[erlang-questions] How to get better ranking for erlang.org when googling for erlang

Chris Duesing <>
Mon Mar 8 23:07:15 CET 2010

Google's currency is links, so we should probably all make sure our
blogs, tutorials etc all have a link to erlang.org.

As far as ftp.sunet.se goes, if it is just a mirror and someone here
controls it they should probably 301 redirect to erlang.org. We don't
need 2 version of the same site do we?

On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Kenneth Lundin <> wrote:
> Hi,
> erlang.org is the official web site for Open Source Erlang and is
> maintained by us the
> Erlang/OTP team at Ericsson.
> When I search for Erlang at Google I notice that the highest ranked hit is
> the same content as we have on erlang.org but from one of the mirror
> sites (which also have
> problems with some llinks). The URL is http://ftp.sunet.se/pub/lang/erlang/.
> Can anyone give me an explanation for why the mirror site get a higher
> rank and what I can do to change
> this and get the highest rank for http://erlang.org or
> http://www.erlang.org instead?
> I also notice that a search at Yahoo give me the result I want i.e
> http://www.erlang.org as the highest ranked hit.
> /Kenneth, Erlang/OTP , Ericsson
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