[wp-hackers] 2-3 plugins
r at schestowitz.com
Sun Nov 13 07:22:31 GMT 2005
_____/ On Sun 13 Nov 2005 06:50:44 GMT, [Firas D.] wrote : \_____
> Jeff Minard wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> For user navigation and SEO, archives
>>> are very much necessary and should probably be enabled 'out of the box'.
>>> In their absence, people will rarely (if ever) bother to read the 'grave-
>>> yard' of posts.
>> Maybe I'm missing something, but WP has archives by default. By
>> date, and by category. With RSS feeds.
>> And the archive plugins pointed out so far make heavy use of AJAX
Good point. I hadn't realised that the plug-in mentioned by Firas involves
plug-in in question, I thought it was pure-CSS. If someone disables (e.g.
comments out) standard sidebar archives in favour of this plug-in, the
blog indeliberately gets narrow and scarsely crawled.
> Yeah, the SEO thing is covered, but for actual humans the archives
> are pretty cumbersome.
What I found most impeding (both for humans and for deepcrawls) are LIMITs
on the number of fetched items (20 by default?), which means that calendar
(if made visible) is among few ways of getting to *all* posts. In blogs
where 200 items are posted per month (centralised in a small number of
categories), this becomes a worrying bottleneck.
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