H2: Missing

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Pages which have a missing <h2>, the content is empty or has a whitespace.

The <h2> heading is often used to describe sections or topics within a document. They act as signposts for the user, and can help search engines understand the page.

How to Analyse in the SEO Spider

View URLs with this issue in the ‘H2’ tab and ‘Missing’ filter, and export all URLs using the ‘Export’ button.

Ensure that pages missing <h2>s do not rely on JavaScript.

Enable JavaScript rendering mode via ‘Config > Spider > Rendering > JavaScript’ to check the raw and rendered HTML.

What Triggers This Issue

This issue is triggered when a page has a missing <h2> tag, the content is empty, or contains only whitespace. For example:

<h2> </h2>

How To Fix

Consider using logical and descriptive <h2>s on important pages that help the user and search engines better understand the page.

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