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    CSS dropshadow technique used on H1 tags


    Hi all - my first post. Been a lurker for a bit though.

    I've recently seen a way of coding in CSS which uses an offset to create a drop shadow effect.

    in sections 6.8 and 6.9 of this page they explain it - www|unix|org|ua/orelly/web/html/ch06_03|html (dots replaced by |)

    <layer>
    <layer left=2 top=2>
    <h1><font color=gray>Introduction to Kumquat Lore</font></h1>
    </layer>
    <layer left=0 top=0>
    <h1>Introduction to Kumquat Lore</h1>
    </layer>
    </layer>
    <h1>&nbsp;</h1>

    My question is, is this bad for SEO - if the technique is used on an H1 tag, you'd have two identical H1, one after the other. Would this be seen as spammy?
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    In general "style" has no effect [positive or negative] on ordered ranks.
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    Originally Posted by fathom
    In general "style" has no effect [positive or negative] on ordered ranks.
    So if we assume Search Engines are ignoring the style elements, then my concern is that what they see is two identical <H1> tags - one after the other. Does it ignore this? Or will it potenitially be seen as KW stuffing into H1 tags?
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    An couple of illustrations here should help.

    Keyword Stuffing

    SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing SEO Search Engination Optimization SEM Search Engine Marketing Search Engine Ranking Search Engine Promotion Search Engine Positioning Web Marketing Online Marketing eMarketing Internet Marketing Website Marketing Web Site Marketing

    NOT Keyword Stuffing

    Search Engination Optimization (H1 one style)

    Search Engination Optimization (H1 another style)
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    Good illustration Fathom.

    The SEs will see both H1 tags and will take it into account but it won't make much difference.

    If you are concearned about this though, use a javascript external file to do the drop shadow effect, including writting the <h1> tag. Then you won't be showing the SE two <h1> tags.

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