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Putting the ID near the beginning of a URL is better than putting it near the end. URLs often get truncated in emails or by CMS systems that show them to users. When the ID is at the end the truncation will often lop it off and cause 404 errors on your site. When it is near the beginning, your site can still redirect to the full URL. When Googlebot ...


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From the SEO prospective, i bet there might be a difference: In you first example, the ID is separated from the title, making it clear to the crawler it is a different resource (as the / character does it naturally). In your second example, the ID is mixed with the title. It requires more brains from the crawler to determine the meaning of it. Imagine ...


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You could simple make a button/link with a text like "This site is in https, click here to view via https", maybe add a little warning "might not function 100%". Https Everywhere works with a whitelist. Can't find how-to real quick, but this rulsets page might help. I'm not aware of any preference or setting in the browser. You can't send a header "https, ...


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For SEO, I would say an id doesn't permit to easy remember the URL for users. Therefore, no matter on which URL you choose; an id in the middle or at the end of an URL doesn't change anything regarding SEO. However, an id in an URL can be very useful in case of you would have two pages with the same URL. This is the case for StackOverflow because the URL is ...


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The source of your problem can be in html or in javascript, and you cannot control the links that other people put on the net too.. And because he finds a page when making a request for it, it indexes it. I miss some information to give answer with code (using a CMS? Other rules in .htaccess, etc…), but here are some ways : Write a permanent redirect in ...


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products1.php simply needs to output the canonical link in the head section of the page. Presumably it knows the information needed to build your friendly URL: category subcategory product name product id Then the canonical tag appears in both the page for the friendly URL and the page for the parameterized URL. That is fine. Google says that a ...


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The CNAME is not sufficient for a redirect. A DNS CNAME pointing to the same IP address will create duplicate content if the webserver is not configured to do the redirect. In that situation, the same content on the website will be available under two different URLs: http://mysite.example.com http://www.mysite.example.com Although Google is much ...


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You think it would be helpful if Bing would at least give a few samples of the suspect pages. But Google does the same sorts of things so don't think it too bad of Bing. It is incumbent upon a site owner to check their links on their sites but that may be too large a task these days with sites growing ever larger and more sophisticated. Here is a tool that ...



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