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- Why You Need A Web Site
A search engine visits web sites using computer programs called robots or spiders. They gather information about web sites in a process called indexing. This information might be in the form of subject matter of the web site and links contained on it pages. The search engine keeps a database of this information, which is then shown to visitors to the search engine web site. -> Read more
What Is Bandwidth?
Bandwidth is a measurement of the rate of data transfer. The more visitors you have to your web site greater your bandwidth usage will be. This is because each visitor downloads the pages they want to view onto their home computer. It is this transfer of data from your web server to their home computer that is referred to as bandwidth.
A bot, short for Robot, is just a program that runs on a web server. They can also be called spiders or crawlers. This name is used when they are accessing web sites to gather information. By accessing millions of web sites in a short time much information can be gathered. -> Read more
Being found on Google is probably an end to the real goal of getting new customers. Your customers will be using Google to find you. Google and other search engines can bring thousands of visitors to your website everyday. Imagine if you could get thousands of people to walk into your store everyday and look at your merchandise. -> Read more
RSS, Really Simple Syndication, or Rich Site Summary, is used for web sites, blogs and journals that are frequently updated. When the content is updated it automatically appears in a feed reader. This is a really great way to read your favorite web content daily. RSS will be handy for you if you have web sites you like to read every day or at least frequently. -> Read more
There has been a subtle shift in web design software that has been slow, gradual and permanent shift that I have not heard anyone talk about. This is the change from stick built web sites to content management systems. I think as time goes on there will be fewer and fewer web sites made from the ground up. -> Read more