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Code to Text Ratio?
tonynoriega




msg:3488721
 8:48 pm on Oct 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

I have a 14% code to text ratio...

Web Page Size :
19249 Bytes = 19 KB

Code Size :
16455 Bytes = 16 KB

Text Size :
2794 Bytes = 3 KB

Code to Text Ratio : 14.52 %

I have done a little reading in that a higher ratio percentage is better?

So add more text?

If that is the case, would i do more good than harm if i added a "More Information" link that has a hidden DIV tag that expands and displays some keyword rich content?

Not an overload of keywords obviously, i dont want to kill my site, but a few paragraphs that talk about my site, about us,....etc...

 

soapystar




msg:3488745
 9:20 pm on Oct 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

i dont think it makes any difference.....text to code ratio....

dan404




msg:3488763
 9:45 pm on Oct 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

Code to text does not mean what it once upon a time did.
Text Size :
2794 Bytes = 3 KB
That is a whole lot of text.
Stay focused on your main topic and when it's time pg.2.
The rule I go by is 600 words topical, 50 words-whatever your objection is.
So you want to create a page that generates enthusiasm and page two the sell.
Put a yuck "call to action" in there. Click Here To See What's Next!
Bots these days ignore code. I have bigger .CSS(almost 400k) on on page than Goolebot ever knew about.
Now that G has the power to index 80 billion trillion urls I'm sure they can fit a few K in.
Just Joking. Code to Text is really not very relevant anymore.
Dan

g1smd




msg:3489486
 9:39 pm on Oct 27, 2007 (gmt 0)

What is all that code for?

Seems like an insane amount.

As a start, get all the CSS and javascript into external files.

Build the page from headings, paragraphs, lists, tables, forms and images. Get all style code out of the HTML.

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