SEO News

Search Engine Standards Project: Background

by , Comments

The Search Engine Standards Project was created in Feb. 1999 by Search Engine Watch editor Danny Sullivan in hopes of fostering communication between search engines, in order to achieve common standards.

The project managed to get one standard about a site search command established, though not all search engines today (as of mid-2002) follow this.

The project was closed in mid-2001 due to a lack of interest among search engines. Information about the project is being left online for those interested in its history.

Back To:
Search Engine Standards Project home page

The Original Search Marketing Event is Back!
SES AtlantaSES Denver (Oct 16) offers an intense day of learning all the critical aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search advertising (PPC). The mission of SES remains the same as it did from the start - to help you master being found on search engines. Early Bird rates available through Sept 12. Register today!

Recommend this story

comments powered by Disqus