Web Design and SEO Dubai – UAE | RSI Concepts

Web Design and SEO (search engine optimization) being a big consideration when designing a website. The designer has to make certain design sacrifices to accommodate SEO. As search engine optimization doesn’t always compliment web design. However, it’s all about striking a balance between the two. Some of these compromises are as follows.

Flash and SEO:

Flash may be pretty and look cool in a web design but isn’t helpful in SEO. The content of Flash can’t be fully read by search engines so all the text in a Flash file won’t be read by the engines and this can cause problems because when a search engine spider enters the website it will see it as containing no text therefore not appearing relevant to any search queries. Search engines love text and the more you have on your website the better. Therefore, this is why Flash isn’t a good idea. However, if used sparingly Flash can be a good asset in your web design as long as you also include plenty of relevant text.

See Also: How to Create an SEO Friendly Web Design

Image Links and SEO:

An image link may also not be the best choice for search engines, although it’s still a link and will be taken into consideration as a valid link by the search engines; from an SEO standpoint, you would be far better using a text link with proper optimized anchor text for the relevant keyphrase in your navigation and other widgets of your web design. A way around this can be supplying both a cool graphic as an image link and somewhere on the page a text link pointing to the same location. JavaScript drop down menus suffers from the same problems and the same solution should be applied.

See Also: Effective Web Design for SEO

If you’re looking for SEO friendly web design, I would say that this company is great as they have a vast experience in both web design and search engine optimization (contact our SEO Dubai department), so know how to make them work together so you have a great looking website that is also search engine friendly.

Text and Color:

If you text color is similar to the color of the background color of the web design this can also cause problems as spammers used to use this technique to hide text. They would make the text the same color as the background so you couldn’t see it. However, the search engines would be able to and the spammer would stuff keyphrases in the page to falsely increase its relevancy.

See Also: Local and Regional SEO for Small Businesses

However, the search engines have wised up to this and have advanced techniques to combat this. Font size should also be of a good size don’t use small font sizes as this can also be considered as spamming.

Author: Jack M Mack
Article Source: EzineArticles.com
Provided by: Guest blogger

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