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    google to release algo update targeting doorway pages


    Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: An update on doorway pages

    Have been reading up on this...any thoughts on what to expect from this update from the crew here? ...usually, when they tell you about an update before it happens it tends to be a bigger deal than the usual chatter IMO...
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    This is a matt cutts not back to work make-work project that will do absolutely nothing but scare people to act stupidly.
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    Doorway pages have always been bad form. I remember talking about them at conferences as far back as 2004.
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    Originally Posted by thomcraver
    Doorway pages have always been bad form. I remember talking about them at conferences as far back as 2004.
    Actually there are many good uses for doorway pages it is one reason why wikipedia ranks so well.
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    What is a doorway page please ?
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    A doorway page, historically, has been defined as a page with thin, spammy content that redirected visitors to another page. Either by meta refresh, or by so little content you have to click through to another page - doorway pages are designed to bring a site visitor in but make them go to a different page.

    I suspect that this new algo change might (among many other issues) want to drop sites containing top-10 lists that are broken up over 10 pages with more ads than content.

    fathom: Why do you consider Wikipedia a doorway page site?

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