[ic] Spiders and affiliate tracking

Jamie Neil jamie at versado.net
Tue Jan 6 13:00:10 EST 2004

Jeff wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 05:33:43PM +0000, Jamie Neil wrote:
>>The problem with that is it stops spiders seeing some pages that I 
>>_want_ them to index, it's just the pages containing mv_pc that are a 
>>problem. I guess I could just match mv_pc values, but my mod_rewrites 
>>are already pretty tortuous...
> 	It shouldn't stop them from seeing any pages, typically... it 
> just strips stuff after the ? which is usually just mv_pc or the session 
> id.

AFAIK mv_pc and session_id are suppressed for known robots on IC4.9/5.0 
anyway to avoid these kind of problems.

However I have some pages where I pass parameters through that affect 
the page output, for example filtering on a particular manufacturer or 
price band. I want these pages to be indexed separately.

Jamie Neil | <jamie at versado.net> | 0870 7777 454
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