I am currently working on an eCommerce website. I am thinking of creating a structure, which would allow the visitor to browse the site by Product Category, Room and Theme.
As such, I would end up creating a structure like the following:
Of course, this is an overly simplistic representation. These are not the actual products neither but serves as a simple example for the purpose of this question.
As you can see, 'Floral Bedside Table Lamp' fits all 3 'Silos'.
What would be the implications, with the URL structure, since a Product can only be assigned one URL?
Is this why Product URLs are best to be
www.example.com/product/product-name/ rather than
www.example.com/product-category/product-name/? Or is it a case that I would need to select a primary silo and canonicalise accordingly?
With this approach, 'Floral Bedside Table Lamp' would be linking to their parent, 'Auntie/Uncle' and cousin pages. The latter not being good practice, when it comes to internal linking. As such, would all links to secondary Silos need to have a