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Old 14th December 2016, 12:07 AM   #1

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Default What Is The Difference Between Crawling And Indexing?

Hi Everyone !! What is the difference between crawling and indexing?

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Old 20th December 2016, 04:07 AM   #2
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Actually they both are the different things

when google bot's come to your site and read the information from your site than it's called the crawling., and after that you get listed in the google search engine that means indexing. both are looks a like but very different.

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Old 20th December 2016, 04:41 AM   #3

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Crawling is the first part of having a search engine recognize your page and show it in search results. Crawling is a term used when Google or another search engine sends its search bot to a web page or web post and reads the page. You can check crawling date using cache:yourwebsite.com in URL bar.

is the next step after it gets crawled. Every site that gets crawled get indexed. Search engines then decide what keywords and what ranking for each keyword search your page will land. You can check if your website is indexed or not type site:yourwebsite.com in Google search bar.

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Old 21st December 2016, 10:11 AM   #4

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Post Difference between Crawling and Indexing

Crawling - This is when a search engine Bot or Spider visits your website to gather information and understand what the site is all about.

Indexing - This is when your content gets saves after crawling your site. For example; Google crawled my site and indexed 5 bog post into it's archives.

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Old 27th December 2016, 06:24 AM   #5

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Default Crawling And Indexing

When google bot read your website pages it's called crawling and when google listed your website in google search engine it's called indexing.

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Old 27th December 2016, 07:16 AM   #6
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Crawling means Google is reading a your web page. Crawling is the first thing done to include your website in the Google SERP.

After Crawling, Google Index your web page. In simple words indexing means Google will add it to web search, i.e. your link will be visible in Google search results.

It's not necessary that if your page is crawled it will get indexed. But if your page is indexed than it is definitely crawled.

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Old 2nd January 2017, 01:20 PM   #7
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Default Difference Between Crawling and Indexing

Hello Friends, I hope you are doing well there. If we talk about the difference b/w crawling and indexing then Crawling is the process of fetching new data from the websites and webpages by some specific software called crawlers.Every Search Engine has its own crawlers.
Google - Google Bot
Bing - Bing Bot
Yahoo - Slurp

Indexing - When data is fetched by these software, they need to store it some where else. Then these software goes to Search Engine Data Base relatively and deliver the content fetched by them. There are so many software who takes this data and save it to the Search Engine Database. So the process of saving or making index of the fetched data is known as Indexing. These software are known as Indexer.

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Old 4th February 2018, 10:15 PM   #8

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Crawling means the search engine robot crawl or fetch the web pages while Indexing means search engine robot crawl the web pages, saved the information and it appear in the search engine.

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