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  1. #1
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    Hi Guys, launched a website the other day and inserted analytics into it which all seemed well. I also submitted a sitemap created via It tooka few days to check and it has come back and it says that the status is OK. I also submitted a urllist. txt. I also have a robots.txt file which goes something like this.
    User-agent: *
    This is my first site but I am guessing that that means all bots can crawl if possible. The site has been indexed by MSN but this is the problem I dont have any options left in Google Analytics because on the screen it says "Site not indexed yet" Find out why. On there it says ask for a reconsideration. Please help because I dont know what to do. I checked the ban tool and it says that I am not banned from adsense but I am either banned or it is a new site and it hasnt been indexed yet.
    This is my site do you see anything that I have done wrong that would ban me or not get me indexed or should I just wait as I have been indexed by MSN. I need your help and would really be grateful if you could help me.

    EDIT: The site map says that it is OK with a lil green tick but has 40 total urls but no indexed urls, is there something wrong there?

    The site is

    Thanks, Alan


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    Senior Member aeroweb99's Avatar
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    Give it a few days at least. Google will crawl the web and find you eventually. They even say it could take up to 3 months, but mine have never taken that long, usually 1 to 2 weeks.

    I don't see anything wrong with the site that would get you banned, stop worrying!

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    Senior Member Dorky's Avatar
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    i second that. aeroweb is right.

    while($get_it !== true){ continue; }

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    I'm no expert ad am afraid I can't comment on the robots file, but as far as not being indexed yet I'd say as a first step get yourself some links to your site (the best way to get indexed) - eg try digg, mixx, propeller, forum signatures, blog comments, directories then as a long term seo campaign broaden out into articles (ezines goarticles) as well.
    Good luck.

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    Senior Member imagn's Avatar
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    You need to specify something to "disallow" in your robots.txt file. What you currently have is essentially useless and it MIGHT even be interpreted as to not index the root - very very bad obviously.

    At the very least I would include the CSS or JavaScript directories (assuming you have one or both). For example:

    User-agent: *
    Disallow: /cgi-bin/
    Disallow: /css/
    Disallow: /js/

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