Posts Tagged ‘technical SEO’

Google Doesn’t Use Meta Keyword

Friday, October 16th, 2009

This is old news to SEO followers, but a valuable point for newcomers trying to optimize their sites.

Once upon a time the <meta keyword> tag in the HTML code was a factor in search engine rankings. Google has abandoned that practice (though other search engines have not). Here’s the voice of the big G, Matt Cutts, making the point uneqivocally.