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Website URL, whats best practive when dealing with subdomains/subfolders/categories etc?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by SamLewis, Mar 24, 2015.

  1. SamLewis

    SamLewis Power Member

    Oct 25, 2012
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    Whats the best way to structure a url? I read a MOZ post which had researched this in depth but was 5 years old so I assume its not valid anymore.

    In it they suggested along the lines of the following structure.


    So an example might be


    Im wondering whether this is still suggested as a more recent post I found said moving their subdirectory to a subfolder so the url became myfoodstore.com/fruit/healthy-foods had a positive affect on rankings.

    But is there a limit recommended amount of subfolders/categories?

    Also does having the keyword in the URL have as effect?
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2015