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From "Michael A. Labriola" <>
Subject RE: SEO for SWF Was: Flash Platform roadmap
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 21:16:04 GMT
>I used to develop my "all flash" homepages in a way that I represented 
>all the data structure I accessed as HTML pages.
>So I got all indexable content out with regular lists and content first.
>Then I started with the Flash Homepage and built it entirely on the 
>content of the container homepage: Every Data "resource"
>that I took I pulled of the same underlying system including the html 
>code. If I wanted a new "content" I had to add that service to the html 
>page. Then I looked that the links worked: So If you browsed down to 
>apage/acontent then it send the browser (with flash) to a the index 
>page with that url in the background:
> And the page used this as starting point.
>At the end of the day I had all index-able content available as HTML 
>and all visible content in the Flash. I used same mechanisms parallel 
>for ajax homepages and it worked out quite well.
>Do you think a discussion about a examples or a development model in 
>this direction would be reasonable?

This topic is extremely interesting. I have always told my clients that if you needed SEO
with a Flex app, you were likely pondering the wrong technology. I have never seen Flex apps
as something that should be indexed anymore than the buttons in Microsoft word.


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