Google: HTML Headings Numbers Do Not Matter (H1 vs H2 vs H3)

Dec 26, 2019 • 7:52 am | comments (8) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

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Martin Splitt from Google seemed almost upset by advice he saw someone was given around how to use HTML headings or Hx tags on a page. An SEO was told to use H3 tags for level-2 subheading. So what this person did was was make a style for h3 aria-level="2"!

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Martin Splitt responded to that on Twitter saying "That's not true. Please don't let people tell you that kind of stuff."

Here is the original post:

Here is how Martin responded:

The web has a lot of weird HTML that does not follow any specific convention - so relax.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

Update: More from Martin:

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