[thelist] SSI and search engines

Ben Phillips ben at inchima.com
Mon Jan 28 07:05:00 CST 2002

> I have been getting opposite advice as to search engines
> spidering includes. Since an include file is commented out, I
> have been told that the included file will -not- be spidered.

How is an included file commented out? If it was commented out then it would
not be seen by spiders *or* browsers.

> This would be rather disastrous especially for navigation links, etc!

Commented out navigation links would be disastrous for your site, full stop.


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