| Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 188.8.131.52 |
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
|Pubcon Platinum Sponsor 2014|
|Old dated content|
What to do with the old dated content
i have a sports picks website with free soccer tips.
As you know soccer fixture change every week so i write new tips every week.
my question is about the old tips i wrote. Do i have to remove them from my website or store as archive?
which is better for SEO?
If the tips are "evergreen"--useful information for someone six months from now, or six years from now, I would definitely archive them.
If you set up your archive properly, and publicize it, you will get links to it, and traffic to it.
Also ensure you have user-friendly site navigation, so someone finding an old page will easily be able to move to a more relevant up-to-date one.
There's always some-one, somehwere looking for 'old news' - and it shows you have been putting in the work for a while.
The only alrm bell would be if the pages are very small and have been having duplicate content issues.
In that case, it might be worth finding a way of archiving that merges several small pages.
EG for soccer, if you've been having a page per match, it might be worth consolidating to one page per division (about ten matches) - unless that created oodles of xtra work.
From the SEO point of view archiving old information is the best way out
All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved