On 2006-09-28 11:49:05 -0400, Hochman,Evan wrote:
> An issue I have been struggling with over the past 5 years as a web
> developer for various departments in the Health Science Center, is
> the lack of a link to the Health Science Center webpage on the main
> UF homepage. I also think that this has been affecting our presence
> in some major search engines.
I can't speak to whether HSC should have a link on the home page,
except to point out that there are already a number of contextual
As for your search engine ranking, you might reconsider your blanket
restriction on search engines:
As it stands, any exclusion protocol-aware robot (which includes UF's
Google search appliance and google.com's Googlebot) is going to
exclude your site from their crawl.
For more information on the robots exclusion protocol, please see:
Web Developer, OIT/Web Administration
University of Florida