Can the use of lang=“en-US” on a WordPress blog affect international traffic?

Discussion in 'Case Studies and Journals' started by marcus_seo, Apr 13, 2018.

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  1. marcus_seo

    marcus_seo New Member

    Apr 13, 2018
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    We have our main domain ranking in Google for 100+ countries. We have blog setup for this domain which is at:

    For this blog, we had many keyword rankings in various countries in Google. As you can see in the screen capture, we have started loosing ranking for few countries:

    Also, we are not getting ranked (in Google Search) for countries (except USA).

    I just noticed that for this blog, we have "lang="en-US">", could this be the cause of this issue? Does this mean we are targeting people in the U.S. only by using this tag?