Who is Online

If you are new to Linux or new to Sabayon Linux and just not sure where to post, here ya go. Post without fear of being told to RTFM :-)

Moderator: Moderators

Who is Online

Postby zhivago » Sat Dec 12, 2009 19:58

Am new to this forum , I normally check out the list of no. of people online in each and every Forum , but in here found something that I have never seen anywhere else from warez sites to discussion forums , Can someone there explain what that is ,

Code: Select all
Users browsing this forum: Google Adsense [Bot], zhivago and 0 guests


Couple of times I have seen something like MSN (Bot) too.

I initially thought that Google Adsense is name of a user but I was unable to click on as it was not a hyperlink , then found out it to be a (Bot) , is it really a Bot and if so how is it picked up and shown in the Users list.

Thanks in advance for replies.
zhivago
Baby Hen
 
Posts: 12
Joined: Fri Dec 11, 2009 9:39

Re: Who is Online

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Sat Dec 12, 2009 20:40

The forum administrator has allowed the main search engine bots to index these forums, that's all. It just means that posts in the SL forums are more likely to be found near the top of the list returned if you use Google/Yahoo Search/Bing to search for something SL-related. And it's very effective.
User avatar
Fitzcarraldo
Sagely Hen
 
Posts: 7997
Joined: Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:40
Location: United Kingdom


Return to Beginners|Newbies Area

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest