[thelist] filenames and SEO keywords (was Re: Easy redirect method within site)

ben morrison morrison.ben at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 10:02:38 CDT 2006

On 9/20/06, M. Seyon <evolt07 at delime.com> wrote:
> Message from Jim Callender (9/20/2006 10:00 AM)
> >Ive got a URL: www.website.com/about/about.htm
> >
> >and I want to have it redirect to the /about.htm when the address is just
> >
> >www.website.com/about/
> >
> >I realise I can do this if i just rename it to index.htm, but i prefer to
> >have the file name as a keyword for SEO purposes.
> I'm curious what SEO benefits this would give. I don't really picture
> people typing "about [company]" into google.

I think it was purely an example, as I doubt he owns website.com.

there is an old evolt article about freindly URLS


Ben Morrison

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