question about search engines
In addition to the cuny.is problem, Joe has a question about search engines. He would like for people using "cuny.is/planningwithparents" as a search term to find his site. If I go to www.google.com or www.yahoo.com and enter "cuny.is/planningwithparents" I do not get "https://planningwithparents.commons.gc.cuny.edu/" as a result. I assume the indexing mechanism doesn't see "cuny.is/planningwithparents" - is that right? Is there any remedy?
Updated by Boone Gorges almost 5 years ago
- Status changed from New to Resolved
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Google's index works by looking at the text of websites. The cuny.is/planningwithparents URL doesn't really appear anywhere, so Google probably doesn't know about it. A good place to start may be to add the link to the site itself, maybe as a subtitle. Eventually, Google will index that text.