[pmwiki-users] having trouble with google :(

Ashish Myles marcianx at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 18:28:46 CST 2010

On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 5:42 PM, Stew_822 <stew822 at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Hi there everyone! I'm not really quite 100% sure how to use this thingy
> correctly, so please forgive any mistakes [image: :)]
> Anyway, I've been having quite an odd problem with PmWIki: Only the first
> page is noticed by google. You can see what I mean by going to
> http://www.google.com.au/search?sourceid=chrome&client=ubuntu&channel=cs&ie=UTF-8&q=site:gml-reference.co.cc
> Anyway, I really don't know what's going wrong. I was wondering if someone
> might be able to shed some light? I have CleanURLS and that's about it. I
> don't hav robots.txt or google sitemaps or anything like that.
> Any help would be appreciated greatly [image: :)]
> thanks :)
> - Stewart
> Oh and I waited about 3-5 months, so please don't tell me to waited longer
> hehe [image: ;)]. I think if google was going to pick it up, it would have
> done so by now [image: :)]

Heh, I find it comparatively funny that your site's guidelines forbid the
use of emoticons. :)

Anyhoo, I wonder whether your problem is that accessing your site's
robots.txt, it forwards to some parked site instead of showing a blank text
file. Try setting a blank robots.txt and see how that works out.

Also FYI: any <a> tag with rel="nofollow" is not followed by search engines.
All the links in your sidebar menu seem to have rel="nofollow". However, all
the pages linked in your ListOfCompletedPages should still be accessible by

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