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Apple Adds Keywords to iPhone Apps for Search

Apple Adds Keywords to iPhone Apps for Search

Posted July 29, 2009 at 12:25pm by iClarified
Apple is now asking developers to enter keywords, separated by commas, which will be used to locate apps in the App Store, according to AppleInsider.

The changes are found in iTunes Connect, the service which is used by developers to submit content to the App Store.

Developers are informed that "It is important to enter keywords for all applications as soon as possible so your application can continue to be successfully located on the App Store."

"Keywords can be updated with the submission of a new binary."

The are over 65,000 applications available in the App Store which often makes it difficult to find the right app for your iPhone or iPod touch. The addition of keywords should provide a marked improvement in searchability.

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Apple Adds Keywords to iPhone Apps for Search

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Jay - July 29, 2009 at 12:39pm
Bogus - July 29, 2009 at 1:55pm
Hahaha you would think Apple would have thought of this at lunch time. lol
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