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Q: Is Browseo's output exactly what search engines like Google and Bing see?

A: Search engines don't really "see" pages the way humans do. They crawl pages and extract information from them. Since search engines care mainly about text on a page, Browseo helps you to focus on what is important to them: the actual content. Layout and styles of a page can often give a wrong impression of a page's actual value in terms of content.

Q: What are some of Browseo's unique features?

A: Browseo's unique value lies in its consolidation of important information in a single tool that is easy to use and free for all. While browsing any web page, you can display certain details about the page and its content, such as server resonse codes, redirects, contents of headings or meta information. Additionally, you can highlight three types of links separately: internal links (pointing to pages on the same domain), external links and links containing the rel="nofollow" attribute. So Browseo provides a lot of additional, useful data at a glance.

Q: What is the difference to text browsers such as Lynx?

A: While Browseo removes styles and scripts and could thus be seen as a text browser, it retains some of the details that Lynx doesn't. It is also a bit more user friendly since you navigate web pages like you're used to: with your mouse!

 

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19 responses to “Frequently Asked Questions”

  1. Avatar Phil Caines says:

    Great work guys! Helps to boil down a site what search engines see, and is easy to use. Keep it up!

    • Avatar Adrian Gaña says:

      Your clients don’t need Chrome with a certain plugin to get a quick look at their site in this “SEO View”. Just give em a link to browseo.net and tell them to enter their site. You don’t need to take screenshots and email them.

      But one thing I also think this does, is it lowers the barrier to entry especially for non-techy or less geeky folks to have an alternative view at their website. The everyday blogger, or small local business owner, or heck even corporate people who simply don’t have the time or desire really to download all sorts of plugins. You just tell them; go to browseo, plug in your site name and even as a layman you can understand certain things that just won’t look right.

  2. Avatar 5tips.eu says:

    Why don’t I see anything in browseo.net

  3. Hey 5tips, please get in touch via the contact page and we’ll have a look – thanks!

    • Avatar Donna Duncan says:

      Two things:

      (1) Your contact form is not working.
      (2) I love your spider simulator tool, but it’s also not working. When I enter a URL and press enter, nothing changes on the screen. No error message, but no results either.

      Thought you’d want to know and hopefully, fix it.

      Donna Duncan

  4. Avatar Geo says:

    Can’t see anything for browseo in the app store?

  5. Avatar Rolling Sky says:

    Thanks for these answers, it helps me more understand about Browseo and Google.

  6. Great work guys… Keep it up…

  7. Can’t see anything for browseo in the app store?

  8. Avatar ronaldwhite says:

    Can’t see anything for browseo in the app store?

  9. Avatar George says:

    Hi there, just wondering why I can’t see a result for a https -site. Does it only work with http?

  10. Avatar Naz Haque says:

    Hi I’m seeing a bunch of odd characters when I look at a website through browseo. I’ve tested this on different browsers and devices to check it isn’t a font issue on a single device. Can you have a look and guide me on this. The url is: http://www.staplehurstdentalpractice.co.uk/invisalign-braces-in-kent/

  11. Avatar harsh says:

    thanks to browseo

  12. Avatar Altais says:

    Das Tool ist eine gute Argumentationshilfe gegenüber Kunden deren Webseiten dringend überarbeitet werden müssen.

  13. Avatar Angie says:

    Can two or more people/administrators use the same dashboard/browser simultaneously?

  14. Avatar Antony Landsman says:

    Does your tool work with pages that are generated through Ajax? In running one of our pages it appears not to, even though Google seems to be Ajax friendly as per this link:-

    https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2015/10/deprecating-our-ajax-crawling-scheme.html

  15. Avatar Ivo says:

    how many machine installs are allowed per licence?

  16. Avatar Henrik says:

    Hallo – great tool. I am trying to analyze this url https://www.guldmann.com/uk/products/mobile-lifters/mobile-lifters/gl5-mobile-lifters. But I keep getting an error. Do I do something wrong here? best regards, Henrik

  17. Avatar Bill says:

    Very useful… until today, when it apparently stopped working. Now nothing returns on my site at all,