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Optimize Convoluted Code via JavaScript

Search engines loathe crawling through convoluted lines of code. Oceans of complex JavaScript scare away the priceless indexing and archiving efforts of most major search engines, which will generally abort a crawl upon encountering such mess. The good news is that search engines actually do not deploy JavaScript, so it is possible to use JavaScript to hide those miles of messy code by using the fundamental document.write function.

Place this function in an external JavaScript file, navmenu.js:

function navMenu() {
	document.open();
	document.write("<div>Convoluted code goes here.</div>");
	document.close();
}

Link to the external JavaScript file by placing this code in the document head:

<script src="js/navmenu.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

Finally, call the function by adding this to the target location within the document <body>:

<script type="text/javascript">
<!--//--><![CDATA[//><!--

	navMenu();

//--><!]]>
</script>

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