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Will adding 100 meta keywords to the same page hurt or help SEO?

Since 2009 it is Google's official statement that they don't use the meta keywords tag for ranking purposes: https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2009/09/google-does-not-use-keywords-meta-tag.html They ...
Theo van der Zee's user avatar
3 votes
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Are there any benefits to having unique meta descriptions and meta keywords per article/post/page on blog?

You seem to have a few things going on. I do not know WP so I will not give specific advice in that regard. However, you do not want multiple copies of either meta-tag on any page. Only one will be ...
closetnoc's user avatar
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Is it necessary for all the keywords in a meta keyword tag to be included in the page's content?

For Google, it is not necessary to use a meta keyword tag. It won’t help in search engine optimization. It is seen as a spam signal rather than a ranking signal. Adding keywords to a meta keyword tag ...
Khalil's user avatar
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1 vote

SEO with for a Quarto blog, in particular make website "findable" with specific keyword

Maybe the first thing to determine the best how to, for this site and editorial style, put yourself in the position of somebody doing a search for the abbreviation, (think in terms they don't know ...
Wayne Smith's user avatar
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SEO with for a Quarto blog, in particular make website "findable" with specific keyword

As far as I know. You can't have it both ways, you dont like but you still want to use it. Google uses keywords based on their usage on you website, to ensure that they are relevant.
Rohit Gupta's user avatar
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1 vote

Meta description only displays in Google search for some search terms

Note always does Google shows what is in your meta tags, except they are similar to texts on your webpage. And also Google would show the user how that page relates to their search string, so in your ...
booluw's user avatar
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SEO Meta Tags: Is it better to have empty meta content or no tag at all?

Keywords Meta-tag I completely ignore the keywords meta-tag since most search engines ignore it. There are some exceptions such as Yandex. It is fairly safe for the major SEs to ignore this tag. ...
closetnoc's user avatar
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Why does meta description exist when keywords doesn't?

In my humble opinion keywords are still useful even though they are not being used for ranking. They are useful for the content writer and potentially for the reader. If you know what people are ...
Michael Moriarty's user avatar
1 vote

Can a website use multiple meta keyword tags?

Google doesn't use the keywords meta tag in website ranking. If you use multiple keyword tags it won't be helpful for SEO. It's not good idea from (September 2009), If you don't use it will be better ...
Mazharul Haq SEO's user avatar
1 vote

Delimiter character for keywords meta tag

Yes here I would use a comma or a space as well. Do not use a . # or @ sign. This will trip up your database big time if you're going to use these as your delimiters. The . character can give you some ...
JohnLasheras2's user avatar
1 vote
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Should I remove the description/keywords meta tags if I want to use structured data markups (JSON-LD)?

If you add structured data, do not remove any of your existing meta tags, just add the structured data in addition. Meta description for example is a very important tag, and its behavior cannot be ...
Maximillian Laumeister's user avatar
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Should I remove the description/keywords meta tags if I want to use structured data markups (JSON-LD)?

I would recommend leaving the meta description as this field is still important for search engines and some other web services that are crawling your site. Don't bother with the keywords as this is a ...
tshimkus's user avatar
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Submit pages to indexing by Google but censor the search terms in the page?

That's not possible, you can't rank in Google for a hidden term. That's called cloaking and you can get a penalty for that. If Google gets to read the phone number, visitors must also be able to. ...
Emirodgar's user avatar
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Does it improve click through rate from Google if I put queries from search console into the page?

What's visible on a page can't directly affect CTR. People haven't seen it. Indirectly it can change how you rank, and that can affect your CTR. E.g. If you rank higher or for searches that are more ...
Tony McCreath's user avatar
1 vote
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Keywords vs Meta-Keywords

We need to help you clarify a couple of things first. The focus keyword is just the only way Yoast SEO have to know about what is your targeted keyword for that particular page or posts. If you do ...
Raul Reyes's user avatar
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Will adding 100 meta keywords to the same page hurt or help SEO?

Is it possible to add several keywords to the same page? Yes but It doesn't seem practical. Will this penalize my page by Google? Possibly (see below) What is the implication in adding many ...
Mike -- No longer here's user avatar
1 vote

Will adding 100 meta keywords to the same page hurt or help SEO?

Since keywords are not used anymore for referencing. Just put the best words at the best places (h1, h2, h3, etc.. tags) Just make sure to priorities the words.
Hybris95's user avatar
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