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Absolute vs. Relative Paths/Links

Still today, one of the more tricky and confusing things about HTML is linking to other pages and sites, especially when absolute and relative paths come into play. But worry not! Creating links...

Alt Text

Optimizing Images The <alt> attribute has the fundamental purpose of briefly describing the image, so that if the image is not present for any reason, it can be replaced by the...

Are using Frames Bad?

Using Frames are Bad for SEO Frames are a major issue when it comes to SEO and can not only present problems with the search engines from spidering your site, they can also make it a...

Chapter 10: Website Health Tab

On this tab, you’ll be able to view information about your website’s health (so to speak). At the top, you’ll see the Server Response Header information. This gives you...

Chapter 11: Recommendations Tab

Now that you have all this information about your website, we are sure you are asking yourself "What do I do now?". Sifting through pages and pages of SEO books can be extremely...

Chapter 12: Generating an SEO Report in Website Insight

Yep, you asked for it, we listened. Using Website Insight you can now create customized reports based on the scanned data the app finds. Within a matter of minutes, you can export a...

Chapter 13: Website Insight Settings

Settings The Settings button allows you to access a group of settings all in one place for the program. This opens the same window as using the Tools Menu and choosing the selections from...

Chapter 14: Website Insight Tools

Included in the latest version of Website Insight, there are three powerful tools; Meta-Data Generator, Image Compressor and File Compressor . Our Meta-Tag Generator helps you add...

Chapter 1: Getting To Know Website Insight

As soon as a correct URL has been entered, and the 'Get Insight!' button pressed, WI goes out to collect an enormous amount of data. This data gather is very similar to the spidering...

Chapter 2: Understanding SEO

Search Engine Optimization, also known as SEO, comes with many definitions depending on who you ask. In general SEO points to the process of optimizing your web pages so that search engines will...

Chapter 3: Components Tab

Here you will find an overview of your page components. It provides you with information about their individual file sizes, combined file sizes (total page weight) and download speed. The...

Chapter 4: Insight Tab

Here is one of the most important overviews of the program. The Insight Tab lists and categorizes all the text and link elements of a web page. You will be given an overview of the words found in...

Chapter 5: Keywords Tab

The Keywords tab shows a list of the words that Website Insight has determined are acceptable and also those not acceptable that are used on your page. You can even find out what links might be...

Chapter 6: Search Visibility Tab

Similar to the Search Visibility tab in the Page section, this area covers your search visibility for your entire site.  Search Visibility Tab Features of the Search...

Chapter 7: Site Keywords Tab

The Site Keywords tab allows you to compare the keywords of two separate web pages on your site! This will not only help to increase your keyword density it will also allow you to ensure your...

Chapter 8: Social Visibility Tab

Are you listed on Facebook? Do you have a listing in Google+? There are a number of different social networks that can help you get noticed as well as gaining a reputation with your visitors. This...

Chapter 9: Search Friendliness Tab

We’ve compiled a list of the major issues that many sites and you’ll find Search Engine statistics listed here as well. Search Friendliness Tab Features of the...

Chatper 8: Semantic Markup

“A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self.” - Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities What does this quote have to do with Semantic Markup? Read on to learn...

Crawlers/Robots in Your Log Files

As you most probably know, search engines use "crawlers" to check your website for your content. Since your Website will not be listed in the major search engines unless their crawlers...

Creating an iOS Home Screen Icon

What is an iOS Home Screen Icon? With the Apple iPhone, adding an icon to the Home Screen allows you to access websites quickly without having to open your browser. Instead of a generic Apple...

Default Stop Words

There are a number of words that search engines will treat differently when looking over your website and when you perform a search. These so called Stop Words  don't provide meaning...

Duplicate Content

So, what exactly is duplicate content? It's actually a fairly self-explanatory term. Duplicate content is any content duplicated in one or more pages on your website, or several instances of...

Dynamic Sites

Dynamic sites are defined as sites that retrieve data from a "database" and display it in the users browser. Generally, a single CGI ("Common Gateway Interface") page or script...

File and Folder Names

Do File or Folder names matter? Filenames usually carry very small significance in Search Engines, although every little helps. By choosing the correct filename you can increase your...

File Compression Application

Speed is a big ranking factor with the search engines, so you want your website to load as fast as possible. More compact files take less time to load and therefore speed up your website and your...

How Do Search Engines Rank Sites?

Whenever you use a search engine, you're asking the search engine to sort through the millions of web sites it has indexed, and try to find those sites that are related to your search words....

How Domain Age Works

What is Domain Age? The domain age is determined by the date of registration until the current date. If you have a low domain age, all you can do is wait (or invent a time travel device)....

HTML Optimization Tips

Optimizing Your Website In the age of broadband internet access, it can be somewhat easy to forget about optimizing for lower bandwidth visitors. Many people these days use DSL or Cable...

HTTP Referrers

If your web hosting provider grants you access to your Statistics, and you can view your HTTP Referrers, this can be very valueble information. You can do a search through these statistics for...

HTTP Status Codes

Server response headers are a useful way to check to see if your site is responding correctly to any request for a page on your server. There are nine HTTP status codes that we are mostly...