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Problem with msn caching cloaked pages
waltherjt




msg:675143
 3:29 am on Feb 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

Hello all,

Msn is doing great at indexing my cloaked pages. Only problem, they are not obeying no cache tag. Do you know of a way to do a stealth redirection when the cache page loads, but they are able to still index it? I am thinking a java image redirection that is only on the cached page.

simple example:
msn can grab my page with spider. They index it fine.
msn displays cache, but when you click on cache, it redirects to the real page.

Thanks in advance.

 

encyclo




msg:675144
 3:32 am on Feb 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

What does your no cache tag look like? MSN respects the standard meta tag used by the other engines so your pages should not be being cached.

waltherjt




msg:675145
 3:34 am on Feb 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

<META http-equiv="Pragma" content="no-cache">

and

<META http-equiv="Cache-Control" content="no-cache, must-revalidate">

I don't know where got these, but I read about them somewhere

encyclo




msg:675146
 3:37 am on Feb 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

You need:

<meta name="robots" content="noarchive">

somewhere between <head> and </head> on your page - the tags you have are to do with real web caching (temporary copies stored by browser caches etc.), not the "cache" link in the search engine. The above meta tag works for Google, Yahoo and MSN.

hmk61




msg:675147
 7:19 pm on Feb 9, 2006 (gmt 0)

Humour a newbie: where would you place such a tag, on the real page or the cloaked page?

volatilegx




msg:675148
 3:24 pm on Feb 10, 2006 (gmt 0)

You would put it on the cloaked page -- meaning the version you show to search engines. It would also probably be wise to place the noarchive tag on the page you show to humans, for consistency's sake.

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