[sword-devel] Bible Software Google Search

Don A. Elbourne Jr. sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sat, 14 Dec 2002 10:58:20 -0600

Does non-valid HTML effect the Google ranking or are you raising a different

We do need to make it valid HTML. Some of the mistakes might be mine, some
were introduced between the time the template left my hands and reached the
server. Most seem to be created by the dynamically inserted stuff. I will
try to go through and see where all the problems are coming from and see if
we can get that all cleaned up.

by grace alone,

Don A. Elbourne Jr.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Hugo van der Kooij" <hvdkooij@vanderkooij.org>
To: <sword-devel@crosswire.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2002 9:37 AM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] Bible Software Google Search

> On Sat, 14 Dec 2002, Don A. Elbourne Jr. wrote:
> > I was just curious how Crosswire would fair on a Google search for
> > Software."
> The pages have the required tags but .... they fail the W3C validator.
> Take a look at
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://www.crosswire.org/sword/index.jsp
> for example.
> It shows there are some minor issues but also some odd issues that will
> result in odd results like starting list entries without starting a list.
> How can we work on increasing the W3C compliance of the website?
> Hugo
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