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Re: Search-optimising "wpd"

From: Sébastien Desbenoit <seb@desbenoit.net>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 09:53:51 +0200
Cc: public-webplatform@w3.org
Message-Id: <313AED72-02B1-470E-9254-2F5A3B7A4D31@desbenoit.net>
To: Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>
To second Jake's proposal, 

I searched for the "wiki" string in a wikipedia content page : I found three items. Two linked to "media wiki" and one linked to "recent changes".  For MDN, they are 23 items. WPD : 0 (variable name excluded). Indeed, the "WPD" string should be used more. Perhaps in the breadcrumb with a "WPD:Home" instead of "Home" and in the title attribute of the logo. 



> (Yep, I'm starting a thread about SEO, I've just been sick in my mouth)
> MDN is such a great resource that I've found myself searching "mdn <a
> topic>" in Google as a first port of call, or to quickly reach an MDN
> page I'm already familiar with. Wikipedia gets similar treatment with
> "wiki <whatever>".
> Web Platform Docs needs something like that, WPD is already used in
> pages, but not enough (as far as I can tell) to make it work in
> searches.
> Basically, I want "wpd gradents" to return me the Web Platform Docs
> about CSS & SVG gradients.
> Cheers,
> Jake.
Received on Wednesday, 10 October 2012 07:54:19 UTC

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