Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Search Engine Essentials (Search Engine Tricks)

What are Search Engines?

There are numerous different search engines, and all are essentially huge databases containing information about web pages from the internet.

A web-based user interface then allows the user to search the contents of this database. The user enters a search-term into the search engine and is presented with a list of web-pages that relate to the search-term.

Note that search engine databases have separate records for each web-page, not each website.