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Old 11-25-2007, 10:37 PM
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I went to a site that does SEO analysis, and this was one of the points it said I was missing:

Your web design doesn't contain any header elements (i.e. h1, h2, etc...). Search engines use header elements to determine the context and purpose of your web page. Headers provide semantic structure and meaning to web pages, and search engines, like Google, give preferential treatment to web design that use headers properly.

Does anyone know exactly what a header is and how do I create one or implement one into my site?

Here was another point:

Your web page appears to be using inline styles (which may include header styles). To reduce your page size, and to adhere to modern web design standards, all styles should be separated from the web page. Styles should be defined in a CSS document that reference the elements, IDs, and classes in the XHTML document.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi Andy,

Well let's take the first one. Try this and then submit it to the site and see what happens.

A header could be the top text of the page that says something like.

Lawn Care Service of Your Town.



Here is the code of that

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<h1>Lawn Care Service of Your Town.</h1>

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Try that out and let me know how it works.

Also can you tell us the site so others can try it too?
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Old 11-25-2007, 10:48 PM
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Yeah, its called www.sitening.com, my site only scores 50 out of 100 for SEO, paypal.com scores 70 out of 100, LOL. I will try the code you said, and see what happens.

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Do you think it matters where I place this code, should it be at the very beginning or can it be at the end?
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Quote[/b] ]Do you think it matters where I place this code, should it be at the very beginning or can it be at the end?
Well normally I think it is near the top. But you can experiment with it and see what works best.

Let us know what you do.
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I guess this is the specific page?

http://sitening.com/seo-tools/seo-analyzer/

Did you have to sign up to try it?
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Old 11-25-2007, 10:58 PM
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I may have, but it was free during their beta phase.
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HOLY SNAP!! Just by me adding the Header code to my site I jumped from a 50 out of 100 to a 70, WOW, now I'm up in the ranks with Paypal, LOL.

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Now, what about the inline styles part?

((Your web page appears to be using inline styles (which may include header styles). To reduce your page size, and to adhere to modern web design standards, all styles should be separated from the web page. Styles should be defined in a CSS document that reference the elements, IDs, and classes in the XHTML document.))
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That's awesome.

Ok style sheets are a little more complex and can't be answered with a one line answer.

I did a search on google on "how to use style sheets"

and I came up with this site.

http://www.pageresource.com/dhtml/indexcss.htm

Read the getting started introduction area and then let's talk more about this.
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