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Wordpress Permalink Structure for SEO help

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by maxlinks, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. maxlinks

    maxlinks Junior Member

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    I always set my permalinks to /%category%/%postname%/

    And to answer your question, Wordpress is definitely "ok to use for SEO."
     
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    Of the 3 examples you listed, I personally use the first one.
     
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    smwagner33 Registered Member

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    /%category%/%postname%/%post_id%/
    This is the structure I have found that is supposed to be SEO friendly.

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    I use /%postname%/ for permalinks, and then use the wp-no-category-base plugin to make sure there are no categories cluttering up the URLs.
     
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    I use /%postname%/ too. its seems to be the best. you don't want dates and stuff screwing up your url. and i have had much more success with /%postname%/ rather than other.

    i think wordpress is the best for seo besides a custom website.
     
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    /%postname%/%post_id%69/

    I use this and ofc remove the category base
     
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    Simple one is the best one >> /%postname%/
     
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    Another vote for /%postname%/. If your blog is in a tight niche that's all that's necessary and it's better to keep your pages as close to root as possible.

    If your blog is more broadly themed, with multiple categories, then /%category%/%postname%/ but that's as far down as I'd ever want to go.

    For the guy who put his %postid% in the permalinks, stop, it's a complete waste of time.
     
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