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Old 09-04-2005   #1
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Using DIV positioning for SEO

Hi guys,
I made some changes on my homepage and I'm using absolute DIV positioning(not hidden) for seo. For example I have a form on the top and 2 parargaphs with about 200 words with my 2 main keywords in bold or H tag. Now I'm positioning the 2 paragraphs in a div like this: div.main {top: 760px;} but in ranking the div I have this one on the top and after that I have the div with the form like this:
div.form {top: 0px; height: 760px;}
And on the page I have:
<<body>...
<div class="main">paragraph1, paragraph2</div>
<div class="form">form etc...</div>

From the visitors point of view they see first the form and after the text, but SE sees text and then form.

Is this considered spam?
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Old 09-05-2005   #2
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This is perfectly acceptable. It's good practice to get your real content at the top of the page.
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Old 09-05-2005   #3
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Thank you

Thanks for verifying that. Anybody else has any other comments?
The site is located at http://www.truelending.com

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Old 09-05-2005   #4
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Search engines don't parse much of the CSS at the moment. Use it or abuse it, it's your choice.

Looking at the complexity of CSS, I think it'll take some time until the SEs can parse it completely - it would mean a whole lot more processing power per page, i.e. to keep up with a growing number sites (all of the internet) + a growing percentage of CSS-based sites would mean a really large amount of available CPU power... I doubt they have this available at the moment (even Google or MSN), but you never know :-)
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Old 09-11-2005   #5
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Correct practice

Yes i have tried this, its works fine. It's all about proper and good content, on the end "content isking"!

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