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Word Exclusion And Block Exclusion Lists
Word Exclusion List:
 
By using the word exclusion list, you can remove words that may adversely affect the quality of the search results.  By default, it is suggested that short words, such as "a", "the", "of", "at", and so on, should be ignored.  However, this list is also useful for words that may show up on every one of your web pages that you do not want to be used when ranking search results.
 
 
Block Exclusion List:
 
By using block exclusion, you can ignore large amounts or sets of data.  For example, by default, siteLevel recommends that anything between <SCRIPT> (the starting point) and </SCRIPT> (the ending point) be ignored.  You can have up to 10 sets of starting and ending points of block exclusions.  Any text between a starting and ending point will be excluded from your search index.
 
This option is most useful when you wish to exclude a block of repetitious text.  For example, if your site has a navigation menu/bar one each page, it may be a good idea to place block exclusion tags around the menu.  Now, instead of the words on the menu (which appear on many if not all of your pages) being given relevancy, the navigation menu is ignored by the spider, helping increase the relevancy of the search results on your site.
 
It is very important that you properly terminate starting tags with the corresponding ending tags in your documents.  Otherwise, entire pages of content can be ignored by the indexer, rendering your siteLevel engine far less useful to your users.
 
By using your own unique starting and ending tags, or the <whatUseek_winona_noindex> tags, your content will still remain indexable by other web search engines.  Only whatUseek's siteLevel spider will ignore these blocks of text.
 
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