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Silo Question

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by SeanAustin, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. SeanAustin

    SeanAustin Power Member

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    I am so lost at how you are supposed to maintain a strict silo structure for a site and yet still have a top menu. The only way I see it is possible to do this is by having your top menu be in JS except on the homepage.

    Please help! I am so fed up with trying to silo my site.
     
  2. Zso

    Zso BANNED BANNED

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    If you are fed up then quit trying to silo your site.

    For real, silo it's not a must if you have the basic site structure with categories and tags.
     
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  4. SeanAustin

    SeanAustin Power Member

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    I don't post threads like this unless I've gone through every single thread on here and found no solution. Yes, I've read through that, and it is a good read like you say, but no where on it does it say how to deal with a top menu while still maintaining a strict structure (unless I'm completely blind)
     
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    TehEpidemick BANNED BANNED

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    and a silo is?

    oh like an index.

    yeah like zso said if you just have a menu and a sitemap, i would think thats good enough?
     
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    If you know some programming language like php and use it instead of wordpress, it is just a simple if-then-else logic.

    You can also do it in wordpress using some plugins but you really have to be good at programming since you will update a lot of the wp core files and modules.

    For me it is easier to do silo on static sites using html + php. But it is more tedious....
     
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    Silo makes me laugh. I havent worried about silo in years and still have a lot of top rankings.
     
  8. bartosimpsonio

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    He was trying to help you....

    About your question, you can have different templates per page. WP allows you to have a different html template for individual posts and for the home page. you can thus create custom menus per section, building a silo structure in the process.
     
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    I use ultimatum theme for this, but it`s much manual work.
     
  10. creditandgolfse

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    JavaScript or images with on click behaviour are ways to mask it... Even iframes could be used.. Look at how Bruce clay does things on his site... It can be done but you never know what Google can figure out
     
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    Currently only Iframe and Ajax works

    I've read that google can even read those links - but not currently doing it

    The way I look at it, if a browser can find the link, then so can google - so whatever still works now, it won't in the future when google decides to start reading those links

    Forget the site-wide top nav bar and use dynamic sidebar links - I know some people complain about loss of usability - but you have to make a choice - top search rankings with less usability - or more usability and less top search rankings