How Much Text Content Does Google Recommend on Home Pages?
Google recommends having content on the home page along with captions for images for Googlebot to find,. But Google does not recommend having too much content on the home page, such as several mega bytes. Too much content would make it hard for users on slow access and also be a lot for the GoogleBot to crawl.
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