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Domain change and status update

Exciting times for Xenyo and the Drupal community. Our web design and development team website have moved domains to here, xenyomedia.com. Our old domain xenyo.com be reserved for future company developments. Drupal 8 has entered API freeze and is looking AMAZING, can't wait to start developing websites with it.

Wohoo! New Xenyo Office

We’ve officially moved into our new office (finally, as some of our clients may say). The location is still in Kwun Tong, Rm808 Apec Plaza. Its just down the road from our old office but there is now more space for us to do what we do.

New office
Some finishing touches still but the guys are already back to work as you can see in my sneak photo.

Drupal 7 SEO - no more modules

We've recently upgraded to Drupal 7 for client projects, sure there are modules needing a bit more work but overall, we've been happy.

What does bug me a little, is the number of modules still needed (without custom tweaks) to keep up with Search Engine Best Practices.

Flicking open the Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide, lets see the current (21-May-2011) Drupal 7 SEO situation;


Page Titles

For basic SEO, title tags are already well handled by Drupal 7 core except some themes should do  simple tweaks to the frontpage.

Ranking for Competitive Keywords

We are often asked to quote for 'A Guaranteed' first place ranking on Google for 'MEGA COMPETITIVE KEYWORD' for a yet to be launched site.

Whilst we are aware that some SEO companies may claim they can do this (especially prior to your initial payment),  we try to raise a few things to consider …

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