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What is Search Engine Spider?

This is a discussion on What is Search Engine Spider? within the Search Engine Optimization forums, part of the Internet Marketing category; A spider, also known as a robot or a crawler, is a program that follows, or "crawls", links throughout the ...

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    Default Re: What is Search Engine Spider?

    A spider, also known as a robot or a crawler, is a program that follows, or "crawls", links throughout the Internet, grabbing content from sites and adding it to search engine indexes.

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    Default Re: What is Search Engine Spider?

    Spiders are used to feed pages to search engines. It's called a spider because it crawls over the Web. Another term for these programs is webcrawler. Because most Web pages contain links to other pages, a spider can start almost anywhere.

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    Default Re: What is Search Engine Spider?

    Hello Friends
    Spider -is the process of fetching all the web pages linked to a web site.It also known Google crawler .

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    Default Re: What is Search Engine Spider?

    When most people talk about Internet search engines, they really mean World Wide Web search engines. Before the Web became the most visible part of the Internet, there were already search engines in place to help people find information on the Net. Programs with names like "gopher" and "Archie" kept indexes of files stored on servers connected to the Internet, and dramatically reduced the amount of time required to find programs and documents. In the late 1980s, getting serious value from the Internet meant knowing how to use gopher, Archie, Veronica and the rest.

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    Default Re: What is Search Engine Spider?

    Search engine spiders, sometimes called crawlers, are used by Internet search engines to collect information about Web sites and individual Web pages.

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