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  • Writer's pictureBrent Payne

<h1> length too short

At Loud Interactive, we've noted that the specified webpage possesses an <h1> tag that is markedly brief.

Why is this important?

An <h1> tag is central for facilitating both user experience and search engine comprehension in relation to the expected content of the page.

A concise h1 may fail to adequately convey the intended message or theme of the page.

What does the Optimization check?

Loud Interactive’s analysis tool triggers a Optimization when an internal link contains an <h1> tag comprised of less than three words.

Note: the benchmark values for this analysis are configurable through the settings.

Examples that trigger this Optimization

The Optimization is activated for any URL with an <h1> tag like the ones shown below:

<h1>Short h1</h1>

Why is this Optimization marked 'Opportunity'?

Within our tool, we categorize this Optimization as an 'Opportunity' since it pinpoints a chance for optimization which could lead to improved search visibility.

The length of an h1 tag can be quite a subjective matter; occasionally, a message can be distilled effectively into very few words.

This Optimization, however, serves to underline cases where perhaps more detail could be beneficial. It also provides a swift method to assess URLs featuring such succinct h1 tags, thus identifying if there are pages that inadvertently follow a template without receiving necessary customizations.

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