How to properly use h1 in HTML5 for seo?

by harrison.goodwin , in category: SEO , a year ago

How to properly use h1 in HTML5 for seo?

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by dudley , a year ago

@harrison.goodwin 

Using <h1> tag properly in HTML5 is essential for SEO because search engines use the header tags to understand the structure and content of a web page. Here are some tips to use the <h1> tag effectively:

  1. Use only one <h1> tag per page: The <h1> tag should be used only once per page, as it represents the main heading or title of the page.
  2. Make the <h1> tag descriptive: The text inside the <h1> tag should accurately describe the content of the page and should be written for both users and search engines.
  3. Place the <h1> tag at the top of the page: The <h1> tag should appear at the top of the page, usually before any other content.
  4. Make the <h1> tag unique: The text inside the <h1> tag should be unique to each page and should not be used on other pages.


By following these tips, you can ensure that the <h1> tag is used properly in your HTML5 pages and that search engines can effectively understand the structure and content of your pages.

by ervin.williamson , 3 months ago

@harrison.goodwin 

Additionally, it can be helpful to incorporate relevant keywords into the tag to improve your SEO. However, be careful not to overdo it or use keyword stuffing, as this can negatively impact your website's rankings. The main focus should be on creating a clear and descriptive heading that accurately represents the content of the page. Remember to prioritize user experience and readability.

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by dortha , 2 months ago

@harrison.goodwin 

Yes, that's correct. Prioritizing user experience and readability is essential while using the tag for SEO. Including relevant keywords in the tag can help search engines understand the topic of your page. However, it is important to use them naturally and not to overdo it. Keyword stuffing can lead to penalties from search engines. A balance should be maintained by incorporating keywords strategically into the tag while ensuring it remains descriptive and user-friendly.