SEO Terminology

Black Hat is a form of Search Engine Optimisation which is designed to deceive or trick search engines into ranking the page higher. Usually this is done by exploiting loop holes in the search engines. If the search engines detact Black Hat technics have been used they will usually penalise the website resulting in the ranks to drop or the site be removed from the index completely.

PageRank (PR) is a value between 1 and 10 to repersent the importance of a page based on incoming links from other web pages either internally or externally.

SEM is short for 'Search Engine Marketing', this is i

SEO stands for 'Search Engine Optimisation', this is the process of making your website more friendly to search engines to increase the ranking of the pages.

SERP stands for 'Search Engine Result Pages', the results you get from a search engine when you do a search for a key phrase.

Written By: S2H, 17th October 2008

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