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NBSP in H1 heading
about H1 heading tag
chatrath

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Msg#: 3446223 posted 11:39 am on Sep 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

Just wanted to is it a good idea to put nbsp; in H1? Which is better
<h1>New York</h1> or <h1>New&nbsp;York</h1> according to search engine will it really effect the ranking?

 

ewsjustin

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Msg#: 3446223 posted 1:57 pm on Sep 12, 2007 (gmt 0)

Why would you choose to even use an nbsp;?

ceestand

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Msg#: 3446223 posted 2:47 pm on Sep 12, 2007 (gmt 0)

I don't think it would affect ranking. Try throwing both through the W3C's validator tool and let us know what happens.

pageoneresults

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Msg#: 3446223 posted 2:53 pm on Sep 12, 2007 (gmt 0)

No need to. It's a character entity and represents a non-breaking space. There would be no need to have that there in most instances but...

If there are two asp variables back to back, a nbsp; is required to "add the space".

I've seen people misuse it in a scenario to prevent wrapping of two words on one line. I believe using nowrap via CSS is the best method.

This entity is also generated frequenly by WYSIWYG Editors and I see it come into place when you have more than one space back to back. Some designers use it to force space, yikes!

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