For those of you that have been following my series on SEO for iWeb you may well have notice Danny’s comment at the bottom of Part 3 – Keywords. I gave this comment some thought and then came up with an idea. I would take the <head> section of Danny’s site and do a sort of ‘before and after’ thing to show you which meta-tags and keywords I would use along with any other changes. So I emailed Danny and he agreed. I won’t be making the changes to his live site, as he may not agree with the things I do, but I thought I would publish them here so that you (and he) can all see, and hopefully understand a little better, what I have been writing about over the last few weeks. Read more
Until I compiled this list of add-ons designed especially for iWeb, I never realised how many there are available. Some are free and some you will have to pay a few dollars for, but all are have been built with one thing in common, making iWeb a better web application. This list is by no means exhaustive and if you know of an iWeb add-on that I have missed leave a comment at the end. I also want to point out that I have not tried all of these apps but just wanted to compile a complete list in one place, because I know how long I have spent on Google searching for them when I started with iWeb.
Over the past 4 weeks or so, I have been spending a lot of time concentrating on the building and designing my first custom iWeb theme that I plan to give away in my freebies section of this site. Once I have ironed out the last remaining bugs and it has had its final testing it shall be released, but in the meantime I have been looking for inspiration for other themes that I may give away and, in particular ‘blog only’ themes. iWeb is becoming a popular blogging tool, and although it may never reach the popularity of WordPress, more and more people are finding out about its ability to produce good looking, simple to run blogs. So in my search for inspiration I came across the following sites that I though I might share with you all; they provide some interesting views on blogging as well as some useful advice. Read more
As promised in Part 1 of this series of posts on Search Engine Optimisation for iWeb sites here is Part 2. This time it’s all about meta-tags, what they are, where and how to insert them and how to make them work for you. To do this I shall also be delving into the world between the ‘head’ tags of an iWeb site.