Because of the problems with automated spinning, website owners may pay writers or specific companies to perform higher quality spinning manually. Writers may also spin their own articles, allowing them to sell the same articles with slight variations to a number of clients or to use the article for multiple purposes, for example as content and also for article marketing.
Tons of article spinning software have flooded the Internet. Needless to say, article marketing has become an efficient way of building hundreds if not thousands of backlinks. However, automatic articles spinning with the use of a spinning software is deemed as a black hat SEO technique that can seriously hurt a website’s search rankings and page rank.
Das Ziel ist es also, alle Stadtnamen von der Tabelle unter http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_der_Gro%C3%9Fst%C3%A4dte_in_Deutschland#Aktuelle_Gro.C3.9Fst.C3.A4dte zu extrahieren. Dazu benötigen wir zunächst einmal den entsprechenden XPath-Ausdruck, den wir mit dem Firebug Addon FirePath bekommen, indem wir auf den ersten Stadtnamen mit der rechten Maustaste klicken und im erscheinenden Kontextmenü den Punkt „Inspect in FirePath“ auswählen. Die folgende Abbildung verdeutlicht das:
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