Top Definition

Keyword Stuffing

1: Adding irrelevant keywords, or repeating keywords beyond what is natural, to a webpage in the hopes of increasing search rankings.

2: A spam tactic against Google’s Webmaster Guidelines that can result in a manual action.


How does keyword stuffing affect SEO?

This is an old tactic to fool Google into ranking a webpage higher. This is a black hat tactic though and does not comply with the guidelines Google has given. Doing this can get websites penalized by Google.

What is a good keyword density for SEO?

To remove the possibility of Google thinking you are using keyword stuffing, a good keyword density to shoot for is about 1-2% of the content on your page.