Once you have installed the Google toolbar, then it appears to generate some xml about the site you have visited from Google's returned search results.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1" standalone="no" ?>
<!DOCTYPE GSP (View Source for full doctype...)>
- <GSP VER="3.1">
<Q>vacation rentals orlando</Q>
- <RES SN="1" EN="1">
- <R N="1" L="1">
<T>theHouseNeartheMouse.co.uk Florida Vacation Rentals - Apartments <b>...</b></T>
<S>Vacation Rentals in Florida - Want to travel Florida?<br> Are you looking for Apartments <b>...</b></S>
- <CAT SE="ISO-8859-1">
<DS>Vacation rental apartment in Shadow Bay, Kissimmee, offered for rent. Features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,...</DS>
<L TAG="link:" />
<C SZ="3k" TAG="cache:" />
<RT TAG="related:" />
Does anybody know what Google does with this data returned as xml?
i.e. when someone selects a site from a specific set of search results, I assume that this gets recorded right? Why else return data in the xml? Does this aid in a higher page rank/search engine position for those keywords?
Also I was just wondering if anybody could give me an idea as to what the following xml tags generated stand for. I have put question marks against those of which I am unsure of.
<TM> - Time??
<Q> - This is the QUERY made
<RES> - ??
<M> - ??
<R> - ??
<U> - This is the visited URL
<T> - This is the TITLE of the visited page
<RK> - PAGERANK
<S> - First line of BODY TEXT
<HAS> - ?
<DI> - OPEN DIRECTORY??
<CAT> - CATEGORY??
<GN> - SOME DIRECTORY PATH
<FVN> - SOME DIRECTORY PATH
<DT> - PAGE TITLE IN DIRECTORY
<DS> - PAGE DESCRIPTION IN DIRECTORY
<L> - LINKS??
<C> - CACHE DETAILS??
<RT> - RELATED TO??
Also further, as the tags <T>, <S> and <DS> are cut short, can we assume that this is as far as Google looks into those tags? Any keywords after that point will be missed?
Any more info about the xml and Google DTD would be of interest, thanks.