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Do CSS Menus Block Search Engines?

I got an interesting question on one of the lists that I read. How can I tell if my CSS drop-down menus are blocking Google? It seems that another person suggested that CSS menus will hide your site from the search engines.

Well, besides the obvious of creating a sitemap, how could you find out for sure if your CSS menu system is blocking search engine spiders? I thought about it for a few minutes and came up with this:

TO FIND OUT FOR SURE IF YOUR MENUS ARE MASKED FROM GOOGLE:

    Read this article: Do CSS Menus Block Search Engines?

    Changing Your User Agent in Firefox

    Say what? OK, this is a little advanced but it's kind of cool so I'm posting it. :-)

    The user agent is the fancy name for your browser. The reason that it is important is that it tells the web server what kind of browser you're using. Some sites actually will serve different files based on what your user agent is. For example, you Mac users (like me), have you ever been to a software site that offered you the Mac version to download without you having to tell it that you're on a Mac? That's because they detected your user agent.

    Read this article: Changing Your User Agent in Firefox

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