Sharon F. Malone <mailto:sfmalo at 24caratdesign.com> on Monday, August 25, 2003 10:18 AM said: > Need some help with creating s.e. optimized filenames when locked > into creating an ecommerce site using the MIVA shopping cart! [snip] > Any MIVA-experienced help appreciated! Well I don't know anything about MIVA, but have you considered using mod_rewrite*? This would allow you to leaves all the filenames the same but just change the urls from the files. > For example, another site constructed using MIVA displays this url > for the Home page: http://www.xyz.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv This could become www.xyz.com/ > and this for the Catalog page: > http://www.xyz.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PLST&Store_Code=1 www.xyz.com/screen/PLST/store_code/1 > and this for one of the Product pages: > http://www.xyz.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=1&Catego ry_Code=Antioxidants www.xyz.com/Screen/CTGY/Store_Code/1/Category_Code/Antioxidants And of course you could shorten those url's even more but I just stuck with the basics. Chris. * I don't know anything about MIVA so I'm just assuming it's *nix based. If it's MS based (i.e. running IIS as webserver) there are plenty of other url rewriting tools for IIS.