can google get confused.

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Well obviously it can't be coded to fully understand any possible event it
runs into, but I was just wonder if any has any experience with it
confusing colors for hidden text. The following is a snip of code that I
want to use on my web site. I just want to be sure that google wont get
confused and think that I am trying to hide text.

<table cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" bgcolor="#000000">
  <tr bgcolor="#ffffff">
    <td>one info</td>

Re: can google get confused.

d0x wrote in

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You should be specifying a color as well as a background color and, to widen
the issue slightly, you ought to be using CSS rather than the deprecated

If you feel that any of the above is incorrect,
inappropriate or offensive in any way,
please ignore it and accept my apologies.

Re: can google get confused.

PeterMcC wrote:
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I appear to have had home page PR zeroed due to putting all the text
(intentionally white) on a hidden white bgcolor (which was my mistake - it
came with the page template I used) as follows:
<body background="darkblueshades.jpg" bgcolor="#FFFFFF" link="#FFFF00"
<p><font color="#FFFFFF" etc
With the nice darkblueshades.jpg image background, the page looked perfectly
good to the viewer.

I have now modified the page, but added far more complexity with various
tables and assorted combinations of white text on blue and very dark grey
backgrounds.  If I ever get the PR back I will let everyone know.

Best regards, Eric.

Re: can google get confused.

d0x wrote:

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That's so '96. Why don't you go for stylesheets? I *never* had any
problem with using CSS and being indexed by Google.

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