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SEO practice you should and shouldn’t do

1. Things that you should not do in your web page titles

  • Do not use web page titles
  • that have no relation to the content on the page.
  • Do not use general web page titles such as "Untitled" or "New Page".
  • Do not use the same title for more than one web page.
  • Do not use very long titles that do not help your users.
  • Do not stuff unnecessary keywords in your title tag.

2. Things that you should not do in your meta tags

  • Do not use meta description tags that have no relation to the web page content.
  • Do not use general descriptions such as "My web page" or "About kittens".
  • Do not use only keywords in the description.
  • Do not copy the entire content of the web page in the meta description tag.
  • Do not use the same description tag on more than one web page.

3. Things that you should not do with your URLs

  • Do not use lengthy URLs with unnecessary parameters and session IDs.
  • Do not overuse keywords in your URL (kittens-cute-kittens-all-about-kittens.htm).
  • Do not use too many sub directories (../here/there/down/2/buried/deep/down/content.htm).
  • Do not use directory names that have no relation to the web page content.

4. Things that you should not do with your website navigation

  • Do not show the same content with different domains or sub-domains.