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Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization by Ben Finklea

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Chapter 6. robots.txt, .htaccess, and W3C Validation

Much of the SEO that we've accomplished so far is visible to your visitors (for example, titles, headings, body text, and even a sitemap or two). In this chapter, we're going to address some of the more technical aspects of on-page SEO. Over the last ten years, many elements have been added to the HTML specification. The search engines themselves have developed other elements to help you communicate better with them. Since our ultimate goal is to do well by the search engines and our visitors, it's time to embrace your inner geek and get technical with your SEO. Pocket protectors ready? Let's do this thing.

In this chapter, we're going to cover:

  • The robots.txt files and common directives used ...

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