SEO Glossary
What is SEO, and how does it work?
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Algorithm

An algorithm is a mathematical formula that performs step-by-step calculations. Algorithms are used by the search engines to provide users with specific results regarding their search. Google algorithms search the millions of webpages that have the keywords the users typed. After that, the algorithm ranks those pages according to several factors, and displays the best ranking pages on top of the search engine's result page.

Google's algorithms use more than 200 clues like terms, content, PageRank, and more to provide users the best possible results in their search.

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