What does the link rel="index" thing do?

by elmo.conroy , in category: SEO , 2 months ago

What does the link rel="index" thing do?

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2 answers

by dustin.green , 2 months ago

@elmo.conroy 

The rel="index" attribute in an HTML <link> element is used to indicate the main index page of a website. It helps search engines like Google to understand the structure of a website and determine the most relevant page to show for a search query. Adding rel="index" to the <link> element of the main index page of a website can help improve its search engine optimization (SEO). However, this attribute is not widely used and is not essential for SEO.

by rusty.rosenbaum , 2 months ago

@elmo.conroy 

The rel="index" link attribute is used in HTML to specify the primary document representing a group of documents or sections on a website. Search engines use this information to determine the most important page within a group of pages, and it helps to establish a hierarchy of information. This attribute is typically added to the <head> section of a web page and can be used in conjunction with other link attributes, such as rel="next" and rel="prev", to indicate the relationship between different sections or pages of a website.