Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-18 Thread Ben Buchanan
On 15 December 2010 13:31, Michal Miksik mmik...@gmail.com wrote: I was advised by an SEO company that : The Title tag should be the first tag in the HEAD area of the web pages, otherwise search engines may overlook it which will significantly damage the rankings. What is the best

Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-16 Thread designer
Could you expand on this please Mike? Thanks, Bob - Original Message - From: Foskett, Mike Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 9:53 AM Subject: RE: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML) [snip] 4. Page title with H1 text first and if necessary other info in reverse breadcrumb

RE: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-16 Thread Foskett, Mike
: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of designer Sent: 16 December 2010 11:58 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML) Could you expand on this please Mike? Thanks, Bob - Original Message - From: Foskett

Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-15 Thread Chad Kelly
Exactly. Search bots are quite smart now a days, and lets be honest, a lot of so-called SEO experts I thought I should just follow up the above comment, by saying that organic SEO is quite ok, such as the correct use of title tags, eg not filling them with just keywords and making sure they

RE: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-15 Thread Foskett, Mike
Here's an example of what I gather to be best practice. !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC -//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd; html lang=en-gb xml:lang=en-gb xmlns=http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml; head meta http-equiv=content-type content=text/html;

Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-15 Thread Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Foskett, Mike mike.fosk...@uk.tesco.com wrote: 8. The head section must not finish with a self closing element such as link. It may cause copy selection errors and  Flash of un-styled content issues This is news to me. Does anyone have a citation or test case

RE: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-15 Thread Foskett, Mike
a little better. mike foskett http://websemantics.co.uk/ -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis Sent: 15 December 2010 10:27 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head

Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-15 Thread Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 11:03 AM, Foskett, Mike mike.fosk...@uk.tesco.com wrote: Referencing my own work seems pretty pointless but hey: http://www.websemantics.co.uk/resources/useful_css_snippets/ Not at all - thanks for the references. :) Headings:        IE refuses to copy or highlight

RE: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-15 Thread Foskett, Mike
@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML) On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 11:03 AM, Foskett, Mike mike.fosk...@uk.tesco.com wrote: Referencing my own work seems pretty pointless but hey: http://www.websemantics.co.uk/resources/useful_css_snippets/ Not at all - thanks

[WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-14 Thread Michal Miksik
I was advised by an SEO company that : The Title tag should be the first tag in the HEAD area of the web pages, otherwise search engines may overlook it which will significantly damage the rankings. What is the best practice/order for placing tags withing the head section? Any feedback very

Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-14 Thread G.Sørtun
On 15.12.2010 03:31, Michal Miksik wrote: I was advised by an SEO company that : The Title tag should be the first tag in the HEAD area of the web pages, otherwise search engines may overlook it which will significantly damage the rankings. Someone must be seriously underestimating search

Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML)

2010-12-14 Thread Chad Kelly
- Original Message - From: G.Sørtun gunla...@c2i.net To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 1:56 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Order of Tags within head (XHTML) On 15.12.2010 03:31, Michal Miksik wrote: I was advised by an SEO company that : The Title tag should