Bad, Good and Great examples of image alt attributes

Green Ghost with text good and bad examples of alt attributes

The first came around to aid the visually impaired but since its release, it has been hijacked by the likes of Google, Bing and other search engines. Sadly many webmasters and SEO experts abuse the alt tag, in an attempt to increase their page rankings and for many years this worked, because of this, many impaired users have been frustrated with meaningless image descriptions. The alt attribute is commonly, but .

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Canonical URLs without using a WordPress Plugin

add canonicals in wordpress without plugin

Everyone that knows me will know that I hate using , not that I’m a website designer that believes that every other designer and coder should write their own code, far from it. I’m a web designer that believes you should only use trusted plugins when you absolutely need to. Using a plugin that offers you 100 features when you only need one, makes no sense to me! Using such a plugin is only going to bloat your code, slow down your SQL and increase the chances of exploitable vulnerabilities.

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Importance of On-Page SEO optimisation

How important is on-page SEO

Sadly most Website Designers and SEO’ers worry far too much about on-page SEO optimisation, they seem to be stuck in this SEO mind-set dating back many years ago when search engines worked out how relevant content was by working out the keyword density of the page, among other things. Webmasters soon abused the keyword algorithm and Google among other search engines improved their algorithm which started to , and not forgetting the legendary .

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Hover Nofollow

Hover Nofollow

Hover Nofollow is a simple add-on for Mozilla Firefox that will allow you to easily detect whether or not a href link is using the attribute rel=”nofollow”. Hover Nofollow is widely used by webmasters and bloggers, for SEO purposes.

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