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Discussion in 'HTML & Website Design' started by sabreakway, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. #1
    Hi there,
    SEMrush
    I would really appreciate your help & suggestions for my website, www.sabreakaway.co.za

    Thanks!
     
    sabreakway, Feb 3, 2005 IP
    SEMrush
  2. hans

    hans Well-Known Member

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    #2
    many points to correct
    just index-page to begin
    lets start basics to rescue spiders/bots
    firefox browser with webdevel toolbar helps to avoid mistakes of such nature.

    DTD definition - line 1 missing
    and
    No Character Encoding Found! - hence charset definition in metatags missing

    line 6
    B&B

    & illegal here !
    use B&B

    your tags ..
    span tag
    you have 4 span tags but only 2 span container tags
    if ONE paired tag lacks its own container tag - then usually all following tag-validation is messed up and thus impossible

    validation of code helps as unequal or open tags lead to confusion of bots as well as incorrect display of pages by some browsers ...

    line 72
    you messed up sequence of container tags
    </b></big></span>

    should be
    </big></b></span>

    other similar errors may exist as well

    line 80
    Copyright & Disclaimer
    should be
    Copyright &amp; Disclaimer
     
    hans, Feb 4, 2005 IP
  3. sabreakway

    sabreakway Peon

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    #3
    Thanks! I will revise the metatags with your suggestions. What do you think of the look & feel of the rest of the pages?

    Don't enter the competition, click on one of the provinces and click on a guesthouse. I'd like to get your feedback on that.

    Much appreciated!!!
     
    sabreakway, Feb 4, 2005 IP
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    #4
    the header colors ... change the colors, make some contrast and design a logo.
     
    nafets, Feb 4, 2005 IP
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    hans Well-Known Member

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    #5
    At first glance it looks nice to me
    - the logo ...
    unless you rent, hunt, ride, breed or lease zebras .. as part of your business - may be something like nature or so as logo topic or a hut or house or ??

    I may have a look in a few days when all tags are valid for a full review

    when using firefox as a browser then you may find lots of useful tools to validate all necessary parts - links, CSS, HTML, .... to spoil all bots. keep in mind that za bots may be far less forgiving than Googlebot - hence even more need for as perfect SEO as possible and cleanest possible code.
     
    hans, Feb 4, 2005 IP
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    I suggest you try to incorporate the blue or red text color you've in the body in the header to accent it better.

    G'luck.
     
    MaxM, Feb 4, 2005 IP
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    #7
    Very nice web site. I would call attractive.
    But testing your code on your index page, I found 29 markup errors which must be fixed.
    This free software can definetely help you with all that: http://www.htmlvalidator.com/lite/

    When you are done with this, post again, so I can have another further look for SEO, and maybe accessibility too?
     
    Webnauts, Apr 13, 2005 IP
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    The site is nice looking, but when I recieve data from your site, it's transferring at slow speeds, around 1.2K/sec. It took awhile for that picture on the front page to show.
     
    Briank, Apr 15, 2005 IP