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May 23, 2007

Hi Jill,

 

I have to create some pages for a client. They are full of images and little
to no content and have no title tags…however, they still want SEO
services…*groan*

 

Can I still put in H1s and H2s with appropriate keyword content and choose
“display: none” so they are in the code but not on the page? Is this a big
no-no?

 

Thanks,

 

Laura

 

++Jill’s Response++

 

Hi Laura,

 

You can do anything you want, but yes, that’s a big no-no.

 

Best,

 

Jill

 
 
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 King said:
Comment @ 05/24/07 at 1:02 am Sometimes its a good idea to refuse those clients who have unrealistic expectations.
 Todd W said:

Comment @ 05/31/07 at 7:47 am 

 

Rather than using display:none, why not control the tags in your css so that they simply aren’t so large? For example:

 

h2 {

font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
font-size: 11px;
font-style: italic;
font-weight: bold;
color: #000000;
}

 

It’s still an h2 tag, although altered in the style sheet, correct?