edit Welcome to MSN UK
Possibilities seem endless on the worldwide web: you can find any information you are looking for, you can do your shopping online, and you can make friends from anywhere in the world. What most if not all Internet users prefer is to fashion their own private corner of the worldwide web. We want our personal internet space to look a certain way and we want to invite all our friends to join us there and chat no matter how far they are. This and much more is what a websites like Uk.msn.com has to offer. A virtual space where you can join your friends no matter how far away you are from each other, the possibility of sending and receiving messages instantly but also advice on how to manage your personal finance or the possibility to shop online. And even more importantly, Uk.msn.com offers to protect your Internet personal space from intruders.
edit The Uk.msn.com main page
The Uk.msn.com main page has a very attractive design and offers a wide variety of information. At the top of the page there is a horizontal bar listing all of the Uk.msn.com services, starting, of course, with MSN Hotmail, MSN Messenger, My MSN and the MSN Directory. Other categories listed on the main page include dating, horoscopes, entertainment, games, movies, music but also news, travel, careers or computing and tech; a variety of subjects where anyone can find at least one point of interest. The lower part of the main page features social and political news, financial news, sports news, entertainment news, weather forecasts for any town or city in the world and many more. At the bottom of the main page there is a list of additional MSN services. The advertisements for the latest products are playfully hidden behind the first “layer” of the main page with childish creativity.
edit Inside Uk.msn.com
The categories listed at the top of the main page lead to complex pages of their own, each complete with news and a generous list of subcategories. For instance, the Computing & Tech page features news about the latest digital gadgets and has a list of subcategories that features tips, games and shopping but also reviews and office. Other categories, like the shopping category, offer the option of consulting the” gift centre” where Uk.msn.com will help you find the perfect gift by price, by product, by recipient and so on. Each category is treated differently, according to its specific characteristics. The special MSN services like My MSN offer the opportunity to customize your personal space on Uk.msn.com by choosing themes, colors and even the type of news you want to receive on your page.
Uk.msn.com is a website with an interesting and playful design that also offers quick and easy access to the information presented on its pages. What separates it from other websites of this nature is the great quantity of information that it provides on numerous different subjects and also the quality of the structure used to categorize those subjects.
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The title of a web page appears in search results as the link to that page. Learn more ...
The title of a web page appears as a clickable link in search results and bookmarks. A descriptive, compelling home page title with relevant keywords can increase the number of people visiting the site.
Search engines view the text of the title tag as a strong indication of what the page is about. Accurate keywords in the title tag can help the page rank better in search results.
A title tag should have fewer than 70 characters, including spaces. Major search engines won't display more than that.
The title tag of your home page (and any other page on your site) should not contain the site’s domain name or URL. These will appear near the title in search results, so use your 70 characters to tell people what the page is about. The title tag should not contain any HTML, because it will be displayed incorrectly or not at all.
- Good: This web page has a title tag.
- Good: The title tag is a good length.
- The title of this site's home page:
- “Hotmail, Messenger, Latest news, Sport, Music, Movies, Cars - MSN UK”
The H1 heading is an important sentence or phrase on a web page that quickly and clearly tells people and search engines what they can expect to find there. Learn more ...
Just one H1
In most cases, a web page should have just one H1 heading. Using multiple H1 headings is okay if that is a logical way to organize the page, but they should be used sparingly. That’s because search engines can view multiple H1 headings as an attempt to signal that all the content on a page is equally important, a tactic that’s seen as an attempt to game the search engine algorithms.
Search engines look for an H1 heading to determine what a page is about. Human visitors do, too.
Content and placement
The H1 heading appears on the web page itself, unlike the page title, which people will see mostly in search results.
The H1 tag (which contains the H1 heading) is usually listed first among the other heading tags for a page. None of the major search engines, however, will penalize a site for listing H2 through H6 tags ahead of the H1 tag.
- Problem: This web page does not have an H1 heading. It should have one.
MSN.co.uk in search results
You can see below how most search engines will display this site's home page in search results. The title is used as the link to the page, and the meta description appears below the title.
MSN UK is Microsoft's portal, offering breaking News, Hotmail, Sport, entertainment, gossip, weather, Lifestyle,video, Messenger and more great free con...
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Search engine robots
You'll need to know the names of specific search engine robots - or "bots" – if you’re going to exclude any or all of them from any part of your site.
- Google’s bot is called Googlebot. Google is the world’s largest search engine, and is where many people discover new websites.
- Bing’s bot is called msnbot. Bing also provides search results to people using Yahoo to search the Web. Together, Bing and Yahoo are the second largest search resource, after Google.
- Baidu’s bot is called Baiduspider. Baidu is a major search engine in China, and the number of people using it is increasing rapidly.
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- Good: This website’s robots.txt file is not blocking major search engines from crawling its pages. Your website can appear in any engine’s search results.
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Choose one or the other
If the same web page exists at two different URLs, people can choose to link to one or the other. Links from other sites to your website are valuable — they tell search engines that your site is important to people. By splitting valuable links between two identical pages, you're diluting the power of those links to help a page rank higher in search results.
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- Good: Your website resides at MSN.co.uk and both www.MSN.co.uk and MSN.co.uk are permanently redirected to it.
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