My blog’s theme is very nice but it does have a fatal flaw! The theme was made by Chris Pirillo, a brilliant guy, but I guess his testing didn’t reveal this problem. (It’s actually not fatal at all. Pretty minor.)
The problem comes up when a search engine indexes page without much content. In attempt to salvage the page for the index, the spider will take almost any text it can find that have links attached to them. This normally isn’t a problem for pages that have blog post content on them, but it is when, for instance, the search engine is viewing one of the tag pages.
The problem is that junk text appears out of no where in the links description below the link in the search engine listings.
Subscribe; Bookmark/Share. RSS Feed Ã‚Â· Bloglines Ã‚Â· Google Reader Ã‚Â· My AOL Ã‚Â· My MSN Ã‚Â· My Yahoo! NewsGator Ã‚Â· Pageflakes Ã‚Â· Technorati Ã‚Â· Windows Live …
This text appears because, while the Subscribe bar is hidden to normal users until they
I tried to fix this myself, but because WordPress’s system is annoyingly messy, I decided not too. The pages which are indexed with that Subscribe text are not important anyway. Hopefully, the SEO plug in I have can help.
Pages with content don’t have this issue. I don’t really like some aspects of this listing either.
Monday, August 25th, 2008 at 4:54pm. 0 Ã‚Â· Add a Comment. While working on the Central News site, I had to make some more complex queries to my database to …
Anyone have a fix? Or a more SEO friendly theme with existing Subscribe/Share options?