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WebmasterWorld reading Google cookies?
highlighting my google search terms on refresh
john316

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 502 posted 10:06 pm on Apr 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

hmmmm...whats up with that?

Why is my last google search showing up highlighted when I refresh a thread?

 

seth_wilde

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 502 posted 10:09 pm on Apr 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

You probably have the highlight button clicked on your google toolbar...

(WMW does have the ability to highlight, but that feature is only used on searches)

john316

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 502 posted 10:10 pm on Apr 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

No toolbar on the mac.

seth_wilde

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Msg#: 502 posted 10:11 pm on Apr 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

Did you find the thread in question through a site search?

Brett_Tabke

WebmasterWorld Administrator brett_tabke us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 502 posted 10:11 pm on Apr 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

Your browser leaked the Google search referrer.

The board reads referring strings. If a user comes in on a Google search referral, then the board highlights [webmasterworld.com] the referral portion.

example: click on the webmasterworld listing:
[google.com...]

Same thing happens with the site search and possibly other search engines.

john316

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Msg#: 502 posted 10:14 pm on Apr 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

No...actually I didn't arrive from a search. The last google search I did was an image search on "receptionist" (the term that was highligted here). I don't think I can get here from there.

Brett_Tabke

WebmasterWorld Administrator brett_tabke us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 502 posted 2:12 am on Apr 19, 2002 (gmt 0)

Your browser "leaked" a referral. Happens quite often. Sometimes just typing in a url, clicking on a bookmark, or a personal bar link will send the current page as the referral.

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