Archive for the ‘SEO Tutorial’ Category

Will validated HTML boost SEO performance?

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

This question was raised by one of the attendees at India SearchMasters 2009 conference at Google India on 28th Feb 2009. Adam Lasnik, Google's Search Evangelist answered this query. Obviously the answer was, there is no direct correlation between validated code and SEO performance. What he meant was, the there will ...

Keywords in Image ALT attributes

Friday, November 28th, 2008

What is an ALT Attribute for image and what is the use You migt have seen the HTML image tag like <img src="something.jpg" height="200" width="100" alt="ALTERNATE TEXT" /> The ALTERNATE TEXT is the one which gets shown in the browser just in case the image could not be loaded by the browser. ...

Using the w3c validation tool to fine tune your code

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

I had explained few points on basic on-page optimization in my earlier post. Keeping the targeted keywords in important locations such as title tag, meta tags, alt attributes is very important in order to convey what a page speaks about to the search engine crawlers. Above this its very important for ...

Broken links in a site – Are they good?

Monday, June 11th, 2007

How do you personally feel when you end up on a page which says 'Page Not Found' in a site you were browsing? Do you like that? There is no reason for you to like that - I'm sure.. So will you purposely keep any link in your site which can ...

Basic On Page Optimization for beginners

Monday, March 5th, 2007

I assume that you have gone through the initial parts of my SEO Tutorial . Lets get into the topic on how to do OnPage Optimization. Search Engine Optimization consists of basically two stages - On Page Optimization and Off Page. OnPage optimization refers to the SEO activities we perform on a page ...

Creating robots instruction document – Robots.txt

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

In earlier post I have mentioned that using a robot directive file - robots.txt you can control whether a document can be crawled by a search engine or not. Generally if there is no robots.txt file in the root of your website or it has no instructions written in it, it ...

How to treat search engine crawlers in your site

Monday, August 21st, 2006

What a search engine needs is it has to fetch out information regarding your site. For the same reason, the crawlers keep visiting your site. Now how to keep your site crawler friendly? The crawler comes one of your page first, picks up the content from it, it can take out information ...

How a site is shown up in Search Engine Result pages

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

How the search engines come to know about your site? Whatever site you make, will it be shown in search engine result pages (SERPs)? How I can make my new site shown for a particular search query ? If you have such questions in mind, read on as the following paragraphs give some ...

What is SEO? Why you need to do SEO ?

Friday, July 21st, 2006

Till these days, each company or individual who had a website, just considered it as a prestige symbol, only to be shown in their invoices and visiting cards and never ever thought how business can be enhanced using websites and search engine traffic. Internet has spread very drastically. Even in countries ...

About SEOLion and this Blog

Friday, June 9th, 2006

SEOLion is infact my nickname ( I still dont want to post my real identity :) ). When I signed up at digitalpoint forums, I was in search of a good nick name suited for my industry. It was my colleague who suggested this one. I am a Mechanical Engineering Graduate ...