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Our domain went missing totally from Google a couple of months ago for no apparent reason.
As far as I am aware, we were not banned as the PR tool was not greyed out, just at 0.
I had tried to email Google over 20 times about this and just get the automated reply, not a real reply to my questions.
Possible breakthrough! ...
Today I did a search “allinurl:www.widgets.co.uk”, and it returned the following result (amongst others) -
As you will see, the URL is http/www.widgets.co.uk. If you click on the link, the address is [http...]
Very strange. I am assuming that Google has an error in their database and in fact should not have the leading http/. This may explain why all of the pages have disappeared.
I would be grateful if anyone could give their advice on this, as since we have dropped from the SERPS, our overall business had dropped by 28%.
We are having the same problem, we disappeared completely last Saturday from Google. Even for our trademark.
Though every once in a while we suddenly appear but what is stranger is that the page showing as our home page was only available between April 1, 2004 and April 4, 2004.
I emailed them Monday, no response yet.
Hopefully this gets resolved soon. I've had to increase our AdWords spending 10X and still not even the same.
I've seen badly formatted urls in the index before. The first time I noticed this, I was able to detect that it was the result of badly written html code on one of our pages (we actually tried to link to [oursite.com<br>...] ), resulting in a SERP result:
My guess is that someone has linked to your site incorrectly, and this result is showing up just as any other URL gbot finds and has yet to index.
What is Supplemental Result, i dont think I have seen that before, it is just before the cache in the description
One of my sites has over 5000 pages in Google's index according to the site:www.mysite.com command. However a vast majority of these are marked as supplemental results. The reason for this being that the site, due to on-site factors involving back/forward links have virtually thousands of duplicate pages. (We are working on a way to improve the urls for these pages.)
Now. When using Googles AdSense for Search, a service that doesn't use the supplemental pages, Google only searches about 337 pages on the site.
This effect will be noticed also when searching from Google. In the rare instances that any of the supplemental pages actually make it to a visible spot, it is represented with URL only. But that only happens when I'm searching for the site name.
No, what if the only few pages that have unique content, and still are known to Google in the "real" index gets duplicated by a site with better PR? My guess is that the site would be in bad trouble...
Another thing my site count had droped sharp and now I dont get ANY visits from Google, I do hope you with the same trouble with your sites about missing description and lost ranking dont come in this situation.
maybe it is time to focus fully on MSN and make only dynamic pages
AND YES ZEUS - maybe it is time to focus fully on MSN and make only dynamic pages
Hey - You got mail!
Have just recieved a reply from Google.
.... Sorry buit we are unable to answer all emails personally..... if you are having trouble with your site .....
Another automated email!
Have a suggestion, but I want to see what you think before I put it before my boss.
Loss of SERPS = Loss of about £5,000 business a month
Do Google accept personal visitors?
I am thinking of saying to my boss, look fly me out to go and see them and get this sorted (at company expense of course) and your turnover will be up again.
What do you think?
After 167 emails to Google, the site has re-appeared, all pages as before, and still have the same PR.
No email from Google yet though apologising for the error or letting me know that the fault has been rectified.
I wounder if this was becuase of my letters sent just before Christmas saying that I wanted to come over to the US to see the engineering dept to discuss the matter?
Damn! There goes my company paid trip to the US
I wrote that i had made some changes to my site, and I fully lived up to the guidelines (never made any changes) 2 days after i got a mail saying it was forwarded to their dev department, and 2 days after, my site was once again in the index...