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Crawling vs. Indexing

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  • Started 5 years ago by dollar
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dollar
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Whats the difference between Crawling and Indexing ? Please explain me in easy way. Thanks!

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ScottW
ScottW
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According to Wikipedia, "automatic indexing" is another name for web crawling:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_crawler

There is also an article on Web Index in relation to search engines:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Index_(search_engine)

I'm not sure which usage you are interested in and, not being familiar with this technology, I can't explain it any easier.

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