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And, is AV finding domains that have not been submitted? Say from following links on domain A and finding and spidering Domain B.?
Are you continually submitting your home page or are the doorways being found as a result of Scooter visiting without being called???
BTW, we've dropped the single pixel .gif and gone to clear 20X20s Call me Paranoid, but I'm afraid one day anything smaller will result in another AV death drop...
"we've dropped the single pixel .gif and gone to clear 20X20s"
I just leave out any dimensions for the image. I can't see the search engines testing the actual pixel size of image files anytime soon. (Hopefully I won't regret it :) )
do your doorway pages have any of the following characteristics:
exact or very similar content
similar and on different domains
have the same or nearly same meta tags on each page
have alot of java script
are adult related
copied text from another domain that is indexed
have the same link structure if on different domains
are any way, shape or form related to Web Position?
if the answer is yes to any of the above, take five aspirin (and one of tigger's recommended beverages) and keep reading in these forums for what to do differently.
If that link is going to say, an affiliate program, you might try bringing the affiliate page in, in a frame. That way you can name a lot of frame pages by differnet names and still have the one page you are linking to but appear to be linking to many. If you do this, remember to make good use of your noframes tags - there may be some value to them in AV.
It is indeed an affiliate program. Would I put the actual page
that I have been linking to in the frame? I understand the SE's
don't see what is in the frame. Can you please explain the "Noframes tag" and what you mean by "be careful how you use it?" This could be a lifesaver for me.
Also, any suggestions on how to submit multiple pages to the SE's?
The frames page is to bring in your affiliate page only. I am getting a bit off topic here but if Seth will allow me - There are a lot of people here who understand the noframes tag far better than I do, but here goes-
Since you would be using a frame to bring in the affilate page anyway you should take advantage of the tags. It's the one place where most/many (maybe all) search engines do spider frames. It's the place where text and links are visable to browsers that don't support frames.
If you will e-mail me, firstname.lastname@example.org I will send you a couple of examples. Going to turn in now but will be back at it in the morning...
Do you think they've seen the same link on all the pages and that's why they won't accept the submissions anymore? I better get busy making these frames pages!
Welcome to the forums!
"The SE's haven't banned my pages but they arn't taking my submissions anymore."
Well the good news is that your not banned. And if your not banned then it probably means that scooter (AV's Spider) isn't ignoring you because of spam. Two weeks isn't long enough to start getting frustrated yet. I would let these sit for at least another week before even starting to get worried.
"I used to see a big jump in hits within 24 hours after I submitted a page but not anymore."
Most search engines don't index quickly enough for you to get actual quality traffic from them within 24 hours. If your submitting to all of them the same day, your hits are probably coming from spiders not people. From what I hear it sounds like your getting indexed, Your just not being listed well. I would try to focus on the content and optimization of your pages and only submit every week or two.
if (top == self) self.location.href = "frameset.html";
It's better to use the "replace" method, which both loads the new page and replaces the url in the browser's history list. This way the back button functions the way the user assumes it will:
if (top == self) location.replace("frameset.html");
One other important point is to keep the redirect code off the main HTML page by calling the code from an external .js file. Many search engines will not index a page that sends the visitor to a different page, and this method will get you around that limitation.
could you please explain "off the main HTML page by calling the code from an external .js file."
what's a .js file.
You're only just starting to hate the search engines !! try saying the word inktomi around here and see what happens :)
BTW I can garantee my beverage will stop you thinking about "er what" :)
You are gonna get me a bad name!!!!!