The 5th most popular programming language in the world, according to inc.com, that is used to program (i.e. change, manipulate things…) in web browsers and servers.
In basic terms, a webpage is made up of these ingredients;
All 4 stages have their own unique challenges and optimisation techniques to ensure the best possible search result is displayed to the user. However, for now we are going to focus on the ‘crawl’ and ‘render’ stages.
So, in order to do this, Google uses its software called Googlebot to ‘fetch’ the page then it uses a Web Rendering Service (WRS) which ‘renders’ it.
Here are those stages again to see where this action fits:
When building websites, web developers will focus on creating the best user experience possible, delivering high accessibility, functionality and speed. Users and Google demand this, so web development projects should of course lead with this goal in mind. But in parallel to this or directly afterwards, we recommend that there should be some diagnosis and optimisation done to ensure Google can crawl, render and index the content, ensuring the site’s SEO optimisation potential is as high as possible.
There are several ways you can diagnose and test your code to ensure as much of it is getting indexed as possible: