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  1. #1
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    Making h title a link

    Hello,

    I have a heading like:

    <h2 class="content">Accessories</h2>

    Now, I make this a link. So, it becomes:
    <a href="...."><h2 class="content">Accessories</h2></a>

    When I made this heading a link, would this still be considered as a heading

    A) semantically
    B) and for SEO purposes?

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    I see no reason why not. However if the link is styled so that it looks like other h elements then it may not be obvious to your site visitor that it is a link - yet leaving it with an underline and maybe a different colour could look messy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ketanco View Post
    <a href="...."><h2 class="content">Accessories</h2></a>
    should be...
    HTML Code:
    <h2 class="content"><a href="....">Accessories</a></h2>
    BLOCK level elements cannot be placed inside INLINE elements.

    And you can style it any way that fits your needs with CSS
    ...but stupidity is terminal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by opifex View Post
    should be...
    HTML Code:
    <h2 class="content"><a href="....">Accessories</a></h2>
    BLOCK level elements cannot be placed inside INLINE elements.
    .....
    Oops - didn't spot that coding.

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