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Iframe Technique ..
using 100% width & 100% height
proxyHunter




msg:93945
 2:00 am on Sep 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

using 100% width and height iframe to load a page on top of a potentially keyword rich page. hence all the spider indexes about this page is the anything in the <body></body>.

eg.

<body>
<iframe src="swap_in_this_page_here.htm" width="100%" height="100%" frameborder="0" ></iframe>

...

keyword, after more targeted keywords that the user will never see if using IE
...

</body>

does google run a spam filter on any iframes caught using the iframe 100% width and height?

 

meestajohn




msg:93946
 7:12 am on Sep 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

The answer to that is probably no because if google runs a spam filter on anything it'll be on the keyword rich page underneath the frame - the destination of the url it follows to find the page.

toolkit




msg:93947
 9:18 am on Sep 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

I've seen Googlebot spider the contents of iframes. Determining the height and width of the iframe would be trivial for the algo.

ronin




msg:93948
 12:32 pm on Sep 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

this is just another example of 'poor man's cloaking' innit?

pageoneresults




msg:93949
 12:45 pm on Sep 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

I've seen Googlebot spider the contents of iframes.

Hello toolkit. When you say the above, was the content within the <iframe> part of the site? Or, was it content being pulled from off site? I've not seen Google index anything within the <iframe> itself but I have seen it grab content that resides between <iframe>Alternative Content</iframe> which is where the suggested alternative content goes.

If the page that populates the <iframe> is on site, is that page linked from anywhere else like a site map? That is the only way I can see Google indexing the content.

toolkit




msg:93950
 2:30 pm on Sep 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

The content was part of the site, and to my knowledge was not linked to from anywhere else (it was the text for a scrolling marquee which used js to scroll the contents of an iframe). I suppose someone could have submitted the output page to google or have viewed the output page when using the toolbar.

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