[thelist] Do spiders eat image replacement text?

apathetic timbooker at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 08:06:56 CDT 2004

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 13:26:04 +0100, Chris Kavanagh <chris at logorocks.com> wrote:
> I'm considering using CSS image replacement in the site I'm working on.
> My question: is there any evidence to suggest that this is considered
> a "dirty trick" by the search engines, akin to the old white text on a
> white background tactic of spam sites?

To my knowledge, no search engines parse CSS, so they will not know
that you are using this technique to hide the text.


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