Once Nearly Invisible To Search Engines, Flash Files Can Now Be Found And Indexed
For most people on the Web, if Google or Yahoo cannot find something, it doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t exist. That has been one of the biggest drawbacks to creating a Website or application that displays itself as a Flash (SWF) file. Search engines could see the file, but they could not see what was in it. Until now.
Adobe has come up with a way for the search engines to read SWF files and index all of the information they contain. That means any text or links in a Flash application can now be indexed. This is a huge step forward for Adobe and anyone who develops in Flash/Flex.
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