rel=canonical references leading to redirects?

On www.ubuntu.com we recently started including rel="canonical" tags on every page by default, following Google's recommendation. However, as you can see on e.g. https://www.ubuntu.com/cloud, the ...
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HTML Links: noopener vs noreferrer [duplicate]

I am learning about the merits of including rel="noopener noreferrer" for external links. What is the difference between these two attribute values?
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Same link twice on the same page, which will be chosen?

As far as I know, two links with the same URL don't hurt SEO, Google will only see and consider the first one, and SEO benefits will be passed only to this. But what about, if I have two links, one ...
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Will using div tags around text rather than p tags hurt SEO?

I currently have a description at the top of my category pages (woocommerce) of the form <div><input id="post-1" class="read-more-state" type="checkbox" /> <div class="read-more-...
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Using mySql database data directly into generating articles for my website? (newbie, needs to know where to start))

Hi all I am fairly new to web development, I've made a couple of my own sites over the years with simple html tables and free webhosts. This time, I have decided to try to host my own site using WAMP ...
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What directory structure is typically used for domains and subdomains on a Linux Apache server

Although I've used MAMP and AMPPS before on OSX, simply for testing purposes, this question is about actual production websites on Apache servers. If I had the domain name www.example.com - if this ...
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Tags that can be added to drive organic SEO [closed]

Just working on a page template just wondered if there is any more useful tags/codes that can be added to drive organic SEO. We are planning to use Google/Bing Adwords, Google Merchant as well for ...
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How to replace thousands of old JS ad tags in a directory full of static html? [closed]

We're taking over another company's website and we plan on creating an archived version of their old site using wget to mirror the site into an archive.example.com website. Since there are several ...
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Will “dofollow” work for non-anchor tags?

I'm developing a SPA using Ionic, and for performance, UX, and indexing reasons I'd like to use <span> tags instead of <a> tags, as the latter doesn't work very well with Ionic's stack-...
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Server side include (SSI) directives work in index.html but not in files in a sub-directory

I was wondering if someone could explain/have a solution for why my SSI's do not work if the file I'm including is back a directory. e.g. index.html gallery/pictures.html ssi-files/navigation.html ...
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Effect resizing SVGs has on SEO

Does loading an SVG smaller than the original resolution have impact on your SEO? As example: index.html: <img src="test.svg" width="10" height="10"/> test.svg (original size: ...
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Weird response from website buttons [closed]

I'm building a website using html, css and JavaScript. I'm having issues with the buttons on my page, where I have to press them twice to activate them, after that they work fine. It appears that this ...
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RadioButton Onclick call a javascript file? [closed]

I am new to all of this as I am trying to learn. If I create a Javascript file(For organization) then have a button, when I click on the button, how can I call the Javascript file in my folders to do ...
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How would a client edit the website? [closed]

I am wanting to start creating websites for clients but am wondering on somethings. This one I do not know how to put into Google to get the results I want so I am asking here. I do HTML/CSS site ...
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How to get Googlebot to crawl my website faster to pick up my new meta description

I've tried to put an new meta description for my website, but when I look it up I get the wrong description. After some research I found out that I need Google to crawl my site. The cache:website ...
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How should I correctly use the <meta name=“author”> tag?

Should the author tag be the author of the content of the page, or the author of the HTML (if these were different)? The spec (w3/moz) doesn't help to clarify for me. (I appreciate it may have no ...
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Getting the same site to show with a different domain extension in Google

We have one site: sitea.co.uk We also own the domain: sitea.com (redirects to sitea.co.uk) We want US visitors to see sitea.com both in the browser and in Google when searching for our company ...
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Will adding spans for star ratings inside the H1 tag affect SEO?

If I add these span elements inside the h1 element, will it affect my SEO? <h1>PRODUCT 123456789 <span class="fa fa-star checked"></span> <span class="fa fa-star checked"></...
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Loading an external HTML file into another - does it have an affect on SEO?

I have my first web project which will approximately be 50 pages. Up until now I've just done 5 page websites, so if I needed to e.g. add a navigation link, I would just quickly type the code and copy ...
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Is it OK from SEO perspective to use input checkbox outside forms for showing and hiding a menu?

I would like to use clickable menu without JS on my website using just pure CSS for showing and hiding submenus. Just like this: https://codepen.io/Tont/pen/hdsev Funcionality of this menu is based ...
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Redirecting to subdomain, impact on SEO?

I've been working on a web platform project for a client, and we are nearing completion. Basically, the platform is a small social network for a specific group of people. Part of the specification is ...
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From where does Google take the descriptions shown in their search results?

I have a website which is structured like a simple blog - on the left side (so first in the HTML code) I have listed some blog posts. On the right side, a I have a column with things like website ...
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Will this hidden element be count as SEO Spamming? [closed]

As you know, search engine robots sometimes count invisible elements as SEO spam. I have a website that i want to improve SEO performance. I'm planning to make homapage as like below. Will this be ...
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Why was the keygen tag removed from HTML5?

Why was the tag considered a bad API and removed from the HTML specification? This article on Google's developers site says so (the other links are just related materials): https://developers....
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Multilingual website SEO indexing

I've recently develop a website with multiple languages. The main goal was that people living in UK would be able to find the website using google.co.uk (not google.fr) by entering French keywords. ...
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Should JSON-LD contact markup be placed on a homepage or Contact Us page?

I am wondering if JSON-LD contact markup should be placed on a homepage or Contact Us information page, or if both is fine.
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How to emphasize and punctuate words within an 'alt' attribute?

Say, when you have a fair amount of text that you need to alt. (I realize it's best to pull it out of an image and into plain text, if possible ... but things aren't always ideal, unfortunately ... ...
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How do I get keywords indexed when text is so complexly styled that words are broken up?

I was required to implement a web page that has sections where each has a designed title. Basic structure like the following: <div class="page"> <div class="section"> <h1&...
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Responsive web design causes social media buttons to overlap the logo on smaller screens [closed]

I haven't developed a website in quite some time, and am currently working on one for a friend's small company. I put together a simple design, and have been able to get the content itself to be ...
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Using rel=“nofollow” on a form that uses/links to Google Search page?

I have a form that uses/links to Google's Search page to search for the input within my site. I have read other posts regarding nofollow but I am confused if I should put rel="nofollow" on the form ...
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Quotes with HTML attribute problem showing up in Google's data highlighter

We have a Bengali website and there are some category pages for art and literature. When we are using any narration with "example" quotes, it's showing errors in Google Search Console Data ...
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Many websites miss the HTML id or name attributes (no support for fragment URI's), what to do about it?

I like the idea that HTML header elements have the id attribute. It allows to share links with fragments like for example with Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fragment_identifier#Proposals ...
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What is it called when an HTML block floats while scrolling down the content until something else takes its place?

Recently updated my blog and was looking for the improvements they have added. I noticed a floating section of text that stayed there until a part of description ended. (Similar to the timestamp on ...
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Can you change your URL when clicking links to different sections on the same page?

Can you change your URL when clicking links to different sections on the same page? I have a product list separated by different categories on the same page... these categories are using the ...
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Do having a specific designated DIV attribute name help your organic SEO ranking? [duplicate]

Intro I am at a standstill at the moment before I go any further. I will have many much of the same repeated pattern layouts throughout 3 pages of having 2 images (with text below them) side by side....