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Discussion in 'Web Design & Development' started by BlackFrancis, Feb 14, 2007.

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  1. BlackFrancis

    BlackFrancis Thread Starter

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    http://www.blackholeproject.net/

    I'm having trouble getting Google to crawl my website. Thanks to a lot of support and links, it crawls my website once every 7 days or so. As you can see, I put a solid-links navigation bar above my botton navigation bar. But it looks intrusive. Those crappy host's ads look intrusive enough.
    I had the very same navigation bar at the bottom of my page before the latest crawl. But it still didn't reach any of my other pages.

    Does anyone know why this might be?

    Also... what do you think of my layout? Any tips?
     
  2. MMJ

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    Your navigation needs a better layout.

    I would advise putting a nav bar on the left.

    Also the ads stand out more than the actual content which isn't very good.
     
  3. BlackFrancis

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    Yeah... funny, isn't it? Even someone qualified to give advice on computers can't tell the difference between MY ads and MY HOST'S ads. It pisses me off rightly. Alas, it will take 4 days for the money to get to my Paypal for me to purchase premium hosting.


    This might seem like a dumb question. But HOW do I make a verticle partition on my page, to make a verticle navigation on?

    And my original question... Why doesn't Google get to my other pages?
     
  4. MMJ

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    make an unordered list, float it to the left. :)
     
  5. knight_47

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    Do you have a sitemap for your site? If not, let me know, and I can create you one, then you can submit this sitemap to google, so they know exactly how many files you have on your server, and where they are. this can help speed up the crawling.
     
  6. BlackFrancis

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    MMJ: I'm using Macromedia Dreamweaver, and it's not very format friendly in that regard. I tried working with bare code. But I realised I need a partition.

    Knight: Yes, I have submitted a sitemap.... AGAIN.... ugh. Sitemaps! Sitemaps! Sitemaps!....
    But yeah... do you think this may just be an issue with Google being a noob or the spiders dying out before they reached the links?
     
  7. knight_47

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    I think it just takes time, especially for a new site. Also, the more links to your site from other websites tells google that your site is important.
     
  8. martingreg3

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    Google's crawls of the web are not just based upon the existence of a site on the web,

    Yours sounds as if nobody is looking at it, which means there are possibly no interesting keywords in the title page.

    Try "there is no teen porn on this site" and your crawl rate will go through the roof, until the interest runs out.
     
  9. MMJ

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    If you have any questions you can post them here. :)
     
  10. BlackFrancis

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    Crawls and interest are no problem here. Google crawls me every 5-7 days thanks to link trades (oh, crap. Reminds me I have links to add), and I seem to get between 10-30 hits a day. Sometimes just 4, but that's the interwebs.

    But yeah... unless I wanted to make a framed site and put my main links on the outside area, I can't seem to get text links to run vertically down the page while having text in the whole of the page. In that respect, I miss Yahoo! Pagebuilder for its simple click-and-drag text boxes :p
     
  11. BlackFrancis

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    MMJ: I'm curious... what is this:

    <>Removed Link<>
     
  12. MMJ

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    looks like a picture to me. :)
    HTML:
    <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
    
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
    <html 
    
    xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><head>
    
    <title>The Black Hole</title>
    
    <style type="text/css">
    
    
    </style></head><body>
    
    <ul style="float:left; list-style-type:none; position:absolute; top:150px">
    <li>123</li>
    <li>123</li>
    </ul>
    	
    </body></html>
    this will get text links to run vertically down the page :)
     
  13. BlackFrancis

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    Smartass :p

    Thanks a lot for that man... I'll work on a test-page right now! (y) (y) (y)

    I'll be sure to donate, you guys have been brilliant this past 3 or so months.
     
  14. MMJ

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    Lol, I didn't know how else to answer. :)

    I'd appreciate it if you removed that link though. :)

    You welcome! :)
     
  15. ferrija1

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    Overall, light on dark doesn't look good. I would make the background white for a start. Also, some of the text there looks weird because it is too large.
     
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