What is Crawling

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Arpita
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Re: What is Crawling

Postby Arpita » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:47 am

Crawling basically means following a path.

In the SEO world, crawling means following your links and “crawling” around your website. When bots come to your website (any page), they follow other linked pages also on your website.

This is one reason why we create sitemaps, as they contain all of the links in our blog and Google’s bots can use them to look deeply into a website.

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Re: What is Crawling

Postby riyajindal » Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:49 am

Crawling is tracking and gathering URLs to prepare for indexing. By giving them a webpage as a starting point, they will trace all the valid links on those pages. As they go from link to what is crawling in digital marketinglink, they bring back data about those web pages back to Google’s servers. Therefore, it is crucial that pages on your website are able to be crawled as a page unable to be crawled is unable to be indexed.

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Re: What is Crawling

Postby Ravina123 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:11 am

Crawling in SEO is the acquisition of information about a web site. Crawling is a method by which search engines crawler/ spiders/bots scan an internet site and collect details about each page: titles, images, keywords, other linked pages, etc.

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Re: What is Crawling

Postby rajdeep7830 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:22 am

Crawling is also known as spider or Google bot. it visits on the web pages and check that everything is ok in the site if it finds duplicity it removes that page or site. Crawling is the process by which Google bot discovers new and updated pages to be added to the Google index.

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Re: What is Crawling

Postby webxerossolutions » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:37 pm

Crawling or web crawling refers to an automated process through which search engines filtrate web pages for proper indexing. Web crawlers go through web pages, look for relevant keywords, hyperlinks and content, and bring information back to the web servers for indexing. As crawlers like Google Bots also go through other linked pages on websites, companies build sitemaps for better accessibility and navigation.

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Re: What is Crawling

Postby 1digitalmarketing » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:50 pm

Crawling is the process in which the search engine bots see our website.


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