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					10 tips / tips to consider optimizing your site before sending it to Google. Following these
tips can get Google to record better your website.

   1. If your website has the Welcome screen,

       make sure you have a text link that allows visitors access the site. It is common to
       see many sites with a welcome screen very striking and full of effects thrown into
       Flash but no other way to access the site. It is advisable to have a text link that
       gives access to the site "traditionally" because Google can not read Flash pages
       and therefore can not access the rest of the site.

   2. Sure not to have broken links.

       Sounds pretty obvious. But it's impressive the number of errors experienced by
       the Google engine daily due to broken links. So we would have to check all
       internal links on our site.

   3. Check the labels TITLE

       The title of the pages is very important to Google, so you should check that the
       TITLE tag is relevant to the content of the page in question. This does not mean
       you have to put a title of more than 20 words, but rather in keeping with the
       content and easy to read by search engines and surfers.

   4. Check the META tags

       Rumors that Google is not interested in the META tags are not entirely certain.
       Google uses these tags to describe a website when there is too much code to read.
       So enter some valid as META tags KEYWORDS and DESCRIPTION for
       keywords and site description respectively.

   5. Check ALT tags

       ALT tags should be the least likely used by webmasters. We add these tags to
       describe images for them. They are not a factor, but a plus for Google.

   6. Check your frames (frames)

       A frame is a frame or separate box in which we can load a web page. If you use
       frames that Google can not index us 100%. I personally recommend not using
       frames, but if you decide to use them read this article.

   7. Have you got dynamic pages?
    It is known that the web evolved greatly in recent years, and that more and more
    pages based on dynamic scripting languages (PHP, ASP, etc.).. But it seems that
    Google is limiting the amount of dynamic pages it indexes, so we could include
    some static pages ... when the momentum is not necessary.

8. Regularly update

    This is a very important aspect that you should consider, as quickly Google
    indexes more pages that are updated with some regularity. Podes note that the
    number of pages indexed by the search engine is increased if you update daily,
    but may stagnate or decrease if not provide new content. I recommend you put a
    META option in the header to tell Google how often you should return to reindex.

9. Robots.txt

    This file can be very helpful if we use it correctly. With robots.txt you can filter
    search engines recorded our website and to restrict access to certain URL's that do
    not want to be indexed (login page, file folders, etc.).

10. "Cahe Cache or not?

    Google maintains a cache of some pages to have a faster access to them. Some
    webmasters prefer not to be cached, or Google cachee our pages all we have to do
    is place the following META tag between the heads:

   With that prevent robots from caching and archiving our pages.