Search Engine Ranking : Java Glossary


search engine ranking

If you want more visitors to your site, you need to be aware of how search engines rank websites, how they decide where to send people making inquiries.

How Google Ranks Pages

Google managed to con the US patent office into issuing them a patent on a rather obvious idea — ranking popular sites higher where popular is defined as having a lot of other sites linking to them.

Google works exceedingly well at filtering out junk and repetition. It is very fast compared with the competition. It seems to put what I am looking for right at the top of the list most of the time.

I recommend against any procedure to artificially boost your page rankings. Sooner or later Google will detect it and penalise you with lower than normal rankings.

Improving Your Rank

Here is what I suggest to improve your ranking:

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