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FirstScore

Definition: The FirstScore is a basic analysis of a website’s performance, content and Search Engine Optimization. By taking a wide range of parameters into regard, the FirstScore will develop a comprehensive analysis to demonstrate a website’s successes and areas that are in need of improvement. First Click Commentary: Not sure if

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Responsive Web Design

Definition: Responsive Web Design (RWD) is a web design approach that allows the web browser to adjust the layout and design of a website based on the size of the viewing screen. The aim is to provide the optimal viewing experience of the website across a wide range of devices

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Wordtracker

Definition: Wordtracker is a popular keyword research tool established by Andy Mindel and Mike Mindel in 1997. It is designed to assist search marketing professionals and webmasters in identifying important keywords and phrases relevant to their website. It provides detailed information on the number of searches, predicted number of daily searches,

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WordPress

Definition: Wordpress is an excellent open-source web publishing system or content management system. Created primarily as blogging software, WordPress is written in PHP and backed by a MySQL database, it is ideal for managing content that is frequently updated. FirstClickSEO Commentary: An excellent tool for building your website or blog–it’s also free.

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Wikipedia

Definition: Launched in January 2001, by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger, Wikipedia is now the largest and fastest growing encyclopedia online. In fact it is one of the world’s ten most visited websites.As of September 2007 the English Edition of Wikipedia had a massive 4.5 million articles and over 32 million

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White Hat SEO

Definition: Ethical SEO approved by the search engines. FirstClickSEO Commentary: SEO should always be white hat!

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Web Standards

Definition: Web standards are widely adopted guidelines for CSS, XHTML etc. Web standards help ensure that web sites are accessible on a wide variety of platforms and to a wide range of users including users with disabilities. FirstClickSEO Commentary: Make sure your vendors know and adhere to the standards–they do make a difference.

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Web Browser

Definition: Software installed on the Internet user’s computer that allows him or her to view web pages. Popular web browsers include Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Opera. FirstClickSEO Commentary: We like Firefox and Google Chrome, but we’re not biased.

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User-Generated Content

Definition: User-generated-content (USG) is content created and published by the end-users online. USG is comprised of videos, podcasts and posts on discussion groups, blogs, wiki’s and social media sites. USG allows for a wider content provider base and the chance for all users to share their opinions online. Criticism of USG

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Usability

Definition: How user friendly a web site is. The ease of use that a user can perform an action or task through the user interface. FirstClickSEO Commentary: Search engines rank good Web design higher than average or poor Web design.

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