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.html inside url?

Will google have problems / issues with this url?

     
11:29 am on Jun 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I have been working on a site written in cold fusion on an ISS platform - windows based.
I have not been able to grasp a mod rewrite, so i have used a script to produce a static url from my dynamic pages.

The url looks similar to this - http://example.com/widgets.htm/bluewidgets-91

Will this be ok with Google and other search engines?
Any known issues or disadvantages with this type of url structure.

Any help appreciated.

[edited by: ciml at 11:39 am (utc) on June 16, 2005]
[edit reason] Examplified [/edit]

11:43 am on June 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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No problem, have been using these for years.
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Looks fine to me.

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4:24 pm on June 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Did you notice the .htm inside the url?

This is what i am worried about, incase it somehow caused a problem when indexing.

4:43 pm on June 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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There is no problem with the htm as it is not at the end. Your URI will redirect to
http://example.com/widgets.htm/bluewidgets-91/
and will load the default document from that directory (based on the default document order).
10:22 pm on June 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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The only problem with this is that the se may decide that the pages are too deep within a directory struture and start to ignore them. Make sure that you don't have more than 3 or 5 "/" in the URi
11:54 pm on June 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Sanenet (or anyone else)...
So what would you say is better:
Using 3 to 5 /s and mod rewrite
Or
Using 3 to 5 parameters?x=y&i=k&a=b...

I guess neither in practice but what about in theory?

12:44 am on June 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Google will not usually index three or more parameters.

Google will index deep folders, but they measure the number of "clicks away from the index page" not how deep the folder actually is.

3:52 am on June 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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g1smd, you said it.

It does not matter how deep in the directory structure, a page is. What matters is how many clicks are needed to reach the page from the home page. Also number of incoming links from the site as well as outside.

8:35 am on June 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Exactly. Transform?= into /, but the minimum possible.