1

Quoting Googles Doorway pages guidelines:

Substantially similar pages that are closer to search results than a clearly defined, browseable hierarchy

In case of a site such as Anagram solver - A user types in a word or a sentence in a search box on the main page and gets back a list of anagrams for that query. Currently each query has its own url (*://domain/{query}).

Reading the above guidelines, I think the site pages can fall under the category of "doorway pages". What should be the right URL hierarchy in such case in order to achieve the following:

  1. Users can share URL of a specific query with other users.
  2. Specific queries are being indexed and not considered as doorway pages.

Currently, the site is being crawled, but only pages I explicitly request indexing for using "fetch as google" are being indexed.

Sitemap of all URL queries with more than 2 results has been submitted.

The site: Hebrew Anagram solver website

  • 2
    It doesn't look good for your site when I can put in spam like "viagra casino xxx" and get a page Google could crawl. That is enough to get your entire site kicked out of the search results. Google site reviewers have been known to try that. – Stephen Ostermiller May 3 '17 at 9:33

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.