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How to set up internal linking?

internal linking - confused



4:21 am on Aug 3, 2006 (gmt 0)

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My new website has a blog and a shop both in their own directories. I want to have my WP blog as my home page.

When you type widget.com you would be redirected (301) to the widgets.com/blog/index.php

All the home link inside the website looks like this : widget.com/blog/index.php. or should I just link to widgets.com inside the website too and let 301 do the job?

What is right or better with Sarch engines.

pls clarify



10:30 am on Aug 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

5+ Year Member

Since you have put in place a 301 redirect for widget.com, so putting link to your home page widget.com will automatically re-directed.

So whether you write the absilute url widgets.com/blog/index.php or just widgets.com, it will always go to one and only place.


3:09 am on Aug 20, 2006 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member encyclo is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member

You should always point internal links to the preferred (correct) URI, and not to a URI which is subsequently redirected. Let the 301 redirect handle only incorrect inbound links.

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