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Sitemap / SEO question

Discussion in 'Google Sitemaps' started by mariush, Feb 7, 2006.

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    I'm considering creating a dynamic site map for my site. I've just implemented mod_rewrite on my site so that :

    /tutorials/tutorial.php?item=1 is converted to

    I'd like to create the site map using the new rewritten urls.

    Would it hurt or cause problems with search engines if I add a link called "Old-Style Sitemap" (or something like that) that would point to the same sitemap but with the php links ?

    I've heared about duplicate content and stuff like that, that's why I ask.

    2nd question: would it be appropriate to add under the sitemap a section called Partners or something like that and add links to directories or sites that would link back (to increase page rank and search presence). Could this do some damage ?
    mariush, Feb 7, 2006 IP
  2. myamar

    myamar Active Member

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    If google sees as duplicate content (and in your case it sure will) it will remove the pages from the index.

    The best form of rewriting an url is
    myamar, Feb 7, 2006 IP