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How to add keywords to products (SEO Help)

3:43 am on Jan 18, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Looking for more advice. :)

So, let's say I want to target a keywords:

- black t-shirt
- black xl shirt
- black large t-shirt
- black medium shirt
- tshirt black xl

No my product is called "Black T-Shirt" and "Black T-Shirt" is my h1 tag. Simple enough. :) So for keywords, if I put:

"black t-shirt, black xl shirt, black large t-shirt, black medium shirt, tshirt black xl", I getting warning about too many characters in meta keywords at GMT. Maybe it is not a big deal?

Still, if I shorten it by making "black t-shirt" the emphasis and the others as add-ons on the main keyword, would that work? Case in point:

"Black, t-Shirt, xl, medium, large"

Would Google pull different words from list to create complete keywords such as "black t-shirt" by combining "black" and "t-shirt" or does it not work like this? I know there is normally not so much emphasis put on keywords, so either I do this and it does nothing but would it hurt to try? Does Google think I am targeting "xl" as a keyword and does that pull value, anyway, from Black t-Shirt? hmmm :)
11:27 am on Jan 18, 2017 (gmt 0)

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I don't think that the meta keywords tag will be helpful . May be I am wrong, but I think that Google no longer really minds it , or its weight is nearly insignificant compare to other criteria.

I would just try to integrate these keywords within the page content, in a coherent / natural way. Like saying the product is available in such an such size, or/and may be creating a paragraph for each size, with the size as an h[x] title, and the paragraph explaining what this size means (dimensions), and may be add some informative sentences, if you don't have information to add, you can try finding funny sentences, like, "if your girlfriend like your love handles, the XL size will be perfect, etc..." .
11:35 am on Jan 18, 2017 (gmt 0)


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i would present the information in a way that is useful to visitors shopping for t-shirts and use structured markup if possible to make that information more digestible for indexing.

About Structured Data Markup Helper - Search Console Help:
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/3069489?topic=3070267 [support.google.com]