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Will using your main KW in the MENU on a site with 25 pages trigger OVEROPTIMIZATION?

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  1. parabellum2

    parabellum2 Junior Member

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    Hello everybody! Will using your main KW in the MENU on a site with 25 pages trigger overoptimization? There are some big sites, which would be screwed if this was true, but I am still in doubt, whether I should better use some made up menu titles instead of the main KW (wich would fit much better).
     
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    Over-optimisation isn't caused by the same keyword appearing on every page of a site. Rather, it happens when the same keyword appears too many times on any page of a site. Therefore, it won't lead to over-optimisation.
     
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    Op you should not perform this type of technique otherwise you can get an unknown plenty by Google.
     
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    I think you are putting the main keyword in the menu only once? If its correct, then you dont need to worry about over optimization.
     
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    parabellum2 Junior Member

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    Typical SEO Power answer - short and to the point, thanks! But isn't it the same as having the KW in the categories of posts (PHPbuilts advice to not use the KW there) ? Same sitewide appearing of the KW on the website, what's the difference?
    Did you try it and had negative results?
     
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    Yes. The only repetition is a word which is part of the main KW. Like this: MENU = DISEASE Treatment (main KW) | DISEASE Remedies (2nd KW) | DISEASE info | other KW (doesn't contain "desease"). They all are separate topics.
     
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    No, it isn't the same. According to PHPbuilt, if you have the same keyword in the titles of your posts, tags, and categories, there would be many instances of the same keyword which could lead to over-optimisation.

    However, in your case, 'disease" will appear only 3 times on your page excluding the number of times it occurs in your article, and the word 'disease' is not even your target keyword. It just one of the words your target keyword contains, so don't worry about over-optimisation.
     
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