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Re: spider not indexing

From: Ron Klatchko <ron(at)>
Date: Fri Oct 30 1998 - 17:17:58 GMT
Andrew Cadman wrote:
> All the links on the index page are static html pages residing on the same
> server, and do not even involve subdirectories, all residing in the same
> directory.

Try putting the IndexReport to 3 and tell us what reason swish is giving
to reject your pages.

> secondly, just out of interest, can swishspider spider pages created
> dynamically by cgi scripts - or is it confined to static HTML pages like
> many spidering programs?

Swish follows <A> tags.  If the target of the anchor is a dynamic page,
then swish will index it.  Swish does not attempt to invoke <FORM>'s
though (how should it know how to fill in input).

          Ron Klatchko - Manager, Advanced Technology Group           
           UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management           
Received on Fri Oct 30 09:31:19 1998