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posting a question on coderanch

 
Jasvir Rupana
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Hi,
what does <google>text</google> mean while posting a question on coderanch? does it help google to search the topic?? question would be in coderach database ,so google can not scam this database i think, so what does this means actually?
 
Mike Simmons
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Well, try it and see. (Did you notice the "Preview" button?)

[ google ] foo [ /google ]

(without the spaces)

becomes

foo
 
Jasvir Rupana
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yes i noticed that but what is it benefit actually doing so ?that is my question
 
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Readers don't have to type in the words manually at google and can click on the link instead?!
 
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That sounds a likely explanation. Why not try it?
 
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Jasvir Rupana wrote:does it help google to search the topic?? question would be in coderach database ,so google can not scam this database i think, so what does this means actually?

Often it does. Google can't access our database, but it can access the forum posts - which come from the database.
 
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