[wp-hackers] Some Thoughts/Enhancement Ideas In And Around The Category Side Of Things
mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Wed Feb 10 20:05:32 UTC 2010
On Feb 10, 2010, at 2:39 PM, mccormicky wrote:
> My dad constantly writes posts with very long -upwards of 20 words- post
> titles and he has page rank 5, the highest of all my sites I maintain,
> using permalink structure /%post_id%/%postname%/ w/ "category" -category
> base - default.
> His site PR proves it doesn't seem to matter how long the url is or how far
> it is from the root or whatever.
> To me,anyway.
Read my previous email to Otto, but in short my testing indicates that Google gives special consideration to blog posts. Also you misunderstood my comment, I was talking about path depth, not URL length, at least not regarding Google. For example, #2 would rank better than #1 because #2 is in the root path:
> "Shorter URLs don't need shrinkers as often so are better able to retain
> brand via click through."
> Might be a dumb question but what does that mean?
Which are better for Apple's branding if I tweet it on Twitter?
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