More Thoughts On SEOing Large Web Sites

Avoid CamelCase for files and extensions, remove query string variables, and avoid exposing secure HTTPs. Jeremiah Andrick serves up a few tips on optimizing large Web sites that support millions of URLs and tons of content, but the strategy he lays out is useful for small and medium sites, too.

The advice provides insight on ranking higher in search engine queries, specifically in Microsoft Live. Andrick points to "301 redirects to the canonical forum" as being one major difference SEO experts should take into consideration. "The first step is to determine what canonical issues your site suffers from and then build a solution that takes into account both the need to scale and performance requirements," he writes, pointing to an article by Tony Spencer for additional help with the process.

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