HTML Articles

Proper HTML Code for SEO
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What could be worse than your viewers not seeing your site display properly?

Matt Cutts On Dashes and Underscores In HTML Filenames

One of the questions from people who are conducting optimization tasks on their web site is the proper way to name their HTML files. Should they feature dashes? Underscores? None of the above?

WYSIWYG Versus Coding: HTML With A Purpose
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After years of working with entrepreneurs who developed their first web site using an image-based editor, the new world of internet marketing has placed a stronger emphasis on web development that conforms to technical concerns such as search engine optimization and multi-browser compatibility.

The Importance of HTML / XHTML Validation

In Part One I discussed the Benefits of HTML Validation.

How To Create and Send HTML Newsletters
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Every now and then a subscriber will ask how I create my newsletter. Fortunately, this request is done in conjunction with a complement I humbly accept.

Search For Music Files With Google

Has Google introduced a music search function that’s similar to their video search feature? No, unfortunately not. But, thanks to a never-say-die user, there are adjustments you can make to your search string that can help locate these types of files.

Eight Rules of HTML Design to Live By

1. Quick Loading Webpages

The Web is unique in that there are millions of pieces of information readily available. The Web is an immediate medium with very impatient users. No one will spend time waiting and waiting for your page to load while their time is short and there’s so much information out there.

The Three Principles Of HTML Code Optimization

Just like spring cleaning a house, the html code of your web pages should get periodic cleaning as well.

How XHTML 2 Handles Headings

One thing I like about the upcoming XHTML 2 is the way it handles headings. Anyone who ever touched HTML knows a heading is written as <h1>…</h1>, <h2>…</h2> and so on.

Voyeur Heaven: Finding Unprotected Video and More
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We’ve all got a little voyeurism in us. That’s why the recent article, Clearing Google Search History to Maintain Your Privacy sent my visitor counts off the charts :).

Displaying RSS Feeds

RSS offers webmasters a unique opportunity to display fresh content on websites. While publishing an RSS feed is a great way to generate site interest and increase communication, syndicating and displaying feeds from related relevant sources can also generate interest, increase traffic and improve search engine ranking.

PHP to HTML Getting Dynamic Pages Indexed
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Most will agree Php has become the common language for creating dynamic Websites. Although the language is simple and efficient, developers are finding trouble getting traffic to their Php site.

Optimizing For MSN Search

Inevitably, with the launch of a new search engine, especially one the size of MSN Search, there is an outcry of people wanting to know how to improve their result position. Questions like “How do I optimize my site to rank well?” and “Does this engine base more relevance on in-bound links or on-page content?” are quite common.

Generate HTML files with PHP to Reduce the Server Load
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PIM Team Case Study

How you can have a site with tons of visitors without to crash the server?

Making PHP Read as HTML

In a recent article I wrote, I mentioned a neat way to track when Google visits your Web site.

Understanding GRML

HTML is the primary markup language used on the web. After its first release, it lacked many of the features taken for granted today on the web. It took many years for HTML to become what it is. In fact, almost four years passed between the first attempts at a markup language and HTML 2.0. In the years since 1995, HTML has continued changing. This demonstrates the commitment necessary to develop a markup language.

Introducing GRML

Gordon Rhodes Markup Langauge, or GRML, is a markup language for web browsers. It has the data definition features of character-delimited files and XML, with the hyperlinking and form support of HTML.

Achieving a Top Ten Placement

Achieving a top ten placement in the search engines can be compared to being invited to a party for the elite. Only the best of the best optimized web sites get to be in the top ten. While many may still agree that this is the truth, one needs to understand the entire picture. How much does Page Rank or Site Rank have to play in the picture of getting invited to the Search Engine’s Top Ten party?

Guide to Instant Product Creation

One day, not too long ago, most Internet Marketing forums had threads talking about creating eBooks for the purpose of Viral Marketing and the large sums of money that could be made by marketing eBooks. Since then, the evolution of the eBook has come a long way to include software applications which are really just compiled HTML with some kind of JavaScript.

XML is better than HTML for SEO
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XML is better than HTML for Search Engine Optimization. I created two web pages as examples for demonstration of this issue.

Email Newsletter Format: HTML or Text

An email newsletter is probably the most effective way to communicate with your target audience. One of the main considerations before you create and deliver an email newsletter is what format to use: HTML or Text.