joined:Sept 13, 2004
Over the past month the pages of my sites have steadily switched to URL only, now some are Supplemental. Main site has slowly gone from 130 indexed pages to about 21 fully indexed, 70 or so partially indexed (URL only), some more supplimental.
During this, many pages still ranked #1-#10 in SERPS until boom URL only.
Clean sites, largest 130 pages, ALL original content personally authored, indexed for 2 years.
Googlebot still crawls all pages every 4 or 5 days, all 200 returns in logs! I'm not sure about today 6/11.
Web Server up, except for about 6 minutes during the month.
301 redirect in place 3-4 weeks, XXX.YYY -> www.XXX.YYY, works fine but not hit. Home page (only) was indexed at both www.XXX.com and XXX.com since April 20th before any problems. Home page dual indexing remains today.
Using IFrames to speed page content load versus ads, copyright notice, graphics, etc.
Supporting GZIP compression, works fine for long time.
3 Adsense ads per TOS, revised all code to latest. ( I'll start pulling these soon )
Stripped out all ROBOTS NOINDEX out of all IFrames pages and now stripped out of all pages crawled.
robots.txt has not changed.
Implemented sitemap.txt 4 days ago, soon sitemap.xml, Google accepted, being crawled regularly.
Lots of content on pages, many outbound links to good sites. Variety of topic areas.
NO CSS file all formatting visible to Google, embedded in html file source.
Virtually no scripting, static html pages.
Still updating regularly.
Sitemap page with full set of absolute links to virtually all pages. All pages have absolute link to sitemap.htm
Relative links internally for a long time.
Primary site PR 6 -> 5 and finally to 4 about three months ago, lots of new content, not a lot of natural links yet to new content! All content was fully indexed by Google.
As many webmasters report, sites doing fine in Yahoo and MSN, ranking quite well too!
I don't think 302 Hijack causes these symptoms.
Googleguy hints at transient crawler and Adsense bugs, but there's never enough info to respond.
What's left? Did I miss anything? Soon there will be no pages left in the Index let alone SERPS.
I need the Yukon Jack update!