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Poor or no text on site
will this affect rankings?

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Msg#: 1405 posted 2:34 pm on Nov 5, 2005 (gmt 0)

Hi all. Got a question:
A client of mine has a site, that has quite good posions in SE's. But now he decided to make a redesign. This will include deleting most of the text content. Will this affect the ranking?



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Msg#: 1405 posted 11:51 pm on Nov 6, 2005 (gmt 0)

he may dissapear without trace ..or he may shoot to number one ..depends on his off page factors ..look up "tired" on "g"..
and then look up the threads here and elsewhere that talk about the "whys"

oh and welcome to WebmasterWorld just noticed your post count was 1

[edited by: Leosghost at 12:06 am (utc) on Nov. 7, 2005]


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Msg#: 1405 posted 12:01 am on Nov 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

I would be shocked if the site went up in the rankings. In my experience less text almost always moves a site DOWN. The only exception seems to be if the old design was way over-stuffed with keywords.


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Msg#: 1405 posted 8:38 am on Nov 8, 2005 (gmt 0)

It sounds like a russian roulette to me.
But, anyway thanks.

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