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Posted on 2004-08-18
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There are no contents or description at the search results site from Google.
Here is an exmple from Goolge search results;

www.abcd.com/view.php?siteid=1851
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Why there found no description below URL even though there are texts/contents at pages of that site?
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Question by:tilmes
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by:duz
ID: 11828863
tilmes -

Google will show a snippet from the page content by preference or the meta description but only if the search terms are part of the copy.

If you have no snippet it could be for any number of reasons like the page has been partially spidered or pages cannot be spidered at all or is in the process of being dropped out of the index or has just first found etc. etc.

You will need to give us the search term and the url for us to make a correct diagnosis.

- duz
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by:tilmes
ID: 11829008
Hello Duz,
here is the search results
http://www.google.de/search?hl=de&ie=UTF-8&q=mit+site%3Awww.dieanzeigen.de&btnG=Suche&meta=

and if you look at the www.dieanzeigen.de/subst/6780.html
there are meta description at page and good enough texts.

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by:duz
ID: 11829215
tilmes -

It's quite a challenge to do forensic seo in German for a mono-linguist like me :)

This is my preliminary diagnosis:

The first file Google looks for is /robots.txt and in your case a 404 sends it to /index.cgi which it then tries to interpret as a robots.txt file. It gives up and decides not to index.

If that is the correct conclusion none of the pages on this site will be indexed - is that the case?

If so simply put up a /robots.txt file something like this:

User-agent: *
Disallow: /cgi-bin/

For more information on robots.txt files see here http://www.robotstxt.org/wc/exclusion-admin.html

- duz
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by:tilmes
ID: 11829256
Most of good experts are english speakers form what i experienced :)

What do you mean with 404 sends it to /index.cgi?
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by:duz
ID: 11829492
tilmes -

Before you put in the robots.txt www.dieanzeigen.de/robots.txt resolved to www.dieanzeigen.de/index.cgi via a 404 not found.

- duz

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by:tilmes
ID: 11829565
Would you please analy this one also?
The address www.die-anzeige.de has as pagerank 0
It had 4 as pagerank before and dropped to 0. The google team said that it is not because of panelty. I can not figure out why htis happend.
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by:duz
ID: 11829674
tilmes -

It looks very similar to www.dieanzeigen.de so it's probably a duplicate content penalty. Which site was first (or spidered first)?

- duz

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by:tilmes
ID: 11829809
www.dieanzeigen.de was first spidered. And i added another site www.die-anzeige.de. The google team told me per email that there are no panelty at this site.
Do you see any other reason to bring that result?
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by:duz
ID: 11830121
tilmes -

I think what Google mean when they say penalty is not the same as us. They would call this 'duplicate content filtering'.

When the PR dropped to zero was there any change in the rankings?

- duz
   
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Author Comment

by:tilmes
ID: 11832471
Hello Duz,

yes the ranking has been droped also and have very low visit currently. I think need professional help for my sites, Do you have a own homepage?


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Expert Comment

by:duz
ID: 11833071
tilmes -

To be honest I think you need a German speaking specialist with some experience of google.de would you like me to try to find a very good one for you?

- duz





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by:tilmes
ID: 11833251
yes, who is he? I have also another english page where i put more effort without much success. www.berlinkauf.com
I have been submitted address like http://www.berlinkauf.com/2333.html ( submitted each page: 23.html, 24.html.....) but google do not archive it.
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by:duz
ID: 11833619
tilmes -

Submitting each page is a waste of time, Google will find pages by itself when it is spidering the site.  This site needs some work I can see.  

Where are you located (what town?) and how should my contact get in touch with you?

- duz
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by:tilmes
ID: 11835226
I am located in Bremen Germany and you can send me an email to info@widmen.de
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tilmes -

OK give me a couple of days I have a heavy schedule at the moment - thanks.

- duz
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