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Using 'Headings 2' for titles/captions - negative effect on SEO? Alternatives? (4 posts)

  1. Paulc66
    Posted 2 years ago #


    I'm using 'Headings' 1/2/3 on many of my pages - often simply for design purposes - to title a paragraph, a video or an image.

    I'm worried this is going to interfere with SEO. For instance on a video page I may have 12 videos each with its own title in Heading 2. Is this confusing for robots and for SEO?


  2. Amy Hendrix (sabreuse)

    Posted 2 years ago #

    On the contrary, this is exactly what the robots want.

  3. kenneth.von.rauch
    Posted 2 years ago #

    You want to use <h1> once per page. As for <h2>,<h3> etc. You can use them to your heart's content, but nobody said common sense is not working any more )

  4. WPyogi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    It depends on how they are used. Multiple h1 tags are not necessarily a problem according to Google -


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