Adding H1 and H2 detail - Supply Theme

Tourist
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Hello, 

I have recently performed a SEO check to discover I have no H1 or H2 date. I'm far from understanding this fully but have the aptitude to learn. My understanding is That H1 will be my product title and H2 my product description, both of which I have. However my them appears to not be showing this to google, and so my ranking is poor for these searches.

is it possible someone out there could help me correct (presumably) my theme.liquid file to correct this?

Many Thanks In Advance

Jay

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Shopify Expert
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H1 can slightly help clarify what a page is about, so using it for the product name on a product pages is a good idea. But don't expect it to suddenly make that page rank. It's just one of many ranking signals.

To add the H1 toy probabyl have to edit your product.liquid file. There will be {{ product.title }} somewhere in it. You want it to look something like this:

<h1>{{ product.title }}</h1>

It may change the look of your page.

I hate SEO tools that say you have to have an h2. h2s are for sub headings and can help search engines understand what each section of an article is about. If your page has logical sections with sub headings, use h2s. If you split up your products descriptions into sections (description, specification, reviews) then h2s for each section heading may help a bit. Those changes will also probably be in your product.liquid file, but what needs doing will be very specific to your design.

Technical SEO Consultant - Specialising in setting up Structured Data for Rich Snippets, Google Analytics for advanced reports and the Google Search Console for efficient crawling.
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Tourist
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Thanks for your thoughts Tony, 

I tried:

  1. Go to you Theme section (Online Store -> Theme)
  2. Make a backup of your theme, just in case (Click on the three dots on the upper right hand side-> "Download Theme File")
  3. In the same place click on "Edit HTML/CSS" 
  4. Look for product.liquid file and open it
  5. Look for 
<h2 itemprop="name">{{ product.title }}</h2>

and replace it with:

<h1 itemprop="name">{{ product.title }}</h1>

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This seemed to have a negative impact on 'page authority' and 'domain authority'. It all seems swings and roundabouts and I understand the value of backlinks/reviews/ etc. It's just that this cropped up and I wanted to resolve it.

Jay

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Your edit looks good.

Page Authority and Domain Authority are not used by Google. They values made up by an SEO firm, mainly based on backlinks. I don't think they look at page content, so I can't see how the change could affect PA and DA.

Technical SEO Consultant - Specialising in setting up Structured Data for Rich Snippets, Google Analytics for advanced reports and the Google Search Console for efficient crawling.
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Tourist
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I think I'm going to leave it as it is and focus on what I know will have a positive impact. Many thanks again Tony.

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