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SEO Tip 10: Make sure its valid!

Search engines use web-bots to read the content of the page. These are computer programs that download web pages and try to make sense of them. These are often not as forgiving as browsers, so errors on a page can cause a bot to ignore that page (or parts of that page) altogether. Bots also don’t understand JavaScript, so a page that is accessible by visitors might not be accessible to a search engine.


This tip is part of a series of tips on Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). The previous tip in the series was Tip 9: Be careful with those outbound links.