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ive been offered a link from an odd url?

is it valid /blog/shedspot-resources/?cat=Gardening+Sites

     

nippi

7:01 am on Nov 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

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ive never seen a url like this... is google going to index it?

is currently new, so its not in google... but will it ever be?

Status_203

11:34 am on Nov 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

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There's no reason a query string ( ?cat=Gardening+Sites ) should stop Google from indexing the page. It's a valid URL.

That on its own doesn't mean there aren't other ways a site could play silly whatsits.

Is the page blocked by the site's robot.txt file?

If you're interested in PageRank than is the link nofollowed, or javascript, or goes through an outbound link script that is blocked.

Is the page internally linked i.e. can you actually reach it from the home page/main section of the site (through equally valid links)?

nippi

2:56 am on Nov 25, 2010 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



no - all other factors seem fine. i will wait and see then.
 

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