Web Crawlers

Not to be confused with offline reader. For the search engine of the same name, see WebCrawler.A Web crawler is an Internet bot that systematically browses the World Wide Web, typically for the purpose of Web indexing. A Web crawler may also be called a Web spider, an ant, an automatic indexer, or (in the FOAF software context) a Web scutter.Web search engines and some other sites use Web crawling or spidering software to update their web content or indexes of others sites' web content. Web crawlers can copy all the pages they visit for later processing by a search engine that indexes the downloaded pages so that users can search them much more quickly.
Posts about Web Crawlers
  • Filtering Out Google Analytics Junk to Read Your Numbers Better

    … Organization.” Then enter the service provider of the bot using a regular expression. Keep an eye on your analytics, and be sure to create manual filters for additional bots that attempt to sneak past you. This can prevent bothersome bots and spiders from skewing your website’s data. Enforcing Lowercase If visitors enter an URL into their browser…

    @ProBloggerin Google- 11 readers -
  • Your Guide to Creating a Successful SEO Link-Building Campaign

    … in the form of a backlink checker. This feature can help individuals determine the number of backlinks detected by Web crawlers. Registered users of Majestic SEO can compare up to five URLs at the same time. Google Webmaster Tools: Another essential tool for any SEO campaign, GWT allows you to view and download a list of inbound links detected by Google…

    Jayson Demers/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 18 readers -
  • Traits To Hire In A Link Builder

    … communication skills are beneficial in many lines of work, but are especially important in link building. As the industry has evolved over the years, it has shifted from automated spam links to real and worthwhile links. Building links solely for Google’s web crawlers is no longer effective, and now there is a much stronger focus on building links…

    Jon Ball/ Search Engine Landin Social SEO- 27 readers -
  • SEO Basics And Strategies

    … on for an hour about the good and bad when it comes to Google but this post is about learning the SEO basics and strategies, so I will keep my opinions to myself…for now. Why is SEO so important? Search engine optimization (seo) is the way the web crawlers index your site. Basically, the easier it is for the “Google Bot” to crawl your website the better your…

    Unzip The Webin SEO- 7 readers -