Flash and SEO
We continue answering the most popular questions among our customers. Surely,this is one of them:
-I am going to buy Flash templates, what should I do with their SEO?
or something like
-I have already bought Flash templates, so how to organize SEO for them?
I will be rather frank with you search optimized Flash template is like economy car sent to bog to check its practicability. Economy car cannot (notwithstanding of its tuning) be passable through bog and sand. The same is with Flash template it is not intended for search optimization.
Let ss analyze the theory. What is Flash template very often the whole its content is comprised in one file. It may be swf file or txt file, as our Easy templates have.
But it is always one file. Google and other search machines like the variety of text content.
They like when different pages correspond to appropriate search queries.
They prefer structural content, headers separated by tags , titles and meta tags (on different pages). We may talk about Google preferences for a long time, but this is not our subject. The problem is that it cannot be done within Flash template.
Initially they were not created for this purpose. The main advantages of Flash are its dynamics, brilliance, interactivity, but not SEO. Often Flash site consists of one index file, only in which meta tags can be written. There is no content information for indexation by search machines. Yes, nowadays some technologies appear that allow parsing Flash files, but the results after indexation will be worse than analogous html content.
The conclusion Flash templates are not compatible with SEO, despite all gossips.
But that is enough for sad news, let is talk about something good. First of all you should decide the purpose of your Flash template. If you want just to present your business in the internet or to show portfolio without attracting the auditory from search, then Flash is the best solution for you. Bright, brilliant, dynamic, interactive, with sound effects your site will make a pleasant surprise for users. But if your main purpose is to attract the additional auditory with the help of search machines no Flash is possible, only html. Flash can be used only for creating animated banner or for animated logo, but not more. All our Flash templates can be realized in html/css templates with the same design, in which Flash is presented. One difference is that html version will be static (without animated effects).
The price of html version is $30. I hope you weve found the answers on your questions in this article. Good luck!