Search Engine Optimization - SEO
Search engine optimization (SEO) requires more than adding keywords to a web page. To effectively perform search engine optimization (SEO) you need to understand how the search engine spider (web crawler) works, how search engines read web pages, what search engine spiders (web crawlers) look for, what happens after you submit your web site to search engines and how search engine indexing works.
We have a series of articles about search engines and search engine optimization techniques for your website from the technical point of view. The first series covers how search engines operate behind the scenes.
How Search Engines Work
To perform search engine optimization on a web page you first need to understand how search engines work.
Web Crawler, Search Engine Robots and Search Engine Spiders
Next, you need to understand how search engine spiders (web crawlers) work before starting any search engine optimization on your website.
How Search Engines Read Web Pages
Understanding how the search engines read web pages.
What Search Engine Spider Software Looks For
All the search engines look at the words in a web page and record where they found the words. Each search engine has a different way at looking at the web page.
Search Engine Submissions
Once the website has been submitted to a search engine there are a few stages to the process of actually getting indexed.
Search Engine Indexing
Search engine indexing is done once the search engine spider (web crawler) returned from it's web crawl.
Search Engine Optimization of Website Content
The next series in our search engine optimization section focuses on web page content. Web page content is all the information between the <body> and </body> tags of the web page. This is the web page content that the visitor and search engines will see.
Web Page Content Search Engines See
In this series of articles we focus on the content of the web page.