October 22, 2013

For Google Strong and Bold Treated the Same for Ranking: Google’s Matt Cutts

bold vs strong tag
In a recently published webmaster video, Google’s Matt Cutts answered that the bold <b> and strong <strong> HTML tags are treated the same for SEO and ranking purpose.

Here is the Question:

"Hi Matt, In terms of SEO, what is the difference between strong tag and bold tag for emphasis on certain words of text. From the user perspective, both tags have the same effect (words in bold). Which tag should we use, in which circumstances?" - Jean-Marc G, Paris, France

Here is the Video:

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