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Re: Why Doesn't Google Validate?

From: zoran knezevic <zoransa@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 20:36:58 +0200
Message-ID: <ecea34890707141136q72fef65s9315afc60549b5fd@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org

This is first time that I hear that somebody improved ranking because
HTML code validates. I have seen examples when people do not use
DOCTYPE, have errors in <script> tag that is not properly closed so
whole document should be javascript comment but because of "Quirks
Mode" browser (IE) render page but google "text only" shows blank

On 7/14/07, Jump2Top . <jump2top@gmail.com> wrote:
> This is a great article..
> I do see the ranking difference between w3 compatible site and others...
> I have an SEO client who is a broker.. We spent months on his website
> to get top ranking..
> But we were not able to get it on Google.. We had more work than all
> other competitors' web sites..
> Finally, I figured out that his website had 102 W3 errors ( He had his
> own web master at that time ).. It was long time ago..
> His web site is  #2 on Google #1 - #2 - #7 on Yahoo, MSN, etc etc ,
> after fixing all those errors..
> Now, W3 validation is my first priority on web developments, and SEO tasks..
> Thanks
> Troy
> http://seo.xon.us

Received on Saturday, 14 July 2007 18:43:56 UTC

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