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May
1

SEO – MDN Web Docs Glossary: Definitions of Web-related terms

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is the process of making a website more visible in search results, also termed improving search rankings.

Search engines crawl the web, following links from page to page, and index the content found. When you search, the search engine displays the indexed content. Crawlers follow rules. If you follow those rules closely when doing SEO for a website, you give the site the best chances of showing up among the first results, increasing traffic and possibly revenue (for ecommerce and ads).

Search engines give some guidelines for SEO, but big search engines keep result ranking as a trade secret. SEO combines official search engine guidelines, empirical knowledge, and theoretical knowledge from science papers or patents.

SEO methods fall into three broad classes:

technical
Tag the content using semantic HTML. When exploring the website, crawlers should only find the content you want indexed.
copywriting
Write content using
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Apr
14

Computer Glossary, Computer Terms – Technology Definitions and Cheat Sheets from WhatIs.com

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Apr
2

Computer Skills: Definitions and Examples

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Today, nearly every job requires a basic understanding of computers, and many jobs involve intermediate to advanced computer skills. This can include knowledge of specific software, applications or devices. Below, you’ll discover more information about the type of computer skills employers commonly look for in job applicants.

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What are computer skills?

Computer skills fit into two categories: hardware and software.

Hardware skills allow you to physically operate a computer. Hardware skills can be as simple as knowing how to turn devices on and off. They might also involve more complex tasks like connecting machines to networks, changing parts or fixing broken devices. For these complex tasks, many employers hire trained technicians with advanced computer skills.

Software skills help you to efficiently use computer programs and applications.

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