Search Engine Optimisation

Search Engine Optimization is a very important activity for anyone who wants their content to be found by people using search engines like Google. These articles contain tips and tricks as well as advice on what not to do.

Who framed the web: Frames and usability

Back in the nineties, using frames to split a browser window into several independent parts was very popular. Much due…

Posted on November 18, 2004

Document titles and title separators

I came across an interesting discussion on title separators the other day: What’s your favourite blip? at The Man in…

Posted on October 19, 2004

Content negotiation, AdSense, and comments

A few weeks ago I posted about my experiences with content negotiation, and some roadblocks I ran into when looking…

Posted on September 1, 2004

SEO the best way

Providing quality content is the key to good search engine rankings.

Posted on August 24, 2004

Boosting your search ranking: it’s no trick

Make a good website, and your search rankings will improve.

Posted on August 16, 2004

Search engine spam techniques

A look at recent techniques for spamming search engines.

Posted on August 14, 2004

SEO and Your Web Site

SEO best practices that will help your site rank well in search engine results.

Posted on August 11, 2004

Articles on Search Engine Positioning

Twelve articles and a glossary on SEO.

Posted on June 29, 2004

SEO and Non-HTML Sites

How to make non-HTML content show up in search engines.

Posted on June 17, 2004

Against Search Engine Optimisers

An interesting article on search engine optimisers, and why many of them should be avoided.

Posted on June 11, 2004

Optimizing Your Chances with Accessibility

Effectively increasing search engine ranking with W3C Accessibility guidelines and Section 508

Posted on March 12, 2004

Back from nowhere

I’m sort of back from a much needed break, but it will be another couple of weeks before I resume…

Posted on February 4, 2004

A bunch of stuff

Web Design References: University of Minnesota Duluth’s huge collection of links to web design references. SimpleQuiz › Part XI…

Posted on January 6, 2004

URL rewriting

While reading about search engine optimization I’ve seen references to the Apache module mod_rewrite more than a few times. The…

Posted on October 15, 2003

Link flood again

Whoops. Looks like it’s time to clean out my folder of links. I may come back to one or two…

Posted on August 22, 2003

URL science

If you’re at all interested in making the URLs of your site (or your clients’ sites) more user friendly and…

Posted on August 10, 2003

Link flood

There is now a page called Progressive enhancement using CSS at the css-discuss Wiki. Simon Willison has written a bit…

Posted on August 6, 2003

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