Gabriel, does DuckDuckGo's crawler have a distinct user agent? Can you talk more about how DuckDuckGo observes/respects robots.txt?I emailed Gabriel and he explained that in this case, they are only checking for parked domains. He wrote, "what they're seeing there is not a crawler but a parked domain checker." He added, "it doesn't crawl through a site. In fact, it only checks the front page." When I questioned why they can't do this using the DuckDuckBot useragent, he said, "some parked domain networks show different things based on the user agent, and we want to find out what is really shown to the user." … [Read more...] about DuckDuckGo Not Respecting Robots.txt Directives?
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If the problem stems from your hosting service you should probably change to a better one. On the other hand, if the problem comes from your website structure itself, you might need to consider cleaning up some codes. Or better yet, make sure it is well optimized. … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Your Page Is Not Indexed On Google Search and How to Fix It
Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Begins Penalizing Domain Leasing Google issued a warning about sites that lease out its own subdomains and subfolders so that other companies can rank their content better on leased domains. Well, now it seems Google is taking action by penalizing those sections of sites that have these leased out sections. Google Ads Tests Green "Advt." Label Google is possibly testing a new ad label, this one goes back from the black "Ad" text, to a green outlined "Advt." label. This was shared to me by JaiKishan Raturi on Twitter, here is the screen shot. Google Reacts To DuckDuckGo On Why Not To Use Google Search Danny Sullivan of Google responded to the claims and allegations from DuckDuckGo around Google's biased search results. Bing Webmaster Tools Lets You Verify Your Site Using Google Search Console This seems weird at first site but Bing Webmaster Tools has a beta option to import your sites from Google Search Console. Yes, it seems the two … [Read more...] about Daily Search Forum Recap: August 29, 2019