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<noscript> tags and SEO

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ruworth, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. ruworth

    ruworth BANNED BANNED

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    Is putting keywords between the <noscript> tags any good for SEO?

    I have seen a few posts on the net stating that they are a good way to hide keywords but i dont wanna get banned off adsense if i decide to use them.

    whats your take on these tags?
     
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    Absolutely use them, but use them carefully. Anybody telling you that it's a good place to stuff keywords is still living in 1998.

    By using <noscript> you are providing a way for search engine spiders to see content that they would not normally see, such as JavaScript and Flash. However, G-bot has the ability to parse some JavaScript... but it doesn't hurt to help it along with some <noscript> love. Also, other less capable spiders can benefit from content placed within them.
     
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    What can they be used for other than hiding keywords?

    Could adsense be hidden this way or is that too risky?
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    Well, <noscript> can be used for its intended purpose - to give content to spider that cannot process browser side scripting like JavaScript or Flash. In other words, a site with a nice Flash animation is penalizing itself if <noscript> is not being used since most spiders cannot read the contents of the animation. G-bot can also read some Flash, but there are still issues.

    Since AdSense is JavaScript based and using <noscript> is a directive to spiders and browsers that do not use JavaScript, I don't think you'll have much luck hiding it that way.