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Is url.com/path/ better than url.com/path.html?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Oblivion13, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. Oblivion13

    Oblivion13 Regular Member

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    I was talking to a buddy and he took a look at my site and he said the only thing he would change is the url extensions.

    For example my site has

    url.com/porfolio.html

    He says I should have it like

    url.com/portfolio/

    Is there any difference when it comes to SEO when it comes to how these are? I always thought there wasnt. He just said it was ugly but I wanted to know if it will benefit SEO wise having the way he suggested.
     
  2. Oukast

    Oukast Senior Member

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    Doesn't matter. Personally I agree it's ugly, but it has no effect in raking the site at all.
     
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  3. Jenny30

    Jenny30 Regular Member

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    I agree as well its ugly but it has got not effects on the pr so does not matter any ways.
     
  4. xtr3m

    xtr3m Newbie

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    No difference to Google but /portfolio/ is easier on the eyes and easier to remember. You'll need to enable Apache's mod_rewrite if you're running a dynamic CMS.
     
  5. bahman2000

    bahman2000 Junior Member

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    url.com/portfolio/ is better; html is old algorithm for Google. He like CMS: Wordpress, Joomla...