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How do Seach engines find web pages?

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How do search engines find web pages?  Does the page have to be registered somewhere?  
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  Yes, they have to be registered with whatever search engine the user is searching.

  The way search engines work is by creating a database of all the web pages that have been registered to it.  What happens when someone does a search is that the server where the search engine is located searches the database for matching keywords (much like the search feature in most help files).

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