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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by helmi » Sun Nov 04, 2007 7:21 am

Hi,

what does it mean when you say it works with utf-8 characters? What does it do to special characters?

Example:

ä -> should be ae not just a
ü -> should be ue not just u

How about other characters?

I just checked your demo installation and saw it doesn't remove Session IDs - do they get removed for search engine bots? otherwised it would be kind of nonsense even if they're integrated in the SEO-URLs. I'm kinda surprised i even see SIDs as i allow Session Cookies in my Browser, but that's surely a phpBB issue, not one of your MOD.

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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by Handyman` » Sun Nov 04, 2007 3:19 pm

helmi wrote:Hi,

what does it mean when you say it works with utf-8 characters? What does it do to special characters?

Example:

ä -> should be ae not just a
ü -> should be ue not just u

How about other characters?
I do not replace any characters… replacing those characters works fine for those characters, but causes problems with other languages and since browsers (i.e. Safari) are starting to support utf8 characters in the url, I like to leave it utf8 compatible :)
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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by helmi » Sun Nov 04, 2007 3:29 pm

hmm okay but utf-8 means ugly and unreadable :(

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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by Minoesj » Fri Nov 09, 2007 1:36 am

abcEzy wrote:Hmm, I guess the answer is no. :(

From what I have read ALL of the mods todate will not work with the RC7 release.

Handyman, will you be making the mod for the new version of PHPBB3?

If so, could you make it so the spaces between words and any odd characters are replaced with a hyphen please. Google is unable to differentiate words like:

howdotosearchengineoptimzationforonpageandoffpage

It'll only show the title and the description text and not the text in the url itself.

Thanks. :)

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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by splitice » Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:17 am

A release for RC7 would be nice.

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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by Handyman` » Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:51 am

splitice wrote:A release for RC7 would be nice.
yeah… would be nice.

On second thought, … wait…………………………………

ok, updated to RC4 :)
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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by mre03 » Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:36 am

got it to work so far on RC7, been wanting this mod for a while, thanks for updating it and working on making this mod, very much appreciated for your work and efforts sir! :mrgreen:

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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by flipper242 » Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:22 pm

whats with the "Mark forums read" on the index page ?? it links to the index page, with this seo mod on my board.

my changes to make it work... but i think you can make it better than the following rough code:

root/index.php replace

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find:
'U_MARK_FORUMS'		=> ($user->data['is_registered'] || $config['load_anon_lastread']) ? append_sid("{$phpbb_root_path}index.$phpEx", 'mark=forums') : '',

relaced with
'U_MARK_FORUMS'		=> ($user->data['is_registered'] || $config['load_anon_lastread']) ? format_url('index', 'i' . $root_data['forum_id'], 0, "mark=forums") : '',
root/includes/functions_seo.php add after

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find:
case 'f':
			if ($append)
			{
				return append_seo_sid($phpbb_root_path . $name . '-' . $id . (($start) ? "s$start" : '') . $ext, $xtra_params);
			}
		break;
		

add after:
		case 'i':
			if ($append)
			{
				return append_seo_sid($phpbb_root_path . $name . '-' . $id . (($start) ? "s$start" : '') . $ext, $xtra_params);
			}
		break;

.htaccess

add

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Rewriterule ^(.+)-i([0-9]*).html-(.+)$				/forum/index.php?$3
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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by IHMUN » Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:52 pm

After installing the mod, posting.php still redirects to viewtopic.php?f=x&t=x, etc. I checked over all my edits and they seem fine.

Edit: It just seemed to happen on my localhost. It works fine on My live site.

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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by yaw_pakhtoon » Sun Nov 11, 2007 1:26 am

when it says Search Engine Friendly does this mean that it will have better results in search engines.. :?:
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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by splitice » Sun Nov 11, 2007 3:10 am

I think it would

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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by Libor » Sun Nov 11, 2007 11:57 am

Works fine,
but what i must change, if i want czech characters as ěščřž... change to escrz... (these characters looks bad in browsers, for example ř = %C5%99).
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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by Handyman` » Sun Nov 11, 2007 9:41 pm

Libor wrote:Works fine,
but what i must change, if i want czech characters as ěščřž... change to escrz... (these characters looks bad in browsers, for example ř = %C5%99).
Thanks
I'm not going to change them as it caused some issues in a previous version with other languages.
Also, browsers are starting to support utf8 (Safari, Opera, FireFox3)
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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by Libor » Mon Nov 12, 2007 2:26 pm

Handyman` wrote:I'm not going to change them as it caused some issues in a previous version with other languages.
Also, browsers are starting to support utf8 (Safari, Opera, FireFox3)
And do you know how to change them? I need only change few characters.
My czech forum about mp3 players: http://www.mujprehravac.cz/forum/
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Re: [RC1] Search Engine Friendly (SEO) URLs 1.0.0

Post by Minoesj » Wed Nov 14, 2007 2:37 pm

mre03 wrote:got it to work so far on RC7, been wanting this mod for a while, thanks for updating it and working on making this mod, very much appreciated for your work and efforts sir! :mrgreen:
So does it now work on RC7? Or did you need to change something to get it to work?

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