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Search Engine Optimization

This is a basic idea. The site must be found on search engines, meet accessibility standards and provide great user experience. This begins with keyword research-- knowing what users type into search engines when they want to find the website. This also includes SEO strategy and measurement. Tracking the number of inbound links plus gaining new ones. Checking to make sure all the pages are indexed on search engines. ...more »

Submitted by (@sherry.holdridge)

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Open Austin Site Illegible in FireFox - Simple CSS Fix

I love the OpenAustin concept! However, the site is completely illegible in FireFox due to the use of alpha color definitions. The CSS includes the * hack to provide an IE option, but does not include a fallback option for other browsers that don't support RGBa. The fix is straight forward... Existing definition excerpt from panel-3883.css (STRUCTURE section): body, td, th, div, li, p {color:rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.7);*color:#BCCAD0;} ...more »

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Some other scheme for text inputs and textareas than white on light teal?

LIght grey on light teal in text inputs and white on light teal in textareas is aesthetically pleasing, yes, but very difficult to read in this type size due to lack of contrast. Please use a darker background color, or a lighter background color and black text for this class.

 

(The white on dark blue with light drop shadow is fine, at least for my eyes. :)

Submitted by (@brucebostwick)

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