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Altavista submit policies

only root page is enough

   
6:14 pm on Sep 2, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Hello,
Does anyone knows if it's enough submit only the root page to Altavista to be spidered ? I've found that Scooter spiders only the pages I've submitted. During the last year I've been never spidered. Is ok to start submitting invididual pages (on a daily basis) ?

Thanks in advance

6:26 pm on Sep 2, 2000 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member rcjordan is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



My answer would be yes. See DrBill's recent post on limits [webmasterworld.com]. You're not using javascript to generate the nav menu, are you? Spiders will not follow js.

If it's a moderate- to large-size site, consider setting up some third-level domains and submitting those.

1:07 pm on Sep 4, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Thanks a lot!

Ricardo