Category Archives: SEO

22 Questions to Ask Before Developing a Website

I developed this “Website Development Questionnaire” in 2002. It is old, but it still serves me well, so I thought I would share. I don’t actually add the bold or italic sections below. Those were added here to help you … Continue reading

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Canonical tag for SEO

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft are now supporting the canonical meta tag as the standard for identifying the actual source of your content: the real URL that you want to recieve page rank for your key terms. Many sites have the … Continue reading

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CSS Background Properties: possible values, default values, browser support and DOM

Everything you could possibly want to know about CSS Background Properties, including default values, browser support, targeting the DOM, and what to look for in CSS3. There are 5 attributes controlling background images, with a few more being added when … Continue reading

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Favicons: why and how to create favicons

The "WHY" of Favicons Favicons ARE an integral part of your website and branding. Favicons are the single most important graphic appearing on a website. While that sounds like a strong statement, it’s true. Favicons are the least expensive and … Continue reading

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