Ever wondered how Google actually works? You aren’t the only one. The ins and outs of Google’s search algorithm are valuable knowledge for websites everywhere, interested users, other search engines, and even spammers. As a result, Google keeps a big part of its algorithm — specifically its hundreds of pagerank indicators — under its hat. The general gist of the process, however, isn’t secret at all, and is incredibly interesting. There is an unimaginably large amount of webpages out there to be indexed in real-time. How could you possible come close to doing that? Allow us to allow Google software engineer Matt Cutts of Google Webmaster Central to explain.
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