deadlock Message Board
[ May Full List | Reply ]

Re: Relative versus Absolute links...
From Andrew on 11 May '00
replying to Re: Relative versus Absolute links... posted by David A


>>Also, is having one page, linked from my home page, with every page on my site listed... a good idea?
>
>Yes, its called a site map and many large sites use them so that users can easily find exactly what they want.
>

Actually it's called a "hallway page". The purpose is to provide a page with a link to EVERY page in your site to assure that the spiders will easily find them all. Can't hurt to use absolute links on the hallway page (Excite USED to prefer them) but it probably doesn't matter anymore. Also, on a hallway page DO NOT use any title or meta tags. You don't want the page to rank in SE results (not a great page for the web surffer to come accross), just want the spider to follow the links.




Reply to this message

Required Details
Your name:
Subject:

Optional Details
Home page title:
Home page URL:
Email:
(if you'd like to receive automatic replies by email)

Your Message