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ending with .html or not

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by samsagaz, Jan 11, 2015.

  1. samsagaz

    samsagaz Newbie

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    Hi guys, im working on a new site with static files, want to know if recommend me use .html files or withot file extension.

    Regards!
     
  2. GroundUp

    GroundUp Regular Member

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    Hey

    I find it is more easy and search friendly to remove the html file extension.

    For example, when giving out your domain on a business card or using its raw form on an internet link. It really is better to clean it up a bit.

    There is some truth as well to cleaning it up for search engines, because they like whatever is easier for the end user.

    You can use a .htaccess to produce friendly URLs. However you should be careful as it will affect everything on your site.
     
  3. M4XW3LL

    M4XW3LL Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    The benefit of not using the extension .html is that you can change the technology they use without having problems migrating URLs (.php to .html or .jsp to .html...). Another advantage to no extension on the URL is that those URLs are easier to read and look friendlier in the search results. Obviously, a part of SEO is making those results look as good as possible.
     
  4. withyouandme

    withyouandme Newbie

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    I would recommend against the use of extensions.