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Discussion in 'Co-op Advertising Network' started by hasen, Sep 29, 2009.

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    Is anybody else getting validation problems with some of their sites since the loss of the API system? I get errors like 'Ads not found on domain.com/somepagethatdoesntexist' and the page not only does not exist on the site itself but also is not indexed in Google either. I don't really know where the co-op is getting the information about that page unless its just randomly making up webpage names!

    Is there any possible workaround? Its not like I can just add these pages to my robots.txt because they are already not indexed by Google...
    SEMrush
     
    hasen, Sep 29, 2009 IP
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  2. pixads

    pixads Well-Known Member

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    make sure you add a good 404 error document line in your htaccess
    this sometimes fixes errors with missing pages
     
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    My sites have been failing validation on things like RSS feeds and other pages that can't include co-op links. If you keep trying to validate, eventually it will succeed.
     
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    SERPalert Guest

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    Why not create /randompage and put the ads on it so the ad network finds them?
     
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    hasen Peon

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    Ok I managed to validate some by simply validating over and over until it succeeded like you suggested. However, two sites have even more serious problems. When I try to validate I DO NOT get an error like:

    Ads not found on http://www.domain.com/page.html

    I get an error like:

    Ads not found on t

    or

    Ads not found on V

    or even

    Ads not found on

    !

    This doesn't make any sense at all. Its not even referring to pages on the site at all, simply it refers to letters of the alphabet!
     
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    hasen Peon

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    How do I do this?

    That's maybe any even better idea! Although it doesn't work with everything. For example on page without ads on is style.css so I don't know how to put ads on that. Another page was portal/network/index.cfm?FuseAction=SearchResults&Letter=F&startrow=1&orderby=c.username&profiletype=community&profilecategoryid=&area=Find. Also it doesn't solve my problem I described in the post above since the errors don't even seem to be about pages on my sites...
     
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2009
    hasen, Sep 30, 2009 IP