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Searching:

• Put quotes around a phrase to search for that exact result

• “Sponsored links” are usually better, e.g. through Google

• Know the difference between paid (ads) and organic results

• Keep cookies turned off by default

Meaningful terms:

• URL = universal resource locator, website address

• https = “s” indicates a “secure” Internet connection

• Flash = warning method for renderring certain Web pages

How websites get listed:

• from organic efforts, paid ads, and/or listing sites

• once registered with search engines

• due to content distribution efforrts