[wp-hackers] Permalink Structure - Performance vs. SEO
ljunior2005 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 01:13:17 UTC 2011
Lynne, I think this sense that you speak of is very important to include the
URL in the titleof the post (so the date to appear more visible in search
results) that in the URL. Know someone who usually put the date in the title
of their texts?
See, people do not care if the date is in the URL, it is important to know
the date of thenews, the only way this information is more visible in the
URL that anywhere else on the page is if someone is only seeing the URL,
because frankly, when access to a newsURL is the last thing I'm paying
2011/6/14 Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com>
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 6:00 PM, Lynne Pope <lynne.pope at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If people choose to optimise their URL structure
> > for humans (which is always best for SEO anyway)
> Humans care about dates. Leaving a date identifier (like the year) out
> of the URL is actually de-optimizing the site for humans.
> Like it or not, the time of content creation matters *to people*. If I
> know a post was written in 2006 then that's substantially different
> than if it was written in 2011.
> WordPress Posts are time-based and indexed and oriented. If you're
> creating content on a continuing basis, then the date of the creation
> matters. Not having in the URL is removing critical information that
> people use (and which search engines, for the most part, don't).
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