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    "Meta tags are designed to allow the creator of a website to add a description of the site’s contents in order to help search engines index the page."

    What does "index" mean here? To indicate?

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    Re: Index

    Here's a description of what page indexing is:
    Search engine indexing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    I hope it helps.

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    Re: Index

    It didn't really help, but thanks anyway.

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    Re: Index

    You expect a search engine to return relevant pages when you search for, say "Italian restaurants in London." In order to do this, the search engines must build lists, build indexes (indices) of pages which relate to particular words like "Italian restaurant." This process is called "indexing." The verb form is "to index."

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