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<h1> tag question

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by seomedia, Jul 1, 2009.

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  1. seomedia

    seomedia Registered Member

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    Does this give the alt text the strength of a standard H1 tag, or is this nonsense?

    Code:
    <h1>
    
    <a class="trackGA" href="/Home">
    
    <img alt="Alt text here" src="image/directory/file.jpg"/>
    
    </a>
    
    </h1>
     
  2. seomedia

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    No takers on this?!
     
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    have you checked the link using the firefox seo plugin? that will tell you whats being pciked up
     
  4. Mjordan

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    No I don't think it does man. I just took a HTML class, I'm not amazing but I know my stuff.
     
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    It doesn't give the strength as the text in <h1>
     
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    no it don't, i guess it was 'nonsense'!
     
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    Yeah from what i've seen and researched this not good.

    ShoeMoney does it properly but I think hides the text with the css:

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    <h1 id="logo">
                    <a href="[URL="http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/view-source:http://www.shoemoney.com/"]http://www.shoemoney.com/[/URL]"><span></span>Shoemoney - Skills To Pay The Bills</a>
                    <em>By Jeremy Schoemaker</em>
                </h1>
    
    Cleaner

    see that in action at http://www.shoemoney.com
     
  8. niggles

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    Just my $0.02 but Google is placing less weight on <h1> and <h2> these days due to them being spammed.

    Anything that appears overly SEO-d is attracting their attention. Don't stop using them (I haven't), but don't figure it'll game Google too much these days.

    Cheers,
    Niggles