Find and Fix Hidden Errors
Chances are, your web site looks GREAT to you. But does it look the same for your visitors? Here are three things that can cause trouble:
Invalid HTML - These errors can make your web site look
different, depending on your visitor's web browser.
Broken Links - Web sites come and go. Have you checked your links lately? More...
Missing Meta Tags - This important search engine info should be in every page (title, description and keywords). More...
These mistakes are common yet usually easy to fix, and correcting them can give you a much more user- and search engine-friendly site.
How to Find Errors
If you maintain your own web site (or a client's), keep reading for tips on finding hidden errors.
- HTML validation errors can be detected with the W3C Markup Validation Service. For details and addtional resources, see the HTML Validation Errors page.
- Broken links can be discovered with the W3C Link Checker. Another place to look is in your Google Webmaster Tools, where Google reports any broken links it finds. For more information, see the broken links page.
- Check your meta tags and more with Website Grader.
Also, SEOMoz has a great article with more details on what to look for when optimizing your site.