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Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization by Ben Finklea

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Make Drupal URLs clean and search engine optimized

As a web user, you know that the URL (Universal Resource Locator) is the address used by a browser to locate a certain piece of content. There's a lot of really cool tech with DNS and such that goes into making that happen that I'm not going to talk about here. What I will talk about is everything after the slash; in other words, www.yourDruaplsite.com/everything-over-here.

A brief history of static and dynamic URLs

The problem with database driven web sites (like any site built with Drupal) is that databases require a query that is not compatible with the URL system. A typical SQL database query requires spaces and strange, hieroglyphic-like symbols. Not pretty. So in the early days of web site ...

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