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Would it help SEO to put only keywords inside header tags and style other text beside it to look like part of the header?

Moving my answer from Stack Overflow where your question was off-topic This is a very unusual suggestion - I've never once seen any of the SEO experts even hint at something like this. It sounds like ...
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Could multiple navigation sections with the same links hurt SEO?

Having a duplicate set of navigation links isn't going to change how Google sees your site much. In fact, when Googlebot encounters a second link to the same destination in a page, it generally ...
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How do I make my site compatible with Firefox's Reader View feature

Firefox's readerview Microsoft's Read later thing Chrome's Readability Evernote's Clearly Safari's Reading List All of these have one thing in common.. they need text and they need properly ...
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How to find correct schema definitions for my website

The website http://schema.org/ is the relevant and the only canonical source for Schema.org types and properties. Type vs. property. A type represents a thing, a property is for providing information ...
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How do I make my site compatible with Firefox's Reader View feature

Check source code for Firefox: https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/source/toolkit/components/reader/Readability.js * grabArticle - Using a variety of metrics (content score, classname, element ...
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What is the impact of <i>, <b>, <strong> or <span> elements on SEO?

The impact of those styling tags (itself) is very big near nothing. Ok, why is this exactly not what it seems to be? Several sources are talking about the impact of CSS styling, the impact of ...
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How to mark decades and centuries up using HTML5 <time> tag?

The <time> tag is not meant to be used for time periods such as decades or centuries. You should not use it to mark up '70s or 20th century. The documentation for the tag is here. It says that ...
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Are deep nested HTML tags bad for SEO?

Multiple nested div's will not affect SEO. As long as the crawlers can navigate your website and encounter unique and valuable content you should be fine.
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Adding Information to multiple addresses in schema markup

First of all, about the Schema.org terms you use: Your example uses the Apartments type, but that is not a valid type. You probably mean Apartment. But this type can’t have the openingHours property ...
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How do I make my site compatible with Firefox's Reader View feature

You need at least one <p> tag around the text, you want to see in Reader View and at least 516 characters in 7 words inside the text.
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<h3> vs. <strong> (for FAQ's)

When in doubt, always follow the WHATWG web standards and you will always be correct. Search engines can change. Web standards change rarely or slowly and search engines look to web standards just ...
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Would it help SEO to put only keywords inside header tags and style other text beside it to look like part of the header?

I don't see any reason that breaking the titles like this could boost SEO in any measurable way. The general rule of thumb for SEO is that if it makes no sense to have your page set up some way and it ...
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Markup for an HTML5 article

div elements mean nothing. Consumers interested in the meaning of your content simply ignore them (that is, after extracting possible attribute values, like those used by RDFa, Microdata or ...
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Tips for developing a responsive website

I dont think anyone can give you specific advice on why respnsive design is so hard to code, but there are usually two approaches. A. you design for the smallest possible screen and work your way up (...
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Name attribute is obsolete, what is the correct behavior when dealing with anchors?

For HTML5, name attribute is now deprecated, so that means to use id in place of name. Otherwise, everything else is the same. <a> is NOT deprecated.
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Is there a way to mark unusual words as spelled correctly so search engines don't think the site has poor spelling?

Misspelled words should be enclosed with the HTML <i> Element. As there is no sic tag equivalent in HTML, in HTML 5 the <i> element has a new meaning replacing the previous non-semantic ...
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Using the <strong/> tag as a call to action

In HTML5, the strong element can be used for "strong importance, seriousness, or urgency". I think none of these three cases matches your example, so you should not use the strong element. While "...
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Can writing a floating navbar's HTML at the bottom of the page increase SEO?

Where to begin? I will stick with Google because, Who knows what Bing is doing? Your question is actually a rather broad one that requires a bit of understanding. So once again, I will get into a ...
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How do I make my site compatible with Firefox's Reader View feature

There seems to be no official documentation about this, see https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1067528. However, I'd advise trying wrapping your article in <article> tag.
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Using Wikidata entities and properties in schema.org markup and linked data - describe a graph of linked entities

For an article about the concept of "success", you could use something like this, using only Schema.org: <article itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article"> <div itemprop="about" ...
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Use a MediaWiki template argument both parsed and unparsed

The wikitext {{{1}}} renders as <blockquote>{{#tag:nowiki|{{{2}}}}}</blockquote> should do the job ({{#tag}} turns XML-style tags into normal parserfuncions, ie. flips the evaluation ...
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Would it help SEO to put only keywords inside header tags and style other text beside it to look like part of the header?

In one word the answer would be NO. But adding keyword in header helps user to understand about the topic/page. For helping in SEO you must follow Google's guidelines. As @FluffyKiten said: It ...
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Would it help SEO to put only keywords inside header tags and style other text beside it to look like part of the header?

NO. This misses the point of SEO. By breaking up linguistic data across multiple "environments", the information is artificially "out of context" for Google's algorithms and ...
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Valid use of QuantitativeValue to specify Product dimensions including unit of measure (JSON-LD)?

This seems to be actively being worked out at the moment, I see two GH issues that are related: https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/issues/2811 and https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/issues/...
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SEO markup for News article

I should note at the outset of this answer that individual preferences may vary and there may be others here who would like to advocate very strongly for Microdata. But my direct experience (having ...
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SEO/Schema/JSON-LD: In order to better index/rank, should I use: Yoast with JSON-LD? Microdata with JSON-LD? or everything with JSON-LD?

It doesn't matter what type of structured data you use because Google doesn't use structured data as a signal for what should be indexed or how it should rank. See my blog post on the subject: SEO ...
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How to use <article> tags in the home page of a blog?

Your code sample is a correct use of the article tag. Essentially, it is a semantics thing and can be used whenever you have grouped content with a changing repeatable element. To be fully (and ...
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What is more effective, microdata or JSON-LD?

Google doesn't prefer JSON-LD over microdata. Google just offers its documentation more for those, who automate website building and maintenance. There is no effectivity in terms of what kind of ...
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Should the "Website" structured data be used only on the homepage?

You can use structured data on all your website pages. I think that you will get proper guideline from these article. https://developers.google.com/search/docs/guides/enhance-site https://developers....
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sameAs Schema.org markup for multiple social media accounts

You're allowed to use multiple social accounts for same organization, Google may pick only one. but it make sense to keep it separate. It means I prefer to use corresponding account for subdomains. ...
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