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Google Search: Force Page Update?

Posted on 2006-06-12
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We're a public library in Ontario and have been indexed by Google Search.  The index listing is reflecting information that is several months old as opposed to the information shown on the home page when the user naviagtes to it.

Is there any way i can force Google Search to update its index listings (or entire cache) of our website?  Can this update be reflected in the index in some kind of reasonable time period?

Thank you.
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mmarksbury earned 200 total points
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You can modify the meta tag of your pages as in this example"

<meta name="revisit-after" content="1 days">

However, I'm pretty certain that various search engines ignore this.  Contact Google or visit the Google faq for websmasters.

http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/
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i've heard of that solution but it didnt work for us.  we've been waiting for several months trying all the solutions on google and was hoping for something different or perhaps an area we missed.
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