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Spider Simulator

A spider simulator is a tool that will display website content as it is seen by search engine spiders (or robots) when they crawl a page. What a person sees and what a robot sees are often very different. Viewing a web page through a spider simulator will show bare text with little or no styling. It will show the text in the order that it is crawled, which is often a different order to how it is displayed to internet users.

Why Use Robot Simulators?

Viewing code as it is seen by robot simulators can help give insight that can be used to maximise SEO efforts. Search engine rankings can be affected by subtle differences such as the position that keywords appear on your page. Spider simulators can help you make sure that your content is well structured in the eyes of the search engines as well as the people that visit your site.

The simulator from summit media is an excellent tool that also gives a clear indication of any problems that your site may have, ranging from loading times to meta structure problems. Please follow the link below to see how your page is viewed by the search engine spiders.

Spider Simulator

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