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Naming the subdirectory, blog vs content
kjs50

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Msg#: 4372194 posted 6:32 am on Oct 8, 2011 (gmt 0)

Hello,

I have an ecommerce site and am setting up Wordpress as my CMS. I plan to have on there: buying guides, quick tips, news, new product announcements, and other non article type content (with the new cms features available).

I am stuck between naming the subdirectory. ( I need to have a subdirectory name due to other software on the site).

I've narrowed my options to:

site.com/blog/%post-name%

site.com/content/%post-name%

wondering if anyone has thought about this, and is it better to stick to naming it 'blog' for seo purposes. or is content the way to go now that wordpress is more of a cms.

Thanks!

 

topr8

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Msg#: 4372194 posted 8:06 am on Oct 12, 2011 (gmt 0)

i don't like the word blog myself and try to avoid it myself on a commercial site.

kjs50

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4372194 posted 11:01 pm on Oct 13, 2011 (gmt 0)

yeah, same here, i think i will go with content or articles. what do you end up using?

thanks.

zabalex



 
Msg#: 4372194 posted 6:29 pm on Oct 31, 2011 (gmt 0)

hi,
its really does not matter what you are naming to your directories if it is of varied interest. If you want to make a section where you can publish tips, news and articles you can choose a name as per your wish. It may be a blog, news, articles, tipsandguide, etc.

regards
zabalex

jimmyperkins35



 
Msg#: 4372194 posted 4:17 am on Jan 6, 2012 (gmt 0)

In my views, you can avoid both and try to use following:

%category%/%post%/

This will help you in doing SEO in better manner.

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