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Folder Site Structure Vs. Flat Site Structure

   
7:17 pm on Jul 6, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Hey Guys,

Does anyone have thoughts or links to best practices on when to use a folder site structure vs. a flat site structure?

www.mysite.com/folder-1/page.html vs. www.mysite.com/page.html

Is there one preferred over the other, or is one version better than the other from a UX perspective? I feel the choice is based on how large the site is and the amount of content the site has. But if you have a site that has a little over 100 pages, is a folder structure necessary? Any documentation or thoughts you have on this is greatly appreciated. Thanks!