Can keyword rich div ids increase search engine optimization?

Posted on 26 October 2010 by SEOman from Seattle

Do search engines take the names of DOM elements like divs and tables into account. So for example would a div called “some keyword” be better than one called “body”?

Originally posted 2010-09-03 13:19:26. Go Home page

Possibly Related Posts and Articles (automatically generated)

2 Comments For This Post

  1. Chris G Says:

    Search engines look for specific elements that are known to bring emphasis in web pages, like h[1-6], b, strong, and em. They skip over containers like span and div to get to the actual content.

  2. D (A/V) ID Says:

    Search engines don’t index elements. When the page is spidered the tags would be removed (and possibility the content within the tag ie:

Leave a Reply