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What does the term "Crawler" mean when dealing with Google or bing?
Google and Bing have automated programs that read the entire Internet and capture what is out there. These programs are called crawlers.
It works like this: Say you write a new article on HubPages. After 24 hours, HubPages opens it up to the crawlers. The crawlers read it and feed the Google and Bing indexing engines. After that, anyone in the world who searches on Google or Bing for a word that is important in your article will find your page - somewhere in the listing.
If you edit your article, it will get crawled again, sooner or later.
by Ben Aidoo3 years ago
Is it true that Google is inundated by billions of articles that it's suffering from a system overload, and unable to give quality attention to new and better written articles? Just imagine, the poor Google crawler had...
by LindaSmith13 years ago
Does anyone know for sure as to what Google crawlers actually see on your page?Examples: How do they know a page is poorly written, full of grammar errors, etc?Do they know how many products you have on your...
by Dr. John Anderson5 years ago
Elsewhere on the forums people are reporting very long delays in getting indexed by Google - the delays seem to be increasing. Obviously this has been caused by the NOINDEX tag added to new hubs when under review and to...
by John Coviello5 years ago
Is There A Way To Confirm HubPages Domain Ownership For Bing Webmaster? I know it can be done with Google Webmaster Tools, but when I tried to confirm that I "own" the domain Rock_nj at HubPages in For...
by Adopt-a-Dog7 years ago
Hi, I have been posting a series of hubs on Dog Care and Adoption topics. All my hubs are original and I type each character in it. I also got a decent number of Hubs(21) to begin with all with good content. But google...
by Oyewole Folarin7 years ago
I noticed that 98% of my hub organic traffic is from google, why not from other search engines, specifically yahoo search engine and bing?
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