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WordPress Genesis Framework Foundations Configuring a Genesis Child Theme Setting Up a More Complex Child Theme

Pavle Lucic
Pavle Lucic
10,801 Points

Impact on SEO , using Widgets to create Content

The most of content is created using widges in genesis framework.

What about seo?

1 Answer

Brian Hayes
Brian Hayes
20,986 Points

The affect of any widget on SEO is totally dependent on what the widget output on the front end is. When the page is generated widgets end up being html like everything else, so as long as the widget is coded well enough it won't have any negative effect on SEO at all.

For example, one of the Genesis themes I recently developed had a few custom widgets I packaged in a plugin so that the client could easily edit things. One of those widgets was an info box with an icon, a 3rd level heading, and a paragraph element all enclosed in a single div container.

While the custom widget takes a bit more to make than using something like text widgets with code inside it, the end result is the same. It all comes down to what ends up outputted onto the page, not so much how that output happened. The how only really matters when it comes to speed and efficiency.