Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ahhhh.... I see... thanks for the link, Borek. Muchly appreciated!
> Meanwhile I have been looking at the WordPress code, which builds
> all URL's with trailing slashes by default.
Depending on how the page is generated, the trailing slash might be added
> In fact, the whole
> thing could make you wonder if addition of relevant
> 'levels', e.g. /category/internet/2006/my-page.html , should
> actually drain ranks.
No, it doesn't.
> Context is often (if not always) a positive
> thing and directory structure can provide that.
In an URL there are no such things as a directory structure. Just think of
it as a coincidence that in some cases the path of a URL is mapped on a
> I guess one could write a simple rule to just strip off of any
> trailing slash (last character strictly) in any URL. I don't think
> this can ever have a detrimental effect, but having said that, I
> suppose search engines drop that slash already.
Depends on how your software is configured. If you use a program to build
pages for webserver requests
If you make a foo directory with bar sub directory, with in bar index.html
Is redirected to
and the webserver returns index.html.
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