[iBook] Re: OFF TOPIC: web site question

Fred Stevens K2FRD k2frd at mac.com
Sun Aug 6 19:31:44 PDT 2006

As mentioned in other responses, paying money won't plug in a site on Google; Google's search bots/crawlers cover most everything. However, there's one other possibility: the quote was not in text format, but might have been in an image format which contains text; Google doesn't separate text out of an image. Here's an example of a webpage which has text in image format (I send it to my Windows friends): Complete listing of current Mac viruses: http://homepage.mac.com/k2frd/MacVir.jpg .


At 8:34 PM -0500 6/8/06, gooddog at interlync.com wrote:
>Thank you very much, that makes sense.
>On Aug 6, 2006, at 3:38 PM, Tom Legare wrote:
>>Google does not search all sites on the web.... only those sites that have
>>paid extra with their hosting package to be searchable by Google. I have a
>>family web site, for example, that I specifically did not want found by
>>Google. The money I saved was more than the monthly cost of the web site
>>-------Original Message-------
>>From: <mailto:gooddog at interlync.com>gooddog at interlync.com
>>Date: 08/06/06 15:33:16
>>To: A place to discuss Apple's iBook computers.
>>Subject: [iBook] OFF TOPIC: web site question
>>Is it possible for a web site to make their text unsearchable
>>somehow? I ask because I stumbled across a web site with a friend's
>>name and a quote from them, but when I searched on google using text
>>from the quote and their name, nothing came up at all. I tried again
>>using the subject of the website and the person's name, but nothing
>>came up. Is there a way to look at the code to see what is going on?
>>Is this a usual practice?

73 de Fred Stevens K2FRD, VO2FS

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