Launching a new Website / Changing an existing one

Whether launching a new website or changing an existing one it is important to do a little upfront work. I have had a couple of clients come to me recently either wanting to toss out their old site and start over or who have sadly, already made wholesale changes to page names or content only to find that their website can no longer be found in search results. Things to consider when launching a new Website or changing an existing one: Never rename or delete a page (well almost). If you ar...
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Mod Rewrite Rules for Uniform Spidering

I mention in my earlier post that you should choose to use www or not , but regardless, stick with it. Another issue that arises is that you can't always control how someone else will link to your site. While many will include www. others will not. To insure that all you links are cataloged in the search engines uniformly, you should implement a couple of rules in your .htaccess file. A rule to insure www is (or is not) always used. To Redirect mysite.com to www.mysite.com Options +FollowS...
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