Archive for Tips and Tricks

14 Mar 2009

Alt tags in iWeb – How and why you should be using them

10 Comments SEO for iWeb, Software, Tips and Tricks

During my review of the Rage iWeb SEO Tool  I touched on the subject of alt-tags for images within iWeb and how they can not only improve your SEO rankings but improve the accessiblity of your iWeb site. The purpose of this post is taking it all a little bit further and going into a little more depth to help you understand the whys and wherefores of alt-tags and how to add them to your iWeb site. Read more

24 Jan 2009

10 Inspirational nav-bars built in iWeb

6 Comments Tips and Tricks, Web Design

One of the most popular terms that visitors to this site enter into search engines is ‘iWeb navbar’ which I find refreshing as a lot of you are obviously thinking of or looking for ways to improve the way a visitor to your iWeb site navigates his or her way around. Obviously the safest, most accessible and SEO friendly is the basic text links I talked about in my ‘Improve your iWeb navigation‘ post but they can be a little bland to say the least. In this post I want to show you methods of making those simple text-based links standout and look a lot less like the basic iWeb navigation. Read more

01 Jan 2009

Why use Google Analytics

4 Comments SEO for iWeb, Tips and Tricks

Since writing my tutorial on inserting Google Analytics into an iWeb site I have received several e-mails asking me what is the point of it. I did touch on the subject in the original post, but now I will try and explain the rational behind inserting the mother of all hit counters into your iWeb site. Read more

26 Dec 2008

Make your text into an image

24 Comments Tips and Tricks, Tutorials, Web Design

If you have spent ages on your iWeb site design, the last thing you want is to be restricted to which fonts you can use. In iWeb it is simple to change all of your text into images so that you can use that totally funky font that you always wanted and all your site’s visitors will see it exactly how you planned it. Read more

26 Dec 2008

SEO for iWeb – Part 5 – More on keywords

3 Comments SEO for iWeb, Tips and Tricks

In my previous post on Keywords for iWeb I discussed how to insert the ‘keywords’ meta-tag into your iWeb site, but in truth there is much more to keywords than that. In fact, many of the larger search engines don’t even use the keyword meta-tag as they are well aware that ‘dodgy’ web-site owners will just fill it up with unrelated words just to get higher in the search engine rankings. In this post I want to talk about where else keywords will apply to your iWeb site. Read more