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|Bing and site: operator|
3 times as many pages as exist
| 12:31 am on Dec 11, 2009 (gmt 0)|
Is there some trick to using the site: operator on Bing?
When I do a site:mysite.tld it returns at least 3 times as many pages as my site has.
I'm probably around 3,100 hundred pages and the site: search returns over 11,000 (but that nuber changes for some reason).
I do have the non www redirected to the www. version of the site.
| 4:04 am on Dec 12, 2009 (gmt 0)|
No one else has experienced this, has any insights on it?
| 2:57 pm on Dec 17, 2009 (gmt 0)|
Did I explain this so poorly no one understands my question?
Is the thread just invisible?
| 3:11 pm on Dec 17, 2009 (gmt 0)|
use an http response header checker to check to see if your 404 page really IS giving a 404 response. Otherwise, Urls with tracking strings can cause this problem.
If your site has a search function, then this might also cause this effect.... sort of a honeypot for spiders... where infinite URLs are possible, for search results.
Sorry... tried to answer this days ago... but went under a tunnel on the train.
| 6:29 pm on Dec 17, 2009 (gmt 0)|
Thanks, here's a bit mmore info.
This is a dedicated server. The only other sites on the server are a couple very small sites of mine.
I have no site search on the site.
All pages are static and have only one url
I just ran a header check and got this response:
|HTTP Status Code: HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found |
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