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February 26, 2005

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enwe

Dave, did you already submit the URL of 'fragments of Consciousness' on this
http://www.google.com/intl/en/addurl.html
website?

jojothewifebeater

There are files on web servers that can be edited in order to stop search engines from including different pages in their results- perhaps the hosting company has edited these files to make sure engines dont waste their bandwidth by searching. Happens on forums too I think that's where I heard of this.

~jojothewifebeater

Clark Goble

It's also likely that Google just hasn't added you to their list to update yet. We have a page up that hasn't been indexed yet despite being up for a month. Also realize that Google has in their algorythm not just the depreciation of blogs, but the depreciation of new sites. So you'll slowly increase in the rankings - especially since so many people are linking to your blog. But it may be a few months before you get your likely place.

Peter Bokulich

Looks like you have a command in the head of your html code that tells robots like google not to log your page. I'm no expert, but I'd suggest deleting the following code:
[meta name="robots" content="noindex,nofollow"]

djc

Thanks, Peter. That seems to have been it. Before this site went "live", I had set the Typepad configuration so that the weblog would not be public, and I forgot to change this afterwards. Now that I've changed it, the offending code is gone. So I hereby extend a warm welcome to Google's robots!

David Faden

Maybe you're a victim of the 302 exploit? Page Hijack: The 302 Exploit, Redirects and Google (as discussed on Slashdot).

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