__/ [Justin Koivisto] on Monday 29 August 2005 21:32 \__
> Fugetaboutit wrote:
>> A friend's web site has only one menu on each page, which is
>> PageRank is 3 and the other pages are either 2, 1, or 0. What I'm
>> trying to grasp is how these other pages get any ranking at all.
>> According to Google, there are no backlinks to his site.
>> Can anyone explain?
> Quite a ways back, I had a similar question, and the answer I had gotten
> was similar to:
> A. Google only shows back links with a PR > 3 or hides other for some
> secret reason
Not necessarily true. Some pages with low PageRank would get displayed too
so a "fallacy" is what you might label the above.
> B. Google hasn't updated its back links database for a while, and there
> really are links that just aren't showing up yet in Google.
True, but predictions say that in accordance with previous update cycles,
Google should update IBL's very shortly.
> It was enough to satisfy my curiosity - especially since about a week
> later I had a PR boost and about 3 dozen back links started appearing in
There are datacentre inconsistencies, particularly around the time when
updates take place.
All the best guys,
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