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Questions tagged [permalinks]

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Should permalinks be in English on a non-English website for better SEO? [duplicate]

On a Polish website where the title and content of the "Services" page is all in Polish, should I use an English permalink (www.example.com/services) instead of a Polish permalink (www.example.com/...
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Query parameter for page as normal WordPress “pretty” permalink [closed]

I have a page that is generated dynamically based on a query parameter, which I wish to "mask" as a normal "pretty" permalink. Right now I'm using: https://example.com/dynamic-page/?parameter=xxx ...
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Permalinks only work from home page

I am trying to get pretty permalinks working on my wordpress site. From the home page, every product is redirected to the pretty permalink just fine. However: If I try to directly go to a permalink (...
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My WordPress site redirects `/?p=###` URLs, is that an SEO problem?

After running a report on using SEOprofiler, I receive notices (not warnings or errors) for every page on my website that a 301 re-direct exists. For example: /?p=3460 301 redirects. The URL ...
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Wordpress permalink structure with mutliple categories [duplicate]

I am trying to find out whether the permalink structure affects ranking and which of these two permalinks is better to use. I have nested categories on my blog, now my link looks as follows https://...
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Linking with page id versus “pretty” permalinks in wordpress

Assuming I am linking from one site I admin to another, so I have full control, is there a SEO difference in linking to the "pretty" permalink of a page versus using /?page_id=x or the "shortlink" ...
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Will the number of categories in a WordPress custom post type URL affect SEO?

I am just creating a new post type "BOOKS" and got stuck on a decision whether to make the post type hierarchical or not. I will be dividing the books into different custom taxonomies such as - GENRE,...
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Keyword location in URL permalink structure effect on SEO [duplicate]

I am in the process of a large rebuild and redesign of my real estate website. Through this process, I am expanding my content and number of internal pages which are structured as Wordpress custom ...
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WordPress permalinks with the category and the postname throw a “Page Cannot Be Found” error

Background: I have developed and managed many WordPress sites over the years. Only one of these sites has this problem, but, based on comments on the WordPress.org forum, others are having the same ...
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Dilemma: Structure of Similar Websites [closed]

I have created music and movies knowledge sites for use locally in my country (think of Genius and IMDb). Both were built differently (by different people) and do not share anything. But I am in a ...
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Is it valid to include digits and question marks in the URL slug for a permalink?

Is it valid (and maybe even a best practice) to create "Aliases" or "Slugs" that contain numbers and question marks? The numbers would be integer only, floats are out of the question. For example: ...
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Permalinks: Are there any SEO, Bookmarking, or Sharing Best Practices?

So we have permalinks in place all over our site. Basically any product, category, article, etc with a "clean url" with canonical such as example.com/green-fidget-widget also have permalink ID ...
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More than one permalink structures to apply each time depending on the post

In my wordpress installation I use the following custom structure for Permalink Settings: www.example.com/%category%/%postname%/ Through Yoast’s WordPress SEO plugin, I have checked the option to “...
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Wordpress, Apache and Nginx: permalinks and cache

I have a server with Ubuntu 14.04.1, Apache at port 8008 and nginx at port 80 as a proxy for Apache. It runs a website based on Wordpress. I use Wordpress's plugin WP Super Cache with the following ...
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How remove a duplicate permanent link in WordPress?

I have two links that show a single post. I need to remove one of them, because I get "Duplicate title tag" warnings in Google Webmaster Tools. How can I remove a permanent URL from WordPress?
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For an SPA-website, which permalink-format would be better for SEO?

I've created a SPA-website which will serve as my personal blog. I just can't quite decide on a permalink-structure for the blog-posts. Which of the following three permalink-formats would work ...
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I changed my URL structure. How do I tell Google to not show my older links?

My old URL structure was http://japanaddicts.org/mind-blowing-japanese-songs/ But almost three days back, I picked the other style that's more descriptive: http://japanaddicts.org/creativity/mind-...
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What is the advantage of using post dates in my permalink structures? [duplicate]

I am trying to achieve the best permalink structure for my site. It will be a multi-author site where users will be posting artciles on a daily basis. I want the permalink structure to be as follows: ...
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How to SEO one “routing” image URL to multiple canonical image URLs?

Background: I am developing a web service that will provide tooltips to fan sites for collectible gaming cards. The potential traffic and bandwidth is substantial. As this is a free service, I want ...
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Possible to drop the original query parameters entirely in a rewritten URL?

Original URL looks something like domain.com/filename.php?id1=333&id2=444. Desired rewritten URL is something like domain.com/my-rewritten-url. I can imagine creating a lookup table with columns ...
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How to fix unknown broken link error in WordPress?

I've been working on a client website and found that there are broken links. I have fixed most of the links. Most of the broken links are generated from comments. So I fixed them. But still when I ...
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Why is the full URL in my Google result not showing?

When I do a Google search for my individual event pages, the page is usually found but the URL shown under the title seems to always link to my events index. (Title links to the individual page are OK)...
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What is the best WordPress permalink structure for a website with daily new posts and updates?

I have a WordPress website where users contribute a lot of posts and comments. I am now using /date/post-name as the permalink structure, but I've read and heard that it's better to use just the post-...
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is it good for SEO to hierarchy the site links? [duplicate]

One of my website i am using links like this: http://example.com/web-development/ http://example.com/web-designing/ http://example.com/web-promotion/ Not like this: http://example.com/services/web-...
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Are there some permalink typology better than others for SEO?

I am pretty new in WordPress and on my blog I am using permalinks. I have seen that there are 5 topologies of permalinks and I don't know if some types are better than others for search engines for ...
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Blogger post permalink lost when exporting/importing blog

Google's Blogger now allows the original publisher to specify a customized permalink for a post on a blog. Yet, when one exports and imports this blog, the posts must be republished, and the ...
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Multilingual website URL & SEO

For example, I see most of the Google's properties is using the hl query string, e.g. http://www.youtube.com/?hl=zh-TW and compare the above URL with http://www.youtube.com/zh-TW/.. From the SEO ...
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Is it possible to change URL structure and to continue to gather Analytics data to the existing posts?

I'm changing my WordPress permalinks from /%category%/%post_id%/ to /%postname%/ Is is possible to make Google Analytics to continue gathering the posts data correspondingly?
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Any chance to redirect homepage to a changing permalink without irritating search engines?

We have a php 5.3/Apache 2.2 based cartoon website that always shows the most current cartoon on the homepage (index.php). Now, a lot of people want to link directly to that cartoon (by copying the ...
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Whereto should I migrate my dasBlog site?

For a couple of years I've been hosting my blog on my own server. However, I'm getting tired of maintaining it myself, and I also wish to move away from the dasBlog engine, since development of that ...
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How To Change Wordpress Pemalinks for Future Posts?

Had I known years ago, I would have chosen meaningful permalinks for my blog. There is an option in Wordpress to change them all but I would like to keep the old links as they are since they are ...
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Joomla 1.5 to Wordpress 3.1 migration: how to redirect Joomla's permalinks

I'm migrating a Joomla 1.5 site to a WordPress 3.1 site (I will later update to WP 3.2.x) and I've found the right tool to do it, a plugin called Joomla 1.5 Importer. There is another plugin called ...