Web crawler

internet bot that systematically browses the World Wide Web, typically for the purpose of Web indexing (web spidering)

A web crawler or spider is a computer program that automatically fetches the contents of a web page. The program then analyses the content, for example to index it by certain search terms. Search engines commonly use web crawlers.[1]

Related pages change

  • HTTrack – a web crawler released in 1998

References change

  1. Masanès, Julien (February 15, 2007). Web Archiving. Springer. p. 1. ISBN 978-3-54046332-0. Retrieved April 24, 2014.[permanent dead link]