Does Google Ignore HTML ID Attributes?

Sep 15, 2017 - 7:13 am 2 by

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An SEO asked Google's John Mueller if HTML ID attributes can help with SEO and John said "no" on Twitter.

To be honest, it is a bit hard to understand the question because of the english, but I am pretty sure that is what the SEO was asking.

Here it is:

So no, the words used in the ID attributes in your HTML doesn't help you rank higher in Google.

Forum discussion at Twitter.


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