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How much of your site is indexed?

How much of your site is indexed?

Thursday, October 14, 2004 16:25

We often refer to the way websites get ‘deep indexed’. This refers to the way that the search engine ‘spiders’ can follow links into your site and record all the pages within their search indexes. The advantage of getting more of your site indexed by the main search engines is that it can provide you with more opportunities to target a range of popular keywords and will also increase the profile of your site in the eyes of the search engine.

In last month’s issue we showed you how to find out the number of links to your website. You can now find out how many pages of your site are indexed by Google and Yahoo by typing the following into their search boxes:

  • site:www.yourdomainhere.co.uk

The results will show the number of pages indexed from your domain which should ideally be the total number of pages available. You can also see all the pages that are indexed and how these are optimised.

This article was written by Web Search Workshop UK, a search engine optimisation and marketing consultancy for UK business websites. Contact us today for a free assessment of your website.

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