Google-adsense-label h2 title

Why is the h2 title given to the ad tag text in the ad plugin? I don’t think this is right for seo

You are referring to this text:


I think the “ADVERTISEMENT” label needs to be shown above ads in many jurisdictions for regulatory reasons. It doesn’t have to be displayed in as a heading though. It could be displayed in a div element.

For reference, for Adsense ads, it gets inserted here:

I’m not sure this is an SEO issue, but wouldn’t be surprised if others disagreed with that. Using an h2 tag doesn’t seem great in terms of semantic HTML though.

I don’t think this is a bug, but I’ll leave it categorized as a bug for now.