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Jun 30, 2009 3:40AM PDT

I have heard that Google now allows flash websites to be listed, is it true ?

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Its true, but there are some stipulations
Jun 30, 2009 11:29AM PDT

Here is a good article about it on Google's official blog:
<a href="http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2008/06/improved-flash-indexing.html">http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2008/06/improved-flash-indexing.html</a>

Basically Google can index text that is in a flash file, if it is an image it ignores it. If you load the flash file using javascript it most likely will be ignored (they are working on this).

So to answer your question flash sites can be indexed but the only information that will be index is text and not images. So if you use text on buttons, etc that will all be indexed. If you use images of text then that will not be indexed.

Hope this helps.

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Now it is OK to use Flash
Apr 25, 2011 1:52PM PDT

In 2009 that was like that Google did not like the Flash based sites.But now they have grown old and they do not have any problem with Flash sites.

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