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Re: Relative versus Absolute links...
From David A on 11 May '00
replying to Relative versus Absolute links... posted by Brett LaCroix

>Do SE spiders see absolute links the same as relative links... when they are spidering your site?
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>In other words will they follow this link:
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>http://www.mall-rat.com/departments/clothing-fashion/clothing-fashion.htm
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>the same as they would:
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>../departments/clothing-fashion/clothing-fashion.htm
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>I have 100's of pages in my mall... and I want to put a link from my home page to a page that has a link to every page on my site.
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>I found some software that will spider my site and give me a list of every URL... but these will all be absolute links....
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>Just need to know if there is a difference...
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>Also, is having one page, linked from my home page, with every page on my site listed... a good idea?

Yes, its called a site map and many large sites use them so that users can easily find exactly what they want.

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>Thanks,
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>Brett




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