Incremental Crawl

Differential Crawl, Crawling

n.

Pronunciation

/ˌɪnkrəˈmɛntəl krɔl/

Definition

A process involving an automated script systematically searching through the updated or added data or records since the previous crawl of a defined source.

Incremental crawl uses include crawling product data systems to update scheduled product data feeds and browsing website content for recent changes or additions by search engine bots to rebuild with the newest information.

Category

Technology, Process

Related Terms

Full Crawl

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