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Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] Why don't search engines find my rootsweb pages?
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 05:17:34 -0400
Spiders don't crawl directories, they just follow links.
Is there a page that links to this page?
Your history index page is searchable.
But you don't have an index page in the genealogy directory.
I'd suggest submitting the page:
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 19:21:49 -0700
From: Janice T <>
Subject: [FreeHelp] Why don't search engines find my rootsweb pages?
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In February, 2011, I created a freepages rootsweb page at:
I would like for search engines to find these pages so I can share the
photos and the people's names relating to this.
However, when I type in keywords that are unique to my page, it never
appears in the search.
How do I get my keywords into the source or, how do I get search engines to
find my pages so I can share them?