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Re: page should contain no more than two h1 elements

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From: Dean Hamack
Date: Jun 15, 2009 12:50PM


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On 6/15/09 11:12 AM, "Karl Groves" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Direct from Matt Cutts:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIn5qJKU8VM

OK, in that video he basically said "two is fine, eight is too many". And
the question he didn't answer was "will someone with only one h1 get a
higher ranking than someone with 2".

When I worked for one of the big three social networking websites, we had
someone who's sole job was to look at stuff like search engine algorithms.
She said emphatically that you should use only one h1.

> Do you have a source for this claim?

Sure. Here's one right here:

http://www.webaim.org/techniques/semanticstructure/