Forbidden (deprecated) HTML tags and attributes

There are some older html tags and attributes which has declared deprecated or forbidden by W3C consortium, though all modern browsers still support them but in future they may not. So it is best to know about those deprecated tags and attributes, and best practice is avoid them in your code.

Here is the list of deprecated tags:
<applet>, <basefont>, <center>, <dir>, <embed>, <font>, <isindex>, <menu>, <noembed>, <s>, <strike>, <u>
Here is the list of deprecated attributes: Continue reading “Forbidden (deprecated) HTML tags and attributes”

Top Search Engine Ranking Factors

PageRank is not the only factor that Google uses to rank search results. Google uses more than 200 “signals”to calculate the rank of a page. According to a survey of SEO experts, the top 10 most important factors include the following:

  • Keyword use in title tag
  • Anchor text of inbound link
  • Global link popularity of site
  • Age of site
  • Link popularity within the site’s internal link structure
  • Topical relevance of inbound links to site
  • Link popularity of site in topical community
  • Keyword use in body text
  • Global link popularity of linking site
  • Topical relationship of linking page

The top factors that negatively affect a search engine spider’s ability to crawl a page or harm its rankings are as follows: Continue reading “Top Search Engine Ranking Factors”