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This is regarding the "Crawl Rate" functionality of Google webmaster tools. They have explained it as follows
"The crawl rate affects the speed of Googlebot's requests during the crawl process. It has no effect on how often Googlebot crawls your site. Google determines the recommended rate based on the number of pages in your site."
My Question :
How do you differentiate between "speed of requests" and "how often Googlebot crawls the site". If the speed of requests increases that don't you think that my website is getting crawled pretty often?
Pls help me out with is.