Posts Tagged ‘seo’

HTML5 and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Through our handy Ask The Doctor service, we get a lot of e-mails asking us about HTML5’s effect on Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). While we can’t answer in great detail (Messrs Google, Yahoo, Bing, and their friends haven’t sent us in-depth details of their algorithms), we’ve rounded up some useful facts from Google, the world’s most dominant search engine.

Your Questions #13

The clinic is getting busy with more HTML5 ailments. This week, we’ll cover server-side validation, immutable images with <canvas>, retrieving drawn objects from a <canvas>, creating custom tags, the role attribute, and the effects of <hgroup> on SEO.

Your questions answered #2

Last month we decided to pull together a post that covered some of the emails that were sent in through the contact page. Since the publication of the last post we have received a lot more questions regarding the HTML 5 spec and have decided that some of these warranted another post.