Usually Google does a pretty good job at indexing. Traditionally Google was more interested in capturing as much information from the web as possible.
More recently, it seems as though Google’s policy may have changed – though any existing indexing concerns may be due to Google’s bad data push.
I’ve seen this issue really acutely on a relatively new forum I set up on a relatively established website. So far, Google hasn’t been in at all.
Bad data push, or something restrictive on the website?
Either way, I’m going to do a little experiment here – by listing a couple of the main forum boards, will that help with indexing?
Traditionally it would – but if not, it may well suggest that something new really is at play in terms of Google indexing, which would be a very interesting change indeed.
Now let’s test the indexing…