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How to make Search engines spider a multi-language website

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Hi all,

Does anyone know of a solution as to how we can enable search engines to spider a dynamic multi-language website. The language change happens currently based on passing a parameter in the URL for the language change.  Currently even if a search is done in another language, only the English version/pages are picked up by Google.

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Hi,
i think ur asking for "full text search".
sphinx and there are lots of open search script available in market

Commented:
Hello,

is the language parameter set with a form submission or is it a link?

A link shouldn't be a problem.
Hi,

then use text instead of parameter
like

yahoo.com/english

yahoo.com/dutch and so on

Commented:
How old is website?

Sometimes it takes longer to get such pages indexed.

You can also check your logs and see if googlebot has visited these pages/directories or not.
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