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Hand in hand, they are working. Crawling, Indexing, and Ranking.
You can keep this song I’ve just invented in your mind; in case you are asking about how SEO works. But not just the song, you can keep on reading; to know more details in this article.
How does Seach Engine work?
It is like a triangle that starts with Crawling and ends with Ranking.
Search engines have a sacred mission, which is to provide you and every other user with the most accurate answer to the question you type in the search box.
Many websites, actually; hundreds of websites are competing to answer your search inquiry, so the search engine’s mission is to choose the best answer and display it to users.
As a website owner, you need your website to be visible to users, so; you write the content, optimize it, and put your keywords, then what?
It is time for the search engines to work, so; you ask them to index your content, and the search engines send their bots or spiders to your website, that is what we call (Crawling).
The bots check your content and index it. Yes, this is (Indexing). Then they put your website in the position it deserves. It is (Ranking).
Crawling, Indexing, and Ranking
Here are more details:
Okay, Crawling is a discovery process, by a team of search engine spiders or crawlers, which aims to discover new or updated content.
The spiders go to the web page and discover the new links, so they can find the new or updated content and index it.
Crawling usually happens automatically, or you request an index.
Indexing is like storing something. Search engines store information in a huge database, so it can be found easily.
Every website has a position on SEPR, according to how much it follows the SEO practices and the quality of the content.
Each website is competing to be on the first page; because people believe that the first result is the most trusted one.
What can we do?
You don’t have to care too much about Crawling, Indexing, and Ranking, because Vocus is an SEO company in Egypt, which can take care of your website.
So; Do not hesitate to contact us.