[wp-hackers] Rewriting search URL

Matthew Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Sun Apr 24 15:46:26 GMT 2005

Matthew Thomas wrote:
> If you want cruft-free search result URLs, I suggest aiming for 
> something like <http://example.com/search?cat+pictures>. Same number of 
> characters, but the ? tells indexers (and geeky humans, who should not 
> be neglected) that the page quite probably isn't static writing.

They don't really cost that much more than any other dynamic page in 
WordPress, if at all. I could see permanent search URIs being useful as 
aggregators across different categories for a topic. I like how 
www.a9.com does it as well. (I use them as my primary search engine now.)

Matt Mullenweg
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