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This morning when I go to my domain by keying in
www.mydomain.com the Google PageRank bar is grayed out and the caption says 'No pagerank information is available'.
However if I go to www.mydomain.com/index.html the PR seems to be normal. It also appears normal for all (that I've checked) internal pages. My pages are sill in the index and ranking.
Anyone seen this before, is it just a glitch? Precursor to an update - or am I just about to get the whammy from G and have to start looking elsewhere for traffic?
All PR checking tools show 0 for query "http://domain.sth/" while PR 2 for "http://domain.sth". Some days ago I noticed, that query "http://domain.sth/index.html" returns PR 2 too, while correct URL "http://domain.sth/" shows 0. And none of these urls is indexed. I think this lack of indexing might be a penalty, but I'm not sure about it. The weird PR behaviour is clearly because of having wrong backlinks in past.
Grey PR bar is not a major problem. 0 out of 10 toolbar could be a problem.
Had a minor panic yesterday as checked my webserver stats in the morning and somehow stats had stopped working late the night before.
Then looked up domain in Google and PR was grayed out - was sweating for a short while.
It could be something changed, it could be a wonky toolbar or it could be that it's always been like that if people link to you with the "/index.html" suffix.