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

    …. Luckily, you can filter out certain types of traffic, so that your numbers don’t get watered down by your own traffic, Web crawlers, or duplicated because of web address letter case discrepancies. Here are three main filters to consider setting as you move forward with a Google analytics strategy. Cutting Out Internal Traffic Every time you and your…

    @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- 16 readers -
  • Traits To Hire In A Link Builder

    Building links takes a specific type of person. Link building is hard work that takes no shortage of creativity, dedication, and sometimes even luck to be successful. I’ve found there are a particular set of skills and attributes are required to build links efficiently. Typical duties of a link builder include: Analyzing various niches and verticals (as well as competition ...

    Jon Ball/ Search Engine Land- 16 readers -
  • Google+ Adds Ability To Restrict Viewership Of Posts By Age And Location

    Google+ has given page owners with content that is inappropriate for young people or illegal in certain countries a way to restrict their audience. The new restrictive targeting feature offers the ability to prevent viewing of all posts from a page or profile by people under 18 or 21. The settings can also be customized and there’s an Alcohol setting with suggested presets t ...

    Martin Beck/ Marketing Land- 11 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- 5 readers -
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