Msg#: 3500047 posted 8:57 pm on Nov 8, 2007 (gmt 0)
i have on my website a search option....it is indexing my site so people can search on keywords
now it looks like google has now searchresults from my website in there organic rankings....so for eaxample if you fill in the "keyword" in google it is not showing the page www.example.com/keyword.shtml but the page with the searchresult
does anybody know if google is indexing a site trough the search box on my site
[edited by: tedster at 2:06 am (utc) on Nov. 9, 2007] [edit reason] specifics edited [/edit]
Msg#: 3500047 posted 10:32 am on Nov 9, 2007 (gmt 0)
I too have a search option on my site, and for the first time this week, I noticed in my logs that Googlebot was spidering the search facility with seemingly random terms in the search string. Some of the terms it 'searched' were totally relevant to the site's content - widgets, blue widgets etc, but others were totally not related to my site - stegdiw, eulb stegdiw; words which appear nowhere on the site at all.
No idea what it's up to, and only seemed to happen for one day. Some kind of quality test perhaps?
Msg#: 3500047 posted 7:56 pm on Nov 10, 2007 (gmt 0)
it could be coming from your users. they might search your site and bookmark the page, and that bookmark finds it way into google's search index through their use of google's toolbar. doesn't google's toolbar monitor which pages you visit?