01 Feb '18, 12pm

Ranking Vs Indexing: The Google SEO Confusion

Ranking Vs Indexing: The Google SEO Confusion

Most SEOs know the difference between ranking and indexing, some even know the difference between indexing, ranking and serving search results. If you do not, see the how search works portal designed by Google years ago to help explain that concept. The issue is, sometimes more advanced SEOs can get so much into these concepts that the two or three sometimes not necessarily be confused but they know better to understand, sometimes can be related. Yesterday at Search Engine Land we felt the need to write Google's Page Speed Update does not impact indexing . This is even the case after I did explain that in our FAQs around that Google Speed Update . But I don't necessarily blame some SEOs for digging into the question a bit deeper. Let me first share the confusion: Slow pages can get into the index. The speed update is a ranking change that has no direct effect on indexing. ...

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