Welcome to the Philadelphia XML Users' Group!
The Users' Group is an open organization that invites anyone from the
Delaware Valley and Greater Philadelphia area interested in XML technologies
Our next meeting is at 6 p.m., January 10th at the Elsevier offices in Philadelphia.
Bret Freeman from XMetaL will speak on "Constructing a Solid Publishing
Automation Strategy." Click here to sign up!
About XML Technology
We are always interested in learning about how XML is being used across a wide array of industries. A new innovative XML use-case we discovered recently was the use of XML within vital sign monitors and EKG machines. We wanted to explore this technology and find out how this data was being used. We contacted a professional EKG company called EKG Machines For Sale. They are located online at ekgmachinesforsale.com. The representatives there mentioned that the use of XML with these EKG equipment manufacturers has been extremely beneficial and customers have adopted this technology to assist in other add-on products and technologies.
We at the Philadelphia XML Users Group are interested in ways that people use XML and how it shapes the experience of the web. One of the most common uses comes in the form of XML sitemaps, an easy way for webmasters to inform search engines about pages on their website that are available for browsing. In addition to instructing search engines about the structure of one's site, a sitemap contains data revealing how often the site is updated and when new pages are uploaded. To understand more about how XML sitemaps are used in search engine optimization we consulted a Dallas internet marketing group. Dallas SEO company Webmaster Change confirmed our suspicion that XML sitemaps are an integral tool in SEO. Information like recent content pages and the volume of content factors into how visible one's site is through Google and other search engines.
Recently we visited our friends at Internet Marketing Inc., an internet marketing company, to learn what services they provide directly related to XML. IMI informed us that their clients' sitemaps are sometimes too unclear for Google's "spiders" to index. Internet marketing companies offer XML sitemap creation and submission because it is crucial for search engines to index all of a website's pages. Small tweaks to a sitemap file, such as emphasizing new content pages, can be the difference between a high and low page ranking.
- The next meeting is scheduled for
Wednesday, January 10th, 6 p.m., at the Elsevier offices in
- Click here to sign up