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From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Anastasios Hatzis <ahatzis(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Main page: about us
Date: 2006-07-29 15:32:33
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Anastasios Hatzis wrote:
> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>>> IMHO, what we are should be on the main page, if not for 'real 
>>> visitors', but for search engines themselves ...
>>
>> That is what:
>>
>> <title></title>
>> and
>> <META NAME="keywords">
>> <META NAME="description">
>>
>> Is for.
> 
> AFAIK search-engines actually don't care anymore for meta keywords and 
> meta description. The matching keywords have to be in the visible part 
> of the HTML document - else they are ignored. Plus ranking in 
> search-engines regarding a keyword like 'dbms' is more influenced if 
> found in pages on other sites that are linking to postgresql.org. So, if 
> anyone with a web-site or blog is setting a link to www.postgresql.org 
> inside his text, ex.

You may be correct on that. I do know that they give a whole lot of care 
about the <title> though.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake



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