Absolute Links vs. Relative Links – SEO Value

  • 0

Absolute Links vs. Relative Links – SEO Value

Tags : 

The debate between absolute links and relative links continues to live on in the SEO world. The individual significance of each has been contested, but it is widely regarded that absolute links provide better SEO value on the whole than relative links.

Many believe that absolute links have less potential for getting messed up when search engines index your page. It shouldn’t really make a difference, but many conclude that this is reason enough.

Furthermore, content scrapers and RSS services may ‘repurpose’ your content legitimately (or not). In either case, shouldn’t a proper back-link be attributed to your site ? This situation favours absolute links. Although this is a minor argument, it’s still worth considering.

Related terms: SharePoint Absolute Links Relative Links, What is a Relative Link, HTML Relative Link, Relative Links in Word, Absolute URL vs Relative URL

About Author

Dean Schlenker

This is author biographical info, that can be used to tell more about you, your iterests, background and experience. You can change it on Admin > Users > Your Profile > Biographical Info page."

Leave a Reply

When You Want Results You Can See & Just Want The Phone To Ring With New Business Inquiries Give Cyber Controller A Call