Best way of writing Espana?

Discussion in 'HTML' started by T.J., Feb 7, 2004.

  1. T.J.

    T.J. Guest

    Hi,
    I am putting a link to a Spanish site, mainly to help
    there search engine optimisation.
    It needs to contain España in the anchor text.
    What is the best way to do this? (for optimisation
    rather than the correct way)
    Should I just use Espana or España ?
    Also, what is the name of the squiggle above the n ?
    TIA.
     
    T.J., Feb 7, 2004
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  2. T.J.

    Els Guest

    T.J. wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I am putting a link to a Spanish site, mainly to help
    > there search engine optimisation.
    > It needs to contain España in the anchor text.
    > What is the best way to do this? (for optimisation
    > rather than the correct way)
    > Should I just use Espana or España ?


    España or España or Espana.. I don't think it
    matters, actually. (for optimisation)

    > Also, what is the name of the squiggle above the n ?
    > TIA.


    tilde

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    Els, Feb 7, 2004
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  3. T.J.

    T.J. Guest

    "Els" <> wrote in message
    news:40251174$0$41759$...
    > T.J. wrote:
    > > Hi,
    > > I am putting a link to a Spanish site, mainly to help
    > > there search engine optimisation.
    > > It needs to contain España in the anchor text.
    > > What is the best way to do this? (for optimisation
    > > rather than the correct way)
    > > Should I just use Espana or España ?

    >
    > España or Espa&ntilde;a or Espana.. I don't think it
    > matters, actually. (for optimisation)
    >
    > > Also, what is the name of the squiggle above the n ?
    > > TIA.

    >
    > tilde


    Thanks for the reply.
    I tried experimenting on Google
    searching for España gives the same results as searching
    for España with nearly 14 million pages
    Searching for Espana gives nearly 2 million pages,
    and searching for Espa&ntilde;a gives under 7,000 pages
    Looks like the best way would be to include
    España as the main link and Espana as a secondary link
    (for optimising purposes)
     
    T.J., Feb 7, 2004
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  4. T.J. <> wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I am putting a link to a Spanish site, mainly to help
    > there search engine optimisation.
    > It needs to contain España in the anchor text.
    > What is the best way to do this? (for optimisation
    > rather than the correct way)
    > Should I just use Espana or España ?


    España would be prefered. Note that "España" means "Spain". Would
    "español" ("Spanish") or "en español" ("in Spanish") be more appropriate?

    > Also, what is the name of the squiggle above the n ?


    In English you would pronounce it "en-yay" with the n and the y as one
    sound.
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    Michael Wilcox, Feb 7, 2004
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  5. "T.J." <> wrote:

    > I am putting a link to a Spanish site, mainly to help
    > there search engine optimisation.


    Are you serious?

    > It needs to contain España in the anchor text.


    So it is about Spain?

    > What is the best way to do this? (for optimisation
    > rather than the correct way)


    <a href="...">España España España España España España España
    España España España España España España España España España</a>

    (Jr pna whfg ubcr gung guvf urycf frnepu ratvarf qrgrpg gur
    fcnzqrkvat nggrzcg.)

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    Jukka K. Korpela, Feb 7, 2004
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