>SEO Tip Of The Day: HTML Validation
but often overlooked step in Search Engine Optimization is writing clean web
codes. SEO is about cleaning up the code under the hood in order to maximize
the time that search engine spiders index your site.
One way to make sure that your code is up to par with standards is by validating your website with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
HTML or XML validation is like the web's universal spell checker. Web standards organization like the W3C make sure that your website can work on multiple browsers without a hitch.
Compliant coding also ensures that your site can easily be upgraded to match with current web platforms. By cleaning your code and following web standards, there is a better chance that Google Yahoo, MSN and other search engines can index most of your websites page. If the coding of the website is inadequate, Google will skip these pages which could mean less search results for your site.