Showing posts from December, 2013

Google Manual Action Vs Remove URLs Request

Here is what happened to my site in chronological order with Images below.... 1, It got hacked and generated 50k spam pages with vigra links on it in the forum section. 2, I deleted the forum section (plugin) and cleaned the site. 3, I added "Remove URLs Request" in Google webmaster tools as shown below 4, I got the message as the URL's are removed successfully and you can see that page count in the index is low, The same can be verified by doing site:, But there are still results showing 50k pages, but if you click next 100 pages you will see only 146.which confirms that the pages are removed. 6, Later after 1o days I get a mail in GWT that there has been manual action taken against my site for user generated spam pages. So my Question is....... Why there is a manual action even after i had put a remove url request. If I myself has requested a removed url request, then why there is a Manual action and what was the necessity. As per Google&#

Google Floating Data Center

It looks like Google has been working on an oversize secret project on San Francisco's Treasure Island. A water-based data center? Could well be. by  Daniel Terdiman  October 25, 2013 11:45 AM PDT 238 Comments Facebook 0 Twitter 0 Linked In 1.2K More This large structure, which is likely being built by Google, could be a floating data center. It is located on a barge just off Treasure Island, between San Francisco and Oakland. (Credit: James Martin/CNET) SAN FRANCISCO -- Something big and mysterious is rising from a floating barge at the end of Treasure Island, a former Navy base in the middle of San Francisco Bay. And Google's fingerprints are all over it. It's unclear what's inside the structure, which stands about four stories high and was made with a series of modern cargo containers. The same goes for when it will be unveiled, but the big tease has already begun. Locals refer to it as the secret project. Google did not respond to multiple requests for comment. But