Does Website Design Affect SEO?

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Actually when we come to to the seo, many people think about website promotion, keywords selections, page content relevancy, link building and so on, few of us would think also that the website design can affect the search rankings. What are you thinking about this?

If you'll ask me that what am I thinking about this then I'll reply that YES, website design also affect SEO. It's because there are so many factors that might influence the search rankings of your website, among which your site design has often been overlooked. In this article I'll discuss how website design can affect your sites ranking on search engines.

SEO Friendly Navigation is Essential :

I think that the website navigation is just like a map, If your site have SEO friendly navigation then it plays a very important role in your SEO activities. You need to design such a map that can make your website pages easy to be crawled, indexed, and displayed in the SERPs by main search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo etc.

Hare I want to give you warning about any technology that might do harm to SEO friendly navigation should not be used, such as the very popular Flash introduction or menu, or the JavaScript navigations. These technology can create very cool dynamic effects, they look great with our eyes, but can not be recognized by search spiders. So use these technologies but try to make its' density is low in your seo friendly web design & development.

Proper HTML Coding :

It's a second and main factor that web site’s HTML code should to be optimized for search engines as well. Computers use a language of their own known as HTML. When HTML is generated using word processors and uploaded to the site, search engines often see lines of coding that does not relate to the content being advertised. You need to put such type code that will readable by search engines. If your web site isn’t coded correctly, it's sure that it could affect your web site’s search engine ranking.

Responsive Design is SEO Friendly:

Here I want to clear the difference between Responsive Website Design & SEO Friendly Website, If you using responsive design to optimize across devices can offer your websites visitors the best viewing experience. Your contents can be displayed perfectly on more devices, such as laptop, desktop, smartphone and tablet. By attracting more visitors from various channels, you do not have higher traffic, but may be referred by search engines as well. For example, if search engines found your site has very low bounce rate with mobile users, you may get higher search ranking with mobile searches.

Internal Linking Not Just for Readers:

Keep in mind that the internal linking is not just for readers/visitors it's also affects your SEO goal. It can improves your website’s usability experience for visitors, it does good to SEO too. Internal links can not only make all your blog posts and pages are indexed by the search engines, but also remind the search engines that your old blog posts still exist and have value. Having an internal linking strategy will make sure all your blog posts and pages are indexed by the search engines.

At last, I just want to ask a questions to all webmaster, What are they thinking about this topic? How much Website Design can Affect SEO ?
(A) 10%
(B) 25%
(C) 40%
(D) 70%
(E) 100%
You can give your views as comments.
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