Canonical URL’s, Optimized Permalinks

I updated my WordPress permalinks from an old-fashioned and quite outdated /%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/ to the more optimized structure /%post_id%-%postname%/. Although I still like it if I can see the date and the entry title at a glance, the new structure has two advantages:

  1. the new permalink structure is in some cases faster because of the way wordpress stores the URL information in the database (see further: Efficient permalink strategies for WordPress)
  2. according to SEO’s, a link like cordobo.com/540-firefox-add-ons-for-developers/ is more likely to result in a better SERP position than (the same) link named cordobo.com/2008/09/30/firefox-add-ons-for-developers/

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For Developers, Designers and OpenWeb Guys

A linkdump, for Developers, Designers & OpenStandardGuys

Feedmyapp – Your Daily Web 2.0 Sites Dose
Feedmyapp is a Web 2.0 Directory with the best and latest web 2.0 sites and web 2.0 applications.

OpenID Best Practices – Yahoo! Developer Network
Yahoo! conducted usability studies in July 2008 to understand the Yahoo! user experience while navigating the OpenID journey from the Relying Party to Yahoo! and back. The participants were all experienced Yahoo! users who were tasked with signing into to a 3rd party site using their Yahoo! IDs without having to create a new account for the site.

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