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The search engines don't seem to like bridge pages much.
From Nicholas on 09 February '98
Because the name of one of my products
is routinely mis-spelled by browsers,
I put up a bridge page with the incorrect
spelling as the title, and repeated it once
in the keywords and once in the body.

The page briefly popped up on AltaVista,
HotBot, and Infoseek. Within days it
disappeared from all three.

Have you any theory on how bridge pages
are handled by the search engines?

(I did use a REFRESH command to send browsers
to the correct home page, but I set the time
to 12 seconds to avoid the wrath of the
engines.)


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