[wp-hackers] Rewriting search URL

Sebastian Herp newsletter at scytheman.net
Sun Apr 24 22:06:37 GMT 2005

Matthew Thomas wrote:

> Sure, but I wasn't talking about how much they cost WordPress. I was 
> talking about how they generate irrelevant search results in external 
> search engines. You might get more hits (and who'd say no to extra 
> traffic, right?:-), but most of the extra people won't be getting 
> anything like what they wanted.
And how would that happen? Google (and others) doesn't try different 
searches, they only follow links. And if someone finds a search result 
on your blog interesting enough to link it, why shouldn't this be in the 
Google index?

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