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    How does Google read multiple H1 tags in html5 doctype


    Hi all,

    Each page on our site has multiple H1 Tags all nested in <\div> tags and using the html5 doctype.

    Is the 1st H1 tag still considered the most important to Google when it comes to understanding the page content?? The company that created the site has a menu as the first H1 tag and I suspect that this is wrong.

    You can check out the site code if you want www.golgi.io

    Would love some feedback on this!
    Thanks
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    From Google POV, multiple H1 tags do not matter as long as you do not overdo it. I found a good source that may shed some light to your concern: The Truth About Multiple H1 Tags in the HTML5 Era - Tuts+ Web Design Article
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    Hi Marthy,

    Thanks for the reply and link, Really good info. The fact that they are saying we should still use a level heading tag at the beginning of the page I think is the most important thing to know.

    Much appreciated chief! really good link.

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