Software used by a search engine to find and index pages; also called a robot or a spider.
A type of spider (typically from a search engine) that examines each page in a website by following all the links in each document to download each page in the website. CSS
A type of a Spider that will download multiple pages from the same web site. This is for search engine indexes.
(Spider) The part of a search engine which surfs the web.
component of search engine that gather listings by automatically "crawling" the web. A search engine's crawler (aka spider or robot) follows links to web pages, makes copies of the web pages found and stores these in the search engine's index and/or cache.
Part of a search engine which explores the internet looking for websites and then following the links that it finds. Its role is to copy and index the pages that it finds which are then stored in the search engine's index. It is these pages which are then searched when we use a search engine in order to give the search engine results. (Also known as a spider, robot or bot)
(or bot or spider): a program that visits Web pages, on a regular basis, reads their content, follows their links to the other pages in the Web site, then takes the information to the index
Crawler programs, often called 'bots' or 'spiders', are used by search engines to analyse Web sites that go online or are submitted for inclusion by their creators. They use Meta tags (description and keywords) to produce results in a user Web search.
A crawler visits documents and their contents to gather information.
A crawler searches the web for new links, content, and changes for the use of keeping Search Engine Results up to date. Crawlers are also known as bot or spiders.
Component of a search engine that gathers listings by automatically "crawling" the web. A search engine's crawler (also called spider or robot) follows links to web pages. It makes copies of the web pages found and stores these in the search engine's index.
This is the search engine robot or spider that gathers listings by automatically "crawling" websites. A search engine's crawler, follows links within a website and also to other websites.
A Spider that downloads multiple pages from the same domain.
Synonym web crawler.
nowadays, synonymous with robot.
A program that goes through websites and gathers information for the crawler's creator.
A program that moves along the web looking for URL's or other inforamtion.
A robotic programme that follows links to visit web sites on behalf of search engines or directories. Crawlers then process and store the content of a web page in the search engine's .
Also called bots or spiders; programs that follows links to visit web sites on behalf of search engines. Crawlers then process and index the code and content of a web page according to an algorithm and store the pages in the search engine's database. Googlebot is the crawler that travels the web finding and indexing pages for the Google search engine.
Also known as a "spider" or "robot". This is the tool employed by search engines to record data about web pages. It will follow links from one web page to another and from one web site to another recording the information and storing it in its index.
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A software robot sent by search engines to "crawl" through pages of a Web site to collect and index data.
a computer program that automatically discovers and collects documents from one or more network locations while conducting a network crawl
an application that fetches the web documents to the local machine which can be used by other applications like a search engine
an automated robot that performs, on a regular established basis, actions called indexing or simply crawling
a program that downloads and stores Web pages, often for a Web search engine
a program that retrieves webpages, commonly for use by a search engine or a web cache
a program that retrieves Web pages, commonly for use by a search engine, to maintain hypertext structures, or to summarize resources
a program that searches for information on the World Wide Web
a program that simply goes and visits a website, making sure to visit each and every link on the site, recording information about each page
a robot that visits the links from a starting document (usually using breadth-first search on the links), and copies the content of the visited pages to your local disk
a robot which will relentlessly crawl the web and cache web pages or cache hyperlinks to web pages
a search engine robot that surfs the web, following links and indexing pages
a software that automatically visits sites, jumps from one page to another and gathers information on different web sites
a two-legged robot that avoids the problem of balance
A crawler is the same as spider, robot but just a diffrent term
It is a program used to go through a website to get information from the website and take it back to the originator.
An automatic function of some search engines that index a page, and then visit the pages that the initial page links to. It then indexes the pages it visits. As the cycle continues, search engines can index a massive number of pages very quickly.
Also referred to as a spider or robot. A crawler is a program that follows links to web pages.
A class of robot software that explores the World Wide Web by retrieving a Web document and following the links within that document. Based on the information gathered, a crawler creates indices for search engines.
A program that indexes pages on the World Wide Web for search engines.
( Web Crawler or Spider ) - A program utilized by search engines to search for information on the Web by following links from page to page. Most search engines use this for placing web pages in their index.
a search engine spider or bot that visits and reads web pages on the internet for the purpose of creating entries for the index of a search engine. The Google crawler is called googlebot.
Another word for a search engine spider.
Program used for indexing pages, which collects information from the sites it visits and stores them in SE database.
A web crawler is a program that browses the Web in a methodical, automated manner. It is one type of bot, or software agent. They are mainly used to help search engines to index content by creating a copy of all the visited pages. Large search engines, like Alta Vista, have many spiders working in parallel.
Crawler is the software used by spidering and crawling search engines to identify and add pages to its database.
Same as a bot.
A program that automatically collects information from websites for the crawler's creator. Also known as a bot, robot, or spider.
A bot from a search engine that reads the text found on a website in order to determine what the website is about.
A software program that SEARCH ENGINES (and other programs) use to "crawl" the web using hyperlinks. It copies web pages and stores them in the SEARCH ENGINE'S database, or , where the SEARCH ENGINE uses other programs to analyze the pages. Also known as a SPIDER or ROBOT. | | | | | | | | | | | | U | V | | | Y | Z
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A web crawler (also known as web spider) is a program which browses the World Wide Web in a methodical, automated manner. A web crawler is one type of bot. Web crawlers not only keep a copy of all the visited pages for later processing - for example by a search engine but also index these pages to make the search narrower.
That part of a search engine, which surfs the web.
Another name for a search engine spider.
is a computer program also known as spider or spyder which spans the web, gathering web page data.
Automated software that retrieves web pages and follows hyperlinks contained in them. Search engines send out crawlers periodically throughout the web, and generate indexes.
A program that visits Web sites and reads their pages and other information in order to create entries for a search engine index.
A computer program that automatically gathers and classifies information on the net.
Another term for robot.
Also known as a spider or robot. Software that automatically traverses the web by downloading documents and following links from page to page. See also crawl.
A crawler is an automated process (i.e. Bot) by which a search engine reviews your web pages for inclusion in a search engine. A popular crawler is the Yahoo! Slurp crawler.
A crawler is a robot visitor to your website (not a physical robot, but a computer program which is designed to act like a human visiting a website and clicking links). Specifically a crawler is a search engine's robot which reads the content on your website and puts the content into its search database. Using the content which it has crawled, the search engine is able to respond to search queries on its website using the information it gleaned upon crawling the millions of websites on the internet, and presenting the most relevant matches.
Also known as a spider, the part of a search engine that locates and indexes every page on the Web that is a possible answer to a searcher's query.
Automated web browsing software which gathers information about visited pages in its database. Also known as a spider.
Programs, also known as bots or spiders, that search engines use to index Web pages. The crawlers search through Web pages, indexing content. Search engines then use this index and specific algorithms to determine a Web siteâ€™s relevance.
A type of a A HREF="#spider"Spider that will download multiple pages from the same web site. Crawling refers to the fact, that the spider will look for links in the pages it downloads and then walk or crawl down through a web site.
Automated program that follows links to visit web sites on behalf of search engines to fill and update their database, also know as search engine spider, robot or bot.
A program that is sent out by search engines or directories that returns information about a site content for inclusion into search engine databases. Also referred to as spiders and scrubbers.
Also known as a spider or robot, a program which automatically fetches web pages and adds them to a search engine's index.
A crawler, also known as a robot or spider, is a program that travels the Web to index websites and put them into a search engine. Major search engines all rely on spiders to visit and catalog new sites. WebCrawler and Lycos are examples of crawlers. Source: TechSoup.org
The software used by a search engine that "crawls" the web, stores the URLs found and indexes the keywords and text of each page encountered according to its relevancy algorithm. Also referred to as a robot or spider. Google indexes 3 billion Web documents every 28 days and conducts a fresh crawl of more than 3 million important Web pages each day. Bruemmer 02
Same as a spider, or spyder, or robot.
A program that goes through web sites and gathers information for its author.
A program that digs through websites and gathers information for its owner.
A crawler is much like a spider except it is programmed to constantly surf the web, following any and all links it comes across. As it visits new website's, it checks its own database to see if the site is listed. If the site is already listed, it makes note of any changes and calculates a search engine ranking for the site. If the site has not been previously listed, the crawler will record all important information, add the website to the database, and assign a ranking to it.
Also known as spider, an automated software that retrieves webpages and follows the hyperlinks contained in them. Used to generate indexes used by search engines.
Same as Spider. DOMAIN, TOP LEVEL DOMAIN (TLD) Hierarchical scheme for indicating logical and sometimes geographical venue of a web-page from the network. In the US, common domains are .edu (education), .gov (government agency), .net (network related), .com (commercial), .org (nonprofit and research organizations). Outside the US, domains indicate country: ca (Canada), uk (United Kingdom), au (Australia), jp (Japan), fr (France), etc. Neither of these lists is exhaustive. See also DNS entry.
A component of a search engine that gathers listings by automatically 'crawling' the web, following links to understand how pages are connected.
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A program used by search engines to "crawl" the web by following links from page to page. This is how most search engines "find" the web pages that they place in their index. Also referred to as a "spider" or "robot".
A software program which visits websites to create indexes for search engines. Also known as spiders, bots, and intelligent agents.
See Main Definition: spider Usage: Some vendors do make a distinction between a "crawler" and a "spider". The different terms sometimes involve the decoupling of downloading web pages and creating the actual search indices.
See Spider below
An automated program that can access web pages to add to or to update a search engine index. Web crawlers move between websites by using links on the web pages.
A "robot" that searches the Web for new and updated Web pages. As the crawler finds pages, it places them in a central database, usually for the benefit of a search engine.
See Search Engine Spider.
Another word for search engine spider. See spider.
Search engines use a crawler (also called a spider or robot) to crawl the web, following hyperlinks from one page to the next, in order to index web pages for their database. Some links use the "nofollow" tag to prevent a spider from following the link.
Component of a search engine that gathers listings by automatically trolling the Web and following inks to Web pages (also called a spider or robot or bot). It makes copies of the Web pages found and stores them in the search engineâ€(tm)s index.
A program that visits Web pages and reads their contents, usually on behalf of a search engine responding to a request from a website owner. Once read, the information is returned to the search engine, indexed and made generally available to the outside world.
A Web Crawler (or Spider) is a piece of software that scans the World Wide Web finding pages to add to the index of a search engine. See also: Search Engines.
Is software that scans the Web and locates pages to add to the index of a search engine. A crawler is in the "robot" software classification.
A component of a search engine that roams the Web, storing the URLs and indexing the keywords and text of each page encountered. Also referred to as a robot or spider.
In BEAM robotics, a Crawler is a robot that has a mode of locomotion by tracks or by transferring the robot's body on limbs or appendages. These do not drag parts of their body on the ground.