[pmwiki-users] Fwd: Keywords

Carlos AB cabsec.pmwiki at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 19:43:54 CDT 2013

2013/3/13 Lars Eighner <surname at larseighner.com>

> On Tue, 12 Mar 2013, Carlos AB wrote:
>  Hi list,
>> Keywords are still used for page ranking with google?
> According to Google, not.  And I have heard it said that they count off
> for keyword spamming.
> I have read that keywords are still used somewhere, but I could not find
the article anymore.

>  Even if keywords are not used anymore, perhaps other search engines or
>> online services can still use it.
> Maybe.  Keywords highest and best use is for internal purposes.  With
> PmWiki
> it is as easy to grep wiki.d/ as to try to find something useful to do with
> keywords -- or if grep is Greek to you, the PmWiki search is as effect as
> anything.
> No sir, grep is not a stranger to me and also I have some basic shell
scripting habilities.

>  So, is there a way to make a recipe to automagically count and choose the
>> most used words in a wiki page?
> Perhaps you could come up with something.  However, things like looking for
> important words in heads and link text are almost certainly already in
> search engine criteria.

You are right, keywords are not as important as I thought they were.

> Perhaps spending the time developing content that other people will link to
> would be a more productive use of your time.
> Indeed.

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> Lars Eighner
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