Posts Tagged ‘url’

Worldpress Oddity

Written by Nexcerpt on Friday, October 15th, 2010 in Patterns & News.
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Since 2002, when began to use its current URL configuration, the site has displayed one of the most excellently strange (and simultaneously consistent) habits we’ve observed on any publishing platform. As journalism, Worldpress is both respected and influential, making such technical strangeness all the more peculiar.


Good URL structure

Written by Nexcerpt on Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 in Patterns & News.
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This is the first of a series of posts about good URL structure.┬áMany sites have very poor URL structure — not necessarily bad content, or broken pages — URL structure that sucks. Some of it sucks enormously. Before citing examples of what’s wrong, let’s consider the benefits of a clear, organized URL among your readers and prospects online.

Frequently, for some thoughtful person who does not know you or your business, their first impression of you is a URL you create. If that person wants to use their time effectively, and focus on the best thinking and writing available, they may be unable to resist (or ignore) that first impression.


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