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Re: cgi-bin
From David A on 12 June '00
replying to cgi-bin posted by peter laurie

>Hi
>Our site runs entirely from scripts that live in a cgi-bin directory.
>I understand that some spiders don't like to see 'cgi-bin' in a URL, so I've aliased this to 'bin'. Does anyone know if that would put them off?

Spiders don't care about directory structure but they will not index arguements, '?' '&' etc.

www.mysite.com/cgi-bin/somepage.htm OK
www.mysite.com/cgi-bin/somepage.cgi?product=1&product2=5 NO
www.mysite.com/cgi-bin/somepage.cgi I don't know.




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