Tag: SEO

Google Bot now crawls arbitrary Javascript sites

Published 6 years 1 month ago on May 17, 2012

Google Bot now crawls arbitrary Javascript sites. I think we were all confident that the day would come where search engines would in fact browse our AJAXified websites, but it’s nice to see some logged evidence that we’re dealing with it today. I recall the days when it was severely frowned upon when equivalent data […]

Breaking the Web with hash-bangs

Published 7 years 4 months ago on February 9, 2011

isolani – Javascript: Breaking the Web with hash-bangs. This article is rightfully making the rounds, it’s really important that you read it. For those not familiar with hash-bangs, it’s the newfangled “solution” (from Google) to create AJAX-crawlable websites. The best real-life example you’ve likely seen is the URL structure of New (is it still considered […]

WordPress Archive Pages Based on Custom Taxonomy

Published 7 years 9 months ago on September 6, 2010

Customizing and segmenting Custom Taxonomy archive pages can be a bit difficult until you determine what exactly is going on under the hood and implementing from there. Custom Taxonomies in WordPress are a very powerful feature, let’s figure out how to make some nice looking archive pages for them.

Book Review and Giveaway: Content Strategy for the Web

Published 8 years 3 months ago on March 1, 2010

Content Strategy on the Web is a great book focusing on a new topic that will, in my opinion, be essential in raising the bar in Web design. Content strategy is something that should set the groundwork, carry it through fruition, and continue through the life of any project.

Building Functional Alt Sites using SWFAddress

Published 9 years 1 month ago on May 18, 2009

When developing a full Flash website, it is very important to provide an effective alternate site for viewing. SWFAddress helps extensively with exactly that.

Link Text: Where Does it Come From?

Published 9 years 8 months ago on September 29, 2008

Link text can have a great effect on the overall effectiveness of any link. Take into consideration both usability and SEO when writing your link text.

Current Events: Google’s Improved Flash Indexing

Published 9 years 11 months ago on July 7, 2008

Google recently updated their indexing algorithm to include textual Flash content. Is that a good or bad thing?

The Many Faces of the link Tag

Published 11 years 7 months ago on October 30, 2006

The link can be used for much more than linking external stylesheets. Not only can browsers take advantage of the tag, it can help out with SEO too.

Don’t Neglect the title Attribute

Published 12 years 2 months ago on April 10, 2006

If it is one thing that I find myself forgetting when initially marking up a document, it is to make effective use of the title attribute in anchors. I think the title attribute is one of those things that gets pushed aside due to the fact that it is seen as tedious by some. I […]

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