[thelist] Using Flash on a website

erik mattheis gozz at gozz.com
Wed Mar 23 18:25:45 CDT 2011

The top hits for terms likely to be within in any site, HTML, Flash only,
JPG only - "lobster bisque", "indianapolis oyster bar", "passat colors",
"anker's fish house" - aren't going to be influenced very much by the page
content anyway.

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 5:30 PM, Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz> wrote:

> Not being an expert or really even a novice, I defer regarding flash and
> SEO.  However, incredibly coincidentally this article came out a few hours
> ago: http://www.highrankings.com/searchengines-flash-302
>  Part of the problem you encounter with flash sites is one of additional
>>> maintenance, the other big part is SEO.
>> Not really. That's been a popular theme among the snake-oil experts, but
>> static text within SWF has been spidered for about a decade, and a few years
>> ago dynamic text was also indexed. Doesn't really help you in the morass
>> that is today's search landscape, however.
>> jd
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