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1:52 am on Dec 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

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I have question i hope to find the answer ...

I have a javascript menu (collapsible menu) and its 3 js files and one of them contains the links that i want to show in the a collapsible menu) . I do not want google to read the links that are in the menu and i want to ask if there is a chance that google read those links from the text based js file.

Thank you

2:07 pm on Dec 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

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as a rule of thumb you can't be sure.

afaik, googlebot normally doesn't read external js-files but i've read reports here that it sometimes does. i guess that's part of their anti-spam techniques.

refrain from tricking google by javascript, google is more clever. if you want some pages not to be crawled use robots.txt and/or meta-tags.

8:49 pm on Dec 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

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thank you