[Seaside] SEO and Seaside

Cédrick Béler cdrick65 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 09:20:23 UTC 2009

2009/4/26 Nevin Pratt <nevin at bountifulbaby.com>:
> Lukas Renggli wrote:
>  I just looked at seaside.st and lukas-renggli.ch and all the internal links
>  have session information.
>  Can you elaborate more on what it takes to make Pier SEO-friendly?
> As a first step you need to make parts of your application restful
> using #initialRequest: and #updateUrl:. This is something that comes
> built-in with Pier.
> Then there are different possibilites:
> 1. Leave it like that. Google and other search engines will show links
> with _s and _k from expired session, but since these links restful
> they silently create a new session at the given location.
> 2. Use the Google Webmaster Tools and make it strip _s and _k from
> indexed results. This is what I am doing on my Pier site:
> <http://www.google.com/search?q=site:lukas-renggli.ch>.
> OK, I'll bite (please excuse me dragging up an old post).
> How exactly do you "Use the Google Webmaster Tools and make it strip _s and
> _k from
> indexed results"

IMO, the best is to use sitemaps (XML plan of your site) in my opinion
and to submit them to the different search engine you like... I find
it nice because you have control on what's indexed.

There's also the canonical option.


> HTH,
> Lukas
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