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My site is getting ever larger and would no doubt benefit from better management of content. Just writing a new article is a choir in terms of creating menus items and ftp uploads. I have a good working knowledge of WP. I dont want to run the whole site through one wp installation. The reason is I dont think it will handle the sheer size of the site as each category is like a site in itself.
Would it be acceptable to run each site area on its own installation of WP ? I read somewhere that google likes flat sites rather than lots of subfolders. Are there any reasons I shouldnt run my site on multiple wp installations ? ? What are the pros and cons of running a site this way.
Also how easy will the 301 redirects be on already existing individual pages.
[edited by: ergophobe at 10:13 pm (utc) on May 7, 2009]
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>> google likes flat sites rather than lots of subfolders
Don't confuse navigational structure and filesystem structure. Think of it in terms of how many hops from any given page to any other page, rather than folder depth, which is mostly irrelevant.
The issue is the crawlability of your site - can Google find all your pages? If it has to make five hops from the home page to the content pages, you can't expect a non-authority site to get well-indexed, even if all the pages are in one folder.