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Re: search engines do not see signatures

wicked awesome :)
by mreider
Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:06 pm
 
Forum: phpBB Forum
Topic: search engines do not see signatures
Replies: 12
Views: 4043

Re: search engines do not see signatures

I wouldn't worry too much about it. Even matt cutts in his blog says : - For some reason, I hate signature links. Hate them. Your odds of getting a comment approved are much slimmer if you drop a sig in the body of the comment. Now here's a question. Would it be possible to hide signature links for ...
by mreider
Tue Mar 03, 2009 8:20 pm
 
Forum: phpBB Forum
Topic: search engines do not see signatures
Replies: 12
Views: 4043

My pagerank hasn't changed, but my traffic overall is up around 20%...crazy!
by mreider
Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:49 am
 
Forum: Google Forums
Topic: Google Dance January 2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3022

HB, you mentioned being able to remove all numbers from being indexed. That'd be awesome - how would you go about doing that? I assume its in the functions_search.php file, but I am not php saavy enough to figure out where :)
by mreider
Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:25 am
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: Relevant description and keyword tags.
Replies: 5
Views: 2281

My tip of the day. If you don't have any images with a border applied (usually only happens when you link an image, like img src="lala.jpg" border="0") then you can remove all instances of border="0" in your phpbb templates. Add this to your css file: a img {border...
by mreider
Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:54 pm
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: what are the characteristics of SEO template ?
Replies: 79
Views: 26290

Is that for links that a user posts in a thread?

I just apply the nofollow attribute to everything.
by mreider
Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:46 pm
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: How To disable links!*tutorial*
Replies: 3
Views: 5488

I know adsense was beta testing adsense ads in rss feeds a while ago, but it was limited to certain publishers. I dunno if they;re going to release it or not.
by mreider
Tue Feb 13, 2007 6:24 pm
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: RSS with Adsense
Replies: 4
Views: 2017

Ok I promise this will be my last post in a row :) One other thing. In viewtopic_body.tpl I put <!-- BEGIN switch_user_logged_in --> and <!-- END switch_user_logged_in --> Before and after where the template calls the images like "{postrow.EMAIL_IMG}". I figure it helps protect the users f...
by mreider
Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:31 pm
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: what are the characteristics of SEO template ?
Replies: 79
Views: 26290

Oh yeah - THis is debatable, but you may want to replace some of the alt atributes with your keywords. They might help your on-page seo, but I don't think dramatically and could be seen as keyword stuffing. For example the standard alt attribute of the profile image is "View this users profile&...
by mreider
Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:25 pm
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: what are the characteristics of SEO template ?
Replies: 79
Views: 26290

One other thing I did was remove redundant alt and title attributes. On images that are like 5x5 px there's no need for an alt and title that says "This will take you to their profile" or something like that. I just stripped those out all together, unless I thought it would impair usabilit...
by mreider
Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:21 pm
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: what are the characteristics of SEO template ?
Replies: 79
Views: 26290

The work I've done on my own site has definitely helped, if not SEO then at the very least speed. It's faster loading, and reduces bandwidth. And I'm sure I've had some seo 'boosts' in google and stuff. I've been pretty ruthless though. I've renamed all the stock images from things like "mini_p...
by mreider
Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:18 pm
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: what are the characteristics of SEO template ?
Replies: 79
Views: 26290

good call. i have the same in google sitemaps, so I'd like to remove those lines to un-restrict the urls from robots.txt.

I'll give it a shot!
by mreider
Fri Dec 29, 2006 1:54 am
 
Forum: roBots
Topic: robots.txt for zero dupe mod
Replies: 3
Views: 2071

Here's login_body.tpl - again replace all the code with this: <form action="{S_LOGIN_ACTION}" method="post" target="_top"> <a href="{U_INDEX}" class="nav">{L_INDEX}</a> <div id="c3"><b>{L_ENTER_PASSWORD...
by mreider
Mon Dec 25, 2006 9:20 pm
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: what are the characteristics of SEO template ?
Replies: 79
Views: 26290

No kidding hey? Makes you realize what a waste of code the original template uses.

One thing about the above code I posted - You may want to enclose some of it in a centered div depending on your preferences :)
by mreider
Mon Dec 25, 2006 7:12 am
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: what are the characteristics of SEO template ?
Replies: 79
Views: 26290

Here are a few small pages I removed tables from. They won't directly help SEO wise but they do remove the tables with a CSS design. Which means a faster site. Which means better for users. Happy users = More posts which means more content for search engines :) Anyways, these were a couple quick one...
by mreider
Mon Dec 25, 2006 12:15 am
 
Forum: phpBB2 Forum
Topic: what are the characteristics of SEO template ?
Replies: 79
Views: 26290
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