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a1call

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Msg#: 3722 posted 7:28 pm on Dec 4, 2005 (gmt 0)

Hi,
Just saw this:
[siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com...]
It's news to me and Can't quite get the point.
Comments and feature descriptions are appreciated.

 

like2golf

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Msg#: 3722 posted 2:18 pm on Dec 5, 2005 (gmt 0)

Doesn't appear to be any different than the site: command

travelin cat

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Msg#: 3722 posted 8:40 pm on Dec 5, 2005 (gmt 0)

I saw this at Pubcon, it is more powerful then the site command... check out the explore url feature, you can go on for hours finding linking patterns...

Jimville

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Msg#: 3722 posted 3:22 am on Dec 6, 2005 (gmt 0)

If a page listed in Yahoo Site Explorer doesn't include a "cached" link (only an "Explore URL" link), does that mean that page really isn't in the index, and therefore is not eligble to be ranked?

engine

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Msg#: 3722 posted 1:01 pm on Dec 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

I like the ability to filter out internal links.

Freedom

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Msg#: 3722 posted 1:54 pm on Dec 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

That's the most complete backlink checker I've ever seen. Very hand tool.

It seems if you have a banned website, it shows URL not found too.

Great find.

philaweb

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Msg#: 3722 posted 2:30 pm on Dec 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

Perhaps Yahoo! should consider removing links being met with a 410 Gone error or a 301 Moved Permanently. Otherwise the Yahoo! Site Explorer is going to be an index of outdated URL's.

keyplyr

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Msg#: 3722 posted 5:36 pm on Dec 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

Yahoo! Site Explorer is going to be an index of outdated URL's

It already is out of date. It's showing URLs that haven't existed for well over 2 years in some cases.

Mike_Werner

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Msg#: 3722 posted 5:39 pm on Dec 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

Very usefull! Thanks for posting it!

goodroi

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Msg#: 3722 posted 8:54 pm on Dec 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

Site Explorer was first announced in August and went live in September. There have already been some threads about it.
[webmasterworld.com...]

steveo

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Msg#: 3722 posted 9:18 pm on Dec 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

Looks like I'll be able to build my google sitemap with this. :)

Powdork

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Msg#: 3722 posted 7:26 am on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)

I am noticing people hotlinking my images are showing up as backlinks. Has Y always done this?

Powdork

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Msg#: 3722 posted 7:48 am on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)

Also links with the nofollow tag are showing up.

Stefan

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Msg#: 3722 posted 2:59 am on Dec 11, 2005 (gmt 0)

Great stuff, a1call. I didn't know about it until now. I'm finding inbound links I never knew about by using the site-wide link function.

keyplyr

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Msg#: 3722 posted 7:30 am on Dec 11, 2005 (gmt 0)

Also just found several of our webpages cached, even though we've used <meta name="robots" content="noarchive"> for 2 years now.

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