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Long Dynamic URL's

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4:55 pm on Feb 26, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Hi folks,

Can anyone tell me if Google will index a dynamic page with very long dynamic urls, I'd heard a rumour that only pages with 15 characters or less would make it into the index. Anyone confirm/disprove this?

If this is the case then is there any alternative to Mod_Rewrite to mask the address?

Thanks for your help

10:12 pm on Feb 26, 2004 (gmt 0)

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I'd heard a rumour that only pages with 15 characters or less would make it into the index.

LOL

1:43 am on Feb 27, 2004 (gmt 0)

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In general, longer dynamic urls are less likely to be crawled than shorter or static urls. I couldn't guess without know your urls, but if it's possible to keep the params shorter, I would guess that that would help.
10:16 am on Feb 27, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Tombola - what I'd meant to say was only pages with 15 characters after the "?" In the URL.

Some of the pages i was looking at have 100-150 characters in the dynamic string. I take it these are at risk of just being ignored?

Moff