First of all for writing a blog or a post, one should give them influential heading tags. A good heading will make the post more readable and can generate traffic through search engines.

Many readers just skip the content and start paying more attention to the heading that is given if they like the heading of the post they will proceed further due to this your traffic becomes very low.

Therefore for making the heading look different, one should use the Heading tag of WordPress. It is not important for the readers only but also it is very important for the search engine, they will always look for the headings.

For catching the user’s eye heading tags should be used as priorities, so be careful while using them! In this post, I’ll tell you how to use Heading tags and will discuss why they are important for readers and SEO.

Know about Heading tags:-

Usually, people think styling the heading is just increasing the font size, bold or italics. It is not like that in WordPress.

We use HTML tags in WordPress; we structure them using heading tags. Gutenberg or WordPress Block editor will help you in adding Heading tags to your post. In classic editor, As you know headings are HTML markup text.

There are six types of heading tag which begins with < h1> and ends with < h6>, which is quite the least important.

If the user wants the maximum size or size according to their need of heading, go with the H1 tag which will make the text font bigger and it is searchable on Google.

There are many CMS that includes WordPress too which adds heading tags to the post or a blog automatically.

The rest of the tags are used for breaking the previous tags, It is very rare for the heading to reach the H4 tag or it’s beyond.


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Why use Tags(Heading) of WordPress:-

Heading tags not only give your post title font but also help search engines find them on Google.

As you know google is a kind of scanner that is used to scan your searched words if anyone uses the heading it will tell all the important things about the content.

Using heading tags makes Google search for the content. The heading tag is used to represent different sections of web page content.

It has a great impact on both the SEO and usability of your site. For improving your ranking, you should choose the right keywords in your header title.

Once you understand this you will easily put the correct keyword between the header tag. Google is aware of your all content and continuously keeps searching for it.

So using a good heading will be beneficial for your site this will help you to generate more and more traffic on your site.

Add Heading tags in Gutenberg or WordPress Block Editor:-

If your WordPress is updated then your Classic editor has been replaced by Gutenberg or WordPress Block Editor. You will find this in the default WordPress editor in WordPress’s Newest versions.

For Adding a heading in WordPress Block Editor, First Go to your Dashboard > Post > Add New post. See the below image.

How to Add Heading Tags in WordPress Post Editor

Adding Heading tags is quite simple in the WordPress editor. Just follow the below instructions –

  • Click on the add new block button on the top left corner of the editor, here you’ll see “Heading”. option. Select it.
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  • After selecting the Heading option. Type your Content and Choose the Tag from H1 to H6. Heading levels are also given in the left sidebar. As shown in the below image.

In this way, you can Add a Heading in WordPress Block Editor

Add Heading tags in WordPress in Classic Editor:-

It is easy to add Header tags to your WordPress post or blog. I will tell you some ways to do it.

  • Just go to the Visual Editor its toolbar has many formatting options. There is an option for a toolbar toggle click on it, now some new options will appear only by clicking on the toggle toolbar.
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  • This option will allow you to highlight the text. While clicking on the ‘Paragraph’ will appear six texts Heading1 to Heading2 choose them according to your need.
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  • There is a text editor given on your editor page here write the Heading tags manually, it is quite for you easy to use.

Difference between a Title tag or Page heading and a Heading tag in WordPress

Most of us will be confused between the WordPress heading tag and the Title tag or page heading. Both tags are different from each other.

The title tag is expressed as < title> in HTML and this is what shows up in the address bar in the web browser.

The text that is contained in the < h1> tag is what users see as a title on the web page. The title of this post is wrapped in < h1> & < /h1> tags.

These things can easily be checked on the web page. Easily see the titles and H1 headings which are similar but not identical.


As I already told you for a web page Heading tags are important, Good headings will generate more traffic on your site and they make a big difference between the readers and the search engines.

If you use them delicately on a web page the effect of the content will be easily captured by a single small group it will be useful to generate more and more traffic.

Hopefully, this post is helpful to you. For more queries visit our support forum.

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