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Re: Getting framed site prepped for SE's
From Karen at Scentagious on 29 June '00
replying to Re: Getting framed site prepped for SE's posted by David A

>>Hello
>>This message board is a great service and I thank all in advance.
>>My fragrance store will go live in a day or two. It's a framed site, and I am in the process of adding meta tags to it's 250+ pages.
>>The alphabetical browse buttons take you to thumbnails of the fragrances in that category, which each lead to a product page.
>>I have completed meta tags in the frameset and the thumbnail pages, and today will begin work on the individual product pages.
>>I like and do not wish to abandon my frame design, yet I am aware of the challenges frames place on getting a decent search engine placement.
>>I would appreciate anyone who could take a look at my frameset page and offer any critique or ideas to improve what I have there. I have used noframes tags including my primary keywords and links to my main pages for the robots to follow. I plan to individually register each of my product pages with the search engines, and include target="_top" links on them so anyone entering that way will be sent into my frames upon clicking a link.
>>Am I on the right track? Thank you for any suggestions.
>
>For a framed site you really only want the index page to get listed in the search engines right? You wouldn't want one of your interior pages like http://www.scentagious.com/p-giorair.html to get listed in an SE because of someone entered your site through that page they would have no way to get to the rest of your site.

After I have completed the addition of meta tags and targeted links to the product level pages, there will be a way into the framed site.
Please see http://www.scentagious.com/p-accenti.html or
http://www.scentagious.com/p-rush.html, those are the only ones I have the edited versions of uploaded. I do want to list them, because I think many shoppers will search by their favorite fragrance name, rather than just the word "fragrance", and these pages should have a very good relevancy ranking between their meta tags and the page content, enough so to overcome the disadvantages of the index.html page being a frameset. That's what I'm thinking. But that's also why I'm posting here, to get advice and opinions of those who know more than me. Thanks.




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