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Re: text links
From Nicholas on 1 March '00
replying to Re: text links posted by Bill

>>Search engine robots cannot read or follow the links within images.
>>
>>Is this true? Or is it total nonsense? Or did I misunderstand
>>the message??
>
>It's total nonsense. Whoever told you this is probably wearing a dunce's hat.

Well, maybe only 99% nonsense; I've seen some pretty bizarre linking schemes, and many of the more bizarre ones are buried in images and imagmaps. If you want to see what the 'bots see, read the raw HTML. If it's clean to your eye (no ? calls or the like), it's probably clean to the 'bot.




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