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(Entry was posted by Nicholas Bodell on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Thursday, December 21, 2017).

The good and the bad sides of slideshows

I`m thinking of adding slideshows to my `general` website. In terms of SEO what are the good and what are the bad sides to them?
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Selected answers from the Dumb SEO Questions G+ community.

  • JL Faverio: I`m really a fan of no slideshows for SEO. I recommend making your opening page a clear call to action, make it relevant and ensure the hero image is optimized to load fast. and if it doesn`t look good on mobile, display:none it.
  • Dave Collins: Assuming you use a reasonable solution, there shouldn`t be an SEO impact. But it depends on how they`re created. The bigger question, in my opinion, is whether you want to give up control over what your visitors see and when they see it? I think they`ve had their day - for most websites anyway.

View original question in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Thursday, December 21, 2017).

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