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How Search Engines Work – Web Crawlers

There are basically two types of search engines. The first are robots called web crawlers or spiders. Search Engines use spiders, sometime called a spiderbot to index websites. When you submit your website pages to a search engine by completing their required submission page, the search engine spider will index your entire site. A ‘spider’ is an automated program ran by a search engine system. A spider “crawls” a website. When a Spider crawls a website it reads the content, the Meta tags and also follows the links. The crawler then returns the information to a central depository that indexes the data. The spider will visit each link you have on your website and index those sites as well. Some spiders only index a certain number of pages on your website, so don’t create a site with 500 pages! Web Crawlers usually discover pages from links within the site and…

The Importance Of Search Engines

It is the search engines that finally bring your website to the notice of the prospective customers. When you type a topic in a search bar. The search engine instantly sifts through millions of pages it has indexed and presents you with what matched your topic. Searched matches are also ranked. With the most relevant matches being first. Remember that a prospective customer will probably only look at the first 2-3 listings in the search results. So it does matter where your website appears in the search engine ranking. Further, customers are more likely to use one of the top 7 search engines. As they attract more visitors to websites than anything else. So finally it all depends on which search engines the customers use and how they rank your site. Importance of Keywords to Search Engines It is the Keywords that play an important role more than any expensive…