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Finding Your Yahoo Search Index Rank From The Unix Or Linux CLI

Dec 31, 2008, 05:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Tremell)

[ Thanks to Mike Golvach for this link. ]

"BUT FIRST, THIS VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: If you use wget (as we are in this script), or any CLI web-browsing/webpage-grabbing software, and want to fake the User-Agent, please be careful. Please check this online article regarding the likelihood that you may be sued if you masquerade as Mozilla, from the folks who maintain wget themselves.

"This Yahoo script, of course, is only slightly different than the original Google and MSN scripts, although the differences are significant enough that most of the core was rewritten completely. The script, itself, operates the same way our Google and MSN search index page rank scripts do, insofar as executing it from the command line goes. There are, at least, three different ways you can call it. The most basic being:"

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