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Q: Using the free site search on my own site doesn't find words on my page?? ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Using the free site search on my own site doesn't find words on my page??
Category: Computers > Internet
Asked by: simon1974-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 16 Dec 2003 22:03 PST
Expires: 15 Jan 2004 22:03 PST
Question ID: 287914
I have set up my free site search on and I have a page called
revelations.html and on that page is the word planet, when I search
for the word planet it doesn't find it how can I get it to look for a
work on the page and how frequently can I expect google to re index
new pages as I put them up
Subject: Re: Using the free site search on my own site doesn't find words on my page??
Answered By: robertskelton-ga on 17 Dec 2003 14:51 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi there,

Google's free site search is merely an alternative way of accessing
the regular Google search engine. It does not cause Google to treat
your site any differently than usual.

Searching WWW is the same as visiting Google and conducting a search.

Searching "" is the same as visiting Google
and searching for:

keyword site:

Google's re-indexing
Up until a few months ago Google was on a monthly schedule - it would
spend a month re-visiting sites, and then after one month it would
update the entire index.

Lately Google has been unpredictable. A few weeks back they had their
first major index update in months, and many webmasters are
speculating that they will be doing rolling updates in the future.

Some sites that Google deem worthy get re-indexed every couple of days
- they are typically popular sites with regularly changing content.

Your Site
The only page that is currently indexed by Google is:

A big part of the problem is that Google might be visiting this page
and deciding that your site is down:

I suggest you contact your hosting company and get them to fix it.
Then re-submit your site to ://

Once Google is indexing your site again, expect to wait somewhere
around a month for Google to catch up on new content you create.

Best wishes,
simon1974-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
thanks very much I see now that it is because the page I was searching
was not indexed by google.

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