In search engine optimization (SEO) keyword density is the measurement in percentage of the number of times a particular keyword or phrase appears compared to the total number of words in a page.
(kē´werd) (1) In text editing and database management systems, a keyword is an index entry that identifies a specific record or document. (2) In programming, a keyword is a word that is reserved by a program because the word has a special meaning. Keywords can be commands or parameters. Every programming language has a set […]
- keyword frequency
In search engine optimization (SEO) keyword frequency is the number of times a keyword or phrase appears on a single Web page.
- keyword prominence
In search engine optimization (SEO), this refers to the prominent placement of keywords or phrases within a Web page. Prominent placement may be in the page header, meta tags, opening paragraph, or start of a sentence.
- keyword search
A type of search that looks for matching documents that contain one or more words specified by the user.
- keyword stuffing
A SEO technique used by Web designers to overload keywords onto a Web page so that search engines will read the page as being relevant in a Web search. Because search engines scan Web pages for the words that are entered into the search criteria by the user, the more times a keyword appears on […]