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Postition of keywords in url name *Importance

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by coitax, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. coitax

    coitax Newbie

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    I know that keywords in the url are important but what about their position in the url. Like if you want to rank for "homes for sale" would these two be similar or rank differently?

    /homes-for-sale/Oak-ridges/Residential-Freehold/Ontario/Missisauga/1580-Brock-Rd/N2661133/

    VS.

    /Residential-Freehold/Ontario/Missisauga/1580-Brock-Rd/N2661133/homes-for-sale/Oak-ridges


    Very curious about this.

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  2. deathx01

    deathx01 Registered Member

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    Well the URL is a part of SEO (%) , the best url is a one that will follow the website architecture and usually the keyword is at the end...
     
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  3. coitax

    coitax Newbie

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    That's very helpful and generally a good rule to follow in the future for my other websites. Thanks.
     
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    u can place it at the and.. see to that its concise and readable..
     
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    /Residential-Freehold/Ontario/Missisauga/1580-Brock-Rd/N2661133/homes-for-sale/Oak-ridges will rank better.
     
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    It is also wrong, your main keyword should be near the beginning.
     
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    Generally, the closer a keyword is to the beginning of a URL, the better.

    However, positioning keywords in URLs is not something that can determine your site rankings. Check out this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRzMhlFZz9I that proves the point.
     
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    sorry for make mistake , i was more into ecommerce things . keyword YES should be at the begining , as sub domain is the best way to get it at the begining...
     
  9. Flex1

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    Yes, your KW should be at the beginning. Same with Youtube tags. Have the main KW your trying to rank for be at the beginning of the tags.