[wp-hackers] Permalink Structure - Performance vs. SEO
ljunior2005 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 21:01:13 UTC 2011
In the project I have many static pages.
A URL with id / name of the post SEO interfere so much in so far as to
revealperformance problems, even if they are small?
2011/6/13 David Law <wp-hackers at google-adsense-templates.co.uk>
> On Mon, 13 Jun 2011 11:39:56 -0300, you wrote:
> >Thanks guys, I am convinced that the best way, at least while the WP does
> >not updatethis part is to use the structure id / post as it should not
> >affect that much in terms ofSEO but it can bring an improvement in
> >DAvid, when I talk pages are pages created in WP, but not necessarily
> >that havefewer updates.
> The performance issue with using a permalink structure of just the
> post title as I understand it is related to the post permalinks can
> match Static Page permalinks (static pages are like your about page
> that are not part of the archives, so not a post).
> If you have a site with a lot of static pages (so not posts) it can
> cause a performance issue.
> I'm far, far from an expert in this area, so repeating information
> posted by those who do understand database performance issues.
> In my expereince if you have a site with few static pages and use the
> permalink structure
> which is
> the permormance hit is minimal. This is the best SEO permalink
> If you have a lot of static pages and are concerned at performance
> (maybe a cheap hosting account so worried about resources) use
> which is
> or similar.
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> >2011/6/13 David Law <wp-hackers at google-adsense-templates.co.uk>
> >> I've worked as an SEO consultant for almost a decade, have been
> >> working with WordPress for over half that time, built the best
> >> WordPress SEO theme around (by a mile) and can tell you your SEO
> >> analyst is wrong UNLESS every post in every category is also targeting
> >> the keywords within the category?
> >> That's not many sites that have that sort of SEO setup. If for example
> >> you have a site about dogs having a category dogs and having all posts
> >> within it would help with dogs relevant SERPs. But then if all your
> >> posts are about dogs you would use dogs in the post titles, so you
> >> would repeat dogs twice.
> >> Basically if it's an important keyword to a post you should use it as
> >> part of the post title.
> >> Ignoring the domain name the best folder/filename structure for all
> >> sites (not just WordPress) is
> >> keyword-phrase
> >> and if you name your posts with SEO in mind that should be covered by
> >> the posts title, therefore the best SEO permalink structure for most
> >> sites is
> >> /post-title
> >> Best SEO permalink structure taking into account performace is or a
> >> derivative of
> >> /id-post-title
> >> /id/post-title
> >> You can add a / to the end or .html or .php, I tend towards leaving
> >> that out now (used to use html years ago).
> >> When you mention Pages I assume you mean a lot of Static Pages rather
> >> than a lot of pages in total (a lot of posts) on the site? If so you
> >> should go with the performance example above, the SEO hit on the
> >> perfect structure is minimal having a number (the ID) added to all
> >> URLs.
> >> David
> >> --
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> >> On Sat, 11 Jun 2011 22:01:38 -0300, you wrote:
> >> >I have a question ... Working in a large project site and will have
> >> >pages, so I opted for the permalink structure that shows the year
> >> the
> >> >name of the post, did it to improve the performance of WP.
> >> >
> >> >The problem is that the analyst SEO project asked me to use the
> >> >structure / name of the post, I explained that this causes WordPress to
> >> >create several lines of rules to be more than normal and can severely
> >> damage
> >> >the site in terms of performance, since whenever a URL is requested the
> >> >need to read a lot of rules to find how to handle the URL, but he
> >> >that putting the loss of performance and loss of points in the
> >> optimization
> >> >SEO SEO ending balance weighing more.
> >> >
> >> >Ask references about the interference of the URL in the site
> >> >but he has not handed me anything, so I come to exchange experience
> >> you
> >> >on the subject, have done so? Actually the structure category / name of
> >> the
> >> >post instead of year / name of the post will greatly influence the
> >> >positioning of pages in search engines?
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