Google Offers SEO Advice On AJAX Coding

The Google Webmaster Central Blog posted advice on how to make your site crawlable if you make use of common Web 2.0 design features, such as AJAX. The advice includes having HTML links for your navigation, ensuring that your site works on browsers that do not have JavaScript turned on, and using real links in […]

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The Google Webmaster Central Blog posted advice on how to make your site crawlable if you make use of common Web 2.0 design features, such as AJAX.


The advice includes having HTML links for your navigation, ensuring that your site works on browsers that do not have JavaScript turned on, and using real links in your JavaScript or AJAX, such as:

<a href=”ajax.htm?foo=32” onClick=”navigate(‘ajax.html#foo=32’); return false”>foo 32</a>

We have more tips on Web 2.0 coding with these fairly recent articles:


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Barry Schwartz
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Barry Schwartz is a technologist and a Contributing Editor to Search Engine Land and a member of the programming team for SMX events. He owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics.

In 2019, Barry was awarded the Outstanding Community Services Award from Search Engine Land, in 2018 he was awarded the US Search Awards the "US Search Personality Of The Year," you can learn more over here and in 2023 he was listed as a top 50 most influential PPCer by Marketing O'Clock.

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