[webkit-dev] Pages from the wiki vanished from google search results

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Sun Jun 5 19:57:43 PDT 2011

Bill would have access to any logs there may be.

On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Matt Falkenhagen <falken at chromium.org> wrote:
>> Since a couple of days ago (when?), our trac/wiki is not appearing as
>> relevant on google search results anymore.
>> I guess google blacklisted the site because of some sort of spam or a
>> redirect against the rules.
>> Does anyone know if something changed recently? Does someone has a
>> google webmaster tools account to check?
>> A few examples:
>> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=webkit+team+%22Here+is+the+key+for+each%22
>> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Qt+Port+of+WebKit+%22List+of+all+QtWebKit+wiki+pages%22
> (Retrying to post this.)
> I had noticed this too and asked about it internally. It turns out
> webkit.org was (is?) returning 403 errors to googlebot. This caused
> the pages to be lost. However, it is still returning content on
> https:// addresses, so those are now starting to be picked up as you
> can now see in the Google searches above.
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