How to structure web content
Structure your content page using the following guidelines:
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The size of your text on a page matters. Search engines use the heading to index the structure and content of your web page. Users often skim a page by it's headings. It is important to use headings to show the document structure.
Heading 1 - never use! This will be the title.
Heading 2 - use to categorize the information on your page.
Heading 3 - use for sub categories within main categories on your page.
Heading 4 - If you start with a heading 3 for your main categories, use heading 4 for your sub categories.
Heading 5 - likely used in names, titles, departments or divisions
Heading 6 - likely used as * identifies at the bottom of pages
Normal/Paragraph - writing content. Never structure a sentence in anything other than this format.
Italics - use when referring to a publication, person, or image caption
- use bullet points to outline topics on the page
- bullets can be used as structuring a list of items within a category
- sub bullets are also used as a list within list
- use numbers over bullets when order of operation occurs
- or level of importance
- or even using as categories without the use of headings.