The heading is simply like a title. In HTML, it is structured by using heading tags such as H1, H2, H3, and H4. Normally, as the heading number gets bigger, the font gets smaller.Tags are similar to, but more specific than, categories. The use of tags is completely optional.
Example: A well placed heading can be used to change the separate topics in a post and structure my work.
For those of you who don’t know what a tag is. A HTML tag is:
The headings that we use in WordPress are HTML headings that separate content on your posts. Headings are important because they let the writer of the posts change topics or shift the post directions. They also let search engines use the headings to find your posts and most importantly they structure the post you are writing, giving it a change in direction or introducing a new topic or idea.
Headings can be used in both the editor options. In the visual editor the Headings tool looks something like this:
In the text editor, the Headings look like this:
Headings also allow search engines to find your content. They often times view your headings and select them if they match the searched ramifications. This will help bring more traffic to your site.
For More Information
- w3schools.com – HTML Headings
- lakenetwork – Using h1 and h2 Heading Tags in WordPress
- Lorelle on WordPresss – Blog Exercises: How to Add Headings to Your Post Articles