HTML5 semantics SEO
As most of us have come to notice, the web is a constantly changing and fluid environment. New ideas are constantly altering the way we view websites. But how are these developments changing the way Google and other popular search engines view your website?
Much has been written about whether most developers should start incorporating the use of HTML5 into their client’s websites. Some, like myself, answer with a resounding “yes” while others seem to want to wait for HTML5 to be announced as an official supported web standard by the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).
So What is the Answer?
Unfortunately, there is no answer and the benefits of HTML5 varies from project to project. For example, if most of a sites web traffic comes from browsers such as older browsers like Internet Explorer 7/8 then it might not be the best approach to use. However, if the majority of site traffic is a tech savvy audience that uses modern browsers like Chrome, Safari and Firefox you should be embracing these new technologies to not only enhance their browsing experiences but also set a pace for other late adopters to follow.
Google Analytics to the rescue! Thankfully you can get all of the data you need from the Audience > Technology > Browser & OS dataset in Analytics. See a below screenshot of the area I am referencing below:
So How Do I Get Started With HTML5?
Getting started is pretty simple.
If you’re already familiar with using HTML5 then it’s time to understand why the semantic markup that HTML5 offers is so appealing from an SEO standpoint.
Why Should Developers Be Excited About Semantic Markup?
Semantic Markup is best defined as using special HTML tags that describe what kind of content it contains. In very simple terms: it offers you very clean code – something all SEOs and developers love.
To illustrate the advantages that HTML5 offers, consider how
elements are used to differentiate separate kinds of text on a page. These
tags are critical to on-page SEO. They are on the top of the HTML markup food chain and theoretically should describe the current pages topic.blogging youtube channel name best buy blog blogging of photography blog logo monroe county board of education cooperative education blogging through the fourth dimension blogging during covid 19 education master's degrees blog sites free inside out vlog adapted physical education blogging definition blogging at fl250 blog made with wix blogging like apps blogging in google elizabeth board of education trilogy education services blogging your passion podcast blog by marvin williams continue education blogging your way to the front row how to list education on resume blog writing blog in arabic education in college blogging as a business stanford history education group blog her best education by state education quotes north carolina education blogging the boys blog of unnecessary quotation marks education credits nail blog near me blog entry examples ivanka trump education blog or vlog blog for students blogging hubspot turn blogging into career advantage education loan blog questionnaire blog pro umno finland education system food blog around the world secret behind blogging crimson education education resume just outside blog chronicles of higher education individualized education program what do you mean by blog
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