Posts Tagged ‘optimization’

Multiple Domain namesI have seen on many occasions over my years of website development, clients who insist on purchasing multiple domain names in the hopes that their website will appear in search engines more often.

They purchase keyword targeted domains that describe their site and services and use them to try to direct more traffic to their main site. But what they do not realize is that this practice is actually damaging to one’s SEO presence. Below I will discuss the main problems of multiple domain use.

Multiple Domains and Masking

A serious mistake that people make when dealing with multiple domain names is the use of masking. Masking is an optional service that is offered by most domain registrars. What it does is allow a user to take their additional domain names and direct them to their existing website. In doing this…



CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) are files that control the visual appearance of your website. These files are used to control the font size, font color, background color, background images, many other attributes. Although they do function as a way to layout a site, they also reduce the size, clutter, and load time of your pages. When someone excludes the CSS from a website, they in turn have to use HTML to adjust their layout. Eventually the excessive code may become hard to look through and it becomes tedious to make website changes. Below I will discuss the main points of using CSS.

Speed

Tables are another element that CSS can eliminate. Designers use tables to layout/arrange their text and graphics. Without CSS, a webpage can become teeming with tables nested inside other tables. A large webpage with many tables will load slower than the same page without them.




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