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What will forcing cookies do to spiders? Any effect jehoshua msg:245168 6:34 am on Jan 10, 2005 (gmt 0) Hi,
What do you think?
WebGuerrilla msg:245169 6:54 am on Jan 10, 2005 (gmt 0)
The results of a cookie force are not unpredictable. Your pages simply will not get indexed. victor msg:245170 9:40 am on Jan 10, 2005 (gmt 0)
Most spiders will throw away the cookie and never use it.
So the real question is, what do
you do when a non-cookied request comes in?
If you respond with a subset of the information you'd usually display, then that is all the spider ever sees or has to work with.
This is a commom technique for sites that need logon to access deeper data. WM
W is an example. Brett_Tabke msg:245171 7:04 pm on Jan 11, 2005 (gmt 0)
If you are using the Cookie for navigation, you are out of luck on indexing.