| 4:58 am on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Sounds as if your browser is caching the page in your history folder...
IE6 can be very mysterious in the way it sometimes shows the new page and somtimes shows the old page. I once had a headache because ie wouldent show a 404 after I had removed the index file from my server. then it did...errr then it didnt .. try ctrl + f5
| 1:28 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Exact same thing happened to me as Mack. Can be frusterating! I did what Mack did, worked out fine.
| 1:53 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)|
What is the difference between F5 and Cntl + F5?
| 3:35 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)|
cntl-f5 forces a "hard" refresh, which makes the browser reload everything from the server, by-passing the cache. It's the same thing as holding shift while clicking the refresh button.
| 3:52 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Yahoo did an update a week or 2 ago, and it looks like the serps are rotating back and forth from the old to the new. I have some sites that moved up a lot the last update, and this morning I noticed they were gone until I hit the search button a few times. I think Yahoo is still working on the last update. I expect the results to settle down sometime and you should keep your good positioning...
I haven't noticed any loss of traffic from yahoo from this...
| 4:15 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Is this a normal occurance when Yahoo updates? I never noticed it before. I am not sure if we are losing traffic or not, but I would imagine if Joe User did a search and got results, he would not continue to hit the search key to check if there are missing results. I would imagine he would just review the list he received from his original search request. With that being said, I can only assume that any site experiencing this hiccup would be losing traffic. Does that make sense?
| 4:43 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Yes, I'm sure there is some traffic being lost, but doing a little testing it looks like the new serps are being served more often than not. From my last 10 days of referrals Yahoo has been pretty level in the traffic being sent...
As for if this is normal. I don't know. I've never really paid much attention to the Yahoo updates before. As you may know Yahoo takes into account a sites PR when ranking. We had a big boost in PR this last month and we moved up nicely in the Y results. I don't think we'll go back down with our new PR.
Also there are some other threads on Y and serving up Yhoogle results. It looks like Yahoo is experimenting with some things and the results may be varying because of it...
| 5:00 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Thanks for the input, I am currently working to boost our PR so maybe in a month or so, we won't have to worry about this...