[thelist] Google's crawler question

apathetic apatheticgenius at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 09:27:03 CST 2004

On Thu, 4 Nov 2004 16:58:21 +0200, David Travis <dwork at macam.ac.il> wrote:
> I have a site, which all links from it's homepage to inner pages are based
> on JavaScript's location object (don't ask why.). 


> I understand that Google's crawler
> does not identify this type of "link" as a lead to inner pages of the site,
> am I right?

True, Google won't execute the Javascript.  Try this sort of thing as a fix:

<a href="innerpage.html" onclick="yourJsCode(); return false;>

The link will be followed by spiders, but normal users who click the
link will get only the effect of the Javascript.


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