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Wednesday, February 05, 2003

 
Yahoo! is apparently changing its layout in an attempt to get more advertising on the page. The idea is to put more adverts down the side of the screen ala Google. Of course, this isn't going to help the actual searcher, but hey - they want to make money! Full details at http://news.zdnet.co.uk/story/0,,t269-s2129882,00.html?rtag=zdnetukhompage

Using meta tags is a great idea, but what isn't so great is when you start to use the names of your competitors in an attempt to draw their business to your site. And what's really stupid is if you do this with a American lawyer. Can anyone say 'Sue'? Read the story at http://www.jsonline.com/news/metro/feb03/115925.asp

Just starting out with website design? Here's a nice short article that helps put the concept of folders and directories into perspective. Not much use for those of us who have already done it, but it's a delightful way of illustrating the situation. http://www.webdevtips.com/webdevtips/developer/structure.shtml

RIP Northern Light. http://www.searchengineshowdown.com/newsarchive/000622.shtml