The FDSE web crawler only recognizes
<a href=...> links in HTML pages. It also will find FRAME, IFRAME and AREA links.
Links or navigation will not be found within:
HTML forms, including drop-down select controls
Navigation within Java applets or Active-X controls
If your site uses these technologies, you should use one of the following work-arounds:
Provide alternative HTML-based navigation for your site.
The advantages of this approach are:
all search crawlers, including FDSE, will be able to index your site properly
Or, use the FDSE file system crawler instead of the web crawler. The file system crawler walks all files and folders on your web server to find content, rather than extracting links from HTML pages.
Instructions for setting this up can be found at Administration: Creating a "file system" realm.
Note that the file system crawler cannot be used to index dynamic content, such as database-driven sites.
Note that all text within script tags is stripped immediately by the crawler. Therefore, normal
To allow FDSE to see these links, use the noscript tag.