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Excerpts vs Full post?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by abyssal_miss, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. abyssal_miss

    abyssal_miss Power Member

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    Trying to decide which is best to use between truncating all articles on archive/blog pages, or showing them as full blog posts. Right now I'm using full blog posts, but I figured it would be best to have them truncated, as it will increase the clicks to the individual articles, where more ads show on the single post.

    Is there anything to consider from an SEO standpoint? Which do you guys use?
     
  2. aakon7

    aakon7 Regular Member

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    Yes, I block archives, tags and category pages on most sites (depending on if you use categories or not) from being indexed and it can help with rankings. Never show the full post on the archives and category pages as G doesn't like that. I do for some sites show the full post on the homepage though depending on a lot of factors.
     
  3. PauloPaul

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    I second that no index those pages it since Panda it's become important to do that.