Posts Tagged: SEO

Custom tag pages for WordPress

What’s a “custom tag page”? Generally when you click on a tag link in a cloud such as that in the sidebar of this site or at the bottom of an article, you’ll be taken to a page that lists all the articles having that tag. From an SEO perspective this is less than ideal,… Read more »

Page titles for SEO in Drupal and WordPress

This article was originally published exclusively for subscribers to our free weekly newsletter. Contents What are page titles and why are they important? Page titles in WordPress Page titles in Drupal

A Simple Source Viewer to help with SEO

I’ve been involved for a while in teaching the basics of SEO to local business people here in North Devon. Recently, while revising my course notes I decided that to help my trainees get a better grasp of on-site SEO it would be useful to be able to show them the HTML source of pages,… Read more »

SEO Tools – the Ultimate Collection

Ann Smarty’s posts on Search Engine Journal are always worth a read, and this one is a great list of useful online tools for SEO. Online SEO Tools – the Ultimate Collection All tools listed below fall under the following criteria: they are all useful for SEOs; they are all web-based (no desk-top ones or… Read more »

Number one in Google: an introduction to search engine optimization

As a website owner, you want as many people as possible to come to your site. Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of helping to ensure that whenever someone uses a search engine to look for something you offer, your site is highly placed and attracts visitors.

Don’t kick your clients in the teeth, web designers

An online friend, Nikki Pilkington, was complaining on her Twitter feed yesterday about web designers who act obstructively: fed up with web designers sabotaging my SEO by refusing FTP access and to upload vital files and changes I’ve come across this too, when I’ve attempted in my own modest way to help with onsite SEO… Read more »

SEO and Drupal

There’s an interesting article by Brian Chappell in the latest Search Marketing Standard about Drupal and SEO. (Unfortunately you can’t read it online, so you’ll have to take my word for it!) If you are thinking about onsite optimization for a Drupal web site, there’s one module you really must install, SEO Checklist. Although it… Read more »

Have your say with Squidoo

Squidoo gives you the power to write simple web pages on any subject of your choosing. It’s free – and you can even earn money from it for yourself or for charity. Why would you want to do this? Well, increasing your online presence is generally good for business. You can add links back to… Read more »