Which Is Better For Google? PHP, HTML or ASP?



Google hates everything Microsoft does so avoid ASP lol :) Google doesn’t care. As long as it renders as a browser compatitible document, it appears Google can read it these days. I prefer php these days even with flat documents as it is easir to add server side code to that document if I want […]

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Keywords In Bold Or Italic – Better For Google SEO?



As I mentioned in the ALT Tag seo tip, some seo proclaim putting your keywords in bold or putting your keywords in italics is a benefit in terms of search engine optimizing a page – as if they are working their way through a check list. It’s impossible to test this, and I think these […]

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SEO Friendly URLs Test Results



SEO Friendly URLS (or search engine friendly urls/clean urls) are just that – clean – easy to read, simple. You do not need clean urls in a site architecture for Google to spider a site successfully (Update 23/9/08 – apparently confirmed by Google), but they can be beneficial, and I do use clean urls as […]

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Google SEO: Redirect Non WWW To WWW



I can’t even say this word properly – Canonicalization. Does your site have canonicalization problems? Redirect www and the non-vww version of your domain Simply put, http://www.hobo-web.co.uk/ can be treated by Google as a different url than http://hobo-web.co.uk/ even though it’s the same page, and it can get even more complicated. It’s thought Pagerank and […]

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Google SEO: How Many Words & Keywords?



I get asked this all the time – how much text do you put on a page to rank for a certain keyword? Well, as in so much of SEO theory and strategy, there is no optimal amount of text per page. Instead of thinking about the quantity of the text, you should think more […]

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