I can't find my webspace by searching on google.
With Google, they are indexing sites all the time. However, due to the number of new sites that are added on a daily basis, it could take days, weeks or even months before your site is added automatically.
However, you can manually add the URL for your Webspace through this site: http://www.google.com/submityourcontent/#.
Once you are on this site, you would click on "Participate" under the Website Owner section. It will ask you to sign in with your GMail account credentials, then you will have the option to enter your URL (ie: http://youraccount.shawwebspace.ca). You will be required to validate the provided code to ensure the request is for a legitimate site (basically that you are not an automated system putting through the request).
Please be aware that Google cannot guarantee on exactly when they will be adding the site.
As our Webspace feature is mainly geared for personal use and most users will share with friends and family, adding it to Google's search index is not handled in the same way as for our business clients through web hosting.
I hope this helps.
The Shaw Webspace feature is not intended to be searchable from and internet browser. This feature is intended for personal use and not for business use which would require it be found by a search engine.
If you are looking for hosting of a business site we do off that service through Shaw Business Web Hosting Services.
Thank you and please let us know if you have any further questions!
I'm not using this for business. My club The Heathens Mountaineering Club has had a site with SHAW for years and it can be found with google....Why the change??? Can we just redo the old site?
Hey there mike.rankin
It's also possible that your new Web Space just hasn't been indexed by Google yet and is therefor not showing up in searches. How long has it been since the new site was published?
The site was published three weeks ago and it's still not searchable with Google. What good is a site that can't be found???????? You never answered...WHY THE CHANGE???? Perhaps we'll just redo our LEGACY site.
Yes this does indeed help....I followed your instructions and the site is already showing up when I search it.
Thanks very much from myself and the Heathens Mountaineering Club!!!!!!!!!!
I'm glad my information helped to get the site showing through Google Search and that people are now able to find the link more easily.
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