that Excite has lost it position on both Aol
Netfind and Netscape, Excite finds itself in
the position of an also ran. The once power
house referral machine of Excite, is no more.
Excite indexer uses an in-depth indexing algorithm
to determine keyword relevance. The spider Architext,
traverses the site and indexes the data found
on the pages. The indexer attempts to summarize
the site by selecting the most relevant sentence
for the summary.
re-spiders the page about once every two weeks.
Excite also serves as the WebCrawler spider.
Excite was created by Architext Software Inc.
does *not* use full META tags. However it has
just started using the Meta Description tag
as long as there is some keywords in the the
tag that are present on the page. The indexer
looks for complete, full bodied, punctuated
sentences and attempts to determine dominant
themes on a site.
may help to place a sentence with some quotes
in it at the very top of your main page. Be
as concise as possible at the top of your first
page. A good rule of thumb is to take your most
important 5-6 keywords and write as short as
possible sentence including those keywords and
put it at the top of your first page.
is very slow at updating in 2000. It appears
all new submissions are being pretty much ignored.
Continue to submit the site over-and-over every
Spider Crawler and Robot faq.
such as: crawl2.atext.com or any of the following
viola.excite.com (ip: 198.3.103.*)
piano.excite.com (ip: 198.3.103.*)
sax.excite.com (ip: 198.3.103.*)
kantele.excite.com (ip: 198.3.103.*)
maturana.excite.com (ip: 198.3.103.*)
ride.excite.com (ip: 198.3.103.*)
atext.com based hosts are in the 204.62.245.*
range, and the excite.com ones are in the 198.3.103.*
response: good in 2000. I recently had a problem
with Excites redesign and in no time flat they
responded and also updated their home page to
fix the browser incompatibility.