I have recently been hired to optimize a website. They want high rank and are well funded however, their site is in frames. Reading through the list, I have seen various comments about not using frames if you want a good optimization, anyone have any good opinions on this subject? Thanks, JasonTor JasonTorDesign www.JasonTorDesign.com 480.577.8101 Mesa, Arizona ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mark Groen" <mark at markgroen.com> To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org> Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2003 7:26 PM Subject: Re: [thelist] Tables vrs. CSS for search engines > ----- Original Message ----- > Sent: October 28, 2003 12:20 PM > Subject: [thelist] Tables vrs. CSS for search engines > > > > My employer at work has been doing a little bit of research on > strategies > > for making rank on search engines. She told me today that search > engines do > > not search tables, and that all sites should therefor be designed > purely > > using style sheets. Does anyone know if this is true? > > A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing, and usually someone has > to work unnecessarily because of it in a corporate situation. Think > about this a sec, if search engines didn't do tables, then probably 90% > of the sites out there wouldn't get indexed. > > Possibly she read about frames, and tables popped out of her mouth when > she was talking about it because she heard/read that word too. Frames > are generally a no-no unless the application calls for it because from a > usability stand point they generally suck for a visitor to a regular web > site, there's lots of info out there on frames, a useful tool when used > in the right context. > > Send your boss to this page and follow the guidelines presented here and > you really can't do too much harm: > http://www.google.ca/webmasters/guidelines.html > > HTH! > > Regards, > > Mark Groen > > MG Web Services > Web Site Hosting and Development > www.markgroen.com > mark at markgroen.com > 604-780-6917 > Bowen Island, Canada > > -- > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !