Slow Crawler Activity Reported On Yahoo! Slurp

Oct 18, 2007 | 3,143 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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As Yahoo's web crawler, Slurp, might be slowing down on a few websites in order to crawl better without a server drain. In this regard, Barry Schwartz says that Yahoo Slurp appears to have taken it easy on some sites. However, it is not easy to confirm as a worldwide change, as only about four or five Webmaster have confirmed this activity, but it does seem like something may be up at Yahoo.

Recent discussions over at DigitalPoint Forums reports that Yahoo Slurp seemed to have taken it easy on some sites. It is hard to confirm that this is a global change, since only about four or five Webmaster have confirmed this activity, but it does seem like something may be up at Yahoo.

Forum discussion continues at Digital Point.

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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