How Google handle Flash Contents? 2009 Google Flash SEO

Adobe announced that Google and Yahoo are adding search capabilities that’ll enable users to look inside the content of files encoded in Adobe’s Flash file format — SWF. Google also announced of developing an algorithm that explores Flash files in the same way that a person would. After three months of Google’s announcement, has anything really changed? That’s the question […]

Adobe announced that Google and Yahoo are adding search capabilities that’ll enable users to look inside the content of files encoded in Adobe’s Flash file format — SWF. Google also announced of developing an algorithm that explores Flash files in the same way that a person would.

After three months of Google’s announcement, has anything really changed? That’s the question Atlanta-based SEO Brian Ussery recently set out to answer. After conducting several case studies, Brian published the results in an article titled 2009 Google Flash SEO.

Here’s a brief summary of Brian’s tests:

  • Does Google correctly associate Flash content with the right “parent URL”?
  • Can Flash files accrue PageRank?
  • How does Googlebot handle #anchors in Flash-based link URLs?
  • Does Google translate text found in Flash files?

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