How Search Engines Read and Index Web Pages
This article is to provide you with the very first steps of making your website VISIBLE for search engines that is to understand how search engines work. Understanding how search engines work should happen before any SEO [Search engine optimization] works, and even before the website is created.
About search engines:
Search engines use web robots or web crawlers/ web spiders, which are programs traversing the website automatically, to index the web content to their database. Search engine’s job is to provide people with the information that is as close to what they searched for [known as search terms, keywords, key terms] as possible, no matter what form the requested information is in text, image, or video. Read more...
HTML list for countries in the world for your HTML form
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This HTML select list / pull-down menu of countries in the world will come in handy when you need to create a Contact form with a drop-down menu for countries. The pull-down menu will make it easier for your users to input their countries and make the output consistent on your end. Read more...
HTML list for States in the U.S. for your HTML form
Related article: HTML select list of countries in the world
This HTML select list / pull-down menu of U.S. states will come in handy when you need to create a Contact form for the U.S. The pull-down menu will make it easier for your users to input their states and make the output consistent on your end. Read more...
Want to add copyright symbol ©, trademark ™, or registered symbol ® to your website?
Here are some of the most commonly used HTML special characters/ special entities.
Roughly, special entities / special characters are characters that you may not be able to type them directly from the keyboard and make them display properly on your website. Copryright symbol ©, trademark symbol ™, registered mark ® or accented letters like á and ñ are examples of special characters.
An entity begins with an ampersand (&) and ends with a semicolon (;). For example, the following is an entity for the copyright symbol: © which will be displayed as © in your browser.