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Sites That No Longer Have a Date Stamp I have not seen a Date Stamp in a long time for my site, anybody else? deanril
I havent seen a date stamp for my website in a very long time, maybe 2 or more months.
To me this is odd, I still carry the same ranking, in addittion I havent moved either for a long time on a lot of my rankings.
Just seems very odd not to see the fresh date bellow my serp. My be more like 3 months...
Just to clarify, is your site fresh? Have you made a major update to your page recently? BillyS
Are you still being spidered by googlebot?
If so, look for the pages it had spidered about 1 or 2 days earlier - they should be showing fresh tags.
Fresh tags are merely showing recently spidered pages and last about 2 - 3 days.
Google does hit my Home page dailly it changes about once a week. My site is being spidered normally.
When I add a new page, and find it in the Serps, it too does not have a fresh date stamp on it.
I was just wondering if anybody else was experienceing this. Seems odd to me, In the last 2 updates where things went a little crazy my site didnt move at all either.
Alot of pages in my area have date stamps but not all.
Usually, the cache copy is updated about 15 to 30 hours after the page was spidered.
Fresh dates appear against a result for only about 36 hours after the page is recached.
Fresh dates don't appear against newly cached pages in some datacentres.
Sometimes the title and snippet can be an old version even though the cache has just updated and is showing your very latest content. The title and snippet can revert to something from weeks or months ago for a few hours here and there.
Thus far this month:
Googlebot/2.1 ( [
...] hits 5,275 visitor sessions 527 googlebot.com
And a second bot:
Googlebot/2.1 ( [ ...] google.com hits 922 visitor sessions 507
No freshy :(
Is your cache date updated though, and how often; or is it static at some date, perhaps many weeks or months in the past? deanril
Current cache is - retrieved on Mar 9, 2005 11:26:34 GMT. Even then no freshy, it could be last night still no freshy.
Thats why I brought it up, I havent seen a fresh in a long time, it just seems weird. Thought maybe someone else was experiencing the same thing.