How Google Fetches Website Information
Introduction to Google
Before exploring any content of this website, let’s first make the basic clear by understanding How Google Search Engine actually works?
We all know that Google is a search engine that contains millions of results (Google webpages) for a specific user search query.
It was founded by Larry Page & Sergey Brin on September 4, 1998. At present Google owns more than 50 companies, some of the big names include Hangout, Gmail, Android, Blogger etc.
Have you ever wondered how Google pulls up the most relevant webpage on top?
The Wokring of Google Search Engine:
Whenever a website is created Google Bots generally crawl your website.
- What is crawling and who crawl what?
By crawling it means to fetch information of your website. This is done by Google crawlers named Google bot, spider etc.
- How can I help crawlers in Crawling my website?
A. By improving internal links
B. Updating your site regularly
D. Usage of tags effectively
E. Content Optimization
Oh No! Will, it crawls my admin page as well? If yes, how should I restrict him not to crawl specific information of my website?
- How can I restrict crawlers not to crawl specific part of my website?
By inserting the Robots.txt file you can restrict crawler not to crawl specific part of your website
I want the crawler to crawl my complete website content other than restricted by robots.txt, how should I give direction to him.
- How to give directions to crawler?
A. Sitemap files helps Google to properly crawl your website. Sitemap generators can help you in creating sitemaps for your website. A simple Google search will give you so many links of sitemap generators.
Quick Question: Where does Google store my website information? Read below:
After Google crawler has fetched the information then it gets Index in its database which is called an index. This is indexing.
Each information based on its category which is defined by the title and content of your website gets stored in its internal database.
Generally, Google categorizes your website based on the keywords that your website contains and stores them in its huge index database. Always remember that the search engine generally avoids indexing words like is, am, or, etc. in its database.
Now, Google has all the information related to your website content now it’s the turn to assign the relevancy to your website.
Processing and result display:
Once a user enters a query Google process the query and shows the result based on the relevancy criteria.
Your website’s relevancy criteria are based on the following:
A. Quality Content
B. Web Site promotion / Off – Page SEO
C. On-Page SEO
D. Domain Authority and others.
So, this was about the working of Giant Search Engine Google.