romans1423 wrote: Were Google to index it or others link to it, wouldn't the links break if the topic was moved into another forum, changing the URL to, say, viewtopic.php?f=23&t=527269?
Exactly!smithy_dll wrote: Of course in phpBB3 that mess has been cleaned up and google is no-longer presented with an SID when it visits a forum.
romans1423 wrote: Unless I am mistaken, there are multiple possible ways to use clean(er) URLs in MediaWiki; I seem to recall a couple which did not require Apache, though I might be mistaken. The MediaWiki documentation is rather lacking in organization and structure at quite a few points, I've found.
SamG wrote: I've probably missed it, but has anybody—including the blogs—come up with a way to generate "clean" or "keyword-rich" URIs that doesn't depend on Apache?