[opencms-dev] search engines and static vs. dynamic contents

Christoph P. Kukulies kuku at physik.rwth-aachen.de
Tue Nov 15 12:13:39 CET 2005

On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 02:05:59PM +0300, Code Create, Bernd Wolfsegger wrote:
> These are two different questions (Dynamic content / PDFs).
> On Tuesday, 15. November 2005 13:32, Christoph Kukulies wrote:
> > Just a question (in the vein of mentioning of static exports in recent
> > posts):
> >
> > Does static contents favor hit rates in search engines an robots,
> > in the sense that your sites' contents is searched better and is more
> > present in hit results of search engine requests?
> >
> > Or asked the other way around: Can dynamic contents (VFS) impede robots and
> > search engines?
> How should the search engine get to know that the content is generated 
> dynamically ??
> It just makes requests to html pages and follows links on these pages. I don't 
I'm not quite sure of how robots search. In the first place they 
follow a links in pages. But don't they also descend recursively
in the filesystem (when being allowed to do so)? Or am I totally off here :)?

> think that search engines have the capability to test if a file is resident 
> in the filesystem or not.
> You can't do this with a normal Browser too.
Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies kukulies (at) rwth-aachen.de

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