by Karon Thackston
Date created: 22 August 2004
If you’re having problems getting your whole site indexed then you should add a search engine friendly site map to your site. You’ll need a site map when:
- Your menu structure is more than 3 levels deep.
- Some of your content is not getting indexed and it is publicly readable i.e. not behind a fire wall, login isn’t required, etc.
- You want to provide some ‘Spider Bait’ i.e. optimized link text.
Whatever your reason (or for no reason) a site map will not hurt your search engine position and may help.… Read the rest
Updated: 10 May 2005
By Dylan Downhill
This is a quick guide to displaying an RSS feed on your website. It is not meant to be extensive, it is meant to get your feet in the door of displaying content using RSS in the quickest time possible.
Displaying RSS Data
This is a quick guide to publishing your web content through an RSS feed. It is not meant to be extensive, it is meant to get your feet in the door of publishing content using RSS in the quickest time possible.
RSS File Format
A RSS feed is simply an XML file containing information on pages within your site. The RSS file format is as follows:
<?xml version=”1.0″ ?>
<title>Title Text </title>
<link>Link to site’s home page </link>
<description>Description of the feed</description>
<author>Email to Contact You On</author>
Where the contents from <item> to </item> are repeated for all the content you want to publish through the RSS file.… Read the rest