I am a potter, not a developer, and I have tried to help out and create a website for our local community group but am having problems getting it to appear in search engines. Can anyone help explain what I have done wrong please?
I have tried a number of variations but nothing seems to make it index correctly. HELP!!
The url of the problem site is http://www.warrandyteneighbourhoodhouse.org.au/index.html
If you look at it in Google or Dogpile it indexes as :-
Sorry, your browser does not support Java Script.
There is text on the front page, as well as links to a site map and the first internal page, but none of this is being "seen" by these search engines.
In my logs I can see that googlebot visits the index page every few days but it only ever returns the above information for the site. The log shows
126.96.36.199 - - [02/Nov/2004:13:17:56 +1100] "GET /robots.txt HTTP/1.0" 200 24 "-" "Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.google.com/bot.html)"
188.8.131.52 - - [02/Nov/2004:13:17:56 +1100] "GET / HTTP/1.0" 304 - "-" "Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.google.com/bot.html)"
I notice that in the second line Googlebot gets a 304 code which I believe means nothing has changed, it always shows this no matter how I change the index page.
I have tried to figure this out for several weeks without success so it is time to seek some expert guidance.
Any help will be greatly appreciated!!!