How Websites Get Listed Into SERP

Whenever you need some information, you will simply Google it sitting in front of the computer. Google will display wide range of results that is relevant to the input keyword. Have you ever thought how Google fetches the results based on the query and decides the order of the search results?

To be simpler and specific, you can imagine searching the web is similar to looking for a topic in a very large book by using its index. When you search any keyword, the search engine algorithm will search for the index to show the most relevant results.

Also read: Some Google Searching Tips You Have to Know

How Websites Get Listed Into SERP
Every search engine follows there significant tasks for displaying the results of your input keyword.

1. Crawling:

Crawling is a process of searching for the updated content in the web pages and adding them to the Google index. This task will be performed by the internet bots in the World Wide Web. The internet bots are also termed as Web crawlers or Web Spiders or Automatic indexers.

Daily billions of web pages are being crawled by the search engines. They have algorithms to determine which website to be crawled, how many pages from a single site and how often.
How Websites Get Listed Into SERP

2. Indexing:

Indexing refers to syncing the contents of a website. For getting indexed in search engine the webmasters should take care of the site’s SEO structure. Because the search engines process the key content tags and attributes such as Title tags, META Description and ALT attributes. Choosing the perfect keywords is most important factor to get listed into SERP (Search Engine Results Page).

Also read: 5 Incredible SEO Tips to Rank Better in Search Engines

How Websites Get Listed Into SERP

A few factors that help to index a site faster are listed below:

  • Update the website regularly
  • Maintain frequency and regular internal between each update for better crawling.
  • PageRank
  • Domain Authority
  • Backlink

3. Serving Results:

When a user leaves a query, the bots search for the index and checks the relevant content in all the web pages and returns the result. The relevancy of the content depends on several factors in which the PageRank plays a major role. The site having top PageRank will obviously have high priority to get listed in SERP at top result.

For better crawl rate and indexing its essential to use Google Webmaster Tools. It is the perfect place to ensure whether the search engines are crawling and indexing your site correctly.

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  1. Gautam

    Great Post and It will help Understand google Better.Thnks.
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  2. Ajay

    The crawling and indexing are the main factors that makes the site appear in the search engine results page. But, in order to get a good SE traffic we should target a popular keyword.
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    • Pavan Somu

      Yeah.! Keyword selection plays a major role at this point.

  3. Koj Tajo

    Hey Pawan, first let me say those two pic are AWESOME, esp Google crawlers. And the text perfectly subordinated the images. It was indeed good to know the basics of how Google enlist the websites.
    Regards – Koj
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  4. Jijin Mohan

    Very informative. Thanks for the share.
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  5. MNB Achari

    HI, Pavan. Great article! I have a question. Should we add meta keywords along with meta description for our site?
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    • Pavan Somu

      Hi Mr.Achari,
      Adding the META Title, META Description and META Tags helps Google to index the site more faster and easier.

  6. Mohd Aktar

    Hey Pawan as usual great article dude. This post really help us to bring out a good content by keeping the above points in mind. Thanks.
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  7. Anshdeep Verma

    Pawan a very good article, These points are very informative. They are really to understand how the google works and what is important while writing a content to get listed.
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  8. Karnal Singh

    Dear Pawan,
    Your post gives a good insight in to search engine’s working.Written in very simple,easy to use language……
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  9. Mitch

    Hi Pawan, very informative article as usual dude. the list given by you are very important to get listed. Thanks dude for such a nice article.
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  10. Deo Guru Chaturvedi

    Hi Pavan, very nice post and it consist of the facts. Keep it up! But one request dude I am your regular visitor and I request you to remove the bar that is coming with like and tweet and all it is very irritating and interrupting while reading the article.
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  11. Aktar

    Very Informative blog, all the points are very helpful in improving listing in SERP.

  12. Sarvesh Darak

    No doubt, On-page optimization which is very important to get easily listed into serps. And the next steps to get fast indexing pages is promoting the website/blogs on social profiles.

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  13. Heritage Thiruneermalai

    Well explanation and very interesting to read one too. Thanks for sharing this great information!

  14. Andria

    Great job Pavan! Now only am very cleared in this google serp.

  15. amy

    greats, such a good article..
    i think now i learn something new.. 🙂
    will use this info on my blog..
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  16. Dinesh Kumar

    Hi pavan such a nice post from you man i got clear idea here about google indexing also going to do make changes in google websmater for my new blog Valentines day Messages

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