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pixelscapes
10-05-2000, 03:18 PM
Is there a separate HTML index of the message forum messages? I know that the messages themselves are just HTML... thus, if there isn't one already, it would be really nice if there was a straight HTML link (even hidden) between the frontpage, a bare bones HTML index, and the messages themselves. That way all those spider-driven search engines out there (which can't follow the CGI like us humans can) have a much better chance of finding useful information in the message forums, which would in turn massively promote the site... in theory...

Scott, is such a thing already in existence and if so, tell us about it? http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif

-=- Jen "There's spiders in my hair!" Pixelscapes

scottb
10-07-2000, 07:19 PM
Yes, all of the message forums are published in straight HTML, and are available to search engines. :-)

Scott

tammy
10-11-2000, 05:52 PM
Uh, what did ya'll just say?
hehe, just kidding.

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Rod
10-11-2000, 11:48 PM
Should keep the search engines busy for days http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/biggrin.gif

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Rodzart from New Zealand (http://www.artistnation.com/members/paris/rodzart/)