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    How relevant are h2's?


    Hello,

    How relevant are H2's in SEO? Do they affect SEO at all?

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    H2 is an important tag which navigates visitors to a specific section of web content. So it is very much effective for SEO.
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    Ok, thanks. In my website, I say I serve the following communities which is about 20 of them. They fall under the h2 headings, should I mention them?
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    Think of them more like a newspaper headlines and not for SEO. Don't use <h2>, <h3> etc for SEO. Use it for the viewers. You'll have one <h1> tag for the page title and if you need to break your site into sections, use the <h2>, <h3> etc to suit.

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    Originally Posted by Hikin Mike
    Don't use <h2>, <h3> etc for SEO. Use it for the viewers. You'll have one <h1> tag for the page title and if you need to break your site into sections, use the <h2>, <h3> etc to suit.
    Totally agree on that. I've heard "rumors" that it's important to keep them in order (h1,h2,h3) and not use them "out of place." Any merit to that?
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    We use H2 tag for writing subheading, it is an important tag, but if in any webpage H1 tag is not present then no use of H2 tag. So in the of designing web page we should be careful.
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    I use wordpress. Are you saying if there is no h1 tag, you shouldn't use the h2 tag?
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    Originally Posted by violingirl1978
    I use wordpress. Are you saying if there is no h1 tag, you shouldn't use the h2 tag?
    I haven't seen a WP site that doesn't use a <h1> as it's title.
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    Using h2 tags largely depends on the way the content of your webpage is structured. Subheadings that take the second priority in the web flow should be made h2. SEO point of view you should use less than 6 h2 tags in your web.

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