Archive for September 2009

Google’s answer to W3C Validation of your website

In a recent query session on Google’s Webmaster Central channel on youtube, a Google spokesperson was answering the question – “Why doesn’t Google validate according to the W3C (Markup Validation Service standards)”? Google had a simple, logical and a well rehearsed response – “While Validation may be good internally (for your website/organization), we have to […]

Google Says No to Meta Keywords Tag

The Official Google Webmaster Central Blog says, in a post published earlier this week, that the famous <meta name=”keywords”/> tag does not affect your search engine rankings. Google says it’s a waste of time and  should be ignored. Doing this, you can actually save a dozen-or-so bytes per pageload!  It has also mentioned in the […]