An image sitemap is an XML sitemap file that is designed to show to a search engine the images used on a website.
An inbound link is a link that comes from another website.
Index / Indexing
Index (noun) & Indexing (verb) in SEO can refer to various processes related to being crawled and then stored in a search engine’s database. A webmaster that is having indexing issues is having problems at some stage that is causing a resource or resources not be found (indexed) in a search engine.
How easily a search engine bot can understand and add a webpage to its index.
A webpage that has been discovered by a crawler, has been added to a search engine
A link to a webpage that originates from an external website. For example, if Search Engine Journal were to link to Google, that would count as an inbound link on Google’s side; if Google were to link to Search Engine Journal, that would be an inbound link on SEJ’s side.
The database search engines use to store and retrieve information gathered during the crawling process.
How a website is organized and where various content and navigational elements are located on webpages.
The process of searching for information (e.g., text, images, video) from a large database and then presenting the most relevant information to an end user.
are links that go from one page on a domain to a different page on the same domain. They are commonly used in main navigation. These type oflinks are useful for three reasons: They allow users to navigate a website. They help establish information hierarchy for the given website.
An Internet Protocol Address. IP addresses can be:
- Shared: Numerous websites share an address within one server or a group of servers (a.k.a., virtual hosting).
- Dedicated: A website has its own address.
Neither will help you rank better; however, a dedicated IP address can increase site speed.