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9:24 pm on Jan 21, 2018 (gmt 0)

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I'm wondering what is the best way when considering SEO to label product link buttons. My site is set-up so approximately 6 different products are located on different "Most Popular Styles" pages. Each product has a link button labeled "Details". My concern is that "details" ranks above many descriptive keywords when I check keyword density. I don't want Google to think my site is about "details" since this word is used on more than half the pages on my site. How does Google view my use of "details"? Is there a better way to handle the labeling of these product links? Thanks!
12:48 am on Jan 22, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Don't they have a separate category for "linking text"? On GSC mine comes out with things like "the rest of the story" or "back to top" because sometimes the only user-friendly option is to say the exact same thing on every page. I've got in the habit of ignoring them.

As long as you can avoid the dreaded “click here” ;) you’re good.

:: wandering off to amuse myself by seeing what floats to the top if I do an exact-text search for "click here" ::
2:50 am on Jan 22, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Each product has a link button labeled "Details".

you could fix the "keyword density" problem by using "ProductXYZ Details" labels, but you should do what works best for the user.
the simpler label may be a better user interface if it's obvious what the "Details" refer to.

an exact-text search for "click here"

that used to be the textbook example for anchor text and #1 used to be the download link for acrobat reader.
it's not even on the first page now...
3:40 pm on Jan 22, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Thanks!
5:53 pm on Jan 22, 2018 (gmt 0)

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I would say the same as phranque. I would add "MyProduct Details" text.
6:30 pm on Jan 22, 2018 (gmt 0)

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I may do that. I can easily add the style number. I sell products that are sold by many people so some of the product numbers are commonly known. I did a test search for the most popular selling item by using just the style number and that item came up first in the results.
 

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