Centering With CSS: Web Pages And Block Level Elements

The question of how to center a css layout in the browser window comes up very often. Seems to show up daily in the webmaster forums I visit and I thought it about time I devote a post to centering web pages that use a css layout. The same technique used to center your entire page will also work to center any block level element within the layout so if you learn it you’ll be able to center anything you want inside your css layouts. It’s also rather simple to learn and use.

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DMOZ meta tag Option: NOODP

A few days ago Google let it be known that Googlebot would now be obeying the new option for the robots meta tag telling them not to use your DMOZ description (should you have one) in their search results. Site owners have been complaining for quite some time that those DMOZ descriptions really don’t describe their pages the way they want and cringe anytime one of the search engines uses it over the meta description they themselves have added to their pages.

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Link Building Isn’t Just For Search Engines

Link Building can be a confusing subject to many. I hear questions all the time asking if a certain link is good or bad and which link will a search engine like better. There’s another way to think about links beyond how they will be seen by a search engine.Instead think about the people who will see those links and think about the value of the link itself. The best part is it will get you traffic and most likely help when it comes to search engines as well.

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More Content = More Traffic = More Sales

Gone are the days when you could build a small static website and expect to compete for search traffic. Unless your site is in a rather uncompetitive industry it won’t be able to bring traffic from keyword searches without a lot of time spent building your count of backlinks. So what do you do if you have a small site and don’t want to wait years before the traffic comes? The answer is pretty simple really. Build more pages and get more traffic.

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My Development With CSS

How do I learn css? I see the question all the time from developers who have become convinced that css has many benefits and that developing sites with a css layout has many advantages over building a site with a table based layout. To help with the learning curve I wanted to share my own development growth with css.

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