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Altavista tips and tricks

Tips and Tricks



9:20 am on May 5, 2003 (gmt 0)

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We have the google-dance tool and other tools for Google. What about Altavista? Any tools, tips and tricks?

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12:39 pm on May 5, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Seobuddy hi and welcome to ww!

That's a great suggestion- In fact I would like to see a regular representative from every major SE contribute to this forum:

1- From Alta-vista
1- From Yahoo
1- From Inktomi

What do you think Brett and GoogleGuy?
I think it's a great idea

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2:49 pm on May 7, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Well, let's start with the basics.

How often does altavista update its database?

Is there any way to know when altavista goes through an update?


4:47 pm on May 7, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Hi...Im net in at WebmasterWorld....nice idea with AV-forum
Not that AV give me any traffic


What I have noticed.

It seems Alta Vista does not crawl the Parameters on my site.


But it does on some other sites....whats is the trick here?

(Ill try to index it directly, but normally Alta Vista i a SuperSpider!)


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