The A to Z of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

A is for Algorithm: The process search engines use to determine search results.

B is for Backlink: A link from another website to your website.

C is for Content: Information on your website that search engines use to determine its relevance to a user’s search.

D is for Domain Authority: A score from 1-100 that predicts a website’s ability to rank in search engine results.

E is for Engagement: How users interact with your website, such as through time spent on site, pages viewed, or social media shares.

F is for Files: Optimize PDF files.

G is for Google Algorithm: The most popular search engine.

H is for HTML: The code used to create web pages that search engines use to understand your content.

I is for Indexed Pages: The collection of web pages that search engines have found and stored for quick retrieval.

J is for JavaScript and CCS: A programming language used to make web pages more interactive.

K is for Keywords: A word or phrase that people use to find information on search engines.

L is for Links, Internal and External: The process of acquiring backlinks from third party sites to your website and linking your content within your website.

M is for Meta Description: A brief summary of the content on a web page that appears in search engine results.

N is for Nofollow: A type of link that tells search engines not to count it as a backlink.

O is for Organic: Refers to natural, non-paid search engine results.

P is for Page Rank: An algorithm used by Google to rank websites in search results.

Q is for Query: The word or phrase that someone types into a search engine.

R is for Ranking or RankBrain: The position of a website in search engine results.

S is for SERP: Stands for Search Engine Results Page.

T is for Title Tag: The main title of a web page that appears in search engine results.

U is for User Experience: How visitors to your website interact with and feel about your website.

V is for Voice Search: The process of using voice commands to search for information on search engines.

W is for White Hat SEO: The practice of ethical SEO techniques that comply with search engine guidelines.

X is for XML Sitemap: A file that lists all the pages on your website to help search engines crawl it more efficiently.

Y is for YouTube SEO: The process of optimizing your YouTube videos to rank in search results.

Z is for Zero-Click Results: Search results that are answered within the search engine results page, without users needing to click through to a website.