The format of your web page URL plays a part in Search Engine Optimization.

With the constant change of various search engine algorithm, it’s hard to determine the weight of the URL; but it certainly has influence in SEO and worth optimizing it.

General rule is to use URL with related keywords instead of numbers. Most Content Management Systems (CMS) or blogging software like Wordpress (that is used for this blog) are installed with the SEO friendly URL option, like imposing our blog title in URL.

Let’s make this clear…

This is a good URL…
http://seo.malaysiaweblog.com/search-engine-optimization-friendly-url/

This is a poor URL…
http://seo.malaysiaweblog.com/?p=14

Or even worse…
http://seo.malaysiaweblog.com/?UID=14&post=2006128458462213846

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