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i have a section of my page that features 16 different thumbnail hyperlinks like so:

  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=29" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/hark.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=23" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/ftar.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=21" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/thumb.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=10" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/green.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=13" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/blue.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=15" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/chicks.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=14" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/doubles.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=12" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/mlh.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=16" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/spnp_black.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=18" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/sistine.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=17" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/got.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=19" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/road.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=22" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/kiddie.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=9" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/mens.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=30" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/woman.gif" /></a></div>
  <div><a href="/products.php?cat=11" class="thumb"><img src="pics/thumbs/orange.gif"/></a></div>

would it be more seo friendly if i turned this into a ul? thanks!

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If it's a list of something

If it's a list of something then make it an unordered list. It has more to do with semantic meaning of the markup than it does with search engine readability.

<div> has no semantic meaning and I don't really see the point of wrapping each item in a separate <div>.

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agreed, it should be a list

agreed, it should be a list

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Quote: It has more to do with

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It has more to do with semantic meaning of the markup than it does with search engine readability.

Well said! It does need pointing out sometimes that things are not done simply for the sake of SEO but that the by-product of coding correctly, semantically with well formed markup, is that search engines will have less hassle reading the page.

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1. Yes, it should be a

1. Yes, it should be a list
2. Make sure you make a 'title' attribute for every tag