What is Google Crawling and Indexing For SEO and How it Works ?
SEO is a really important for any web application to boost up search engine ranking. So to understand each and everything it’s taking time, basically, for basic understanding, we should know some basic SEO terms. Crawling and indexing are two such terms. If you have been in the web world for a while, you’ve at least heard the words:
about Google Crawling and Indexing.
There are the two terms upon which the whole web application depends. Let’s start to understand Crawling and indexing, and get some deep information about crawling and indexing.
Crawling: When Google visits your website for tracking purposes. This process is done by Google’s Spider crawler.
Indexing: When we write first After crawling has been done, the results get put onto Google’s index (i.e. web search).
What is Google Crawling?
Crawling basically means follow your website or webpage path.
In the SEO, crawling means follow your links and “crawling” means around your website. When any webmaster bots come to your website or blog (any page), they start following other linked pages which exist on your website.
This means Google bots are read your website content they just follow the link for your website and decide for crawling and indexing. So to boost up for a blog post we have to make deep internal linking in our web content for better optimization.
This is actual reason why we create a sitemap for our website.
If you want to stop crawling and indexing we can do using robots.txt file and meta information.
What is Google Indexing?
Indexing is the term of SEO. these are really important for your website. Indexing means your web page is now available for everyone in the google search. anyone can type and find your post through google search query if your post is rank.
You can stop indexing for your website through HTML meta.
Q. How to stop indexing for your website?
Ans. If you want stop whole website for indexing just Add the following line in theme header file.
<meta name=”robots” content=”noindex,nofollow”>.
Example of Crawling and Indexing From Google Webmaster
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