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Rebecca CooperTitles and Meta Tags
by on Jul 4, 2008 at 8:19:45 pm

I've been reading about meta tags and have learned that a lot of search engines have stopped using them because of spammers. Is this true? Do I still need to add them? If I do, where do I insert the code?

Also, I'm adding the title and want to know how search engines read those. Do they read parts of it, or the whole thing? Should I include the business name in the title or put on there just what we do? Right now I have: business title - what we do. Will the search engine "robots" pick up the different parts of that?

Thanks in advance.

~* Becka *~

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Curtis ThompsonRe: Titles and Meta Tags
by on Jul 5, 2008 at 7:14:45 pm


you put meta tags in the head block - here's a tutorial on that:

as for the title - i'd probably say you're fine either way (with company name or not)...if you look at a few samples from google:

you'll notice that oracle doesn't have company name and microsoft does, but they still both have their sections listed, so the smarter engines can work around it...

hope that helps!


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Sonali SenguptaRe: Titles and Meta Tags
by on Jul 21, 2008 at 6:14:38 am

Titles are still important and the search engine crawlers pick them up as a whole. Say, if you are a web design company of LA, you may use LA web design-Website design company LA etc in your title tag. Just after "head" in your HTML code, you will see "title" that should be followed by your title words.

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