How Does Search Engine Crawl Work?

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How does a crawler work?

Crawlers pay special attention to new sites, dead links, and changes to existing sites, kind of like an ever-growing library.

Diagram on how crawlers take keywords from websites, upload onto servers, which is then available when you Google a keyword
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Why should crawlers matter to you?



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