Thanks Roel - I thought it was just me missing something! Cheers Graham > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Roel Mulder > Sent: 03 February 2009 16:04 > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: Re: [thelist] Google and Indexing problem > > Hi Graham, > 404's tend to stay around (that is being mentioned as such by > Google) for weeks. If you know it is fixed, for the sake of > your health, ignore the webmaster tools telling you otherwise. > And even as URLs render a 404 according to Google, these very > pages may still remain present in their index for several weeks. > > On the other hand, adding a page, you may find it indexed > within minutes... > > Cheers, > Roel Mulder > > > On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 3:05 PM, graham.hays > <graham.hays at visualcomputing.co.uk> wrote: > > Hi all > > > > I've been working on a client site and despite resubmitting > a sitemap > > to Google, the Webmaster Tools still shows 404 and "Errors > for URLs in > > Sitemaps" despite the fact the page has been deleted and is > not in the > > current sitemap.xml. (and neither is it in any link in the site) > > > > Google shows the sitemap as being updated 15 hours ago (the > file was > > deleted and an earlier sitemap - also without the file being > > referenced - submitted several days earlier). > > > > SO how do I get rid of this kind of error? Or is it just a case of > > waiting on Google? And if so when should I expect the error to go? > > > > Graham > > > > -- > > > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and > > archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers > of the Web, > > evolt ! > > > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip > Harvester and archives of thelist go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !