RE: [NH] Search Engine Criteria
- Hi Jody,
It's been a long time since I've been able to offer some help... so here's
my two pennyworth!
If getting over exposure in search engine listings is your worry then you
should be aware that you can instruct most search engines to ignore parts of
your site by including an appropriate meta-tag.
I found various bits of advice on the following pages:
which, when I looked, included details on how to remove a whole site or an
individual page from Google's listings.
which includes instructions on how to stop Google crawling part of your
site. This can be particularly useful if you have a frame-based site and it
is important that your viewers retain the navigation/menu frame when viewing
it. You can, for example, instruct Google to index only the home page.
These two links should be enough to give you some clues about the general
Others may also find:
http://www.google.com/faq_freewebsearch.htm useful. They tell you how to
set up Google to provide an internal search engine on your own site.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jody [mailto:av1611@...]
> Sent: 29 July 2002 17:20
> To: NoteTab HTML
> Subject: [NH] Search Engine Criteria
> Hi All,
> Do the search engines search all the web pages at a site to give
> a rating if only the index page is listed on the search engines?
> Suppose I have 2500 files with NoteTab in the text that is seen
> by a visitor and also in the "keywords" meta tag. Will that give
> a very high rating as in blow Eric's site off the map with all or
> a lot of the 2500 pages being listed first for the links? If so,
> I do not want to do that and will think of something else.