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Schema

Schema is based on a concept that promotes the use of structured data over the Internet. Its essentially a database of markup vocabularies created to support interoperability of structured data for search and discovery



Search Console

Search Console was previously known as Google Webmasters. Its a free tool provided by Google to help Webmasters manage their website's presence in Google search results.



Search Engine Marketing (SEM)

Search engine marketing refers to promoting a website through paid placements or Ads in search engines. Adwords, Google's advertising product is by far the most widely used search engine marketing product.



Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Search engine optimization refers to creating new web pages or modifying existing ones in order to improve their accessibility, usability, indexibility, and search discoverability so that they rank higher in search results for their targeted terms.



Search Query

A search query is a term that web users use to find the products, services, and information they are looking for online.



Search Term Popularity

Search term popularity is the number of results shown for a term when a search is performed.



Semantic Markup

Semantic markup is used to associate & reinforce meaning with HTML markup. Earlier, HTML scope was limited to defining web page structure and layout and controlling presentation of text, to some extent; The concept of semantic markup gives HTML more power.



SEO

Same as Search Engine Optimization



SERPs

SERPs stands for Search Engine Result Pages.



Short Lived Content

Short-lived content allows users to be creative, show off and exposing parts of themselves in a spot light. In the case of short-lived content, everything disappears after 24 hours.



Sitelinks

Sitelinks are links that randomly appears below certain listings in Google search results, and help users better navigate a site. They are generated automatically by Google search algorithm when it feels the additional links will be helpful to users.



Social Bookmarking

Social Bookmarking is a practice where online users store, organize, manage and share their Bookmarks or favorite web pages by using a Social Bookmarking website.



Social Commerce

It is one of the emerging ways for e-commerce players to market their product and services. Social commerce merges online shopping and social networking, allowing people to participate actively in buying and selling of products and services. It is all about building a relationship with customers.



Social Media Stories

On the visual platforms, like Snapchat and Instagram, users can share images and short videos of themselves and have their creations appear in feeds. The content created on these platforms is temporary, with much of the content disappearing quickly after a user has viewed it. This helps to create an atmosphere of urgency, where users feel concerned about potentially missing out on the latest tips and communication from their connections, including their favorite brands.

Social media stories help to tap into this dynamic. Brands can create videos and images that appear to people on the platforms. Since the stories created only last a short period of time before they disappear, unless a particular user saves them, followers feel more inclined to watch or otherwise engage with the promotion. This then help to spread the brand and build engagement.



Spider

It is another commonly used term for Search Robots or simply ‘robots’.



Splash Page

A splash page generally opens ahead of the home page of a website. Splash pages are generally used to promote an offer or advertisement. These are not much appreciated by search engines.



Stemming

Stemming or Keywords stemming is the process of using different forms of an identified root keyword throughout a web page content in order to increase its relevancy for the targeted terms. The purpose of stemming is to increase search traffic.



Streaming Media

On-demand real time distribution of audio, video and multimedia data over the internet is called Streaming media.



Structural Design

It is the breakdown of website content into logical sections such as main areas, pages, headings, sub-headings etc. The idea is to organize content is best possible way.



Structured Data

In web terminology, structured data is data that is structured using a shared markup vocabulary so that a semantic meaning can be assigned to it.



Syndication

In general, Syndication refers to collecting and compiling information from multiple different sources, formatting it as required and then publishing it. In web terminology, it is the process of pulling content from different websites using their RSS feeds and then publishing it online.