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S: From .SWF to Symetric encryption within the SEO Glossary

Definitions from the books SEO with PHP and SEO with ASP.

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Here are the SEO definitions for words beginning with S



 1: .SWF
 2: Screen scraping
 3: Search engine optimization
 4: SELECT
 5: SEM
 6: SEO
 7: SEO copywriting
 8: SERP
 9: Sitemap
10: Social bookmarking
11: Spam (search engine)
12: Spider
13: Spider trap
14: Spidering
15: Spoofing
16: SQL
17: SQL Server
18: Status code
19: Structured Query Language
20: Supplemental result
21: Supplemntal index
22: Symetric encryption

.SWF: A vector graphics format created by Macromedia (now owned by Adobe) used to publish animations... Entry archived, click here to see full entry

Screen scraping: The practice of using a program to parse out information from an HTML document.

Search engine optimization: The subset of search engine marketing that aims to improve the organic rankings of a... Entry archived, click here to see full entry

SELECT: Basic SQL command used to read one or more rows from a data table.

SEM: An acronym for search engine marketing or search engine marketer.

SEO: An acronym for search engine optimization.

SEO copywriting: The practice of authoring content in such a way that it not only reads well... Entry archived, click here to see full entry

SERP: An acronym for search engine results page.

Sitemap: A file that provides an easy way for both humans and search engines to reference... Entry archived, click here to see full entry

Social bookmarking: Offers users convenient storage of their bookmarks remotely for access from any location. Examples of... Entry archived, click here to see full entry

Spam (search engine) : Web page(s) that are contrived to rank well in search engines but actually contain no... Entry archived, click here to see full entry

Spider: A computer program that performs the process of spidering.

Spider trap: A set of web pages that cause a web spider to make an infinite number... Entry archived, click here to see full entry

Spidering: The process of traversing and storing the content of a web site performed by the... Entry archived, click here to see full entry

Spoofing: Sending of incorrect information deliberately.

SQL: An acronym for Structured Query Language.

SQL Server: Microsoft's RDBMS product.

Status code: See HTTP status codes.

Structured Query Language : A computer language used to create, update, select, and delete data from (relational) databases.

Supplemental result: A result in the supplemental index.

Supplemntal index: A secondary index provided by Google that is widely believed to contain content that it... Entry archived, click here to see full entry

Symetric encryption: An encryption method that uses the same password, or key, for encrypting and decrypting the... Entry archived, click here to see full entry


The definitions herein are compiled from Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP (Wrox 2007) and Professional Search Engine Optimization with ASP.NET (Wrox 2007). Now translated into 4 languages, these books are recognized as standard references when approaching search marketing from the technology angle. Click here to purchase either of these books from Amazon.com.