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Been a couple of years since I did an entire site in Flash and wondered if anything had moved on in that direction.
I wondered if submitting an XML site map to google with relevant descriptions and titles was an option.
If anyone can offer advice I'd appreciate it
Tn the search results the url is listed as [flash] like [pdf], and then a selection of the textual content from within the flash is displayed as the description.
From my experience this only seems to occur when the ONLY page content is flash, including no description meta tags.
The text within the flash also needs to be static embedded text.
Flash however is still way way way behind html in seo.
I don't understand why this has not been cracked, so much flash out there just waiting to be seen...
You would think Adobe would at least give it a go, and produce their own FlashSearch search engine, tweak the program code to make it readable to their own flashbot and I would imagine you would have an instantly successful new search engine on the market...
More seriously, the only time I've seen good results from flash is where standard HTML content - the same content as the flash - is delivered to those without Flash installed. Suits the search engines and suits the user.
Whole-flash-sites fall down in particular because they don't assign a new url for each 'page'. You click 'about us' and you stay at the same URL. Search engines will never be able to figure out what kind of action script you've written to change the content, and how they can direct their user directly to the 'about us' page!