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    What is the most important HTML tag?


    Many people ask me what is the most important thing they can do with their HTML tags and backend language in order to place higher in the engines (mainly Google) any thoughts on what is the most important?
    Title tags:
    Description tags:
    <H1> </H1> tags
    <A> </A> tags
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    <title> - it's what a potential visitor first sees in the serps
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    Re: What is the most important HTML tag?


    Originally posted by "seo guy"

    Many people ask me what is the most important thing they can do with their HTML tags and backend language in order to place higher in the engines (mainly Google) any thoughts on what is the most important?
    Title tags:
    Description tags:
    <H1> </H1> tags
    <A> </A> tags
    I'm going to take the best responses and turn them into an article so that I can just post it and send peeps that bug me about it to the link
    I will post my own thoughts on the subject once I give it some thought. Lets see what you al think
    uhm...no

    try the <HTML> followed by <body> tags....without it, your code is all crap.
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    Re: What is the most important HTML tag?


    Originally posted by "piel"


    uhm...no

    try the <HTML> followed by <body> tags....without it, your code is all crap.
    Agreed - especially if your code is

    <html>
    <form>
    <input type crash>
    </form>
    </html>

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    title and description tags
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    Hi there,
    I think that the <title> and <description> tags are probably the most important tags on the page.
    As long as the words within these tags are also included in the body text of the page.
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    H1, TITLE


    I think, that H1 and of course TITLE are most important...
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    Im gonna be greedy and choose 3

    I think, and note im no expert, but from experience.. in order of relevance:

    1. Title
    2. H1
    3. title tags

    This is just what I have found over a little time...

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    Re: What is the most important HTML tag?


    Originally posted by "cindik"

    Originally Posted by piel
    uhm...no

    try the <HTML> followed by <body> tags....without it, your code is all crap.
    Agreed - especially if your code is

    <html>
    <form>
    <input type crash>
    </form>
    </html>

    [/siz]
    http://www.cindik.com/computers/iecrash.html
    Whatever happened to the ignore if tag not valid here rule for rendering by a browser?

    Surely MS follows all standards .

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    Re: What is the most important HTML tag?


    Originally posted by "theBear"

    Originally Posted by cindik
    Originally Posted by piel
    uhm...no

    try the <HTML> followed by <body> tags....without it, your code is all crap.
    Agreed - especially if your code is

    <html>
    <form>
    <input type crash>
    </form>
    </html>

    [/siz]
    http://www.cindik.com/computers/iecrash.html
    Whatever happened to the ignore if tag not valid here rule for rendering by a browser?

    Surely MS follows all standards .

    Cheers,
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    It's not the invalid tag, it's the missing body tags which cause ie to crash.
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    Re: What is the most important HTML tag?


    Originally posted by "cindik"

    Originally Posted by theBear
    Originally Posted by cindik
    Originally Posted by piel
    uhm...no

    try the <HTML> followed by <body> tags....without it, your code is all crap.
    Agreed - especially if your code is

    <html>
    <form>
    <input type crash>
    </form>
    </html>

    [/siz]
    http://www.cindik.com/computers/iecrash.html
    Whatever happened to the ignore if tag not valid here rule for rendering by a browser?

    Surely MS follows all standards .

    Cheers,
    theBear
    It's not the invalid tag, it's the missing body tags which cause ie to crash.
    So you are telling us that if certain tags are missing IE goes kaboomy. Well that must be a feature, considering, yes?

    Cheers,
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    <html>

    BUT if you are talking about SEO important tags then that's a different story.
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    how come no one mentioned the good old alt tag, which is geat for inbound linking?
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    Roughkly in ortder I'd say...

    Title
    h1 or h2
    anchor text (<A>)
    description
    <b>
    alt atribute
    title atribute

    I trust off page criteria isnt to be included in which case the above would look a lot different.
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