__/ [ Els ] on Saturday 25 February 2006 17:50 \__
> William Tasso wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz [snip] said:
>>> __/ [ David Dorward ] on Saturday 25 February 2006 11:29 \__
>>>> admin@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>>>> I had the idea of putting small transparent (invisible) gif images on
>>>>> my best PR4 site with links to my other sites so that google indexes
>>>> -- http://www.google.com/webmasters/guidelines.html
>>>> Does it help your users?
>>>> Would you do it if search engines didn't exist?
>>>> I'm guessing not in both cases.
>>> I can think of exceptions where a site is made indexable for local search
>>> (e.g. phpdig) to traverse it better. It's a very rare exception though.
>> another is "skip [navigation] to content"
> Which is not rare at all. I'd expect Google to see the difference
> between a link to another page or website, and a link going to an
> anchor on the same page though. Too easy to distinguish.
Such links needn't be followed. If a page links to itself, that's absolutely
fine. I don't believe search engines ever ban sites before careful judgement
by the eye.
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